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Content posted in September 2019
Takeaway from MLOps NYC: Open Source Frameworks Need TLC
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
Getting from AI Pilot to Scale
News  |  9/30/2019
So you've succeeded with your automation and AI pilot project. Now how do you get to scale?
Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Commentary  |  9/26/2019
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise
News  |  9/26/2019
You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations.
Human Touch Needed to Balance Prospects and Fears of AI
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Events held at Microsoft and Samsung in New York highlight the need for data scientists to maintain humanity in AI development.
Rethink Time and Data in Your Organization
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Time series is a standard analysis, but advanced machine learning tools introduce statistical techniques for more accurate forecast models.
How to Effectively Vet for True AI in the Era of AI Washing
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
All AI is machine learning, but not all machine learning is AI. Make sure you know the difference before investing.
How CIOs Can Help Their Workforce Thrive
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
IT leaders must remember that in our ever-changing world, keeping employee skills sharp and ensuring they have the resources they need to stay current is key.
How the Chief Data Officer Role is Evolving
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
The CDO role continues to change with competitive pressures. Where are you on your journey and what do you need to do to get to the next level?
Q&A: Google Cloud's Lin Talks Next Phase of Anthos
News  |  9/20/2019
Google offers a look at some additional features being introduced to Anthos and where it fits in cloud transformation.
How a Digital Talent Strategy Ensures Tech Staffing Success
Commentary  |  9/20/2019
Are you looking at the big picture? Today's enterprise organizations must align their digital talent strategy through a lens of recruitment and retention.
Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
News  |  9/19/2019
At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
Have Just a Bit of Patience with 'Transformation'
Commentary  |  9/19/2019
Digital transformation, cloud adoption and AI seem to be taking longer than people expected. Why is that a surprise?
Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
Commentary  |  9/19/2019
While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
CIOs: Here’s How Google is Approaching AI
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
A team of experts learned from their application of AI across a variety of real-world projects. Here are six steps they recommend for CIOs engaging with AI.
Doing Digital Transformation Right
News  |  9/17/2019
To make the most of going digital, organizations must transform legacy operations and invest in new digital business, according to consulting firm McKinsey.
How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Commentary  |  9/16/2019
Automation isn't new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics
News  |  9/13/2019
As the dust clears from HPE's acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud.
How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
Commentary  |  9/13/2019
Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Commentary  |  9/12/2019
In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
How Data Scientists Can Tear Down Fears of Innovation
Commentary  |  9/11/2019
AI and other fresh ideas can put organizations on the path to transformation, but their champions may face systemic pushback from entrenched team members.
8 AI Trends in Today's Big Enterprise
News  |  9/11/2019
A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.
The Internet: Privacy Enabler or Detractor?
Commentary  |  9/11/2019
The Internet has created more individual privacy than any technology in human history. So why are we constantly told otherwise?
How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
Q&A: Denim Group CTO on DevSecOps and Resolving Disconnect
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Sorting out the conflicting approaches of security and development teams is essential for digital transformation to advance, particularly in regulated sectors.
Enterprises, Small Business, Lead Machine Learning Activity
News  |  9/9/2019
Data science and machine learning are gaining more of a foothold in organizations of all sizes, but the largest of organizations have the advantage of more resources to invest.
Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
Does AI Competence Matter?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
How Do Companies Maximize the Impact of AI & Automation?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
Here are three ways IT leaders can ensure ethical deployment of AI and automation as well as achieve a positive impact on the organization.
Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
News  |  9/5/2019
By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
Behind the Buzzword: The Reality of Real Time
Commentary  |  9/5/2019
To strategically control and analyze data, companies need to know which version of real time works for them. Don't get caught up in the hype.
IT Careers: 10 Places to Look for Great Developers
Slideshows  |  9/4/2019
You might be surprised by which universities are graduating the most highly skilled developers, according to a recent study.
Digital Transformation: What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night?
Commentary  |  9/4/2019
Here are the top four concerns bugging CEOs and board members about digital makeovers -- and fixes CIOs can apply to mitigate the impact of those worries.
Python Beats R and SAS in Analytics Tool Survey
News  |  9/3/2019
In Burtch Works' annual survey of the preferred tools of advanced analytics, data, machine learning, AI, and other quantitative professionals, Python pulled ahead of the pack.
Gain Cognitive Diversity Through Capstone Projects
Commentary  |  9/3/2019
IT teams and other business divisions can enhance their abilities to tackle complex data or artificial intelligence challenges (and more) by working with student teams.
Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/1/2019
With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.


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