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How Adobe is Planning Its Employees’ Return to the Office (Fortune)

Adobe has a gorgeous abode. But very few employees have been enjoying the dreamy campus during the pandemic. Adobe was part of an early wave of Silicon Valley tech companies that s... More

IT Budgets are Up in the Air – Here’s What Businesses are Buying in 2021 (CIO Dive)

Companies are split on what direction IT spending will take in 2021; 32% of IT departments expect an IT spend decrease during the next year, but 49% expect their budget to increase... More

Amazon Will Let Companies Build Voice Assistants on Alexa (Seattle Times)

Alexa is most closely associated with Echo devices, but Amazon has been working to extend the software’s reach, and fend off rivals like Apple and Google, by adding utility for t... More

Akamai Puts Channel Partners in the Driver’s Seat With New Partner Program

Akamai announced a new Akamai Partner Program that significantly expands and supports channel partners' ability to deliver high-value services to their customers. Partners will mig... More

Every CIO Now Needs This One Secret ‘Superpower’ (ZDNet)

The past year has seen most workers radically change the way that they carry out their jobs, but although many surveys have focused on employee experience of the COVID-19 crisis, l... More

Adobe CIO Discusses How to Ensure a Clear Tech Strategy (IA)

Cynthia Stoddard, CIO of Adobe, discusses how she puts across her tech strategy, citing cooperation between IT and business as vital.... More

IBM: Most Companies Not Prepared for Digital Transformation (VentureBeat)

According to a new study from IBM, 60% of 310 CIOs and CTOs in the U.S. and U.K. said their “IT modernisation program is not yet ready for the future.” Worse, almost 1 in 4 sai... More

No, Austin Won’t Become Silicon Valley 2.0 (Texas Monthly)

Attracting so many tech companies and workers from California isn’t going to transform the city into another San Francisco—for both the better and worse.... More

The 10 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs for 2021 (CIO)

From security pros to developers to analysts, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for ... More

5G Trends to Watch in 2021 (Light Reading)

For 5G to live up to its billing as being more than just fast 4G, several things will need to happen. Let's focus on the mobile core as a critical inflection point for the industry... More

6 Web Development Predictions for 2021 (TNS)

As we kick-start 2021 in application and web development, two trends seem destined to continue their rapid growth: serverless and JavaScript development.... More

Technicolor Teams With RealVNC on Remote Support for Android TV Customers

Technicolor Connected Home and software company RealVNC entered into a joint initiative to enhance the ability of network service providers (NSPs) to improve remote customer care ... More

14 Tech Trends to Watch in 2021 (Rest of World)

2020 was a more eventful year than anyone could have imagined. What will the next year hold?... More

5 Analyst Predictions on the CIO Role in 2021 (CIO Dive)

CIOs will see their influence spread throughout the organisation, helping shape company culture and workflows while minding business metrics.... More

In 2021, Edge Computing Will Hit an Inflection Point (ZDNet)

Until now, edge computing was promising but still developing. In 2021, new business models will emerge that facilitate the deployment of edge in production. Cloud platforms will co... More

MGM Leverages AWS for its Supply Chain (TVB)

MGM will distribute its TV and film content across platforms using AWS.... More

New Global Tech Hubs are Emerging From the COVID Crisis (Tech Monitor)

New regions are competing with the likes of London and Silicon Valley by offering start-ups an affordable and attractive alternative to crowded traditional tech hubs with the same ... More

Why AWS is Bringing Apple’s MacOS to its Cloud (Protocol)

Apple developers will be able to use AWS-managed Mac Minis to test their Mac and iOS applications, AWS announced on the first day of the virtual re:Invent event. The new Mac instan... More

Slack Could Quickly Become Salesforce’s Golden Goose (VentureBeat)

Salesforce could provide a great platform for Slack and has plenty of experience and success in integrating major acquisitions, which would give Slack’s customers confidence if t... More

CTOs, CIOs List the Most Important Tech Trends of 2021 (Tech HQ)

2020 was a demanding year for CTOs and CIOs – what tech trends do they think will be the most transformative in 2021?... More

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