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Guide to Cloud Computing

CTOvision

This is the CTOvision guide on the megatrend of Cloud Computing. This report gives a high level overview of the most important factors of the trend, gives updated insights into the activities of the major Cloud Computing companies, and succinct descriptions of Cloud tech.

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Just How Important Are Good Managers?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to make sure that they have the best managers working for them Image Credit: Enrique Martinez Bermejo. Having the CIO job is tough. Because of the importance of information technology, the company expects you to be able to accomplish a great deal.

Fix your cloud security

David Linthicum

I found some interesting statistics in this RedLock article that illustrate the severity of the cloud security problem: Only 7 percent of businesses have good visibility of all critical data, and 58 percent say they only have slight visibility. ForcePoint ).

After A First Date, Would Your B2B Website Get A Second?

Forrester IT

More than 500 B2B marketers told Forrester their company’s website is the most effective demand generation tactic for building awareness and increasing consideration.[i]

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

How Governments Can Unlock Blockchain’s Potential

CEB IT

Blockchain technology continues to be the subject of intense interest and experimentation in all industries, particularly in government. However, the endless enthusiasm for blockchain has subsided, replaced with a greater sense of realism informed by experience. In 2018, two-thirds of governments were actively interested in blockchain, and 10% of governments were actually doing something with it. That picture changed in 2019.

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Graphistry: Visual graph analytics and visual playbooks

CTOvision

Graphistry brings a human interface to the age of big and complex data. It automatically transforms your data into interactive, visual investigation maps built for the needs of analysts.

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How CIOs Can Do A Good Job Of Delivering Bad News

The Accidental Successful CIO

One of the jobs of a CIO is to be able to deliver bad news Image Credit: Still The Oldie. Let’s face it, as CIOs we’d all like to be liked. We enjoy the parts of our job that are fun and which have to do with the importance of information technology.

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It’s Here — The 2019 Forrester Global Map Of Privacy Rights And Regulations

Forrester IT

Security and risk leaders consistently rank compliance with global privacy regulations as one of their top three challenges. To help them, Forrester periodically updates our map of global privacy rights and regulations. Our 2019 version was released today.

What are you avoiding?

Eric D. Brown

I’m sure we’ve all been there. We have 100 things to do and we pick 90 things to get done and avoid those last few items that we just don’t want to do. They are on our ‘to-do’ list for a reason. We put them there…or more likely…someone put them there for us.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

5 Steps to Master Continuous Delivery

CEB IT

Ariane is a technical professional in a large manufacturing organization. She is in charge of application development (AD). In the past few months, she’s had to make some changes to promptly meet the demands of the customer and the business — including regularly updating applications with user feedback and responding to new shifts in the market and changes to business strategy.

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A Common Language for Computer Security Incidents: The Cyber Defense Taxonomy That Started Them All

CTOvision

Cyberspace is our interconnected information technology. And since everything either is or is becoming connected, one of the defining characteristics of cyberspace is its complexity. This adds burden to cyber defenders.

Celebrating Two Fantastic Years of Driving Digital

Social, Agile and Transformation

Two years ago I received my "author's copies" of Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology. The picture you see here is just after I opened the box. What a thrilling moment it was!

Create More Video To Engage Your B2B Buyers

Forrester IT

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then what is a video worth? 100,000? 1 million? The human brain processes video 60,000 times faster than text, so that’s a whole lot of words. B2B buyers are wired to deal with visual information and to remember stories.

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Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.

Foto Friday – The Grand Canyon

Eric D. Brown

In February I had the opportunity to visit the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. When I was younger, I’d been a few times but I’d never been out since I got into photography.

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7 steps to enhance IoT security

Network World

One of the biggest concerns with the Internet of Things ( IoT ) is making sure networks, data, and devices are secure. IoT-related security incidents have already occurred, and the worries among IT, security and networking managers that similar events will take place are justified. “In

Trusona: Passwordless two-factor authentication

CTOvision

Trusona is the pioneer and leader in passwordless two-factor authentication (2FA). Stolen or weak passwords are responsible for over 80% of breaches, and Trusona’s mission is to thwart cybercrime by eliminating them from the user experience.

Gartner Top 7 Security and Risk Trends for 2019

CEB IT

During a business strategy meeting, the CISO of a national transportation system presented a slide with a proposed risk appetite statement for the organization: This organization has no appetite for safety risk exposure that could result in injury or loss of life to the public, passengers or the workforce. All safety targets are met and improved year over year. We are willing to accept risks that may result in financial loss.

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Cut Through The Chatbot Hype To Find The Right Conversational AI Solution For You

Forrester IT

In this short take, I discuss the lessons learned from evaluating 14 vendors for the Forrester New Wave™: Conversational AI For Customer Service, Q2 2019. Check out the video below. For more insights, Forrester clients can dig into the full evaluative research here.

Thoughts on Libra

Phil Windley

Summary: Facebook has announced their Libra cryptocurrency. This is good news for cryptocurrencies and market-incentivized networks. I worry that Libra's financial inclusion might come with an attendent loss of privacy or autonomy.

SCCM Third-Party Patching Round Table Discussions

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have many steps by step guides about SCCM third-party patching, and I’m going to share the more details in the upcoming webinar round table discussions.

The Future of Enterprise IT: Insights that can drive your decisions today

CTOvision

Predicting the future is hard. We have tried just about every way humanity has come up with, and frankly every model has flaws. But we have found some methods that can be very informative for decision-makers.

Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Along with countless others in the IT consulting space, I’ve written about the challenges facing businesses as they undergo their various digital transformation initiatives.

How To Improve UX For Employees

Forrester IT

Recently, I attended Rosenfeld Media’s Enterprise Experience Conference, as an input to research I’m conducting about enterprise UX.

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How to Deal with the Fuzzy Front End of Change and Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Deep Dive SCCM Application Model Troubleshooting

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Hello, I’m Nitin Chhabra I worked for several years as a Microsoft support engineer specialized in SCCM Application Deployment technology. I am SME in Application deployment, Software Update deployment & OSD.

Algorithmia: AI Layer that automates the deployment process for Machine Learning

CTOvision

Algorithmia’s serverless infrastructure is custom built to host scalable AI models and advanced algorithms. Add your code and Algorithmia automatically generates API pipelines for hassle-free deployment and maintenance-free scalability.

Oracle simplifies branding and packaging of its Analytics Product

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Oracle simplifies its cloud, on-premises and prebuilt analytics applications under a single brand ‘ Oracle Analytics ’. At the analytics summit this week, Oracle announced a new customer centric vision for its Analytics Product.

Innovation, Data, And UX Archeology At UX STRAT Europe 2019

Forrester IT

I am back from two days at UX STRAT 2019 — a conference that gathers an international community of design leaders and experience makers.