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Gen AI Just Got a Little Less Opaque

Forrester IT

Yesterday the AI startup Anthropic published a paper detailing the successful interpretation of the inner workings of a large language model (LLM). LLMs are notoriously opaque – their size, complexity, and numeric representation of human language have hitherto defied explanation – so it’s impossible to understand why inputs lead to outputs.

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Can Your Developers Benefit from Platform Engineering?

Information Week

Will designing tools and workflows to bring self-service to software development help developers work more efficiently? A growing number of adopters think so.

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Proof-of-concept quantum repeaters bring quantum networks a big step closer

Network World

Three teams – in Boston, in China, and the Netherlands – have simultaneously announced that they’ve figured out ways to store entangled photons without breaking the entanglement, a critical step in building quantum repeaters, and, thus, scalable quantum networks. The Boston team used silicon atoms embedded in diamond chips. A team in the Netherlands also used diamond crystals, but with nitrogen atoms instead of silicon.

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How Can Students Benefit from Digital Learning

Kitaboo

eLearning has revolutionized the mode of learning in classrooms and introduced a new way to engage in discussions. This synergy of education and technology has been known as EdTech for some time now. EdTech has enabled the delivery of quality educational content through digital learning to learners from all corners of the world. It has made learning mobile, engaging, and interactive, encouraging students to take an interest in digital learning and retain it.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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Jorge Luis Borges and the impact of AI on human creativity

Trends in the Living Networks

Jorge Luis Borges has been one of my favorite authors since my teens. Over the last couple of years I have often thought of one of his masterpieces, Pierre Menard, Author of The Quixote , written in 1939, which turns out to be extremely relevant to the age of AI. The story recounts how a contemporary writer, Pierre Menard, rewrites Cervantes’ epic Don Quixote word for word.

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The State Of Cybersecurity Innovation: RSA Conference 2024

Forrester IT

RSAC gives security startups two structured opportunities to distinguish themselves, and Forrester always finds it revealing to see which startups make the cut.

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Network teams are ready to switch tool vendors

Network World

Nearly 74% of IT organizations are at least somewhat likely to replace a network management tool over the next two years, according to new research from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). “I don’t think anyone is tied to their existing tools,” an IT operations manager at a very large government agency recently told an EMA analyst. “If a new tool comes along that is better or cheaper, we’ll consider it.

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How to Change Your VPN Location (A Step-by-Step Guide)

Tech Republic Security

This guide explains how you can change the location of your virtual private network for privacy, security or geolocation issues.

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Where’s the ROI for AI? CIOs struggle to find it

CIO Business Intelligence

Finding the return on investment for AI remains elusive for many organizations, even as they rush to adopt the technology. Difficulties estimating or demonstrating the value of AI technologies to the business have been or will be a top barrier to their implementation, according to a recent Gartner survey of more than 700 IT leaders at organizations that have adopted or plan to adopt AI.

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Navigating The Regulatory Maze: Enhancing Customer Experience In Finance And Healthcare

Forrester IT

No regulation was designed to ruin the customer experience, yet poor experiences in regulated industries abound. At CX Summit North America, we'll explore how leading organizations are navigating these challenges.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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What Happens When You Want to Leave the Cloud?

Information Week

Even as cloud usage grows, there will be times when companies want to leave the cloud. How do you leave with minimal disruption?

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Chip shortages push hyperscalers to build their own

Network World

Shortages in the availability of semiconductors capable of running generative AI models in hyperscale computing scenarios are forcing cloud service providers like Amazon and Google to build their own in-house technology to meet growing processor demands, new research has found. That combined with the cost pressures of working with Nvidia, which has emerged as the market leader for selling GPUs well-suited to AI-specific workloads, have pushed top tech giants to find new solutions for their proce

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Seattle’s economic strength helps propel it to No. 6 in new ranking of top 1,000 global cities

GeekWire

The Global Cities Index gives Seattle high marks for economic strength, but it also scores well in the quality of life category. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) A new ranking of the top 1,000 largest cities in the world puts Seattle among elite company, thanks largely to the economic strength of the city, driven by its tech sector. Seattle ranks No. 6 in the inaugural “Global Cities Index” from Oxford Economics, which scores cities based on five categories: Economics, Human Capital

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AI is driving productivity and wage increases: Report

CIO Business Intelligence

Business sectors using artificial intelligence are seeing significant gains in productivity while AI skills are commanding higher wages, according to a new PwC report. Industries such as financial services, information technology, and professional services are seeing labor productivity growth nearly five times greater than industries with less AI integration, the consulting firm said in a statement.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Ratings Platforms, Q2 2024

Forrester IT

Ask a room full of CISOs about cyber risk ratings (CRR) platforms and you’ll find no shortage of opinion — hot or cold, but never indifferent. Like a judges panel in a Top Chef culinary competition, customers critique missing or poorly planned components of the “dish.

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Fallout When the Chips Are Down

Information Week

Amazon Prime series "Fallout" showcases a retrofuture wasteland without semiconductors -- could our innovations exist without silicon chips?

