Countries need a strong trade agreement to halt digital protectionism and boost productivity

Advances in technology are enabling significantly more services to be traded across borders, but this disruptive competition has led many countries to use protectionist policies to help “local champions” in the technology sector and protect small, incumbent service providers at the expense of global economic growth, according to a new analysis by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). ITIF, a leading technology policy think tank, urges policymakers to establish a strong Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) to update the rules governing services trade for the digital age and thereby boost global productivity and innovation.

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IBM and Cisco combine IoT with edge analytics

Bell Canada to deliver intelligent data analytics solutions across the country on Canada’s largest and fastest LTE network. Collaboration pushes new technology boundaries for Port of Cartagena and Silverhook Powerboats.

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 From the ‘Progressive Thinker’ to the ‘Universalist’: Strategy& defines five archetypes of a CDO.

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Bizagi set to ignite digital transformation with Digital Business Platform launch

Bizagi 11 to help enterprises accelerate the speed of transformation.

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Citrix and Microsoft align to help businesses embrace digital transformation

Combined solutions to accelerate move to Azure Cloud, Windows 10 and Office 365; advance security, cloud and mobility strategies.

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Splunk Inc and New Relic have formed a strategic alliance and a new integration to help enterprises improve customer experiences and drive revenues. The Splunk App for New Relic, available today as a preview release on Splunkbase, gives developers and IT operations teams a comprehensive view into both application performance and infrastructure health with seamless sharing of data across both Splunk® and New Relic platforms.
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