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Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
SAS Targets Operationalizing AI with ModelOps
News  |  10/16/2019
Analytics stalwart SAS wants to help organizations get to that last mile of digital transformation by moving them from pilot projects to deployment to modeling and governance.
Settling the Soft Skills vs. Technical Skills Debate
Commentary  |  10/16/2019
For full-time employees, put more weight on the soft skills. For contractors who don't make the technical cut, don't put your money down on them.
Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
Why You Should Cultivate Gender Diversity in IT Leadership
Commentary  |  10/14/2019
It's time to rethink our corporate environments by recognizing the unique experiences, skill sets and strengths that come from diversity in teams and leadership.
How to Secure Data Privacy While Growing Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
There are ways to increase user privacy while still preserving the accuracy of machine learning systems. Here are three practical options for CIOs.
Blockchain Loses Its Luster, for Now
News  |  10/10/2019
Last year if you had a tech problem, blockchain was the answer. Now blockchain has reached the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner.
MSP Consolidation Crunch: What it Means to Your IT Team
Commentary  |  10/9/2019
With a wave of acquisitions going on across the managed service provider market, enterprise IT leaders have to rethink where they get their own services.
2020 IT Budgets Are Up, But ...
Commentary  |  10/8/2019
A Spiceworks report highlights the where's and why's of 2020 IT budget plans.
AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
News  |  10/8/2019
U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
Rethinking IT: Tech Investments that Drive Business Growth
News  |  10/3/2019
Making the right technology investments can double your growth rate compared to that of your less progressive peers, according to a new report from Accenture.
A Path from Pilot to Machine Learning Production
News  |  10/2/2019
Getting machine learning from the pilot into production is a hot issue in 2019. MLOps is one of the ways enterprises are doing it.
5 Ways CIOs Can Better Compete to Recruit Top Tech Talent
Commentary  |  10/2/2019
A CIO shares lessons he's learned about finding and securing the best job candidates for IT teams.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Getting from AI Pilot to Scale
News  |  9/30/2019
So you've succeeded with your automation and AI pilot project. Now how do you get to scale?
Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise
News  |  9/26/2019
You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations.
Rethink Time and Data in Your Organization
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Time series is a standard analysis, but advanced machine learning tools introduce statistical techniques for more accurate forecast models.
How the Chief Data Officer Role is Evolving
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
The CDO role continues to change with competitive pressures. Where are you on your journey and what do you need to do to get to the next level?
Have Just a Bit of Patience with 'Transformation'
Commentary  |  9/19/2019
Digital transformation, cloud adoption and AI seem to be taking longer than people expected. Why is that a surprise?
Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
CIOs: Here’s How Google is Approaching AI
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
A team of experts learned from their application of AI across a variety of real-world projects. Here are six steps they recommend for CIOs engaging with AI.
Doing Digital Transformation Right
News  |  9/17/2019
To make the most of going digital, organizations must transform legacy operations and invest in new digital business, according to consulting firm McKinsey.
How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Commentary  |  9/16/2019
Automation isn't new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics
News  |  9/13/2019
As the dust clears from HPE's acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud.
How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
Commentary  |  9/13/2019
Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Commentary  |  9/12/2019
In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
8 AI Trends in Today's Big Enterprise
News  |  9/11/2019
A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.
How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
Enterprises, Small Business, Lead Machine Learning Activity
News  |  9/9/2019
Data science and machine learning are gaining more of a foothold in organizations of all sizes, but the largest of organizations have the advantage of more resources to invest.
Does AI Competence Matter?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
How Do Companies Maximize the Impact of AI & Automation?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
Here are three ways IT leaders can ensure ethical deployment of AI and automation as well as achieve a positive impact on the organization.
Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
News  |  9/5/2019
By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
Digital Transformation: What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night?
Commentary  |  9/4/2019
Here are the top four concerns bugging CEOs and board members about digital makeovers -- and fixes CIOs can apply to mitigate the impact of those worries.
Python Beats R and SAS in Analytics Tool Survey
News  |  9/3/2019
In Burtch Works' annual survey of the preferred tools of advanced analytics, data, machine learning, AI, and other quantitative professionals, Python pulled ahead of the pack.
Know When It's Time to Discipline or Fire an IT Staffer
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
When a team member begins neglecting his or her work responsibilities, it's important to move quickly. Here's a look at the telltale warning signs.
Four Traits of Every Top-Tier IT Hire
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
Each team member contributes substantially to the overall culture -- and each hire can mean the difference between an average team and an exceptional one.
Do Self-Service and Low-Code Curb Shadow IT?
Commentary  |  8/28/2019
Self-service may help reduce shadow IT, but it won't eliminate it. Business-IT relationships help.
Banks Ramp Up Machine Learning, Work Through Data Challenges
News  |  8/27/2019
Machine learning in pilot and production is growing in many industries, and finance is no exception, but there are concerns.
VMworld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play
Commentary  |  8/26/2019
VMware's buying spree is part of its efforts to transform beyond its virtualization roots and into a container- and Kubernetes-focused cloud everything company.
Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs
Commentary  |  8/23/2019
Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask.
Flexport Tackles Trump Tariffs with Data and Analytics
News  |  8/22/2019
In business for just 6 years, newcomer Flexport is disrupting the freight forwarding and import/export global shipping logistics arena with data and analytics.
Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects?
10 RPA Vendors to Watch
Slideshows  |  8/20/2019
Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts.
Beat the Odds: How to Conquer Common AI Challenges
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Some of the keys to success with an AI implementation may seem basic, but they really can make a difference.
How Younger Employees Communicate in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Millennial and Zennials are well established in the workplace. So, are their communication preferences different from those of Baby Boomers and GenX?
Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before they realize the ROI they seek.
Struggling with IoT? Here Are 3 Steps to Get You Moving
Commentary  |  8/14/2019
The biggest hurdle in implementing the Internet of Things is coming up with a plan and getting stakeholders aligned on a strategy that yields a desired ROI.
Should You Send Your Security Staff to a Hacker Conference?
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
IT managers once and for all should recognize that hacker conferences can be highly educational and beneficial from a corporate IT perspective.
Enterprise Guide to Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
Don't let IT modernization be the bane of your existence. This curated collection of articles will give you more clarity and help you get started.
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