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    Cost rules in enterprise software purchases

    Demand for AI and cyber capabilities is driving enterprise customers to add functionality and upgrades to recently purchased solutions, according to Gartner.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Generative AI skills bring nearly 50% salary bump: Indeed

    Tech workers who are competent in the nascent technology can expect average salaries of more than $174,000, according to the company.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from CIO Dive

    Interest in generative AI, budget concerns and layoffs in the tech industry took center stage during the first half of the year.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    US takes next steps to understand the pros — and cons — of AI foundational models

    The National Telecommunications and Information Administration will explore potential safeguards to avoid AI misuse as directed by the White House’s executive order.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    ERP overhauls will pack more punch in 2024

    Companies will spend this year upgrading ERPs ahead of regulatory requirements. On-prem systems will keep moving to the cloud in search of software and AI improvements.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Cisco to lay off more than 4K in restructuring

    The company plans to trim 5% of its workforce in a push to align expenses with flagging market indicators.

    By Feb. 15, 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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    Despite career concerns, IT admins see AI as net positive

    Some technologists are worried about the impact of the technology on their career outlook as enterprises embrace AI in their IT operations.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Hershey weathers sales, inventory dip as ERP upgrade continues

    The end of the ERP overhaul is in sight, though the company is working to ensure initiatives don’t outpace organizational capacity. 

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    AI fundamentals among most-needed digital skills, job seekers say

    Most tech job seekers are aware of AI's impact on the workforce, a CompTIA report finds.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    AI development skills are in high demand, but training lags

    Software developers, working to grow their skills, prefer learning within the context of a work project, according to HackerRank.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Opinion

    Why CIOs must work with AI service providers

    Executives should help their organizations become a data-centric business, working with vendors to set generative AI use cases and place AI trust and security frameworks.

    By Annette Zimmermann • Feb. 7, 2024
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    Tech salaries contracted in 2023 after hiring pullback

    The dip in compensation reflects layoffs at large tech providers and economic headwinds, according to Dice research.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    Tech job postings, sector hiring rebound in January

    IT job postings soared to nearly 400,000 in January, a sign of stronger demand ahead.

    By Feb. 2, 2024
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    Why Discover went all-in on open source

    The company’s tech leadership eased the product development process, removing barriers to innovation and opening pathways for engineers to advance.

    By Feb. 2, 2024
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    AI, new projects to jumpstart tech hiring in 2024

    2023 was marked by fluctuations between tech talent availability and the end of big tech overhiring, but analysts expect the tech jobs market to return to more steady growth this year.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    SAP revamps migration support programs, adds financial incentives

    The software company will give customers credits and technical support to offset adoption costs as part of its RISE and GROW programs.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Companies struggle to connect data to customer experience

    Most businesses are struggling to integrate data insights into their user experiences, according to a Salesforce survey.

    By Bryan Wassel • Jan. 30, 2024
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    Southwest Airlines to spend $1.7B on tech, cloud migration this year

    The commercial carrier has shifted just under half of its tech estate to cloud, President and CEO Bob Jordan said Thursday.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    Human sight still cheaper than most AI replacements, MIT finds

    Using AI instead of humans for vision-based tasks only makes financial sense in about one-fourth of jobs, researchers found.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    What’s behind SAP’s massive restructuring push?

    “Cloud is the big elephant in the room for SAP," Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Liz Herbert said.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    IBM leans hard on consulting, governance to drive AI business

    “Just as we quickly ramped a meaningful practice around Red Hat to address the hybrid cloud opportunity, we are on a similar trajectory with generative AI,” CEO Arvind Krishna said.

    By Jan. 25, 2024
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    Software, IT services to accelerate tech spend: Forrester

    Enterprise and government investment in technology will grow 5.3% year over year, reaching $4.7 trillion this year, the firm projects.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
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    Most leaders want to invest more in skills, talent in 2024

    More executives see talent gaps as a key business risk in the next 18 months, compared to last year's responses to a Capgemini survey.  

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    IBM buys Advanced’s mainframe modernization unit to deepen consulting bench

    The deal also bolsters IBM’s broader hybrid cloud strategy, complementing the application refactoring capabilities of watsonx Code Assistant for Z.

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    Victoria’s Secret to infuse AI into online shopping

    The intimate apparel company tapped Google Cloud’s Vertex AI to enhance search capabilities and personalize product recommendations.

    By Kristen Doerer • Jan. 11, 2024