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Take a Wrong Turn with ERP and Wind up in Court
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Lesson learned decades after the dawn of ERP software: Read the fine print, and understand exactly what it means.
By John Berry, Technology Journalist , 5/24/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
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One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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GSK Updates Analytics Platform for Faster Drug Development
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
GSK began an overhaul transformation of its R&D data and analytics infrastructure three years ago. Here's what it looks like today.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/21/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
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Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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When Nations Vie for AI Supremacy
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Countries, as well as companies, are vying for supremacy in the artificial intelligence market.
By Barb Darrow, Senior Director, Communications, Oracle , 5/18/2018
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5 Traits Organizations Need to Get Value from Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new report identifies the traits of organizations that are getting value -- higher revenues and profits -- due to their machine learning initiatives. Does your enterprise have what it takes?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2018
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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/17/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
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[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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How to Kickstart Digital Transformation: Government Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/15/2018
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How Remote Workers Make Enterprises More Competitive
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Want to increase the number of job applicants for any job and be able to hire the best workers in the country? Add the term "remote welcome" to your job ad.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/11/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/10/2018
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When Digital Transformation Becomes Digital Disappointment
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Inflated expectations often lead to disappointing results when companies launch ambitious digital transformation initiatives.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/9/2018
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MIT Chaplain: Emerging Tech Leaders Care About Ethics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The Computer Age fueled the ever-accelerating pace of innovation, but as the Digital Age matures, there are plenty of discussions about tech ethics, especially in light of AI. Emerging tech leaders are more likely to include ethics as an integral part of innovation, according to MIT's first humanist chaplain, Greg Epstein. Here's why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/9/2018
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10 Leading Female CIOs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
While women are still underrepresented in IT, quite a few of the world's largest organizations have female CIOs.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/8/2018
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Redefining the 'I' in CIO
Steve Kovsky, Technology Journalist
Satire
The 30-plus year old job title "CIO" is opening up a number of new possibilities when it comes to defining the role.
By Steve Kovsky Technology Journalist, 5/7/2018
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IT is Great, Now itís Time to Pitch it That Way
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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If youíre in IT, stop saying youíre stressed, youíre busy, or youíre tired. To attract new talent, IT professionals need to engage their communities and speak about the possibilities, not just the deterrents.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/4/2018
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