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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.
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/16/2017  | 
KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
3 Ways You're Not Thinking of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/16/2017  | 
The 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.
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.
The Need for Speed: Why and When Does It Matter?
Commentary  |  10/6/2017  | 
With wait time or idle time being a waste of time with new benefit, think about how you can mitigate or even eliminate the problem.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017  | 
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
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 Todayís 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 Doníts
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.
How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/2/2017  | 
Joseph Eng, CIO at TravelClick visited us at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to share how to identify your IT culture and hire the right people for your team.
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?
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.
World Vision Takes on Security for the Good of Children
World Vision Takes on Security for the Good of Children
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/26/2017  | 
Ed Anderson, Global CIO, World Vision International sat down with Dark Reading editor, Sara Peters, at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to talk about their award-winning security strategy.
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 Salesforceís $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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Challenges IT Faces Heading Into 2018
Slideshows  |  9/18/2017  | 
While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
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.
Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
Plante Moran Takes Agile Approach During Microsoft Cloud Migration
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/18/2017  | 
Amy Moore, rapid application development team leader for Plante Moran visited the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to take us through their process for moving their nearly 10-year-old legacy intranet over to the Microsoft suite of cloud products.
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.
Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
News  |  9/14/2017  | 
Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
Competing on Analytics: 2017
News  |  9/13/2017  | 
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.
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.
Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but Itís Coming
Commentary  |  9/12/2017  | 
Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
Commentary  |  9/11/2017  | 
IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
Next on the Chopping Block, Administrative Assistants
News  |  9/6/2017  | 
You probably have noticed that the number of administrative assistants has declined over the years. Now, digital assistants and outsourcers may be ready to replace those who remain.
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