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2022 Sep 18
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7 Ways To Create A More IT-Savvy C-Suite
CIO, September 6th, 2022

Business is business and IT is IT and never the twain shall meet. At least that's the way it too often seems when a CIO attempts to show business management how a technology initiative can lead to tangible benefits.

Helping enterprise business leaders, C-suite colleagues, and boards understand the value inherent in complex new technologies is a challenge most CIOs face from time to time. Instead of focusing on the tech, IT leaders must clearly articulate the business value generated by technology solutions, says Jagjeet Gill, a principal with business advisory firm Deloitte Consulting.
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2022 Sep 18
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CIO Shannon Gath On Building IT Value From Day One
CIO, September 7th, 2022

For IT leaders stepping into a new CIO role, laying the groundwork for IT success can be difficult. Shannon Gath, CIO of $3.7B high-tech solutions provider Teradyne, has a playbook for addressing this challenge, and it starts with listening.

'I do a deep dive with my business partners to learn how IT can help them solve their business problems and accelerate them on their journey,' she says. 'But once I have that understanding, I need to take action fast to show that we are committed to their, and our, success.'
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2022 Sep 18
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CISO Interview Series: The Thinking Of A CISO At The Front End Of The Cyber Threat Landscape.
tripwire, September 6th, 2022

Aman is the Head of Cyber Security with Jimdo, a website building platform that helps small businesses start, grow, and ultimately thrive online. Aman is also the Cyber Security Group Chairman for ISITC Europe CIC, a non-profit industry body and a catalyst for collaborative innovation within the capital markets. If ever there was someone at the front end of the cyber threat, it is Aman.
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2022 Sep 18
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7 CISO Succession Planning Best Practices
SearchSecurity, September 7th, 2022

With the frequency and severity of security incidents continuing to escalate across all areas of business, the need for a great chief information security officer is universal among enterprises. But the enormous pressure of this role, combined with overwhelming demand for qualified candidates, creates a high probability a CISO will either burn out or leave for a more lucrative opportunity at another organization sooner rather than later. With this in mind, it is essential companies plan for their existing CISOs' inevitable departures.
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2022 Sep 18
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Environmental, Social, And Governance (ESG) Strategy: 3 Ways CIOs Can Play A Pivotal Role
The Enterprisers Project, September 8th, 2022

According to a recent Accenture report, investing in sustainable technology brings numerous benefits:

  • 48 percent of companies experienced an increase in revenue
  • 49 percent saw a significant improvement in talent recruitment and business innovation
  • 53 percent said they have used these changes to meet their ESG targets

For these and other reasons, business leaders are increasingly encouraging CIOs to invest in technology that both ensures productivity and minimizes environmental impact. Failure to do this will result in more than just disgruntled executives - 57 percent of global tech leaders believe managing climate-related risks will be a key factor in keeping their jobs.
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2022 Sep 18
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Understanding IT Governance And Why It Often Fails
Architecture & Governance Magazine, September 8th, 2022

What does this mean in the federal arena? Fundamentally, governance is about establishing policy. It's about implementing structure around how the agencies align their IT strategy with their business strategy, to ensure that they stay on track to achieve their strategic goals, and implement effective ways to measure the agencies' IT performance. Chief information officers (CIOs), IT federal managers, and project managers have the responsibility to implement mandates and internal policies to ensure that all stakeholders' interests are taken into account and that they provide measurable results.
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2022 Sep 18
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The Basics Of ESG And Sustainable Technology
WWT, September 4th, 2022

The acronym "ESG" stands for environmental, social and governance. And in today's socially conscious global economy, the term has become a popular way for boardrooms, consumers, employees, partners, policy makers, investors and other stakeholders to gauge an organization's overall well-being, risk management abilities, resiliency, performance and long-term value trajectory.

There's no better time to learn about ESG, especially as the decisions made by today's governments, industries and businesses have the potential to directly shape the future of our society and planet.
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