From artificial intelligence, to predictive analytics, to ransomware security, to the changing role of the chief data officer, tech leaders sound off on the top technology trends that we will see in 2017.

Passwords Finally Grow Up

"The recent DDoS attack that wreaked havoc on a huge portion of the internet on Oct. 21 is to blame, in part, on unchanged default passwords on IoT devices that hackers exploited," says Matt Dircks, cheif executive officer at Bomgar.  Read more.