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Rethinking Technology Road Maps for the Second Half of 2020
Commentary  |  7/2/2020
Businesses are now able to look again at the future of technology and their technology road maps in a new light -- and many realize that their priorities have drastically changed.
Digital Transformation Key to Continuity in Turbulent Times
Commentary  |  7/2/2020
IT leaders who use the current crisis to identify gaps in processes and digitize operations will see their businesses thrive.
How CTOs Can Innovate Through Disruption in 2020
News  |  7/1/2020
CTOs and other IT leaders need to invest in innovation to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis ready for the next opportunities.
IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Commentary  |  6/30/2020
As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
Is It Possible to Automate Trust?
Commentary  |  6/29/2020
First, businesses need a clear understanding of how data will be used, and who will be impacted by the decisions made using the data.
How IT Pros Can Lead the Fight for Data Ethics
Commentary  |  6/26/2020
Maintaining ethics means being alert on a continuum for issues. Here's how IT teams can play a pivotal role in protecting data ethics.
CIOs Shift IT Budgets Amid COVID Crisis
News  |  6/24/2020
CIOs have shifted their budgets to fund the great migration to enable employees to work from home, even as they are rethinking investments to make going forward.
10 Cyberattacks on the Rise During the Pandemic
Slideshows  |  6/24/2020
Cybercrime and cyber espionage have skyrocketed during COVID-19 lockdowns. Are your work-from-home employees aware of these security traps?
Corporate Governance in the Era of Offsite Employees
Commentary  |  6/23/2020
Here are six questions CIOs should ask themselves to assure that corporate governance and security are "up to the task" for remote work.
Post-Pandemic: Tech Risk Considerations
Commentary  |  6/23/2020
While the full extent of the impact is not yet known, the following guidelines can help tech risk managers in successfully addressing the many challenges companies are facing now -- and later.
Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
Commentary  |  6/22/2020
A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam.
The Future of Work: Best Managed with Agility, Diversity, Resilience
Commentary  |  6/17/2020
The pandemic has had an uneven impact on businesses and industries. However, the common thread has been rapid and sometimes dramatic change.
Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
News  |  6/16/2020
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.
Tech Giants Back Off Selling Facial Recognition AI to Police
News  |  6/15/2020
Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have all taken steps to stop making their facial recognition AI software available to the police. Now it's time for lawmakers to set some rules.
Technology and Its Limits: Transformation is About People
Commentary  |  6/12/2020
In the argot of today's technology world, transformation is about "People + Machine." The machine alone is, well, just a machine.
CIO Re-Energizes IT Infrastructure with Public Cloud Move
News  |  6/11/2020
CIO Chris Foster said the move to public cloud has cut costs (but not staff), provided access to advanced technology such as machine learning and AI, and accelerated efforts to work-from-home.
Revisiting Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Commentary  |  6/10/2020
Best-of-class DR/BC plans cover both IT and the business. Unfortunately, in many companies, the emphasis for recovery is on the IT, and not on business operations.
Overcome Privacy Shaming During and After Pandemic
Commentary  |  6/9/2020
COVID-19 is reshaping the privacy landscape and calibrating priorities, but how long will it last?
Survey on Agile Hints at Further Acceleration Under COVID-19
Commentary  |  6/4/2020
Responses show increased adoption of the methodology across more tiers of their organizations and closer ties between business and IT.
How Atlassian IT Strategy Eased Crisis Management
News  |  6/3/2020
Can strategy and IT budget planning help an organization weather a crisis like COVID-19? Here's how it helped at Atlassian.
Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
News  |  6/1/2020
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Commentary  |  5/28/2020
Contact-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
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?
Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
Will Contact-Tracing Apps Win the Battle?
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
There are weaknesses and obstacles in the way, but in lieu of a vaccine and widespread testing for COVID-19, contact-tracing apps might be at least a useful interim tactic.
Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
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.
CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
News  |  5/21/2020
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Slideshows  |  5/20/2020
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
Adapting Cloud Security and Data Management Under Quarantine
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
With remote operations in place, organizations face mixed IT environments that could raise new concerns as they maintain operations.
Security Mistakes Your Work from Home Employees are Making
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
The new WFH environment, schedule freedoms and distractions are causing many to slip up and put sensitive company data at risk.
COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
News  |  5/13/2020
Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
News  |  5/8/2020
Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/8/2020
Though motivations vary based on an organization's unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
Enterprises Plan for Return to Workplace
News  |  5/5/2020
Businesses are considering what the new normal workplace will look like, including social distancing, plexiglass, PPE and, in some cases, contact tracing tools.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
While ML can dramatically enhance an organization's security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
Managing FOMO While Working Remotely
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
Remote work and communication styles that arise with it will not disappear after the current pandemic concerns ease. Here's how IT teams can play a vital role in managing this.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Welcome to the Era of Extreme Agile
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Extreme circumstances necessitate extreme agility. Here's how to weather the storm amid widespread, systemic change.
One Size Doesn’t Fit All for AI Regulation
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
The sheer scope of AI's impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
Apps That May Help Enterprises Get Through the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
With many organizations altering their operations in response to COVID-19, there are applications available that could aid in adapting to the current circumstances.
CFOs: COVID-19 Work-from-Home Plans May Be Permanent
News  |  4/21/2020
When the crisis began, there was a scramble to move workers home. Now CFOs are considering making those positions permanently remote to help with cutting efforts.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
Enterprise Risk Teams Tackle Coronavirus Troubles
News  |  4/14/2020
Enterprise risk management teams are on the job evaluating supply chains, cybersecurity risks, remote work issues, and other challenges as business confronts the impacts and opportunities brought by COVID-19.
COBOL, COVID-19, and Coping with Legacy Tech Debt
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
Pressures from the pandemic expose risks of waiting too long to transform, get agile, and establish a path for scaling up.
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