Engineering jobs to mobile app developer positions are expected to post some of the largest salary gains in 2016, and some tech-related creative careers are not too far behind. Here's a look at eight of those hot jobs. By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 11/23/201512 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions' new D3 analytics business unit is predicting more than just the weather. It's capitalizing on what has become one of the company's fastest-growing businesses, predictive analytics-as-a-service, to help clients make business decisions. AccuWeather's chief commercial officer shared the details.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/23/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In our big data roundup for the week of Nov. 27, we've got updates on Apache Spark and its ecosystem, a reality check on the practical use of artificial intelligence today and more.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/29/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft this week yanked and restored its latest Windows 10 update, released disappointing workplace diversity numbers, and marked down products for Black Friday.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/28/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Right now, big data looks like it holds all the answers for any questions a person or company might have. However, in reality, big data eventually has to succumb to the law of diminishing returns. Here's what several experts see as the gap between promise and reality.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 11/27/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Modern data-related technologies are changing the way law firms do business. IT executives across all industries will benefit from understanding how these data tools and practices are being applied to legal cases so that you can be ready if you're ever called upon by your organization's legal team. We break it down for you here.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/27/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Insider threats run rampant, and cloud customers often find it difficult to pull back the veil and see what their supplier is doing with their data.By Paul Korzeniowski , 11/27/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Marketers are after every scrap of customer data they can get, in hopes of increasing their company's sales. Do you know they may be putting you at risk in the process? In the last of our three-part series on cyberwar, learn what IT needs to know about potential security threats rising from companies' marketing habits.By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 11/27/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon told an unknown number of customers that their passwords could have been potentially exposed to a third party, but claimed it has corrected the issue. By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 11/26/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data scientists and the Wizard of Oz have something in common: Few people really know what they do behind the curtain, which makes it hard to tell good from bad data science. These tips can help you discern the difference.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/26/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When you hear the term cyberwar, you think about threats to government, but private sector companies are also at risk. In the second of our three-part series on cyberwarfare, we identify three vulnerabilities and offer IT leaders suggestions on what to do about them.By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 11/26/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google promises to donate $1 for every Android Pay purchase towards special needs education projects. It will donate up to $1 million this holiday season.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/25/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
HP reported mixed results in its final quarter as a single company this week with revenue declines, but promises of more focused efforts in the future as HP Enterprise and HP Inc. pursue separate paths.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/25/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In the next few weeks workers will be tempted to peruse the Internet for killer discounts on four of the busiest online single-day shopping events of the holidays. A recent survey reveals the likelihood of whether your boss will be a Grinch or offer good cheer if you're caught.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 11/25/201520 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple moves into the motion capture space with the acquisition of Faceshift, a specialist in technology for facial recognition and rendering. Its technology is being used in the new Star Wars films.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 11/25/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Direct Connect gives private line access to the AWS cloud, something enterprises are seeking as they send more workloads offsite. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/25/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Are we at risk of being victims or casualties in a government cyberwar? In the first of this three-part series, we explore what the experts say about the current state of cyberwar -- and what it means to IT departments everywhere.By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 11/25/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Thanksgiving is about giving thanks, remember? So, let's express appreciation for the technologies that make our lives better. These are the gadgets, apps, and tools that have earned our eternal gratitude.By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 11/25/201524 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The forthcoming revision of Google's Android IDE includes several features to make app development faster.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/24/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's latest diversity report counts fewer women due to layoffs related to the restructuring of its phone business earlier this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/24/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
McGraw-Hill Education's chief digital officer has driven the company's effort to leverage small data to improve student outcomes, teacher insights, and curriculum improvements. Here's why small is better than big.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/24/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With drones becoming an increasingly common presence above our heads, an FAA task force is recommending a registration process for pilots.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 11/24/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Research: 2014 US IT Salary SurveyOur survey of nearly 12,000 respondents shows IT pays well -- staffers rack up a median total compensation of $92,000, and managers hit $120,000. Industry matters. And the gender pay gap is real and getting wider.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.