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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.
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.
Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
Commentary  |  12/9/2019
There's a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
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.
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.
The Biggest Mistakes Made by Data Scientists
Commentary  |  11/22/2019
While the tools may change, the mistakes stay the same. Here are four common issues that IT leaders should be aware of when managing data science teams.
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.
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.
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.
How to Build an Optimal Machine Learning Team
Commentary  |  11/13/2019
An effective ML team is constantly evolving based on many different factors. Assess your specific needs and use cases before putting a team into action.
Is the Computer Science Degree Dead?
Commentary  |  11/6/2019
Recent trends point to a decline in traditional education due to changing views and alternative education opportunities.
How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
Creative Ways to Get More Mileage from Your Data
Commentary  |  10/30/2019
Use analytics to your advantage to support your HR department, sales and marketing teams, team managers and ultimately your customers.
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.
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.
Communications Glut and Isolation Stymie Remote Workers
Commentary  |  10/14/2019
How can remote office workers -- and their employers -- deal with tech proliferation and the continued sense of isolation that can sap productivity?
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.
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.
Why Scaling DevOps Is a People Problem
Commentary  |  10/9/2019
You can have the latest and greatest automation toolset, but without people transformation, DevOps at scale will remain a mirage for many.
Changing Mindsets on IT Automation
Commentary  |  10/4/2019
Enterprises are not fully on board yet and in some cases stuck in manual mode. Here are four key areas to consider to get on the road to automation.
5 Ways CIOs Can Better Compete to Recruit Top Tech Talent
Commentary  |  10/2/2019
A CIO shares lessons he's learned about finding and securing the best job candidates for IT teams.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
How CIOs Can Help Their Workforce Thrive
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
IT leaders must remember that in our ever-changing world, keeping employee skills sharp and ensuring they have the resources they need to stay current is key.
How the Chief Data Officer Role is Evolving
Commentary  |  9/23/2019
The CDO role continues to change with competitive pressures. Where are you on your journey and what do you need to do to get to the next level?
How a Digital Talent Strategy Ensures Tech Staffing Success
Commentary  |  9/20/2019
Are you looking at the big picture? Today's enterprise organizations must align their digital talent strategy through a lens of recruitment and retention.
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?
How Autonomous Systems are Impacting IT
Commentary  |  9/16/2019
Automation isn't new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they're delivering, again.
How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture
Commentary  |  9/13/2019
Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed above all else.
8 AI Trends in Today's Big Enterprise
News  |  9/11/2019
A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology.
How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
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.
How Do Companies Maximize the Impact of AI & Automation?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
Here are three ways IT leaders can ensure ethical deployment of AI and automation as well as achieve a positive impact on the organization.
Four Ways AI Can Augment Human Capabilities
News  |  9/5/2019
By 2021, organizations worldwide will create nearly $3 trillion of business value via AI, Gartner says.
IT Careers: 10 Places to Look for Great Developers
Slideshows  |  9/4/2019
You might be surprised by which universities are graduating the most highly skilled developers, according to a recent study.
Python Beats R and SAS in Analytics Tool Survey
News  |  9/3/2019
In Burtch Works' annual survey of the preferred tools of advanced analytics, data, machine learning, AI, and other quantitative professionals, Python pulled ahead of the pack.
Gain Cognitive Diversity Through Capstone Projects
Commentary  |  9/3/2019
IT teams and other business divisions can enhance their abilities to tackle complex data or artificial intelligence challenges (and more) by working with student teams.
Know When It's Time to Discipline or Fire an IT Staffer
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
When a team member begins neglecting his or her work responsibilities, it's important to move quickly. Here's a look at the telltale warning signs.
Four Traits of Every Top-Tier IT Hire
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
Each team member contributes substantially to the overall culture -- and each hire can mean the difference between an average team and an exceptional one.
Do Self-Service and Low-Code Curb Shadow IT?
Commentary  |  8/28/2019
Self-service may help reduce shadow IT, but it won't eliminate it. Business-IT relationships help.
How Younger Employees Communicate in the Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/19/2019
Millennial and Zennials are well established in the workplace. So, are their communication preferences different from those of Baby Boomers and GenX?
IT Careers: How to Get a Job in DevOps
Slideshows  |  8/14/2019
Here are seven steps you can take if you want to transition into a DevOps career.
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.
Enterprise Guide to Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  8/13/2019
Don't let IT modernization be the bane of your existence. This curated collection of articles will give you more clarity and help you get started.
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