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Reflections on Tech in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/9/2019
We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
Commentary  |  12/9/2019
There's a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Given all they contribute to today's digital business landscape, chief data officers have a very real opportunity to become the CEOs of tomorrow.
What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Slideshows  |  12/4/2019
If you're confused about what digital transformation means, you're not alone. But survey data highlights some agreement about how it's changing the way companies do business.
10 Ways to Squeeze More Value from Your Digital Investments
Commentary  |  12/4/2019
There's no doubt that the pressure is on to transform and innovate. Here are some actions IT and business leaders can take to get the most out of their digital efforts.
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
Commentary  |  11/29/2019
There's no one tool that can do it all. But in the end, it is all about tools that provide maximum ROI within the given budget.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
Strategies You Need to Make Digital Transformation Work
Slideshows  |  11/25/2019
CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
How Data Collaboration Solves Big Dataís Biggest Problems
Commentary  |  11/25/2019
Imagine the possibilities of combining data across markets and industries without the cost and expertise barriers of implementing traditional data sharing.
Enterprise Guide to Data Privacy
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
Enterprise organizations could be hit with heavy fines if they don't comply with laws (current and upcoming) to protect their customers. CIOs and IT leaders: Are you ready?
The Biggest Mistakes Made by Data Scientists
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While the tools may change, the mistakes stay the same. Here are four common issues that IT leaders should be aware of when managing data science teams.
Dealing with IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Commentary  |  11/21/2019
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package.
Businesses Arenít Ready for Californiaís Data Privacy Act
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
A year and a half after GDPR, California's own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
When Planets Align: Edge Computingís Game-Changing Potential
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders
News  |  11/18/2019
Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming.
When Shorter Video Means Engaging Customers Longer
Commentary  |  11/18/2019
Digital video is popular, particularly for customer-facing applications. Here is what managers should consider to make video usage effective and efficient.
Equifax and FICO on Applying Machine Learning to Open Data
Commentary  |  11/15/2019
Credit rating organizations explore different approaches to understanding a flood of transaction information.
Stalled Enterprise AI Gets Unstuck from Surprising Source
News  |  11/14/2019
Enterprises have stalled in deploying AI to production, but platform investments from commercial providers may help them wrangle their open source models.
Why Businesses Should Adopt an AI Code of Ethics -- Now
Commentary  |  11/14/2019
AI has been abused as part of disinformation campaigns, accused of perpetuating biases, and criticized for overstepping privacy bounds. Let's address this.
How to Build an Optimal Machine Learning Team
Commentary  |  11/13/2019
An effective ML team is constantly evolving based on many different factors. Assess your specific needs and use cases before putting a team into action.
10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
News  |  11/12/2019
Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Commentary  |  11/9/2019
During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
Study Proposes 5 Primary Traits of Innovation Leaders
Commentary  |  11/8/2019
In a survey commissioned by Mastercard, Harvard Business Review drilled down on the key attributes that drive actions of innovators.
Neural Architecture Search Could Tune AIís Algorithmic Heart
Commentary  |  11/8/2019
If this approach gains traction, it could have a disruptive impact on the standard practice of data science.
How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
News  |  11/6/2019
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Slideshows  |  11/5/2019
If you're a data scientist, you'll earn the most money on one of the coasts, but data analysts will do better looking for jobs in the center of the country.
How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Slideshows  |  11/1/2019
Here are the technology trends CIOs and IT leaders need to watch next year, according to Gartner.
Forrester Analyst: Next Gen of Information Fabric Is Close
Commentary  |  11/1/2019
It is time to stop building monolithic systems and start weaving new data fabric that can manage information dynamically, according to Forrester's Michele Goetz.
Transform IT to Become the Agile Business Partner
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
Top-performing IT organizations are three times more likely to have positioned themselves as "partners" with the business units that they support, according to research by The Hackett Group.
Creative Ways to Get More Mileage from Your Data
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Use analytics to your advantage to support your HR department, sales and marketing teams, team managers and ultimately your customers.
IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes
News  |  10/29/2019
IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs.
NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Commentary  |  10/29/2019
Text analytics has been the biggest use case for NLP, but now BI and analytics vendors are adding it to their products to make them easier to use.
Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
What you'll learn about customers by incorporating design thinking will improve operations and make your bottom line much easier to achieve.
AI Ethics: Where to Start
News  |  10/25/2019
Your AI program needs to incorporate fairness, transparency, security, and ethics. Here are the basics.
Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Companies are moving further into the cloud and undergoing data modernization. What some don't realize yet is that one strategy is better than two.
Beware the Pitfalls of Applying AI to Big Data
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Decision makers should consider whether conclusions are influenced by shortcomings in the observable data and whether the algorithms properly address biases.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Achieving Techquilibrium: Get the Right Digital Balance
News  |  10/22/2019
Reaching the right "techquilibrium" will enable enterprises to compete and lead as they work toward digital transformation, said Gartner analysts during a keynote address at Gartner Symposium.
IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
With the storm of changes hitting the IT department -- from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access -- the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace.
Intelligent Automation: A Step Ahead of AI
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
Organizations that use intelligent automation to amplify human potential will stay ahead in the game, while those that don't will lag.
SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
News  |  10/17/2019
SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
SAS Targets Operationalizing AI with ModelOps
News  |  10/16/2019
Analytics stalwart SAS wants to help organizations get to that last mile of digital transformation by moving them from pilot projects to deployment to modeling and governance.
Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations.
Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
2020 IT Budgets Are Up, But ...
Commentary  |  10/8/2019
A Spiceworks report highlights the where's and why's of 2020 IT budget plans.
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