For regulated industries (which isn’t in the age of GDPR?), blind trust will never be enough and being able to demonstrate a sufficient degree of due-diligence on key vendors will always be essential to defend against any liability in case of a data breach.
Security products consolidation and integration become key factors, as the “when-not-if” paradigm around cyber attacks takes centre-stage with senior executives and their focus shifts away from risk and compliance, towards execution and delivery.
Spectacular recent developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are feeding many fantasies in the world of cybersecurity. Almost everything can be heard on the topic, from the looming obsolescence of even the best defence solutions to an open war between AIs developed by various tech powers – including states. It often feels very complicated for executives to prepare themselves for what’s ahead.
Since the start of the industrial revolution, the ways of working that are commonplace are entrenched in our education system and workplace. The optimisation of specialist silos, as part of a total system of manufacturing has generated significant economic benefit through immense productivity gains.
Sometimes, perception is reality. Consider your Enterprise Architecture (EA) team – respected for their technical savvy, the EA team makes sure IT systems run smoothly so the business can rapidly implement new strategies.
EA teams play a critical role in achieving alignment between technology and the business. Yet, too often, there is an awareness gap that keeps the EA team from their full potential.
According to a recent IDG survey, EA teams evaluate emerging trends from a technology standpoint, not a business perspective. The good news is four out of five IT decision-makers believe their EA team is completely capable of delivering valuable technical subject matter expertise and strategic thinking.
Technology Portfolio Management (TPM) has traditionally focused on reducing the cost and risk of IT through technology standardization and governing...