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Survey: IT security pros embrace — but fear — artificial intelligence

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Roughly seven out of eight IT security professionals believe artificial intelligence (AI) would help improve enterprise security, according to a recent survey. But nearly as many respondents are worried about AI being weaponized against their networks. “There is much concern about the impact of AI on company security defenses and about attackers using AI against […]

If consumers can be concerned about AI, so can workers

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One frequently voiced concern about intelligent voice assistants such as Alexa and Google Home is that they can eavesdrop on their owners. Which, it turns out, they can! And while this form of virtual spying mostly is used to deliver targeted ads to device owners (“Hey, that’s weird; we were just talking about beer, and now […]

La trasformazione digitale non riguarda solo la tecnologia

“La trasformazione digitale non riguarda la tecnologia, ma il fatto che la tecnologia, che è digitale, consente alle persone di risolvere i loro problemi tradizionali e preferiscono quella soluzione alla vecchia soluzione, e questo è tutto”. – Jo Caudron e Dado Van Peteghem Ci sono tante definizioni di “trasformazione digitale”, ma questa che proviene da […]

2019 IT trend: Increasingly strong data privacy rules will lead to new customer experiences

In 2019, protecting customers’ personal data will force companies to rethink their digital strategies as the full effects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set in. Failure to comply with GDPR will thwart an enterprise’s ability to conduct business globally. Innovative companies will see this as an opportunity to deliver better customer experiences and […]

Algorithm bosses: No yelling, but lots of micromanaging

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Enterprise workers today use technologies such as computers, smartphones, mobile apps, and cloud platforms as tools that allow them to be more productive and efficient. In the workplace of the future, however, the stakes will be raised: Employees will collaborate and interact with advanced technologies such as algorithms, robots, and artificial intelligence (AI). And some […]

Digital green shoots: New opportunities arising from disruption

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There’s no getting around it: Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, and automatic will disrupt most or all industries in the next two decades. And disruption means specific jobs and even entire industries will go away. Whether future technologies will result in a net gain or loss of jobs has been a […]

Biggest concerns about the workplace of the future

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The workplace of the future promises many benefits, including greater location flexibility for workers, better collaboration tools, and “smart” offices. But the workplace of the future will be no utopia, particularly for IT professionals who are responsible for integrating and securing new technologies, enabling employee productivity, and controlling costs. A recent IDG survey of IT […]

Abbracciare l’analisi è un buon inizio, ma non è sufficiente

Quasi tre quarti delle grandi imprese hanno già beneficiato di big data e intelligenza artificiale (IA), secondo un sondaggio pubblicato all’inizio di quest’anno nella Harvard Business Review. Tra questi vantaggi, scrivono i co-autori Thomas Davenport e Randy Bean, ci sono le decisioni più ragionate attraverso analisi avanzate, un migliore servizio clienti, costi inferiori e innovazione. […]

Is technology severing the human connection in the workplace?

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So many new technologies have emerged in the past decade — and so many more are in the process of emerging — that it’s easy to miss larger trends amid this constant stream of new devices, collaboration platforms, cloud-based services, and other products of the digital era that are transforming the workplace. But they are […]

Machine Learning está triunfando ya en estos sectores

El aprendizaje automático ya no es “una tecnología de futuro”. Las organizaciones en algunas industrias, desde minería hasta fabricación o medicina, lo utilizan hoy en día para ofrecer un mejor servicio a sus clientes, impulsar la investigación y mejorar sus productos o transformar sus operaciones. Mencionemos algunos ejemplos: Minería La inteligencia artificial (IA) y el […]