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10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Slideshows  |  1/28/2020
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
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.
Where Common Machine Learning Myths Come From
Commentary  |  1/27/2020
There are a lot of misconceptions about ML that can have a negative impact on one's career and reputation. Forrester and ABI Research weigh in.
IT Pros Wooed With These Perks in Tight Job Market
News  |  1/27/2020
The unemployment rate is at 3.5% and IT pros are in high demand so employers are increasingly offering these perks to win the recruitment wars.
The Changing Role of IT in the Customer Experience Era
Commentary  |  1/27/2020
The role of IT as just a back-office function within an organization is a thing of the past.
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 Houseís 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?
A Realistic Framework for AI in the Enterprise
News  |  1/22/2020
Amid all the marketing hype and buzz around AI, and the complexity of implementing it at scale, here's a practical high-level framework that could help enterprises with their programs.
Struggling to Lead IT in a Matrix Organization?
Commentary  |  1/22/2020
Try building a public brain. Pull out your Post-its and Sharpies and find a blank wall. Here's how.
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.
How to Manage the Human-Machine Workforce
Commentary  |  1/21/2020
Today's managers and executives need to oversee humans and machines in this age of AI and RPA, but should machines be managed as humans in a way that some suggest?
Now, Get the Bigger IT Picture
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
We hope you will check out our new Informa Tech collaboration, IT 2020: A Look Ahead.
How IT Can Get Predictive Analytics Right
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
A key to enterprise success with predictive analytics is to get the IT group involved, and do it early in the process.
IT Hiring Hits a Tiny Speed Bump
News  |  1/15/2020
IT hiring in December lost momentum, but it looks like it might just be a momentary blip. Here's why CompTIA remains confident about IT jobs.
How CTOs Can Identify Tech Tools That Will Drive Impact
Commentary  |  1/15/2020
As every company becomes a tech company, a major part of this shift means determining which tools will give an edge, and which ones will distract from broader goals.
IT Careers: Top 10 US Cities for Tech Jobs
Slideshows  |  1/14/2020
If you would consider relocating to further your IT career, these cities offer some excellent options.
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.
Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
News  |  1/13/2020
Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
Commentary  |  1/9/2020
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
Restart Data and AI Momentum This Year
News  |  1/8/2020
Organizations have invested heavily in data and AI technologies, yet many are still waiting to see big results. Here's one more change they need to make.
Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
Commentary  |  1/8/2020
Gen Z's high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Here's some advice for CIOs.
How App Strategies Are Evolving
Commentary  |  1/7/2020
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
The 'Not This Year' Tech Trends for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Analyst firm ABI Research paired its upbeat predictions for tech concepts in 2020 with a real-world look at the ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time.
How to Create a Culture of Innovation
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Here are five key techniques to support and encourage entrepreneurship in your employees -- while simultaneously keeping everyone moving in the right direction.
CIO Influence Shifts as Cloud Spending Rises
News  |  12/31/2019
As more IT spending goes to cloud providers, IT organizations are seeing their influence and control shift.
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.
What's Next: AI and Data Trends for 2020 and Beyond
News  |  12/30/2019
After a year of consolidation and post-hype AI deployment disappointment, here's what we can expect for 2020 and beyond.
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.
From 80 to 8,000: Managing Successful Teams at Every Milestone
Commentary  |  12/20/2019
Here are five approaches that will help the C-suite and other IT leaders overcome challenges when scaling their teams.
Beyond Cloud, Get Your Organization to Digital Dexterity
Commentary  |  12/19/2019
While a move to the cloud can result in operational efficiency for an organization, a successful transformation goes further by reworking customer-facing services and internal processes.
Nationwide Express Delivers the Speed Today's Customers Expect
News  |  12/18/2019
A dev team inside the insurance company took on the task of reducing insurance quote times for customers from 30 minutes to 2 minutes. Here's how.
6 Data and Analytics Deals that Changed the Game in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/16/2019
The data, analytics, machine learning, and AI market looks a lot different than it did a year ago following a series of big acquisitions. Here's a look.
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.
Want a Raise? Don't Ask Mom and Dad for Advice
News  |  12/12/2019
Who should you ask for advice about getting a salary increase? Probably not your parents.
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.
AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
News  |  12/10/2019
Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
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.
5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Given all they contribute to today's digital business landscape, chief data officers have a very real opportunity to become the CEOs of tomorrow.
5 IT Career Tips from Pros Who Know
Commentary  |  12/5/2019
For those looking to put their best foot forward or get unstuck from a career plateau, we've collected tips from IT pros who have navigated a successful career.
What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Slideshows  |  12/4/2019
If you're confused about what digital transformation means, you're not alone. But survey data highlights some agreement about how it's changing the way companies do business.
Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
Can an IT Department Function in a 4-Day Workweek Culture?
Commentary  |  11/26/2019
The idea of a companywide, 4-day workweek seems to have appeal to organizations and employees. But does it make sense for the IT department?
Strategies You Need to Make Digital Transformation Work
Slideshows  |  11/25/2019
CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
Enterprise Guide to Data Privacy
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
Enterprise organizations could be hit with heavy fines if they don't comply with laws (current and upcoming) to protect their customers. CIOs and IT leaders: Are you ready?
Dealing with IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Commentary  |  11/21/2019
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package.
Businesses Arenít Ready for Californiaís 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?
CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
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