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 January 2020
What Retail Can Build on and Get From Cloud in 2020
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
Demand for data-driven strategies and personalized interaction with customers push industry to embrace digital resources.
The Facial Recognition Debate
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
One small step for tech, one giant leap for privacy? It is up to our society to create clear boundaries that will enhance the positive and control the negative.
Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  1/16/2020
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
IT Hiring Hits a Tiny Speed Bump
News  |  1/15/2020
IT hiring in December lost momentum, but it looks like it might just be a momentary blip. Here's why CompTIA remains confident about IT jobs.
How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
Commentary  |  1/15/2020
As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
IT Careers: Top 10 US Cities for Tech Jobs
Slideshows  |  1/14/2020
If you would consider relocating to further your IT career, these cities offer some excellent options.
Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Commentary  |  1/14/2020
While you might think of 5G wireless as a cool consumer tech concept, don't lose sight of the fact that it will have a significant impact on enterprise IT.
Microsoft's Nadella Says Tech Intensity Will Drive Retail in 2020
News  |  1/13/2020
Data is waiting to be leveraged for better insights on commerce and customer habits in the retail space.
Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
News  |  1/13/2020
Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
6 Ways to Get Your Board on Board with Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  1/13/2020
While cost efficiencies are important milestones, the real value of digital transformation lies in long-term innovation. Here's how you can get some mileage by making your case.
Media Enterprises Fight Extinction with Transformation & Data
News  |  1/10/2020
A report released at CES shows media organizations are concerned about changes in delivery, technology, and a need for new skills.
5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year
Commentary  |  1/10/2020
Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations.
Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
Commentary  |  1/9/2020
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
SIM Study Points to Lax Focus on Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Despite ranking at the top of respondents' concerns, organizations still show gaps in acting on cybersecurity.
Restart Data and AI Momentum This Year
News  |  1/8/2020
Organizations have invested heavily in data and AI technologies, yet many are still waiting to see big results. Here's one more change they need to make.
Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Gen Z's high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Here's some advice for CIOs.
How App Strategies Are Evolving
Commentary  |  1/7/2020
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
Commentary  |  1/6/2020
Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/5/2020
Developers don't sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just what's going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
AI Explosion Brewing in the Cloud for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
The 'Not This Year' Tech Trends for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Analyst firm ABI Research paired its upbeat predictions for tech concepts in 2020 with a real-world look at the ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time.
How to Create a Culture of Innovation
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Here are five key techniques to support and encourage entrepreneurship in your employees -- while simultaneously keeping everyone moving in the right direction.
9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Slideshows  |  1/2/2020
Facing economic uncertainty, many IT leaders are looking to become more efficient while also investing in the latest technology.
How the Humanities Can Help Us See What’s Next in Tech
Commentary  |  1/2/2020
Skills like communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are key for developing the next-gen of leadership and equipping employees for the future.


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.
Commentary
Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett,  1/14/2020
Commentary
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek,  1/5/2020
Slideshows
9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  1/2/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
The Cloud Gets Ready for the 20's
This IT Trend Report explores how cloud computing is being shaped for the next phase in its maturation. It will help enterprise IT decision makers and business leaders understand some of the key trends reflected emerging cloud concepts and technologies, and in enterprise cloud usage patterns. Get it today!
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