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PG&E's Winning Recipe for a Mobile Asset Inspection App
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
For PG&E a utility pole inspection app offers much more than a chance to replace paper.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/29/2017
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Amazon and Sears, Tales of Two Retailers
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Exploring what went wrong with Sears' strategy, and the role that data analytics played, or didn't play.
By Pierre DeBois, found of Zimana Analytics , 6/29/2017
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Google Assistant Superior, but Alexa Owns Households
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Alphabet has a shot at winning the smart home device market with Google Home vs. Amazon Alexa, according to an Edison Investment Research report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/28/2017
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Successful CIOs: Practice Beats Personality
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
Deloitte's Global CIO study found that common behaviors, not personal qualities, differentiate IT leaders in high-performing businesses.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 6/28/2017
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The Public Cloud and the Cost Savings Myth
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The public cloud can be a valuable means to a more cost-efficient end, but don't think the savings are automatic.
By Charlie Li and Jason Hatch, Capgemini , 6/28/2017
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Petya Or Not? Global Ransomware Outbreak Hits Europe's Industrial Sector, Thousands More
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
With echoes of WannaCry, infections spread fast. Some security researchers describe malware as variant of Petya; others say it's a brand new sample.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 6/27/2017
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Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
The latest book by MIT researchers Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explores the human/machine relationship and how businesses can prepare for the changes that the next 10 years will bring.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 6/27/2017
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Analytics Help US Marshals Capture $250M in Savings
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Sophisticated tools search for and pinpoint potential savings opportunities.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/27/2017
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
AI has taken some steps into banking, but it also is poised to revolutionize how banks learn from and interact with customers.
By Alan McIntyre, Senior Managing Director of Global Banking, Accenture , 6/26/2017
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Automated Tools Ease Cloud Migration
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With new tools appearing, automation and orchestration are having a major impact on easing the burden of moving to the cloud.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/26/2017
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Globally, Chief Digital Officers Start to Take Hold
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A PwC survey of 2,500 leading companies finds 19% have apppointed CDOs, up 300% from the year before.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/26/2017
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RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps
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Commentary
While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps.
By Guest Commentary Guest Commentary, 6/23/2017
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FireEye CEO Shares State of IT Threat Landscape
InformationWeek Staff,
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FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia talks about the state of the IT threat landscape and where enterprises should focus their attention when it comes to cybersecurity.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/23/2017
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Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2017
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What Execs Should Know About Deep Learning
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Commentary
Deep learning takes a step beyond machine learning, and it's first killer app is computervision.
By Mo Patel, Practice Director of AI and Deep Learning, Teradata , 6/22/2017
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Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2017
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WannaCry Forces Honda to Take Production Plant Offline
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Work on over 1,000 vehicles affected at automaker's Sayama plant in Japan while systems were restored.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 6/21/2017
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Digital Transformation is about Customer Ownership
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Automation is just the beginning, understanding your customer is the new imperative.
By David Yang, Founder and Chairman of the Board of ABBYY , 6/21/2017
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Want to Succeed at Data-Driven Transformation? Start Slow
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Some organizations race into data-driven transformation. Others want to get everything "right" first. There's an optimal balance between the two.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/21/2017
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Dark Reading Launches New Conference on Cyber Defense
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading,
Commentary
November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 6/21/2017
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Analytics Help US Marshals Capture $250M in Savings
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