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3 Tips to Recognize Hidden Costs of the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/6/2020
Cloud usage and demand has spiked, but businesses must be wary of hidden cloud "gotchas" when it comes to modernizing and scaling their cloud infrastructure.
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.
Digital Transformation Key to Continuity in Turbulent Times
Commentary  |  7/2/2020
IT leaders who use the current crisis to identify gaps in processes and digitize operations will see their businesses thrive.
IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Commentary  |  6/30/2020
As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
How Liberty Mutual’s Cloud Journey Led to Going Serverless
Commentary  |  6/29/2020
Making the move from datacenters to the cloud set off a transformation strategy that created new operational opportunities and cost savings.
Is It Possible to Automate Trust?
Commentary  |  6/29/2020
First, businesses need a clear understanding of how data will be used, and who will be impacted by the decisions made using the data.
How IT Pros Can Lead the Fight for Data Ethics
Commentary  |  6/26/2020
Maintaining ethics means being alert on a continuum for issues. Here's how IT teams can play a pivotal role in protecting data ethics.
AI: The New Order of Business
Commentary  |  6/26/2020
Tales of robots and smart speakers are eclipsed by those of automation and natural language processing, which are drivers for greater efficiencies, increased productivity and new revenue.
Why a Master Data Strategy Is Key to Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  6/25/2020
Find out why deploying an effective master data strategy across an enterprise is an important foundation to building a successful digital transformation journey.
10 Cyberattacks on the Rise During the Pandemic
Slideshows  |  6/24/2020
Cybercrime and cyber espionage have skyrocketed during COVID-19 lockdowns. Are your work-from-home employees aware of these security traps?
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.
Business Intelligence before Artificial Intelligence
Commentary  |  6/22/2020
BI is the transformation of data from services, including software and assets, into accessible insights and reports. But, otherwise, why is BI important?
The Rise of TensorFlow
Commentary  |  6/19/2020
The high interest in the developer community to explore TensorFlow capabilities holds even higher potential to yield valuable insights in quantum computing research and applications.
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.
Impede the Motion of Data and You Impede Innovation
Commentary  |  6/17/2020
Why that is, and what to do about it.
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.
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.
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.
Technology and Its Limits: Transformation is About People
Commentary  |  6/12/2020
In the argot of today's technology world, transformation is about "People + Machine." The machine alone is, well, just a machine.
5 Tips for Understanding and Maximizing Data
Commentary  |  6/12/2020
To harness the power of data analytics, companies need to create a culture in which all employees understand how to use data to advance business outcomes.
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.
Quality, Speed Not Mutually Exclusive with DevTestOps Approach
Commentary  |  6/11/2020
For experienced IT teams who are steeped in DevOps practices, shifting to DevTestOps requires a change in mindset.
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.
10 Tips for Managing a Remote DevOps Team
Slideshows  |  6/9/2020
The pandemic has many DevOps teams working from home. Here's how to help your team succeed under what may be very different circumstances.
Overcome Privacy Shaming During and After Pandemic
Commentary  |  6/9/2020
COVID-19 is reshaping the privacy landscape and calibrating priorities, but how long will it last?
How Cloud Is Enabling Autonomous Systems
Commentary  |  6/8/2020
The soft economy just gave cloud adoption a shove. Get ready for more autonomous IT resources.
How to Optimize Your Cloud Investment
Commentary  |  6/8/2020
For those looking to reduce cloud costs as much as possible, here are four tips to help improve your overall investment.
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.
Designing Digital Products with Customers’ Well-Being in Mind
Commentary  |  6/5/2020
The effort is relatively low compared to the immense personal and business benefits of keeping customers pleased and even delighted during this turbulent time.
Office Everywhere: Remote Work Going Forward
Commentary  |  6/4/2020
Almost overnight, companies pivoted to remote work, but long-term viability requires an all-in commitment to digital transformation across technology and culture.
Agile May Be Key for Companies Experiencing VUCA
Commentary  |  6/3/2020
During this time of uncertainty, businesses are trying to adapt to the new normal. Here's why the Agile philosophy is suitable for unforeseen business obstacles.
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.
How AI and Machine Learning are Evolving DevOps
Commentary  |  6/1/2020
Artificial intelligence and ML can help us take DevOps to the next level through identifying problems more quickly and further automating our processes.
Advantage ROI: Optimize AI Programs for Short-Term Gains
Commentary  |  5/29/2020
With many budgets constrained, now is the time to focus on artificial intelligence projects that will deliver the most payback over the next six months.
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.
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.
How to Optimize Productivity in Fragmented Workplaces
Commentary  |  5/25/2020
With fast-changing markets, fragmented teams, and unprecedented business disruption, how can new work management approaches help leaders maintain productivity on the right work?
Smoothing Out the Edges for Remote Digital Worker Experience
Commentary  |  5/22/2020
IT teams are facing a new normal with the shift to remote work. Here are some key steps they may not be considering (but should) to improve the digital experience.
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?
Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
Don't adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases.
Security Mistakes Your Work from Home Employees are Making
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
The new WFH environment, schedule freedoms and distractions are causing many to slip up and put sensitive company data at risk.
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