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Content posted in June 2020
IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Commentary  |  6/30/2020
As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
Finding Balance in Dev vs. Ops for Site Reliability Engineers
Commentary  |  6/30/2020
Results from a recent survey show some organizations have pushed SREs in directions that underutilize and squander their talents.
How Liberty Mutual’s Cloud Journey Led to Going Serverless
Commentary  |  6/29/2020
Making the move from datacenters to the cloud set off a transformation strategy that created new operational opportunities and cost savings.
Is It Possible to Automate Trust?
Commentary  |  6/29/2020
First, businesses need a clear understanding of how data will be used, and who will be impacted by the decisions made using the data.
How IT Pros Can Lead the Fight for Data Ethics
Commentary  |  6/26/2020
Maintaining ethics means being alert on a continuum for issues. Here's how IT teams can play a pivotal role in protecting data ethics.
AI: The New Order of Business
Commentary  |  6/26/2020
Tales of robots and smart speakers are eclipsed by those of automation and natural language processing, which are drivers for greater efficiencies, increased productivity and new revenue.
CCA Turns to Analytics to Better Monitor Vulnerable Patients
Commentary  |  6/25/2020
Looker's COVID-19 Data Block and the Google Cloud platform boost healthcare provider's predictive analysis for patient care.
Why a Master Data Strategy Is Key to Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/25/2020
Find out why deploying an effective master data strategy across an enterprise is an important foundation to building a successful digital transformation journey.
CIOs Shift IT Budgets Amid COVID Crisis
News  |  6/24/2020
CIOs have shifted their budgets to fund the great migration to enable employees to work from home, even as they are rethinking investments to make going forward.
10 Cyberattacks on the Rise During the Pandemic
Slideshows  |  6/24/2020
Cybercrime and cyber espionage have skyrocketed during COVID-19 lockdowns. Are your work-from-home employees aware of these security traps?
Corporate Governance in the Era of Offsite Employees
Commentary  |  6/23/2020
Here are six questions CIOs should ask themselves to assure that corporate governance and security are "up to the task" for remote work.
Post-Pandemic: Tech Risk Considerations
Commentary  |  6/23/2020
While the full extent of the impact is not yet known, the following guidelines can help tech risk managers in successfully addressing the many challenges companies are facing now -- and later.
Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
Commentary  |  6/22/2020
A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam.
Business Intelligence before Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  6/22/2020
BI is the transformation of data from services, including software and assets, into accessible insights and reports. But, otherwise, why is BI important?
The Rise of TensorFlow
Commentary  |  6/19/2020
The high interest in the developer community to explore TensorFlow capabilities holds even higher potential to yield valuable insights in quantum computing research and applications.
Cloud 101: Getting Started and Saving Costs
Commentary  |  6/19/2020
No doubt, wide adoption of the cloud as a one-size-fits-all solution brings tons of benefits to the table. However, they come at a cost not everyone can handle.
Is Continuous Intelligence Needed for Cloud Transformation?
Commentary  |  6/18/2020
Results from a survey point to an interwoven future for cloud strategies and the implementation of real-time CI.
The Future of Work: Best Managed with Agility, Diversity, Resilience
Commentary  |  6/17/2020
The pandemic has had an uneven impact on businesses and industries. However, the common thread has been rapid and sometimes dramatic change.
Impede the Motion of Data and You Impede Innovation
Commentary  |  6/17/2020
Why that is, and what to do about it.
Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
News  |  6/16/2020
Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
Should IT Professionals Retrain for a New Normal?
Commentary  |  6/16/2020
Tech workers coping with changing roles or a job loss due to the pandemic may have to realign their skillset to get back in the running.
10 Principles Guide How Agile Organizations Use Technology
Commentary  |  6/16/2020
CIOs and IT teams have a great opportunity to show how the strategic use of technology can help the company achieve its agile goals.
Tech Giants Back Off Selling Facial Recognition AI to Police
News  |  6/15/2020
Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have all taken steps to stop making their facial recognition AI software available to the police. Now it's time for lawmakers to set some rules.
8 Tips for Growth in an XaaS Business Model
Commentary  |  6/15/2020
Companies should use an XaaS strategy to outpace competition, cut acquisition costs and boost efficiency. Here are ways you can get there.
