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Content posted in December 2018
Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
Commentary  |  12/31/2018
For all the market research numbers floating around about cloud computing, what is missing is advice on what IT organizations should be doing with IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud concepts.
IoT: Living on the Edge
Commentary  |  12/31/2018
Where is your data when you need it? Edge computing offers an alternative to processing all data in the cloud or the data center.
Data Governance in the Age of Exponential Technology
Commentary  |  12/28/2018
The emerging data-hungry and data-generating technologies demand two types of data governance: security, and the need for holistic, enterprise-wide governance, rather than governance on a silo-by-silo basis.
How to Transition to DevOps in Less Than 30 Days
News  |  12/27/2018
It doesn't take long to lay the foundation for an agile enterprise. Get the initiative going and sort out the bumps along the way.
6 Top Emerging Technology Jobs for 2019
News  |  12/26/2018
Get your career ready for the future. These 6 top emerging technology jobs are ready for big growth in 2019.
AI Surveillance Is Coming: How will it Change Your Workplace?
Commentary  |  12/24/2018
There isn't much you can do to stop AI surveillance's encroachment on your life, but you can equip yourself with better understanding and more appropriate skills and behaviors.
A Roadmap for Becoming a Customer-Centric CIO
Commentary  |  12/21/2018
The CIO's role isn't just about technology enablement these days; it's customer-facing, and it requires leadership, innovation, and strategic use of data.
8 AI Highlights of 2018: Jobs, Research, Skills, Events, More
Slideshows  |  12/20/2018
Things happen fast in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Here are some of the highlights of 2018.
After 60 Years, ITís Time for a Name Change
Commentary  |  12/19/2018
After 60 years, it's time to reexamine how we label and think about information technology, and to give the profession a fresh start.
Planning for RPA? Read This First
Commentary  |  12/19/2018
Understand how three key elements are crucial to the success of an automation project.
Defining the Right Business KPIs
News  |  12/19/2018
Organizations continue to become more metrics-driven, but when business outcomes don't turn out as expected, the lament is sometimes "we were measuring the wrong things." If you want to measure the right things, consider these tips from Gartner's Doug Laney.
Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
Commentary  |  12/18/2018
From issues such as privacy and data bias regulation to model training and self-service AI, you can expect a broad range of key advances in the artificial intelligence space.
Debunking Three Common Cloud Misconceptions
Commentary  |  12/18/2018
Combatting the misconceptions surrounding cloud computing requires continuous exploration of new opportunities emerging today because of ongoing cloud technology innovations.
AWS: Not Just Up in the Cloud Any More
News  |  12/17/2018
AWS Outposts will let enterprises put the AWS hardware and software in their own data centers, providing the benefits of the public cloud for sensitive data.
Is Machine Vision the End of Traditional Marketing?
Commentary  |  12/17/2018
Machine vision will endow computers with the capacity to understand images in a human-like way. This will bring significant changes to advertising.
Avoid Automation Failure: Invest in Your Workforce
Commentary  |  12/14/2018
With a wave of intelligent automation on the horizon, now is the time for enterprises to invest in the talent they need to build a workforce for the future.
5 Machine Learning Resolutions for 2019
Commentary  |  12/13/2018
More organizations are using machine learning for competitive reasons, but their results are mixed. It turns out there are better -- and worse -- ways of approaching it. If you want to improve the outcome of your efforts in 2019, consider these points.
Top 5 Principles in Becoming ĎAgileí During Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  12/13/2018
Organizations embarking on a digital transformation utilizing Agile concepts should give close consideration to these principles and the accompanying Do's and Don'ts.
The New Job Description for Data Scientists
Commentary  |  12/12/2018
As new tools help to automate data collection and cleaning, the role of data scientists is evolving into one where they deliver more value to their organizations.
Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Slideshows  |  12/12/2018
Leading consultancies and analyst firms offer their predictions on how key technologies, such as cloud computing, AI, IoT, and robotics will shape up in 2019.
Capital One CIO: We're a Software Company
News  |  12/11/2018
Capital One CIO Rob Alexander has transformed his organization from an IT shop into a software company with Agile development, public cloud, new talent, open source technology, and machine learning.
How Employers and Employees Can Adapt to an Automated Workforce
Commentary  |  12/11/2018
As companies increasingly bring automation to the supply chain, it's important for employers and employees to work together to make their workplace safer, more efficient, and more beneficial to humans than ever before.
What Tech Mega Hubs Will Do to East Coast Cities
News  |  12/11/2018
East Coast expansions by Amazon and Google bring promises of jobs, but also the possibility of housing and transportation crunches, and increased competition for tech talent.
Operate Like a Startup at Any Size
Commentary  |  12/10/2018
A technology CEO shares his thoughts on what to consider when you are building an internal innovation hub.
Cloud Computing 2019: The Cloud Comes of Age
News  |  12/10/2018
A Forrester study predicts that enterprises must respond nimbly to address changing cloud markets and technologies.
AI-Built Deepfake Videos Did Not Alter the Election
Commentary  |  12/7/2018
Things could change next election time, putting truth and democracy at grave risk.
Why Data Scientists Should Make a Commitment to Diversity
Commentary  |  12/7/2018
A more fair and safe society, as well as better products and services, can be enabled if the data science industry makes a commitment to hiring and cultivating diverse talent.
Adopting Disruptive Tech is a Challenge; Hereís How to Make it Easier
Commentary  |  12/6/2018
A good way to help your organization embrace new technology is something that has been a prominent entity at user group meetings for decades.
Build Reliability into Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Commentary  |  12/6/2018
When building and using autonomous and intelligent systems, it's important to know they're behaving reliably, because if things go wrong, they can do so at scale, fast.
Harness the Power of Storytelling to Increase IT's Influence
Commentary  |  12/5/2018
Remember three key techniques to be more effective in telling IT's story to audiences such as line managers and top executives.
Daimler Financial Services CIO Says: Don't Get Comfortable
News  |  12/5/2018
Daimler Financial Services CIO Udo Neumann says you may be successful today, but unless you transform and innovate, that success will be gone.
What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?
Commentary  |  12/4/2018
The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company.
Katrina Roberts, a CIO at American Express, Shares Hiring Strategy
News  |  12/4/2018
Strategies for recruiting IT talent are changing rapidly, and it's not just about challenges. There are opportunities and benefits as well.
On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry
Commentary  |  12/3/2018
All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience.
AWS Aims to Speed and Simplify Robot Development
News  |  12/3/2018
Robotics use cases are endless, but the overhead of developing them is stymying progress. AWS Robomaker, announced at AWS re:Invent, with lowers the barriers so developers can spend more time innovating.
Data Privacy, Ethics: The Time Has Arrived
News  |  12/3/2018
Cloudera Chief Architect and Hadoop creator Doug Cutting says that the time has arrived for data privacy and ethics rules.


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