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Businesses Rewrite 2020 Budgets and Plans Amid COVID-19
News  |  4/9/2020
A few new surveys of executives and business leaders provide some insight into shifting plans as industry weathers the coronavirus pandemic.
AI’s Impact on Data Protection Strategies
Commentary  |  4/6/2020
Is your data protection strategy ready for artificial intelligence? Here are a few things IT leaders and businesses should keep in mind.
CompTIA Grants Extensions, Options for Certification Exams
Commentary  |  3/30/2020
Alternatives to visiting testing centers are being put into place for IT professionals seeking accreditation.
Kaggle Competition Aims AI at COVID-19
News  |  3/30/2020
A challenge on the data science community site Kaggle is asking great minds to apply machine learning to battle the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
News  |  3/25/2020
The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the resources to fight it, are being tracked and mapped by governments and other organizations in the US and the world. Here's how they are doing it.
CIOs: Here’s How to Boost Your Business Model Resilience
Commentary  |  3/25/2020
This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times.
Pitfalls to Avoid in the COVID-19 Rush to Work from Home
News  |  3/23/2020
As everybody rushes to set up workstations at home amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there are some obstacles to avoid.
The IT and Security Teams: Buddies or Rivals?
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
InformationWeek, Dark Reading, and Interop have partnered to explore the evolving relationship between the general IT team and the security team. We invite you to take our survey.
C-Suite Taps IT Leaders Amid Coronavirus Crisis
News  |  3/17/2020
Businesses are confident overall in their ability to weather the storm caused by coronavirus COVID-19 disruptions, and technology is playing a strong role in the C-suite.
Data Governance Is Improving, But…
Commentary  |  3/10/2020
Corporate memories are at risk because the growth in data is outpacing companies' ability to govern and manage it.
AI Hot Spots: Where Is Artificial Intelligence Heading Now?
Slideshows  |  3/9/2020
As artificial intelligence matures, these nine areas and industries look like they are poised to benefit the most.
Getting Up to Speed on 5G
Commentary  |  3/6/2020
The 5G rollout is underway. How will this next-generation wireless technology impact you and your organization? -- Network Computing
Coronavirus Plan: How IT Can Enable Remote Work
News  |  3/4/2020
Is your organization prepared to implement widespread remote work to protect employees against coronavirus? Here's what you need to do.
Artificial Intuition Takes Pattern Recognition to a New Level
Commentary  |  2/28/2020
Pattern recognition and anomaly detection provide insight into unwanted behavior, but mainstream techniques may be missing subtle clues.
AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy?
Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport
Commentary  |  2/21/2020
Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur.
How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
Time is Running Out: 5 Steps to Prepare for the CCPA
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The nation's most comprehensive data privacy law has gone into effect and enforcement is just around the corner. Worried about compliance? Follow these guidelines.
SAP Gives Enterprise IT Customers an Extension
News  |  2/10/2020
ERP giant SAP wants all its customers to migrate to its new platform S/4HANA, but it's a time consuming and expensive process. So the company is extending maintenance on its earlier platform.
Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
What's the True Impact of California’s New IoT Law?
Commentary  |  1/31/2020
While there are a few specifics that IoT manufacturers will have to adhere to, the remainder of the law is a bit fuzzy in terms of consequences.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/29/2020
We've updated our collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
Towards Singularity: A False Separation of IT and Business
Commentary  |  1/28/2020
It's time for the IT group and the business units they support to put aside historical and perceived differences. The two have to think as one.
How Credible Are the White House’s AI Regulation Principles?
Commentary  |  1/23/2020
What is the Trump administration's real goal in suggesting new national regulations governing the use of artificial intelligence?
The Facial Recognition Debate
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
One small step for tech, one giant leap for privacy? It is up to our society to create clear boundaries that will enhance the positive and control the negative.
Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Commentary  |  1/14/2020
While you might think of 5G wireless as a cool consumer tech concept, don't lose sight of the fact that it will have a significant impact on enterprise IT.
Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Commentary  |  12/31/2019
Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
How Applying Labels and Other Tactics Keep AI Transparent
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Understanding how AI models and AI-based applications work, what they can and cannot do, and where there is potential for ethical issues is core to putting AI to work for your organization.
It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
There’s No Opting Out of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
As the countdown to January continues, it's up to executive teams to ensure their companies are complying and preparing for what's coming.
Reflections on Tech in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/9/2019
We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
Survey: Most Data Center Managers Rely on Outdated Security Practices
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While experts aren't surprised, they recommend adding the latest tools to your security strategy now.
Businesses Aren’t Ready for California’s Data Privacy Act
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
A year and a half after GDPR, California's own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
The Search for a Plan to Bolster DevSecOps Against Attacks
Commentary  |  11/18/2019
Developers under pressure to deploy may benefit from incorporating security resources into the tools they have on hand.
Why Businesses Should Adopt an AI Code of Ethics -- Now
Commentary  |  11/14/2019
AI has been abused as part of disinformation campaigns, accused of perpetuating biases, and criticized for overstepping privacy bounds. Let's address this.
Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
What Happens When You Inject Security into DevOps: DevSecOps
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
If you think that the security reviews that your DevOps team conducts are enough, give it another thought.
AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customer's race, age or gender, should you?
Tackling the Infosec Hiring Challenge
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
While there is no silver bullet for attracting and hiring great security talent, there are techniques that can dramatically increase your team's success.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
AI Ethics: Where to Start
News  |  10/25/2019
Your AI program needs to incorporate fairness, transparency, security, and ethics. Here are the basics.
Beware the Pitfalls of Applying AI to Big Data
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Decision makers should consider whether conclusions are influenced by shortcomings in the observable data and whether the algorithms properly address biases.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Achieving Techquilibrium: Get the Right Digital Balance
News  |  10/22/2019
Reaching the right "techquilibrium" will enable enterprises to compete and lead as they work toward digital transformation, said Gartner analysts during a keynote address at Gartner Symposium.
IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
With the storm of changes hitting the IT department -- from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access -- the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace.
Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
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