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Content posted in June 2019
IBM Esports and Interxion Talk Lessons from Cloud Gaming Tech
Commentary  |  6/28/2019
Enterprises can learn from the infrastructure being built up to support the growing cloud gaming market.
How AIOps Can Improve Data Center Management
Commentary  |  6/28/2019
As enterprise data centers become more complex, AIOps solutions can help IT teams manage resources, identify threats, and streamline the end-user experience.
Data Science Salary Survey Reveals Market Shift
News  |  6/27/2019
Quantitative executive recruitment firm Burtch Works annual salary survey revealed changes in the job market for data scientists and predictive analytics pros.
Businesses Must Prepare for Global 'Digital Disorder'
News  |  6/27/2019
Supply chain, procurement and customer engagement models face significant disruption in the next decade new A.T. Kearney report warns.
CIO View: The Business Wins that Make a Big Difference.
Commentary  |  6/27/2019
Three leading CIOs share how data and analytics are making a difference in their organizations.
Getting Machine Learning into Production: MLOps
News  |  6/26/2019
Machine learning upstart DataRobot, which pioneered the AutoML category, acquired ParallelM to help organizations move their models into production.
AI-Powered Security: Lulling Us Into Misplaced Confidence?
Commentary  |  6/26/2019
While artificial intelligence and machine learning hold promise in cybersecurity initiatives, there are some gaps that enterprises need to consider.
Who Owns Digital Transformation?
Commentary  |  6/26/2019
Forward thinking leaders know that while specialism may sit within one team, the responsibility to bring those ideas to light and generate ROI is a shared one.
DeveloperWeek NY and MongoDB World Tackle Transformation
Slideshows  |  6/25/2019
IT pros from IBM, The New York Times, and T-Mobile discussed digital transformation best practices at a pair of conferences aimed at educating developers.
Tech Skills and Business Skills: Find a Balance
Commentary  |  6/24/2019
Technology and business are evolving rapidly. You can contribute to your career and your organization more effectively by keeping one thing in mind.
Looking at Clouds from Both Sides Now
Commentary  |  6/24/2019
InformationWeek and Interop want to understand more about your experiences and thoughts on cloud computing.
How to Make the Leap to DevOps
Commentary  |  6/24/2019
While it's easy to make the business case for DevOps, executing it may be the trickiest leadership task you'll ever face. Here are three steps that can help.
How CIOs Can Overcome Fears of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/21/2019
What determines whether a digital transformation initiative succeeds or fails isn't a mystery. These five tips will help guide you in that effort.
Diversity in IT: The Business and Moral Reasons
Commentary  |  6/20/2019
Everyone talks about diversity, but progress is slow in the real world of business and IT.
Post-Hadoop Data and Analytics Head to the Cloud
News  |  6/20/2019
Data and analytics in the cloud era may favor platforms based on platforms that are more flexible than Hadoop. But that doesn't mean there's no future for the early big data technology.
Q&A: MongoDB’s Ittycheria Talks New Path as a Data Platform
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents.
How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing
Slideshows  |  6/19/2019
These 9 tips can help you transition from a traditional IT role to a lucrative position in cloud computing.
GDPR One Year Later: Was the Hype Worth It?
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
Only time will tell with how GDPR and regulators can keep up with the influx of breaches and violations, but that doesn't mean GDPR is something to brush aside.
The Impact of Convergence on IT Strategies
Commentary  |  6/18/2019
According to industry hype, the latest emerging technology will change everything. No technology is an island, however, which is where things get interesting.
Overwhelmed by DevOps Tool Proliferation?
Commentary  |  6/18/2019
Hire a research engineer, who can can help maximize the adoption of useful applications, minimize risk and complexity, and avoid time sinks.
Moogsoft and Cisco’s AppDynamics on How AIOps is Growing
Commentary  |  6/17/2019
Artificial intelligence is increasingly being put to work automating certain operations as IT systems become more complex.
How to Convince Wary Customers to Share Personal Information
Commentary  |  6/17/2019
Burned by past abuses, consumers are guarding their data with an iron fist. You can win back their confidence and gain the insights that provide targeted services.
What’s Driving the Tech Sector’s Extreme Turnover Rate?
Commentary  |  6/14/2019
The answer is multifaceted, but two of the biggest reasons for employee turnover in tech are lack of scope for career development and flat salaries.
Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
News  |  6/13/2019
Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
Waiting for the AI Revolution? Don’t.
Commentary  |  6/13/2019
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to becoming AI-ready, but the building blocks for maximizing its value over the long term are already available.
NLP, Machine Learning: Killer Combo for Unstructured Data
News  |  6/12/2019
To apply AI to customer service interactions, you need both machine learning and natural language processing, which is why demand for NLP skills are on the rise in the job market.
The Future of B2B E-Commerce
Commentary  |  6/12/2019
IT leaders can close the digital gap by taking product, customer, inventory, invoice and other information and make it a more modern user experience.
How to Hire Reliable Remote Tech Talent
Commentary  |  6/12/2019
If your company is considering hiring remote IT workers, these five tips may help guide you to success.
Q&A: Fractal Analytics’ Co-Founder on Decision-Making and AI
Commentary  |  6/11/2019
AI, design, and engineering can help consumer-facing enterprises create new recipes for advance decision-making.
The Art and Science of Robot Wrangling in the AI Era
Commentary  |  6/11/2019
Technology and cultural readiness are needed for organizations to master artificial intelligence and robotic process automation in the workplace.
Four Things Modern CIOs Need to Know
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
Chief information officers stand at the forefront of how companies make and adapt to technological change. Here are four takeaways from the MIT CIO Symposium that they should keep in mind.
Will AI and Machine Learning Break Cloud Architectures?
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
AI and machine learning are powered by lots of data, so much so that one futurist thinks today's cloud architectures aren't enough.
Kubernetes Advantage: Considerations for a Multi-Cloud World
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
As more IT leaders deploy Kubernetes into mainstream production environments, the ecosystem around Kubernetes will grow and drive innovation.
Priceline and RB Health Share Advice on Scaling Up AI
News  |  6/7/2019
Consumer-facing enterprises discuss how they use AI and algorithms at scale to address their problem-solving needs.
Analytics Without Behavior Change Is Just Expensive Artwork
Commentary  |  6/7/2019
IT leaders should keep in mind that a good data analytics design starts with understanding how data is being used within their enterprise organizations.
Data Is the Lifeblood of Sales Intelligence Programs
Commentary  |  6/7/2019
Turn sales professionals into their own data masters. Help them organize disparate data, which can lead to intelligence and actionable insights.
Cloud Hadoop Competition Hits MapR, Cloudera
News  |  6/6/2019
MapR has filed a notice that it could shut down in mid-June, and Cloudera said that customers are holding off on signing new deals.
Humans' Fascination with Artificial General Intelligence
Commentary  |  6/6/2019
Is transhumanism our destiny? One thing that everyone seems to agree on is the inherent risk to humanity when (or if) it happens. And that we should be scared.
IoT and Predictive Analytics: What We’re Driving Toward
Commentary  |  6/5/2019
Learn how research of predictive analytics can impact models used in the transportation sector.
Taking First Steps Toward the Intelligent Workplace
Commentary  |  6/5/2019
CIOs must focus on smarter workplace experiences with technologies such as artificial intelligence and digital assistants -- or risk being left behind.
IBM Db2 Joins the AI Age
News  |  6/4/2019
IBM's anchor database technology's new infusion of AI support comes years after the company's Watson AI famously beat Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings.
Imagine a World Without Wires
Commentary  |  6/4/2019
Will 'charging' become as foreign as going to the phone booth? The next decade filled with AI and other emerging technologies will show us the answer.
Data Science: A Guide to Careers and Team Building
Commentary  |  6/4/2019
A collection of information to help IT professionals learn how to make a career out of data science or how to build a team of data scientists.
Data-Driven Nudging: Cool or Uncool?
Commentary  |  6/4/2019
Many things in our modern world involve behavior modification. In fact, some organizations are setting up "nudge units," but why?
Q&A: Accenture’s Prasad Talks AI Adoption for the Enterprise
Commentary  |  6/3/2019
Enterprises should approach AI strategies much the way they follow software engineering principles.
Must Have IT Skills You Need to Remain Competitive
Slideshows  |  6/3/2019
Engineers, developers, and IT managers might want to consider training on these skill sets to keep themselves invaluable to their organizations.
CIOs: Are you Ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act?
Commentary  |  6/3/2019
Take these three steps to start building a privacy program that will help you satisfy the privacy regulators and your customers. 2020 is just around the corner.


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