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Red Hat seeks to be the platform for enterprise AI

Network World

Red Hat went all-in on generative AI at its annual summit last week, offering a wide range of tools for operational and development teams to help them build and deploy generative AI systems. That includes tools for creating and managing a model garden, training and fine-tuning models, building applications, and deploying generative AI at scale in a hybrid architecture.

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Restore Damaged Files & Save Your Business for Only $50

Tech Republic Security

Regardless of how badly your files, or their formats, are damaged, EaseUS Fixo can restore your office files, videos and photos, even in batches. Get a lifetime subscription for $49.99 at TechRepublic Academy.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Hertz gets caught charging multiple Tesla renters for not returning the EVs with a full tank of gas

TechSpot

Even though it is obvious that Teslas do not use gasoline, the customer had difficulty convincing Hertz customer service reps to reverse the charge. the company finally apologized for the incident and refunded the customer, blaming a systems error." However, this happened only after auto enthusiast magazine The Drive reported.

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VivaTech & The New French Tech Next 40/120: When AI Meets GreenTech

Forrester IT

Paris will be the center of innovation and technology this week. The 2024 edition of VivaTech in Paris is set to be a great success with more than 150,000 in-person visitors. It has become the largest technology and innovation event in Europe with CEOs, C-leaders, VCs, and startups attending from all over the world.

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Now’s the Time to Optimize Cloud Costs: Here’s How

Information Week

By choosing the right cloud at the right time, adjusting one’s cloud strategy as needed, and factoring in hidden fees, businesses have the best chance at optimizing cloud costs effectively.

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FCC proposes BGP security measures

Network World

Jessica Rosenworcel wants ISPs to tell her how they’re securing BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) , a critical system for routing internet traffic. The chairwoman of the US Federal Communications Commission has proposed that the FCC require large broadband service providers to submit confidential reports on their plans to manage security risks associated with their use of BGP.

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Reimagining Cybersecurity Training: Driving Real Impact on Security Culture

Speaker: Speakers:

They say a defense can be measured by its weakest link. In your cybersecurity posture, what––or who––is the weakest link? And how can you make them stronger? This webinar will equip you with the resources to search for quality training, implement it, and improve the cyber-behaviors of your workforce. By the end of the hour, you will feel empowered to improve the aspects of your security posture you control the least – the situational awareness and decision-making of your workforce.

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“Íbamos a hacer una transformación TI, pero nos dimos cuenta de que requeríamos una del organigrama de la compañía”

CIO Business Intelligence

El camino hacia la nube no es uno fácil, está lleno de obstáculos y llegar a buen puerto requiere de una estrategia a largo plazo bien pensada. Ese fue el foco de las conversaciones que tuvieron lugar en el Cloud & Infrastructure Forum 2024 , organizado por IDC y Foundry con el patrocinio de DE-CIX, que se llevó a cabo el pasado 21 de mayo en Madrid.

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Slack has been siphoning user data to train AI models, enrolling you automatically

TechSpot

The revelation, which blew up online this week after a user called it out on X/Twitter, has plenty of people peeved that Slack didn't make this clearer from the jump. Corey Quinn, an executive at Duckbill Group, kicked up the fuss with an angry post asking "I'm sorry Slack, you're.

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Go Alone To Go Quickly And Fail Or Go Together To Go Far And Succeed

Forrester IT

I recently published new research – Establish An Enterprise And Security Architecture Partnership To Improve Collaboration – which covers the importance of fostering partnership between Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Security Architecture (SA). Initially, I set out to uncover what friction existed between the two functions.

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Digital Inclusion: Inside Tips From ADA-Compliant Companies

Information Week

Many companies are still out of compliance with digital ADA guidelines. Here’s what’s at stake in getting it right -- and how to get started.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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SolarWinds debuts AI framework in its service desk product

Network World

IT observability and management software maker SolarWinds today introduced a new AI platform that when embedded into the company’s other solutions will provide generative AI capabilities to speed problem resolution, minimize downtime, and empower IT staff to improve service delivery. SolarWinds AI, developed using SolarWinds’ AI by Design framework , is embedded in SolarWinds AI in Service Desk , an IT service management (ITSM) solution.

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Microsoft MFA is Mandatory for Accessing Azure from July 2024

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Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post Microsoft MFA is Mandatory for Accessing Azure from July 2024 appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Gopika S Nair.

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Mozilla is adding vertical tabs, profile management, and local AI to Firefox

TechSpot

Over the next year, Mozilla promises to finally listen to user feedback and add the most requested features to its Firefox browser. According to a recent post by a Mozilla community manager on the Mozilla Connect platform, the for-profit corporation (part of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation) will significantly improve the.

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Frenemies Forever — The Tension Between CRM And CCaaS Vendors

Forrester IT

There was a time when automatic call distributor (ACD) systems and customer relationship management (CRM) systems did very different things, with some integration but no real overlap. In the support world, CRM systems managed tickets and customer details, while ACD systems connected callers to agents and managed interactions.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.