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Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Contract-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/28/2020
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Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 5/22/2020
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IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/20/2020
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Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/18/2020
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Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Donít adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases.
By Sara Beck, Machine Learning Solution Principal, Slalom , 5/18/2020
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Adapting Cloud Security and Data Management Under Quarantine
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/14/2020
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Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
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Commentary
In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
By Gary Grossman, SVP, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Excellence. , 5/12/2020
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Why Everyone's Data and Analytics Strategy Just Blew Up
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting data and analytics strategies in profound ways. Experts explain what your company should be doing right now.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/4/2020
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4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
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Commentary
While ML can dramatically enhance an organizationís security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
By Christopher Perry, Lead Product Manager, BMC Software , 5/4/2020
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Using Analytics to Improve IT Operations and Services
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Analytics has already enhanced an array of business functions. Now it's IT's turn to benefit from analytics-driven insights.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/30/2020
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One Size Doesnít Fit All for AI Regulation
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The sheer scope of AIís impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
By George Mathew, CEO, Kespry , 4/27/2020
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Virtual Assistants Are Coming Into Their Own
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By helping get customers the info they need fast, and freeing up human workers, virtual assistants are now an essential member of any frontline response team.
By Dawn Anderson, Accentureís Global Customer, Sales & Service Lead, and Athina Kanioura, Accentureís Chief Analytics Officer , 4/24/2020
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Is Quantum Computing Ready for Prime Time?
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Commentary
Progress is steady, but the technology hasnít matured enough for most enterprises to truly benefit. Hereís what needs to happen.
By Andy LaMora, Global Director, Topcoder , 4/20/2020
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Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 4/17/2020
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3 Steps for Deploying Robotic Process Automation
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Commentary
RPA helps drive productivity and secure competitive advantages by maximizing resources already on hand. Hereís how to effectively deploy it in your business.
By Jeff Machols, VP, Continuous Improvement, Voya Financial , 4/17/2020
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Unlocking Business Potential with Digital Data Optimization
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Information is power. With data playing an increasingly important role in achieving enterprise success, IT leaders must learn how to squeeze the maximum value out of collected data.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/15/2020
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COVID-19: Latest News & Commentary for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2020
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We Will Need All the Automation We Can Get
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Enterprise automation is not a cause for alarm but a societal imperative. Hereís why.
By David Moschella, Research Fellow, Leading Edge Forum , 4/9/2020
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7 Tips to Help Attract and Retain Data Science Talent
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Commentary
As firms across all industries seek to turn data, the greatest asset of the digital age, to their advantage, attracting and retaining the right talent is essential.
By Adam Lieberman, Data Science Lead, Finastra , 4/8/2020
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Privacy & Digital-Rights Experts Worry Contact-Tracing Apps Lack Limits
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Mobile-phone-based tracking of people can help fight pandemics, but privacy and security researchers stress that it needs to be done right.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/7/2020
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