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5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
News  |  12/11/2017
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
Commentary  |  12/8/2017
With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
Itís Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
Amazon Pumps Out New Database and Machine Learning Services
News  |  11/30/2017
Amazon's announcements at AWS Re:Invent continue to extend AWS offerings far beyond basic infrastructure services.
Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
Commentary  |  11/29/2017
Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
LinkedIn Shares How to Build a Data Center to Keep Up with Growth
LinkedIn Shares How to Build a Data Center to Keep Up with Growth
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/14/2017
Shawn Zandi, Principal Network Architect, LinkedIn shares how to build a data center architecture that can handle the huge growth that LinkedIn continues to experience.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018
Commentary  |  11/14/2017
Browse through the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics.
25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors leading the way.
5 Tech Trends That Will Redefine Your Business
Slideshows  |  11/13/2017
Digital transformation requires fundamental changes to the business. Are you ready yet? If you're not thinking about how the following 5 trends affect your business you need to start doing so now.
Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
News  |  11/8/2017
Determining if your organization is an intelligent enterprise or a slow learner may be challenging, but a new index quantifies criteria in terms of data usage, workflow efficiency, and progress toward the IoT.
The Bots Are Ready to Chat, But Are You?
Commentary  |  11/2/2017
Companies should create a chatbot readiness checklist to help define a bot design strategy.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will You Sink or Swim?
Commentary  |  10/31/2017
These are exciting times for those determined to propel their business towards the next age of digitalization, but beyond the sophisticated tools and intelligent machines, leaders have to give thought to how their employees will help to drive success.
Kiosks are Looking at You, Too
News  |  10/25/2017
Customer-facing kiosks are taking on a new look, and providing retailers, restaurants and other businesses with new functions, such as sizing up potential customers.
Top Data Challenges Created by Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/24/2017
As data becomes more valuable to organizations, its usefulness for analytics means that more data needs to be stored for longer periods of time.
The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
News  |  10/18/2017
At the Strata Big Data Conference in New York, one of the major themes was the responsibility that data scientists have to do their best to prevent the biases and prejudices that exist in society from creeping into data and the way algorithms are built.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
News  |  9/20/2017
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Commentary  |  9/14/2017
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
Supercomputers Aim to Predict Hurricane Damage House by House
News  |  9/11/2017
A University of Texas supercomputer offers hope to help save lives when the next hurricane hits land.
Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
News  |  9/7/2017
The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
Commentary  |  9/6/2017
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
In the Aftermath of a Cyberattack
Commentary  |  8/30/2017
As hackers continue ramping up their attacks everyone involved in IoT -- manufacturers, integrators, and customers -- has to improve their defenses.
The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
Commentary  |  8/15/2017
As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
News  |  8/9/2017
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
News  |  8/7/2017
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.
Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Commentary  |  8/4/2017
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
News  |  8/4/2017
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Commentary  |  8/2/2017
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
News  |  7/25/2017
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
News  |  7/24/2017
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
News  |  7/14/2017
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
News  |  7/6/2017
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
Tips for Estimating Cloud BI Implementation Costs
Commentary  |  7/6/2017
There can be some nasty budget surprises in what seems like a simple, low-priced, SaaS business intelligence offering designed for non-technical users.
Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine the World
Commentary  |  7/5/2017
How big of a deal is artificial intelligence? Microsoft researcher James McCaffrey explains AI's origins and why we can expect profound effects from it.
Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point
Commentary  |  7/5/2017
It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative.
Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
News  |  6/23/2017
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
How Optical Tech Can Aid a Growing Data Center
How Optical Tech Can Aid a Growing Data Center
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  6/1/2017
Tim Dixon, CEO of InterOptic stops by the InformationWeek News Desk.
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.
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.
Oracle Disses Cloud Real Estate to its Own Detriment
Commentary  |  5/9/2017
In the midst of a rush to the cloud, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told Fortune 'real estate' is not much of a factor. He may learn otherwise.
Accelerate Action with Real-time Analytics
Commentary  |  4/27/2017
Improvements in the technology and adoption of new data concepts are enabling more enterprises to take the leap into real-time analytics.
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad IoT?
Commentary  |  4/17/2017
In an atmosphere of fear about IoT security and privacy business should be aware that if an IoT project seems promising, it may be worth the risk to push on, as long as security is at the forefront.
Brilliant Future or Slow Decline? Digitization Changes the CIO Role
Commentary  |  4/12/2017
Digitization will allow CIOs to expand their careers and make a greater contribution to business value, but they must be flexible and ready to understand the maturity of digital efforts across the company.
Future of Data Summit: Secure IoT with Blockchain
Commentary  |  4/11/2017
IoT security is essential for the Internet of Things to reach commercial success. Here's one way to protect this technology and data from hackers.
Cloud and Virtualization Enable 'Active/Active'
Commentary  |  4/7/2017
At the heart of disaster recovery is database system recovery, and ScaleArc urges users to think active/active, not DR.
Digital Disruption is Challenging the Status Quo
Commentary  |  4/5/2017
Don't think that innovation and digital disruption are just about technology; the people matter even more than the tech.
How to Rescue Your Data Analytics Program from Failure
News  |  4/3/2017
You've invested in your analytics program, but where's the return? Here's how to make this investment of time and money pay for itself.
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