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The Upside to Deepfake Technology
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Deepfake technology has received its fair share of scorn, but as remote collaboration vendors incorporate more AI features into their offerings, the “deepfake” stigma will wane.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 10/23/2020
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2020: The Year Everyone Became an IT Employee
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The pandemic has rendered IT roles more demanding and more important than ever before. And every employee has essentially become an extension of the IT team.
By Vijay Kurkal, CEO, Resolve , 10/23/2020
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Minimizing Human Errors to Improve Data Center Reliability
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/22/2020
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Citizen Developers: 8 Ways IT Can Strengthen the Ties
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
The exponential growth of citizen developers in organizations is forcing IT to rethink its role and the skillsets that it has historically valued. What are IT organizations doing to adjust?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/20/2020
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Making Developers More DevSecOps Aware
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Interop Digital conference tackled why it is important for IT professionals to develop vulnerability remediation habits.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/19/2020
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Fintech at Interop: A New World in Business and Technology
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
Commentary
Here’s a quick glimpse of two of the Fintech sessions at Interop Digital 2020.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 10/13/2020
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How IT Leaders Can Apply Facial Recognition Tech Responsibly
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Commentary
The best way forward is to treat facial recognition data from the perspective of the rights of the people portrayed.
By Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP and Gartner Fellow, Gartner, Inc. , 10/13/2020
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6 Reasons Why Internal Data Centers Won’t Disappear
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Even with cloud, companies don't want to give up their internal data centers. Why do data centers have such staying power?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/12/2020
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The CIO’s Role in Setting the Remote Work Agenda
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Commentary
Here’s a six-step roadmap for IT leaders to follow as they continue to prepare for business as “unusual”.
By Sampath Sowmyanarayan, President Global Enterprise, Verizon , 10/12/2020
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The Evolving Narrative of Moving from DevOps to DevSecOps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
We need an integrated development approach that is automated to create the right balance between speed and risk to avoid costly rework and business slowdown.
By Ayhan Tek, VP of Information Security, Cyber Electra , 10/9/2020
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Northwestern Mutual CIO: Riding Out the Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As the head of technology at a mutual company, Northwestern Mutual's CIO said his IT organization was largely insulated from the roller coaster budget changes and cash conservation brought by COVID-19
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/7/2020
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How to Survive a Crisis with AI-Driven Operations
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Commentary
Here’s how IT and business leaders can strategically embrace artificial intelligence to build a foundation of resilience.
By Sanchit Mullick, Associate Vice President, Infosys , 10/7/2020
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Digital Transformation Strategies Are Failing. Here's Why.
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Every company's digital transformation plans got sidetracked by COVID-19, but there are additional reasons why their strategies are not full steam ahead.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/6/2020
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Focus on Today’s Workforce -- and Close the Gap to the Future
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
To evolve for the workforce of the future amidst COVID-19, you need to build a strong digital infrastructure foundation now. Here’s how to do it.
By David Sapin and Emily Stapf, Principals, PwC , 10/2/2020
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Limits of AI to Stop Disinformation During Election Season
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Bringing an AI-driven tool into the battle between opposing worldviews may never move the needle of public opinion, no matter how many facts on which you’ve trained its algorithms.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 10/1/2020
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Blockchain Use Primed to Accelerate in the COVID-19 Era
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Commentary
While still early in maturation, blockchain technologies are positioned to solve some of the problems of today and serve as the core infrastructure for the solutions of tomorrow.
By Omid Malekan, Blockchain Innovation Expert, Citi Ventures Studio , 9/28/2020
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Is Your Pandemic-Fueled Cloud Migration Sustainable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
COVID-19 shoved enterprises into the cloud. While remote work is sustainable, emergency cloud strategies are not.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/25/2020
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Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
It's hard to tell what's real and what isn't. If one of your executives or your company is the victim of deepfakes, what's IT going to do about it?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/21/2020
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Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
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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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
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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