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Leading Digital Transformation: Finding the right velocity in driving organizational change

Social, Agile and Transformation

I was recently asked, "Isaac, what keeps you up at night?" My answer is simple. In transformation programs, going too slow can lead to your business being disrupted. If your competitors are putting out great experiences, are more competitive winning business by leveraging data, or are demonstrating strategic business impacts with AI, blockchain, or IoT then your business is at risk. Here's a.

Fix for FAILURE (9705): Unable to find USMT file, cannot capture/restore user state

Mick's IT Blog

Recently, I upgraded to the new MDT 6.3.8450.1000. It was a fresh install of the new MDT product in which I created an entirely new MDT share for our Windows 10 build.

The Data-Driven Marketing Revolution Will Be Televised

Forrester IT

I recently heard L.L. Bean’s chief sales and brand officer walk through the company’s brand refresh and corresponding marketing campaign. He showed some TV spots (most of which elicited laughs, like this winner), and I was reminded of the company’s expanded TV spend. Is TV dead? Hardly.

Building A Collaborative Team

Cloud Musings

Recently, Harvard Business Review cited some insightful research into team behavior at 15 multinational companies.

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Welcome the New Project Manager!

Cloud Musings

According to CIO.com , the six traits of highly effective project managers are: Be a strategic business partner who can offer higher-level strategic leadership skills, not just technical management skills, provide significant advantages for organizations of all sizes.

Not all Machine Learning is Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

One of the downsides to the recent revival of popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is that we see a lot of vendors, professional services firms, and end users jumping on the AI bandwagon labeling their technologies, products, service offerings, and projects as AI projects without necessarily that being the case. On the other hand, there […]. Artificial Intelligence AGI AI artificial general intelligence Machine learning

Back2Basics: Why B2B Marketers Should Differentiate On Customer Experience

Forrester IT

“To survive in a world of ‘killer competition,’ you can either distinguish yourself from your competitors or offer the lowest price.”

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Cloud-based AI: The game-changer not to fret about

David Linthicum

The White House is hosting a conference on the future of artificial intelligence. Executives from 38 companies, including Intel, Oracle, Ford, Boeing, Mastercard, Microsoft, and Accenture, will attend the daylong summit. Why is it happening now? AI is poised to create 2.3 million jobs by 2020, while eliminating another 1.8 million jobs, according to Gartner.

Security technology and online casinos

Doctor Chaos

Online casinos and playersare at risk from a wide number of security threats £7.5

Intelligent Process Automation: The 4 Levels of AI-Enablement

CTOvision

Today’s knowledge workers are like the office workers of yesterday. They spend their time in email, on the phone, in various desktop and online apps and websites dealing with customers, suppliers, employees, partners, and internal stakeholders. Much of the time is spent dealing with various systems to shuffle information from one place to another, or [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News Intelligent Process Automation IPA process Robotic Process Automation RPA

5 Recommendations on Implementing DevOps CI/CD Pipelines

Social, Agile and Transformation

CI/CD is one of the key devops practices because it enables teams to align on development practices and ensure there is a consistent, reliable, and automated way to deliver applications to multiple compute environment. If you're new to CI/CD, consider reading my InfoWorld posts on What is CI/CD and on getting started with CI/CD. What you'll see is that there are many steps to mature this.

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Transform Federal IT To Accelerate Constituent Experience (CX)

Forrester IT

Federal agencies striving to meet their mission objectives increasingly adopt digital technologies to improve constituents’ experience.

How to deal with bad data in your cloud migration

David Linthicum

Do you have dysfunctional enterprise data? The symptoms are pretty easy to spot, including not having a single source of truth for customers, orders, inventory, etc. Or not be able to properly secure and govern the data, thus being unable to deal with regulations. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Hadoop Evolved: How Industries Are Being Transformed By Big Data

Datacponomy

A 50-year-old man runs on the treadmill and receives an alert on his Apple Watch. The message tells him to get off immediately because his pulse is abnormally high, which puts him at risk of a heart attack. Such a scenario is not far off thanks to Pontem, a platform.

