CEO Tech Tips – How to go from no data analytics to a data-driven organization.

A data driven organization is an organization that has the capability to collect and refine data and find ways to use the minded information to drive growth and profitability. Companies like Netflix, Google, Coco-Cola, and Uber are using business intelligence to assist in making logical decisions with high probability of success. If you are notContinue reading “CEO Tech Tips – How to go from no data analytics to a data-driven organization.”

Top Cyber Priorities for a CEO to achieve company’s cyber resilience.

CEOs are responsible for overseeing all aspects of an organization – including technology. Non-technical CEOs hire technology leader(s) or/and technology firms to ensure that their organization’s technology, a key business enabler, is secure and available. Now a days cybersecurity is the greatest threat faced by all organizations. As data has become the most prized possessionContinue reading “Top Cyber Priorities for a CEO to achieve company’s cyber resilience.”

Tips for CEOs on Technology Talent Acquisition

In todays digital economy success of any company hinges on how good its technology. To manage technology successfully companies need good teams with talented people. Theses agile teams need to deliver necessary technology the organization needs to run its business and serves its customers. Talent Acquisition in any organization starts with the CEO hiring theContinue reading “Tips for CEOs on Technology Talent Acquisition”

Tips for a CEO on Data Management and Governance priorities

In today’s data centric economy, consistent and reliable flow of data across people, teams and business functions is crucial to survival for any organization. To achieve reliable flow of data within an organization one must relax data governance rules while keeping data secure and protected. Following graph from Gartner nicely lay out the Ten DataContinue reading “Tips for a CEO on Data Management and Governance priorities”

Tips for CEOs on PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance

In the era of e-commerce which we all live now, every CEO should understand PCI compliance to make sure their organization is protected. “PCI DSS” is shorthand for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.PCI compliance is for any business that process, store, or transmit credit card data and other sensitive information, regardless of its size.Continue reading “Tips for CEOs on PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance”

Tips for CEOs on addressing the project management triple constrains (time, cost, and quality) when building a tech platform(s).

Following are few considerations for the CEOs when making decisions on tech platform build: Time: When building a platform, the engineering process goes through several stages from requirements, design, development, test, and deployment. The quality of the platform is compromised if any of these steps are skipped or not properly time boxed. Reasonable estimates shouldContinue reading “Tips for CEOs on addressing the project management triple constrains (time, cost, and quality) when building a tech platform(s).”

Tips for CEOs on reducing company’s public cloud cost

Controlling cloud spend presents numerous challenges at enterprise scale. Organizations that proactively and holistically manage their cloud environments get the most cloud for each dollar spent, and ensure ongoing, cost-effective cloud operations. Too often, enterprises second guess their cloud investments as sizeable, difficult to parse cloud provider bills mount. Many organizations struggling to curb theirContinue reading “Tips for CEOs on reducing company’s public cloud cost”

Tips for CEOs on technology due diligence for acquisition

Now a days it is quite common for companies to buy direct competitors or companies operating in adjacent industries, such that the target company would fit in nicely with the acquirer’s core business. M&A mergers and acquisitions typically involve a significant amount of due diligence including what obligations it is assuming, the nature and extent ofContinue reading “Tips for CEOs on technology due diligence for acquisition”

Tips for CEOs on the key Cybersecurity threats for their organizations

In today’s connected world, the chances of a hackers targeting any organization are extremely high. There are monetary and reputational risks if an organization do not have an appropriate cybersecurity plan. Cybersecurity is about making sure organization’s data is safe from unauthorized access or damage from both internal and external bad actors. The goal ofContinue reading “Tips for CEOs on the key Cybersecurity threats for their organizations”

Tips on how to foster a healthy relationship between the tech and business leadership of an organization.

The success of most organizations rely on how successful they are on executing on their technology strategy. Most CEOs are not highly technical, but they are responsible for leading companies whose success are highly dependent on the strength of their technology. Following are few steps a CEO can take to foster healthy relationship between itsContinue reading “Tips on how to foster a healthy relationship between the tech and business leadership of an organization.”