Business Technology News and Commentary - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News & Commentary
Content posted in March 2019
Detroit's IT Makeover, a Year Later
News  |  3/29/2019
Detroit CIO Beth Niblock and her IT team have been helping the city advance through the tech world that we call the 21st century.
Using Data and Analytics for Good
News  |  3/29/2019
Can data and analytics save the world? Here are several use cases of people and companies targeting real problems.
Is Hybrid Cloud the New Standard for Future Infrastructure?
Commentary  |  3/27/2019
Plenty of young organizations may be cloud native with public services, but many incumbents cannot go that route.
Platforms: Where the Digital and Physical Worlds Meet
Commentary  |  3/27/2019
Platform companies need to consider and launch new services that have a very clear understanding of the needs and expectations of their target markets.
How IT Roles are Changing
Commentary  |  3/26/2019
Non-traditional IT roles continue to emerge with new business models and technology. Is your career on track?
4 Reasons Why Your Company Might Not Be Ready For DevOps
Commentary  |  3/26/2019
Make DevOps the culture of your organization, driven by the CEO and a team of leaders with a clear understanding of the implications and outcomes.
Ford Motor IT's Changing Direction
News  |  3/26/2019
Ford Motor Co. faces a future of autonomous vehicles, changing attitudes on car ownership, and new consumer expectations. Here's how Ford's IT group is supporting the company's vision.
Automation: How Can We Reskill the Workforce?
Commentary  |  3/25/2019
The growing interest in automation in the enterprise highlights the need to place humans in jobs that are best suited for humans rather than machines, and a need for continuous training.
At the RSA Conference: Oh, That Security Talent Crunch?
News  |  3/25/2019
Keeping pace with the changes in IT security calls for new tactics in developing and acquiring security talent.
Kaleido Brings Its Blockchain Market to Microsoft Azure
Commentary  |  3/25/2019
A blockchain software-as-a-service platform expands to another cloud service, showing opportunity for such networks.
7 Disruptions CIOs Need to Watch
News  |  3/22/2019
Here's a look at seven emerging technologies that will disrupt your business, marketplace, and culture.
Biased AI Is Real; What Does that Mean for Women?
Commentary  |  3/22/2019
We have a great opportunity to lay a better foundation for the future of AI if we encourage more women and people of diverse backgrounds to dive into data science and other AI fields.
FinOps Foundation Lays Out Cloud Spending Leadership Roadmap
Commentary  |  3/21/2019
Education and information sharing among peers may help the market be more fiscally efficient about cloud migration.
AI's Purpose Should be to Build a More Human Experience
Commentary  |  3/21/2019
Using new technologies and building products with a clear purpose in mind can help organizations connect with users in a way that is more human and more useful.
Who's Responsible When IT Goes Awry?
Commentary  |  3/20/2019
Headline news just hit, customers are livid, lawsuits are imminent. Whom should be held responsible when an IT error disrupts business?
Lead with Purpose: Data, Analytics Cultural Challenges
News  |  3/19/2019
Analytics, and AI offer great potential, but concerns over privacy, AI replacing humans, and negative consequences have cast a pall. Now, lead with purpose.
The Time is Now: AI for Everyone
News  |  3/19/2019
Do your executives and business contributors understand AI? If not, they probably will soon.
Empowering Women in the Workplace 365 Days a Year
Commentary  |  3/19/2019
In celebrating the progress companies have made with inclusion and diversity the has to be ongoing change to create a level playing field and a culture where all colleagues feel included and heard.
Lessons We Can All Learn from the Sharing Economy
Commentary  |  3/18/2019
Companies in the sharing economy are creating superior experiences for their customers with the aid of massive databases engineered on a global scale.
Why Your Company's AI Strategy May Not Be Its Own
Commentary  |  3/18/2019
Nine big tech firms are deciding your company's fate and even the fate of humanity simply because they have the most control over AI.
The Enterprise Prepares for IoT
News  |  3/18/2019
IoT isn't quite mainstream yet, but analysts and consultants agree that the opportunity is huge, and it's time for enterprises to get ready.
There’s No Tech Silver Bullet for Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  3/15/2019
There are four common traits of executives and organizations that will be successful with digital transformation.
