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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.
Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
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.
Blockchain Loses Its Luster, for Now
News  |  10/10/2019
Last year if you had a tech problem, blockchain was the answer. Now blockchain has reached the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner.
MSP Consolidation Crunch: What it Means to Your IT Team
Commentary  |  10/9/2019
With a wave of acquisitions going on across the managed service provider market, enterprise IT leaders have to rethink where they get their own services.
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.
AI Keeps Buggy Code From Crashing The Cloud
Commentary  |  10/7/2019
AI-based test automation will be a key feature of DevOps in enterprise multi-cloud environments in the 2020s.
A Path from Pilot to Machine Learning Production
News  |  10/2/2019
Getting machine learning from the pilot into production is a hot issue in 2019. MLOps is one of the ways enterprises are doing it.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Getting from AI Pilot to Scale
News  |  9/30/2019
So you've succeeded with your automation and AI pilot project. Now how do you get to scale?
Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise
News  |  9/26/2019
You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations.
Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Commentary  |  9/16/2019
Automation isn't new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
Commentary  |  9/13/2019
Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Commentary  |  9/12/2019
In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
Enterprises, Small Business, Lead Machine Learning Activity
News  |  9/9/2019
Data science and machine learning are gaining more of a foothold in organizations of all sizes, but the largest of organizations have the advantage of more resources to invest.
Does AI Competence Matter?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
How Do Companies Maximize the Impact of AI & Automation?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
Here are three ways IT leaders can ensure ethical deployment of AI and automation as well as achieve a positive impact on the organization.
Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
News  |  9/5/2019
By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
IT Careers: 10 Places to Look for Great Developers
Slideshows  |  9/4/2019
You might be surprised by which universities are graduating the most highly skilled developers, according to a recent study.
Do Self-Service and Low-Code Curb Shadow IT?
Commentary  |  8/28/2019
Self-service may help reduce shadow IT, but it won't eliminate it. Business-IT relationships help.
VMworld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play
Commentary  |  8/26/2019
VMware's buying spree is part of its efforts to transform beyond its virtualization roots and into a container- and Kubernetes-focused cloud everything company.
Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs
Commentary  |  8/23/2019
Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask.
Flexport Tackles Trump Tariffs with Data and Analytics
News  |  8/22/2019
In business for just 6 years, newcomer Flexport is disrupting the freight forwarding and import/export global shipping logistics arena with data and analytics.
Netflix, Google Talk Continuous Delivery at DevOps World
Slideshows  |  8/22/2019
Members of the Continuous Delivery Foundation discuss the formation of the open source organization and the future of continuous integration and delivery.
Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects?
Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think.
10 RPA Vendors to Watch
Slideshows  |  8/20/2019
Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts.
Beat the Odds: How to Conquer Common AI Challenges
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Some of the keys to success with an AI implementation may seem basic, but they really can make a difference.
Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before they realize the ROI they seek.
CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
Beat the large e-commerce giants at their own game: Create end-to-end supply chain prediction and orchestration supported through four enabling technologies.
IT Careers: How to Get a Job in DevOps
Slideshows  |  8/14/2019
Here are seven steps you can take if you want to transition into a DevOps career.
Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure in the Cloud
Commentary  |  8/12/2019
More enterprises are putting their data operations in the cloud, a trend that will continue as AI, machine learning, and other analytics efforts accelerate.
Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?
Commentary  |  8/9/2019
As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks.
HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers
News  |  8/8/2019
HPE will expand its data and analytics portfolio through its acquisition of embattled Hadoop pioneer MapR.
Brewing Up Data Infrastructure to Support Tech Diversity
News  |  8/5/2019
Having grown by many acquisitions to be perhaps the largest beer company in the world, Anheuser Busch InBev is working to create a unified view of all its data.
CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
It's wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal.
Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Will AI and automation eliminate the need for the people who now keep IT infrastructures in operation? Not if those people take charge of their own futures.
IT Careers: How to Get a Job as a Site Reliability Engineer
Slideshows  |  7/31/2019
If you have a passion for development and systems, site reliability engineering might be a good career path for you.
Atlassian CIO's Lessons for Better M&As and Divestitures
News  |  7/30/2019
Is there anything more headache inducing than the idea of IT efforts needed for a merger or acquisition? Here's a look at one CIO's journey and lessons learned.
Dos and Don'ts: Robotic Process Automation
News  |  7/29/2019
RPA is the fastest growing category of software today, driven by enterprise digital transformation efforts. Here's how to make the most of it.
Reap the Benefits of IT Automation
Commentary  |  7/25/2019
Among the keys to successful IT automation is the need to ensure that senior management understands the importance of IT infrastructure, and then to show them the real business benefits.
Digital Transformation Challenges IT Leaders
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Tech disruption is uprooting traditional business practices while creating new responsibilities -- and opportunities -- for IT.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Customer-Led Automation Changes the Service Game
Commentary  |  7/16/2019
Customer self-service is ready to take the next step toward customer-led service, where enterprises are supporting requests from bots as often as from people.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
IBM Builds AI Ladder with Partnerships
News  |  7/11/2019
IBM is creating a richer technology stack to help customers ascend the 'AI Ladder,' gaining the foundation for an artificial intelligence practice.
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