Enterprise technology news for IT leaders
News AnalysisThe transatlantic data transfer agreement is under review this week. News AnalysisWould you trade your ERP system for QuickBooks? Intuit hopes the answer is yes. News AnalysisData silos are bad, but strategies differ on the best way to break out of them. News AnalysisDefense 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. News AnalysisWith 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. Diverse-ITIndia, 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. News AnalysisWith 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. Diverse-ITAnonymous polling conducted by TeamBlind shows tech workers are being silenced by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). Diverse-ITThe glass ceiling persists at Fortune 500 companies, especially for women of color. Diverse-ITTech’s diversity problem goes beyond underrepresentation. Black and brown tech workers do not get equal pay for equal work, regardless of their gender. The Digital CIOCohesity’s Helios converts the massive amounts of secondary storage from a wasted asset into data capable of creating competitive differentiation. The Digital CIOAt 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. News AnalysisA 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. Diverse-ITCompanies aren’t doing enough to address the revelations from #MeToo, according to a new Harvard Business Review survey. News AnalysisA 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 US$660,000 fine. News AnalysisWoo, 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. Diverse-ITThe Supreme Court dealt a blow to private sector employees’ ability to band together to fight labor violations, including sexual harassment. News AnalysisNew executive order promises to help CIOs take control over agency IT as they pursue hybrid cloud and "everything as a service". Diverse-ITAfter taking flak for voting against a shareholder proposal to improve the diversity of Amazon’s board, the tech giant reverses course. Diverse-ITUber is making progress towards greater diversity and inclusion, while efforts elsewhere are stalling as ‘diversity fatigue’ creeps in. NewsFederal CIO Suzette Kent sees progress for federal CIOs, but says more needs to be done to make tech leaders full-fledged partners with top agency brass. NewsNow in its 31st year, the CIO 100 celebrates 100 IT organizations for driving digital business growth through tech innovation. The Digital CIOAt Cisco's latest Collaboration Summit, the company provided a view into how different collaboration technology is today and where it’s going. News AnalysisOne-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. Diverse-ITA recent Deloitte report shares perspective from women CIOs about their roles, successes, and how they’re helping other women in technology. The Digital CIOAt Nvidia's GTC, CEO Jensen Huang made several announcements, including NVSwitch, DGX-2 Server, and increased memory for Tesla V100 GPU. The Digital CIOMajor League Baseball implements Mitel-based private cloud to deliver consistent leaguewide communications. The Digital CIOLeveraging networking technology from HPE and Aruba, MSC Cruises has modernized the cruise ship experience. The Digital CIOCustomer experience was expected to be the top brand differentiator by 2020. A recent survey by Five9 shows it already is the top factor. NewsState of the project manager: Growing demand for project-based professionals is fast fueling a worldwide talent gap, leading to substantial career opportunities in project management — and salaries that can be expected to rise considerably. News AnalysisTalkdesk for Sales is an excellent example of how AI can be used to augment a worker’s skill set and make them more productive. NewsRemote work is a boon for both employers and employees alike. If you're looking for a job that allows (or even encourages) telecommuting, these 10 tech companies are the places to begin your search. NewsLearn what a project management office (PMO) should do, what types you should consider, and who really needs one. Accelerating Innovation in the Digital AgeIn this Q&A, Splunk CIO Declan Morris shares insight into the technology approaches that will enable Splunk to double revenue in the next three years. News AnalysisIt’s a seller’s market in IT, meaning it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on your IT workers’ stress levels and work-life balance, before they burn out — or seek work elsewhere. News AnalysisAs the managed services provider market matures, CIOs should resist the urge to go with the lowest-cost provider in favor of partners that understand your business and can help you achieve strategic goals. News AnalysisAmerica has become a key provider of digital technology services to the world. But future trade policies and increased global competition could curtail U.S. IT service providers’ business growth overseas. News AnalysisCybersecurity experts say delaying or even ignoring a patch Microsoft released two months ago paved the way for the current ransomware. So why don’t CIOs keep on top of patching? News AnalysisThe open source nonprofit organization is seeking to foster growth of its distributed ledger technology. News AnalysisTrying to land a new tech job? HiringSolved's latest reports uncovers the 10 tech skills that employers are looking for in 2017.rn News AnalysisSnap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address. It’s OpenGE Healthcare recently migrated its infrastructure to cloud — and ‘remotely managed private cloud’ was a big part of that migration. It’s OpenContrary to the reports of demise of OpenStack, this open source project is growing at an unprecedented rate. It’s Open“We should be working for the spirit of technology itself. Moving people closer to a more empowered future,” says Edward Snowden. News AnalysisThe head of Amazon’s Alexa business explains why the company is investing heavily in voice services for manufacturers of various device types. NewsThe Department of Veterans Affairs touts the potential for broadband-enabled health delivery to improve access and quality of care in rural and remote areas, but it needs some help. NewsFacebook outperformed financial projections for the eighth consecutive quarter and is closing in on more than 2 billion monthly users. However, the company says expect ad growth to slow. NewsAdvocates of strong net neutrality protections enforced by the FCC are down but not out as they prepare for a new fight as agency chair pushes to dismantle internet regulations. News AnalysisBurnout is the new normal in the American workplace. But there is a path to burnout recovery and technology can help. But first you need to admit there’s a problem.rn
NewsElon Musk's space exploration company details plans to launch an ambitious broadband service as lawmakers mull an infrastructure overhaul.