Strategic CIO
Top Stories
IoT Buzz: Legit Business Or Next Tech Bubble Fail?
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
In the Internet of Things, everything needs to be connected and "smart." But, if everything is smart, how do you know what's dumb or doomed to fail?
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 5/18/2015
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
GE Prepares For Industrial Internet With Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Analysis of big data from industrial machines is creating new business models, but GE Software CTO Harel Kodesh sees even more disruptive business models on their way.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/13/2015
Comment27 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
News & Commentary
Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data—or master token—from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How Military Tech Changed IT: A Memorial Day Retrospective
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
In honor of Memorial Day, we laud the IT technology the military helped develop.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/25/2015
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Big Data: The Interdisciplinary Vortex
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Big data analytics requires companies to operate outside departmental boundaries, and sometimes beyond the spheres of their expertise, to find solutions to certain challenges.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
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.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2015
Comment8 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Google: Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
You might want to think twice about using an easy-to-remember security question for your protected accounts, according to a Google study.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
Comment15 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
iPad May Get Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 9
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is preparing some long overdue features for the iPad and may launch them on larger iPad Pro tablets later this year. This relates back to functionality in the upcoming iOS 9.
By Eric Zeman , 5/22/2015
Comment5 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Bots Outpace Humans Online: Study
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Humans were responsible for only 41% of network traffic monitored by Distil Networks; bots made up the rest. What does this mean for your applications?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/22/2015
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
PayPal Pivots From Platform To 'Operating System'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
As it prepares for independence from eBay, PayPal is trying to redefine itself as something more than a payment company.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/21/2015
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/21/2015
Comment9 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
NSA Wanted To Hack Google App Store, Infect Android Phones
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The NSA and its Five Eyes allies researched a man-in-the-middle attack to infect Android smartphone users by hacking Google's App Store. It's the last revelation from Edward Snowden.
By Eric Zeman , 5/21/2015
Comment17 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Google Maps Slur Forces Company To Apologize
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
While Google's mapping technology can make everyday life much easier for many -- especially during Memorial Day weekend -- users' ability to edit search terms with Map Maker can cause problems.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/21/2015
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
6 Characteristics Of Data-Driven Rock Stars
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Learn what traits to look for in data-savvy movers and shakers, from data scientists and business analysts to executives, managers, and even employees.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2015
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Great File Migration Is Underway
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 5/21/2015
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Driverless Cars, AI, Robots: Why CIOs Should Care
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
Everybody loves to talk about a future filled with driverless cars, robots to tend to our every need, and artificial intelligence that can solve our problems. But does it all really matter for CIOs?
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 5/20/2015
Comment19 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
Current Conversations
More Conversations
PR Newswire
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Elite 100 Digital Issue, April 2015
The 27th annual ranking of the leading US users of business technology
Research: 2014 US IT Salary Survey
Research: 2014 US IT Salary Survey
Our survey of nearly 12,000 respondents shows IT pays well -- staffers rack up a median total compensation of $92,000, and managers hit $120,000. Industry matters. And the gender pay gap is real and getting wider.
Flash Poll
Steal Our Slides
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey
Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.
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.
UBM's Future Cities
Latest Stories from UBM's Future Cities
View All from Future Cities