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Do Private Data Centers Make Sense Anymore?
Commentary  |  5/18/2021
What becomes of private data centers as hybrid architecture continues to evolve and redefine the norm?
How 2020 Shaped Transformation for Public Sector CIOs
Commentary  |  5/18/2021
The pandemic brought new emphasis on the need for agile and resilient IT infrastructures and operations. Here's how the challenges of the past year can inform more effective strategies.
How to Take AIOps from a Promising Concept to a Practical Reality
Commentary  |  5/17/2021
Network and infrastructure management has always been complicated. AIOps promises to simplify things.
How to Upskill Your Staff for AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  5/17/2021
Upskilling teams in machine learning and artificial intelligence can help you organically build a future-ready workforce with the necessary skills to face upcoming challenges.
What to Do in the Wake of the Colonial Pipeline Hack
Commentary  |  5/14/2021
Cyberattacks don't just impact a single organization. It's one of the energy industry's worst kept secrets that they're behind the curve of digital transformation.
Using Data as Currency: Your Company’s Next Big Advantage
Commentary  |  5/14/2021
Though challenges arise when implementing a strategy to capitalize on data currency, the rewards are worth the effort. Here are six ways to unlock the value of your data.
C-Suite Changes to Come
Commentary  |  5/12/2021
The C-suite has expanded, but will the trend continue? Likely yes, but how depends on what your company values most.
Tech Leaders: Steps to Take on Your Digital Transformation Journey
Commentary  |  5/12/2021
Transformation can sound daunting, but companies that last do it over and over again. Take a gut check, plan, get the right technology -- and go.
How to Optimize Legacy Systems for Forward-Looking Change
Commentary  |  5/11/2021
There may be ways to further the life and usage of legacy systems while also exploring newer options.
The 6 Dimensions of a Winning Resilience Strategy
Commentary  |  5/11/2021
Identifying what needs to change and putting in place an effective resilience strategy is now a critical business differentiator.
What Will Be the Next New Normal in Cloud Software Security?
Commentary  |  5/10/2021
Accelerated moves to the cloud made sense at the height of the pandemic -- organizations may face different concerns in the future.
The Cloud Comes of Age Amid Unprecedented Change
Commentary  |  5/10/2021
The cloud is set to help businesses lead by outmaneuvering uncertainty. It's now imperative that they lean into the cloud and catch up with leaders before the gap becomes too large.
Move Over, Zoom, Holograms Are Next
Commentary  |  5/7/2021
COVID-19 obliterated business travel. Some companies are partially replacing it with holograms.
5 Reasons Open Source Is Critical To Going Cloud Native
Commentary  |  5/7/2021
Cloud native is in the spotlight with COVID-19-driven digitalization. Here's how open source is making it shine.
How to Enable Data at Operational Speed
Commentary  |  5/6/2021
Achieving data at operational speed requires a fundamentally different mentality than looking to the past for answers. Here are three steps companies can take.
Key Courses for CIOs in 2021
Commentary  |  5/5/2021
Even busy CIOs need to make time for continuing education. Here are some key topics and courses that are worth your time in 2021.
How to Recruit AI Talent and Keep Them Happy
Commentary  |  5/5/2021
Data and analytics leaders looking to expand their AI teams should understand how to recruit, hire, organize, train, and retain AI talent to ensure long-term AI success.
Lessons I've Learned From My Career in Technology
Commentary  |  5/4/2021
After more than 30 years as an IT professional, I find it interesting that while a lot has changed, some things remain the same. Here's some advice I'd like to offer to those starting out in their careers.
Deep AI Verticalization: No Silver Bullets
Commentary  |  5/3/2021
AI may seem to work wonders under the right conditions, but it is far from a fix for all problems.
Demystifying Quantum Computing: Road Ahead for Commercialization
Commentary  |  5/3/2021
In the coming years, quantum computers will likely far exceed the performance of today's supercomputers and as such, will open entirely new opportunities for organizations.
Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  4/30/2021
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
How Data is Transforming Healthcare for Patients, Providers and Payers
Commentary  |  4/30/2021
Data-driven digital health technologies are starting to bring seismic changes to the healthcare sector, delivering improved outcomes, increased efficiency, and lower costs.
How to Change Gender Disparity Among Data Science Roles
Commentary  |  4/29/2021
Founder of Deloitte's women in data science and analytics group on importance of inclusion in technology.
The AI Ecosystem: Mapping the Future of Data Science
Commentary  |  4/29/2021
A new artificial intelligence landscape is emerging, enabling a new wave of innovation for those with the skills and structure to seize the opportunity.
We Need to Keep Women in Technology
Commentary  |  4/28/2021
Leaders have a responsibility to keep women in tech and help cultivate their career growth. Here are a few measurable actions that can help.
