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4 Steps One Business Took on Its Journey to Digital Transformation

By Gary Thome, Vice President and Chief Technologist, HPE Software-Defined and Cloud GroupAs I travel the world and talk with customers, each has a similar yet different story: Their business is changing and often factors completely out of their control are disrupting the status quo. These businesses understand that they need to rethink IT and make some dramatic changes, but there is no one-size-fits-all solution.Instead of letting infrastructure hold them back, these companies are succeeding...

Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump’s ambitious promise of “massive tax cuts and reform.”The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code for the first time in three decades, cutting rates for individuals and corporations while eliminating trillions of dollars of deductions and special interest tax breaks.The tax cuts would add up to $1.5...

In photos: A step-by-step tour of the Canadian flag-making process

There’s a serendipitous coincidence to the location of L’étendard Flags and Banners in Quebec City, where the flags that fly on the Peace Tower and elsewhere on Parliament Hill are manufactured.The factory, in a non-descript industrial part of town, is on rue Jean Marchard, a street named for the area’s former Liberal member of Parliament and onetime Citizenship and Immigration minister and Senate speaker. The 21-year-old company, meanwhile, has been making Canada’s official flags for the...

Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Executive Chairman of Google Parent

Alphabet Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke at an awards ceremony on Nov. 17 in Washington. On Thursday, the Google parent said Mr. Schmidt would step down from his position with the company in January. Photo: ZACH GIBSON/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images ByJack NicasJack NicasThe Wall Street [email protected][email protected] Updated Dec. 24, 2017 10:33 a.m. ET 52 COMMENTSGoogle parent...