IT - CxO
Amy Webb highlights over 300 tech trends in annual report (378+ Pages)
VentureBeat, March 9th, 2019
"The Future Today Institute today unveiled the twelfth annual Tech Trends Report, which highlights 315 trends, up from 225 last year. The report highlights top trends in areas like energy, robotics, AI, transportation, data, privacy, and security.

Future Today Institute director and New York University Stern School of Business professor Amy Webb will release the report and detail highlights in a presentation today at SXSW in Austin, Texas..."

5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In March
The Enterprisers Project, March 4th, 2019
"Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders...

Each month, through our partnership with Harvard Business Review, we refresh our business library for CIOs with five new HBR articles we believe CIOs and IT leaders will value highly. These curated pieces are available now through the end of March.

  • How to motivate yourself when you're just not feeling work
  • What to do if your career is stalled and you don't know why
  • How to combine data models to make better decisions
  • Are you a micromanager - or an under-manager?
  • How to avoid superficial data analyses

Read on for details.

Five Tech Trends You Don't Want To Miss
ITProPortal, March 5th, 2019
"Consider which investments could take your company to a new level this year...

Digital innovation advances every year, making it tough to keep up with the latest developments. Technology continues to change the business world, but change doesn't happen overnight. When the options at hand are meticulously researched, selected, and utilised to the highest capacity to meet specific operational needs, companies will stay ahead in their industry, while others ignoring the ongoing digital revolution will fall behind..."

    Video: Jeremy Wong, Skylab.World (CEO Money - Episode 19 - 12m)
    CEOMONEY, March 6th, 2019
    "Who is Jeremy Wong? He's a successful Vancouver based global entrepreneur that has owned, operated or invested in more than 10 companies over the past 10 years. His experience has spanned over multiple industries including automotive, apparel, restaurant, supplement, event production and entertainment industries to name a few.

    He's also got a hand in, a tribe-building company built around a service unlike any other. What is Skylab? How does it work? And what does Jeremy have to do with it? Tune in to today's brand new episode of CEO Money with Michael Yorba to find out!..."

    Video: Digital Transformation At Siemens USA: CEO Interview Barbara Humpton (CxOTalk #330 - 45m)
    CXOTALK, March 6th, 2019
    "How does a company with $24 billion of revenue adapt, transform, and change? The CEO of Siemens USA shares her experience with the digital transformation of this very large organization.

    Barbara Humpton is CEO of Siemens USA, where she guides the company's strategy and engagement in serving the company's largest market in the world, with more than 50,000 employees and over $23 billion in revenues and $5 billion in annual exports..."

    The First 100 Days Of The New CISO: Expectations vs. Reality
    Business 2 Community, March 4th, 2019
    "A painfully recurrent complaint among Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) is the disconnect between what they were promised during the recruitment process, and the actual situation they find upon starting the job.

    Indeed, it is quite common to hear freshly-hired CISOs blame their less-than-smooth transition into the role on 'broken promises' (some explicit and some simply assumed) such as inadequate resources or insufficient attention dedicated to cybersecurity by key stakeholders..."

    Meet The Chief Transformation Officer: 8 Key Tasks For This New Role
    The Enterprisers Project, March 7th, 2019
    "Some companies are creating a new C-suite role - Chief Transformation Officer. The mandate: Drive change and growth...

    In recent months, the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT) observed a flurry of appointments for a new senior leadership position: the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO)..."

    Challenges That Cause CISOs To Fail
    Forbes, March 8th, 2019
    "Having spent the last 12 years as a CISO in multiple roles, I sometimes think I have seen everything that could stop my security program from being successful. Then along comes yet another squirrel to prove me wrong. I could use a more colorful adjective, but I think we all can grasp the picture of a squirrel that is annoying and distracts you with its constant chatter and antics. Cybersecurity as a profession is unique because when you think about it, the CISO and their team are protecting a business from itself. Of course, you also have the fact that companies don't like to admit they need protection..."
    Why Do Big Corporates Lag Behind When It Comes To Innovation?
    ITProPortal, March 8th, 2019
    "Why is it that smaller companies, with often much more limited resources, are typically at the forefront of innovation?...

    Every successful business is constantly striving to innovate. Companies large and small are always on the lookout for ways that they can gain a competitive edge over their competitors, with many naturally turning to technology in this pursuit. The rise of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) means that there's now a growing number of tools at the disposal of organisations who are on a mission to transform their respective industries..."

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