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How to Benefit from The Technology Wave?

The deluge of emerging technologies existing in the financial services domain makes it a difficult choice for companies to choose from. Considering the high value of investment firms need to make, they always prefer to choose technologies that could deliver real-time business benefits. Therefore, to be on top of the game, it is essential that you make the right technology choice. In this article at Forrester.com, Oliwia Berdak shares some major findings from the 2018 …

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How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks?

In this digital age, cyber thefts are a reason to worry for most of the organizations. The increasing use of new emerging technologies like IoT and blockchain have made the existing security networks more vulnerable to cybercrime. A recent report by CIO 100 reflects that about 50 percent of organizations faced security breaches in 2017 and 82 percent of firms are likely to increase their spend on the cybersecurity front. In this article at CIO …

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3 Tips to Bring Revenue Focus to IT Successfully

A recent Harvey Nash survey reveals that 64 percent of CIOs were asked by CEOs to lead IT in making money rather than saving it. To make this possible, an organization must reevaluate itself in terms of corporate culture, infrastructure, employment, etc. Abbie Lundberg asked 15 CIOs about revenue strategies. Out of these CIOs, Lundberg had a panel discussion with 3 IT leaders at Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs. In this article at the Enterprisers …

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5 Steps to Prevent GDPR Data Risks

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is already a hit in terms of new events or change. Data leaders are aware of this term by now as they are the ones that get to deal with it sooner or later. After the establishment of the Code of Fair Information Practices in 1973, GDPR is being claimed to be making the biggest impact on privacy regulation. In this article at CIO, Rohan Light discusses the SLAs you …

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The Lack of Knowledge About GDPR and Data Privacy

The majority of IT professionals must have read about GDPR and its enforcement plans in the recent new updates. But how many of them are truly aware of its specifics and the preparatory measures that they must implement in their organizations? In this article at IT Business Edge, Sue Marquette Poremba divulges the issues such as lack of knowledge and awareness that revolve around this directive and its implementation. What is GDPR? General Data Protection …

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How Modern BI Platforms Enable Self-Empowerment?

With the ever-increasing digitization, self-empowerment has become the norm of the day. People are more inclined to generate business-specific insights on their own with the help of leading analytics and intelligence tools. A recent survey of Gartner suggests that the next step in this direction is augmented analytics. In this article at Information Week, Jessica Davis talks about the role that business intelligence platforms play in delivering self-driven insights.  The Much-Needed Change Most of the …

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DevOps Wants You to Change Your Leadership Style

As per Marianne Calder, vice president at Puppet, DevOps is a culture that drives continuous learning, experimentation, and helps in challenging the established ways. A recent survey by DBmaestro reveals that 50% of IT professionals use DevOps in 20% of their projects while 33% are already practicing the concept for half of their projects. For continuous delivery of services, 54% report they have applied it in the application delivery. However, only 36% report to have …

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Why CIOs Need a Bold HR for Digital Transformation

Companies are struggling with the influx of new technologies and CIOs know how disruptive those are. However, digital transformation is the norm of the market. You either get on board with others or become obsolete. A key factor has helped successful CIOs not only to stay afloat in this volatile environment but also to make major headlines in the industry—a strong HR. Dan Roberts and his co-author talk about how CIOs can utilize HR partners …

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Driving Digital Supply Chains with IoT: A Vision for Honeywell

With digitization expanding to every sphere of human life, supply chain networks are not far behind. In this race, two major technologies are trying to leverage their strengths for establishing digital supply chain networks. First among them is ERP application providers that consider digital supply chains to be an extended part of their own franchise. Next comes the Internet of Things (IoT) that is willing to experiment with disruptive ways to create digital supply chains. …

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Deriving the Worth of IoT Connectivity

The growth rate of the Internet of Things (IoT) is unprecedented with about 127 new device connections every second. With this expansion rate, IoT is likely to contribute a 15% rise in the connectivity expenses incurred by companies by 2022. To this end, even the connectivity providers are shifting their focus to new technologies such as low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs). In this article at McKinsey & Company, Kim Baroudy and co-authors share some major impacts …

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