Intel announces technology team restructuring amid 7nm woes

Jaime E. Love

Intel on Monday announced a series of key organizational changes to its technology unit, which will include the departure of the group’s engineering head.

The change, which sees Intel’s technology group split into five distinct teams, comes several days after the chipmaker said that its 7nm processors would — once again — be delayed by six months.

As part of the restructuring, Intel’s Technology Systems, Architecture and Client Group’s (TSCG) chief engineering officer, Murthy Renduchintala, will depart the firm in early August.

The new organization breaks up the Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group into five entities: Technology Development; Manufacturing and Operations; Design Engineering; Architecture Software and Graphics; and Supply Chain. Leaders for these groups will now report directly to CEO Bob Swan. With the sweeping changes, Intel said it hopes to “improve focus and accountability in process technology execution.”

According to one Intel insider, reported issues with

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Governor Cuomo Announces Progress of Technology SWAT Partnership in Assisting New Yorkers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Jaime E. Love

“The collaboration between tech industry leaders and our dedicated public employees helped New York meet the technical and operational demands of the response to the pandemic while also saving millions in taxpayer dollars,” Governor Cuomo said. “Their assistance during these challenging times had a positive impact on millions of New Yorkers, and the continued support and services will be critical as we battle a public health emergency and build back our economy even stronger than before.”

The New York State COVID-19 Tech ‘SWAT’ Team, in coordination with state-led internal technical teams, developed 40 projects during the COVID-19 public health crisis that resulted in nearly 50 million interactions between the public and state government and an estimated cost savings of approximately $14 million, according to the progress report issued by the state’s Office of Information Technology Services.

In March, at Governor Cuomo’s direction, ITS solicited volunteers to help develop technological

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