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How Long Will DevOps Remain in Demand?
Commentary  |  5/31/2017
Don't expect DevOps to go away, although the name and the associated job titles might need some tweaks.
Shutterstock CIO on Leadership: Reduce the Cycle of Fear
News  |  5/31/2017
Shutterstock grew so fast it needed to convert applications and move them into the Amazon cloud quickly; API-based development followed.
IoT Enabling a Path to Better Health
Commentary  |  5/31/2017
IoT data from healthcare wearables and patient devices has only just begun to change the way hospitals treat patients, but advances will continue through the analytic insights they provide.
4 Steps to a Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  5/30/2017
Digital transformation, think of it as a shift in philosophy within your organization, not just a tech project.
Unleash Developers to Produce Rapidly Evolving Software
Commentary  |  5/30/2017
It's practical, not theoretical. Developers who rely on cloud resources will be among those producing the software 'eating the world.'
AI in the Workplace: Augment, Instead of Replacing Humans
News  |  5/29/2017
AI and machine learning won't create massive job losses in the foreseeable future, but some societal issues do come to mind.
Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
News  |  5/26/2017
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
DevOps: Get Everyone in the Same Boat
Commentary  |  5/25/2017
Successful DevOps initiatives have to include everyone, not just the Dev and Ops staffs, according to Interop ITX speakers.
Transitioning to Microservices: The Story of Two Monoliths
Commentary  |  5/25/2017
Now is a great time to be thinking about architecture, but it's also important to do it in a way that is incremental and allows you to test ideas and validate them.
LinkedIn Leads Standardized Cloud Gear Alliance
News  |  5/25/2017
A group of major backers has formed the Project19 Foundation to support standardized gear and networking across cloud data centers.
Going Beyond Checkbox Security
Going Beyond Checkbox Security
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/24/2017
Terry Barbounis, cybersecurity evangelist for CenturyLink, stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
Tackling the Edge in IP Networking
Tackling the Edge in IP Networking
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/24/2017
Extreme Networks director of product strategy Mike Leibovitz stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
Finding Opportunity in Complex Telephony
Finding Opportunity in Complex Telephony
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/24/2017
Alon Waks, VP of segment and solution marketing at 8x8, stops by the the InformationWeek News Desk.
Data Center Telemetry: IT's Own IoT
Data Center Telemetry: IT's Own IoT
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/24/2017
Nicolas Sagnes, senior product manager for Raritan, stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
Threat Lifecycle Management
Threat Lifecycle Management
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/24/2017
Principal Sales Engineer for LogRhythm Chris Martin stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  5/24/2017
As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
Analytics Ensure Safety in LA and White Plains
Commentary  |  5/24/2017
Here's a tale of how two cities are managing vast quantities of data and using data analytics to improve citizens' lives.
Bringing Security and IT Service Management Together
Bringing Security and IT Service Management Together
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017
Rob Juncker, VP, R & D for Ivanti stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
Change and Community in Analytics
Change and Community in Analytics
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017
Pierre DeBois, Founder of Zimana Analytics stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
How VMware Moved from Cloud Provider to Cloud Enabler
How VMware Moved from Cloud Provider to Cloud Enabler
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017
Chris Wolf, Global Field and Industry CTO for VMware at the InformationWeek News Desk.
Network Monitoring for Every User Community
Network Monitoring for Every User Community
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017
Netreo CEO Kevin Kinsey stops by the InformationWeek News Desk
Out of the Box Network Security Solutions
Out of the Box Network Security Solutions
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/23/2017
Portnox CEO Ofer Amitai stops by the InformationWeek News Desk
Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIOs See Role Becoming ‘More Strategic’
News  |  5/23/2017
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
Will Edge Computing Replace the Cloud?
Commentary  |  5/23/2017
New technology breakthroughs plus the IoT are driving new interest in edge computing.
10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business
Commentary  |  5/23/2017
Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.
Using Artificial Intelligence for Threat Prevention
Using Artificial Intelligence for Threat Prevention
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/22/2017
Cylance director of sales engineering Rich Thompson stops by the InformationWeek News Desk to share how the company uses artificial intelligence to identify unknown threats and stop the execution of an attack.
