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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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The biggest enterprise technology M&A deals of 2021

The first three months of 2021 saw three billion-dollar-plus acquisitions in hardware, software, and services, and plenty of other merger activity in professional services.

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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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ServiceNow bets on citizen developers in latest enterprise push

ServiceNow offers enterprises a platform on which to formalize the informal workplace processes eroded by the move to working from home.

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What CIOs can expect from IBM’s managed infrastructure spinoff

Later this year, IBM will spin out its managed infrastructure services operations, pitching for new business in fields such as cloud reversibility and data management.

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7 challenges women face in getting ahead in IT

Climbing the career ladder in IT is no easy feat. But for women technologists, the path to the top is that much more difficult, thanks to bias, different standards, and workplace cultures that marginalize them.

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10 key Microsoft Ignite takeaways for CIOs

It’s barely five months since the last Ignite conference, but Microsoft still had a lot to share about innovations in AI, IoT, and communication.

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Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Despite national conversations about gender diversity in tech, women are still underrepresented, underpaid and often discriminated against in the tech industry, numbers show.

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AWS customers and partners confident in CEO transition — for now

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos tabbed longtime AWS CEO Andy Jassy to fill his shoes this summer. Here’s what tech leaders and partners have to say about the move.

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New IBM sales strategy catches CIOs’ attention

IBM is streamlining its operations and simplifying its sales approach to align with a honed focus on hybrid cloud. Will CIOs buy from the revamped business?

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7 ways COVID-19 has changed IT forever

Things will never be the same. Here’s a look at what IT will look like as the COVID-19 threat recedes.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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The H-1B visa: Facts, requirements, processes

The H-1B visa allows US employers to hire foreign professionals to work in the US when qualified Americans cannot be found. Here are the requirements, processes, and latest changes to this program.

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How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Turning diversity intentions into reality means going outside your comfort zone and making a sustained effort engage, honor, and understand the African American community.

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Where to find and recruit Black tech pros

Don’t believe the myth that there’s a shortage of qualified Black IT workers. Black tech talent abounds, if you truly reach into the African American community.

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