News Analyses

Oracle headquarters

Oracle puts AI center stage at OpenWorld

Oracle is injecting machine learning into its offerings to improve payment processing, expense accounting, and hiring — and has launched subscription management services for its customers’ customers.

artificial intelligence robotics machine learning

Amazon’s biased AI recruiting tool gets scrapped

Amazon scraps its AI recruiting tool upon realizing it discriminated against women. No one is surprised.

European Union [EU] flag and binary code

Privacy Shield review: Prepare for the worst

The transatlantic data transfer agreement is under review this week.

abstract bar charts for financial background

Intuit adds AI, enterprise features to QuickBooks online

Would you trade your ERP system for QuickBooks? Intuit hopes the answer is yes.

open faucets leaking binary streams of data

SAP on Azure vies with Salesforce on AWS to break data out of silos

Data silos are bad, but strategies differ on the best way to break out of them.

aerial view of pentagon government security dv1282020

Pentagon CIOs struggle with legacy tech, security. Sound familiar?

Defense Department tech chiefs working to modernize sprawling IT infrastructure encounter similar hurdles — if on a larger scale — as CIOs in other agencies and the private sector.

Microsoft Windows keyboard

Microsoft Managed Desktop: All your Windows 10 devices, managed by Microsoft

With Microsoft Managed Desktop, Microsoft is betting your organization has better things to do than endpoint management. Early customers like the Seattle Reign show what to expect.

coders / developers / hackers / programmers / teamwork / communication / collaboration / review

Where in the world are the women software developers?

India, the UAE, Romania, China, Sri Lanka, and Italy have the highest percentage of women software developers, while in the EU, Bulgaria has the most women in tech.

data analytics - statistical analysis - charts, graphs, strategy planning

SAP’s cloud analytics update offers insights in seconds, not months

With a refresh of its cloud analytics tools, SAP hopes to bring users new insights into their data more quickly and take some of the workload off the IT department.

Conceptual images of a man with a torn-paper effect obscuring his mouth.

NDAs stifling tech workers’ voices

Anonymous polling conducted by TeamBlind shows tech workers are being silenced by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).

a single pair of white women's shoes surrounded by pairs of black men's shoes

Women still underrepresented in Fortune 500 leadership roles

The glass ceiling persists at Fortune 500 companies, especially for women of color.

money_coins_cash

New research highlights the racial wage gap in the tech industry

Tech’s diversity problem goes beyond underrepresentation. Black and brown tech workers do not get equal pay for equal work, regardless of their gender.

cloud data warehouse

Machine learning turns unstructured secondary storage into globally accessible data

Cohesity’s Helios converts the massive amounts of secondary storage from a wasted asset into data capable of creating competitive differentiation.

google cloud services

More artificial intelligence options coming to Google Cloud

At Next 2018, Google announced it is making Nvidia's Tesla P4 GPU available as a cloud service, enabling more businesses to get started with AI projects quickly.

penny pritzker vera jourova privacy shield

EU lawmakers threaten businesses relying on Privacy Shield

A vote by European Union lawmakers seeking to suspend Privacy Shield could spell bad news for businesses that have built their GDPR compliance strategy on adherence to the EU-U.S. data transfer agreement’s principles.

metoo hashtag

Are workplaces actually changing as a result of #MeToo?

Companies aren’t doing enough to address the revelations from #MeToo, according to a new Harvard Business Review survey.

Network World: IoT Hacks [slide-06] > Lateral Attacks > Network access via a single breach point

$660,000 data privacy fine highlights dangers for businesses dabbling in politics

A year into an investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns, the U.K.’s privacy watchdog is hitting companies that shared data with political parties with sanctions including a criminal prosecution and a...

SAP sign

SAP wants to woo businesses back to its CRM

Woo, not sue: That's SAP's new strategy for dealing with customers that want to access their core ERP data through a cloud-based CRM system.

p1170307 3

What the Supreme Court ruling on arbitration means for #MeToo

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to private sector employees’ ability to band together to fight labor violations, including sexual harassment.

private public hybrid cloud technology sign

Federal CIOs, racing to modernize IT, get a boost from the White House

New executive order promises to help CIOs take control over agency IT as they pursue hybrid cloud and "everything as a service".

Load More