The Role of the CIO or IT Executive

Chief information officers (CIOs) and IT directors need to keep the enterprise operating in a secure manner while also helping the enterprise digitally transform. The challenge is leveraging technologies that can automate legacy processes or reinvent them in a completely new digital approach.

Adopting the right artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, and digital workplace technologies will allow CIOs and IT executives to maintain security and responsibility, simplify management and scalability, and streamline cost of operations.

Our research for CIOs and their teams is strategically focused on providing insights on trends in emerging technologies and the best practices of  how to put them to work in the digital business era. Use our research to optimize your long-term business plan. 

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Key Insights For CIOs and IT Executives

The CIO's role has shifted to require more collaboration between business and IT in order to drive digital transformation. Our actionable insights aim to help CIOs find solutions to their most pressing challenges.

Webinar for CIOs: How To Win The Privacy War

Organizations must understand and act on security risks to ensure their data and their customers’ privacy are protected now and in the future.

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Enterprise Security Checklist

CIOs and IT leaders need to put reliable and effective security measures in place to protect confidential data and information.

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Top 10 Technology Trends That Are Changing In 2021

This guide reviews the top 10 technology trends and categories that are emerging and enabling us to maintain business continuity.

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[Playbook for CIOs] Business Reimagination During COVID-19

COVID-19 recovery remains uncertain, and CIOs must realize that the 'normal' state of business is part of a bygone era.

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[CIO Playbook] Evaluating & Demonstrating IT Investment Performance

As a CIO, you need to define a set of metrics that can be used to evaluate and demonstrate the value of your investments to your leadership team.

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Aragon Research's Top Predictions for 2021

Aragon’s top predictions for 2021 and beyond cover several accelerating areas of interest. Both end-users and vendors should closely examine these trends and adjust business plans accordingly.

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The Aragon Research Technology Arc for Digital Business, 2020

In this Technology Arc, we are specifically focused on technologies organizations should consider when developing, deploying, and evolving digital business solutions.

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Hot Vendors in Security and Privacy, 2020

Aragon has identified 4 vendors in security and privacy that are making a difference in the market.

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A Roadmap for Conversational AI 

Aragon outlines a process to help developers make the right choices when it is time to add a Conversational Interface to a new or existing application.


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5 Things CIOs/CTOs Should Consider When Building a Cloud Environment

Not all IT services are appropriate to move to the public cloud. This eBook dives into key factors you should consider when building your cloud environment.

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Low-Code/ No-Code Again: Understand Benefits and Challenges

The last few months, I have received several briefings on low/no-code application development platforms (LCDP). And it is great to see that many of them are really easy to use to develop a basic productivity application quickly. In addition, however, it is important to understand their strengths and limitations.

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3 Easy New Year's Resolutions for Enterprise Security

As a security leader, you should make adopting these 3 technologies a priority for 2021.

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5 Cybersecurity Threats CIOs Must Prepare For

This blog will overview threats and how a modern security and privacy platform can keep your enterprise protected.

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