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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.
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?
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.
How Younger Employees Communicate in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Millennial and Zennials are well established in the workplace. So, are their communication preferences different from those of Baby Boomers and GenX?
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.
Struggling with IoT? Here Are 3 Steps to Get You Moving
Commentary  |  8/14/2019
The biggest hurdle in implementing the Internet of Things is coming up with a plan and getting stakeholders aligned on a strategy that yields a desired ROI.
Should You Send Your Security Staff to a Hacker Conference?
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
IT managers once and for all should recognize that hacker conferences can be highly educational and beneficial from a corporate IT perspective.
Enterprise Guide to Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
Don't let IT modernization be the bane of your existence. This curated collection of articles will give you more clarity and help you get started.
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.
Five Factors Shaping Data Science
Commentary  |  8/12/2019
As data science evolves, key challenges are driving organizations to seek innovative solutions to compete in the new AI-driven economy.
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.
When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT's role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors.
AI Ethics Guidelines Every CIO Should Read
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
You don't need to come up with an AI ethics framework out of thin air. Here are five of the best resources to get technology and ethics leaders started.
Why You Should Create a Forward-Looking Privacy Policy
Commentary  |  8/6/2019
New privacy rules are coming. Is your organization ready?
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.
Four Technology-Driven Hiring Trends
Commentary  |  8/5/2019
It's been a challenging year for businesses seeking to hire CIOs and technical experts in fields as diverse as machine learning and mobile network technology.
Lineage Metadata: The Fuel for Data Governance
Commentary  |  8/1/2019
The best way to achieve data quality is by combining or blending these three techniques: decoded lineage, data similarity lineage and manual lineage mapping.
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.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
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.
The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
Commentary  |  7/29/2019
Before making the cloud decision, IT leaders need the facts and the criteria to choose the option that's best for their business, operational and financial goals.
We Are Technology’s Weakest Link
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
Technology's shortcomings have less to do with technology and everything to do with us.
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.
In Taxing Times, Blockchain Systems Could Minimize Disruption
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
Blockchain has the potential to cut through multilayered, complex transactions to streamline processes, improve margins, and grow top line revenue.
Digital Transformation Challenges IT Leaders
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Tech disruption is uprooting traditional business practices while creating new responsibilities -- and opportunities -- for IT.
Going Up? Otis Elevator Hits Digital Transformation Button
News  |  7/22/2019
Otis pioneered predictive maintenance before most heard the phrase Internet of Things. Now the 166-year-old company is prepping the elevator of the future.
Robotic Process Automation: Is It Ready for Big Business?
Commentary  |  7/22/2019
Despite the positive market forecasts, a closer look at RPA brings to light challenges that indicate the technology is still in its infancy.
Expect AI Flash Mobs of Fake News
Commentary  |  7/22/2019
Truth imperiled by coordinated attacks using deepfake videos and new NLG-powered fake news articles.
Technology Innovations: Let’s Be Responsible
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
As technology evolves, CIOs and IT leaders must also change the way they communicate about it in our digital-first world.
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.
Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
IT planning authorities are everywhere, but finding truly knowledgeable experts with your organization's best interests at heart can be a challenge.
What’s Holding Back Edge Computing for Enterprises?
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
The combination of technology readiness and business appetite puts us a little closer to wide-scale availability of a new breed of IT infrastructure.
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.
Continuous Learning the Key to IT Skills Gap
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
CIOs and IT leaders struggle to fill IT positions with staff who hold the right skills. But the answer is right under their noses: Educate existing teams.
How to Prep Your Career for the AI Job Apocalypse
Commentary  |  7/12/2019
Will your job end up being automated or eaten by an AI or robot? Here's a deeper look at careers that will continue to be in high demand in the decade ahead.
Creating a Culture of Global Innovation
Commentary  |  7/12/2019
The breakneck speed of technology innovation means that success requires embracing disruption/change and empowering people to be creative in its application.
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.
Human Capital Management Technology May Be 'Demo Candy'
Commentary  |  7/11/2019
AI is being embedded in human capital management applications, but there are many reasons they're not necessarily ripe for prime time, according to Gartner.
What Does Your Management Style Say about Your Age?
Slideshows  |  7/10/2019
Depending on how you answer specific questions, we might be able to guess your age.
What Does ‘Save to Transform’ Mean for CIOs?
Commentary  |  7/10/2019
Many companies are now pursuing the seemingly conflicting goals of cost reduction, growth, and digital transformation. This has huge implications for CIOs.
Transform your IT Help Desk
Commentary  |  7/9/2019
CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
Chief Data Officers: Biggest Mistakes, Best Practices
News  |  7/9/2019
CDOs are everywhere today, but are they really doing an effective job? Here's how you and your organization can make the most of data and analytics investments.
A Robot That Can Throw Bananas? Why CIOs Should Take Notice
Commentary  |  7/8/2019
Scientists are now developing models that allow robots to learn from experience. Pay attention, because deep learning is poised to drive significant advances.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
Retain Your IT Staff by Doing These 3 Things
Commentary  |  7/5/2019
Your team relies on you, their IT leader, to help them manage their careers. If you're not doing it, someone else will do it for you. At another company.
How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning
Commentary  |  7/3/2019
If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here's a short list of options for beginners.
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