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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.
10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis
Slideshows  |  5/20/2020
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency.
IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right
News  |  5/20/2020
Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it.
Are You Firing the Wrong People?
Commentary  |  5/20/2020
Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings.
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?
Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments
Commentary  |  5/18/2020
Don't adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases.
Security Mistakes Your Work from Home Employees are Making
Commentary  |  5/14/2020
The new WFH environment, schedule freedoms and distractions are causing many to slip up and put sensitive company data at risk.
Has AI Failed the Pandemic Test?
Commentary  |  5/12/2020
In the first real test of AI in a crisis, the results are mixed. While many individual applications are helping, the tech remains immature and unable to address complex public policy issues.
CIOs Must Now Fortify Business Flexibility and Resiliency
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
COVID-19 has exposed critical cracks in companies' digital capabilities, forcing CIOs to bolster their resiliency, responsiveness, flexibility, and adaptation.
The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security: Together or Apart?
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Organizational risks are expanding with digital transformation, so enterprise risk management has become essential.
How CIOs Can Grease the Wheels for Citizen Development
Commentary  |  5/6/2020
Chief information officers who can successfully integrate citizen developers with IT will be able to accelerate digital transformation across their enterprise.
Enterprises Plan for Return to Workplace
News  |  5/5/2020
Businesses are considering what the new normal workplace will look like, including social distancing, plexiglass, PPE and, in some cases, contact tracing tools.
4 Ways to Avoid Cost-Cutting Amid Economic Uncertainty
Commentary  |  5/5/2020
Traditional approaches to cost containment will no longer cut it. Here's some advice on how to soar past the dark clouds and deploy smart cost management.
Why Everyone's Data and Analytics Strategy Just Blew Up
Commentary  |  5/4/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting data and analytics strategies in profound ways. Experts explain what your company should be doing right now.
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.
Managing FOMO While Working Remotely
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
Remote work and communication styles that arise with it will not disappear after the current pandemic concerns ease. Here's how IT teams can play a vital role in managing this.
Donít Forget the Human Side of Remote Working
Commentary  |  5/1/2020
One of the biggest mistakes a leader can make is blindly following a prescriptive list of one-size-fits-all tips and solutions for remote work.
Using Analytics to Improve IT Operations and Services
Commentary  |  4/30/2020
Analytics has already enhanced an array of business functions. Now it's IT's turn to benefit from analytics-driven insights.
Site Reliability Engineers: Living Under High Pressure
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Why the role of site reliability engineer is so stressful and what can be done about it.
One Size Doesnít Fit All for AI Regulation
Commentary  |  4/27/2020
The sheer scope of AI's impact on society does require some regulation. It will be essential to ensure that AI regulation is fair and ethical while not impeding innovation.
Clear Goals Essential for Results in Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
Survey shows that schisms between C-suite expectations and the rest of the organization could hamper returns on plans to go digital.
Virtual Assistants Are Coming Into Their Own
Commentary  |  4/24/2020
By helping get customers the info they need fast, and freeing up human workers, virtual assistants are now an essential member of any frontline response team.
Multi-Vendor Infrastructures Are Easier Than Ever to Manage
Commentary  |  4/23/2020
Now might be the right time to expand your horizons and take a second look at a best-of-breed technology adoption approach.
Generation Z is the Key to Accelerating Digitalization
Commentary  |  4/22/2020
These digital natives hold the key to not only unlocking but also fast-tracking the global effort in welcoming tomorrow's fully digital world. Here's why.
CFOs: COVID-19 Work-from-Home Plans May Be Permanent
News  |  4/21/2020
When the crisis began, there was a scramble to move workers home. Now CFOs are considering making those positions permanently remote to help with cutting efforts.
Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope
Commentary  |  4/20/2020
What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way.
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.
3 Steps for Deploying Robotic Process Automation
Commentary  |  4/17/2020
RPA helps drive productivity and secure competitive advantages by maximizing resources already on hand. Here's how to effectively deploy it in your business.
Unlocking Business Potential with Digital Data Optimization
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Information is power. With data playing an increasingly important role in achieving enterprise success, IT leaders must learn how to squeeze the maximum value out of collected data.
Why Compliance is for Guidance, Not a Security Strategy
Commentary  |  4/15/2020
Chief information officers face challenges obtaining buy-in to invest in cybersecurity. Yet equating compliance to security is the biggest mistake CISOs are making.
A Trial Run in Remote Work: Tips and Tricks From the Field
Commentary  |  4/14/2020
Though many of us may be unfamiliar with the work-from-home lifestyle, our current situation offers a glimpse into the future of work.
Where to Find Cost Savings When Using the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
These management strategies can help enterprise organizations rein in costs for public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments.
How to Round Out Cloud Talent
Commentary  |  4/10/2020
Getting the cloud talent you need when you need it can be tough, but creative problem-solving can help.
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.
We Will Need All the Automation We Can Get
Commentary  |  4/9/2020
Enterprise automation is not a cause for alarm but a societal imperative. Here's why.
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.
AIís Impact on Data Protection Strategies
Commentary  |  4/6/2020
Is your data protection strategy ready for artificial intelligence? Here are a few things IT leaders and businesses should keep in mind.
IT Recruitment: Time to Take a Non-Traditional Path
Commentary  |  4/3/2020
Here are some non-traditional ways that IT leaders can fill their open positions and create a more diverse workplace.
Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital.
The Robots Are Still Coming
Commentary  |  4/1/2020
More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots?
Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  3/27/2020
You've just been asked to look at a multi-cloud solution. You might put on a brave face for upper management, but deep down you know this isn't going to be easy. You're right.
CIOs: Hereís How to Boost Your Business Model Resilience
Commentary  |  3/25/2020
This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times.
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.
Digital Innovation: Start by Wooing Your Own Workplace
Commentary  |  3/23/2020
IT executives can drive successful outcomes for companies looking to expand on their internal technologies by adopting a product management mentality.
3 Technologies That Can Ease the M&A Process
Commentary  |  3/20/2020
Internal integration following a merger or acquisition can result in a range of complexities, but there are technologies that can improve this process.
Maximize Your Customer Experience ROI
Commentary  |  3/18/2020
Customer experience leaders may struggle to show how their efforts will generate positive business results. They need a solid business model that can reliably predict quantifiable benefits.
Why Isnít Machine Learning Living up to the Hype?
Commentary  |  3/18/2020
An obsession with tasks is leading to marginal returns on tech investments. Now is the time to rethink our approaches to machine learning.
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