The CTO Council Looks to the Future

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In this month’s CTO Council Newsletter, we are looking to the future. First we conclude a series examining the future of health care. Next we take a look at the future of manufacturing. Then we look at how shifting from products to platforms will help drive innovation no matter how fast the future changes.

The Future of Health Care Part 2

By Kurt Roemer

The practice of medicine is rapidly evolving with new insights and technologies that instantly transform the healthcare landscape – and our quality of life. In this article we explore technologies in the healthcare field from a medical professional and researcher perspective that will take us into the future of healthcare.

The Future of Manufacturing

By Reuven Cohen

At some point most things we consume must be manufactured, from electronics to the shoes we wear. This article examines how the way we create and consume the everyday things in our lives is about to radically change.

A Platform Approach: The New Formula

By Sudhakar Ramakrishna

Given the breakneck pace of today’s markets, how can you build a company that’s adaptable and agile enough to remain relevant? This article examines a new idea that’s quickly transforming business strategy across industries: the shift from products to platforms.

Additional CTO Council Articles

Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2014 Highlights and Insights

By Chris Witeck

The Citrix Labs team attended this year’s Gartner Symposium and blogged interesting takeaways from this year’s keynote presenters, including keynotes from Satya Nadella, Steve Wozniak, Peter Thiel and John Zimmer.

Tech Preview: XenDesktop & Desired State Configuration

By Chris Witeck

Citrix Labs recently released the XenDesktop Desired State Configuration Resource Provider tech preview. This blog post takes a closer look on what Desired State Configuration is and how this tech preview allows for rapid and automated deployment of XenDesktop roles in a private/public/hybrid cloud scenario.

This Month’s Featured Experiment

Screencap for GoToMeeting

Screencap enhances your GoToMeeting experience by enabling you to capture shared screen content during a GoToMeeting session. Screens are captured automatically for you and meeting summaries are saved on your device so you don’t even need to take notes.  Read more about this new Citrix experiment and download Screencap for GoToMeeting on the Google Play Store.

The CTO Council is a virtual team comprising the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of each Citrix Product Group and Division, as well as executive and strategic staff from across Citrix. For more information on the CTO Council and what they are up to, check out the Trends and Innovation site at Previous CTO Council newsletters can be viewed here.