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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.
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.
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