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IT Recruiting: Competing with the Googles and Amazons
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Hiring top technology talent is crucial to moving into and succeeding in the digital age. But how do you compete against big tech companies?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/25/2020
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How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 2/20/2020
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Babel of IoT Authentication Poses Security Challenges
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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With more than 80 different schemes for authenticating devices either proposed or implemented, best practices and reference architectures are sorely needed, experts say.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 2/13/2020
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IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
IT pros must do real research about their value in the market if they want to be paid fairly. InformationWeek’s 2020 IT Salary Report can help technologists get started.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2020
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Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
Commentary
As developers face the challenge of making complex AI and machine learning applications work on edge-computing devices, options to support Tiny ML are emerging.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 2/6/2020
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Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
By Avivah Litan, VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner , 2/4/2020
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10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/28/2020
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Learning: It's a Give and Take Thing
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
InformationWeek is conducting its annual State of Enterprise IT Survey, and we invite you to participate.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/24/2020
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Get Your Enterprise Ready for 5G
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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While you might think of 5G wireless as a cool consumer tech concept, don't lose sight of the fact that it will have a significant impact on enterprise IT.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 1/14/2020
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5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations.
By Brendan Mislin, Managing Director, Accenture Industry X.0 , 1/10/2020
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Is Your IT Department Ready for Generation Z?
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Gen Z’s high-tech upbringing will bring a new set of behaviors, expectations, and preferences to the workplace. Here’s some advice for CIOs.
By Martin Henley, SVP, Technology Services, Globality , 1/8/2020
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New Technology Adoption: Not an All or Nothing Proposition
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You can’t deploy technology and hope people use it. Adoption requires dedicated effort behind it. Time to unleash your technology cheerleaders.
By Jason Viera, Chief Technology Officer, Carousel Industries , 12/18/2019
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Reflections on Tech in 2019
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 12/9/2019
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New Free Emulator Challenges Apple's Control of iOS
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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An open-source tool gives researchers and jailbreakers a free option for researching vulnerabilities in the operating system — and gives Apple a new headache.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/27/2019
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GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
Commentary
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 11/27/2019
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When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
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Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
By Beth Devin, Managing Director, Citi Ventures , 11/20/2019
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Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/18/2019
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AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customer’s race, age or gender, should you?
By Mark Kirby, North American Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Capgemini , 11/4/2019
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Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves
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What you’ll learn about customers by incorporating design thinking will improve operations and make your bottom line much easier to achieve.
By Rachel Armstrong, Consulting Studio Partner, Globant , 10/28/2019
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Apple Boots 17 Trojan-Laden Apps From Mobile Store
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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Malware was designed to carry out click-fraud, Wandera says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 10/24/2019
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