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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
Commentary
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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9 Cloud Certifications Worth Your Time and Money
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For IT professionals who want to advance their careers with new skills, certifications in cloud technology and management are a good bet.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/14/2017
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Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
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Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
By Robert Reeves, Cofounder and CTO, Datical , 8/14/2017
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
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IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
By Brian Amaro, Senior Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic , 8/11/2017
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An IT Revolution Approaches
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For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
By Tim Hebert, Chief Client Officer, Carousel Industries , 8/10/2017
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The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/8/2017
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Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2017
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4 Signs Your IT Strategy is Off Track
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Whether the cause is immature technology, outdated processes and skills, or a shift in corporate mindset, IT projects can go wrong at midstream.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/28/2017
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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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As NYC Tech Industry Grows, City Aims to Fill Skills Gap
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
Ladders for Leaders is a New York City initiative by the Office of the Mayor that aims to tackle NYC's youth employment crisis while training what they hope will be the most diverse tech workforce.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 7/13/2017
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3 Career Paths Software Developers Might Want to Pursue
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When it's time for developers to take on management responsibilities, these three roles offer a path.
By Guest Commentary Guest Commentary, 7/6/2017
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Four Things You Must Do To Retain Top Tech Talent
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Consider these ways you can improve tech retention at your business and control the turnover cycle.
By Gianna Scorsone, Sr. VP of Marketing and Sales Operations at Mondo , 7/3/2017
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Kids Welcome Guidance; Where Would You Steer Them?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
The new InformationWeek Flash Poll is ready for you to share your advice to a new high school graduate as they define what they want to be when they grow up.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 6/29/2017
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Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
The latest book by MIT researchers Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson explores the human/machine relationship and how businesses can prepare for the changes that the next 10 years will bring.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 6/27/2017
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RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps
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While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps.
By Guest Commentary Guest Commentary, 6/23/2017
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AI in the Workplace: Augment, Instead of Replacing Humans
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
AI and machine learning won't create massive job losses in the foreseeable future, but some societal issues do come to mind.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/29/2017
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Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIOs See Role Becoming ‘More Strategic’
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/23/2017
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Some Things to Leave in Las Vegas
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Some of Interop ITX's awesome advisors and speakers share a peek into what they will do on their Las Vegas journey.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/2/2017
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Interop ITX: 9 Bonus Events
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
Satire
If you are going to May's Interop ITX conference in Las Vegas, don't miss all the fun stuff.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 3/31/2017
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Elevating Women in Tech: Practical Strategies
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
Addressing the under-representation of women as technical practitioners, Interop ITX speaker Patricia Dugan outlines some of the issues that the IT and tech sectors need to address.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/10/2017
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What Happens When a Customer of IT Becomes an IT Leader
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When an executive shifts from being supported by IT to leading IT, one opportunity is to become a more customer-centric IT organization.
By Atticus Tysen, CIO and Senior VP, Intuit , 1/24/2017
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