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Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Commentary  |  8/13/2018
The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
Adapting Blockchain for GDPR Compliance
Commentary  |  8/7/2018
Yes, there are ways for Blockchain applications to be compliant with the European Union's GDPR privacy regulations.
Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Commentary  |  8/3/2018
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
Digital Transformation Has a Digital Divide
News  |  8/2/2018
Companies in all industries are talking about digital transformation, but success may depend on whether the firms have world-class or ordinary IT organizations.
Tips for Assessing Cloud Migration Options
Commentary  |  7/31/2018
The decision process for selecting the right cloud options for various applications starts with an assessment of each individual application.
10 Top Barriers to AI Success
Slideshows  |  7/31/2018
Enterprises are eager to experience the potential benefits from deploying artificial intelligence, but if they want to be successful, they'll need to overcome these technological, organizational and cultural challenges.
A Fight to Save Indigenous Language, Culture
News  |  7/27/2018
How indigenous communities in British Columbia, Canada built their own content platform to take the fate of their languages into their own hands.
The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
News  |  7/26/2018
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
How Your CRM Project Can Fail
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
Setting and sticking to business goals and engaging end users are among the ways to help your CRM implementation succeed.
ACM Updates Code of Ethics for Computer Pros
News  |  7/24/2018
Does your company's most recent software development project make you feel uncomfortable? The ACM is helping technology workers and leaders navigate tricky ethics questions.
Algorithmic Commerce Takes Off, Aided by Humans
Commentary  |  7/24/2018
Online catalog approaches to ecommerce are fine, but today's customers want more than the digital equivalent of a brick-and-mortar shopping experience.
Location Counts When It Comes to IT Salaries
News  |  7/23/2018
Education, skills, certification and experience all have an impact on IT paychecks, but so does where you live and work.
How Cloud is Transforming the Data Center
Commentary  |  7/19/2018
Consider how cloud options have changed the way we think of data centers in just a few years.
How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
News  |  7/16/2018
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/12/2018
Detroit CIO, Beth Niblock, explains the process of creating data transparency in the wake of Detroit's bankruptcy.
Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
Report: AI Is More Hype Than Reality
News  |  7/10/2018
The 2018 Interop ITX State of AI report includes some sobering statistics that will sound familiar to many business and IT leaders.
10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Slideshows  |  7/10/2018
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Commentary  |  7/10/2018
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
The Truth About Blockchain
News  |  7/9/2018
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
Commentary  |  7/6/2018
Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
The Future of Edge Computing: Not Just for IoT
Commentary  |  7/4/2018
With the continuing avalanche of computing demand and data moving compute and data closer to the user is now a necessity.
Fundings Provide a Peek into Emerging Tech
News  |  7/3/2018
Venture and angel fundings highlight where new technologies and companies are on the cusp of growth.
Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
News  |  6/29/2018
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
The Big Data Question: To Share or Not To Share
News  |  6/28/2018
Your business's unique data may be your enterprise's greatest asset. Should you share it with partners and vendors, or should you keep it proprietary?
10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Slideshows  |  6/28/2018
Technology job seekers under 40 are looking for positions that include these keywords.
Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
News  |  6/27/2018
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
AI and IoT: Techís New BFFs
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
Will Containers Replace VMs?
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
While an across-the-board migration from virtual machines to containers isn't likely, there are issues developers and operations personnel should consider to ensure the best solution for the enterprise.
3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
As the world of technology continues to change at a rapid pace, so do the roles and responsibilities of IT leaders.
Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
News  |  6/20/2018
More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
Mid-career Decision Point: New IT Certifications?
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
Knowledge and skills are your most important career tools. Here's how to prove you're staying on top of the game.
Cut Data Center Costs Without Sacrificing Performance
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
While organizations are placing greater demand on data centers, IT managers do have ways to work within tight budgets.
3 Considerations When Implementing Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/15/2018
Get your digital transformation initiative off on the right foot by addressing three basic issues right up front.
Understand the Power of Internal APIs
Commentary  |  6/13/2018
Missing the transition from legacy integration to using APIs to connect internal systems might prove the difference between business success and failure.
How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS
News  |  6/13/2018
In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.
Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Commentary  |  6/13/2018
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
What the Evolving Icebox Says About the Role for IT
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
IT is no longer just about keeping the lights on. These days organizations are relying on IT to help deliver a competitive edge through digitization.
Why DevOps Is Your Key to Becoming a Digital Entity
Commentary  |  6/7/2018
Becoming a digital entity isn't just about buying new technology, but also means creating new and advanced competitive capabilities by aligning technology processes with the business.
Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
News  |  6/7/2018
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
Top 11 MBA Programs for IT Leaders
Slideshows  |  6/5/2018
These leading university masters programs could help you take your IT career to the next level.
Why Quantum Computing Should Be on Your Radar Now
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Boston Consulting Group and Forrester are advising clients to get smart about quantum computing and start experimenting now so they can separate hype from reality.
The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Commentary  |  6/1/2018
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
News  |  5/31/2018
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
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