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Gartner Survey Reveals That CEO Priorities Are Shifting to Embrace Digital Business

Growth tops the list of CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner, Inc. However, the survey found that as simple, implemental growth becomes harder to achieve, CEOs are concentrating on changing and upgrading the structure of their companies, including a deeper understanding of digital business.

Gartner Accepting Nominations for 2018 Gartner Eye on Innovation Awards

Gartner, Inc. is accepting nominations for the fourth annual Gartner Eye on Innovation Awards for financial services. Nominations will be accepted through July 31 via an online entry form. Entry is open to any financial services end-user institution (not technology vendors or technology services companies) that has implemented an innovation using digital technology capabilities, products or services within the financial services industry in the relevant award categories during the past

Gartner Advises Business and IT Leaders to Influence the Long-Term Direction of Artificial Intelligence

Digital business is disrupting organisations with its requirements for artificial intelligence (AI). Results from Gartner, Inc.'s 2017 global survey of more than 3,000 CIOs shows that a wide range of companies have begun AI initiatives. Twenty-five percent of organisations have deployed AI or are making short-term plans for its deployment. This is up from 10 per cent in 2015.

My latest Gartner research: Vendor Rating: Dell

After transitioning to a private company, Dell has broadened and deepened its efforts in a number of integrated technology, solution and service areas. Positive Dell transitioned to a private company in 2013. One intention of that move was to release the company from quarterly results pressure that are typical of publicly held companies to make required changes to maintain and increase its competitive capabilities, as well as increase …

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[ISN] Financial sector cloud adoption on the rise despite security concerns

http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240241763/Financial-sector-cloud-adoption-on-the-rise-despite-security-concerns By Caroline Donnelly ComputerWeekly.com 05 March 2015 The financial sector is slowly coming round to the idea of entrusting its apps and data to the cloud, but security remains a major stumbling block for many. That’s one of the key findings from the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA’s) latest research into how cloud is being used in the financial sector, which revealed more firms are using off-premise services but on a largely ad-hoc basis. The CipherCloud-sponsored report was compiled by CSA’s recently formed Financial Services Working Group (FSWG) and garnered responses from 102 participants – including banks, credit unions and insurance companies – across 20 countries. Out of those questioned, 61% of organisations said they’re in the throes of hammering out their cloud strategy, with between 39% and 47% looking to use a mix of in-house IT, private, public or hybrid off-premise environments. None of the participating organisations said they plan on adopting a public cloud-only strategy. […]


[ISN] Anthem Breach Evidence Points to China, Security Researchers Say

http://www.eweek.com/security/anthem-breach-evidence-points-to-china-security-researchers-say.html By Robert Lemos eWEEK.com 2015-02-28 A new open-source intelligence analysis of the breach of health insurer Anthem has reinforced theories that the data theft leads back to a Chinese espionage program, security firm ThreatConnect stated on Feb. 27. In the report, which is based on public sources or “open-source” intelligence, security researchers at ThreatConnect and other companies found technical evidence that linked the malware reportedly used in the Anthem attack to a Chinese espionage group and a professor at Southeast University, which works with a government contractor, Beijing Topsec Technology Co. A variety of evidence—including email addresses, domains registered for the command-and-control servers and the certificate used to sign the malware—led back to the trio of actors, Rich Barger, chief intelligence officer for ThreatConnect, told eWEEK. “All of this evidence, from the technical aspect, pointed back to China in numerous ways despite the actors’ best efforts to shroud their origins,” Barger said. “They made an effort to hide, but they messed up.” […]