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Diversity in IT: The Business and Moral Reasons
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
Everyone talks about diversity, but progress is slow in the real world of business and IT.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 6/20/2019
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Post-Hadoop Data and Analytics Head to the Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data and analytics in the cloud era may favor platforms based on platforms that are more flexible than Hadoop. But that doesn't mean there's no future for the early big data technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2019
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Q&A: MongoDB’s Ittycheria Talks New Path as a Data Platform
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/19/2019
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GDPR One Year Later: Was the Hype Worth It?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Only time will tell with how GDPR and regulators can keep up with the influx of breaches and violations, but that doesn’t mean GDPR is something to brush aside.
By Tim Reilly, COO of Zettaset , 6/19/2019
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The Impact of Convergence on IT Strategies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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According to industry hype, the latest emerging technology will change everything. No technology is an island, however, which is where things get interesting.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/18/2019
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Moogsoft and Cisco’s AppDynamics on How AIOps is Growing
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Artificial intelligence is increasingly being put to work automating certain operations as IT systems become more complex.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/17/2019
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How to Convince Wary Customers to Share Personal Information
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Burned by past abuses, consumers are guarding their data with an iron fist. You can win back their confidence and gain the insights that provide targeted services.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/17/2019
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Better Cybersecurity Research Requires More Data Sharing
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Researchers at the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security highlight the cost savings of sharing cybersecurity data and push for greater access to information on breaches, attacks, and incidents.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/14/2019
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Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/13/2019
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Waiting for the AI Revolution? Don’t.
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to becoming AI-ready, but the building blocks for maximizing its value over the long term are already available.
By Dejan Deklich, Chief Product Officer, 8x8 , 6/13/2019
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NLP, Machine Learning: Killer Combo for Unstructured Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
To apply AI to customer service interactions, you need both machine learning and natural language processing, which is why demand for NLP skills are on the rise in the job market.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/12/2019
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The Future of B2B E-Commerce
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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IT leaders can close the digital gap by taking product, customer, inventory, invoice and other information and make it a more modern user experience.
By Steve Shaffer, CEO, Insite Software , 6/12/2019
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How to Hire Reliable Remote Tech Talent
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
Commentary
If your company is considering hiring remote IT workers, these five tips may help guide you to success.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 6/12/2019
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Four Things Modern CIOs Need to Know
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Chief information officers stand at the forefront of how companies make and adapt to technological change. Here are four takeaways from the MIT CIO Symposium that they should keep in mind.
By Barbara Darrow, Senior Director of Communications, Oracle , 6/10/2019
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Will AI and Machine Learning Break Cloud Architectures?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
AI and machine learning are powered by lots of data, so much so that one futurist thinks today's cloud architectures aren't enough.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2019
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Analytics Without Behavior Change Is Just Expensive Artwork
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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IT leaders should keep in mind that a good data analytics design starts with understanding how data is being used within their enterprise organizations.
By Matthew Halliday, Co-Founder, VP of Products, Incorta , 6/7/2019
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Data Is the Lifeblood of Sales Intelligence Programs
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Turn sales professionals into their own data masters. Help them organize disparate data, which can lead to intelligence and actionable insights.
By Dave Egloff, Senior Director, Gartner , 6/7/2019
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Cloud Hadoop Competition Hits MapR, Cloudera
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MapR has filed a notice that it could shut down in mid-June, and Cloudera said that customers are holding off on signing new deals.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/6/2019
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IoT and Predictive Analytics: What We’re Driving Toward
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
Commentary
Learn how research of predictive analytics can impact models used in the transportation sector.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 6/5/2019
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IBM Db2 Joins the AI Age
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM's anchor database technology's new infusion of AI support comes years after the company's Watson AI famously beat Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/4/2019
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