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Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine the World
Commentary  |  7/5/2017  | 
How big of a deal is artificial intelligence? Microsoft researcher James McCaffrey explains AI's origins and why we can expect profound effects from it.
Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point
Commentary  |  7/5/2017  | 
It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative.
Weathering the Data Storm Ė 4 Steps to Analytics Success
Commentary  |  7/5/2017  | 
Finding data sources is only the first step in a successful data analytics strategy. After that, the hard work begins.
7 Steps to GDPR for US Companies
Commentary  |  7/4/2017  | 
The EU's GDPR impacts all companies doing business with EU citizens. Here are some important steps to take to ensure you're on the fast track to compliance.
Air Force Intelligence Unit Goes Agile
News  |  6/30/2017  | 
The US Air Force is determined to get more agile to produce applications that can be useful in times of conflict.
Kids Welcome Guidance; Where Would You Steer Them?
Commentary  |  6/29/2017  | 
The new InformationWeek Flash Poll is ready for you to share your advice to a new high school graduate as they define what they want to be when they grow up.
PG&E's Winning Recipe for a Mobile Asset Inspection App
News  |  6/29/2017  | 
For PG&E a utility pole inspection app offers much more than a chance to replace paper.
Amazon and Sears, Tales of Two Retailers
Commentary  |  6/29/2017  | 
Exploring what went wrong with Sears' strategy, and the role that data analytics played, or didn't play.
Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?
News  |  6/27/2017  | 
The latest book by MIT researchers Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explores the human/machine relationship and how businesses can prepare for the changes that the next 10 years will bring.
Analytics Help US Marshals Capture $250M in Savings
News  |  6/27/2017  | 
Sophisticated tools search for and pinpoint potential savings opportunities.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking
Commentary  |  6/26/2017  | 
AI has taken some steps into banking, but it also is poised to revolutionize how banks learn from and interact with customers.
Globally, Chief Digital Officers Start to Take Hold
News  |  6/26/2017  | 
A PwC survey of 2,500 leading companies finds 19% have apppointed CDOs, up 300% from the year before.
Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
News  |  6/23/2017  | 
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
What Execs Should Know About Deep Learning
Commentary  |  6/22/2017  | 
Deep learning takes a step beyond machine learning, and it's first killer app is computervision.
Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
News  |  6/22/2017  | 
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
Digital Transformation is about Customer Ownership
Commentary  |  6/21/2017  | 
Automation is just the beginning, understanding your customer is the new imperative.
Want to Succeed at Data-Driven Transformation? Start Slow
Commentary  |  6/21/2017  | 
Some organizations race into data-driven transformation. Others want to get everything "right" first. There's an optimal balance between the two.
IT Risk: Itís not 'Cyber' Ė Itís Worse
Commentary  |  6/20/2017  | 
While hackers haven't put big companies out of business, there are plenty of examples of companies that failed because they were slow to respond to tech-driven market shifts.
Build a DevOps-Focused Enterprise
Commentary  |  6/20/2017  | 
Why businesses should work to spread DevOps benefits across their entire organization.
Considering AI for Business? Here Are 4 Fundamentals to Start
Commentary  |  6/19/2017  | 
Artificial intelligence projects take time, effort, data, and expertise to build a meaningful system. Having the right ecosystem in place will ensure companies are prepared for it.
Get Ready for IoT by Taking 3 Essential Steps
Commentary  |  6/19/2017  | 
To prepare for IoT, companies need to take advantage of big data and advanced analytics, and adapt their culture, so they are ready for the transformation.
Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings
News  |  6/16/2017  | 
A Cisco report claims $2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples.
GDPR Puts Response at Center Stage for All Companies
Commentary  |  6/15/2017  | 
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018, a company's ability to respond to a data breach will be paramount.
Three Phases to Adapting an Omnichannel Business Model
Commentary  |  6/15/2017  | 
IT becomes a key player as businesses move to create a seamless path to purchase with a singular view of their customers across all touchpoints, including in-store, online, mobile, social, call centers, direct mail and more.
