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Data-Driven Nudging: Cool or Uncool?
Commentary  |  6/4/2019
Many things in our modern world involve behavior modification. In fact, some organizations are setting up "nudge units," but why?
CIO Keynote: Less Jargon, More Focus on Business Outcomes
Commentary  |  5/22/2019
Though they came from different disciplines, CIOs at the Interop keynote shared a common need to get down to business.
Interop 2019: CIOs, Security, AI, and More
News  |  5/22/2019
Day 3 of Interop 2019 features four CIO keynoters and several dozen educational technical and leadership sessions.
Find Your New Job in IT Today
News  |  5/20/2019
InformationWeek has partnered with ZipRecruiter to host a job search tool on our pages.
Smart Cities NY: A Mix of Civics, Big Data, Security
Slideshows  |  5/17/2019
City officials meet technology innovators to pursue solutions that may improve life in urban centers as smart cities.
CIOs Share Secrets of Innovative New Projects
Commentary  |  5/16/2019
At Interop, three CIOs will share the details of their most innovative projects during keynote Lightning Talks. Then we'll dive deeper into their strategies with a moderated panel discussion.
9 Steps Toward Ethical AI
Slideshows  |  5/15/2019
Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.
Your Guide to Interop Thought Leaders
News  |  5/14/2019
Industry leaders scheduled to speak at Interop share their thoughts on key IT trends, challenges and opportunities
An IT Pro's View: Why Interop is a Unique IT Conference
Commentary  |  5/1/2019
A returning visitor to Interop in Las Vegas outlines what sets the conference apart from so many other technology events.
Data Privacy Regs are Coming, and the Number 50 is Worrisome
Commentary  |  4/29/2019
It's time for businesses to unite and back a single federal data privacy law. If not, we might end up with 50 different laws.
How to Operationalize Privacy and Data Governance for AI
Commentary  |  4/22/2019
Enterprise approaches to data privacy and governance need a refresh when it comes to AI because things can go wrong at scale, fast.
Could a Social Media Exodus Mean a Return to the Open Web?
Commentary  |  4/2/2019
Consider why reverting to an open Web might not be such a bad thing.
Detroit's IT Makeover, a Year Later
News  |  3/29/2019
Detroit CIO Beth Niblock and her IT team have been helping the city advance through the tech world that we call the 21st century.
Biased AI Is Real; What Does that Mean for Women?
Commentary  |  3/22/2019
We have a great opportunity to lay a better foundation for the future of AI if we encourage more women and people of diverse backgrounds to dive into data science and other AI fields.
Empowering Women in the Workplace 365 Days a Year
Commentary  |  3/19/2019
In celebrating the progress companies have made with inclusion and diversity the has to be ongoing change to create a level playing field and a culture where all colleagues feel included and heard.
Why Your Company's AI Strategy May Not Be Its Own
Commentary  |  3/18/2019
Nine big tech firms are deciding your company's fate and even the fate of humanity simply because they have the most control over AI.
AI as a Human Right
Commentary  |  3/8/2019
As some thought leaders advocate for the recognition of access to AI as a human right, the question comes up: How could we achieve that?
What CIOs and CTOs Can Learn From Smart Cities
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Municipal IT leaders manage a lot of complexity; improving government efficiency, protecting citizens, and making cities attractive places to work, live and visit.
The Future of AI in America: What All Leaders Should Consider
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Regardless of the spotlight President Trump put on AI, the technology was destined to make a big impact in 2019, and companies will need AI to compete successfully.
Take A Deeper Look at Deep Learning
Slideshows  |  2/20/2019
This form of machine learning continues to grow rapidly. Here's what you need to know as you consider whether to implement deep learning in your organization.
Editor's Note: Have Your Say on the State of IT
Commentary  |  2/19/2019
InformationWeek and Interop are developing a survey-based report on the State of IT in 2019.
Trump White House Launches AI Initiative
News  |  2/12/2019
Artificial intelligence is the brains behind self-driving cars, cancer research, and more. Now the White House has created an initiative to foster this technology.
Protecting Us from AIís Dark Side
Commentary  |  2/12/2019
The promise of AI is real, but the potential dangers are also just as real. In the end countermeasures will alleviate the dangers.
The Problem with AI Facial Recognition
Commentary  |  2/11/2019
AI facial recognition algorithms are far from perfect. Here's what you should know if your enterprise is considering deploying this technology.
Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Commentary  |  2/5/2019
DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
Donít Collect Biometric Data Without Providing Notice
News  |  2/1/2019
An Illinois court ruling underscores the importance of providing notice of biometric data collection and use. Violate the law and your company could be sued.
Where Are Privacy Boundaries in an Age of Government Interception?
Commentary  |  1/17/2019
A new encryption-focused law in Australia highlights the need for all parties to come together to identify a solution that protects privacy, e-commerce, and people and institutions.
Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
Commentary  |  12/31/2018
For all the market research numbers floating around about cloud computing, what is missing is advice on what IT organizations should be doing with IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud concepts.
AI Surveillance Is Coming: How will it Change Your Workplace?
Commentary  |  12/24/2018
There isn't much you can do to stop AI surveillance's encroachment on your life, but you can equip yourself with better understanding and more appropriate skills and behaviors.
Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
Commentary  |  12/18/2018
From issues such as privacy and data bias regulation to model training and self-service AI, you can expect a broad range of key advances in the artificial intelligence space.
Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Slideshows  |  12/12/2018
Leading consultancies and analyst firms offer their predictions on how key technologies, such as cloud computing, AI, IoT, and robotics will shape up in 2019.
AI-Built Deepfake Videos Did Not Alter the Election
Commentary  |  12/7/2018
Things could change next election time, putting truth and democracy at grave risk.
Why Data Scientists Should Make a Commitment to Diversity
Commentary  |  12/7/2018
A more fair and safe society, as well as better products and services, can be enabled if the data science industry makes a commitment to hiring and cultivating diverse talent.
What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?
Commentary  |  12/4/2018
The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company.
Analytics and Privacy: Yes, the Two Can Co-Exist
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
For all the talk about the burden that privacy regulations might place on businesses, it turns out that those regulations actually can help companies leverage their data.
9 Reasons Why Women Leave Tech Jobs
Slideshows  |  11/27/2018
If you think most women quit because they just don't like working in IT or because their jobs don't offer the work-life balance or parental leave they need, think again.
Why Banking Industry Cloud Strategies Lag Behind
Commentary  |  11/23/2018
Research shows that banks have been slow to embrace the cloud, but maybe the reasons behind their reluctance don't apply any more.
The CIOís Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard
Commentary  |  11/14/2018
CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard.
Consider Our Vets and One Younger Source as Tech Pros
Commentary  |  11/11/2018
Veterans Day is an appropriate time to remember that the millions of US vets represent a talented tech workforce. At the same time, maybe there's a second way to help close the tech talent gap.
Consumer Privacy and the Role of Technology in Compliance
Commentary  |  11/6/2018
It's time for organizations to look inward to ensure that their privacy policies build trust with customers while enhancing the customer experience.
Is an Internet Bill of Rights Necessary?
Commentary  |  11/4/2018
Would new restrictions help safeguard Internet users or simply give the government unnecessary control over thoughts and services? Opinions vary.
AI and the Death of 'Employment for Life'
Commentary  |  11/1/2018
When AI brings about job losses and changes our careers, remember that we've been through this before, time and again.
10 Best Places in the World for Tech Workers to Live
Slideshows  |  10/31/2018
This ranking considers factors like mobile and broadband speed, quality of life and property affordability, as well as tech salaries, and you'll probably be surprised by which city was number one.
Privacy Compliance May Get Tougher Soon
News  |  10/25/2018
Organizations have had a tough time trying to comply with the European Union's GDPR and now they have to consider the potential effect of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
IT Salary Survey: Women Still Earn Thousands Less Than Men
News  |  10/23/2018
The latest Interop/InformationWeek research pointed out some troubling gender disparities, but the news isn't all bad.
Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
News  |  10/22/2018
When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
The Coming Wave of Regulation over Facial Recognition
Commentary  |  10/18/2018
More applications utilizing facial recognition are inevitable in the public and private sectors, and those will generate plenty of new rules and regulations.
IT Salary Survey 2018: How Much Do IT Pros Earn?
Slideshows  |  10/17/2018
Compare your salary to the median pay for 12 popular IT job titles, from the help desk to the C-suite.
The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/16/2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.
Berners-Lee Wants to Build a Safer Internet for All
Commentary  |  10/15/2018
Imagine an Internet where each individual has control over their own personal data and privacy. Web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee has a plan for just that approach.
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