No one debates that modern technology is a key enabler of business in today’s world, and business leaders are constantly challenged by the need to weigh the risks and opportunities it can offer. All too often, however, IT-related expenses end up going through the roof in a time when just an hour of unscheduled downtime can translate into thousands of dollars in lost revenue.
When you can confidently answer ‘yes,’ you’ve taken the first step toward increasing the returns from your technology investments
The adage isn’t “If it ain’t broke, fix it,” is it? Before you skip ahead to picking and choosing which IT services you want and how they’re managed, pinpoint precisely where your technology is falling behind.
With numerous high-profile data breaches making headlines, 2018 was a terrible year for the cybersecurity world, and things are about to get a whole lot worse. Always going for the path of least resistance and exploiting larger attack surfaces than ever before, hackers are finding new and innovative ways to steal confidential data.
Today, digital information is the most sought-after commodity in the world. As such, hackers have made a full-time living trying to get their hands on it, while businesses fight a constant battle to keep their data under lock and key. It’s the crucial need to protect sensitive business data that necessitated the rise of the chief information officer (CIO) — one of the highest paid leadership positions in modern organizations.