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Content posted in May 2020
IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events
News  |  5/29/2020
Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.
Advantage ROI: Optimize AI Programs for Short-Term Gains
Commentary  |  5/29/2020
With many budgets constrained, now is the time to focus on artificial intelligence projects that will deliver the most payback over the next six months.
Tips on Digital Adoption and Transformation from Tesla
Commentary  |  5/28/2020
Former director of learning shares some of the mindset that drives the electric car maker's strategy for fueling external and internal adoption.
Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Commentary  |  5/28/2020
Contact-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Slideshows  |  5/27/2020
As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
CIO Profile: T-Mobile's Cody Sanford
News  |  5/27/2020
T-Mobile's CIO and CPO Cody Sanford's biggest recent accomplishment was working on the company's merger with Sprint. Here's more about this tech executive in his own words.
CIO to CEO: The Path to the Top
Commentary  |  5/27/2020
Use these approaches to open the door to the rest of the C-suite and increase your influence.
Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
How to Optimize Productivity in Fragmented Workplaces
Commentary  |  5/25/2020
With fast-changing markets, fragmented teams, and unprecedented business disruption, how can new work management approaches help leaders maintain productivity on the right work?
Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
News  |  5/21/2020
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Commentary  |  5/21/2020
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Slideshows  |  5/20/2020
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
News  |  5/20/2020
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
7 Tips on How to Build a Stronger Business/IT Partnership
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
To create the organizational resilience necessary in this new normal, businesses need to stop thinking of IT teams as just expensive gatekeepers.
Helping Developers and Enterprises Answer the Skills Dilemma
Commentary  |  5/19/2020
Understanding what developers want to upskill may be vital for retention and recruitment in an increasingly competitive search for top talent.
Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
Don't adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases.
IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
News  |  5/15/2020
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us
Commentary  |  5/15/2020
Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person. But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition.
Adapting Cloud Security and Data Management Under Quarantine
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
Security Mistakes Your Work from Home Employees are Making
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
The new WFH environment, schedule freedoms and distractions are causing many to slip up and put sensitive company data at risk.
COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
News  |  5/13/2020
Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
How to Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips for Women in IT
Commentary  |  5/13/2020
The lack of women in IT leadership demonstrates the current need for deeper investment in the next generation of women in technology.
Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
How Onyx Supports Its Cloud Migration with MicroStrategy
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Fluctuating needs for memory and the ease of automation compelled the commission processor to look for new alternatives to old methods.
How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
News  |  5/8/2020
Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/8/2020
Though motivations vary based on an organization's unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
IBM Think Digital Explores How Cloud Can Accelerate Agility
Commentary  |  5/7/2020
Opening sessions from the online conference offered insights on technologies that businesses might focus on to grow beyond the pandemic.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
How CIOs Can Grease the Wheels for Citizen Development
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Chief information officers who can successfully integrate citizen developers with IT will be able to accelerate digital transformation across their enterprise.
Enterprises Plan for Return to Workplace
News  |  5/5/2020
Businesses are considering what the new normal workplace will look like, including social distancing, plexiglass, PPE and, in some cases, contact tracing tools.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
Why Everyone's Data and Analytics Strategy Just Blew Up
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting data and analytics strategies in profound ways. Experts explain what your company should be doing right now.
4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
While ML can dramatically enhance an organization's security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
Managing FOMO While Working Remotely
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
Remote work and communication styles that arise with it will not disappear after the current pandemic concerns ease. Here's how IT teams can play a vital role in managing this.
Donít Forget the Human Side of Remote Working
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
One of the biggest mistakes a leader can make is blindly following a prescriptive list of one-size-fits-all tips and solutions for remote work.


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