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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.
CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
Beat the large e-commerce giants at their own game: Create end-to-end supply chain prediction and orchestration supported through four enabling technologies.
Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation
Commentary  |  8/15/2019
Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows.
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.
Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?
Commentary  |  8/9/2019
As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks.
Best Practices for Deploying Data Lakes
Commentary  |  8/9/2019
With data changing and growing so rapidly, the need to get value out of your data is even more urgent. Here's some advice about how to approach data lakes.
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?
How Can Enterprise CIOs Find their Next Revenue Driver?
Commentary  |  8/6/2019
The key is the B2B ecosystem: Follow the money flow to discover revenue-generating opportunities that might have been previously overlooked.
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.
Planning the Right Sample Size for Data Analysis
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
Sample size affects the statistical results for correlations, regressions, and other models. See how to compare data to ensure an apples-to-apples comparison.
CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
It's wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal.
Dealing with the Disconnect Between Developers and Security
Commentary  |  8/1/2019
The race to deploy applications through DevOps can lead to unintended exposure that organizations must learn to identify.
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.
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.
IBM’s Rob High and Rumjog’s Thomas Young Talk Edge Computing
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
The scope of what can be done through edge computing is growing fast, but it will take more talent and new strategies to reap the benefits.
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.
Slash Data Center Costs by Optimizing Hardware Investments
Commentary  |  7/25/2019
CIOs can quickly find themselves on an expensive hardware-replacement treadmill, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Lessons in Efficiency from a No-Code Use Case: Project HOME
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
A nonprofit for housing sees a 30% reduction in time spent on contract management, thanks to a no-code development platform.
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.
What’s the Long-Term Impact of Salesforce’s Tableau Acquisition?
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Three key questions should be answered for enterprises to glean a clearer understanding of their options.
Robotic Process Automation: Is It Ready for Big Business?
Commentary  |  7/22/2019
Despite the positive market forecasts, a closer look at RPA brings to light challenges that indicate the technology is still in its infancy.
Expect AI Flash Mobs of Fake News
Commentary  |  7/22/2019
Truth imperiled by coordinated attacks using deepfake videos and new NLG-powered fake news articles.
What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
Technology Innovations: Let’s Be Responsible
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
As technology evolves, CIOs and IT leaders must also change the way they communicate about it in our digital-first world.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
IT planning authorities are everywhere, but finding truly knowledgeable experts with your organization's best interests at heart can be a challenge.
What’s Holding Back Edge Computing for Enterprises?
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
The combination of technology readiness and business appetite puts us a little closer to wide-scale availability of a new breed of IT infrastructure.
Customer-Led Automation Changes the Service Game
Commentary  |  7/16/2019
Customer self-service is ready to take the next step toward customer-led service, where enterprises are supporting requests from bots as often as from people.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
Continuous Learning the Key to IT Skills Gap
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
CIOs and IT leaders struggle to fill IT positions with staff who hold the right skills. But the answer is right under their noses: Educate existing teams.
How to Prep Your Career for the AI Job Apocalypse
Commentary  |  7/12/2019
Will your job end up being automated or eaten by an AI or robot? Here's a deeper look at careers that will continue to be in high demand in the decade ahead.
Creating a Culture of Global Innovation
Commentary  |  7/12/2019
The breakneck speed of technology innovation means that success requires embracing disruption/change and empowering people to be creative in its application.
Human Capital Management Technology May Be 'Demo Candy'
Commentary  |  7/11/2019
AI is being embedded in human capital management applications, but there are many reasons they're not necessarily ripe for prime time, according to Gartner.
What Does ‘Save to Transform’ Mean for CIOs?
Commentary  |  7/10/2019
Many companies are now pursuing the seemingly conflicting goals of cost reduction, growth, and digital transformation. This has huge implications for CIOs.
Transform your IT Help Desk
Commentary  |  7/9/2019
CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
IBM Garage Talks Accelerating Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  7/8/2019
ADP, Delos, and the City of New York share their experiences working with design thinking teams from IBM.
A Robot That Can Throw Bananas? Why CIOs Should Take Notice
Commentary  |  7/8/2019
Scientists are now developing models that allow robots to learn from experience. Pay attention, because deep learning is poised to drive significant advances.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
A Practical Guide to DevOps: It’s Not that Scary
Commentary  |  7/5/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about how to embrace DevOps in their enterprise organizations.
Retain Your IT Staff by Doing These 3 Things
Commentary  |  7/5/2019
Your team relies on you, their IT leader, to help them manage their careers. If you're not doing it, someone else will do it for you. At another company.
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