IT Leadership

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, [ … ]
‘Big Data’, ‘analytics’, ‘machine learning’, ‘AI’…the list of misused and misunderstood terms grows exponentially the more technology evolves. Of course, most IT executives understand the definitions and capabilities of emerging technologies, and many even see the opportunities that are possible – it’s the business executives that may need further explanation. I’ve heard many variations of the same story. A CEO walks into a meeting inspired by a new buzz word they read about in an airline magazine. They don’t exactly know what it is, but they know they need it. The problem lies [ … ]