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The rise of Amazon Web Services and other clouds have caused trouble for traditional IT consulting giants — and presented huge opportunity to a new breed of smaller rivals (AMZN)

Summary List PlacementThe COVID-19 shutdown threw every business into chaos and no one was spared. One of the clear beneficiaries, however, was the cloud services industry, as work from home spurred demand for remotely-accessible applications and services. Coming out on the short end of the stick were the old-school services... go to Article >

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

4 Days ago Finance Source:

Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

14 top private-equity firms that are pouring billions into the advertising industry

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Summary List PlacementPrivate equity firms are pouring money into advertising after avoiding the sector for decades. In 2019, private equity invested an estimated $57 billion in marketing and tech companies, and the percentage of  marketing,... read more

Amazon and Microsoft have the $7 billion-plus federal cloud market so 'locked up,' analysts say the real challenge will be standing out from each...

67 Days ago Finance Source:

Summary List PlacementAs the pandemic forced companies to quickly adapt to remote work and provide the tools to enable workers to do so, the federal government did too — accelerating its spend on cloud-based tools and services to nearly $900... read more

9 major companies steering retail brands through the Amazon selling experience

76 Days ago Finance Source:

Summary List PlacementIt's no secret that Amazon has been successful as of late: The retail behemoth's 2020 third-quarter earnings report outlined a 39% jump in North American revenues as consumers stayed home and ordered more products for... read more

The rise and fall of Crispin Porter Bogusky: How the hottest ad agency lost its mojo

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Summary List PlacementIn August 2018, Crispin Porter Bogusky employees gathered in the ad agency's Boulder office for a town hall meeting.  Employees watched as a figure shrouded in a blanket was wheeled out before them, where chairman Chuck... read more

SpaceX's plans for Microsoft's mobile data centers should spook Amazon — and may give a boost to YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu (MSFT, NFLX, AMZN, GOOG)

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Summary List Placement SpaceX and Microsoft have teamed up to take a bite out of Amazon's cloud-based lunch, and the effort stands to benefit streaming-video platforms.  In a recently announced deal, SpaceX will use its rapidly growing... read more