Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a significant impact on companies and their business models over the next five years

"85 percent of CEOs surveyed in PwC's 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey are convinced of this. But with only 33 percent having dipped their toe into AI for 'limited uses', and fewer than one in ten using it on a wide scale, the range of applications has been limited so far.

However, this is soon set to change. Despite the use of AI being a distant dream for many businesses, the current maturity of intelligent technologies and the expectations of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in particular - to support innovations - have fundamentally changed business demands..."

Whether your ERP system is on premises or in the cloud, it's still vulnerable -- and you need to take the right measures to secure it. Here's advice on how to do just that

"Your ERP is a treasure chest filled with valuable data -- and hackers may be planning a cyberattack right now. That's why your IT and infosec teams need to understand ERP security issues and best practices.

An ERP system is likely to contain both the company's intellectual property and employee and customer personally identifiable information, and it's critical to keep this data safe. But it's not easy..."

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