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New Tech: Transportation Technology And The Self-Driving Economy

Forrester IT

Less than a year ago, my colleague Laura Koetzle and I published a report on the transformative effects of autonomous vehicles on the global economy.

KB40888878 Patch for Spectre and Meltdown on Windows 7 x86 and x64 systems

Mick's IT Blog

Recently, Dell released the BIOS updates covering systems starting with the Intel Family 6 Model 42 and later processors. This is the first part of the patching process. The second part is to apply all windows updates, which I also included all optional updates. That was my personal preference.

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Could Classifying AI Research Prevent Public Harm?


Headlines frequently feature news about advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). These developments collectively boost public interest in AI and help people imagine what’s possible. But some individuals are concerned about what could happen if information about AI research falls into the wrong hands. Hackers Are Typically One Step Ahead The increase in cybersecurity attacks has […]. Artificial Intelligence News

You need an ‘I’ve been hacked’ plan for your cloud

David Linthicum

A study that was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a formal cyber security incident response plan. About half of the 2,800 respondents reported that they didn’t even have an informal response plan.

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Flashpoint: Business Risk Intelligence (BRI)


Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units across organizations with a decision advantage over threats and adversaries. The firm is highly regarded for really delivering capabilities to decision-makers.

Agile Development is like Running a Restaurant Kitchen [Video]

Social, Agile and Transformation

I had the opportunity to work with Infoworld on this video illustrating how agile development is a lot like running a restaurant. Restaurants requires operational excellence to deliver high quality meals, excellent service, and on time delivery to restaurant patrons. They also require some creativity and innovation when developing new menu items and adjusting ingredients based on what's. agile software development DevOps software development

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The best way to adopt the cloud: Short sprints vs. big bang

David Linthicum

When it comes to cloud adoption, large enterprises and government agencies focus on quick wins, using quick sprints, and are typically more successful than those companies that try to drive huge change over a longer period of time, aka the big-bang approach. Consider a telecom company that wants to move all core systems to the cloud in three years.

Twenty Goals That Are Just Plain Better Than “Growing Revenue”

Forrester IT

Dear Marketers, I know how important it is to you to grow revenue. I also know how that focus will help expand your remit — to align with your organization’s strategic priorities and rally around an explicit path to revenue.

The Ethics Of Big Data: Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Are Writing New Case Studies For Us All


The term “Big Data” has been around quite a while (see a short history of Big Data here), but really came into mainstream discussion in 2007 (which also happens to be the first year CTOvision used the word). The phrase had an important role in helping many of us think through new architectures for how […]. Big Data CTO News

5 Ways for Students to use LinkedIn as a Networking tool

Doctor Chaos

Today’s generation is such a blessed generation to have social media sites to leverage their prospects in both career and personal lives. Imagine the trauma when you want to reach out to someone with your pitch without knowing what the person is interested in. I pretty well understand how difficult lives of students is today. […]. Networking social media

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The key question for your cloud computing strategy

David Linthicum

The paths to cloud computing are not all the same. Although many enterprises aggressively use cloud computing to change how they do business, others are just trying to save 20 or 30 percent in ops costs. When it coes to how you’ll use the cloud, ask what your cloud spirit animal is. Are you a lion that is aggressively working to increase your share of the market? Are you a zebra hoping that a lion won’t take you out?

Mind Your Internet Manners: When, Where and How to Crawl for Data


A wealth of information, an ocean of data – and more funny cat videos than you could watch in a lifetime. The internet is all that and more, at the service of humanity that seeks to know more, do more and be more than ever before. Much of that data.

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IBM Channel Executives Are Frustrated With The Pace Of Partners’ Transformation

Forrester IT

PartnerWorld kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday and, for the first time, colocated with IBM’s Think main event. The 1,000-plus partners who packed the MGM Grand Arena heard some great messaging around simplified programs, reduced contractual requirements, and a direct sales team who was finally getting channel religion delivered through its paychecks. It was a […].

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ProtectWise: Cloud-powered network detection and response (NDR)


ProtectWise™ provides cloud-powered Network Detection and Response (NDR). The ProtectWise Grid™ delivers security entirely from the cloud.

