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Rethinking Technology Road Maps for the Second Half of 2020
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Businesses are now able to look again at the future of technology and their technology road maps in a new light -- and many realize that their priorities have drastically changed.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/2/2020
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How CTOs Can Innovate Through Disruption in 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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CTOs and other IT leaders need to invest in innovation to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis ready for the next opportunities.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/1/2020
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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/30/2020
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Is It Possible to Automate Trust?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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First, businesses need a clear understanding of how data will be used, and who will be impacted by the decisions made using the data.
By Sean Beard, VP, Emerging Tech, Pariveda Solutions , 6/29/2020
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How IT Pros Can Lead the Fight for Data Ethics
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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Maintaining ethics means being alert on a continuum for issues. Here’s how IT teams can play a pivotal role in protecting data ethics.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 6/26/2020
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AI: The New Order of Business
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Tales of robots and smart speakers are eclipsed by those of automation and natural language processing, which are drivers for greater efficiencies, increased productivity and new revenue.
By Rob Thomas, SVP, IBM , 6/26/2020
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Why a Master Data Strategy Is Key to Digital Transformation
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Find out why deploying an effective master data strategy across an enterprise is an important foundation to building a successful digital transformation journey.
By Rob Roberts, Director, Opportune LLP , 6/25/2020
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Business Intelligence before Artificial Intelligence
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BI is the transformation of data from services, including software and assets, into accessible insights and reports. But, otherwise, why is BI important?
By Sumit De, Head of Consultancy, TOPdesk UK , 6/22/2020
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Impede the Motion of Data and You Impede Innovation
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Why that is, and what to do about it.
By Ravi Naik, Senior Vice President and CIO, Seagate Technology , 6/17/2020
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Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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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, 6/16/2020
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Tech Giants Back Off Selling Facial Recognition AI to Police
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have all taken steps to stop making their facial recognition AI software available to the police. Now it's time for lawmakers to set some rules.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2020
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Technology and Its Limits: Transformation is About People
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
Commentary
In the argot of today’s technology world, transformation is about “People + Machine.” The machine alone is, well, just a machine.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 6/12/2020
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5 Tips for Understanding and Maximizing Data
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To harness the power of data analytics, companies need to create a culture in which all employees understand how to use data to advance business outcomes.
By Mike Richter and David Lindblom, Senior Analytics Consultants, Charter Solutions , 6/12/2020
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CIO Re-Energizes IT Infrastructure with Public Cloud Move
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIO Chris Foster said the move to public cloud has cut costs (but not staff), provided access to advanced technology such as machine learning and AI, and accelerated efforts to work-from-home.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/11/2020
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IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2020
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Overcome Privacy Shaming During and After Pandemic
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COVID-19 is reshaping the privacy landscape and calibrating priorities, but how long will it last?
By Lydia Clougherty Jones, Research Director, Gartner Inc. , 6/9/2020
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Federal IT Leaders Find Success in Modernization
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A study on federal early technology adoption offers intriguing insights for all government and commercial IT leaders.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/5/2020
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Office Everywhere: Remote Work Going Forward
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Almost overnight, companies pivoted to remote work, but long-term viability requires an all-in commitment to digital transformation across technology and culture.
By Brooke Huling, VP, Dell Technologies , 6/4/2020
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Your Metrics Are Going Haywire. Now What?
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You can’t wait for the world to go back to “normal” or expect your old metrics to work in the future. Listen intently, experiment relentlessly, and spread your bets.
By Matthew Halliday, Co-Founder, VP of Products, Incorta , 6/2/2020
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Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/1/2020
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