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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.
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.
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?
IT Spending Forecast: Unfortunately, It's Going to Hurt
News  |  5/15/2020
Gartner is forecasting an IT spending decline of 8% in 2020 with devices as the hardest hit category. Public cloud spending, however, will rise.
Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us
Commentary  |  5/15/2020
Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person. But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition.
Evolving IT into a Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
Is it possible to transition most IT staff members into a remote workforce? How would this impact IT organizations, and what would be the challenges?
4 Machine Learning Challenges for Threat Detection
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
While ML can dramatically enhance an organization's security posture, it is critical to understand some of its challenges when designing security strategies.
Top 10 Programming Languages in Demand Right Now
Slideshows  |  4/28/2020
These are the programming languages most likely to be used in enterprise IT and most likely to help you get a job.
Advancing AI with Neuromorphic Computing Platforms
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
Within the universe of AI-optimized chip architectures, what sets neuromorphic approaches apart is their ability to use intricately connected hardware circuits.
7 Ways to Improve Software Maintenance
Commentary  |  4/16/2020
Here are some approaches and steps organizations can take to perform software maintenance while creating as much time as possible for new software development.
COVID-19: Latest News & Commentary for IT Leaders
News  |  4/10/2020
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.
15 Best Places to Work in Technology 2020
Slideshows  |  4/8/2020
These tech companies get the best ratings from Glassdoor, Indeed.com, and Comparably.
Data Management Heads into Major Transition
News  |  4/7/2020
Data management and the tools that power it are on the cusp of a major transition that is poised to make the jobs of data engineers easier.
Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait
Commentary  |  3/31/2020
An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers.
Kaggle Competition Aims AI at COVID-19
News  |  3/30/2020
A challenge on the data science community site Kaggle is asking great minds to apply machine learning to battle the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Build Your Cloud Strategy -- The Right Way
Commentary  |  3/26/2020
A rapidly growing cloud presence demands careful thought and planning. Here's what you need to do to set your organization on the right course.
How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Slideshows  |  3/24/2020
Disruptive ideas can give organizations ways to maintain operations in a time of quarantines and social distancing.
Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Commentary  |  3/23/2020
RPA is a fast-growing category of software, driven by global enterprise digital transformation efforts. Is it ready for prime time? This guide covers the benefits, best practices and use cases today.
Pitfalls to Avoid in the COVID-19 Rush to Work from Home
News  |  3/23/2020
As everybody rushes to set up workstations at home amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there are some obstacles to avoid.
Augmented Analytics Drives Next Wave of AI, Machine Learning, BI
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
Business intelligence will move beyond dashboards, and AI and machine learning will become easier for less skilled workers as augmented analytics are embedded into platforms.
The IT and Security Teams: Buddies or Rivals?
Commentary  |  3/19/2020
InformationWeek, Dark Reading, and Interop have partnered to explore the evolving relationship between the general IT team and the security team. We invite you to take our survey.
Will Virtual Machines Fade Out for Containers and Serverless?
Commentary  |  3/16/2020
Functions that were primarily the domain of VMs are being picked up by other resources, but does that mean the end for virtual machines?
A Radical Plan for Enterprise Transformation
News  |  3/13/2020
If you want the big rewards of new technology implementations, you need the right approach and a full commitment.
Coronavirus: 8 Tech Tips for Working From Home
Slideshows  |  3/11/2020
Here's a collection of tools, technologies, and tips to help you out in case you need to telecommute during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Recognize the High Cost of Low Technical Debt
Commentary  |  3/6/2020
Technical debt, a developer's term for trade-offs, is starting to impact marketing tech and other choices. Here's how IT teams can reduce the impact of technical debt choices.
Coronavirus Plan: How IT Can Enable Remote Work
News  |  3/4/2020
Is your organization prepared to implement widespread remote work to protect employees against coronavirus? Here's what you need to do.
Getting the Most Out of Augmented Intelligence
Commentary  |  3/3/2020
Looking for a way to help your organization work smarter and faster? Augmented intelligence is ready to provide added support, new insights, and a competitive edge.
Get Serious About SaaS Management in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  2/26/2020
While a software-as-a-service model leaves processing in the service provider's hands, there's plenty of work left for the IT group when it comes to administering the relationship and in supporting employee users.
AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them.
Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?
Commentary  |  2/24/2020
While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy?
How to Sharpen the Blurriness in Edge Computing
Commentary  |  2/20/2020
IT and end users need to collaborate and agree on policies and procedures for edge security, software updates, asset management and technology deployment.
Who Should Own RPA?
Commentary  |  2/18/2020
Enterprises are running into challenges with robotic process automation because lines of business or IT are missing the bigger picture. Thinking strategically and cross-functionally helps.
IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth
Commentary  |  2/12/2020
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.
Time is Running Out: 5 Steps to Prepare for the CCPA
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The nation's most comprehensive data privacy law has gone into effect and enforcement is just around the corner. Worried about compliance? Follow these guidelines.
SAP Gives Enterprise IT Customers an Extension
News  |  2/10/2020
ERP giant SAP wants all its customers to migrate to its new platform S/4HANA, but it's a time consuming and expensive process. So the company is extending maintenance on its earlier platform.
Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Commentary  |  2/10/2020
Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
ITSM Platforms Gain Artificial Intelligence
News  |  2/7/2020
AI will become an integral part of IT service management and related tools. Here's a look at what ServiceNow is doing to incorporate artificial intelligence.
Engineering Tiny Machine Learning for the Edge
Commentary  |  2/6/2020
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.
Vertical AI is the New Black
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The reality of AI adoption is out of sync with the hype that AI has generated. However, where artificial intelligence is prepared to prove itself is in vertical market applications.
Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
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.
Fighting the Coronavirus with Analytics and GIS
News  |  2/3/2020
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a global emergency. Here's how governments and the general public are using analytics to track the outbreak.
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Slideshows  |  2/3/2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
Top Applications Businesses are Using
News  |  2/3/2020
A cloud data warehouse company came in first as the fastest growing application in a new report of the most popular business applications from Okta.
What's the True Impact of California’s New IoT Law?
Commentary  |  1/31/2020
While there are a few specifics that IoT manufacturers will have to adhere to, the remainder of the law is a bit fuzzy in terms of consequences.
Data Management Meets Multi-Cloud Environments
News  |  1/30/2020
Many big enterprises are committed to public cloud, but they may just be getting started with data management efforts in multi-cloud environments.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  1/29/2020
We've updated our collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Slideshows  |  1/28/2020
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
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The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
The State of IT & Cybersecurity Operations 2020
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