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  • HMG Tech News Digest March 8

    Trending News on Facebook's Shift in Privacy Strategy, Huawei Aiming for AI Dominance, T-Mobile Stepping Up the Fight Against Robocalls, and Spielberg Fighting Against Streaming Video

  • Securing Your Workload Mesh

    Andrew Carnegie once said this: 'The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.' While this quip from the industrialist might have been useful folksy advice for Grandma and Grandpa, it is terrible guidance for the modern computing and application system designer. A much better mental image in computer science today involves distribution – and the correct unit for scattered computation is the workload.

  • Embracing Agile Innovation to Move the Business Forward

    CIOs who are intent on delivering new waves of value to the enterprise often arrive at a common discovery – they realize they need to disrupt how the IT organization delivers support and services to the business in order to make it much easier for the company to consume those services and to deliver them more efficiently.

  • CIO Executive Leadership Summit Newsletter and Blog Legendary Lessons from Andreessen: What Really Matters to a Startup is Market Fit

    My good friend Jed Yueh is the Founder and Chairman of Delphix, the amazing software company that connects, secures, virtualizes and manages data. Jed participated in the HMG Strategy CIO & CISO Executive Leadership Alliance (CELA) meeting in Menlo Park last week, and during our discussion on startup management, he spoke about legendary VC and serial innovator Marc Andreessen.

  • HMG Tech News Digest March 1

    Trending news on DARQ becoming the next generation technology stack, China being on track to dominate 5G, and AI's impact on employment.

  • HMG Tech News Digest February 22

    Trending News on Samsung's New Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus, Apple's 'Marzipan' Aiming to Make Life Easier for Developers, and an Israeli Nonprofit Sending Lander to the Moon

  • Security Conference Boothonomics

    With the RSA Conference at T-minus two weeks, I wanted to share some heartfelt advice with those of you now doing vendor booth planning. My advice comes from many years of standing on either side (seller and buyer) of that little porto-table with its stacks of data sheets and bowls of Hershey kisses. My hope is that this advice will help you to maximize the ROI for your little slice of exhibitor heaven in Booth 7002 of the South Expo.

  • What it Takes to Become Boardroom-Ready: Advice from Board-Level Tech Execs

    As corporate boards of directors continue to recognize the role that technology plays in shaping organizational strategy – from creating customized customer experiences to helping the company to differentiate its products and services in the market – board members are increasingly looking to bring technology executives into the mix.

  • The New CIO Mandate

    Without question, it’s one of the most exciting times to be a CIO today. Given the pace of technology change that’s occurring in the consumer space, coupled with the impact that modern technologies such as Machine Learning and Blockchain are having on our global workflows, there are tremendous opportunities for IT to enable our companies to thrive.

  • HMG Tech News Digest February 15

    Trending News on Apple's Potential New Streaming Video Service, Smart Sneakers Posing Privacy Risks, and NASA Declaring Self-Propelled Robot Dead

  • Man, these passwords. We need AI.

    While waiting to go on-camera last week at Yahoo Finance, I was mulling about, chatting up the other guests outside the studio. A woman was seated nearby with her laptop, and when I introduced myself as a cyber security professional, she summarized her view of my life’s work in three words: Man, these passwords. And then, she offered a concise and entirely correct solution to the problem – also in just three words: We need AI.

  • The Role of the CISO in Helping the Enterprise Reach its Future State

    Historically, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have been synonymous with helping to protect the enterprise and its information assets and to help mitigate organizational risk. But with CEOs and board members primarily focused on growing the business, CISOs are increasingly being looked upon to help strike a balance between growing the business and pushing digital strategies forward while protecting the organization.