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How to Build an Optimal Machine Learning Team
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An effective ML team is constantly evolving based on many different factors. Assess your specific needs and use cases before putting a team into action.
By Rahul Parundekar, Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Figure Eight , 11/13/2019
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10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/12/2019
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Robotic Process Automation: 4 Key Considerations
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Project sponsors and managers of automation initiatives should carefully consider building these elements into their projects from the outset.
By Kent Landrum and Steven Bradford, Opportune LLP , 11/12/2019
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Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 11/11/2019
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The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/9/2019
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Neural Architecture Search Could Tune AIís Algorithmic Heart
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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If this approach gains traction, it could have a disruptive impact on the standard practice of data science.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 11/8/2019
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How to Overcome Common Setbacks in IT Automation
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Donít automate for the sake of automating. Identify which tasks/processes will experience automation benefits that outweigh its upfront and recurring costs.
By Derek Wise, Managing Principal, Ahead , 11/8/2019
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How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/6/2019
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Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
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.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 11/5/2019
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AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
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If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customerís race, age or gender, should you?
By Mark Kirby, North American Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Capgemini , 11/4/2019
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IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/29/2019
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NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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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.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/29/2019
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AI Ethics: Where to Start
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Your AI program needs to incorporate fairness, transparency, security, and ethics. Here are the basics.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/25/2019
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Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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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.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/24/2019
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Beware the Pitfalls of Applying AI to Big Data
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Decision makers should consider whether conclusions are influenced by shortcomings in the observable data and whether the algorithms properly address biases.
By William Choi and Mat Hughes, Managing Directors, AlixPartners , 10/24/2019
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Achieving Techquilibrium: Get the Right Digital Balance
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Reaching the right "techquilibrium" will enable enterprises to compete and lead as they work toward digital transformation, said Gartner analysts during a keynote address at Gartner Symposium
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/22/2019
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Ascent Conference Insights: Bots, Data, and SaaS Culture
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Suggestions on how automation can be leveraged and ways to use SaaS more efficiently peppered conversations with Zendesk and Hugo.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/21/2019
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IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
With the storm of changes hitting the IT department -- from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access -- the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 10/21/2019
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Intelligent Automation: A Step Ahead of AI
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Organizations that use intelligent automation to amplify human potential will stay ahead in the game, while those that donít will lag.
By Anoop Tiwari, Corporate VP and Global Head, HCL Technologies Ltd. , 10/21/2019
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No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad
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Emotional cognition is maturing, and thereís a great deal of potential. Perhaps Ďhappinessí is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future.
By Sherry Comes, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 10/18/2019
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