Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 53 - Page 7

EDITOR ’ S NOTE

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Intelligent CIO Europe where we bring you a roundup of some of the exciting trends and developments taking place across the region ’ s IT space . We hear from various industry experts who offer their best practice advice on hot topics of interest .

On the cover we have Suresh Viswanathan , COO , TSB Bank , who discusses how one of the UK ’ s leading banks is supporting its customers with Dynatrace to deliver first-class user experiences and to continue innovating . Read more about this on page 58 .
Another customer case study featuring this issue explores how Neos Networks supports Bakkavor ’ s network transformation with SD-WAN . Richard Barton , Network & Datacentre Domain Lead , Bakkavor , discusses how the organisation relies on data centres for optimum performance and tells us how the network transformation is helping Bakkavor to connect its large , data-rich warehouses reliably and securely . Find this on page 63 .
This month , we explore a survey by Trellix revealing the cyber-readiness of German , British and French government agencies and Critical Infrastructure providers . NATO survey respondents identify some of the key challenges , on page 25 .
create a culture of belonging and develop a connected workforce in the remote working landscape . Read more on this on page 38 .
Also this issue , we take a look at why CIOs need to get tech innovation back on the roadmap , according to Ezat Dayeh , Senior Systems Engineering Manager , Western Europe at Cohesity . He says CIOs must put technology innovation at the heart of their strategic roadmaps in order to stay ahead . Find this on page 46 .
Italy ’ s telcos are making major breakthroughs across the country , and thus , Europe . We explore this in more detail on page 50 , as some of the largest telco giants in Italy – including TIM and Fastweb – have achieved great success in enhancing IT connectivity capabilities .
To round off , we ‘ Get To Know ’ Mike Martin , CEO , CAI , to find out more about his career journey and how he likes to relax and unwind outside the office . This is on page 81 .
I hope you enjoy the read and if you ’ d like to contribute to any upcoming editions , please do get in touch at alix @ lynchpinmedia . com
‘ Talking Biz ’ sees Ian Pitt , CIO at Progress , offer his best practice advice for business leaders looking to
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