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    Cloud outages raise question on how to architect for resiliency

    AWS suffered outages for three consecutive weeks in December. For long-term business resilience against provider disruption, the answer may be rearchitecting workloads.

    Updated Dec. 22, 2021
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    Organizations still downloading vulnerable Log4j versions

    Log4j vulnerabilities impacted more than 17,000 Java packages, representing about 4% of the ecosystem, researchers found.

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    Can broadband investments boost the talent pool?

    Expanded rural broadband access could mean more potential employees, even as the impact of the $65 billion investment won't be felt for years to come.

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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.

  • McDonald's sells AI tech firm Dynamic Yield to Mastercard

    Franchisees complained Dynamic Yield hadn't delivered the sales boosts they expected at the drive-thru. The deal reflects McDonald's pivot toward outsourcing its technology.

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    3 strategies for long-term hybrid work success

    There's tremendous appetite for more flexible working arrangements. But plenty of organizations are unprepared to support hybrid work in the long run.

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    The next step in FedEx's automation journey: Handling the largest and smallest packages

    Fewer steps involving manual inputs are vital for the company to keep service levels high amid a challenging labor environment.

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    How businesses can time an ERP modernization

    Companies experience regular business ebbs and flows during normal times. Picking when to modernize an ERP must take those waves into consideration — and take advantage of them.

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    5 executives share their 2022 budget priorities

    Top of mind in next year's technology shopping list for enterprise leaders: talent, data solutions and security.

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    Log4j: What we know (and what's yet to come)

    The vulnerability has upended federal officials and the infosec industry, putting hundreds of millions of devices and systems at risk. 

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    Security teams prepare for the years-long threat Log4j poses

    Industry is still investigating the full extent of the vulnerability, which limits the actions security teams can immediately take. 

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    Log4j threat expands as second vulnerability emerges and nation states pounce

    Early-stage ransomware attempts are underway, and federal officials are urging organizations to protect IT systems.

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    Log4j under siege, millions of devices vulnerable

    Technology firms are scrambling to investigate and patch their systems amid reports of more than 800,000 attempted attacks.

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    3 reasons the IT department is here to stay

    IT departments need to reform their engagement and delivery models. But leading companies know there's a need for some form of centralized engineering.

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    'War for talent' rises toward top of C-suite risks for 2022

    The ability to attract and retain top talent jumped to the second spot in a ranking of business risks, up from No. 8 a year ago, according to a global survey.

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    3 steps toward sustainable AI scaling: Deloitte

    As leaders seek evergreen value from their AI strategies, companies must address their data, operating models and talent strategies, according to Deloitte experts.

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    How CVS uses ML to personalize the pharmacy

    Dedicated scrum teams carry out experiments in real time, using ML to make it easier for people to pick up their medications.

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    Is the security of legacy IT providers prompting a confidence crisis?

    Research commissioned by CrowdStrike found security professionals are losing confidence in providers like Microsoft amid the rise in supply chain attacks. Microsoft has thoughts. 

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    Dell's digitized supply chain makes demand planning easier during chip shortage

    The company runs virtual simulations to better detect potential disruptions and shape demand to available supply. 

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    Study: Three-quarters of digital workers are eyeing the door

    The Great Resignation has given way to what many are calling the "Great Reshuffle."

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    More research connects security burnout with business risk

    One in three 1Password respondents said burnout adds to a decline in initiative and motivation, which also reduces compliance with security protocols.

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    It's not too late to modernize aging ERP systems

    A complex, expensive process awaits companies that are just now starting ERP modernization. But the risks of delaying upgrades are too high.

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    Ulta to spend up to $180M on ERP overhaul

    The company expects to see operational benefits from the overhaul, dubbed Project SOAR, in fiscal 2023.

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    Marriott is still covering — and recovering — expenses from its 2018 data breach

    The hotel has seen an increase in renewal costs for its cyber insurance "over the last several years," the company said. 

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    AWS leans into industry clouds, a pitch to better serve the niche

    The shift toward industry clouds is a gradual move away from a developer-centric approach for AWS, as its customer base supports more large enterprises.