Information Technology Services
Companies in this industry provide services such as software support, computer systems design, and data processing facilities management.
Worldwide spending on IT services is about $935 billion annually, according to Gartner. Among world regions, Europe is the leading exporter of computer services (more than 60% of all exports), followed by Asia (about 24%) and North America (6%), according to the World Trade Organization. A digital divide regarding access to and use of information and communication technologies hinders Africa’s participation in exports of IT services.
The US information technology (IT) services industry includes about 142,000 establishments (single-location companies and units of multi-location companies) with combined annual revenue of about $380 billion.
Here’s a snapshot of select publicly listed IT Services companies:
How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends
by John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author on November 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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
by Rahul Parundekar, Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Figure Eight on November 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm
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.
10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
by Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps on November 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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
by Kent Landrum and Steven Bradford, Opportune LLP on November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm
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
by James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing on November 11, 2019 at 12:30 pm
The mistakes and lessons learned early in the lifecycle of AI will serve all of us well in the future.
Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
by Bill Saltys, Senior Vice President, Alliances, Apps Associates on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm
If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
by Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer on November 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
Study Proposes 5 Primary Traits of Innovation Leaders
by Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer on November 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm
In a survey commissioned by Mastercard, Harvard Business Review drilled down on the key attributes that drive actions of innovators.
Neural Architecture Search Could Tune AI's Algorithmic Heart
by James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon on November 8, 2019 at 12:30 pm
If this approach gains traction, it could have a disruptive impact on the standard practice of data science.
How to Overcome Common Setbacks in IT Automation
by Derek Wise, Managing Principal, Ahead on November 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Don't automate for the sake of automating. Identify which tasks/processes will experience automation benefits that outweigh its upfront and recurring costs.
What Happens When You Inject Security into DevOps: DevSecOps
by Bill Kleyman Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions, Switch; Writer/Speaker on November 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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?
by Jim Ditmore on November 7, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes
by Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps on November 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era.
Is the Computer Science Degree Dead?
by Raj Sabhlok, President, ManageEngine and Zoho.com on November 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Recent trends point to a decline in traditional education due to changing views and alternative education opportunities.
Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
by Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer on November 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
by Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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
by David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP on November 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm
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.
How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
by Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett on November 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?
by Mark Kirby, North American Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Capgemini on November 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm
If AI lets you implement discriminatory pricing or restrict access to a product based on a customer's race, age or gender, should you?
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
by Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps on November 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Here are the technology trends CIOs and IT leaders need to watch next year, according to Gartner.