Q&A: Deloitte’s Lisa Noon on Inclusivity and Cloud Evolution
Commentary  |  3/15/2019
As adoption of the cloud accelerates, a broader mix of perspectives can help accelerate innovation.
15 Best Places to Work in Tech for 2019
Slideshows  |  3/14/2019
Several familiar companies joined the list for 2019, and some of the less-familiar names from 2018 are no longer as popular as they once were.
Weighing Opinions on Going Multicloud versus Vendor Lock-In
Commentary  |  3/13/2019
Advantages and limitations separate these two camps when it comes to choosing a strategy for cloud transformation.
RSA Show Underscores Need for Security Focus in App Dev
News  |  3/12/2019
Speakers and exhibitors at last week's RSA Conference outlined why DevSecOps need to be implemented throughout the software development cycle.
How to Find a Qualified Developer in a Hurry
Commentary  |  3/12/2019
When a deadline looms and talent is scarce the pressure builds to find developers who can hit the ground running.
How Productivity Software Reduces Collaboration Overload
Commentary  |  3/11/2019
Beware of collaboration overload. The last thing any business leader wants is a team that is exhausted by unnecessary emails and meetings.
CIO Survey Shows Shifts in IT Leadership Role
News  |  3/11/2019
CIOs have made headway towards a more strategic position in the organization, but challenges remain on the road to digital.
Customer Experience: A Company’s Most Important Battleground
Commentary  |  3/11/2019
Tthe last century way of doing customer experience is outdated. The emergence of new technologies calls for the adoption of new processes.
AI as a Human Right
Commentary  |  3/8/2019
As some thought leaders advocate for the recognition of access to AI as a human right, the question comes up: How could we achieve that?
Automakers Take the Onramp to Machine Learning Strategies
Commentary  |  3/8/2019
Automaker experiments with vehicle tech offer established businesses lessons for managing machine learning and DevOps influences on products and operations.
CDOs Need To Change Their Firms, Then Change Jobs
Commentary  |  3/7/2019
If the chief data officer does their job right, they very quickly reach the point where they need to move up or out.
IT Talent Shortages: What Businesses are Doing to Cope
Commentary  |  3/7/2019
For organizations that are having trouble recruiting IT professionals with in-demand skills, some options have become available in the cloud and gig economy.
Q&A: DevOps Institute’s Jayne Groll on the Future of DevOps
Commentary  |  3/6/2019
The Interop 2019 speaker discusses ways that enterprises explore DevOps, the skills gap, and the rise of security as code.
How CIOs Can Influence the Board
News  |  3/6/2019
Technology has become a strategic asset in business. Here's how to get your board to focus on technology's value.
How to Buy External Data to Fuel Analytics, AI Insights
News  |  3/5/2019
Adding external data to your analytics or machine learning efforts can increase the value of your insights.
Training a Programmer in 6 Months
News  |  3/5/2019
Fullstack Academy and Cal Poly University Extended Education recently partnered on a coding bootcamp that helps students find employment as programmers.
Flex Creative Muscles for Healthier Productivity
Commentary  |  3/5/2019
Happy, productive employees who are protected from burnout lead to better products and services and a thriving company.
How Low-Code and No-Code Fit into a DevOps Strategy
Commentary  |  3/4/2019
There are ways organizations can simplify app creation if they do not have the resources to build them from scratch.
Make AI Boring: The Road from Experimental to Practical
Commentary  |  3/4/2019
In the same way the cell network enabled our modern mobile lifestyle, AI will drive the data age, but only if we make it boring and commonplace.
Build vs. Buy: Cimpress Chooses Both
News  |  3/1/2019
With diverse brands such as business card site VistaPrint and fashion apparel and accessories customization studio Vida, Cimpress has a formula for efficiency.
Empowering Teachers Will Help Address the US Skills Gap
Commentary  |  3/1/2019
America's dedicated teachers are the key to transforming how students learn the skills necessary to fuel the US economy.


State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
Slideshows
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  11/5/2019
Slideshows
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  11/1/2019
Commentary
Study Proposes 5 Primary Traits of Innovation Leaders
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  11/8/2019
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Getting Started With Emerging Technologies
Looking to help your enterprise IT team ease the stress of putting new/emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning and IoT to work for their organizations? There are a few ways to get off on the right foot. In this report we share some expert advice on how to approach some of these seemingly daunting tech challenges.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
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.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll