Gone are the days when an IT department alone was able to protect a company’s systems. Given the enormous risk, fending off cyber criminals must be of central concern to all employees, from the receptionist to the CEO. But that brings its own risks, which can be curtailed by emerging technologies.
Data today is as valuable as money. While investors seek to protect their portfolio from currency fluctuations, IT leaders must aim for the highest possible data quality and security. Treating it like cash under a mattress is not an option. New technology will help to build up trust in cloud solutions.
Data may be invisible, but its effect on your business when something goes wrong is all too tangible. As the team that feels most accountable managing data, IT can teach us a great deal about the power of information and how to approach it more ethically.
Whether it is speeding up your next rental car order or supporting scientists recreating the Big Bang that started our cosmos – Autonomous solutions can be a game changer at any company or institution tackling the on-going need for innovation.
Innovative ideas have no actual value: it’s only by acting on them that they earn value. And effective action is only possible with the right tools for the job. Thankfully, in a digital business world, the IT department can hand us a fully-equipped toolbox.
Automation is definitely in fashion. IT leaders are wise to the opportunity to save time and resource, but need to deal with the variety of automation projects, how to showcase their value to the rest of the business but also, fully reap the benefits of this latest technology for their own department.
Blockchain, the cloud-based distributed ledger, is one of the hottest emerging business technologies and has clearly become one of the latest buzzwords. But how do you know whether you are ready to deploy it for your company?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) can and will underpin many of the upcoming changes affecting organizations as a whole, but especially IT departments. AI is being hailed as the cornerstone of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with the potential to completely overhaul the way we live and work.