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Competing on Analytics: 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/13/2017
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QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/17/2017
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
By Brian Amaro, Senior Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic , 8/11/2017
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Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2017
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Software Is Changing the World, Just As I Foresaw
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/31/2017
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10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2017
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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/24/2017
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HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/21/2017
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Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading,
Commentary
November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 7/19/2017
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Cloud Outages: Who’s at Fault?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Cloud outages do happen. So, how can you and your IT group minimize the impact on the company?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/19/2017
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Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/18/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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Predictive Analytics: Intersection of Humans, Machines
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Is big data moving your decision-making needle, or, has it only confirmed what you already knew? Predictive analytics and a human touch help make sense out of your data.
By Mike Flannagan, Senior Vice President Analytics, SAP , 7/11/2017
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10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2017
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Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2017
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Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
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Commentary
To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive VP and CTO, SAS , 6/19/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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3 Cool AI Projects
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Are you ready for AI and machine learning? Here's an overview of three use cases to give you a flavor of just what is possible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/18/2017
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Data & Analytics: Solve Your Top Challenges at Interop ITX
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Looking to solve your data & analytics challenges? Our Interop ITX experts have the answers. Here are some of the take-aways you can expect by attending these sessions.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/18/2017
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