Shaun Sutner, TechTarget

Shaun Sutner


Worcester, MA, United States

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Past articles by Shaun:

Telus completes WillowTree acquisition in $1.2B CX deal

CX vendor Telus completed its $1.2B acquisition of WillowTree, provider of end user products such as native mobile applications and unified web interfaces. → Read More

Troubled AI vendor DataRobot hit by more layoffs

AI vendor DataRobot lays off 26% of staff in the latest downsizing round for the once fast-growing company, which was also hit with layoffs in May and 2020. → Read More

DataRobot CEO resigns amid turmoil

DataRobot CEO Dan Wright resigned amid turmoil surrounding 'immoral' stock sales and layoffs. His departure follows the protest resignation of DataRobot's chief AI evangelist last week. → Read More

Tech stock sell-off signals tough times for data vendors

The tech stock sell-off is not only affecting publicly traded data, analytics and AI vendors, but also those seeking funding that now have lower valuations. → Read More

Salesforce automation strategy sharpens with acquisition

The CX giant plans to fold RPA technology from an acquisition into some of its platforms. The move comes after Microsoft and other big tech firms bought RPA vendors. → Read More

Efforts to break up big tech expected to continue under Biden

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to move forward with antitrust regulation or even break up big tech vendors such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. However, Biden's and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' close ties to Silicon Valley may slow bipartisan antitrust momentum. → Read More

Government action on big tech monopoly power moving quickly

With the Department of Justice suing Google for anticompetitive practices and Congress issuing a scathing report calling Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google monopolies, antitrust sentiment has taken root in Washington, D.C. The tech giants are fighting back. → Read More

Tech virtual conferences plagued by problems, boredom

After the tech world suspended physical events during the COVID-19 pandemic, the virtual conferences that have taken their place have been marred by poor production value, dull presentations and lack of interactivity. Some vendors have learned from mistakes and are rethinking the digital events. → Read More

HPE buys MapR assets to fuel AI applications

HPE buys MapR assets for undisclosed sum in a deal to bolster HPE's AI and machine learning efforts. It remains unclear for existing MapR customers whether and how much HPE will keep supporting and upgrading MapR products. → Read More

FinancialForce adds Einstein Analytics to back office

In its fall 2018 release, FinancialForce upgraded its Professional Services Automation product by implementing Einstein Analytics, an integration to SAP Concur, and by providing its users an easier transition to Salesforce Lightning UI. → Read More

Box Skills Kit to hit market soon in general release

Box Skills Kit, the content management vendor's developer API tool set, will be available by the end of the year, according to company execs. Also coming to Box are workflow automation, AI, cybersecurity, and platform integrations. → Read More

Box Activity Stream embeds Salesforce, Slack in Box viewer

Box Activity Stream is the content services platform vendor's latest move to tightly integrate with popular enterprise apps like Slack, Salesforce and DocuSign by letting users log file comments, changes and other collaboration activities in Box's file preview section. → Read More

How net neutrality repeal could affect health IT

Net neutrality repeal could restrict the ability of small and rural hospitals and some doctors' practices to send and receive medical images and use health IT. → Read More

Kronos Workforce Dimensions stirs HR tech world

Legacy workforce management vendor Kronos Workforce Dimensions mobile-first, SaaS system is Kronos’ attempt to reinvent itself in fast-changing HR tech world. → Read More

HR tech trends and disruptions for 2018: An expert view

HR tech trends and disruptions for 2018 are the topics for this podcast recorded at the HR Technology 2017 conference with Deloitte expert Josh Bersin. → Read More

Google Hire introduction shakes up job recruiting tech market

New Google Hire talent acquisition tool integrates with Google's suite of office applications and could shake up recruiting tech market, analysts said. → Read More

Tech promotes communities and diversity in HR, LinkedIn exec says

Diversity in HR and tech tools to help achieve it are topics for LinkedIn chief human resources officer in Q&A before HR Tech World 2017. → Read More

Arrival of new HHS healthcare tech boss could augur big changes at ONC

The creation of a new post for HHS healthcare technology official John Fleming, M.D., stirs speculation about future of ONC and MACRA. → Read More

APIs in healthcare are now a certified health IT system requirement

APIs in healthcare software are required by ONC's 2015 Edition for certified health IT systems, but healthcare CIOs chafe at the mandate. → Read More

Blockchain in healthcare getting a lot of attention

Blockchain in healthcare technology is getting a close look from everyone from federal health IT officials to vendors, developers and privacy advocates. → Read More