Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now

Contract-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.

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If your organization is implementing or thinking of implementing a contact-tracing app, it’s wise to consider more than just workforce safety. Failing to do so could expose your company other risks such as employment-related lawsuits and compliance issues. More fundamentally, companies should be thinking about the ethical implications of their AI use.

Contact-tracing apps are raising a lot of questions. For example, should employers be able to use them? If so, must employees opt-in or can

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Advantage ROI: Optimize AI Programs for Short-Term Gains

With many budgets constrained, now is the time to focus on artificial intelligence projects that will deliver the most payback over the next six months.

Let’s say you’re working on an AI program where you’re implementing and scaling dozens of AI business use cases. In addition, you are also spending millions of dollars to enable these use cases by transforming the underlying data and moving it to the cloud. For years, you’ve been housing data in an expensive, on-premise data warehouse, but it’s time to get that data quality up while also reducing data/AI costs over time by shifting to

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IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events

Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.

Whether you are a regular at technology events and trade shows or, as more of an introvert, you prefer to hold down the fort at your own office while everyone else is out traveling, the year 2020 presents a unique opportunity for plenty of IT pros.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the familiar trade shows and vendor events are being transformed from physical events to virtual ones. You

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Tips on Digital Adoption and Transformation from Tesla

Former director of learning shares some of the mindset that drives the electric car maker’s strategy for fueling external and internal adoption.

The move to cloud-based infrastructure is often described as inevitable but part of the battle is getting teams within organizations to embrace such change. At the Digital Adoption Summit hosted this week by Whatfix, Beth Loeb Davies, the former director of learning at Tesla, discussed some of the approaches used by electric automaker to accelerate adoption of innovation. She is currently co-founder and host of the Career Curves podcast. During her session, she spoke about some of the

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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now

As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. And as a result, some are looking for new employers.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States lost 20.5 million jobs in April 2020, and unemployment rose to 14.7%, which was up 10.3 percentage points from

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