Maria Korolov

Contributing Writer

Maria Korolov has been covering emerging technology and emerging markets for the past twenty years. She has reported from Russia, India, and Afghanistan, and recently returned to the United States after running a news bureau in China for five years

Workplace AI: Emerging technologies, ethical questions

Workplace AI: Emerging technologies, ethical questions

Workforce-focused AI offers significant upside, but short-term gains might backfire in the form of lower employee morale, higher turnover, lower productivity, and public relations backlash.

8 secrets of successful AI projects

8 secrets of successful AI projects

Artificial intelligence holds great business promise, but most organizations aren’t positioned to take advantage. Here’s how early adopters are transforming AI projects into business value.

5 ways AI is transforming customer experience

5 ways AI is transforming customer experience

Companies are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence to help strengthen customer relationships, provide unique experiences, and increase revenue.

What a successful AI team really looks like

What a successful AI team really looks like

Forget the tech giants’ rosters of data science PhDs. As AI moves into the enterprise, blended teams with business skills become more important for driving business value.

Augmented reality edges into IT operations

Augmented reality edges into IT operations

Enterprise augmented reality can offer some benefits to IT operations, but high prices and usability issues are hindering adoption

How AI is revolutionizing manufacturing

How AI is revolutionizing manufacturing

From predictive maintenance to digital twins, artificial intelligence is ushering in the next manufacturing revolution — if not for shortages of skills, data, and standards.

Reskilling IT for the AI era

Reskilling IT for the AI era

AI expertise is in short supply and high demand. Here’s how companies are filling the gap by training staff on the skills necessary to make the most of artificial intelligence.

How health care orgs are addressing AI challenges

How health care orgs are addressing AI challenges

Health care companies are embracing artificial intelligence for everything from drug research to diagnostics, but challenges centered around privacy, data and the AI ‘black box’ remain.

How AI is reshaping IT operations

How AI is reshaping IT operations

IT organizations are adopting AI-based tools to improve support, optimize infrastructure, and predict system breakdowns, freeing up staff for higher-value tasks.

How IoT will reinvent supply chain management

How IoT will reinvent supply chain management

Companies are increasingly adding IoT to their logistics operations in pursuit of greater visibility and efficiency in their supply chains — and to stave off disruptions to come.

AI in the supply chain: Logistics gets smart

AI in the supply chain: Logistics gets smart

Interest in machine learning and AI for SCM is increasing as companies envision a more predictable, automated future for logistics and distribution.

New AI tools make BI smarter — and more useful

New AI tools make BI smarter — and more useful

Data science democratized: What used to take data scientists months to prepare may soon be put together in a few days by data-astute business users.

AI’s biggest risk factor: Data gone wrong

AI’s biggest risk factor: Data gone wrong

Bad data is big issue for artificial intelligence, and as businesses increasingly embrace AI, the stakes will only get higher. Here’s how not to get burned.

How AI will impact your IT career

How AI will impact your IT career

AI is fast becoming a go-to technology for business transformation, shaking up roles across the enterprise. Here’s how to make the most of this inevitable evolution.

The future of ERP is AI

The future of ERP is AI

Despite cultural barriers and legacy tech, AI is poised to take over ERP functions, with ERP vendors adding new machine learning features and enterprises keen to investigate.

Cybercrooks fight over DDoS attack resources

Cybercrooks fight over DDoS attack resources

As more groups get into the denial-of-service attack business they're starting to get in each other's way, according to a report released this morning. That translates into a smaller average attack size.

Ad network takes steps to reduce fraud

Ad network takes steps to reduce fraud

Online advertisers are losing billions to fraud, but one advertising network has successfully taken steps to clean up its platform. U.S. advertisers spent more $25 billion on programmatic online ads last year, meaning that about $8...

Report: Average ransomware demand now over $1,000

Report: Average ransomware demand now over $1,000

The average amount of a ransomware demand has increased from $294 in 2015 to $1,077 last year, according to a new report by Symantec.

Automated mitigation on endpoint devices and networks can be tricky

Automated mitigation on endpoint devices and networks can be tricky

Many companies have automated systems in place for preventing, detecting, and investigating security incidents, but automating the incident response and mitigation process for networks and endpoint devices has been a tougher nut to...

Security automation is maturing, but many firms not ready for adoption

Security automation is maturing, but many firms not ready for adoption

The security automation industry is still in its infancy, with most vendors just a year or two old, but there are already some promising technologies that enterprises can put to use - if they have already laid the required ground work....

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