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14 Creepy Ways To Use Big Data
Slideshows  |  10/30/2015
The amount of data being collected about people, companies, and governments is unprecedented. What can be done with that data is downright frightening. From bedrooms to boardrooms, from Wall Street to Main Street, the ground is shifting in ways that only the most cyber-savvy can anticipate. We reveal the creepy ways to use data now and in the near future.
10 Scariest Bosses: A Survival Guide
Slideshows  |  10/30/2015
We explored multiple surveys and studies about bad bosses to assemble this rogue's gallery of the most reviled types of managers. Check out our 10 scariest bosses (complete with their own Halloween costumes), and consider our advice for how to deal with them.
SAP CEO Bill McDermott Talks Cloud, Being 'Cool'
Slideshows  |  10/29/2015
When InformationWeek got on the phone with SAP CEO Bill McDermott, the conversation was wide-ranging and thought-provoking.
How Contextual Awareness Is Redefining Business Intelligence
Slideshows  |  10/28/2015
Contextual analysis, with the help of mobile devices and the Internet of Things, is giving businesses the data they need to reach individuals in relevant and meaningful ways.
Office 2016: 8 Enterprise-Worthy Features
Slideshows  |  10/28/2015
The newest version of Office is designed for consumer and business users alike. So, which new features will matter most in the enterprise? Here's a look at the ones you'll really want for work.
9 iPhone Apps Perfect For 3D Touch
Slideshows  |  10/27/2015
The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have at least one piece of new technology going for them -- Apple's 3D Touch. Here's a look at nine apps that help optimized that experience.
Microsoft Store: First Look Inside NYC Flagship
Slideshows  |  10/26/2015
Microsoft opens the doors of its massive NYC flagship store the same day it releases the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 to the public.
HTML 5 Vs. Native Apps: What's Best For Developers?
Slideshows  |  10/26/2015
Debate rages on about whether an HTML5 Web application or a native platform application is the best solution for your project team. We've put together this list of arguments -- five for HTML5 and five for native apps -- to help frame the debate.
10 iPhone, iPad Apps Optimized For iOS 9
Slideshows  |  10/25/2015
Apple packed several new features into iOS 9. Here are 10 apps upgraded to make the most of them.
13 Geekiest Halloween Costumes For 2015
Slideshows  |  10/24/2015
We want to help you get into the Halloween spirit while letting your geek flag fly. Check out our list, and let us know which costume you'll be wearing next Saturday.
9 Ways To Bulletproof Your Privacy Policy
Slideshows  |  10/23/2015
Is your privacy policy rock solid, or could it use some work? Mistakes can mean lawsuits, regulatory fines, and damage to corporate reputations. Here's how to protect your company.
NASA's Apollo Archive: 10 More Breathtaking Images
Slideshows  |  10/23/2015
With more than 8,000 photographs of NASA's various Apollo missions released earlier this month, who could resist looking through the archive a second time?
10 Hot IT Jobs That Deliver Work-Life Balance
Slideshows  |  10/22/2015
Ten IT jobs made the cut on Glassdoor's 25 Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance. In fact, the No. 1 job on the list is IT-related. If you're struggling with work-life balance in your own career, you'll want to have a look at these positions and see how your job stacks up. It might be time to polish up that resume or learn some new skills.
10 iPhone Apps Only An IT Pro Could Love
Slideshows  |  10/21/2015
The Apple iTunes store is chock-full of apps that are equally useful to IT and business users. Here, we're focusing on 10 iPhone apps that only IT professionals could love. See what we've uncovered.
Hybrid Cloud: 7 Ways It's The Best Of Both Worlds
Slideshows  |  10/20/2015
When choosing which flavor of cloud to go with for your organization, you'll find that a hybrid architecture has some distinct advantages over public and private cloud models. Here's a look at seven benefits of going hybrid.
Intel's Arduino 101: 11 Reasons You Need It
Slideshows  |  10/20/2015
Intel has announced the new Arduino 101, an Arduino platform based on the Intel Curie module. While it's aimed primarily at the education and maker communities, there are plenty of commercial applications, including the opportunity to experiment with Internet of Things (IoT) projects, including wearables, diminutive gadgets, and sensors
10 Books To Turn IT Pros Into Business Pros
Slideshows  |  10/19/2015
Nobody doubts that as an IT professional you know your field. But how much do you know about business? If the answer is "not enough," it's time to start learning. Here are 10 books to help turn IT pros into business ninjas.
Nexus 5X, 6P Review: Marshmallow OS Shines
Slideshows  |  10/19/2015
Google's updated Nexus line of smartphones, from LG and Huawei, shows Android 6.0 Marshmallow at its best. Google provided us with one of each model for review. Here's what we discovered.
