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What Iím Looking Forward to at Interop ITX 2018
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Satire
An IT professionals maps out his tour of Interop ITX, coming up in two weeks.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/17/2018
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Industrial IoT Analytics Get Ready for Prime Time
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IoT analytics will go from experimental to mainstream in 2018, and a few new vendors are getting into the game. Here's why it makes sense now.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/16/2018
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Get an AI Head Start: Buy It
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CIOs want to invest in AI projects, but some just aren't ready to build it out themselves. So Oracle and SAP are both offering AI technologies to enterprise customers to get them started.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/11/2018
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Town of Cary Embraces the IoT to Serve Citizens
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Alexa, Waze, apps. Citizens are getting more tech savvy and city governments are struggling to keep up. North Carolina's Town of Cary has an award-winning strategy, though. We reveal what that is.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/6/2018
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A Different Take on Voice Interfaces, IBM Launches Watson Assistant
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Watson Assistant will be delivered via IBM partner devices such as electronics embedded in cars and apps branded by hotel companies. Beyond customer engagement and service, the real value to these partners will be in the data they collect about customers and how they use it to customize customer experience.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2018
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The Biggest Capital Asset: IoT & Augmented Reality
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While machines represent large capital investments and demand support resources, a company's greatest asset could be the advanced technology that keeps those machines running efficiently
By Jeff Brown, VP, Global IoT and Embedded PC Sales, Dell EMC , 3/22/2018
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The Evolution Away from Conversational User Interfaces
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Those digital devices that get you through the day will get less chatty and more focused on working for you.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 3/13/2018
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Why Operationalizing Analytics is So Difficult
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Plenty of companies have plenty of data and plenty of analytics tools, but they fall short when it comes to converting analytics results into action.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/2/2018
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Setting up Your OT and Data Teams for Success
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Commentary
Organizations implementing the Industrial Internet of Things can't burden data scientists with cleaning up huge volumes of dirty data.
By Matthew C. King, IIoT Solutions Expert, FogHorn Systems , 2/26/2018
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Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
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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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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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Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
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Commentary
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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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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AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 1/26/2018
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Speech Recognition Finds Its Voice
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Voice recognition technology seems to be taking over the world, but the concept still has a ways to go before it reaches full maturity.
By Ali Iranpour, Director of Mobile Strategy, Arm , 1/19/2018
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Use IoT to Accelerate Digital Transformation
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Commentary
The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require integrating that data into the systems used for key decisions.
By Rick Veague, CTO at IFS North America , 1/18/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
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It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 1/9/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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