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9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2018
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GDPR and the End of the World
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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Take a Wrong Turn with ERP and Wind up in Court
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Lesson learned decades after the dawn of ERP software: Read the fine print, and understand exactly what it means.
By John Berry, Technology Journalist , 5/24/2018
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DevOps at Scale: Best Practices in Use Today
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IT professionals in the field discuss some of the best practices that help to make DevOps initiatives successful.
By Chuck Gehman, Technical Marketing Engineer, Perforce Software , 5/23/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
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Commentary
One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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GSK Updates Analytics Platform for Faster Drug Development
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
GSK began an overhaul transformation of its R&D data and analytics infrastructure three years ago. Here's what it looks like today.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/21/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
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Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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When Nations Vie for AI Supremacy
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Commentary
Countries, as well as companies, are vying for supremacy in the artificial intelligence market.
By Barb Darrow, Senior Director, Communications, Oracle , 5/18/2018
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5 Traits Organizations Need to Get Value from Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new report identifies the traits of organizations that are getting value -- higher revenues and profits -- due to their machine learning initiatives. Does your enterprise have what it takes?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2018
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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/17/2018
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building an Enterprise Data Warehouse
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Commentary
While it's a challenging and time-consuming process, the creation of an enterprise data warehouse stocked with the right data will ease management, empower the business, and enhance the customer experience.
By Bobby Beckmann, CTO, Lifesize , 5/17/2018
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IoT, Data Visualization Warn Coastal Residents about Flooding
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Spearheaded by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the StormSense project combines IoT sensors, cloud systems, predictive analytics modeling, and data visualization mapping to predict flooding impacts and deliver warnings to residents in the Virginia Beach area.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/16/2018
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5 Common GDPR Misconceptions
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Commentary
A company's effort to comply with GDPR don't end on May 25. The work is ongoing, tied to a recognition of privacy as a fundamental right.
By Tomas Honzak, Director of Security and Compliance at GoodData , 5/16/2018
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Leverage Data to Align Business and IT
Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies
Satire
A takeaway from an Interop ITX panel discussion: Data isn't a commodity to work with, but is a vehicle for unifying IT and the business at large.
By Bill Kleyman Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies, 5/16/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
Satire
[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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