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February 13, 2020
Feature of the Week
According to a recent report, 71 percent of manufacturers plan to deploy IoT devices, regardless of the associated risks.
The growing population is one of the biggest challenges. The global population is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, and this seems to be a big problem for the agriculture industry.
With the increasing adoption of personal computers, enterprises started to focus on digital transformations for improvising their products and services and minimizing expenses.
RFID in packaging and shipping helps businesses track containers and shipping crates in real-time and thereby enhancing protection against theft and fraud.
Featured Vendors
JSA has always believed in the power of its people in providing one of the best marketing and promotion initiatives via its marketing automation tool HubSpot.
Helps brands and retailers drive revenue through its innovative in-store marketing and digital solutions and strategies.
Gigster helps companies expand their ability to innovate by building dynamic teams made up of top global talent who create industry-changing custom software.
PhoneAppli, a Tokyo based company is transforming communication methods within an enterprise to help customers, reform their work culture and increases their business value.
CIO Viewpoint
Eric Johnson, SVP & CIO, SurveyMonkey
Find the marketing data most likely to be useful and look for ways to bring it together through integrations.
Usama Georges, CIO, San Diego County District Attorney’s Office
Collaboration is the key. Always try to be partners of the business and not just a utility company or a support team.
John Carder, CIO & VP of Technology, Messer Construction Co.
Provide Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimates that include revenue-generating, cost-saving, and/or cost-avoidance opportunities.
CXO Insights
By Ashish Jain, CTO, CalSTRS
CalSTRS has adopted a cloud-smart policy during the past few years, especially when needing a new system.
By Mark Chamberlain, VP, Global Head of Infrastructure, ADP
​The most important step toward automation is beginning the journey. By understanding the historical context and starting small in a controlled setting.
By Wendell Thomas, VP, Information Technology, Safe Horizon
Competing with for-profits for experienced cybersecurity professionals and developers/programmers continue to be a challenge nonprofits struggle with-based on budget constraints and the limited pool of talented professionals vs. available opportunities.