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GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Commentary  |  5/28/2015
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
Why Wal-Mart's CIO Calls Legacy IT Systems 'Classic'
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
It's about motivating people with great talent who keep the lights on.
Nordstrom VP: Take Emotion Out Of Agile Transformation
Commentary  |  5/4/2015
Mapping each step of a dev process can make the transformation more fact-based. It might look like micromanagement, but Nordstrom's Courtney Kissler calls it "honoring reality."
Mobile App Dev: Like Shipping Software On Floppy Discs
Commentary  |  5/1/2015
Gilt Groupe, the high-fasion online retailer, shares some of the creative ways it handles the development challenges unique to mobile, now that mobile apps are becoming 'legacy' code.
Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
News  |  4/28/2015
Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.
InformationWeek Elite 100: Emerging Tech Drives Hard Results
Commentary  |  4/28/2015
The 2015 Elite 100 companies are applying emerging technology in practical ways that will rewrite the rules of business.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2015
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015
We hand-picked these 20 real-world projects from among the InformationWeek Elite 100 winners, looking for ideas that would spark new thinking in your IT organizations.
Comment: Re: Two minutes? - ChrisMurphy - 4/15/2015
Comment: Limited - ChrisMurphy - 4/3/2015
Comment: Good to Great - ChrisMurphy - 4/3/2015
Why Pinterest Updates Its Mobile App Every 3 Weeks
Commentary  |  4/1/2015
As established companies embrace mobile apps, they'll need to think more like Internet companies such as Pinterest.
Comment: Re: Competition - ChrisMurphy - 3/31/2015
Comment: Re: Security? - ChrisMurphy - 3/30/2015
Comment: Re: same fate - ChrisMurphy - 3/23/2015
Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
News  |  3/23/2015
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
Comment: Re: Every decade - ChrisMurphy - 3/16/2015
4 Data-Driven Predictions For IT Innovation
Commentary  |  3/12/2015
Data from the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 companies shows how these digital innovators are using analytics and cloud, and where they could miss the boat.
Comment: Plenty - ChrisMurphy - 3/11/2015
Comment: Not Loony - ChrisMurphy - 3/9/2015
Industrial IoT: Creating New Business Opportunities
Commentary  |  3/5/2015
While the consumer IoT putters along, the industrial world is diving headlong into using connected devices. Here's how mining equipment maker Joy Global plans to use near real-time remote analytics to squeeze more productivity out of equipment.
Comment: Beyond creativity - ChrisMurphy - 2/25/2015
Comment: Re: Broken - ChrisMurphy - 2/24/2015
Comment: Broken - ChrisMurphy - 2/23/2015
FAA Rules Should Spur Drone Experiments
Commentary  |  2/17/2015
IT should take the proposed FAA rules as an invitation to get companies exploring how to use drones and similar semi-autonomous gadgets.
Who's Your IT Hero?
Commentary  |  2/4/2015
We're honoring that person who brings something special to your IT shop and your company. Nominate him or her for our first-ever IT Hero award.
New Target CIO: Bull's-Eye On Innovation
Commentary  |  2/3/2015
Target can't ease up on security after its massive data breach, but the retailer must fire up its tech innovation to compete against online rivals.
When Agile Falls Short: iRise CEO
Commentary  |  1/29/2015
As iRise launches its ambitious cloud-based visualization platform, CEO Emmet Keeffe tells us agile doesn't actually work on the vast majority of projects.
4 Takeaways From Accenture's $14 Trillion IoT Prediction
Commentary  |  1/22/2015
Accenture's report says the industrial Internet of Things will create more jobs than it kills, but that companies aren't doing much to exploit it yet.
Comment: Ambition - ChrisMurphy - 1/6/2015
Comment: Re: Data Washing - ChrisMurphy - 12/31/2014
Comment: Robots - ChrisMurphy - 12/31/2014
Comment: Data Washing - ChrisMurphy - 12/29/2014
Comment: Happy users - ChrisMurphy - 12/24/2014
Comment: Re: Satellites - ChrisMurphy - 12/24/2014
Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Commentary  |  12/17/2014
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
BYOD Impact on Data Security
Flash Poll  |  12/17/2014
Comment: Re: Walk - ChrisMurphy - 12/16/2014
IT Hiring, Budgets In 2015: 7 Telling Stats
Slideshows  |  12/16/2014
30% of companies plan to expand IT staff next year, while 74% expect more demand for IT resources. How do your plans stack up?
CIO Hiring 100 IT Pros: What He Needs
Commentary  |  12/11/2014
You may be surprised what tops Choice Hotels CIO's list of toughest IT skills to find.
Circumventing IT
Flash Poll  |  12/8/2014
5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Commentary  |  12/3/2014
Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
InformationWeek Chiefs Of The Year: Where Are They Now?
Slideshows  |  12/2/2014
The execs who have earned InformationWeek's Chief of the Year title are a diverse bunch. Here's a look at what 10 top CIOs are doing today.
How Bank Of America Taps Tech Startups
News  |  12/1/2014
The bank works with a surprisingly high number of startup vendors, given its size. But it's pushing all its tech suppliers to think differently.
Processes & Tools
Flash Poll  |  12/1/2014
Comment: Re: costly cruising - ChrisMurphy - 11/26/2014
Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.


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