AI-Driven Satellite Connectivity Linking Up IoT, Edge Computing

Expanded use of satellites may offer another acceleration catalyst to digital transformation, edge computing, and other evolving aspects of enterprise technology. That was a key takeaway from a panel of experts and industry stakeholders at last week’s Satellite 2022 conference, held in-person and via livestream. During the discussion, those panelists hashed out some of the … Read more

Dawn Foods Tries a Low-Code Recipe for QA Testing Automation

With its digital transformation strategy already accelerated by the pandemic, bakery ingredient distributor Dawn Foods opted to further its plans by using intelligent test automation company Mapl for a transition to low-code SaaS automated testing. The intent of going low code for testing was to maintain the pace of going digital and to better integrate … Read more

New Tools Measure Green IT, Sustainability Success

As companies attempt to take sustainability to the next level and gain a more complete view of their greenhouse gas emissions, there’s a growing need to quantify results and track progress. “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” says Autumn Stanish, associate principal analyst at Gartner, Inc. “In order to take initiatives to … Read more

Cyber Threat Alliance and Cisco Talos Talk Threat Landscape

Bad cyber actors went after the healthcare market last year in a substantial way, according to experts who spoke at a webinar hosted last week by the Cyber ​​Thre Alliance. The discussion covered some top cybersecurity threats, trends in the attack life cycle, security vulnerabilities, and major incidents that occurred in 2021. During the session, … Read more

What Amazon’s Pay Cap Increase Means to the Tech Pro Job Market

In a sign of the times, last week Amazon raised the maximum base pay for its tech and corporate employees to $350,000, more than doubling it from its previous cap of $160,000. But what does that really mean for tech workers at Amazon and elsewhere? Will it drive other tech giants to raise their rates … Read more

Tech Job Market Still Smoking Hot, New Labor Report Stats Say

If you are looking for a new IT job, there’s some good news for you in the US Bureau of Labor Statistics January jobs and unemployment reports. However, CIOs and other IT and tech leaders can expect a continued challenging environment when it comes to retaining and recruiting talent. Overall, the US saw strong national … Read more

Global Tech Policy Briefing: January 2022

Hello, happy new year and welcome back to Citizen Tech, InformationWeek’s monthly tech policy roundup. This month we’re looking at: Ukraine and Cyber ​​War The whole world is watching the Ukraine crisis unfold. Over 100,000 Russian troops have amassed just over Ukraine’s border, while Britain and other countries have ferried arms to Kyiv. Will this … Read more

How IT Managers Can Retain Talent in Today’s Job Market

Whether you call it the Great Resignation or something else, after two years of a pandemic, many markets are experiencing a shortage of qualified workers for many positions. The pain is everywhere, including in IT departments. Job openings in the Information sector doubled to 217,000 on the last day of December 2021 compared with 109,000 … Read more

Countering Disruption by Making Asset Management Systems Smarter

Many businesses today find themselves in complex and unfamiliar territory. They face resource constraints and supply chain issues due to the persistent pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the mounting sustainability challenges. This external pressure shows little sign of abating and supply chain disruptions will continue to interrupt delivery times and trigger supply … Read more

How to Plan a Pain-Free Cloud Migration

When it comes to the challenges of an IT project, few are more intimidating than a complete migration to the cloud. Fortunately, with the help of some careful planning, a cloud transition can be accomplished successfully with minimal effort and downtime. The way organizations deal with mass migrations to the cloud is changing rapidly. “Systematic … Read more