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Successful digital transformation initiatives must be accompanied by culture changes, says Gartner. That means CIOs responsible for digital initiatives will need to play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers

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Artificial intelligence deployments are rapidly accelerating around the world and organisations in APAC are particularly enamoured with the technology, according to new research from Gartner. But AI applications remain relatively basic and a considerable talent shortage exists. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The percentage of organisations implementing artificial

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Government chief information officers will focus their technology investments on data analytics and cybersecurity, according to a new Gartner survey. Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda Survey said this increased focus on data reflects CIOs’ acknowledgment that artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics will be the top “game-changing” technologies for government in

The rise of new digital competitors and business models has ushered in tremendous change for the CIO role. Once viewed as obstructionists, research shows they are increasingly taking on more strategic roles within their organisation as digital transformations progress. Now new research shows that almost nine out of 10 CIOs

Australian cyber security programs are dangerously centralised as security leaders struggle to collaborate with their c-suite peers, according to research from Accenture. Nearly half of CISOs surveyed acknowledge that their responsibilities for securing the organisation are growing faster than their ability to address security issues, according to the report. The

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CIOs risk becoming irrelevant if they don’t start to think differently and align themselves with the strategic direction of the company, according to Hitachi Vantara’s IT chief. Renée McKaskle, CIO of Hitachi Vantara, used her keynote presentation at the company’s annual conference last week to argue that “it’s time for

Shadow IT is a “concerning” practice for the University of Technology Sydney but solving the problem starts with the IT department, according to the school’s deputy CIO.   Speaking at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit in Sydney this week, the deputy CIO explained that often the IT department’s

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With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture argues c-suite and IT decision makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security

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Imagine a juggler with 20 balls in the air, balanced on one leg, and beset on all sides by unreasonable people, each of whom desperately wants to add just one more ball to the mix. And the juggler has only two words in their vocabulary when asked to explain if

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On top of external threats many IT leaders are also battling the growing risk from security breaches from inside their own company. Independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half found almost nine in 10 (87 per cent) Australian CIOs have experienced an internal IT security breach in the past