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Quip Wants to Kill Email Attachments
Mitch Wagner  
11/10/2017   24 comments
Quip's vision is embedding discussion around business documents rather than swapping documents in email.
A CIO 'Renaissance' Needs the Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
11/10/2017   1 comment
At the TBM Conference this week, CIOs are looking to take more control of enterprise IT. The cloud is key.
ExxonMobil Adds Fuel to a Digital Transformation
Scott Ferguson  
11/8/2017   Post a comment
ExxonMobil VP of IT Mike Brown is transforming his organization into an integral part of the oil and gas giant, which is helping fuel digital transformation.
Towergate Insurance: Achieving 'Good Enough' IT in the Cloud
Scott Ferguson  
11/7/2017   2 comments
After 20 years of growth, oftentimes through acquisitions, UK-based Towergate Insurance Brokers ended up with a sprawling IT infrastructure. After going all-in on cloud, the company found that 'good enough' IT is, in fact, good enough.
At Dreamforce 2017, Salesforce Doubling Down on AI
Scott Ferguson  
11/6/2017   1 comment
A year after first introducing Einstein AI, Salesforce is planning to double down on artificial intelligence at its Dreamforce 2017 conference.
Cisco: We'll Put IT Back in Charge
Mitch Wagner  
11/3/2017   Post a comment
Cisco and partners say that the cloud can help IT regain control of IT infrastructure.
Cloud Computing Skills Gap: How You Can Cash In
News & Analysis  
10/23/2017   13 comments
A growing concern in IT is what skills are needed as infrastructure shifts to the cloud? There are no specific 'cloud courses,' but there are ways to take existing skills within IT and get your projects done.
Cloud Security: Beware the 'Treacherous 12'
Mitch Wagner  
10/20/2017   2 comments
The cloud presents security threats that are different from on-premises IT.
Cisco's AppDynamics Looks to Drive Business Value
Mitch Wagner  
10/18/2017   4 comments
New Business iQ software measures customer satisfaction and revenue through mobile, web, Internet of Things and more.
Overhead Door Opens to Cloud Innovation
Mitch Wagner  
10/16/2017   Post a comment
The 96-year-old company has a hybrid estate, but sees the cloud as where future innovation is going.
Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Launch Blockchain Training Course
Scott Ferguson  
10/10/2017   Post a comment
The Linux Foundation, along with the Hyperledger Project, are launching a training and certification course for blockchain.
Cloud Skills: What Matters to IT, Developers
Scott Ferguson  
10/5/2017   2 comments
When it comes to the cloud, the right skills can matter a lot to IT pros, as well as developers.
Oracle's Ellison: 'We Are Losing the Cyberwar'
Mitch Wagner  
10/4/2017   4 comments
Oracle's feisty co-founder says automation is required to fight off cyber attacks, and fortunately Oracle has just the tool to do it.
Will AI Solve the IT Jobs Shortage?
Scott Ferguson  
10/2/2017   9 comments
Artificial intelligence is thought to be destroying jobs. However, Gartner analysts believe that the only way to fill important IT positions for security and IoT is through AI.
Automation in the Enterprise: Don't Forget the People
News & Analysis  
10/2/2017   1 comment
Automation is one of those buzzwords that CIOs are starting to pay attention to. However, before you automate all your IT processes, think about the people first.
Cisco Eliminating 310 Jobs at San Jose HQ – Report
Scott Ferguson  
9/27/2017   3 comments
Cisco's job cutting is hitting home as the company will eliminate 310 jobs at its San Jose headquarters.
OK Google, Find Me a Job
Mitch Wagner  
9/26/2017   7 comments
Google Job Discovery – formerly known as the Google Cloud Jobs API – goes into beta Tuesday, working with new categories of companies.
Is HPE Planning to Cut 5,000 Jobs?
Mitch Wagner  
9/22/2017   8 comments
HPE will swing the axe for 5,000 heads, or 10% of its workforce, by year's end, if Bloomberg is right.
Cloud Skills Shortage Costs Enterprises Millions
Scott Ferguson  
9/21/2017   4 comments
A report by the London School of Economics and Rackspace finds that a lack of cloud skills is costing enterprises more than $250 million in missed revenue.
Workers Bracing for Sweeping Automation Changes
Scott Ferguson  
9/20/2017   5 comments
A study carried out by Market Cube and sponsored by Smartsheet finds that knowledge workers are aware of the changes automation may bring. While there's concern, there's also some enthusiasm.
Oracle Layoffs Target Sun Division – Reports
Scott Ferguson  
9/7/2017   1 comment
After announcing it would hire 5,000 cloud professionals, Oracle is reportedly laying off employees within its Sun Microsystems division.
Appian CEO Sees Low-Code as Digital Transformation Key
Scott Ferguson  
9/6/2017   1 comment
Fresh off its IPO earlier this year, Appian is looking to make low-code mainstream and part of the digital transformation process. Matt Calkins, co-founder and CEO, is leading the way.
Las Vegas: Can Sin City Win Smart City Bet?
Scott Ferguson  
9/5/2017   8 comments
Las Vegas is primed for a technology revolution, says CIO Michael Sherwood. Can Sin City transform itself into a smart city?
Stuck Stacks: How Free Software Gets Expensive
News & Analysis  
9/5/2017   3 comments
The problem with free software is that upgrading it can get expensive.
Louisiana Overcomes Change Resistance for Cloud Journey
Mitch Wagner  
8/31/2017   2 comments
The state government is used to the old way of doing things, but the Office of Technology Services sees it's time to change.
