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Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
News  |  6/1/2020
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Commentary  |  5/28/2020
Contract-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
News  |  5/21/2020
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Slideshows  |  5/20/2020
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
Adapting Cloud Security and Data Management Under Quarantine
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
Security Mistakes Your Work from Home Employees are Making
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
The new WFH environment, schedule freedoms and distractions are causing many to slip up and put sensitive company data at risk.
COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
News  |  5/13/2020
Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
News  |  5/8/2020
Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/8/2020
Though motivations vary based on an organization's unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
Enterprises Plan for Return to Workplace
News  |  5/5/2020
Businesses are considering what the new normal workplace will look like, including social distancing, plexiglass, PPE and, in some cases, contact tracing tools.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
While ML can dramatically enhance an organization's security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
Managing FOMO While Working Remotely
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
Remote work and communication styles that arise with it will not disappear after the current pandemic concerns ease. Here's how IT teams can play a vital role in managing this.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Welcome to the Era of Extreme Agile
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Extreme circumstances necessitate extreme agility. Here's how to weather the storm amid widespread, systemic change.
One Size Doesn’t Fit All for AI Regulation
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
The sheer scope of AI's impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
Apps That May Help Enterprises Get Through the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
With many organizations altering their operations in response to COVID-19, there are applications available that could aid in adapting to the current circumstances.
CFOs: COVID-19 Work-from-Home Plans May Be Permanent
News  |  4/21/2020
When the crisis began, there was a scramble to move workers home. Now CFOs are considering making those positions permanently remote to help with cutting efforts.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
Enterprise Risk Teams Tackle Coronavirus Troubles
News  |  4/14/2020
Enterprise risk management teams are on the job evaluating supply chains, cybersecurity risks, remote work issues, and other challenges as business confronts the impacts and opportunities brought by COVID-19.
COBOL, COVID-19, and Coping with Legacy Tech Debt
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
Pressures from the pandemic expose risks of waiting too long to transform, get agile, and establish a path for scaling up.
COVID-19: Latest News & Commentary for IT Leaders
News  |  4/10/2020
Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
Businesses Rewrite 2020 Budgets and Plans Amid COVID-19
News  |  4/9/2020
A few new surveys of executives and business leaders provide some insight into shifting plans as industry weathers the coronavirus pandemic.
AI’s Impact on Data Protection Strategies
Commentary  |  4/6/2020
Is your data protection strategy ready for artificial intelligence? Here are a few things IT leaders and businesses should keep in mind.
CompTIA Grants Extensions, Options for Certification Exams
Commentary  |  3/30/2020
Alternatives to visiting testing centers are being put into place for IT professionals seeking accreditation.
Kaggle Competition Aims AI at COVID-19
News  |  3/30/2020
A challenge on the data science community site Kaggle is asking great minds to apply machine learning to battle the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
News  |  3/25/2020
The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the resources to fight it, are being tracked and mapped by governments and other organizations in the US and the world. Here's how they are doing it.
CIOs: Here’s How to Boost Your Business Model Resilience
Commentary  |  3/25/2020
This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times.
Pitfalls to Avoid in the COVID-19 Rush to Work from Home
News  |  3/23/2020
As everybody rushes to set up workstations at home amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there are some obstacles to avoid.
The IT and Security Teams: Buddies or Rivals?
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
InformationWeek, Dark Reading, and Interop have partnered to explore the evolving relationship between the general IT team and the security team. We invite you to take our survey.
C-Suite Taps IT Leaders Amid Coronavirus Crisis
News  |  3/17/2020
Businesses are confident overall in their ability to weather the storm caused by coronavirus COVID-19 disruptions, and technology is playing a strong role in the C-suite.
Data Governance Is Improving, But…
Commentary  |  3/10/2020
Corporate memories are at risk because the growth in data is outpacing companies' ability to govern and manage it.
AI Hot Spots: Where Is Artificial Intelligence Heading Now?
Slideshows  |  3/9/2020
As artificial intelligence matures, these nine areas and industries look like they are poised to benefit the most.
Getting Up to Speed on 5G
Commentary  |  3/6/2020
The 5G rollout is underway. How will this next-generation wireless technology impact you and your organization? -- Network Computing
Coronavirus Plan: How IT Can Enable Remote Work
News  |  3/4/2020
Is your organization prepared to implement widespread remote work to protect employees against coronavirus? Here's what you need to do.
Artificial Intuition Takes Pattern Recognition to a New Level
Commentary  |  2/28/2020
Pattern recognition and anomaly detection provide insight into unwanted behavior, but mainstream techniques may be missing subtle clues.
AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy?
Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport
Commentary  |  2/21/2020
Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur.
How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
Time is Running Out: 5 Steps to Prepare for the CCPA
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The nation's most comprehensive data privacy law has gone into effect and enforcement is just around the corner. Worried about compliance? Follow these guidelines.
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The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
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