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IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
Commentary  |  10/20/2017  | 
IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017  | 
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/17/2017  | 
As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we'll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
3 Ways You're Not Thinking of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/16/2017  | 
To achieve the benefits of digital transformation, an organization has to do more than buy new technology tools.
Survey: Show Enterprise Architecture More Love
News  |  10/12/2017  | 
EA planning helps link IT with business users, especially for digital transformation projects, according to a recent CompTIA survey.
What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios can't keep up with this shift.
10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Slideshows  |  10/11/2017  | 
If your organization doesn't have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
Our Coming 5G World and IoT
Commentary  |  10/10/2017  | 
The future of IoT and 5G networking isn't something that "will happen" in the coming years. To some extent, it's already here, setting the stage for further growth.
AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
News  |  10/10/2017  | 
Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
While AWS and VMware Draw Closer, Amazon Still Looks to Dominate
News  |  10/9/2017  | 
AWS and VMware now are partners but it might be only a matter of time before AWS moves to take its own path.
Partners HealthCare Pilots 3-Tiered Cloud Storage Service
News  |  10/6/2017  | 
Health care provider reports reduced costs and latency from new cloud service from ClearSky Data.
Computer Industry History May Not Be What You Think
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
InformationWeek readers know a lot about technology. Many studied computer history as part of their majors and yet, even PhDs would likely flunk a test about African-American contributions to the computer industry. Here's why.
How to Maintain Security when Rolling out DevOps
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
DevOps may be up and running for your enterprise. Taking the time to integrate security will keep it that way.
3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Today’s Workplace Tech
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
Use of technology is a defining characteristic of millennials, so if you don't provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives.
Cyberthreats: Stay Ahead of Them with a Proactive Strategy
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
To mitigate the risks presented by more aggressive cyberthreats, organizations need to get out in front of those threats.
One More Reason to Care about the Equifax Data Breach
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
The Equifax data breach should open our eyes to the issue of explicit consent, a concept our peers in Europe are dealing with now.
Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Commentary  |  10/4/2017  | 
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
Reduce SaaS App Fragmentation for Workforce Efficiency
Commentary  |  10/3/2017  | 
New tools and technologies can help employees work smarter, but only if they are integrated and data silos are broken down.
Google Starts to Build Momentum in Public Cloud
Commentary  |  10/3/2017  | 
A new attitude at Google and the leadership of Diane Greene are starting to redefine Google's position in the cloud.
Data Science and the Don’ts
Commentary  |  10/2/2017  | 
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
Moving the Cloud Closer to the Business
Commentary  |  10/2/2017  | 
We will soon reach the point where connectivity to cloud resources is going to become a serious issue in terms of real-time computing functions. So, how do we bring the cloud closer to us?
Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers
Commentary  |  9/29/2017  | 
Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
Your Shadow IT Strategy Is Broken
Commentary  |  9/29/2017  | 
It's time for IT groups to stop fighting the tide and work with business units to support shadow IT.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017  | 
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough
Commentary  |  9/28/2017  | 
While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
Digital Twins and IoT Enable Smart Products and Services
Commentary  |  9/27/2017  | 
Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
News  |  9/27/2017  | 
California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
Commentary  |  9/26/2017  | 
Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
Seven Steps to IT Transformation
Commentary  |  9/25/2017  | 
It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
Vlocity and its Role in Helping Salesforce’s $20B target
News  |  9/25/2017  | 
Backed by Salesforce and Accenture and focused on vertical industry markets, Vlocity has established itself as a important cloud player.
I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned
Commentary  |  9/22/2017  | 
With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
An IT Pro Takes the Dive into Deep Learning
Commentary  |  9/21/2017  | 
IT professional Rich Casselberry experimented with deep learning using online tools and came away with interesting results.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017  | 
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
News  |  9/20/2017  | 
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
Technology Can Reduce the Cognitive Overload in the C-Suite
Commentary  |  9/19/2017  | 
As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
News  |  9/19/2017  | 
There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
TrueAbility Aims to Reinvent IT Certifications
Commentary  |  9/19/2017  | 
In an age of cloud computing and rapidly emerging technologies it's time for new approaches to IT certifications.
4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent
Commentary  |  9/18/2017  | 
Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
News  |  9/18/2017  | 
Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
A New Era of OpenStack
Commentary  |  9/15/2017  | 
The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Commentary  |  9/15/2017  | 
Information security's role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasn't kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Commentary  |  9/14/2017  | 
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
News  |  9/14/2017  | 
Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
3 Ways Blockchain is Changing Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  9/14/2017  | 
The tech sector is looking at new uses for blockchain, and information security is one area that holds promise.
12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/13/2017  | 
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
Digital Transformation Done Right
Commentary  |  9/13/2017  | 
A successful digital transformation initiative starts with an organization's leadership instilling a culture that supports the idea of the entire business operating under one digital strategy.
Consumers Leave No Doubt: People over Chatbots
News  |  9/12/2017  | 
People complain that virtual agents are too impersonal and can't handle complex requests.
'We Really Don't Know Clouds At All'
Commentary  |  9/12/2017  | 
Just how quickly are enterprises moving workloads to the cloud? InformationWeek is searching for the answer.
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