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Democratized Software: Empowering the Business
Commentary  |  1/24/2020
We are witnessing the next wave of software; one that democratizes its use and allows all parts of a business to participate in making it work.
Top 10 Languages for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  1/23/2020
Here are the 10 most important programming languages for machine learning and artificial intelligence. -- IT Pro Today
The Facial Recognition Debate
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
One small step for tech, one giant leap for privacy? It is up to our society to create clear boundaries that will enhance the positive and control the negative.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
News  |  1/13/2020
Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
6 Ways to Get Your Board on Board with Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  1/13/2020
While cost efficiencies are important milestones, the real value of digital transformation lies in long-term innovation. Here's how you can get some mileage by making your case.
5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year
Commentary  |  1/10/2020
Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations.
Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Gen Z's high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Here's some advice for CIOs.
Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
Commentary  |  1/6/2020
Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/5/2020
Developers don't sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just what's going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Slideshows  |  1/2/2020
Facing economic uncertainty, many IT leaders are looking to become more efficient while also investing in the latest technology.
How the Humanities Can Help Us See Whatís Next in Tech
Commentary  |  1/2/2020
Skills like communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are key for developing the next-gen of leadership and equipping employees for the future.
Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Commentary  |  12/31/2019
Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
When Is It Ethical to Not Replace Humans with AI?
Commentary  |  12/30/2019
There are legitimate questions about the ethics of employing AI in place of human workers. But what about when there's a moral imperative to automate?
Tech We Canít Live Without, Growing Pains and 2020 Insights
Commentary  |  12/26/2019
In 2020, expect to see these trends in technology work together to create solutions to improve how businesses and society work together.
Era of Digital Disruption: 4 Ways to Move Your Game Forward
Commentary  |  12/24/2019
To survive and drive success, businesses need to organize and equip themselves to best deal with the one certainty of 21st century life: Change is a constant.
8 Impactful Enterprise Technologies for 2020
Slideshows  |  12/23/2019
While many emerging technologies are still in the conceptual stage, the following are some that could realistically be considered over the coming year.
Data in the Driving Seat of Autonomous Vehicles
Commentary  |  12/23/2019
Understanding how to capture, process, activate, and store the staggering amount of data each vehicle is generating is central to realizing the future of AVs.
Beyond Cloud, Get Your Organization to Digital Dexterity
Commentary  |  12/19/2019
While a move to the cloud can result in operational efficiency for an organization, a successful transformation goes further by reworking customer-facing services and internal processes.
Nationwide Express Delivers the Speed Today's Customers Expect
News  |  12/18/2019
A dev team inside the insurance company took on the task of reducing insurance quote times for customers from 30 minutes to 2 minutes. Here's how.
New Technology Adoption: Not an All or Nothing Proposition
Commentary  |  12/18/2019
You can't deploy technology and hope people use it. Adoption requires dedicated effort behind it. Time to unleash your technology cheerleaders.
The Most Important Agile Trends to Follow in 2020
Commentary  |  12/17/2019
The new year promises big changes in Agile methodologies and applications. Here's a look at what to expect.
5 Lessons George Lucas Taught Us About Innovation
Commentary  |  12/16/2019
Innovation creates opportunities, but taking that first step or leap to something new requires guts.
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
Thereís 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.
AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
News  |  12/10/2019
Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
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.
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.
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.
10 Ways to Squeeze More Value from Your Digital Investments
Commentary  |  12/4/2019
There's no doubt that the pressure is on to transform and innovate. Here are some actions IT and business leaders can take to get the most out of their digital efforts.
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.
5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
Commentary  |  11/29/2019
There's no one tool that can do it all. But in the end, it is all about tools that provide maximum ROI within the given budget.
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 Dataís 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?
When Planets Align: Edge Computingís Game-Changing Potential
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
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.
How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
News  |  11/6/2019
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
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.
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