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August 08, 2017
The 'decision science' center of excellence at Monsanto is outfitted and overseen by IT. It's also the heart of the company's data culture. CIO Jim Swanson explains.
August 07, 2017
Machine learning helped Monsanto slash carbon emissions; 'decision science' is disrupting its business processes: CIO Jim Swanson talks digital upheaval with SearchCIO.
May 10, 2017
According to advocates, open source software is just the first step in a larger movement -- one that aims to make open source an integral part of our daily lives.
April 13, 2017
Legacy Visual Basic apps built for Windows desktops are in dire need of a reworking for the cloud and mobile age. Laborious manual code conversion is giving way to automation.
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Every step in the agri-food supply chain can benefit greatly from IoT in logistics, all the way from farmers maximizing output to reducing food wastage. Continue Reading
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With IoT to aid them, farm owners are maintaining data more accurately for farm animals and increasing their productivity, paving way for precision farming. Continue Reading
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Led by its BI team, farm co-operative Organic Valley is deriving insights from SAP Lumira data visualization software that lay hidden within tabular spreadsheets. Continue Reading
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The Internet of Things, food and local sourcing come together in Freight Farms, a company that sells hydroponic farms in shipping containers. Continue Reading
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Many pressures are being placed on today's farmers. MOBI's Josh Garrett explains how IoT and smart farming is helping solve these challenges. Continue Reading
Land O' Lakes is combining 'dirty data' with company data sources and -- Eureka! -- putting customer insights into the hands of the business. Continue Reading