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Why Ocean Spray's CTO hit pause on cloud migration

In his first year at Ocean Spray, Jamie Head is taking the cranberry co-op from the bog to the cloud. Ocean Spray named Head CIO in July 2018 and he has since laid the organizational groundwork the co-op needed for innovation for the next two…

Early lessons on blockchain: Companies a long way from widespread adoption

ORLANDO, Fla. — In South Korea, a credit card company uses blockchain technology to let its staff and customer base — 23 million altogether — sign on easily and securely to its platform. Another company, which offers a rewards program…

Disney+ launch day clouded by service availability issues

Dive Brief: Disney+ launched Tuesday morning and subscribers were greeted with error messages and unable to connect to the platform. Service outages are a lesson in capacity planning for cloud-based platforms on launch day. Disney did not immediately…

The growing role of AI in Sales and Marketing - CloudTweaks

Artificial intelligence (AI) as a Sales and Marketing (SaM) tool to help businesses deliver a better customer experience and secure quality leads was once considered an advantage reserved only for large and resource-rich organisations. However,…

Microsoft to extend California data privacy law across state lines

Dive Brief: With the impending Jan. 1, 2020 enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Microsoft is applying the law to every U.S. customer, not just California residents, said Julie Brill, corporate VP for Global Privacy and Regulatory…

In a multicloud world, Lucky Brand's strategy centers on a single vendor

Retail is fraught with turmoil — companies fail, leadership changes overnight and private-equity nips at the heels of industry to ensure returns on investment.  It becomes imperative for retailers to understand who customers are and drive…

You Don’t Need Cloud Desktops, You Need Cloud-Based VDI

Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI) have been around for a while. As an example, VMware started selling their first VDI product in 2008. Every year since then, analysts consistently predicted that this, finally, was to be the year of VDI. Well,…

The answer to cloud migration? An incremental, multicloud approach

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Jason Hall, VP of Client Services for database software company SentryOne.​ A theme dominating media coverage these days is, "how can enterprises move as much of their business to the…

5 veterans share their tech industry transition stories

As tech workers know well, there are countless of ways people end up in the field. A straight line between a college degree and a tech job isn't the only route.  This Veteran's Day, eight of every 10 veterans who transition out of service will…

Experts Discuss Taking AI to the Next Level at Samsung AI Forum 2019 - CloudTweaks

Samsung Electronics is committed to leading advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), with the hopes of ushering in a brighter future. To discuss what the future may hold for AI technology, and to address and overcome the technological…

Multicloud vs. hybrid cloud: What it all means

As companies move to the cloud, what that cloud looks like falls into two categories: hybrid cloud and multicloud.  Of public cloud adopters, 62% are using two or more unique cloud environments or platforms, according to Forrester. The research…

Capital One removes CISO from role following breach

Dive Brief: Capital One's CISO Michael Johnson is moving from his role following the disclosure of its July data breach, a Capital One spokesperson told CIO Dive in an email. The bank appointed Mike Eason as an interim CISO and Head of Cyber​.…