The Cloud Strategy Cookbook

CEB IT

Theoretically, business leaders know it’s important to have strategies in place to align stakeholders, decision making and activities with future organizational goals, but many still struggle when it comes to actually crafting those strategies. Services Strategy. Exit Strategy.

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. Adaptive strategy in business helps them accomplish this and mitigate risk.

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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.

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.

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Creating a new strategy for today’s software supply chain security

CTOvision

Develop a Security Strategy for Cyber-Physical Systems

CEB IT

Start by documenting your organization’s business strategy, identifying the technology drivers and environmental trends that are unique to your enterprise, and mapping them to a broad view of cyber-physical risk.

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.

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.

How CIOs Can Ensure a Seat at the Strategy Table

CEB IT

Monika Sinha , Vice President Analyst, Gartner, says information and technology are considered too late in the strategy process in many enterprises. Once your ambition is clear, appropriately position IT at the heart of your business strategy. “IT The traditional “wait and respond” approach to enterprise strategy — the business strategy is finalized, the CIO reviews the strategy for IT’s contribution and an IT strategy is developed in response — is no longer viable.

Using OODA Loop Content To Inform Your Strategy

CTOvision

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 […].

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.

Anduril hires Pentagon vet Zachary Mears as head of strategy

CTOvision

Anduril Industries has brought in Zachary Mears, a former senior Pentagon staffer, as head of strategy, the company is expected to announce Tuesday.

Building a Post-Pandemic Cloud Strategy

Information Week

Here's what every chief information officer needs to know to create an effective cloud strategy

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.

AI’s Impact on Data Protection Strategies

CTOvision

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.

SunSpear Games blends MOBA and real-time strategy in Immortal

Venture Beast

SunSpear Games is creating Immortal, a new PC game that blends the real-time strategy and MOBA genres. Read More.

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.

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.

How AI is Becoming Essential to Cyber-Strategy

CTOvision

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

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

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!

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

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.”.

7 tips for scaling your AI strategy

CTOvision

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.

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.

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. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Challenges to Consider While Implementing Big Data Strategy in Manufacturing

CTOvision

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 […].

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.

Worldwide Country AI Strategies and Competitiveness 2020

CTOvision

The race for competitive advantage in artificial intelligence (AI) is not just the domain of companies and organizations.

Anatomy of an enterprise-scale AI strategy

CTOvision

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.

A Proven Guide to Recruiting Passive Candidates

It's a simple, frustrating truth that you can't predict everything when it comes to recruiting for businesses. At some point in your role as a recruiter - perhaps more frequently than not - you'll need to fill a position quickly and you'll look for active recruitment strategies to do it. However, it's not efficient or cost-effective to be in the active recruitment mode all the time. It's important to also invest in building a passive candidate pipeline. Download the guide for tips that can help you build a recruitment strategy that attracts both active and passive candidates for the best possible mix.

Why machine learning strategies fail

Venture Beast

Most companies are still trying to figure out how to make AI work. A recent survey looks at some of the barriers to machine learning. Read More.

Cybercriminals Have Shifted Their Attack Strategies. Are You Prepared?

CTOvision

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 […].

Automation Strategies Are Shaping Up

Information Week

A combination of older and newer technologies is making a difference in IT workload management. Here are six areas of IT automation that are delivering results today

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

CTOvision

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.

Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

This eBook takes a look at three headache-free strategies you can employ today to accelerate selling the right way. Read on to learn how to adopt specific workflows and approaches that append your existing processes to deliver value to your prospects and internal counterparts.

Even The Best Cybersecurity Strategy Is Only Good Once

CTOvision

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

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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How to Use Citizen Data Scientists to Maximize Your D&A Strategy

CEB IT

Business extension projects are the go-to opportunities for citizen data scientists to exhibit immediate value-add to their organizations’ D&A strategy. The post How to Use Citizen Data Scientists to Maximize Your D&A Strategy appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

What's your organization's cybersecurity strategy?

Tech Republic Security

Take this quick, multiple choice survey and tell us about your company's cybersecurity strategies for the upcoming year

Are You Ready For Predictive Analytics?

Speaker: Anita Lauper Wood, Product Strategist

Successful implementation of predictive analytics can feel unpredictable. There are risks that need to be consciously addressed, and successful implementation requires the right strategy. Join Anita Lauper Wood, Product Strategist, for a valuable session for product and technology leaders.