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The following is our weekly roundup of SearchCIO and SearchCompliance content.

More CIOs are partnering with technology startups these days. Senior Site Editor John Moore talks with industry experts to find out what’s driving this trend. Also read how venture capital firms and IT consultancies are helping CIOs find their technology startup matches.

This week the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the internet privacy rules. In Searchlight, Senior Executive Editor Linda Tucci talks to analysts to find out the implications of the ruling.

Pink Elephant’s David Ratcliffe explains why it’s important for the IT team to know their company’s business goals.

SearchCIO Columnist Niel Nickolaisen writes about how machine learning, artificial intelligence and cognitive systems are advancing and changing our world.

Associate Site Editor Brian Holak was at the recent Gartner Data and Analytics Summit in Texas. Here’s an Instagram roundup from the event.

Contributor May K. Pratt writes about how startup Skedaddle is working on shaking up the ride-sharing industry.

Want to know how optimization of IT processes can enable better, faster IT? Read what Pink Elephant’s Troy DuMoulin has to say.

Our latest Handbooks are here:  we explore how businesses are looking to make money with IoT and our second handbook explores DevOps.

Wendan Consulting’s Dan Morris advises on how to etch out an enterprise transformation roadmap, how to expose data and functionality in legacy apps to a new environment and explains how continuous improvement teams can help with business transformation.

In this Q&A with Charles Armstrong, the former CIO of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, learn why email data security should still be a top priority for CIOs.

Features Writer Jason Sparapani was at the recent IBM InterConnect conference. Sparapani writes about the future of artificial intelligence and what tech chiefs Ginni Rometty and Marc Benioff had to say at the event, and how companies handle multicloud management.

Isaac Sacolick, former CIO-turned-digital guru, shared two methodologies that CIOs should implement to enable digital transformation.

“Companies may discover that they desire stronger security on a given application than the cloud provider can offer, and may choose to move back on-premises to gain a greater degree of control,” according to Seth Robinson, senior director, technology analysis, at CompTIA. Contributor Esther Shein writes about this “unclouding” trend.

Over on TotalCIO, find out whether Level 5 autonomous cars will become the mobile offices of the future.

Over on our SearchCompliance site, David Loshin writes about the benefits of graph databases. “The graph database can be continuously populated with information about suspicious behaviors and suspected fraudsters,” he writes.

Information security professionals should start talking to business in the language of risk, according to Natixis’ Tom Kartanowicz. He also explains the benefits of risk mapping.

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