10 dark secrets of the cloud

No one may be able to define exactly what the term cloud means in business technology today. Is it a rack of machines paid for by the second? A set of powerful APIs? A set of extensive services — all with acronyms that end in “aaS” — that enterprises can lean on as building blocks…

Best practices to embrace an ‘MLOps’ mindset

Moving an AI project from ideation to realization is a vicious loop, and there is only one way to resolve it – don’t let the loop begin! That is true because data deserves expert handling at all levels. Starting with extracting it from different sources to cleaning, analyzing, and populating it, machine learning systems are…

Analytics and AI helps Experian help its customers

For the past several years, Experian has been transforming its business with analytics and AI. Shri Santhanam, executive vice president and general manager of global analytics and AI at the consumer credit reporting company, says Experian’s data transformation has focused on three pillars: internal modernization, creating analytics products and services, and driving commercial impact and…

7 ways to win the IT talent war

The IT battlefield is littered with the careers of CIOs who failed to understand that top-tier talent is essential to remain competitive in a world of continual tech disruption. And the stakes may only be getting more intense. “We don’t expect the labor shortage to end in the short term,” states Marc Tanowitz, managing director…

15 power tips for Microsoft Power BI

Power BI is Microsoft’s interactive data visualization and analytics tool for business intelligence (BI). With Power BI, you can pull in data from a wide range of systems in the cloud and on premises and create dashboards that track the metrics you care about the most. You can even drill down into your data and…

Redefining IT risk in post-pandemic world

Antonio Vázquez sees the potential for problems everywhere. Vázquez, who started in January 2021 as the first CIO at tech company Bizagi, offers a lengthy list of areas where something could go wrong: security, data privacy, compliance, vendor relationships, cost management, employee access to systems, staffing, and IT projects. [ Learn from your peers: Check…