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Why Data Scientists Should Make a Commitment to Diversity
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A more fair and safe society, as well as better products and services, can be enabled if the data science industry makes a commitment to hiring and cultivating diverse talent.
By Sophie Searcy, Senior Data Scientist, Metis , 12/7/2018
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Build Reliability into Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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When building and using autonomous and intelligent systems, it’s important to know they’re behaving reliably, because if things go wrong, they can do so at scale, fast.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/6/2018
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On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry
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All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience.
By Matt Joe, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Avanade , 12/3/2018
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Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
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The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 11/30/2018
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Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here’s what AWS presented as proof.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/29/2018
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Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/29/2018
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Open Source at 20: What's Next?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/21/2018
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How Automation Empowers the CIO to Think Outside the IT Department
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The CIO's role is evolving into one that is more business focused, and it's a new generation of tech tools that enables that shift.
By Nancy Harris, EVP and Managing Director of Sage North America , 11/20/2018
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The Errors That Should Keep Alexa (and Your IT Team) Up at Night
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The key to innovating with conversational technologies is understanding what consumers will expect from voice technology.
By Matt Chotin, Senior Director of Technical Evangelism, AppDynamics , 11/19/2018
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Voice is Dead, Long Live Voice
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How do we maintain the human touch in a world of systems designed to fake it?
By Christopher Connolly, vice president of product marketing, Genesys , 11/16/2018
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Why Mixed Reality is Messed Up, for Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) were supposed to transform user experiences, but technologies have had false and soft starts in various industries. Here's why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/15/2018
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The CIO’s Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard
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CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard.
By Mark Davis and David Pierce, Deloitte , 11/14/2018
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Data Silos: Now and Forever?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Data management experts share suggestions on why we are still dealing with data silos and how to break them down.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/13/2018
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What Special Ops Taught Me About TechOps
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A look at how a day of special forces-style training delivered benefits in the technology realm.
By Lucas Villeneuve, Systems Engineer at Constant Contact , 11/12/2018
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Are Company Valuations Bogus?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Boards of directors should know that the value of their company's intangible assets probably outweighs the value of their tangible assets. However, their lack of specific knowledge about the details is resulting in lawsuits.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/7/2018
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Consumer Privacy and the Role of Technology in Compliance
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It's time for organizations to look inward to ensure that their privacy policies build trust with customers while enhancing the customer experience.
By Brian Cleary, VP of Solutions Marketing, RedPoint Global , 11/6/2018
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How to Dethrone Inefficient Software in Your Organization
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It's time for companies to adopt modern approaches to software, like SaaS, and that means embracing change and abandoning "we've always done it this way."
By Anne Becknell, SVP of Customer Success at Chrome River , 11/2/2018
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Rethink Customer Service Tools to Be the Solution, Not the Problem
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Despite the proliferation of new technology tools for customer service centers, efficiency is falling. What to do?
By Pete Slease, Vice President, Gartner , 11/1/2018
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AI and the Death of 'Employment for Life'
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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When AI brings about job losses and changes our careers, remember that we've been through this before, time and again.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 11/1/2018
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A Wake-Up Call for Software Development Practices?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Development all help improve software delivery speed. However, as more applications and software development tools include AI, might software developers be trading trust and safety for speed?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/30/2018
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6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
Calvin Hennick, Technology Writer,  11/16/2018
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Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief,  11/13/2018
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How Automation Empowers the CIO to Think Outside the IT Department
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