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Rethinking Technology Road Maps for the Second Half of 2020
Commentary  |  7/2/2020
Businesses are now able to look again at the future of technology and their technology road maps in a new light -- and many realize that their priorities have drastically changed.
How CTOs Can Innovate Through Disruption in 2020
News  |  7/1/2020
CTOs and other IT leaders need to invest in innovation to emerge from the current COVID-19 crisis ready for the next opportunities.
Finding Balance in Dev vs. Ops for Site Reliability Engineers
Commentary  |  6/30/2020
Results from a recent survey show some organizations have pushed SREs in directions that underutilize and squander their talents.
CIOs Shift IT Budgets Amid COVID Crisis
News  |  6/24/2020
CIOs have shifted their budgets to fund the great migration to enable employees to work from home, even as they are rethinking investments to make going forward.
Corporate Governance in the Era of Offsite Employees
Commentary  |  6/23/2020
Here are six questions CIOs should ask themselves to assure that corporate governance and security are "up to the task" for remote work.
Post-Pandemic: Tech Risk Considerations
Commentary  |  6/23/2020
While the full extent of the impact is not yet known, the following guidelines can help tech risk managers in successfully addressing the many challenges companies are facing now -- and later.
Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
Commentary  |  6/22/2020
A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam.
The Future of Work: Best Managed with Agility, Diversity, Resilience
Commentary  |  6/17/2020
The pandemic has had an uneven impact on businesses and industries. However, the common thread has been rapid and sometimes dramatic change.
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.
Should IT Professionals Retrain for a New Normal?
Commentary  |  6/16/2020
Tech workers coping with changing roles or a job loss due to the pandemic may have to realign their skillset to get back in the running.
10 Principles Guide How Agile Organizations Use Technology
Commentary  |  6/16/2020
CIOs and IT teams have a great opportunity to show how the strategic use of technology can help the company achieve its agile goals.
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.
8 Tips for Growth in an XaaS Business Model
Commentary  |  6/15/2020
Companies should use an XaaS strategy to outpace competition, cut acquisition costs and boost efficiency. Here are ways you can get there.
CIO Re-Energizes IT Infrastructure with Public Cloud Move
News  |  6/11/2020
CIO Chris Foster said the move to public cloud has cut costs (but not staff), provided access to advanced technology such as machine learning and AI, and accelerated efforts to work-from-home.
IT Careers: Planning Your Future When the Future Is Uncertain
Commentary  |  6/10/2020
Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently.
Revisiting Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Commentary  |  6/10/2020
Best-of-class DR/BC plans cover both IT and the business. Unfortunately, in many companies, the emphasis for recovery is on the IT, and not on business operations.
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.
How Atlassian IT Strategy Eased Crisis Management
News  |  6/3/2020
Can strategy and IT budget planning help an organization weather a crisis like COVID-19? Here's how it helped at Atlassian.
Your Metrics Are Going Haywire. Now What?
Commentary  |  6/2/2020
You can't wait for the world to go back to "normal" or expect your old metrics to work in the future. Listen intently, experiment relentlessly, and spread your bets.
Data and Analytics Pros Navigate Job Market Changes
News  |  6/1/2020
Data scientists, machine learning specialists and other data and analytics pros are seeing a changes to the job market in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What will the lasting impacts be?
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.
Why AI Ethics Is Even More Important Now
Commentary  |  5/28/2020
Contact-tracing apps are fueling more AI ethics discussions, particularly around privacy. The longer term challenge is approaching AI ethics holistically.
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.
CIO Profile: T-Mobile's Cody Sanford
News  |  5/27/2020
T-Mobile's CIO and CPO Cody Sanford's biggest recent accomplishment was working on the company's merger with Sprint. Here's more about this tech executive in his own words.
CIO to CEO: The Path to the Top
Commentary  |  5/27/2020
Use these approaches to open the door to the rest of the C-suite and increase your influence.
Back to the Office: Planning a Successful IT Transition
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
So many tech decisions were made on the fly to enable a remote workforce. Which will stick and which will be thrown out as enterprise offices start to reopen?
Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
CIOs Need AI Platforms, Not Just Tools
News  |  5/21/2020
Open source tools are crucial to machine learning development, but if you want to manage those models in the enterprise, you need a platform.
How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Commentary  |  5/21/2020
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Slideshows  |  5/20/2020
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
News  |  5/20/2020
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them?
IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
News  |  5/15/2020
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
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 to Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips for Women in IT
Commentary  |  5/13/2020
The lack of women in IT leadership demonstrates the current need for deeper investment in the next generation of women in technology.
Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
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.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
How CIOs Can Grease the Wheels for Citizen Development
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Chief information officers who can successfully integrate citizen developers with IT will be able to accelerate digital transformation across their enterprise.
Enterprises Plan for Return to Workplace
News  |  5/5/2020
Businesses are considering what the new normal workplace will look like, including social distancing, plexiglass, PPE and, in some cases, contact tracing tools.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Welcome to the Era of Extreme Agile
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Extreme circumstances necessitate extreme agility. Here's how to weather the storm amid widespread, systemic change.
Clear Goals Essential for Results in Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
CFOs: COVID-19 Work-from-Home Plans May Be Permanent
News  |  4/21/2020
When the crisis began, there was a scramble to move workers home. Now CFOs are considering making those positions permanently remote to help with cutting efforts.
Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way.
How BlueWave Solar Leveraged DevOps to Increase Deployment
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Developer of community solar farms scaled up software development through Copado's platform.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
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