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How Applying Labels and Other Tactics Keep AI Transparent
Commentary  |  12/13/2019
Understanding how AI models and AI-based applications work, what they can and cannot do, and where there is potential for ethical issues is core to putting AI to work for your organization.
Want a Raise? Don't Ask Mom and Dad for Advice
News  |  12/12/2019
Who should you ask for advice about getting a salary increase? Probably not your parents.
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.
AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
News  |  12/10/2019
Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
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.
5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
Commentary  |  12/6/2019
Given all they contribute to today's digital business landscape, chief data officers have a very real opportunity to become the CEOs of tomorrow.
5 IT Career Tips from Pros Who Know
Commentary  |  12/5/2019
For those looking to put their best foot forward or get unstuck from a career plateau, we've collected tips from IT pros who have navigated a successful career.
What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Slideshows  |  12/4/2019
If you're confused about what digital transformation means, you're not alone. But survey data highlights some agreement about how it's changing the way companies do business.
Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC.
Why DataOps is a Major Quality Trend for 2020
Commentary  |  12/2/2019
Take the DevOps concept a step further and see how DataOps can improve data quality and customer experiences.
GPUs Continue to Dominate the AI Accelerator Market for Now
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
As enterprises embark on AI and machine learning strategies, chip makers like NVIDIA, Intel and AMD are battling to become the standard hardware providers.
Can an IT Department Function in a 4-Day Workweek Culture?
Commentary  |  11/26/2019
The idea of a companywide, 4-day workweek seems to have appeal to organizations and employees. But does it make sense for the IT department?
Strategies You Need to Make Digital Transformation Work
Slideshows  |  11/25/2019
CTOs, IT leaders, and executive management can use these examples to form their own master plans to transform their organizations and win.
Enterprise Guide to Data Privacy
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
Enterprise organizations could be hit with heavy fines if they don't comply with laws (current and upcoming) to protect their customers. CIOs and IT leaders: Are you ready?
Dealing with IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Commentary  |  11/21/2019
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package.
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?
CIOs Will Face Management and Cost Control Challenges in 2020
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
How IT Success Metrics Are Changing
Commentary  |  11/19/2019
Keeping the lights on isn't enough anymore. In this century, the IT department's goals must align with those of the business.
Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders
News  |  11/18/2019
Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming.
How CIOs Can Solve Their Crushing Talent Deficit
Commentary  |  11/18/2019
Rather than doubling down on recruitment advertising, here are five other ways that IT leaders can mitigate their tech talent shortage.
IT Ecosystems Have Come of Age: Has Your Organization?
Commentary  |  11/15/2019
To navigate the new world of IT ecosystems, forward-thinking IT leaders need to embrace organizational transformation -- and avoid making these five mistakes.
Stalled Enterprise AI Gets Unstuck from Surprising Source
News  |  11/14/2019
Enterprises have stalled in deploying AI to production, but platform investments from commercial providers may help them wrangle their open source models.
How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends
Commentary  |  11/13/2019
The Agile model and its adopters are moving forward rapidly. Here's how you can stay on top of the latest improvements.
10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
News  |  11/12/2019
Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
Robotic Process Automation: 4 Key Considerations
Commentary  |  11/12/2019
Project sponsors and managers of automation initiatives should carefully consider building these elements into their projects from the outset.
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.
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.
Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
News  |  11/6/2019
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Slideshows  |  11/5/2019
If you're a data scientist, you'll earn the most money on one of the coasts, but data analysts will do better looking for jobs in the center of the country.
Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
Transform IT to Become the Agile Business Partner
Commentary  |  10/31/2019
Top-performing IT organizations are three times more likely to have positioned themselves as "partners" with the business units that they support, according to research by The Hackett Group.
Attributes Employers Look for in a Coder Beyond Coding Skills
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Here's a look at some of the lesser known skills that can help software developers land the job of their dreams.
IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes
News  |  10/29/2019
IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs.
NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Commentary  |  10/29/2019
Text analytics has been the biggest use case for NLP, but now BI and analytics vendors are adding it to their products to make them easier to use.
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.
Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Companies are moving further into the cloud and undergoing data modernization. What some don't realize yet is that one strategy is better than two.
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.
SAS Targets Operationalizing AI with ModelOps
News  |  10/16/2019
Analytics stalwart SAS wants to help organizations get to that last mile of digital transformation by moving them from pilot projects to deployment to modeling and governance.
Settling the Soft Skills vs. Technical Skills Debate
Commentary  |  10/16/2019
For full-time employees, put more weight on the soft skills. For contractors who don't make the technical cut, don't put your money down on them.
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.
Why You Should Cultivate Gender Diversity in IT Leadership
Commentary  |  10/14/2019
It's time to rethink our corporate environments by recognizing the unique experiences, skill sets and strengths that come from diversity in teams and leadership.
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.
MSP Consolidation Crunch: What it Means to Your IT Team
Commentary  |  10/9/2019
With a wave of acquisitions going on across the managed service provider market, enterprise IT leaders have to rethink where they get their own services.
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