Today’s episode is brought to you by “Tomorrow’s CFO,” a Future Office of the CFO digital event on September 16th. This week’s themes include edge computing, AI in healthcare, and cybersecurity.
Tomorrow’s CFO Digital Event
00:20 – Save the date because the “Tomorrow’s CFO” digital event is coming up on September 16th. Top analysts including Bob Evans and Wayne Sadin, finance leaders, and tech experts are coming together for this event. They will explore the latest in technology and approaches on how to navigate the evolving demand of the CFO role.
Dynamic Communities and Cloud Wars Join Forces
02:36 – Guess the CAGR: the Global Edge Computing Market Size – Grand View Research projects edge computing to have a market worth of $61.14 billion by 2028. Some driving factors to its expected market growth include artificial intelligence and IoT. Top key players include Cisco Systems, Sierra Wireless, Nvidia Corporation, Microsoft, and Belden Inc.
05:00 – John shares an article he read about the five things you need to know about edge computing. He also elaborates on how companies can apply it in the future.
08:47 – Bridget acknowledges the impact of professionals being able to “work from anywhere.” For instance, she references an analyst brief from Kieron Allen about what CFOs need to be aware of when implementing potential work-from-home applications.
Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Industry
11:33 – Aaron brings up the recent expansion at Microsoft by partnering with SAS. This partnership enables them to grow the Microsoft Azure aspect as well as their customer intelligence 360 Marketing Cloud. Additionally, he talks about the recent coverage of SAS on the Enterprise AI Battleground channel. This features advancements they’ve made within the healthcare industry with artificial intelligence.
16:50 – Continuing the discussion on health and technology, Bridget mentions an announcement about DotCom Therapy. They raised $13 million for therapy for children, in and out of school. Also, she acknowledges the impact this has on how technology has been stepping up to serve the need in preventative care.
Cybersecurity and Work-From-Anywhere
17:54 – Returning to the concept of work-from-anywhere, John discusses a research study from the HP Wolf Security Group. Furthermore, he highlights important statistics on security and network protection. The study reports responses from not only participants working from an office but also those working from home.
20:03 – Another example to emphasize the importance of security, Aaron references how a former employee destroyed 21GB of data out of revenge for being fired from the New York Credit Union.
22:26 – In a recent Future Office of the CFO interview, Aaron talked with the CEO of Tenacity Cloud, Jason Yaeger. They discussed the importance of creating a culture that values data as well as how the CFO is heavily involved in doing valuing data as a true asset.