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Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years.
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Survey data from The Hackett Group show how IT leaders are supporting the business side of their organizations.
The conventional wisdom says that IT workers need to improve their soft skills, but sometimes the conventional wisdom is wrong ó at least in part.
Interop ITX expert Brian Gracely explains why the container orchestration platform is so popular.
These tech firms get the best ratings and reviews from current and former employees.
Enterprises that want to get started with blockchain will need to be prepared to overcome significant barriers ó both organizational and technological.
Interop ITX expert Scott Lowe explains the growing demand for infrastructure generalists.
This open source container orchestration platform looks like it's on its way to becoming a de facto standard.
In a recent survey, IT managers said that they were willing to pay more for employees with these hard-to-find cloud skills.
Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
On-premises, infrastructure-as-a-service will coexist for quite a while with large organizations moving more workloads to the public cloud, yet operating their own data centers for years to come.
Before you decide which way to take your analytics career in 2018, take a look at this slideshow, highlighting the highest-paying job titles for data analytics professionals.
Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.
The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes ó as well as their workforces.
When enterprise IT teams transition to a DevOps approach, they often face difficult organizational and cultural challenges.
Interop ITX infrastructure track chair Keith Townsend talks about working his way up from the help desk.
These companies offer tools that are becoming an indispensable part of implementing a DevOps approach to IT.
Big data, artificial intelligence, augmented analytics, and more. Plenty has changed in data and analytics over the last year. Are you ready for these trends in 2018?
When you adjust for cost of living, IT workers often earn more money in smaller cities than in major technology hubs.
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
If your organization doesnít have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
People complain that virtual agents are too impersonal and can't handle complex requests.
New research from TDWI highlights the obstacles analytics projects face and suggests best practices for overcoming those challenges.
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans ó but that doesnít necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
Organizations that implement microservices often adopt the architectural style alongside complementary technologies, including the seven in this slideshow.
Giving test subjects direct instruction made them more likely to fall for phishing attacks and less likely to explore the advanced features of software. Mindfulness training had the opposite effect.
Retaining young workers can be challenging ó but itís also essential for organizations looking to train their next generation of leaders.
There are plenty of benefits to be gained from a move to DevOps, but here are some mistakes that you really want to avoid so you can get those benefits.
The job of CIO has changed a lot in recent years, and IT professionals will need a new set of skills to deal with those changes.
Embracing DevOps approaches can help organizations improve agility, increase revenues, lower costs, and become more competitive.
If you're looking for an IT job this year, you might want to start with these types of companies, perhaps focusing on the job types that are hot in a given sector.
A look back how companies like Google and newer players on the scene like Docker changed the IT landscape this year.