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Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy?
Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport
Commentary  |  2/21/2020
Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur.
What AIOps Could Mean for the Future of Remote Work
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
There may be a special role AI can play in monitoring systems populated by teams and individuals who operate remotely.
How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
Harnessing Big Data: Can Our Laws and Policies Keep Up?
Commentary  |  2/19/2020
Public policies and commercial norms could constrain our ability to realize the full potential of big data.
Who Should Own RPA?
Commentary  |  2/18/2020
Enterprises are running into challenges with robotic process automation because lines of business or IT are missing the bigger picture. Thinking strategically and cross-functionally helps.
The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer
Commentary  |  2/17/2020
Wannabe DevOps trainers are dime a dozen, but truly skilled coaches are worth their weight in gold.
3 Questions That Can Determine the Success of a SaaS Product
Commentary  |  2/17/2020
With only 10% of SaaS startups succeeding in today's increasingly digital world, what questions can we ask in order to determine their likelihood of success?
Cloud Cost Optimization: It’s a Balancing Act
Commentary  |  2/14/2020
Cost optimization goes beyond an engineering, stand-alone initiative. Here are some questions to ask and best practices to consider that might help you unlock the benefits.
Cloud Threat Report Shows Need for Consistent DevSecOps
Commentary  |  2/13/2020
Organizations continue to make choices for the sake of speed in innovation, which can leave them unnecessarily vulnerable.
IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
IT pros must do real research about their value in the market if they want to be paid fairly. InformationWeek's 2020 IT Salary Report can help technologists get started.
The End of Agile? Not a Chance.
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
Enterprise organizations need to understand the full evolution of Agile to reap its benefits. Here's some advice on best ways to implement Agile practices today.
Edge Computing Benefits for AI Crystallizing
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The prospect of performing AI at the edge is still mostly theoretical, but organizations are exploring potential edge computing benefits. -- ITPro Today
Report: AWS Lambda Dominates as Serverless Adoption Grows
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
Survey by Datadog shows ongoing prevalence for Amazon's Lambda service as organizations scale up their use of serverless architecture.
Time is Running Out: 5 Steps to Prepare for the CCPA
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The nation's most comprehensive data privacy law has gone into effect and enforcement is just around the corner. Worried about compliance? Follow these guidelines.
Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
Bridge the IT Skills Gap With Data and Analytics
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Enterprises can benefit in many ways from internal and external data analysis. One of the most obvious is using data analytics to help close your IT team's skills gap.
Stop ‘Vacation Shaming’ Your IT Staff
Commentary  |  2/7/2020
Burnout from lack of time off takes a toll on your employees, hampers their productivity and erodes your ability to retain strong IT team members. Nobody wins.
Why IBM Choosing Arvind Krishna Over Jim Whitehurst Was Wise
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
It was widely expected that Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst would be Ginni Rometty's successor. Instead, the job is going to Arvind Krishna -- and that's probably a good thing. - ITPro Today
Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
As developers face the challenge of making complex AI and machine learning applications work on edge-computing devices, options to support Tiny ML are emerging.
How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
Vertical AI is the New Black
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The reality of AI adoption is out of sync with the hype that AI has generated. However, where artificial intelligence is prepared to prove itself is in vertical market applications.
How Continuous Intelligence Enhances Observability in DevOps
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The escalation of data and workloads in the cloud calls for continuous intelligence to maintain order.
New Decade, New You: The Evolution of the CIO
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
Differentiate your enterprise by going more in-depth with cloud, leveraging data and analytics, embedding AI, and putting security at the center of the business.
What Becomes of CFOs During Digital Transformation?
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
As some executive roles disappear, CFOs must evolve to survive in the new tech landscape at organizations.
Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
Elevating the Human Enterprise with a Machine-First Mindset
Commentary  |  2/3/2020
The purpose of adopting a machine-first approach is to bring together diverse technologies including automation, AI and analytics in a holistic way.
Consider Roles that Interact with Enterprise Data Lakes
Commentary  |  1/31/2020
Developing practical methodologies requires understanding the different roles that participate in the enterprise data lake. -- ITPro Today
What's the True Impact of California’s New IoT Law?
Commentary  |  1/31/2020
While there are a few specifics that IoT manufacturers will have to adhere to, the remainder of the law is a bit fuzzy in terms of consequences.
Digital Innovation is Everywhere
Commentary  |  1/31/2020
Here are 6 digital innovation technologies and how they could be deployed in various markets. It's not just about the customers.
Edge Computing Frameworks Abound -- with None Yet Dominant
Commentary  |  1/30/2020
The edge will benefit from the developing frameworks -- once the market coalesces around a leading framework. -- IoT World Today
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/29/2020
We've updated our collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
10 Predictions for the Unpredictable Agile World
Commentary  |  1/29/2020
The Agile change bus will continue its journey, but this time with the additions of flow, design thinking, and improved metrics.
Towards Singularity: A False Separation of IT and Business
Commentary  |  1/28/2020
It's time for the IT group and the business units they support to put aside historical and perceived differences. The two have to think as one.
Where Common Machine Learning Myths Come From
Commentary  |  1/27/2020
There are a lot of misconceptions about ML that can have a negative impact on one's career and reputation. Forrester and ABI Research weigh in.
The Changing Role of IT in the Customer Experience Era
Commentary  |  1/27/2020
The role of IT as just a back-office function within an organization is a thing of the past.
Learning: It's a Give and Take Thing
Commentary  |  1/24/2020
InformationWeek is conducting its annual State of Enterprise IT Survey, and we invite you to participate.
Democratized Software: Empowering the Business
Commentary  |  1/24/2020
We are witnessing the next wave of software; one that democratizes its use and allows all parts of a business to participate in making it work.
How Credible Are the White House’s AI Regulation Principles?
Commentary  |  1/23/2020
What is the Trump administration's real goal in suggesting new national regulations governing the use of artificial intelligence?
Next Evolution of Data Capture Tech Transforms Retail
Commentary  |  1/23/2020
Eye-tracking, facial recognition, sensors, and digital displays gather data that retailers can use to fine-tune their strategies.
Top 10 Languages for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  1/23/2020
Here are the 10 most important programming languages for machine learning and artificial intelligence. -- IT Pro Today
Struggling to Lead IT in a Matrix Organization?
Commentary  |  1/22/2020
Try building a public brain. Pull out your Post-its and Sharpies and find a blank wall. Here's how.
How to Manage the Human-Machine Workforce
Commentary  |  1/21/2020
Today's managers and executives need to oversee humans and machines in this age of AI and RPA, but should machines be managed as humans in a way that some suggest?
What Retail Can Build on and Get From Cloud in 2020
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
Demand for data-driven strategies and personalized interaction with customers push industry to embrace digital resources.
The Facial Recognition Debate
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
One small step for tech, one giant leap for privacy? It is up to our society to create clear boundaries that will enhance the positive and control the negative.
Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  1/16/2020
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
Commentary  |  1/15/2020
As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
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