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Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/14/2018
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Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
By Tim Sherwood, VP, Business Development, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Tata Communications , 2/14/2018
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How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/13/2018
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The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
By Ben Lamm, Co-founder and CEO of Conversable , 2/12/2018
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Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/5/2018
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CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Research shows that chief data officers are helping their organizations turn data into dollars.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/31/2018
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The Business Case for AI
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
By Sajid Mohamedy, VP, Strategy & Operations, Nisum , 1/31/2018
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AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 1/26/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
By Allan Frank, Chief Scientist, LiquidHub , 1/3/2018
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AI Has a Foothold in Business, Now for the Next Steps
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Everyone's talking about AI, but many companies have trouble getting their efforts off the ground. In a recent survey and brief, EY pinpoints the challenges and opportunities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/1/2018
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Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/26/2017
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MBA 2.0 - The Power of Combinatorial Tech Innovation
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
True innovation often isn't about leveraging a single technology but making good use of multiple technologies in combination.
By K. R. Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro , 12/22/2017
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No Luck Recruiting AI Talent? Youíre not Doing it Right
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Unless you can compete on salary with the likes Google and Facebook, fill out your artificial intelligence and machine learning teams using alternative approaches.
By Amit Prakash, co-founder and CTO, ThoughtSpot , 12/18/2017
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The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
By Mark Bernardo, VP Global Services for GE Digital , 12/14/2017
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5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/11/2017
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Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
By Stephan Kudyba, Martin Tuchman School of Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology , 12/8/2017
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Itís Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
By Barb Darrow, technology journalist , 12/4/2017
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Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/4/2017
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Amazon Pumps Out New Database and Machine Learning Services
James M. Connolly, Guest Commentary
News
Amazon's announcements at AWS Re:Invent continue to extend AWS offerings far beyond basic infrastructure services.
By Barb Darrow, technology journalist , 11/30/2017
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