Singapore touts blockchain use in COVID-19 data management
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KT looks to tap Thailand's cloud growth with JTS partnership
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Push back begins against anti-diversity training ban
Washington Technology An IT group, a law firm and a government worker union have added their voices to the opposition to the White House plan to ban training that addresses certain areas of diversity and inclusion.
Joe Biden and the History of ‘Hidden Earpiece' Conspiracy Theories
New York TImes Ahead of Tuesday's debate, right-wing commentators (and President Trump's campaign) speculated that Joe Biden might be equipped with a hidden earpiece. It's a decades-old charge without much evidence.
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Understand the success of digital transformation in APAC (Asia Pacific) companies
Tech Republic Harvard Business Review Analytics Services and Red Hat have recently collaborated to conduct a survey of 200 executives. It has revealed that Asian companies are happy
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What Covid-19 has proved is that the move towards automation and digital transformation must be accelerated.
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Gartner Research Report: How to Respond to Mandatory IT Budget Cuts
Tech Republic According to Gartner, businesses "face constant pressure to reduce [IT] cost while maintaining or improving performance. This often comes in the form of a direct cost challenge, with a specific target and time frame."
In this report, Gartner discusses how to answer the call of a mandatory IT budget cut to successfully meet the challenge:
"Define and clarify the scope of the cost-cutting, and the question being asked. Follow a structured approach to answer the cost challenge."
"Identify and evaluate actionable cost-saving opportunities by creating transparency in the cost base, providing multiple views of the IT budget, where possible."
"Identify stakeholders and present them with an action plan, including a menu of actionable cost-saving options."
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Reference: Gartner, Inc. "How to Respond to Mandatory IT Budget Cuts." November 18, 2019, Bryan Hayes, Jim McGittigan.
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