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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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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/27/2020
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CIO Profile: T-Mobile's Cody Sanford
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
T-Mobile's CIO and CPO Cody Sanford's biggest recent accomplishment was working on the company's merger with Sprint. Here's more about this tech executive in his own words.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/27/2020
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CIO to CEO: The Path to the Top
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Use these approaches to open the door to the rest of the C-suite and increase your influence.
By Colin Earl, CEO, Agiloft , 5/27/2020
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Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/26/2020
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Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/26/2020
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CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/21/2020
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How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/21/2020
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10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/20/2020
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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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Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 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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IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/15/2020
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COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/13/2020
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How to Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips for Women in IT
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Commentary
The lack of women in IT leadership demonstrates the current need for deeper investment in the next generation of women in technology.
By Cynthia Overby, President & Co-Founder, Key Resources Inc. , 5/13/2020
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Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/12/2020
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CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
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COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
By Joshua Swartz, Suketu Gandhi and Himanshu Jain, Kearney , 5/11/2020
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How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/8/2020
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Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/6/2020
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How CIOs Can Grease the Wheels for Citizen Development
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Chief information officers who can successfully integrate citizen developers with IT will be able to accelerate digital transformation across their enterprise.
By Chris Bedi, CIO, ServiceNow , 5/6/2020
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10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
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