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How Should CIOs Handle Data From Employee’s Wearables?

The Accidental Successful CIO

More data is always better, but what if it’s personal data? Image Credit: Timo Newton-Syms Follow. As the person with the CIO job, you are the one who is responsible for managing all of the data that the company collects. We are all pretty used to what this means.

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The Government Is Slow To Move On Privacy Regulations, But When It Gets Going It Is Hard To Stop


The following are some of the cybersecurity related stories we are tracking. More and more we see governments considering doing more to protect privacy, or at least to attempt to protect it. Seems the demands of people all over the world may cause more action. Scoop: The White House looks to coordinate online privacy plan [.].

2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference 12-15 August 2018 in Omaha Nebraska


The annual DoDIIS Worldwide Conference is scheduled for 12-15 August 2018 in Omaha Nebraska. Every year this event is a great opportunity to learn about the most critical mission needs of the defense intelligence community, as well as see some of the most interesting technologies relevant to analysis, data and enterprise IT. It is also a [.]. Big Data and Analytics CTO Cyber Security Events News

Cloud backup is not the same as standard datacenter backup

David Linthicum

Backup is just good policy. You need the ability to back up data and applications someplace, so they can be restored somehow, to keep the business running in case of some natural or manmade disaster that takes the primary business-critical systems down. We have whole industries that provide backup sites and backup technology. They can be passive, meaning that you can restore the site in a short period of time and get back to operations.

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3 major cloud migration mistakes to avoid

David Linthicum

Migrating workloads to the public cloud is taking most enterprise IT organization’s time these days. Although analyst predictions vary, I would say we’re at about 20 percent migrated in the Global 2000, including PaaS , IaaS , and SaaS. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Are You Modernizing Your B2B Go-To-Market Strategies?

Forrester IT

Last week I had the opportunity to speak at a dinner event with 20+ senior marketers and business partners that InsideView sponsored. We wanted to explore how well marketing and sales are facing up to new go-to-market challenges associated with buyer behavior change in general, ABM specifically.

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What Drives Agile Teams to Become Agile Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I moderated a panel at nGage's Enterprise Transformation Exchange on Developing an Agile IT Organization: Concepts, Culture and Concerns. The message from panelists was clear. Organizations looking to transform need to go beyond scrum practices and improving IT project execution.

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How to Remove Bulk Facebook Profile Content

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a video guide on how to remove bulk Facebook content from your Facebook profile. Some will just say to delete the profile and create a new one. That can be rather troublesome, especially if you have a lot of Facebook contacts and/or are well known in certain areas of expertise.

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Why Cybersecurity is Looking to AI to Mitigate Business Risks


Malicious cyber attacks against government and private businesses have increased in frequency and severity over past years. Microsoft estimates the potential cost of cyber-crime to the global community at $500 billion and that breaches of data will cost the average company around $3.8 million. The unfortunate truth is that the cybersecurity industry is largely unprepared [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security News

Blockchain Found a Shortcut to the Universal Sharing Economy


Today, we have the liberty to source an apartment space globally, with AirBnB, or to find a qualified person for manual labor via TaskRabbit. In spite of this accessibility, there are still gaping inefficiencies for users of these systems.

Forrester’s US Banking Customer Experience Index 2018 Shows CX Is Stagnating

Forrester IT

Customer experience leaders grow revenue faster than CX laggards, drive higher brand preference, and can charge more for their products.

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Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams Deep Dive: Part 2

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In part 1 of the Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams Deep Dive , we discussed the foundational call flows from the Teams client. In this article we will continue the discussion by talking about Direct Routing call flow with and without media bypass.

Office 2016 Outlook Cannot Log On Upon the First Launch

Mick's IT Blog

While building the new Windows 10 image with Office 2016 along with exchange 2016 on the backend, I got the following error message every time I tried to open up Outlook for the first time.

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Apple sued for creating iOS monopoly, Microsoft acquires Flipgrid, 5G standalone standard approved, Foxconn coming to the US


The following are some of the enterprise tech stories we want to bring to your attention: U.S. top court mulls Apple's App Store commissions in antitrust case Every one using iPhone knows that iOS App market is a virtual Apple monopoly unless you jailbreak your iPhone and void the Apple's warranty. Now the US Supreme [.]. CTO News The Boardroom

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Five Careers to Consider for Data Enthusiasts


Do you get excited every time you have to crunch numbers? Do you love knowing how many times people use their smartphones every day? Are you fascinated by how businesses use data to make decisions? If you do, then you might be ideally suited for a career where you could.

