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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.
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.
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.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
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.
6 Ways to Get Your Board on Board with Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  1/13/2020
While cost efficiencies are important milestones, the real value of digital transformation lies in long-term innovation. Here's how you can get some mileage by making your case.
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.
Modern App Dev: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/5/2020
Developers don't sit behind glass walls anymore. And citizen developers are jumping into the low end of the app pool. Just what's going on in the insanely busy world of software application development?
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.
9 Ways to Improve IT and Operational Efficiencies in 2020
Slideshows  |  1/2/2020
Facing economic uncertainty, many IT leaders are looking to become more efficient while also investing in the latest technology.
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.
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.
Tech We Canít Live Without, Growing Pains and 2020 Insights
Commentary  |  12/26/2019
In 2020, expect to see these trends in technology work together to create solutions to improve how businesses and society work together.
Era of Digital Disruption: 4 Ways to Move Your Game Forward
Commentary  |  12/24/2019
To survive and drive success, businesses need to organize and equip themselves to best deal with the one certainty of 21st century life: Change is a constant.
8 Impactful Enterprise Technologies for 2020
Slideshows  |  12/23/2019
While many emerging technologies are still in the conceptual stage, the following are some that could realistically be considered over the coming year.
Data in the Driving Seat of Autonomous Vehicles
Commentary  |  12/23/2019
Understanding how to capture, process, activate, and store the staggering amount of data each vehicle is generating is central to realizing the future of AVs.
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.
Network Computing Year in Review
Commentary  |  12/18/2019
Changes rocked the network community in 2019. Disruption is likely to continue at an even faster pace in 2020.--Network Computing
New Technology Adoption: Not an All or Nothing Proposition
Commentary  |  12/18/2019
You can't deploy technology and hope people use it. Adoption requires dedicated effort behind it. Time to unleash your technology cheerleaders.
The Most Important Agile Trends to Follow in 2020
Commentary  |  12/17/2019
The new year promises big changes in Agile methodologies and applications. Here's a look at what to expect.
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.
5 Lessons George Lucas Taught Us About Innovation
Commentary  |  12/16/2019
Innovation creates opportunities, but taking that first step or leap to something new requires guts.
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.
Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization
News  |  12/6/2019
AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration.
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.
10 Ways to Squeeze More Value from Your Digital Investments
Commentary  |  12/4/2019
There's no doubt that the pressure is on to transform and innovate. Here are some actions IT and business leaders can take to get the most out of their digital efforts.
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.
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