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Interop 2019: CIOs, Security, AI, and More
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Day 3 of Interop 2019 features four CIO keynoters and several dozen educational technical and leadership sessions.
By InformationWeek Staff , 5/22/2019
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Moving Data and its Hidden Challenges
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When working with vendors on data ingestion, CIOs and IT teams sometimes fail to take complicating factors into consideration. Hereís what you need to know.
By Patrick Reynolds, SessionM , 5/22/2019
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Ready or Not, Big Data is Bringing Big Changes
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Companies looking to take advantage of the complex data game need to start by identifying general areas of their business that truly need help.
By Paul Gaynor, Global Technology and Alliance Consulting Leader, PwC , 5/21/2019
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Will the Real AI Please Stand Up?
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Make sure that your use of machine learning has more substance than hype. Hereís a framework you can use to help you cut through the noise.
By Steve Herrod, Managing Director, General Catalyst , 5/20/2019
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Enterprise Leadership in the Digital Age
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We are in an era when technology can help to drive business success, but it requires that everyone in the organization understand tech's potential.
By Bill Kracunas and Brian Becker, Consulting Leaders, RSM , 5/17/2019
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Millennials are Changing the Role of the Finance Team
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Should CFOs and other C-suite execs accept Millennials for who they are and reap the benefits, or should they insist that they play by the rules?
By Stephanie Mewhiney, MSA, Controller, Centage , 5/16/2019
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You Can Be at Interop, Even When You Aren't
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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If you can't get to Las Vegas for Interop19 be sure to catch the keynote presentations through streaming video.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 5/15/2019
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9 Steps Toward Ethical AI
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/15/2019
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How to Assess Digital Transformation Efforts
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Not all organizations are succeeding with their digital transformation efforts. For one thing, the focus of their success metrics may be too narrow.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/14/2019
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Your Guide to Interop Thought Leaders
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Industry leaders scheduled to speak at Interop share their thoughts on key IT trends, challenges and opportunities
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 5/14/2019
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How 5G Will Impact Cloud Computing and Remote Workforce
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Having 200GB speeds in the palm of your hand is going to be a boon for business owners, remote workers, and everyone else who enjoys the internet.
By Marty Puranik, President and CEO, Atlantic.Net , 5/14/2019
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Is Bucking the Trend Key to Digital Transformation?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Digital transformation isn't about making incremental improvements on the status quo but using emerging technology to be a leader.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/10/2019
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Is AutoML the Answer to the Data Science Skills Shortage?
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While AutoML might not turn a newcomer into a virtuoso, it does lower the barrier to entry for more businesses to reap the benefits of the data age.
By Andrew Singer, Freelance Writer , 5/10/2019
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AI is being held back: Here's how to fix it
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To liberate the full potential of machine learning as fast as possible, CIOs, CEOs, and society in general, must first get over fears of losing control.
By Manuel Amunategui, Vice President of Data Science, SpringML , 5/9/2019
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The Maturing AI Hype Cycle
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Negative feedback adds a brake to the irrational artificial intelligence (AI) exuberance.
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Expertise , 5/8/2019
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Why You Canít Afford to Ignore Software Asset Management
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It may not be glamorous, but the practice of software asset management saves organizations money and protects them against financial and legal risks.
By Dave Dawson, cyber principal, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory , 5/7/2019
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Transforming to a Customer-Centric Workforce
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Some CIOs and other leaders might think that becoming customer-focused isnít as vital as other preparations for the future such as technology investments. It is.
By Rajan Kohli and Rituparna Ghosh, Wipro Digital , 5/6/2019
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IT Organizations at Crossroads on Digital Transformation
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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A Hackett Group survey suggests many IT leaders are uncertain about how to improve their ability to address evolving business requirements.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/6/2019
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10 Prime Industries for AI Applications
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Artificial intelligence is already transforming several key markets -- and use of the technology is rapidly expanding.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/6/2019
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5 Ways Edge Tech is Transforming Travel and Transportation
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If you are wondering about the role of edge technologies, consider how they help companies and individuals in the travel and transportation sectors.
By Subroto Mukerji, vice president, DXC Technology , 5/6/2019
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9 Steps Toward Ethical AI
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How to Assess Digital Transformation Efforts
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  5/14/2019
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Is AutoML the Answer to the Data Science Skills Shortage?
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