Compromised mission-critical systems spell disaster for a company. When disaster strikes, the key to recovery is having a move-forward plan. Are you confident in your company's disaster recovery plan? In desperate times, can you gain access to and restore critical business systems and access essential data? Do your employees know how to proceed? In an uncertain world, disaster recovery is crucial to weathering the storm. No matter how successful a business may be, the unexpected can wreak havoc for companies not prepared for the worst. Natural disasters and technological issues can threaten the security of your [ … ]
In our recent MIDMRKT CIO Forum survey, completed by 212 midmarket IT Executives, Business Process Automation (BPA) ranked 5th highest amongst their priorities, with nearly 20% of executives ranking BPA in their top three. Roughly 40% of executives plan to implement some form of BPA in the next 3-18 months. Two types of process automation that are quickly permeating the market are Digital Process Automation (DPA) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). DPA and RPA are disparate technologies that serve similar goals, and deployed together can result in a powerful platform that changes business in fundamental ways, [ … ]
It was another insightful and value-filled day at the MIDMRKT CIO Forum. IT executives again attended boardroom sessions to learn more from our vetted and trusted solution providers. The midday keynote featured Justin Fier, Director for Cyber Intelligence and Analysis at Darktrace, and Arthur Braunstein, VP of U.S. Sales at Morphisec, who provided a deep dive into Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Cybersecurity Prevention. During Justin’s time on stage, he discussed the difference between AI and Machine Learning, dispelling the hype and reviewing the threat landscape. Justin asserted that the ultimate objective is for [ … ]
Day Two at the MIDMRKT CIO Forum started with a series of boardroom discussions, held by several solution providers. In these intimate sessions, executives had the opportunity to sit with peers and potential solution providers to discuss new products and services. Boardroom discussions were held throughout the day, complemented by a lunch keynote presentation, held by James Alexander, SVP, CIO and Vendor Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. During this session, James described the basics of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and the value it can bring to an organization. Illustrating the foundational aspects of RPA, James stated, [ … ]
Yesterday marked MIDMRKT Suite’s 10 year anniversary, and we celebrated by welcoming 120 IT executives and 54 solution providers to the 2019 Spring CIO Forum. As attendees were checking in, I spoke with RC Woodson, VP, IT at Doyon Limited, who explained why he attends the MIDMRKT CIO Forum. “I come to this event because, unlike other conferences, this gathering gives me my time back. By attending the CIO Forum, I can avoid having to travel to four other major conferences this year. No other conference has the quality of solution providers that the CIO [ … ]