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2018 Mobile And New Technology Priorities For Marketers

Forrester IT

Forrester just released a new report on mobile and new technology priorities for marketers, based on our latest global mobile executive survey. We found out that marketers: Fail to deliver on foundational mobile experiences.

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Experience “The Big Pivot”

Cloud Musings

Graeme Thompson, SVP/CIO Informatica The Big Pivot Podcast explores Digital transformation and its effect on every business in every industry.

Foto Friday – Sunrise colors over Sedona

Eric D. Brown

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Sedona Arizona for a few days. While there, I was able to sneak out and get a few sunrise photos. Here’s the first of a few that i’ll be sharing over the next few weeks. Captured with Sony a7R III and Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8

Ways To Boost Productivity Among Your Staff

CTOvision

Getting the most out of your employees can be a challenge, if when you feel you've hired the right people. There are many aspects that contribute toward efficiency and productivity. It may take some thought and some new initiatives to get the best from each person on your staff. Here are some suggestions for working […]. Big Data CTO News Company Efficiency Company Performance Workplace Culture

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What’s The Best Way For A CIO To Communicate?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Communication is key to the CIO job Image Credit: Harald Link. When you hold the CIO position, because of the importance of information technology you have a great deal of responsibility. This means that you have to come up with ways to let everyone who works for you know what you want them to accomplish. In a word, you have to communicate. As easy as this may sound to do, it turns out that it’s actually quite difficult to do well.

These Medical Breakthroughs Are About To Change Our Lives Forever

CTOvision

From technological advances to new discoveries in scientific research, the field of healthcare is continuously changing. Advances are improving the quality and longevity of life for millions of people everyday. These latest advances are no different and they may even affect us all today or in the very near future. Bad Cholesterol May Be a […]. Tech Humor

What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

David Linthicum

According to Gartner , by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts. Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and job descriptions, and that 20 percent of IT organizations will hire versatilists to scale their digital business.

The Data Digest: Consumers Want Devices To Talk Back

Forrester IT

My parents were recently gifted their first Amazon Echo — and as you might guess, I’ve been thrilled to observe first-hand how a household of relative tech Luddites responds to the device.

Uninstall MSI by Application Name

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a function that will uninstall an MSI installed application by the name of the app. You do not need to input the entire name either. For instance, say you are uninstalling all previous versions of Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is always labeled Adobe Reader X, Adobe Reader XI, and so forth.

Risks Emerge as Smart Contracts Show Cracks

Datacponomy

Bitcoin may be monopolizing headlines, but one of the real stars of the blockchain revolution is the smart contract. Originally pioneered by Ethereum, the smart contract was intended to eliminate many of the barriers and processes that raise the costs of doing business.

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Know The Global Risk Environment And Connect With The Community At The Cipher Brief Threat Conference 8-10 April 2018

CTOvision

The 2018 Cipher Brief Threat Conference will be held 8-10 April in Sea Island Georgia. With out a doubt, this was the greatest conference I attended in 2017. It was a great time to connect with others in the security and risk mitigation community and offered a fantastic opportunity to learn from thought leaders who […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Events News

Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility

David Linthicum

Companies are moving away from the traditional operations-oriented ROI model, and now look toward agility as the core metric to determine value. That’s clear in a new report called “ How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI—And Why Some Enterprises Are Moving Ahead Without It ,” from ISACA. Although this is new to many enterprises and analysis firms, it’s not new to me.

Facebook: The industry wants transparency, not new labels

Forrester IT

Facebook made an announcement yesterday titled “Making Ad Metrics Clearer” that says, in part: We’ve heard that businesses want more insight into our measurement tools and metrics. So today, we’re introducing new labels on some of our metrics to clearly show how they are calculated. The centerpiece of its announcement is new […].

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Mozilla Firefox Installer and Uninstaller

Mick's IT Blog

As we all know, Mozilla Firefox is not the easiest application to deal with when it comes to deploying it in an enterprise environment. I have finally taken the time to write a PowerShell script that will install it using the executable provided by Mozilla. This installer will kill all instances of firefox, execute the uninstaller helper file, and then delete the programdata folder. Next, it will run the Firefox installer, create the autoconfig file and the Mozilla config file. The autoconfig.js

The Timing, Tempo, and Harmony of Digitalization

Future of CIO

We live in an information abundant and technology empowered world and every day more and more technology affects the way we think, live, and work.

