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How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Combining computer vision, IoT, and AI creates a system that delivers more value than those three technologies in isolation, as the retail industry is highlighting.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/18/2019
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Voice Assistants Coming to the Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Virtual employee assistants and voice interfaces to enterprise applications are relatively rare in enterprises today, but Gartner is predicting big growth in the next few years.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/15/2019
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DevOps: Big Effort, Big Benefits
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Authors of the book Driving IT Innovation advise companies to act now, and not to stand by and wait for DevOps to be a fully mature IT concept.
By Heather Smith, senior research associate, and James McKeen, professor emeritus, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University , 1/14/2019
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Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
Commentary
Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 1/14/2019
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Data Privacy: How to be Worthy of Consumer Trust
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
If you want customers to be loyal to your company or to your brand, you need to protect their data and treat it with respect.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/11/2019
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Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
A key to success with an IoT strategy is to keep the IT group involved in the process even at the pilot stage.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 1/10/2019
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Retailers Catch Up with Technology Investments
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Retailers will invest more heavily in IT technology than other industries do in the coming years. Here's how this industry will leverage technology to take them into the future.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/9/2019
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What Enterprises Need to Make the Leap to Blockchain
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Commentary
Learn how to avoid the security and scalability concerns that come with blockchain.
By Ben Jessel, Head of Growth at Kadena , 1/7/2019
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What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Enterprises often make the same mistakes when adopting technology, generation after generation. A PwC tech leader outlines seven considerations to keep in mind.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/4/2019
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5G: The Next Retail Disrupter is on the Horizon
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Commentary
5G won’t just be an improvement over 4G. It will be an entirely new form of connectivity. But will retailers be ready?
By Corey Pierson, Co-Founder and CEO, Custora , 1/3/2019
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Act Now to Reap Automation Benefits Later
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Forward-thinking enterprises are delivering business and infrastructure optimization with intelligent automation and looking now to business transformation.
By Linda Delbridge, Director of Business Development for Robotic Process & Cognitive Automation, ISG , 1/3/2019
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Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
For all the market research numbers floating around about cloud computing, what is missing is advice on what IT organizations should be doing with IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud concepts.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 12/31/2018
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IoT: Living on the Edge
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Commentary
Where is your data when you need it? Edge computing offers an alternative to processing all data in the cloud or the data center.
By Kevin Meany, Co-Founder and CTO, Versatile , 12/31/2018
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Data Governance in the Age of Exponential Technology
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Commentary
The emerging data-hungry and data-generating technologies demand two types of data governance: security, and the need for holistic, enterprise-wide governance, rather than governance on a silo-by-silo basis.
By Amit Walia, President of Products and Strategic Ecosystems, Informatica , 12/28/2018
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A Roadmap for Becoming a Customer-Centric CIO
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Commentary
The CIO’s role isn’t just about technology enablement these days; it’s customer-facing, and it requires leadership, innovation, and strategic use of data.
By Cynthia Stoddard, SVP and CIO, Adobe , 12/21/2018
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Planning for RPA? Read This First
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Commentary
Understand how three key elements are crucial to the success of an automation project.
By Jim Shand, Director in AlixPartners’ Digital Practice , 12/19/2018
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Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
From issues such as privacy and data bias regulation to model training and self-service AI, you can expect a broad range of key advances in the artificial intelligence space.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 12/18/2018
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Debunking Three Common Cloud Misconceptions
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Combatting the misconceptions surrounding cloud computing requires continuous exploration of new opportunities emerging today because of ongoing cloud technology innovations.
By Jeff Canter, Chief Operating Officer, NICE inContact , 12/18/2018
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Avoid Automation Failure: Invest in Your Workforce
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With a wave of intelligent automation on the horizon, now is the time for enterprises to invest in the talent they need to build a workforce for the future.
By Cliff Justice, U.S. Leader, Intelligent Automation, KPMG , 12/14/2018
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5 Machine Learning Resolutions for 2019
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More organizations are using machine learning for competitive reasons, but their results are mixed. It turns out there are better -- and worse -- ways of approaching it. If you want to improve the outcome of your efforts in 2019, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/13/2018
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5 Data and AI Trends for 2019
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  1/7/2019
Commentary
Act Now to Reap Automation Benefits Later
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  1/3/2019
Commentary
Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief,  12/31/2018
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