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How To Avoid Having Unengaged Employees On Your Team

The Accidental Successful CIO

What you really want is for the members of your IT department to be engaged Image Credit: Ged Carroll. When you have new people join your department, they generally do so with a great deal of excitement – they understand the importance of information technology.

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California imposes new regulations on ‘internet of things’ devices


As people shop for loved ones this holiday season, internet-enabled gadgets are often at the top of the list. These gifts may be an automated vacuum cleaner, a doorbell with a camera or a Furbacca, a toy that combines Furby and Chewbacca and interacts with a smart device. These contraptions—collectively referred to as the “internet […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Internet of Things News

CIOs Are Discovering That Humans Are Important Too

The Accidental Successful CIO

It turns out that humans are an important part of every IT department Image Credit: Black Knights. As the person with the CIO job, you have a very important question that you have to find the answer to. What is more important to your IT department: people or technology.

IBM Goes All In On Cloud And Sends Collaboration And Experience Products To HCL

Forrester IT

IBM’s journey to rebalance its enterprise software portfolio around areas such as AI, hybrid cloud, and supply chain shifted into high gear with an agreement to sell a group of its collaboration and experience products to HCL Technologies for $1.8 billion, as announced on December 6.

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The private cloud is now a peripheral to the public cloud

David Linthicum

No matter if you’re looking at Microsoft’s Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services’s Outpost, or Google's Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on premises, that emerging pattern is the same: placing an on-premises version of a pubic cloud’s cloud services that runs on hardware in the data center that you can see and touch. In other words, the private cloud is becoming a public-cloud peripheral more than a traditional decoupled private cloud. InfoWorld explains: What is multicloud?

The Virtues of (Personal) Networking


I’ve taken a bit of hiatus from blogging as I’ve settled-into my new gig at WSO2. But I’m back with a career and social observation that applies to everyone.

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The Future Of Mobility Is Data, Not Cars

Forrester IT

Having worked in and with the automotive industry for around 25 years, the challenges that OEMs face given their size and structures often inhibit the business agility needed to provide lasting customer value in an age of digital disruption.

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The path to cloud security goes through integration

David Linthicum

The cloud security problem is not really a problem any more. Indeed, we have the best security technology in the public clouds these days, and in some cases it’s better than what’s in the on-premises systems that are no longer receiving the R&D spending love. So, if security is so good in the cloud, why do so many in IT believe there an issue? The fact is that public cloud never works alone (although it seems that way if you listen to the public cloud providers).

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AWS Re:Invent Recap – Hybrid Cloud is Real. Even Amazon Says So.

The Investing Edge

The highlight of AWS Re:Invent is always the much anticipated keynote from CEO Andy Jassy. This year, over a three hour span, Jassy took us slide after slide through the dozens of new features AWS is rolling out.

Is Your Product Development Ready for Zero-Touch User Interfaces?


Cake batter doesn’t mix well with touchscreens. A connected refrigerator with a large touchscreen in the middle of the kitchen is a blessing for a busy working mom who can organize and sync her kids’ school schedules and the weekly grocery list with her smartphone and the fridge. Yet that same “smart” appliance doesn’t feel very smart with a dollop of double chocolate cupcake mix on the touchscreen to-do list. Zero-touch user interfaces (UI) are coming. “As

Workplace AI: Emerging technologies, ethical questions


Read why Maria Korolov says that there are some ethical questions in using artificial intelligence at the workplace on CIO : AI is making quick inroads into the workplace. Equally capable of whipping up informed predictions in a flash and completing specific tasks on a scale that humans can’t match, artificial intelligence is being applied […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Trends In Marketing Measurement You Need To Follow In 2019

Forrester IT

Marketers are held to an ever-higher standard of accountability to ROI and business impact. But many marketers struggle to meet these expectations, hampered by long-established habits and lack of knowledge about new data- and analytics-enabled measurement approaches.

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Expanding the AWS Cloud – Introducing the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region

All Things Distributed

In April 2017, Amazon Web Services announced that it would launch a new AWS infrastructure region Region in Sweden. Today, I'm happy to announce that the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region, our 20th Region globally, is now generally available for use by customers.

How are you rewarding top performers in digital transformation, data science, agile, and devops programs?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you leaving it to HR and once a year performance reviews as your primary way to recognize good performance? Or are you seeking formal and informal ways to let your key employees know they are a good job. Recognition can come in many forms. For example, it's been a great couple of weeks for me on receiving recognition. Enterprise Mobility Exchange listed me as their top digital. about me agile software development big data cio data management data scientist digital transformation

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Top 10 Personal Technologies to Support Digital Business


The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary--until you learn the assistant isn’t a person at a desk, but rather a virtual assistant (VA).

