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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.
December 16, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking information on how social networking giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube collect and use consumer data.
December 09, 2020
The antitrust lawsuits allege Facebook impeded competition by buying up rivals to control the market.
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.
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2021 might not yet feel too different from 2020, but CompTIA's latest report highlights five intriguing trends in the IT industry for which you need to be ready. Continue Reading
As enterprises' IT tool sets expand to include more specialized providers for cloud and DevOps deployments, they face new vendor management challenges. Continue Reading
Technology leaders from NetApp, First American and Experian were among those honored at the Trace3 Evolve event. Their outsized role in driving business value was on full display. Continue Reading
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To ensure businesses today can effectively save costs through IT sourcing and outsourcing, we're offering four tips for IT leaders to consider when in negotiations with providers. Continue Reading
What is a proof of concept and how can it be beneficial to an organization? Here we dive into the importance of writing a POC, along with a list of free templates to help get started. Continue Reading
Here's your opportunity to recognize an MSP, IT consultancy, systems integrator or other tech service provider that has made a difference to your organization. Continue Reading
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The ITSM automation gains you've reaped from your ITSM provider can vanish when you need to switch vendors. These five tips will prevent that from happening. Continue Reading
How do CIOs develop ITSM SLAs that satisfy business expectations in today's complex environment of multiple service providers? David Clifford takes CIOs through five key steps. Continue Reading
RPA projects are not created equal. Read why automotive supplier Faurecia went with Redwood Software and about how the RPA implementation is playing out. Continue Reading