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Digital Transformation: How Leaders Can Stand Out
Commentary  |  1/20/2021
Here are three things leaders in digital transformation are doing to set themselves ahead of the competition in 2021 and beyond.
Emotion Detection in Tech: It’s Complicated
Commentary  |  1/19/2021
The advancement of human-machine partnerships requires emotion detection and appropriate responses in context, but it's a tough problem.
Future Proof Your Enterprise IT Environment and Workforce Now
Commentary  |  1/15/2021
Don't bury your head in the sand. Train your people, advance your technology, and commit to prioritizing and protecting your most important assets before it's too late.
Why DevOps Will Have To Change This Year
Commentary  |  1/14/2021
Rocked by COVID in 2020, DevOps teams will face new challenges -- and opportunities -- over the next 12 months. Here's a look at what to expect.
Entering a New Chapter for Tackling IoT and ‘The Edge’
Commentary  |  1/13/2021
As more organizations adopt edge computing, they are also confronting new challenges. Among them are IoT and edge integration, security, support, durability and bandwidth.
How OpenText Improves the Digital Experience
News  |  1/11/2021
SPONSORED: Chief product officer at OpenText discusses improvements in workflows and security in remote work environments during this InformationWeek Fast Chat.
8 Work From Home Experiences We Didn't Expect Last Year
Slideshows  |  1/5/2021
The chaos made for some memorable and downright embarrassing moments, which, of course, had to happen while we were videoconferencing.
Overcoming Challenges of Securing Cloud-Native Applications
Commentary  |  1/4/2021
With the trend toward cloud native applications, a new set of security challenges are arising. Here are solutions to address these head-on.
What Do We Do About Racist Machines?
Commentary  |  12/28/2020
We will never rid ourselves of all our biases overnight. But we can pass on a legacy in AI that is sufficiently aware of the past to foster a more just and equitable society.
2021: A Year of IT Career Opportunity
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
As we leap headlong into the new year, the outlook for IT leadership and career opportunities is bright -- albeit not entirely certain.
Balancing Business Resilience in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  12/23/2020
Companies must strike the right balance between resiliency and efficiency if they want to weather the storms ahead over the long term.
10 IT Trends to Watch for in 2021
Slideshows  |  12/22/2020
Here's how the dramatic events of 2020 are likely to shape enterprise IT teams in the coming year, according to analysts from firms like Gartner, IDC, and Forrester.
What Manufacturing Can Teach Us About Operationalizing AI
Commentary  |  12/22/2020
There's considerable value in standing on the shoulders of the giants in industry who have learned from several decades of experiments in manufacturing.
Here’s How IT Leaders Can Adapt to Stricter Data Privacy Laws
Commentary  |  12/21/2020
Whether we are prepared or not, there will be a global shift toward strict data privacy rules in the coming year.
10 Tech News Stories You May Have Missed This Year
Slideshows  |  12/17/2020
Tech news never sleeps, but you may have missed (or forgotten about!) a major story or two this year because working at home can be really distracting.
IT Leadership: 10 Ways the CIO Role Changed in 2020
Slideshows  |  12/15/2020
The pandemic presented IT leaders with an incredibly disruptive set of circumstances. But those challenges also brought new opportunities.
How Tech-Focused Unicorns Adapt
Commentary  |  12/15/2020
Here's a playbook for tech companies with high-growth aspirations.
Predictions for AI in 2021
Commentary  |  12/14/2020
We look past the hype to provide some real-world predictions for artificial intelligence in the enterprise next year.
Data Governance is Broken
Commentary  |  12/14/2020
So how did we get here? Here are the three main ways data governance is failing us, along with some advice on how to address those areas.
The Year in Security: Adversarial AI and the Rush to the Cloud
News  |  12/10/2020
Interop keynoter Gunter Ollmann, Microsoft's cloud and AI security leader, shares insights on 2020's instant pivot to the cloud, the state of adversarial AI, and how top organizations can stop attackers.
Gartner on Drivers and Deterrents to Cloud Adoption
News  |  12/10/2020
Conference sessions shows midsize enterprises weigh costs and uncertainty about the cloud against potential time savings and efficiency.
A Question for 2021: Where’s My Data?
Commentary  |  12/9/2020
One of the more challenging issues for CIOs and other IT professionals moving into 2021 will be the ability to confidently locate, manage, and secure their company's data.
Choosing the Right Cloud Technical Support Plan
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
Here's a quick review of some of the differences within support tiers from leading IaaS providers.
Google Cloud’s Penny Avril on Preparing for the Unexpected
Commentary  |  12/7/2020
Cloud resources must be prepared to adapt to tumultuous events, from sudden surges in online shopping to the repercussions of the pandemic.
What Tech Jargon Reveals about Bias in the Industry
Commentary  |  12/4/2020
Tech language was developed in the early days of computing, during a time when globally racism was much more explicit and often went unchallenged. But there is no reason we can't change it now.
