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Industry insights from our journalists

  • Tech giants and 2-year colleges are teaming up to teach in-demand skills

    Amazon, Facebook and Google are among the companies helping institutions craft curriculum, but some worry such programs can be limiting.

    Kelly Field • Sept. 9, 2019
  • A great talent drought awaits tech as valued skills shift

    Could a debilitating shortage of talent await the tech industry? There are signs a drought is already here.

    Roberto Torres • Aug. 16, 2019
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    Micron takes on smart manufacturing to fuel memory-hungry sectors

    In the early 2000s, Micron's customers were PC-centric. But smartphones, internet of things devices at the edge, cloud computing and data centers are pushing the limits of memory technology.

    Naomi Eide • July 16, 2019
  • Welcome to the drive-thru, AI will take your order

    McDonald's and Sonic Drive-In are among the fast food chains testing voice-automation and AI as part of a push to modernize the drive-thru.

    Julie Littman • July 8, 2019
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    Checking for vitals: Inside the Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp supply chain breach

    The intrusion happened inside the American Medical Collection Agency, but responsibility is shared through its partner ecosystem.

    Samantha Schwartz • June 6, 2019
  • Data is important, but insights drive restaurant growth

    To remain competitive in a digital market, operators must walk the tightrope of processing as much diner data as possible without ceding control to third parties or alienating customers. 

    Emma Liem Beckett • May 31, 2019
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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 1, 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 7, 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 6, 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 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