- November 23, 2021
Federal contractors and IT vendors should brush up on plans to navigate a government shutdown as a Dec. 3 funding deadline approaches.
- November 22, 2021
Google has been invited to bid on the Department of Defense's Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability multi-vendor contract. One analyst says Google is well set up to be a contender.
- November 19, 2021
The U.S. China commission recommended that businesses be transparent about their Chinese operations as both companies and Congress face tough policy and regulatory hurdles.
- November 19, 2021
The U.S. infrastructure bill intends to close the digital divide with $65 billion in new spending. But it may still leave the U.S. behind China and Europe in high-speed internet access.
- November 05, 2021
Experts argue that the European Commission's Digital Markets Act, which aims to curb the influence of powerful tech giants, might have unintended consequences.
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- October 29, 2021
Economist Carl Shapiro said to get big tech regulation right, Congress can't lump Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook into the same category.
- October 22, 2021
A federal data privacy law would provide crucial safety guidance for development and adoption of technologies like augmented and virtual reality, according to Rep. Suzan DelBene.
- October 15, 2021
China wants a bigger seat at the global technology standards-setting table, and experts advise the U.S. to take a cautious yet optimistic approach to its growing interest.
- October 06, 2021
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen condemned the company's practice of shielding internal research and called upon Congress to take action.
- September 30, 2021
Facebook's global head of safety defended the company's platforms after leaked internal research showed Facebook and Instagram negatively affect teens' mental health.
- September 30, 2021
The EU-U.S. Trade and Technology Council plans to develop standards, address supply chain issues and define approaches to data governance, but the road ahead could be a bumpy one.
- September 23, 2021
Facebook and Google took the hot seat Tuesday during a Senate subcommittee hearing to defend their companies' business practices and answered questions regarding consumer data.
- September 17, 2021
The FTC recently rescinded its 2020 guidance for vertical mergers. Meanwhile, Pres. Joe Biden plans to nominate a new commissioner to the FTC board.
- September 10, 2021
As China's crackdown on businesses sounds alarm bells for C-suite executives, a U.S. district judge handed down a long-awaited verdict in the Apple vs. Epic Games trial.
- September 02, 2021
A new law in South Korea enables developers to use payment systems outside those offered by app store platform providers. One expert said other governments may follow suit.
- August 31, 2021
With new data privacy regulations like China's personal data protection law coming down the pike, CIOs need to make privacy and security the central focus of their overall IT strategies.
- August 27, 2021
In this week's antitrust roundup, South Korean officials focus in on Apple and Google app store practices, while U.S. officials meet with tech leadership to discuss cybersecurity.
- August 13, 2021
Apple is launching features to detect child abuse images in photos and messages. But data privacy experts have some concerns about how else the technology might be used.
- August 06, 2021
Amazon's $887 million GDPR fine likely stems from consumer consent and may indicate the EU is moving beyond data breaches and zeroing in on data practices.
- July 30, 2021
Cornell's Robert Hockett said the FTC's recent decision to rescind a 1995 policy could help prevent bad mergers, as scrutiny of big tech acquisitions ramps up.
- July 29, 2021
Despite China's messaging, analysts believe the government's recent regulatory tightening on tech companies is more about control than data privacy concerns.
- July 26, 2021
A Boston University professor argues that big tech regulation may need to focus more on creating competition through data access rather than through breaking up large companies.
- July 23, 2021
The FTC has opened the doors to routinely requiring prior approval for reattempted mergers, as well as requiring prior notice of mergers beyond what's required in the Clayton Act.
- July 16, 2021
French authorities fined Google $593 million this week, shedding light on how current regulations won't have meaningful effect on the business practices of tech giants.
- July 15, 2021
Enterprises pursuing digital transformation initiatives may need to reexamine their infrastructure architecture to bring compute and storage closer to data generated at the edge.
- July 09, 2021
President Biden signed an EO that enhances merger scrutiny and tasks the FTC with creating rules for data accumulation and unfair competitive practices in online marketplaces.
- July 08, 2021
Senators stripped out billions for a technology directorate in the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act. The bill now heads to the House.
- July 02, 2021
The Federal Trade Commission took steps Thursday to broaden its powers by increasing the scope of antitrust inquiry, streamlining rulemaking and expediting investigations.
- June 28, 2021
A federal court dismissed two antitrust lawsuits against Facebook, which alleged the social media company acquired competitive companies to maintain dominant market power.
- June 25, 2021
This week, the EU launched an investigation into Google's ad practices. Meanwhile, the U.K. focuses on fake reviews and Germany takes a closer look at Apple App Store practices.
- June 24, 2021
Six antitrust reform bills made it through the House Judiciary Committee review and will now be considered by the House of Representatives.
- June 16, 2021
During a Senate subcommittee antitrust hearing, Amazon and Google claimed to be making their connected IoT devices more interoperable. Others disagreed.
- June 14, 2021
A House subcommittee introduced a group of antitrust reform bills that could reshape how companies like Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook do business.