Finally a GDPR email that was a pleasure to read (thanks Wickr)

CTOvision

We are all getting sick and tired of hearing about the GDPR. Everyone seems to be writing on this. Every consultancy has lists of steps they recommend, and every vendor articulates why their tech is the one to buy to help you get compliant. Even CTOvision has done our share of writing on this very […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Cisco CEO trumpets Catalyst 9K advances, software business success

Network World

Industry bellwether Cisco revealed some important financial numbers this week – its revenues were $12.5 billion, up 4 percent for the third quarter year-over-year, with product revenue up 5 percent. But one of the of the more interesting tidbits is that the company said it was selling some 40 Catalyst 9000 systems a day in and has installed 2,700 of the big boxes this quarter bring the total to 5,800 since its introduction in 2017.

B2B Marketers Need To Establish Process Rigor (Without The Mortis)

Forrester IT

I had the pleasure of collaborating with fellow Forrester analysts, Jessie Lui and Ryan Skinner, on the subject of marketing process – one of the lynchpin competencies in Forrester’s Marketing Innovation Playbook.

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EPBCS – Performance load testing using EPM Automate and HAR

Perficient - Digital Transformation

EPBCS Performance is another key area which we focus on our Planning Projects during UAT. Oracle recommends to use HAR files to track the steps executed by users in Smartview or business rules executed from planning data forms. Oracle recommends to install Fiddler tool to create these HAR Files.

The Definitive Guide to Building A No-Nonsense, Clutter-Free Knowledge Base

Datacponomy

Are you struggling to keep up with the increasing volume of support tickets clogging mailboxes and ticketing tools? Do you find yourself juggling with truckloads of manuals, flowcharts and other documentation at your organization? Don’t worry, you are not alone.

Facebook gives sensitive user information to advertisers, White House emails not protected, Discounted cyber insurance, Intel’s unethical conduct

CTOvision

These are some of the cybersecurity stories CTOvision is tracking. For others see our portal into all things cybersecurity and cyberwar. Facebook lets advertisers target users based on sensitive interests CTOvision has been tracking the Facebook data issues for quite a while and will continued to keep you in the loop (see The Ethics Of […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber War News

The Enterprise of Thing's troubling lack of security

Network World

When it comes to security and manageability, Enterprise of Things (EoT) devices must have far more stringent requirements than consumer IoT devices, which often have virtually no built-in security. Indeed, enterprise use of consumer-grade IoT is highly risky. Making the matter even more urgent is the growing number of deployed EoT devices, which is expected to increase significantly over the next two to three years. (I

CX For Gov IT: Driving Federal IT Performance Using CX Principles

Forrester IT

The reality is that most Federal IT leaders are under increased scrutiny to deliver increased value and productivity from technology investments at the lowest cost. Simply performing a top-to-bottom technology rationalization effort will no longer make their organization instantly lean and agile.

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Amazon Connect: Keypad input support for Lex-powered contact flow

Perficient - Digital Transformation

What is it? Amazon just released a new feature for Amazon Connect—keypad input for Lex-powered IVR menus. This is very exciting news for Amazon Connect users who want to give callers the ability to speak or type based on their preference when responding to prompts. Why should I use this?

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When Comparing Blockchains, Decentralization Comes in Degrees

Datacponomy

Word clouds are an easy way to see which topics within any subject are most prominent. Generate a word cloud from the Reddit cryptocurrency forum or an array of blockchain whitepapers, and one will quickly see that a single term – “decentralized” – is the biggest and boldest. It’s no.

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Google Assistant sounds eerily human, The White House forms AI committee, Carnegie Mellon launches AI degree

CTOvision

These are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the domain of Artificial Intelligence: Google Grapples With ‘Horrifying’ Reaction to Uncanny AI Tech We provided our thoughts on Google Duplex here (we think it is cool tech but needs bounding). This is consistent with how others seem to be viewing it. From Boomberg: […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News Training and Education

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CIOs as “Chief Innovation Officer”: What are Your Innovation Leadership Digital Principles & Practices?

Future of CIO

Innovation is the management process to transform novel ideas to achieve their business value. At the heart of innovation is the lifecycle of idea generation, interaction, selection, and learning.

The Data Digest: Millennials Call For Values-Driven Companies, But They’re Not The Only Ones Interested

Forrester IT

We’ve been researching values-based consumers for several years now, and conversation in the C-suite has progressed from “Are values really important?” to “How do we strategize accordingly?” But every now and then, lingering questions crop up that lead to misguided decision making around values.

My Perficient Teammates Made Me Feel Right at Home My First Day

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Lauren Taylor, an associate technical consultant, writes about her experiences with her teammates at Perficient. I knew I made the right choice to work at Perficient my first day on the job.