Oracle Hiring 5,000 Cloud Pros in US
Scott Ferguson  
8/28/2017   7 comments
After being dogged by layoff rumors, Oracle is looking to hire 5,000 cloud professionals in the US.
Cloud, Digital Transformation Fueling Open Source Job Market
Scott Ferguson  
8/24/2017   4 comments
A new report from the Linux Foundation and Dice shows companies are looking to hire more IT admins with open source skills to support various cloud plans and digital transformation projects.
'Ladysplaining' Ex-Googler's Anti-Women Memo
Mitch Wagner  
8/11/2017   18 comments
Why James Damore, who was fired from Google for writing an anti-women memo, is more than just your average dumb monkey with a keyboard.
IoT Skills in Demand: Analytics, Big Data, Security
Scott Ferguson  
8/9/2017   6 comments
A study conducted by Ubuntu maker Canonical finds that the IoT market needs skilled workers, especially ones with knowledge of big data, analytics and security.
How CIOs Can Win Friends & Influence Spending
News & Analysis  
8/7/2017   4 comments
It's time to be buddies with the CFO.
Low-Code: Can It Speed Up DevOps, Agile?
Scott Ferguson  
8/4/2017   1 comment
A survey from Forrester and Appian, which makes low-code tools, shows the technology is helping to speed up the development of applications in the era of cloud, DevOps and digital transformation.
Apple Responds to Trump, Touts 2M US Jobs
Mitch Wagner  
8/1/2017   9 comments
While President Donald Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook promised to build three manufacturing plants in the US, Cook claims Apple has created 2 million jobs.
HPE's Meg Whitman Says No to Uber
Scott Ferguson  
7/28/2017   27 comments
HPE CEO Meg Whitman says she's staying at the company and will not be the CEO of Uber.
Will Automation Take All the IT Jobs?
Mitch Wagner  
7/28/2017   11 comments
If maintenance and operations require fewer workers, where do all those workers go?
Allstate Learns to Innovate With the Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
7/27/2017   5 comments
The 86-year-old insurer faces competition from online upstarts, and has had to learn to innovate.
HPE's Meg Whitman Considered for Uber CEO – Report
Scott Ferguson  
7/26/2017   19 comments
HPE CEO Meg Whitman is being considered for the top job at Uber, according to Bloomberg.
Digital Transformation Causing Sleepless Nights for IT – Study
Scott Ferguson  
7/26/2017   5 comments
A report from Couchbase finds that IT leaders and CIOs are worried about their business being left behind in the move to digital transformation.
Enterprises Look to Bake Security Into DevOps – Study
Scott Ferguson  
7/24/2017   2 comments
While DevOps remains a relatively new feature of the enterprise, security is one concept everyone can agree on. Now, many IT leaders are trying to combine the two.
Apple Launches Machine Learning Journal
Scott Ferguson  
7/20/2017   14 comments
The once secretive Apple is now publishing its machine learning research on a new website.
Juniper Taps Google Executive as CTO
Scott Ferguson  
7/19/2017   4 comments
Juniper has picked Google's Bikash Koley to replace the company's co-founder Pradeep Sindhu, who stepped down at CTO earlier this year.
Nutanix CIO: We Drink Our Own Champagne
Scott Ferguson  
7/18/2017   8 comments
In the era of cloud, it's more than eating your own dog food. For Wendy Pfeiffer, the CIO of Nutanix, the challenges of running the infrastructure of a cloud provider requires a more elegant approach.
IBM Watson Faces Tough Road – Analyst
Mitch Wagner  
7/13/2017   4 comments
A 'hefty services component,' competition for AI talent and slender returns on investment are obstacles for IBM's AI initiatives, according to a note from Jefferies.
CIOs: Cloud Talent Is Closer Than You Think
News & Analysis  
7/10/2017   7 comments
CIOs are always worried about hiring the right talent. However, there are plenty of talented employees already on staff. It's only a matter of spotting them.
Microsoft Changes CIOs in March to Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
7/9/2017   Post a comment
Longtime Microsoft vet Kurt DelBene is taking the reins from Jim DuBois, following the layoff of thousands of salespeople as part of Microsoft's cloud strategy.
Cisco's 'Network Intuitive': A Risky Transition
Mitch Wagner  
7/7/2017   1 comment
Cisco's vision of fully automated networks is a necessary step, but it's a bold one, and the vendor may have a tough time bringing customers along.
Microsoft Cutting Jobs in Shift to Cloud
Mitch Wagner  
7/6/2017   11 comments
The company is reportedly chopping 3,000 heads in sales, mostly in Europe, as cloud takes up more of its business.
Programmer Secretly Automates Most of His Own Job – Is That Wrong?
Mitch Wagner  
7/6/2017   12 comments
He's secretly figured out how to do his full-time, 40-hour job in one to two hours per week, and wants to know if he's cheating his employer.
Intel Cutting Over 100 IoT Jobs
Scott Ferguson  
7/6/2017   5 comments
Intel is reportedly cutting about 140 IoT jobs after canceling several projects earlier this year.
Evernote Founder Dreams of Digital Immortality
Mitch Wagner  
7/5/2017   7 comments
Stepan Pachikov sees the cloud note-taking app he created as a step in the direction of uploading all our memories to AI.
Is Microsoft Planning Reorg Around Cloud?
Mitch Wagner  
6/30/2017   12 comments
To intensify its focus on the cloud, Microsoft plans a global sales reorganization and job cuts, according to reports.
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