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Where Your IT Dollars Are Headed In 2017
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
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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10 Free Tools Software Developers Should Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Dev teams and software developers need tools to get their jobs done, and there are plenty of free options. Here are 10 to consider for your tool kit.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/9/2016
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AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/15/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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Saving Lives Starts with Protecting Our Hospitals
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Commentary
Healthcare organizations and the patients they serve have to step up to ensure that medical records and devices are secured from hackers.
By Antwanye Ford, President & CEO of Enlightened , 1/11/2018
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Guidelines for Using Public APIs
Rich Casselberry, Risk Technologist
Commentary
Developers planning to use public APIs in their software need to consider factors such as what the API provider plans to do with collected data.
By Rich Casselberry Risk Technologist, 1/10/2018
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Microsoft: How the Threat Landscape Will Shift This Year
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Exclusive interview with Windows Security lead on how 2017 was a "return to retro" security threats and 2018 will bring increasingly targeted, advanced, and dangerous cyberattacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/9/2018
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Microsoft Confirms Windows Performance Hits with Meltdown, Spectre Patches
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Windows servers will see biggest degradation, as will Windows 7 and 8 client machines, Microsoft said.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/9/2018
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CIOs' Evolving Role: Think Revenue and Strategy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Satire
It's no longer about just cutting costs. CIOs must figure out ways to monetize tech including data, and where newer systems like blockchain can fit strategically.
By Matt Hamblen, technology journalist , 1/9/2018
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Tech Dream Teams: How Startups and Enterprises Can Work Together
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Startups and large enterprises can each benefit from working together, but too many partnerships fall apart or never get started.
By Alex Goryachev, Senior Director, Cisco , 1/9/2018
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5 Traits of Truly Innovative Companies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
When most people think about innovation, they think of companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google because those companies appear to have some kind of magic that other organizations lack. If your company wants to make lightning strike repeatedly, consider these points.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/8/2018
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Single Sign-On Vendors Shudder as AWS Enters the Market
Ben Kepes,
Satire
The recent AWS announcement of single sign-on capabilities has the potential to shake up yet another tech sector.
By Ben Kepes , 1/5/2018
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Is Diversity Part of Your Technology Strategy?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As we move into an age of artificial intelligence tech teams have to strive to eliminate bias in their AI apps.
By Martin Fiore and Karyn Twaronite, EY , 1/5/2018
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Vendors Rush to Issue Security Updates for Meltdown, Spectre Flaws
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Apple says all Mac and iOS systems are affected by new side-channel attack vulnerabilities.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 1/4/2018
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3 Ways the Subscription Economy Will Strengthen Cybersecurity
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Subscription-based IT services aren't just about saving money; they can help secure your data.
By Jesper Andersen, CEO, Infoblox , 1/4/2018
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Cloud Computing 2018: More of Everything
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Activity on the cloud adoption front throughout 2017 set the stage for some dramatic changes in how enterprises use the cloud in 2018.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/4/2018
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Critical Microprocessor Flaws Affect Nearly Every Machine
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers release details of 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' attacks that allow programs to steal sensitive data.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/3/2018
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Intel Processor Security Flaw Prompts Kernel Makeovers in Linux, Windows
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
As-yet undisclosed design flaw in Intel processors has OS programmers working on kernel updates that reportedly could slow performance.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/3/2018
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Implementing DevOps: Mind the Details
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
When it comes to DevOps success or failure, little things count the most. Start small, make sure everyone's really in, and count and celebrate the team's successes.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/3/2018
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Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
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Commentary
Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
By Allan Frank, Chief Scientist, LiquidHub , 1/3/2018
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To Build Software that is Easy to Use, Engage the Right Partners
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Developing software that is intuitive and meets user needs calls for a close partnership between a vendor and a couple of key customers.
By Paul Brient, CEO PatientKeeper , 1/2/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
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.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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