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Complying with the General Data Protection Regulation

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Complying with the General Data Protection Regulation

It just remains one month before we celebrate the general data protection regulation. This means that by May 25, 2018, that is one Friday all organizations all over the world will have to demonstrate on how they are complying or they are working hard so that they can satisfy the articles which will control the protection of data in the coming years. The only question that remains is to ask where the businesses are supposed to be current when it comes to the process of making sure that cloud workloads are in line with the GDPR assessment.

When it comes to processor contracts or finalizing controller the organizations that produce the different types of personal data and operate in the cloud, must prove that the data they have collected is highly protected in all areas especially in a collection, processing, and storage. As seen in many areas so many organizations try to use a collection of third parties when it comes to hosting and processing of data. The obvious party that many organisations go to is the cloud, which obviously will not prevent the organisation from performing its responsibilities with the GDPR assessment.

As the data controller organization by now, you are supposed to be in your final stages of trying to formulate the contracts. This will make your data processors, for example, the cloud hosting service to handle your data the standards that you define yourself. These standards may relate to access, geographic location and security that the GDPR needs. A section of this standards should comprise of the audit of the systems so that you continuously monitor the processors of your data and make sure they continue to meet the GDPR requirements

Data Protection Regulation

This monitoring activity must comprise of the visibility of the activities of the processor of your data through reviewing the defines units and the policies. This also includes overlooking to all sub-processed functions that the processor of the data may be performing and also the assurance that these functions are compliant the only that controls it.

It is good that the contract is able to identify the types of personal data that will be investigated, the agreement by the auditory bodies and the way of informing the controller if the data processor, in any case, violates the conditions and terms of concerning the processing your data. At this stage, the data processors should be engaged full, by demonstrating this with complying all the procedures on how they can assist you in making sure you meet all the obligations of the GDPR assessment. Every organization must be fully committed so that its build its name and all aspects that relate to its operation.

A section of this process includes informing your employees with their own privacy of the data, which will enlighten them on the way in which you as an employer will safeguard and manage their personal information. This will assist in making the data awareness to be relevant to every member of the organization.

The link between your data protection officer and the DPO of your processor must be able to match with the processes to make sure that the queries that concern the data subject are handled in the correct manner and the program that controls its functions properly.
The level that you are your employees to access the data must be reviewed to the standard that corresponds to the jobs that they are doing.

When you look at the data stores of EU you will be able to see the restriction and separation of the data of citizens of EU, the confirmation of this data as being in a geographic location that is secure must be in its final stages. The data controllers require knowing that the data that relates to the EU citizens limited to that location and will not be able to be accessed by the staff from other organizations. The processors of the data must ensure that they try to meet and sustain this requirement

For any orginsations the use the cloud services, it is good that you prove that all the proper legal transfer mechanisms of your data are laid down in a proper manner. If the processors of your data are not engaging fully with your organization on this issue and any other issues that relate to protecting data by now, then you must ask yourself why this is so.

Porsche Successfully Combine IT Solutions and Blockchain Technology

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Porsche Successfully Combine IT Solutions and Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is gaining power over every sector, and the latest is the motor industry where Porsche has availed their projects on testing blockchain applications in their cars. The car firm reported that they would be the first test this technology in cars. According to the financial strategist at Porsche Oliver Dring, the technology will facilitate secure data transfer in everyday situations whether parking, charging, hiring the car to a third party which will offer many benefits to the customers using this IT solutions.

The same technology was illustrated at the visionary technology conference in 2001 demonstrated the idea of smart contracts being used to solve trust issues. He said that the property might be embedded with owner’s information and an example where the car key can be made to operate if only the car hire fee has been paid. The company said they have already conducted successful tests from locking and unlocking the doors using a blockchain app and also approving temporary access to someone who is not the owner.

Authorization is executed securely and efficiently, and they have the hopes that the same IT Solutions and blockchain technology can be used to authenticate a secure connection between the data of the vehicle and its functionalities while protecting communication between the involved parties.

