Sharon Gaudin

Senior Writer

Sharon Gaudin covers the Internet, social media, cloud computing and emerging technologies for Computerworld.

Facebook updates Workplace as enterprise collaboration gets hot again

Five pitfalls to avoid when migrating to the cloud

Five pitfalls to avoid when migrating to the cloud

These stumbles and losses could cause business execs to back off from a bigger cloud migration. It also could cause execs to lose faith in their IT leaders.

Quantum computing advances toward the enterprise

It may still sound like science fiction, but quantum computing could be a reality within a decade.

With robots on the job, it won't be IT as usual

With robots on the job, it won't be IT as usual

With more companies welcoming robots into the workforce, IT managers need to start prepping for the changes coming their way.

A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

How United Airlines can meld action and social media to save its brand

How United Airlines can meld action and social media to save its brand

If executives at United Airlines want to rescue their brand, and quite possibly the fate of their company, they need to make concrete changes and then use social media to turn around the conversation.

Enterprises get to work in the cloud

Enterprises get to work in the cloud

Companies are using the cloud for digital transformation, research and collaboration, and more are moving critical workloads there.

Good-bye Internet pioneers. Hello, Oath?

Good-bye Internet pioneers. Hello, Oath?

After its acquisition of Yahoo wraps up, Verizon plans to place AOL and Yahoo under the umbrella of a new company, called Oath.

After political Twitter bot revelation, are companies at risk?

After political Twitter bot revelation, are companies at risk?

With reports of Russia using social media and bots to push fake news to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, questions are arising over how these same tactics could be used against an enterprise.

Privacy activist wants to unveil lawmakers' browser histories

Privacy activist wants to unveil lawmakers' browser histories

When members of Congress approved a resolution that would toss out significant online privacy protections, one Internet user decided to do something about it.

Copying Snapchat shows Facebook’s lack of innovation

Copying Snapchat shows Facebook’s lack of innovation

Photo masks and disappearing messages are fine as far as they go, but Facebook needs to continue to fuel fresh features if it means to grow.

Wal-Mart launches emerging tech incubator

Wal-Mart launches emerging tech incubator

Wal-Mart Stores is creating what it's calling a technology incubator in Silicon Valley that's focused on technologies that will change how people shop.

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