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When Is It Ok For A CIO To Brag?

The Accidental Successful CIO

When you’ve accomplished something great, is it ok to tell people about it? Image Credit: bengtham. As the person with the CIO job, you are in charge of a lot of different things.

Flashpoint: Business Risk Intelligence (BRI)


Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units across organizations with a decision advantage over threats and adversaries. The firm is highly regarded for really delivering capabilities to decision-makers.


Twenty Goals That Are Just Plain Better Than “Growing Revenue”

Forrester IT

Dear Marketers, I know how important it is to you to grow revenue. I also know how that focus will help expand your remit — to align with your organization’s strategic priorities and rally around an explicit path to revenue.

Microsoft Compatibility Reporting Tool Spectre and Meltdown Patch

Mick's IT Blog

Ever since the Spectre and Meltdown issues arose, we have been waiting on patching, at least reliable patching. Microsoft has taken it on itself to patch systems for the vulnerability.

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Mobile World Congress 2018 Felt More Telco-Centric Again

Forrester IT

Now that the dust has settled from Mobile World Congress 2018, it is possible to get a better feel which mobility themes will set the tone for the coming year of mobility.

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5 Ways for Students to use LinkedIn as a Networking tool

Doctor Chaos

Today’s generation is such a blessed generation to have social media sites to leverage their prospects in both career and personal lives. Imagine the trauma when you want to reach out to someone with your pitch without knowing what the person is interested in. I pretty well understand how difficult lives of students is today. […]. Networking social media


Agile Development is like Running a Restaurant Kitchen [Video]

Social, Agile and Transformation

I had the opportunity to work with Infoworld on this video illustrating how agile development is a lot like running a restaurant. Restaurants requires operational excellence to deliver high quality meals, excellent service, and on time delivery to restaurant patrons. They also require some creativity and innovation when developing new menu items and adjusting ingredients based on what's. agile software development DevOps software development

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The key question for your cloud computing strategy

David Linthicum

The paths to cloud computing are not all the same. Although many enterprises aggressively use cloud computing to change how they do business, others are just trying to save 20 or 30 percent in ops costs. When it coes to how you’ll use the cloud, ask what your cloud spirit animal is. Are you a lion that is aggressively working to increase your share of the market? Are you a zebra hoping that a lion won’t take you out?

Could Classifying AI Research Prevent Public Harm?


Headlines frequently feature news about advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). These developments collectively boost public interest in AI and help people imagine what’s possible. But some individuals are concerned about what could happen if information about AI research falls into the wrong hands. Hackers Are Typically One Step Ahead The increase in cybersecurity attacks has […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Avoid These Top CX Misconceptions

Forrester IT

To provide great CX reliably and efficiently, companies must master the six competencies of customer experience management (CXM): research, prioritization, design, enablement, measurement, and culture.

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Getting Your Feet Muddy with Data Science: A Conversation with Ross Taylor


As companies digitize and data occupies a more central place in our lives, corporations are struggling to find enough talented people to meet the business challenges they face. This has created exceptional opportunities for individuals who are up for tackling those challenges.

5 (more) digital transformation mistakes to avoid

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Digital transformation–the reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve performance–is a priority for many businesses these days. However, it’s a complex task.

Three Great Cyber Threat Intelligence Companies Combine To Offer Threat Hunting Workshop


There are many great firms providing cyber threat intelligence capabilities (including data and analytical tools). But one thing is clear, no one tool covers all the needs. It really takes an ecosystem. This is why it was great to see three of the greats in the field working together to host a workshop on threat […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats News


Consumer Marketing 2018: Build Emotion-Powered Brands With Dipanjan Chatterjee

Forrester IT

WHAT DO EMOTIONS HAVE TO DO WITH BRANDING STRATEGY? I sat as a silent observer at an internal marketing workshop of a multi-billion-dollar consumer brand. They spoke for three hours about being customer-obsessed. They never spoke about the customer. That’s the old way of marketing.

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Firmness vs. flexibility: Keys to knowing when to crack down and when to loosen up

IT Manager Daily

As an IT manager, striking a balance between rigidly following your company’s procedures and allowing for the human mistakes that occur in a workplace can be challenging. It’s hard to know when you should stick to the book, and when you can offer your employees a little leeway.

10 Tips for Avoiding an Alternative Data Hangover


More than 80% of the world’s data is unstructured. Investors in the financial industry are now having to confront the challenge of managing a large volume of data in this unstructured format, assembling in-house data scientists, engineers and IT staff who can transform it into insights.

6 Predictions on How AI Will Advance in 2018

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Among many trends, AI’s continuing rollout and use in the enterprise ranks near the top. I recently read an article in on their Six Artificial Intelligence Predictions. I wanted to highlight what they said and react to it myself based on what we are seeing in the market.

These Cloud Services are CTO Favorites


Editor's note: This post by Larry Cynkin was first published at his Green Bar site. Larry is a highly respected CTO delivering consulting services to startups and writes with the credibility that comes from real experience. -bg bg In a previous post I looked at how the adoption of not only cloud-based software platforms but ancillary cloud-based services has really taken off, supported […]. Advice CTO News

The GDPR and The B2B Marketer: Ready or Not, Here I Come

Forrester IT

The deadline for compliance with the GDPR is May 25, 2018, but the preparations of many B2B marketers range from nonchalant to indifferent. In our research interviews and inquiries about the GDPR, we find that many B2B marketers don’t think the regulation is a relevant concern because they think the GDPR doesn’t apply to business […]. B2B B2B marketing GDPR

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How to create enterprise dashboards in 10 minutes

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Would you like to deliver dashboards to your users? Would you like to learn how to create dashboards that integrate with your existing system, in just 10 minutes? If so, check out this webinar replay, and see how easily you can create dashboards.

How the Solution To Bitcoin’s Scaling Problem Could Change Your Networks


It’s impossible to discuss cryptocurrency without at least mentioning Bitcoin. It is, after all, the functional forefather of the cryptocurrency space. It’s the currency that everyone thinks about when you mention crypto, and the one by which virtually every other contender in the field is measured.

Three Digital Mandates

Future of CIO

Due to increasing pace of changes and continuous digital disruptions, either fast-growing businesses or well-established organizations have to continuously adapt and speed up, proactively build business competency and fine tune the organizational changeability.

Pause And Take Note Of The Remarkable Engineering In AWS Snowball and AWS Snowball Edge


In a recent conversation with a friend in AWS I was reminded of the very interesting capabilities of AWS Snowball and the even more capable Snowball Edge. Snowball is a data transport solution that is designed to get large quantities of data from one place to another. It can move petabytes from legacy datacenters into […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO News

The Insurance Industry Is A Prime Target For AI Technologies And Solutions

Forrester IT

In their quest to become digital insurers, insurance carriers have a revolutionary opportunity to improve their businesses with new and emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. It is certainly a balancing act to find that perfect peanut butter-and-jelly combination of operational efficiency and customer engagement, however I believe many insurance carriers to be up to the […]. artificial intelligence (AI) customer experience Insurance risk management


Digital Transformation Is Advancing

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Information Week has an article on how Digital Transformation is Advancing. The article notes the always ongoing effort to digitize everything. Info Week stresses “digitzing the core” which is to say, make every process and system digital.

What Are Beacons, and How Are They Used in IoT Projects?


All new technologies are becoming a part of our environment, but many of them remain unnoticed or incomprehensible. For many people, beacons are one of these mysterious items.

The Popular Innovation Quotes of “Digital Master” Series I 2018

Future of CIO

"Digital Master” is the series of guidebooks (22+ books) is to perceive the multifaceted impact digital is making to the business and our society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the digital journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.”