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 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 march into the mainstream

Containers march into the mainstream

After years of experimentation, enterprises are going all-in with containers and microservices, building and updating better apps at a faster clip than ever before

Containers march into the mainstream

Containers march into the mainstream

After years of experimentation, enterprises are going all-in with containers and microservices, building and updating better apps at a faster clip than ever before

Cybersecurity in 2020: From secure code to defense in depth

Cybersecurity in 2020: From secure code to defense in depth

CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World tackle the hot security issues, from prioritizing risk to securing digital transformation.

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.

State of the cloud in 2019

State of the cloud in 2019

The cloud is the perennial metatrend of enterprise tech, yet it remains poorly understood. Peek under the hood and today’s real benefits emerge.

IBM Cloud Q&A: Kubernetes takes center stage

IBM Cloud Q&A: Kubernetes takes center stage

As IBM’s Think conference commences, general manager Jim Comfort explains how Kubernetes and container portability are central to IBM’s cloud strategy and Red Hat acquisition

What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now

What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now

Cloud computing has become the ideal way to deliver enterprise applications—and the preferred solution for companies extending their infrastructure or launching new innovations

Interview: Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda on the value of Kubernetes

Interview: Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda on the value of Kubernetes

The Docker container orchestration technology fills the gap between IaaS, which is too low-level, and PaaS, which is too high-level

Interview: Joel Spolsky on how the developer role has changed

Interview: Joel Spolsky on how the developer role has changed

He weighs in on the triumph of JavaScript, the advent of WebAssembly, and the purchase of GitHub by Microsoft

Interview: Matei Zaharia on Spark and machine learning

Interview: Matei Zaharia on Spark and machine learning

Zaharia expounds on the reasons Spark has become the big data framework of choice and why he thinks his company’s melding of Spark and machine learning delivers unique value

Interview: Brendan Eich on JavaScript’s blessing and curse

Interview: Brendan Eich on JavaScript’s blessing and curse

Eich readily admits to JavaScript’s flaws and talks frankly about what he might have done better, while touching on JavaScript’s improvements over its 23-year lifespan

How Yahoo wrangles its giant private cloud

How Yahoo wrangles its giant private cloud

Yahoo VP of Cloud Services Preeti Somal pulls back the curtain on the internet company's vast private cloud—and offers valuable lessons any enterprise can use

Why everyone's so excited about serverless computing

Why everyone's so excited about serverless computing

Contrary to popular belief, the cloud doesn't make infrastructure go away—but serverless computing is taking developers a big step closer to that dream

Why Slack can't slow down

Why Slack can't slow down

Slack reached a $1 billion valuation faster than any startup in history. Now it must make key decisions without disrupting the lives of millions of Slack-addicted users

Who needs IoT? Smartphones are the new tracking devices

Who needs IoT? Smartphones are the new tracking devices

Arity, a startup spun out of Allstate, uses smartphone apps to collect data that once required dedicated telematics devices

Silicon Valley weighs speed versus risk in app dev

Silicon Valley weighs speed versus risk in app dev

A panel featuring Atlassian, GitHub, HackerOne, and Rainforest explores how to get successful software projects completed on time without breaking things

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