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The societal impact of AI

If we are going to augment humanity with the machine, we need to do it in a way that doesn’t bring along our mistakes of the past.

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7 tips for battle-testing new technologies

CIOs offer recommendations for conducting proof-of-concept technology tests, as well as vendor “bake-offs.”

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The ethical challenges of AI

Companies need to think in ethical terms as they develop and deploy AI applications.

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Blockchain needs innovators and risk managers working together

Whether blockchain’s on your roadmap, or you’re still searching for the perfect use case, there’s one thing you shouldn’t overlook. CIOs need legal, internal audit, and compliance leads on their teams.

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How blockchain can address the two biggest challenges in healthcare IT

The potential for blockchain to improve healthcare operating efficiencies is significant. The recent spate of blockchain initiatives in healthcare has to demonstrate tangible benefits before we can see significant change in adoption...

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Blockchain for midmarket companies: Identifying use cases

Blockchain can help midmarket companies securely process transactions. The challenge is identifying where to apply the technology.

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IT’s worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Are you a control freak? A data fiend? An infrastructure junkie? Your tech addictions may be bringing your company down. Here's how to go cold turkey.

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Merging with the machine

Emerging technology is converging on augmenting humanity.

Denmark creates world’s first Tech Embassy to understand global tech giants impact on society

An interview with Casper Klynge, the newly appointed global tech ambassador of Denmark, the first position of its kind.

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IBM bets big on the ‘incumbent disruptor’

IBM's gambit will hinge on whether or not enterprise leaders can reshape and reorient organizations built for one era to meet the needs of the next.

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Scaling EdTech to reach the next billion learners

How do we tackle the challenge of making educational technology that works for everyone?

What is deep learning really?

Moving toward outcome-based intelligence

Newer machine learning techniques coupled with better programming techniques and more data-driven skills should make a difference, and so should better tools to directly connect outcomes to the core models.

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How application-specific integrated circuits are powering the future of IT today

From blockchain to machine learning, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) are delivering the next wave of digital transformation through specialization.

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AR/VR gets real: 3 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are building steam at Kimberly-Clark, Farmers Insurance and Foot Locker, say CIOs for those leading brands.

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What workers really think about automation

Automation can increase the value of the minds in your human workforce by giving them more time to think strategically and creatively, and helping them restore balance in their lives – which can reduce stress and prevent burnout.

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12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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What is quantum computing? A machine learning supercharger businesses can’t ignore

Quantum computing is gradually gaining ground as an enterprise solution for machine learning that could boost AI to new heights. Here’s what it is, how it works and who is already testing its potential for business.

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The future of work: How to thrive through IT’s latest revolution

A seismic shakeup of the workplace is under way, as emerging technologies and employment dynamics are reshaping workforces and organizations alike. Here’s how to keep ahead of the changes.

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