Innovation fuels the future of companies. Grow or die is the name of the game in modern economies. But, with a business to run and protect, chief information officers (CIOs) need to think about security first and foremost. Before starting a strategy of market disruption or business transformation, the CIO must aim to minimise risk and protect enterprise data. In the past, IT professionals clung, sometimes for good reason, to the notion that proximity equalled security, and that you needed to physically see and manage servers to deploy security measures. But now, cloud applications dominate the enterprise landscape, providing a more reliable and economically sustainable option, and proximity is no longer a factor in security or data availability. Enterprise cloud applications also deliver other advantages such as data protection and digital business growth. Here are some of the reasons why Workday’s secure cloud delivers a  competitive advantage and why CIOs have embraced the cloud: ...

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