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Content posted in August 2020
How to Eliminate Disruptive Technology’s Risk
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Emerging technologies can provide a competitive edge. Yes, risk comes along with those technologies, but there are ways to at least minimize the likelihood.
Tackle.io's Experience With Monitoring Tools That Support Serverless
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Continuous app deployment via the cloud can lead to errors that monitoring software may help sort out.
Throw Out That 3-Year Business Plan
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Here's why real-time forecasting rules in 2020 (and how retraining your machine learning models can help with that).
The Coming Tech Schism in the Post-Pandemic Workplace
Commentary  |  8/28/2020
Masked versus mask-less personnel? Dual-base versus single-base employees? What will the business workplace look like when all this is over? No one really knows yet.
5 Critical IT Roles for Rapid Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/28/2020
As some organizations look to transform faster than anticipated, putting critical tech roles in place will be the key to a smooth, successful journey.
How a Remote Work Platform Aided a Security and Risk Manager
Commentary  |  8/27/2020
Continuity Global Solutions found a long-term way to handle confidential team collaboration through Workstorm's platform.
Analytics Salaries Steady Amid COVID Crisis
News  |  8/26/2020
The COVID-19 crisis has changed attitudes toward working from home for many professionals. Will that continue for analytics pros in 2021?
Make It or Break It: 3 Tech Implementation Trends to Watch
Commentary  |  8/26/2020
Turn the challenges that the pandemic has presented into new opportunities for your organization. Here are a few areas to consider.
Why You Should Worry About Software Quality
Commentary  |  8/25/2020
Congratulations. Your software works, but so what? Application quality matters more these days. A lot more.
Unmasking the Black Box Problem of Machine Learning
Commentary  |  8/24/2020
Standard Chartered taps Truera to pull back the veil for better transparency on how its data gets analyzed and the predictions algorithms make.
Top Trends in Data Lakes
Commentary  |  8/24/2020
Does it seem too early for data lakes to have trends? The reality is data lakes are on the very edge of business transformation efforts and dramatic change.
Addressing AI Bias Head-On: It’s a Human Job
Commentary  |  8/21/2020
Researchers working directly with machine learning models are tasked with the challenge of minimizing cases of unjust bias.
Health Passports Fast Track Past the Hype
News  |  8/20/2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic triggering innovation, some emerging technologies are being implemented now, even as most emerging tech takes 5 to 10 years before hitting that plateau of productivity.
Kubecon + CloudNativeCon Shows Enterprise Software Dev Growth
News  |  8/20/2020
More developers are going cloud native, with enterprise software production expected to follow suit, according to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
IT Jobs Remain Strong Despite the Pandemic
Commentary  |  8/19/2020
16.3 Million Americans are unemployed right now, but IT positions are relatively safe.
How to Get the Most Out of Your New, Lean IT Budget
Commentary  |  8/19/2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a recession, organizations are scrutinizing their spending across the board.
5 Analytics Mistakes You Need to Avoid
Commentary  |  8/18/2020
Don't let mistakes drag your enterprise into analytics disappointment. Catch these common errors before they can hurt your organization's bottom line.
Modernizing a 911 Call Center by Taking It Cloud Native
Commentary  |  8/17/2020
Logan County, West Virginia, updates its emergency operations resources with cloud-based platforms that offer access to location data and onsite video.
Innovation Accelerates During the Pandemic
Commentary  |  8/17/2020
Companies, universities, governments, and individuals the world over have shown they can pivot rapidly, take significant risks and innovate in unexpected ways.
How RPA Can Help Your Enterprise Save Money
Commentary  |  8/14/2020
Robotic process automation promises to streamline an array of routine business tasks. Here's what you need to know about this transformational technology.
4 Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Hackathon
Commentary  |  8/14/2020
Technology leaders should embrace the virtual hackathon. Here's why (and how to get started).
Google, Harvard, and EdX Team Up to Offer TinyML Training
Commentary  |  8/13/2020
A new certification program aims to foster more development in a segment of machine learning that would run on small devices at the edge.
Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/12/2020
Portability of applications, seamless data integration, and business alliances between vendors means enterprises need to prepare for omni-cloud adoptions soon.
How to Integrate Edge Computing With Your Core Systems
Commentary  |  8/11/2020
There are five key challenges to getting edge computing devices to work with core enterprise IT systems, and several ways to work through those challenges.
Workflow Concerns Temper DevOps Adoption in Healthcare
Commentary  |  8/11/2020
A survey by Redgate highlights expectations and reservations the healthcare sector has about diving into DevOps methodology.
Making Predictive Analytics Work in an Uncertain World
Commentary  |  8/10/2020
Rapid, sometimes dramatic change has become "the new normal," but what we know now can help us improve predictive model accuracy.
The Future of Work in a Post-COVID Era
Commentary  |  8/10/2020
Advice for CIOs: With remote working here to stay, now is the time to advance cloud initiatives, consider uses for AI, and strengthen business continuity.
How Synthetic Data Accelerates Coronavirus Research
News  |  8/7/2020
When your research could save COVID-19 patients, you don't want to wait around for institutional approval to use patient data in research. Here's an alternative.
Conversational AI Comes of Age
Commentary  |  8/7/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic can have far-reaching effects on how the financial services industry interacts with customers, and service centers equipped with conversational AI will come to the fore.
Adding Fuel to the MSP vs. In-house IT Debate
Commentary  |  8/6/2020
Recent changes to employee support delivery options and more reliance on third-party cloud services help make a stronger case for MSPs. Here's a look at the pros and cons for both sides.
How to Accelerate Digital Transformation with a CDO
News  |  8/5/2020
Looking to update ordering for ecommerce customers, bakery manufacturing and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods decided to hire a chief digital officer to spearhead the process.
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Increase Diversity in IT?
Commentary  |  8/5/2020
Applied properly, AI might help bridge the diversity gap in IT by assisting with job postings, evaluating resumes and standardizing the interviewing process.
NOAA Fisheries Talks Going No-Code for Project Management
Commentary  |  8/4/2020
Federal agency finds a way to increase its efficiency tackling a growing number of projects by leveraging a solution from Smartsheet.
Will Facial Recognition Thrive in the Post-Pandemic Economy?
Commentary  |  8/4/2020
Facial recognition is at the heart of the new normal of our lives, and many uses don't violate privacy or civil rights. But the political and regulatory controversies will continue to burn hot for many years.
10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
Slideshows  |  8/3/2020
These cloud-native startups are redefining familiar technology and enabling entirely new products.
Business Continuity Planning: The Pandemic Wake-Up Call
Commentary  |  8/3/2020
Ensuring continuity of operations in the face of unforeseen disruptions must be a top priority going forward. Is your organization in good shape?


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