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    PayPal fills CTO position with former Walmart exec

    Former Walmart EVP Srini Venkatesan will replace Archie Deskus, who joined the payments firm in 2022.

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    Accenture banks $2B in AI deals as enterprises double down on data

    “Every other GenAI project is now leading to some data project,” Accenture CEO Julie Sweet said Thursday.

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    EY plans Microsoft Copilot rollout for 100K workers

    The professional services firm will deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales and Copilot for Sales, making the company one of Microsoft’s largest customers.

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    IT pros worry over the data that fuels AI

    More than 2 in 5 technologists have already had a negative AI experience, according to a SolarWinds survey.

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    Gap taps former Mattel exec for CTO role

    CEO Richard Dickson, who also joined the retailer from Mattel last year, announced Sven Gerjets' appointment in a memo to employees.

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    McDonald’s ends IBM drive-thru voice order test

    The fast food chain still sees a future for automated order taking at the drive-thru and expects to make a decision about the technology by year’s end.

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    Enterprises prioritize tech spend over cost-cutting, PwC says

    More than half of C-suite leaders said their organization is investing in new technologies, such as generative AI, according to a PwC survey. 

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    FinOps targets SaaS as software audit costs spike

    The number of organizations that paid $10 million-plus on vendor audits over the last three years nearly doubled since 2023, according to Flexera.

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    Llama 3 earns early enterprise wins as open-source AI expands

    More than three-quarters of companies turn to open-source large language models, Databricks said in a report.

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    Northwestern Mutual revamps senior tech leadership

    CIO Jeff Sippel will become chief strategy officer, effective July. He'll be succeeded by Christian Mitchell, previously chief customer and digital officer.

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    AWS expands cloud-based AI training portfolio, adds 2 pro certifications

    The new learning programs focus on technical and non-technical proficiencies, business use cases and prompt engineering.

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    Snowflake-linked attacks are testing the cloud’s shared responsibility status quo

    Assigning responsibility for missing security controls is tricky. The burden is collective but cloud providers need to raise minimum standards, experts say.

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    How CIOs can ease the generative AI transition for developers

    Software developers require clear goals, training and open communication as the technology becomes part of work processes, according to Forrester research.

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    Broadcom trims VMware portfolio to 4 core products, plans $1B spending cut

    The company is making progress in shifting VMware's product line to a subscription-based model, Broadcom President and CEO Hock Tan said Wednesday.

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    IBM’s Apptio unit tests AI tool trained to tackle rising IT costs

    The effort comes as finance leaders grapple with runaway cloud expenses.

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    AI cost, security worries stand in the way of scalable solutions

    Organizations can’t overlook the need for solid data and security foundations in the rush to add the technology to their tech stacks, according to an F5 report. 

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    Oracle inks Google alliance in push toward multicloud future

    The technology company also extended its Microsoft partnership to provide OpenAI with infrastructure services, Oracle CEO Safra Catz said during a Tuesday earnings call.

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    How much does unplanned IT downtime really cost?

    Shutdown digital systems can take a bite out of revenue, but regulatory fines can hit, too, according to a Splunk report released Tuesday.

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    JPMorgan names firmwide CTO

    Former PayPal technology chief Sri Shivananda brings with him an “exceptional track record in innovation and technology leadership,” JPMorgan Chase's CIO Lori Beer said in a memo.

    Updated June 18, 2024
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    Colgate-Palmolive moves forward on AI plans with distaste for hype

    The household brand plans to train every non-plant worker on AI principles, guardrails and ethical use by the end of the year, according to CEO Noel Wallace.

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    100 Snowflake customers attacked, data stolen for extortion

    A financially motivated attacker used stolen credentials to systematically compromise customer accounts, steal a significant volume of data and extort victims, Mandiant said.

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    Clorox to restart ERP upgrade as it looks past August cyberattack

    With the company out of recovery mode, teams are looking to advance on digital transformation projects. 

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    Citi’s new tech chief takes the helm

    Tim Ryan will lead Citi's ongoing efforts to transform its technology operations, a goal the bank poured $12 billion into last year.

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    Microsoft, playing the long game, invests billions globally to expand Azure empire

    “The pressure is on — this is no longer the experimental phase of the cloud,” Alistair Speirs, director of Azure global infrastructure, said.

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    IT job posts rise, unemployment dips in May: CompTIA

    The sector bucked the national trend of rising unemployment, a sign of ongoing demand for technology professionals.