Once Porsche becomes part of the blockchain, Authorizations for accessing the car will be executed digitally using the automated smart contract system on the digital platform where the owner can monitor the movement of every car that belongs to their fleet. The data collected by cars is useful for navigation and can be sold to other drivers and integrators. This integration will open the doors for the development of self-driving cars combination of swarm data collected by other drivers. This can be used to develop and integrate Artificial Intelligence technology and machine language in promoting the efforts of developing self-driving cars.

Gathering and selling of swarm data will be a real-time process hence can be used to oversee road and traffic conditions and become a global business. Although Porsche did not mention about its blockchain and AI technology, the company revealed that they are working with XAIN which is a Berlin-based firm that is a blockchain based developer. They are also working with AI and Internet of Things focussing on how they can develop intelligent applications that they can use for industrial purposes.

Internet of Things infographic

Working with XAIN was a great idea as the firm is highly recognized when it comes to developing blockchain technology applications and AI technologies. They also won the XAIN AG Porsche Innovation Contest back in 2007 where they beat more than 120 other startups to emerge the winners. Their technology is based on Ethereum and the current trends of machine learning methods.

XAIN stands for eXpandable AI Network and describes themselves as an open or permission system committed to blockchain technology and AI. Their main objective is to focus on low energy consumption IoT devices which can be integrated. The firm wants to make use of the distributed machine language to facilitate manufacturing of self-driving cars that are trained by local data and regular data such as varied weather conditions. This will promote the idea of automated driving in areas such as Europe and Asia which are adequately covered by the efforts of global solution training in Silicon Valley. This is why Porsche is partnering with the firm as they have seen the potential in developing automated cars based on IT Solutions and blockchain technology.

Website and the most important answers

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Website and the most important answers

In some guides dedicated to building a website, the reader is told to ask themselves if their company needs a website which seems to be a redundant question. Simply put, if you have any serious intention of increasing sales and expanding your brand, an online presence is imperative, and there is no better way of achieving this than with a website. Building a website is a marketing, promotion and sales aid; it is a 24/7 window into your organization and ensures you are never closed for business. Fortunately, creating a website is no longer a technically demanding experience thanks to the advent of website builders such as Wix, Moonfruit, and Weebly which allow you to either use pre-existing templates or build your website from scratch. Below, we quickly go through the website creation process.

• Domain Name: This is one of the first steps you need to take as it is the name of your tourism website. If possible, use your company name but if that’s already been taken, make sure that the name relates to your industry and is easy to remember. The.com domain is the most commonly used but doesn’t ignore.net or.org either.

• Decide on Your Goals: Your website needs a broad objective. For example, is the website being built to sell directly to customers online, attract new customers, offer post-sales support or provide information to your customers? Each objective is completely different and will dictate the direction your website takes. An informative website will likely have quotes and statistics while a website looking for direct sales will have snappy copywriting.

• Create a Site Map: Before building a website, you need to decide the pages you need and how they fit together. While this will differ depending on the industry and company objective, you will need to include the following pages: Home, contact us, about us, product information, help and support. It’s up to you to decide whether you want blog posts and other pages.

• Construction: Those with HTML knowledge can build a website from scratch. Alternatively, you can hire web design experts and they will get the job done. This could be expensive however so perhaps you could try one of the aforementioned DIY website builders.

• Adding Content: When writing content, be sure to write for the readers and not just the search engines. Google and other search engines are putting visitor experience first, so if you are not seen to provide value, your site will languish in Internet purgatory. Quick tips include attention grabbing headlines and posts of less than 400-500 words to account for the short attention span of the web generation. Add videos and pictures to brighten up the pages and add links to relevant websites to improve your search ranking.

• Online Selling: You will need an eCommerce page and have to offer secure payment methods. Your online shop will need to be well designed to avoid shopping cart abandonment. Ensure that the customer has to take as few steps as possible once they are on the checkout screen.

Follow the simple tips outlined above, and you will find that building a tourism website is an easy and rewarding experience. When looking to rank for SEO, bear in mind that it could take weeks or even months for your website to climb the rankings ladder. Once it does, it is your goal to keep it on top and reap the rewards of vastly improved sales.

Data Center Services

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Data Center Services

The rise in digital wave both locally and internationally has enabled internet services such as server hosting to gain much reputation within most organizations. It is, for this reason, that majority of these companies have decided to relocate a huge fraction of their servers from abroad.