Technology and Its Limits: Transformation is About People
Commentary  |  6/12/2020
In the argot of today's technology world, transformation is about "People + Machine." The machine alone is, well, just a machine.
5 Tips for Understanding and Maximizing Data
Commentary  |  6/12/2020
To harness the power of data analytics, companies need to create a culture in which all employees understand how to use data to advance business outcomes.
Will Remote IT and Gig-based Teams Lead the Future of Work?
Commentary  |  6/11/2020
An assessment of projects managed by Gigster show increased interest among enterprises to use for-hire expertise.
CIO Re-Energizes IT Infrastructure with Public Cloud Move
News  |  6/11/2020
CIO Chris Foster said the move to public cloud has cut costs (but not staff), provided access to advanced technology such as machine learning and AI, and accelerated efforts to work-from-home.
Quality, Speed Not Mutually Exclusive with DevTestOps Approach
Commentary  |  6/11/2020
For experienced IT teams who are steeped in DevOps practices, shifting to DevTestOps requires a change in mindset.
IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Commentary  |  6/10/2020
Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
Revisiting Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Commentary  |  6/10/2020
Best-of-class DR/BC plans cover both IT and the business. Unfortunately, in many companies, the emphasis for recovery is on the IT, and not on business operations.
10 Tips for Managing a Remote DevOps Team
Slideshows  |  6/9/2020
The pandemic has many DevOps teams working from home. Here's how to help your team succeed under what may be very different circumstances.
Overcome Privacy Shaming During and After Pandemic
Commentary  |  6/9/2020
COVID-19 is reshaping the privacy landscape and calibrating priorities, but how long will it last?
Exploring Edge Computing as a Complement to the Cloud
Commentary  |  6/8/2020
5G networks and the substantial shift to remote operations are making edge computing a new frontier for digital transformation in the enterprise.
How Cloud Is Enabling Autonomous Systems
Commentary  |  6/8/2020
The soft economy just gave cloud adoption a shove. Get ready for more autonomous IT resources.
How to Optimize Your Cloud Investment
Commentary  |  6/8/2020
For those looking to reduce cloud costs as much as possible, here are four tips to help improve your overall investment.
Federal IT Leaders Find Success in Modernization
Commentary  |  6/5/2020
A study on federal early technology adoption offers intriguing insights for all government and commercial IT leaders.
Designing Digital Products with Customers’ Well-Being in Mind
Commentary  |  6/5/2020
The effort is relatively low compared to the immense personal and business benefits of keeping customers pleased and even delighted during this turbulent time.
Survey on Agile Hints at Further Acceleration Under COVID-19
Commentary  |  6/4/2020
Responses show increased adoption of the methodology across more tiers of their organizations and closer ties between business and IT.
Office Everywhere: Remote Work Going Forward
Commentary  |  6/4/2020
Almost overnight, companies pivoted to remote work, but long-term viability requires an all-in commitment to digital transformation across technology and culture.
How Atlassian IT Strategy Eased Crisis Management
News  |  6/3/2020
Can strategy and IT budget planning help an organization weather a crisis like COVID-19? Here's how it helped at Atlassian.
Agile May Be Key for Companies Experiencing VUCA
Commentary  |  6/3/2020
During this time of uncertainty, businesses are trying to adapt to the new normal. Here's why the Agile philosophy is suitable for unforeseen business obstacles.
Why Vodafone Greece Devs Migrated to Red Hat’s Quarkus
Commentary  |  6/2/2020
Changing gears to another framework helped reduce boot times and resource usage, especially during traffic spikes.
Your Metrics Are Going Haywire. Now What?
Commentary  |  6/2/2020
You can't wait for the world to go back to "normal" or expect your old metrics to work in the future. Listen intently, experiment relentlessly, and spread your bets.
Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
News  |  6/1/2020
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
How AI and Machine Learning are Evolving DevOps
Commentary  |  6/1/2020
Artificial intelligence and ML can help us take DevOps to the next level through identifying problems more quickly and further automating our processes.


2020 State of DevOps Report
2020 State of DevOps Report
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
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