IT Strategy


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    Tech employment grew in November even as layoffs tick up

    The monthly jobs report shows reassuring signs for the technology workforce, according to CompTIA.

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    How XPO’s new CIO keeps tech on track in trucking

    The logistics company is leveraging data and an engineering culture to optimize the less-than-truckload freight business.

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    Digital transformation

    Digital transformation goes beyond technology — if companies want to engage in a new era of technology, they must rethink how work is done too.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    7 must-read business technology stories from 2022

    From UPS CIO’s parting thoughts to long-lived legacy IT, some of this year’s top stories delve into the forces and strategies that shape enterprise tech.

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    Salesforce customers closely scrutinize software spend

    The company also announced Wednesday Bret Taylor will be stepping down, marking Salesforce's second co-CEO departure since 2020. 

    By Dec. 1, 2022
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    Companies are bullish on digital transformation — but where should investment go?

    Choosing the right set of technologies to adopt is a top hurdle for organizations, alongside issues of talent and scale.

    By Dec. 1, 2022
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    Maersk, IBM to shut down blockchain joint venture TradeLens

    The tool was intended to start a supply chain “digital revolution”. But it will shutter in Q1 2023 as it failed to achieve commercial viability. 

    By Edwin Lopez • Nov. 30, 2022
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    Why cyberattackers love IT professionals — and how organizations can keep risk at bay

    Limiting admin access is one step toward strengthening defenses, but there are other ways to reduce vulnerabilities.

    By Brian Eastwood • Nov. 30, 2022
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    Microsoft, PMI partner to train students on low code skills

    Project Management Institute’s new university hub teaches college students how to create business apps using Microsoft Power Platform.

    By Nov. 29, 2022
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    How one company’s ERP adoption boosted efficiency and cut costs

    Goodbye, paper processes and dusty inventory. Adell Group needed a system with proper capabilities and easy end-user experience.

    By Nov. 29, 2022
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    As CIOs tighten tech spend, demand for cybersecurity services grows

    Managed service providers can help fill talent needs and tame costs, but that strategy may require additional risk mitigation.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Nov. 28, 2022
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    Opinion

    How CIOs can revamp the company SaaS strategy

    Infrastructure and operations leaders should proactively adopt SaaS applications, rather than retrospectively adapting to change.

    By Manjunath Bhat • Nov. 28, 2022
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    Companies grapple with SaaS application management

    Many companies struggle to control app redundancy, shadow IT and complexity, Snow Software found.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Opinion

    If young workers see their supervisor quiet quitting, they might do the same

    There’s little info out there about what happens when the boss quiet quits, a Rutgers University faculty member writes.

    By Kyra Leigh Sutton • Nov. 22, 2022
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    It would take a ‘catastrophic recession’ for tech spend to slow, IBM CEO says

    Technology spending will offset inflationary pressures as executives grapple with labor challenges and rising interest rates.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Nov. 22, 2022
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    How Home Depot uses tech to prepare for a holiday surge

    The final stretch of the year, with its back-to-back holidays and spikes in demand, puts supply chains and IT systems to the test.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    Enterprise tech’s worst-kept secret: The persistence of mainframe

    The on-prem IT workhorse remains integral as companies move to hybrid cloud. But, it too is modernizing. 

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    How the pay ranges of 3 software engineering positions line up

    CIO Dive analyzed job postings for full stack software engineers from Capital One, American Express and JPMorgan Chase. Here’s how they compare to what the recruiting sector expects. 

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Cybercriminals strike understaffed organizations on weekends and holidays

    Organizations are short-staffed on holidays and weekends, even though that's when attackers are likely to strike, Cybereason research found.

    By Matt Kapko • Nov. 21, 2022
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    Companies lose surprising number of devices when employees leave

    Half of companies polled by research firm YouGov say they’ve lost track of technology assets when workers leave, creating security risks.

    By Robert Freedman • Nov. 21, 2022
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    Tech sector execs see potential recession as a business opportunity

    Technology company leaders are preparing for economic downturn by investing selectively in workforce and new technologies, according to EY survey.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    Ticketmaster blames demand and bots for site issues during the Taylor Swift presale

    Call it a glitch. Based on traffic volume, Swift would have needed to perform over 900 stadium shows for every fan to get a ticket, the company said.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    5 executives share their 2023 tech budget priorities

    Projecting investments in a turbulent economy is a tall order. Here's what tech leaders from ServiceNow, Intuit, Zillow and other organizations are prioritizing.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    How Liberty Mutual saved 20% on cloud costs

    Tagging and automation lead the drive to cut wasted spend for the sixth largest property and casualty insurer.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    The top technology conferences to attend in 2023

    From leadership to cloud and software events, here are some of the must-attend conferences for technology leaders next year.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Ticketmaster knew Taylor Swift fans were coming. Why did its site still go down?

    The ticket distribution company said it was experiencing "unprecedented demand." For IT staff, it's a lesson in capacity planning.

    By Nov. 15, 2022