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7 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2021

Maximizing the value of hybrid cloud, while managing sprawl and cloud costs, is top of mind for CIOs seeking to boost business outcomes this year.

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How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

Black Lives Matter protests have spurred many organizations to reassess equity and diversity in their respective industries. Here’s how five tech giants — and one small standout — have responded to calls for improved inclusion in...

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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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Top 7 ERP trends for 2021

Cloud, AI and mobility take hold, as enterprises seek improved integration, democratization of application development and a greater emphasis on customer experience.

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‘Rise with SAP’: SAP bets on migrating your ERP to its cloud

Christian Klein says SAP’s new business transformation as a service offering will reduce TCO. Users groups are skeptical given sketchy details.

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10 most misused buzzwords in IT

The tech industry is rife with overhyped jargon. Here IT leaders discuss buzzy terms all too often misapplied by vendors and colleagues alike.

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Cloud, telco providers show the promise of 5G edge

Fueled by vendor innovation, interest in 5G wireless networks and edge computing is growing, but IT leaders must first evaluate the cost and efficacy of these converging technologies before committing.

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Top CIOs and IT organizations of 2020

Our CIO 100 and CIO50 awards recognize outstanding IT leadership in the US, UK, Southeast Asia, India, Australia, and New Zealand.

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SAP rolls out RPA, low-code tools to help cut dev debt

At its annual developer conference, SAP rolled out not one but three new automation technologies, hoping to recruit citizen developers to its platform.

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With Hyperforce, Salesforce embraces the public cloud

Salesforce is letting CIOs choose where they run its software, easing compliance with data protection and data sovereignty laws.

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Salesforce scoops up team chat pioneer Slack for $27.7B

Slack’s popular business chat app will be integrated with Salesforce’s cloud tools, serving as the front end for its Customer 360 portfolio.

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5 famous analytics and AI disasters

Insights from data and machine learning algorithms can be invaluable, but mistakes can cost you reputation, revenue, or even lives. These high-profile analytics and AI blunders illustrate what can go wrong.

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DOJ's antitrust fight with Google: how we got here

Piling on big tech companies is the fashion of the day, but don't expect the US government to break up Google.

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Salesforce to add Einstein Analytics AI to Tableau platform

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics offering will be rebranded as Tableau CRM and Einstein's AI and machine learning capabilities will be integrated with the Tableau platform in a push to democratize data science.

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Big tech’s big play on telehealth and digital ‘front doors’

The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of virtual care models using telehealth technologies provided by specialized firms. Now big tech seems to be getting into the act.

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Oracle fine-tunes Fusion Cloud for new world of work

The Fusion Cloud ERP suite gains new supply-chain and workplace management features to meet post-pandemic needs.

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5 lessons when creating a ‘customer zero’ program

Technology organizations must invest in a “customer zero” program to drive internal innovation, improve quality, and demonstrate they believe in their own products and services.

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Microsoft Ignite showcases first Project Cortex AI tool for SharePoint

Civil engineering firm Mott McDonald has been testing SharePoint Syntex, the first product to come out of Microsoft’s Project Cortex proving ground for AI-based content management tools.

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The state of ethnic minorities in U.S. tech: 2020

A survey of people of color shows a mix of good and bad news on racial inequality, and a disturbing lower concern within Silicon Valley and by executives compared to IT at large.

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ServiceNow makes platform ambitions clear with new workflow tools

ServiceNow is doubling down on its move to become a digital workflow platform with its Paris code release, adding applications for industry verticals to push beyond its ITSM roots.

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