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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.
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.
Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us
Commentary  |  5/15/2020
Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person. But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Programming Languages in Demand Right Now
Slideshows  |  4/28/2020
These are the programming languages most likely to be used in enterprise IT and most likely to help you get a job.
One Size Doesn’t 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.
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.
Multi-Vendor Infrastructures Are Easier Than Ever to Manage
Commentary  |  4/23/2020
Now might be the right time to expand your horizons and take a second look at a best-of-breed technology adoption approach.
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.
7 Ways to Improve Software Maintenance
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Here are some approaches and steps organizations can take to perform software maintenance while creating as much time as possible for new software development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
News  |  3/25/2020
The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the resources to fight it, are being tracked and mapped by governments and other organizations in the US and the world. Here's how they are doing it.
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.
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.
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.
What’s 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.
Who Should Own RPA?
Commentary  |  2/18/2020
Enterprises are running into challenges with robotic process automation because lines of business or IT are missing the bigger picture. Thinking strategically and cross-functionally helps.
SAP Gives Enterprise IT Customers an Extension
News  |  2/10/2020
ERP giant SAP wants all its customers to migrate to its new platform S/4HANA, but it's a time consuming and expensive process. So the company is extending maintenance on its earlier platform.
Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
As developers face the challenge of making complex AI and machine learning applications work on edge-computing devices, options to support Tiny ML are emerging.
Vertical AI is the New Black
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The reality of AI adoption is out of sync with the hype that AI has generated. However, where artificial intelligence is prepared to prove itself is in vertical market applications.
Fighting the Coronavirus with Analytics and GIS
News  |  2/3/2020
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a global emergency. Here's how governments and the general public are using analytics to track the outbreak.
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Slideshows  |  2/3/2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
Data Management Meets Multi-Cloud Environments
News  |  1/30/2020
Many big enterprises are committed to public cloud, but they may just be getting started with data management efforts in multi-cloud environments.
GIS Drives Superhighway to Analytics Future
News  |  1/21/2020
The Pennsylvania Turnpike may be 80 years old, but its GeoAnalytics program is leveraging geographic information to drive the future.
Media Enterprises Fight Extinction with Transformation & Data
News  |  1/10/2020
A report released at CES shows media organizations are concerned about changes in delivery, technology, and a need for new skills.
SIM Study Points to Lax Focus on Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Despite ranking at the top of respondents' concerns, organizations still show gaps in acting on cybersecurity.
How App Strategies Are Evolving
Commentary  |  1/7/2020
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
AI Explosion Brewing in the Cloud for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
6 Data and Analytics Deals that Changed the Game in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/16/2019
The data, analytics, machine learning, and AI market looks a lot different than it did a year ago following a series of big acquisitions. Here's a look.
How Applying Labels and Other Tactics Keep AI Transparent
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Understanding how AI models and AI-based applications work, what they can and cannot do, and where there is potential for ethical issues is core to putting AI to work for your organization.
AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
News  |  12/10/2019
Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
Developing the Developer: How to Attract and Keep Top Talent
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Organizations must have a clear business strategy that aligns software development to wider business objectives. Here are four tips to help in this effort.
How Data Collaboration Solves Big Data’s Biggest Problems
Commentary  |  11/25/2019
Imagine the possibilities of combining data across markets and industries without the cost and expertise barriers of implementing traditional data sharing.
Businesses Aren’t Ready for California’s Data Privacy Act
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
A year and a half after GDPR, California's own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
Equifax and FICO on Applying Machine Learning to Open Data
Commentary  |  11/15/2019
Credit rating organizations explore different approaches to understanding a flood of transaction information.
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