This Week in Executive News

To implement the latest and greatest in technology, get a better data strategy. Closing the gender gap in technology depends on overcoming three primary challenges. The arrival of 5G will be a game changer for employees and employers alike. Intel’s annual corporate social responsibility report evolves to meet stakeholder demands for transparency. And enterprises look to artificial intelligence to improve operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

The First Steps to Digital Transformation? Get Your Data in Order

Just when you thought you were done holding possessions to your chest and asking yourself if they spark joy, it turns out your disorderly data could also benefit from the KonMari method. Thanks to the speed of business and an increasingly complex IT environment, strategic technology trends are creating implementation challenges for enterprises. The remedy for the mess? Two separate data strategies that create a sense of order for both historical and real-time data.

How to Develop the Next Generation of Female Digital Leaders

There are few things in life more disappointing than stumbling into a Girl Scout cookies sale with zero cash on hand. Chins up, Samoa lovers: Cashless orders are closer than you think. That’s because the new CTO for Girl Scouts of the USA is using technology to develop business savvy for girls. Underinvestment in entrepreneurial skills for girls is one of three identified barriers to closing tech’s gender gap.

The Arrival of 5G: What Can Businesses Expect?

Waiting for 5G to drop feels a lot like waiting for dial-up internet back in the day. Well, minus that iconic cacophony of sound that signaled entry to the world wide web. The fifth generation of mobile connectivity will be a welcomed change of pace for everyone, but business will get the biggest boost. In the two to three minutes it used to take for the internet to load, our increasingly remote workforce will be able to perform high-load tasks on mobile devices without even connecting to WiFi.

2018–19 Intel Corporate Responsibility Report: Creating Value Through Transparency

The demand for corporate accountability is at an all-time high. To meet the demands of stakeholders in search of increased transparency into business practices, Intel has evolved its corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Intel’s 2018-19 CSR segments reporting into three different categories based on what’s important to investors, customers, and employees.

Building a Modern Enterprise With Artificial Intelligence

HAL may have given artificial intelligence a bad rap, but enterprises are increasingly looking to AI to solve problems and create efficiencies. With AI infrastructure in place and automated machine learning technologies on the rise, AI is more accessible now than ever before. Still skeptical? Take a stress pill and think things over.