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    Microsoft is raising SaaS prices, and other vendors will, too

    The more value and tools vendors offer through SaaS, the more they can justify cost increases. Experts believe price hikes will become an annual tradition in the SaaS space.

    By Dec. 8, 2021
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    It's not too late to modernize aging ERP systems

    A complex, expensive process awaits companies that are just now starting ERP modernization. But the risks of delaying upgrades are too high.

    By Dec. 6, 2021
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    DevOps and Agile in the modern enterprise

    Collaboration and communication are still foundational to success, but what do Agile and DevOps look like in action?

    By CIO Dive staff
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    Salesforce's co-CEO adds technical depth to market giant

    Former COO Bret Taylor, recently announced as co-CEO, will bring his technical background to shape the company's pursuit of a revenue moonshot.

    By Dec. 1, 2021
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    What high turnover means for software development

    IT worker attrition is sky-high, as companies wage battle over available workforce in shrinking talent pools. What effect does that have on the software development process?

    By Nov. 29, 2021
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    Shadow IT is evolving as businesses sanction more apps

    Once solely the domain of super-users with enough technical acumen to surreptitiously set up and run infrastructure and apps, rogue IT now proliferates — and is accepted.

    By Allen Bernard • Nov. 15, 2021
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    A CIO's guide to developing a low-code/no-code strategy

    The technology promises to transform how applications are created, yet companies have to rethink who can, and should, develop self-service tools. (Hint: It's no longer just engineers.) 

    By Christian Kelly, Sriram Sabesan • Nov. 5, 2021
  • How 5 big tech companies are approaching hybrid work

    Tech companies deferred multiple back-to-the-office deadlines. Now, hybrid work is the norm — but not all models look the same.

    By Nov. 3, 2021
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    Mailbag: Is remote work monitoring legal?

    "To expect privacy on a company-provided laptop is a difficult argument to win in my view," Fox Rothschild's Mark McCreary said.

    By Caroline Colvin • Nov. 2, 2021
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    3 top techniques to upskill software development: Gartner

    There's a disconnect between the most popular and the most effective learning methods for software development, according to Gartner data.

    By Oct. 28, 2021
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    Nearly one-third of SaaS spend goes to waste, survey says

    Total waste is probably larger than what businesses estimate, according to Brian Adler, senior director of cloud market strategy at Flexera.

    By Oct. 14, 2021
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    Most remote-enabled workplaces use software to monitor employees, survey says

    Respondents frequently cited productivity as the primary reason for the surveillance and only 14% had not notified staff about monitoring activities, Digital.com found.

    By Ryan Golden • Oct. 12, 2021
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    Multiple buyers, hybrid work drive software spending through 2022

    More parts of the business are acquiring software products, with hybrid work tools driving continued investment in new products and services.

    By Sept. 29, 2021
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    8 software migration tips from a Google engineer

    Learning from others' mistakes and opportunities helps avoid common pitfalls in the migration roadmap.

    By Sept. 28, 2021
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    Enterprise app sprawl swells, with most apps outside of IT control

    IT departments manage less than half of total enterprise applications used, according to data from Productiv.

    By Sept. 20, 2021
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    The Water Cooler: Skills 4 tech execs target in IT recruiting

    Workers can gain digital skills on the job tailored to business needs, though there are certain prerequisites management looks for as they evaluate the hiring landscape.

    By , Sept. 17, 2021
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    Olay takes on computer algorithms to fight biased beauty standards

    Olay is partnering with Black Girls Code to send at least 1,000 girls of color to the organization's code camp, and it's conducting an audit of its own skin analysis technology.

    By Asa Hiken • Sept. 16, 2021
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    Top trends in coding and development

    To reflect on the role of software engineering in the enterprise, CIO Dive collected past coverage — from how to train for digital skills to the enterprise demand for talented developers — on coding trends.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    What GitHub's Copilot tool reveals about AI's future in software development

    AI can take repetitive tasks off a software developer's to-do list. But the transformative effect of these tools hinges on their maturity, which hasn't yet hit its peak.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    IT projects trapped in backlog as demand rises

    Companies deal with IT backlogs spanning three to 12 months as market trends push businesses to change quickly, an Appian survey found.

    By Sept. 14, 2021
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    Zoom's upcoming hot-desk solution targets the roaming worker

    The company is rethinking tools for hybrid work, taking video-conferencing technology beyond the permanence of assigned seating.

    By Sept. 13, 2021
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    Tech industry banks on service models, hiring grows again

    IT companies added 26,800 workers last month, CompTIA reports. It's the largest hiring increase since November 2018.

    By Sept. 8, 2021
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    Los Angeles, Microsoft partner on veteran tech training program

    Recent research has shown that some veterans may struggle to transition into the civilian workforce, although many believe job training programs may help.

    By Ryan Golden • Sept. 8, 2021
  • Collaboration tool adoption rises, paving way for IT complexity

    Amid increased hybrid work, just one in four enterprise meetings will take place in person by 2024, Gartner predicts.

    By Aug. 27, 2021
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    Tech CEOs to invest billions in cybersecurity support

    The Biden administration has to strike a balance between honoring big tech's capitalism while pushing it to a higher standard for the sake of national security.

    By Samantha Schwartz • Aug. 26, 2021
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    10 years later, software really did eat the world

    A decade after investor Marc Andreessen's op-ed, lines of code still shape how businesses operate, leading companies to invent revenue streams or supercharge product offerings.

    By Aug. 19, 2021