Fintech, Cloud, and Bringing Machine Learning to the Edge

A few disruptive players in the financial services scene came out to a gathering held last Thursday at Google’s offices in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. It was all part of an event organized by C2C Global, a community of Google Cloud users, to bring together business leaders and experts to discuss not … Read more

The Power of Decision Intelligence: Strategies for Success

To deal with uncertain levels of business complexity and organizations, they must make accurate and highly contextualized decisions with increasing speed. This means IT leaders must create the capability to rapidly compose and recompose transparent decision flows, a practice described as decision intelligence. Decision intelligence is not a technology but rather a strategy encompassing multiple … Read more

Priorities of Highly Successful Chief Data Officers

Chief Data Officers (CDOs) who put their primary focus on meeting revenue-generation and data monetization goals were more successful than CDOs who focused primarily on enabling projects such as data governance. That’s among the findings of Gartner’s 7th annual survey of CDOs, conducted from September through November 2021 with 496 CDOs and other high-level data … Read more

The Genesis of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Twins

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and digital twins — why are we hearing so much about them and why do they suddenly seem critical? The simplest explanation is this: When something is too complex for a human to easily process or there is too little time for a human to make a critical decision, the only … Read more

Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation

Judging by the interest in the concept, it looks like IT people, and even many businesspeople, have figured out the first lesson in dealing with robotic process automation: There are no robots, no androids, not even one little R2D2. RPA is about letting computers, software and, often, voice technology take over the routine, repetitive and … Read more

Automated Accounts Payable Gives Biotech Company New Efficiency

Biotech company ImaginAB — which develops next-generation cancer-fighting technology — says it cut down some 1,750 manhours when the company adopted automated accounts payable software from Tipalti. Operating on the global level, ImaginAB must contend with multi-currency accounts payables. The company previously maintained a full-time finance manager who focused on paying invoices, but ImaginAB sought … Read more

Talend Acquisition Targets Data Replication Speeds

Data management and integration provider Talend announced the acquisition of Gamma Soft, a provider of change data capture (CDC) technology that Talend believes will help it meet its customers’ need for ever greater speed in data and analytics. Two forces have been driving the need for this CDC technology and other enhancements to data management … Read more

What Changing AI Rules Mean for Hiring

Today, the job application process has moved almost entirely online, and the number of automated tools employers leverage has exploded. The pandemic forced many of the last in-person hold outs of the job search online, with companies around the globe trading in-person tests and interviews for Teams and Zoom alternatives. It is now a routine … Read more

US Companies Must Deal with EU AI law, Like It or Not

Don’t look now, but using Google Analytics to track your website’s audience might be illegal. That’s the view of a court in Austria, which in January found that Google’s data product was in breach of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it was not doing enough to make sure data transferred from … Read more

Companies Are Adopting Cloud, but Do They Really Know Why?

By now, we have entered the Cloud 2.0 era. Cloud capabilities, like any other technology in the past, have been maturing — and cloud is now seen as much more than a destination. It is a true business enabler, designed to deliver value to the organization and help achieve its overall goals and objectives. Leaders … Read more