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Customer-Led Automation Changes the Service Game
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer
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Customer self-service is ready to take the next step toward customer-led service, where enterprises are supporting requests from bots as often as from people.
By Crystal Bedell Technology Writer, 7/16/2019
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The Dangers of Demonizing AI
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/15/2019
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Continuous Learning the Key to IT Skills Gap
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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CIOs and IT leaders struggle to fill IT positions with staff who hold the right skills. But the answer is right under their noses: Educate existing teams.
By Alex Adamopoulos, CEO, Emergn , 7/15/2019
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How to Prep Your Career for the AI Job Apocalypse
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Will your job end up being automated or eaten by an AI or robot? Here's a deeper look at careers that will continue to be in high demand in the decade ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/12/2019
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Creating a Culture of Global Innovation
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The breakneck speed of technology innovation means that success requires embracing disruption/change and empowering people to be creative in its application.
By Pathmal Gunawardana, Head of Americas, Tata Communications , 7/12/2019
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IBM Builds AI Ladder with Partnerships
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM is creating a richer technology stack to help customers ascend the ‘AI Ladder,' gaining the foundation for an artificial intelligence practice.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/11/2019
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Human Capital Management Technology May Be 'Demo Candy'
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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AI is being embedded in human capital management applications, but there are many reasons they're not necessarily ripe for prime time, according to Gartner.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/11/2019
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What Does Your Management Style Say about Your Age?
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Depending on how you answer specific questions, we might be able to guess your age.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 7/10/2019
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What Does ‘Save to Transform’ Mean for CIOs?
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Many companies are now pursuing the seemingly conflicting goals of cost reduction, growth, and digital transformation. This has huge implications for CIOs.
By Omar Aguilar, Global Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 7/10/2019
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Transform your IT Help Desk
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 7/9/2019
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Chief Data Officers: Biggest Mistakes, Best Practices
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CDOs are everywhere today, but are they really doing an effective job? Here's how you and your organization can make the most of data and analytics investments.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/9/2019
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A Robot That Can Throw Bananas? Why CIOs Should Take Notice
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Scientists are now developing models that allow robots to learn from experience. Pay attention, because deep learning is poised to drive significant advances.
By Tom Canning, VP of IoT, Canonical , 7/8/2019
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Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 7/6/2019
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Retain Your IT Staff by Doing These 3 Things
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Your team relies on you, their IT leader, to help them manage their careers. If you’re not doing it, someone else will do it for you. At another company.
By Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds , 7/5/2019
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How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here's a short list of options for beginners.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/3/2019
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How to Evaluate an IT Job Candidate as a Coach Would
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
To create a winning IT team, it pays to treat job candidates like potential prospects for a sports franchise.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/2/2019
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7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Artificial intelligence is actually a term that encompasses a host of technology and tools. Here's a closer look at some of the more important ones.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/1/2019
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Top 5 Issues Exhausting Your IT Team and How to Solve Them
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Chief information officers and IT leaders need to stay relevant and continually address the common problems that drag down their teams.
By Suresh Sambandam, CEO, Kissflow , 7/1/2019
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Data Science Salary Survey Reveals Market Shift
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Quantitative executive recruitment firm Burtch Works annual salary survey revealed changes in the job market for data scientists and predictive analytics pros.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/27/2019
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7 Ways to Mitigate Supply Chain Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
News
Breaches caused by external vendors and service providers have become a major and escalating problem for organizations.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/27/2019
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