Software-Defined-Storage – the New Crown Jewel in Telecommunications
Partner Perspectives  |  5/22/2017
Maintaining a high pace of innovation requires the kind of IT agility for telcos that is only available in a software-defined computing environment.
DevOps: A Bullet Train with No Passengers?
Commentary  |  5/22/2017
Fast digital pipelines won't save organizations that can't consistently birth and nurture great ideas.
Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects
News  |  5/22/2017
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
How Your Analytics Measures Up
Commentary  |  5/22/2017
Does your enterprise operate a leading data analytics practice, or is your practice more ad hoc? AllAnalytics presented survey results and got input from AllAnalytics bloggers Meta Brown and Pierre DeBois during a panel session at Interop ITX.
Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
News  |  5/19/2017
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
Why Machine Learning Can Improve Customer Service
Commentary  |  5/19/2017
Machine learning-powered chatbots offer companies the possibility of saving money while improving customer service.
MIT's McAfee: Smart Machines Pick up the Pace
News  |  5/18/2017
MIT's Andrew McAfee looks at all those things we said computers could never do, but they did. And, he warns of the HiPPO.
MTM's Kleyman: Build Your Business on a Secure IoT
News  |  5/18/2017
CTO of MTM Technologies Bill Kleyman says your future customers will reach you over the Internet of Things.
On-Premises Workloads Require Higher Staff Investment Than Cloud
News  |  5/18/2017
Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.
Selling the Human Condition
Commentary  |  5/18/2017
These days, sales isn't just about selling products but about establishing yourself as being credible and capable.
Analytics at the Edge Poised to Grow
Commentary  |  5/18/2017
Analytics at the edge offers a number of benefits that are driving new applications of this combination of technologies.
AI Works Better with Human Intelligence, Too
News  |  5/18/2017
In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.
CA Leader: Don't Let Legacy Hold You Back
News  |  5/17/2017
In his Interop ITX keynote, CA Technologies CTO Otto Berkes took a hard look at technology change and how organizations approach it.
Welcome to InformationWeek's Interop ITX News Desk
News  |  5/17/2017
Follow the action at Interop ITX and hear from the experts through the InformationWeek News Desk, streaming live from Las Vegas.
Watch Interop ITX Keynotes Live
News  |  5/17/2017
Get a front-row seat for keynote addresses from industry luminaries taking the stage at Interop ITX on May 17 and 18.
IT Value: What’s Your Story?
Commentary  |  5/17/2017
It's time for IT to show business leaders where IT brings value to the organization. Metrics are nice, but storytelling is better.
The Three Social Functions of Business Jargon
Commentary  |  5/17/2017
The lingo or jargon you use in analytics or IT or business management is part of what makes you part of a culture. Here's a deeper look at the reasons why we use jargon.
For CIOs, It's Nature v. Nurture Revisited
News  |  5/16/2017
Are CIOs shaped most by nature or nurture? One of them may get you into the C-suite, but the other one can bring you success there.
Overcoming Data Inequality
Commentary  |  5/16/2017
Businesses say they want to integrate external data with in-house data, but bias and a lack of tools stand in the way.
GE Draws Up Playbook for Digital Transformation
News  |  5/15/2017
GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
The Modern Data Strategy in the Interop Spotlight
News  |  5/15/2017
As Interop ITX opened with summits and workshops, experts from Silicon Valley Data Science highlighted some of the new considerations for a modern data strategic plan.
Why Automation and AI are Cool, Until They're Not
Commentary  |  5/15/2017
Enterprises and jobs are changing fast as more tasks are automated with increasing levels of machine intelligence. Automation displaced manufacturing jobs, but it also enabled the creation of new businesses and career opportunities. Will knowledge workers and their employers adapt fast enough?
The Destructive Mentality that Prevents Good IT Decisions
Commentary  |  5/15/2017
Consider whether you and your organization view IT as an investment or whether you still see it as an expense.
IT Outages, Who's Really at Fault?
Commentary  |  5/12/2017
Systems do go down, and sometimes the cause seems obvious, but it may be too obvious. Employ root cause analysis methods to find the real cause of failure.
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