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  • Meet HMG’s Rockstar Tech Executives: Michael Keithley, CIO at United Talent Agency

    I had a fascinating conversation last week with Michael Keithley, CIO at United Talent Agency, a global organization based in Beverly Hills, California. Established in 1991, United Talent represents artists and other professionals across the entertainment industry. Michael is a nominee for the HMG Strategy 2023 Global Leadership Institute Mid-Cap CIO of the Year Award, and he brings a truly unique perspective to the HMG Professional Network. In our recent conversation, I asked Michael to describe his path to success.

  • 5 Suggestions on How to Best Evaluate New Technologies

    How do you evaluate new technology startups to determine which ones might make sense to deploy in your organization? As an entrepreneur, employee, investor, and startup advisor, I’ve found that the answer can vary greatly depending upon objectives and requirements, but there are common criteria. Here are five important questions to consider.

  • Meet HMG’s Rockstar Tech Executives: Max Chan, CIO at Avnet

    Successful business technology leaders learn to work closely with their C-suite executives and line-of-business leaders to effectively drive world-class, digital-first agendas. I spoke about this recently with Max Chan, CIO at Avnet, a global distributor of electronic components with end-to-end ecosystem capabilities and deep experience in developing and migrating cloud applications to IoT platforms using microservices.

  • Meet HMG’s Rockstar Tech Execs: Ken Spangler, EVP IT – CIO Global OpCo Technologies: Express, Ground, Freight, Logistics at FedEx

    I had an excellent conversation with Ken Spangler last week and I want to share the highlights with you. Ken is Executive Vice President IT - CIO Global OpCo Technologies: Express, Ground, Freight, Logistics at FedEx, the global leader in transportation, e-commerce and business services, operating in 220+ countries. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its 550,000 employees to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and on the needs of its customers and communities.

  • Davos 2023: Looming Global Economic Challenges Will Require World-Class Leadership from the C-Suite

    If you’re following the coverage of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting at Davos, it’s hard to escape the feeling that a recession is looming. How deep and how severe it will actually be remains to be seen, of course. Two-thirds of private and public sector chief economists surveyed by WEF expect a global recession this year, with 18% considering it “extremely likely” – more than twice as many as in the previous survey conducted in September 2022. But the simple truth is that we’ll be facing an economic reckoning in 2023, and we’ll need to prepare.

Untethered: How CIOs & CISOs are Paving the Way for the New Hybrid Workforce

As we move into a new phase of the global pandemic, many companies are grappling with how to bring their employees back after more than two years of being untethered from the office. Survey after survey shows that most people want hybrid work arrangements—a mix of in-person and remote—and are leaving for new opportunities when not provided the freedom to decide when and where they work. So, how do we successfully transition the business to the future of hybrid work? And how can CIOs and CISOs work in alignment with fellow members of the C-suite to deliver an agile and productive work environment while properly safeguarding the enterprise? Download this co-branded research report from HMG Strategy and Zscaler to discover how.

Attribution: Zscaler

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Finding a Password Management Solution for Your Enterprise

The challenge to secure every login grows. With the rise of a remote workforce and the rapid adoption of cloud applications, businesses need to ensure security while enabling their employees to work from anywhere. But it’s not just about security. Passwords are a source of frustration, decreased efficiency, and lost productivity for employees, too. Although many organizations believe that securing logins with two-factor or multifactor authentication or deploying single sign-on (SSO) alone will protect an organization, a password management solution for every employee is an essential complement to lock down all access points.

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  • The CEO of Technology

    The CEO of Technology is the authoritative guidebook to becoming a high-performing CIO in today’s fast-paced, ultra-competitive business environment. The success of the entire business can be critically impacted by the right – or wrong – digital strategy and leadership. In this hands-on resource, you’ll gain access to the intimate wisdom and habits of successful global leaders who are at the front edge of leveraging technology to provide you with an actionable approach to blending innovative technology and cutting-edge business strategy to generate value in the digital age.

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