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    Legal woes continue for OpenAI as Elon Musk sues over contract breach

    OpenAI eschewed its nonprofit status to become a de facto Microsoft subsidiary, the Tesla CEO alleged in a Thursday filing before the Superior Court of California.

    By March 1, 2024
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    Dell says on-prem is the future of AI

    “AI tracks to where the data is created, which is on-prem or out at the edge of the network," said COO Jeff Clarke.

    By March 1, 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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    ‘Maverick’ SaaS spending by workers can waste millions: report

    A company with more than 2,000 employees wasted, on average, as much as $4.3 million on underutilized SaaS licenses in 2023, according to Vertice data.

    By Alexei Alexis • March 1, 2024
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    Salesforce wants to unlock ‘islands of trapped data’

    CEO Marc Benioff is adamant that businesses need a seamless data experience if they want to benefit from generative AI.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    With ambition changing, only 3 in 10 workers aspire to C-suite roles

    Money is the top driver of job satisfaction, not recognition or advancement, according to Empower research.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 29, 2024
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    How CIOs can prepare for the stumbling blocks of ERP migration

    Security, data and integration issues plague ERP migrations. But planning and change management can lead businesses to clear advantages.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Zoom wants to customize, monetize generative AI assistant, CEO says

    Launched in September, 510,000 accounts are already using the Zoom AI Companion platform. 

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Can AI coding tools meet enterprise expectations?

    As interest in coding companions grows, leaders are closely watching the quality, security and durability of generated code.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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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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    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