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CIO Spotlight: Kristie Grinnell, DXC Technology

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “I would say ‘Just do it and always be curious.’ The best way to prove you’re the right one for the role, is to just do it.”

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Secret CSO: Paul Lewis, Nominet Cyber

What is the best current trend in cybersecurity? “Currently, the best trend is getting back to basics. Cyber hygiene is really important…”

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Deduplication Software: Which solution is best?

PeerSpot users review the highest rated solutions in the deduplication software market.

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CTO Sessions: Junaid Saiyed, Alation

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “Low code… the most disruptive technologies have been the ones where they have democratised access to technologies that were previously only accessible to a few.”

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C-suite career advice: Chonchol Gupta, Rebirth Analytics

What would put you off a candidate? “People who can’t leave their ego at the door don’t listen, they don’t learn, and they don’t see others’ points of view.”

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CIO Spotlight: Mike Beattie, Securitas Technology

Does the CIO role have additional responsibilities it does not currently include? “Being only a technical expert is no longer enough if you don’t have the business acumen and strategic business thinking to contribute to the executive...

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Secret CSO: Rob Hughes, RSA

What metrics or KPIs do you use to measure security effectiveness? “There’s no one metric that’s going to tell the full security story.”

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Data Visualisation: Which solution is best?

PeerSpot users review the highest rated solutions in the data visualisation market.

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CTO Sessions: George Glass, TM Forum

What predictions do you have for the role of the CTO in the future? “In telecoms, the role of the CTO is changing significantly as organisations are looking for software engineering skills to develop differentiated services…”

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C-suite career advice: Frank Laura, EngageSmart

How important are specific certifications? “To me, it’s more about internal motivation and the ability to produce results, not how many certificates you’ve earned.”

Headshot of Devin Blewitt, CIO at ITonlinelearning

CIO Spotlight: Devin Blewitt, ITonlinelearning

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “Aspiring IT leaders need to understand that success in the field comes from taking a holistic view of technology and its impact on daily operations.”

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Secret CSO: Chris Reffkin, Fortra

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Trust yourself, but do not hesitate to seek advice or acknowledge you don’t have an answer.”

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Data Integration Tools: Which solution is best?

PeerSpot users review the highest rated solutions in the data integration tools market

Headshot of David Tomalin, Group CTO at CityFibre

CTO Sessions: David Tomalin, CityFibre

How do you align your technology use to meet business goals? “It’s about getting the conversation going with teams to really understand the business goals and ask the questions; is it a tactical solution or a long term one?”

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C-suite career advice: Christina Kosmowski, LogicMonitor

What was the worst piece of business advice that you received? “‘Don’t be nice!’ This poor advice comes from people who mistake kindness for weakness.”