Strategic CIO // Executive Insights & Innovation
News & Commentary
Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
Comment9 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Future Of Work: 5 Trends For CIOs
Jacob Morgan,
Commentary
Social business, big data, and the Millennial workforce are just some of the trends causing disruption. Here's how CIOs can stay ahead of the curve.
By Jacob Morgan , 9/2/2014
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
5 Signs You'll Face A Software Audit
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
When vendors spot these red flags, they may use them as reasons to run a licensing audit.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Cloud Won't Cure Licensing Woes
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Think options in the cloud will solve licensing woes? Not so fast.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Software Licensing: Move From Defense To Offense
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Avoiding audits and vendor fines isn't enough. Take control of licensing to exact deeper software discounts and match purchasing to actual employee needs.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Secret Reasons Ballmer Bought LA Clippers
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
News
Sure, running an NBA team can be fun and exciting, but here are the real reasons former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer paid $2 billion of his own money for the franchise.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/29/2014
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
Richard W. Walker,
News
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/2014
Comment5 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
UPMC CIO Dan Drawbaugh Moves On
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Drawbaugh, whose inventive approach to healthcare IT and revenue creation earned UPMC a No. 1 ranking in the 2013 InformationWeek 500, is leaving his role after 18 years.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/28/2014
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
News
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
Comment5 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
VMware COO Clarifies Focus
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/27/2014
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
Comment23 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
Comment10 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
VMware Debuts EVO: RAIL
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/25/2014
Comment5 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/25/2014
Comment28 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
What Civic Innovation Contests Teach Tech Companies
Anil Rathi, CEO, Skild
Commentary
Creative, new ideas can come from unexpected places. Tech companies should look outside the usual places for inspired, important products.
By Anil Rathi , 8/25/2014
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
VMware: Run OpenStack On Our Infrastructure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware unveils a slate of virtualization, hybrid cloud, and management announcements as its VMworld user conference opens.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/25/2014
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
CenturyLink Offers Private Cloud By The Rack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CenturyLink's cloud unit offers racks inside its data centers with the isolation characteristics of a private cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/22/2014
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Geekend: Want To Be Smarter? Draw, Sing, Teach
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Three new studies offer advice that can help us in the workplace.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/22/2014
Comment38 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
Current Conversations
More Conversations
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek - September 2, 2014
Avoiding audits and vendor fines isn't enough. Take control of licensing to exact deeper software discounts and match purchasing to actual employee needs.
The Business of Going Digital
The Business of Going Digital
Digital 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.
Flash Poll
Steal Our Slides
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
In in-depth look at InformationWeek's top stories for the preceding week.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.