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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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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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Status Reports: Separating Information from News

I am sure you have heard about the old news where it was proclaimed that dog-bites-man is not news, but man-bites-dog is news. While the news can be a source of entertainment, especially when some man bites a dog, such incidents are anecdotal at best—a statistic with a sample size of one. We should also consider that tabulated instances of dog-bites-man and related details can be statistically analyzed for correlations like breed, time of year, …

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Crucial Role of a Business Analyst in Project Management

The role of a business analyst is to evaluate and research the activities required for a project to cover expected business gaps and inefficiencies in the delivery of a required solution. The business analysts extend support to the project process by bringing desired solutions to the unfortunate issues. They act as an expert who extends advice to project manager while guiding the project teams and stakeholders. In this article at PM Times, Nimil Parikh narrates …

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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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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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How Case Studies Can Assist Project Managers in Engaging Stakeholders

Often people define business as a gamble that is hard to play and tough to win. However, an experienced player can amend the rules and make a way to feat. To teach the same, management schools use case studies as a tool to address the complexities of real business world. Case studies help in building analytical skills to evaluate, resolve and find an alternative for similar problems. With stakeholders taking far more interest in project …

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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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6 Budgeting Strategies for Your Digital Transformation

IT budgets reflect how business owners perceive technology—a field that can transform the current business or just a framework that requires maintenance. It conveys whether the leaders want their IT department to try out new technologies along with regular work. In this article at CIO, Mary K. Pratt discusses the six IT budgeting strategies ideal for digital transformation. Linking Budget to Innovation An organization’s budget provides insight into the areas where leaders see benefits and …

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How Project Manager Can Align Delivery with Strategy

The rage for project management and mature project handling took a sharp leap in the last two decades. The credit for this development goes to various project management institutes and associations across the globe. Still, while handling a complex project, often project managers fail to address team responsibilities and deliver quality project within tight budget and time. In this article at Strategy Execution, globally renowned project leadership coach, Susanne Madsen, brings forth the various aspects …

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