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IT 2020 Emphasizes Speed, More Change Afoot for 2021
News  |  9/28/2020
ServiceNow CIO Chris Bedi said this COVID-19 pandemic year has meant urgency and the need for speed for IT organizations. But what's coming in the year ahead?
Blockchain Use Primed to Accelerate in the COVID-19 Era
Commentary  |  9/28/2020
While still early in maturation, blockchain technologies are positioned to solve some of the problems of today and serve as the core infrastructure for the solutions of tomorrow.
VMware’s Greg Lavender to Speak on Getting IT Done
Commentary  |  9/23/2020
Interop keynote session will tackle exploring innovation while also maintaining systems.
IT Leader Profile: Upgrading ERP During a Pandemic
News  |  9/23/2020
Mukul Agrawal serves as global head of ERP and IT services at Vistaprint. Here's a look at what he's done and what he has been working on lately.
Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
Commentary  |  9/22/2020
Here's how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the company's advantage.
Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
It's hard to tell what's real and what isn't. If one of your executives or your company is the victim of deepfakes, what's IT going to do about it?
Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
3 Hurdles to Overcome for AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  9/17/2020
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have distinct limitations. Businesses looking to implement AI need to understand where these boundaries are drawn.
The Right Tech Exec to Lead Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Commentary  |  9/16/2020
Accountability for diversity and inclusion revolves around data. The ability to manage that data can raise thorny questions over which executive should lead the way.
Tech Conference Diversity: Time to Get Real
Commentary  |  9/15/2020
Tech conferences still tend to reflect traditional biases. In today's world, diversity and inclusion should be priorities.
Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Commentary  |  9/15/2020
It's in every organization's best interest to implement security measures that counter threats in order to protect artificial intelligence investments.
The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
Commentary  |  9/14/2020
Here's why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don't spiral out of control.
Law Enforcement Turns to a Cloud Platform for Accountability
Commentary  |  9/11/2020
The pandemic and overall public discussions about law enforcement cast a light on streamlining and providing transparency in standards and accreditation management.
Optimize Your Corporate Security and Resilience Programs
Commentary  |  9/11/2020
CIOs and IT leaders should broaden their thinking around data and data analytics and empower their organizations to implement effective security and resilience programs.
The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
News  |  9/10/2020
Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Slideshows  |  9/9/2020
Data science jobs aren't as plentiful as they used to be. Here's a snapshot of where average salaries and postings stand today.
Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/9/2020
As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
AI Accountability: Proceed at Your Own Risk
Commentary  |  9/8/2020
A new report suggests that to improve AI accountability, enterprises should tackle third-party risk head-on.
Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
Commentary  |  9/4/2020
Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
News  |  9/3/2020
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
Modern CTOs Thrive on Big-Picture Thinking
Commentary  |  9/2/2020
Chief technology officers today must unify businesses in new and important ways.
How Analytics Helped Accenture's Pandemic Plans
News  |  9/1/2020
Accenture's investments in cloud, platforms, and analytics and AI proved essential in the company's quick moves to stay on top of pandemic-driven change.
How to Eliminate Disruptive Technology’s Risk
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Emerging technologies can provide a competitive edge. Yes, risk comes along with those technologies, but there are ways to at least minimize the likelihood.
Throw Out That 3-Year Business Plan
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Here's why real-time forecasting rules in 2020 (and how retraining your machine learning models can help with that).
The Coming Tech Schism in the Post-Pandemic Workplace
Commentary  |  8/28/2020
Masked versus mask-less personnel? Dual-base versus single-base employees? What will the business workplace look like when all this is over? No one really knows yet.
5 Critical IT Roles for Rapid Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/28/2020
As some organizations look to transform faster than anticipated, putting critical tech roles in place will be the key to a smooth, successful journey.
Make It or Break It: 3 Tech Implementation Trends to Watch
Commentary  |  8/26/2020
Turn the challenges that the pandemic has presented into new opportunities for your organization. Here are a few areas to consider.
Why You Should Worry About Software Quality
Commentary  |  8/25/2020
Congratulations. Your software works, but so what? Application quality matters more these days. A lot more.
