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How to course-correct shortcomings in data strategies

Strong data strategies can enable business decision-making — but what happens when a data strategy overlooks necessary collection and analysis? As data and analytics become a core business function, building a data strategy adaptable to disruption…

Pandemic accelerated mainframe modernization: report

Dive Brief: More than three-quarters of enterprises began at least one mainframe modernization program as part of their response to the pandemic, according to Advanced’s 2021 Mainframe Modernization Business Barometer Report. The survey,…

CloudTweaks | Cloud Mining and the GPU Shortage

Cryptocurrency seemed to take a jump this year to a new level of internet hype. Bitcoin hit $60,000 and Elon Musk’s tweeting about Dogecoin made millionaires out of memelords. Alongside this new wave of interest there has been a heightened…

Pentagon chooses multicloud, cancels embattled $10B JEDI contract

Brief: The Department of Defense canceled the embattled $10 billion cloud computing contract, in favor of a multicloud procurement plan to better meet its needs, the agency announced Tuesday. The decision is a blow to Microsoft, which won the…

Kaseya wrestles with service restoration following supply chain attack

Dive Brief: Federal officials, security researchers, private companies and other organizations worldwide scrambled Tuesday to get a clearer picture of the Friday ransomware attack on IT monitoring firm Kaseya. The REvil group, the threat actor…

Gartner: 12 rules of the road for hybrid work teams

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Matt Cain, VP and distinguished analyst at Gartner. By this point, the long-held beliefs around the relationships between work environment, productivity and responsibility have been shattered.…

Hybrid work transition overwhelms, challenges IT professionals

The transition to hybrid work from the work-from-home environment is putting pressure on IT departments to cater to split in-person and remote enterprise needs. Half (53.4%) of IT professionals say the ongoing management of remote and hybrid…

The Water Cooler roundup

Every technology executive has stories, morsels of intel or lessons learned in the course of their career which could benefit their peers. Whether it's a cloud deployment gone awry or an overwhelming modernization project, CIOs often see their…

Tech budgets insufficient for one-third of IT pros: report

Dive Brief: Nearly one-third of IT professionals say IT budgets or resources are insufficient to meet their company's technology demands, according to a survey published Tuesday by Kaseya. The company surveyed 943 global IT professionals. For…

The risk of disconnect between CIOs and CISOs

IT leaders fear hearing the word "cyberattack" associated with their company's critical systems.  From Equifax to Capital One, Merck or Colonial Pipeline, businesses have experienced the lasting impact a cybersecurity weakness can have on operations,…

What draws private sector tech execs to government?

Public sector service may not appeal to enterprise technology leaders. After all, the government is known for its bureaucracy and outdated technology. Yet, IT executives who have worked across the sectors insist government tenure is worth the…

The Future of Work: Confronting One of the Biggest Challenges of the Next Decade

Technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and automation in all of its forms can augment human workers and enable them to pivot to more valuable work, and perform their jobs with more efficiency, safety, and ease. Yet…