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    Wendy’s promotes CTO to CIO role

    As CTO, Matt Spessard led the rollout of Google Vertex AI chatbot capabilities into the drive-thru experience. As CIO, he’ll expand the pilot program. 

    By Feb. 27, 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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    Communication and collaboration software

    To compete in their industries, businesses rely on a growing set of digital tools that bring workers together, making the whole greater than the sum of its parts. But the balance is delicate. 

    By CIO Dive staff
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    How to build sustainable, diverse tech talent pipelines

    Create a diverse pipeline of tech talent through training partnerships.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    Citi poured $12B into tech last year, retired nearly 400 legacy apps

    While efforts to modernize are underway, the company is operating at a loss and plans to cut 20,000 positions by 2024 as part of a broader restructuring.

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    OpenAI to bring Altman back, revamp board

    The return of leadership members is likely to bring a sigh of relief to existing customers, according to Info-Tech Research Group’s Scott Bickley. 

    By Nov. 22, 2023
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    Citi reshuffles tech leadership amid right-sizing push

    The financial services company elevated Jonathan Lofthouse to co-CIO following the departure of Stuart Riley, who held the position for 3 months.

    By Nov. 20, 2023
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    OpenAI CEO out, CTO steps in as interim chief

    Sam Altman left the company after the board completed a deliberative review process, which found Altman wasn’t “consistently candid” with the board. 

    By Updated Nov. 20, 2023
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    Global Payments to elevate CIO from within

    The fintech company tapped Shannon Johnston, deputy CIO and chief digital offficer, to assume the role on Jan. 1, when Guido Sacchi retires after nearly 13 years as CIO

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    Bank of America to spend $3.8B on innovation next year

    North American banks hold a global edge in AI investments, according to industry research firm Evident.

    By Oct. 19, 2023
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    Citi pumps another $3B into tech modernization

    “At the end of the work, we will have a simpler firm that can operate faster, better serve our clients and unlock value for our shareholders,” CEO Jane Fraser said Friday.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
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    Atlassian to buy Loom for $975M in latest tool integration play

    The collaboration software provider plans to embed the tech across its tool suite post-acquisition, but Loom will remain available as a separate product.

    By Oct. 12, 2023
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    Tyson CTO departs, CIO takes over

    Amid a year of executive reshuffling, the food industry giant ended a collaborative tech leadership structure initiated in February.

    By Sept. 12, 2023
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    California to set guidelines for public sector generative AI

    The state, which joins a growing number of governing bodies scrutinizing generative AI, will issue public sector usage guidelines by January.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    Salesforce banks on price hike, generative AI to spur revenue growth

    In the words of the CRM giant's CEO Marc Benioff, “that's the AI revolution coming at you, baby, so get ready.”

    By Aug. 31, 2023
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    GM to close IT innovation center in Arizona, cut staff

    The closure will impact more than 900 General Motors employees as the company works to align its footprint and IT resources in the U.S.

    By Aug. 28, 2023
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    ChatGPT, NLP and TensorFlow top list of in-demand generative AI skills

    Businesses are looking to hire generative AI freelancers to support development and adoption efforts of large language models, Upwork data shows. 

    By Aug. 22, 2023
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    Kyndryl leans on consulting, deepens Microsoft alliance in post-IBM drive to profitability

    The IT services company remains committed to cloud but is banking on its expertise in mainframe modernization and hybrid ecosystems to fuel growth.

    By Aug. 9, 2023
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    Adecco Group taps PepsiCo exec to lead IT operations

    The second-largest global HR services provider welcomed Caroline Basyn to its executive committee as it pushes AI-enabled digital products across its portfolio.

    By Aug. 8, 2023
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    Capital One bets on tech engine for card and retail banking growth

    “Our modern technology capabilities are generating an expanding set of opportunities across our business,” CEO Richard Fairbank said Thursday.

    By July 21, 2023
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    Citi pours $3B into tech modernization, adds 7K IT jobs

    The company shifted spend from third-party consultants to full-time technologists amid digital transformation, CFO Mark Mason said during a Q2 earnings call.

    By July 17, 2023
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    Discover pulls new CIO from Wells Fargo

    Jason Strle, a 20-year tech vet, succeeds Amir Arooni, who spent nearly three years as the financial services company's CIO.

    By July 13, 2023
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    Unilever elevates North America CIO to global VP role

    The global consumer goods giant reconfigured its tech leadership, moving Alessandro Ventura from its U.S.-based operation to its London headquarters.

    By July 5, 2023
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    PepsiCo begins ethical AI research with Stanford

    The beverage giant will research ethical AI in supply chains, customer experience, sustainability and organizational design alongside the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI.

    By June 30, 2023
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    OpenAI lowers costs of running ChatGPT models, again

    The ChatGPT maker is lowering the costs of running its embeddings model by 75% and its GPT-3.5 Turbo’s input tokens by 25%.

    By June 14, 2023
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    Accenture to invest $3B in AI and double AI workforce

    The consulting professional services company will add 40,000 AI-skilled employees through hiring, acquisition and training, an investment plan that comes just months after the firm announced layoffs impacting 19,000 people.

    By June 13, 2023