Eric Knorr

Editor in Chief

Eric Knorr is the Editor in Chief of IDG’s enterprise websites: CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals since the turn of the 21st century. He is the former Editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and the author of hundreds of articles to inform and support IT leaders and those who build, evaluate, and sustain technology for business. Eric has received Neal, ASBPE, and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a BA in English.

The cloud comes down to earth

Edge computing: The architecture of the future

Edge computing: The architecture of the future

To fully digitize the last mile of business, you need to distribute compute power where it's needed most -- right next to IoT devices that collect data from the real world.

Real IT leadership: Selling the transformative dream

Real IT leadership: Selling the transformative dream

It's one thing to cook up a great new initiative, but making it happen requires powers of persuasion, solid partnerships, and access to genuine technical insight.

The great cloud computing surge

The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

5 perspectives on modern data analytics

5 perspectives on modern data analytics

You can't navigate business challenges without the right instruments. Done right, analytics initiatives deliver the essential insights you need, as these five articles explore.

Cybersecurity in 2021: Stopping the madness

Cybersecurity in 2021: Stopping the madness

The challenges are greater than ever. But security pros have learned a lot – and with luck, the right strategic defenses can help even the highest-value targets withstand severe attacks.

The future of work: Coming sooner than you think

The future of work: Coming sooner than you think

What will your worklife be like years from now? Today's work-from-home world has given us a glimpse of the future, as these five articles from CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World illustrate.

What IT leadership looks like in 2021

What IT leadership looks like in 2021

As IT leaders meet the challenges of the COVID era, only one thing is assured – more change is coming sooner than you think.

The multicloud challenge: Building the future everywhere

The multicloud challenge: Building the future everywhere

At a time when procuring on-prem infrastructure and personnel seems more daunting than ever, organizations are increasingly turning to multiple clouds to provide just the array of functionality they need.

IT leaders grapple with the new normal

IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.

CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

How can enterprises handle the complexity of multiple clouds — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, 30 IT leaders articulated the challenges and delivered insightful recommendations.

The state of cloud computing in 2020

The state of cloud computing in 2020

As cloud adoption hits another growth spurt, companies are discovering the power of mixing and matching cloud services into solutions that address almost any business need

The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

Collaboration answers the call

Collaboration answers the call

When office workers fled to their homes, collaboration tools and methods suddenly became indispensable. Here's what our new era of collaboration may look like.

Dealing with the downturn

Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.

Navigating the pandemic

Navigating the pandemic

Nearly every technology company — and almost every business — is desperately determining how to use its arsenal of technology to combat the increasingly severe disruption caused by coronavirus.

Containers on the desktop? You bet — on Windows 10X

Containers on the desktop? You bet — on Windows 10X

Microsoft has invented a new kind of container for its dual-screen Windows 10X operating system, mainly to enable legacy Windows apps to run. The implications for Windows’ future might be big.

The state of digital transformation in 2020

The state of digital transformation in 2020

The lessons learned from a decade of digital transformation provide a roadmap for those embarking on their own initiatives. CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World team up to dissect that legacy from every angle.

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