IT Strategy: Page 2


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    Home Depot launches in-house app to prioritize employee tasks

    Sidekick, the machine learning-powered platform built in-house, is currently live at 600 stores.

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    Stop planning one tech budget: IT spending strategies for 2023

    More money and new challenges greet CIOs this year as businesses lean on modernization to ride out economic uncertainty.

    By Jan. 16, 2023
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    Trendline

    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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    The cybersecurity talent shortage: The outlook for 2023

    The available potential workforce isn’t keeping pace with demand, and experts blame a lack of interest from young people entering the job market.

    By Sue Poremba • Jan. 13, 2023
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    The cost of bad software adds up

    Businesses must reconfigure the development process, tackling the biggest issues first on the road toward software redemption.

    By Jan. 13, 2023
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    FAA’s system outage latest sign of aviation tech woes

    Industry watchers say the disruption experienced by travelers Wednesday is a sign of further need for infrastructure investment.

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    7 rules to communicate the business value of IT

    Showing IT’s value effectively can help improve approval rates for funding requests, especially in times of financial headwinds.

    By Robert Naegle • Jan. 12, 2023
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    FAA system outage grounds flights causing nationwide delays, cancellations

    The outage impacted the agency's Notice to Air Missions System. White House officials said there was no evidence of a cyberattack.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    Insurance companies focus tech spend on maintaining, not growing revenue

    A slower economy is leading insurance tech leaders toward customer experience improvements, application modernization and better data insights.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    Tracking tech salaries just got easier

    Comprehensive.io's website tracks compliance with new pay transparency laws in California and New York City.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    Tech job growth to slow in 2023, consulting firm says

    The IT job market will expand by 174,000 positions this year, marking slower growth than in 2022 as companies brace for a financial slowdown.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    3 cloud trends to watch in 2023

    Competing narratives converge as companies push modernization while controlling costs.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    5 business technology predictions for 2023

    CIOs should prepare for a year of challenges around procuring talent and delivering operational enhancements to the businesses they serve.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    Tech unemployment remains low, but hints of a slowdown emerge

    Job postings for technology positions fell for the second consecutive month, according to a CompTIA report.

    By Jan. 6, 2023
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    Goodyear adds sensors to its tires to tap into real-time data

    For businesses, unlocking new data streams is like hitting the jackpot, but one expert says there are some things to keep in mind.

    By Jan. 6, 2023
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    Shopify thinks canceling meetings will boost productivity. Experts are split

    The company started the new year by reworking internal communications and clearing calendars of all recurring meetings with more than three people.

    By Jan. 6, 2023
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    Salesforce layoffs come as customers tighten SaaS spend

    The software provider is bracing for tighter economic conditions with plans to lay off 10% of its workforce.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    IBM revamps partner program with hybrid cloud growth in mind

    The enterprise technology company launched Partner Plus, a way to connect business partners with IBM tech and resources.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    4 tech workforce trends for 2023

    Pressed by market uncertainty, enterprises will turn to automation and new sources of talent in the coming year.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    What CIOs want from tech vendors before closing a deal

    Options, comparisons with competitor offerings, ROI assurances and deployment guidance top the list.

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    6 CIOs share their 2023 IT predictions

    From rightsizing software tools to a new outlook on cloud, here are the key enterprise IT changes CIOs expect in 2023.

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    7 IT storylines to watch in 2023

    Technology watchers will be on the lookout for major acquisitions, the ongoing battle for cloud dominance and technology leadership appointments.

    By Dec. 30, 2022
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    6 stories on how tech has changed the office — for good

    Companies reimagined the value of the office by adding different workspaces and technology to facilitate collaboration between onsite and remote colleagues.

    By Dec. 22, 2022
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    How Principal Financial tied customer experience to IT

    CIO Ryan Downing isn’t having “Cloud 101” discussions anymore — he’s talking about how modernization serves the customer.

    By Dec. 21, 2022
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    Demand for IT talent takes the sting out of tech sector layoffs

    Tech workers had a “red-hot job market” to fall back on this year, even against a backdrop of attrition. 

    By Dec. 20, 2022
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    Meeting data links employee attendance to retention

    Employees who would later depart were in 46% fewer one-on-one meetings than those who remained, according to Vyopta data.

    By Dec. 20, 2022