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AI and IoT: Tech’s New BFFs
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Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
By Stephan Fable, Cloud Architect and Product Manager, Canonical , 6/22/2018
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Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2018
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The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/19/2018
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Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2018
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5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/12/2018
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What the Evolving Icebox Says About the Role for IT
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IT is no longer just about keeping the lights on. These days organizations are relying on IT to help deliver a competitive edge through digitization.
By Pradeep Amladi, vice president and global marketing head, SAP , 6/11/2018
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Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/11/2018
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How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement
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Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause.
By Gianni Giacomelli and Prashant Shukla, Genpact , 6/11/2018
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Are Biometrics Good or Bad for Digital Security?
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Good arguments can be made for use of biometrics in security, but the technology does have is flaws.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 6/8/2018
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Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/7/2018
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Overstock Accelerates with Big Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Overstock is one of the granddaddies of Internet commerce with 20 years worth of customer data to support its marketing analytics. Here's how it increased the speed of models and analysis by 5x.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/6/2018
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Why Quantum Computing Should Be on Your Radar Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Boston Consulting Group and Forrester are advising clients to get smart about quantum computing and start experimenting now so they can separate hype from reality.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/4/2018
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The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
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Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
By Bonnie Crater, CEO, Full Circle Insights , 6/4/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/30/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
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A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
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It is clear that artificial intelligence will cause disruption in the workplace, but will it actually lead to mass job losses and discontent?
By Sudhir Agarwal, CEO, Everise, C3 Customer Contact Channels , 5/28/2018
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9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2018
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GDPR and the End of the World
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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