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Chief audit executives identify IT Governance as top risk for 2021

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The FINANCIAL — COVID-19 has reorganized the risk landscape for chief audit executives (CAEs), as CAEs have listed IT governance as the top risk for 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts said the pandemic is giving rise to new sets of risks while exacerbating long-standing vulnerabilities. Gartner conducted interviews and surveys from across its global network of client organizations to identify the top 12 risks, or “Audit Plan Hot Spots,” facing boards, audit committees and executives entering 2021 (see Figure 1). The Audit Plan Hot Spots Report revealed that IT governance is displacing data governance, which was the top entry for 2020…

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Chief audit executives identify IT Governance as top risk for 2021

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The FINANCIAL — COVID-19 has reorganized the risk landscape for chief audit executives (CAEs), as CAEs have listed IT governance as the top risk for 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts said the pandemic is giving rise to new sets of risks while exacerbating long-standing vulnerabilities. Gartner conducted interviews and surveys from across its global…

Gartner announces winners of the 2020 Gartner Healthcare and Life Sciences Eye on Innovation Award

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The FINANCIAL — Gartner, Inc. has announced the winners of the 2020 Gartner Eye on Innovation Award for healthcare and life sciences. The award recognizes innovative use of technology-enabled capabilities in three areas: technology innovation with a health outcome; technology innovation with a cost or operational outcome; and innovative use of an emerging technology. Finalists…

Gartner projects worldwide public cloud end-user spending to grow 18% in 2021

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The FINANCIAL — Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 18.4% in 2021 to total $304.9 billion, up from $257.5 billion in 2020, according to Gartner, Inc. “The pandemic validated cloud’s value proposition,” said Sid Nag, research vice president at Gartner. “The ability to use on-demand, scalable cloud models to achieve cost…

Gartner says nearly 60% of marketing leaders expect important cuts to martech budgets

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The FINANCIAL — Despite surviving the first round of COVID-19 related budget cuts, nearly 60% of marketing technology leaders now say they expect moderate to severe cuts to their martech budgets, according to Gartner, Inc. These highly protected martech investments are now under the microscope, with 35% of marketing technology leaders initiating a process to overhaul…

Accenture named as a leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Managed Infrastructure Services, North America. Accenture’s position in the Leaders quadrant comes as Gartner cites that “by 2022, organizations that fail to align business units’ digital product development with a centralized sourcing strategy for…

Gartner reveals top strategic predictions for IT organizations and users

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The FINANCIAL — Gartner Inc. revealed its top strategic predictions for 2021 and beyond. Gartner’s top predictions explore the role of technology in resetting, restarting, and responding to a world of uncertainty. “Technologies are being stressed to their limits, and conventional computing is hitting a wall,” said Daryl Plummer, distinguished research vice president and Gartner Fellow.…