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4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what the differences are so you can better understand how the pieces fit together.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/10/2018
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Town of Cary Embraces the IoT to Serve Citizens
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Alexa, Waze, apps. Citizens are getting more tech savvy and city governments are struggling to keep up. North Carolina's Town of Cary has an award-winning strategy, though. We reveal what that is.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/6/2018
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Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Trouble Highlights IT Data Privacy Concerns
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Facebook has lost billions in market value, been targeted for investigation by 37 states and the FTC, and many users are threatening to delete their accounts. It's past time for enterprise CIOs to stop ignoring customer data privacy concerns.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/29/2018
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My Algorithm is Better than Yours
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Satire
New tools allow business users -- not just data scientists -- to leverage algorithms and venture into machine learning. But, handle with care because the choice of bad data means bad results.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 3/28/2018
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Beware the Dangers of 'Drive Thru' Analytics
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
Cutting corners isn't the path to analytics success. Data science requires an enterprise commitment.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/15/2018
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How Valuable Is Your Company's Data?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Organizations consider data one of their most valuable assets, but exactly, how much is that data worth? Most business leaders can't answer the question yet. But venture capitalists, financial analysts and board members increasingly want to know.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/14/2018
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Why Operationalizing Analytics is So Difficult
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Plenty of companies have plenty of data and plenty of analytics tools, but they fall short when it comes to converting analytics results into action.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/2/2018
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4 Ways Companies Impede Their Analytics Efforts
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Consider these four barriers to success when moving forward with your data analytics initiative.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/28/2018
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Government IT: Time to Catch Up
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
What's the most pressing issue in government IT? Well, the resistance to it.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/2018
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Donít Lift and Shift Big Data Analytics, Lift and Optimize
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Satire
Advancing through the digital era with a greater use of self-service analytics doesn't mean that you have to trash proven analytics tools and techniques.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 2/26/2018
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Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
By H.P. Bunaes, Chief Data Officer , 2/21/2018
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Unlock the Value: From Data Quality to Artificial Intelligence
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Data quality, data privacy, and advanced technologies such as AI, machine learning, neural networks, and more, are of top concern to data analytics pros and IT managers, says Karen Lůpez, Data & Analytics Track Chair for Interop ITX 2018.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/20/2018
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5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/15/2018
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The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
By Ben Lamm, Co-founder and CEO of Conversable , 2/12/2018
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Careers in 2018: Tips from a Top Analytics Recruiter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Top quantitative executive recruiter Linda Burtch of Burtchworks provides insight into how to keep yourself competitive in data science, business intelligence, and other analytics-related careers. Here's how to get ready for a future of new technology, including AI, natural language processing, and IoT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/8/2018
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5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/1/2018
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CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Research shows that chief data officers are helping their organizations turn data into dollars.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/31/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Cloud security architecture skills to customer-service savvy are among the key IT security skills needed next year as CIOs ramp up hiring.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/18/2017
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Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
By Gary Bloom, CEO, MarkLogic , 12/14/2017
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