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CTO Sessions: Mark Cusack, Yellowbrick Data

What makes an effective tech strategy? “One that is completely in tune with the product and business goals. So much of the success of a product is due to timing and how effective your go-to-market strategy is.”

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C-suite career advice: René Seifert, The DataFlow Group

What was the worst piece of business advice that you received? “Follow your passion.”

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Network automation – where do you begin?

How the Network as a Service model can help with network automation.

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CIO Spotlight: Sameer Khera, NortonLifeLock

Does the conventional CIO role include responsibilities it should not hold? “The traditional role of a CIO was to manage internal IT. The role has evolved, and the CIO is now a critical business leader who has a seat at the highest...

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Tech budgets continue to rise: Digital Leadership survey

Harvey Nash's annual survey goes digital, finds budgets and demand are on the increase as CIOs and CTOs worry about access to skills, mental health, but diversity remains poor.

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Secret CSO: Brian Grayek, Cosant Cyber Security

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “I LOVE contributing to National Security or helping a great cause. I was fortunate enough to know some things that I was invited to teach to the FBI at Quantico in 2005.”

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CTO Sessions: Andreas Gabriel, Beyond by BearingPoint

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “The technology that is still driving a lot of our technology strategy is cloud computing. It’s been out there for a while… but it is constantly evolving.”

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C-suite career advice: Jamie Milroy, DASH Rides

What was the most valuable piece of career advice that you received? “Talk to the person not the job title... the more human you can make that interaction, the more likely you are to achieve the outcome you want and be remembered for...

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CIO Spotlight: Ed Turner, Asendia UK

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? “I don’t believe in hand-holding and micro-managing. I want to cultivate a culture of self-starters who can get their job done without excessive supervision, and come up with...

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Southeast Asia’s digital economy goes from strength to strength

Southeast Asia’s digital economy is facing unprecedented levels of growth. And the new home-centric digital trends show no signs of slowing down.

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Data will grow sustainable agriculture

Sustainability requires new data-driven thinking by the entire food and farming supply chain.

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Secret CSO: Jonathan Fischbein, Check Point Software Technologies

What's the best career advice you ever received? “I would say the best that I learned was not about technology. It’s about working with people you trust.”

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CTO Sessions: Chris Kwong, Delta Controls Inc.

How do you align your technology use to meet business goals? “The focus is always on advancing our technologies that remove or improve workflow, operational efficiencies, operational reliability and performance…”

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What the Nutanix folks did next

Dheeraj Pandey and Manoj Agarwal left Nutanix last year and now they’re trying to revolutionise software development

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C-suite career advice: Mark Vanni, Trūata

What advice would you give to someone starting their career in IT/tech? “Your career is a continuous learning process, so get comfortable with being uncomfortable.”

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Hyperautomation: a necessity for modern organisations

The way enterprises work has undergone a paradigm shift; automation has assumed more importance than ever, recently augmented by the pandemic. According to research by the IBM Institute for Business Value, the pandemic has advanced...

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CIO Spotlight: Monica Caldas, Liberty Mutual

What's the best career advice you ever received? “Don’t be anyone else, be adaptable, but be yourself and be authentic.”

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Why the robot revolution isn’t the only game in town

Entrepreneur Anthony Finbow discusses how advances in knowledge and innovation related to the microbiome is helping drive the new economy, with the microbe as the new unit of currency.

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Secret CSO: Heather Hinton, RingCentral

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Make your experience as broad as you possibly can and work really hard not to silo yourself.”

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CTO Sessions: Niki Trigoni, Navenio

Are there any technologies which you think are overhyped? “Most technologies have been through their hype phase before expectations are calibrated to meet reality. Artificial intelligence has been a typical example…”

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