Summary: In this week’s article roundup, we learn why the cloud is about to explode in the business world, why businesses should care so much about security, which programming language is most popular in the enterprise, and more.
Employers want Java skills
Java development was the most sought-after software-building skill by employers in the first quarter of 2014–by a long shot. What does that mean? Despite the growth of other languages, Java still remains the go-to choice for enterprise applications.
Why do organizations need a chief data analytics officer
A data and analytics aware culture is not present in most businesses. Why not? Because revenue and profits are still flowing in at the end of the month and there is no sense of urgency or importance. There is basically no fire to do things differently. These organizations need to make a convincing and strategic choice to become analytical aware and create a culture of data opportunities.
Why today’s CIOs shouldn’t fear the cloud
Cloud deployment is one of the fastest ways for businesses to reach new customers and breathe new life into existing platforms, and it’s about to explode in the business world. A 2014 Gartner survey reveals that cybersecurity – once the number one concern for enterprise cloud adoption – is becoming a lower strategic priority among CIOs.
Why security and profitability go hand-in-hand
The threat landscape has evolved tremendously during the past several years, yet many businesses’ priority lists have stayed the same. Learn why areas like application security ties in so closely with profitability.