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Council Spotlight: Aman Khera
Council Spotlight: Aman Khera

We're spotlighting Aman Khera, VP, Global Head of Regulatory Strategy at Worldwide Clinical Trials. Hear from Aman on her career journey, advice, and insights on new technologies.

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What is Innovation?
What is Innovation?

Perhaps it isn’t wise to ask, “What’s new?” What if, instead, one should ask, “What’s innovative?”

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The Importance of Women in Tech
The Importance of Women in Tech

Learn more about innovative technology companies and the experienced, innovative women helping to urge them forward into the future.

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Council Spotlight: Kin Lee-Yow
Council Spotlight: Kin Lee-Yow

We're spotlighting Kin Lee-Yow, Chief Information Officer at CAA Club Group. Hear from Kin on his career journey, advice, and insights on new technologies.

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Securing Your Startup From The Start
Securing Your Startup From The Start

Being a cybersecurity-first organization has advantages beyond just battening down the hatches – it’s a great way to build credibility early, especially with clients who can relax knowing their data is secure.

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Council Spotlight: Nick Giannakakis
Council Spotlight: Nick Giannakakis

We're spotlighting Nick Giannakakis, Group Chief Information Officer at Motor Oil. Hear from Nick on his career journey, advice, and insights on new technologies.

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What is a Technology Ecosystem?
What is a Technology Ecosystem?

The most successful technology ecosystems help you bridge the gap between customers, partners, products, technologies, and markets.

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Council Spotlight: Steve Zimmerman
Council Spotlight: Steve Zimmerman

We're spotlighting Steve Zimmerman, VP of IT / CIO at Prent. Hear from Steve on his career journey, advice, and insights on new technologies.

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The Great Resignation: What You Can Do About The Global Talent Shortage
The Great Resignation: What You Can Do About The Global Talent Shortage

In the past ten years, the talent shortage in the United States increased by over 300%. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked additional havoc on the labor market.

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Retail Cybersecurity: How to Keep Consumers Secure
Retail Cybersecurity: How to Keep Consumers Secure

Retail companies have a great deal of data to create a personalized online shopping experience for their customers, so what steps do they need to take to ensure their customers are secure?

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Why Your Business Should Reward Failure
Why Your Business Should Reward Failure

Companies are more likely to innovate if they provide an environment that encourages risk-taking and compensates people for trying out new approaches, even if they don't work.

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Cybersecurity as a Competitive Advantage
Cybersecurity as a Competitive Advantage

How do you leverage cybersecurity as a competitive advantage for your business? Well, it's a lot like being in a relationship. You'll need to showcase transparency, introduce them to your friends, not blindly copy others that are doing it well, and be proud to show it off!

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We're Better Together: The Forum 2021
We're Better Together: The Forum 2021

The Forum is a place where some of the world’s greatest business and technology minds across the technology ecosystem come together under one roof to look at the futures of technology and industry.

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Council Spotlight: Vijay Panati
Council Spotlight: Vijay Panati

We're spotlighting Vijay Panati, Deputy CIO at the Probation Department of Los Angeles County. Hear from Vijay on his career journey, advice, and insights on new technologies.

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Tech for Good: It's Not All Bad
Tech for Good: It's Not All Bad

While people tend to overemphasize the negatives, there are remarkable positive aspects happening in the world of technology.

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SaaS Security: The Most Common Challenges to Securing SaaS Data
SaaS Security: The Most Common Challenges to Securing SaaS Data

Organizations are increasingly moving their data to SaaS platforms. But while companies are racing to adopt SaaS, many haven’t yet put the tools and processes in place to protect their SaaS data, leaving it vulnerable in the cloud.

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Council Member Spotlight: Kristi Gole
Council Member Spotlight: Kristi Gole

We're spotlighting Kristi Gole, VP, Head of Transformation at Global Hotel Alliance. Hear from Kristi on her career journey, advice, and insights on new technologies.

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The Importance of Professional Networking
The Importance of Professional Networking

Professional networking should be a priority and is crucial for advancing your career if you want to be an innovative thinker and leader.

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6 Security Best Practices for Remote Work
6 Security Best Practices for Remote Work

Learn about six security best practices that will help you keep remote employees safe and productive.

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Council Spotlight: David Hackshall of Cochlear
Council Spotlight: David Hackshall of Cochlear

We're spotlighting David Hackshall, CIO of Cochlear. Hear from David on his journey to CIO, challenges, how he sees innovation and what's on his radar for new technologies.

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8 Pieces of Startup Advice Founders Can Learn From Phil Knight
8 Pieces of Startup Advice Founders Can Learn From Phil Knight

Take a look at eight important pieces of advice that you can take away from the legendary entrepreneur, Phil Knight, and his success with Nike.

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Council Member Spotlight: Shirley Gao
Council Member Spotlight: Shirley Gao

We're spotlighting Shirley Gao, CIO of PacSun & Eddie Bauer Group. Hear from Shirly on her journey to CIO, challenges, how she sees innovation and what's on her radar for new technologies.

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Why Is Innovation So Difficult?
Why Is Innovation So Difficult?

Why is innovation so difficult? While most companies seem to be driven by an innovative mindset, the answers to why innovation is challenging can be counterintuitive.

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5 Ways You Can Be More Successful in Your Hybrid Return-to-Work Plan
5 Ways You Can Be More Successful in Your Hybrid Return-to-Work Plan

After months of working virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s clear that traditional definitions of the workplace won’t simply re-establish themselves.

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How Celebrating Wins Can Drive a Tighter Company Culture
How Celebrating Wins Can Drive a Tighter Company Culture

Celebrating wins can energize your workforce, reinforce the team concept, and motivate individuals to strive for future success.

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