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The New Job Description for Data Scientists
Rich Wagner, President and CEO of Prevedere
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As new tools help to automate data collection and cleaning, the role of data scientists is evolving into one where they deliver more value to their organizations.
By Rich Wagner President and CEO of Prevedere, 12/12/2018
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Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Leading consultancies and analyst firms offer their predictions on how key technologies, such as cloud computing, AI, IoT, and robotics will shape up in 2019.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/12/2018
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Capital One CIO: We're a Software Company
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Capital One CIO Rob Alexander has transformed his organization from an IT shop into a software company with Agile development, public cloud, new talent, open source technology, and machine learning.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/11/2018
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How Employers and Employees Can Adapt to an Automated Workforce
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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As companies increasingly bring automation to the supply chain, it's important for employers and employees to work together to make their workplace safer, more efficient, and more beneficial to humans than ever before.
By Jeff Christensen, VP of Product, Seegrid , 12/11/2018
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What Tech Mega Hubs Will Do to East Coast Cities
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
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East Coast expansions by Amazon and Google bring promises of jobs, but also the possibility of housing and transportation crunches, and increased competition for tech talent.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 12/11/2018
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Operate Like a Startup at Any Size
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A technology CEO shares his thoughts on what to consider when you are building an internal innovation hub.
By Robert Vis, CEO of Messagebird , 12/10/2018
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AI-Built Deepfake Videos Did Not Alter the Election
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Things could change next election time, putting truth and democracy at grave risk.
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Expertise , 12/7/2018
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Why Data Scientists Should Make a Commitment to Diversity
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A more fair and safe society, as well as better products and services, can be enabled if the data science industry makes a commitment to hiring and cultivating diverse talent.
By Sophie Searcy, Senior Data Scientist, Metis , 12/7/2018
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Adopting Disruptive Tech is a Challenge; Here’s How to Make it Easier
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A good way to help your organization embrace new technology is something that has been a prominent entity at user group meetings for decades.
By Paul Mac Farland, Director of Solutions Engineering, Confluent , 12/6/2018
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Build Reliability into Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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When building and using autonomous and intelligent systems, it’s important to know they’re behaving reliably, because if things go wrong, they can do so at scale, fast.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/6/2018
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Harness the Power of Storytelling to Increase IT's Influence
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Remember three key techniques to be more effective in telling IT's story to audiences such as line managers and top executives.
By Dawn Parzych, Director, Catchpoint , 12/5/2018
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What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?
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The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company.
By Jody Paterson, CEO of ERP Maestro , 12/4/2018
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Katrina Roberts, a CIO at American Express, Shares Hiring Strategy
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
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Strategies for recruiting IT talent are changing rapidly, and it's not just about challenges. There are opportunities and benefits as well.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 12/4/2018
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On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry
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All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience.
By Matt Joe, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Avanade , 12/3/2018
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Data Privacy, Ethics: The Time Has Arrived
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Cloudera Chief Architect and Hadoop creator Doug Cutting says that the time has arrived for data privacy and ethics rules.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/3/2018
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Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
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The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 11/30/2018
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Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here’s what AWS presented as proof.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/29/2018
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Big Data Governance – Metadata Is the Key
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A new approach to data governance is needed in the age of big data, when data is scattered throughout the enterprise in many formats, and coming from many sources.
By Aroop Maliakkal Padmanabhan, Senior Manager, and Tiffany Nguyen, Senior Software Engineer, eBay , 11/29/2018
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Curing the Patient Data Security and Privacy Epidemic
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If the modern Hippocratic Oath states, “I will respect the privacy of my patients,” shouldn’t that statement extend to protecting patient data?
By Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone , 11/28/2018
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It's a Business, not Tech Transformation
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Your digital transformation strategy isn't primarily about technology but about rethinking the future of the business.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 11/28/2018
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