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BI Will Change the Role of IT as We Know It
Commentary  |  10/19/2017  | 
IT's role within an organization has always been a critical one, but the advancement of business intelligence and data analytics will make IT exponentially more strategic.
The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
News  |  10/18/2017  | 
At the Strata Big Data Conference in New York, one of the major themes was the responsibility that data scientists have to do their best to prevent the biases and prejudices that exist in society from creeping into data and the way algorithms are built.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017  | 
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/17/2017  | 
As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we'll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Slideshows  |  10/11/2017  | 
If your organization doesn't have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
One More Reason to Care about the Equifax Data Breach
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
The Equifax data breach should open our eyes to the issue of explicit consent, a concept our peers in Europe are dealing with now.
Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
Data Science and the Doníts
Commentary  |  10/2/2017  | 
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017  | 
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough
Commentary  |  9/28/2017  | 
While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
Digital Twins and IoT Enable Smart Products and Services
Commentary  |  9/27/2017  | 
Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
Commentary  |  9/26/2017  | 
Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
Neural Networks in Business: Advantages and Perspectives
Commentary  |  9/25/2017  | 
The opportunities to utilize neural networks are growing across a broad range of industries and market sectors.
Seven Steps to IT Transformation
Commentary  |  9/25/2017  | 
It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
The Cyber Risk of False Confidence
News  |  9/25/2017  | 
Companies are overly confident about their cybersecurity, and it's leaving their data (and maybe yours too), open to some major security risks.
Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
An IT Pro Takes the Dive into Deep Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
IT professional Rich Casselberry experimented with deep learning using online tools and came away with interesting results.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017  | 
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
News  |  9/20/2017  | 
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
Technology Can Reduce the Cognitive Overload in the C-Suite
Commentary  |  9/19/2017  | 
As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Commentary  |  9/14/2017  | 
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
Competing on Analytics: 2017
News  |  9/13/2017  | 
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.
Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but Itís Coming
Commentary  |  9/12/2017  | 
Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
Supercomputers Aim to Predict Hurricane Damage House by House
News  |  9/11/2017  | 
A University of Texas supercomputer offers hope to help save lives when the next hurricane hits land.
Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
News  |  9/7/2017  | 
The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
Commentary  |  9/6/2017  | 
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why
Commentary  |  9/1/2017  | 
Analytics ROI often falls short because businesses overlook important parts of the process.
Find the Digital Skills Your Company Needs to Succeed
Commentary  |  8/31/2017  | 
Reaching business goals, even surviving in an era of disruption, requires a tech-smart workforce.
Organizations Struggle with Time to Value for BI
News  |  8/30/2017  | 
New research from TDWI highlights the obstacles analytics projects face and suggests best practices for overcoming those challenges.
An IT Story: From Supporting Role to Business Partner
News  |  8/29/2017  | 
An IoT project in a manufacturing plant helped to change the role of the IT group at French auto supplier Faurecia.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact B2B Commerce
Commentary  |  8/29/2017  | 
The evolution of artificial intelligence promises massive changes in how commerce gets done and customer relationships.
Avoid the Danger Zone of Metrics
Commentary  |  8/28/2017  | 
Organizations love metrics, particularly those that show success, but it's crucial to define metrics that truly track progress toward corporate goals.
Are You Really Ready for Intelligent Automation?
Commentary  |  8/28/2017  | 
AI and automation are being combined in different ways to complete tasks more efficiently than humans. Every business will be impacted by intelligent automation sooner than may be apparent, so the time to think about it is now.
A Contrarian View on Automation
Commentary  |  8/24/2017  | 
Beware the overly optimistic ROI estimate when it comes to an automation initiative.
3 Ways to Create a Strategic Framework for AI Adoption
Commentary  |  8/23/2017  | 
CIOs need to help leaders understand how AI will really impact their spaces and take steps to using AI to help achieve long-term business objectives.
Insurance Struggles with Lead Gen & Data Analytics
News  |  8/22/2017  | 
Insurance agencies struggle to reach new prospects. To adapt to changing markets, they must overcome challenges with data integration, data quality, and systems fragmentation.
How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
Commentary  |  8/21/2017  | 
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
News  |  8/17/2017  | 
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
Commentary  |  8/15/2017  | 
As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
Commentary  |  8/14/2017  | 
Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
News  |  8/9/2017  | 
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017  | 
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
News  |  8/4/2017  | 
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
Visualization Enables High Dimensional Analytics
Commentary  |  8/1/2017  | 
High dimensional data is our greatest asset in learning from data sets with hundreds, even thousands, of variables.
Software Is Changing the World, Just As I Foresaw
Commentary  |  7/31/2017  | 
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/31/2017  | 
AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
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