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IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
Commentary  |  10/20/2017  | 
IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
Management Tools Bring Structure to Multi-Cloud Environments
News  |  10/19/2017  | 
New tools help enterprises organize and maximize their expanding multiple cloud infrastructure.
BI Will Change the Role of IT as We Know It
Commentary  |  10/19/2017  | 
IT's role within an organization has always been a critical one, but the advancement of business intelligence and data analytics will make IT exponentially more strategic.
The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
News  |  10/18/2017  | 
At the Strata Big Data Conference in New York, one of the major themes was the responsibility that data scientists have to do their best to prevent the biases and prejudices that exist in society from creeping into data and the way algorithms are built.
DevOps Fails More Often Than Not – Here’s Why
Commentary  |  10/18/2017  | 
DevOps presents an opportunity to build better software, but there's no guarantee of success. A look at how to do DevOps right.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017  | 
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/17/2017  | 
As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we'll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/16/2017  | 
KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
3 Ways You're Not Thinking of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/16/2017  | 
To achieve the benefits of digital transformation, an organization has to do more than buy new technology tools.
Azure Stack and Comparisons with Eucalyptus
News  |  10/13/2017  | 
Microsoft's Azure Stack is another cloud provider move to validate the hybrid cloud.But will it succeed?
Survey: Show Enterprise Architecture More Love
News  |  10/12/2017  | 
EA planning helps link IT with business users, especially for digital transformation projects, according to a recent CompTIA survey.
Tips for Transitioning from the IT Department to CEO Chair
Commentary  |  10/12/2017  | 
Prevedere CEO Rich Wagner takes a look at the skills that IT leaders share and what they might need to work on to move into a CEO role.
What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios can't keep up with this shift.
10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Slideshows  |  10/11/2017  | 
If your organization doesn't have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
Our Coming 5G World and IoT
Commentary  |  10/10/2017  | 
The future of IoT and 5G networking isn't something that "will happen" in the coming years. To some extent, it's already here, setting the stage for further growth.
AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
News  |  10/10/2017  | 
Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
The Programmable Infrastructure
The Programmable Infrastructure
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/10/2017  | 
Interop ITX 2017 keynoter, Susie Wee, VP and CTO of DevNet Innovations for Cisco, sat down with us at the InformationWeek News Desk to talk about the intersection of applications and infrastructure.
While AWS and VMware Draw Closer, Amazon Still Looks to Dominate
News  |  10/9/2017  | 
AWS and VMware now are partners but it might be only a matter of time before AWS moves to take its own path.
Partners HealthCare Pilots 3-Tiered Cloud Storage Service
News  |  10/6/2017  | 
Health care provider reports reduced costs and latency from new cloud service from ClearSky Data.
The Need for Speed: Why and When Does It Matter?
Commentary  |  10/6/2017  | 
With wait time or idle time being a waste of time with new benefit, think about how you can mitigate or even eliminate the problem.
Computer Industry History May Not Be What You Think
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
InformationWeek readers know a lot about technology. Many studied computer history as part of their majors and yet, even PhDs would likely flunk a test about African-American contributions to the computer industry. Here's why.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
How to Maintain Security when Rolling out DevOps
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
DevOps may be up and running for your enterprise. Taking the time to integrate security will keep it that way.
3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Today’s Workplace Tech
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
Use of technology is a defining characteristic of millennials, so if you don't provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives.
Cyberthreats: Stay Ahead of Them with a Proactive Strategy
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
To mitigate the risks presented by more aggressive cyberthreats, organizations need to get out in front of those threats.
One More Reason to Care about the Equifax Data Breach
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
The Equifax data breach should open our eyes to the issue of explicit consent, a concept our peers in Europe are dealing with now.
Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
Reduce SaaS App Fragmentation for Workforce Efficiency
Commentary  |  10/3/2017  | 
New tools and technologies can help employees work smarter, but only if they are integrated and data silos are broken down.
Google Starts to Build Momentum in Public Cloud
Commentary  |  10/3/2017  | 
A new attitude at Google and the leadership of Diane Greene are starting to redefine Google's position in the cloud.
Data Science and the Don’ts
Commentary  |  10/2/2017  | 
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/2/2017  | 
Joseph Eng, CIO at TravelClick visited us at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to share how to identify your IT culture and hire the right people for your team.
Moving the Cloud Closer to the Business
Commentary  |  10/2/2017  | 
We will soon reach the point where connectivity to cloud resources is going to become a serious issue in terms of real-time computing functions. So, how do we bring the cloud closer to us?
Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers
Commentary  |  9/29/2017  | 
Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
Your Shadow IT Strategy Is Broken
Commentary  |  9/29/2017  | 
It's time for IT groups to stop fighting the tide and work with business units to support shadow IT.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017  | 
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough
Commentary  |  9/28/2017  | 
While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
Digital Twins and IoT Enable Smart Products and Services
Commentary  |  9/27/2017  | 
Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
News  |  9/27/2017  | 
California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
Commentary  |  9/26/2017  | 
Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
World Vision Takes on Security for the Good of Children
World Vision Takes on Security for the Good of Children
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/26/2017  | 
Ed Anderson, Global CIO, World Vision International sat down with Dark Reading editor, Sara Peters, at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk about their award-winning security strategy.
Neural Networks in Business: Advantages and Perspectives
Commentary  |  9/25/2017  | 
The opportunities to utilize neural networks are growing across a broad range of industries and market sectors.
Seven Steps to IT Transformation
Commentary  |  9/25/2017  | 
It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
Vlocity and its Role in Helping Salesforce’s $20B target
News  |  9/25/2017  | 
Backed by Salesforce and Accenture and focused on vertical industry markets, Vlocity has established itself as a important cloud player.
The Cyber Risk of False Confidence
News  |  9/25/2017  | 
Companies are overly confident about their cybersecurity, and it's leaving their data (and maybe yours too), open to some major security risks.
I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned
Commentary  |  9/22/2017  | 
With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
An IT Pro Takes the Dive into Deep Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
IT professional Rich Casselberry experimented with deep learning using online tools and came away with interesting results.
Cybersecurity Becomes a Career Choice
News  |  9/21/2017  | 
Young people can't ignore the news. Data breaches are everywhere and they're beginning to realize that it's up to them to keep our personal and national information private.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017  | 
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
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