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Content posted in July 2018
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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.
AI to Help You Navigate the Workday
News  |  7/30/2018
Can you remember where to go to fill out your performance review? Your expense report? Complete your GDPR training? Why not let AI guide you through these administrative tasks.
How Enterprises Can Survive and Thrive With Automation
Commentary  |  7/30/2018
Enterprises that need to compete with today's tech driven market leaders have to embrace new approaches to automation.
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.
Sponsorship Helps Women in Tech Advance
Sponsorship Helps Women in Tech Advance
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/27/2018
Brigid Tabour of Ernst & Young discusses the importance of sponsorship programs to move toward gender parity.
Why Customer Journey Mapping Matters
Commentary  |  7/26/2018
A valuable tool in delivering great customer experience in an IT project is customer journey mapping.
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.
9 Ways AI and Intelligent Automation Affect the C-Suite
Slideshows  |  7/26/2018
AI and intelligent automation are changing the ways companies compete. Members of the C-suite need to contemplate a broader spectrum of issues than technology alone.
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.
Why Place Security (Partly) in the Hands of Developers
Commentary  |  7/24/2018
By empowering developers to expand the work they perform related to security, enterprises can ensure that security is front and center from the start.
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.
Make Technology-Driven Change Stick
Commentary  |  7/23/2018
Successful implementation of a technology project starts with an understanding among the project team and the business teams that will use the technology.
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.
Python Gains on SAS, R
News  |  7/20/2018
Python is gaining on R and SAS as the language of choice among data scientists and analytics pros, according to a new survey from recruitment firm Burtch Works.
Time to Explore Those IoT Possibilities
Commentary  |  7/20/2018
There are a few surprises in UBM's 2018 State of the IoT report, including how many organizations are in search of a business use case.
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.
Data Science Talent Shortage Drives Demand for Contractors
News  |  7/19/2018
Unable to find the perfect candidate for data science job openings, companies are leaving full-time employee positions unfilled for months, bridging the gap with contractors.
Digital Transformation: Turning Data Into Dollars
Commentary  |  7/18/2018
Acting on data analytics isn't just about identifying areas to cut costs. Analytics also can drive new revenue opportunities.
5 Top Languages for Machine Learning, Data Science
Slideshows  |  7/18/2018
Looking to make the move into one of the hottest jobs in technology today? Machine learning specialists are in high demand. Here are 5 of the top languages you may need in these careers.
MIT and IEEE Partner to Advance Extended Intelligence
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
Innovation is entering a new stage of maturity as a range of academic and industry organizations ponder the impacts of autonomous and intelligent systems.
CDAOs Drive Change by Blurring Lines, not Drawing Them
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
The buck stops with the chief data/analytics officer in modern business intelligence.
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?
Understand Yesterday’s Tomorrows to Gain Competitive Advantage
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
One way to innovate today is to employ Paleofuturism, where you look to what futurists of the past got right and where they missed.
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.
Four C-level Analytics Secrets to Grow Revenue
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Putting data and analytics tools into the hands of business users is one key to developing a data-driven organization.
Machine Learning Workflow: A New Product Category Is Born
Commentary  |  7/12/2018
Developing and deploying software based on machine learning is a very different animal in terms of process and workflow.
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.
Most Health Organizations Can't Ensure Responsible AI Use
News  |  7/12/2018
A report finds that most industry execs haven't yet committed to investing in AI data verification technology.
Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
News  |  7/11/2018
Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data.
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.
The Top 3 Priorities for CIOs
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
CIOs who want their companies to succeed with digital transformation need to have a long-term approach, focusing on the long-tail benefits.
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.
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/10/2018
Peyton Maynard-Koran, senior director of worldwide infrastructure at Whole Foods, provides some questions that will help you evaluate the role of your IT organization and ensure an open and productive environment.
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?
8 Things They Don't Teach You in Project Management School
Commentary  |  7/9/2018
Project management is about more than shepherding software through the development process. Don't forget the humans and the team dynamic.
Collaborative Design: Let the Customer Guide the Way
Commentary  |  7/9/2018
Communication between organizations -- IT buyers and suppliers -- today should be viewed as a dialogue that extends beyond selling and customer support to driving business strategy and product design.
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.
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.
Make the Leap from IT 'Pro' to IT 'Manager'
Commentary  |  7/5/2018
Follow these four steps and you can better position yourself for a management role by shifting from a technology-first to a business-first perspective.
The Flexible IT Team, Its Strengths and Flaws
News  |  7/5/2018
IT teams no longer subsist on full-time employees alone; they also include contract and freelance talent. The combination of skills helps round out an IT team. However, sometimes contingent and full-time employees don't get along.
Consider a Bell-Curve based Agile Delivery Model
Commentary  |  7/5/2018
Getting started in new and complex client environments, a Bell-Curve based Agile delivery model may help reduce risks and offer a better probability of success.
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.
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