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CloudTweaks | 2 Guys 2 Desks - Vocal Vaccine

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Lowe's CIO: Don't try to solve the wrong problem

Lowe's CIO and EVP Seemantini Godbole has a vivid memory of the final pre-pandemic days in the office.  "One day, I was just standing in my office looking through my window, and I'm seeing this line of people," said Godbole. "Some people were…

Video call fatigue is setting in, Robert Half finds

Dive Brief: Since the start of the pandemic, 38% of employees say they have experienced video call fatigue, according to a Robert Half survey published Nov. 12. The most common video call pet peeve was technical issues followed by too many meeting…

VMware edges into blockchain. Will enterprises bite?

Two years since its beta announcement, software company VMware announced the general availability of its enterprise-grade blockchain platform, VMware Blockchain, on Wednesday. The company's platform lets businesses deploy decentralized applications…

CloudTweaks | Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Will Go Mainstream

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) technology enables remote users to access their desktop from anywhere using an internet connection. This technology has been around for a couple of decades but never received wide-scale corporate acceptance.…

IT spending lessons from the oft resource-constrained nonprofit world

In the corporate world, even constrained by economic uncertainty and budget cuts, organizations allocate scarce resources toward technology to provide a competitive advantage.  It's different in parts of the nonprofit sector.  "Technology…

Do not disturb: Setting time-off boundaries when work is just a click away

No one does their best work when they're feeling burnt out. Tired eyes from too many virtual meetings and lack of work-life balance as the lines blur between home and office overextend workers' abilities — especially among tech leadership.  In…

Technologists grapple with privacy, bias as AI inches closer to customers

In the coming years, enterprise leaders can expect to see AI applications sprint beyond back-office tasks, and focus more sharply on where their brand intersects with customers.  "What we've seen historically is it's been all the behind the…

Employees suffer stress, decrease in work quality due to IT skills gap

Dive Brief: The IT skills gap still troubles 80% of managers in North America and 78% of managers worldwide, according to Global Knowledge 2020 IT Skills and Salary Report, a survey of 9,505 members of the workforce.  The number of IT decision-makers…

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

Updated: 11.19.2020 What is IaaS? Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) allows you to rent computing resources from a third party that you then access through the web. You essentially outsource having to set up or manage up racks, servers, storage,…

'Do the hard things first': What Capital One prioritized in its cloud migration

Dive Brief: Successful cloud migration strategies identify the most difficult parts of the shift, and begin their cloud journey by tackling those elements, said Allison Perkel, VP, Technology at Capital One, speaking Wednesday at the Lesbians…

For Wells Fargo, tech, security and innovation drives risk management

Heightened security risks can hold companies back from investing in emerging technologies, but staying on outdated systems may further jeopardize businesses.  Managing this balance relies on a holistic view of risk management that includes…