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Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
News  |  9/20/2018
AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
How to Unlock Growth: Pay Down Technical Debt
Commentary  |  9/13/2018
Dealing with a couple decades of technical debt takes effort across the organization, but you can do it if you give your team time to lay out a plan and take the first few steps.
Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
Commentary  |  9/12/2018
The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
News  |  9/12/2018
A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Commentary  |  9/11/2018
Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
What Boards and CEOs Should Be Asking CIOs
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
Boards and CEOs are more tech-savvy than they once were, but they still don't always know the best questions to ask CIOs. With the push for digital transformation they need to be armed with the right questions at the right time.
Panacea or Alchemy the Truth About AI
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Is artificial intelligence a date with the devil or natural evolution?
Meet the Automation Architect
News  |  9/5/2018
There might be plenty of career opportunities for those who can bridge technology, people and processes.
10 Roadblocks to Becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/4/2018
Nearly 100% of enterprises want to become more data-driven, but less than a third have accomplished that goal. A new survey sheds light on the reasons why.
How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/4/2018
Robert LaMagna-Reiter, Sr. Director, Information Security at First National Technology Solutions, shares examples of how to apply your existing IT tools to work for your cloud security strategy.
Four Easy Steps to Intelligent Automation Success
Commentary  |  8/31/2018
If you are losing sleep over concerns about how to implement intelligent automation in your organization, you aren't alone.
Making Sense of User Consent Under GDPR
Commentary  |  8/30/2018
Organizations need to understand which U.S. sales and marketing practices are allowed under GDPR, and which are not.
How Mid-Size Firms Can Overcome DevOps Challenges
Commentary  |  8/28/2018
Wedged between resource-rich global giants and nimble small firms, many mid-size enterprises struggle to achieve DevOps success. Here are the best ways of addressing this problem.
Experian DataLabs Pioneers Internal Analytics R&D
News  |  8/28/2018
Experian DataLabs eight years ago pioneered the idea of an analytics and AI R&D shop inside a bigger company. Here's how it started at that credit reporting and scoring giant and what it is doing now.
The Big Challenge for Sports Betting: Software Engineering
Commentary  |  8/27/2018
Implementing sports betting isn't just about legality but about data and building out the software to support oddsmaking, new types of betting, and financial requirements.
The Future of AI Is More Human Than We Think
Commentary  |  8/22/2018
Recent tech advances, such as human-sounding AI tools, highlight why companies have to establish ethical standards in the use of AI.
Top Security Mistakes Putting Your Company at Risk
News  |  8/21/2018
Cybersecurity is more painful to manage as technology architectures become more complex. Simplify your approach by avoiding these major security mistakes.
What CDOs and CAOs Want You to Know
News  |  8/15/2018
Organizations feel pressured to appoint chief analytics officers and chief data officers, but they may not be using those roles as effectively as they could.
10 Ways Technology Is Reshaping Retail
Slideshows  |  8/14/2018
Your future shopping experiences might be much more automated, but they also might be much more personal than today's trips to the store.
Adapting Blockchain for GDPR Compliance
Commentary  |  8/7/2018
Yes, there are ways for Blockchain applications to be compliant with the European Union's GDPR privacy regulations.
Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Commentary  |  8/3/2018
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
As Iron Sharpens Iron: Hone Your Engineering Team
Commentary  |  8/3/2018
Putting engineers to the test keeps everyone sharp and prepared for the unexpected.
How You Can Bridge the IT Training Gap
News  |  8/1/2018
The demand for well-trained IT professionals is growing, but quality training options remain elusive.
Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
Why Place Security (Partly) in the Hands of Developers
Commentary  |  7/24/2018
By empowering developers to expand the work they perform related to security, enterprises can ensure that security is front and center from the start.
Location Counts When It Comes to IT Salaries
News  |  7/23/2018
Education, skills, certification and experience all have an impact on IT paychecks, but so does where you live and work.
How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
Most Health Organizations Can't Ensure Responsible AI Use
News  |  7/12/2018
A report finds that most industry execs haven't yet committed to investing in AI data verification technology.
Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Commentary  |  7/10/2018
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
News  |  6/27/2018
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
Doing Computer Vision Without Cameras
Commentary  |  6/25/2018
The way you walk, the way radio waves reflect off your body, and your body's thermal signature all play into the ability for AI to identify you without the use of a camera.
3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
As the world of technology continues to change at a rapid pace, so do the roles and responsibilities of IT leaders.
Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
News  |  6/20/2018
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.
Cut Data Center Costs Without Sacrificing Performance
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
While organizations are placing greater demand on data centers, IT managers do have ways to work within tight budgets.
Are Biometrics Good or Bad for Digital Security?
Commentary  |  6/8/2018
Good arguments can be made for use of biometrics in security, but the technology does have is flaws.
Four Tips for a Successful IoT Deployment
Commentary  |  6/5/2018
IoT experts share some advice for companies embarking on their first, or maybe their first "successful", IoT initiative.
Top 11 MBA Programs for IT Leaders
Slideshows  |  6/5/2018
These leading university masters programs could help you take your IT career to the next level.
Why Quantum Computing Should Be on Your Radar Now
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
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.
The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Commentary  |  6/1/2018
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
How to Be the Global IT Executive
Commentary  |  5/31/2018
IT managers who can adapt their personal styles to the needs of local cultures and employees are best positioned to succeed in the global arena.
IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
News  |  5/31/2018
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.
A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
Commentary  |  5/29/2018
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.
Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
News  |  5/29/2018
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
Commentary  |  5/28/2018
It is clear that artificial intelligence will cause disruption in the workplace, but will it actually lead to mass job losses and discontent?
9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Slideshows  |  5/25/2018
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.
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