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Operate Like a Startup at Any Size
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A technology CEO shares his thoughts on what to consider when you are building an internal innovation hub.
By Robert Vis, CEO of Messagebird , 12/10/2018
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Cloud Computing 2019: The Cloud Comes of Age
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A Forrester study predicts that enterprises must respond nimbly to address changing cloud markets and technologies.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/10/2018
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AI-Built Deepfake Videos Did Not Alter the Election
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Things could change next election time, putting truth and democracy at grave risk.
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Expertise , 12/7/2018
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Why Data Scientists Should Make a Commitment to Diversity
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A more fair and safe society, as well as better products and services, can be enabled if the data science industry makes a commitment to hiring and cultivating diverse talent.
By Sophie Searcy, Senior Data Scientist, Metis , 12/7/2018
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Adopting Disruptive Tech is a Challenge; Here’s How to Make it Easier
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A good way to help your organization embrace new technology is something that has been a prominent entity at user group meetings for decades.
By Paul Mac Farland, Director of Solutions Engineering, Confluent , 12/6/2018
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Build Reliability into Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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When building and using autonomous and intelligent systems, it’s important to know they’re behaving reliably, because if things go wrong, they can do so at scale, fast.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/6/2018
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Harness the Power of Storytelling to Increase IT's Influence
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Remember three key techniques to be more effective in telling IT's story to audiences such as line managers and top executives.
By Dawn Parzych, Director, Catchpoint , 12/5/2018
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Daimler Financial Services CIO Says: Don't Get Comfortable
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Daimler Financial Services CIO Udo Neumann says you may be successful today, but unless you transform and innovate, that success will be gone.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/5/2018
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What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?
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The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company.
By Jody Paterson, CEO of ERP Maestro , 12/4/2018
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Katrina Roberts, a CIO at American Express, Shares Hiring Strategy
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
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Strategies for recruiting IT talent are changing rapidly, and it's not just about challenges. There are opportunities and benefits as well.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 12/4/2018
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On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry
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All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience.
By Matt Joe, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Avanade , 12/3/2018
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AWS Aims to Speed and Simplify Robot Development
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Robotics use cases are endless, but the overhead of developing them is stymying progress. AWS Robomaker, announced at AWS re:Invent, with lowers the barriers so developers can spend more time innovating.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/3/2018
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Data Privacy, Ethics: The Time Has Arrived
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Cloudera Chief Architect and Hadoop creator Doug Cutting says that the time has arrived for data privacy and ethics rules.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/3/2018
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Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
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The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 11/30/2018
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Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here’s what AWS presented as proof.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/29/2018
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Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/29/2018
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Big Data Governance – Metadata Is the Key
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A new approach to data governance is needed in the age of big data, when data is scattered throughout the enterprise in many formats, and coming from many sources.
By Aroop Maliakkal Padmanabhan, Senior Manager, and Tiffany Nguyen, Senior Software Engineer, eBay , 11/29/2018
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Curing the Patient Data Security and Privacy Epidemic
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If the modern Hippocratic Oath states, “I will respect the privacy of my patients,” shouldn’t that statement extend to protecting patient data?
By Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone , 11/28/2018
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It's a Business, not Tech Transformation
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Your digital transformation strategy isn't primarily about technology but about rethinking the future of the business.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 11/28/2018
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Analytics and Privacy: Yes, the Two Can Co-Exist
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For all the talk about the burden that privacy regulations might place on businesses, it turns out that those regulations actually can help companies leverage their data.
By Todd Wright, Global Lead for GDPR Solutions, SAS , 11/27/2018
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