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Should You Send Your Security Staff to a Hacker Conference?
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
IT managers once and for all should recognize that hacker conferences can be highly educational and beneficial from a corporate IT perspective.
HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers
News  |  8/8/2019
HPE will expand its data and analytics portfolio through its acquisition of embattled Hadoop pioneer MapR.
When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT's role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors.
AI Ethics Guidelines Every CIO Should Read
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
You don't need to come up with an AI ethics framework out of thin air. Here are five of the best resources to get technology and ethics leaders started.
Why You Should Create a Forward-Looking Privacy Policy
Commentary  |  8/6/2019
New privacy rules are coming. Is your organization ready?
Four Technology-Driven Hiring Trends
Commentary  |  8/5/2019
It's been a challenging year for businesses seeking to hire CIOs and technical experts in fields as diverse as machine learning and mobile network technology.
CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
It's wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
In Taxing Times, Blockchain Systems Could Minimize Disruption
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
Blockchain has the potential to cut through multilayered, complex transactions to streamline processes, improve margins, and grow top line revenue.
Technology Innovations: Letís Be Responsible
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
As technology evolves, CIOs and IT leaders must also change the way they communicate about it in our digital-first world.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
IT planning authorities are everywhere, but finding truly knowledgeable experts with your organization's best interests at heart can be a challenge.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
How to Evaluate an IT Job Candidate as a Coach Would
Commentary  |  7/2/2019
To create a winning IT team, it pays to treat job candidates like potential prospects for a sports franchise.
Businesses Must Prepare for Global 'Digital Disorder'
News  |  6/27/2019
Supply chain, procurement and customer engagement models face significant disruption in the next decade new A.T. Kearney report warns.
AI-Powered Security: Lulling Us Into Misplaced Confidence?
Commentary  |  6/26/2019
While artificial intelligence and machine learning hold promise in cybersecurity initiatives, there are some gaps that enterprises need to consider.
GDPR One Year Later: Was the Hype Worth It?
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
Only time will tell with how GDPR and regulators can keep up with the influx of breaches and violations, but that doesn't mean GDPR is something to brush aside.
How to Convince Wary Customers to Share Personal Information
Commentary  |  6/17/2019
Burned by past abuses, consumers are guarding their data with an iron fist. You can win back their confidence and gain the insights that provide targeted services.
Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
News  |  6/13/2019
Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
Four Things Modern CIOs Need to Know
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
Chief information officers stand at the forefront of how companies make and adapt to technological change. Here are four takeaways from the MIT CIO Symposium that they should keep in mind.
Kubernetes Advantage: Considerations for a Multi-Cloud World
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
As more IT leaders deploy Kubernetes into mainstream production environments, the ecosystem around Kubernetes will grow and drive innovation.
Cloud Hadoop Competition Hits MapR, Cloudera
News  |  6/6/2019
MapR has filed a notice that it could shut down in mid-June, and Cloudera said that customers are holding off on signing new deals.
Data-Driven Nudging: Cool or Uncool?
Commentary  |  6/4/2019
Many things in our modern world involve behavior modification. In fact, some organizations are setting up "nudge units," but why?
CIOs: Are you Ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act?
Commentary  |  6/3/2019
Take these three steps to start building a privacy program that will help you satisfy the privacy regulators and your customers. 2020 is just around the corner.
View from the Edge: Clear or Cloudy?
Commentary  |  5/29/2019
Organizations across industries are extending their infrastructures outward to enable IoT, but not all of them are able to use data as well as they'd hoped.
How to Build Trust with Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  5/29/2019
Chief information officers and other IT leaders can reduce or amplify risks depending on how they answer these five questions.
CIO Keynote: Less Jargon, More Focus on Business Outcomes
Commentary  |  5/22/2019
Though they came from different disciplines, CIOs at the Interop keynote shared a common need to get down to business.
Interop 2019: CIOs, Security, AI, and More
News  |  5/22/2019
Day 3 of Interop 2019 features four CIO keynoters and several dozen educational technical and leadership sessions.
Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked
Commentary  |  5/20/2019
The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions. Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid.
Smart Cities NY: A Mix of Civics, Big Data, Security
Slideshows  |  5/17/2019
City officials meet technology innovators to pursue solutions that may improve life in urban centers as smart cities.
You Can Be at Interop, Even When You Aren't
News  |  5/15/2019
If you can't get to Las Vegas for Interop19 be sure to catch the keynote presentations through streaming video.
9 Steps Toward Ethical AI
Slideshows  |  5/15/2019
Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.
How to Assess Digital Transformation Efforts
Commentary  |  5/14/2019
Not all organizations are succeeding with their digital transformation efforts. For one thing, the focus of their success metrics may be too narrow.
Is Bucking the Trend Key to Digital Transformation?
Commentary  |  5/10/2019
Digital transformation isn't about making incremental improvements on the status quo but using emerging technology to be a leader.
Why You Canít Afford to Ignore Software Asset Management
Commentary  |  5/7/2019
It may not be glamorous, but the practice of software asset management saves organizations money and protects them against financial and legal risks.
IT Organizations at Crossroads on Digital Transformation
News  |  5/6/2019
A Hackett Group survey suggests many IT leaders are uncertain about how to improve their ability to address evolving business requirements.
5 Ways Edge Tech is Transforming Travel and Transportation
Commentary  |  5/6/2019
If you are wondering about the role of edge technologies, consider how they help companies and individuals in the travel and transportation sectors.
An IT Pro's View: Why Interop is a Unique IT Conference
Commentary  |  5/1/2019
A returning visitor to Interop in Las Vegas outlines what sets the conference apart from so many other technology events.
Can Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Be Trusted?
News  |  4/30/2019
Organizations need to understand the risks AI can introduce and the steps necessary to safeguard people and property.
Practical Enterprise Blockchain: How to Apply and Adopt
Commentary  |  4/30/2019
To unlock value that early adopters are seeing, CIOs must consider how blockchain can improve processes specific to their organizations.
Data Privacy Regs are Coming, and the Number 50 is Worrisome
Commentary  |  4/29/2019
It's time for businesses to unite and back a single federal data privacy law. If not, we might end up with 50 different laws.
3 Automation Technologies to Transform Your IT Department
Commentary  |  4/26/2019
It's time the world of IT embraces new automation technology within its own day-to-day work.
AI: Focus Turns to Ethical Standards for Intelligent Systems
Commentary  |  4/25/2019
Should robots and other autonomous and intelligent systems be held to established ethical standards?
Are You Ready to Manage AI Risks?
Commentary  |  4/23/2019
Most companies have IT-related risk management programs, but they need to be updated to include the nuances of AI.
How to Operationalize Privacy and Data Governance for AI
Commentary  |  4/22/2019
Enterprise approaches to data privacy and governance need a refresh when it comes to AI because things can go wrong at scale, fast.
Corporate Responsibility: A Key to Weathering a Breach
Commentary  |  4/22/2019
How a company handles a breach speaks directly to its character during one of the most high-profile times of its history.
What the CIO's Role Says About Your Company
Commentary  |  4/16/2019
The roles of chief information officers (CIOs) can vary significantly. Some are strategic business leaders, others are tactical implementers, some fall somewhere in between. What they do says a lot about your company.
How Cloud Shifts Security Balance of Power to the Good Guys
Commentary  |  4/11/2019
Cloud providers have the resources to fortify their data centers and hire armies of security pros, but they wield other powerful weapons to protect customer data.
8 Challenges DevOps Faces Today
Slideshows  |  4/11/2019
DevOps adoption is growing - and facing some growing pains, including a fair share of cultural issues.
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