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CTO Sessions: Ledion Bitincka, Cribl

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “One area that I am really excited about is the emerging adoption of ARM processors in public clouds and data centres.”

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C-suite career advice: Jeff Abbott, Ivanti

Which would you recommend: A coding bootcamp or a computer science degree? “There isn’t one path that everyone should take, but you should look at what you want your career to look like… There are skills you learn through all types...

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CIO Spotlight: Jan Manning, Forescout

What's the best career advice you ever received? “The best career advice I have ever received was to love what you do! When you love what you do, it shows in the quality of your work.”

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Governing factors in data sovereignty on the road ahead

Now is a timely moment to delve into the digital dilemmas thrown up by data sovereignty, and look into some of the current projects, protocols and processes now impacting the way we work in order that we can accommodate for...

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Building the role of Chief Focus Officer

Whilst employees are unanimous in loving the additional flexibility of hybrid working, they would also likely admit to having to combat new distractions that sap productivity – whether that’s blocking out the sound of kids when...

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Secret CSO: Jim Tiller, Nash Squared

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “It’s my job to translate a complex and diverse set of information into balanced business and cyber terms.”

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CTO Sessions: Aaron Harris, Sage

Do you have any trouble matching product/service strategy with tech strategy? “I think the bigger challenge is knowing when to insist on absolute adherence to the strategy and when to allow exceptions.”

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CyAN network aims to smash cybersec silos

Group provides a meeting space to talk security from all angles, not just tech

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C-suite career advice: William Cowell de Gruchy, Infogrid

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “The main thing is unrelenting self belief; if you believe you will make it happen, it is far, far more likely to happen.”

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CIO Spotlight: Carter Busse, Workato

What roles or skills are you finding (or anticipate to be) the most difficult to fill? “The roles that I’m finding the most difficult to fill are data roles (including data leaders) and business analysts. Data is such an integral part...

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Squaring up to a circular IT strategy

With today’s emphasis on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) weighing heavy on the minds of C-suite IT directors everywhere, the need to embrace the principles of the circular economy is front of mind in enterprises...

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Secret CSO: Rohit Parchuri, Yext

What is the worst current trend in cybersecurity? “In my opinion, the worst is the vendors trying to do everything without a sole focus on a specific domain.”

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CTO Sessions: Chris Royles, Cloudera

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “The electrification of transport, combined with initiatives for carbon capture, excite me.”

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Should enterprises put the metaverse on ice or is it an opportunity to grow?

The metaverse has been the recent beneficiary of Zuckerberg’s PR push but as Gartner suggests in its recent hype-cycle for emerging technologies, the metaverse is more than 10 years away from being really useful. At a time when...

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C-suite career advice: Jim Richberg, Fortinet

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “Be strategic! Identify problems and bring solutions… Be a problem solver, i.e., Here is a problem and here are three things we could do to address it.”

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CIO Spotlight: Michel André, Banking Circle

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “Above all you should be curious and willing to learn.”

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Informatica CEO plots data-centric return

Amit Walia has taken Informatica public again, but the company is different this time around

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Reflecting on a record summer and new tools

Our CIO watcher brushes up on geometry and learns what it means to deliver change and working in new ways

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