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Amazon.com Inc.’s command of the cloud market is under siege by a host of large and small rivals. As the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, Microsoft Corp.MSFT -0.45% and Google Inc., as well as a growing number of startups are pressuring Amazon, whose cloud division saw revenue growth dip to 38% from 60% in the prior quarter. Eric Singleton, CIO, Chicos and Joe Simon, CTO, Conde Nast weigh in.
SunTrust operates a network of nearly 1,500 physical bank branches but, as its CIO Anil Cheriyan told forbes.com recently, “Very few people actually visit a bank branch. They need access to their financial information when they need it, whenever and however they need it. We are responding with a mobile-first, customer-first approach, providing a great digital experience.”
Data holds tremendous potential power for an organization. The challenge is how to quickly turn that data into insights for your business. Microsoft has unlocked new ways for employees to easily find hidden insights that let them drive faster decision-making in a competitive environment.
Stuart Kippelman, CIO, Covanta Energy Corp.; Harvey Batra, director of IT, The Truland Group Inc.; and Stephen Li, CIO, Barnabas Health – Jersey City Medical Center say Microsoft, which announced up to 18,000 job cuts on Thursday, can be expensive and difficult to work with, and that if it needs to cut costs and eliminate layers of bureaucracy to become more competitive, so be it.