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It's Time to Reconsider IT Career Paths
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
In an ever-changing work environment, organizations are exploring new ways to keep tech experts happy in a non-management role.
Thereís No Opting Out of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
As the countdown to January continues, it's up to executive teams to ensure their companies are complying and preparing for what's coming.
Reflections on Tech in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/9/2019
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.
Survey: Most Data Center Managers Rely on Outdated Security Practices
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While experts aren't surprised, they recommend adding the latest tools to your security strategy now.
Businesses Arenít Ready for Californiaís Data Privacy Act
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
A year and a half after GDPR, California's own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
The Search for a Plan to Bolster DevSecOps Against Attacks
Commentary  |  11/18/2019
Developers under pressure to deploy may benefit from incorporating security resources into the tools they have on hand.
Why Businesses Should Adopt an AI Code of Ethics -- Now
Commentary  |  11/14/2019
AI has been abused as part of disinformation campaigns, accused of perpetuating biases, and criticized for overstepping privacy bounds. Let's address this.
Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
What Happens When You Inject Security into DevOps: DevSecOps
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
If you think that the security reviews that your DevOps team conducts are enough, give it another thought.
AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customer's race, age or gender, should you?
Tackling the Infosec Hiring Challenge
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
While there is no silver bullet for attracting and hiring great security talent, there are techniques that can dramatically increase your team's success.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
AI Ethics: Where to Start
News  |  10/25/2019
Your AI program needs to incorporate fairness, transparency, security, and ethics. Here are the basics.
Beware the Pitfalls of Applying AI to Big Data
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Decision makers should consider whether conclusions are influenced by shortcomings in the observable data and whether the algorithms properly address biases.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Achieving Techquilibrium: Get the Right Digital Balance
News  |  10/22/2019
Reaching the right "techquilibrium" will enable enterprises to compete and lead as they work toward digital transformation, said Gartner analysts during a keynote address at Gartner Symposium.
IT Challenge: Pace of Change with Infrastructure
Commentary  |  10/21/2019
With the storm of changes hitting the IT department -- from cloud to AI and anytime/anywhere mobile access -- the real challenge is in having the IT infrastructure keep pace.
Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps
Commentary  |  10/18/2019
Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy.
Cyber Judgment: A New Path Forward for Decision Makers
Commentary  |  10/15/2019
Information security staff cannot be everywhere decisions are made, and not every risk decision can be automated.
How to Secure Data Privacy While Growing Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
There are ways to increase user privacy while still preserving the accuracy of machine learning systems. Here are three practical options for CIOs.
Blockchain Loses Its Luster, for Now
News  |  10/10/2019
Last year if you had a tech problem, blockchain was the answer. Now blockchain has reached the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner.
Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Your Business Needs
Commentary  |  9/18/2019
AI software is everywhere, yet only a handful of offerings target specific demands. How can enterprises customize generic AI tools to meet their unique needs?
Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Commentary  |  9/12/2019
In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
The Internet: Privacy Enabler or Detractor?
Commentary  |  9/11/2019
The Internet has created more individual privacy than any technology in human history. So why are we constantly told otherwise?
Does AI Competence Matter?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
Digital Transformation: What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night?
Commentary  |  9/4/2019
Here are the top four concerns bugging CEOs and board members about digital makeovers -- and fixes CIOs can apply to mitigate the impact of those worries.
Banks Ramp Up Machine Learning, Work Through Data Challenges
News  |  8/27/2019
Machine learning in pilot and production is growing in many industries, and finance is no exception, but there are concerns.
Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs
Commentary  |  8/23/2019
Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask.
Should You Send Your Security Staff to a Hacker Conference?
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
IT managers once and for all should recognize that hacker conferences can be highly educational and beneficial from a corporate IT perspective.
HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers
News  |  8/8/2019
HPE will expand its data and analytics portfolio through its acquisition of embattled Hadoop pioneer MapR.
When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT's role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors.
AI Ethics Guidelines Every CIO Should Read
Commentary  |  8/7/2019
You don't need to come up with an AI ethics framework out of thin air. Here are five of the best resources to get technology and ethics leaders started.
Why You Should Create a Forward-Looking Privacy Policy
Commentary  |  8/6/2019
New privacy rules are coming. Is your organization ready?
Four Technology-Driven Hiring Trends
Commentary  |  8/5/2019
It's been a challenging year for businesses seeking to hire CIOs and technical experts in fields as diverse as machine learning and mobile network technology.
CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
It's wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
In Taxing Times, Blockchain Systems Could Minimize Disruption
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
Blockchain has the potential to cut through multilayered, complex transactions to streamline processes, improve margins, and grow top line revenue.
Technology Innovations: Letís Be Responsible
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
As technology evolves, CIOs and IT leaders must also change the way they communicate about it in our digital-first world.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
IT planning authorities are everywhere, but finding truly knowledgeable experts with your organization's best interests at heart can be a challenge.
The Dangers of Demonizing AI
Commentary  |  7/15/2019
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
Commentary  |  7/6/2019
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
How to Evaluate an IT Job Candidate as a Coach Would
Commentary  |  7/2/2019
To create a winning IT team, it pays to treat job candidates like potential prospects for a sports franchise.
Businesses Must Prepare for Global 'Digital Disorder'
News  |  6/27/2019
Supply chain, procurement and customer engagement models face significant disruption in the next decade new A.T. Kearney report warns.
AI-Powered Security: Lulling Us Into Misplaced Confidence?
Commentary  |  6/26/2019
While artificial intelligence and machine learning hold promise in cybersecurity initiatives, there are some gaps that enterprises need to consider.
GDPR One Year Later: Was the Hype Worth It?
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
Only time will tell with how GDPR and regulators can keep up with the influx of breaches and violations, but that doesn't mean GDPR is something to brush aside.
How to Convince Wary Customers to Share Personal Information
Commentary  |  6/17/2019
Burned by past abuses, consumers are guarding their data with an iron fist. You can win back their confidence and gain the insights that provide targeted services.
Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
News  |  6/13/2019
Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
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