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Prevent these 3 issues from taking time away from IT teams

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Chris Hallenbeck, CISO for the Americas at endpoint security and systems management company Tanium.  In a recent Gartner survey, almost one-third of end-user respondents said the biggest…

Wyndham Destinations deployed Salesforce to go digital. Now it really wants the full ROI

ORLANDO, Fla. — Timeshare company Wyndham Destinations used to greet potential buyers with paper clipboards and pens. And carbon copy paper in triplicate.  A year ago, it retooled its touring process with Salesforce, and hands guests iPads…

Mastercard seeks partners on data responsibility standards

Dive Brief: Mastercard on Thursday laid out six principles to promote data responsibility in response to a company-commissioned survey in which customers say only one-quarter of firms adequately handle personal information. The third-party online…

FAQs on the $10B JEDI cloud contract you keep hearing about

The Department of Defense is going to the cloud, elevating the technology portfolio of the armed forces along the way.  This year, the DoD has a $38 billion IT budget to support its 2.9 million employees —  it's the largest employer in the…

Build an Analytics Strategy for an AI Driven Future with the Hybrid Cloud - CloudTweaks

As a long-time part of this industry, I have spent a good part of the last decade talking about the digital transformation. Call it the digital transformation or the data-led transformation, but this transformation has been the talk of the town…

6 predictions from Gartner could reshape C-suite priorities

ORLANDO, Fla. — Humans used technology to introduce products into the market. Technology later offered humans access to new ways of selling those products, and new ways to increase their efficiency. Now, technology's relentless cycle of innovation…

Rent the Runway shouldered the blame when a software bug hampered delivery

ORLANDO, Fla. — In September, Rent the Runway was letting customers down and it needed to figure out how to keep them satisfied.  Founded in 2009, Rent the Runway's subscription fashion service had grown to 11 million members with partnerships…

Senators press AWS on cloud security, call for FTC investigation

Dive Brief: Amazon is facing additional scrutiny for the Capital One data breach revealed in July after Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., called for the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into the incident…

The 'fit' and the 'fragile': 2020 CIO agenda requires IT flexibility

ORLANDO, Fla. — Geopolitical tension, trade wars, recession threats, schisms in society, market volatility — each threatens the modern business and introduces uncertainty.   It's "scary for all of us" because IT leaders are expected to…

What does a 130-year-old company do to fix a modern-day communications problem?

ORLANDO, Fla. — Yamaha Corporation of America needed to make it possible for its global workforce to communicate and collaborate anywhere, anytime and on any device — while reducing costs.  This is a common problem for legacy companies…

More than 175 musicians pledge to boycott Amazon festivals and partnerships until they cancel ICE contracts - CloudTweaks

Deerhoof, Ted Leo, Álex Anwandter, Immortal Technique, Speedy Ortiz, Guy Picciotto of Fugazi, Downtown Boys, Xenia Rubinos, Priests, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Riobamba, Evan Greer, Xiu Xiu, Mothers, Sheer Mag, and Jeff Rosenstock among signers…

3 ways to drive a customer-first engineering team

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Hector Aguilar, president of technology at identity and access management company Okta.  "We're customer first." Across small startups and well-established organizations, a customer-first…