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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.
Federal IT Leaders Find Success in Modernization
Commentary  |  6/5/2020
A study on federal early technology adoption offers intriguing insights for all government and commercial IT leaders.
IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events
News  |  5/29/2020
Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.
IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Slideshows  |  5/27/2020
As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
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.
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.
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.
Supercomputers Recruited to Work on COVID-19 Research
News  |  3/27/2020
A consortium forms to crunch data that might help researchers get a better understanding of the virus faster.
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.
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.
Coronavirus: 8 Tech Tips for Working From Home
Slideshows  |  3/11/2020
Here's a collection of tools, technologies, and tips to help you out in case you need to telecommute during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
News  |  2/14/2020
AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
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.
Fighting the Coronavirus with Analytics and GIS
News  |  2/3/2020
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a global emergency. Here's how governments and the general public are using analytics to track the outbreak.
Learning: It's a Give and Take Thing
Commentary  |  1/24/2020
InformationWeek is conducting its annual State of Enterprise IT Survey, and we invite you to participate.
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?
GIS Drives Superhighway to Analytics Future
News  |  1/21/2020
The Pennsylvania Turnpike may be 80 years old, but its GeoAnalytics program is leveraging geographic information to drive the future.
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.
Get a White Christmas and Prosperous New Year -- with Data
News  |  12/20/2019
You can find out where you need to go to enjoy a white Christmas, and also access more than 40,000 data sets from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Commentary  |  12/10/2019
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
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 Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Commentary  |  11/9/2019
During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
News  |  10/8/2019
U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
Top U.S. Businesses Call for More Government Regulation
Commentary  |  10/1/2019
So, what's the catch? There's a very real possibility that most states will develop their own data privacy laws, causing chaos that will benefit no one.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
Businesses Must Prepare for Global 'Digital Disorder'
News  |  6/27/2019
Supply chain, procurement and customer engagement models face significant disruption in the next decade new A.T. Kearney report warns.
CIO View: The Business Wins that Make a Big Difference.
Commentary  |  6/27/2019
Three leading CIOs share how data and analytics are making a difference in their organizations.
Data-Driven Nudging: Cool or Uncool?
Commentary  |  6/4/2019
Many things in our modern world involve behavior modification. In fact, some organizations are setting up "nudge units," but why?
CIO Keynote: Less Jargon, More Focus on Business Outcomes
Commentary  |  5/22/2019
Though they came from different disciplines, CIOs at the Interop keynote shared a common need to get down to business.
Interop 2019: CIOs, Security, AI, and More
News  |  5/22/2019
Day 3 of Interop 2019 features four CIO keynoters and several dozen educational technical and leadership sessions.
Find Your New Job in IT Today
News  |  5/20/2019
InformationWeek has partnered with ZipRecruiter to host a job search tool on our pages.
Smart Cities NY: A Mix of Civics, Big Data, Security
Slideshows  |  5/17/2019
City officials meet technology innovators to pursue solutions that may improve life in urban centers as smart cities.
CIOs Share Secrets of Innovative New Projects
Commentary  |  5/16/2019
At Interop, three CIOs will share the details of their most innovative projects during keynote Lightning Talks. Then we'll dive deeper into their strategies with a moderated panel discussion.
9 Steps Toward Ethical AI
Slideshows  |  5/15/2019
Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.
Your Guide to Interop Thought Leaders
News  |  5/14/2019
Industry leaders scheduled to speak at Interop share their thoughts on key IT trends, challenges and opportunities
An IT Pro's View: Why Interop is a Unique IT Conference
Commentary  |  5/1/2019
A returning visitor to Interop in Las Vegas outlines what sets the conference apart from so many other technology events.
Data Privacy Regs are Coming, and the Number 50 is Worrisome
Commentary  |  4/29/2019
It's time for businesses to unite and back a single federal data privacy law. If not, we might end up with 50 different laws.
How to Operationalize Privacy and Data Governance for AI
Commentary  |  4/22/2019
Enterprise approaches to data privacy and governance need a refresh when it comes to AI because things can go wrong at scale, fast.
Could a Social Media Exodus Mean a Return to the Open Web?
Commentary  |  4/2/2019
Consider why reverting to an open Web might not be such a bad thing.
Detroit's IT Makeover, a Year Later
News  |  3/29/2019
Detroit CIO Beth Niblock and her IT team have been helping the city advance through the tech world that we call the 21st century.
Biased AI Is Real; What Does that Mean for Women?
Commentary  |  3/22/2019
We have a great opportunity to lay a better foundation for the future of AI if we encourage more women and people of diverse backgrounds to dive into data science and other AI fields.
Empowering Women in the Workplace 365 Days a Year
Commentary  |  3/19/2019
In celebrating the progress companies have made with inclusion and diversity the has to be ongoing change to create a level playing field and a culture where all colleagues feel included and heard.
Why Your Company's AI Strategy May Not Be Its Own
Commentary  |  3/18/2019
Nine big tech firms are deciding your company's fate and even the fate of humanity simply because they have the most control over AI.
AI as a Human Right
Commentary  |  3/8/2019
As some thought leaders advocate for the recognition of access to AI as a human right, the question comes up: How could we achieve that?
What CIOs and CTOs Can Learn From Smart Cities
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Municipal IT leaders manage a lot of complexity; improving government efficiency, protecting citizens, and making cities attractive places to work, live and visit.
The Future of AI in America: What All Leaders Should Consider
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Regardless of the spotlight President Trump put on AI, the technology was destined to make a big impact in 2019, and companies will need AI to compete successfully.
Take A Deeper Look at Deep Learning
Slideshows  |  2/20/2019
This form of machine learning continues to grow rapidly. Here's what you need to know as you consider whether to implement deep learning in your organization.
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The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
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