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GDPR: A Cost vs. Benefit Analysis
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Commentary
It's a mistake for companies to view compliance with GDPR as just a financial burden. There are real benefits to be had in understanding and protecting customer data.
By Dimitri Sirota, CEO and Co-founder, BigID , 4/23/2018
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10 Things You Should Know About Deep Learning
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 4/23/2018
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Managing Online Extortion and Other Tricky Relationships
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News
Speakers at the RSA Conference this week shared some advice on how business leaders can deal with hackers who are trying to extort payments from an organization.
By Steve Kovsky, Technology Journalist , 4/20/2018
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Businesses Are on the Cusp of an Automation Revolution
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Commentary
The cloud is much more than on-demand computing and storage resources. It is the foundation for a whole new world of exciting and smart ways of doing business.
By Bob Weiler, Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Business Units , 4/19/2018
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Culture, Like Technology, Is Changing at a Breakneck Pace
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
If you thought your company culture was good or bad or a static thing within the organization, well, guess again.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 4/19/2018
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Whole Foods and Its Amazonian Approach
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
In the wake of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Peyton Maynard-Koran has brought a new approach to IT infrastructure in the grocery chain.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/18/2018
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What Do Modern Analytics Look Like With Agile Deployment?
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Commentary
When deploying an analytics initiative throughout an organization it's time to utilize agile concepts.
By Josh Parenteau, Director of Market Intelligence, Tableau , 4/17/2018
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Executives, Beware of Agile!
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Commentary
The successful shift to an agile organization isn't just about a mandate from above; management has to embrace agile as a way of doing business.
By Doug Dockery, Senior Director of Agile Management, CA Technologies , 4/16/2018
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No More IT Islands
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
IT professionals no longer fit into the buckets of specialization that marketers and HR staffers love.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/13/2018
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Why IT Professionals Move to Las Vegas
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Las Vegas may well become the next high-tech hotbed as more IT talent and related investment flow into the city. On and off The Strip, there are all kinds of opportunities to cash in on digital transformation, from gaming to the maker movement and beyond. You may enjoy life more, too. Here's why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/12/2018
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Three Big Pitfalls for Big-Company CIOs, and What to Do About Them
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
Commentary
Scale and longevity can be advantages for large enterprises facing competition from startups, but those enterprises need to transform their IT culture, achieve single-speed IT, and jettison inefficient distributed infrastructure.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 4/12/2018
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Technology Faces State-of-Mind Hurdles
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Cloud and open source advocate Sam Ramji, vice president for product management for the Google Cloud Platform, provides a sneak peek into his Interop ITX keynote.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/11/2018
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To Improve Customer Service Robots Enable Humans
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Commentary
When it comes to customer service automation, don't think robots can do it all. They need to work in combination with human staffers.
By Kris Fitzgerald, Vice President & CTO and Dan Thomas, VP Automation, Integration & Alliances, NTT DATA Services , 4/11/2018
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4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what the differences are so you can better understand how the pieces fit together.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/10/2018
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How to Transition from Being a Cloud 'Rookie' to Aficionado
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Commentary
Dabbling in the cloud rather than having a cloud strategy with assigned responsibilities is a step toward disaster.
By Melodye Mueller, VP of Marketing and Strategic Alliances, CloudHealth Technologies , 4/10/2018
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The State of the Cloud 2018
Joe Masters Emison, Co-Founder, BuildFax
Satire
It's time to stop with the excuses and recognize why an organization needs to move to the cloud.
By Joe Masters Emison Co-Founder, BuildFax, 4/9/2018
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Is the CIO becoming the Chief Customer Officer?
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How data, subscriptions and new business models are transforming the CIOís relationship with the customer.
By Dave Padmos, EY Global Technology Sector Advisory Leader , 4/9/2018
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Town of Cary Embraces the IoT to Serve Citizens
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Alexa, Waze, apps. Citizens are getting more tech savvy and city governments are struggling to keep up. North Carolina's Town of Cary has an award-winning strategy, though. We reveal what that is.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/6/2018
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Why IT Costs Keep Rising (and How to Resist the Climb)
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Commentary
It will take a multi-pronged approach for IT organizations to stop the escalation of IT costs.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 4/6/2018
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Itís About Augmented Intelligence, not Artificial Intelligence
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Commentary
The adoption of AI applications isn't about replacing workers but helping workers do their jobs better.
By Roger Gorman, Founder and CEO of ProFinda , 4/5/2018
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