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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Know When It's Time to Discipline or Fire an IT Staffer
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
When a team member begins neglecting his or her work responsibilities, it's important to move quickly. Here's a look at the telltale warning signs.
Four Traits of Every Top-Tier IT Hire
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
Each team member contributes substantially to the overall culture -- and each hire can mean the difference between an average team and an exceptional one.
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.
Banks Ramp Up Machine Learning, Work Through Data Challenges
News  |  8/27/2019
Machine learning in pilot and production is growing in many industries, and finance is no exception, but there are concerns.
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.
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?
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.
How Younger Employees Communicate in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Millennial and Zennials are well established in the workplace. So, are their communication preferences different from those of Baby Boomers and GenX?
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.
Struggling with IoT? Here Are 3 Steps to Get You Moving
Commentary  |  8/14/2019
The biggest hurdle in implementing the Internet of Things is coming up with a plan and getting stakeholders aligned on a strategy that yields a desired ROI.
Should You Send Your Security Staff to a Hacker Conference?
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
IT managers once and for all should recognize that hacker conferences can be highly educational and beneficial from a corporate IT perspective.
Enterprise Guide to Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
Don't let IT modernization be the bane of your existence. This curated collection of articles will give you more clarity and help you get started.
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.
Five Factors Shaping Data Science
Commentary  |  8/12/2019
As data science evolves, key challenges are driving organizations to seek innovative solutions to compete in the new AI-driven economy.
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.
When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT's role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors.
AI Ethics Guidelines Every CIO Should Read
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
You don't need to come up with an AI ethics framework out of thin air. Here are five of the best resources to get technology and ethics leaders started.
Why You Should Create a Forward-Looking Privacy Policy
Commentary  |  8/6/2019
New privacy rules are coming. Is your organization ready?
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.
Four Technology-Driven Hiring Trends
Commentary  |  8/5/2019
It's been a challenging year for businesses seeking to hire CIOs and technical experts in fields as diverse as machine learning and mobile network technology.
Lineage Metadata: The Fuel for Data Governance
Commentary  |  8/1/2019
The best way to achieve data quality is by combining or blending these three techniques: decoded lineage, data similarity lineage and manual lineage mapping.
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.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
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.
The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
Commentary  |  7/29/2019
Before making the cloud decision, IT leaders need the facts and the criteria to choose the option that's best for their business, operational and financial goals.
We Are Technology’s Weakest Link
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
Technology's shortcomings have less to do with technology and everything to do with us.
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.
In Taxing Times, Blockchain Systems Could Minimize Disruption
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
Blockchain has the potential to cut through multilayered, complex transactions to streamline processes, improve margins, and grow top line revenue.
Digital Transformation Challenges IT Leaders
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Tech disruption is uprooting traditional business practices while creating new responsibilities -- and opportunities -- for IT.
Going Up? Otis Elevator Hits Digital Transformation Button
News  |  7/22/2019
Otis pioneered predictive maintenance before most heard the phrase Internet of Things. Now the 166-year-old company is prepping the elevator of the future.
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