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IT Life Radio: Where Virtual Reality Falls Short
News  |  7/28/2015  | 
The latest episode of IT Life radio features the real-life inventor of Iron Man's Jarvis, who happens to bring similar innovations to the way we work.
7 Smart Ways To Leverage Social Data
Slideshows  |  7/28/2015  | 
Social media data is not just for marketing anymore. Learn how companies are using these insights in novel ways to turn that data into dollars and cents.
Interop Radio: Gen. John Michel On Leadership
Commentary  |  7/27/2015  | 
Gen. John Michel joins us for the debut of our new show, Interop Radio's Business Matters.
IT Life Radio: Job Search And Recruiting For Culture
News  |  7/14/2015  | 
Culture is the key to making the relationship between job seeker and employee work better. We'll talk to an expert on how to find the right job for the right people to make everyone more productive.
How To Mess Up Your First Days On The Job
Slideshows  |  7/13/2015  | 
Got a new gig? Congratulations. Make sure you start off on the right foot by avoiding these rookie slip-ups during your first few weeks at a new job.
IT Salaries: It's Good To Be Chief
News  |  7/10/2015  | 
IT pay is up practically across the board, according to a recent salary outlook, but the biggest bump is in the C-suite.
IT Job Search Process Takes Too Long
Commentary  |  7/9/2015  | 
The job interview process is growing longer, but we're not getting better at hiring.
CIO Certifications To Advance Your Career
Slideshows  |  7/8/2015  | 
Today's IT leaders need business skills, including management, governance, and strategy, plus tech know-how. Here are six types of certifications that can help advance your organization and your career.
IT Skills Gap: What We've Got Here Is A Failure To Communicate
Commentary  |  7/8/2015  | 
Everyone agrees there is an IT skills gap, but managers and IT pros disagree on the reasons for it.
10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Slideshows  |  7/6/2015  | 
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/4/2015  | 
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
CIOs: Adopt Social Media For Success, Now
Commentary  |  7/2/2015  | 
Social Media enhances learning, develops needed contacts, speeds problem-solving, and helps you create business transformation.
Microsoft Cuts Display Ad Business, Sells Bing Maps To Uber
News  |  6/30/2015  | 
Microsoft transfers its display ad business to AOL and sells Bing Maps tech to Uber as CEO Satya Nadella executes a new corporate mission.
How To Keep Your Job From Ruining Your Vacation
Slideshows  |  6/26/2015  | 
Here's what you can do before, during, and after your vacation to make it restful and help you disconnect.
Why Silos Can Be Good For Enterprises
Commentary  |  6/26/2015  | 
Flat organizations can get too flat. Build your teams the right way for success.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/24/2015  | 
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Women In Tech: Facing Roadblocks, Finding Solutions
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Female tech execs discuss the obstacles facing women in technology and what they're doing to bridge the gender gap.
Can Data Teach Us Empathy?
Commentary  |  6/24/2015  | 
Walking a mile in your customers' shoes is the first step toward designing great products. Can data help us get there?
Why Humans Don't Trust Robots, AI
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
AI and robots are entering the workplace, but humans don't trust them. Here's why, and what we can do to make them more trustworthy.
CIOs And Security: Time To Rethink The Processes?
Commentary  |  6/22/2015  | 
Businesses need to develop new security responses to address gigantic attacks, and the CIO is in the best position to lead the way.
Windows 10 Mobile Update, Elop Exit: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/20/2015  | 
News of an executive shakeup at Microsoft comes the same week as new Windows 10 Mobile build 10136.
4 IoT Skills IT Pros Need
Commentary  |  6/19/2015  | 
If enterprises adopt IoT guidelines put forth in a recent study from Accenture and Fjord, it could fundamentally change the way you go about your job as an IT pro.
Women In IT: Is There An Exodus In Progress?
News  |  6/18/2015  | 
Studies show efforts by governments, non-profits, and enterprises are still not drawing women to IT. In fact, the number of women in the field looks to be dwindling.
Stephen Elop Out In Microsoft Executive Shakeup
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
Organizational changes within Microsoft's engineering team will result in the departure of senior executives, including former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
AARP CIO Talks Transformation, Leadership
News  |  6/17/2015  | 
Acting CIO Amy Doherty tells us about her strategies for motivating employees, IT transformation, and changing the security culture at AARP.
