IT Strategy


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    Enterprises prioritize tech spend over cost-cutting, PwC says

    More than half of C-suite leaders said their organization is investing in new technologies, such as generative AI, according to a PwC survey. 

    By June 17, 2024
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    Northwestern Mutual revamps senior tech leadership

    CIO Jeff Sippel will become chief strategy officer, effective July. He'll be succeeded by Christian Mitchell, previously chief customer and digital officer.

    By June 14, 2024
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    Hybrid work

    Companies must have digital solutions in place to enable collaboration, connectivity and communication.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    Snowflake-linked attacks are testing the cloud’s shared responsibility status quo

    Assigning responsibility for missing security controls is tricky. The burden is collective but cloud providers need to raise minimum standards, experts say.

    By Matt Kapko • June 14, 2024
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    Broadcom trims VMware portfolio to 4 core products, plans $1B spending cut

    The company is making progress in shifting VMware's product line to a subscription-based model, Broadcom President and CEO Hock Tan said Wednesday.

    By June 13, 2024
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    IBM’s Apptio unit tests AI tool trained to tackle rising IT costs

    The effort comes as finance leaders grapple with runaway cloud expenses.

    By Alexei Alexis • June 13, 2024
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    JPMorgan names firmwide CTO

    Former PayPal technology chief Sri Shivananda brings with him an “exceptional track record in innovation and technology leadership,” JPMorgan Chase's CIO Lori Beer said in a memo.

    By Gabrielle Saulsbery • June 11, 2024
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    Colgate-Palmolive moves forward on AI plans with distaste for hype

    The household brand plans to train every non-plant worker on AI principles, guardrails and ethical use by the end of the year, according to CEO Noel Wallace.

    By June 11, 2024
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    100 Snowflake customers attacked, data stolen for extortion

    A financially motivated attacker used stolen credentials to systematically compromise customer accounts, steal a significant volume of data and extort victims, Mandiant said.

    By Matt Kapko • June 11, 2024
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    Clorox to restart ERP upgrade as it looks past August cyberattack

    With the company out of recovery mode, teams are looking to advance on digital transformation projects. 

    By June 10, 2024
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    IT job posts rise, unemployment dips in May: CompTIA

    The sector bucked the national trend of rising unemployment, a sign of ongoing demand for technology professionals.

    By June 7, 2024
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    Pressure mounts on Snowflake and its customers as attacks spread

    More businesses are likely impacted by an attacker’s access to multiple Snowflake customer databases.

    By Matt Kapko • June 7, 2024
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    IT leaders chafe as VMware costs skyrocket under Broadcom

    The acquisition triggered “major changes to VMware strategy, product, pricing, licensing and sales,” Gartner analyst Andrew Lerner said. “It’s a lot for customers to take on."

    By Updated June 10, 2024
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    Best Buy balances tech and staff investments to boost customer experience

    The retailer expects AI-powered review filters, personalized app home screens and dedicated staff in certain departments to improve shopping experiences.

    By Bryan Wassel • June 5, 2024
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    Security concerns mount as businesses deploy AI coding tools

    Organizations are deploying the technology without enough protocols to ensure safe, secure use.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Most businesses lack a clear AI adoption roadmap: McKinsey

    Usage has doubled among businesses in the last year, but CIOs still have a laundry list of to-do’s to prepare the tech foundation and governance structure.

    By June 3, 2024
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    Security chiefs under pressure from boards to downplay cyber risk: study

    Research from Trend Micro shows tension between CISOs and senior enterprise leadership. Many security leaders say they're perceived as nags.

    By David Jones • June 3, 2024
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    UK regulators sound the alarm on cloud vendor lock-in

    Egress fees, licensing practices and discount policies keep enterprises from switching providers and hinder multicloud adoption, the Competition and Markets Authority found.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Why is the gender pay gap widening in STEM?

    STEM is among the worst fields grappling with a stubborn problems, according to a a study conducted by Adzuna.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Enterprises will go all-in on AI PCs by 2026, Gartner predicts

    AI chip revenue is already on the rise ahead of the computing shift and will grow 33% year over year in 2024, according to the firm.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Cyberattacks are good for security vendors, and business is booming

    More secure enterprise technology could stem the tide of cyberattacks, but digital threats are ever present.

    By Matt Kapko • May 29, 2024
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    CIOs tap citizen developers for IT and operational efficiencies

    All employees can be technologists when provided the right set of tools. But companies are gauging how much autonomy to give them.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Updated May 30, 2024
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    Microsoft president set to testify before Congress on ‘security shortcomings’

    After the tech giant asked for more time, Brad Smith will now testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on June 13.

    By Matt Kapko • May 24, 2024
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    Ballooning AI budgets expected to face ROI pressure

    Corporate AI expenditures will likely come under increased scrutiny in earnings calls, Gartner’s Frances Karamouzis said.

    By Alexei Alexis • May 23, 2024
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    Tech chiefs grapple with the latest driver of shadow IT

    Emerging software capabilities like generative AI challenge leaders to weigh the risks of adoption against the needs of the enterprise.

    By May 22, 2024
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    16 tech providers agree to nail down AI safety curbs

    The Frontier AI Safety Commitments unveiled Tuesday in Seoul outline a series of voluntary steps to mitigate risk associated with AI systems.

    By May 21, 2024