According to a recent report by Nigeria Communications Week, there was 15% increase in the number of private organizations that had relocated over the past one year. This number was largely influenced by the improved knowledge of connectivity, increase in the number of server movers, as well as the global content players within Nigeria, just to mention a few.

Muhammed Rudman, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) Managing Director, noted that the digital exodus by the private companies is currently reflected by a number of factors. Namely:

· Increase in the activities within existing data centers

· Launching of new commercial data centers engaging with local currency

Rudman further stated that instead of the local companies going for the big data centers whose financial transaction is based on dollars, companies should sign up for the new data centers for simple Naira payment. And this transaction will be based on no clause of reviewing with a change in forex.

The IXPN M.D also recognized the fact that there has been an increase in web server relocation. This is mainly because of the accurate sensitization that has made it possible for the locals to understand and later on invest in the local option. Most expert server movers would say; the nearer the server, the faster the service – then why not have yours hosted within the country.

Mr. Muhammed hailed the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) for the notable effort the office had done to promote local content. It was because of this dedication that the federal government ministries including agencies have relocated to Galaxy Backbone. This is not only an effective hosting facility but also the safest way of keeping the local traffic confined.

According to Medallion Communications Managing Director, Ike Nnamani, their company – a data center – has experienced an increase in activities in the past twelve months. This, as he says, is mainly attributed to the fact that content providers from around the world are reaching out to Nigeria. Take Google, for example, the multi-billion company has increased its hosting services in the country, and it has been reported that another major global content provider is about to debut in a few weeks’ time. And when this happens the organizations working with the company will also have to relocate.

The C.E.O. Steineng Nigeria Ltd, Engineer Sam Adeleke also raised a critical issue for the data center operators to consider: Multiplicity of location of server, which is the best remedy to use as a backup. The multiplicity of location of server is a situation where most of the hosting companies overseas offer multiple locations for hosting. This, according to server movers prevents downtime in case one of the locations is compromised.

Mr. Adeleke also mentioned about the continuity of the business in Nigeria; as it stands the area is a harsh environment to trade. He then went further to mention that having Galaxy backbone as the only hosting option is perilous. “In as much as it is owned by the government, there is no guarantee that it will not collapse at some day. As the government is not a good businessman”, the engineer concluded.

All you need to know about Wireless Charging

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All you need to know about Wireless Charging

As the technology advances, manufacturers have created devices that can be charged wirelessly. In this case, people are gradually embracing the technology of wireless charging. Also known as inductive charging, wireless charging has been used successfully by the Apple Watch. The wireless consortium has developed a standard known as Qi. This specification allows the transfer of electrical power over a distance of up to 4cm.

How to use of wireless charging

If you want to charge your phone wirelessly, you must ensure that the device supports Qi charging. You will have to buy a Qi charging pad. The price of the charging pad varies depending on the brand. All work in the same way, but the difference is the design and speed of charging. Some brands boast of fast wireless charging while others can be used as a stand for your phone.

Recently, Apple has released iPhones that are compatible with wireless charging. For instance, iPhone 8 and iPhone X work with the certified Qi chargers. However, there are cheaper devices that are not certified. Although they work with Qi-compatible phones, they can cause problems. Just like the case of cheap Apple chargers, uncertified Qi chargers have a short lifespan.

Once you have purchased a Qi charging pad, just plug it in the power socket and place your phone on top. If your phone is Qi enable, it will start to charge immediately.

How to add Qi charging to unsupported phone

How will you charge your phone wirelessly if you don’t have a Qi-enabled smartphone? Fortunately, there is a couple of options that can make wireless charging possible. Although they are not the best choice, they work.

If you have an older iPhone with a lightning port, you can use Mobile Qi charging receiver. This is a viable a cheap option that allows wireless charging on the iPhone.
Although this is not a best-looking accessory, it can provide you with an excellent service. This wireless charger has a lightning connector that features an ultra-thin ribbon cable. In this case, the Qi charger receiver has lighting cable that is plugged into the iPhone during charging.

