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Data Donate Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Data Vault Holdings, Inc., announced today that it is partnering with Jumptuit, Inc. and Carter Brothers Management Services to launch a new cloud-based solution for capturing, visualizing, and managing the diversity and inclusion data of corporations on a global basis. The new solution, Carter Diversity Data System (CDDS), will provide environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...
Correlation One today announced that SoftBank Group International is backing Data Science for All / Empowerment (DS4A / Empowerment), a new effort designed to upskill and prepare job seekers from underserved communities for data science careers. DS4A / Empowerment aims to train at least 10,000 people from underrepresented communities – prioritizing those who are Black, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and U.S. military veterans – over the next...
BeyondID, a system integrator (SI) and managed service provider (MSP) for cybersecurity and cloud services, today announced it closed a Series A funding round of $9 million. The financing was provided by Tercera, an investment and advisory company specializing in the $460B cloud professional services market. BeyondID helps companies acquire, deploy, and manage cybersecurity and cloud services to become more secure, agile, and prepared for...
CFOs will fail to realize the full value of new technology investments unless their staff are equipped with five key digital competencies which are most crucial for delivering high business impact, according to Gartner, Inc. A recent survey of 173 global CFOs in November 2020 revealed that plans for substantial digital investments topped CFOs’ agendas in 2021. Without improving digital competencies, finance departments will likely...
As the use of cloud services continues to grow, enterprise architects and infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders should use seven key elements to create a pragmatic cloud strategy for their organizations. “A cloud strategy is critical for every organization and should be a concise point of view on cloud and its role in the organization,” said Raj Bala, senior research director at Gartner, Inc. “Moving to cloud...
As government agencies, businesses, and individuals continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic's ongoing disruption, no one would have predicted the impact of innovation and digital transformation across the global landscape. Now, as the world prepares to head into the new year, analytics leader SAS' most forward-thinking experts offer insights for using analytics to transform data into decisions that improve lives and results. Here...
It's more important than ever for professionals to work towards achieving specific career goals, especially in a post-pandemic world where tech skills will define their career trajectory. To help, Simplilearn, an online Bootcamp for digital economy skills training, recently launched their SkillUp initiative, a free learning platform to help individuals get started and chart their path to success in today's competitive work environment....
Verbit, an AI-powered transcription and captioning platform, announced last week its $60M Series C round led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from existing investors Vertex Ventures, Stripes, HV Ventures, and ClalTech, as well as new investor Vertex Growth. The round comes within 10 months of Verbit's Series B investment of $31M, bringing the 3.5-year-old company's total capital raised to more than $100 million, with a revenue...
When the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic canceled in-person events, conferences, and trade shows in 2020, it was just the beginning of what could prove to be a seismic shift in how major corporations approach events. Lingering epidemiological and economic concerns mean that, for the foreseeable future, business leaders will need to rely on virtual events to reach their audiences. This represents a new way of operating for most...
Three in four technology companies (75%) face difficulty finding candidates with the right skills and abilities today, according to the annual Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Future of Work Study . For the first time, the annual study – which surveyed 240 tech industry leaders on workforce trends – also explores how the tech sector is embracing diversity and inclusion and adapting amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Technical...
The COVID-19 Research Database , a pro-bono, cross-industry collaborative composed of institutions donating technology services, healthcare expertise, and de-identified data, announced recently that it has over 1,500 researchers registered and over 100 studies underway. The database is a public-private consortium organized by Change Healthcare, Datavant, Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), Medidata, Mirador Analytics, Snowflake, Veradigm,...
Given the pandemic's significant impact on the global economy, immediate action is critical, according to Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis titled "The Reshaping of Industries Caused by COVID-19." Technology leaders must assess the emerging opportunities resulting from COVID-19 and provide technological innovations to build company, society, and consumer resilience. "From transformative megatrends to geopolitical chaos, there are...