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How Applying Labels and Other Tactics Keep AI Transparent
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Understanding how AI models and AI-based applications work, what they can and cannot do, and where there is potential for ethical issues is core to putting AI to work for your organization.
6 Ways to Maximize Digital Transformation Success
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Enterprise organizations will shift from what is being used to how it is being used. Maximizing what is already in place will become the priority
It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
There’s No Opting Out of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
As the countdown to January continues, it's up to executive teams to ensure their companies are complying and preparing for what's coming.
Reflections on Tech in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/9/2019
We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
Commentary  |  12/9/2019
There's a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
PwC Exec Shares Insights on Digital Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Executing a successful digital transformation strategy may be a necessity in the long-run, but can be tricky. A PwC leader sheds light on the subject. -- IT Pro Today
5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Given all they contribute to today's digital business landscape, chief data officers have a very real opportunity to become the CEOs of tomorrow.
5 IT Career Tips from Pros Who Know
Commentary  |  12/5/2019
For those looking to put their best foot forward or get unstuck from a career plateau, we've collected tips from IT pros who have navigated a successful career.
What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Slideshows  |  12/4/2019
If you're confused about what digital transformation means, you're not alone. But survey data highlights some agreement about how it's changing the way companies do business.
Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
If DevOps Is So Awesome, Why Is Your Initiative Failing?
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
True DevOps success means being able to extend initial project results to other critical application pipelines throughout the enterprise. Here are five ways to navigate the obstacles.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
Developing the Developer: How to Attract and Keep Top Talent
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Organizations must have a clear business strategy that aligns software development to wider business objectives. Here are four tips to help in this effort.
Can an IT Department Function in a 4-Day Workweek Culture?
Commentary  |  11/26/2019
The idea of a companywide, 4-day workweek seems to have appeal to organizations and employees. But does it make sense for the IT department?
Strategies You Need to Make Digital Transformation Work
Slideshows  |  11/25/2019
CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
How Data Collaboration Solves Big Data’s Biggest Problems
Commentary  |  11/25/2019
Imagine the possibilities of combining data across markets and industries without the cost and expertise barriers of implementing traditional data sharing.
Enterprise Guide to Data Privacy
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
Enterprise organizations could be hit with heavy fines if they don't comply with laws (current and upcoming) to protect their customers. CIOs and IT leaders: Are you ready?
Survey: Most Data Center Managers Rely on Outdated Security Practices
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While experts aren't surprised, they recommend adding the latest tools to your security strategy now.
The Biggest Mistakes Made by Data Scientists
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While the tools may change, the mistakes stay the same. Here are four common issues that IT leaders should be aware of when managing data science teams.
CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
How IT Success Metrics Are Changing
Commentary  |  11/19/2019
Keeping the lights on isn't enough anymore. In this century, the IT department's goals must align with those of the business.
Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders
News  |  11/18/2019
Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming.
When Shorter Video Means Engaging Customers Longer
Commentary  |  11/18/2019
Digital video is popular, particularly for customer-facing applications. Here is what managers should consider to make video usage effective and efficient.
How CIOs Can Solve Their Crushing Talent Deficit
Commentary  |  11/18/2019
Rather than doubling down on recruitment advertising, here are five other ways that IT leaders can mitigate their tech talent shortage.
IT Ecosystems Have Come of Age: Has Your Organization?
Commentary  |  11/15/2019
To navigate the new world of IT ecosystems, forward-thinking IT leaders need to embrace organizational transformation -- and avoid making these five mistakes.
Stalled Enterprise AI Gets Unstuck from Surprising Source
News  |  11/14/2019
Enterprises have stalled in deploying AI to production, but platform investments from commercial providers may help them wrangle their open source models.
Why Businesses Should Adopt an AI Code of Ethics -- Now
Commentary  |  11/14/2019
AI has been abused as part of disinformation campaigns, accused of perpetuating biases, and criticized for overstepping privacy bounds. Let's address this.
How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends
Commentary  |  11/13/2019
The Agile model and its adopters are moving forward rapidly. Here's how you can stay on top of the latest improvements.
10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
News  |  11/12/2019
Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
Robotic Process Automation: 4 Key Considerations
Commentary  |  11/12/2019
Project sponsors and managers of automation initiatives should carefully consider building these elements into their projects from the outset.
Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
Study Proposes 5 Primary Traits of Innovation Leaders
Commentary  |  11/8/2019
In a survey commissioned by Mastercard, Harvard Business Review drilled down on the key attributes that drive actions of innovators.
How to Overcome Common Setbacks in IT Automation
Commentary  |  11/8/2019
Don't automate for the sake of automating. Identify which tasks/processes will experience automation benefits that outweigh its upfront and recurring costs.
Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
Is the Computer Science Degree Dead?
Commentary  |  11/6/2019
Recent trends point to a decline in traditional education due to changing views and alternative education opportunities.
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Slideshows  |  11/5/2019
If you're a data scientist, you'll earn the most money on one of the coasts, but data analysts will do better looking for jobs in the center of the country.
Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customer's race, age or gender, should you?
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Slideshows  |  11/1/2019
Here are the technology trends CIOs and IT leaders need to watch next year, according to Gartner.
Transform IT to Become the Agile Business Partner
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
Top-performing IT organizations are three times more likely to have positioned themselves as "partners" with the business units that they support, according to research by The Hackett Group.
Tackling the Infosec Hiring Challenge
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
While there is no silver bullet for attracting and hiring great security talent, there are techniques that can dramatically increase your team's success.
Creative Ways to Get More Mileage from Your Data
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Use analytics to your advantage to support your HR department, sales and marketing teams, team managers and ultimately your customers.
Attributes Employers Look for in a Coder Beyond Coding Skills
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Here's a look at some of the lesser known skills that can help software developers land the job of their dreams.
NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Commentary  |  10/29/2019
Text analytics has been the biggest use case for NLP, but now BI and analytics vendors are adding it to their products to make them easier to use.
Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
What you'll learn about customers by incorporating design thinking will improve operations and make your bottom line much easier to achieve.
AI Ethics: Where to Start
News  |  10/25/2019
Your AI program needs to incorporate fairness, transparency, security, and ethics. Here are the basics.
Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Companies are moving further into the cloud and undergoing data modernization. What some don't realize yet is that one strategy is better than two.
Beware the Pitfalls of Applying AI to Big Data
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Decision makers should consider whether conclusions are influenced by shortcomings in the observable data and whether the algorithms properly address biases.
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