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Kyndryl eyes new markets in spin-off from IBM

The CTO of Kyndryl wants to give customers more insight into the tools the managed services company can deploy to help them than they had when the business was part of IBM.

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The biggest enterprise technology M&A deals of 2021

This year has seen multiple billion-dollar-plus acquisitions in hardware, software, and services, as well as plenty of smaller, strategic merger activity in areas vital to enterprise IT.

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Greenhouse gas emissions: The next big issue for CIOs

Google, Salesforce, SAP, and others are making it easier for CIOs to manage greenhouse gas emissions, not just in the server room but across the whole enterprise.

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UiPath partners with CrowdStrike to secure SaaS workflow automation

Robotic process automation vendor UiPath is beefing up its RPA platform — and is partnering with security firm CrowdStrike to keep tabs on its robot workers.

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What is Kyndryl? IBM’s managed infrastructure services spin-off explained

IBM is focusing on hot technologies such as artificial intelligence and the cloud, and is cutting adrift legacy IT activities to operate as an independent company.

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The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers

Accenture, TCS, and Cognizant remain atop an IT service provider market in a year of global upheaval and talent challenges, according to Everest Group’s 6th annual rankings.

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Microsoft’s Office 365 price increases: How to reduce the hit

Microsoft will increase the price of Office 365 by up to 25% in March 2022, but there are things CIOs can do now to limit the damage.

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Salesforce tightens Slack integration at Dreamforce

Salesforce seeks to make Slack the interface for Salesforce users to collaborate around training, sales fulfillment, coding, and more. But CIOs should beware integrated pricing plans.

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ServiceNow ‘Rome’ emphasizes employee experience

CIOs weigh in on ServiceNow’s latest Now platform update, which aims to make enterprise processes easier for employees to navigate, whether in the office, hybrid, or remote.

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AWS and Qualtrics offer new ways to gauge customer sentiment

Amazon Web Services has created a new API to help companies ascertain how their customers feel, while Qualtrics bought a competitor to do it.

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Zoho enters self-service BI market with focus on usability, data prep

Zoho’s new AI-powered, self-service BI platform combines an enhanced version of its Zoho Analytics offering with its new Zoho DataPrep application.

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Oracle to customers: Spend more on cloud, save on support

With Oracle Support Rewards, the company hopes to tempt existing on-premises customers to move workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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4 digital transformation success stories

Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and others are steering digital initiatives to drive growth and efficiency. These real-world transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies and implementations.

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SAP brings new tools and modularity to Rise

SAP has added HR and vertical industry support to its hosted S/4HANA offering, while furthering its forays into process intelligence and AI for expense auditing.

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SAP steps back from S/4HANA-on-Azure preference

Microsoft’s Azure will no longer be SAP’s preferred cloud platform — although SAP executives say the companies’ Embrace partnership remains strong.

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6 'crackpot' technologies that might transform IT

Next-horizon technologies have piqued some IT leaders’ interest in terms of the business value they may ultimately drive. Others remain skeptical of the high-risk payoff.

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2021.

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