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How devops practices prevent legacy platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Do you fully grasp the long-term business problem devops aims to solve? I'm going beyond the upfront benefits. The alignment of dev and ops teams to build and deploy supportable applications. The ability to release frequently and bring new features to market faster. The monitoring that informs technologists of application issues before end users escalate them. The automation to scale up.

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All Enterprise Techies Should Watch HBO’s SciFi Epic Westworld: It will help us dialog over shared experiences on what we will not be creating

CTOvision

Westworld season one was a great mix of science fiction and drama and action and it was done in a way that should help people think through many tech ethics questions, like how do we want to treat our robots? Does treating robots with violence change our nature? Can robots become sentient? HBO has a […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News SciFi

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AI Helps Marketers Target The Right Customers, Across The Right Channels And Content At Scale

Forrester IT

There’s a sense of urgency in Asia to capitalize on AI, not only to compete but to lead globally. Appier, established six years ago in Taiwan, is one of these firms.

Global Cyber Alliance Release: Perhaps the most important of the 2018 RSA Conference Season

CTOvision

Every year the RSA conference brings together members of the cybersecurity community for a week of presentations, discussions, tech demos and socials. Concurrent with the event there is always a flurry of press releases. Many are designed to highlight a company’s product or service. Many, like the annoucement of the new Microsoft led coalition of […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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It’s Tax Season: How Big Data Is Transforming The Filing Process

Datacponomy

People all over the United States have been preparing themselves for the impact of tax reforms passed in 2017. Of course, some of these changes provide massive benefits to businesses and individuals, while others remove certain deductions we’ve become accustomed to.

Are you developing too much code? The rationale for low code alternatives in digital transformation programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

I am concerned that some organizations are developing too much custom code as part of their digital transformation programs. The code may be tied to delivering new mobile experiences to customers, integrating new data sources into a data lake, generating dashboards, or providing collaborative tools for a departmental workflow. Writing too much code can be a mistake for organizations when.

The right way to pick a cloud database

David Linthicum

It’s all the rage these days: moving on-premises data to the cloud. But should you use cloud-native databases or databases that run both in the cloud and on-premises? There are trade-offs between the cloud-native (meaning “cloud-only”) and dual cloud/on-premises options, mostly involving cost and operational efficiency. [ The essentials from InfoWorld: How to choose the right data-integration tools • How Cosmos DB ensures data consistency in the global cloud. |

Consumer Marketing 2018 Follow-Up: Jenny Storms Answers Your Questions

Forrester IT

One of the positive consequences of having fantastic speakers and robust conversations at Consumer Marketing this year is that we have a backlog of questions from the audience that we weren’t able to address on stage.

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Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices

CTOvision

It can be really hard for the government to share information with citizens and businesses, for many reasons. We all wish it was easier, but the fact is that complex rules and regulations and the need to operate with some degree of certainty combines with the need to protect sources and methods. Everyone in the […]. CTO Cyber War News

Do You Have the Expertise to be a Big Data Project Manager?

Datacponomy

Are you one of those project management professionals inclined to handle big data proposals? Having a strong project management background would add excellent support to your aspirations. However, for setting up a big data project team, you don’t just need good project management skills.

Three Highlight of CIO’s Digital Agenda

Future of CIO

With overwhelming growth of information and increasing pace of changes, businesses across sectors are moving from industry speed to digital speed. IT becomes so pervasive and critical, Information Technology should be seen by any business as a “digital game changer.”

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API Management Use Cases in Healthcare

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In our latest healthcare guide , we highlight the importance of application programming interfaces (APIs) in driving business and consumer value. As organizations shift their legacy infrastructure in IT modernization projects, APIs will be at the center of their initiatives alongside containers, microservices, and other serverless technologies. During the journey to API adoption, there is no doubt that technology executives and leaders will be asking questions around common use cases.

The Data Digest: Facebook’s Heaviest Users Are Concerned About Online Privacy But Fail To Act Accordingly

Forrester IT

I would like to introduce myself as a new member of Forrester Data’s data science team. Before joining Forrester, I studied economics at McGill University, where I developed a skillset in quantitative analysis and knowledge of the incentive-driven behaviors fueling today’s consumer-driven economy.

