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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.
A Delicate Balancing Act: Business Needs vs IT Priorities
Commentary  |  1/15/2019
IT can't be the "bureau of NO" but has to be a partner with the business units.
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.
What CES Announcements Mean for Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider.
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.
Envision the Vice President of Workplace Productivity
Commentary  |  1/11/2019
It's time for organizations to consider a new executive role, one that helps to ensure that the right technologies and non-tech initiatives improve productivity.
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.
Retailers Catch Up with Technology Investments
News  |  1/9/2019
Retailers will invest more heavily in IT technology than other industries do in the coming years. Here's how this industry will leverage technology to take them into the future.
IT Reskilling More Important Than Ever
News  |  1/9/2019
Luckily, more options exist to help both companies and their individual employees get up to speed on new IT skills quickly.
Most CEOs Don’t Know Where to Deploy AI Within their Business
Commentary  |  1/8/2019
Think through your customer and supplier relationships, as well as your operational efficiency to identify the best areas for artificial intelligence.
The Open Office is Dead. Now What?
Commentary  |  1/8/2019
After years of experimenting with open office layouts, the search for places where developers can work both uniquely and collaboratively continues.
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.
5 Data and AI Trends for 2019
News  |  1/7/2019
What are some of the big data-oriented trends for enterprise programs and culture in 2019? Here's a look.
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.
AI in Production: A Roadmap for Success
News  |  1/3/2019
Plenty of enterprises have run pilots or small-scale projects that leverage machine learning and AI. Scaling those to high-value, large-scale data projects can get complicated.
The Secret to Digital Transformation Success
Commentary  |  1/1/2019
New technologies promise business results, but rollouts can be risky. Here's how CIOs can reduce adoption risk, close skill gaps and keep teams happy.
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.
AI Surveillance Is Coming: How will it Change Your Workplace?
Commentary  |  12/24/2018
There isn't much you can do to stop AI surveillance's encroachment on your life, but you can equip yourself with better understanding and more appropriate skills and behaviors.
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, IT’s 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.
AWS: Not Just Up in the Cloud Any More
News  |  12/17/2018
AWS Outposts will let enterprises put the AWS hardware and software in their own data centers, providing the benefits of the public cloud for sensitive data.
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 ‘Agile’ 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.
The New Job Description for Data Scientists
Commentary  |  12/12/2018
As new tools help to automate data collection and cleaning, the role of data scientists is evolving into one where they deliver more value to their organizations.
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.
Capital One CIO: We're a Software Company
News  |  12/11/2018
Capital One CIO Rob Alexander has transformed his organization from an IT shop into a software company with Agile development, public cloud, new talent, open source technology, and machine learning.
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.
Adopting Disruptive Tech is a Challenge; Here’s 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.
Daimler Financial Services CIO Says: Don't Get Comfortable
News  |  12/5/2018
Daimler Financial Services CIO Udo Neumann says you may be successful today, but unless you transform and innovate, that success will be gone.
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.
Data Privacy, Ethics: The Time Has Arrived
News  |  12/3/2018
Cloudera Chief Architect and Hadoop creator Doug Cutting says that the time has arrived for data privacy and ethics rules.
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.
Big Data Governance – Metadata Is the Key
Commentary  |  11/29/2018
A new approach to data governance is needed in the age of big data, when data is scattered throughout the enterprise in many formats, and coming from many sources.
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