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We Pretty Much Agree: AI is not here to take jobs, just to make work more meaningful


Many AI naysayers warn about the loss of jobs once AI takes over workplace. However, Praveen Kanyadi of Tech Radar says that AI could make jobs much more interesting. We tend to agree of course. Here are Praveen’s views: Many fear that AI is taking away jobs, but this notion is misguided. Recent trends show that […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Help Rogue IT Go Legit With Citizen Development Platforms

Forrester IT

Meet Ray. He’s the director of loan operations at a bank – and he’s running out of patience. It takes ages to process customer requests, find customer info, and decide on loans. His team is doing the best it can but is demoralized by poor customer reviews and lost deals. After asking central IT for […]. application development & delivery low-code platforms citizen developer low-code development platform

The Popular Quotes about CIO Leadership in “Digital Master” Series 2018

Future of CIO

“IT delivery is about People, Process, and Technology, in this order.”

AI-Built Deepfake Videos Did Not Alter the Election

Information Week

Things could change next election time, putting truth and democracy at grave risk

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Take Your Analytics Maturity to the Next Level


For all the hype surrounding advanced analytics , machine learning and other data innovations, a remarkable number of organizations are still using spreadsheets for analysis and arguing about data quality. In a recent Gartner survey, 87.5% of respondents had low data and analytics maturity, falling into “basic” or “opportunistic” categories. A good data and analytics strategy starts with a clear vision.

Machine learning adoption thwarted by lack of human skills


We’ve all heard the dire predictions about robots coming to steal our jobs. As technologies such as machine learning, AI and automation advance by the day, workplaces everywhere are being transformed; naturally, some people fear that they will become redundant — depending on their job, some may be right. In this age of AI and […]. Artificial Intelligence News

“Crap” Content Continues To Describe B2B Marketing – Don’t Let It Describe Yours

Forrester IT

In 2013, Doug Kessler and the crew at Velocity Partners published “Crap: the single biggest threat to B2B content marketing” – a work of thought leadership genius that I still tell marketers to read today. In just 50 PowerPoint slides, Velocity Partners explains why the current deluge of marketing “content” won’t serve buyers and what […]. B2B marketing buyer engagement content marketing B2B B2B Marketing content strategy

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The Popular Quotes about CIO Leadership in “Digital Master” Series 2018

Future of CIO

Be grateful to understand others and be understood.


How to Incorporate DevOps Release Management Tools into Your IT Processes


The transition to DevOps doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time for companies to adopt DevOps practices throughout their organization and integrate new tools.

Trouble with recruitment? Try these strategies to attract new hires

IT Manager Daily

You’ve heard all about the employment boom, but those numbers don’t tell the whole story. Hiring and recruitment are more difficult than ever, and that doesn’t seem to be changing soon.

AT&T is the first major US carrier to support eSIM on iPhone


eSIMs are finally getting a foot in the door in the US. Alongside the news that Apple has officially released iOS 12.1.1 to the public, which includes eSIM support, AT&T has become the first major US carrier to support eSIM for iPhone. The eSIM is designed to mitigate the faff and frustration associated with traditional SIM […]. CTO News

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There’s No “Data Strategy” — Align Insights Priorities To Your Business Strategy

Forrester IT

Greetings from sunny but cold Orlando, where the inaugural Forrester Data Strategy & Insights Forum just wrapped up. During the event, I spent time with a seasoned data professional who joined me as a panelist in my session and who took advantage of the wealth of wisdom dispensed in keynotes and deep dives throughout the event. […

Running Top-Notch IT with Three Differentiators

Future of CIO

Digital organizations are always on and over-complex, with abundant information and continuous disruptions, IT continues to grow in importance to organizations, both operationally and as a competitive advantage.

Cloud Computing 2019: The Cloud Comes of Age

Information Week

A Forrester study predicts that enterprises must respond nimbly to address changing cloud markets and technologies

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Fix SCCM Scan Timeout Errors – SCCM WSUS Maintenance


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. This post will help you to fix SCCM WSUS maintenance. This post will help the admins who manage the SCCM infrastructure. There are several other blogs about the same topic, but I’m sharing my implementation experience with this post. I have been inspired by the blogs mentioned in the references section of this post. Related […].