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Embedded finance: Connecting the dots

As financial products integrate into user journeys, what are the implications for the various stakeholders?

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C-suite career advice: Mehdi Daoudi, Catchpoint

What advice would you give to someone starting their career in IT/tech? “Learn data science. Learn algorithms. Learn how to use IT and data science to answer business questions as soon as possible. You’ll definitely go places.”

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It's time for IT leaders to act on sustainability

Coeus Consulting's Director, Ben Barry, warns that sustainability approaches must be broadened and prioritised to achieve optimal targets.

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CIO Spotlight: Antonio Vázquez, Bizagi

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? “Good culture is a complex term and actually cultivating it is an even more complex task… companies are in the process of redefining employee retention and engagement,...

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Couchbase CTO: IT change is a transformative business asset

Couchbase - a company known for its open source, distributed multi-model NoSQL document-oriented database software package optimised for interactive applications - shares its views on the transformative forces driving enterprises to...

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Secret CSO: Howard Taylor, Radware

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “Maintaining balance! … The CISO must evaluate objectives and define ways to bring harmony to the chaos.”

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CTO Sessions: Jason Hart, Trustonic

What type of CTO are you? “I am very much driven by the technology and enjoy the conceptualising and strategising on how to release its potential along with disrupting and creating new markets.”

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C-suite career advice: Kelly Ahuja, Versa Networks

What are your career ambitions, and have you reached them yet? “My ambition has always been to be in a fast-paced industry, to help solve problems and bring solutions to tie to those problems.”

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Could crypto succeed cash as a day-to-day medium of exchange?

The rapid rise of cryptocurrencies over the past decade has been remarkable. However, fluctuations in worth often make cryptocurrency an unreliable investment, and its value is unpredictable. What exactly are the uncertainties...

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CIO Spotlight: Naveen Zutshi, Databricks

What's the best career advice you ever received? “Take a lot more risks. I was originally very conservative when it came to risk-taking, but every time I have taken what I perceived to be a risk at the time, it has turned out to be a...

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Secret CSO: Steve Dotson, Acoustic

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Understand the actual business you are protecting and become an expert on your products and services.”

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CTO Sessions: Victor Palau, Ebury

What predictions do you have for the role of the CTO in the future? “I would love to see the CTO and VPE role separation disappearing. The industry must wake up to the fact that people, culture, and organisation shape software – not...

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Europe plans for a digital economic recovery

Will €11 billion create a digital renaissance in Europe? Its leaders think so.

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C-Suite career advice: Oz Alashe, CybSafe

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “I believe that the best C-levels – especially CEOs – understand people well.”

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CIO Spotlight: Chris Howard, Slingshot

Discuss the importance of and challenges with training up high-performing staff. “Training up in tech has some special issues… The biggest challenge with filling higher-up roles is that there’s always going to be a people management...

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Pure Storage CEO on a mission to modernise data experiences

Charles Giancarlo is ploughing cash into R&D to virtualise and containerise storage and related infrastructure.

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CIOs need to become geopolitically savvy

Ukrainian invasion is shifting the global economic landscape, which is likely to impact CIOs and CTOs.

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Secret CSO: Tracy Reinhold, Everbridge

What is the worst current trend in cybersecurity? "The worst trend is denial, when people refuse to accept that there is a real threat."

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