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    Biggest career hurdles for women in tech: equity, work-life balance

    Companies could encourage more women to enter IT by offering professional development and training opportunities, according to a report by Skillsoft. 

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    How a cloud-native maturity model can provide a roadmap for your cloud transformation journey

    An experienced cloud-native maturity model to help customers fully modernize their cloud applications through a simplified roadmap.

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    Salesforce's co-CEO adds technical depth to market giant

    Former COO Bret Taylor, recently announced as co-CEO, will bring his technical background to shape the company's pursuit of a revenue moonshot.

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    What CIOs gain (and lose) with software market integration

    For the business user, market consolidation can mean new features or a pricing windfall. It also means the field of providers is shrinking.

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    4 guidelines for SaaS spend optimization

    The top areas of opportunity for optimizing SaaS spend come from identifying the low-hanging fruit.

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    AI spend to 'grow rapidly,' validation for CIOs as experiments pay off

    Leaders are looking to AI tools, such as knowledge management, for its potential to boost revenue and worker efficiency.

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    3 healthcare CIOs share top industry challenges

    Healthcare CIOs help companies maintain the quality of care, balance costs, keep critical IT infrastructure up and running and attract enough talent to meet innovation goals.

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    Financial group CEO resigns amid spate of IT woes

    Tatsufumi Sakai is at least the third executive at Mizuho Financial Group to step down in connection with issues that prompted a regulator and the country's ministry of finance to issue orders seeking improvement.

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    What high turnover means for software development

    IT worker attrition is sky-high, as companies wage battle over available workforce in shrinking talent pools. What effect does that have on the software development process?

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    Security disconnect: Why the CISO role is evolving

    CISOs are too focused on security operations, writing policies or vendor management. But their time is better spent on business strategy.

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    Enterprises prepare for ransomware threats during Thanksgiving

    Retail, transportation and other sectors are bracing for heightened cyber risks, placing renewed pressure on security operations. 

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    IT staffers are emotionally drained. Here's how leaders can support them

    Isolation, business continuity and endless to-do lists weigh heavy on IT's emotional well-being.

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    How to combat burnout among software developers

    Added stress on digital systems. Pivotal changes to how companies operate. Here's why developers are burnt out — and what to do about it.

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    US tech salaries down slightly, but the market favors candidates

    A 1.1% decrease in average salaries comes down to demand, as companies need to hire junior candidates to fill senior roles. On nearly all other fronts – especially remote work – candidates can call the shots. 

  • ThoughtSpot CFO on getting the technicalities — and the story — right in cloud transition

    The financial and accounting details in moving from on-premises and hybrid software models to the cloud are complex but finance leaders must get the narrative right too, says Mohit Daswani.

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    The Water Cooler: How 5 executives disconnect for the holidays

    Fully unplugging during a holiday break can be challenging — and a little scary, given the elevated cybersecurity risk. But it's not impossible.

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    Pentagon calls on Google, Oracle to join AWS and Microsoft in multicloud bidding

    While the Pentagon anticipates awarding contracts to AWS and Microsoft, it will award to additional CSPs so long as they meet the requirements

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    5 questions to ask before buying AI products

    Leaders must assess the business value, sophistication and track record of AI products before committing to an AI solution.

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    A year after SolarWinds, third-party risk still threatens the software supply chain

    Using open source or commercially available software for digital transformation has introduced risk into organizations' environments.

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    Chipotle, Gulfstream share their tech strategies to improve worker experiences

    VR and automation can improve outcomes for workers and customers, the executives said Wednesday at Forbes CIO Next virtual series.

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    Shadow IT is evolving as businesses sanction more apps

    Once solely the domain of super-users with enough technical acumen to surreptitiously set up and run infrastructure and apps, rogue IT now proliferates — and is accepted.

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    What do employees say would reduce burnout? Less work

    "Both employers and employees are near the breaking point," according to Eagle Hill Consulting's CEO.

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    Certified IT employees deliver $10K more in yearly business value: report

    More than nine in 10 tech workers possess at least one IT certification, according to a report from Skillsoft.

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    How to be cloud smart in a cloud-first world

    Too often the enticing promises of the cloud can lure companies into hasty solutions that prove costly and inefficient, Amit Jha of TaskUs writes. 

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    Most employees waste 8 hours a week finding data, survey said

    The long-touted merits of AI and automation are creeping into the workflow, and more employees see the advanced technology as a way to make their work lives a touch easier.

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    What to consider when connecting cyber, business strategy

    The common issue security and business leaders run into is miscommunication, Gartner's Jeffrey Wheatman said.