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Where Your IT Dollars Are Headed In 2017
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
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We polled InformationWeek readers to find out about IT spending priorities for 2017. Here's what we learned. See how your budget plans for next year stack up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 11/10/2016
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Drones As Compute Platforms In The Air: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Intel's Anil Nanduri talks with InformationWeek about the company's newest drone and the demonstration that shows that drones are a dynamic compute platform.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/8/2016
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Kick the IT-Business, Love-Hate Bond up a Notch
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As businesses wrestle with the challenges that come with new technologies and concepts such as transformation it's more important than ever that IT and business leaders work as partners.
By Esther Shein, Technology Journalist , 12/13/2017
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To Find IT Talent, Think Differently – and Move Quickly
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You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 12/11/2017
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How to Spin off an IT Startup
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Executives who have done it share their experiences and advice on knowing when and how to spin off an IT-based startup.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 12/1/2017
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Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
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Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
By Rostow Ravanan, CEO, Mindtree , 11/29/2017
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Openness – The Key to Rapid Change in the Digital Era
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
Change is never easy, particularly in an age of constant change. So, consider new ways to implement change and smooth the process.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 11/21/2017
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How to Break into an Analytics Career
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
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Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 11/20/2017
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Burnout Prevention: Do We Need a Corporate Disabled List?
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Employee burnout is a growing problem, and in the IT sector -- with its ever-evolving technologies and demands from business leaders -- is no exception.
By Mike Tierney, CEO of Veriato , 11/15/2017
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Top 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Go Furthest
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
When you adjust for cost of living, IT workers often earn more money in smaller cities than in major technology hubs.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 11/2/2017
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How to Manage Workplace Conflict with Millennials
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Individuals with generational differences can learn to manage conflict effectively, and bring positive results from a conflict-laden environment.
By Sherrie Haynie, Director, US Professional Services, CPP Inc. , 10/26/2017
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CIOs Pay a Price When Change is in the Air
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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CIOs are finding their tenures are shrinking, in part because they often are bumped out when their organizations embark on new strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/23/2017
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IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
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IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 10/20/2017
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15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 10/17/2017
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Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/16/2017
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Tips for Transitioning from the IT Department to CEO Chair
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Prevedere CEO Rich Wagner takes a look at the skills that IT leaders share and what they might need to work on to move into a CEO role.
By Rich Wagner, president and CEO, Prevedere , 10/12/2017
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AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 10/10/2017
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3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Today’s Workplace Tech
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Use of technology is a defining characteristic of millennials, so if you don't provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives.
By Oren Ariel, CTO and cofounder of Capriza , 10/5/2017
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12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/28/2017
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California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
Patrick Thibodeau, Freelance Reporter
News
California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
By Patrick Thibodeau Freelance Reporter, 9/27/2017
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I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned
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With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
By Mark Minevich, principal founder, Going Global Ventures, and venture partner, GVA Capital , 9/22/2017
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Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
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Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don’t want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
By Laurent Bride, Chief Technical Officer, Talend , 9/21/2017
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