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Content posted in September 2018
Prepare for the New Normal of Data Privacy
Commentary  |  9/28/2018
In a post-GDPR world, IT and business leaders face unprecedented pressure to demonstrate they are responsible data stewards. Here are six steps that might help.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  9/27/2018
A collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
Five Ways to Tackle Digital Transformation Without Downtime
Commentary  |  9/27/2018
Imagine rebuilding an airplane in flight. That's how you can modernize your enterprise technology.
How to Retain Your Best IT Workers
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Here are some proven techniques you can use to keep your most valuable team members on board and energized.
Predictive Analytics 101: Getting Started and Avoiding Mishaps
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Predictive analytics, offering a data-enabled view into what is likely to happen, are key to driving organizational change.
Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer
Commentary  |  9/25/2018
Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so it's critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers.
The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
Get ready for a radical shift in job roles and functions, with greater value being placed on different or new skillsets.
Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
It may sound radical, but one way to deal with increasing cloud complexity is a complete reboot of your cloud architecture.
Device-as-a-Service Will Power the Access Economy
Commentary  |  9/21/2018
The next phase in our move to the rent-don't-buy economy shapes up with "device as a service".
How to Drill DevOps into Your Organizational Culture
Commentary  |  9/20/2018
Establishing the right culture will get your DevOps initiative off on the right foot.
Where AI Can Turn 'Buzz' into 'Biz' Today
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
AI can expedite manual processes that exist throughout an enterprise, but the nature of the human insight is necessary to rationally manage these processes and make contextual decisions.
How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
DevOps: From a Business and Executive Perspective
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
Some of the roadblocks to a successful DevOps initiative have nothing to do with technology or the IT group. Business unit leaders and executives have to get involved in the initiative as well.
Who Is Winning the Race for Tech Talent?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
Ever wonder how Google, Microsoft, and IBM are winning the race for tech talent? It just might boil down to the ability to weave relevant learning and development opportunities into every stage of employee life cycles.
Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
How to Unlock Growth: Pay Down Technical Debt
Commentary  |  9/13/2018
Dealing with a couple decades of technical debt takes effort across the organization, but you can do it if you give your team time to lay out a plan and take the first few steps.
Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
Commentary  |  9/12/2018
The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Commentary  |  9/11/2018
Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
Enter the Co-Economy: A New Era for Innovation
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
The days when businesses could succeed with innovation without partnering are pretty much gone.
What Boards and CEOs Should Be Asking CIOs
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
Boards and CEOs are more tech-savvy than they once were, but they still don't always know the best questions to ask CIOs. With the push for digital transformation they need to be armed with the right questions at the right time.
AWS vs. Azure: Users Share Their Experiences
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Enterprise IT professionals offer their insights into two of the leading cloud platforms, AWS and Azure.
Panacea or Alchemy the Truth About AI
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Is artificial intelligence a date with the devil or natural evolution?
So, How Are We Doing?
Commentary  |  9/6/2018
You, as IT professionals and InformationWeek readers can help us serve you better.
DevOOPS!!!
Commentary  |  9/6/2018
What can go wrong with DevOps? Plenty, but you can still learn from your mistakes and the mistakes of other people.
Yes, Data Is the New Oil in the Digital Economy
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
Leveraged efficiently, data can help an organization understand its customer needs, recruit the right talent, and define a strategy for the 21st century.
5 Bad Habits of Ineffective IT Departments
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
The best intentions of an IT group can end up coming back to bite them, leading their projects to fall short of expectations or to fail outright.
It's No Longer 'If,' but 'When and How' to Move to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/4/2018
Accept that your organization will migrate to the cloud, but also understand that such a migration requires planning and a staged approach.


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