What Some Customers and Employees Hate About Chatbots
Commentary  |  4/27/2021
Want to talk to a human? You're not alone. The fundamental problem with chatbots is language.
IT Meets Finance: How CFOs Drive Digital Success
Commentary  |  4/27/2021
Chief financial officers now play a key role in guiding organizations through digital transformation so they can survive the current climate and come out stronger on the other side.
What You Might Not Realize About Your Multi-Cloud Model
Commentary  |  4/26/2021
Recognizing the nuances of a true multi-cloud deployment is the first step toward making it happen. From there, CIOs can follow a straightforward plan to actualize value.
Asante CIO Discusses Transforming with Cloud and Telehealth
Commentary  |  4/23/2021
Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
Three Key Tax Incentives for IT Consultants
Commentary  |  4/23/2021
This year, IT consultants are eligible for powerful tax incentives that can help fund their innovation efforts and keep their technical workers on staff.
Building Confidence with Data Resilience
Commentary  |  4/22/2021
As enterprises grow more complex, the need to protect them intensifies. Have the confidence to understand potential weaknesses in your infrastructure and take a data-centric approach to resiliency.
3 Factors That Should be Driving Your Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/21/2021
To maximize output of any digitalization project, organizations must treat it as a wider business initiative, rather than a targeted IT transformation.
Time to Modernize Your Data Integration Framework
Commentary  |  4/19/2021
Data is constantly making its way to new platforms, applications, algorithms, and users. The need for an effective data integration framework is at an all-time high. Are you ready?
How To Ensure Your Machine Learning Models Aren’t Fooled
Commentary  |  4/16/2021
Machine learning models are not infallible. In order to prevent attackers from exploiting a model, researchers have designed various techniques to make machine learning models more robust.
Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority
Commentary  |  4/14/2021
As IT operations continue drifting into the cloud, it's important to ensure that organization personnel keep pace with the latest skills and practices.
The Five Pillars of Resilience Engineering
Commentary  |  4/14/2021
Keeping systems up and running has become even more critical given today's distributed workforce. Here are five ways to keep your engineering team ready for anything.
InformationWeek to Upgrade Site Design, Performance
Commentary  |  4/13/2021
Improvements will make site easier to navigate, faster, and more functional
How 2020 Impacted 2021's Predictive Modeling
Commentary  |  4/13/2021
COVID-19 disrupted the world and predictive models in 2020. In 2021, we're somewhat better prepared to deal with extreme uncertainty.
Optimizing the CIO and CFO Relationship
Commentary  |  4/13/2021
The CIO-CFO dynamic has undergone some changes over the past 10 years. What are these changes and how do they influence corporate dynamics?
What Cloud Attacks Have Taught Us About Hidden Compliance Costs
Commentary  |  4/12/2021
Recent compromises to cloud services and increased data privacy regulations can negatively impact the bottom line for businesses with nationwide operations.
How to Submit a Column to InformationWeek
Commentary  |  4/9/2021
Do you have insights or best practices to share with other IT leaders and practitioners? Here's how to submit your own commentary article.
CIO Best Practices for Communicating about Disaster
Commentary  |  4/8/2021
When disaster strikes, your public relations plan can be just as important as your disaster recovery plan. Here are three best practices for CIOs.
Do Executives Help or Hinder Agile Teams?
Commentary  |  4/7/2021
Executives have priorities that may conflict with agile practices and mindsets. They can play a critical role in empowering agile. But do they?
The Business of Experience: A CIO Toolkit for the Year Ahead
Commentary  |  4/6/2021
Working across the C-suite, CIOs have an immense opportunity to transform their businesses through experience, to pivot from resilience, back to growth.
FTD’s CTO Powell on Transforming and the Next New Normal
Commentary  |  4/5/2021
One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailer's revamp of its infrastructure.
AI at Your Service
Commentary  |  4/5/2021
Here's how artificial intelligence in customer service optimizes employee and customer experiences.
HealthBridge’s Low-Code Strategy to Process Medical Claims
Commentary  |  4/2/2021
Developing applications fast while working with HIPAA-compliant data meant finding a resource to take some weight off professional developers.
Build a Post-Pandemic AI Strategy for Resilience, Recovery
Commentary  |  4/2/2021
As companies recover from the pandemic, scaling AI capabilities across the organization can bring the agility and speed demanded to stay competitive.
Does Identity Hinder Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Adoption?
Commentary  |  4/1/2021
Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized.
New Storage Trends Promise to Help Enterprises Handle a Data Avalanche
Commentary  |  4/1/2021
Data, data everywhere, but where to put it all? Here's a rundown of five current and potential fast and high-capacity storage approaches.
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