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15 Best Places to Work in Technology 2020
Slideshows  |  4/8/2020
These tech companies get the best ratings from Glassdoor, Indeed.com, and Comparably.
7 Tips to Help Attract and Retain Data Science Talent
Commentary  |  4/8/2020
As firms across all industries seek to turn data, the greatest asset of the digital age, to their advantage, attracting and retaining the right talent is essential.
Analytics Pros Called to Duty in COVID-19 Crisis
News  |  4/6/2020
Professionals who work in the field of analytics are being called on to apply their expertise as executives make decisions on how to respond to wildly different business conditions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
IT Recruitment: Time to Take a Non-Traditional Path
Commentary  |  4/3/2020
Here are some non-traditional ways that IT leaders can fill their open positions and create a more diverse workplace.
Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
The Robots Are Still Coming
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots?
Damn the Law (Disclose Your Comp)
Commentary  |  3/30/2020
Why senior IT professionals disclose salary history in the job recruitment process -- despite laws banning the question.
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.
Developing a Continuity Plan for the Post-Coronavirus World
Commentary  |  3/16/2020
These baseline business continuity strategies will help ensure your organization is positioned to keep operations going even as the business environment is up-ended.
Next Phase of DevOps: Upskilling for Processes and Humanity
Commentary  |  3/12/2020
As DevOps matures, so too must the skills required to drive future phases of transformation.
Is IT the Good Guy or Bad Guy in Upskilling?
Commentary  |  3/5/2020
Yes, IT leaders and teams can be perceived as a pain in the neck, but don't overlook their superpowers.
How IT Leaders Can Attract and Retain the Right Talent
Commentary  |  3/2/2020
By applying these best practices, you can bring on talent that keeps pace with innovation, shifting customer needs, and new technologies.
AI, ML Keys to Driving an Even More Diverse Workplace
Commentary  |  2/26/2020
But CIOs and IT leaders must also establish an open communication channel to discuss disabilities and accessibility awareness to help reinforce a culture of inclusion.
IT Recruiting: Competing with the Googles and Amazons
News  |  2/25/2020
Hiring top technology talent is crucial to moving into and succeeding in the digital age. But how do you compete against big tech companies?
Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport
Commentary  |  2/21/2020
Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur.
The Key Attributes to Look for in a DevOps Trainer
Commentary  |  2/17/2020
Wannabe DevOps trainers are dime a dozen, but truly skilled coaches are worth their weight in gold.
IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
IT pros must do real research about their value in the market if they want to be paid fairly. InformationWeek's 2020 IT Salary Report can help technologists get started.
The End of Agile? Not a Chance.
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
Enterprise organizations need to understand the full evolution of Agile to reap its benefits. Here's some advice on best ways to implement Agile practices today.
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.
Bridge the IT Skills Gap With Data and Analytics
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Enterprises can benefit in many ways from internal and external data analysis. One of the most obvious is using data analytics to help close your IT team's skills gap.
Stop ‘Vacation Shaming’ Your IT Staff
Commentary  |  2/7/2020
Burnout from lack of time off takes a toll on your employees, hampers their productivity and erodes your ability to retain strong IT team members. Nobody wins.
Why IBM Choosing Arvind Krishna Over Jim Whitehurst Was Wise
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
It was widely expected that Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst would be Ginni Rometty's successor. Instead, the job is going to Arvind Krishna -- and that's probably a good thing. - ITPro Today
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Slideshows  |  2/3/2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
Elevating the Human Enterprise with a Machine-First Mindset
Commentary  |  2/3/2020
The purpose of adopting a machine-first approach is to bring together diverse technologies including automation, AI and analytics in a holistic way.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/29/2020
We've updated our collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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 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.
How the Humanities Can Help Us See What’s Next in Tech
Commentary  |  1/2/2020
Skills like communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are key for developing the next-gen of leadership and equipping employees for the future.
When Is It Ethical to Not Replace Humans with AI?
Commentary  |  12/30/2019
There are legitimate questions about the ethics of employing AI in place of human workers. But what about when there's a moral imperative to automate?
Strategic Hiring in Today’s Changing Technology Landscape
Commentary  |  12/27/2019
CIOs, CTOs and hiring managers should apply these four elements when assessing tech candidates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
Commentary  |  12/9/2019
There's a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
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.
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.
The Biggest Mistakes Made by Data Scientists
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While the tools may change, the mistakes stay the same. Here are four common issues that IT leaders should be aware of when managing data science teams.
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?
How IT Success Metrics Are Changing
Commentary  |  11/19/2019
Keeping the lights on isn't enough anymore. In this century, the IT department's goals must align with those of the business.
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