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Inside Microsoft and Google Cloud’s battle for the enterprise

The competitive landscape is heating up. As Google Cloud aggressively approaches enterprises to get a foot in the door, Microsoft is going to great lengths to keep them out.

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FedEx Cloud Dojo accelerates digital transformation

FedEx needed experts to build and operate a cloud platform. So CIO Rob Carter found a solution in the Cloud Dojo, a bootcamp for cloud-native engineers.

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6 strategies for avoiding cloud vendor lock-in

A credible threat of defection can help you leverage competitive pricing opportunities and escape long-term relationships gone bad.

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9 key takeaways from SAP TechEd Las Vegas

SAP seeks to simplify app development on its cloud platform, while helping customers make the most of machine learning.

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11 key takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Autonomous Linux, digital assistants, and closer work with Microsoft, VMware and others were among the highlights from this year’s conference.

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Oracle goes all in on cloud automation

Oracle adds more automation, business networking, recruitment tools and a plethora of digital assistants to its cloud apps.

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Health insurer shifts ERP to the cloud to transform financial operations

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is reducing legacy complexity by migrating to cloud-based ERP, while experimenting with RPA to help prepare staff for the changes ahead. 

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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8 ways the cloud is more complex than you think

The cloud may spark automated push-button fantasies, but the reality of shifting to cloud services is quite a bit more complicated.

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Spotify this: How Zulily targets shoppers with hyper-personalized offers

The online retailer turns squads of developers, data scientists and product managers loose to build machine learning software and other critical business capabilities.

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Coming soon: Eco-friendly data centers | TECH(feed)

As the push for sustainability across all businesses intensifies, so too will the push for greener IT infrastructure. Data centers are notorious for giving off thermal energy and being somewhat energy inefficient. Researchers at Rice...

As MENA moves to cloud, CIOs look to keep data in-country, study shows

Companies particularly in the UAE are quickly implementing cloud solutions, but with GDPR in play, data sovereignty is now top of the IT agenda.

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12 dark secrets of cloud security

The cloud is essentially a dark pool of computational power and that mystery can lull us into complacency. Here’s what you don’t know about keeping your data secure in the cloud.

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What cloud vendors really want from their customers

Knowing what matters most to your current cloud vendors, those you are considering and those you ultimately add to your portfolio of cloud products and solutions in the future, will help you assess what leverage you have when it comes...

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Wyndham’s digital innovation elevates the customer experience

With its five-platform digital strategy, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts improves the experiences of all its customers: guests, franchises, and internal team members. CIO Scott Strickland explains how.

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Hermes transforms data infrastructure to speed parcel deliveries

The UK logistics company changed its data model and moved to the cloud, enabling it to offer a host of new services around parcel delivery.

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When should enterprises adopt 5G? | TECH(talk)

5G deployment is a hot topic, especially as many countries race to build next-generation networks. The U.S. has banned Huawei from contributing to its network construction, but will that really set the U.S. back? Amid all of the hype...

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Humanizing the digital experience

As part of their digital transformation, leading organizations find unique ways to make customer interactions more meaningful, seamless, and faster.

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