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 James M. Connolly

Profile of James M. Connolly

Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Member Since: 11/18/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 71
Comments: 114

Jim Connolly is a versatile and experienced technology journalist who has reported on IT trends for more than two decades. As Executive Managing Editor of InformationWeek, he oversees the day-to-day planning and editing on the site. Most recently he has been editor of UBM's All Analytics. He has written about enterprise computing, data analytics, the PC revolution, the evolution of the Internet, networking, IT management, and the ongoing shift to cloud-based services and mobility. He has covered breaking industry news and has led teams focused on product reviews and technology trends. Throughout most of his tech journalism career, he has concentrated on serving the information needs of IT decision-makers in large organizations and has worked with those managers to help them learn from their peers and share their experiences in implementing leading-edge technologies through such publications as Computerworld. Jim also has helped to launch a technology-focused startup, as one of the founding editors at TechTarget, and has served as editor of an established news organization focused on technology startups and the Boston-area venture capital sector at MassHighTech.

Articles by James M. Connolly

The Cloud Builds on Hard-Earned Credibility

Cloud computing has overcome some tough resistance over the years, but it has gained acceptance and proven it's value. Now IT pros have to make sure that cloud technology is applied the right way, delivering the solutions that business managers need.

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The Cloud: We're Not in 2012 Any More

Forrester's upcoming cloud 2018 predictions report, scheduled for release tomorrow, highlights just how dramatic developments in security, analytics, and applications tools have advanced the cloud.

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Time for an Analytics Show and Tell

The business-analytics disconnect remains a hurdle for adoption of data-driven decision making. Maybe it's time for the analytics team to hit the road and show employees what data can do for them.

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Digital Transformation: Why Darwin Was Right

While half of surveyed organizations say that digital transformation is a strategic priority, what does that say about the other 50%? If they don't adapt they could face the fate Darwin described in discussing survival of the fittest.

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IoT: Pioneering New Technologies

Despite all the criticisms of the Internet of Things concept, It's very real, but probably is going through a shakeout stage. What will emerge will be a model focused on efficiency and based on new compute models.

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Surviving the Big Data HR Test

Human resources professionals are starting to rely on big data in their hiring processes, but questions remain about how to do it fairly and quantify what their analysis reveals.

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