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No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad
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Emotional cognition is maturing, and there’s a great deal of potential. Perhaps ‘happiness’ is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future.
By Sherry Comes, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 10/18/2019
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SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/17/2019
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Settling the Soft Skills vs. Technical Skills Debate
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For full-time employees, put more weight on the soft skills. For contractors who don’t make the technical cut, don’t put your money down on them.
By Sabatino Guerriero, Co-Founder, Triple Crown Consulting , 10/16/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2019
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Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
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Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
By Daria Kirilenko and Lucas Kobat, Gartner , 10/15/2019
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Communications Glut and Isolation Stymie Remote Workers
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How can remote office workers -- and their employers -- deal with tech proliferation and the continued sense of isolation that can sap productivity?
By Barbara Darrow, senior director of communications, Oracle , 10/14/2019
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Why You Should Cultivate Gender Diversity in IT Leadership
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It’s time to rethink our corporate environments by recognizing the unique experiences, skill sets and strengths that come from diversity in teams and leadership.
By Debbie Shotwell, Chief People Officer, Saba , 10/14/2019
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How to Secure Data Privacy While Growing Machine Learning
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There are ways to increase user privacy while still preserving the accuracy of machine learning systems. Here are three practical options for CIOs.
By Catherine Nelson, Senior Data Scientist, Concur Labs , 10/11/2019
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Why Scaling DevOps Is a People Problem
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You can have the latest and greatest automation toolset, but without people transformation, DevOps at scale will remain a mirage for many.
By Antony Edwards, COO, Eggplant , 10/9/2019
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2020 IT Budgets Are Up, But ...
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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A Spiceworks report highlights the where's and why's of 2020 IT budget plans.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 10/8/2019
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Breaking Silos and Curating Data for Impactful AI
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AI requires both high-quality data and an infrastructure that ensures data is always available. Without that foundation, we’ll never reach the future.
By Jaspreet Singh, Founder and CEO, Druva , 10/7/2019
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Changing Mindsets on IT Automation
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Enterprises are not fully on board yet and in some cases stuck in manual mode. Here are four key areas to consider to get on the road to automation.
By Mike Bushong, VP of Enterprise Strategy, Juniper Networks , 10/4/2019
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Rethinking IT: Tech Investments that Drive Business Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Making the right technology investments can double your growth rate compared to that of your less progressive peers, according to a new report from Accenture.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/2019
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5 Ways CIOs Can Better Compete to Recruit Top Tech Talent
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A CIO shares lessons he’s learned about finding and securing the best job candidates for IT teams.
By Richard Hoehn, CIO/CTO, FreightWise , 10/2/2019
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IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 10/1/2019
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Top U.S. Businesses Call for More Government Regulation
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So, what’s the catch? There’s a very real possibility that most states will develop their own data privacy laws, causing chaos that will benefit no one.
By Todd Wright, Head of Data Privacy Solutions, SAS , 10/1/2019
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Getting from AI Pilot to Scale
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
So you've succeeded with your automation and AI pilot project. Now how do you get to scale?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/30/2019
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Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
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IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
By Barry Baker, Vice President, Z Software at IBM , 9/30/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2019
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Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
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But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
By Dirk Beyer, SVP Data Science Research, Neustar , 9/27/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
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Rethinking IT: Tech Investments that Drive Business Growth
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  10/3/2019
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IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
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