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Blockchain Use Primed to Accelerate in the COVID-19 Era
Commentary  |  9/28/2020
While still early in maturation, blockchain technologies are positioned to solve some of the problems of today and serve as the core infrastructure for the solutions of tomorrow.
Is Your Pandemic-Fueled Cloud Migration Sustainable?
Commentary  |  9/25/2020
COVID-19 shoved enterprises into the cloud. While remote work is sustainable, emergency cloud strategies are not.
Why IT Departments Need to Consider Deepfakes
Commentary  |  9/21/2020
It's hard to tell what's real and what isn't. If one of your executives or your company is the victim of deepfakes, what's IT going to do about it?
Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Commentary  |  9/15/2020
It's in every organization's best interest to implement security measures that counter threats in order to protect artificial intelligence investments.
The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
Commentary  |  9/14/2020
Here's why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don't spiral out of control.
Optimize Your Corporate Security and Resilience Programs
Commentary  |  9/11/2020
CIOs and IT leaders should broaden their thinking around data and data analytics and empower their organizations to implement effective security and resilience programs.
Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/9/2020
As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
AI Accountability: Proceed at Your Own Risk
Commentary  |  9/8/2020
A new report suggests that to improve AI accountability, enterprises should tackle third-party risk head-on.
Painful Lessons of the Pandemic Can Lead to Future Strengths
Commentary  |  9/4/2020
Here are some key considerations for IT leaders and teams as they seek investment and buy-in to implement solutions that will support their organizations now and in the future.
FedEx CIO Rob Carter Shares His Experience, and IT Outlook
News  |  9/3/2020
In his upcoming Interop Digital keynote address, Fedex's Rob Carter will be discussing how the logistics giant has evolved its IT strategy and where technology goes from here.
The Growing Security Priority for DevOps and Cloud Migration
Commentary  |  9/3/2020
Survey asserts security may be increasingly top of mind, but many organizations are unsatisfied with their current footing on that front.
How to Eliminate Disruptive Technology’s Risk
Commentary  |  8/31/2020
Emerging technologies can provide a competitive edge. Yes, risk comes along with those technologies, but there are ways to at least minimize the likelihood.
The Coming Tech Schism in the Post-Pandemic Workplace
Commentary  |  8/28/2020
Masked versus mask-less personnel? Dual-base versus single-base employees? What will the business workplace look like when all this is over? No one really knows yet.
Why You Should Worry About Software Quality
Commentary  |  8/25/2020
Congratulations. Your software works, but so what? Application quality matters more these days. A lot more.
Addressing AI Bias Head-On: It’s a Human Job
Commentary  |  8/21/2020
Researchers working directly with machine learning models are tasked with the challenge of minimizing cases of unjust bias.
The Future of Work in a Post-COVID Era
Commentary  |  8/10/2020
Advice for CIOs: With remote working here to stay, now is the time to advance cloud initiatives, consider uses for AI, and strengthen business continuity.
How Synthetic Data Accelerates Coronavirus Research
News  |  8/7/2020
When your research could save COVID-19 patients, you don't want to wait around for institutional approval to use patient data in research. Here's an alternative.
Can Artificial Intelligence Help Increase Diversity in IT?
Commentary  |  8/5/2020
Applied properly, AI might help bridge the diversity gap in IT by assisting with job postings, evaluating resumes and standardizing the interviewing process.
Will Facial Recognition Thrive in the Post-Pandemic Economy?
Commentary  |  8/4/2020
Facial recognition is at the heart of the new normal of our lives, and many uses don't violate privacy or civil rights. But the political and regulatory controversies will continue to burn hot for many years.
Business Continuity Planning: The Pandemic Wake-Up Call
Commentary  |  8/3/2020
Ensuring continuity of operations in the face of unforeseen disruptions must be a top priority going forward. Is your organization in good shape?
Cloud Eases Pivot to Remote Work for Capital One
News  |  7/29/2020
Capital One has committed to enabling employees to keep working from home through the end of 2020.
What the IBM-Adobe Collaboration Means for Transformation
News  |  7/23/2020
Adobe Experience Manager running on Red Hat OpenShift and other IBM resources intended to help regulated enterprises meet security demands.
Navigate Turbulence with the Resilience of Responsible AI
Commentary  |  7/22/2020
Extraordinary economic conditions require brand-new analytic models, right? Not if existing predictive models are built with responsible AI. Here's how to tell.
Overcoming the IoT Security Skills Gap
Commentary  |  7/15/2020
While the tech industry is currently challenged by an IoT skills gap, there are steps that companies and leaders can take to minimize these issues and drive change.
How to Detect Fakes During Global Unrest Using AI and Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/13/2020
Until the next technical evolution, current blockchain and AI/ML applications will continue to raise the trustworthiness bar in our zero-trust world.
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.
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