Why Automation and AI are Cool, Until They're Not
Enterprises and jobs are changing fast as more tasks are automated with increasing levels of machine intelligence. Automation displaced manufacturing jobs, but it also enabled the creation of new businesses and career opportunities. Will knowledge workers and their employers adapt fast enough?
Energize Your Career in IT Leadership
The demands of a career in tech can overwhelm even the most successful IT leaders. Recharge by networking with peers and learning from expert speakers at InformationWeek's IT Leadership Summit.
DevOps Not Working? Here's Why
DevOps has been hyped for a decade, but many still don't understand what it is, let alone what it does. There are many potholes on the road to DevOps. We explain how to avoid some of them.
Autism as a Competitive Advantage in IT
At quality assurance company, ULTRA Testing, 75% of the employees have autism spectrum disorder. The company's co-founder says that gives the business a competitive advantage, and has helped them produce better results than IT heavyweights like IBM.
9 Big Mistakes DevOps Teams Make
There are plenty of benefits to be gained from a move to DevOps, but here are some mistakes that you really want to avoid so you can get those benefits.
Why IT is in Jeopardy
Change is the only constant, which IT professionals know all too well. However, as technology changes, their departments must too. Some IT departments are in trouble, big trouble if they don't do something fast. We explain a few reasons why.
Defining IT Leadership: You Have a Brand New Job
At Interop ITX, coming up next month, a track of more than two dozen presentations will provide valuable advice to IT executives, including pointers on how to balance technical and soft skills for their teams and themselves.
Lessons in Government and the State of Your IT
Have you ever considered how state and local government IT departments differ from yours? The challenges are unique, the solutions creative, and the lessons learned could help the private sector more effectively assess and enhance the state of their own IT.
Avoid the Telecommuting Reboot
Telecommuting can be a useful concept for an organization, but you have to put the right tools in place to support remote workers.
Now You're the Manager, Time to Offer Guidance
Whether you are a new manager or deeply experienced, be aware that you need to provide your IT staff with ongoing career guidance, as Interop ITX workshop present Rob Cordova explains.
Can Virtual Companies Scale?
A lot of firms start out as virtual companies, but as they grow, they move into office space. It turns out there are advantages to staying virtual, however. We explain some of them.
Should You Fire Conscientious Objectors?
When it's time to embrace organizational change, leaders may be faced with the reality of how to handle what may be well-reasoned questions and resistance from some subordinates.
Elevating Women in Tech: Practical Strategies
Addressing the under-representation of women as technical practitioners, Interop ITX speaker Patricia Dugan outlines some of the issues that the IT and tech sectors need to address.
Transformation is About a Culture, Not a Project
While some people are just starting to talk about digital transformation, Intuit has been embracing transformation -- in the corporate and IT sense -- for decades, as Interop ITX speaker Olga Braylovskiy explains.
Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
You may have been successful with a center of excellence for your business intelligence or analytics practice. But big data success requires a different approach, a bus.
9 Industries Hiring IT Pros Now
If you're looking for an IT job this year, you might want to start with these types of companies, perhaps focusing on the job types that are hot in a given sector.
IoT And Big Data: Success Comes Down To A Solid Strategy
A Verizon report highlights how big data complexity and a shortage of data science talent are hurdles for an IoT implementation, but we also have to remember the key best practice of having a business goal as part of any analytics initiative.