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PG&E's Winning Recipe for a Mobile Asset Inspection App
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
For PG&E a utility pole inspection app offers much more than a chance to replace paper.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/29/2017
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Amazon and Sears, Tales of Two Retailers
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Exploring what went wrong with Sears' strategy, and the role that data analytics played, or didn't play.
By Pierre DeBois, found of Zimana Analytics , 6/29/2017
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Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
The latest book by MIT researchers Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explores the human/machine relationship and how businesses can prepare for the changes that the next 10 years will bring.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 6/27/2017
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Analytics Help US Marshals Capture $250M in Savings
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Sophisticated tools search for and pinpoint potential savings opportunities.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/27/2017
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
AI has taken some steps into banking, but it also is poised to revolutionize how banks learn from and interact with customers.
By Alan McIntyre, Senior Managing Director of Global Banking, Accenture , 6/26/2017
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Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2017
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What Execs Should Know About Deep Learning
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Deep learning takes a step beyond machine learning, and it's first killer app is computervision.
By Mo Patel, Practice Director of AI and Deep Learning, Teradata , 6/22/2017
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Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2017
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Digital Transformation is about Customer Ownership
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Automation is just the beginning, understanding your customer is the new imperative.
By David Yang, Founder and Chairman of the Board of ABBYY , 6/21/2017
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IT Risk: Itís not 'Cyber' Ė Itís Worse
Jeremy Bergsman, IT practice leader, Gartner
Commentary
While hackers haven't put big companies out of business, there are plenty of examples of companies that failed because they were slow to respond to tech-driven market shifts.
By Jeremy Bergsman IT practice leader, Gartner, 6/20/2017
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Considering AI for Business? Here Are 4 Fundamentals to Start
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Artificial intelligence projects take time, effort, data, and expertise to build a meaningful system. Having the right ecosystem in place will ensure companies are prepared for it.
By K.R. Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro , 6/19/2017
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Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive VP and CTO, SAS , 6/19/2017
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Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A Cisco report claims $2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2017
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GDPR Puts Response at Center Stage for All Companies
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018, a companyís ability to respond to a data breach will be paramount.
By Ted Julian, VP of product management and Co-Founder, IBM Resilient , 6/15/2017
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An All-in-One Service Chaining Solution
InformationWeek Staff,
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Samar Sharma, innovator and architect at Cisco Systems stops by the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk about the Cisco products that were nominated for and won Best of Interop Awards.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/15/2017
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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging
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Commentary
The rapid evolution of CRM has initiated a rush of new marketing processes and practices; combining multi-channel messaging with analytics is a promising new direction.
By Scott Robinson, IT Consultant , 6/12/2017
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Toolmaker Adopts Amazon Greengrass for IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/12/2017
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Five Ways Big Data is Transforming Epidemics
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Big data and analytical tools have transformed every industry from healthcare to retail to government, and now are transforming the way epidemics are approached.
By Nita Madhav, Senior Director of Data Science for Metabiota , 6/8/2017
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Itís Time CIOs Get Real About Data Security
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Your company's success in securing its data and network could depend on how the CIO delivers security messages to their peers in the C-suite.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/6/2017
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