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Content posted in February 2020
Artificial Intuition Takes Pattern Recognition to a New Level
Commentary  |  2/28/2020
Pattern recognition and anomaly detection provide insight into unwanted behavior, but mainstream techniques may be missing subtle clues.
Moving AI Forward: Why You Need to Slow Down Now to Scale Later
Commentary  |  2/28/2020
Companies looking to truly take advantage of AI's full potential must first address the most common problems that again and again hold the industry back.
Misconfiguration in Containers and Cloud: Risks and Fixes
Commentary  |  2/27/2020
Moving fast in DevOps can create points of security vulnerabilities that might go unnoticed until calamity strikes.
Get Serious About SaaS Management in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  2/26/2020
While a software-as-a-service model leaves processing in the service provider's hands, there's plenty of work left for the IT group when it comes to administering the relationship and in supporting employee users.
AI, ML Keys to Driving an Even More Diverse Workplace
Commentary  |  2/26/2020
But CIOs and IT leaders must also establish an open communication channel to discuss disabilities and accessibility awareness to help reinforce a culture of inclusion.
How Startups Fit into Healthcare's Transformation
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Learn how large organizations in life sciences and healthcare leverage innovation born from disruptive, entrepreneurial companies.
AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy?
Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport
Commentary  |  2/21/2020
Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur.
What AIOps Could Mean for the Future of Remote Work
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
There may be a special role AI can play in monitoring systems populated by teams and individuals who operate remotely.
How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
Harnessing Big Data: Can Our Laws and Policies Keep Up?
Commentary  |  2/19/2020
Public policies and commercial norms could constrain our ability to realize the full potential of big data.
Who Should Own RPA?
Commentary  |  2/18/2020
Enterprises are running into challenges with robotic process automation because lines of business or IT are missing the bigger picture. Thinking strategically and cross-functionally helps.
The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer
Commentary  |  2/17/2020
Wannabe DevOps trainers are dime a dozen, but truly skilled coaches are worth their weight in gold.
3 Questions That Can Determine the Success of a SaaS Product
Commentary  |  2/17/2020
With only 10% of SaaS startups succeeding in today's increasingly digital world, what questions can we ask in order to determine their likelihood of success?
Cloud Cost Optimization: It’s a Balancing Act
Commentary  |  2/14/2020
Cost optimization goes beyond an engineering, stand-alone initiative. Here are some questions to ask and best practices to consider that might help you unlock the benefits.
Cloud Threat Report Shows Need for Consistent DevSecOps
Commentary  |  2/13/2020
Organizations continue to make choices for the sake of speed in innovation, which can leave them unnecessarily vulnerable.
IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
IT pros must do real research about their value in the market if they want to be paid fairly. InformationWeek's 2020 IT Salary Report can help technologists get started.
The End of Agile? Not a Chance.
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
Enterprise organizations need to understand the full evolution of Agile to reap its benefits. Here's some advice on best ways to implement Agile practices today.
Edge Computing Benefits for AI Crystallizing
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The prospect of performing AI at the edge is still mostly theoretical, but organizations are exploring potential edge computing benefits. -- ITPro Today
Report: AWS Lambda Dominates as Serverless Adoption Grows
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
Survey by Datadog shows ongoing prevalence for Amazon's Lambda service as organizations scale up their use of serverless architecture.
Time is Running Out: 5 Steps to Prepare for the CCPA
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The nation's most comprehensive data privacy law has gone into effect and enforcement is just around the corner. Worried about compliance? Follow these guidelines.
Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
Bridge the IT Skills Gap With Data and Analytics
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Enterprises can benefit in many ways from internal and external data analysis. One of the most obvious is using data analytics to help close your IT team's skills gap.
Stop ‘Vacation Shaming’ Your IT Staff
Commentary  |  2/7/2020
Burnout from lack of time off takes a toll on your employees, hampers their productivity and erodes your ability to retain strong IT team members. Nobody wins.
Why IBM Choosing Arvind Krishna Over Jim Whitehurst Was Wise
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
It was widely expected that Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst would be Ginni Rometty's successor. Instead, the job is going to Arvind Krishna -- and that's probably a good thing. - ITPro Today
Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
As developers face the challenge of making complex AI and machine learning applications work on edge-computing devices, options to support Tiny ML are emerging.
How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
Vertical AI is the New Black
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The reality of AI adoption is out of sync with the hype that AI has generated. However, where artificial intelligence is prepared to prove itself is in vertical market applications.
How Continuous Intelligence Enhances Observability in DevOps
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The escalation of data and workloads in the cloud calls for continuous intelligence to maintain order.
New Decade, New You: The Evolution of the CIO
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
Differentiate your enterprise by going more in-depth with cloud, leveraging data and analytics, embedding AI, and putting security at the center of the business.
What Becomes of CFOs During Digital Transformation?
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
As some executive roles disappear, CFOs must evolve to survive in the new tech landscape at organizations.
Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
Elevating the Human Enterprise with a Machine-First Mindset
Commentary  |  2/3/2020
The purpose of adopting a machine-first approach is to bring together diverse technologies including automation, AI and analytics in a holistic way.


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