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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Using Analytics to Improve IT Operations and Services
Commentary  |  4/30/2020
Analytics has already enhanced an array of business functions. Now it's IT's turn to benefit from analytics-driven insights.
One Size Doesnít Fit All for AI Regulation
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
The sheer scope of AI's impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
Clear Goals Essential for Results in Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
Virtual Assistants Are Coming Into Their Own
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
By helping get customers the info they need fast, and freeing up human workers, virtual assistants are now an essential member of any frontline response team.
Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way.
Is Quantum Computing Ready for Prime Time?
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
Progress is steady, but the technology hasn't matured enough for most enterprises to truly benefit. Here's what needs to happen.
Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
3 Steps for Deploying Robotic Process Automation
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
RPA helps drive productivity and secure competitive advantages by maximizing resources already on hand. Here's how to effectively deploy it in your business.
Unlocking Business Potential with Digital Data Optimization
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Information is power. With data playing an increasingly important role in achieving enterprise success, IT leaders must learn how to squeeze the maximum value out of collected data.
COVID-19: Latest News & Commentary for IT Leaders
News  |  4/10/2020
Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
We Will Need All the Automation We Can Get
Commentary  |  4/9/2020
Enterprise automation is not a cause for alarm but a societal imperative. Here's why.
7 Tips to Help Attract and Retain Data Science Talent
Commentary  |  4/8/2020
As firms across all industries seek to turn data, the greatest asset of the digital age, to their advantage, attracting and retaining the right talent is essential.
Data Management Heads into Major Transition
News  |  4/7/2020
Data management and the tools that power it are on the cusp of a major transition that is poised to make the jobs of data engineers easier.
Analytics Pros Called to Duty in COVID-19 Crisis
News  |  4/6/2020
Professionals who work in the field of analytics are being called on to apply their expertise as executives make decisions on how to respond to wildly different business conditions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
AIís Impact on Data Protection Strategies
Commentary  |  4/6/2020
Is your data protection strategy ready for artificial intelligence? Here are a few things IT leaders and businesses should keep in mind.
Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
The Robots Are Still Coming
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots?
Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait
Commentary  |  3/31/2020
An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers.
Kaggle Competition Aims AI at COVID-19
News  |  3/30/2020
A challenge on the data science community site Kaggle is asking great minds to apply machine learning to battle the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Supercomputers Recruited to Work on COVID-19 Research
News  |  3/27/2020
A consortium forms to crunch data that might help researchers get a better understanding of the virus faster.
Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Commentary  |  3/23/2020
RPA is a fast-growing category of software, driven by global enterprise digital transformation efforts. Is it ready for prime time? This guide covers the benefits, best practices and use cases today.
3 Technologies That Can Ease the M&A Process
Commentary  |  3/20/2020
Internal integration following a merger or acquisition can result in a range of complexities, but there are technologies that can improve this process.
Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave of AI, Machine Learning, BI
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
Business intelligence will move beyond dashboards, and AI and machine learning will become easier for less skilled workers as augmented analytics are embedded into platforms.
Why Isnít Machine Learning Living up to the Hype?
Commentary  |  3/18/2020
An obsession with tasks is leading to marginal returns on tech investments. Now is the time to rethink our approaches to machine learning.
Digital Transformation Falling Flat? Bring in the Pirates
Commentary  |  3/17/2020
IT leaders should reflect on how and why digital transformations fail and tap nonconformists who are not afraid to think outside the box as a start.
AI Adoption Spectrum: Are You Ahead of the Pack?
Commentary  |  3/13/2020
Having a well-defined AI strategy and investing in business models that leverage AI and data can help companies become innovative leaders. Where do you stand?
The Role of AI in the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine
Commentary  |  3/12/2020
AI can spot patterns in data and make predictions, and the hope is these tools could identify drug prospects to test on humans within months.
4 Questions Businesses Should Ask About AI, 5G and Innovation
Commentary  |  3/10/2020
As we move into the 2020s, leaders must self-reflect and focus on how they can improve upon past AI, 5G and other innovation technologies to drive results.
AI Hot Spots: Where Is Artificial Intelligence Heading Now?
Slideshows  |  3/9/2020
As artificial intelligence matures, these nine areas and industries look like they are poised to benefit the most.
Why You Should Build a Center of Excellence for AI
Commentary  |  3/9/2020
An artificial intelligence center of excellence can ensure AI best practices inform every AI project at your organization.
Recognize the High Cost of Low Technical Debt
Commentary  |  3/6/2020
Technical debt, a developer's term for trade-offs, is starting to impact marketing tech and other choices. Here's how IT teams can reduce the impact of technical debt choices.
Whatís Propelling Growth for Artificial Intelligence?
Commentary  |  3/6/2020
Here are three technology breakthroughs that are acting as catalysts, along with four core roles of AI that are driving it forward.
Getting the Most Out of Augmented Intelligence
Commentary  |  3/3/2020
Looking for a way to help your organization work smarter and faster? Augmented intelligence is ready to provide added support, new insights, and a competitive edge.
Artificial Intuition Takes Pattern Recognition to a New Level
Commentary  |  2/28/2020
Pattern recognition and anomaly detection provide insight into unwanted behavior, but mainstream techniques may be missing subtle clues.
Moving AI Forward: Why You Need to Slow Down Now to Scale Later
Commentary  |  2/28/2020
Companies looking to truly take advantage of AI's full potential must first address the most common problems that again and again hold the industry back.
AI, ML Keys to Driving an Even More Diverse Workplace
Commentary  |  2/26/2020
But CIOs and IT leaders must also establish an open communication channel to discuss disabilities and accessibility awareness to help reinforce a culture of inclusion.
How Startups Fit into Healthcare's Transformation
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Learn how large organizations in life sciences and healthcare leverage innovation born from disruptive, entrepreneurial companies.
AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
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