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Content posted in May 2019
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How IT Can Facilitate Great Customer Experiences
Commentary  |  5/31/2019
In a modern enterprise environment, the IT group plays a key role in improving the customer experience and the organization's 360-degree view of each customer.
Tech Leaders Must Ask Informed Questions About the 5G Future
Commentary  |  5/31/2019
CIOs might find themselves thankful for the slow roll-out of 5G so that they have time to get the information they need to move forward with purpose.
Automation, AI Impact: The Future of Work
News  |  5/30/2019
Automation and AI will replace some job tasks today, and the workforce and demand for skills will evolve for a new future.
Five-Step Action Plan for DevOps at Scale
Commentary  |  5/30/2019
DevOps is achievable at enterprise scale if you start small, create a dedicated team and effectively use technology patterns and platforms.
Top Reasons Big Data in the Cloud Is Raining on On-Premise
Commentary  |  5/30/2019
The marketplace is finally flush with analytics-specific services that deliver on the cloud's promise of reduced cost and complexity, and greater agility.
View from the Edge: Clear or Cloudy?
Commentary  |  5/29/2019
Organizations across industries are extending their infrastructures outward to enable IoT, but not all of them are able to use data as well as they'd hoped.
How to Build Trust with Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  5/29/2019
Chief information officers and other IT leaders can reduce or amplify risks depending on how they answer these five questions.
Is Lean IT Killing Your Digital Transformation Plans?
Commentary  |  5/28/2019
There is value in IT adopting the Lean concepts established in manufacturing, but do so with care, particularly is you are heading through digital transformation initiatives.
Architecting for Anarchy: F5's MacVittie on Network Stability
Commentary  |  5/28/2019
F5's principal technical evangelist discusses balancing DevOps and security to avoid chaos in the cloud and container era.
Goodbye, Data Center -- Hello Cloud
Commentary  |  5/28/2019
The larger the organizational footprint, the more challenging a cloud migration will be. Here's how to make decommissioning your data center a little easier.
What CIOs Need to Know about Americans with Disabilities Act
Commentary  |  5/27/2019
Businesses that do not address website accessibility are vulnerable to being sued under the ADA and under certain state and local civil rights laws.
Modern Developers Donít Sit Behind Walls
Commentary  |  5/24/2019
They want a seat at the table and are driving more innovation to the business than ever before. Here are ways to help that happen.
Changes in IT: From the Trenches to the Future
News  |  5/23/2019
Learn how IT Leaders from Eversource Energy, Intel and Accenture Technology are looking at digital innovation - today and tomorrow.
CIO Keynote: Less Jargon, More Focus on Business Outcomes
Commentary  |  5/22/2019
Though they came from different disciplines, CIOs at the Interop keynote shared a common need to get down to business.
Interop 2019: CIOs, Security, AI, and More
News  |  5/22/2019
Day 3 of Interop 2019 features four CIO keynoters and several dozen educational technical and leadership sessions.
Moving Data and its Hidden Challenges
Commentary  |  5/22/2019
When working with vendors on data ingestion, CIOs and IT teams sometimes fail to take complicating factors into consideration. Here's what you need to know.
ERP Giants SAP and Oracle Add AI to Platforms
News  |  5/21/2019
As CIOs and other IT leaders shift their AI programs to incorporate more buying than building from scratch, vendors are adding new artificial intelligence capabilities to their platforms to meet the demand.
Ready or Not, Big Data is Bringing Big Changes
Commentary  |  5/21/2019
Companies looking to take advantage of the complex data game need to start by identifying general areas of their business that truly need help.
Find Your New Job in IT Today
News  |  5/20/2019
InformationWeek has partnered with ZipRecruiter to host a job search tool on our pages.
Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked
Commentary  |  5/20/2019
The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions. Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid.
Will the Real AI Please Stand Up?
Commentary  |  5/20/2019
Make sure that your use of machine learning has more substance than hype. Here's a framework you can use to help you cut through the noise.
Smart Cities NY: A Mix of Civics, Big Data, Security
Slideshows  |  5/17/2019
City officials meet technology innovators to pursue solutions that may improve life in urban centers as smart cities.
The Basics of CI/CD for Data Science and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  5/17/2019
Continuous integration and continuous deployment are IT practices that encourage testing code often. Learn how these practices also shape data-driven initiatives.
Enterprise Leadership in the Digital Age
Commentary  |  5/17/2019
We are in an era when technology can help to drive business success, but it requires that everyone in the organization understand tech's potential.
CIOs Share Secrets of Innovative New Projects
Commentary  |  5/16/2019
At Interop, three CIOs will share the details of their most innovative projects during keynote Lightning Talks. Then we'll dive deeper into their strategies with a moderated panel discussion.
