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Martin Giles


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Past articles by Martin:

Exclusive: Banking Giant Capital One Enters B2B Software Industry With Launch Of New Business

Capital One Software will draw on its parent's digital expertise to sell cloud and data-management products to other companies. → Read More

Target’s New CIO, Brett Craig, Has Lots Of Work In Store As Retailers Rely Heavily On Software For Success

Craig takes over from Mike McNamara, a high-profile executive who has transformed the giant retailer’s technology strategy since joining in 2015. → Read More

The Forbes CIO Next List: 2022

Recognizing 50 top tech leaders who are redefining the CIO role and driving game-changing innovation. → Read More

‘If We Don’t Find Ways To Deal Effectively With Data, The Cost To The Planet Could Be Huge’: Why CIOs Are Making Sustainable IT A Top Priority

As the SEC passes a new rule forcing public companies to reveal their climate impact, tech leaders are stepping up their game on environmental, social and governance issues. → Read More

The Best Forbes CIO Stories Of 2021

Our selection of posts shows that technology leaders had their hands full again this year, juggling everything from AI-driven automation projects to zero-trust security policies. → Read More

How Freshworks’ CIO Helped Prepare The Salesforce Rival For Its $10 Billion IPO

CEOs, CFOs and chief legal officers typically lead the way when it comes to getting businesses ready for public offerings. But tech leaders play an important role too, as Prasad Ramakrishnan’s experience shows. → Read More

Chip Giant Nvidia’s Bid For Arm Hits Another Roadblock As The FTC Sues To Block It

Like antitrust watchdogs in Britain and the European Union, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is concerned the American company's proposed deal for U.K.-based Arm will undermine competition and harm innovation. → Read More

Quantinuum Launches With Over $270 Million To Tackle Quantum Computing’s Biggest Challenges

The new company brings together U.K. quantum software pioneer Cambridge Quantum with U.S. hardware powerhouse Honeywell Quantum Solutions and expects to go public within a year. → Read More

Digital Bounty Hunters Want To Help Businesses Track Down Hidden AI Biases That Can Prevent People Getting Jobs And Loans

A move by New York’s city council to insist on AI audits for recruitment software could spark greater interest in using ethical hackers to find evidence of discrimination in algorithms. → Read More

NASA’s CIO Wants To Fire Up Quantum Computers And Break Down Data Silos At The Agency

Speaking at this week's Forbes CIO Next virtual summit, Jeffrey Seaton said he’s also focused on defending NASA’s systems and personnel against rapidly escalating cyber threats. → Read More

These Three Letter Tech Acronyms Are Likely Behind Today’s Mega Outage At Facebook

DNS and BGP are geek-speak for crucial networking tech that keep websites ticking over—until there’s a problem → Read More

Ford Just Hired A New Chief Digital And Information Officer From Retailer Lowe’s

The company is hoping that Mike Amend can help kick its digital transformation efforts into overdrive. → Read More

The U.S. Just Launched A ‘Digital Corps’ To Attract More Young People Into Government Tech

The fellowship scheme is being created at a time when CIOs at federal agencies face a worrying tech skills gap as their workforces age. → Read More

A New Wave Of Ransomware Has Been Sparked By A Cyberattack On Tech Provider Kaseya

One cybersecurity firm says it thinks the Russia-based REvil hacking group that's been responsible for other high-profile ransomware attacks is behind the latest outbreak. → Read More

Microsoft-Owned GitHub Is Trying To Read Software Developers’ Minds With AI

The business’s new product, GitHub Copilot, uses algorithms to learn engineers’ approach to building software and recommend code for them to use. → Read More

CIO Spotlight: Equinix’s Milind Wagle Is Using AI To Tune Up Its Internet ‘Engine Room’

The $72 billion market cap company’s tech leader is training algorithms to better predict usage of its 220-plus data centers, which are a core pillar of the Web’s infrastructure. → Read More

ZoomInfo, One Of 2020’s Biggest Tech IPO Stars, Just Appointed Its First CIO

Chetna Mahajan joins as the cloud data company plans to expand internationally and to look for more M&A opportunities. → Read More

Software Saviors: Forbes CIO Next List Highlights Tech Leaders Preparing Businesses For A Post-Pandemic Recovery

Economies are still in a fragile state, but CIOs are already using cloud computing, artificial intelligence and other tech to ready businesses for a rebound. → Read More

CIO Next 2021: 50 Innovative Technology Leaders Transforming Business For A Radically Different World

This new annual list highlights top tech executives who are redefining the role and driving game-changing innovation. → Read More

Supreme Court Backs Google In $9 Billion Software Battle With Oracle

The ruling by the top U.S. court ends a decade-long legal contest between the tech titans over Google's use of Java code in its Android operating system. → Read More