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CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
News  |  5/21/2020
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Commentary  |  5/21/2020
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Slideshows  |  5/20/2020
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
News  |  5/20/2020
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
News  |  5/15/2020
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
News  |  5/13/2020
Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
How to Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips for Women in IT
Commentary  |  5/13/2020
The lack of women in IT leadership demonstrates the current need for deeper investment in the next generation of women in technology.
Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
News  |  5/8/2020
Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
How CIOs Can Grease the Wheels for Citizen Development
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Chief information officers who can successfully integrate citizen developers with IT will be able to accelerate digital transformation across their enterprise.
Enterprises Plan for Return to Workplace
News  |  5/5/2020
Businesses are considering what the new normal workplace will look like, including social distancing, plexiglass, PPE and, in some cases, contact tracing tools.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Welcome to the Era of Extreme Agile
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Extreme circumstances necessitate extreme agility. Here's how to weather the storm amid widespread, systemic change.
Clear Goals Essential for Results in Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
CFOs: COVID-19 Work-from-Home Plans May Be Permanent
News  |  4/21/2020
When the crisis began, there was a scramble to move workers home. Now CFOs are considering making those positions permanently remote to help with cutting efforts.
Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way.
How BlueWave Solar Leveraged DevOps to Increase Deployment
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Developer of community solar farms scaled up software development through Copado's platform.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
Enterprise Risk Teams Tackle Coronavirus Troubles
News  |  4/14/2020
Enterprise risk management teams are on the job evaluating supply chains, cybersecurity risks, remote work issues, and other challenges as business confronts the impacts and opportunities brought by COVID-19.
COVID-19: Latest News & Commentary for IT Leaders
News  |  4/10/2020
Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
Businesses Rewrite 2020 Budgets and Plans Amid COVID-19
News  |  4/9/2020
A few new surveys of executives and business leaders provide some insight into shifting plans as industry weathers the coronavirus pandemic.
15 Best Places to Work in Technology 2020
Slideshows  |  4/8/2020
These tech companies get the best ratings from Glassdoor, Indeed.com, and Comparably.
Data Management Heads into Major Transition
News  |  4/7/2020
Data management and the tools that power it are on the cusp of a major transition that is poised to make the jobs of data engineers easier.
Analytics Pros Called to Duty in COVID-19 Crisis
News  |  4/6/2020
Professionals who work in the field of analytics are being called on to apply their expertise as executives make decisions on how to respond to wildly different business conditions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait
Commentary  |  3/31/2020
An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers.
Damn the Law (Disclose Your Comp)
Commentary  |  3/30/2020
Why senior IT professionals disclose salary history in the job recruitment process -- despite laws banning the question.
Build Your Cloud Strategy -- The Right Way
Commentary  |  3/26/2020
A rapidly growing cloud presence demands careful thought and planning. Here's what you need to do to set your organization on the right course.
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
News  |  3/25/2020
The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the resources to fight it, are being tracked and mapped by governments and other organizations in the US and the world. Here's how they are doing it.
CIOs: Here’s How to Boost Your Business Model Resilience
Commentary  |  3/25/2020
This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times.
Pitfalls to Avoid in the COVID-19 Rush to Work from Home
News  |  3/23/2020
As everybody rushes to set up workstations at home amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there are some obstacles to avoid.
3 Technologies That Can Ease the M&A Process
Commentary  |  3/20/2020
Internal integration following a merger or acquisition can result in a range of complexities, but there are technologies that can improve this process.
Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave of AI, Machine Learning, BI
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
Business intelligence will move beyond dashboards, and AI and machine learning will become easier for less skilled workers as augmented analytics are embedded into platforms.
The IT and Security Teams: Buddies or Rivals?
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
InformationWeek, Dark Reading, and Interop have partnered to explore the evolving relationship between the general IT team and the security team. We invite you to take our survey.
Maximize Your Customer Experience ROI
Commentary  |  3/18/2020
Customer experience leaders may struggle to show how their efforts will generate positive business results. They need a solid business model that can reliably predict quantifiable benefits.
C-Suite Taps IT Leaders Amid Coronavirus Crisis
News  |  3/17/2020
Businesses are confident overall in their ability to weather the storm caused by coronavirus COVID-19 disruptions, and technology is playing a strong role in the C-suite.
Will Virtual Machines Fade Out for Containers and Serverless?
Commentary  |  3/16/2020
Functions that were primarily the domain of VMs are being picked up by other resources, but does that mean the end for virtual machines?
A Radical Plan for Enterprise Transformation
News  |  3/13/2020
If you want the big rewards of new technology implementations, you need the right approach and a full commitment.
Next Phase of DevOps: Upskilling for Processes and Humanity
Commentary  |  3/12/2020
As DevOps matures, so too must the skills required to drive future phases of transformation.
Coronavirus: 8 Tech Tips for Working From Home
Slideshows  |  3/11/2020
Here's a collection of tools, technologies, and tips to help you out in case you need to telecommute during the COVID-19 outbreak.
How Cloud, Security and Big Data Are Forcing CIOs to Evolve
Commentary  |  3/11/2020
The good news is that the enterprise-level disruptions to the CIO role represent an opportunity to re-examine their positions and make meaningful adjustments -- especially at the mid-market level.
Data Governance Is Improving, But…
Commentary  |  3/10/2020
Corporate memories are at risk because the growth in data is outpacing companies' ability to govern and manage it.
4 Questions Businesses Should Ask About AI, 5G and Innovation
Commentary  |  3/10/2020
As we move into the 2020s, leaders must self-reflect and focus on how they can improve upon past AI, 5G and other innovation technologies to drive results.
AI Hot Spots: Where Is Artificial Intelligence Heading Now?
Slideshows  |  3/9/2020
As artificial intelligence matures, these nine areas and industries look like they are poised to benefit the most.
Is IT the Good Guy or Bad Guy in Upskilling?
Commentary  |  3/5/2020
Yes, IT leaders and teams can be perceived as a pain in the neck, but don't overlook their superpowers.
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The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
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