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Content posted in January 2016
10 Tools To Keep Your Agile Dev Projects On Track
Slideshows  |  1/31/2016
Agile development is standard development in many companies. The right tools for managing the agile process can make the difference between success and struggle for your team. Here are our 10 picks to keep you on track.
10 Cool Microsoft Garage Projects You Didn't Know About
Slideshows  |  1/29/2016
The Garage is a hub for employees across Microsoft to work on different projects. Here are some of its works-in-progress.
9 Ways To Tap Into Smart Data-Driven Decisions
Slideshows  |  1/28/2016
Today's real-time business world requires organizations to make smarter decisions faster. The good news: The technology exists to accelerate decision-making. What's holding you back?
8 Must-Have Mobile Tools For Road Warriors
Slideshows  |  1/28/2016
Remote workers may not need an office, but they do need a few devices to keep them connected and productive. Here are our top picks to keep you and your teams functioning on the go.
6 Hot Programming Languages To Add To Your Tool Kit
Slideshows  |  1/27/2016
Are you looking to tune up your software development or DevOps career with up-and-coming languages? Are you a hiring manager hoping to round out the tool set of your in-house team? Here are six languages to consider adding to your repertoire.
8 Ways SaaS Delivers Business Value
Slideshows  |  1/26/2016
Sure, software as a service still offers an easy point of entry for small and midsized businesses that need to upgrade their software. But today's cloud-based options offer even more for businesses of all sizes.
11 iPhone Apps To Get Healthy, Wealthy, And Productive
Slideshows  |  1/26/2016
These iPhone apps will take the hassle out of everyday tasks, and give you time for those New Year's Resolutions you made.
10 Stupid Moves That Threaten Your Company's Security
Slideshows  |  1/25/2016
As you walk through the door of your company each morning, you are potentially poised to be the weakest link in your organization's defense against hackers and malicious attackers. Here are the 10 boneheaded moves you make -- often without realizing the security risk.
Mac OS X El Capitan: 10 Productivity Tips
Slideshows  |  1/24/2016
Apple's Mac OS X El Capitan has its share of features that can help employees be more productive in their work. Some of the tips we're sharing here deal with the operating system itself, while others are concerned with the small applications that come with the operating system. When it comes to making the most of time spent at a computer, every little bit helps.
8 Ways To Monetize Data
Slideshows  |  1/22/2016
Data may be a company's most valuable asset, but few are maximizing its economic benefit. Here eight ways that organizations are deriving real, bottom-line value from their data.
9 Skype Alternatives Worth Considering
Slideshows  |  1/22/2016
Skype has become synonymous with voice and video chat for most consumers, but there are several other services that do the same things.
10 Best Tech Jobs For 2016
Slideshows  |  1/21/2016
Tech companies' perks and benefits have long been the envy of a number of industries, but what about the actual work itself? It turns out that tech jobs accounted for nearly half of Glassdoor's "25 Best Jobs in America" report. You may be surprised by the tech jobs that made the list.
8 Ways Cloud Storage Delivers Business Value
Slideshows  |  1/20/2016
Today's cloud storage is more than simply a low-cost alternative to on-premises options. In many ways, the cloud delivers business value that can't be matched with comparable in-house solutions. Here's how.
IoT 2016: 13 Hot Trends For Business
Slideshows  |  1/20/2016
We've identified 13 noteworthy Internet of Things trends that will make a difference to your business -- and your life -- this year and beyond.
8 Cheat Sheet Sites To Ace Tech Job Interviews
Slideshows  |  1/19/2016
Technical interviews can be grueling and filled with potential pitfalls. But you can up your chances of nailing them and landing that dream IT job with the right preparation. Here are 8 sites that offer sneak peeks at technical job interview questions at companies including Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon.
IT Change Control: 8 Ways To Improve Your Processes
Slideshows  |  1/18/2016
The words "change control" may seem like an oxymoron, but that is exactly what IT is charged with doing each time the business asks for a new application, service, or device. But IT change control processes are often mired in an outdated culture that's not in line with today's business technology reality. Here's what you can do to bring your IT change control processes up to date.
10 Top CIO Priorities: The Reality Vs. The Ideal
Slideshows  |  1/18/2016
CIOs are charged with both support and business functions, which means juggling a variety of priorities. However, those priorities don't always match up with where IT leaders would necessarily focus their energies if given a choice. Recent survey results illustrate the disconnect.
