How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
How to Kickstart Digital Transformation: Government Edition
Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations.
10 Leading Female CIOs
While women are still underrepresented in IT, quite a few of the world's largest organizations have female CIOs.
Showtime for Interop ITX 2018
Stay tuned for InformationWeek's coverage of evolving technology concepts and IT leadership issues and opportunities throughout next week's Interop ITX conference.
Executives, Beware of Agile!
The successful shift to an agile organization isn't just about a mandate from above; management has to embrace agile as a way of doing business.
Town of Cary Embraces the IoT to Serve Citizens
Alexa, Waze, apps. Citizens are getting more tech savvy and city governments are struggling to keep up. North Carolina's Town of Cary has an award-winning strategy, though. We reveal what that is.
A Different Take on Voice Interfaces, IBM Launches Watson Assistant
Watson Assistant will be delivered via IBM partner devices such as electronics embedded in cars and apps branded by hotel companies. Beyond customer engagement and service, the real value to these partners will be in the data they collect about customers and how they use it to customize customer experience.
Why the CIO Needs to Be a Salesperson
Whether they are making a case to the board for new IT investments or working with find the right technology fit for end users, CIOs have to sell, sell, sell.
Create an All-Star Tech Team: Welcome Remote Workers
Want to recruit the best talent to your team, or the best talent that is willing to relocate? Expert John O'Duinn says you can upgrade your team by opening the door to remote workers, and he offers best practices on how to work with distributed teams.
Top Talent Doesnít Want to Work on Your Old Technology
Employers have to understand that employees -- young and old -- are accustomed to using digital tools as consumers, and they expect their companies to utilize technology concepts such as cloud computing, DevOps and open source software.
Extending Your Reality
Non-traditional technologies shaping the future of business include virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality.
For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
Technology Debt Crisis 2025
Consider all the code written over 50 years and all the places it's running. Add to that all the code we will write in the coming years. That is technology debt.
Why Businesses Must Think About Voice Interfaces, Now
Alexa's popularity among consumers serves as a wake-up call for businesses. Eventually, voice interfaces will replace keyboards, taps and swipes, but organizations must be wary of approaching voice interface design the same way they've approached web and mobile design. Before you begin, consider these points.
The Business Case for AI
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
11 Best-Paying Cloud Skills
In a recent survey, IT managers said that they were willing to pay more for employees with these hard-to-find cloud skills.
B2B Chatbots are Poised for Explosive Growth
There are best practices for approaching chatbots and virtual assistants as organizations move to a scenario where tasks happen transparently behind natural language interfaces. We explain some of the opportunities and pitfalls.
How Your SaaS Strategies are Evolving
Demand for SaaS software continues to grow, but procurement is often short-sighted. Think past today because integration and governance are more important than pricing.
Speech Recognition Finds Its Voice
Voice recognition technology seems to be taking over the world, but the concept still has a ways to go before it reaches full maturity.
Use IoT to Accelerate Digital Transformation
The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require integrating that data into the systems used for key decisions.
Three Key Questions for Federal CIOs
The federal initiative to modernize IT systems raise questions that government CIOS -- in fact, all types of CIOs -- need to consider before launching a major project.