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Use IoT to Accelerate Digital Transformation
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The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require integrating that data into the systems used for key decisions.
By Rick Veague, CTO at IFS North America , 1/18/2018
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Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning: Changing Insurance
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The evolution of analytics and machine learning are shaping the industry’s future, mitigating risk, improving business, and helping develop types of policies that individuals and businesses need, even before they know they do.
By Patti Griffin, Chief Product Officer, Duck Creek Technologies , 1/16/2018
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AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/15/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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Saving Lives Starts with Protecting Our Hospitals
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Healthcare organizations and the patients they serve have to step up to ensure that medical records and devices are secured from hackers.
By Antwanye Ford, President & CEO of Enlightened , 1/11/2018
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How to Cope with Stress in Tech
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Always a concern, workplace stress has soared to new levels in the tech sector.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 1/10/2018
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Is Diversity Part of Your Technology Strategy?
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As we move into an age of artificial intelligence tech teams have to strive to eliminate bias in their AI apps.
By Martin Fiore and Karyn Twaronite, EY , 1/5/2018
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Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
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Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
By Allan Frank, Chief Scientist, LiquidHub , 1/3/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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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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AI Has a Foothold in Business, Now for the Next Steps
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Everyone's talking about AI, but many companies have trouble getting their efforts off the ground. In a recent survey and brief, EY pinpoints the challenges and opportunities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/1/2018
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Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/26/2017
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Metric-Driven Cultures to Drive Product Development
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These days, enterprises have to track new metrics such as engagement, revenue per user, and the overall customer journey, which involve blending a complex web of data streams into a comprehensive marketing and sales funnel.
By Trevor Stuart, Co-founder, Split Software , 12/20/2017
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How Innovation is Changing the Analytics Landscape
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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The collision of emerging technologies and new enterprise strategies is bringing dramatic change to the world of analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 12/19/2017
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No Luck Recruiting AI Talent? You’re not Doing it Right
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Unless you can compete on salary with the likes Google and Facebook, fill out your artificial intelligence and machine learning teams using alternative approaches.
By Amit Prakash, co-founder and CTO, ThoughtSpot , 12/18/2017
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Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
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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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How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/18/2017
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Tech Adoption: Think Value, not Resistance
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Sometimes we get so enthralled with shiny new tech tools that we forget the basic fact they need to bring business value.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 12/15/2017
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The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science
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The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
By Mark Bernardo, VP Global Services for GE Digital , 12/14/2017
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Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
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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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Analytics Lessons from the Sports Data Revolution
Howard M. Cohen, Contributing Writer
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A new MIT program helps executives engage in guided strategic thinking to develop an analytics program through best practices from the sports industry.
By Howard M. Cohen Contributing Writer, 12/14/2017
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