- June 14, 2021
Data privacy laws are becoming part of a 'modern economy,' according to Google's Kate Charlet, director for data governance.
- June 07, 2021
Startup HealthBridge Financial used cloud-only infrastructure and Boomi's iPaaS to launch and scale its business of providing a second-payer benefit option for employers.
- May 28, 2021
Experts believe breaking up big tech companies does more harm than good. Other, light-handed approaches, including third-party audits of algorithms, might be better.
- May 26, 2021
The five finalists for the 2021 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award have hit upon a straightforward way to achieve business-IT alignment: Be the business.
- May 25, 2021
Amazon is facing an antitrust lawsuit for fixing retail product prices. Experts said the argument likely won't hold up and Amazon will fight it 'tooth and nail.'
- May 21, 2021
Apple CEO Tim Cook faced questions from both Epic Games and Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers over Apple's App Store practices.
- May 07, 2021
Antitrust experts said amending merger and acquisition laws would hamper competition. Instead, agencies should be better funded to expand on the work they're already doing.
- April 30, 2021
The European Union is charging Apple with App Store antitrust violations. The charges stem from a 2019 complaint filed by Spotify.
- April 27, 2021
Social media algorithms, like those from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, have created economies and sowed misinformation. Senators want to know how they should be legislated.
- April 22, 2021
Spotify, Tile and Match spoke against Apple and Google's app store practices during an antitrust hearing Wednesday.
- April 12, 2021
Scottish Water's enterprise architecture team leader discusses how engaging with business leaders and software tools can help with digital transformation initiatives.
- March 04, 2021
The tech industry has made some progress in improving gender diversity in recent years, but some populations have been excluded from this progress.
- February 25, 2021
Freezing conditions that caused Texas power outages affected businesses well beyond the state's borders, prompting a need for business continuity plans to be revisited.
- February 24, 2021
As organizations adopt more technologies to strengthen business processes, it's important they factor in the ways they can measure the digital experience for employees and users.
- February 11, 2021
Antitrust lawsuits and regulatory proposals could have a greater impact on the technology industry than regulators expect. Expert Aurelien Portuese explains why.
- February 11, 2021
Experts argue regulation needs to be well thought out to avoid stifling innovation and fundamentally misunderstanding how online platforms operate.
- February 04, 2021
The Open Group zoned in on digital transformation initiatives with its new architecture certification option and IT4IT's 3.0 reference architecture update.
- February 04, 2021
Commercial IT products including hardware and software systems could soon fall under the purview of the Buy American Act if their exemption is removed.
- January 27, 2021
CIOs are looking at data and democratizing technology to help health systems address racial and economic disparities that COVID-19 made impossible to ignore.
- January 21, 2021
IT architecture trends to watch in 2021 include organizing business around components and expanding tools to focus on business outcomes, automation and analytics.
- January 21, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic's influence on IT spending will continue into 2021, as organizations bolster security, accelerate cloud adoption and implement robotic process automation.
- January 11, 2021
After abruptly losing web-hosting services, Parler sues AWS, alleging breach of contract and antitrust behavior.
- January 08, 2021
In 2021, CIOs will not only focus on providing greater access to healthcare but more equitable access. Digital tools will play a key role.
- December 15, 2020
Antitrust forces expect the Biden administration to pursue federal antitrust litigation and lawmaking. But Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have strong ties to big tech.
- December 09, 2020
The antitrust lawsuits allege Facebook impeded competition by buying up rivals to control the market.
- December 03, 2020
The Open Group is teaming up with a United Nations agency on best practices, guides and standards to show resource-strapped governments how to architect their digital transformations.
- October 29, 2020
Vendors, academics and data scientists are developing technologies to detect irregularities in voting patterns. The turbulent U.S. election could provide fertile turf for the tools.
- October 20, 2020
Government antitrust actions are building against tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. They could lead to tighter regulation or even a breakup.
- September 23, 2020
Jeanne Ross offers advice to existing and aspiring enterprise architects and discusses the latest trends as she reflects on 26 years of researching enterprise architecture at MIT.
- September 23, 2020
MIT's Jeanne Ross discusses why enterprise architecture projects succeed and fail and what companies can do to better align technology with strategic business goals.
- September 16, 2020
Enterprise architecture experts offer up advice and tips for organizations coping with budget constraints and staffing pressures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- August 31, 2020
Some companies are reducing their enterprise architecture teams or reassigning staff to other IT tasks to cope with budget tightening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
- July 27, 2020
Forrester Research analyst sees barriers to enterprise architects moving forward in skills, tools' ROI and tech-savvy execs who don't want them collaborating with the business.
- June 29, 2020
Tech's diversity problem is under intense scrutiny amid national protests over systemic racism. But the solution goes well beyond simply hiring more people of color.
- May 28, 2020
Women in tech still face challenges, including finding opportunities for advancement and management support. A recent panel of women in IT leadership roles discussed the challenges.
- May 14, 2020
Spending on PCs and mobile devices in 2020 is expected to take the biggest hit, according to analyst firm IDC -- but spending on IT infrastructure will rise.
