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Transformation, Disruption, and Gender Diversity in Tech
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Panel at the Axway Summit Americas discussed elements that may help improve gender parity in the technology scene.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/6/2021
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Key Courses for CIOs in 2021
Mary E. Shacklett, Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data
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Even busy CIOs need to make time for continuing education. Here are some key topics and courses that are worth your time in 2021.
By Mary E. Shacklett Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, 5/5/2021
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How to Recruit AI Talent and Keep Them Happy
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Data and analytics leaders looking to expand their AI teams should understand how to recruit, hire, organize, train, and retain AI talent to ensure long-term AI success.
By Peter Krensky, Research Director, Gartner, Inc. , 5/5/2021
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Pandemic Responses Make Room for More Data Opportunities
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The move to accelerate digital transformation and engage with customers online in 2020 increased the opportunities for gathering data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/4/2021
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Lessons I've Learned From My Career in Technology
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After more than 30 years as an IT professional, I find it interesting that while a lot has changed, some things remain the same. Here’s some advice I’d like to offer to those starting out in their careers.
By Jeff Fields, Chief Information Officer, SERVPRO , 5/4/2021
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Deep AI Verticalization: No Silver Bullets
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
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AI may seem to work wonders under the right conditions, but it is far from a fix for all problems.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 5/3/2021
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Demystifying Quantum Computing: Road Ahead for Commercialization
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In the coming years, quantum computers will likely far exceed the performance of today’s supercomputers and as such, will open entirely new opportunities for organizations.
By Marc Suidan, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Deals Leader, PwC , 5/3/2021
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Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/30/2021
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How to Change Gender Disparity Among Data Science Roles
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Founder of Deloitte’s women in data science and analytics group on importance of inclusion in technology.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/29/2021
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What CIOs Need to Know About Graph Database Technology
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Here's a look at how graph database technology, together with AI, can help enterprises solve complex problems in an era of ever growing data.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/2021
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We Need to Keep Women in Technology
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Leaders have a responsibility to keep women in tech and help cultivate their career growth. Here are a few measurable actions that can help.
By Rena Nigam, Founder & CEO, Meytier , 4/28/2021
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IT Meets Finance: How CFOs Drive Digital Success
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Chief financial officers now play a key role in guiding organizations through digital transformation so they can survive the current climate and come out stronger on the other side.
By Gina Mastantuono, Chief Financial Officer, ServiceNow , 4/27/2021
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CIO Role Expands into Company Culture, Customer Experience
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As the pandemic drove more transactions and work online, the enterprise CIO's role expanded to be more focused on business, customers, and employee culture.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/26/2021
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Asante CIO Discusses Transforming with Cloud and Telehealth
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/23/2021
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Tech Spending Climbs as Digital Business Initiatives Grow
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Enterprises overall will spend 8.4% more on technology in 2021 than they did last year, but not all of that budget will be under the control of the CIO.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/22/2021
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IBM Talks AIOps Potential at Digital Developer Conference
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
CIOs might use AIOps to help manage deployment of new products while also maintaining the resiliency of existing applications.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/21/2021
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AWS Offers Course on Basics of Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new course offered by AWS offers business leaders a foundational understanding of machine learning and its use cases without the need for a deep understanding of Python and coding.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2021
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Forecast of the Future of Work from MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
'We must do more to cultivate new jobs and new worker skills.' -- Irving Wladawsky-Berger, research affiliate, MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/16/2021
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AWS Boosts Support for Girls in Tech’s Inclusivity Efforts
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Cloud services provider increases backing for group aimed at further shrinking the gender gap in the technology workforce.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/15/2021
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MassMutual CISO Talks Cybersecurity Priorities
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Insurance and financial firm MassMutual's chief information security officer talks about the changing threat landscape and how data science is helping the security team's charter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/14/2021
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