Salesforce CEO says the company will cut its workforce by 10 percent
Salesforce's slash in personnel comes after having greatly expanded its staff during the pandemic.
This week Salesforce announced that it will be reducing its staffing levels by ten percent, or around 7,000 employees. The announcement came in the form of a letter from Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff... Read more
The pandemic accelerated robotic process automation
Many activities are being automated in businesses throughout the world, and the epidemic is increasing the need for more intelligent, more connected technologies. Remote employees, who work digitally without access to the documentation that is the lifeblood of many office operations, are a vital pa... Read more
Xian lockdown could harm memory chip manufacturing
The lockdown in Xian is affecting memory chip manufacturing facilities hampering global supply
Samsung and Micron are the largest manufacturers of memory chips in the world. They supply memory chips worldwide, but with the recent rise of Covid-19, there is a chance that the Chinese city of Xian ... Read more
Zoom’s stock falls despite solid earnings report and healthy guidance
Zoom posted another strong earnings report on Monday, thanks to a growing customer base. The company also offered healthy guidance for the next three months. However, this was not enough to satisfy investors, as the stock fell more than 6% in extended trading.
Before costs like stock compensatio... Read more
91% of IT leaders felt the pandemic’s supply chain disruption effect
Insight Enterprises conducted a survey involving 400 IT decision-makers and found that 95% of them say the impact of the pandemic accelerated organizations’ transformation needs.
The 2022 Insight Intelligent Technology Report found that almost all IT leaders surveyed reported that supply chain... Read more
Automation helped many businesses survive the pandemic
As the pandemic has halted businesses globally, several organizations have turned to artificial intelligence and automation for help. The results are stellar, and with each passing day, it is looking more and more like the acceleration of both technologies is on an exponential trajectory.
Deloit... Read more
Pandemic reveals that data is the most essential tool for businesses
Businesses leveraging data say that decision-making gives them a critical advantage over their competitors, especially during the pandemic. This fact comes from a new report penned by Tableau, who polled 3,500 senior managers and IT decision-makers in the UK and three European countries.
The mos... Read more
Salesforce report reveals impact of pandemic on customer expectations
Research shows a massive shift in how customers connect with brands.
This week Salesforce published the fourth edition of its State of the Connected Customer research report, This report reflects the research the company conducts every year to assess how customer expectations and behaviours are ... Read more
Nearly all companies report email-related breaches
Outgoing emails constitute the most widespread cause of enterprise data breaches. With the pandemic forcing people to work from home, the amount of emails sent has increased, making the threat even more pronounced.
This comes from a new report by the security firm Egress, which says that about 9... Read more
Dell expects 60% of their workforce to work from home post-pandemic
Jeff Clarke, the COO of Dell, said that about 60% of the 165,000 Dell employees would not return to the office regularly, even after the pandemic. During the Q2 earnings conference, the executive said the business had completed its 171st day of working remotely.
He continued to add that this new... Read more