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    How IT leaders can support a productive hybrid workplace

    Hybrid work can generate employee happiness and efficiency—but only with the right technology.

    By Helen Irias, Product Marketing Manager at Envoy • July 26, 2021
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    Tech M&A is skyrocketing, fueling vendor consolidation fears

    The value of tech M&A deals has grown, compensating for a decline in deal volume, according to a report from PwC.

    By July 14, 2021
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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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    Tech M&A growth spurt leaves IT execs less market choice

    Gartner recorded 1,264 mergers and acquisitions in the tech and service provider space in the fourth quarter of 2020.

    By May 25, 2021
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    Employers prioritize security, gear and Wi-Fi in remote work spend

    Businesses estimate they've spent an average of $400 per employee on workstations, a Plugable survey found.

    By May 13, 2021
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    Tech jobs hold up 'remarkably well' as US hiring lulls

    The April jobs report showed slower than expected growth, while tech added more than 16,000 jobs last month.

    By May 07, 2021
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    Tech labor market tightens

    Tech jobs remain clustered in major hubs — for now

    The share of tech jobs in eight U.S. metro areas — including San Francisco, Seattle and Boston — inched up, according to Indeed data.

    By May 06, 2021
  • Culture, tech woes await executives building long-term work models: report

    Nearly half of executives say their companies will have established norms and policies by this summer, according to a West Monroe report.

    By April 06, 2021
  • Then and now: How the CIO role has evolved

    Technological innovation transforms the technical requirements for CIOs, but expectations for professional competencies and soft skills have changed, too.

    By March 29, 2021
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    Walmart saves millions with cloud and ML upgrades

    The company's fiscal year 2022 guidance includes $14 billion in capital expenditures focused on technology, automation, supply chain and customer-facing initiatives.

    By Feb. 25, 2021
  • Why Global Payments went multicloud

    Large companies venture down the multicloud path to support different business arms.

    By Feb. 11, 2021
  • Growing pains: Google Cloud reports net loss despite revenue growth

    The hyperscaler's cloud arm earned over $13 billion in revenue last year — and losses are a part of the plan.

    By Feb. 03, 2021
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    PwC: Remote work 'an overwhelming success' for employers, employees

    Most executives surveyed still said employees need to work in the office to maintain a strong culture, however.

    By Ryan Golden • Jan. 21, 2021
  • In tech, acquisitions predicted to boom with strong market for cloud

    A majority of technology buyers and firms are planning to close a deal in the next two years.

    By Dec. 22, 2020
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    Supreme Court pushes Google, Oracle to defend right to Java

    Apple uses a different approach to declaring functions on its mobile platform, and it spent billions of dollars to do so. "Presumably you could have," said Justice Sonia Sotomayor, to Google's counsel.

    By Samantha Schwartz • Oct. 07, 2020
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    Slack picks Reddit alum as chief security officer

    The company named its first CSO Geoff Belknap in 2016, but Larkin Ryder has been serving as Slack's interim CSO since Belknap departed in 2019. 

    By Samantha Schwartz • Oct. 01, 2020
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    Zoom adapts to pandemic challenges, remote work with internal processes revamp, CIO says

    The growth the platform experienced in the spring amplified the platform's "responsibility" to global enterprises, said Harry Moseley, during a virtual event.

    By Samantha Schwartz • Aug. 24, 2020
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    Microsoft Teams scales to 20K meeting participants

    The company is capping interactive meetings at 1,000 participants, adding a "view only" option for large calls. 

    By Samantha Schwartz • Aug. 03, 2020
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    Slack's EU antitrust complaint against Microsoft exposes market wounds

    Slack is asking European Union authorities for a "level playing field" and to "referee" Microsoft's return to "past behavior," Slack's general counsel says.

    By Samantha Schwartz • July 23, 2020
  • Whiteboard tests eliminate qualified applicants, research suggests

    Technical interviews are more fit to assess a candidate's performance anxiety levels rather than their coding chops, new research from North Carolina State University and Microsoft finds.

    By July 16, 2020
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    Microsoft Teams fights meeting fatigue, seats employees in virtual conference room

    Together Mode uses AI segmentation to place meeting participants in a single location, such as a conference room, classroom or cafe.

    By Samantha Schwartz • July 08, 2020
  • NetApp investing in go-to-market engine despite uncertainty

    The cloud data services company is reallocating its resources to bolster its sales ranks and grow market share. 

    By Robert Freedman • July 02, 2020
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    Former Salesforce exec joins Zoom as CISO

    As Jason Lee takes over security at Zoom, the company is ending its 90-day security and privacy plan, which it put in place following highly publicized flaws in March. 

    By Samantha Schwartz • June 25, 2020
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    Following scrutiny, Zoom enables end-to-end encryption to all users

    Available as technical preview, the feature uses 256-bit AES-GCM encryption, the same encryption used by default in meetings.

    By Samantha Schwartz • UPDATED: Oct. 27, 2020 at 9:14 a.m.
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    Work from home boosted Slack's quarter but revenue remains steady

    During Q1, Slack onboarded an additional 12,000 new paying customers.

    By Samantha Schwartz • June 05, 2020
  • Offices may reopen, but workers want to delay a return

    Workers say they're not comfortable with a short-term return to the office. It's a window of opportunity for vendors to improve access and quality of remote work tools.

    By May 15, 2020