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  • Deloitte's report includes five disruptive and five enabling technologies that offer the opportunity to expand IT capabilities, operations and business models.

  • The restaurant chain deploys social business tools and internal collaboration to support its digital transformation and serve its customers faster and better.

  • Carilion Clinic applies predictive analytics and natural-language processing to electronic medical records to identify patients at risk for heart failure.

  • In the end, innovation isn't just the sum of whiz-bang technologies and cool features. It's about how everything works together in a digital ecosystem.

  • CTO Scott Sorensen has a challenging job: Helping Ancestry.com expand and enhance its vast database of family information, while keeping that data secure.

  • Organizations are adopting mobile apps to communicate, collaborate and interact with business partners and customers in new and sometimes revolutionary ways.

  • Employees who do most of their work outside of a traditional office enjoy improved work-life balance, according to a recent survey from Flex+Strategy Group. The survey also counters some stigmas about remote workers. For example, though younger employees are more commonly found working on a mobile device in their home or a coffee shop, plenty of older workers are doing the same thing. You may also be surprised to find out how many more men than women are afforded this flexibility. That inequity should be stopped because working remotely is emerging as a key recruitment and productivity driver, rather than just a perk for the chosen few. "Almost one-third of the work that gets done today gets done from home, coffee shops and other locations," says Cali Williams Yost, CEO of Flex+Strategy Group, a consultancy that advises companies about flex-work arrangements. "Yet, too many corporate leaders treat telework as a disposable option, as in the case of Yahoo. Telework is not a perk—it's an operational strategy. Organizations that think of it as anything less ignore what has become a vital part of their business and the way their people actually work." More than 550 U.S. employees took part in the research.