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Failure Fridays: Four Lessons We Learned
InformationWeek Staff,
Tim Armandpour shares four lessons learned by implementing "Failure Fridays" at PagerDuty, and explains how your IT organization can benefit from the same approach.
By Tim Armandpour, SVP Product Development, PagerDuty ,
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The Fast-Moving CIO: A Race For Transformation
InformationWeek Staff,
Sharyn Leaver of Forrester Research cites the fable of the tortoise and the hare: While slow and steady may sometimes win, here’s why a modern IT environment may require us to act more like the hare and less like the tortoise.
By Sharyn Leaver, VP & Group Director, Forrester Research ,
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What DevOps Can Teach IT About Change Management
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Even if your shop hasn't embraced DevOps and has no plans to do so, the practice offers leadership and communication guidance applicable to nearly every facet of IT. Here's what we learned from presentations at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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DTCC Survey: Cyber Threat Ranked #1 Risk To Global Financial System
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
Despite geopolitical uncertainties, cyber threats are the financial industry's biggest worry, new data shows.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas,
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Can IT Pros Succeed Without A Bigger Role In Business?
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Is your current IT role giving you the kind of well-rounded opportunities you need to succeed in the next five to ten years? There's seems to be a disconnect between opportunity and expectations when it comes to the way IT pros are viewed in the larger context of enterprise digital transformation. Here's what we learned from the 2016 InformationWeek US IT Salary Survey.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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Are True IT Leaders Born Or Made?
Elliot Luber, Assistant Professor of Business Management & Leadership, SUNY
Elliot Luber is a visiting assistant professor of business, management, and leadership at SUNY Empire State College's School for Graduate Studies. Here, he shares his views on what makes a great IT leader and provides four tips you can apply now to your own career journey.
By Elliot Luber Assistant Professor of Business Management & Leadership, SUNY,
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Achieving IT Agility: 4 Steps To Start Your Journey
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
IT agility is about far more than adopting agile development practices. It requires a complete rethinking of your entire IT organization in order to help your company achieve the digital transformation needed to survive. That's the conclusion of a new report from The Hackett Group, which identifies four key steps to take as you begin your journey toward IT agility.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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Poll: Where Are You Spending Your IT Dollars In 2017?
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
We want to know about your top IT spending priorities for the year ahead. Take our flash poll and tell us where your IT dollars are headed.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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St. Jude Implant Case: Expert Validates Muddy Waters Claim
Dark Reading Staff,
Cybersecurity firm Bishop Fox says tests have confirmed that cardiac devices made by St. Jude are susceptible to hacking.
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Gartner 2017 CIO Agenda: Digital Ecosystems, Interoperability, Bimodal IT
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Digitization, creating a new level of organizational interoperability, and the practice of bimodal IT are among the priorities for CIOs, according to the Gartner 2017 CIO Agenda. See how your IT priorities stack up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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G7 Nations Plan To Team Up To Tackle Financial Cybercrime
Dark Reading Staff,
Group of Seven nations’ new guidelines include sharing updates by governments, private firms and regulators, plus joint address of shortfalls.
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Symantec Warns Of Second Group Targeting SWIFT Network
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Those behind the Odinaff Trojan are using tools and infrastructure associated with the infamous Carbanak cybercrime group, security vendor says
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Let's Patent This: A Primer For Enterprise App Developers
Lincoln Essig, Partner, Knobbe Martens
Patents aren't typically the first thing on your mind when you're developing an application for your enterprise. Yet, there's a great deal of creative development work going on at organizations of all types and sizes. Attorney Lincoln Essig provides five steps IT professionals and enterprise app developers can take to make sure your company's intellectual property is protected.
By Lincoln Essig Partner, Knobbe Martens,
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5 Ways Agile Boosted Our IT Team's Happiness
Chris Savoie, Director of Product Strategy, Workfront
Chris Savoie, director of product strategy at Workfront, has spent the past 12 years leading Agile IT teams. While the productivity improvements of Agile methodology are well documented, we rarely hear about how Agile affects IT morale. Here, Chris shares five things he learned along the way, and how his IT team benefited in the process.
By Chris Savoie Director of Product Strategy, Workfront,
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Women In IT: Where Is The Equal Pay?
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Women in IT are still earning significantly less than their male counterparts, according to the InformationWeek 2016 US IT Salary Survey. Take a look at our findings, and then let us know how your compensation stacks up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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How We Built Our Own BI: When Off-The-Shelf Apps Won't Do
Sagi Bakshi, GM, ironSource Digital Solutions
Sagi Bakshi, GM of Digital Solutions for ironSource, needed a business intelligence application to meet all of his organization's unique needs. When off-the-shelf options proved inadequate, his team decided to build its own layer on top of an existing system. Here's how it did it -- and the role IT played in the process.
By Sagi Bakshi GM, ironSource Digital Solutions,
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BSIMM Shows Secure Software Development Making Inroads
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
The long road to making secure software development a mainstream practice remains a work in progress for healthcare, other industries.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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Tips For Secure Pager Communications
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Unencrypted pagers open hospitals to attack, Trend Micro study says.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer,
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InformationWeek 2016 Salary Survey: 10 Best-Paying IT Leadership Jobs
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
In 2016, median base salary for IT management professionals -- including CIOs, CTOs, and VPs -- is $112,000 annually, and has remained flat in the past 12 months. Of course, certain management roles are commanding a much higher compensation package than the median, and we're highlighting 10 of them here. See how your compensation stacks up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
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Top 125 Vendors To Watch
InformationWeek Staff,
InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future.
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