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Content tagged with Software 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.


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