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What Are The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2020?
Business 2 Community, February 19th, 2020
Business Intelligence (BI) and data analytics software vendors need to keep themselves updated on the latest strategic technology trends to create more effective and useful BI solutions

"Similarly, business users should also be aware of the newest technology disruptions so they can make better use of their installed business intelligence solutions. We help them in this article by detailing the vital technology trends that are expected to rule the roost in 2020," writes Chanakya Kyatham in Business 2 Community. "They include artificial intelligence (AI) security, blockchain, hyper-automation, and others.

Improved AI security

Growing technologies like hyper-automation present transformational avenues for businesses. However, they also produce security concerns by presenting new points for potential attacks. Security experts need to tackle these challenges by learning about the impact of AI on security..."

Understanding what it can and can't do for your business is critical to getting the most out of a cyber insurance policy

J.M. Porup writes in CSO, "You leave kerosene-soaked rags all around your house. You chain smoke. One day, while relaxing in front of an episode of CSI:Cyber, your hand slips and a lit cigarette sets your sofa on fire. Your house burns down. The insurance company pays out your fire insurance..."

10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs
Dark Reading, February 20th, 2020
CEOs today are prepared with better questions than 'Are we secure,' and chief information security officers had better be ready to answer.

"CISOs are now getting plenty of face time with executive management," writes Joan Goodchild in Dark Reading. "In fact, a study from ISC2 finds 43% of CISOs report to the CEO and 14% report to the board directly. And those dynamics are expected to shift even more. According to Gartner, 100% of CISOs at large enterprises are on pace to report to their boards on cybersecurity and technology risk at least annually..."

The 12 CIO Skills Every Company Wants
CIO, February 20th, 2020
How one executive recruiter assesses the talent market

"At the risk of letting you all guess how old I actually am (somewhere between 27 and 108), I will tell you that I have been advising CIOs on their careers for more than 20 years and recruiting them into their roles for 15," writes Martha Heller in CIO.

"With all of that CIO executive search experience, along with two decades of writing for and CIO magazine (remember print?), I must have interviewed thousands of CIOs. Along the way, I have learned to differentiate the operational CIOs from the strategic, the project managers from the team leaders, and the isolationists from the collaborators. I have learned to ask the right questions to elicit what I really want to know and then turn around to Heller Search clients and advise them on which CIO to hire..."

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