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NDAs stifling tech workers’ voices

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

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Women still underrepresented in Fortune 500 leadership roles

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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$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...

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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.

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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.

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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".

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Amazon’s board adopts shareholder-backed diversity proposal

After taking flak for voting against a shareholder proposal to improve the diversity of Amazon’s board, the tech giant reverses course.

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New Uber diversity report encouraging, but tech industry still struggles

Uber is making progress towards greater diversity and inclusion, while efforts elsewhere are stalling as ‘diversity fatigue’ creeps in.

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Why CIOs should care about the evolution of collaboration technology

At Cisco's latest Collaboration Summit, the company provided a view into how different collaboration technology is today and where it’s going.

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6 reasons why IT workers will quit in 2018

One-third of IT workers have their sights set on a new job this year. But the trick to retaining current staff differs depending on whether you’re targeting millennials, Gen Xers or baby boomers.

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Deloitte report has some good news about women in technology

A recent Deloitte report shares perspective from women CIOs about their roles, successes, and how they’re helping other women in technology.

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The most interesting things from Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference

At Nvidia's GTC, CEO Jensen Huang made several announcements, including NVSwitch, DGX-2 Server, and increased memory for Tesla V100 GPU.

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MLB hits home run by shifting its communications to a private cloud

Major League Baseball implements Mitel-based private cloud to deliver consistent leaguewide communications.

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The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year — and the top 10 challengers

Find out which vendors are rising and which are falling in Everest Group’s third annual outsourcing vendor rankings. Plus, the analyst firm ranks the top challengers that are winning business away from the biggest IT services brands.

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Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce...

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