Enterprise technology news for IT leaders
NewsAppealing to companies that are navigating a global labor shortage and supply-chain problems, NetSuite at its SuiteWorld conference has announced a wide variety of tools across its ERP suite to automate and optimize business processes. NewsSurvey data from Spiceworks/Ziff Davis shows a generally strong outlook for IT spending in 2023, but large enterprises are set to be the main beneficiaries of new technology uptake. NewsJensen Huang was only joking — but the cloud-based simulation-as-a-service technologies he demonstrated at Nvidia’s GTC Fall conference mean CIOs should take him seriously. News AnalysisNetSuite's recently launched referral rewards and association-buying programs, similar to Oracle’s Support Rewards program, appear to be attracting new users, the company says. NewsThe latest revision of the Now workflow automation platform introduces features that focus on simplifying the supply chain, automating asset management, and planning for sustainability. NewsSalesforce is touting a real-time upgrade to the customer data platform underlying many of its products, a move it says will allow enterprises to better personalize interactions with customers. NewsWhile war and supply chain disruptions cause headaches for vendors, demand for IT products and services remains high. NewsLack of budget and resistance to change are top barriers to digital transformation in most legal departments across the US, according to new research. NewsAfter almost 10 years without a price increase, SAP will push up support costs by as much as 3.3% from next year. News AnalysisGartner has revealed its top 10 strategic technology trends for 2023, which focus on three themes: optimize, scale and pioneer. NewsThe B2B software buying process is becoming increasingly complex due to challenges such as changes in buying teams and increasing use of software marketplaces. NewsThe company is betting on moving large enterprise customers from AWS and Azure to OCI in the coming quarters as cloud revenue crosses $3.6 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2023. NewsThe reasons behind delays of government purchases include legal complexity and reaching agreement around budgeting, according to a Gartner report. NewsAccenture's acquisition of supply chain management (SCM) firm Inspirage is the latest move in its effort to grow its Oracle-focused businesses. NewsThe agriculture industry cloud is a combination of separate applications that the Bengaluru-headquartered startup has released since inception. NewsThe search giant has been facing criticism from internal quarters over its engagement with defense projects that some employees equate to supporting apartheid. NewsGartner predicts that by 2026 about 70% of multinational enterprises will adjust the countries in which they operate by hedging to reduce their geopolitical exposure. NewsFueled by uptake of cloud and enterprise applications, global software spending is expected to grow at more than two times the rate of spending in other segments of IT.
NewsRespondents to a HashiCorp-Forrester report said they were overspending in the cloud due to a combination of factors such as underused and overprovisioned resources, and lack of skills.
NewsGoogle Cloud, AWS and Azure collectively account for 63% of global cloud infrastructure expenditure, according to a new report from Canalys.