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Content posted in September 2020
Nvidia and VMware CEOs Explore AI Infrastructure Potential
News  |  9/30/2020
Discussion at VMworld points to possibilities that AI might open up for cloud, software development, and automation in business.
Tips to Help IT Leaders Navigate Organizational Change
Commentary  |  9/30/2020
IT leaders must move from defense to offense and motivate their teams by establishing a clear mission and a path to success.
Microsoft Exec: How Enterprises are Democratizing Data
News  |  9/29/2020
During her Interop Digital keynote, Microsoft's Alysa Taylor will discuss how technology has been a catalyst for accelerated value and change in 2020.
Intel Shares Its Transformation Strategy at DevOps World
Commentary  |  9/29/2020
Changing human behavior and leadership support were integral to driving a more agile approach to software and firmware development.
IT 2020 Emphasizes Speed, More Change Afoot for 2021
News  |  9/28/2020
ServiceNow CIO Chris Bedi said this COVID-19 pandemic year has meant urgency and the need for speed for IT organizations. But what's coming in the year ahead?
Blockchain Use Primed to Accelerate in the COVID-19 Era
Commentary  |  9/28/2020
While still early in maturation, blockchain technologies are positioned to solve some of the problems of today and serve as the core infrastructure for the solutions of tomorrow.
Is Your Pandemic-Fueled Cloud Migration Sustainable?
Commentary  |  9/25/2020
COVID-19 shoved enterprises into the cloud. While remote work is sustainable, emergency cloud strategies are not.
Chaos Engineering: Withstanding Turbulence in Software Production
Commentary  |  9/25/2020
Navigating safely through these stormy waters will ensure greater confidence in and resilience of the whole system. Here are a few pointers.
Nokia Enterprise Talks 5G Driving Industry 4.0 Acceleration
Commentary  |  9/24/2020
Potential continues to build for possible technology applications at the edge of the forthcoming update to wireless infrastructure.
VMwares Greg Lavender to Speak on Getting IT Done
Commentary  |  9/23/2020
Interop keynote session will tackle exploring innovation while also maintaining systems.
IT Leader Profile: Upgrading ERP During a Pandemic
News  |  9/23/2020
Mukul Agrawal serves as global head of ERP and IT services at Vistaprint. Here's a look at what he's done and what he has been working on lately.
IBM Turns to WalkMe to Boost New Technology Adoption
Commentary  |  9/22/2020
Helping end users better understand what they can do with a new resource might boost long-term adoption.
Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
Commentary  |  9/22/2020
Here's how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the company's advantage.
Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
It's hard to tell what's real and what isn't. If one of your executives or your company is the victim of deepfakes, what's IT going to do about it?
Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
SF Giants Line Up AI to Manage Media Assets
News  |  9/18/2020
The San Francisco Giants have digitized decades of media assets and are using artificial intelligence to manage and access what they need from the massive library.
What You Need to Know About Cloud-Native Fintech
Commentary  |  9/18/2020
Interop will provide IT professionals with a glimpse into how cloud, AI and other tech concepts are reshaping financial technology.
Rise of the Data Disruption Economy in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  9/17/2020
Ventana Research posits that in uncertain times architecting systems, even on premises, means adopting cloud principles to be agile and adaptable.
3 Hurdles to Overcome for AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  9/17/2020
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have distinct limitations. Businesses looking to implement AI need to understand where these boundaries are drawn.
MassMutual Explores Health Data from Wearables
News  |  9/16/2020
Life insurance giant MassMutual is exploring the use of health data from wearables to further refine its data science-created underwriting models.
The Right Tech Exec to Lead Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Commentary  |  9/16/2020
Accountability for diversity and inclusion revolves around data. The ability to manage that data can raise thorny questions over which executive should lead the way.
Tech Conference Diversity: Time to Get Real
Commentary  |  9/15/2020
Tech conferences still tend to reflect traditional biases. In today's world, diversity and inclusion should be priorities.
Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Commentary  |  9/15/2020
It's in every organization's best interest to implement security measures that counter threats in order to protect artificial intelligence investments.
Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Commentary  |  9/14/2020
As technology matures to be cheaper, faster, and more powerful, it creates new possibilities with micro data centers and AI chips at the edge.
The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
Commentary  |  9/14/2020
Here's why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don't spiral out of control.
Law Enforcement Turns to a Cloud Platform for Accountability
Commentary  |  9/11/2020
The pandemic and overall public discussions about law enforcement cast a light on streamlining and providing transparency in standards and accreditation management.
Optimize Your Corporate Security and Resilience Programs
Commentary  |  9/11/2020
CIOs and IT leaders should broaden their thinking around data and data analytics and empower their organizations to implement effective security and resilience programs.
The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
News  |  9/10/2020
Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Slideshows  |  9/9/2020
Data science jobs aren't as plentiful as they used to be. Here's a snapshot of where average salaries and postings stand today.
Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/9/2020
As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
AI Accountability: Proceed at Your Own Risk
Commentary  |  9/8/2020
A new report suggests that to improve AI accountability, enterprises should tackle third-party risk head-on.
What Emoji Use at Work Can Tell Us About Team Dynamics
Commentary  |  9/7/2020
A new big data research project found that emoji use at work varies significantly based on the user's role, company and conversational situation.
How to Get Automation Right
Commentary  |  9/4/2020
Enterprises are automating more tasks and processes thanks to AI and machine learning, but they're getting different results because some didn't think it through first.
Cockroach Labs, Neo4j, Snowflake Talk Infrastructure Future
Commentary  |  9/4/2020
Panel at the SaaStr Annual discusses the changes cloud has brought to data and what may be on the horizon.
Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
Commentary  |  9/4/2020
Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
News  |  9/3/2020
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
The Growing Security Priority for DevOps and Cloud Migration
Commentary  |  9/3/2020
Survey asserts security may be increasingly top of mind, but many organizations are unsatisfied with their current footing on that front.
Today's New IT Project Manager
Commentary  |  9/2/2020
Among the IT functions changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic is project management. The days of "walk around" project management seem to be gone. Some thoughts on what the future looks like.
Modern CTOs Thrive on Big-Picture Thinking
Commentary  |  9/2/2020
Chief technology officers today must unify businesses in new and important ways.
How Analytics Helped Accenture's Pandemic Plans
News  |  9/1/2020
Accenture's investments in cloud, platforms, and analytics and AI proved essential in the company's quick moves to stay on top of pandemic-driven change.


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