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Expert Articles

Diversify or Disappear: 5 Major Changes Shaping Energy and Utilities

Diversify or Disappear: 5 Major Changes Shaping Energy and Utilities

With digital transformation coming at utilities from all angles, how, where and from who you get your energy will change. Here are some of the challenges.

By Colin Beaney
Talend Adds Graphical Tool for Building Data Pipelines

Talend Adds Graphical Tool for Building Data Pipelines

Talend has been on a building and buying spree to bolster its iPaasS offering.

By Michael Vizard
3 Ways CIOs Can Shepherd Machine Learning and AI Adoption in the Enterprise

3 Ways CIOs Can Shepherd Machine Learning and AI Adoption in the Enterprise

A CIO can often be cast today in an advisory role, helping the entire enterprise, rather than a single department, to improve KPIs.

By Bill Waid
Why the Radiology Community is Eager to Embrace AI

Why the Radiology Community is Eager to Embrace AI

While all areas of healthcare delivery could be impacted positively by AI, radiology may see the quickest improvement in patient outcomes with this technology.

By Matt Kuhn
What are the Best Disaster Recovery Practices for 2019?

What are the Best Disaster Recovery Practices for 2019?

Disaster recovery is critical for every business' systems and data. Here's what the smartest teams are doing this year.

By Tiffany Bloomer
Going Beyond Bitcoin: Critical Applications for Blockchain in AI

Going Beyond Bitcoin: Critical Applications for Blockchain in AI

Model governance and explainability are essential in building ethical and auditable blockchain and AI technology.

By Scott Zoldi
How CIOs Can Act as a Growth Driver

How CIOs Can Act as a Growth Driver

The role of the CIO is increasingly turning toward innovation and contributions to the business revenue stream.

By Greg Slater
Cloudera Details Data Management Plan for IoT

Cloudera Details Data Management Plan for IoT

Cloudera's new edge offering will make it simpler to manage streaming data being generated by networked IoT devices.

By Michael Vizard
Cloud Storage Costs Emerge as Inconvenient AI Truth

Cloud Storage Costs Emerge as Inconvenient AI Truth

In a world where compute costs are being driven down by hyperscale cloud, do the capabilities of AI mean compute demand will still outstrip supply?

By Michael Vizard
Inside Adobe’s Big Data Strategy

Inside Adobe’s Big Data Strategy

Adobe plans to offer more tools aimed at helping their clients improve their real-time customer engagements in the coming year.

By Michael Vizard
Why Predictive Analytics Has Eclipsed Traditional BI

Why Predictive Analytics Has Eclipsed Traditional BI

Why you need to leverage the power of predictive analytics to update your approach to gaining insight into your enterprise.

By Mathias Golombek
What’s the Secret Formula for Innovation?

What’s the Secret Formula for Innovation?

What are best practices for fostering innovation culture? The recent boom in digital transformation efforts has produced some signposts to follow.

By David Rosen
Getting Ready for Distributed Ledger’s Disruptive Power

Getting Ready for Distributed Ledger’s Disruptive Power

Watch for distributed ledger technologies like blockchain and similar platforms to become more widespread, even as the cryptocurrency hype dies down.

By Nelson Petracek
Defining the Emerging Value-Stream-As-A-Service World

Defining the Emerging Value-Stream-As-A-Service World

As innovation and digital transformation wash over every industry, digitization of value streams - value-stream-as-a-service - could become a baseline model.

By Dr. Setrag Khoshafian
What’s Ahead for the RTLS Market in the Coming Months?

What’s Ahead for the RTLS Market in the Coming Months?

The RTLS market has grown quickly in 2018, but let's take a close look at where growth will come from this year, and what needs to change.

By Fabio Belloni
What to Remember When Architecting Your IIoT Solution

What to Remember When Architecting Your IIoT Solution

From a business perspective, IIoT projects can trigger serious challenges in any organization. Here are some things to consider as you build your solution.

By Himanshu Wadhwa
When Data Centers Go Dark: Why File Recovery Software Is Vital To Cloud Users

When Data Centers Go Dark: Why File Recovery Software Is Vital To Cloud Users

Everyone using cloud storage and computing now knows the potential for outages. To mitigate the risks, the right recovery tools are essential.

By Jim D'Arezzo
How Systemized Innovation Enables Digital Transformation

How Systemized Innovation Enables Digital Transformation

To win new business, companies are leveraging digital innovation to try innovative new offerings, new business models, and partnership ecosystems.

By Alan Glickenhouse
Data-as-a-Service: The New Model for Analytics?

Data-as-a-Service: The New Model for Analytics?

With data-driven companies, project bottlenecks are often the size and shape of your own data team. Here's how data-as-a-service might help unplug it.

By Kelly Stirman
Why Cybersecurity Can’t Be an Afterthought in the 5G Era

Why Cybersecurity Can’t Be an Afterthought in the 5G Era

CISOs must roll out 5G business strategies by tackling the transformation of risk management and cybersecurity and by implementing security economically.

By Gerald Reddig
What is the Enterprise-in-Motion?

What is the Enterprise-in-Motion?

To create a successful "Enterprise-in-Motion," simply applying more data isn't enough.

By Dr. Setrag Khoshafian
IBM Doubles Down on its Watson AI Bet

IBM Doubles Down on its Watson AI Bet

With its Watson AI technologies, IBM plans to bet on both sides of the "buy versus build" debate.

By Michael Vizard
4 Principles to Enabling a Pristine Data Lake

4 Principles to Enabling a Pristine Data Lake

What are the challenges you need to tackle to keep your data lake from becoming an unwieldy “data swamp?"

By Dan Potter
Why This Could Be a Key Year for the Internet of Things

Why This Could Be a Key Year for the Internet of Things

It could be a year of dramatic growth in the Internet of Things, but the data protection challenge is still no easy task.

By Alastair Johnson
API-First Enterprise Adoption: Monetize or Die

API-First Enterprise Adoption: Monetize or Die

Connecting with the digital ecosystem and monetizing your own digital assets offers huge opportunities. APIs are a key frontline tool to unlock them.

By Sriram Krishnamachari