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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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What Execs Should Know About Deep Learning
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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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Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
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To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive VP and CTO, SAS , 6/19/2017
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GDPR Puts Response at Center Stage for All Companies
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When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018, a companyís ability to respond to a data breach will be paramount.
By Ted Julian, VP of product management and Co-Founder, IBM Resilient , 6/15/2017
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Three Phases to Adapting an Omnichannel Business Model
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IT becomes a key player as businesses move to create a seamless path to purchase with a singular view of their customers across all touchpoints, including in-store, online, mobile, social, call centers, direct mail and more.
By Sajid Mohamedy, ‎Vice President, Strategy & Operations, Nisum , 6/15/2017
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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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Six Steps to Achieve the Joys of Serverless Architectures
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The are solid benefits in a move to a serverless architecture, but remember these six important considerations to undertake before going serverless.
By Matt Lancaster, Practice Lead, Accenture , 6/14/2017
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Rethink How Humans and Machines Will Work Together
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Productivity gains from automation are not resulting in job losses, but are enabling companies to redeploy employees to handle higher-value tasks and a greater volume of work.
By Craig Nelson, partner, ISG , 6/13/2017
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Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging
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The rapid evolution of CRM has initiated a rush of new marketing processes and practices; combining multi-channel messaging with analytics is a promising new direction.
By Scott Robinson, IT Consultant , 6/12/2017
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Five Ways Big Data is Transforming Epidemics
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Big data and analytical tools have transformed every industry from healthcare to retail to government, and now are transforming the way epidemics are approached.
By Nita Madhav, Senior Director of Data Science for Metabiota , 6/8/2017
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Itís Time CIOs Get Real About Data Security
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Your company's success in securing its data and network could depend on how the CIO delivers security messages to their peers in the C-suite.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/6/2017
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Make Smart Business Decisions Through Data-driven Alerts
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Alerts fed by business intelligence are a nice fit for companies operating in today's competitive round-the-clock world.
By Daan Pepijn, Security and ERP Consultant , 6/5/2017
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R.R. Donnelley Streamlines Logistics With Machine Learning
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
The business communications giant breaks new ground in optimizing freight price quotes.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/5/2017
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Cloud Power, Fear of Lock-in Grows Among IT Managers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mary Meeker's Global Internet Trends: As the digital age expands, so does fear of technology lock-in by cloud vendors.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/2/2017
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New Tech Humanizing Analytics for the Masses
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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We have entered the immersive age, where machines are controlled with human gestures and voice, and the concept presents an exciting future for analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 6/2/2017
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A Common-Sense Approach to IoT
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An Internet of Things strategy calls for small steps before you pick up the pace to stay ahead of competitors.
By Allen Proithis, President, Sigfox, North America , 6/1/2017
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Shutterstock CIO on Leadership: Reduce the Cycle of Fear
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Shutterstock grew so fast it needed to convert applications and move them into the Amazon cloud quickly; API-based development followed.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/31/2017
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IoT Enabling a Path to Better Health
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IoT data from healthcare wearables and patient devices has only just begun to change the way hospitals treat patients, but advances will continue through the analytic insights they provide.
By Randy Lea, Vice President, Teradata , 5/31/2017
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4 Steps to a Digital Transformation
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Digital transformation, think of it as a shift in philosophy within your organization, not just a tech project.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/30/2017
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Unleash Developers to Produce Rapidly Evolving Software
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
It's practical, not theoretical. Developers who rely on cloud resources will be among those producing the software 'eating the world.'
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/30/2017
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