Autotask Week in IT: Training Millennials, Cybersecurity Culture, and Next-Generation CIOs

July 28, 2017  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

CIO: The skills and traits of a next-generation CIO
By: Dan Tynan
As digital transformation threatens to alter everything we thought we knew about business, the C-suite is suddenly crowded with geeks, and companies scrambling to disrupt themselves or die trying are looking to technology for answers, but not necessarily to the office of the CIO.

Harvard Business Review: How AI Will Change the Way We Make Decisions

By: Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb
Economic theory suggests that AI will substantially raise the value of human judgment. People who display good judgment will become more valuable, not less. But to understand what good judgment entails and why it will become more valuable, we have to be precise about what we mean.

Fast Company: Kicking These Three Habits Made Me A Better CEO
By: Ajay Yadav
Some leaders think they need to distance themselves from their teams in order to qualify as leaders. And the logic behind that notion isn’t totally ridiculous–the idea that good leaders should be unbiased in every aspect of their decision-making.

InformationWeek: 10 Critical Steps to Create a Culture of Cybersecurity

By: Edward J. McAndrew
Despite constant headlines about cyber attacks, organizations continue to leave their systems and data unnecessarily vulnerable. Cyber incidents result in the loss of reputation, enterprise value, and jobs, not to mention regulatory fines and civil litigation. Businesses are more vulnerable than they need to be. Here's what you should do about it.

Inc.: How to Avoid the Costly Pitfalls of Training Millennials
By: Ryan Jenkins
The way in which training is developed and delivered for the modern workplace must change, especially if you are trying to train the 60 percent of Millennials who want workplace training to develop their leadership skills.

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