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How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking
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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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FireEye CEO Shares State of IT Threat Landscape
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FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia talks about the state of the IT threat landscape and where enterprises should focus their attention when it comes to cybersecurity.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/23/2017
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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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IT Risk: Itís not 'Cyber' Ė Itís Worse
Jeremy Bergsman, IT practice leader, Gartner
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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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When an On-Premises, Public Cloud Might be Right for You
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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There are several options for those companies that want a public cloud environment but also want to keep compute gear in house.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/19/2017
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Blockchain Barges into Insurance via IBM, AIG
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM helps AIG create a cross-country, multi-party international risk policy tailored to use blockchain's security and trust.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2017
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GDPR Puts Response at Center Stage for All Companies
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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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Research Suggests New Strategies for IT Training
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Giving test subjects direct instruction made them more likely to fall for phishing attacks and less likely to explore the advanced features of software. Mindfulness training had the opposite effect.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 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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Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2017
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Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
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As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
By Tim Bucher, Senior Vice President, Seagate Technology , 5/24/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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MTM's Kleyman: Build Your Business on a Secure IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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CTO of MTM Technologies Bill Kleyman says your future customers will reach you over the Internet of Things.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2017
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IT Value: Whatís Your Story?
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
It's time for IT to show business leaders where IT brings value to the organization. Metrics are nice, but storytelling is better.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 5/17/2017
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For CIOs, It's Nature v. Nurture Revisited
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Are CIOs shaped most by nature or nurture? One of them may get you into the C-suite, but the other one can bring you success there.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/16/2017
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Overcoming Data Inequality
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Businesses say they want to integrate external data with in-house data, but bias and a lack of tools stand in the way.
By Vladimir Bougay, CEO, Knoema , 5/16/2017
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MTM's Kleyman: Embrace the Coming Internet of Things
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Interop speaker Bill Kleyman sees security as one component of the Internet of Things, which all companies are going to have to embrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2017
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5 Best Practices for Maximizing Health IT Security
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Commentary
Hospitals, their devices, and their data are prime targets for hackers, particularly when the tactic is ransomware.
By Trent R. Hein, VP and co-founder of AppliedTrust , 5/3/2017
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What I Hope to Get out of Interop ITX
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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IT consultant and blogger Andrew Froehlich outlines a full-week educational experience at the upcoming Interop ITX conference.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/26/2017
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New Technologies: What Will Impact Your Business?
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Chatbots, IoT, predictive analytics, and virtual reality/augmented reality all are poised to change how businesses are run and how business and the consumer interact.
By Pratibha Salwan, US Digital Services Head, NIIT Technologies , 4/26/2017
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