What about Android users? You may have an Android phone that you want to charge wirelessly, but don’t know how. There is an alternative for charging Android devices that use Micro USB charging port. In this case, there is no need to have a slot for Qi charging receiver on your phone. You just stick the Qi charging receiver to the back of your phone and plug in a Micro USB into the phone. This Qi charger is ultra thin and does not add any weight to your device.

Also, there is a great alternative for wireless charging if you are willing to remove the back cover of your phone. You can use the Qi charging receiver for Android. Plug in a Micro USB cable into your charger and stick the receiver film to the inside of the cover. After this, you reattach the cover back to your phone. If done properly, the phone will start to charge when Qi charger is plugged into the power socket.

ICT Support Solutions

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ICT Support Solutions

In the ICT sector, we operate through collaboration with other organizations. There is a similarity between the requirements in local governments as well as in the central government. We also work with other buying organizations such as Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation as well as North East Procurement Organisation. With the organizations we work in frameworks such as technological products. Crown commercial service is also among other collaborators. After aggregating all our demands, we then go out to the market as a group. This is essential because it makes it easy for us to get a solution which is the best after taking into consideration our collective terms.

 

Benefits of your customers in the public sector

When it comes to ICT support in schools, the different schools buy PCs in various ways. For example, the MoD might purchase several thousand at a go but primary schools will not require several at a time. We operate in an Amazon-type solution where schools which need school ICT support can buy just a handful of PCs via a screen. Even though MoD might prefer running a biding system, they buy several at ago. Local governments will buy few at a time. We try to balance so that we can offer both of our customers the best services.

The model works well for generic products which require less space. Things can be different. For example, in the case of PCs and printers, the marketing strategy is different from the strategy we can apply to market certain software. For the case of consultancy, we have our own YPO.

It is surprising to discover something which features in high end market such as consultancy can fit in the PBO model. The framework covers school ICT support and other solutions in the back office scene. For primary schools which don’t know where they can access school ICT support, they can rely on our framework to pick a consultancy which meets their specific needs.

 

How will ESPO develop from here?
We are constantly looking for new sectors so that we can grow more. Currently, we feature more than 150 frameworks. The more frameworks we lead, the better the service delivery to our customers. We are trying to make the procurement as easy as possible to the public sector. Our efforts will bear fruits due to our collaboration with CCS and YPO. We are also aiming for a new Enterprise resource planning framework.

We offer corporate software solutions framework as well as local authority software applications framework. Our company is now looking for a new framework to cater for the needs of the enterprise solutions. It is evident we are moving out of ICT to aim at things such as HR. DBS checks, learning, development, and training services.

Are you building frameworks dedicated to cater for the needs of the public sector?
Yes, we cater for the procurement of products as well as businesses. If we can solve people’s problems, we are very happy. We receive problems from the local authority, we think into the bigger picture and create framework to solve the problems in several people.

 

 

How to reach the top of the app list

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How to reach the top of the app list

The key piece of use promoting is hacking the App Store illustrations (outlines demonstrating which applications are exchanging most downloads or profiting). Enough individuals download applications on account of the appearance at the highest point of the shapes to make it self-managing: you get to the best, you take a considerable measure of new clients, and it causes you remain there, in any event for some time,

That is the reason such a large number of use engineers will do everything to get a ton of downloads when their application is propelled: value advancements, paid ads, anything they can think of. In any case, which system is ideal, and is it worth the exertion?

Our outside the box accomplice, related with Zerbinati, figured out how to convey its application to the highest point of the Spanish App Store plan for the most limited conceivable time and made the main ten in Italy. In any case, his experience is intriguing for things that did not work simply like the ones who did it.

“As a matter of first importance: publicizing Facebook and Twitter does not work, on the off chance that you paid applications,” he let us know, “regardless of the possibility that it costs not as much as the euro: they tap on the pennant, you pay a commission for a tick, and they see That it’s a paid application: they Will not get it. The best alternative is to advance your application in specific online journals with surveys and articles: when ACTU Alida diphone.Es (the biggest Spanish iPhone site) examined my application, it entered the Spanish diagram and remained there for ten days.

