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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/30/2020
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Is It Possible to Automate Trust?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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First, businesses need a clear understanding of how data will be used, and who will be impacted by the decisions made using the data.
By Sean Beard, VP, Emerging Tech, Pariveda Solutions , 6/29/2020
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How IT Pros Can Lead the Fight for Data Ethics
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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Maintaining ethics means being alert on a continuum for issues. Here’s how IT teams can play a pivotal role in protecting data ethics.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 6/26/2020
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AI: The New Order of Business
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Tales of robots and smart speakers are eclipsed by those of automation and natural language processing, which are drivers for greater efficiencies, increased productivity and new revenue.
By Rob Thomas, SVP, IBM , 6/26/2020
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CCA Turns to Analytics to Better Monitor Vulnerable Patients
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Looker’s COVID-19 Data Block and the Google Cloud platform boost healthcare provider’s predictive analysis for patient care.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/25/2020
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Why a Master Data Strategy Is Key to Digital Transformation
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Find out why deploying an effective master data strategy across an enterprise is an important foundation to building a successful digital transformation journey.
By Rob Roberts, Director, Opportune LLP , 6/25/2020
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Business Intelligence before Artificial Intelligence
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BI is the transformation of data from services, including software and assets, into accessible insights and reports. But, otherwise, why is BI important?
By Sumit De, Head of Consultancy, TOPdesk UK , 6/22/2020
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Impede the Motion of Data and You Impede Innovation
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Why that is, and what to do about it.
By Ravi Naik, Senior Vice President and CIO, Seagate Technology , 6/17/2020
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Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 6/16/2020
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Tech Giants Back Off Selling Facial Recognition AI to Police
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have all taken steps to stop making their facial recognition AI software available to the police. Now it's time for lawmakers to set some rules.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2020
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Technology and Its Limits: Transformation is About People
Romi Mahajan, Author and Tech Investor
Commentary
In the argot of today’s technology world, transformation is about “People + Machine.” The machine alone is, well, just a machine.
By Romi Mahajan Author and Tech Investor, 6/12/2020
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5 Tips for Understanding and Maximizing Data
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To harness the power of data analytics, companies need to create a culture in which all employees understand how to use data to advance business outcomes.
By Mike Richter and David Lindblom, Senior Analytics Consultants, Charter Solutions , 6/12/2020
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IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2020
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Overcome Privacy Shaming During and After Pandemic
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COVID-19 is reshaping the privacy landscape and calibrating priorities, but how long will it last?
By Lydia Clougherty Jones, Research Director, Gartner Inc. , 6/9/2020
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Your Metrics Are Going Haywire. Now What?
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You can’t wait for the world to go back to “normal” or expect your old metrics to work in the future. Listen intently, experiment relentlessly, and spread your bets.
By Matthew Halliday, Co-Founder, VP of Products, Incorta , 6/2/2020
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Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/1/2020
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Advantage ROI: Optimize AI Programs for Short-Term Gains
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With many budgets constrained, now is the time to focus on artificial intelligence projects that will deliver the most payback over the next six months.
By Jerry Kurtz, EVP, Capgemini North America , 5/29/2020
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Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Contact-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/28/2020
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Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 5/22/2020
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IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/20/2020
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