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Data Privacy, Transparency Get New Weapon
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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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AI, Automation Job Trend to Reverse in 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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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Why AI Isn't Gaining Traction in Your Enterprise
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
For all the buzz about artificial intelligence and machine learning, there has been surprisingly little real progress with adoption in the enterprise.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/17/2019
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The Staying Power of Legacy Systems
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Yes, there are good reasons for some companies to stick with their legacy systems, at least to a point.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 4/15/2019
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Boost Your Analytics, Machine Learning with Alternative Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Adding external data sources to your analytics and machine learning initiatives can provide new dimensions of insights. Here are some sources of data you can tap.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/12/2019
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8 Challenges DevOps Faces Today
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
DevOps adoption is growing — and facing some growing pains, including a fair share of cultural issues.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 4/11/2019
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Moving ERP to the Cloud in Seven Simple Steps
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Transferring an entire ERP to the cloud is a massive and challenging task. Here's how to make the job easier and less risky.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/10/2019
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When Automation Brings Efficiency to CRM
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With repetitive manual data entry proving a pain point for staff members, workplaces must act to ensure their teams stay motivated. Could automation be the answer?
By Mark Hill, Chief Information Officer, Washington Frank , 4/10/2019
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6 Digitization Trends Coming From AI and Blockchain
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
Commentary
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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Commentary
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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10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
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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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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Lessons We Can All Learn from the Sharing Economy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Companies in the sharing economy are creating superior experiences for their customers with the aid of massive databases engineered on a global scale.
By Sanjay Saraf, Chief Technology Officer, Yapstone , 3/18/2019
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RSA Show Underscores Need for Security Focus in App Dev
Steve Kovsky, Technology Journalist
News
Speakers and exhibitors at last week's RSA Conference outlined why DevSecOps need to be implemented throughout the software development cycle.
By Steve Kovsky Technology Journalist, 3/12/2019
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How Productivity Software Reduces Collaboration Overload
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Beware of collaboration overload. The last thing any business leader wants is a team that is exhausted by unnecessary emails and meetings.
By Adam Williams, senior director of sales, Rackspace , 3/11/2019
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Customer Experience: A Company’s Most Important Battleground
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Tthe last century way of doing customer experience is outdated. The emergence of new technologies calls for the adoption of new processes.
By David Yang, founder, ABBYY , 3/11/2019
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CDOs Need To Change Their Firms, Then Change Jobs
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Commentary
If the chief data officer does their job right, they very quickly reach the point where they need to move up or out.
By Charles Holive, Managing Director, Sisense Strategy Consulting Business , 3/7/2019
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Make AI Boring: The Road from Experimental to Practical
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Commentary
In the same way the cell network enabled our modern mobile lifestyle, AI will drive the data age, but only if we make it boring and commonplace.
By Hilary Mason, GM of Machine Learning, Cloudera , 3/4/2019
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Should You Declare Bankruptcy on Your Technical Debt?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Technical debt is a hidden cost that robs your business of its ability to be nimble and make needed changes for your customers
By Sara Hicks, CEO, Reaction Commerce , 2/28/2019
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How to Become a Master Scrum Master
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Great scrum masters are both leaders and facilitators. Becoming a top scrum master requires balancing both agile theory knowledge and people skills.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/28/2019
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The Staying Power of Legacy Systems
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How Cloud Shifts Security Balance of Power to the Good Guys
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