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AI: You Can't Test New Ideas with Old Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
How can you apply machine learning and AI to predict the success of a new idea? Will that old data you have work? Here's a different approach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/20/2018
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Businesses Are on the Cusp of an Automation Revolution
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The cloud is much more than on-demand computing and storage resources. It is the foundation for a whole new world of exciting and smart ways of doing business.
By Bob Weiler, Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Business Units , 4/19/2018
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Dun & Bradstreet Eyes Blockchain, Machine Learning Projects
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data provider Dun & Bradstreet has been providing information to subscribers and customers for 177 years. Now it is exploring Blockchain and machine learning to improve its offerings.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2018
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The Boring Truth About High-Value AI Projects
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
McKinsey Global Institute examined hundreds of artificial intelligence use case to figure out the ones that yielded the highest value for organizations. That big-picture vantage point yield one surprising and boring truth about the value of AI.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/18/2018
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What Do Modern Analytics Look Like With Agile Deployment?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
When deploying an analytics initiative throughout an organization it's time to utilize agile concepts.
By Josh Parenteau, Director of Market Intelligence, Tableau , 4/17/2018
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Protect Your Data Privacy Online: Top Experts Share Personal Stories
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Nervous about your privacy online? We've asked data and analytics experts how they protect their own privacy. Here's what they said.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/16/2018
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Industrial IoT Analytics Get Ready for Prime Time
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IoT analytics will go from experimental to mainstream in 2018, and a few new vendors are getting into the game. Here's why it makes sense now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/16/2018
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Talent Shortages Thwart Deep Learning Projects
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
AI may not be widespread in many enterprises yet, but a new survey shows some organizations say that they are already planning deep learning projects.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/13/2018
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Get an AI Head Start: Buy It
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIOs want to invest in AI projects, but some just aren't ready to build it out themselves. So Oracle and SAP are both offering AI technologies to enterprise customers to get them started.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/11/2018
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To Improve Customer Service Robots Enable Humans
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
When it comes to customer service automation, don't think robots can do it all. They need to work in combination with human staffers.
By Kris Fitzgerald, Vice President & CTO and Dan Thomas, VP Automation, Integration & Alliances, NTT DATA Services , 4/11/2018
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4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what the differences are so you can better understand how the pieces fit together.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/10/2018
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Informatica CEO: Enterprises in 2018 Focus on AI, Data Catalog
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data management cloud and enterprise software vendor Informatica has seen a surge in interest for data catalog as organizations grapple with the looming GDPR deadline and data privacy issues. Here's what else the company's CEO sees as big trends in data for 2018.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/10/2018
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Itís About Augmented Intelligence, not Artificial Intelligence
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The adoption of AI applications isn't about replacing workers but helping workers do their jobs better.
By Roger Gorman, Founder and CEO of ProFinda , 4/5/2018
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Emerging Technologies Remain a Gamble in 2018
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
IT leaders face a tornado of vendor news and business user demands relating to emerging technologies such as blockchain, AI, and augmented reality. Those leaders need to put those technologies and the business need in perspective.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/5/2018
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Ethical Tech: Myth or Reality?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Technology innovation is accelerating and so are the impacts of technology on society. As machine intelligence gets baked into more products and services, as more human tasks become automated, and as more industries are disrupted, the tech industry needs to think differently. Here's why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/4/2018
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Tech Trends: Top 8 Priorities for IT
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Survey data from The Hackett Group show how IT leaders are supporting the business side of their organizations.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 4/3/2018
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Your First AI Project: Avoid Customer-facing Chatbots
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Your competitor has a shiny new AI-driven chatbot, so shouldn't you be developing one, too? Not necessarily. Here's why these customer-facing bots may not be the best first project for your AI program, and what you should choose instead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/3/2018
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Five Traits to Look for in a Data Protection Officer
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Commentary
It's crucial for a data protection officer -- required under the EU's GDPR -- to have a enterprisewide view of an organization's stored data and how it is used, or not used.
By Kon Leong, president, CEO and co-founder, ZL Technologies , 4/3/2018
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Neuroevolution Will Push AI Development to the Next Level
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Next up for developing artificial intelligence systems is automated neural-net architecture search.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 3/30/2018
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Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Trouble Highlights IT Data Privacy Concerns
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Facebook has lost billions in market value, been targeted for investigation by 37 states and the FTC, and many users are threatening to delete their accounts. It's past time for enterprise CIOs to stop ignoring customer data privacy concerns.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/29/2018
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