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RSA Show Underscores Need for Security Focus in App Dev
News  |  3/12/2019
Speakers and exhibitors at last week's RSA Conference outlined why DevSecOps need to be implemented throughout the software development cycle.
How Productivity Software Reduces Collaboration Overload
Commentary  |  3/11/2019
Beware of collaboration overload. The last thing any business leader wants is a team that is exhausted by unnecessary emails and meetings.
Customer Experience: A Company’s Most Important Battleground
Commentary  |  3/11/2019
Tthe last century way of doing customer experience is outdated. The emergence of new technologies calls for the adoption of new processes.
CDOs Need To Change Their Firms, Then Change Jobs
Commentary  |  3/7/2019
If the chief data officer does their job right, they very quickly reach the point where they need to move up or out.
Make AI Boring: The Road from Experimental to Practical
Commentary  |  3/4/2019
In the same way the cell network enabled our modern mobile lifestyle, AI will drive the data age, but only if we make it boring and commonplace.
Should You Declare Bankruptcy on Your Technical Debt?
Commentary  |  2/28/2019
Technical debt is a hidden cost that robs your business of its ability to be nimble and make needed changes for your customers
How to Become a Master Scrum Master
News  |  2/28/2019
Great scrum masters are both leaders and facilitators. Becoming a top scrum master requires balancing both agile theory knowledge and people skills.
The Future of AI in America: What All Leaders Should Consider
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Regardless of the spotlight President Trump put on AI, the technology was destined to make a big impact in 2019, and companies will need AI to compete successfully.
AI is Not Magic – It’s Time to Demystify and Apply
Commentary  |  2/21/2019
It's time for enterprises to define their artificial intelligence strategies, and they have to consider embarking on mass experimentation to achieve success.
A Digital Disruption Survival Guide
Commentary  |  2/20/2019
Enterprises across all industries must brace themselves for disruption, and prepare for it through digital transformation.
What Might Be Missing from Your Open Source Evaluation
Commentary  |  2/19/2019
When implementing open source software, look beyond the license terms to understand who is driving change on the software.
Searching For a Cloud-Native App Strategy Amid the Chaos
Commentary  |  2/19/2019
As it gets easier and easier to deploy cloud-native apps, maintaining order increasingly becomes a challenge.
11 Digital Transformation Hacks That Get Results
Commentary  |  2/18/2019
Organizations tend to get different results with digital transformation. To realize business value, first realize that transformation isn't just about tech.
TaylorMade IT Spin-Off Taps Cloud Database
News  |  2/15/2019
When TaylorMade Golf spun off from Adidas, it had to separate all its operations, including IT, and used the opportunity to try the Oracle Autonomous Database.
The Title Machine Learning Engineer Will Start to Disappear
Commentary  |  2/7/2019
We may be at a point in the evolution of machine learning tools where formal education in the field is no longer necessary.
AI-Powered Project Management: The Pros and Cons
Commentary  |  2/5/2019
Artificial intelligence holds promise as a way to improve IT project management, but there are some hurdles to overcome.
Enterprises are White Knights in Battle to Avoid AI Winter
Commentary  |  2/4/2019
It is up to enterprise organizations, not just academia, to maintain artificial intelligence's momentum when it comes to innovation and adoption.
The Bank CEO of 2020: Disposable or Valuable in an AI Era?
Commentary  |  1/31/2019
Artificial intelligence can accomplish a lot in the banking sector, and the CEO who doesn't embrace AI could be looking at the end of their career.
Cloud Migration Opportunities to Be Aware of in 2019
Commentary  |  1/30/2019
We've reached the stage in cloud's evolution that companies have experience in migrating core enterprise applications such as AS/400-based ERP systems to the cloud.
10 Principles for Optimal Engineering Spend, from a CTO
Commentary  |  1/29/2019
To set up your engineering team for success make sure you employ the fundamentals that companies too often neglect.
AI and the Next Recession
Commentary  |  1/24/2019
The US may be at peak employment now, but there's an uncertain future for jobs.
What You Need to Know About Augmented Analytics
Commentary  |  1/22/2019
As enterprises travel on a digital transformation path, they need to stay current with analytics, but it's not a linear journey.
Voice Assistants Coming to the Enterprise
News  |  1/15/2019
Virtual employee assistants and voice interfaces to enterprise applications are relatively rare in enterprises today, but Gartner is predicting big growth in the next few years.
DevOps: Big Effort, Big Benefits
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
Authors of the book Driving IT Innovation advise companies to act now, and not to stand by and wait for DevOps to be a fully mature IT concept.
Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS.
Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?
Commentary  |  1/10/2019
A key to success with an IoT strategy is to keep the IT group involved in the process even at the pilot stage.
What Enterprises Need to Make the Leap to Blockchain
Commentary  |  1/7/2019
Learn how to avoid the security and scalability concerns that come with blockchain.
What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again
Commentary  |  1/4/2019
Enterprises often make the same mistakes when adopting technology, generation after generation. A PwC tech leader outlines seven considerations to keep in mind.
5G: The Next Retail Disrupter is on the Horizon
Commentary  |  1/3/2019
5G won't just be an improvement over 4G. It will be an entirely new form of connectivity. But will retailers be ready?
Act Now to Reap Automation Benefits Later
Commentary  |  1/3/2019
Forward-thinking enterprises are delivering business and infrastructure optimization with intelligent automation and looking now to business transformation.
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.
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.
Planning for RPA? Read This First
Commentary  |  12/19/2018
Understand how three key elements are crucial to the success of an automation project.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
Commentary  |  11/30/2018
The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
News  |  11/29/2018
Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here's what AWS presented as proof.
Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War
News  |  11/29/2018
IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies.
Open Source at 20: What's Next?
News  |  11/21/2018
As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals.
How Automation Empowers the CIO to Think Outside the IT Department
Commentary  |  11/20/2018
The CIO's role is evolving into one that is more business focused, and it's a new generation of tech tools that enables that shift.
The Errors That Should Keep Alexa (and Your IT Team) Up at Night
Commentary  |  11/19/2018
The key to innovating with conversational technologies is understanding what consumers will expect from voice technology.
Voice is Dead, Long Live Voice
Commentary  |  11/16/2018
How do we maintain the human touch in a world of systems designed to fake it?
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