5 Reasons Tech Vendors Exaggerate
From overeager marketing to the need for differentiation, vendors often overstate a product’s capabilities. Vendors and buyers alike need to be more honest with each other -- and themselves.
SDN Comes Of Age
In 2015, software defined networking will move from niche technology to one that creates real business value.
Hour of Code: Build The Next DevOps Generation
This week is Hour of Code, a worldwide initiative to introduce kids to coding. We need more than one hour a year, though, and initiatives that start in kindergarten, to ensure we have enough programmers for the future.
Welcoming Our AI Overlords
Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end humanity, but science fiction often proposes a harmonious future for people and machines. Who’s right?
5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
Obama 2012 CTO: From Campaign To Enterprise
Harper Reed talks about the pressure-cooker challenge of building an email-powered, microtargeted online fundraising machine in a hurry. See the video interview from Interop.
Bracket's New IaaS Twist
Bracket Computing, backed by Andreesen Horowitz, lets customers build "compute cells" on top of IaaS from multiple providers, wrapping apps and data.
'Why Not?': Power Phrase For Women In Tech
Don't talk yourself out of challenges, jobs, or life experiences, female tech leaders at Interop advise IT professionals -- and a group of high school students in attendance.
The New CIO: C Stands For Change
What does the CIO role look like now, and what will it look like in the future? Experts at Interop New York share the key skills and traits that will soon separate the winners from the losers.
DevOps Talent: Grow It Internally
Automation and web-scale operations will flourish with home-grown DevOps talent. Here’s how to nurture your organization’s expertise.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
What's Your CIO Legacy?
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
We're Not All Nerds Now
Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.
Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.