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Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customer's race, age or gender, should you?
Forrester Analyst: Next Gen of Information Fabric Is Close
Commentary  |  11/1/2019
It is time to stop building monolithic systems and start weaving new data fabric that can manage information dynamically, according to Forrester's Michele Goetz.
Transform IT to Become the Agile Business Partner
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
Top-performing IT organizations are three times more likely to have positioned themselves as "partners" with the business units that they support, according to research by The Hackett Group.
Tackling the Infosec Hiring Challenge
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
While there is no silver bullet for attracting and hiring great security talent, there are techniques that can dramatically increase your team's success.
Creative Ways to Get More Mileage from Your Data
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Use analytics to your advantage to support your HR department, sales and marketing teams, team managers and ultimately your customers.
Attributes Employers Look for in a Coder Beyond Coding Skills
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Here's a look at some of the lesser known skills that can help software developers land the job of their dreams.
NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Commentary  |  10/29/2019
Text analytics has been the biggest use case for NLP, but now BI and analytics vendors are adding it to their products to make them easier to use.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps.
Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
What you'll learn about customers by incorporating design thinking will improve operations and make your bottom line much easier to achieve.
Workplace Tech: Death by 1,000 Apps?
Commentary  |  10/25/2019
Investing in every shiny new tool won't necessarily make your work space more productive or give your company a competitive edge.
Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Companies are moving further into the cloud and undergoing data modernization. What some don't realize yet is that one strategy is better than two.
Beware the Pitfalls of Applying AI to Big Data
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Decision makers should consider whether conclusions are influenced by shortcomings in the observable data and whether the algorithms properly address biases.
Opening Up to Open Source
Commentary  |  10/23/2019
Today, open source and the enterprise are more interconnected than ever before, sharing valuable projects, time, and resources.
Ascent Conference Insights: Bots, Data, and SaaS Culture
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
Suggestions on how automation can be leveraged and ways to use SaaS more efficiently peppered conversations with Zendesk and Hugo.
IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
With the storm of changes hitting the IT department -- from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access -- the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace.
Intelligent Automation: A Step Ahead of AI
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
Organizations that use intelligent automation to amplify human potential will stay ahead in the game, while those that don't will lag.
Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Emotional cognition is maturing, and there's a great deal of potential. Perhaps 'happiness' is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future.
Settling the Soft Skills vs. Technical Skills Debate
Commentary  |  10/16/2019
For full-time employees, put more weight on the soft skills. For contractors who don't make the technical cut, don't put your money down on them.
Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations.
Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
Communications Glut and Isolation Stymie Remote Workers
Commentary  |  10/14/2019
How can remote office workers -- and their employers -- deal with tech proliferation and the continued sense of isolation that can sap productivity?
Why You Should Cultivate Gender Diversity in IT Leadership
Commentary  |  10/14/2019
It's time to rethink our corporate environments by recognizing the unique experiences, skill sets and strengths that come from diversity in teams and leadership.
How to Secure Data Privacy While Growing Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
There are ways to increase user privacy while still preserving the accuracy of machine learning systems. Here are three practical options for CIOs.
Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
Here are some highlights from last month's Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
Tech Nation Report: Robust Online Collaboration in DevOps
Commentary  |  10/10/2019
Cross-national perspectives on scaling up companies, hiring talent, and collaboration marked the release of a report on British tech.
MSP Consolidation Crunch: What it Means to Your IT Team
Commentary  |  10/9/2019
With a wave of acquisitions going on across the managed service provider market, enterprise IT leaders have to rethink where they get their own services.
Why Scaling DevOps Is a People Problem
Commentary  |  10/9/2019
You can have the latest and greatest automation toolset, but without people transformation, DevOps at scale will remain a mirage for many.
2020 IT Budgets Are Up, But ...
Commentary  |  10/8/2019
A Spiceworks report highlights the where's and why's of 2020 IT budget plans.
AI Keeps Buggy Code From Crashing The Cloud
Commentary  |  10/7/2019
AI-based test automation will be a key feature of DevOps in enterprise multi-cloud environments in the 2020s.
Breaking Silos and Curating Data for Impactful AI
Commentary  |  10/7/2019
AI requires both high-quality data and an infrastructure that ensures data is always available. Without that foundation, we'll never reach the future.
What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Commentary  |  10/4/2019
Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
Changing Mindsets on IT Automation
Commentary  |  10/4/2019
Enterprises are not fully on board yet and in some cases stuck in manual mode. Here are four key areas to consider to get on the road to automation.
Six Inevitable Technologies and the Milestones They Unlock
Commentary  |  10/3/2019
Grand-scale technologies act as nodes of progress that spark continued innovation. Here are several that will continue to impact society.
5 Ways CIOs Can Better Compete to Recruit Top Tech Talent
Commentary  |  10/2/2019
A CIO shares lessons he's learned about finding and securing the best job candidates for IT teams.
Top U.S. Businesses Call for More Government Regulation
Commentary  |  10/1/2019
So, what's the catch? There's a very real possibility that most states will develop their own data privacy laws, causing chaos that will benefit no one.
Takeaway from MLOps NYC: Open Source Frameworks Need TLC
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Commentary  |  9/26/2019
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
Human Touch Needed to Balance Prospects and Fears of AI
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Events held at Microsoft and Samsung in New York highlight the need for data scientists to maintain humanity in AI development.
Rethink Time and Data in Your Organization
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Time series is a standard analysis, but advanced machine learning tools introduce statistical techniques for more accurate forecast models.
How to Effectively Vet for True AI in the Era of AI Washing
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
All AI is machine learning, but not all machine learning is AI. Make sure you know the difference before investing.
How CIOs Can Help Their Workforce Thrive
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
IT leaders must remember that in our ever-changing world, keeping employee skills sharp and ensuring they have the resources they need to stay current is key.
How the Chief Data Officer Role is Evolving
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
The CDO role continues to change with competitive pressures. Where are you on your journey and what do you need to do to get to the next level?
How a Digital Talent Strategy Ensures Tech Staffing Success
Commentary  |  9/20/2019
Are you looking at the big picture? Today's enterprise organizations must align their digital talent strategy through a lens of recruitment and retention.
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