CIO Decisions � June 2015

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For Mike Heim, CIO of Whirlpool, delivering Clothespin, a system that connects laundry machines to smartphones and equipment service providers, wasn't just about cutting-edge technology; he also needed to work closely with various business functions and vendors. "It required us as an IT function to partner differently," he said.

In this issue of CIO Decisions, find out why, for Heim and for CIOs in many other industries, the Internet of Things (IoT) now requires them not just to reshape their infrastructures but also to reinvent the business. In other words, the future of IoT is now.

Also in this issue, we dig into how Pfizer was able to build brand awareness among Baby Boomers using a digital campaign with a youthful twist; get an expert's take on how a common language can help solve problems between embedded IT and central IT; run down a list of companies that succeeded in using data analytics to boost various areas of the business; get insight on IoT security from a CEO and an engineer from an intelligent light fixtures company; and explore whether the Apple Watch can become a tool for the business.

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