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Where Are Privacy Boundaries in an Age of Government Interception?
Commentary  |  1/17/2019
A new encryption-focused law in Australia highlights the need for all parties to come together to identify a solution that protects privacy, e-commerce, and people and institutions.
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.
Data Privacy: How to be Worthy of Consumer Trust
Commentary  |  1/11/2019
If you want customers to be loyal to your company or to your brand, you need to protect their data and treat it with respect.
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.
Most CEOs Donít 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
How Employers and Employees Can Adapt to an Automated Workforce
Commentary  |  12/11/2018
As companies increasingly bring automation to the supply chain, it's important for employers and employees to work together to make their workplace safer, more efficient, and more beneficial to humans than ever before.
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.
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.
What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?
Commentary  |  12/4/2018
The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company.
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.
Big Data Governance Ė 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.
Curing the Patient Data Security and Privacy Epidemic
Commentary  |  11/28/2018
If the modern Hippocratic Oath states, "I will respect the privacy of my patients," shouldn't that statement extend to protecting patient data?
It's a Business, not Tech Transformation
Commentary  |  11/28/2018
Your digital transformation strategy isn't primarily about technology but about rethinking the future of the business.
Analytics and Privacy: Yes, the Two Can Co-Exist
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
For all the talk about the burden that privacy regulations might place on businesses, it turns out that those regulations actually can help companies leverage their data.
Using Blockchain to Support Trustworthy Transactions on the IoT
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
Recent computer industry developments set the stage for demonstrations of how blockchain can help to turn Internet of Things networks into trusted environments.
A Digital Twin Approach to Predictive Maintenance
Commentary  |  11/26/2018
Predictive maintenance solutions powered by digital twins help to precisely monitor equipment health and timely recognize potential anomalies. However, there are some limitations to the deployment.
Why Banking Industry Cloud Strategies Lag Behind
Commentary  |  11/23/2018
Research shows that banks have been slow to embrace the cloud, but maybe the reasons behind their reluctance don't apply any more.
Five Tips to Becoming a More Agile Business
Commentary  |  11/21/2018
Companies across every industry will need to become more nimble and responsive to remain competitive in today's fast changing marketplace.
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.
IT Recruiting: Time for New Approaches
Commentary  |  11/20/2018
In today's market you'll need to find experienced IT people differently than you have in the past. IT leaders and other experts talk about how they do it.
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.
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