Kieron Allen joins Chief Content Officer Aaron Back to discuss the new Acceleration Economy Top 10 Shortlists for AI/Hyperautomation, Cybersecurity and Data Modernization, and define why these lists were created.
00:30 — The new Top 10 list will feature prominently in analysis by the Accelerated Economy and its practitioner analysts. Kieron asks his Aaron to define these top ten lists.
00:46 — Many viewers are familiar with the ongoing analysis of the Cloud Wars Top 10 companies founded by Bob Evans several years ago. The Acceleration Economy expands the reach of the top 10 rankings across cybersecurity, data modernization, and AI/hyperautomation channels. The purpose of these shortlists is to highlight the companies that are shaping and changing the industry. Ten of his companies have been identified in each of these pillars, all of which play an important role in a digital-first world.
02:48 — Why is it time to expand the Top 10 rankings to other areas within the Acceleration Economy? I believe that These pillars underpin the entire business technology process. The Top 10 list is a way to showcase the innovative work being done in each industry. Many of them are small businesses or start-ups.
04:26 — It is important to clarify how the Accelerated Economy Network came to decide which companies are on the Top 10 list for each pillar. Who are leading these pillars and what are their experiences?
04:46 — The Acceleration Economy direct practice analyst led each channel and worked with the Acceleration Economy team to determine who made it onto this list. Direct Practitioner Analysts represent areas of expertise and work directly in those areas. Analysts and CISOs Frank Domizio, Chris Hughes, and Robert Wood lead the Cybersecurity channel. His longtime CIO/CDO/CTO Wayne Sadin leads the data modernization channel. Toni Witt, Ronak Mathur, and Aaron also co-lead the AI/Hyperautomation channel.
06:41 — As the article continues, the reader will find that all these technologies have “good interactions” with each other, and the crossover comes from focusing on these four pillars.