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Who Will Buy your Emerging Software Company?

The Investing Edge

As entrepreneurs who have been through the fund raising process know, this question is one they should be prepared for when speaking with potential venture investors.

Amazon gets close to 50 percent of US ecommerce market share, PC sales up, cyber security critical in Internet of Things, Blockchain causes disruption


The following are some of the tech topics we are tracking: Amazon’s share of the US e-commerce market is now 49 %, or 5% of all retail spend Though Amazon has been at odds with the current political dispensation in the United States, it is keeping on growing. While President Trump's tweets against Amazon did affect [.]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News Amazon

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CIOs Need To Know: Will AI Be A Good Or A Bad Thing For Their Company?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Sure AI is powerful, but can it be too powerful? Image Credit: A Health Blog. As the person with the CIO job, it is our responsibility to stay on top of all of the new technology that is out there because we understand the importance of information technology.

The Defense Innovation Board Provides Insights Actionable By Government and Industry Technologists


The Defense Innovation Board (DIB) is an advisory board for DoD. This means it does not have command authority, but can offer food for thought and suggestions for consideration. But my view is the ideas and suggestions the DIB is making are so compelling that everyone in DoD should pay attention and take action on [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

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A Personal Technology for Good Redux: Call for Code

Cloud Musings

In 2013 I had the opportunity to manage a $2M demonstration of how cloud computing could be used to support natural disasters.

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Be smart about edge computing and cloud computing

David Linthicum

I hear it every day now: “We’re moving beyond cloud computing to edge computing.” Pretty hypey, and not at all logical. Edge computing is a handy trick. It’s the ability to place processing and data retention at a system that’s closer to the target system it’s collecting data for as well as to provide autonomous processing. What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now. Also: InfoWorld’s David Linthicum explains what exactly is edge computing. ].

Dr. Chaos Podcast – CryptoJacking

Doctor Chaos

Is CryptoJacking really that bad? What about sites that are asking for user’s permission before they mine? Check out our latest podcast where we discuss CryptoJacking. Subscribe to us on Soundcloud, iTunes, YouTube, or your favorite podcast app! Podcast


6 Key Takeaways From Google Marketing Live 2018

Forrester IT

Susan Bidel, Joe Stanhope, Tina Moffett, and I were able to attend Google Marketing Live this week in San Jose. There were many announcements and changes made to Google’s platforms and products. Possibly the most significant – an announcement that was made over a week ago – was the retirement of the AdWords and DoubleClick […]. age of the customer

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Cluttering the User Experience with too Much Code

Social, Agile and Transformation

I have a friend, a colleague. Let's call him Joe. Joe wants the best for his customers and his organization. He knows customer experience is critical and he recognized his organization hasn't been the best at it. People come to their site because they have to get something done. And customers loathe having to but must as part of running their own business. So they've put up with the. customer experience innovation product management site performance software development

The Technology To See at the 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference


One of the great things about the DoDIIS Worldwide Conference (Aug 12-15 Omaha, Nebraska) is the expo floor. It is unlike any other tech conference. This one is filled with providers of great technology who know the importance of support to national security missions. The problem is that there are so many great solutions demonstrated [.]. Artificial Intelligence Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Events Government News

The most important unanswered questions of 2018 in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)


Here is what a recent whitepaper by Dataiku reveals about Artificial intelligence and machine learning emphasising on the role of data scientists. Let’s find out. This is the first part of an article series based on a whitepaper by Dataiku) The year 2018 was supposed to be the one.

The Toughness and Softness of Digital CIOs

Future of CIO

With continuously technology-driven disruptions and exponential growth of information, Digital is the era for the rise of the CIO role. IT has become “softer” because it shifts from monolithic hardware oriented to mosaic information-driven.

Telefónica Is Maturing Into A Digital Service Provider

Forrester IT

Telefónica hosted its Industry Analyst & Customer Days in Madrid recently. In our view, Telefónica is emerging as a leading global telco. Of course, digital natives like Alibaba, AWS, Google, and Tencent continue to capture the customer attention.

