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Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box

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. Last month, I attended and spoke at Dreamforce 2019 — Salesforce’s premiere conference featuring upwards of 170,000 customers, partners, employees and stakeholders — and was surrounded by […]

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Reflections on Tech in 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. 1 of 9 As we close out 2019 it’s becoming easy to see how technology has changed, not only in the evolution of individual tech concepts like artificial intelligence, 5G […]

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Building a Digital City for All

As Chicago moves toward a tech-driven future, officials want to make sure no resident is left behind. By Marty Graham, Contributor When Chicago committed to becoming a smart city, officials worried that the digital divide between residents would deepen. No city can thrive when a wide swath of people are left behind, and individuals whose […]

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AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI

A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon’s teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract. In a session held exclusively for journalists at the AWS re:Invent conference, CEO Andy Jassy went a bit deeper than his keynote on cloud transformation and briefly spoke about a noticeable thorn in AWS’s side. During […]