IT Strategy


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    Don’t feel stuck in tech decisions. Change is possible — with a plan.

    CIOs and tech leadership have a lofty weight on their shoulders because making the wrong decision could result in wasted resources, time and money. 

    By Aug. 9, 2022
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    Zillow sees tech talent attrition as business growth obstacle

    The company issued off-cycle restricted stock units to raise employee compensation, with attention on tech and product talent retention, said CEO Rich Barton.

    By Aug. 8, 2022
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    Hybrid work

    More than ever, companies must have digital solutions in place for collaboration, connectivity and communication.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    Clorox touts technology as fix to post-pandemic slump and macroeconomic stress

    A cloud-based ERP system and “a suite of other digital technologies” aim to streamline operations for the cleaning and consumer products company.

    By Aug. 8, 2022
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    Delivering the promise of resiliency across all tenets of risk

    To protect data against a number of risks, organizations need comprehensive, end-to-end resiliency.

    By Stephen Manley, Chief Technology Officer, Druva • Aug. 8, 2022
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    Tech unemployment nears historic lows as hiring grows

    Amid better than expected job growth, employers sought technologists by the hundreds of thousands during July despite recession fears.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Employees love flexibility in the tech workplace — and tech leaders should, too

    For tech employees, flex time and slack time provide the flexibility they crave. For tech leaders, flexible work initiatives keep employees happy and productivity high.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Companies remain bullish on IT spend, unfazed by financial headwinds

    Talk of recession has companies cutting back on discretionary spending while planning larger modernization efforts, a strategy born from recent recession history. 

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    Ransomware defense guidance risks hang-ups under many steps

    Small and mid-sized businesses don’t typically have the resources to meet every safeguard. But every action, however small, helps.

    By Matt Kapko • Aug. 4, 2022
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    Why Chipotle accelerated its software development cadence

    One philosophy is central to Chipotle's technology organization, CTO Curt Garner said: “We need to get 10% better every year.”

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    Global RPA market keeps growing but barriers persist

    An automation drive will push global RPA software revenue to $2.9 billion by the end of 2022. However, growth is slowing down as CIOs deal with barriers to success.

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    Cardinal Health looks inward for new CIO

    Michelle Greene joined the company in 2021, following decades of experience across industries. She succeeds Brian Rice, who left for McDonald's this week.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    How to manage hardware assets — despite the talent crunch

    Leaders should reassess the types of gear they procure, and hire help to ensure workers focus on key tasks, not answering help tickets.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    Degree requirements challenge tech employers already struggling to hire

    With demand and supply off kilter, one area to look at is the potential to upskill and solve for critical talent needs.

    By July 28, 2022
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    Google Cloud still operating at a loss despite revenue, client wins

    Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai touted the platform's potential for modernization and security as cloud revenue grew 35% over year-ago numbers. 

    By July 27, 2022
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    Staffing woes and inefficient tool use spread IT departments thin

    For teams with skilled talent, using inefficient tools leads to less job satisfaction and more retention problems, an IDC analyst said.

    By July 27, 2022
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    American Airlines turns to algorithms for improved fuel efficiency, passenger flow

    Departing CIO Maya Leibman highlighted the impact of digital enhancements on operational reliability and profitability during the company's Q2 earnings call.

    By July 26, 2022
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    Tesla rewrites software to get around chip shortages

    The semiconductor deficit has prompted the automaker to reduce the number needed to produce a single vehicle.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • July 26, 2022
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    Where colocation fits in the modernization roadmap

    Despite cloud benefits, many companies struggle to contain costs and reap the upsides of migration, creating opportunities for colocation data centers.

    By July 26, 2022
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    Better buys: How CIO leadership impacts the enterprise IT procurement process

    Faster, leader-driven decisions on tech purchases correlate with happy tech customers, Gartner research shows. With budgets tightening, CIOs can make this happen.

    By July 25, 2022
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    What chip price hikes will mean for enterprise tech buyers

    As semiconductor costs rise, executives lie at a crossroads: defer projects or ask for more resources?

    By July 22, 2022
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    Businesses lean on tech to weather stormy economic conditions, potential recession

    A looming recession pressures CIOs to balance cost optimization and investment opportunities with risk-management tactics.

    By July 22, 2022
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    Are bad office habits getting in the way of remote work?

    Employers are reconsidering how they measure productivity, surveys show.

    By Kathryn Moody • July 21, 2022
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    Unhappy with a recent enterprise IT purchase? Join the crowd

    Poor decision-making and lack of strategic vision are at the root of tech buyer remorse for 73% of enterprise systems buyers, Gartner research shows.

    By July 21, 2022
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    Truist expects tech investments to yield future savings

    The bank’s CFO Daryl Bible said moving more applications to the cloud will generate savings for the company.

    By July 20, 2022
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    Citigroup boosts tech spending 14% in Q2 transformation push

    Technology investment is becoming a key expense driver for the bank, which has more than 9,000 people are dedicated to transformation. 

    By Grace Noto • July 19, 2022