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Predict The Future (Without Looking Like An Idiot)
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Use these 8 tactics this coming budget season to force your planning in new directions.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 7/11/2014
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Nadella Charts Microsoft's Future: 5 Key Points
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella distances himself from predecessor Ballmer's vision, pins company's future on a "mobile-first, cloud-first" agenda.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,, 7/11/2014
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Google Leads Coalition For Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Docker unite behind Google's Kubernetes as a container management system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/10/2014
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10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
David Wagner, Community Editor
Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/10/2014
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9 Books IT Leaders Should Read
Bassam Zarkout, CTO, RSD
Here's a mix of business books and compelling novels to help inspire new ideas this summer.
By Bassam Zarkout CTO, RSD, 7/9/2014
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CloudPhysics Adds Virtual Storage Troubleshooting Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Storage Analytics app applies predictive analytics to virtual storage problems inside customers' VMware-equipped data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/9/2014
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Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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12 Tech Greats: Where Are They Now?
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
What happened to Rod Canion, Andy Grove, and their peers who shaped modern technology? Catch up on some original tech visionaries.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/9/2014
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Oracle Upgrades Virtualization Server For OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Oracle VM 3.3 includes a technology preview of its OpenStack distribution, enables virtualized Oracle databases to run in the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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Tech Leaders On Speed Vs. Risk: InformationWeek Video
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
GE, Netflix leaders explore how to develop new products and features faster while controlling the risk.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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Retention Strategy: Treat Everyone As An Individual
Larry Bonfante, Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach
It pays for IT leaders to leverage and cater to their people's unique talents, competencies, attitudes, and needs.
By Larry Bonfante Practicing CIO & Executive Coach, CIO Bench Coach, 7/8/2014
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Shadow IT Is An Opportunity, Not A Problem
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Shadow IT isn’t a scourge. It’s an opportunity for IT to engage the business and add value, says CBS Interactive’s Steve Comstock.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 7/8/2014
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Frank Palermo, SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
By Frank Palermo SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa, 7/7/2014
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Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
Jeff Bertolucci,
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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Don't Set The CISO Up To Fail
Mansur Hasib, Contributing Writer
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.
By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 7/7/2014
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Too Old To Earn Big In IT?
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
If you're feeling like your IT career has passed its 'sell by' date, you're not alone, according to the results of our latest flash poll.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/7/2014
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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/7/2014
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IT Speed & Agility: Battery Ventures Interview, Part 1
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Battery Ventures' Adrian Cockcroft discusses how IT departments can move fast while maintaining reliability.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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