information technology

Retail
Target Building Cyber Security Training Program

Target is kicking off a three-year collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering, propelled by a $250,000 Target donation. The goal is to build course curriculum and offer hands-on information security experiences, student scholarships, fellowships and grants, and opportunities for students to network with the retailer’s cyber security experts.

Retail
Office Depot To Acquire CompuCom Systems

Office Depot has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CompuCom Systems, as the retailer aims to pivot from being a traditional office products retailer to a broader business services and technology products platform.

Retail
McNamara: Target Seizing Digital Leadership

Target has turned around its digital operations by streamlining the company’s e-commerce infrastructure, said Mike McNamara, the company’s evp/chief information and digital officer, at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York, saving hundreds of millions of dollars while increasing effectiveness.

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