Profile of James M. ConnollyExecutive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Member Since: 11/18/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 245
Jim Connolly is a versatile and experienced technology journalist who has reported on IT trends for more than two decades. As Executive Managing Editor of InformationWeek, he oversees the day-to-day planning and editing on the site. Most recently he has been editor of UBM's All Analytics. He has written about enterprise computing, data analytics, the PC revolution, the evolution of the Internet, networking, IT management, and the ongoing shift to cloud-based services and mobility. He has covered breaking industry news and has led teams focused on product reviews and technology trends. Throughout most of his tech journalism career, he has concentrated on serving the information needs of IT decision-makers in large organizations and has worked with those managers to help them learn from their peers and share their experiences in implementing leading-edge technologies through such publications as Computerworld. Jim also has helped to launch a technology-focused startup, as one of the founding editors at TechTarget, and has served as editor of an established news organization focused on technology startups and the Boston-area venture capital sector at MassHighTech.
Articles by James M. Connolly
posted in September 2017
Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
It's time for IT groups to stop fighting the tide and work with business units to support shadow IT.
While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
The opportunities to utilize neural networks are growing across a broad range of industries and market sectors.
It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you donít want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial executive at Workday explains.
The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
The tech sector is looking at new uses for blockchain, and information security is one area that holds promise.
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.
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.
IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
Having learned from his experience opening an operation in Norway, Tapad's Jeff Olchovy shares his advice to others planning overseas expansion.
What makes an executive successful? Consider traits such as risk taking and never relying on the status quo.