Enterprise technology news for IT leaders
NewsAs enterprises step up efforts to enhance customer experience, Oracle is integrating data from its Unity Customer Data Platform (CDP) into its Oracle Service application, as part of the company’s Fusion Cloud Customer Experience (CX) offering. NewsThe company is making its third D-Wave Advantage system available via Amazon Braket and has updated its tools to enable enterprises to apply quantum annealing to new optimization problems. NewsIBM will also offer to host clients’ S/4HANA systems on Power servers under the Rise umbrella. NewsThe solutions aim to unify and analyze data from manufacturing assets and will compete with similar industry offerings from the stables of AWS, Oracle, Microsoft and IBM. NewsCIO Florian Roth’s team was one of the first to adopt the Friday focus on deep work. NewsvFunction Assessment Hub is aimed at IT decision makers, providing a technical debt score highlighting the complexity of the legacy application code and risk factors associated with it. NewsA new survey describes an IT spending landscape shaped by remote work and its consequences, as spending growth slows slightly, with security and networking as priorities. NewsBusinesses are spending more on cloud infrastructure in order to ramp up digital transformation efforts and stay flexible in the face of supply- chain issues, says research firm Canalys. NewsServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott said that global challenges like the war in Ukraine “have underscored the urgency of investment in digital business.” NewsThe CRM giant is looking to help customers automate workflows and trigger actions across its growing range of applications using Flow. NewsWith new tools for correlating employee engagement at with other data, the software vendor hopes to make it easier for managers to retain workers. NewsThe 10th edition of the popular enterprise architecture framework focuses on improving usability for a wider range of enterprises. NewsData lakehouses combine the storage and analytics features of data warehouses and data lakes, with vendors like Databricks offering solutions for specific industries. NewsThe German software company started the financial year with strong cloud revenue, but it recognized that exiting the Russian market will impact its bottom line. News AnalysisA PwC survey covering operations and technology leaders as well as other C-suite executives globally has identified three main roadblocks stopping them from achieving digital transformation in their supply chain operations. NewsThe service sector union Ver.di has made public an internal data leak at SAP. Sensitive information from the workforce is said to have been widely accessible. NewsThe tech giant saw revenue rise 8% for the first quarter of the year, as demand for its hybrid cloud software and consulting services spiked. NewsRussian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal war against Ukraine is not leaving the IT industry unaffected. Here’s an overview of the sanction measures taken by some of the most important IT providers. NewsOracle ME, an employee experience suite within the company’s Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) platform, is aimed at resolving workforce challenges such as attrition in the wake of the pandemic. News AnalysisAccenture maintained its position at the top of the IT service provider market, as Infosys leapt to No. 2 in a year of acute talent challenges, according to Everest Group’s 7th annual rankings.