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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.
Six Steps for Businesses to Earn AI Trust
Commentary  |  10/15/2018
The growing reliance on AI and machine learning in the coming decades can have a negative impact on many jobs while raising new social issues. Yet, businesses can minimize those impacts.
A Data-Centric Approach to the US Census
News  |  10/12/2018
There might be a better, knowledge management-based, way to conduct the US Census, according to a group of university researchers.
Donít Take the ACLU Report on Face Recognition at Face Value
Commentary  |  10/8/2018
Face recognition can be a valuable tool that makes our lives easier and safer, but it has to be done right.
Troubles Downstream: IoT Meets the Sewer
News  |  10/2/2018
Sewer spills are a messy, dangerous problem inherent with antiquated municipal infrastructure. Here's how IoT and analytics are helping.
10 Ways AI Will Alter the Future of Work
Slideshows  |  10/1/2018
No matter what industry you're in, artificial intelligence is likely to affect your job. Here's how.
Why IT Should Care About Legal Holds
Commentary  |  10/1/2018
When it's time to preserve company data and communications relating to pending legal matters, the IT and legal groups have to work together.
Prepare for the New Normal of Data Privacy
Commentary  |  9/28/2018
In a post-GDPR world, IT and business leaders face unprecedented pressure to demonstrate they are responsible data stewards. Here are six steps that might help.
Blockchain: 5 Use Cases for the Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/28/2018
Everybody talks about blockchain, but is anybody really doing it? Here's a look at five use cases across industries.
Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
News  |  9/20/2018
AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
Building a Smart City Doesnít Have a Common Blueprint
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
News  |  9/12/2018
A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
Panacea or Alchemy the Truth About AI
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Is artificial intelligence a date with the devil or natural evolution?
Why IT Needs More Custom Software
Why IT Needs More Custom Software
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/4/2018
Jeff Stovall, CIO for Charlotte, NC. explains the value of having more custom built software in government agencies (and enterprises in general).
Making Sense of User Consent Under GDPR
Commentary  |  8/30/2018
Organizations need to understand which U.S. sales and marketing practices are allowed under GDPR, and which are not.
Conquering Legacy IT: Top Projects in Detroit's Recovery
Conquering Legacy IT: Top Projects in Detroit's Recovery
InformationWeek Videos  |  8/29/2018
Detroit CIO Beth Niblock shares some highlights of her efforts rebuilding the city's crumbling and neglected IT infrastructure.
The Big Challenge for Sports Betting: Software Engineering
Commentary  |  8/27/2018
Implementing sports betting isn't just about legality but about data and building out the software to support oddsmaking, new types of betting, and financial requirements.
The Future of AI Is More Human Than We Think
Commentary  |  8/22/2018
Recent tech advances, such as human-sounding AI tools, highlight why companies have to establish ethical standards in the use of AI.
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.
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.
Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
News  |  7/6/2018
A new report from Village Capital highlights the opportunities for startups to contribute to a positive future for workers in a world re-shaped by the input of artificial intelligence and automation.
How to Woo Data Scientists to Your Enterprise
News  |  7/2/2018
What factors motivate data scientists and other data analytics professionals to take new jobs? A new survey looks at factors including salary, opportunities to learn, challenging work, and benefits.
Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
News  |  6/26/2018
Aimee Lessard didn't start off as a high-ranking analyst with the intelligence community and data analytics private sector companies. She learned on the job. Here are some of her recommendations for how to get started with analytics, machine learning and AI.
Doing Computer Vision Without Cameras
Commentary  |  6/25/2018
The way you walk, the way radio waves reflect off your body, and your body's thermal signature all play into the ability for AI to identify you without the use of a camera.
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.
The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
News  |  6/19/2018
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
News  |  6/15/2018
You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
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.
Are Biometrics Good or Bad for Digital Security?
Commentary  |  6/8/2018
Good arguments can be made for use of biometrics in security, but the technology does have is flaws.
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