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February 2017 [Volume 26, Issue 2]

Features

Cybersecurity: practical advice for SMBs

It would be fair to say that 2016 was a banner year for computer breaches.

Data and government transparency in the Trump era - Can data-driven technologies help?

Historically, the federal government has been regulated by a series of carefully constructed checks and balances exemplified by the executive, judicial and legislative branches. That triad was designed to circumscribe individual authority, implement a degree of transparency and order and preserve the democratic process upon which the country is based.

AI takes hold in the legal profession

Over the last few years numerous artificial intelligence (AI) solutions have been developed for legal use, and the profession has begun to embrace, or perhaps be embraced by, those tools.

Cognitive Computing - Part 2
Applying cognitive computing to KM

This second installment takes a deeper look at the relationship between cognitive computing and knowledge management, focusing on the six use cases where cognitive systems show the most promise.

The truth and chatbots

A chatbot is a digital language processing service, powered by rules and artificial intelligence that simulates human-like conversation.

News Analysis

Cognitive applications in real life

We see threat detection emerging as the first cognitive computing application to become prevalent. Major banks, credit risk companies, government customs organizations or security agencies are all investing in cognitive computing because they cannot keep up with the onslaught of data, particularly text.

COLUMNS:

David Weinberger

Perspective on knowledge: The protocols of knowledge

As fake news becomes more common, search engines and social sites might well introduce their own new protocols for the posts that they house.

The Future of the Future

A framework for change

Building and sustaining an enterprise of the future requires a robust planning process. One of the challenges, especially with long-term strategic planning, is the tendency to focus on activities. Start with what needs to be done today and work toward a future goal.

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