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CIO Spotlight: Antoine Boatwright, Go Instore

Looking back with 20:20 hindsight, what would you have done differently? “Not much. Failure is part of the learning process.”


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VR, AR and the future of virtual meetings

How will virtual and augmented reality technologies change the way that meetings are conducted in a socially distanced world?


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News roundup: more Senate heat for Facebook/Twitter, Huawei sells Honor, and VMware breaks into blockchain

A roundup of this week’s tech news, including more US Senate grilling for big tech, a blockchain venture for VMware, and the verdict on Apple’s M1 chips.


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Gartner: Six tips to make better use of Microsoft Teams

Gartner has identified six practices that application leaders can employ to help employees make better use of Microsoft Teams.


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Secret CSO: Philip Swain, Extreme Networks

What's the best career advice you ever received? “Don’t be afraid of making a mistake. The key is to learn from it.”


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Bot symbiotics, APA’s analytical relationship with RPA

While RPA bots work to shoulder orchestration and deliver the front-line operational requirements needed for automation, APA analytics bots deliver the lower-level data science functions that both tiers need to make smart software...


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CTO Sessions: Ravi Mayuram, Couchbase

What is the biggest issue that you’re helping customers with at the moment? “We are helping our customers understand how best to harness their data and how best to build new applications…”


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5G in the Middle East

Among the first globally to introduce 5G, how is the GCC's rollout going? How did they got there first and what economic benefits will this bring to the region?


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C-suite career advice: Carl D’Halluin, Datadobi

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “From the very start of your career, think as if you’re the entrepreneur, as if it’s your money…”


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VR in the enterprise

Predictions suggest 80% of businesses will invest in VR or AR in the next year, but what are the enterprise use cases? And how do you embark on an enterprise VR project?


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CIO Spotlight: Jason Ross, GetBusy

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? “This is a special place to work and we have a strong culture of ‘better together’.”


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Has tech-led remote care reached a tipping point?

The pandemic has accelerated tech delivered remote healthcare. CIOs and tech leaders believe new opportunities will benefit patients and providers.


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News roundup: Twitter v Trump continues, Apple goes in-house for Mac chips, and the EU charges Amazon

A roundup of this week’s tech news, including Trump’s continued Twitter beef, a brand new Arm-powered series of Macs, and Tesla’s foray into tequila.


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Building resilience: your fortune-teller in the Cloud

In the age of AI and ML, companies have entered a new paradigm of forecasting and modelling. Then the pandemic hit and the data that had fuelled these models became outdated and insufficient. How then, can businesses make informed...


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Secret CSO: Ellen Benaim, Templafy

What metrics or KPIs do you use to measure security effectiveness? “Vulnerability and incident management metrics, along with genuine security awareness indicators, are key to an effective security program.”