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How CIOs Should Convey Cyber-Risks to the Board

Half of IT and security executives risk losing their jobs if they fail to provide useful, actionable information to their company's board, according to a recent study. The report, "How Boards of Directors Really Feel About Cyber Security Reports," also reveals a... Read More »

How to Approach Digital Global Expansion

To compete in the global marketplace—where digital is the medium of choice—all companies need to invest heavily in designing their digital strategy. These tips will help.

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How ‘Digital Winners’ Become Market Leaders

In an era when IT transformations distinguish market leaders, only 16% of today's companies can be described as "digital winners," according to a recent survey from SAP. The resulting "Leaders 2020" report defines digital winners as organizations that embrace digital... Read More »

How to Win Over Digital Customers

While the majority of companies are out-performing their competitors in delivering a digital customer experience, very few are exceeding customer expectations, according to a June 2016 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Accenture Interactive. The study, titled "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 »

How Businesses Benefit From Self-Service Analytics

CIOs and their tech teams could better support line-of-business units by enabling what's called "self-service" data analytics, according to a recent survey from Alteryx and Harvard Business Review. The accompanying report, titled "Read More »

How to Prepare for Cyber-War

If you cannot see an attack, how are you expected to stop it? If you were a detective in the physical world, would you rather investigate a burglary using random photographs of what might have occurred, or by using surveillance video of the actual event? "You've heard the phrase ‘antivirus is dead,' right? That's because antivirus often relies on outdated signatures to stop attacks. AV... Read More »

Is Your IT Team Reactive or Strategic?

What's the difference between strategic companies and the rest of the pack? For starters, the former grows revenue at a much faster rate than the latter, according to a recent survey from Kaseya. The resulting "IT Operations Benchmark Survey 2016" report distinguishes organizations into a... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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