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Agile Transformation: Get Started, by Stopping
Commentary  |  12/12/2017
Start an Agile initiative by carefully taking stock of the organization's goals, challenges, and capabilities.
5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
News  |  12/11/2017
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
AWS Ignites Debate About the Death of IT Ops
Commentary  |  12/11/2017
Amazon's announcements at AWS RE:Invent make it highlight an AWS message that serverless is the way to go, which isn't good news for those in operations jobs.
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.
IT Versus the Organization
News  |  12/8/2017
There are significant gaps in how IT professionals and business leaders view issues such as aligning tech with business goals. Experts share some thoughts on how to close the gaps.
A Check-Up for Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise
News  |  12/7/2017
As organizations get ready to invest (or further invest) in AI, some recent research efforts offer insight into what the status quo is around AI in the enterprise and the barriers that could impede adoption.
How CIO/CFO Relationships Are Evolving
News  |  12/6/2017
In an era when organizations have to move forward quickly with innovative -- often expensive -- tech initiatives, CIOs and CFOs may have to form a partnership.
Give Yourself the Gift of Tech Education
Commentary  |  12/5/2017
The special advance rate for Interop ITX event registration expires December 15. Take time out from holiday shopping to invest in your career.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
How to Spin off an IT Startup
Commentary  |  12/1/2017
Executives who have done it share their experiences and advice on knowing when and how to spin off an IT-based startup.
Capital One: DevOps at Its Core
News  |  11/30/2017
Financial services firm Capital One is committed to using DevOps, and the approach is working.
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.
Openness – The Key to Rapid Change in the Digital Era
Commentary  |  11/21/2017
Change is never easy, particularly in an age of constant change. So, consider new ways to implement change and smooth the process.
DevOps Benefits Shine Through at Summit
News  |  11/21/2017
Real-world DevOps implementers highlight how varied organizations discovered benefits from DevOps, even if they had to clear some hurdles on the path to success.
Hacking ‘Hack Week’ -- A Few Things We Learned
Commentary  |  11/21/2017
Good intentions alone don't make for a successful hackathon. Here are some lessons learned at Adobe.
How to Break into an Analytics Career
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
9 'People Problems' Plaguing DevOps
Slideshows  |  11/16/2017
When enterprise IT teams transition to a DevOps approach, they often face difficult organizational and cultural challenges.
Burnout Prevention: Do We Need a Corporate Disabled List?
Commentary  |  11/15/2017
Employee burnout is a growing problem, and in the IT sector -- with its ever-evolving technologies and demands from business leaders -- is no exception.
DevOps Turns Kaiser Permanente from Cranky to Capable
News  |  11/14/2017
Transforming software development at a large healthcare company isn't easy, but realistic goals, tenacity, and a special attention to organizational culture helped Alice Raia and her team succeed.
Digital Transformation Helps Enterprises Find Their Startup Soul
Commentary  |  11/14/2017
Companies in every industry have to be ready to embark on digital transformation and innovation initiatives. Even the largest enterprises can achieve success if they set out with a start-up spirit.
25 DevOps Vendors to Consider in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
These companies offer tools that are becoming an indispensable part of implementing a DevOps approach to IT.
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.
How to Hire Diverse Talent in Security
How to Hire Diverse Talent in Security
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/8/2017
Juliet Okafor, VP of business development at Fortress Information Security, shared why she thinks the security talent shortage is a myth.
Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects
Commentary  |  11/6/2017
Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.
Top 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Go Furthest
Slideshows  |  11/2/2017
When you adjust for cost of living, IT workers often earn more money in smaller cities than in major technology hubs.
CRM: Back for Another Round
Commentary  |  11/1/2017
New capabilities in CRM and digital marketing solutions require a strategic reassessment.
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.
How to Manage Workplace Conflict with Millennials
Commentary  |  10/26/2017
Individuals with generational differences can learn to manage conflict effectively, and bring positive results from a conflict-laden environment.
Staying Relevant and Successful in the Best and Worst Climates
Commentary  |  10/25/2017
A look back at a quarter century's worth of experiences that companies of all sizes can learn from
DevOps: It's a Different Animal
Commentary  |  10/24/2017
It's time to take stock of where organizations are with implementing DevOps.
CIOs Pay a Price When Change is in the Air
News  |  10/23/2017
CIOs are finding their tenures are shrinking, in part because they often are bumped out when their organizations embark on new strategies.
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.
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/16/2017
KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
Tips for Transitioning from the IT Department to CEO Chair
Commentary  |  10/12/2017
Prevedere CEO Rich Wagner takes a look at the skills that IT leaders share and what they might need to work on to move into a CEO role.
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.
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.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
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.
How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
How to Hire People for Your IT Culture
InformationWeek Videos  |  10/2/2017
Joseph Eng, CIO at TravelClick visited us at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX to share how to identify your IT culture and hire the right people for your team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  9/21/2017
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
Cybersecurity Becomes a Career Choice
News  |  9/21/2017
Young people can't ignore the news. Data breaches are everywhere and they're beginning to realize that it's up to them to keep our personal and national information private.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
News  |  9/19/2017
There may be evidence that the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.
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