Digital Transformation Is Advancing

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Information Week has an article on how Digital Transformation is Advancing. The article notes the always ongoing effort to digitize everything. Info Week stresses “digitzing the core” which is to say, make every process and system digital.

Digital Innovation Bottlenecks

Future of CIO

Digital innovation has the broader spectrum and more enriched context. Innovation is not serendipity, but a management process. Innovation has three phases: discovery of a problem or new ideas; designing a prototype solution and the ultimate delivery of a commercially astute outcome.

How the Solution To Bitcoin’s Scaling Problem Could Change Your Networks


It’s impossible to discuss cryptocurrency without at least mentioning Bitcoin. It is, after all, the functional forefather of the cryptocurrency space. It’s the currency that everyone thinks about when you mention crypto, and the one by which virtually every other contender in the field is measured.

Consumer Marketing 2018: Build Emotion-Powered Brands With Dipanjan Chatterjee

Forrester IT

WHAT DO EMOTIONS HAVE TO DO WITH BRANDING STRATEGY? I sat as a silent observer at an internal marketing workshop of a multi-billion-dollar consumer brand. They spoke for three hours about being customer-obsessed. They never spoke about the customer. That’s the old way of marketing.

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These Cloud Services are CTO Favorites


Editor's note: This post by Larry Cynkin was first published at his Green Bar site. Larry is a highly respected CTO delivering consulting services to startups and writes with the credibility that comes from real experience. -bg bg In a previous post I looked at how the adoption of not only cloud-based software platforms but ancillary cloud-based services has really taken off, supported […]. Advice CTO News

6 Predictions on How AI Will Advance in 2018

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Among many trends, AI’s continuing rollout and use in the enterprise ranks near the top. I recently read an article in on their Six Artificial Intelligence Predictions. I wanted to highlight what they said and react to it myself based on what we are seeing in the market.

How to Handle The Buy-in Cycle of Change Management

Future of CIO

Generally speaking, Change Management has very low percentage of success rate due to varying factors such as static mindsets, poor processes or bad timing, etc. The big “WHY” about change is always fundamental because change shouldn’t be for its own sake, it must have a clear business purpose.

Blockchain Creates Profits Where There Were None Before


Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have come to be viewed as great equalizers. Cryptocurrencies do away with the institutionalized financial power structures currently in place, and instead focus on providing access to services for a larger population without any barriers to entry.

The Industrial Internet Comes Of Age In China

Forrester IT

A few weeks ago, the China Industrial Internet Summit — the country’s leading industrial internet conference — was held in Beijing. Dozens of leading manufacturing firms and technology vendors from the US, Germany, and Japan shared their latest achievements and future strategies with thousands of participants. The weather was cold, but the industrial internet is […].

What Bitcoin Can Teach us About Web Security in 2018


Bitcoin’s here to stay - there’s no doubting that at this point. Despite the wild price fluctuations the cryptocurrency underwent in late 2017, and despite the fact that other blockchain-based digital currencies are much less expensive to both buy (and to mine), the primacy of the grandaddy of all cryptocurrencies is intact. Aside from the […]. Advice Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security News

5 (more) digital transformation mistakes to avoid

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Digital transformation–the reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve performance–is a priority for many businesses these days. However, it’s a complex task.

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 3/23/2018

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.

10 Tips for Avoiding an Alternative Data Hangover


More than 80% of the world’s data is unstructured. Investors in the financial industry are now having to confront the challenge of managing a large volume of data in this unstructured format, assembling in-house data scientists, engineers and IT staff who can transform it into insights.

Improve Your Insights Storytelling With Speedthrough Stories

Forrester IT

Have you ever met an executive by chance in a hallway and they asked you about some data-to-insights work you’ve presented? And you were caught off guard and didn’t explain it well? We’ve all been there. When we come up short like that, we’re leaving money – and time – on the table. We just […]. business intelligence centers of expertise competency & skills management data insights decision making digital intelligence IT communications & marketing of IT talent management