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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.
An IT Pro Takes the Dive into Deep Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
IT professional Rich Casselberry experimented with deep learning using online tools and came away with interesting results.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017  | 
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
News  |  9/20/2017  | 
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
Technology Can Reduce the Cognitive Overload in the C-Suite
Commentary  |  9/19/2017  | 
As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
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.
Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/18/2017  | 
Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
News  |  9/18/2017  | 
Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
A New Era of OpenStack
Commentary  |  9/15/2017  | 
The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Commentary  |  9/15/2017  | 
Information security's role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasn't kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Commentary  |  9/14/2017  | 
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
News  |  9/14/2017  | 
Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
3 Ways Blockchain is Changing Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  9/14/2017  | 
The tech sector is looking at new uses for blockchain, and information security is one area that holds promise.
Digital Transformation Done Right
Commentary  |  9/13/2017  | 
A successful digital transformation initiative starts with an organization's leadership instilling a culture that supports the idea of the entire business operating under one digital strategy.
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.
Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
Commentary  |  9/11/2017  | 
Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
Commentary  |  9/11/2017  | 
IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
Rackspace, OpenStack and the Multiplicity of Clouds
News  |  9/8/2017  | 
While some wish to view OpenStack as a failure, the open source initiative serves a purpose and is a fit for a growing number of organizations.
Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
News  |  9/7/2017  | 
The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
Next on the Chopping Block, Administrative Assistants
News  |  9/6/2017  | 
You probably have noticed that the number of administrative assistants has declined over the years. Now, digital assistants and outsourcers may be ready to replace those who remain.
You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Commentary  |  9/6/2017  | 
Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
Commentary  |  9/6/2017  | 
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
Drone Mapping Data Changes Business Economics
News  |  9/5/2017  | 
Drone mapping data can dramatically impact the profitability of certain businesses. Should you include it in your business app? Consider these points.
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.
You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why
Commentary  |  9/1/2017  | 
Analytics ROI often falls short because businesses overlook important parts of the process.
The Forgotten Secret to DevOps Success: Measurement
Commentary  |  8/31/2017  | 
Measuring the end-to-end DevOps value stream is the key to delivering value and tracking its ROI and allocating resources.
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.
In the Aftermath of a Cyberattack
Commentary  |  8/30/2017  | 
As hackers continue ramping up their attacks everyone involved in IoT -- manufacturers, integrators, and customers -- has to improve their defenses.
An IT Story: From Supporting Role to Business Partner
News  |  8/29/2017  | 
An IoT project in a manufacturing plant helped to change the role of the IT group at French auto supplier Faurecia.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact B2B Commerce
Commentary  |  8/29/2017  | 
The evolution of artificial intelligence promises massive changes in how commerce gets done and customer relationships.
What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of IT
News  |  8/25/2017  | 
IT spending patterns make it clear that we are in a software and cloud-based world.
Fannie Mae Turns to DevOps for Speed and Efficiency
News  |  8/24/2017  | 
The federal mortgage finance association becomes "Agile" to keep pace in a competitive field.
Six IT Talent Priorities for a Digital Strategy
Commentary  |  8/23/2017  | 
Building teams to execute on a digital strategy isn't just about hiring talent; companies have to rethink how they collaborate, manage processes, and reward people.
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.
Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Commentary  |  8/22/2017  | 
Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
Commentary  |  8/21/2017  | 
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
News  |  8/21/2017  | 
New Forrester research finds that prices for AWS and Azure are still competitive, but customers should be wary of lock-in on SasS products such as Salesforce and Oracle.
Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
Commentary  |  8/18/2017  | 
It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.
How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
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.
How to Build Resilient Work Teams
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
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.
Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Commentary  |  8/9/2017  | 
Agile is useful, but it's no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
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