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On Frankenarchitecture, DevOps, Strategic IT, and the Culture of Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I've received some smart and interesting feedback on my blog posts via LinkedIn. So this week, I'd like to share some of that feedback. On Frankenarchitecture I posted on 12 warning signs of bad application architecture and received some good suggestions to add to this list: Yes, spot on and there are certainly more. Some of my favorite are: - Customize COTS so much that upgrades. cio DevOps digital transformation it management organizational change

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QuintessenceLabs is Named a Tech Pioneer for 2018


The World Economic Forum has named QuintessenceLabs one of their Tech Pioneers for 2018!QuintessenceLabs QuintessenceLabs joins a prestigious list of previous awardees such as Google, Spotify, Twitter, AirBnB and Atlassian. This year's pioneers were chosen based on their innovative breakthroughs and creative solutions to many different global challenges. QuintessenceLabs was selected for their significant contributions to the [.]. CTO Cyber Security News Atlassian Google QuintessenceLabs

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Three New Advances in Healthcare Technology


How AI and Machine Learning is transforming healthcare technology. How will emerging technologies improve your health outcomes and life expectancy? One word: Fast. Technological innovations are helping health care providers advance and improve the medical field at an alarming pace.

The Houston Astros and Winning Through Advanced Analytics

Perficient - Digital Transformation

McKinsey has a great article on the Houston Astros win in the last world series and why advanced analytics helped propel them from horrendous losses to baseball champions. It will remind you of Moneyball for the statistics minded who love a good story.

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Canada’s Tech Market Stays A Half Step Behind The US Tech Market

Forrester IT

The Canadian tech market will grow in both 2018 and 2019, but growth will slow from 5% in 2017 and 2018 to 3.7% in 2019, according to Forrester’s report on “The Canadian Tech Market Outlook For 2018 To 2019 — 5% Growth In 2018 Will Slow To Under 4% In 2019.” These growth rates, while […].

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The Monthly “Dot Connections” Connecting Dots to Build Digital Workforce July 2018

Future of CIO

The effects of an increasingly digitalized world are now reaching into every corner of businesses and every aspect of organizations.

The CTOvision Guide To The Cybersecurity Technology Marketplace


We all know that technology alone will not stop the dynamically changing actors seeking to steal information. Proven best practices and a respect for the history of cyber conflict dictate a comprehensive approach. That said, cyberspace is a technological domain and choosing the right technology to enhance your defense is absolutely key. One of the big [.]. CTO Cyber Security News Tech Advice



Innovative young companies are improving gaming concepts with the help of blockchain, ensuring that this epic clash creates a better reality for future gamers. Industries central to our entertainment end up being the most highly valued.

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Journey from SFB to Teams: Part 3 – Coexistence and Upgrade Modes

Perficient - Digital Transformation

One of the best ways to transition users over to Microsoft Teams is by enabling users to use Teams alongside Skype for Business. You will notice throughout this article that both Teams and Skype for Business have several functions that overlap.

Real-Time Customer Experience

Forrester IT

When I first saw buttons at Heathrow that let travelers give instant feedback on how they were feeling, I laughed. Measuring and refining customer experience is about long-term strategy, not raw takes on what’s happening now. I was wrong.

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Three Perspectives for CIOs to Stand out as the Top Digital Leader

Future of CIO

As we all know that the only "Certainty" or a "Constant" is "CHANGE." Business is only an extended part of our life and all businesses have to accept change to survive.

Stop Drowning in Big Data: How to Gain Insights with a Complementary Approach of Technologies from AI to IoT


The 21st century is all about data, and IoT devices excel at producing it. The world has generated more data in 2017 than in the previous 5000 years added together. When you feel your data analysts cannot handle the amount of data, or that their analysis is one step behind, machine learning may be your [.]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics CTO Robots



How a bunch of tech savvy entrepreneurs are using blockchain to solve problems in the areas of graphics rendering, identification processes and diamond trade.

Making the Case for RPA

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Starting your RPA journey. In today’s digital process automation landscape, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has become a hotly sought-after tool to help solve all that plagues your business process shortcomings.

Understanding Share Of Life: A Chat With Sebastian Jespersen

Forrester IT

In my line of work, I chat with some very smart people. Sometimes I think they’re smart because they disagree with me; sometimes they just see something I can’t. Today, I’m sharing parts of a conversation I recently had with someone who I think is smart rather immodestly, because he thinks like I do. The […]. age of the customer