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CTO Sessions: Adam Spearing, Salesforce

Are there any technologies which you think are overhyped? "I think that the term “Digital Transformation” is somewhat overhyped. If you’re just focusing on doing what you do better, you’re not transforming."


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C-suite career advice: Andrey Shklyarov, DataArt

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a C-level position? “Broaden your mind. Look into the areas of business and life that are not directly tied to what you do.”


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Netherlands grows AI ambitions

Famed for its bulbs and windmills, Europe’s gateway nation aims to be the port for AI expansion.


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CIO Spotlight: Prasad Ramakrishnan, Freshworks

What roles or skills are you finding (or anticipate to be) the most difficult to fill? “… the role of the business analyst or IT product manager as it is being referred to nowadays, is very critical.”


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What not to automate

Every element of IT appears to be ripe for automation. But given this automated, autonomous and autonomic truism, at what point do we draw a line around these new robotic controls and efficiencies? In other words, how far do we push...


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News roundup: EU clamps down on cryptocurrency transfers, tech organisations back Biden’s $1tn infrastructure investment plan, Apple delays office reopening, and more

A round-up of this week’s technology news, including a new EU law to clamp down on cryptocurrency transfers, tech organisations back Biden’s $1tn infrastructure investment plan, Apple’s decision to delay the reopening of its offices,...


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What’s at the top of the CTO’s to-do list?

CTOs have a key role; when tech goes down then businesses stop, full stop. So – what key items are on the agenda for the office of the CTO?


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Secret CSO: Dana Simberkoff, AvePoint, Inc.

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Building and maintaining a strong network of peers within the security industry is vital… constant communication with industry peers and mentors also lets you learn from their...


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Privileged Access Management (PAM): Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the Privileged Access Management (PAM) market.


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CTO Sessions: Frances Sneddon, Simul8

Are there any technologies which you think are overhyped? "While I think AI and machine learning are great technologies, I do feel they are often seen as the answer to everything, which they are not!"


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Much-travelled GBG CIO takes on a new identity

Mark Mamone has a long CV and now spreads himself across product development, security and internal systems at UK identity verification giant GBG.


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C-suite career advice: Dob Todorov, HeleCloud

Did you always want to work in IT? "I was 9 when I started developing my first programmes in Applesoft Basic on a community centre Apple II. I was hooked pretty much from day one..."


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Low-code for logistics, coordinating a systematic advantage

What aspects of the way logistics firms use technology makes this sector different – and, crucially, what accelerators can low-code templates and shortcuts bring to the way next-generation logistics software is developed?


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CIO Spotlight: Erik Bailey, Anaqua

What are the CEO's top priorities for you in the coming year? “We are aggressively growing in 2021, both in terms of internal headcount as well as our client roster… this growth requires constant re-evaluation and optimisation of our...


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EMEA CEO: Tableau set to benefit from board's data focus

Two years into its life as part of Salesforce, Tableau is expanding across Europe.