7 Business Continuity Lessons Any Organization Can Learn
Commentary  |  12/2/2020
Here are some habits that organizations can apply to overcome the challenges, keep employees safe, manage risk and come through any crisis, stronger than ever.
Establish AI Governance, Not Best Intentions, to Keep Companies Honest
Commentary  |  11/30/2020
AI governance is a board-level responsibility to mitigate pressures from regulators and advocacy groups.
Reducing Security Talent Attrition by Increasing Diversity
Commentary  |  11/25/2020
CIOs and other IT leaders must attract, retain and hire professionals with broad cybersecurity skills, but that's not as easy as it sounds. Here's some advice.
Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare
Commentary  |  11/23/2020
To promote trust in artificial intelligence in healthcare, AI products and services must come from a deep understanding of user and patient needs and promote user and patient engagement.
Predicting How Biden Might Tackle Tech Policy
Commentary  |  11/18/2020
Here's how one independent tech industry analyst thinks the Biden administration will tackle a wide range of tech industry issues in its first 90 days and beyond.
How to Approach Your Mission-Critical Big Data Strategy
Commentary  |  11/17/2020
Across industries, big data has joined traditional, structured data as a mission-critical element. Here's some advice for CIOs and big data leaders on how to get started.
The Ever-Expanding List of C-Level Technology Positions
Slideshows  |  11/10/2020
IT professionals are gaining more opportunities to move up the corporate ladder. Here are 10 C-level IT titles that we know of right now, along with salary averages for those roles.
Cloud Tech: The Make or Break in Today's Business Resiliency
Commentary  |  11/9/2020
Cloud is non-negotiable for business continuity in the COVID-19 era. Yet the scramble to get online has led businesses to forget about three key components.
9 Ways CIOs Can Creatively Use IT Audits
Commentary  |  11/4/2020
While audits are not fun, you can use them to your advantage and help improve IT throughout the organization.
What to Do When a Vendor Goes Out of Business
Commentary  |  11/4/2020
Here are seven steps IT and business leaders can take if a vendor critical to enterprise operations collapses.
AIOps, DevSecOps, and Beyond: Exploring New Facets of DevOps
Commentary  |  10/29/2020
The inclusion of security and artificial intelligence in the mix is making DevOps more complex but is also creating new possibilities to hasten delivery.
Ways to Help CIOs and CFOs Calculate Cloud Costs and ROI
Commentary  |  10/28/2020
More tools are available to give enterprise leadership greater clarity on the expenses and opportunities that come from cloud migration.
IT Succession Planning: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About
Commentary  |  10/27/2020
What are the challenges for when it comes to succession planning, and what can IT leaders do to overcome them?
The Upside to Deepfake Technology
Commentary  |  10/23/2020
Deepfake technology has received its fair share of scorn, but as remote collaboration vendors incorporate more AI features into their offerings, the "deepfake" stigma will wane.
2020: The Year Everyone Became an IT Employee
Commentary  |  10/23/2020
The pandemic has rendered IT roles more demanding and more important than ever before. And every employee has essentially become an extension of the IT team.
Minimizing Human Errors to Improve Data Center Reliability
Commentary  |  10/22/2020
A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives.
Citizen Developers: 8 Ways IT Can Strengthen the Ties
Commentary  |  10/20/2020
The exponential growth of citizen developers in organizations is forcing IT to rethink its role and the skillsets that it has historically valued. What are IT organizations doing to adjust?
Making Developers More DevSecOps Aware
News  |  10/19/2020
Interop Digital conference tackled why it is important for IT professionals to develop vulnerability remediation habits.
Fintech at Interop: A New World in Business and Technology
Commentary  |  10/13/2020
Here's a quick glimpse of two of the Fintech sessions at Interop Digital 2020.
How IT Leaders Can Apply Facial Recognition Tech Responsibly
Commentary  |  10/13/2020
The best way forward is to treat facial recognition data from the perspective of the rights of the people portrayed.
6 Reasons Why Internal Data Centers Won’t Disappear
Commentary  |  10/12/2020
Even with cloud, companies don't want to give up their internal data centers. Why do data centers have such staying power?
The CIO’s Role in Setting the Remote Work Agenda
Commentary  |  10/12/2020
Here's a six-step roadmap for IT leaders to follow as they continue to prepare for business as "unusual".
The Evolving Narrative of Moving from DevOps to DevSecOps
Commentary  |  10/9/2020
We need an integrated development approach that is automated to create the right balance between speed and risk to avoid costly rework and business slowdown.
Northwestern Mutual CIO: Riding Out the Pandemic
News  |  10/7/2020
As the head of technology at a mutual company, Northwestern Mutual's CIO said his IT organization was largely insulated from the roller coaster budget changes and cash conservation brought by COVID-19
How to Survive a Crisis with AI-Driven Operations
Commentary  |  10/7/2020
Here's how IT and business leaders can strategically embrace artificial intelligence to build a foundation of resilience.
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