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Trump's tech policy: What CIOs should watch for

President-elect Trump’s technology policies will impact the future of the enterprise, but that’s not the whole story. Following Trump’s invitation to tech leaders to talk policy, Features Writer Jason Sparapani explores how the president-elect’s policies themselves won’t be as important to CIOs as the economic impact those policies will have on the industry they’re in.

How do you decide between renewing vs. replacing software? CFOs at the recent MIT Sloan CFO Summit say it depends on business capabilities and cloud computing factors. In this Data Mill, Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski explores the topic of renewing vs. replacing software and presents advice for IT executives.

You can call it the rise of the chief data officer. A new report from Gartner finds that the CDO position is gaining clout as more companies establish a data office. Laskowski discusses the findings and the unique perspective that a CDO brings.

Just because there is a bigger push for deregulation doesn’t mean it’s the end of information governance investments. On SearchCompliance, governance expert Jeffery Ritter details the new business case for information governance investments and why they may prove more vital next year than ever before.

As we all know, sometimes the biggest security risks come from within. In this Q&A at the recent ISSA International Conference in Dallas, vArmour senior vice president and chief cybersecurity strategist Mark Weatherford explains why inadequate cloud security practices are endangering companies and offers advice for tackling the problem.

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