- March 25, 2020
During an Nvidia news call this week, company officials said the coronavirus pandemic has had a mixed impact on its business, with work-from-home-related sales up but certain sectors, such as sales ...
- March 23, 2020
IT contract negotiation has always been a difficult dance between customers and vendors, but the coronavirus pandemic means there are new rules to navigate on both sides.
- March 04, 2020
IT events across the globe are being canceled, rescheduled or streamed in response to concerns about the possible spread of COVID-19 in public spaces and large groups.
- February 21, 2020
New report lays out the largest IT salary growth of 2019 and predictions for what 2020 has in store for technical careers.
- December 10, 2019
The IT workforce is getting younger, according to government IT workforce data. The reasons for this are subject to a debate that includes everything from age bias to a heavy reliance on foreign workers.
- December 02, 2019
As technology has shifted since 2000, so have IT leaders. This guide looks at how Oracle, Cisco, Dell and SAP have adapted to emerging technologies and are preparing for 2020.
- October 25, 2019
A culture of innovation starts at the top. It's up to CIOs and other leaders to encourage innovative practices and to organize teams in ways that support digital innovation.
- August 02, 2019
In a quest to be the 'Amazon of state services,' Colorado's chief data officer is rolling out an API integration platform. Challenges abound. Here are the lessons learned.
- July 09, 2019
RPA vendor Automation Anywhere said it's poised to take full advantage of the burgeoning RPA market. Its recent deal with Microsoft is just one indication of RPA's popularity.
- July 03, 2019
Is it useful to study how companies outside of your industry are applying AI? Experts from Shell, Uber and Fellow Robots believe so. Read about their criteria for success in AI.
- June 28, 2019
CIO Vince DiMascio describes how investment in RPA is optimizing legal processes and serving as the glue for integrating business systems at Berry Appelman & Leiden.
- June 28, 2019
Vince DiMascio, CIO at Berry Appleman & Leiden, details how his team is using natural language processing, machine learning and RPA to help deliver top-notch legal services.
- June 26, 2019
AI is touted as the tech that will help us combat global warming, but training AI models requires a shocking amount of energy. What are the implications for enterprise AI strategies?
- June 21, 2019
Google and Salesforce's recent multibillion-dollar BI deals have put analytics in the spotlight. What's the import for CIOs -- aside from the fact that data rules?
- June 10, 2019
The Oracle-Microsoft deal could solve technical problems that curtail cloud strategies, letting CIOs focus on business criteria. It could also introduce new complexity.
- June 07, 2019
Crafting a data strategy is hard. Use cases help. At the MIT CIO Symposium, four IT leaders share how they're forging data-driven strategies that'll pay off in the algorithmic economy.
- June 04, 2019
Beth O'Rorke, CIO at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, said operational efficiency is a top five priority. One of her approaches? Automating business processes.
- May 31, 2019
At the recent MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, fitness company SoulCycle and Middlesex Health recount how cloud has become a workforce enabler.
- May 31, 2019
The early stage companies honored at this year's MIT Sloan CIO Symposium take aim at one of digital transformation's biggest pain points: the slow pace of software development.
- May 30, 2019
Who is a cloud worker? According to Google's John Solomon, CIOs are shortchanging their companies by not enabling virtually every worker today to use the cloud to do their jobs.
- May 21, 2019
As San Francisco halts city use of facial recognition technology, CIOs could see more regulatory actions against surveillance technology -- and more limits on their use of data.
- May 17, 2019
The Trump administration's move to effectively ban Huawei products from U.S. networks has big implications for IT execs in charge of supply chain sourcing and security.
- April 24, 2019
A panel of CIO experts explore the role of the transformational CIO. Understanding organizational change and being plugged in are big factors.
- March 29, 2019
Companies achieve digital transformation along two dimensions -- through operational efficiency and offering a great customer experience. Getting there can be an uphill battle.
- March 26, 2019
The right way to treat employees in the automation age is not by deploying scalable efficiency, but by offering scalable learning. The first requirement: enlightened leaders.
- March 25, 2019
JOANN Stores' announcement of a new CIO hire is another signal that engaging customers is increasingly part of the CIO portfolio.
- March 20, 2019
The term CIO-plus came up in a recent conversation about the attributes of a successful CIO. It's another twist on the ever-morphing CIO job.
- March 19, 2019
The theme of MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2019 is 'leading the smarter enterprise.' We caught up with event chair Lindsey Anderson to find out what that means.
- March 12, 2019
The Trump 2020 budget calls for ways to upgrade the consumer experience with RPA and user-friendly interfaces. But legacy systems continue to take the lion's share of IT funds.
- March 11, 2019
Google Empathy Lab's Danielle Krettek touted the next big thing in UI design at the Wisdom 2.0 event: tech that feels your pain or happiness -- or whatever.
- March 11, 2019
Heard at Wisdom 2.0: Former Google employee Tristan Harris believes big tech needs to confront its role in promoting digital addiction and get serious about digital wellness.