Eric Knorr

Editor in Chief

Eric Knorr is the editor in chief for InfoWorld and has been with the publication since 2003. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals for the past decade. He is the former editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and a veteran of several dot-com follies. Eric has received the Neal and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence.

The new IT is all about the customer

Why developers have more power than you think

Why developers have more power than you think

Many people still believe developers simply do what they're told, but as Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson says, skyrocketing demand for more and better software is putting devs in the driver's seat

What the hybrid cloud really means

What the hybrid cloud really means

Consistency between public and private cloud environments is key, and Microsoft has the tech lead -- and the big installed base -- to make hybrid happen first

Public cloud pullback: Real or imagined?

Public cloud pullback: Real or imagined?

Production cloud applications incur high operational costs at scale, but whether those costs exceed the investment needed to do it yourself is an open question

Windows 10 passes the Windows Red test

Windows 10 passes the Windows Red test

As Microsoft developed Windows 10, did it go to school on InfoWorld's Windows Red proposal for an improved version of Windows 8? Here's the evidence -- you decide

What GitHub will do with its $250 million series B

What GitHub will do with its $250 million series B

The leading cloud-based code repository and version control system forges ahead on its global mission with a new infusion of capital

Hey Google, it's time for a real cloud strategy

Hey Google, it's time for a real cloud strategy

Google may be the world's most advanced technology company, but you have to wonder how serious it is about its enterprise cloud business

Yahoo struts its Hadoop stuff

Yahoo struts its Hadoop stuff

A peek under the hood of Yahoo's Hadoop deployment illustrates how vast the ecosystem has become -- and how the company that invented it is still leading the way

The API Evangelist has spoken

The API Evangelist has spoken

Kin Lane is on a mission to educate the world about the transformative potential of APIs. He has a message for you, too

Will the cloud automate operations out of existence?

Will the cloud automate operations out of existence?

Microsoft distinguished engineer Jeffrey Snover says the future is bright for ops, but sophisticated cloud automation suggests a different outcome

New programming certs: Gold stars or false currency?

New programming certs: Gold stars or false currency?

Abundant new options for learning programming have given rise to a new wave of 'microcertifications' for programming skills. How much are they worth?

InfoWorld survey: The rise of the developer

InfoWorld survey: The rise of the developer

A new InfoWorld survey of software developers highlights the growing influence of developers in business -- and a keen awareness of challenges going forward

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