LIMA’s Industry News Wrap – 1st September


LIMA’s Industry News Wrap

1st September


It’s September already and the LIMA team is back to full strength after the summer holidays! Stay tuned for some exciting company news over the coming weeks, but until then, here are some of the top industry news, advice and research articles that have really got us talking this week.


How to stay current with emerging tech: CIO tips

The Enterprisers Project

How do you keep up with emerging technologies? Considering today’s world demands that businesses either disrupt or be disrupted, keeping up is vital. This interesting article from The Enterprisers Project asks IT leaders from the likes for Target, CVS Health and GE to share their advice on the topic, with some creative answers given. Vendor speed-dating anyone?

3 ways the role of IT is changing


A lot has been written about the changing role of CIOs and IT professionals recently. In this article for Inc., author and futurist Jacob Morgan examines the three biggest ways the role of IT is changing with the future of work.

Best books for CIOs | Top reads on digital transformation and leadership


As CIO UK points out, there are countless books on business and leadership that claim to transform you into an exceptional leader ‘in three easy steps’. However, which ones actually work? This article helps you to sift through the clichés to find some great books on digital transformation, open data and leadership in a digital age.

UK executives are clueless about GDPR


Another week, another GDPR story. This time, it’s the results of a survey by Alfresco and AIIM, which found that one in five senior executives said they had little or no idea about the effect GDPR would have on their business. The study also revealed only a quarter of businesses believed they would be ready in time. The question is, are you prepared? 

PCs are still the number one work machine


We return to ITProPortal for our final story of the week and it looks as though the mighty PC is still the king of the workplace. This is according to a new report from Spiceworks, which examined the current use of, and future investments in business PCs and mobile devices in the US, UK and Canada, and found that 60% of employees still use desktops as their primary working device, followed by laptops (27%), thin devices (5%), tablets (3%), smartphones (2%) and 2-in-1s (2%).


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Darren Scott