Oracle CIO Jae Evans on Reshaping the Company’s IT Department

Jae Evans joined Oracle corp as its chief information officer in April 2020, just as the company was navigating myriad uncertainties and office closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Overseeing a new information technology department was especially complex at the time, said Ms. Evans, who in addition to managing technology needs for 170,000 employees, is … Read more

Cloud software is suffering a cold November rain. Can Snowflake and Salesforce turn it around?

The week after Thanksgiving could determine if cloud software is still too fat or if there are some tasty leftovers for Wall Street. It has been a rough month for cloud software stocks, which experienced their worst week on record to kick off November and have seen cold rain continue to fall amid a perceived … Read more

‘IBM India targeting a diverse hiring growth plan,’ MD Sandip Patel says

Edited excerpts What’s your outlook for the global IT sector for the coming year? As most businesses are dealing with everything from inflation to demographic shifts, from supply chain bottlenecks to sustainability efforts, many are taking a strategic approach to IT adoption and prioritizing solutions and approaches that drive innovation, productivity, resilience, and scale. Business … Read more

Terry Herdman, associate vice president for research computing, retires after 48 years of service | VTx

Terry Herdman, associate vice president for research computing, director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, and professor of mathematics, retired from Virginia Tech effective Sept. 9, 2022. During his 48-year tenure, Herdman made significant contributions to the university’s research mission, helping to expand Virginia Tech’s research computing capabilities, secure millions in funding for interdisciplinary … Read more

Opinion: How can Apple hold the line on iPhone prices amid soaring inflation?

Inflation in the US is surging to near a 40-year high, with prices on food, fuel and pretty much everything seeming to rise more every month. Smartphones may be an exception. Apple AAPL, +0.96%, for example, recently announced its new versions of the iPhone and other gadgets, and turned a lot of heads when it … Read more