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The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
Kick the IT-Business, Love-Hate Bond up a Notch
Commentary  |  12/13/2017
As businesses wrestle with the challenges that come with new technologies and concepts such as transformation it's more important than ever that IT and business leaders work as partners.
10 Surprising Ways Machine Learning is Being Used Today
Commentary  |  12/13/2017
As machine learning technologies evolve developers in a range of fields are finding innovative ways to solve challenges.
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.
Deloitte: 5 Trends That Will Drive Machine Learning Adoption
News  |  12/12/2017
Machine learning isn't as widely adopted as some may think, mainly because there are serious barriers to adoption. Researchers are making progress in reducing those barriers.
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.
Five Emerging Requirements Impacting Hybrid Cloud Strategies
Commentary  |  12/8/2017
As companies turn to the hybrid cloud to future-proof business and innovate faster, there are some emerging needs that they should address.
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.
Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
Commentary  |  12/8/2017
With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
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.
9 AI Benefits Enterprises Are Experiencing Today
Slideshows  |  12/6/2017
The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes - as well as their workforces.
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.
Monitoring Cloud Performance: Pass the Aspirin
Commentary  |  12/6/2017
Few tools exist to measure or fix multi-cloud problems. Help is on the way; major software vendors are addressing the issue.
Going All-In with Managed Services, the Right Way
Commentary  |  12/5/2017
Utilizing managed services can be cost efficient for an enterprise, but be sure to look beyond cost to how you manage those managed service providers.
It’s Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
Warning Signs Your Business Might Need a DevOps Upgrade
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
These four warning signs just might indicate that you need to implement or update DevOps initiatives within your organization.
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 IT Leaders Can Prepare for 2018
Commentary  |  12/1/2017
As IT executives set out their plans for 2018, three key technology concepts should be top priorities.
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.
Amazon Pumps Out New Database and Machine Learning Services
News  |  11/30/2017
Amazon's announcements at AWS Re:Invent continue to extend AWS offerings far beyond basic infrastructure services.
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.
Clear the Barriers to DevTestOps
Commentary  |  11/30/2017
A key to a successful DevOps initiative is ensuring that team members stay involved at all stages of the development, test, and deployment cycle.
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.
How Your DevOps Team Should Procure User Feedback
Commentary  |  11/28/2017
Gathering user feedback is a key element of a DevOps strategy, but you have to be proactive in collecting that feedback.
9 Ways to Reduce Latency When Connecting to Public Clouds
Slideshows  |  11/28/2017
The more companies rely on cloud applications, the more important it becomes to be proactive in ensuring that latency and quality issues are kept to a minimum.
GDPR: Achieving Compliance, Earning Trust
Commentary  |  11/28/2017
Following the privacy rules set out in the EU's GDPR isn't just about compliance; it shows customers and others that they can trust your company.
Docker Ducks and Weaves in a World Buffeted by Change
Commentary  |  11/27/2017
Docker's embrace of Kubernetes in the enterprise might make you wonder how Docker will find new growth paths.
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.
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.
Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.
How Can We Trust Machine Learning and AI?
Commentary  |  11/17/2017
If you want build trust in machine learning, try treating it like a human, asking it the same type of questions.
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.
Make Cybersecurity About Innovation and Growth
Commentary  |  11/16/2017
Cybersecurity doesn't have to be just a cost of doing business. With the right approach, it can both protect while creating new levels of business growth.
Leveraging Data Prep to Prevent Human Trafficking
News  |  11/15/2017
How one organization is using a data prep tool to combat human trafficking and slavery.
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.
LinkedIn Shares How to Build a Data Center to Keep Up with Growth
LinkedIn Shares How to Build a Data Center to Keep Up with Growth
InformationWeek Videos  |  11/14/2017
Shawn Zandi, Principal Network Architect, LinkedIn shares how to build a data center architecture that can handle the huge growth that LinkedIn continues to experience.
Azure Stack: Focusing on What It Isn't, Not What It Is
News  |  11/14/2017
While Microsoft itself seems pretty clear on what Azure Stack really is, the company still needs to do some work on its message, and on how customers and industry partners view the service.
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.
How to Get Your IT 'Dream Job'
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Interop ITX infrastructure track chair Keith Townsend talks about working his way up from the help desk.
25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors leading the way.
Cloud Vendors Leading the Charge in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Our roundup features the top cloud providers as well as technology vendors offering tools for managing cloud environments.
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.
Your Blockchain Pilot Is Going to Fail (But That’s OK)
Commentary  |  11/9/2017
Blockchain isn't a miracle technology to solve all problems at once. It is a fundamental shift in the way companies transfer data between two parties.
Are DevOps and Software Quality Incompatible?
Commentary  |  11/9/2017
The DevOps concept's focus on speed to market and continuous release can leave gaps in software quality. Understand which ones you can live with, and which are critical.
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.
Why Automation Won't Displace Human Intelligence in Analytics
Commentary  |  11/8/2017
There's great value for companies to use automation technologies in analytics, taking advantage of the vast data sets now available. Making machine learning models more precise isn't just about technology; but a reimagination of business structure and the roles of tech and people.
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