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Content posted in April 2021
Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  4/30/2021
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
How Data is Transforming Healthcare for Patients, Providers and Payers
Commentary  |  4/30/2021
Data-driven digital health technologies are starting to bring seismic changes to the healthcare sector, delivering improved outcomes, increased efficiency, and lower costs.
How to Change Gender Disparity Among Data Science Roles
Commentary  |  4/29/2021
Founder of Deloitte's women in data science and analytics group on importance of inclusion in technology.
The AI Ecosystem: Mapping the Future of Data Science
Commentary  |  4/29/2021
A new artificial intelligence landscape is emerging, enabling a new wave of innovation for those with the skills and structure to seize the opportunity.
What CIOs Need to Know About Graph Database Technology
News  |  4/28/2021
Here's a look at how graph database technology, together with AI, can help enterprises solve complex problems in an era of ever growing data.
We Need to Keep Women in Technology
Commentary  |  4/28/2021
Leaders have a responsibility to keep women in tech and help cultivate their career growth. Here are a few measurable actions that can help.
What Some Customers and Employees Hate About Chatbots
Commentary  |  4/27/2021
Want to talk to a human? You're not alone. The fundamental problem with chatbots is language.
IT Meets Finance: How CFOs Drive Digital Success
Commentary  |  4/27/2021
Chief financial officers now play a key role in guiding organizations through digital transformation so they can survive the current climate and come out stronger on the other side.
CIO Role Expands into Company Culture, Customer Experience
News  |  4/26/2021
As the pandemic drove more transactions and work online, the enterprise CIO's role expanded to be more focused on business, customers, and employee culture.
What You Might Not Realize About Your Multi-Cloud Model
Commentary  |  4/26/2021
Recognizing the nuances of a true multi-cloud deployment is the first step toward making it happen. From there, CIOs can follow a straightforward plan to actualize value.
Asante CIO Discusses Transforming with Cloud and Telehealth
Commentary  |  4/23/2021
Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
Three Key Tax Incentives for IT Consultants
Commentary  |  4/23/2021
This year, IT consultants are eligible for powerful tax incentives that can help fund their innovation efforts and keep their technical workers on staff.
Tech Spending Climbs as Digital Business Initiatives Grow
News  |  4/22/2021
Enterprises overall will spend 8.4% more on technology in 2021 than they did last year, but not all of that budget will be under the control of the CIO.
Building Confidence with Data Resilience
Commentary  |  4/22/2021
As enterprises grow more complex, the need to protect them intensifies. Have the confidence to understand potential weaknesses in your infrastructure and take a data-centric approach to resiliency.
IBM Talks AIOps Potential at Digital Developer Conference
News  |  4/21/2021
CIOs might use AIOps to help manage deployment of new products while also maintaining the resiliency of existing applications.
3 Factors That Should be Driving Your Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/21/2021
To maximize output of any digitalization project, organizations must treat it as a wider business initiative, rather than a targeted IT transformation.
10 Things Your Artificial Intelligence Initiative Needs to Succeed
Slideshows  |  4/20/2021
In the race to implement AI, some companies may overlook important details that can mean the difference between success and failure.
AWS Offers Course on Basics of Machine Learning
News  |  4/19/2021
A new course offered by AWS offers business leaders a foundational understanding of machine learning and its use cases without the need for a deep understanding of Python and coding.
Time to Modernize Your Data Integration Framework
Commentary  |  4/19/2021
Data is constantly making its way to new platforms, applications, algorithms, and users. The need for an effective data integration framework is at an all-time high. Are you ready?
Forecast of the Future of Work from MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
News  |  4/16/2021
'We must do more to cultivate new jobs and new worker skills.' -- Irving Wladawsky-Berger, research affiliate, MIT's Sloan School of Management.
How To Ensure Your Machine Learning Models Aren’t Fooled
Commentary  |  4/16/2021
Machine learning models are not infallible. In order to prevent attackers from exploiting a model, researchers have designed various techniques to make machine learning models more robust.
AWS Boosts Support for Girls in Tech’s Inclusivity Efforts
News  |  4/15/2021
Cloud services provider increases backing for group aimed at further shrinking the gender gap in the technology workforce.
Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority
Commentary  |  4/14/2021
As IT operations continue drifting into the cloud, it's important to ensure that organization personnel keep pace with the latest skills and practices.
MassMutual CISO Talks Cybersecurity Priorities
News  |  4/14/2021
Insurance and financial firm MassMutual's chief information security officer talks about the changing threat landscape and how data science is helping the security team's charter.
The Five Pillars of Resilience Engineering
Commentary  |  4/14/2021
Keeping systems up and running has become even more critical given today's distributed workforce. Here are five ways to keep your engineering team ready for anything.
InformationWeek to Upgrade Site Design, Performance
Commentary  |  4/13/2021
Improvements will make site easier to navigate, faster, and more functional
How 2020 Impacted 2021's Predictive Modeling
Commentary  |  4/13/2021
COVID-19 disrupted the world and predictive models in 2020. In 2021, we're somewhat better prepared to deal with extreme uncertainty.
Optimizing the CIO and CFO Relationship
Commentary  |  4/13/2021
The CIO-CFO dynamic has undergone some changes over the past 10 years. What are these changes and how do they influence corporate dynamics?
How Google Cloud Might Help the FinOps Foundation Evolve
News  |  4/12/2021
The first of the major cloud services providers joins the fledgling trade association's technical advisory council.
What Cloud Attacks Have Taught Us About Hidden Compliance Costs
Commentary  |  4/12/2021
Recent compromises to cloud services and increased data privacy regulations can negatively impact the bottom line for businesses with nationwide operations.
How The Pandemic Changed Data Analytics and BI in the Enterprise
News  |  4/9/2021
Not all data is created equally. Some data has more business value. Qlik's CTO explains why the data you have may not be the data you need.
How to Submit a Column to InformationWeek
Commentary  |  4/9/2021
Do you have insights or best practices to share with other IT leaders and practitioners? Here's how to submit your own commentary article.
FanGraphs Tags a Cloud Database to Keep Up with the Big Show
News  |  4/8/2021
Website for baseball analysis turned to MariaDB SkySQL as it looks to take on more game data from domestic and international sources.
CIO Best Practices for Communicating about Disaster
Commentary  |  4/8/2021
When disaster strikes, your public relations plan can be just as important as your disaster recovery plan. Here are three best practices for CIOs.
Experian’s Identity GM Addresses Industry’s Post-COVID Challenges
News  |  4/7/2021
The quick pivot of so much commerce to online systems has increased the possibility of fraud, creating challenges for IT leaders.
Do Executives Help or Hinder Agile Teams?
Commentary  |  4/7/2021
Executives have priorities that may conflict with agile practices and mindsets. They can play a critical role in empowering agile. But do they?
11 Things IT Professionals Wish They Knew Earlier in Their Careers
Slideshows  |  4/6/2021
What would you do differently if you had the chance to start your IT career all over again? We asked seasoned tech pros for advice that they would pass on, and here's what they had to say.
The Business of Experience: A CIO Toolkit for the Year Ahead
Commentary  |  4/6/2021
Working across the C-suite, CIOs have an immense opportunity to transform their businesses through experience, to pivot from resilience, back to growth.
FTD’s CTO Powell on Transforming and the Next New Normal
Commentary  |  4/5/2021
One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailer's revamp of its infrastructure.
AI at Your Service
Commentary  |  4/5/2021
Here's how artificial intelligence in customer service optimizes employee and customer experiences.
HealthBridge’s Low-Code Strategy to Process Medical Claims
Commentary  |  4/2/2021
Developing applications fast while working with HIPAA-compliant data meant finding a resource to take some weight off professional developers.
Build a Post-Pandemic AI Strategy for Resilience, Recovery
Commentary  |  4/2/2021
As companies recover from the pandemic, scaling AI capabilities across the organization can bring the agility and speed demanded to stay competitive.
Does Identity Hinder Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Adoption?
Commentary  |  4/1/2021
Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized.
New Storage Trends Promise to Help Enterprises Handle a Data Avalanche
Commentary  |  4/1/2021
Data, data everywhere, but where to put it all? Here's a rundown of five current and potential fast and high-capacity storage approaches.


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