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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
Commentary  |  9/11/2017  | 
Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
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.
You Can Reconcile Bimodal IT with DevOps
Commentary  |  9/6/2017  | 
Enterprises may be faced with a choice between Bi-Modal IT and DevOps, but maybe the two can live together.
How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
Commentary  |  9/6/2017  | 
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
Launching a New Office Overseas? Engineer It for Success
Commentary  |  9/5/2017  | 
Having learned from his experience opening an operation in Norway, Tapad's Jeff Olchovy shares his advice to others planning overseas expansion.
A Hat Doesnít Make a Captain: 3 Traits of a C-Suite Genius
Commentary  |  9/4/2017  | 
What makes an executive successful? Consider traits such as risk taking and never relying on the status quo.
You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why
Commentary  |  9/1/2017  | 
Analytics ROI often falls short because businesses overlook important parts of the process.
The Forgotten Secret to DevOps Success: Measurement
Commentary  |  8/31/2017  | 
Measuring the end-to-end DevOps value stream is the key to delivering value and tracking its ROI and allocating resources.
Find the Digital Skills Your Company Needs to Succeed
Commentary  |  8/31/2017  | 
Reaching business goals, even surviving in an era of disruption, requires a tech-smart workforce.
In the Aftermath of a Cyberattack
Commentary  |  8/30/2017  | 
As hackers continue ramping up their attacks everyone involved in IoT -- manufacturers, integrators, and customers -- has to improve their defenses.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact B2B Commerce
Commentary  |  8/29/2017  | 
The evolution of artificial intelligence promises massive changes in how commerce gets done and customer relationships.
Avoid the Danger Zone of Metrics
Commentary  |  8/28/2017  | 
Organizations love metrics, particularly those that show success, but it's crucial to define metrics that truly track progress toward corporate goals.
Are You Really Ready for Intelligent Automation?
Commentary  |  8/28/2017  | 
AI and automation are being combined in different ways to complete tasks more efficiently than humans. Every business will be impacted by intelligent automation sooner than may be apparent, so the time to think about it is now.
A Contrarian View on Automation
Commentary  |  8/24/2017  | 
Beware the overly optimistic ROI estimate when it comes to an automation initiative.
3 Ways to Create a Strategic Framework for AI Adoption
Commentary  |  8/23/2017  | 
CIOs need to help leaders understand how AI will really impact their spaces and take steps to using AI to help achieve long-term business objectives.
Six IT Talent Priorities for a Digital Strategy
Commentary  |  8/23/2017  | 
Building teams to execute on a digital strategy isn't just about hiring talent; companies have to rethink how they collaborate, manage processes, and reward people.
Why I Gave My Engineering Team a Chance for a Do-Over
Commentary  |  8/22/2017  | 
Transforming to a microservices architecture requires coordination across all disciplines. It won't be easy, but it promises plenty of benefits.
How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
Commentary  |  8/21/2017  | 
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
Commentary  |  8/18/2017  | 
It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
Serverless Architecture Could Cure DevOps Pain
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
IT organizations struggling to transition to DevOps should take heart. Serverless architecture can provide many of the same benefits without the steep learning curve.
How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
Commentary  |  8/17/2017  | 
There are three keys to embarking on a successful OpenStack initiative.
Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?
Commentary  |  8/16/2017  | 
The likelihood of a company suffering a breach is worse than most believe. Here's a checklist for building out a plan to deal with a breach.
DevOps Can't Happen Without Education
Commentary  |  8/16/2017  | 
The emergence of DevOps practices means IT pros must expand their skills and the companies they work for must help foster that learning.
The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
Commentary  |  8/15/2017  | 
As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
Commentary  |  8/14/2017  | 
Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
Commentary  |  8/11/2017  | 
IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
How to Build Resilient Work Teams
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
An IT Revolution Approaches
Commentary  |  8/10/2017  | 
For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
Is Your IT Led by Digital Product Managers?
Commentary  |  8/9/2017  | 
Agile is useful, but it's no substitute for empowered leadership of genuine cultural change.
Pay Down Tech Debt While Investing in a Digital Future
Commentary  |  8/8/2017  | 
The journey to digital transformation isn't just a technology initiative, it's about remaking the business.
How to Ward off Dreaded 'Scope Creep'
Commentary  |  8/7/2017  | 
In any IT project scope creep can act as a noxious weed, leading to project bloat, extra costs and time delays.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017  | 
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
The Best Ways to Evaluate Your App
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
Yes, user feedback about an app is useful, but only to a degree. Here are some other ways to evaluate an app.
Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
Get to Know the DPO: Under GDPR, You May Need One
Commentary  |  8/3/2017  | 
Getting ready for GDPR now will allow ample time for testing and assessing the new protocols, hiring the right data protection officer and ensuring they are operating effectively.
Are You Digital Enough to Be in Your Businessí Future?
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
Today's business challenges require diverse teams with new competencies, including the ability to collaborate effectively across organizational borders.
5 Things to Know About IT Candidates
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
If you're having trouble finding and keeping IT personnel, you're not alone. One problem might be that you don't understand what they want, as a new Manpower study suggests.
Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Commentary  |  8/2/2017  | 
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
Visualization Enables High Dimensional Analytics
Commentary  |  8/1/2017  | 
High dimensional data is our greatest asset in learning from data sets with hundreds, even thousands, of variables.
Why Businesses Need to Update Their DR Plan Now
Commentary  |  8/1/2017  | 
With cyberattacks becoming more common, and natural and man-made disasters not going away, disaster recovery programs are more important than ever.
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