“Climbing the timetable from what I saw relies upon the quantity of downloads per offer of time. If you get 100 downloads in 60 minutes, you’ll presumably be at the highest point of the App Store in the next refresh. Along these lines, the real is the quantity of downloads, as well as the timeframe in which the downloads are made.

“When you come back to the App Store, individuals will see your application and, maybe, download it once more, and you will remain to finish everything, regardless of the possibility that the download speed diminishes. I don’t know why, yet I saw that it resembled a lifting impact, and afterward, regardless of the possibility that the downloads, where the diminishment, we remained to finish everything. ”

For a typical free application, the rate will be much lower. A year ago, the application testing organization Serve detailed that more than 60 percent of free diversions in applications represented just 0.14 percent of players, and just 1.4 percent of players by and large burned through cash.

The move to free play (F2P) additionally has different outcomes. To begin with, to persuade clients to purchase IAP, you will likely need to trade off the honesty of your amusement; Most of the recreations are F2P, in any case. We will talk about a portion of the techniques that you can use to manage clients to the IAP in a next area. However, they all dubiously affect what I would call the nature of the experience.

Would you like to make a decent diversion, or would you like to make a productive amusement? This is not a decent decision. I spoke to this in a rush as right on time as 2013, and the circumstance was if something had weakened since Frémium – the most exceedingly awful ever: a rage.

If you choose to go for a free download, and not for a free download, you’ll likely be searching requiring little to no effort to expand the download. However, this is not the best arrangement.

Simon Lee ‎Founder of App Design Agency informed us regarding the inquisitive finishes of his value tests. “I saw that 0.99 (the most reduced cost in euros) is not the best decision if you have to achieve the mass of the client,” he clarified. “When I discharged PriceRadar, its cost was 0.99. Downloading where all is well, yet I thought I could profit. So I changed over the cost to 1.99.

“Here’s an astonishment: I sold more than twice as much as some time recently, with such a cost for an equivalent timeframe. The response to this? I imagined that since PriceRadar is an application for cutting edge clients of Amazon, and its motivation is clients who purchase a considerable measure on Amazon and might want to spare cash, a higher cost was an indication of value. Prior, with the most minimal value level of other shoddy and crappy applications, this was not considered. ”

This might be a strange case. However, it accentuates the significance of deduction sideways and trying different things with the cost of your application. Now and again, an expansion in the cost may lessen the heap. However, more benefit per download might be sufficient to make up for this. An ideal approach to locate a decent place in your application is to analyze.

Best Paying IT Jobs In Australia

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Best Paying IT Jobs In Australia

1. Front end senior development: The lowest of 117000$ and the highest of 149000$ for 5.1% increase. Organizations are mostly focused on customer centric engineering. It means a rise in initial salary for software builders with a strong knowledge of CSS, HTML and java who can illustrate analytical, project management and leadership qualities.

2. Developer: The lowest of 87000$ and the highest of 125000$ for an increase of 4.9%. Software builders are in need as company’s moves to an internet based program.

3. Junior developer: The lowest of 68000$ and the highest of 93000$ for an increase of 4.4%. Requirement for junior level developers is large for individuals with proper developed programming techniques, also who are savvy and have a complete knowledge of IT relocation services.

4. IT security professional: The lowest of 121000$ and the highest 161000$ with a rise of 4.8%. Organizations are getting confronted with extra security problems, including application, mobile, and data analytics safety. Robert half claimed that : The most eligible candidate who is able to negotiate more than market salary increase are the one who are well acquainted with new safety software’s and hardware, they have a proper understanding of emerging programs and are also able to confidently use the devices and related apps.

5. Full stack developer: The lowest of 89000$ and the highest of 148000$ for an increase of 4.5%. People who can make innovative and leading software made for companies that are in demand. IT relocation services requires a blend of professionals with technical knowledge, business acumen and creative thinking. The one who appoints says: These experts have to be at easy while working across both the front end and back end technology getting their area of expertise highly appealing and gives upward pressure on beginning salary.

6. Intelligence analyst: The lowest of 89000$ and the highest of 120000$ with a 4.0% increase. Big salary has big potential. Robert says: With organizations understanding the power of huge data and the influence of utilizing data to prepare informed, strategic selections which benefit operations in every department and impact an organizations bottom line, company intelligence analysts are looking themselves in huge demand.

