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The Shift from IT to Citizen Development

In the past, the role of IT was purely focused on the effective and efficient use of machines. But, this attitude is dying with time. A recent survey by Salesforce.com describes the current state where IT has a new vision that talks about business innovation and project pace. In this article at ZDNet.com, Vala Afshar tells us why the traditional role of IT has disappeared, and a new development approach is emerging. The Catch Despite …

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How Can Your Business Benefit from the Lean Process?

Competitive advantage has taken a new meaning in businesses today. Most of the business leaders try to focus more on the outcome rather than the approach. They believe in adding a ‘wow’ factor to their products to win over customers without considering the approach necessary to achieve that. This might result in a big-time failure. In this article at the Tech Republic, Alison DeNisco Rayome explains the insights shared by Chris Howard, CIO of Slingshot …

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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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Should A CIO Brag About His Feat?

As the saying goes – “With great power, comes great responsibilities”. Likewise, the job of a CIO is a tough one. Right from decision-making, project selection to technology shifts, a CIO’s job portfolio is a mix of mission-critical functions that determine the success of his business ventures. But, should a CIO really brag about his endeavors and achievements? In this article at The Accidental Successful CIO, Dr. Jim Anderson shares the different aspects of bragging …

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A CIO’s Guide to Vanguard’s Success Story

In this digital age, customer experience has become the key differentiating factor for any business. People expect quick, responsive and hassle-free services. Thus, to beat the stiff competition, organizations must leverage the cutting-edge technologies to their advantage. In this article at The Enterprises Project, John T. Marcante, CIO and MD of Vanguard’s Information Technology Division shares his own success story of empowering people with technology at every level of business. How Did We Do It? …

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