IT Transformation is Business Transformation! Why? How?

March 13, 2019

Author: Ravi Vishnubhotla, Senior Technical Architect (Insurance – FSI) Today, IT transformation (IT Strategy/Application Portfolio Rationalization) has become synonymous with business transformation. In this post discusses why has this happened and how can it be achieved. Why is IT Transformation same as Business Transformation today?As part of IT Transformation, businesses and clients go through IT strategy for 3-5 years to replace their existing legacy technology with newer or better technology. IT Transformation is…


Tiffany Trump wears white outfit to State of the Union address after Democrats encourage others to wear white in honor of women’s suffrage

March 1, 2019

Andrew Harnik/AP Tiffany Trump, President Donald Trump’s younger daughter, wore white to her father’s State of the Union address at the Capitol on Tuesday night. Scores of lawmakers wore white after Democrats encouraged others to honor of the women’s suffrage movement. US suffragists in the early 1900s reportedly wore visually-appealing white dresses to help publicize their movement in black-and-white newspapers. It’s unclear if Tiffany Trump got the message, but her…


An easy fix could give the marijuana industry access to banking

February 22, 2019

By Aaron Klein Cannabis is now legal in a number of states, but the money it generates is still seen as tainted. The reason for this is the clash between state laws legalizing recreational marijuana and federal laws that label it a controlled substance. As a result, some business owners operating legally under state laws have been fingered as potential money launderers, and many have been kicked out of the…


Five bold ideas from new governors on economic innovation and inclusion

February 2, 2019

By John D. Ratliff, Nathan Arnosti Voters across the country elected hundreds of new state officials last November, including 20 new governors. With these new governors now sworn into office, the early public actions of many indicate that issues of economic innovation and inclusion will be key policy priorities in their first terms. On economic innovation, digital technologies are changing the skills workers use each day, upending industries, and reshaping…


Morning Digest: As he mulls a Kansas Senate bid, Republican Kris Kobach has a date with a grand jury

January 20, 2019

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● KS-Sen: Republican Kris Kobach, whose time as Kansas secretary of state mercifully came to an end on Monday, has been considering a Senate run, but he has some more immediate…