Deep Dive: Page 2

Industry insights from our journalists


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    Where data privacy is law

    Nevada's extension to an existing law for data collection security is set to go into effect on Oct. 1 but has a narrower scope than the CCPA. 

    Taylor McKnight and Samantha Schwartz • May 30, 2019
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    The not-yet United States of data privacy, 1 year after GDPR

    Fewer than 20 states have a data privacy bill in the works, with many taking their last breaths in committee, dying before making it to the governors' desks. 

    Samantha Schwartz • May 22, 2019
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    Pharma, late to digital game, rushes to catch up

    In the last two years, six of the largest pharmas appointed chief digital or information officers to top management for the first time, a signal of growing industry interest in revamping how it does business.

    Ned Pagliarulo • May 15, 2019
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    Microsoft overcame its bad reputation, can Facebook do the same?

    The reputation of Bill Gates and Microsoft today bears little resemblance to what it was in the '90s but Facebook is having a harder time. 

    Samantha Schwartz • April 24, 2019
  • It's not just McDonald's — restaurant CIOs are hungry for tech

    "It's hard to look cool if you've got a pager that was from the 1980s still in use," said the founder of Aaron Allen & Associates. 

    Samantha Schwartz • April 11, 2019
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    For H-1B workers facing turmoil, opportunity lies abroad

    After years in the H-1B program, all that Uday Verma had built — a career, friends, family, life — did not guarantee he would get to stay in the U.S. So he and his family left. 

    Naomi Eide • April 01, 2019
  • As 5G looms, most hospitals watch from the sidelines

    "If you don't have a reliable network that takes in information in lickety-split time, how are you going to do healthcare?" asked Shafiq Rab, SVP and CIO at Rush.

    Rebecca Pifer • March 22, 2019
  • The impetus for Slack's IPO and what it means for collaboration software

    When Slack hit the market in 2013, it spoke to a greater industry need, but that doesn't mean it reinvented the wheel. 

    Samantha Schwartz • March 13, 2019
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    How tech brings learning and development to deskless employees

    On-the-go employees have little time to devote to learning — but innovations in tech are bridging the gap.

    Pamela DeLoatch • March 13, 2019
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    After a breach, CISOs fall on their swords or play the role of scapegoat

    Neither serves a company well, and yet it's no surprise that a C-suite overhaul is common after a massive data debacle.

    Samantha Schwartz • March 07, 2019
  • Was the skills gap based on a lie?

    An upskilling crisis may require employers, governments and educators to work together — a reality with which many are still grappling.

    Kathryn Moody • March 06, 2019
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    As an era of self-regulation ends, businesses fear uncharted, risky waters for data privacy

    "For many companies, if you get this wrong, you could very well be out of business," the ANA's Dan Jaffe told Marketing Dive about the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act.

    Peter Adams • Feb. 26, 2019
  • 2019 IPO outlook: Strong activity expected to continue, but eyes on the unicorns first

    Although they are not business technology companies, all eyes are on Lyft and Uber for the momentum they create — or take away — in the market.

    Alex Hickey • Feb. 21, 2019
  • Build vs. buy: How AWS balances organic growth and strategic acquisitions

    With few acquisitions, the cloud leader tends to rely on organic growth of new functionalities. But in the last month, AWS picked up steam with the purchases of CloudEndure and TSO Logic. 

    Alex Hickey • Jan. 18, 2019
  • What makes a company a 'tech company,' and is the title worth the responsibility?

    Companies recognize the role technology plays in competition. And every industry wants in.

    Samantha Schwartz • Dec. 12, 2018
  • Dramatic or justified? Retailers' fears push cloud customers from AWS to Microsoft, Google

    Though AWS and Amazon.com operate separately, retailers feel they could unintentionally add to a competitor's profit.

    Samantha Schwartz • Nov. 30, 2018
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    'Regulation without teeth is just a document': 6 months in, industry awaits major GDPR enforcement

    Experts worry that without significant enforcement action in 2019, businesses could stop caring about the data privacy regulation. 

    Alex Hickey • Nov. 26, 2018
  • Empowered developers, cost savings drive serverless computing adoption

    Developers spend 30% to 40% of their time working on or waiting for infrastructure, and serverless computing allows them to turn their attention elsewhere.

    Alex Hickey • Nov. 19, 2018
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    Digital transformation is making CIOs culture custodians

    Hacking culture can't be accomplished in one meeting. It's about small actions that are often overlooked and steadily shaping new mindsets.

    Alex Hickey • Oct. 22, 2018
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    Elizabeth Regan

    Modern-day bank robbing: How hackers are becoming public enemy No. 1

    The internet is the getaway car and malware is the firearm. 

    Samantha Schwartz • Oct. 15, 2018
  • Why us? 6 months after ransomware attack Atlanta has no answers

    It's possible a vulnerability was found during a random scan and a hacker said, "we got a live one here," according to a security advisor.

    Samantha Schwartz • Oct. 04, 2018
  • Why aren't wages rising? An analysis

    The economy has held steady for years and unemployment remains low, yet projected market responses have not materialized. 

    Kathryn Moody • Oct. 02, 2018
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    The corruption of DevOps

    A hesitancy to invoke real organizational change to implement DevOps has created an underlying reliance on the vendor landscape.

    Naomi Eide • Sept. 19, 2018
  • Sprechen Sie AI? How to cross language, cultural barriers in technology

    As any language student who has ever copied and pasted a block of text into a translation program knows, pure machine translation is often fraught with error. 

    Alex Hickey • Sept. 12, 2018
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    The fight to overcome the 'not sexy' perception of industrial internet

    Companies slow to adopt the industrial internet may have missed an early mover advantage — even if they staved off burning their fingers like some initial adopters.

    Alex Hickey • Aug. 27, 2018