Enterprise technology news for IT leaders
NewsOracle Cloud Infrastructure Dedicated Region will now have a minimum commitment of about $1 million a year, far below the previous requirement of $6 million a year in consumption over a three-year period. NewsThe new Amazon Cases capability will help AWS compete with Salesforce, Service Now, and SAP in the market for contact center services. NewsThe acquisition, part of PwC's global strategy to boost its technology practice, will be the company's first technology acquisition in India, making PwC India the largest talent pool for the Salesforce platform in the country. News AnalysisAfter years of decline, the French multinational is seeking another new strategy, this time cleaving itself in two, with its faster-growing digital, big data, and security lines to operate as Evidian. NewsAs enterprises step up efforts to enhance customer experience, Adobe is integrating data from its commerce suite into its Real-Time CDP (customer data platform) to help drive personalization. News AnalysisOracle reported revenue growth on the back of cloud infrastructure services and SaaS sales, and is looking at a massive cloud region expansion. News AnalysisDespite talk of the pandemic slowing down, concerns around supply chain are continuing to grow, with a shortage of semiconductors a top issue, according to a report from Avnet Silica. News AnalysisAI, machine-learning, predictive analytics, natural language processing (NLP), computer vision and microarchitecture are hot technologies that banks are investing in today, according to a Forrester report. NewsInformatica is offering new integrations with major cloud providers to make data migration, management and engineering less complex. NewsAnalytics company Amplitude is set to release a new customer data platform (CDP), planning to undercut market leaders with an aggressive pricing strategy. NewsIn the first quarter of 2022, the pay premium for non-certified tech skills saw a record rise, while IT certifications continued to fall in value. NewsServiceNow is putting the spotlight on the Procurement Service Management capabilities of its San Diego software release. NewsInformatica's new Intelligent Data Management Cloud for Health and Life Sciences, and the Intelligent Data Management Cloud for Financial Services, look to solve the challenges of unstructured and siloed data by combining machine learning capabilities with specific integrations. NewsEpicor is making it easier to control the flow of data between its ERP and other enterprise applications, with an iPaaS powered by Workato and tuned to empower ‘citizen developers.’ NewsThe Salesforce company wants to make data more accessible with a set of self-service tools built into its new-look Tableau Cloud platform. NewsAs enterprises step up efforts to enhance customer experience, Oracle is integrating data from its Unity Customer Data Platform (CDP) into its Oracle Service application, as part of the company’s Fusion Cloud Customer Experience (CX) offering. NewsThe company is making its third D-Wave Advantage system available via Amazon Braket and has updated its tools to enable enterprises to apply quantum annealing to new optimization problems. NewsIBM will also offer to host clients’ S/4HANA systems on Power servers under the Rise umbrella. NewsThe solutions aim to unify and analyze data from manufacturing assets and will compete with similar industry offerings from the stables of AWS, Oracle, Microsoft and IBM.
NewsCIO Florian Roth’s team was one of the first to adopt the Friday focus on deep work.