5 Soft Skills Every IT Pro Needs
When it comes to being a great employee, an IT professional can no longer sit in isolation. It's time to develop some soft people skills to help your career. Here's what one recruiter looks for when evaluating tech talent.
8 Microsoft Office Alternatives
Microsoft's Office productivity suite may be the go-to choice for personal and enterprise use, but there are cheaper options available.
Meet Your IT Workers Of The Future
Digital natives are now raising the first generation of children who are using smartphones in the crib, and it will change everything for IT.
8 Reasons The PC Is Not Dead
Now that phablets have essentially cannibalized the tablet market, the personal computer has a chance to make a dramatic comeback. Here's why.
8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
H-1B Visas: 10 Numbers To Know In 2015
Statistics around this year's record-setting volume of new H-1B visa applications point to continuously growing demand for a supply that's unlikely to rise soon.
6 Ways To Master The Data-Driven Enterprise
Data-driven companies share characteristics that enable them to achieve more with their data than others in their industries. We reveal what separates the masters from the wannabes.
Laptops For Business: 8 Worth Buying
Among the advances you'll find in this year's crop of notebook computers are: Fast-charging battery systems; ultra-thin, ultra-light form factors; new interfaces; and hybrid devices that transform easily between tablet and laptop.
NASA MESSENGER Prepares For Impact On Mercury
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is beaming back some final, incredible photos as it prepares to smash into the planet's surface -- a hard landing for the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2015
We hand-picked these 20 real-world projects from among the InformationWeek Elite 100 winners, looking for ideas that would spark new thinking in your IT organizations.
Apple Watch: My In-Store Demo
The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out.
Hubble Telescope: 25 Years Of Stunning Images
In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th year in low-Earth orbit, InformationWeek has taken a selection of some of the craft's most stunning and awe-inspiring photos, which explore the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond -- pictures that truly define the phrase "out of this world."
10 Trailblazing Companies For Women In IT
On the following pages, we'll take you beyond the tech sector to highlight companies across all industries that provide strong, supportive, and flexible work environments for female employees.
Cloud Certifications To Boost Your IT Skills
Cloud computing has been one of the fastest-growing IT trends for the last several years. If you're an IT pro looking to move up the ladder or make more money, check out our list of certifications than can set you on your path.
10 Astonishing Email Habits
The world's biggest study into our email habits reveals some strange behaviors we might want to consider breaking.
How 'Dash' Buttons Could Work For IT
If the Amazon Dash button could be used for repetitive household activities, could something similar be used for repetitive IT support tasks? Well, yes and no.
Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
Robot Villains: What They Teach Us
This year's National Robotics Week, April 4-12, occurred as warnings against "killer robots" reached a fever pitch. Robots, however, are but tools -- tools that do their masters' bidding, as they have been programmed to do. Here are three examples of the lessons we can learn from fictional robot villains to prevent the apocalyptic future that Neo-Luddites fear.
4 DARPA Bionic Projects That Help Humanity
DARPA-funded achievements in prosthetics and "cyborg" implants stand to improve the lives of countless disabled people – and, possibly, open up a whole new world of bionic super-abilities.