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IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2020
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Advantage ROI: Optimize AI Programs for Short-Term Gains
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With many budgets constrained, now is the time to focus on artificial intelligence projects that will deliver the most payback over the next six months.
By Jerry Kurtz, EVP, Capgemini North America , 5/29/2020
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Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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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
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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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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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CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 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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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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Adapting Cloud Security and Data Management Under Quarantine
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/14/2020
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COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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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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CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
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COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
By Joshua Swartz, Suketu Gandhi and Himanshu Jain, Kearney , 5/11/2020
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How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/8/2020
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Why Everyone's Data and Analytics Strategy Just Blew Up
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting data and analytics strategies in profound ways. Experts explain what your company should be doing right now.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/4/2020
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4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
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While ML can dramatically enhance an organizationís security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
By Christopher Perry, Lead Product Manager, BMC Software , 5/4/2020
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Using Analytics to Improve IT Operations and Services
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Analytics has already enhanced an array of business functions. Now it's IT's turn to benefit from analytics-driven insights.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/30/2020
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One Size Doesnít Fit All for AI Regulation
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The sheer scope of AIís impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
By George Mathew, CEO, Kespry , 4/27/2020
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Is Quantum Computing Ready for Prime Time?
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Progress is steady, but the technology hasnít matured enough for most enterprises to truly benefit. Hereís what needs to happen.
By Andy LaMora, Global Director, Topcoder , 4/20/2020
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Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 4/17/2020
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The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
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How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
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IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
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