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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Heightened security risks can hold companies back from investing in emerging technologies, but staying on outdated systems may further jeopardize businesses.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…

IT leaders, workers at odds over cloud maturity perception

Dive Brief: Nearly half (47%) of IT decision-makers strongly agree that the COVID-19 pandemic "accelerated their cloud maturity," according to a report from SPR. The study surveyed 400 IT leaders and 400 line-of-business IT workers. When asked…

New sense of public cloud trust pushes higher spend forecast in 2021

A boom in cloud investments is set to continue throughout 2021 and beyond as companies realize the benefits of public and other types of cloud for business continuity and innovation.   Adopting the public cloud infrastructure is not a 2020…

7 Steps to Unlocking the Benefits of Cloud

The pressure for IT leaders to support more workloads and remote staff with limited resources is as contagious as the pandemic. The most powerful tool in their arsenal is to migrate to the cloud with the caveat that while the move there is a…

Data analytics, RPA top list of 2021 digital priorities, survey finds

Dive Brief: Advanced data analytics and robotic process automation (RPA) technologies to accelerating digital skills among their teams lead a challenging list of digital priorities for finance executives next year, according to a Gartner survey…

IT leaders choose hybrid cloud as top transformation action

Dive Brief: The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated cloud adoption, and a hybrid model is the "ideal operating model" for 86% percent of respondents, according to a Nutanix survey. IT decision-makers reported deploying hybrid infrastructure as…