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Amazon's HR Gaffe Demonstrates Important Points
News  |  10/19/2018
Amazon recently proved it isn't infallible when it shut down a human resources system that was systematically biased against women. However, there's more to the story that today's enterprise leaders should know.
The Coming Wave of Regulation over Facial Recognition
Commentary  |  10/18/2018
More applications utilizing facial recognition are inevitable in the public and private sectors, and those will generate plenty of new rules and regulations.
Structure Your Analytics Team for Success in the Age of AI
Commentary  |  10/17/2018
The data team structure that your company has used for a few years needs to turn its focus to results and putting analytics tools in the hands of business units.
10 Top Strategic Predictions for 2019
News  |  10/17/2018
Blockchain, AI, facial recognition? Here are Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2019 and beyond, delivered during the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo.
IT Salary Survey 2018: How Much Do IT Pros Earn?
Slideshows  |  10/17/2018
Compare your salary to the median pay for 12 popular IT job titles, from the help desk to the C-suite.
Verizon Analytics Project Predicts Networking Issues
News  |  10/16/2018
Hate it when your internet goes down? Verizon's director of network performance analytics has created a system to predict equipment failures before they impact customers.
5 Imperatives for CIO and Enterprise Success
News  |  10/16/2018
Business change is accelerating, and technology is driving the change. To succeed in this dynamic environment, CIOs must implement these five imperatives.
The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/16/2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.
Berners-Lee Wants to Build a Safer Internet for All
Commentary  |  10/15/2018
Imagine an Internet where each individual has control over their own personal data and privacy. Web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee has a plan for just that approach.
9 Tools You Need for DevOps
Slideshows  |  10/15/2018
Having the right tools can make the cultural transformation that is DevOps much easier.
Six Steps for Businesses to Earn AI Trust
Commentary  |  10/15/2018
The growing reliance on AI and machine learning in the coming decades can have a negative impact on many jobs while raising new social issues. Yet, businesses can minimize those impacts.
A Data-Centric Approach to the US Census
News  |  10/12/2018
There might be a better, knowledge management-based, way to conduct the US Census, according to a group of university researchers.
Experian CIO: IT Standardization Drives Agile
News  |  10/11/2018
Consumer credit reporting company Experian's IT infrastructure and data storage is measured in petabytes, so standardizing on a technology stack has meant a lot of change and big rewards.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Go To the Next Level
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
Continued broad development of AI technologies and concepts require new approaches to collaboration between industry organizations and academia.
Machine or Human? How We’re Reallocating Work
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
In the emerging, AI-powered workplace, there's plenty of work to be done, some suited for machines and some suited for humans.
Don’t Take the ACLU Report on Face Recognition at Face Value
Commentary  |  10/8/2018
Face recognition can be a valuable tool that makes our lives easier and safer, but it has to be done right.
Cloudera Hortonworks Merger Aimed at Enterprise
News  |  10/7/2018
Two of the big three independent Hadoop distributors -- Cloudera and Hortonworks -- are merging, and the big winner may be the enterprise.
What Does a Degree in Data Science Really Mean?
Commentary  |  10/5/2018
Whether you need to pursue higher education for a job in data science really boils down to your existing skill set and specific goals.
ADP Harnesses Data for HR Insights
News  |  10/4/2018
ADP has created a data benchmarking service for salary, compensation, and other HR needs.
CompTIA Names Top 10 Emerging Technologies
News  |  10/4/2018
New technologies keep on coming, but which are better to invest in now versus later? CompTIA's recently released a prioritized list of top 10 emerging technologies. We compared it with CompTIA's latest State of the Channel Report.
Why CIOs Will Lead Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/3/2018
IT executives, with their view into technology's potential, are leading key innovation efforts, and it looks like more of their peers will do the same.
Troubles Downstream: IoT Meets the Sewer
News  |  10/2/2018
Sewer spills are a messy, dangerous problem inherent with antiquated municipal infrastructure. Here's how IoT and analytics are helping.
Pros and Cons of Chatbots in the IT Helpdesk
Commentary  |  10/2/2018
As AI technology evolves it's worth a closer look at what chatbots can do to provide better end user support on help desk requests.
10 Ways AI Will Alter the Future of Work
Slideshows  |  10/1/2018
No matter what industry you're in, artificial intelligence is likely to affect your job. Here's how.
Prepare for the New Normal of Data Privacy
Commentary  |  9/28/2018
In a post-GDPR world, IT and business leaders face unprecedented pressure to demonstrate they are responsible data stewards. Here are six steps that might help.
Blockchain: 5 Use Cases for the Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/28/2018
Everybody talks about blockchain, but is anybody really doing it? Here's a look at five use cases across industries.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  9/27/2018
A collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
Five Ways to Tackle Digital Transformation Without Downtime
Commentary  |  9/27/2018
Imagine rebuilding an airplane in flight. That's how you can modernize your enterprise technology.
How to Retain Your Best IT Workers
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Here are some proven techniques you can use to keep your most valuable team members on board and energized.
Predictive Analytics 101: Getting Started and Avoiding Mishaps
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Predictive analytics, offering a data-enabled view into what is likely to happen, are key to driving organizational change.
Microsoft, Adobe, SAP Launch Open Data Initiative
News  |  9/25/2018
Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP will enable a common data model in a Microsoft Azure-based data lake that allows for interoperability of data among platforms from all three companies.
Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
Get ready for a radical shift in job roles and functions, with greater value being placed on different or new skillsets.
Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
News  |  9/20/2018
AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
Where AI Can Turn 'Buzz' into 'Biz' Today
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
AI can expedite manual processes that exist throughout an enterprise, but the nature of the human insight is necessary to rationally manage these processes and make contextual decisions.
How Enterprises Can Scale their Machine Learning
News  |  9/19/2018
Enterprise organizations are already seeing benefits from their machine learning practices, but Forrester Research says they've only scratched the surface.
How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
Hire the Right Machine Learning Talent
News  |  9/17/2018
Decision intelligence engineering applies the technology already available to solve the business problems that you have today.
Who Is Winning the Race for Tech Talent?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
Ever wonder how Google, Microsoft, and IBM are winning the race for tech talent? It just might boil down to the ability to weave relevant learning and development opportunities into every stage of employee life cycles.
Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
Ethics, Privacy Issues Highlight Strata Data Conference
News  |  9/13/2018
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and unified data platforms are the focus for data scientists attending the Strata Data Conference in New York.
How to Unlock Growth: Pay Down Technical Debt
Commentary  |  9/13/2018
Dealing with a couple decades of technical debt takes effort across the organization, but you can do it if you give your team time to lay out a plan and take the first few steps.
Tech Companies Poach AI Talent from Universities
News  |  9/13/2018
In a tight market for AI and machine learning, tech companies have always relied on a secret weapon -- tapping into the talent available in academia. But who will train tomorrow's AI experts?
Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
Commentary  |  9/12/2018
The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
News  |  9/12/2018
A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
10 Highest-Paying IT Job Skills
Slideshows  |  9/12/2018
Adding one of these capabilities to your resume might lead to a salary increase.
Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Commentary  |  9/11/2018
Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
AIOps to Drive Big IT Pivot
News  |  9/11/2018
AIOps takes the vast amounts of machine data generated by IT infrastructure and ingests, monitors, and analyzes it to ultimately predict issues before they occur.
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