Top Trends in Data Lakes
Commentary  |  8/24/2020
Does it seem too early for data lakes to have trends? The reality is data lakes are on the very edge of business transformation efforts and dramatic change.
Addressing AI Bias Head-On: It’s a Human Job
Commentary  |  8/21/2020
Researchers working directly with machine learning models are tasked with the challenge of minimizing cases of unjust bias.
Health Passports Fast Track Past the Hype
News  |  8/20/2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic triggering innovation, some emerging technologies are being implemented now, even as most emerging tech takes 5 to 10 years before hitting that plateau of productivity.
IT Jobs Remain Strong Despite the Pandemic
Commentary  |  8/19/2020
16.3 Million Americans are unemployed right now, but IT positions are relatively safe.
How to Get the Most Out of Your New, Lean IT Budget
Commentary  |  8/19/2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a recession, organizations are scrutinizing their spending across the board.
5 Analytics Mistakes You Need to Avoid
Commentary  |  8/18/2020
Don't let mistakes drag your enterprise into analytics disappointment. Catch these common errors before they can hurt your organization's bottom line.
Innovation Accelerates During the Pandemic
Commentary  |  8/17/2020
Companies, universities, governments, and individuals the world over have shown they can pivot rapidly, take significant risks and innovate in unexpected ways.
4 Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Hackathon
Commentary  |  8/14/2020
Technology leaders should embrace the virtual hackathon. Here's why (and how to get started).
Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/12/2020
Portability of applications, seamless data integration, and business alliances between vendors means enterprises need to prepare for omni-cloud adoptions soon.
Making Predictive Analytics Work in an Uncertain World
Commentary  |  8/10/2020
Rapid, sometimes dramatic change has become "the new normal," but what we know now can help us improve predictive model accuracy.
The Future of Work in a Post-COVID Era
Commentary  |  8/10/2020
Advice for CIOs: With remote working here to stay, now is the time to advance cloud initiatives, consider uses for AI, and strengthen business continuity.
How Synthetic Data Accelerates Coronavirus Research
News  |  8/7/2020
When your research could save COVID-19 patients, you don't want to wait around for institutional approval to use patient data in research. Here's an alternative.
Conversational AI Comes of Age
Commentary  |  8/7/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic can have far-reaching effects on how the financial services industry interacts with customers, and service centers equipped with conversational AI will come to the fore.
Adding Fuel to the MSP vs. In-house IT Debate
Commentary  |  8/6/2020
Recent changes to employee support delivery options and more reliance on third-party cloud services help make a stronger case for MSPs. Here's a look at the pros and cons for both sides.
How to Accelerate Digital Transformation with a CDO
News  |  8/5/2020
Looking to update ordering for ecommerce customers, bakery manufacturing and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods decided to hire a chief digital officer to spearhead the process.
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Increase Diversity in IT?
Commentary  |  8/5/2020
Applied properly, AI might help bridge the diversity gap in IT by assisting with job postings, evaluating resumes and standardizing the interviewing process.
Will Facial Recognition Thrive in the Post-Pandemic Economy?
Commentary  |  8/4/2020
Facial recognition is at the heart of the new normal of our lives, and many uses don't violate privacy or civil rights. But the political and regulatory controversies will continue to burn hot for many years.
10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
Slideshows  |  8/3/2020
These cloud-native startups are redefining familiar technology and enabling entirely new products.
Business Continuity Planning: The Pandemic Wake-Up Call
Commentary  |  8/3/2020
Ensuring continuity of operations in the face of unforeseen disruptions must be a top priority going forward. Is your organization in good shape?
The ABCs of Data Science Algorithms
Commentary  |  7/31/2020
Data science algorithms are never a one-size-fits-all solution. Do you know what makes sense for your business?
Optimize Existing Technologies for Maximum Value
Commentary  |  7/30/2020
Looking to get a bigger bang from your budget? Think about optimizing some of your existing IT resources.
Cloud Eases Pivot to Remote Work for Capital One
News  |  7/29/2020
Capital One has committed to enabling employees to keep working from home through the end of 2020.
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