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Head of AI and Similar Leadership Roles are Here to Stay, says Deloitte AI Ethicist

Beena Ammanath. Image: Deloitte Head of AI is a trendy new job title, but do businesses actually need someone in this role? What responsibilities does it entail? We asked Beena Ammanath, executive director of the Deloitte AI Institute, leader of Trustworthy Tech Ethics at Deloitte and author of the book . . . Read more

Lenovo’s New TruScale Services Take AI to the Edge for Rapid Business Deployment

Image: Shuo/Adobe Stock Lenovo announced on September 20 the new TruScale for Edge and AI services that are designed to give companies immediate, scalable access to next-generation AI. The company also released the new ThinkEdge SE455 V3 edge server, an AI-ready hardware resource for businesses that build their own edge . . . Read more

Accenture’s Kelly Brough Says IT Is Bringing Pragmatism to Australia’s AI Projects

Image: ArieStudio/Adobe Stock Kelly Brough, director of applied intelligence at Accenture Australian enterprises are moving into a “readiness” phase of generative artificial intelligence adoption and will be relying on IT leaders to work with internal and external partners to bring their expansive vision to life, said Accenture’s Director of Applied . . . Read more

What Is Data Literacy and Why Is It Important?

Image: VectorMine/Adobe Stock Company leaders looking to gain a competitive edge can prioritize data literacy for employees across departments and at all levels within their organization. But from raw data to business outcomes, data literacy is ripe with challenges. The amount of data businesses generate is only as impressive as . . . Read more

Australian Government’s ‘Six Cyber Shields’ Is Potentially a Well-Meaning Skills Crisis

The Australian government is displaying great interest and urgency in addressing the deficiencies in security and regulation that have led to one massive-scale leak after another over the past two years. Just this week, Pizza Hut Australia notified nearly 200,000 customers of a widespread data leak, and the government is . . . Read more

Get a Year of the Best Flexible and Remote Job Listings for Just $30

Work from home and flexible hours are no longer an impossible goal when you have access to job listings curated specifically for 9 to 5 office alternatives. Image: StackCommerce The recent pandemic opened up tons of new ways of working. If you’d still rather have a realistic alternative to 9 . . . Read more

Cisco to Acquire Splunk for $28 Billion, Accelerating AI-Enabled Security and Observability

On Thursday Cisco agreed to buy Splunk in a $28 billion deal intended to address AI-enabled security and observability issues. Image: iStockphoto/jejim Cisco announced yesterday its intention to acquire Splunk, a renowned name in data observability and security, in a deal valued at approximately $28 billion. Cisco intends to pay . . . Read more

Forrester’s 2024 Tech Leadership Predictions About AI, HR, Budget and Manufacturing

Organizations are already reaping up to 40% improvement from AI software development initiatives, and productivity and problem-solving gains will increase by 50%, the firm said. Image: Яна Деменишина/Adobe Stock AI will deliver efficiency and effectiveness in the enterprise next year, with initiatives expected to boost productivity and creative problem-solving by . . . Read more

Wrike vs monday.com (2023): Which Software Is Better?

Teams of all shapes and sizes require project management software; fortunately, there are plenty of options, including Wrike and monday work management, which are both good solutions for teams. While Wrike and monday work management offer similar features, there are important differences between the two project management tools. Let’s take . . . Read more

Retailers Are Rapidly Scaling Surveillance of Australian Consumers — Why This Is a Red Flag

IT professionals across sectors that interact with consumers, and retail in particular, need to make themselves aware of the implications of surveillance capitalism because, while there are many legitimate uses that surveillance is being used for, there’s also the concern that poor data shepherding processes could lead to inadvertent misuse . . . Read more