4 Ways Business Priorities Don't Align With IT
CIOs are well aware of changing business expectations, but often lack the resources, skills, or alignment to execute on expectations. The Deloitte 2016-2017 Global CIO survey reveals some stark disconnects between the business and IT.
Why You Can't Avoid DevOps
IT teams at enterprises of all sizes need to embrace the DevOps movement to deal with increasingly complex IT that needs to move quickly.
Connecting the Analytic Dots in IoT
The struggle to learn how customers engage with IoT devices as part of customer experience is real. Here is how marketers can approach strategies with analytics reporting that monitors related traffic in real time.
Failure Fridays: Four Lessons We Learned
Tim Armandpour shares four lessons learned by implementing "Failure Fridays" at PagerDuty, and explains how your IT organization can benefit from the same approach.
It's Black Friday: Analytics Get to Work
Retailers spend the whole year getting their data collected and analytics ready for holiday shoppers who hit the stores over Thanksgiving weekend and Black Friday.
The Fast-Moving CIO: A Race For Transformation
Sharyn Leaver of Forrester Research cites the fable of the tortoise and the hare: While slow and steady may sometimes win, here's why a modern IT environment may require us to act more like the hare and less like the tortoise.
The Technology Economy Shuffles The C-Suite
Chief Data 0fficers have been on the rise in enterprise organizations for the past few years. Do they belong in the IT organization, or should they have their own organization?
What DevOps Can Teach IT About Change Management
Even if your shop hasn't embraced DevOps and has no plans to do so, the practice offers leadership and communication guidance applicable to nearly every facet of IT. Here's what we learned from presentations at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco.
Samsung's $8 Billion Harman Deal Drives New Era For IT Pros
As connected cars become more commonplace, IT professionals need to consider how employees are using these software-platforms-on-wheels to access and share work-related information. Samsung's announcement that it would acquire Harman International Industries -- owner of multiple car audio brands -- raises the urgency of these questions.
In Data Analytics We Trust?
Organizations around the world still have plenty of work ahead of them in terms of building trust in their data and analytics strategies, according to a report by KPMG.
What Can IT Professionals Learn From New AWS VP?
In October, Adrian Cockcroft became VP of cloud architecture at Amazon Web Services (AWS). His career, which includes a long stint at Sun Microsystems and groundbreaking infrastructure work at Netflix, offers a range of lessons for IT professionals looking to fine-tune their own career goals in an era of digital transformation.
IoT: Pioneering New Technologies
Despite all the criticisms of the Internet of Things concept, It's very real, but probably is going through a shakeout stage. What will emerge will be a model focused on efficiency and based on new compute models.
The Election Aftermath: Is Data Dead?
Where did all the election predictions go so wrong? And, what does the failure of analytics TO predict the Trump victory mean to the future of big data?
Surviving the Big Data HR Test
Human resources professionals are starting to rely on big data in their hiring processes, but questions remain about how to do it fairly and quantify what their analysis reveals.
Can IT Pros Succeed Without A Bigger Role In Business?
Is your current IT role giving you the kind of well-rounded opportunities you need to succeed in the next five to ten years? There's seems to be a disconnect between opportunity and expectations when it comes to the way IT pros are viewed in the larger context of enterprise digital transformation. Here's what we learned from the 2016 InformationWeek US IT Salary Survey.
The IoT: Time to Get it Right
The Internet of Things security issues seem close to creating panic in the streets. So, maybe It's time to do IoT security the right way, baked in.