IT Strategy


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    Opinion

    How to navigate talent management in the age of AI

    Valuing human skills, fostering inclusivity and navigating the ethics of AI can make tech roles sustainable and fulfilling.

    By Charman Hayes • Feb. 23, 2024
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    Cloud waste, hyperscaler discounts shape FinOps priorities

    As enterprises brace for ballooning AI spend, the pressure’s on to squeeze the most out of commitment-based discounts and existing deployments.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from CIO Dive

    Interest in generative AI, budget concerns and layoffs in the tech industry took center stage during the first half of the year.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    Engineers wanted — must have communication skills

    Though talent gaps persist, employers aren’t neglecting soft skills as they parse through potential candidates.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    General Mills rolls out MillsChat, an internal generative AI tool

    The private, text-based assistant was built on Google’s PaLM 2 model and helps employees with writing, summarizing and brainstorming.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Generative AI skills bring nearly 50% salary bump: Indeed

    Tech workers who are competent in the nascent technology can expect average salaries of more than $174,000, according to the company.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Why enterprises neglect billions in cloud savings

    ProsperOps analyzed $1.5 billion in AWS compute spend and found that most organizations fail to take advantage of built-in discounts.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    ERP overhauls will pack more punch in 2024

    Companies will spend this year upgrading ERPs ahead of regulatory requirements. On-prem systems will keep moving to the cloud in search of software and AI improvements.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    L’Oréal leans into AI with data in mind

    “AI now transcends many of the things we do,” CEO Nicolas Hieronimus said during the beauty company’s earnings call. 

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Cisco to lay off more than 4K in restructuring

    The company plans to trim 5% of its workforce in a push to align expenses with flagging market indicators.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    From CIO to CEO: How Gary Hoberman made the leap to startup land

    The Unqork founder spent two decades grappling with technical debt. Then, he left corporate life and set out to untangle legacy code.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Why generative AI experiments fail

    CIOs shouldn’t lessen their expectations for the technology but rather know how to move forward, either by tweaking plans or cutting the cord on a project altogether. 

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Despite career concerns, IT admins see AI as net positive

    Some technologists are worried about the impact of the technology on their career outlook as enterprises embrace AI in their IT operations.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Opinion

    6 steps for CIOs enabling global IT operations

    Before company stakeholders can rely on technology teams for support, IT must globalize its own processes, from data collection to infrastructure.

    By Rebecca Ray • Feb. 13, 2024
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    Hershey weathers sales, inventory dip as ERP upgrade continues

    The end of the ERP overhaul is in sight, though the company is working to ensure initiatives don’t outpace organizational capacity. 

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Mainframes solidify hold on core enterprise systems

    On-premises compute survived the rush to cloud and isn’t going away any time soon, according to Advanced.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    AI-enabled PCs to infiltrate enterprise IT this year

    Laptops and desktops with enhanced processing power will account for nearly one-quarter of shipments in 2024, as manufacturers ramp up production.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    AI fundamentals among most-needed digital skills, job seekers say

    Most tech job seekers are aware of AI's impact on the workforce, a CompTIA report finds.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    What CIOs stand to gain in a tech M&A revival

    Acquisitions by companies like IBM, Cisco and SAP reflect a trend that gives IT executives a window to centralize IT spend around key vendors.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    What to know about the 200-member AI safety alliance

    The alliance aims to support "the development and deployment of safe and trustworthy artificial intelligence," the U.S. Department of Commerce said.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    AI development skills are in high demand, but training lags

    Software developers, working to grow their skills, prefer learning within the context of a work project, according to HackerRank.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Cushman & Wakefield takes collaborative approach in AI+ strategy

    Diversifying the voices at the table at all times is key, according to Sal Companieh, chief information and digital officer.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Opinion

    Why CIOs must work with AI service providers

    Executives should help their organizations become a data-centric business, working with vendors to set generative AI use cases and place AI trust and security frameworks.

    By Annette Zimmermann • Feb. 7, 2024
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    Amazon CEO seeks to ‘reinvent’ customer experience with generative AI

    The cloud and e-commerce giant is building dozens of generative AI-powered apps to improve customer experience across its businesses.

    By Bryan Wassel • Feb. 6, 2024
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    McDonald’s invests aggressively in technology

    The fast food giant’s three-pronged plan aims to digitally transform customer experience, franchise operations and core systems, President and CEO Chris Kempczinski said Monday.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    Tech salaries contracted in 2023 after hiring pullback

    The dip in compensation reflects layoffs at large tech providers and economic headwinds, according to Dice research.

    By Feb. 6, 2024