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Artificial Intelligence IT Pros Salaries over $100K
Managers with AI Expertise command six figure salaries
Experienced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning IT Professionals are in high demand. Salaries for those professionals are well into the low six figures. Salaries for management positions with AI skills are in the $150K to $250K range. Experienced managers and developers are getting offers in the $125K to $165K range.more info
AI Managers and technoligists are in Demand
KPI Metrics Key for Artificial Intelligence Managers
IT decision-makers are optimistic about the potential benefits of infusing enterprise applications with generative AI. This is driing the demand for executives and managers who have direct AI experience.
Almost 90% of all CIOs and CTOs have either implemented AI and generative AI technologies in their organizations, have plans to, or are actively researching them. Enterprises are looking to AI to boost productivity and innovation, and one-third of organizations with an interest in the technology have hired or are looking for a chief AI officer.
Over 3/4 of all CIOs are preparing for the arrival of generative AI in a number of ways, with 57% identifying use cases, 45% starting pilot programs, 41% training or upskilling employees on it, 40% establishing policies and guidelines.
One third of CIO's interviewed by Janco already have generative AI tools in users hands, and may others say they are testing apps from vendor partners.more info
Best Practices New Technology Implementation and Deployment
New technologies like AI implementation and deployment have unique risk profiles
When new technologies appear they are often misunderstood. Early innovators face a new issues and often are costly to be first on the block. However, if developed and deployed in a timely manner they can be a competitive advantage and a way to identify the enterprise as an industry leader.
Top 10 Best Practices for new technologies
- Tie technology to the business's operational objectives
- Align the new technology with the business's strategic plan
- Have a big picture of the future
- Build the infrastructure, governance, and culture to support the new technology
- Have an organization that is used to success
- Have the right skills in place
- Implement incrementally to prove concepts have value and work
- Understand the risk profile of the new technology
- Kill new technology efforts when they flounder
- Question status quo
C-Level executives targeted by EvilProxy
EvilProxy - phishing as a service attacks target c-Level executives
The EvilProxy phishing page, masquerades as a Microsoft 365 login page. EvilProxy functions as a reverse proxy, where the service is positioned between the user and the real login page, relaying requests and responses back and forth between them. From the victims perspective, it's like they're interacting with the real website, but the attacker gets to see everything that gets transmitted between the two parties, including the login credentials and MFA codes. EvilProxy claims to be able to bypass MFA on Apple, Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, GitHub, GoDaddy, and other popular websites.
Of the accounts that were accessed by attackers, 39% were C-level executives, 17% were chief financial officers, and 9% were presidents and CEOs. When it came to lower-level management and personnel, the attackers focused on users with access to financial assets or sensitive information.more info
IT Salaries expected to rise in 2023-2024
Number of IT Pros who are unemployed in the US is low
We have found, as the talent shortage grows and inflation continues, salaries for highly skilled tech workers will continue to rise. In fact, compensation could increase by 8% for some roles in 2023-2024, according to our recent salary survey.
C-Level executives hold CIOs accountable for security breaches
Tools for the CIO and IT Managers to better manage security exposure
Recent hacks have place a new emphsis on security risk factors. C-Level executives want to know what risks they face. Many are asking for Risk Scores. The issue is that existing KPI metrics do not help to address security risk in a way that is meaningful.
The constant stream of high profile breaches and the resulting class action lawsuits, negative PR, loss in share price, cybersecurity insurance pay-out refusals, and even termination of liable executives has made this an urgent priority.more info
How to Implement Omni Commerce -- the Wave of the Future
eCommerce systems are now moving towards the new paradigm
Enterprises need to have the right foundation. Management and leadership begin with having a strategy in place that works and then having the right people in place to create and implement them.
Implement a flexible platform
Keep emerging platforms in mind
Ensure IT and marketing agility
Big Data Salaries are over $100K
Apache Hadoop Open Source driver in the big data salaries
Big Data Skills and in High Demand and Pay Well - With enterprise focus moving towards "big data" there is an increased demand for technical and managerial skills. The focus is on then necessary skills and experience to develop, implement and manage it. In addition with the threat of cyberattacks, security is a key concern. As a result individuals with those skills are in high demand and compensation in is high.more info