7. Junior developer/ builder: The lowest of 71000$ and the highest of 95000$ with an increase of 3.9%. Robert says junior builders who are experts in front end building will be in demand as company increases their concentration on customer interaction with an amazing company website.

8. Business intellect manager: The lowest of 121000$ and the highest of 13300$ with an increase of 3.6%. Intelligence managers among all duties, design and plan enterprise level intelligence answers, that adds proper value to the company’s last line.

The Upcoming Marketing Scenario: Digital Dominance

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The Upcoming Marketing Scenario: Digital Dominance

With a dream to grow past the federal limits, Blue Digital Media in India has set up its digital advertising administrations in UK. One of the creating countries of UK, UKis an industrially stable and intense nation that has delivered numerous businesses and associations which have been doing particularly well in their individual fields. It involves grave worry that doing the special and advertising exercises for the recently set up business associations require good consideration since everything around today has turned out to be completely digitized.

As an Online Advertising Agency in UK, Blue Digital has put its emphasis on the majority of the principle fixings that shape the digital showcasing effort. It is not only applying the instruments of digital advertising that yields the outcomes that the customers need. With years of involvement in the digital advertising field, the group of Blue Digital Media has skilfully learned that legitimate arranging and methodologies are required for a fruitful digital crusade. Administrations gave by Blue Digital incorporates paid inquiry advertising, online networking promoting, versatile showcasing, show and retargeting, SEO, outline, and advancement and notwithstanding preparing and counseling. The greater part of the administrations are given to the customers required with the organization and finish arrangement is given as far as digital needs. There are diverse groups required in various administrations gave, and in this manner, the specialists included are topic specialists managing a similar kind of digital device since years.

Blue Digital embraces digital showcasing technique in UK that empowers them to work in intelligibility with their customers permitting them to give beat need to their requests and proposals. It is one of those different digital media organizations that organize client criticism and thinking of them as, pushes ahead with the arrangement and technique for the whole digital battle. In the wake of giving an ideal administrations to its Indian client base, Blue Digital has entered the market of UK wherein are as of now settled numerous other online digital promoting organizations with a saying to prevail in their digital endeavors.

Rivalry being extremely intense today with such a variety of other built up organizations in a similar circle, it has turned out to be gigantically important to put the best foot forward, give the best of administrations and have a client situated approach in work. A group that is co-agent with its customers and critical thinking disposition, Blue Digital Media has a team each layperson would love to work with and with excellent outcomes from their digital work, Blue Digital must be dependable the main decision for all.

Marketing in technology

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Marketing in technology

In today’s dynamic market, the technical department should work closely with stakeholders to maximize on productivity. Today’s marketing involves the use of technology and analytical techniques, and marketing department is expected to work closely with the tech department to improve the customer experience. According to the discussion of the technological executive from Forbes Technology Council, the technical department helps the marketing enhance their performance in some ways. Here are some tips on how the tech department can work with the marketing department to optimize performance:

1. Focus on the Customers requirements:

In most cases, markers and developers tend to put prioritized on perceived benefits and features instead of the customer’s requirements. However, it is critical to put customers’ requirements on top of their priorities. “Marketers who understand that the customer needs and have technical knowhow are likely to achieve the best” said Month Roberts Marketing Specialist Woking IT Services . Understanding customers’ needs and working together to improve the client experience help to improve the performance of your organization.

2. Do enough research and rely mainly on data rather than perception:

The marketing and the tech department should avoid making a decision based on perceived benefits that might not be true according to clients. Perform enough research to understand how the final project will benefit the customer and work toward achieving measurable results. Where not well understood, the marketer should ask questions to help understand how some certain features will help to improve conversion rate. Every feature in the product should be based on the research.

3. Have proper communication channel:

While coming with a project, it is importance to ensure that the CIO and the CMO should work closely and should be able to communicate freely and candidly about business challenges. Without proper communication channels in an organization, the team is unlikely to succeed. The communication and collaboration at the top should be effective to ensure that everyone in the team performs his role well.