Otis takes the smart elevator to new heights

No one likes to get stuck in an elevator. Otis One, a connected solution from Otis Elevator, aims to help ensure that doesn’t happen by making the Farmington, Conn.-based company’s elevators smarter. The solution, which incorporates IoT sensors, big data, AI, and a cloud-native application, is embedded in Otis’ Gen3 and Gen360  elevators, delivering customers…

IT services company Atos plans IBM-style split

French multinational IT services company Atos is planning to split in two, much as IBM spun out its legacy-focused managed infrastructure services business to form Kyndryl in November 2021. It’s a Hail Mary move for Atos. CEO Rodolphe Belmer, who was brought in on Jan. 1, 2022, to lead the company through the latest in…

IT leaders rethink the people part of business continuity

Paul Wright is dealing with management dynamics that, although outside the usual realm of technology leadership, are nonetheless confronting CIOs more often. More specifically, he’s balancing how to get work done as some workers contend with extreme circumstances that impact their ability to do their jobs. For Wright, the CIO of Accuride, which manufactures wheels…

How CIOs Can Democratize Automation

CIOs continue to place a high priority on digital transformation projects – the latest research from the State of the CIO 2022 survey suggests that leading digital business and transformation initiatives are among the top three priorities for CIOs. At the same time, enabling remote capabilities has increased in importance. These operational and transformation projects…

Beyond Zero Trust: Protecting Data Wherever It Resides with Data-Aware Security

By Anand Ramanathan, Chief Product Officer, Skyhigh Security Pressure is mounting among CIOs worldwide. Just as leaders are being called on to secure complex and changing infrastructures, it has also become imperative to operate under local and global compliance mandates with increasingly sharp teeth. Meanwhile, industries have transitioned to the cloud and data has proliferated,…