Millennials are Changing the Role of the Finance Team
Commentary  |  5/16/2019
Should CFOs and other C-suite execs accept Millennials for who they are and reap the benefits, or should they insist that they play by the rules?
You Can Be at Interop, Even When You Aren't
News  |  5/15/2019
If you can't get to Las Vegas for Interop19 be sure to catch the keynote presentations through streaming video.
9 Steps Toward Ethical AI
Slideshows  |  5/15/2019
Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.
How to Deploy Your Data Science Team Across the Business
Commentary  |  5/15/2019
The crux of the problem in deploying a data science team is aligning the technical knowledge of a team to the needs of the business and choosing an alignment that offers the greatest impact.
How to Assess Digital Transformation Efforts
Commentary  |  5/14/2019
Not all organizations are succeeding with their digital transformation efforts. For one thing, the focus of their success metrics may be too narrow.
Your Guide to Interop Thought Leaders
News  |  5/14/2019
Industry leaders scheduled to speak at Interop share their thoughts on key IT trends, challenges and opportunities
How 5G Will Impact Cloud Computing and Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  5/14/2019
Having 200GB speeds in the palm of your hand is going to be a boon for business owners, remote workers, and everyone else who enjoys the internet.
How AI Influences Company Strategies and Job Development
News  |  5/13/2019
The ongoing buzz surrounding AI and machine learning is a source of optimism, but also raises some concerns.
Data Hunter: The New Sexy Technology Job
News  |  5/13/2019
Data hunter, data scout, or data acquisition specialist may be the new hot career as organizations look to enrich the value of their data analytics and machine learning initiatives with external data.
Why Open Source Should Remain Open
Commentary  |  5/13/2019
There is a clear fork in the road, and companies are having to decide which route to take when it comes to open source.
Is Bucking the Trend Key to Digital Transformation?
Commentary  |  5/10/2019
Digital transformation isn't about making incremental improvements on the status quo but using emerging technology to be a leader.
Is AutoML the Answer to the Data Science Skills Shortage?
Commentary  |  5/10/2019
While AutoML might not turn a newcomer into a virtuoso, it does lower the barrier to entry for more businesses to reap the benefits of the data age.
How to Gain Business-Changing IoT Insights
News  |  5/9/2019
Implementing industrial IoT means adding new types of data and gaining a host of new and unexpected insights.
Why IoT Development is Heading to Agile
Commentary  |  5/9/2019
Applying legacy software development approaches to IoT projects is inefficient and counterproductive. For a growing number of organizations, Agile is the answer.
AI is being held back: Here's how to fix it
Commentary  |  5/9/2019
To liberate the full potential of machine learning as fast as possible, CIOs, CEOs, and society in general, must first get over fears of losing control.
5 Canít-Miss Interop Sessions for Networking Pros
Commentary  |  5/8/2019
Preparing for his trip to Interop in Las Vegas, an InterOptic exec shares his recommendations for sessions to attend.
Database Server Deadlines: Preparing for End of Support
Commentary  |  5/8/2019
A set of long-running database management platforms will soon lose technical and security support but there is still time to act.
The Maturing AI Hype Cycle
Commentary  |  5/8/2019
Negative feedback adds a brake to the irrational artificial intelligence (AI) exuberance.
Stepping into the Cloud Requires New IT Security Tactics
Commentary  |  5/7/2019
Adopting a strategy to embrace the cloud should include adequate plans to control and monitor the new environment.
Why You Canít Afford to Ignore Software Asset Management
Commentary  |  5/7/2019
It may not be glamorous, but the practice of software asset management saves organizations money and protects them against financial and legal risks.
Transforming to a Customer-Centric Workforce
Commentary  |  5/6/2019
Some CIOs and other leaders might think that becoming customer-focused isn't as vital as other preparations for the future such as technology investments. It is.
IT Organizations at Crossroads on Digital Transformation
News  |  5/6/2019
A Hackett Group survey suggests many IT leaders are uncertain about how to improve their ability to address evolving business requirements.
10 Prime Industries for AI Applications
Slideshows  |  5/6/2019
Artificial intelligence is already transforming several key markets -- and use of the technology is rapidly expanding.
5 Ways Edge Tech is Transforming Travel and Transportation
Commentary  |  5/6/2019
If you are wondering about the role of edge technologies, consider how they help companies and individuals in the travel and transportation sectors.
Q&A: Rosalind Radcliffe, Chief Architect for DevOps at IBM
Commentary  |  5/3/2019
The distinguished engineer at the company, and speaker at Interop, talks about making it easier to develop on IBM Z mainframes.
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