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How IT Leaders Became Key Players in the COVID Crisis (Avanade Insights)

During the pandemic, your IT team ­– whether in-house or outsourced – has really shown their worth. Without their skills, knowledge, and dedication, your organization would ha... More

Could a Small City Become the Next Silicon Valley? It’s Unlikely (Kellogg Insight)

New research suggests that there’s a population tipping point for supporting a booming tech industry.... More

Reshaping the CFO Role (CFO Magazine)

The pandemic has chief financial officers once again playing an ever-increasing strategic role in forward-thinking organizations.... More

4 Ways Enterprises Benefit From Private Wireless (DXC Technology Blog)

Mobile devices such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, and AR headsets have made wireless networking essential to enterprise business. So too has the proliferation of networked devi... More

Salesforce CEO: We are in a New Digital World (WPN)

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, discusses how we are not living in the past or the future, we are living in the present. He says that the present is a new digital world in an all ... More

It’s Time to Review Your IT Outsourcing Strategy (Thrive)

Businesses don’t need to outsource their entire tech portfolio. Before you make any decisions about ITO, determine if there are pain points that may keep you from meeting your co... More

Microsoft Launches Azure for Operators to Expand Connectivity (IA)

The new Azure for Operators initiative from Microsoft aims at working with network operators to provide a core infrastructure that combines cloud, cellular and edge capabilities.... More

Survey: CIO Board Membership is Down, but Tech Leaders Remain Influential (CIO Dive)

Stats show board participation is sliding for the CIO role, but there's nuance to consider. Though the traditional role of CIO, or IT director, may be decreasing in influence, the ... More

Why Automation Will Not Kill Data Science Jobs (CDOTrends)

Will automation eliminate or reduce the need for data scientists? Either by aspiring practitioners mulling an entry into the field, or employers hoping to reap the benefits of data... More

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Microsoft Aims to Grow Azure’s Footprint, Resiliency With More Availability Zones, New Services (ZDNet)

Microsoft is bringing on board two more Azure Availability Zones, readying an Azure Resource Mover service aimed at those who care about data residency, and previewing its Azure Or... More

5 Essential Roles of the CIO (CIO Dive)

The CIO will emerge from the pandemic with greater clout in the C-suite, viewed as a potential change agent who can deliver talent and tools needed to operate.... More

Akamai CTO Discusses the Impact of AI on Internet Performance (IA)

James Kretchmar, CTO of Akamai, discusses how AI and machine learning impact Internet performance.... More

5 IT Spend Trends to Watch (CIO Dive)

Certain areas, such as software and emerging technologies, will contract in the coming year, giving way to a sharper focus on cloud and software that directly enables productivity,... More

The Cost CFOs Refuse to Cut: Employee Retention (CFO Dive)

When reexamining their budgets, companies overwhelmingly are prioritizing staff retention despite the economic downturn. Fearing the departure of top performers, CFOs are shielding... More

Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage Now Available to the Public Sector on Carahsoft SEWP V, NCPA Contracts

Wasabi and Carahsoft Technology Corp. announced a partnership to target the public sector as well as reseller partners. (more…)... More

Want a Career in AI? Here are the Skills You Need (Tech HQ)

A large number of companies are keen to pull specialist talents in artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions. A 51% spike in job postings has been seen within the last... More

The CIO Has a New Set of Priorities, Problems: Here’s What’s on Their To-Do List (ZDNet)

From DevOps and cloud to machine learning, CIOs are finding their agendas are already filling up. But challenges lie ahead.... More

COVID-19 Drives Biggest Surge in Technology Investment in History (IA)

Covid-19 has caused the biggest ever surge in technology investment, as companies spent around $15 billion extra a week on technology during the pandemic’s first wave. This techn... More

How COVID-19 Has Changed IT’s Focus, Plans for 2021 (CW)

Bread-and-butter investments to modernise workforce systems and improve IT operations are the post-pandemic focus for IT buyers in North America and Europe, a survey shows.... More