Developing a Cloud Security Strategy

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As organizations refine their cloud strategy, so do threat actors. Leveraging cloud platforms for use as malicious infrastructure is often a favorite ploy of sophisticated threat actors, enabling them to […].

Using OODA Loop Content To Inform Your Strategy

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Here is an overview of some recent OODAloop.com content that can help you optimize your competitive strategies: Considerations On What the Capital Storming May Mean For Your Strategy The 6 […].

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COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Strategy Initiatives

CEB IT

Before the pandemic, most organizations moved their digital strategies forward at a steady pace. Why is digital strategy acceleration important now? Boards of directors position the CIO as a partner in digital strategy. The post COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Strategy Initiatives appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

The Art of the One Page Strategy

CEB IT

As the CIO becomes more involved shaping the future of an enterprise, it is time to become more involved in the strategy. “If Read more: How CIOs Can Ensure a Seat at the Strategy Table. Begin the strategy. Creating a strategy begins with an understanding of the Value Disciplines model created by Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema, authors of the “ Discipline of Market Leaders.” Look at the strategy through stakeholders’ eyes. Next, commit your strategy to paper.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Lead Through Volatility With Adaptive Strategy

CEB IT

As businesses reset strategy post-COVID-19 , many face a harsh reality: Their traditional methods for crafting strategy aren’t effective in today’s rapidly changing and increasingly uncertain world. Enterprise strategy often takes too long to create, is slow to respond to change and relies on leaders being able to make safe assumptions about the future. The practices outlined below aren't intended to replace the enterprise’s existing strategy approach.

6 Steps for Planning a Cloud Strategy

CEB IT

Many organizations are now focused on cloud-first strategies as they turn their attention to advancing the use of cloud services across the business. If you have not developed a cloud-first strategy yet, you are likely falling behind your competitors. Gartner recommends that organizations continue to mature their cloud-first strategies — where the cloud is primary, prioritized and promoted. Develop a cloud-first and multicloud strategy.

3 Ways to Keep Managers Aligned With Corporate Strategy

CEB IT

Recent Gartner polls of strategy leaders reveal that slow strategy execution is a top challenge for 2019, but keeping everyone on the same page in today’s large and complex organizations is a distinct obstacle. . 70% of chief strategists express little confidence in their ability to close the gap between strategy and execution. As companies pursue more ambitious and transformational strategies , closing this gap is becoming paramount.

Should AI Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy?

Information Week

Digital transformation strategies are common, but many enterprises lack an AI strategy. Where does it fit? Not everyone agrees

How AI is Becoming Essential to Cyber-Strategy

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Read Raef Meeuwisse explain why artificial intelligence is becoming a vital component of cyber strategy on Infosec Magazine: Most security departments will acknowledge that their resources are already spread too […].

Digital Transformation Strategies Are Failing. Here's Why.

Information Week

Every company's digital transformation plans got sidetracked by COVID-19, but there are additional reasons why their strategies are not full steam ahead

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

Time to Rethink Your Enterprise Software Strategy?

Information Week

While it may be counterintuitive to make sweeping changes to enterprise software strategies amid a pandemic, the payoff could be substantial in the long run

Creating A Successful Pricing Strategy As An IoT Business

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Read Nathan Shinn explain how you can implement a successful pricing strategy for the Internet of Things business on Forbes : The appeal of the internet of things (IoT) remains strong for businesses. And while a great business idea is an essential initial component of your IoT strategy, an equally creative pricing and monetization strategy […].

Key Strategies for Cost Optimization in Application Design and Development

CEB IT

The post Key Strategies for Cost Optimization in Application Design and Development appeared first on Smarter With Gartner. There’s never been a time when application leaders haven’t been under pressure to reduce costs and optimize spending.

3 Digital Transformation Strategies in SMB

Social, Agile and Transformation

Digital transformation requires leaders to reconsider their business models in the face of market disruptions, changing customer needs, new technology capabilities, greater security threats, and new opportunities to empower a digital workforce.

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Keep Business Strategy Current as Conditions Change

CEB IT

Digital business moves so quickly that CIOs often find their tried-and-true methods of creating and updating strategy no longer applies. Organizations may find that their strategy is out-of-date as soon as it is published,” says Ian Cox , Senior Director Analyst, Gartner, “and they may delay creating or refreshing a strategy as they cannot afford — or justify — the time and resources required for such a large, one-off exercise.”.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

CIOs: Ask 3 Questions Before Updating Strategy Post-Pandemic

CEB IT

As organizations move beyond the immediate response to COVID-19 and reset business strategy , CIOs have to decide how best to contribute. Here are three questions to ask to begin the post-pandemic strategy conversation. Leading CIOs acknowledge that an organization’s business model and strategy itself could be a threat to building its resilience. Work with partners outside of IT to determine what impact proposed strategy changes might have on the rest of the organization.

Future-Proof Your Application Strategy

CEB IT

The post Future-Proof Your Application Strategy appeared first on Smarter With Gartner. A leading retail bank in India recently revamped its consumer application. Within three days, bank customers downloaded the app 100 million times. Unfortunately, the users began reporting errors in stock account details whenever they restarted the app. In the end, the bank lost customers to a competitor that provided a more seamless user experience on its mobile application.

