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Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
10 Surprising Ways Machine Learning is Being Used Today
Commentary  |  12/13/2017
As machine learning technologies evolve developers in a range of fields are finding innovative ways to solve challenges.
To Find IT Talent, Think Differently and Move Quickly
News  |  12/11/2017
You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
The Clouds Are Different Over China
Commentary  |  12/11/2017
US-based cloud vendors face unique challenges in China, raising the possibility that Chinese cloud vendors might be able to gain leadership roles in the global cloud market.
Its Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
Pragmatic But Impossible: An OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, and Cloud Native Foundation Tie Up
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Imagine if enterprises could turn to a single open source stack for their infrastructure needs rather than a host of different organizations.
IT Job Satisfaction on the Upswing
News  |  11/29/2017
IT was once viewed as a back-office function, filled with disgruntled, reserved workers, but the view of the IT role and worker is changing, and it's showing in IT job satisfaction levels.
GDPR: Achieving Compliance, Earning Trust
Commentary  |  11/28/2017
Following the privacy rules set out in the EU's GDPR isn't just about compliance; it shows customers and others that they can trust your company.
How to Get Your IT 'Dream Job'
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Interop ITX infrastructure track chair Keith Townsend talks about working his way up from the help desk.
Embrace the Cyber Security-Physical Security Nexus
Commentary  |  11/6/2017
It's time for the IT security team and the physical security team to work together on a "cyber-physical" security strategy.
Top 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Go Furthest
Slideshows  |  11/2/2017
When you adjust for cost of living, IT workers often earn more money in smaller cities than in major technology hubs.
Medical Teams' Simple, but Powerful Digital Transformation Story
News  |  11/1/2017
While we're bombarded by technology that is presented as "cool" it is refreshing to see technology used for the good of humankind.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Slideshows  |  10/11/2017
If your organization doesn't have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
How to Maintain Security when Rolling out DevOps
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
DevOps may be up and running for your enterprise. Taking the time to integrate security will keep it that way.
One More Reason to Care about the Equifax Data Breach
Commentary  |  10/4/2017
The Equifax data breach should open our eyes to the issue of explicit consent, a concept our peers in Europe are dealing with now.
Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers
Commentary  |  9/29/2017
Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
News  |  9/27/2017
California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
Commentary  |  9/26/2017
Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
Cybersecurity Becomes a Career Choice
News  |  9/21/2017
Young people can't ignore the news. Data breaches are everywhere and they're beginning to realize that it's up to them to keep our personal and national information private.
The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
News  |  9/20/2017
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
News  |  9/19/2017
There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
Competing on Analytics: 2017
News  |  9/13/2017
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.
Supercomputers Aim to Predict Hurricane Damage House by House
News  |  9/11/2017
A University of Texas supercomputer offers hope to help save lives when the next hurricane hits land.
Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
News  |  9/7/2017
The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
Commentary  |  9/6/2017
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
Drone Mapping Data Changes Business Economics
News  |  9/5/2017
Drone mapping data can dramatically impact the profitability of certain businesses. Should you include it in your business app? Consider these points.
Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and Efficiency
News  |  8/24/2017
The federal mortgage finance association becomes "Agile" to keep pace in a competitive field.
10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
Slideshows  |  8/22/2017
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
NIST, IEEE Pair Up to Drive Cloud Interoperability
News  |  8/1/2017
Two major standards bodies have grabbed the bull by the horns in an attempt to make workloads and services mobile across clouds.
What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Commentary  |  7/26/2017
Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
Commentary  |  7/19/2017
Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but it's possible that the records don't tell the real story.
Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Commentary  |  7/19/2017
November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
Containerization Gains Traction; Were All Better for it
Commentary  |  7/18/2017
Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
7 Steps to GDPR for US Companies
Commentary  |  7/4/2017
The EU's GDPR impacts all companies doing business with EU citizens. Here are some important steps to take to ensure you're on the fast track to compliance.
Air Force Intelligence Unit Goes Agile
News  |  6/30/2017
The US Air Force is determined to get more agile to produce applications that can be useful in times of conflict.
Analytics Help US Marshals Capture $250M in Savings
News  |  6/27/2017
Sophisticated tools search for and pinpoint potential savings opportunities.
Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings
News  |  6/16/2017
A Cisco report claims $2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples.
GDPR Puts Response at Center Stage for All Companies
Commentary  |  6/15/2017
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018, a company's ability to respond to a data breach will be paramount.
Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
News  |  5/26/2017
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  5/24/2017
As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
Finding Just the Facts in Government Data
Commentary  |  4/18/2017
Steve Ballmer's new venture is striving to turn billions of bits of government data into facts.
Moving to the Cloud: 3 Ways to Ensure Data Sovereignty
Commentary  |  4/17/2017
Navigating the maze of data sovereignty laws can be intimidating, organizations should not let this deter them from making the move if companies do their due diligence.
Future of Data Summit: Secure IoT with Blockchain
Commentary  |  4/11/2017
IoT security is essential for the Internet of Things to reach commercial success. Here's one way to protect this technology and data from hackers.
Expanding a Culture of Innovation in Government
Commentary  |  4/10/2017
Governments have an opportunity to continue as leaders in innovation, but that role may require some changes in the leadership mindset and strategy.
Lessons in Government and the State of Your IT
Commentary  |  4/4/2017
Have you ever considered how state and local government IT departments differ from yours? The challenges are unique, the solutions creative, and the lessons learned could help the private sector more effectively assess and enhance the state of their own IT.
Future of Data Summit Tackles AI, Machine Learning
Commentary  |  3/14/2017
Learn about how real-world enterprise organizations are advancing projects in AI, machine learning, virtual reality, and more, to add value for consumers and drive revenues.
Cookie Law vs. GDPR: What's the Difference?
Commentary  |  3/8/2017
If you are wondering what to do to prepare for the EU's GDPR, the best advice is simply logical.
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