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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Do Self-Service and Low-Code Curb Shadow IT?
Commentary  |  8/28/2019
Self-service may help reduce shadow IT, but it won't eliminate it. Business-IT relationships help.
VMworld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play
Commentary  |  8/26/2019
VMware's buying spree is part of its efforts to transform beyond its virtualization roots and into a container- and Kubernetes-focused cloud everything company.
Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs
Commentary  |  8/23/2019
Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask.
Flexport Tackles Trump Tariffs with Data and Analytics
News  |  8/22/2019
In business for just 6 years, newcomer Flexport is disrupting the freight forwarding and import/export global shipping logistics arena with data and analytics.
Netflix, Google Talk Continuous Delivery at DevOps World
Slideshows  |  8/22/2019
Members of the Continuous Delivery Foundation discuss the formation of the open source organization and the future of continuous integration and delivery.
Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects?
Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think.
10 RPA Vendors to Watch
Slideshows  |  8/20/2019
Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts.
Beat the Odds: How to Conquer Common AI Challenges
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Some of the keys to success with an AI implementation may seem basic, but they really can make a difference.
Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before they realize the ROI they seek.
CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
Beat the large e-commerce giants at their own game: Create end-to-end supply chain prediction and orchestration supported through four enabling technologies.
IT Careers: How to Get a Job in DevOps
Slideshows  |  8/14/2019
Here are seven steps you can take if you want to transition into a DevOps career.
Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure in the Cloud
Commentary  |  8/12/2019
More enterprises are putting their data operations in the cloud, a trend that will continue as AI, machine learning, and other analytics efforts accelerate.
Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?
Commentary  |  8/9/2019
As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks.
HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers
News  |  8/8/2019
HPE will expand its data and analytics portfolio through its acquisition of embattled Hadoop pioneer MapR.
Brewing Up Data Infrastructure to Support Tech Diversity
News  |  8/5/2019
Having grown by many acquisitions to be perhaps the largest beer company in the world, Anheuser Busch InBev is working to create a unified view of all its data.
CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
It's wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal.
Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Will AI and automation eliminate the need for the people who now keep IT infrastructures in operation? Not if those people take charge of their own futures.
IT Careers: How to Get a Job as a Site Reliability Engineer
Slideshows  |  7/31/2019
If you have a passion for development and systems, site reliability engineering might be a good career path for you.
Atlassian CIO's Lessons for Better M&As and Divestitures
News  |  7/30/2019
Is there anything more headache inducing than the idea of IT efforts needed for a merger or acquisition? Here's a look at one CIO's journey and lessons learned.
Dos and Don'ts: Robotic Process Automation
News  |  7/29/2019
RPA is the fastest growing category of software today, driven by enterprise digital transformation efforts. Here's how to make the most of it.
Reap the Benefits of IT Automation
Commentary  |  7/25/2019
Among the keys to successful IT automation is the need to ensure that senior management understands the importance of IT infrastructure, and then to show them the real business benefits.
Digital Transformation Challenges IT Leaders
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Tech disruption is uprooting traditional business practices while creating new responsibilities -- and opportunities -- for IT.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Customer-Led Automation Changes the Service Game
Commentary  |  7/16/2019
Customer self-service is ready to take the next step toward customer-led service, where enterprises are supporting requests from bots as often as from people.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
IBM Builds AI Ladder with Partnerships
News  |  7/11/2019
IBM is creating a richer technology stack to help customers ascend the 'AI Ladder,' gaining the foundation for an artificial intelligence practice.
Human Capital Management Technology May Be 'Demo Candy'
Commentary  |  7/11/2019
AI is being embedded in human capital management applications, but there are many reasons they're not necessarily ripe for prime time, according to Gartner.
Transform your IT Help Desk
Commentary  |  7/9/2019
CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
Database Deployments Moving to the Cloud
News  |  7/5/2019
Of the top five database vendors by revenue, four are also cloud service providers -- Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. The future of DBMS is in the cloud.
How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning
Commentary  |  7/3/2019
If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here's a short list of options for beginners.
7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence
Slideshows  |  7/1/2019
Artificial intelligence is actually a term that encompasses a host of technology and tools. Here's a closer look at some of the more important ones.
CIO View: The Business Wins that Make a Big Difference.
Commentary  |  6/27/2019
Three leading CIOs share how data and analytics are making a difference in their organizations.
Getting Machine Learning into Production: MLOps
News  |  6/26/2019
Machine learning upstart DataRobot, which pioneered the AutoML category, acquired ParallelM to help organizations move their models into production.
AI-Powered Security: Lulling Us Into Misplaced Confidence?
Commentary  |  6/26/2019
While artificial intelligence and machine learning hold promise in cybersecurity initiatives, there are some gaps that enterprises need to consider.
Diversity in IT: The Business and Moral Reasons
Commentary  |  6/20/2019
Everyone talks about diversity, but progress is slow in the real world of business and IT.
Post-Hadoop Data and Analytics Head to the Cloud
News  |  6/20/2019
Data and analytics in the cloud era may favor platforms based on platforms that are more flexible than Hadoop. But that doesn't mean there's no future for the early big data technology.
The Impact of Convergence on IT Strategies
Commentary  |  6/18/2019
According to industry hype, the latest emerging technology will change everything. No technology is an island, however, which is where things get interesting.
How to Convince Wary Customers to Share Personal Information
Commentary  |  6/17/2019
Burned by past abuses, consumers are guarding their data with an iron fist. You can win back their confidence and gain the insights that provide targeted services.
Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
News  |  6/13/2019
Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
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