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Data Privacy, Transparency Get New Weapon
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Osano and its browser plugin, Privacy Monitor, aim to provide consumers with transparency regarding consumer data privacy policies. The company will release data supply chain tools for companies later this year.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/22/2019
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Keys to a Successful IoT Deployment
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IoT is growing rapidly, but lingering connectivity, security, and data storage concerns will need to be resolved to guarantee its continued flourishing.
By Albert A. Ahdoot, Director of Business Development, Colocation America , 4/19/2019
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Seven Ways to Jump-Start AI
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Artificial intelligence can offer competitive advantages, but itís not easy to drive success without understanding how to overcome the challenges.
By Harsh Dhundia, Director, Pace Harmon , 4/18/2019
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AI, Automation Job Trend to Reverse in 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Artificial intelligence is adding value for many enterprise organizations, but getting it into production takes longer, costs more, and adds less value than many organizations are expecting.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/17/2019
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T-Mobile Modernizes its Data Analytics Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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T-Mobile was using the same analytics platform it had in 2005 when the iPhone was new and George W. Bush was president. Now, the mobile carrier has modernized.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/16/2019
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What the CIO's Role Says About Your Company
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The roles of chief information officers (CIOs) can vary significantly. Some are strategic business leaders, others are tactical implementers, some fall somewhere in between. What they do says a lot about your company.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/16/2019
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IoT Data: Get the Right Rights
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Before diving into AI, advanced analytics and other data-driven projects be sure to understand which data you hold rights to and what restrictions apply.
By Stephanie Sharron, Morrison & Foerster , 4/15/2019
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How Cloud Shifts Security Balance of Power to the Good Guys
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Cloud providers have the resources to fortify their data centers and hire armies of security pros, but they wield other powerful weapons to protect customer data.
By Barbara Darrow, senior director of communications, Oracle , 4/11/2019
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Digital Reality is Ready to Roll
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If years of hype have left you skeptical, all signs now point toward reasons to believe that digital reality is ready for its transformative moment.
By Allan Cook, Deloitte Digital , 4/11/2019
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6 Digitization Trends Coming From AI and Blockchain
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
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By themselves and working together, AI and blockchain are shaping the future of business.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 4/9/2019
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Four Basic Steps to Prevent Your Data Lake from Becoming a Swamp
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Despite their great promise, data lakes have received a lot of negative buzz in recent years due to their lack of governability and general success.
By Ramesh Menon, VP Infoworks , 4/9/2019
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A Good Workflow to Avoid Bad Data
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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Data is important, yet processing data sometimes can make teams feel like they're chasing their own tails to unlock its value.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 4/8/2019
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Customer Experience Hot Spots: Where to Invest or Divest?
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The reliance on technology in the service and support space is growing significantly, and leaders are being tasked tasked six- and seven-figure decisions.
By Pete Slease, Vice President, Gartner , 4/8/2019
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Could a Social Media Exodus Mean a Return to the Open Web?
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Consider why reverting to an open Web might not be such a bad thing.
By Dries Buytaert, founder of Drupal and CTO of Acquia , 4/2/2019
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AI, Machine Learning, Data Science: What Enterprises Are Doing
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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CIOs say that AI and machine learning are the top technologies that will drive transformation, but there aren't many enterprises who have them in production, yet. Here's how they are planning to get there.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/2/2019
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10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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When your systems slow to a crawl it's easy to blame the technology, but some of the causes -- and fixes --may relate to how enterprises do business these days.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/1/2019
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Machine Learning, Natural Language Meet to Understand Intent
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Machine learning and natural language capabilities will bring the power of analytics to more people through semantics.
By Mark Jewett, VP, product marketing, Tableau Software , 4/1/2019
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Detroit's IT Makeover, a Year Later
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Detroit CIO Beth Niblock and her IT team have been helping the city advance through the tech world that we call the 21st century.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 3/29/2019
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Platforms: Where the Digital and Physical Worlds Meet
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Platform companies need to consider and launch new services that have a very clear understanding of the needs and expectations of their target markets.
By Robin Murdoch and Martin Stoddart, Accenture , 3/27/2019
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How IT Roles are Changing
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Non-traditional IT roles continue to emerge with new business models and technology. Is your career on track?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/26/2019
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How Cloud Shifts Security Balance of Power to the Good Guys
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