The Upside Of Conflict
Don't shrug off conflict in your IT team as just a sign of poorly matched personalities. Instead, turn office struggles around to create a more productive IT shop.
The Death Of 'Open'
Apple controls everything from your hands to your head. Google and Microsoft are moving in that direction, too. Here's what the end of tech populism means for the mobile ecosystem.
IW 500 Conference CIOs Take Different Paths
There is no 'one size fits all' strategy when it comes to enterprise IT. Listen and learn as a powerhouse lineup of CIOs at the InformationWeek 500 conference describe the tactics they used to help their companies stay ahead.
AMA: Fold IT Tools Into Physician Profiling
The American Medical Association wants health insurers to standardize their doctor profiles and include clinical data from electronic health records; many carriers still balk.
Google Now Points To Future Of Mobile
I've been testing Google Now for a few weeks on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone and the Google Nexus 7 tablet. Search innovation is alive and well.
Dishonesty Flourishes Because We Enable It
When IT holds the keys to our business-critical systems, employee dishonesty can have serious repercussions. Duke professor Dan Ariely says we're wrong about how to keep employees honest.
10 Big Predictions About Big Data
Will big data be a force for good or evil by the end of this decade? See if you agree with expert reactions to new Pew Internet Center research.
California Gets Privacy Enforcement Unit
Mounting concern about how businesses use personal information collected online prompts California Attorney General to launch dedicated privacy enforcement group.
Health IT Pros Face Salary Gap
Electronic medical records, compliance, and other initiatives are driving demand for health IT pros. But according to InformationWeek's 2012 Salary Survey, their compensation still trails that of IT professionals across all industries.
One Way To Avoid Cloud Outages
Don't take chances with data availability. An onramping solution can help keep your customers--and your IT staff--happy.
GM's IT Overhaul: 5 Critical Questions
InformationWeek reader reactions to GM's planned overhaul, including a huge shift away from outsourcing, point to the critical challenges facing CIO Randy Mott and his team.
Maritz's VMware Legacy Defies Doubters
Maritz's competitive style led VMware to dominance in virtualization. You can bet that his new role as EMC chief strategy officer won't be a ceremonial one.