Digital Enterprise

Perspectives on the digital shift

Evil In = Evil Out: Teaching AI to be bad

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In a recent post I talked about the importance of data quality to machine learning and the effective use of neural networks, which rely on algorithms that process data in order to “learn.” The principal is simple and timeless: Garbage in = garbage out. But there are different types of data garbage. There’s the innocent […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 3 – Sharpen the digital saw

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This is part of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. In Habit 1 we looked at “Seek first to understand” and the challenge of sensing our market. Habit 2 suggests a need to “Be proactive in terms of managing your brand.” […]

How voice-activated technology can transform your workplace

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It’s great asking Alexa or Google Home or Cortana about the weather forecast for Seattle (rain again!), or what “proprioception” means, or who the Washington Nationals are playing tonight. But those are pretty simple transactions: Ask a direct question requiring a narrow, definable answer, and you get that answer. This is very useful as far […]

The Achilles’ heel of neural networks and machine learning

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Humans learn first by naturally absorbing and processing data about the world around them. Later, as they begin to understand language, they can be “programmed” through formal representations of information — listening to older people and asking questions, reading, and watching/listening to video and audio content. There are a number of factors that determine how […]

Intelligence artificielle : 7 enseignements pour une mise en œuvre efficace

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L’intelligence artificielle est l’un des principaux sujets de discussion dans le secteur de la technologie, voire le « sujet du moment » dans les réunions d’entreprise. Son attrait réside dans sa capacité à générer de multiples bénéfices, que ce soit l’amélioration de l’expérience client et de la productivité via une meilleure cohérence ou par la réduction du […]

Digitally fit in 2018: Build on your skills

Keeping your skills up to date is a key part of being digitally fit. There is no definitive list of training that should be undertaken to become “digital;” it depends upon your role requirements. However, there are some topic areas that should be considered as a base set of skills to expand on. These topic […]

Could ‘shadow IT’ lead to shadow innovation?

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Volumes have been written about shadow IT being the bane of the existence of enterprise CIOs. The fact is that many IT shops are unable to keep up with the technology trends in the business units they service. This challenge has resulted in those BUs establishing their own tech teams who breathe the oxygen of […]

Cloud service providers (CSPs) of the future to offer more “intelligence”

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Cloud service providers (CSPs) are beginning to offer intelligent technologies to enterprise customers as a way to separate themselves from competitors, according to a recent market report. “To grow market share, many cloud service providers (CSPs) are introducing specialized compute instances, which target data-intensive workloads and ease the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine […]

The blockchain opportunity beckons

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It’s no secret that a good way to stay employed in the technology industry is to have relevant skills. And a way to stay lucratively employed is to have relevant skills that are in high demand. That means identifying emerging technologies that will generate an ecosystem of jobs, and then learning the skills necessary to […]

DXC Labs demonstrates drones, machine learning, AR and more at the DXC Technology 600

For the first time, a drone delivered the green flag to the starting line at a major sporting event, at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9. DXC Labs — which focuses on development of emerging technologies used in digital transformation — was there every step of the way. We worked on planning through execution, and […]