IT Strategy


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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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    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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    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
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    AI could perform more than half of HR assistant tasks by 2032, report says

    Companies will overhaul their business and operating models as AI adoption grows over the next three years, according to a Cognizant report.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 21, 2024
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    What’s the cost of the IT skills gap? IDC says $5.5 trillion by 2026

    AI coding and workforce training capabilities could trim as much as $1 trillion from the losses by 2027, according to IDC researcher Gina Smith.

    By May 17, 2024
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    Enterprises struggle to show the value of AI projects

    While existing applications are placing generative AI within reach for the average business, many are finding it difficult to craft mature AI strategies, Gartner found.

    By May 17, 2024
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    Palo Alto Networks signs broad enterprise cybersecurity partnership with IBM

    The enterprise security giant will capitalize on a platform consolidation strategy as IBM concedes on transition to cloud security.

    By David Jones • May 17, 2024
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    AI raises CIO cyber anxieties

    Using third-party generative AI products without the proper controls exposes existing security gaps, McKinsey and Company Partner Jan Shelly Brown said Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

    By May 16, 2024
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    4 CIO styles to boost business performance

    Aligning leadership skills to an organization’s needs can accelerate results and build trust with key stakeholders.

    By Fiona Mark • May 16, 2024
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    Technology executives extol the virtues of ‘old-school’ AI

    “One of our jobs as CIOs is not to get so swept up in generative AI that we don’t make use of all the tools that are available to us,” Mathematica CIO Akira Bell said, speaking Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Most Gen Z tech workers say they’d consider new career opportunities

    With high dissatisfaction rates, young tech workers pointed to career development as a vital aspect of engagement and retention in a recent survey.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 15, 2024
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    Meta to shut down Workplace platform, underscoring AI focus

    Facebook's parent company will wind down the tool by 2026, giving customers the option to migrate to Zoom's Workvivo platform.

    By May 14, 2024
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    White House wants to hold the software sector accountable for security

    Federal officials are taking steps toward a long-stated goal of shifting the security burden from technology users to the companies that build it.

    By David Jones • May 13, 2024
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    Only one-third of firms deploy safeguards against generative AI threats, report finds

    Generative AI gives attackers an edge over cyber defenders, according to a survey of security experts.

    By Jim Tyson • May 13, 2024
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    Out with the old: Why it’s time to upgrade legacy network monitoring to modern observability

    The recently released EMA Network Megatrends 2024 Report highlights that the biggest challenges that network operations face are a shortage of skilled personnel, insufficient budget, and tool fragmentation.

    May 13, 2024
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    Enterprises outsource data storage as complexity rises

    An overload of operations data, ongoing business growth and expanding web analytics are pushing data estates to their limit, according to a Forrester report.

    By May 10, 2024
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    US businesses want to hire more tech workers this year, CompTIA says

    More than one-quarter of companies plan to significantly grow their IT ranks this year.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Generative AI interest now shapes talent strategy, employers say

    Talent limitations are slowing down the ability to scale the technology, leaders said, prompting organizational changes.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 8, 2024
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    IT services spend will reach $2 trillion by 2028: Forrester

    Tepid growth this year will give way to a landslide of cloud infrastructure spending driven by AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud, the analyst firm said.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Microsoft restructures security governance, aligning deputy CISOs and engineering teams

    The company will enhance management roles under the CISO and partially tie compensation to security performance.

    By David Jones • May 7, 2024
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    Tech skills gaps put pressure on existing IT staff

    Technologists surveyed by Pluralsight said workloads have increased and projects have been abandoned as tech proficiency gaps mount.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Enterprises prep for big AI spending, but data woes prevent progress

    Modernizing IT estates will cost enterprises an average of $35.5 million this year, according to a Couchbase survey.

    By May 6, 2024
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    3 signs your team is suffering from bad service management

    Service teams worldwide are suffering from Bad Service Management (BSM) – a condition caused by outdated and expensive IT Service Management (ITSM) tools. Learn the tell-tale signs of BSM and how to overcome the affliction.

    By Edwin Wong, Head of Product, IT Solutions, Atlassian • May 6, 2024
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    Tech jobs are bouncing back as IT unemployment rate falls again in April

    The February spike in IT unemployment is steadily reversing, CompTIA said Friday.

    By May 3, 2024