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Augmented Analytics Evolves to Make AI, BI Easier in 2021
News  |  10/27/2020
Augmented analytics has helped enterprises accelerate BI, analytics, and AI programs. Here's how it will advance for 2021.
Should AI Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy?
Commentary  |  10/26/2020
Digital transformation strategies are common, but many enterprises lack an AI strategy. Where does it fit? Not everyone agrees.
The Upside to Deepfake Technology
Commentary  |  10/23/2020
Deepfake technology has received its fair share of scorn, but as remote collaboration vendors incorporate more AI features into their offerings, the "deepfake" stigma will wane.
To Operationalize AI, Invest in Humans
Commentary  |  10/19/2020
Enterprise organizations are showing strong interest in artificial intelligence, but many are struggling to move beyond experimentation.
Scale Your Machine Learning with MLOps
News  |  10/16/2020
When it is time for your machine learning pilot programs to graduate and take on the real world, you need to start looking at MLOps.
Data in Motion Drives Enterprise Change
Commentary  |  10/16/2020
Data in motion involves several different situations that might require different architectures, applications and management techniques. Here's what you need to know.
How to Create a Successful AI Program
News  |  10/14/2020
Artificial intelligence can be promising and valuable, but you need to focus on a few best practices to get your program moving in the right direction.
Data Analytics Without a Plan is Like Panning for Gold
Commentary  |  10/14/2020
Without a strategy in place to analyze and act upon your data, you'll get bogged down, sifting for worthy nuggets.
How IT Leaders Can Apply Facial Recognition Tech Responsibly
Commentary  |  10/13/2020
The best way forward is to treat facial recognition data from the perspective of the rights of the people portrayed.
Northwestern Mutual CIO: Riding Out the Pandemic
News  |  10/7/2020
As the head of technology at a mutual company, Northwestern Mutual's CIO said his IT organization was largely insulated from the roller coaster budget changes and cash conservation brought by COVID-19
How to Survive a Crisis with AI-Driven Operations
Commentary  |  10/7/2020
Here's how IT and business leaders can strategically embrace artificial intelligence to build a foundation of resilience.
Digital Transformation Strategies Are Failing. Here's Why.
Commentary  |  10/6/2020
Every company's digital transformation plans got sidetracked by COVID-19, but there are additional reasons why their strategies are not full steam ahead.
Future of Analytics: How to Decide Which Avenue to Take
Commentary  |  10/5/2020
Maximize the value of data analytics in your business strategy by first identifying current problems and potential solutions. Here's some advice to get you on track.
Limits of AI to Stop Disinformation During Election Season
Commentary  |  10/1/2020
Bringing an AI-driven tool into the battle between opposing worldviews may never move the needle of public opinion, no matter how many facts on which you've trained its algorithms.
Microsoft Exec: How Enterprises are Democratizing Data
News  |  9/29/2020
During her Interop Digital keynote, Microsoft's Alysa Taylor will discuss how technology has been a catalyst for accelerated value and change in 2020.
IT 2020 Emphasizes Speed, More Change Afoot for 2021
News  |  9/28/2020
ServiceNow CIO Chris Bedi said this COVID-19 pandemic year has meant urgency and the need for speed for IT organizations. But what's coming in the year ahead?
Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
Commentary  |  9/22/2020
Here's how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the company's advantage.
Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
It's hard to tell what's real and what isn't. If one of your executives or your company is the victim of deepfakes, what's IT going to do about it?
Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
SF Giants Line Up AI to Manage Media Assets
News  |  9/18/2020
The San Francisco Giants have digitized decades of media assets and are using artificial intelligence to manage and access what they need from the massive library.
Rise of the Data Disruption Economy in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  9/17/2020
Ventana Research posits that in uncertain times architecting systems, even on premises, means adopting cloud principles to be agile and adaptable.
3 Hurdles to Overcome for AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  9/17/2020
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have distinct limitations. Businesses looking to implement AI need to understand where these boundaries are drawn.
MassMutual Explores Health Data from Wearables
News  |  9/16/2020
Life insurance giant MassMutual is exploring the use of health data from wearables to further refine its data science-created underwriting models.
Optimize Your Corporate Security and Resilience Programs
Commentary  |  9/11/2020
CIOs and IT leaders should broaden their thinking around data and data analytics and empower their organizations to implement effective security and resilience programs.
The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
News  |  9/10/2020
Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Slideshows  |  9/9/2020
Data science jobs aren't as plentiful as they used to be. Here's a snapshot of where average salaries and postings stand today.
