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A Realistic Framework for AI in the Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Amid all the marketing hype and buzz around AI, and the complexity of implementing it at scale, here's a practical high-level framework that could help enterprises with their programs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/22/2020
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Struggling to Lead IT in a Matrix Organization?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Try building a public brain. Pull out your Post-its and Sharpies and find a blank wall. Hereís how.
By William Treseder, SVP of Product, BMNT , 1/22/2020
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GIS Drives Superhighway to Analytics Future
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Pennsylvania Turnpike may be 80 years old, but its GeoAnalytics program is leveraging geographic information to drive the future.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/21/2020
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How to Manage the Human-Machine Workforce
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Today's managers and executives need to oversee humans and machines in this age of AI and RPA, but should machines be managed as humans in a way that some suggest?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/21/2020
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Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/17/2020
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How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Pierre DeBois, Founder, Zimana
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A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
By Pierre DeBois Founder, Zimana, 1/17/2020
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IT Hiring Hits a Tiny Speed Bump
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT hiring in December lost momentum, but it looks like it might just be a momentary blip. Here's why CompTIA remains confident about IT jobs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/15/2020
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How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
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As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
By Hector Aguilar, President of Technology, Okta , 1/15/2020
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Attackers Increasingly Focus on Business Disruption
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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Network intruders are staying undetected for an average of 95 days, enabling them to target critical systems and more completely disrupt business.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 1/14/2020
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IT Careers: Top 10 US Cities for Tech Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you would consider relocating to further your IT career, these cities offer some excellent options.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 1/14/2020
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Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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While you might think of 5G wireless as a cool consumer tech concept, don't lose sight of the fact that it will have a significant impact on enterprise IT.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 1/14/2020
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Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/13/2020
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Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
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Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 1/9/2020
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Restart Data and AI Momentum This Year
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Organizations have invested heavily in data and AI technologies, yet many are still waiting to see big results. Here's one more change they need to make.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/8/2020
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Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
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Gen Zís high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Hereís some advice for CIOs.
By Martin Henley, SVP, Technology Services, Globality , 1/8/2020
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How App Strategies Are Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/7/2020
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The 'Not This Year' Tech Trends for 2020
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Analyst firm ABI Research paired its upbeat predictions for tech concepts in 2020 with a real-world look at the ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/3/2020
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How to Create a Culture of Innovation
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Here are five key techniques to support and encourage entrepreneurship in your employees -- while simultaneously keeping everyone moving in the right direction.
By Arvind Kapur, Co-Founder and CEO, Saggezza , 1/3/2020
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CIO Influence Shifts as Cloud Spending Rises
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As more IT spending goes to cloud providers, IT organizations are seeing their influence and control shift.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/31/2019
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Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/31/2019
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