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Rethinking IT: Why Computer Scientists Should Care about Art, Chemistry and Biology
Commentary  |  2/23/2018
Career advice for computer scientists and IT professionals: Talk to, listen to, and work with your peers in a multi-disciplinary environment.
How to Begin Integrating AI into Data Center Operations
News  |  2/21/2018
Data center automation is inevitable. Here's how to do it right from the beginning.
Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Commentary  |  2/21/2018
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
News  |  2/14/2018
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  2/14/2018
If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Slideshows  |  2/13/2018
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
Commentary  |  2/12/2018
Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Commentary  |  2/5/2018
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Slideshows  |  2/1/2018
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World
News  |  1/31/2018
Research shows that chief data officers are helping their organizations turn data into dollars.
The Business Case for AI
Commentary  |  1/31/2018
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?
Commentary  |  1/26/2018
Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?
Public APIs: Advice for a Producer
Commentary  |  1/26/2018
If your company is exploring the possibility of sharing internal data through public APIs, here are some considerations that you should address.
Affective Analytics and the Human Emotional Experience
Commentary  |  1/24/2018
Whether you are happy, grumpy, excited, or sad, a computer wants to know and can initiate affective analytics.
Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning: Changing Insurance
Commentary  |  1/16/2018
The evolution of analytics and machine learning are shaping the industry's future, mitigating risk, improving business, and helping develop types of policies that individuals and businesses need, even before they know they do.
The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
Commentary  |  1/11/2018
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
Is Diversity Part of Your Technology Strategy?
Commentary  |  1/5/2018
As we move into an age of artificial intelligence tech teams have to strive to eliminate bias in their AI apps.
Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
Commentary  |  1/3/2018
Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Slideshows  |  1/2/2018
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
AI Has a Foothold in Business, Now for the Next Steps
News  |  1/1/2018
Everyone's talking about AI, but many companies have trouble getting their efforts off the ground. In a recent survey and brief, EY pinpoints the challenges and opportunities.
Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?
News  |  12/26/2017
After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.
How Innovation is Changing the Analytics Landscape
Commentary  |  12/19/2017
The collision of emerging technologies and new enterprise strategies is bringing dramatic change to the world of analytics.
No Luck Recruiting AI Talent? You’re not Doing it Right
Commentary  |  12/18/2017
Unless you can compete on salary with the likes Google and Facebook, fill out your artificial intelligence and machine learning teams using alternative approaches.
The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
10 Surprising Ways Machine Learning is Being Used Today
Commentary  |  12/13/2017
As machine learning technologies evolve developers in a range of fields are finding innovative ways to solve challenges.
Deloitte: 5 Trends That Will Drive Machine Learning Adoption
News  |  12/12/2017
Machine learning isn't as widely adopted as some may think, mainly because there are serious barriers to adoption. Researchers are making progress in reducing those barriers.
5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
News  |  12/11/2017
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
Commentary  |  12/8/2017
With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
9 AI Benefits Enterprises Are Experiencing Today
Slideshows  |  12/6/2017
The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes - as well as their workforces.
Going All-In with Managed Services, the Right Way
Commentary  |  12/5/2017
Utilizing managed services can be cost efficient for an enterprise, but be sure to look beyond cost to how you manage those managed service providers.
It’s Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
Amazon Pumps Out New Database and Machine Learning Services
News  |  11/30/2017
Amazon's announcements at AWS Re:Invent continue to extend AWS offerings far beyond basic infrastructure services.
Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
Commentary  |  11/29/2017
Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
Hacking ‘Hack Week’ -- A Few Things We Learned
Commentary  |  11/21/2017
Good intentions alone don't make for a successful hackathon. Here are some lessons learned at Adobe.
How to Break into an Analytics Career
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.
How Can We Trust Machine Learning and AI?
Commentary  |  11/17/2017
If you want build trust in machine learning, try treating it like a human, asking it the same type of questions.
Leveraging Data Prep to Prevent Human Trafficking
News  |  11/15/2017
How one organization is using a data prep tool to combat human trafficking and slavery.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018
Commentary  |  11/14/2017
Browse through the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics.
25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors leading the way.
5 Tech Trends That Will Redefine Your Business
Slideshows  |  11/13/2017
Digital transformation requires fundamental changes to the business. Are you ready yet? If you're not thinking about how the following 5 trends affect your business you need to start doing so now.
Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
News  |  11/8/2017
Determining if your organization is an intelligent enterprise or a slow learner may be challenging, but a new index quantifies criteria in terms of data usage, workflow efficiency, and progress toward the IoT.
Larry Ellison, the Original Source of Tech #FakeNews
Commentary  |  11/7/2017
Oracle's Larry Ellison attacked AWS and Splunk, and drew plenty of rebuttals.
Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects
Commentary  |  11/6/2017
Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.
The Bots Are Ready to Chat, But Are You?
Commentary  |  11/2/2017
Companies should create a chatbot readiness checklist to help define a bot design strategy.
CRM: Back for Another Round
Commentary  |  11/1/2017
New capabilities in CRM and digital marketing solutions require a strategic reassessment.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will You Sink or Swim?
Commentary  |  10/31/2017
These are exciting times for those determined to propel their business towards the next age of digitalization, but beyond the sophisticated tools and intelligent machines, leaders have to give thought to how their employees will help to drive success.
Non-RDMBS Emerges as an Analytics Data Choice
News  |  10/31/2017
A study finds that 70% of all analytics data now comes from non-relational sources. What does that mean for you?
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