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Looking forward at IBM Connect 2016

IBM’s collaboration strategy gets an overhaul at its annual collaboration conference, IBM Connect, which once again took place in Orlando, Florida in 2016, although this time at a new venue (the Hilton Orlando) for the first time in 10 years....

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity needs transformational leadership from women

Current cybersecurity concerns require more than controversial changes to encryption, corporate-government collaboration in Silicon Valley, and add-ons to omnibus legislation. Security and technology advancement require changes across our organizations, our leadership, and in the culture of tech work itself.

The biggest threat in cybersecurity is the human element. Behind every piece of data is a human actor, either friend or foe, which means that human nature and relationship-building should be the essential components of your security strategy.

Security threats facing us today require holistic, mature, transformational leadership from women.