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Freedom Financial CIO Taps Analytics for COVID Tracking
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As employees trickle back to the office, Freedom Financial is using technology and analytics to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/12/2020
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Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Portability of applications, seamless data integration, and business alliances between vendors means enterprises need to prepare for omni-cloud adoptions soon.
By Michael Kollar, SVP, Atos North America , 8/12/2020
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How to Integrate Edge Computing With Your Core Systems
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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There are five key challenges to getting edge computing devices to work with core enterprise IT systems, and several ways to work through those challenges.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 8/11/2020
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Making Predictive Analytics Work in an Uncertain World
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Rapid, sometimes dramatic change has become "the new normal," but what we know now can help us improve predictive model accuracy.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/10/2020
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The Future of Work in a Post-COVID Era
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Advice for CIOs: With remote working here to stay, now is the time to advance cloud initiatives, consider uses for AI, and strengthen business continuity.
By Jamshid Rezaei, CIO, Mitel , 8/10/2020
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How Synthetic Data Accelerates Coronavirus Research
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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When your research could save COVID-19 patients, you don't want to wait around for institutional approval to use patient data in research. Here's an alternative.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2020
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Conversational AI Comes of Age
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The COVID-19 pandemic can have far-reaching effects on how the financial services industry interacts with customers, and service centers equipped with conversational AI will come to the fore.
By Sherry Comes, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 8/7/2020
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Adding Fuel to the MSP vs. In-house IT Debate
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Recent changes to employee support delivery options and more reliance on third-party cloud services help make a stronger case for MSPs. Hereís a look at the pros and cons for both sides.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/6/2020
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Can Artificial Intelligence Help Increase Diversity in IT?
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Applied properly, AI might help bridge the diversity gap in IT by assisting with job postings, evaluating resumes and standardizing the interviewing process.
By Mark Runyon, Principal Consultant, Improving , 8/5/2020
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NOAA Fisheries Talks Going No-Code for Project Management
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Federal agency finds a way to increase its efficiency tackling a growing number of projects by leveraging a solution from Smartsheet.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 8/4/2020
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Will Facial Recognition Thrive in the Post-Pandemic Economy?
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
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Facial recognition is at the heart of the new normal of our lives, and many uses donít violate privacy or civil rights. But the political and regulatory controversies will continue to burn hot for many years.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 8/4/2020
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10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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These cloud-native startups are redefining familiar technology and enabling entirely new products.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 8/3/2020
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Business Continuity Planning: The Pandemic Wake-Up Call
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Ensuring continuity of operations in the face of unforeseen disruptions must be a top priority going forward. Is your organization in good shape?
By Seth Siegel, AI & Automation Leader, Infosys Consulting , 8/3/2020
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The ABCs of Data Science Algorithms
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Data science algorithms are never a one-size-fits-all solution. Do you know what makes sense for your business?
By Michael Zeller, Head of AI Strategy & Solutions, Temasek , 7/31/2020
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Optimize Existing Technologies for Maximum Value
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Looking to get a bigger bang from your budget? Think about optimizing some of your existing IT resources.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/30/2020
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Cloud Eases Pivot to Remote Work for Capital One
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Capital One has committed to enabling employees to keep working from home through the end of 2020.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/29/2020
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Is Your Cloud Strategy Ready to Hyperscale?
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In the face of the unexpected demands 2020 has seen so far, business and IT leaders need to stay in a constant state of planning with their cloud operations.
By Aaron Kamphuis, Data Analytics and IoT Practice Manager, OST , 7/29/2020
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How Enterprises Can Adopt Video Game Cloud Strategy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Forrester report explores ways other sectors can learn from infrastructure deployed to support video gaming.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/28/2020
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Why Data Science Isn't an Exact Science
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Organizations adopt data science with the goal of getting answers to more types of questions, but those answers are not absolute.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2020
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Data in the Age of COVID
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This crisis is teaching us a ton about the dissemination and use of data. But we must remember to use it in a way that maintains the quality of data and protects privacy rights.
By Tim Molino, Technology Consultant, Peck Madigan Jones , 7/27/2020
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10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
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How Enterprises Can Adopt Video Game Cloud Strategy
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Conversational AI Comes of Age
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