10 Online Cloud Computing Courses To Get Ahead
Slideshows  |  6/17/2015  | 
Cloud is the talk of the IT industry. Check out these online courses to give you the knowledge you need to take advantage of the trend.
6 Ways To Get More From Data Science, IT
Slideshows  |  6/15/2015  | 
Data scientists and IT push the limits of what's possible -- whether that's operating more efficiently, taking advantage of new opportunities, or innovating. Here are 6 ways businesses can boost their effectiveness.
Cloud Whispering: Beyond Force-Feeding IT Staff
Commentary  |  6/15/2015  | 
Are there still doubters in your IT organization when it comes to cloud computing? It's not unusual. Here are more tips to help overcome that doubt.
Game Of Thrones: Top 10 Lessons For CIOs
Commentary  |  6/14/2015  | 
Game of Thrones is a violent and bloody affair … just like enterprise IT. Here are some of its (not too violent) lessons you can apply to the job.
Twitter CEO Exit: When Wall Street Clashes With Tech
News  |  6/13/2015  | 
Twitter CEO Dick Costollo's resignation shines a spotlight on Wall Street's lack of understanding about where we are with online media, social media, and tech in general.
Adult Coloring Boosts Productivity
Commentary  |  6/12/2015  | 
If you want your IT team to get things done, break out a pack of crayons and some coloring books at work.
Apple's Spaceship, Amazon's Bubble: 10 Hip Tech Headquarters
Slideshows  |  6/11/2015  | 
World-famous architects are turning their attention to eye-catching, high-tech headquarters for some of the biggest names in the tech industry. From Apple, to Facebook, to Amazon, here are our 10 favorites.
Intel Reportedly Prepaying Layoffs
News  |  6/11/2015  | 
Intel is looking to save $300 million amid declines in PC sales.
Certain IT Jobs Poised For Big Raises
News  |  6/10/2015  | 
IT hiring is up and IT Pros should finally start seeing some raises.
Big Data Talent: 6 Ways To Snag The Best
Slideshows  |  6/10/2015  | 
Many companies are looking for big data skills across the board, but the shortage of talent and the loose application of keywords can challenge candidates and the companies who want to hire them. Try these tips to minimize the risks.
Comic: The CIOs Avengers
Commentary  |  6/8/2015  | 
CIOs like to hand-pick their best teams, but not everyone can get this lucky with talent.
IT Life Radio: Get Rid of Annual Reviews
Commentary  |  6/3/2015  | 
Tune in to hear a better way of providing managerial feedback.
Get A Raise: 11 Do's And Don'ts For IT Pros
Slideshows  |  6/2/2015  | 
Want to beef up your paycheck? There's more to it than asking for the money.
6 Cool Tech Internships You Wish You Had
Slideshows  |  5/31/2015  | 
Interns at top tech companies such as Facebook and Google enjoy many of the same perks available to full-time employees.
Dartmouth Predicts GPA Based on Phone Tracking App
News  |  5/29/2015  | 
Can a phone app predict your performance based on your behavior? This one can, at least if you are a college student.
New IT Skills: Why Communication, Accountability, Initiative Are Hot Now
Slideshows  |  5/28/2015  | 
Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data and information supplied by CompTIA and Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, we've identified eight crucial, non-technical skills that companies are looking for in their IT hires.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015  | 
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Commentary  |  5/26/2015  | 
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015  | 
Fujitsu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step closer to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Slideshows  |  5/25/2015  | 
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
6 Characteristics Of Data-Driven Rock Stars
Slideshows  |  5/21/2015  | 
Learn what traits to look for in data-savvy movers and shakers, from data scientists and business analysts to executives, managers, and even employees.
IT Job Stress Is Down, Pride Is Up: Study
Slideshows  |  5/20/2015  | 
A survey shows IT professionals are feeling pretty good about their jobs and their prospects in a sector that has a 2.5% unemployment rate.
IT Life Radio: Be A Better Manager
Commentary  |  5/19/2015  | 
Do you wish you were a better manager? Tune in Wednesday at 3 pm ET and learn to improve a critical skill.
Comic: White Hat Hackers
Commentary  |  5/19/2015  | 
Is this the best way to hire security talent? The line between black hat and white hat is surely blurring.
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