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CIO Spotlight: Rick Lindberg, ASTM International

What roles or skills are you finding (or anticipate to be) the most difficult to fill? “The biggest challenge for us is finding people with domain experience…”


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1E’s new CEO battles giants to gain in experience

Mark Banfield, chief exec of 1E, is taking the experience management fight to massive rivals.


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Secret CSO: Paul Baird, Qualys

What's the best career advice you ever received? “A previous manager once shared the advice with me that “if you’re not happy, leave”, which is incredibly simple but also quite powerful to remind people of their ability to change a...


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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM): Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the security information and event management (SIEM) market.


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CTO Sessions: Brian Mathews, Bright Machines

What is the biggest issue that you’re helping customers with at the moment? “Resiliency. People in the cloud computing world are used to everything failing and everyone builds resiliency in from the start.”


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Crack, lack & slack: Three fragilities in the cloud pipeline

The rise of cloud-native DevOps functions along with the popularisation of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) does not necessarily make a perfect cloud, the flow is strengthening… but...


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C-suite career advice: Barry Mainz, Malwarebytes

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “… continuing to evolve and learn is also a critical skill to have when aiming for a c-level position. You’re never too seasoned to continue to build your breadth and...


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Gartner: How can CIOs use technology to create and accelerate sustainability strategies?

Manufacturing organizations are under pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in response to climate change concerns and stakeholder pressure while also managing other material sustainability issues. Bettina Tratz-Ryan, VP Analyst...


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CIO Spotlight: Sheila Carpenter, Zix

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? “I think the key to cultivating a good culture in an organisation involves leading with empathy, communicating transparently and ensuring employees feel accepted, respected,...


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The four cornerstones of IT automation growth

The widespread development of software ‘bot’ platforms is changing the way people work as machines now take on the mundane, repeatable, definable tasks inside work processes in every industry vertical. Automation platform company...


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CIOs, keep a fashion eye on Eastern Europe

As Benetton races back to European garment manufacturing, the tech sector in East Europe will be given a turbo boost.


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Secret CSO: Jaya Baloo, Avast

What is the best current trend in cybersecurity? “It is positive to see the cybersecurity industry making waves in supply chain security… the recent high-profile supply chain attacks have caused the industry to wake up and smell the...


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Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI): Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the hyperconverged infrastructure market.


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CTO Sessions: Lars Rossen, Micro Focus

What makes an effective tech strategy? “Decomposable: It should be possible to understand at a very high abstraction level by non techies, and then be able to decompose in steps down to the individual products and modules.”


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Will China’s single stack IPv6 plans give it an unassailable tech lead?

China’s authorities are pushing to speed up nationwide IPv6 rollout and have a single-stack network running by 2023. At the moment, it is the only country advocating for a single-stack IPv6 network. Could this be a much-needed...