The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
News  |  6/14/2017  | 
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
Rethink How Humans and Machines Will Work Together
Commentary  |  6/13/2017  | 
Productivity gains from automation are not resulting in job losses, but are enabling companies to redeploy employees to handle higher-value tasks and a greater volume of work.
Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging
Commentary  |  6/12/2017  | 
The rapid evolution of CRM has initiated a rush of new marketing processes and practices; combining multi-channel messaging with analytics is a promising new direction.
Toolmaker Adopts Amazon Greengrass for IoT
News  |  6/12/2017  | 
Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.
Five Ways Big Data is Transforming Epidemics
Commentary  |  6/8/2017  | 
Big data and analytical tools have transformed every industry from healthcare to retail to government, and now are transforming the way epidemics are approached.
Itís Time CIOs Get Real About Data Security
Commentary  |  6/6/2017  | 
Your company's success in securing its data and network could depend on how the CIO delivers security messages to their peers in the C-suite.
Make Smart Business Decisions Through Data-driven Alerts
Commentary  |  6/5/2017  | 
Alerts fed by business intelligence are a nice fit for companies operating in today's competitive round-the-clock world.
R.R. Donnelley Streamlines Logistics With Machine Learning
News  |  6/5/2017  | 
The business communications giant breaks new ground in optimizing freight price quotes.
Cloud Power, Fear of Lock-in Grows Among IT Managers
News  |  6/2/2017  | 
Mary Meeker's Global Internet Trends: As the digital age expands, so does fear of technology lock-in by cloud vendors.
New Tech Humanizing Analytics for the Masses
Commentary  |  6/2/2017  | 
We have entered the immersive age, where machines are controlled with human gestures and voice, and the concept presents an exciting future for analytics.
How Optical Tech Can Aid a Growing Data Center
How Optical Tech Can Aid a Growing Data Center
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  6/1/2017  | 
Tim Dixon, CEO of InterOptic stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
A Common-Sense Approach to IoT
Commentary  |  6/1/2017  | 
An Internet of Things strategy calls for small steps before you pick up the pace to stay ahead of competitors.
Tips for Getting Your Company Started with Analytics
Commentary  |  6/1/2017  | 
If you're just getting started with analytics, you can avoid a lot of headaches by learning from the experts. We've tapped a few who have great practical advice.
Shutterstock CIO on Leadership: Reduce the Cycle of Fear
News  |  5/31/2017  | 
Shutterstock grew so fast it needed to convert applications and move them into the Amazon cloud quickly; API-based development followed.
IoT Enabling a Path to Better Health
Commentary  |  5/31/2017  | 
IoT data from healthcare wearables and patient devices has only just begun to change the way hospitals treat patients, but advances will continue through the analytic insights they provide.
4 Steps to a Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  5/30/2017  | 
Digital transformation, think of it as a shift in philosophy within your organization, not just a tech project.
AI in the Workplace: Augment, Instead of Replacing Humans
News  |  5/29/2017  | 
AI and machine learning won't create massive job losses in the foreseeable future, but some societal issues do come to mind.
Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
News  |  5/26/2017  | 
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  5/24/2017  | 
As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
Change and Community in Analytics
Change and Community in Analytics
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017  | 
Pierre DeBois, Founder of Zimana Analytics stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business
Commentary  |  5/23/2017  | 
Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.
MIT's McAfee: Smart Machines Pick up the Pace
News  |  5/18/2017  | 
MIT's Andrew McAfee looks at all those things we said computers could never do, but they did. And, he warns of the HiPPO.
AI Works Better with Human Intelligence, Too
News  |  5/18/2017  | 
In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.
CA Leader: Don't Let Legacy Hold You Back
News  |  5/17/2017  | 
In his Interop ITX keynote, CA Technologies CTO Otto Berkes took a hard look at technology change and how organizations approach it.
Watch Interop ITX Keynotes Live
News  |  5/17/2017  | 
Get a front-row seat for keynote addresses from industry luminaries taking the stage at Interop ITX on May 17 and 18.
IT Value: Whatís Your Story?
Commentary  |  5/17/2017  | 
It's time for IT to show business leaders where IT brings value to the organization. Metrics are nice, but storytelling is better.
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