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    From floppy disks to the cloud: It’s time to thank SysAdmins

    July 29 marks System Administrator Appreciation Day, a holiday celebrating those unsung heroes who keep IT ticking. 

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    Microsoft extends server life, cuts cloud costs

    By increasing the shelf-life of cloud servers and network components by 50%, Microsoft expects to save $3.7 billion in the next fiscal year.

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    Degree requirements challenge tech employers already struggling to hire

    With demand and supply off kilter, one area to look at is the potential to upskill and solve for critical talent needs.

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    Google Cloud still operating at a loss despite revenue, client wins

    Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai touted the platform's potential for modernization and security as cloud revenue grew 35% over year-ago numbers. 

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    AWS wants to be an enterprise security strategy advisor

    The cloud giant advised customers to focus on specific needs, and rely on embedded defenses running automatically behind the scenes.

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    Microsoft sees cloud as big winner in macroeconomic crisis

    Despite drop-offs in PC and Windows sales, the tech giant benefited from healthy Q4 for Azure and other cloud products and services.

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    Staffing woes and inefficient tool use spread IT departments thin

    For teams with skilled talent, using inefficient tools leads to less job satisfaction and more retention problems, an IDC analyst said.

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    American Airlines turns to algorithms for improved fuel efficiency, passenger flow

    Departing CIO Maya Leibman highlighted the impact of digital enhancements on operational reliability and profitability during the company's Q2 earnings call.

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    Grill company Weber CTO steps in as interim CEO

    At least in the interim, technology is the answer for Weber as CEO Chris Scherzinger departs amid sales slump, supply chain woes and inflation.

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    Tesla rewrites software to get around chip shortages

    The semiconductor deficit has prompted the automaker to reduce the number needed to produce a single vehicle.

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    Where 5 programs are investing to close cyber skills gap

    In line with a White House push to close the cyber skills gap, technology firms, nonprofits and other organizations have launched a range of programs to develop a new generation of workers.

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    Where colocation fits in the modernization roadmap

    Despite cloud benefits, many companies struggle to contain costs and reap the upsides of migration, creating opportunities for colocation data centers.

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    Better buys: How CIO leadership impacts the enterprise IT procurement process

    Faster, leader-driven decisions on tech purchases correlate with happy tech customers, Gartner research shows. With budgets tightening, CIOs can make this happen.

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    What chip price hikes will mean for enterprise tech buyers

    As semiconductor costs rise, executives lie at a crossroads: defer projects or ask for more resources?

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    Businesses lean on tech to weather stormy economic conditions, potential recession

    A looming recession pressures CIOs to balance cost optimization and investment opportunities with risk-management tactics.

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    Dollar Tree taps new CIO amid C-suite shakeup

    Bobby Aflatooni, along with several former Dollar General executives, joins Dollar Tree's revamped C-suite as the discount retailer navigates a business overhaul, price hikes and even rodent problems.

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    Are bad office habits getting in the way of remote work?

    Employers are reconsidering how they measure productivity, surveys show.

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    Unhappy with a recent enterprise IT purchase? Join the crowd

    Poor decision-making and lack of strategic vision are at the root of tech buyer remorse for 73% of enterprise systems buyers, Gartner research shows.

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    Truist expects tech investments to yield future savings

    The bank’s CFO Daryl Bible said moving more applications to the cloud will generate savings for the company.

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    NYU program tailors CIO training to C-suite demand

    CIOs bring business and technology leadership to the boardroom. Can a program teach that?

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    Threat actors use Google Drive, Dropbox to launch cyberattacks

    By using trusted applications, threat actors gain a low-cost way to collect data and host malware, Unit 42 researchers said.

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    Slack to hike prices on Pro plan

    The company is billing the price hike as a reflection of its product evolution with a steady stream of new products and integrations.

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    Citigroup boosts tech spending 14% in Q2 transformation push

    Technology investment is becoming a key expense driver for the bank, which has more than 9,000 people are dedicated to transformation. 

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    Kohl's technology chief to step down

    Paul Gaffney, who also led the company's supply chain arm, will depart Aug. 1 after three years at Kohl's.

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    Six in 10 executives turn to automation amid staff woes: report

    Using automation to curb hiring gaps is not a new trend, but the current state of the tech labor market is bringing new incentives to automate.