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How to Begin Integrating AI into Data Center Operations
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Data center automation is inevitable. Here's how to do it right from the beginning.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/21/2018
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Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
By H.P. Bunaes, Chief Data Officer , 2/21/2018
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Unlock the Value: From Data Quality to Artificial Intelligence
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Data quality, data privacy, and advanced technologies such as AI, machine learning, neural networks, and more, are of top concern to data analytics pros and IT managers, says Karen López, Data & Analytics Track Chair for Interop ITX 2018.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/20/2018
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5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted more collaboration between developers and IT operations. Data scientists and data science teams face similar challenges, which DevOps concepts can help address.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/19/2018
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Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Senior executives who have been making hollow promises about embracing data-driven strategies need to be convinced that now is the time for real action. Here are some ways that data professionals can gain the support they need.
By Anne Buff, Business Solutions Manager, SAS Best Practices , 2/16/2018
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5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/15/2018
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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2018
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Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are rapidly coming to a close, new avenues are beginning to open.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/14/2018
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Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/14/2018
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Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
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If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
By Tim Sherwood, VP, Business Development, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Tata Communications , 2/14/2018
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How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/13/2018
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The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
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Commentary
Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
By Ben Lamm, Co-founder and CEO of Conversable , 2/12/2018
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Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2018
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Careers in 2018: Tips from a Top Analytics Recruiter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Top quantitative executive recruiter Linda Burtch of Burtchworks provides insight into how to keep yourself competitive in data science, business intelligence, and other analytics-related careers. Here's how to get ready for a future of new technology, including AI, natural language processing, and IoT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/8/2018
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Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/6/2018
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Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/5/2018
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Making AI Safe for Civilized Society
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There are plenty of concerns about the safety of artificial intelligence, and it's up to humans to set the standards for safe uses of the technology.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 2/2/2018
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5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/1/2018
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Targeted Advertising TRIGGERS Age Discrimination Law Suit
Ariella Brown, Ariella Brown
Commentary
Employers can USE social media services AND demographic DATA TO target their employment ads TO reach only people of a certain age. But IS that ethical OR even legal?
By Ariella Brown Ariella Brown, 2/1/2018
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CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Research shows that chief data officers are helping their organizations turn data into dollars.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/31/2018
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