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Content posted in April 2019
How to Secure Tech Talent When Youíre Between the Coasts
Commentary  |  4/30/2019
New technology hubs are popping up all over the country but finding the talent to support them continues to be a problem.
Practical Enterprise Blockchain: How to Apply and Adopt
Commentary  |  4/30/2019
To unlock value that early adopters are seeing, CIOs must consider how blockchain can improve processes specific to their organizations.
Data Privacy Regs are Coming, and the Number 50 is Worrisome
Commentary  |  4/29/2019
It's time for businesses to unite and back a single federal data privacy law. If not, we might end up with 50 different laws.
Q&A: GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij on Open Core and DevOps
Commentary  |  4/29/2019
The DevOps landscape continues to change as open core models rise in the open source market.
Attention CIOs: AI Will Transform How You Do Your Job
Commentary  |  4/29/2019
Get ahead of the trend and drive artificial intelligence projects that are valuable to your company and your career.
3 Automation Technologies to Transform Your IT Department
Commentary  |  4/26/2019
It's time the world of IT embraces new automation technology within its own day-to-day work.
Advance Your Career with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Knowledge
Commentary  |  4/26/2019
IT pros can expand their knowledge about AI to advance their careers by finding training which will be critical to a successful career move in this area.
How a Low-Code Platform Helped 911 Services in New Orleans
Commentary  |  4/26/2019
Digital transformation, made easy, improved efficiency and closed gaps in the management of emergency services resources.
The Challenges and Rewards of Adopting DevOps
Commentary  |  4/26/2019
DevOps is a journey without a destination. As new tools and practices develop, DevOps will continue to evolve.
AI: Focus Turns to Ethical Standards for Intelligent Systems
Commentary  |  4/25/2019
Should robots and other autonomous and intelligent systems be held to established ethical standards?
IT Governance: Get Back to the Basics
Commentary  |  4/25/2019
A lack of foundational elements for IT governance can lead to a bunch of problems, including siloed operations, business disconnects and redundant applications.
Why You Need to Address Your Cloud Skills Gap
Commentary  |  4/24/2019
The progression of cloud innovations require new skills and new approaches to training IT professionals.
Sharpen Your Business Intelligence Blade
Commentary  |  4/24/2019
Managing and monitoring your digital infrastructure doesn't have to painful. There are steps you can take to give your operational intelligence an edge.
Migrating to the Cloud? Avoid These Five Pitfalls
Commentary  |  4/23/2019
Successful cloud migration often means introducing and adopting a new common language throughout an organization. But there are some guidelines to follow.
How TensorFlow Enhances Cloud Marketing Strategies
Commentary  |  4/23/2019
TensorFlow, a machine learning programming library, has been available for Python, but a new JavaScript version introduced machine learning in the browser.
Are You Ready to Manage AI Risks?
Commentary  |  4/23/2019
Most companies have IT-related risk management programs, but they need to be updated to include the nuances of AI.
How to Operationalize Privacy and Data Governance for AI
Commentary  |  4/22/2019
Enterprise approaches to data privacy and governance need a refresh when it comes to AI because things can go wrong at scale, fast.
Corporate Responsibility: A Key to Weathering a Breach
Commentary  |  4/22/2019
How a company handles a breach speaks directly to its character during one of the most high-profile times of its history.
Keys to a Successful IoT Deployment
Commentary  |  4/19/2019
IoT is growing rapidly, but lingering connectivity, security, and data storage concerns will need to be resolved to guarantee its continued flourishing.
Seven Ways to Jump-Start AI
Commentary  |  4/18/2019
Artificial intelligence can offer competitive advantages, but it's not easy to drive success without understanding how to overcome the challenges.
IT Education is Confusing, but It's Critical for Success
Commentary  |  4/17/2019
Continuing education is critical for IT professionals, but where should they go to get it? There are so many choices and so little time.
Why AI Isn't Gaining Traction in Your Enterprise
Commentary  |  4/17/2019
For all the buzz about artificial intelligence and machine learning, there has been surprisingly little real progress with adoption in the enterprise.
