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Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Contract-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/28/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/27/2020
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CIO Profile: T-Mobile's Cody Sanford
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
T-Mobile's CIO and CPO Cody Sanford's biggest recent accomplishment was working on the company's merger with Sprint. Here's more about this tech executive in his own words.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/27/2020
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CIO to CEO: The Path to the Top
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Use these approaches to open the door to the rest of the C-suite and increase your influence.
By Colin Earl, CEO, Agiloft , 5/27/2020
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Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/26/2020
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Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/26/2020
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How to Optimize Productivity in Fragmented Workplaces
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Commentary
With fast-changing markets, fragmented teams, and unprecedented business disruption, how can new work management approaches help leaders maintain productivity on the right work?
By Scott Lee, Office of the CTO at Workfront , 5/25/2020
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Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 5/22/2020
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Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
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Commentary
IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
By Jon Cairns, VP Solution Consulting, Nexthink , 5/22/2020
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CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/21/2020
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10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/20/2020
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Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/20/2020
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7 Tips on How to Build a Stronger Business/IT Partnership
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Commentary
To create the organizational resilience necessary in this new normal, businesses need to stop thinking of IT teams as just expensive gatekeepers.
By Steve Wood, CPO, Boomi , 5/20/2020
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Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/18/2020
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Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments
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Commentary
Donít adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases.
By Sara Beck, Machine Learning Solution Principal, Slalom , 5/18/2020
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Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us
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Commentary
Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person. But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition.
By Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategy, Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Centre , 5/15/2020
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COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/13/2020
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How to Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips for Women in IT
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Commentary
The lack of women in IT leadership demonstrates the current need for deeper investment in the next generation of women in technology.
By Cynthia Overby, President & Co-Founder, Key Resources Inc. , 5/13/2020
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Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/12/2020
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Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
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In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
By Gary Grossman, SVP, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Excellence. , 5/12/2020
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