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Database Deployments Moving to the Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Of the top five database vendors by revenue, four are also cloud service providers -- Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. The future of DBMS is in the cloud.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/5/2019
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Getting Machine Learning into Production: MLOps
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Machine learning upstart DataRobot, which pioneered the AutoML category, acquired ParallelM to help organizations move their models into production.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/26/2019
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Post-Hadoop Data and Analytics Head to the Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data and analytics in the cloud era may favor platforms based on platforms that are more flexible than Hadoop. But that doesn't mean there's no future for the early big data technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2019
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GDPR One Year Later: Was the Hype Worth It?
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Only time will tell with how GDPR and regulators can keep up with the influx of breaches and violations, but that doesn’t mean GDPR is something to brush aside.
By Tim Reilly, COO of Zettaset , 6/19/2019
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Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/13/2019
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Q&A: Fractal Analytics’ Co-Founder on Decision-Making and AI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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AI, design, and engineering can help consumer-facing enterprises create new recipes for advance decision-making.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/11/2019
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Data Is the Lifeblood of Sales Intelligence Programs
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Turn sales professionals into their own data masters. Help them organize disparate data, which can lead to intelligence and actionable insights.
By Dave Egloff, Senior Director, Gartner , 6/7/2019
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IBM Db2 Joins the AI Age
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM's anchor database technology's new infusion of AI support comes years after the company's Watson AI famously beat Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/4/2019
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Q&A: Accenture’s Prasad Talks AI Adoption for the Enterprise
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Enterprises should approach AI strategies much the way they follow software engineering principles.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/3/2019
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CIOs: Are you Ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act?
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Take these three steps to start building a privacy program that will help you satisfy the privacy regulators and your customers. 2020 is just around the corner.
By Kent Graziano, Chief Technical Evangelist, Snowflake , 6/3/2019
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Ready or Not, Big Data is Bringing Big Changes
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Companies looking to take advantage of the complex data game need to start by identifying general areas of their business that truly need help.
By Paul Gaynor, Global Technology and Alliance Consulting Leader, PwC , 5/21/2019
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Data Hunter: The New Sexy Technology Job
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data hunter, data scout, or data acquisition specialist may be the new hot career as organizations look to enrich the value of their data analytics and machine learning initiatives with external data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/13/2019
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Why Open Source Should Remain Open
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There is a clear fork in the road, and companies are having to decide which route to take when it comes to open source.
By Bob Bickel, Technology Entrepreneur and Coach , 5/13/2019
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Database Server Deadlines: Preparing for End of Support
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A set of long-running database management platforms will soon lose technical and security support but there is still time to act.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/8/2019
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Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Software Asset Management
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It may not be glamorous, but the practice of software asset management saves organizations money and protects them against financial and legal risks.
By Dave Dawson, cyber principal, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory , 5/7/2019
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Transform the workplace or hinder your workforce
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Organizations are entering a post-digital era, where being digital is a requirement rather than a choice.
By Marc Carrel-Billiard, Global Senior Managing Director, Accenture Labs , 5/2/2019
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IT Governance: Get Back to the Basics
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A lack of foundational elements for IT governance can lead to a bunch of problems, including siloed operations, business disconnects and redundant applications.
By John Krpan, Partner, Focal Pointe Group , 4/25/2019
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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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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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