The today’s IT News of IDG & Computerworld 02. August 2018

IDG AI/Machine Learning Report
The outlook for machine learning in tech: ML and AI skills in high demand

Discover the latest projections for the future of machine learning in tech, including the mainstream adoption of NLP and voice-driven interactions and the rise of innovative ML/AI talent development initiatives. Read More ▶

What is a data engineer? An analytics role in high demand

Data engineers are vital members of any enterprise data analytics team, responsible for managing, optimizing, overseeing and monitoring data retrieval, storage and distribution throughout the organization. Read More ▶

Farmers Insurance scales training with virtual reality

Farmers Insurance Group is leverage VR to accelerate the training of its claims adjusters by giving them the opportunity to experience thousands of scenarios. Read More ▶

How health care orgs are addressing AI challenges

Health care companies are embracing artificial intelligence for everything from drug research to diagnostics, but challenges centered around privacy, data and the AI ‘black box’ remain. Read More ▶

More artificial intelligence options coming to Google Cloud

At Next 2018, Google announced it is making Nvidia’s Tesla P4 GPU available as a cloud service, enabling more businesses to get started with AI projects quickly. Read More ▶

Recognizing and solving for AI bias

AI is unlocking tremendous value for businesses by solving many last-mile automation problems that previous waves of technology could not address. But just like any technology early in its evolution and application, there are a few things to watch out for – and unintended bias tops the list. Proper design and rigorous planning can mitigate the issue. Read More ▶




IDG’s Top Enterprise Stories

Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft is revamping the subscription offerings by recalibrating prices and renaming the per device/per user offers so they’re more aligned with Microsoft 365. Read More ▶

WHITE PAPER: Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Securing Privileged Access with Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Privileged accounts, like their name suggests, are accounts designed to provide broad access to systems and data. They are an integral part of every IT infrastructure and play a key role in a large variety of day-to-day operations. Read More ▶

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone 5 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 17728, released on July 31, 2018. Read More ▶

SSDs poised to get a lot cheaper

Oversupply and seasonal weakness combine for a potential big drop in prices on solid-state drives (SSD). Read More ▶

How pervasive is the insider threat in your company?

The Dtex 2018 Threat Report finds that 100 percent of companies have blind spots when it comes to the insider threat. Read More ▶

Get started with Rust, the language for safer code

Here’s how to get your feet wet with using Rust’s tool chain, creating projects, working with third-party code, and managing libraries Read More ▶

What’s new in Angular: Version 6.1 ships

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and better supports Google’s Material Design Read More ▶

7 signs you have a sexual harassment problem

Do you have a Harvey Weinstein-style sexual harassment problem brewing right in front of you? Would you know? Read More ▶

Bounty for hacking the ‘unhackable’ Bitfi wallet jumps from $100K to $250K

Toss around claims about a device being unhackable, and they will come for you. Amid the drama, McAfee upped the bounty for hacking the Bitfi hardware crypto wallet to $250,000. Read More ▶

WHITE PAPER: Bronze Drum Consulting

How Powerful New Technologies are Powering a Real-Time Revolution in Capital Markets

Discover how machine learning, informed by rich, streaming data, is helping business leaders transform financial services is this white paper from Bronze Drum Consulting. By leveraging cloud services, financial service firms now have the power to put real-time streaming data to work. Read More ▶




Computerworld Daily Shark

Another successful development project!

This pilot fish is tapped to lead development of a critical application, and after some training it’s time to answer a key question: How soon can the new app roll out? Read More ▶

WHITE PAPER: Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Securing Privileged Access with Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Privileged accounts, like their name suggests, are accounts designed to provide broad access to systems and data. They are an integral part of every IT infrastructure and play a key role in a large variety of day-to-day operations. Read More ▶

The three best things about the Microsoft Surface Go

Microsoft’s smaller, cheaper 10-inch Surface Go tablet ships today. What makes it special? Watch Now ▶

WHITE PAPER: Bronze Drum Consulting

How Powerful New Technologies are Powering a Real-Time Revolution in Capital Markets

Discover how machine learning, informed by rich, streaming data, is helping business leaders transform financial services is this white paper from Bronze Drum Consulting. By leveraging cloud services, financial service firms now have the power to put real-time streaming data to work. Read More ▶

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