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How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
Commentary  |  8/21/2017  | 
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
News  |  8/21/2017  | 
New Forrester research finds that prices for AWS and Azure are still competitive, but customers should be wary of lock-in on SasS products such as Salesforce and Oracle.
Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
Commentary  |  8/18/2017  | 
It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.
How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Slideshows  |  8/14/2017  | 
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
Commentary  |  8/14/2017  | 
Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
Commentary  |  8/11/2017  | 
IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
How to Build Resilient Work Teams
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
An IT Revolution Approaches
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Commentary  |  8/9/2017  | 
Agile is useful, but it's no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future
Commentary  |  8/8/2017  | 
The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017  | 
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
News  |  8/4/2017  | 
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
News  |  8/4/2017  | 
Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
Are You Digital Enough to Be in Your Business’ Future?
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
Today's business challenges require diverse teams with new competencies, including the ability to collaborate effectively across organizational borders.
5 Things to Know About IT Candidates
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
If you're having trouble finding and keeping IT personnel, you're not alone. One problem might be that you don't understand what they want, as a new Manpower study suggests.
Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
Why Businesses Need to Update Their DR Plan Now
Commentary  |  8/1/2017  | 
With cyberattacks becoming more common, and natural and man-made disasters not going away, disaster recovery programs are more important than ever.
NIST, IEEE Pair Up to Drive Cloud Interoperability
News  |  8/1/2017  | 
Two major standards bodies have grabbed the bull by the horns in an attempt to make workloads and services mobile across clouds.
Pressure to Digitize Pushes Enterprises to Transform
Commentary  |  7/28/2017  | 
Enterprises in traditional industries, from manufacturing to logistics and retail, are scrambling to update their offerings to better support emerging technologies.
4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Commentary  |  7/28/2017  | 
Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
Cloud Technology Partners: Combat the Cloud Resistance
News  |  7/27/2017  | 
It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
Have We Reached Collaboration Conflict? Time for Glue
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
A swarm of collaboration tools in the typical enterprise presents challenges such as data silos and tool overload for managers. The solution just might be more, but better, tools.
Digital Transformation Myths and How They Hold You Back
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
Most companies have learned that digital transformation isn't easy, and often the challenges appear when they try to do to much too fast.
What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Commentary  |  7/26/2017  | 
Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
News  |  7/25/2017  | 
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
It Is Time for Enterprise CIOs to Create a New Breed of Innovation
Commentary  |  7/24/2017  | 
There still are big opportunities for innovation in the enterprise, particularly when achieving efficiency is the goal.
Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
News  |  7/24/2017  | 
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
The Unstoppable Progression of Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  7/24/2017  | 
New developments in gateways, plugins, and more, offer far more value to users of object storage than ever before.
Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
News  |  7/20/2017  | 
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
News  |  7/19/2017  | 
After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
Commentary  |  7/19/2017  | 
Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but it's possible that the records don't tell the real story.
Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Commentary  |  7/19/2017  | 
November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
Cloud Outages: Who’s at Fault?
Commentary  |  7/19/2017  | 
Cloud outages do happen. So, how can you and your IT group minimize the impact on the company?
Containerization Gains Traction; We’re All Better for it
Commentary  |  7/18/2017  | 
Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
Three Big Data Developments No One is Talking About
Commentary  |  7/18/2017  | 
What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Commentary  |  7/18/2017  | 
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
News  |  7/17/2017  | 
Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
10 Things IT Pros Should Consider (or Dread) Before the Job Hunt
Slideshows  |  7/17/2017  | 
Think you've seen changes in your IT group over the years? Well there have been just as many changes in the job market. Here's some advice to help you find that next great job.
Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
News  |  7/14/2017  | 
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
News  |  7/12/2017  | 
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Commentary  |  7/11/2017  | 
Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Slideshows  |  7/10/2017  | 
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans - but that doesn't necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
Cloud Computing 2017: Special Report
Commentary  |  7/10/2017  | 
Get a clear picture of the state of cloud computing from our research of actual usage in IT organizations.
Pedal to the Pavement: Chinese VCs Take on Ride Hailing
Commentary  |  7/10/2017  | 
Chinese giants Alibaba and Tencent to challenge the world in bicycle rentals, while spiffing up their digital services.
Blockchain Moving Beyond Bitcoin
News  |  7/7/2017  | 
Experts expect to see the shared database technology securely managing transactions in areas ranging from real estate to digital.
A Lesson in Physics and Engineering for Data Center Efficiency
A Lesson in Physics and Engineering for Data Center Efficiency
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/7/2017  | 
Mitre's infrastructure team used physics, EU voltage standards, and cross-team collaboration to reduce their data center costs by 20%. Jim Treadway, Chief Engineer of Infrastructure for Mitre stopped by the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk the strategy that won 2nd place in the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards infrastructure category.
Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
News  |  7/6/2017  | 
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
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