Duke and Duchess of Sussex convene session on digital world

NEW YORK (AP) — Creating online communities free of danger and misinformation is crucial in building a better world, the Duchess of Sussex told an online audience Tuesday during a special Time100 Talks episode she curated with her husband, Prince Harry.

“This isn’t just a tech problem. This isn’t solely a mental health or emotional well-being problem. This is a human problem. And what’s happening to all of us online is affecting us deeply offline,” Meghan said in opening the two-hour session that gathered academics, experts in misinformation, advocates for teens and the marginalized, journalists and others.

Since the start of 2020, after the two left the U.K., they’ve been spending quality time with son Archie at their California home and also educating themselves on issues swirling in the digital space. They’ve made new friends among those working to make that space better, both said.

“What our job is, especially

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BMC Introduces New Technology for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise | News

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BMC, a global leader celebrating 40 years of delivering IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, today introduced BMC Helix Control-M, a SaaS application workflow orchestration solution built on BMC’s leading Control-M product. The new SaaS offering provides a highly accessible, end-to-end, single view orchestration platform for application, file transfer, and data pipeline workflows. Built for development, IT operations, and business users, the BMC Helix Control-M solution delivers a unique, self-service automation experience for greater business agility and speed with integrated, deep production operations and governance capabilities. Along with recent innovations across the BMC portfolio, BMC Helix Control-M serves as the technology foundation for every Autonomous Digital Enterprise (ADE).

Elevate Business and IT with BMC Helix Control-M
BMC’s Control-M is an industry leading solution for application and data workflow orchestration and a critical element of the ADE journey. Now available as a SaaS

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Succeeding In The Platform Age Of Digital Technology In Insurance

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Insurance technology has evolved from its humble beginnings nearly 40 years ago, as Oxbow Partners explained. The role of technology has shifted from a simple record-keeping tool into the very core of the business.

The digital age is already behind us. We are now entering the next exciting stage: the platform age.

The Four Ages Of Digital Insurance Technology

According to the Oxbow Partners analysis, insurance technology has undergone three major paradigm shifts since the 1980s. We are now on the verge of the third technological revolution — a shift from the digital age into the platform age. However, plenty of companies still find themselves stuck in previous stages.

The role technology plays in the business has changed dramatically over the years. Let’s look at a short overview of

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Cooler Screens Shows Tech Can Make Money And Protect Privacy With ‘Identity-Blind’ Digital Advertising

Despite growing concerns about data privacy, most brands still rely on consumer information to make sure their ads get in front of the right people at the right moment in time. But change is coming. Consumers have taken note of the brands that are evolving their business practices and those that are not. The next generation of digital advertising will follow a new business model that delivers streamlined digital experiences without compromising customers’ personal information. This new world of advertising will come in the form of “identity-blind” ads that no longer need individualized, personal information to generate the same, or better, results. 

The New, Identity-Blind Advertising Model

Chicago-based Cooler Screens aims to prove this new model by bringing everything customers love about online shopping (and none of the tracking) to frozen and refrigerated food aisles across the nation. What exactly is Cooler Screens doing? The company is replacing old glass

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McDermott’s Mark Lowman on the transformative potential of digital technology || Energy Digital

NORWICH, England, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the energy sector to the transformative potential of digital technology. Inefficient, costly and ineffective manual processes are being overhauled, electrified and integrated into a vastly more connected way of living and working.

In our cover story this month we spoke with Mark Lowman, Vice President of Operations at McDermott, to find out how one of Oil and Gas’ most successful companies is navigating the change.

“When I started, digitalisation was in its infancy in the industry,” he explains. “McDermott was still working in the same way it always had with adequate systems and processes while not fully understanding the benefits of digitalisation. We have created our Digital and Project Innovation Group who are supported by resources across the organisation. This allows us to educate our employees and the leadership as we prepare to evolve to a

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Microsoft tapped to power all-virtual CES 2021 after learning on its own large-scale digital events

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Microsoft isn’t just taking the stage at the big CES conference next year, it’s helping to actually power the stage, as the Consumer Technology Association announced Monday that it has selected the tech giant as its technology partner for the all-digital event.

CES 2021 will use Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Power Platform to deliver an exhibitor showcase, media events, conference programming, networking events and more over four days, Jan. 11-14.

The annual conference usually attracts many thousands of exhibitors, attendees and media from around the world for an in-person event in Las Vegas. CTA will rely instead on Microsoft to connect everything via the cloud, and the company feels like staging its own large-scale events over the past several months has helped it learn a ton.

In a blog post Monday, Microsoft’s Bob Bejan, corporate VP for global events, said that the company has “experimented

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