Peter Sayer

Senior Editor

Peter Sayer covers enterprise applications for CIO.com.

With Process Fabric, Pega seeks to weave together enterprise apps

With Process Fabric, Pega seeks to weave together enterprise apps

Pegasystems is aiming its ‘platform for platforms’ at enterprises struggling to automate business processes that sprawl across multiple systems.

Sharp IT budget cuts expected in wake of COVID-19

Sharp IT budget cuts expected in wake of COVID-19

Gartner and IDC see global IT spending dropping precipitously this year, with cloud services an exception as enterprises accelerate transformational strategies.

Inside Ventec’s IT ramp up to meet ventilator demand

Inside Ventec’s IT ramp up to meet ventilator demand

Ventec Life Systems landed a monster ventilator contract, teamed up with GM to open a new factory, and suddenly needed an IT system to match.

IBM retrains Watson AI for IT operations

IBM retrains Watson AI for IT operations

IBM is relying on technology from its Red Hat acquisition to deploy a new AIOps tool and help it deliver new edge-of-cloud computing services to support 5G networks

Cloud powers Trojan Battery through COVID-19 lockdown

Cloud powers Trojan Battery through COVID-19 lockdown

Trojan Battery’s director of IT has been a believer in software as a service for years. With employees now on lock-down, he’s reaping the benefits of remote everything.

SAP drops co-CEO, lowers revenue forecast in face of COVID-19 pandemic

SAP drops co-CEO, lowers revenue forecast in face of COVID-19 pandemic

In what could be a bellwether for the tech industry, SAP dials down forecasts while offering delays or financing on payments for budget-constrained CIOs.

A good time to be in IT? Early signs mixed on IT jobs

A good time to be in IT? Early signs mixed on IT jobs

With COVID-19 accelerating a possible recession, IT employment rose — and fell — in March, but BLS figures prior to the shutdown may not give the whole picture of what’s to come.

How CIOs can help in the fight against COVID-19

How CIOs can help in the fight against COVID-19

Your enterprise data and IT systems could hold clues to mitigating the coronavirus pandemic.

16 famous ERP disasters, dustups and disappointments

16 famous ERP disasters, dustups and disappointments

It's no wonder ERP has such a bad reputation: The history surrounding the complex and expensive enterprise software market is packed with tales of vendor mud-slinging, outrageous hype and epic failures.

Top 12 BI tools of 2020

Top 12 BI tools of 2020

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

Mercy turns to analytics to improve implant outcomes

Mercy turns to analytics to improve implant outcomes

Mercy Technology Services is using NLP technologies and an in-memory database to extract and analyze data from doctors’ notes in near real-time.

ServiceNow: Not just for managing IT services anymore

ServiceNow: Not just for managing IT services anymore

ServiceNow is making a play to push beyond ITSM, thanks to new AI tools in the Orlando release of its Now platform and other recent AI-related moves.

HHS takes low-code approach to healthier legacy apps

HHS takes low-code approach to healthier legacy apps

The Dept. of Health and Human Services is leveraging agile and low-code dev tools to cut down tech debt, moving some of its 100-plus legacy apps to the cloud.

Concordance harmonizes ERP for healthy growth

Concordance harmonizes ERP for healthy growth

When three distributors of health care products joined forces, they had to merge IT teams and settle on a common ERP before they could deliver tools for growth.

IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

SAP and IBM offer a new (certified) home for big databases in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

SAP promises to support S/4HANA through 2040

SAP promises to support S/4HANA through 2040

The ERP vendor seeks to entice upgrades to its latest platform as it also announces there will be no support for Business Suite 7 beyond 2030.

Not dead yet: Windows Server 2008 users have options

Not dead yet: Windows Server 2008 users have options

With support for Windows Server 2008 ending, there’s still time to examine alternatives to upgrading.

Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

Search giant follows Microsoft in offering route to legacy workload modernization via new Power Systems service in Google Cloud Platform.

Uniper CIO seizes on company split to move to cloud

Uniper CIO seizes on company split to move to cloud

When power company E.ON spun off its gas business as a new company, Uniper’s CIO started modernizing.

IBM quantum computing network adds new Fortune 100 explorers

IBM quantum computing network adds new Fortune 100 explorers

More businesses are experimenting with quantum computing via IBM’s Q Network, including Delta, Anthem, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo.

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