2020 is shaping up to be a truly generation-defining year across the spectrum - from politics, to sport, to science and beyond
Samuel Medley writes in Business 2 Community
"I mean, we've got the U.S presidential elections, the Tokyo Olympics, NASA's Mars rover mission, and even the completion of the world's tallest building - a cavalcade of truly colossal events crammed into 12 months. What's more, the trends shaping the corporate innovation landscape in 2020 are set to be just as earth-shaking.
Last year, we wrote a blog exploring the corporate innovation trends that would shape 2019. These have come to pass in resounding ways - particularly the increase in companies investing in biomimetics and ramping up efforts to reduce plastic pollution. Because of this, we wanted to write a follow up to help you prepare for new seismic shifts looming on the horizon. If you're keen to get an edge on some of the major innovation management challenges and opportunities the next decade will present, you've come to the right place!..."
Lost revenue (49%) and reputational damage (52%) are among the biggest concerns as businesses transform into software businesses and move to the cloud, according to Dynatrace
"As CIOs struggle to prevent these concerns from becoming reality, IT teams now spend 33% of their time dealing with digital performance problems, costing businesses an average of $3.3 million annually, compared to $2.5 million in 2018; an increase of 34%. To combat this, 88% of CIOs say AI will be critical to IT's ability to master increasing complexity..." - HelpNet Security
As security incidents are more prevalent these days, we are seeing organizations that aren't sufficiently prepared because their incident response plan was outdated or non-existent
"As a CIO or senior technology leader for your organization, it is important that you are the champion for ensuring the company's security posture is solid," opines Brian E. Thomas
"You may have a CISO at your organization, depending on the size of the company and your CISO may be very much on top of this. However, it is key that your incident response plan is solid, tested, trained and socialized with all those that would be involved when your plan is activated..."
In order to find out how CISOs perceive the state of their profession, Optiv Security interviewed 200 CISOs or senior security personnel with equivalent responsibilities in both the US and the UK
"Survey respondents indicated a fundamental change in how senior executives and board members perceive cybersecurity. Perhaps most surprising was the fact that 58% said experiencing a data breach makes them more attractive to potential employers. This stands in stark contrast to years past when a data breach was often a fireable offense for CISOs.
Other notable results related to this topic include:..." - HelpNet Security
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