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Mobile In-Store Retail Delivers Service, Efficiency and Convenience

Forrester IT

In-Store Mobile Delivers Service, Efficiency, and Convenience. Customer service through associate-assisted mobile scanning and checkout. Operational efficiency through associate mobility. Customer convenience through self-service mobile checkout.

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The Art and Science of IT Management

Future of CIO

With overwhelming growth of information, dynamic business environment, and fierce competitions, IT management has become an art out of necessity to address both the business surviving and thriving issues.

The Salesforce Field Service Lighting Surprise

Perficient - Digital Transformation

We are All Discoverers. In 1492, Christopher Columbus didn’t board his ship, raise his iPhone and smoothly say, “Siri, get directions to the Bahamas,” then sit back and enjoy a peaceful voyage across the Atlantic. Being a discoverer or an explorer was a dangerous job.

An Apology From Me To Google (and to you)


Dear readers, With this post I want to give an apology to Google, and to you, for some recent reporting here at CTOvision. I let my emotion influence things I wrote, and, in something that in hindsight I realize was horribly arrogant on my part, I wrote as if I knew what Google’s motivations were [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

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Are banks ready for Payments Services Directive, Part 2 (PSD2)?


The arrival of the first pillar of the Payments Services Directive, Part 2 (PSD2) in January this year laid the groundwork for a more open banking system. It is set to transform the financial services industry in the European Union (EU) by putting the customers in control of both their.

Grocers Partner For Digital Growth

Forrester IT

Grocers Are Partnering For Digital Growth The last few months have been a watershed of new deals around grocery fulfillment. Walmart is partnering with DoorDash, Kroger is investing in Ocado, Target is acquiring Shipt, and Amazon is delivering groceries to consumer vehicles.

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To Celebrate the 4800th Blog Posting: The Thoughts and Quotes of the “Future of CIO” Blog

Future of CIO

Blogging is to pursue the digital communication way of envisioning, brainstorming, sharing, and debating. It’s the journey to make the continuous leadership influence and connect the dots for spurring creativity and advocating digital innovation.

65% of orgs suffer sales delays from lax security

IT Manager Daily

Keeping customer data secure is essential to maintaining your customers. That importance is never clearer than when concerns about privacy arise. Recent research from Cisco shows that data privacy issues caused sales delays in 65% of businesses. And those delays weren’t short-term.

Can AI be used for evil? IBM’s AI Debater debates with human champion, Google’s AI can predict death, Nividia uses AI to make super slo-mo movie.


Is Artificial Intelligence A Detriment Or A Benefit To Society? The AI good vs evil debate has been going on since artificial intelligence was first discussed. Everybody has a say about AI's good and bad qualities. Elon Musk has warned of a doomsday-like scenario in near future as shown in the Terminator movie series while [.]. Artificial Intelligence News

Microsoft adds resiliency, redundancy, security to Windows Server 2019

Network World

With Windows Server 2019, Microsoft is adding resiliency and redundancy enhancements to the Shielded Virtual Machines security controls it introduced with Windows Server 2016. Shielded VMs originally provided a way to protect virtual machine assets by isolating them from the hypervisor infrastructure and could also help prove to auditors that systems were adequately isolated and controlled.

Tesla Sabotage: A Perfect Storm For Insider Threat

Forrester IT

Last Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an all-employee email to Tesla employees revealing that the company was the victim of insider sabotage. Musk indicated that the saboteur made changes to Tesla’s manufacturing operating system using fake user names and exported a large volume of sensitive internal data to third parties. In his email, Musk […]. age of the customer

Three Pitfalls in Boardroom

Future of CIO

The modern digital board has many responsibilities, also gets a lot of frustration and hits many pitfalls on the digital transformation. Driving the business forward is extremely difficult.

How GDPR can affect your company brand


Companies have been well aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for more than two years, and though the May 25 deadline has passed, the GDPR is not put to sleep. The deadline has only drawn more attention to the GDPR, as noncompliant companies are starting to be hit with.