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To Find IT Talent, Think Differently – and Move Quickly
News  |  12/11/2017
You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
Clear the Barriers to DevTestOps
Commentary  |  11/30/2017
A key to a successful DevOps initiative is ensuring that team members stay involved at all stages of the development, test, and deployment cycle.
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.
IT Job Satisfaction on the Upswing
News  |  11/29/2017
IT was once viewed as a back-office function, filled with disgruntled, reserved workers, but the view of the IT role and worker is changing, and it's showing in IT job satisfaction levels.
How Your DevOps Team Should Procure User Feedback
Commentary  |  11/28/2017
Gathering user feedback is a key element of a DevOps strategy, but you have to be proactive in collecting that feedback.
Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.
How to Get Your IT 'Dream Job'
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Interop ITX infrastructure track chair Keith Townsend talks about working his way up from the help desk.
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.
Embrace the Cyber Security-Physical Security Nexus
Commentary  |  11/6/2017
It's time for the IT security team and the physical security team to work together on a "cyber-physical" security strategy.
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.
Medical Teams' Simple, but Powerful Digital Transformation Story
News  |  11/1/2017
While we're bombarded by technology that is presented as "cool" it is refreshing to see technology used for the good of humankind.
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.
Non-RDMBS Emerges as an Analytics Data Choice
News  |  10/31/2017
A study finds that 70% of all analytics data now comes from non-relational sources. What does that mean for you?
Securing Travel and Trade with Blockchain
Commentary  |  10/27/2017
Among the growing number of potential applications for blockchain is border management and security.
Amazon Key: Just a Few Key Concerns
Commentary  |  10/26/2017
The introduction of Amazon Key as an in-home delivery service stretches trust just a bit too far.
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.
IT Pros and Entrepreneurs: Tap the Smart Home Market
Commentary  |  10/20/2017
IT pros ready for a change should consider the smart home market to leverage skills such as IT security, networking and development.
15 Highest-Paying Tech Jobs for 2018
Slideshows  |  10/17/2017
Executives, managers, mobile developers and people with the word "architect" in their title are at the top of the IT pay scale.
Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/17/2017
As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we'll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
3 Ways You're Not Thinking of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/16/2017
To achieve the benefits of digital transformation, an organization has to do more than buy new technology tools.
Survey: Show Enterprise Architecture More Love
News  |  10/12/2017
EA planning helps link IT with business users, especially for digital transformation projects, according to a recent CompTIA survey.
What Makes Digital Projects Different (And What to Do About It)
Commentary  |  10/11/2017
With 77% of executive priorities now dependent on technology, the composition of the project portfolio is shifting dramatically toward digital work. Legacy approaches to managing IT projects, programs and portfolios can't keep up with this shift.
10 Steps Enterprises Need to Take to Comply with GDPR
Slideshows  |  10/11/2017
If your organization doesn't have adequate data protection measures in place, including assigning a data protection officer, you could face steep fines next May.
Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Commentary  |  10/11/2017
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
Our Coming 5G World and IoT
Commentary  |  10/10/2017
The future of IoT and 5G networking isn't something that "will happen" in the coming years. To some extent, it's already here, setting the stage for further growth.
AIM Was a Pioneer in Collaboration
News  |  10/10/2017
Now 20 years old, AOL Instant Messenger is quietly heading to software's trash heap.
While AWS and VMware Draw Closer, Amazon Still Looks to Dominate
News  |  10/9/2017
AWS and VMware now are partners but it might be only a matter of time before AWS moves to take its own path.
Partners HealthCare Pilots 3-Tiered Cloud Storage Service
News  |  10/6/2017
Health care provider reports reduced costs and latency from new cloud service from ClearSky Data.
Computer Industry History May Not Be What You Think
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
InformationWeek readers know a lot about technology. Many studied computer history as part of their majors and yet, even PhDs would likely flunk a test about African-American contributions to the computer industry. Here's why.
How to Maintain Security when Rolling out DevOps
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
DevOps may be up and running for your enterprise. Taking the time to integrate security will keep it that way.
3 Ways Millennials are Shaping Today’s Workplace Tech
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
Use of technology is a defining characteristic of millennials, so if you don't provide simple and instant application access in the workplace they will find their own alternatives.
Cyberthreats: Stay Ahead of Them with a Proactive Strategy
Commentary  |  10/4/2017
To mitigate the risks presented by more aggressive cyberthreats, organizations need to get out in front of those threats.
One More Reason to Care about the Equifax Data Breach
Commentary  |  10/4/2017
The Equifax data breach should open our eyes to the issue of explicit consent, a concept our peers in Europe are dealing with now.
Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Commentary  |  10/4/2017
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
Reduce SaaS App Fragmentation for Workforce Efficiency
Commentary  |  10/3/2017
New tools and technologies can help employees work smarter, but only if they are integrated and data silos are broken down.
Google Starts to Build Momentum in Public Cloud
Commentary  |  10/3/2017
A new attitude at Google and the leadership of Diane Greene are starting to redefine Google's position in the cloud.
Data Science and the Don’ts
Commentary  |  10/2/2017
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
Moving the Cloud Closer to the Business
Commentary  |  10/2/2017
We will soon reach the point where connectivity to cloud resources is going to become a serious issue in terms of real-time computing functions. So, how do we bring the cloud closer to us?
Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers
Commentary  |  9/29/2017
Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
Your Shadow IT Strategy Is Broken
Commentary  |  9/29/2017
It's time for IT groups to stop fighting the tide and work with business units to support shadow IT.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
Citizen Data Scientists: Why Data Scientists aren't Enough
Commentary  |  9/28/2017
While the unicorns that are data scientists have their place in an organization, management needs to empower proven business leaders to take on the role of citizen scientist.
Digital Twins and IoT Enable Smart Products and Services
Commentary  |  9/27/2017
Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
California Lawmakers Approve Anti-Offshoring Legislation
News  |  9/27/2017
California legislators this month approved a bill prohibiting state universities from contracting for services performed by workers outside of the United States that would displace California employees.
It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
Commentary  |  9/26/2017
Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
Seven Steps to IT Transformation
Commentary  |  9/25/2017
It's time for an IT overhaul, one that can support an organization's move through digital transformation.
Vlocity and its Role in Helping Salesforce’s $20B target
News  |  9/25/2017
Backed by Salesforce and Accenture and focused on vertical industry markets, Vlocity has established itself as a important cloud player.
I Rebuilt My Professional Network from Scratch; What I Learned
Commentary  |  9/22/2017
With a career path that has led from a tech role to venture capital investing, Mark Minevich shares advice for other career changers.
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