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SF Giants Line Up AI to Manage Media Assets
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The San Francisco Giants have digitized decades of media assets and are using artificial intelligence to manage and access what they need from the massive library.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/18/2020
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What You Need to Know About Cloud-Native Fintech
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
Commentary
Interop will provide IT professionals with a glimpse into how cloud, AI and other tech concepts are reshaping financial technology.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 9/18/2020
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Rise of the Data Disruption Economy in the Wake of COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Ventana Research posits that in uncertain times architecting systems, even on premises, means adopting cloud principles to be agile and adaptable.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/17/2020
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Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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It’s in every organization’s best interest to implement security measures that counter threats in order to protect artificial intelligence investments.
By Avivah Litan, VP, Distinguished Analyst, Gartner, Inc. , 9/15/2020
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Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As technology matures to be cheaper, faster, and more powerful, it creates new possibilities with micro data centers and AI chips at the edge.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/14/2020
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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Here’s why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don’t spiral out of control.
By Rani Johnson, Chief Information Officer, SolarWinds , 9/14/2020
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Law Enforcement Turns to a Cloud Platform for Accountability
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The pandemic and overall public discussions about law enforcement cast a light on streamlining and providing transparency in standards and accreditation management.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/11/2020
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Optimize Your Corporate Security and Resilience Programs
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
CIOs and IT leaders should broaden their thinking around data and data analytics and empower their organizations to implement effective security and resilience programs.
By Jackie Day and Al Park, Control Risks , 9/11/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/10/2020
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Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
By Oleg Kucheryavenko, Cloud & Innovation Lead, Accenture Health , 9/9/2020
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How to Get Automation Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Enterprises are automating more tasks and processes thanks to AI and machine learning, but they're getting different results because some didn't think it through first.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/4/2020
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Cockroach Labs, Neo4j, Snowflake Talk Infrastructure Future
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Panel at the SaaStr Annual discusses the changes cloud has brought to data and what may be on the horizon.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/4/2020
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Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
By Amit Modi, CTO, Movius Corp. , 9/4/2020
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FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
News
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 9/3/2020
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Today's New IT Project Manager
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Among the IT functions changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic is project management. The days of "walk around" project management seem to be gone. Some thoughts on what the future looks like.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 9/2/2020
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Modern CTOs Thrive on Big-Picture Thinking
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Chief technology officers today must unify businesses in new and important ways.
By Jason Soroko, CTO, Sectigo , 9/2/2020
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How Analytics Helped Accenture's Pandemic Plans
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Accenture's investments in cloud, platforms, and analytics and AI proved essential in the company's quick moves to stay on top of pandemic-driven change.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/1/2020
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How to Eliminate Disruptive Technology’s Risk
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Emerging technologies can provide a competitive edge. Yes, risk comes along with those technologies, but there are ways to at least minimize the likelihood.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/31/2020
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Throw Out That 3-Year Business Plan
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Here’s why real-time forecasting rules in 2020 (and how retraining your machine learning models can help with that).
By Dan Simion, VP of AI & Analytics, Capgemini North America , 8/31/2020
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The Coming Tech Schism in the Post-Pandemic Workplace
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Masked versus mask-less personnel? Dual-base versus single-base employees? What will the business workplace look like when all this is over? No one really knows yet.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 8/28/2020
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Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
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The Growing Security Priority for DevOps and Cloud Migration
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/3/2020
Commentary
Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  9/15/2020
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