How to Solve the Talent Shortage in Data Science
Commentary  |  4/17/2019
Data science is reshaping the job market through fierce competition between companies for top talent. Filling the positions will mean converting candidates from other fields.
What the CIO's Role Says About Your Company
Commentary  |  4/16/2019
The roles of chief information officers (CIOs) can vary significantly. Some are strategic business leaders, others are tactical implementers, some fall somewhere in between. What they do says a lot about your company.
Winning at IT Salary Negotiations
Commentary  |  4/16/2019
Here are five tactful but effective ways to boost your paycheck, whether as a new hire or existing IT employee.
Q&A: Red Hatís Robert Kratky Discusses Essentials of Docs
Commentary  |  4/15/2019
The development of documentation increasingly goes hand-in-hand with software creation methodology.
The Staying Power of Legacy Systems
Commentary  |  4/15/2019
Yes, there are good reasons for some companies to stick with their legacy systems, at least to a point.
IoT Data: Get the Right Rights
Commentary  |  4/15/2019
Before diving into AI, advanced analytics and other data-driven projects be sure to understand which data you hold rights to and what restrictions apply.
Ease Disaster Recovery Drama with Communication Plan
Commentary  |  4/12/2019
You can do a lot to take the edge off people's concerns, maintain the company's reputation, and minimize any long-term damage when you put a plan in place.
How Cloud Shifts Security Balance of Power to the Good Guys
Commentary  |  4/11/2019
Cloud providers have the resources to fortify their data centers and hire armies of security pros, but they wield other powerful weapons to protect customer data.
Digital Reality is Ready to Roll
Commentary  |  4/11/2019
If years of hype have left you skeptical, all signs now point toward reasons to believe that digital reality is ready for its transformative moment.
Moving ERP to the Cloud in Seven Simple Steps
Commentary  |  4/10/2019
Transferring an entire ERP to the cloud is a massive and challenging task. Here's how to make the job easier and less risky.
When Automation Brings Efficiency to CRM
Commentary  |  4/10/2019
With repetitive manual data entry proving a pain point for staff members, workplaces must act to ensure their teams stay motivated. Could automation be the answer?
Four Basic Steps to Prevent Your Data Lake from Becoming a Swamp
Commentary  |  4/9/2019
Despite their great promise, data lakes have received a lot of negative buzz in recent years due to their lack of governability and general success.
6 Digitization Trends Coming From AI and Blockchain
Commentary  |  4/9/2019
By themselves and working together, AI and blockchain are shaping the future of business.
A Good Workflow to Avoid Bad Data
Commentary  |  4/8/2019
Data is important, yet processing data sometimes can make teams feel like they're chasing their own tails to unlock its value.
Q&A: Lookerís Nick Caldwell Discusses Data-Driven Workforces
Commentary  |  4/8/2019
New cloud infrastructure and connected data are changing how collaboration and data management are handled.
Customer Experience Hot Spots: Where to Invest or Divest?
Commentary  |  4/8/2019
The reliance on technology in the service and support space is growing significantly, and leaders are being tasked tasked six- and seven-figure decisions.
Where Does Oracle Fit in the New Cloud Era?
Commentary  |  4/4/2019
Differing perspectives weigh in on the venerable database and the rise of its cloud-native rivals.
Secure Your Migration to the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/3/2019
Five best practices for ensuring that your cloud strategy keeps things safe and secure.
Security: Why Education will Never be Enough
Commentary  |  4/3/2019
After more than a decade of trying to educate users, IT security professionals still aren't getting their message through.
Could a Social Media Exodus Mean a Return to the Open Web?
Commentary  |  4/2/2019
Consider why reverting to an open Web might not be such a bad thing.
Q&A: Nancy Harris of Sage Talks Financial Data and the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/1/2019
Machine learning and AI may create more ways for companies with legacy financial data to leverage the cloud.
Machine Learning, Natural Language Meet to Understand Intent
Commentary  |  4/1/2019
Machine learning and natural language capabilities will bring the power of analytics to more people through semantics.


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