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How to Break into an Analytics Career
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
Burnout Prevention: Do We Need a Corporate Disabled List?
Commentary  |  11/15/2017
Employee burnout is a growing problem, and in the IT sector -- with its ever-evolving technologies and demands from business leaders -- is no exception.
Top 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Go Furthest
Slideshows  |  11/2/2017
When you adjust for cost of living, IT workers often earn more money in smaller cities than in major technology hubs.
How to Manage Workplace Conflict with Millennials
Commentary  |  10/26/2017
Individuals with generational differences can learn to manage conflict effectively, and bring positive results from a conflict-laden environment.
CIOs Pay a Price When Change is in the Air
News  |  10/23/2017
CIOs are finding their tenures are shrinking, in part because they often are bumped out when their organizations embark on new strategies.
IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
Commentary  |  10/20/2017
IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/16/2017
KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
Tips for Transitioning from the IT Department to CEO Chair
Commentary  |  10/12/2017
Prevedere CEO Rich Wagner takes a look at the skills that IT leaders share and what they might need to work on to move into a CEO role.
AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
News  |  10/10/2017
Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Today’s Workplace Tech
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
Use of technology is a defining characteristic of millennials, so if you don't provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
News  |  9/27/2017
California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned
Commentary  |  9/22/2017
With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  9/21/2017
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
News  |  9/19/2017
There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
TrueAbility Aims to Reinvent IT Certifications
Commentary  |  9/19/2017
In an age of cloud computing and rapidly emerging technologies it's time for new approaches to IT certifications.
Top 10 Challenges IT Faces Heading Into 2018
Slideshows  |  9/18/2017
While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent
Commentary  |  9/18/2017
Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/13/2017
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
Consumers Leave No Doubt: People over Chatbots
News  |  9/12/2017
People complain that virtual agents are too impersonal and can't handle complex requests.
'We Really Don't Know Clouds At All'
Commentary  |  9/12/2017
Just how quickly are enterprises moving workloads to the cloud? InformationWeek is searching for the answer.
Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but It’s Coming
Commentary  |  9/12/2017
Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
Launching a New Office Overseas? Engineer It for Success
Commentary  |  9/5/2017
Having learned from his experience opening an operation in Norway, Tapad's Jeff Olchovy shares his advice to others planning overseas expansion.
A Hat Doesn’t Make a Captain: 3 Traits of a C-Suite Genius
Commentary  |  9/4/2017
What makes an executive successful? Consider traits such as risk taking and never relying on the status quo.
Find the Digital Skills Your Company Needs to Succeed
Commentary  |  8/31/2017
Reaching business goals, even surviving in an era of disruption, requires a tech-smart workforce.
3 Ways to Create a Strategic Framework for AI Adoption
Commentary  |  8/23/2017
CIOs need to help leaders understand how AI will really impact their spaces and take steps to using AI to help achieve long-term business objectives.
10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
Slideshows  |  8/22/2017
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Slideshows  |  8/14/2017
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
Commentary  |  8/14/2017
Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
Commentary  |  8/11/2017
IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
An IT Revolution Approaches
Commentary  |  8/10/2017
For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Slideshows  |  8/8/2017
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Commentary  |  7/28/2017
Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
News  |  7/25/2017
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
As NYC Tech Industry Grows, City Aims to Fill Skills Gap
News  |  7/13/2017
Ladders for Leaders is a New York City initiative by the Office of the Mayor that aims to tackle NYC's youth employment crisis while training what they hope will be the most diverse tech workforce.
3 Career Paths Software Developers Might Want to Pursue
Commentary  |  7/6/2017
When it's time for developers to take on management responsibilities, these three roles offer a path.
Four Things You Must Do To Retain Top Tech Talent
Commentary  |  7/3/2017
Consider these ways you can improve tech retention at your business and control the turnover cycle.
Kids Welcome Guidance; Where Would You Steer Them?
Commentary  |  6/29/2017
The new InformationWeek Flash Poll is ready for you to share your advice to a new high school graduate as they define what they want to be when they grow up.
Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?
News  |  6/27/2017
The latest book by MIT researchers Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explores the human/machine relationship and how businesses can prepare for the changes that the next 10 years will bring.
RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps
Commentary  |  6/23/2017
While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps.
AI in the Workplace: Augment, Instead of Replacing Humans
News  |  5/29/2017
AI and machine learning won't create massive job losses in the foreseeable future, but some societal issues do come to mind.
Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIOs See Role Becoming ‘More Strategic’
News  |  5/23/2017
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
Some Things to Leave in Las Vegas
Commentary  |  5/2/2017
Some of Interop ITX's awesome advisors and speakers share a peek into what they will do on their Las Vegas journey.
Interop ITX: 9 Bonus Events
Commentary  |  3/31/2017
If you are going to May's Interop ITX conference in Las Vegas, don't miss all the fun stuff.
Elevating Women in Tech: Practical Strategies
Commentary  |  3/10/2017
Addressing the under-representation of women as technical practitioners, Interop ITX speaker Patricia Dugan outlines some of the issues that the IT and tech sectors need to address.
What Happens When a Customer of IT Becomes an IT Leader
Commentary  |  1/24/2017
When an executive shifts from being supported by IT to leading IT, one opportunity is to become a more customer-centric IT organization.
What the Last 10 Years Have Taught Us About Millennials
Commentary  |  1/2/2017
Yes, the millennial generation is different, but no more so than the generations that went before it.
Failure Fridays: Four Lessons We Learned
Commentary  |  11/25/2016
Tim Armandpour shares four lessons learned by implementing "Failure Fridays" at PagerDuty, and explains how your IT organization can benefit from the same approach.
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