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How to Retain Your Best IT Workers
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Here are some proven techniques you can use to keep your most valuable team members on board and energized.
Predictive Analytics 101: Getting Started and Avoiding Mishaps
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Predictive analytics, offering a data-enabled view into what is likely to happen, are key to driving organizational change.
Microsoft, Adobe, SAP Launch Open Data Initiative
News  |  9/25/2018
Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP will enable a common data model in a Microsoft Azure-based data lake that allows for interoperability of data among platforms from all three companies.
Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so it's critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers.
The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
Get ready for a radical shift in job roles and functions, with greater value being placed on different or new skillsets.
Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
It may sound radical, but one way to deal with increasing cloud complexity is a complete reboot of your cloud architecture.
Device-as-a-Service Will Power the Access Economy
Commentary  |  9/21/2018
The next phase in our move to the rent-don't-buy economy shapes up with "device as a service".
Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
News  |  9/20/2018
AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
How to Drill DevOps into Your Organizational Culture
Commentary  |  9/20/2018
Establishing the right culture will get your DevOps initiative off on the right foot.
IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
News  |  9/20/2018
While cloud spending continues to grow as a percent of the total IT budget, traditional IT still commands the majority of IT dollars.
Where AI Can Turn 'Buzz' into 'Biz' Today
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
AI can expedite manual processes that exist throughout an enterprise, but the nature of the human insight is necessary to rationally manage these processes and make contextual decisions.
How Enterprises Can Scale their Machine Learning
News  |  9/19/2018
Enterprise organizations are already seeing benefits from their machine learning practices, but Forrester Research says they've only scratched the surface.
How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
DevOps: From a Business and Executive Perspective
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
Some of the roadblocks to a successful DevOps initiative have nothing to do with technology or the IT group. Business unit leaders and executives have to get involved in the initiative as well.
Hire the Right Machine Learning Talent
News  |  9/17/2018
Decision intelligence engineering applies the technology already available to solve the business problems that you have today.
Who Is Winning the Race for Tech Talent?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
Ever wonder how Google, Microsoft, and IBM are winning the race for tech talent? It just might boil down to the ability to weave relevant learning and development opportunities into every stage of employee life cycles.
Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
Ethics, Privacy Issues Highlight Strata Data Conference
News  |  9/13/2018
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and unified data platforms are the focus for data scientists attending the Strata Data Conference in New York.
How to Unlock Growth: Pay Down Technical Debt
Commentary  |  9/13/2018
Dealing with a couple decades of technical debt takes effort across the organization, but you can do it if you give your team time to lay out a plan and take the first few steps.
Tech Companies Poach AI Talent from Universities
News  |  9/13/2018
In a tight market for AI and machine learning, tech companies have always relied on a secret weapon -- tapping into the talent available in academia. But who will train tomorrow's AI experts?
Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
Commentary  |  9/12/2018
The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
News  |  9/12/2018
A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
10 Highest-Paying IT Job Skills
Slideshows  |  9/12/2018
Adding one of these capabilities to your resume might lead to a salary increase.
Study: DevOps Outsourcing Can Cost You
News  |  9/12/2018
The new report by DORA on the state of DevOps in 2018 found outsourcing to be the crutch of low software delivery performers.
Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Commentary  |  9/11/2018
Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
AIOps to Drive Big IT Pivot
News  |  9/11/2018
AIOps takes the vast amounts of machine data generated by IT infrastructure and ingests, monitors, and analyzes it to ultimately predict issues before they occur.
Enter the Co-Economy: A New Era for Innovation
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
The days when businesses could succeed with innovation without partnering are pretty much gone.
What Boards and CEOs Should Be Asking CIOs
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
Boards and CEOs are more tech-savvy than they once were, but they still don't always know the best questions to ask CIOs. With the push for digital transformation they need to be armed with the right questions at the right time.
How to Ditch Operations Ticketing Systems
How to Ditch Operations Ticketing Systems
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/10/2018
Damon Edwards, founder, Rundeck Inc. says ticketing systems are expensive and wasteful. Here's his advice for IT groups that want to ditch the old queue.
AWS vs. Azure: Users Share Their Experiences
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Enterprise IT professionals offer their insights into two of the leading cloud platforms, AWS and Azure.
Panacea or Alchemy the Truth About AI
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Is artificial intelligence a date with the devil or natural evolution?
So, How Are We Doing?
Commentary  |  9/6/2018
You, as IT professionals and InformationWeek readers can help us serve you better.
Help Wanted: Data Engineers Who Fill Enterprise Need
News  |  9/6/2018
Data engineers build the infrastructure and tools that data scientists and business users need to perform analysis and create machine learning models. Maybe that's why demand is high for this emerging category of IT pro.
DevOOPS!!!
Commentary  |  9/6/2018
What can go wrong with DevOps? Plenty, but you can still learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of other people.
Yes, Data Is the New Oil in the Digital Economy
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
Leveraged efficiently, data can help an organization understand its customer needs, recruit the right talent, and define a strategy for the 21st century.
Meet the Automation Architect
News  |  9/5/2018
There might be plenty of career opportunities for those who can bridge technology, people and processes.
5 Bad Habits of Ineffective IT Departments
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
The best intentions of an IT group can end up coming back to bite them, leading their projects to fall short of expectations or to fail outright.
It's No Longer 'If,' but 'When and How' to Move to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/4/2018
Accept that your organization will migrate to the cloud, but also understand that such a migration requires planning and a staged approach.
10 Roadblocks to Becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/4/2018
Nearly 100% of enterprises want to become more data-driven, but less than a third have accomplished that goal. A new survey sheds light on the reasons why.
How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/4/2018
Robert LaMagna-Reiter, Sr. Director, Information Security at First National Technology Solutions, shares examples of how to apply your existing IT tools to work for your cloud security strategy.
Why IT Needs More Custom Software
Why IT Needs More Custom Software
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/4/2018
Jeff Stovall, CIO for Charlotte, NC. explains the value of having more custom built software in government agencies (and enterprises in general).
VC Investments Confirm: It's a Software Kind of World
News  |  9/3/2018
2018's bullish economy is reflected in venture capital and private equity investments. Software drives the majority of deals since software powers just about everything now. Here's where the money is flowing and why.
Four Easy Steps to Intelligent Automation Success
Commentary  |  8/31/2018
If you are losing sleep over concerns about how to implement intelligent automation in your organization, you aren't alone.
Get to a State of Continuous Integration and Development
Commentary  |  8/30/2018
It's time to get control of your application development processes and stop the code creep with DevOps.
Making Sense of User Consent Under GDPR
Commentary  |  8/30/2018
Organizations need to understand which U.S. sales and marketing practices are allowed under GDPR, and which are not.
Conquering Legacy IT: Top Projects in Detroit's Recovery
Conquering Legacy IT: Top Projects in Detroit's Recovery
InformationWeek Videos  |  8/29/2018
Detroit CIO Beth Niblock shares some highlights of her efforts rebuilding the city's crumbling and neglected IT infrastructure.
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