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Content posted in January 2019
Digital Transformation Rx: Moving Health Care to the Cloud
Commentary  |  1/31/2019
Modernizing an industry that is under federal compliance mandates and historically has been slow to embrace new IT can require an extra bit of finesse.
The Bank CEO of 2020: Disposable or Valuable in an AI Era?
Commentary  |  1/31/2019
Artificial intelligence can accomplish a lot in the banking sector, and the CEO who doesn't embrace AI could be looking at the end of their career.
Human Centered Transformation: Stay a Step Ahead of Change
Commentary  |  1/30/2019
The enterprise of the future will win or lose based on the experience they provide their end users and their own employees and partners.
CIO, IT Roles Poised for a Revolution
News  |  1/30/2019
CIOs and IT organizations will take a more central role in all of business in a few years. Here's what you can expect.
Cloud Migration Opportunities to Be Aware of in 2019
Commentary  |  1/30/2019
We've reached the stage in cloud's evolution that companies have experience in migrating core enterprise applications such as AS/400-based ERP systems to the cloud.
10 Principles for Optimal Engineering Spend, from a CTO
Commentary  |  1/29/2019
To set up your engineering team for success make sure you employ the fundamentals that companies too often neglect.
10 Tech Startups to Watch for 2019
Slideshows  |  1/29/2019
These hot startups are finding innovative ways to use technologies such as AI and IoT to help businesses work better, and in addressing the problems of the world.
When Marketers Run Technology, Where Does IT Fit?
Commentary  |  1/28/2019
Yes, even as CMOs expand their control over marketing technology, there remains a role for IT in the process.
Finding a Balance Between Microservices and Micromanagement
Commentary  |  1/28/2019
Microservices architecture is seen by some as a more effective way to scale DevOps. However putting the pieces together can require more handholding than anticipated.
Why Google's GDPR Fine and Appeal are Good for Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  1/28/2019
Google's appeal of its GDPR fine over data privacy and transparency just may illuminate the best way forward for enterprise IT.
Six Tips on How to Lead a Successful Panel Discussion
Commentary  |  1/25/2019
Your first appearance in the IT spotlight should be a shining success, not a career cremation.
Training AI to Save Lives
Commentary  |  1/24/2019
If some forms of artificial intelligence may put lives at risk, what are some of the options for safer deployment of the technology.
AI and the Next Recession
Commentary  |  1/24/2019
The US may be at peak employment now, but there's an uncertain future for jobs.
What Happens When You Add Security to DevOps? DevSecOps
Commentary  |  1/23/2019
Implementing DevSecOps means taking your existing DevOps initiative to the next level, and getting security teams involved at the start of the Dev process.
Career Advice: Make the Most of Mentors
Commentary  |  1/23/2019
Executives and entrepreneurs offer advice about finding mentors, creating mentor programs, and giving back.
In an AI World, Drop the Idea that Empathy is Feminine
Commentary  |  1/23/2019
Empathy makes someone a better employee, and we also need to build empathy into our artificial intelligence applications.
What You Need to Know About Augmented Analytics
Commentary  |  1/22/2019
As enterprises travel on a digital transformation path, they need to stay current with analytics, but it's not a linear journey.
Embrace Ambiguity, Agreeableness to Build an Agile Team
News  |  1/22/2019
Enterprises that want to form agile teams to explore new opportunities can build them from within. The key is to nurture the right personality traits.
Q&A: Cloud Services Offer Retailers New Competitive Edge
Commentary  |  1/21/2019
Incumbent retailers can no longer count on size and scale to fend off startup rivals. Google Cloud's Pravin Pillai discusses how cloud-based solutions can make these enterprises nimbler.
Top 5 Considerations When Hiring a Data Scientist
Commentary  |  1/21/2019
AI is a hot term in every industry, but don't be a company that just blindly hires a group of data scientists who end up frustrated and unproductive.
How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT
News  |  1/18/2019
Combining computer vision, IoT, and AI creates a system that delivers more value than those three technologies in isolation, as the retail industry is highlighting.