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Craxel’s Digital Trust Platform, Data Security and Your Identity

CTOvision

Editor's note: We learned of Craxel and saw this post on their site and asked Dave Enga for permission to publish it here for your reference. It seems that Craxel can provide a key part of a comprehensive strategy to protect information. This approach should fit well with other modern approaches, including a Software Defined […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security News

4 Ways IT Managers Should Expand Their Skills for Career Growth

Datacponomy

Whether you’re already working in IT management or still on your way up, you should be sure of one thing: that you’re as comfortable working with people as you are working with tech. As a leader in IT, you’re responsible for much more than technology. You’ll likely spend as much –.

The Monthly Insight of “Digital Balance”: Manage Digital Tension and Strike the Right Balance Apr. 2018

Future of CIO

We are experiencing the dynamics of the most significant business transformation since the industrial revolution.

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Only 50% of ransomware victims recover stolen data

IT Manager Daily

With so many ransom attacks occurring these days, it’s difficult to know what you should do if you become a victim. Many companies might err on the side of caution, paying the ransom to get their files released quickly. But that may not be the best route to take.

Marketers, You Desperately Need A New Mindset

Forrester IT

You have to feel bad for marketers: For years, they’ve tried to keep pace with changing buyer behaviors and adapt to the cross-device and cross-channel habits of their customers.

Cyber War: The Fastest Way to Improve Cybersecurity?

CTOvision

For all the benefits IT in general and the Internet specifically have given us, it has also introduced significant risks to our well-being and way of life. Yet cybersecurity is still not a priority for a majority of people and organizations. No amount of warnings about the risks associated with poor cybersecurity have helped drive […]. Cyber Security Cyber Threats Cyber War

Salesforce Lightning Migration Framework & Assessment

Perficient - Digital Transformation

It’s clear to see Salesforce’s product roadmap hinges on Lightning. The challenge question for users is how and when is the right time to migrate over to Lightning? All Successful Salesforce Projects Begin With These Steps. Determine first where you are – an honest assessment.

Climbing Up the Digital Pyramids to Improve Organizational Maturity

Future of CIO

Today’s organization simply just can’t stand still. Digital transformation is a journey rather than a destination.

Honeypots and the evolution of botnets | Salted Hash Ep 23

Network World

Host Steve Ragan reports from the show floor at RSA 2018, talking with guest Israel Barak, CISO at Cybereason, about his firm's recent honeypot research, which gathered information showing how the bot landscape is evolving

Digital Transformation Unlocks Business Opportunity

Forrester IT

My first job (other than being a barman at college) was designing and developing an ERP system for a ship repair yard on the River Tyne. This was Circa 1995, a time when the ship building and repair industry in the UK was twitching its last death spasms. It was an industry in the final […]. digital transformation Forum

The Internet of Things: Explained

CTOvision

The proliferation of technologies across the world has led to a global environment of interconnected devices that allow us to communicate with one another constantly. This exponential growth, in essence, is The Internet of Things. It is the chief idea of bringing all of our lives online so that they can be made safer and […]. CTO Internet of Things News

Using Cynefin Framework for Complicated HC Projects

Perficient - Digital Transformation

So far in this blog series I have discussed using the Cynefin framework for providing guidance in determining the best SDLC methodology to use for a particular type of project defined by the framework as well as delving into the Chaotic type of project.

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The Monthly “12 CIO Personas” Book Tuning: CIOs as “Chief Interpretation Officer” Apr. 2018

Future of CIO

Compare to the other executive positions, the CIO role continues to be shaken up, refined, reinvented and reenergized. The magic “I” of the CIO title sparks many imaginations and modern CIOs need to wear different hats and play multiple roles.

Malware attack hits Atlanta’s government

IT Manager Daily

Hackers held Atlanta’s computer systems hostage for a week, hamstringing the ability of employees to get work done. Citizens were unable to do things like pay traffic tickets online, use the free Wi-Fi at the airport, or report potholes or graffiti. The attackers requested approximately $51,000 in bitcoin to relinquish their hold on the systems, but it’s unclear whether the city paid that ransom.

A Renewed Vision For WPP

Forrester IT

The news of Martin Sorrell’s resignation signals a crisis for WPP; its stock dropped 7% Monday and further fueled discussion of breaking up the company into smaller pieces. But rather than bend to the pressure of market volatility, WPP should take this rare moment of reflection to reinvent itself.