How Stryker's First-Ever CISO Reined In Cloud Chaos
From her post as deputy CIO of The White House to being named the first-ever CISO at Stryker, a medical device manufacturer, Alissa Johnson is no stranger to challenges. Here's a look at how she reined in an environment loaded with cloud applications and shadow IT.
Google, Microsoft, Others Rally Behind Apple Against FBI
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook and others filed a friend of the court brief in support of Apple. It argues against the government's use of the All Writs Act to force the writing of new code, and emphasizes the "singular importance" of the case to all of them.
HPE Revenues Decline In First Stand-Alone Quarter
Hewlett Packard Enterprise reported a decline in revenue for its first stand-alone quarter. Declines hit all segments except for networking which was boosted by last year's acquisition of Aruba Networks. HPE also provided a progress report on planned job cuts.
Data Warehouse Disruptions 2016: Gartner Magic Quadrant
Cloud computing, virtualization, and the need to analyze non-relational data types are all driving disruption in the data warehouse market. Here's a look at how traditional and new vendors have shifted their placements in Gartner's Magic Quadrant report for 2016.
IBM Cuts Jobs In 'Workforce Rebalancing'
IBM has reportedly begun a wave of layoffs that are initially targeting the Global Technology Services and Global Business Services groups. Here's what we know so far.
IoT Adoption Will Reach 43% In 2016, Gartner Finds
IoT is greatly used by heavy industries like utilities, oil, and gas and less by service-oriented industries, according to a new survey by Gartner. All told, about 43% of businesses are planning to adopt IoT technology by the end of the year.
IoT Security: Industry Finally Waking Up To The Dangers
For the last several years, Internet of Things security has been one of the most hotly debated topics at Mobile World Congress. This year, however, IoT security took on a new sense of urgency as more devices are being connected and the technology turns mainstream.
7 Tech Jobs Hardest Hit By Layoffs In 2015
Despite a relatively low unemployment rate for the tech industry, some of its jobs were hit harder with layoffs than others in 2015. Take a look at the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics data to see how your job and those of your peers fared.
AT&T Offering DirecTV As A Streaming Service
With streaming video on the rise, AT&T reaches out to consumers with three different packages through its DirecTV service. It also shows how traditional carriers and cable companies are offering services through the Internet without dishes and set-top boxes.
AtScale Benchmarks SQL-To-Hadoop Tools
AtScale, which offers software to enable traditional business intelligence tools to query the big data stored in Hadoop, has released a new SQL-to-Hadoop benchmark that shows which engines work best for which tasks.
Healthcare.gov: Hard-Earned Lessons For CIOs
It's been just over two years since the controversial and troubled launch of Healthcare.gov, a marquee project for a new age of digital government, implementing a politically controversial policy of affordable healthcare insurance for everyone. As of today more than 6 million people have been enrolled through this system. InformationWeek caught up with Healthcare.gov's technology lead to talk about lessons learned.
HPE Fortifies Security For Mobile And Enterprise
HPE Security is looking to improve the security of mobile devices and the enterprise overall with two new security offerings announced in conjunction with the RSA Conference. HPE also released its Cyber Risk Report 2016.
8 IoT Operating Systems Powering The Future
Unlike PCs and mobile devices, there's a wide variety of commercial and open source operating systems powering the IoT. Here are eight leading contenders and the best use-cases for them.