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AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/26/2018
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10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/22/2018
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IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/27/2020
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Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/26/2020
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Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/26/2020
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How to Optimize Productivity in Fragmented Workplaces
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With fast-changing markets, fragmented teams, and unprecedented business disruption, how can new work management approaches help leaders maintain productivity on the right work?
By Scott Lee, Office of the CTO at Workfront , 5/25/2020
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Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
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IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
By Jon Cairns, VP Solution Consulting, Nexthink , 5/22/2020
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Unpatched Open Source Libraries Leave 71% of Apps Vulnerable
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
PHP and JavaScript developers need to pay close attention because different languages and frameworks have different rates of vulnerability, research finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/19/2020
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Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/18/2020
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IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/15/2020
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Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us
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Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person. But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition.
By Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategy, Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Centre , 5/15/2020
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Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 5/12/2020
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4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
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While ML can dramatically enhance an organizationís security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
By Christopher Perry, Lead Product Manager, BMC Software , 5/4/2020
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Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in Popular Remote Learning Plug-ins
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
As more students move to online learning platforms, vulnerability researchers are revealing security flaws in some common software plug-ins.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/30/2020
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Top 10 Programming Languages in Demand Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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These are the programming languages most likely to be used in enterprise IT and most likely to help you get a job.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 4/28/2020
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Automated Bots Are Increasingly Scraping Data & Attempting Logins
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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The share of bot traffic to online sites declines, but businesses are seeing an overall increase in automated scraping of data, login attempts, and other detrimental activity.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/21/2020
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Attackers Aim at Software Supply Chain with Package Typosquatting
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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Attackers seed Ruby Gems repository with more than 760 malicious packages using names just a bit different than the standard code libraries.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/21/2020
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Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 4/17/2020
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7 Ways to Improve Software Maintenance
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Here are some approaches and steps organizations can take to perform software maintenance while creating as much time as possible for new software development.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 4/16/2020
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COVID-19: Latest News & Commentary for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 4/10/2020
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15 Best Places to Work in Technology 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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These tech companies get the best ratings from Glassdoor, Indeed.com, and Comparably.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 4/8/2020
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The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  5/27/2020
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How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  5/21/2020
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IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  5/20/2020
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