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Rethinking the IT Organization in a Post-COVID World
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Pursuing initiatives across organization redesign, operational cost reduction, and process automation is a must to ensure success in the new business paradigm.
By Suketu Gandhi, Partner; Anshuman Jaiswal, Principal; Dominique Harris, Principal; and Hrishikesh Tendulkar, Manager, Kearney , 11/25/2020
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How to Approach Your Mission-Critical Big Data Strategy
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Across industries, big data has joined traditional, structured data as a mission-critical element. Here’s some advice for CIOs and big data leaders on how to get started.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 11/17/2020
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Can Low Code Measure Up to Tomorrow’s Programming Demands?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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It might be useful for organizations to adopt AI, automation, low-code, or no-code options for software development, but there may be limits to weigh.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/16/2020
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What Rubber Bands Can Tell Us About Enterprise AI
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If we pay close attention to how AI is falling short and leaving humans with extra work, we can see exactly where the future lies (and how to get there).
By Dominic Gallello, CEO, Symphony AzimaAI , 11/13/2020
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4 Methods to Scale Automation Effectively
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Here are best practices on how to scale automation successfully beyond the initial deployment to create a high-demand and thriving automation function.
By David Borowski, Director, IT Strategy & BPO, West Monroe Partners , 11/10/2020
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What Quantum Computing Could Mean for Software Development
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Once the stuff of speculation, the growth of quantum software development may share some similarities with the rise of MLOps and AIOps.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/5/2020
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How to Negotiate with Software Providers for the Best 2021 Deals
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Negotiating with big software vendors can be tricky. Here are some best practice tactics to help you get the best deal.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/3/2020
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The Inevitable Rise of Intelligence in the Edge Ecosystem
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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A new frontier is taking shape where smart, autonomous devices running data on 5G networks process information that can lead to near real-time insights enterprises need.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/2/2020
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Augmented Analytics Evolves to Make AI, BI Easier in 2021
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Augmented analytics has helped enterprises accelerate BI, analytics, and AI programs. Here's how it will advance for 2021.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/27/2020
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Should AI Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Digital transformation strategies are common, but many enterprises lack an AI strategy. Where does it fit? Not everyone agrees.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/26/2020
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The Upside to Deepfake Technology
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
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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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Data Analytics Without a Plan is Like Panning for Gold
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Without a strategy in place to analyze and act upon your data, you'll get bogged down, sifting for worthy nuggets.
By Divya Srivastava, Data and Strategic Business Insights Analyst , 10/14/2020
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Future of Analytics: How to Decide Which Avenue to Take
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Maximize the value of data analytics in your business strategy by first identifying current problems and potential solutions. Here’s some advice to get you on track.
By John Affolter, Sales Engineer/Solutions Architect, Charter Solutions , 10/5/2020
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Nvidia and VMware CEOs Explore AI Infrastructure Potential
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Discussion at VMworld points to possibilities that AI might open up for cloud, software development, and automation in business.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/30/2020
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Microsoft Exec: How Enterprises are Democratizing Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
During her Interop Digital keynote, Microsoft's Alysa Taylor will discuss how technology has been a catalyst for accelerated value and change in 2020.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2020
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Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
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Here’s how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the company’s advantage.
By Jija Thomas, Lead Data Architect, Russell Investments , 9/22/2020
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Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
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COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
By Judah Taub, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Hetz Ventures , 9/21/2020
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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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3 Hurdles to Overcome for AI and Machine Learning
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning have distinct limitations. Businesses looking to implement AI need to understand where these boundaries are drawn.
By Mark Runyon, Principal Consultant, Improving , 9/17/2020
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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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