IoT Is About Analysis, Not Things
When we emphasize "things" in the Internet of Things, we obscure its real value—the ability to make connected decisions based on analysis.
IT Should Get Naked
To drive real change, IT must shed its invisibility and engage with the organization’s politics and culture.
Drones Go To Work For IT
Drones offer new opportunities for businesses of all kinds. Here's how one IT department got involved with a drone project, and what the company learned.
Fitbit For Dogs: Readers Respond
Is an activity tracker for dogs a sign of an impending IoT tech bubble, a great idea, or both? Readers weighed in with a variety of opinions. What’s yours?
Who's Your IT Hero?
We're honoring that person who brings something special to your IT shop and your company. Nominate him or her for our first-ever IT Hero award.
IT Stereotypes: Time To Change
Stereotypes abound in business, especially around IT. Here’s how IT pros can correct misperceptions about a culture of insular control freaks.
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.