Top Windows 10 Apps To Boost Your Productivity
Slideshows  |  10/18/2015
Whether you're working on a Surface Pro 4, a Surface Book, or an upgraded Windows 10 laptop, here are 10 apps to take your productivity to the next level.
Steve Jobs Movie: 5 Myths, 5 Realities
Slideshows  |  10/16/2015
The latest Steve Jobs film hits most theaters this weekend. What did the movie get right, and what did it get wildly wrong?
Gartner: 10 Radical Changes Coming To IT
Slideshows  |  10/15/2015
Gartner's Daryl Plummer paints a convincing picture of a near-term future full of robots, smart machines, machine learning, and changing mobile habits. Here's everything CIOs and IT professionals need to know to be prepared.
8 Ways To Ensure Data Quality
Slideshows  |  10/14/2015
The quality of your business decisions is only as good as the quality of the data you use to back them up. Here are some tips to help you determine how reliable your data actually is.
Motorola Moto 360 Review: A Worthy Second Act
Slideshows  |  10/13/2015
The Moto 360, Motorola's second-generation Android Wear smartwatch, makes exactly the right set of improvements.
Dell, EMC Deal: 10 Things IT Needs To Know
Slideshows  |  10/13/2015
Enterprise IT executives were left wondering what the massive Dell-EMC deal might mean to them. There's a lot you'll want to know (especially if you're an EMC customer). As we ponder the implications of the massive merger, what springs to mind are 10 ways we expect the deal to impact IT.
Microsoft Band 2: Why We Want One
Slideshows  |  10/12/2015
The updated Microsoft Band is sleek and powerful. It records more health data than you ever thought you needed.
7 Microsoft Improvements We Need To See
Slideshows  |  10/12/2015
Microsoft has demonstrated its commitment to building tech for the future, but there is still some room for improvement across Windows, Office, and hardware.
NASA's Mars Journey: Next Steps For Mankind
Slideshows  |  10/11/2015
Sometime in the 2030s, NASA wants to land astronauts on Mars. Here's a look at what it will take to get us there.
10 Emerging IT Trends From Gartner Symposium
Slideshows  |  10/9/2015
Here's a look at the top 10 emerging IT trends from the Gartner Symposium 2015, and what they mean for your IT operation.
NASA's Apollo Archive: 10 Fascinating Images
Slideshows  |  10/9/2015
NASA enthusiasts now have access to more than 8,000 photos from the space agency's Apollo mission. InformationWeek has selected 10 of our favorites.
Microsoft Surface Book: Take A Deep Dive
Slideshows  |  10/8/2015
Microsoft built a laptop and the tech community is excited. Here's what we know about Surface Book.
Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Lumia 950: Microsoft's New Hardware Push
Slideshows  |  10/7/2015
Microsoft showcases its Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 family, Surface Book, and a new Microsoft Band.
7 Ways To Avoid Information Governance Pitfalls
Slideshows  |  10/6/2015
Information governance practices must be updated as laws, technologies, and business models change. Here are seven ways to make sure you're governing your data effectively.
Should IT Go Agile? The Pros And Cons
Slideshows  |  10/6/2015
Agile methodology has produced faster software development and better outcomes for users. Could it do the same for IT infrastructure projects?
15 Hottest IT Jobs for 2016
Slideshows  |  10/5/2015
If you're thinking about switching jobs next year, here's a guide to the IT jobs that are poised to earn the biggest salary increases in 2016. If you're a CIO or an IT leader and you're planning on doing any IT hiring in 2016, you'll want to factor this information into your budget plans.
Apple's Project Titan: 8 Rumors We're Following
Slideshows  |  10/4/2015
Project Titan is either the best-kept or worst-kept secret in Silicon Valley. Whether Apple is or isn't building its own autonomous vehicle is not clear, but here's what we're hearing.
10 Government Innovations Your Business Can Use
Slideshows  |  10/2/2015
Government and innovation are not words we often use in the same sentence. Yet, government scientists and engineers are working hard to develop many cool things. Is your business looking in the right places for products and services? These innovations could offer you a new place to start.
Google's Android Event: Pixel Tablet, Served With Marshmallow
Slideshows  |  10/1/2015
Android 6.0 Marshmallow arrives next week, bringing Nexus phones, Chromecast devices, and hints of a Pixel tablet. Here's a peek at what was revealed during the company's preview event in San Francisco.
Apple, Microsoft, IBM: 7 Big Analytics Buys You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  10/1/2015
Apple, IBM and Microsoft have all made multiple acquisitions of analytics startups in the last year. Here's an overview of who they bought and why it matters to IT.


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