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BI Will Change the Role of IT as We Know It
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ITís role within an organization has always been a critical one, but the advancement of business intelligence and data analytics will make IT exponentially more strategic.
By Bobby Beckmann, CTO, Lifesize , 10/19/2017
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The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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At the Strata Big Data Conference in New York, one of the major themes was the responsibility that data scientists have to do their best to prevent the biases and prejudices that exist in society from creeping into data and the way algorithms are built.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/18/2017
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15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/17/2017
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Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
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As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, weíll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
By David Rosen, Digital Transformation Technologist and Strategist, Tibco , 10/17/2017
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10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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If your organization doesnít have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/11/2017
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Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/11/2017
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Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 10/5/2017
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One More Reason to Care about the Equifax Data Breach
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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The Equifax data breach should open our eyes to the issue of explicit consent, a concept our peers in Europe are dealing with now.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/4/2017
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Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/4/2017
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Data Science and the Doníts
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Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
By Chris Wareham, Senior Director of Product Management, Adobe Analytics Cloud , 10/2/2017
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12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/28/2017
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Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough
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While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
By Karanveer Mohan, the founder and CTO of Kofa , 9/28/2017
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Digital Twins and IoT Enable Smart Products and Services
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Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
By Christina Patsioura, Research Analyst, Beecham Research , 9/27/2017
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It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/26/2017
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Neural Networks in Business: Advantages and Perspectives
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The opportunities to utilize neural networks are growing across a broad range of industries and market sectors.
By Nataliia Kharchenko, technical writer, Cleveroad , 9/25/2017
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Seven Steps to IT Transformation
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It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries, Inc. , 9/25/2017
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The Cyber Risk of False Confidence
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Companies are overly confident about their cybersecurity, and itís leaving their data (and maybe yours too), open to some major security risks.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/25/2017
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Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
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Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you donít want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
By Laurent Bride, Chief Technical Officer, Talend , 9/21/2017
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An IT Pro Takes the Dive into Deep Learning
Rich Casselberry, Risk Technologist
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IT professional Rich Casselberry experimented with deep learning using online tools and came away with interesting results.
By Rich Casselberry Risk Technologist, 9/21/2017
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Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/21/2017
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