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Time to Explore Those IoT Possibilities
Commentary  |  7/20/2018
There are a few surprises in UBM's 2018 State of the IoT report, including how many organizations are in search of a business use case.
Digital Transformation: Turning Data Into Dollars
Commentary  |  7/18/2018
Acting on data analytics isn't just about identifying areas to cut costs. Analytics also can drive new revenue opportunities.
MIT and IEEE Partner to Advance Extended Intelligence
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
Innovation is entering a new stage of maturity as a range of academic and industry organizations ponder the impacts of autonomous and intelligent systems.
CDAOs Drive Change by Blurring Lines, not Drawing Them
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
The buck stops with the chief data/analytics officer in modern business intelligence.
How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
Understand Yesterday’s Tomorrows to Gain Competitive Advantage
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
One way to innovate today is to employ Paleofuturism, where you look to what futurists of the past got right and where they missed.
TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
News  |  7/16/2018
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
Four C-level Analytics Secrets to Grow Revenue
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Putting data and analytics tools into the hands of business users is one key to developing a data-driven organization.
Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
News  |  7/11/2018
Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data.
Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
The Top 3 Priorities for CIOs
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
CIOs who want their companies to succeed with digital transformation need to have a long-term approach, focusing on the long-tail benefits.
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/10/2018
Peyton Maynard-Koran, senior director of worldwide infrastructure at Whole Foods, provides some questions that will help you evaluate the role of your IT organization and ensure an open and productive environment.
Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Commentary  |  7/10/2018
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
The Truth About Blockchain
News  |  7/9/2018
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
News  |  7/6/2018
A new report from Village Capital highlights the opportunities for startups to contribute to a positive future for workers in a world re-shaped by the input of artificial intelligence and automation.
The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
Commentary  |  7/6/2018
Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
Make the Leap from IT 'Pro' to IT 'Manager'
Commentary  |  7/5/2018
Follow these four steps and you can better position yourself for a management role by shifting from a technology-first to a business-first perspective.
The Flexible IT Team, Its Strengths and Flaws
News  |  7/5/2018
IT teams no longer subsist on full-time employees alone; they also include contract and freelance talent. The combination of skills helps round out an IT team. However, sometimes contingent and full-time employees don't get along.
Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
News  |  6/29/2018
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
Forget the Robot Apocalypse: Learn How and Why to Automate
Commentary  |  6/29/2018
Enterprise executives considering an automation initiative need to be clear with internal and external stakeholders about how automation fits into the organization's priorities.
10 Hottest Job Skills for Young IT Workers
Slideshows  |  6/28/2018
Technology job seekers under 40 are looking for positions that include these keywords.
Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
News  |  6/27/2018
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
3 Things Execs Should Know About Machine Learning
Commentary  |  6/25/2018
Implementing machine learning isn't just about the technology; it requires organizational changes too.
AI and IoT: Tech’s New BFFs
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
3 Ways IT Leaders Can Deliver Business Transformation
Commentary  |  6/20/2018
As the world of technology continues to change at a rapid pace, so do the roles and responsibilities of IT leaders.
Cut Data Center Costs Without Sacrificing Performance
Commentary  |  6/19/2018
While organizations are placing greater demand on data centers, IT managers do have ways to work within tight budgets.
The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
News  |  6/19/2018
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
5 Lessons for SREs and Their Teams
Slideshows  |  6/18/2018
Now that SRE has become a cool job there's been some washing of the title. Sysadmins and IT ops are being rebranded as SREs without businesses actually making any the changes to their tasks. Here's what you should expect as an SRE as well as tips for excelling in the role.
Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
News  |  6/15/2018
You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
3 Considerations When Implementing Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/15/2018
Get your digital transformation initiative off on the right foot by addressing three basic issues right up front.
5 Steps to Put a Faltering DevOps Plan Back on Track
Commentary  |  6/14/2018
The best laid plans of DevOps adopters often go awry. Here's how you can fix things.
How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS
News  |  6/13/2018
In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.
What the Evolving Icebox Says About the Role for IT
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
IT is no longer just about keeping the lights on. These days organizations are relying on IT to help deliver a competitive edge through digitization.
Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.
How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause.
Why DevOps Is Your Key to Becoming a Digital Entity
Commentary  |  6/7/2018
Becoming a digital entity isn't just about buying new technology, but also means creating new and advanced competitive capabilities by aligning technology processes with the business.
Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
News  |  6/7/2018
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
Top 11 MBA Programs for IT Leaders
Slideshows  |  6/5/2018
These leading university masters programs could help you take your IT career to the next level.
Rethink Change Management for Agile Initiatives
Commentary  |  6/5/2018
Companies that have applied change management to previous business or process changes must acknowledge that the pace and nature of agile means that traditional change management may not be enough.
Why Quantum Computing Should Be on Your Radar Now
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Boston Consulting Group and Forrester are advising clients to get smart about quantum computing and start experimenting now so they can separate hype from reality.
The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
The Cloud Isn’t Just About Saving Money
Commentary  |  6/1/2018
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
How to Be the Global IT Executive
Commentary  |  5/31/2018
IT managers who can adapt their personal styles to the needs of local cultures and employees are best positioned to succeed in the global arena.
IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
News  |  5/31/2018
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
Commentary  |  5/29/2018
A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
News  |  5/29/2018
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Creator?
Commentary  |  5/28/2018
It is clear that artificial intelligence will cause disruption in the workplace, but will it actually lead to mass job losses and discontent?
9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Slideshows  |  5/25/2018
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
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