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Where digital technology fits in CEO recovery strategies

Dive Brief: A lean 2020 is making way for what 60% of CEOs say will be an economic boom, with 35% of CEOs expecting their companies to return to or exceed 2019 revenue levels this year, according to Gartner data released Tuesday. While growth…

Critical infrastructure flaws surface after years of underinvestment, inaction

The risk to critical infrastructure is a long festering concern in the cybersecurity industry. Researchers, corporate security officers and government experts feared that energy producers, utilities and water systems lacked the manpower and…

CloudTweaks | Accelerating AI, Cloud, 5G, and IoT Innovation

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud, 5G, and IoT are continuously advancing innovation that extends across business development all the way down to the consumer level. Critical innovations are emerging from the escalation of new technologies,…

5 questions to ask after a vendor outage

When systems fail, businesses have two choices: normalize failure or learn from the problem and mitigate a recurrence.  "Never let a crisis go to waste," said Johnson Controls VP & CIO Diane Schwarz, speaking at the Forbes CIO Summit in April.…

JPMorgan tech executive changes show modernization plans, data priorities

Dive Brief: JPMorgan Chase created a employee experience and corporate technology department and restructured its finance, risk, data and controls unit as it pivots technology operations to focus on modernization and data. The financial institution…

3 types of hybrid work models (and the pros and cons of each)

Ah, hybrid work. The most talked-about work model of the past year. For many companies, the jury is still out on whether to adopt a hybrid work environment or keep the traditional five-day on-site workweek. A recent Envoy + Wakefield return…

Helping your employees tackle the stress of remote work

Remote work has offered up many opportunities for employers and employees, ranging from flexible schedules, increased productivity and cost savings to the company, and makes companies competitive when recruiting new talent. And while there are…

Tech jobs hold up 'remarkably well' as US hiring lulls

Dive Brief: Despite missed projections in overall U.S. job growth, the tech sector continues to soar, adding 16,600 jobs in April, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data from IT trade group CompTIA. The sector…

Making the most of data and analytics

Businesses can use data analytics to excel — but only if they know how to make the most of it. Messy management or a tech-centric view of data and analytics can undermine its potential.  The framework for optimizing data value starts with…

Tech jobs remain clustered in major hubs — for now

Lofty profiles heralded the en masse departure of tech workers from key hubs, such as San Francisco, a byproduct of long-term remote work plans.  The high cost of living and sudden geographic freedom was expected to drive tech workers out…

Decision-making, ROI: How chief data officers deliver value

Dive Brief: Nearly three-quarters (72%) of data and analytics leaders with digital initiatives are either leading or heavily involved in the organization's digital transformation initiatives, according to Gartner's CDO survey of 469 high-level…

How to prevent cloud cost overrun while migrating data management

For businesses pursuing innovative ways to use data analytics, the cloud seems like an ideal option for data management.  Cloud spend, however, can easily obliterate budgets without guardrails and oversight in place.  With the C-suite closely…