The CME Group, owner and operator of the world's largest derivatives marketplaces, has moved to a low-code platform for business process management.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/29/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The 185 IT professionals at the Washington Department of Corrections support the needs of approximately 8,000 corrections officers and staffers and track some 33,000 assets -- including everything from iPhones to Tasers. Here's the story of how the organization revamped its IT support and service management tools and processes -- and the surprising culture changes that came about as a result. By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 9/29/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Anheuser-Busch InBev, owner of more than 200 beer brands, needed a single platform for different customers and brewed up one on Salesforce.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/28/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In 2016, median base salary for IT management professionals -- including CIOs, CTOs, and VPs -- is $112,000 annually, and has remained flat in the past 12 months. Of course, certain management roles are commanding a much higher compensation package than the median, and we're highlighting 10 of them here. See how your compensation stacks up.By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 9/28/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future. By InformationWeek Staff , 9/27/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Beachbody is a fitness product specialist with custom financials and ERP needs. However, these systems are a hindrance when it comes to migrating to Oracle Cloud. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/26/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
ClubCorp CIO Patrick Benson is finding that both infrastructure-as-a-service and software-as-a-service are important to migration. The two cloud technologies are also fundamental for future mobile applications.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/22/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
YellowDog's service makes use of different clouds, including AWS and Oracle bare metal servers, to compete in the field of 3D animation rendering.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/20/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Migrating systems to the public cloud requires many steps. One of them should be performance monitoring. Here are five ways IT pros can make sure their company is getting a return on its cloud investment. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/20/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
With several SaaS platforms available, IDC looked at Salesforce's offerings to measure where the ROI lies for IT departments.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/19/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Conga helps Salesforce customers build contracts, proposals, and other documents. With the company's flexibility, its applications lead the Salesforce App Exchange in service subscriptions.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/16/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In this episode of InformationWeek's Expert Voice podcast we talk with Martha Heller, president of Heller Search Associates, about her new book "Be the Business" and about what that idea means for CIOs.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/16/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
If you need a compute resource quickly, but you don't have any experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), this primer will help you get started.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/15/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
When Andrew Horne, IT practice leader at consulting firm CEB, talks with IT professionals about digitization, the term itself is often greeted with eye rolling. But it's a buzzword business leaders are excited about. Horne shares his insights on how CIOs and other IT leaders can help define it in concrete terms -- and move the business forward in the process.By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 9/14/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Blockchain, smart contracts, and predictive analytics are among the financial service technologies reshaping the ways transactions are conducted and customers are served. With a rash of startups threatening to disrupt legacy operations, organizations of all sizes are turning to the latest technologies to improve their offerings.By Jim Nash , 9/13/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
With several major players emerging as mega-cloud vendors, the distinctions between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS have blurred. Here's a primer on the various offerings, based on the latest Forrester Wave report.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/12/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Episode 3 of InformationWeek's Expert Voice features Vimal Thomas, CIO of Yamaha Corporation of America, who talks about how he's built a safe, secure mobile infrastructure.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Elliot Luber is a visiting assistant professor of business, management, and leadership at SUNY Empire State College's School for Graduate Studies. Here, he shares his views on what it means to achieve true leadership in IT by balancing the transformational and the transactional.By Elliot Luber Assistant Professor of Business Management & Leadership, SUNY, 9/8/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Recruiting and hiring new IT employees is expensive and time consuming. Once you've gone through all that effort and cost, do you really want to see your top talent walk out the door? If not, you'll want to review the tactics CIOs use most often to attract and retain talent.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 9/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft is experiencing strong growth in its Azure-based, Dynamics collaborative applications, overtaking Salesforce as the market leader, according to a new report.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/6/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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