AI Accountability: Proceed at Your Own Risk
Commentary  |  9/8/2020
A new report suggests that to improve AI accountability, enterprises should tackle third-party risk head-on.
What Emoji Use at Work Can Tell Us About Team Dynamics
Commentary  |  9/7/2020
A new big data research project found that emoji use at work varies significantly based on the user's role, company and conversational situation.
Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
Commentary  |  9/4/2020
Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
How Analytics Helped Accenture's Pandemic Plans
News  |  9/1/2020
Accenture's investments in cloud, platforms, and analytics and AI proved essential in the company's quick moves to stay on top of pandemic-driven change.
Throw Out That 3-Year Business Plan
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Here's why real-time forecasting rules in 2020 (and how retraining your machine learning models can help with that).
5 Critical IT Roles for Rapid Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/28/2020
As some organizations look to transform faster than anticipated, putting critical tech roles in place will be the key to a smooth, successful journey.
Analytics Salaries Steady Amid COVID Crisis
News  |  8/26/2020
The COVID-19 crisis has changed attitudes toward working from home for many professionals. Will that continue for analytics pros in 2021?
Top Trends in Data Lakes
Commentary  |  8/24/2020
Does it seem too early for data lakes to have trends? The reality is data lakes are on the very edge of business transformation efforts and dramatic change.
Addressing AI Bias Head-On: Itís a Human Job
Commentary  |  8/21/2020
Researchers working directly with machine learning models are tasked with the challenge of minimizing cases of unjust bias.
Health Passports Fast Track Past the Hype
News  |  8/20/2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic triggering innovation, some emerging technologies are being implemented now, even as most emerging tech takes 5 to 10 years before hitting that plateau of productivity.
5 Analytics Mistakes You Need to Avoid
Commentary  |  8/18/2020
Don't let mistakes drag your enterprise into analytics disappointment. Catch these common errors before they can hurt your organization's bottom line.
Innovation Accelerates During the Pandemic
Commentary  |  8/17/2020
Companies, universities, governments, and individuals the world over have shown they can pivot rapidly, take significant risks and innovate in unexpected ways.
How RPA Can Help Your Enterprise Save Money
Commentary  |  8/14/2020
Robotic process automation promises to streamline an array of routine business tasks. Here's what you need to know about this transformational technology.
How to Integrate Edge Computing With Your Core Systems
Commentary  |  8/11/2020
There are five key challenges to getting edge computing devices to work with core enterprise IT systems, and several ways to work through those challenges.
Making Predictive Analytics Work in an Uncertain World
Commentary  |  8/10/2020
Rapid, sometimes dramatic change has become "the new normal," but what we know now can help us improve predictive model accuracy.
How Synthetic Data Accelerates Coronavirus Research
News  |  8/7/2020
When your research could save COVID-19 patients, you don't want to wait around for institutional approval to use patient data in research. Here's an alternative.
Conversational AI Comes of Age
Commentary  |  8/7/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic can have far-reaching effects on how the financial services industry interacts with customers, and service centers equipped with conversational AI will come to the fore.
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Increase Diversity in IT?
Commentary  |  8/5/2020
Applied properly, AI might help bridge the diversity gap in IT by assisting with job postings, evaluating resumes and standardizing the interviewing process.
Will Facial Recognition Thrive in the Post-Pandemic Economy?
Commentary  |  8/4/2020
Facial recognition is at the heart of the new normal of our lives, and many uses don't violate privacy or civil rights. But the political and regulatory controversies will continue to burn hot for many years.
The ABCs of Data Science Algorithms
Commentary  |  7/31/2020
Data science algorithms are never a one-size-fits-all solution. Do you know what makes sense for your business?
Optimize Existing Technologies for Maximum Value
Commentary  |  7/30/2020
Looking to get a bigger bang from your budget? Think about optimizing some of your existing IT resources.
How Machine Learning is Influencing Diversity & Inclusion
Commentary  |  7/29/2020
Here's how IT leaders can better manage the bias that becomes embedded in algorithms and datasets to help increase opportunities for minority tech professionals.
Why Data Science Isn't an Exact Science
Commentary  |  7/27/2020
Organizations adopt data science with the goal of getting answers to more types of questions, but those answers are not absolute.
Data in the Age of COVID
Commentary  |  7/27/2020
This crisis is teaching us a ton about the dissemination and use of data. But we must remember to use it in a way that maintains the quality of data and protects privacy rights.
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