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Enterprise IoT calculator: TCO and ROI

Many businesses are making use of IoT devices these days--but does an IoT implementation make financial sense for your company? To help you decide, this handy tool will enable you to calculate the total cost of ownership and return on ...

Cloud security and IoT are the new peanut butter and jelly

The Internet of Things (IoT) adds another sticky layer to the question of cloud security. Most organizations think in terms of the devices themselves, rather than the services offered through the cloud, as potential vulnerability points. However, with all the ...

Putin Weighs in on Artificial Intelligence and Elon Musk Is Alarmed

Divining what the Russian President Vladimir Putin really thinks has implications not only for his country but for the future of the rest the world. Recently, Putin has been expressing some feelings about artificial intelligence that have both intrigued and ...

The changing relationship between the CIO and CISO

There are some parts of IT that have always been seen as someone else’s job. Communications — helping business colleagues understand what IT does and the value it delivers — is one, says Piergiorgio Grossi, CIO and digital transformation officer ...

IT budget research 2018: Funding and spending priorities

As the new calendar and fiscal year approaches, businesses begin preparing their annual budgets. With more companies implementing a digital transformation strategy, technology spending and the IT budget are an increasingly important component of the budget planning process. In July and ...

Tech industry must secure against ‘unintended consequences’: Elop

The path to disruption is paved by unintended consequences, Telstra group executive of Technology, Innovation and Strategy Stephen Elop has said, with the tech industry needing to secure machine-learning and artificial intelligence (AI) applications against unconscious biases and breaches of ...

Artificial Intelligence: an evolving landscape

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) landscape has gone from a postulated concept in the 1950s – an idea brought to life by Marvin Minsky, Allen Newell, Herbert A. Simon and John McCarthy – to a science fiction favourite to a burgeoning ...