8 Cool New Drones Taking Flight
Slideshows  |  1/17/2016
Whether you're a prosumer, a hobbyist, or a professional filmmaker looking for polished aerial cinematography, a new crop of drones invading the market in 2016 offers something for everyone. Drones made a big splash at CES earlier this month, and even new FAA regulations can't dampen the enthusiasm. With that in mind, InformationWeek picked eight offerings that you should keep an eye on.
6 Machine Learning, AI, Analytics Trends To Watch
Slideshows  |  1/15/2016
Big data and analytics are set for a big 2016, as more devices and types of software are connected and exchange information. Here are some considerations for businesses as they look to maximize the value of all this data.
18 Most Anticipated Video Games Of 2016
Slideshows  |  1/15/2016
This year promises to be a big year in video games, from blockbuster sequels to first-time entries. Here is a list of the games that should be on your radar in 2016.
iPhone 7 Rumors: 7 That Have People Talking
Slideshows  |  1/14/2016
Apple will reportedly make the iPhone 7 waterproof and compatible with wireless charging, and equip it with new camera technology. Let's chase down the latest speculations.
CIOs Detail Hiring Plans For First Half Of 2016
Slideshows  |  1/13/2016
A recent survey delves into the IT positions that CIOs say are in demand for the first half of the year, and finds the major cities that are most likely to win with these expansion plans.
10 Medical-Device Wearables To Improve Patients' Lives
Slideshows  |  1/12/2016
Wearable medical devices have expanded from hearing aids to everything from heartbeat monitors to pain management. Here are 10 medical wearables worth watching.
Huawei, Toshiba, ZTE Unleash Hot Smartphones, Tablets At CES 2016
Slideshows  |  1/11/2016
New smartphones and convertible tablets from Toshiba, Acer, ZTE, and Huawei were on display at CES. Here is a roundup of the devices that caught our eye.
10 Best Enterprise Products At CES
Slideshows  |  1/10/2016
InformationWeek went to CES so you didn't have to. Here are the 10 best enterprise products we found lurking among the consumer gadgets and gear.
9 Reasons Why Personalized Marketing Still Isn't Accurate
Slideshows  |  1/8/2016
Personalization efforts have served as a vanguard for big data at many organizations. But some of these programs still fall short. Here's a closer look at what's going wrong. Does your enterprise fit these profiles?
Windows 10 Laptops, Hybrids Grab The Spotlight At CES 2016
Slideshows  |  1/8/2016
New laptops and hybrid devices from HP, Dell, LG, Acer, and Lenovo were on display at CES 2016. Here's an up-close look at the offerings.
10 Healthcare Wearables, Devices Dominating CES
Slideshows  |  1/7/2016
This year's wearables go beyond basic step counting to measure core health data such as blood pressure, vision quality, and body temperature. At CES 2016, InformationWeek got up close and personal with the latest wave of health-centric devices.
Samsung, Huawei, HTC Show Off Smartwatches At CES
Slideshows  |  1/6/2016
The smartwatch field just got a bit more crowded, with new devices from Samsung, Huawei, HTC, Fitbit, and Casio. The companies showed off their latest gear at CES 2016.
Twitter's Top Data Science, Analytics, And BI Feeds
Slideshows  |  1/6/2016
Twitter is a veritable playground for data scientists looking to scrape and analyze public data. But it's also a great place to learn about what data scientists, business intelligence practitioners, and analytics experts are thinking. Here are 11 of our favorites on Twitter.
8 New Year's Resolutions For Enterprise Developers
Slideshows  |  1/5/2016
Every year around this time, people make stupid resolutions, such as, "Drink less coffee" or "Learn Esperanto." Here's a look at 8 New Year's resolutions that might do some serious good for enterprise software developers.
Encryption Debate: 8 Things CIOs Should Know
Slideshows  |  1/4/2016
Governments want access to encrypted communications to prevent terrorist attacks, but IT professionals and tech vendors say any weakening of encryption is a threat to privacy and data security.
Big Data Predictions For 2016
Slideshows  |  1/4/2016
What's in store for big data in 2016? Expect updates in machine learning, real-time data-as-a-service, algorithm markets, Spark, and more.
10 Reasons To Snuggle Up To Python
Slideshows  |  1/3/2016
Python is one of the most popular languages in education and commercial programming. Here are 10 reasons it should be the next language in your programming repertoire. For IT leaders, choosing Python as a core development language means you should easily be able to find talent that can wrap around any problem your project presents.
Hot Tech Trends To Watch In 2016
Slideshows  |  1/1/2016
Whether it's the smartphone, virtual reality, or the growing ranks of the Internet of Things, technology will continue to pervade every aspect of our daily lives as 2016 unfolds. Here's what will play central roles in defining the next 12 months.


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