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    How much does unplanned IT downtime really cost?

    Shutdown digital systems can take a bite out of revenue, but regulatory fines can hit, too, according to a Splunk report released Tuesday.

    By June 11, 2024
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    100 Snowflake customers attacked, data stolen for extortion

    A financially motivated attacker used stolen credentials to systematically compromise customer accounts, steal a significant volume of data and extort victims, Mandiant said.

    By Matt Kapko • June 11, 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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    IT job posts rise, unemployment dips in May: CompTIA

    The sector bucked the national trend of rising unemployment, a sign of ongoing demand for technology professionals.

    By June 7, 2024
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    ERP vendors target insights, automated reports in generative AI push

    The technology has the potential to enhance processes deployments, according to Forrester, but CIOs will need to address costs and risks.

    By June 7, 2024
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    IT leaders chafe as VMware costs skyrocket under Broadcom

    The acquisition triggered “major changes to VMware strategy, product, pricing, licensing and sales,” Gartner analyst Andrew Lerner said. “It’s a lot for customers to take on."

    By Updated June 10, 2024
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    Security concerns mount as businesses deploy AI coding tools

    Organizations are deploying the technology without enough protocols to ensure safe, secure use.

    By June 4, 2024
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    SAP beefs up copilot, trains Joule to assist with ERP migrations

    The ERP giant embedded its generative AI assistant across business solutions and expanded integrations with Microsoft, AWS and Google Cloud.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Snowflake customers caught in identity-based attack spree

    Cyber authorities and researchers warn multiple major companies could be compromised by the targeted attacks against Snowflake customer environments.

    By Matt Kapko • June 3, 2024
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    UK regulators sound the alarm on cloud vendor lock-in

    Egress fees, licensing practices and discount policies keep enterprises from switching providers and hinder multicloud adoption, the Competition and Markets Authority found.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Why is the gender pay gap widening in STEM?

    STEM is among the worst fields grappling with a stubborn problems, according to a a study conducted by Adzuna.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Salesforce hits software sales slump, bets on AI adoption to boost business

    The top CRM provider saw “elongated deal cycles, deal compression and high levels of budget scrutiny,” COO Brian Millham said Wednesday.

    By May 30, 2024
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    CIOs tap citizen developers for IT and operational efficiencies

    All employees can be technologists when provided the right set of tools. But companies are gauging how much autonomy to give them.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Updated May 30, 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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    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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    Google leverages Microsoft’s cyber gaps to woo Workspace customers

    “The repeated security challenges with Microsoft call for a better alternative for enterprises and public-sector organizations alike,” Google said Monday.

    By May 20, 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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    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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    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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    IBM embeds AI business solutions in SAP’s cloud

    The two companies plan to build tailored tools for manufacturing, consumer goods, retail and automotive industries.

    By May 9, 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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    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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    CISA warned 1,750 organizations of ransomware vulnerabilities last year. Only half took action.

    The majority of CISA's ransomware vulnerability warning pilot alerts were sent to government facilities, healthcare and public health organizations.

    By Matt Kapko • May 3, 2024