CTOvision Pro Tech News 20 Feb 2018

CTOvision

News and reports captured below point to a continued very high level of investment in technologies and companies around the blockchain. So much action is underway it is clear this new concept will be changing our world. The question is, when and how? Most of the reports below are about investments, which take time to […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Cloud Computing Cryptocurrency CTO Internet of Things News

Machine Learning for Connecting Organizations: A Conversation with Roger Gorman

Datacponomy

In the 1990s, anthropologist Robin Dunbar hypothesized that the maximum number of people an individual can personally know and remember is 150 — Dunbar’s number. The specific figure is debated, but it is common sense that the human cognitive capacity to understand relationships at scale has a limit.

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The Data Digest: Which Ads Resonate In The Weeks After Super Bowl LII

Forrester IT

In a blog post immediately following this year’s Super Bowl, my colleague Joanna O’Connell said that ads in this year’s big game could be summed up as “trying too hard with mostly nonsensical and underwhelming results.” Of all the ads that played during the game, the winner of this year’s Try-Hard award was certainly Ram […]. advertising B2C marketing brand building customer insights social listening & listening platforms social media Super Bowl

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5 more lessons that CIOs learned in 2017 (Part 2)

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As we start a new year, it helps to reflect on (and learn from) the past year. In this two-part article, we take a look at the past year from an IT leader perspective. What are the most important lessons that IT leaders and CIOs learned (or should have learned) in 2017?

To Celebrate 4500 Blog Posting: The Thoughts and Quotes of “Future of CIO” Blog (Part II)

Future of CIO

Blogging is 5% of inspiration +creativity with 95% of dedication + perseverance. Blogging is to pursue the digital communication way for envisioning, brainstorming, sharing, and debating.

CERIAS Security Symposium April 3-4 2018: The 20th Anniversary of Purdue University CERIAS

CTOvision

CERIAS is one of the forces of good in cyberspace. For 20 years they have been pulling together thought leaders, researchers, business leaders, academics and other stakeholders to further the art and science of security research. Their continuous action is known by a wide swath of professionals. They gather the community yearly at an annual […]. CTO Cyber Security News

U.S. considering new nationalized 5G network

IT Manager Daily

President Trump’s national security team is mulling over the potential of a government-run 5G wireless network in an attempt to combat Chinese spying, according to a report from Reuters. The plan is in very early stages of consideration, but if adopted it would have huge impacts on the U.S.

What To Expect At Mobile World Congress 2018?

Forrester IT

It’s that time of year again! From next Monday (February 26) through March 1, 2018, Mobile World Congress (MWC) will take place in Barcelona.

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A Roadmap to Legacy Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Legacy systems are a challenge to a digital business model. The digital economy is accelerating and the businesses who are leading the way are the ones that deliver distinct business value using the most current data available in the most consumable means possible.

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” Feb. 2/22/2018

Future of CIO

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking, brainstorming, innovating and sharing. The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 2 million page views with 4500+ blog posting in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc.

As We May Think: Vannevar Bush’s 1945 Essay still provides great motivational concepts for advancing science

CTOvision

Many of us today are seeking ideas on how to deal with the massive, overwhelming deluge of data and information, both at work and at home. If that describes you, one recommendation I have is this: If you want a new idea, turn to history. One great icon of this info age, Vannevar Bush (1890-1974), […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security News

Webinar Replay: How to simplify self-service reporting

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: In many organizations, end user reporting runs through a single department or individual. They must build and customize the reports for end users—many of which want their reports customized in different ways. The problem: These customizations waste time.

Does Your Company Have A Formalized Remote Work Program? Let Us Interview You!

Forrester IT

Mobile. Cloud. Workplace flexibility. Each of these are driving companies to offer remote work options more consistently. However, remote working has challenges related to technology, policies, compliance, and collaboration. The number one question I get from clients regarding this issue is: “How can my organization embrace flexible work and remain productive and secure?” ” Our upcoming report tackles […