Three steps for security and risk leaders to lead from an offensive position

How Security Leaders Can Increase Their Executive Impact. To respond to an ever-changing threat landscape and increase impact among executive leadership, security and risk leaders should take a three-step approach to shift from a defensive to an offensive leadership position, according to Gartner, Inc. “This is a time of extraordinarily…

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Top predictions for IT organisations and users in 2022

Lessons learned from ongoing disruption and uncertainty. Gartner’s top predictions explore three aspects of the lessons that business and IT leaders have learned during ongoing disruption and uncertainty – the push toward human centricity, the race to resilience and the ability to reach beyond expectations. “The lesson of the pandemic has been…

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CIOs to enterprises: Embrace business composability in 2022

Thrive through disruption in 2022 and beyond. Business composability is the mindset, technologies, and set of operating capabilities that enable organizations to innovate and adapt quickly to changing business needs. It is built on applying the key principle of modularity to business assets to achieve the scale and pace required of…

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Three key focus areas for CIOs to drive value

Reaching beyond the constraints of current thinking. CIOs and IT executives should focus on three key areas – leading from anywhere, nurturing connections and reaching beyond. According to analyst firm Gartner, as organizations continue to emerge from the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic, CIOs and IT executives will need to…

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Finance leaders plan to assess digital currencies for business in 2022

Sentiment towards digital currencies appears to be improving among finance leaders. A September 2021 survey of 251 CFOs and other finance leaders revealed that 47% intend to assess digital currencies for business in 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. A February poll centered on bitcoin adoption showed 84% of finance leaders said they…

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Government organisations’ workforce still wary of AI

Departments embrace AI, but workers still wary. Government organizations around the world are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to help them achieve their public purpose or mission, but government employees are still concerned about the technology’s impact, according to Gartner, Inc. Thirty-six percent of government respondents in the 2021 Gartner CIO survey indicated…

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Business technologists produce capabilities for users beyond their own department

Primarily responsible for building analytics capabilities. Half of business technologists produce capabilities for users beyond their own department and/or enterprise, according to a new survey from Gartner, Inc. They are primarily responsible for building analytics capabilities (36 per cent), but are also involved in building digital commerce platforms, artificial intelligence…

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In-demand shared services skills for finance

Several locations have a strong supply of the most sought-after shared services skills. Accounting experience is the most commonly sought-after competency for finance shared services, according to Gartner, Inc. A Gartner TalentNeuron™ analysis of job postings in the finance and accounting function between July 2020 and July 2021 revealed the…

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