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IT 2020 Emphasizes Speed, More Change Afoot for 2021
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
ServiceNow CIO Chris Bedi said this COVID-19 pandemic year has meant urgency and the need for speed for IT organizations. But what's coming in the year ahead?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/28/2020
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Blockchain Use Primed to Accelerate in the COVID-19 Era
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While still early in maturation, blockchain technologies are positioned to solve some of the problems of today and serve as the core infrastructure for the solutions of tomorrow.
By Omid Malekan, Blockchain Innovation Expert, Citi Ventures Studio , 9/28/2020
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VMware’s Greg Lavender to Speak on Getting IT Done
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Interop keynote session will tackle exploring innovation while also maintaining systems.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/23/2020
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IT Leader Profile: Upgrading ERP During a Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Mukul Agrawal serves as global head of ERP and IT services at Vistaprint. Here's a look at what he's done and what he has been working on lately.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/23/2020
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Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
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Here’s how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the company’s advantage.
By Jija Thomas, Lead Data Architect, Russell Investments , 9/22/2020
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Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
It's hard to tell what's real and what isn't. If one of your executives or your company is the victim of deepfakes, what's IT going to do about it?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/21/2020
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Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
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COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
By Judah Taub, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Hetz Ventures , 9/21/2020
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3 Hurdles to Overcome for AI and Machine Learning
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning have distinct limitations. Businesses looking to implement AI need to understand where these boundaries are drawn.
By Mark Runyon, Principal Consultant, Improving , 9/17/2020
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The Right Tech Exec to Lead Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
Commentary
Accountability for diversity and inclusion revolves around data. The ability to manage that data can raise thorny questions over which executive should lead the way.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 9/16/2020
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Tech Conference Diversity: Time to Get Real
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Tech conferences still tend to reflect traditional biases. In today's world, diversity and inclusion should be priorities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/15/2020
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Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
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It’s in every organization’s best interest to implement security measures that counter threats in order to protect artificial intelligence investments.
By Avivah Litan, VP, Distinguished Analyst, Gartner, Inc. , 9/15/2020
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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
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Here’s why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don’t spiral out of control.
By Rani Johnson, Chief Information Officer, SolarWinds , 9/14/2020
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Law Enforcement Turns to a Cloud Platform for Accountability
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The pandemic and overall public discussions about law enforcement cast a light on streamlining and providing transparency in standards and accreditation management.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/11/2020
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Optimize Your Corporate Security and Resilience Programs
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CIOs and IT leaders should broaden their thinking around data and data analytics and empower their organizations to implement effective security and resilience programs.
By Jackie Day and Al Park, Control Risks , 9/11/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/10/2020
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Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
Data science jobs aren't as plentiful as they used to be. Here's a snapshot of where average salaries and postings stand today.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 9/9/2020
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Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
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As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
By Oleg Kucheryavenko, Cloud & Innovation Lead, Accenture Health , 9/9/2020
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AI Accountability: Proceed at Your Own Risk
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A new report suggests that to improve AI accountability, enterprises should tackle third-party risk head-on.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/8/2020
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Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
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Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
By Amit Modi, CTO, Movius Corp. , 9/4/2020
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FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
News
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 9/3/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  9/10/2020
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Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/14/2020
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Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
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