Commonwealth Eyes Future Growth with Key Additions to Technology, Information Security Leadership Teams

Mabel R. Acton

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 3, 2021–

Commonwealth Financial Network ®, a national firm dedicated to providing advisor-focused business solutions, announced the recent addition of Mukund Ravipaty, chief information security officer, and Garreth Speer, vice president, IT infrastructure. Both positions will be instrumental in broadening Commonwealth’s cloud technology strategy and enhancing its security posture as the firm looks to augment its current advisor-facing infrastructure and accelerate its innovation in 2021.

“Enhancing our infrastructure as we grow and evolve and reinforcing a comprehensive enterprise information security program are two critical elements of our IT strategy,” said Miriam Manning, chief information officer at Commonwealth.

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4 Steps to Deliver a ‘Future Fit’ Technology Strategy

Mabel R. Acton

Over the last decade, large firms and federal agencies upped spending significantly on information technology, but the increased spend did not lead to productivity gains or improved customer experience scores, according to a February report from Forrester.

The report outlines how truly innovative firms build agility and flexibility into their tech strategies to accommodate the introduction of emerging technologies into their business lines while meeting changing customer demands. To develop such “future fit” tech strategies, the report argues chief information officers must focus on maturing four IT competencies.

“Whereas, in the past, technology was at the tail end of the

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Epic Says Even More Epic Store Exclusives Are Coming In The Future

Mabel R. Acton
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Epic pissed off a lot of people when it first revealed that big games like Metro Exodus and Borderlands 3 would be Epic Games Store timed-exclusives on PC. Now it says that even more exclusivity deals are on the way.

“We have more exclusives coming in the next two years than we have published to date,” a representative for Epic Games told PC Gamer when asked about the seeming lull in Epic Store exclusives at the moment. According to PC Gamer’s rough calculations, over 100 games have had some sort of exclusivity

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Wondershare Technology Wins “Future Tech Award” for “Best Creative Software Suite” at CES 2021

Mabel R. Acton

CES is the largest worldwide consumer technology event that gathers the most awaited products in the fields of science and technology. It is also regarded as the wind vane of international consumer electronics.

As one of several coveted Future Tech Awards, Reader’s Choice specifically features the best products and services of the past year and decade, as voted for by thousands of users and Future Tech readers. Among the list of this round’s winners, you can find Wondershare’s creative suite, Canon EOS R6 for Best Camera, Google Chromecast with Google TV, Apple M1 chip, Lenovo Chromebook duet, and others.

“Unlike

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