Where Are Privacy Boundaries in an Age of Government Interception?
Commentary  |  1/17/2019
A new encryption-focused law in Australia highlights the need for all parties to come together to identify a solution that protects privacy, e-commerce, and people and institutions.
Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?
News  |  1/17/2019
Breaking out of old perceptions about the role of IT departments be the key to being part of companies' overall digital transformation strategies.
Predictions: 2019 Data Science Jobs Market
News  |  1/16/2019
Take a look at the forces shaping the job market for data scientists and AI experts, according to a leading quantitative executive recruitment specialist.
10 Career Moves You Can Make in 2019
Slideshows  |  1/16/2019
IT unemployment is very low, but that doesn't mean you should let your skills stagnate.
Voice Assistants Coming to the Enterprise
News  |  1/15/2019
Virtual employee assistants and voice interfaces to enterprise applications are relatively rare in enterprises today, but Gartner is predicting big growth in the next few years.
A Delicate Balancing Act: Business Needs vs IT Priorities
Commentary  |  1/15/2019
IT can't be the "bureau of NO" but has to be a partner with the business units.
DevOps: Big Effort, Big Benefits
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
Authors of the book Driving IT Innovation advise companies to act now, and not to stand by and wait for DevOps to be a fully mature IT concept.
What CES Announcements Mean for Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider.
Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS.
Data Privacy: How to be Worthy of Consumer Trust
Commentary  |  1/11/2019
If you want customers to be loyal to your company or to your brand, you need to protect their data and treat it with respect.
Envision the Vice President of Workplace Productivity
Commentary  |  1/11/2019
It's time for organizations to consider a new executive role, one that helps to ensure that the right technologies and non-tech initiatives improve productivity.
Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?
Commentary  |  1/10/2019
A key to success with an IoT strategy is to keep the IT group involved in the process even at the pilot stage.
Retailers Catch Up with Technology Investments
News  |  1/9/2019
Retailers will invest more heavily in IT technology than other industries do in the coming years. Here's how this industry will leverage technology to take them into the future.
IT Reskilling More Important Than Ever
News  |  1/9/2019
Luckily, more options exist to help both companies and their individual employees get up to speed on new IT skills quickly.
Most CEOs Donít Know Where to Deploy AI Within their Business
Commentary  |  1/8/2019
Think through your customer and supplier relationships, as well as your operational efficiency to identify the best areas for artificial intelligence.
The Open Office is Dead. Now What?
Commentary  |  1/8/2019
After years of experimenting with open office layouts, the search for places where developers can work both uniquely and collaboratively continues.
What Enterprises Need to Make the Leap to Blockchain
Commentary  |  1/7/2019
Learn how to avoid the security and scalability concerns that come with blockchain.
5 Data and AI Trends for 2019
News  |  1/7/2019
What are some of the big data-oriented trends for enterprise programs and culture in 2019? Here's a look.
What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again
Commentary  |  1/4/2019
Enterprises often make the same mistakes when adopting technology, generation after generation. A PwC tech leader outlines seven considerations to keep in mind.
5G: The Next Retail Disrupter is on the Horizon
Commentary  |  1/3/2019
5G won't just be an improvement over 4G. It will be an entirely new form of connectivity. But will retailers be ready?
Act Now to Reap Automation Benefits Later
Commentary  |  1/3/2019
Forward-thinking enterprises are delivering business and infrastructure optimization with intelligent automation and looking now to business transformation.
AI in Production: A Roadmap for Success
News  |  1/3/2019
Plenty of enterprises have run pilots or small-scale projects that leverage machine learning and AI. Scaling those to high-value, large-scale data projects can get complicated.
What Do Tech's Most Powerful Women Have in Common?
Slideshows  |  1/2/2019
When the IBM Watson Personality API analyzed these female tech leader's words, it identified nine traits as being most dominant.
The Secret to Digital Transformation Success
Commentary  |  1/1/2019
New technologies promise business results, but rollouts can be risky. Here's how CIOs can reduce adoption risk, close skill gaps and keep teams happy.
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