Closing the Gap Between Data and Value

Creating value from data is easier said than done, but bringing aboard a chief data officer can improve how data is managed and, ultimately, monetized.

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Sending the Right Message on Risk Management

Without one person in an organization responsible for managing third-party risk, companies face a serious barrier to achieving effective third-party risk management, according to a new study. The study, "Tone at the Top and Third-Party Risk," was conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Shared Assessments, a member-driven, industry-standard body specializing in third-party risk... Read More »

When False Positives Waste Tech Team’s Time

C-level executives are "completely in the dark" about cyber-attacks against their companies, yet IT professionals revealed their organizations have been victims of advanced attacks during the past 12 months. Many security pros do not believe their company has the necessary intelligence to convince the C-suite about the threats their company faces. They also are misled by false positives. The... Read More »

How CIOs Wield Influence in the C-Suite

The influence of CIOs and other IT leadership execs is growing within the majority of midmarket companies, according to a recent survey from Deloitte. The accompanying report, titled "Read More »

What Digital CIOs Need to Succeed

What's the difference between "yesterday's CIO" and the modern-day digital one? Digital CIOs maintain a higher profile in the corporate board room, where board members have raised their expectations of IT performance and the delivery of new, business-benefiting innovation, according to a recent survey from BT. The resulting "Read More »

How a Tech Background Hones Business Sense

At the end of the day, it's about information, automation and execution, whether plugging away in a data center or setting strategy and reaching goals in the C-suite.

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The Rise of the Creative CIO

A clear majority of global CIOs said their influence within their organization is rising, according to a recent survey from Harvey Nash and KPMG. The resulting report, titled “The Creative CIO,” indicates that most CIOs now serve as members of the executive committee, for example. Many CIOs are also working with company... Read More »

Financial Firm Aligns Analytics With Customers

Greenwich Associates’ Global CIO reveals how the financial advisory firm has expanded its offerings to include subscription-based analytical products and services.

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Why IT Needs to Step Up as a Business Partner

While most C-level executives believe that IT should serve as a collaborative partner to the business, only a minority said this is actually happening, according to a recent survey from McKinsey & Company. The article, titled "Partnering to Shape the Future—IT's New Imperative," reveals that the IT department is perceived as a consultant to the business instead of assisting with a... Read More »

Why CISOs Are Left Out of Digital Transformations

Although security is often seen as a barrier to digital transformation and is either excluded or included too late, security teams can help organizations adopt new technologies, according to a new study. If engaged early in the project, security teams can contribute to the project's positive impact on revenue, employee productivity and customer service. For the online survey, "Dell Digital... Read More »

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