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Content posted in February 2019
Should You Declare Bankruptcy on Your Technical Debt?
Commentary  |  2/28/2019
Technical debt is a hidden cost that robs your business of its ability to be nimble and make needed changes for your customers
How to Become a Master Scrum Master
News  |  2/28/2019
Great scrum masters are both leaders and facilitators. Becoming a top scrum master requires balancing both agile theory knowledge and people skills.
Q&A: Where IBM Sees Growth in Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Eager to show that it is part of the future, IBM shares some of its perspective on how cloud computing continues to evolve.
What CIOs and CTOs Can Learn From Smart Cities
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Municipal IT leaders manage a lot of complexity; improving government efficiency, protecting citizens, and making cities attractive places to work, live and visit.
The Future of AI in America: What All Leaders Should Consider
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Regardless of the spotlight President Trump put on AI, the technology was destined to make a big impact in 2019, and companies will need AI to compete successfully.
Virtual Offsites: Collaboration for Distributed Teams
Commentary  |  2/26/2019
Nothing beats an in-person offsite to foster team bonding, but with a little planning, virtual offsites can be just as engaging, interactive, and fun.
Wachterís Migration to SD-WAN Brought It Savings Over MPLS
Commentary  |  2/26/2019
SD-WAN continues to become more mainstream as businesses realize greater flexibility and reduced costs.
Robotic Process Automation Gains Momentum
News  |  2/26/2019
Robotic process automation software is growing fast in enterprises. Here's why it can be an attractive option for businesses racing into digital transformation.
Itís up to Smart Humans to Stop Being Stupid About AI
Commentary  |  2/25/2019
As AI becomes a bigger and perhaps transformative technological force, it's crucial to recognize that artificial intelligence is only as good as the genuine human thinking that goes into it.
Planning a Trustworthy Citizen Data Science Initiative
Commentary  |  2/25/2019
Once organizations accept that citizen data science is inevitable, it's time to ensure that it's implemented responsibly.
Machine Learning Targets the Opioid Crisis
News  |  2/22/2019
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital recognized that the same kind of machine learning concepts used for cybersecurity could be used to fight the opioid crisis.
AI is Not Magic Ė Itís Time to Demystify and Apply
Commentary  |  2/21/2019
It's time for enterprises to define their artificial intelligence strategies, and they have to consider embarking on mass experimentation to achieve success.
VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights
Commentary  |  2/21/2019
IT professionals shared their thoughts on the pros and cons of a pair of hybrid cloud management tools.
A Digital Disruption Survival Guide
Commentary  |  2/20/2019
Enterprises across all industries must brace themselves for disruption, and prepare for it through digital transformation.
Take A Deeper Look at Deep Learning
Slideshows  |  2/20/2019
This form of machine learning continues to grow rapidly. Here's what you need to know as you consider whether to implement deep learning in your organization.
What Might Be Missing from Your Open Source Evaluation
Commentary  |  2/19/2019
When implementing open source software, look beyond the license terms to understand who is driving change on the software.
Searching For a Cloud-Native App Strategy Amid the Chaos
Commentary  |  2/19/2019
As it gets easier and easier to deploy cloud-native apps, maintaining order increasingly becomes a challenge.
Editor's Note: Have Your Say on the State of IT
Commentary  |  2/19/2019
InformationWeek and Interop are developing a survey-based report on the State of IT in 2019.
2019: The Year IT Makes a Comeback
Commentary  |  2/18/2019
It's time for IT leaders to recognize that the IT group is crucial to their companies' future growth and success, and to let the business know that IT is there to help.
11 Digital Transformation Hacks That Get Results
Commentary  |  2/18/2019
Organizations tend to get different results with digital transformation. To realize business value, first realize that transformation isn't just about tech.
IBM Takes Watson AI to AWS, Google, Azure
News  |  2/15/2019
IBM is leveraging Kubernetes to enable its Watson AI to run on public clouds AWS, Google, and Microsoft Azure. The move signals a shift in strategy for IBM.
TaylorMade IT Spin-Off Taps Cloud Database
News  |  2/15/2019
When TaylorMade Golf spun off from Adidas, it had to separate all its operations, including IT, and used the opportunity to try the Oracle Autonomous Database.
Myth or Matter: Is There a DevOps Talent Shortage?
Commentary  |  2/14/2019
Enterprises that hold out to hire DevOps unicorns may be overlooking worthwhile workers who are already available.
Are Your Metrics Real?
Commentary  |  2/14/2019
The Internet is not fake, but protecting the value derived from online activity must account for social engineering. Here's why.
The New Workforce: 3 Tactics to Secure your Digital Future
Commentary  |  2/13/2019
Both individual employees and their employers need to take action to prepare for a future where people increasingly work alongside machines.
Tightening the Belt on Excess Spending for Cloud
Commentary  |  2/13/2019
Migration to the cloud is part of many transformation plans but it can spiral into expenses that could be avoided.
Trump White House Launches AI Initiative
News  |  2/12/2019
Artificial intelligence is the brains behind self-driving cars, cancer research, and more. Now the White House has created an initiative to foster this technology.
Prepare for Fourth Industrial Revolution Tech
News  |  2/12/2019
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived with the emergence of new technologies. Is your company ready to join in?
Protecting Us from AIís Dark Side
Commentary  |  2/12/2019
The promise of AI is real, but the potential dangers are also just as real. In the end countermeasures will alleviate the dangers.
Technology Professionals and the Path of Least Resistance
Commentary  |  2/11/2019
Take a fresh look at how your organization sources IT equipment, software, and services. Consider partnering with other IT organizations to gain efficiencies in your buying process.
The Problem with AI Facial Recognition
Commentary  |  2/11/2019
AI facial recognition algorithms are far from perfect. Here's what you should know if your enterprise is considering deploying this technology.
Where Third-Party Vendors Stand in the Wake of AWS Backup
Commentary  |  2/8/2019
Amazon's offering is meant to deliver convenience-and it may push competing backup services to change tactics.
The Title Machine Learning Engineer Will Start to Disappear
Commentary  |  2/7/2019
We may be at a point in the evolution of machine learning tools where formal education in the field is no longer necessary.
Now It's Time for the Hybrid IT Worker
Commentary  |  2/7/2019
In an era when the glasshouse is gone it's time for a new work structure, with IT staff being stationed closer to the business users they support.
Prepping the Enterprise for the AI Apocalypse
Commentary  |  2/6/2019
Forget the little pilot project. Enterprises that want to survive the disruptions ahead need to get their tech ready today or expect to be gone in two years.
Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Commentary  |  2/5/2019
DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
AI-Powered Project Management: The Pros and Cons
Commentary  |  2/5/2019
Artificial intelligence holds promise as a way to improve IT project management, but there are some hurdles to overcome.
What STEM Leaders can Learn from MLKís Legacy
Commentary  |  2/5/2019
Businesses across all sectors have to improve their efforts to drive greater diversity in their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforces.
Enterprises are White Knights in Battle to Avoid AI Winter
Commentary  |  2/4/2019
It is up to enterprise organizations, not just academia, to maintain artificial intelligence's momentum when it comes to innovation and adoption.
Crawford Takes Insurance Data into the Digital Age
News  |  2/4/2019
How a service provider to insurance companies modernized its data infrastructure to create products for the modern age.
Donít Collect Biometric Data Without Providing Notice
News  |  2/1/2019
An Illinois court ruling underscores the importance of providing notice of biometric data collection and use. Violate the law and your company could be sued.


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