Wickr launches Federal Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance on the company’s federal strategy

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Wickr announced the launch of its Federal Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance on the company’s federal strategy to connect end-users with secure collaboration for mission-critical needs.

Cybercriminals Have Shifted Their Attack Strategies. Are You Prepared?

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Read John Maddison explain why the best defense against the changing cyber threat strategies is good information on Security Week: Recent threat research shows that during the first six months […].

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

AI’s Impact on Data Protection Strategies

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Read Adrian Moir take a look at how artificial intelligence impacts data protection strategies of businesses on Information Week : AI and machine learning are nothing new. From Siri, to self-driving cars, to biometric authentication, the development of AI and ML have been critical to enabling many technological advancements. However, while making life easier and […].

7 tips for scaling your AI strategy

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Read Clint Boulton list 7 tips for companies to scale up their AI strategy on CIO : Pilot projects of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies proliferated in 2018, as many enterprises tested machine learning (ML) algorithms and an array of automation tools to cement relationships with customers, improve network operations or augment their cybersecurity postures.

Why Organizations Choose a Multicloud Strategy

CEB IT

In organizations like this, the decision to use a multicloud strategy is clear. Most organizations adopt a multicloud strategy out of a desire to avoid vendor lock-in or to take advantage of best-of-breed solutions,” he says. “We Read more: 5 Questions to Answer When Building a Cloud Strategy. The post Why Organizations Choose a <span style="color: #000080;">Multicloud</span> Strategy appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

Frost Giant Studios raises $4.7 million for real-time strategy game revival

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million to build its first real-time strategy game. Frost Giant Studios, a new game studio formed by ex-Blizzard Entertainment veterans, has raised $4.7 Read More.

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?

Anatomy of an enterprise-scale AI strategy

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Read Maria Korolov takes a look at how organizations can develop a holistic AI strategy honed for business results on CIO : When it comes to AI, companies typically test the waters proof of concepts or small-scale use cases, taking advantage of vendor offerings, such as new features in their existing SaaS platforms.

Even The Best Cybersecurity Strategy Is Only Good Once

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No matter what the size of your business you should have a cybersecurity strategy. Yes that means if you run a part time business out of your home you need a cybersecurity strategy. And of course that also goes for every other business of every other size small to big. There are plenty of lessons […]. CTO News The Boardroom

Pinterest: How AR elevates our data strategy

Venture Beast

Pinterest senior VP Jeremy King talked with VentureBeat about changes the company's data strategy have made possible. Read More. AR/VR Cloud Enterprise AR data e-commerce enterprise Open source Pinterest Q&A shopping

Data protection strategies for your home office

Tech Republic Cloud

Don't risk losing your personal or business data--employ a multi-level data protection and IT redundancy strategy

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Challenges to Consider While Implementing Big Data Strategy in Manufacturing

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We have seen multiple waves of the industrial revolution in the last 200 years. With the current fourth industrial revolution, all things are getting connected to the internet including machinery […].

7 on-the-ground big data strategies for 2021

Tech Republic Data Center

Don't forget the routine tasks that make big data work for your company

Your Security Strategy Should Scale and Evolve Alongside Your Business

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Read Joseph Steinberg list some cybersecurity best practices infosec pros can integrate into their security strategy as their organizations develop on Security Intelligence : Cybersecurity is important to businesses of all sizes, and many of the information security issues that mom-and-pop shops face also challenge larger enterprises. However, the finer details of security strategy and […].

Worldwide Country AI Strategies and Competitiveness 2020

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The race for competitive advantage in artificial intelligence (AI) is not just the domain of companies and organizations. Countries vie with each other for dominance in the space of AI, seeking competitive advantages for their industrial ecosystem, military and defense, academic institutions, and areas of private and public sector enterprise. Countries that can take advantage […].

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Intel Security shifts channel strategy

Computer Weekly

Intel Security adjusts its channel strategy in response to a market shift towards services-based security

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Main Street Cybersecurity: 10 Cost Effective Strategies for confronting Ransomware

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As we usher in the new year of 2018, we are confronted with an ever-expanding network-borne threat landscape especially from ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software which is used by malicious actors to encrypt systems or data. When the ransom is paid the key is in some cases provided to unlock the data. […].

What the New U.S. Intelligence Strategy Says About Cyber Threats

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The United States intelligence strategy for 2019 has been released, covering seven specific themes. Here’s how the United States Intelligence Community will deal with cyber threats: “Despite growing awareness of cyber threats and improving cyber defenses, nearly all information, communication networks, and systems will be at risk for years to come. Our adversaries are becoming […]. Cyber Security News

Technology GMs: Adjust Your Product Strategies and Vision for COVID-19

CEB IT

Technology general managers (GMs) must reset their product vision, strategy and plans to account for this new reality. Here are the ways that technology GMs can adjust their product visions and strategies in response to COVID-19. Before taking any steps to alter product strategies, tech GMs must respond to current COVID-19 impacts by raising the bar on empathy. COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of society, business and relationships.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.