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Gartner Analyst: AI Application Development Is Stuck in 1958 (For Now)

Gartner Analyst: AI Application Development Is Stuck in 1958 (For Now)

BOSTON — If we compare the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in the enterprise to the history of computer innovation, we're running about 60 years behind. Tom Austin, vice president and fellow at Stamford, Conn.-based Gartner, shared that thought in his keynote address about AI realities this morning at

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AI Will Impact Jobs, 4,000 Office Workers Tell Adobe

AI Will Impact Jobs, 4,000 Office Workers Tell Adobe

Time will tell how many jobs technologies like artificial intelligence will or will not kill. But in the meantime, workers don't seem all that concerned. In fact, most are looking forward to sharing office space and workloads with "robots." Some even envision AI as a muse that inspires their creativity.

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Let the Robot Take Your Job, Adobe Future of Work Panelist Suggests

Let the Robot Take Your Job, Adobe Future of Work Panelist Suggests

If a machine takes your job, consider it a favor. "It means your job probably sucked," futurist, technologist and author Brian David Johnson said during a Think Tank by Adobe on the Future of Work last week.  Six thought leaders participated in the live-streamed debate from San Jose, Calif.

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Google and Slack Partner to Keep Microsoft, Facebook at Bay

Google and Slack Partner to Keep Microsoft, Facebook at Bay

If you can't lick 'em, join 'em. And that is exactly what Slack is doing. In the face of slowing year-on year growth (from an unprecedented 568 percent growth in daily active users in October 2015 to 135 percent in October 2016 according to Quartz) and new competition from 

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There’s No ‘Off’ Switch for Digital Transformation

There's No 'Off' Switch for Digital Transformation

A lot of the chatter about digital transformation focuses on where you are — or by default — where you are not. There is no shortage of opinions and guidelines — roadmaps, maturity models, research studies, assessments, scorecards, pundits, etc. And research actually shows that companies who adopt and excel with digital outperform their peers.  This can leave people

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