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10 Cool Hidden Slack Features

IT Toolbox

Let us have a look at 10 of the coolest Slack features you probably don?t t know about


Virgin Holidays simplifies holiday experiences with Adobe

Computer Weekly

Tour operator has linked up with Virgin Atlantic to improve its customer service and deliver holiday experiences

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DWP insourced 400 staff from HPE into new IT services subsidiary

Computer Weekly

New arrangement allows Department for Work and Pensions to pay higher base salaries to encourage staff expecting private sector wages


Data Engineers Will Be More Important Than Data Scientists

Forrester IT

Does it seem like the ability to find, hire and retain data scientists is a losing battle? Is spending $500K+ per year for a Data Scientist worth it? What is a data scientist anyway? Those a real questions and are the markers that how you are supporting your insight strategies might be at odds with […]. big data data management data quality & data governance analytics chief data officer data development data engineer data governance data lake data scientist

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5 (more) big challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As business technology goes through a fundamental shift, the role of the CIO is changing. In the coming years, CIOs will face new challenges and take on new roles. The most successful CIOs are those that recognize and adapt to these changes.

You want innovation? You’ll have to go to the cloud

David Linthicum

Are we at the tipping point with cloud computing? As more technology comes out on public clouds, cloud technology seems to be pushing the limits of innovation. It’s still an emerging approach, yet the degree of innovation in the public cloud seems to have surpassed the innovation of technologies that remain on premises. A case in point is the abundance of machine learning technology that’s now based in the public cloud. But the trend does not stop there.

Lacking Smart Third-Party Risk Regulation, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, And American Express Create Company, TruSight

Forrester IT

The third-party ecosystem continues to flummox risk managers. Regulators keep pushing for stronger oversight, but they fail to offer real standards or tools to make this possible. What’s worse, technology and service providers have only helped large companies become more efficient at asking their third parties hundreds of questions; which means these third parties […].

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Cloud, Agile and What Startups Can Teach the Enterprise


Software engineering is still a young discipline. Until the Agile Manifesto challenged the accepted waterfall-based development model, software creation borrowed most of its processes from that of hardware. But those older, hardware-like methodologies failed to take advantage of software’s biggest benefit: that it’s soft. What has emerged in the last 15 to 20 years is […]. CTO News

Violin rises from ashes with new products planned for 2018

Computer Weekly

Bankrupted all-flash pioneer’s CEO says company has learned the lessons of its demise and is planning file, object, software-defined storage and a careful entry into the NVMe market

Video Experience Windows 10 1709 Upgrade Using SCCM Task Sequence


In the previous post, I explained about Creating Windows 10 1709 Upgrade Task Sequence in SCCM CB. I didn’t provide the details about distributing the Windows 10 1709 content to DPs, Deployment of Task Sequence and end user experience of this type of upgrade.

Cloud-based Licensing Proving to be Unbelievably Cheaper Than On-Prem

IT Toolbox

The reality is that if you want to install and run your applications on-premise, software developers do not want your business because they can see the difference in the costs of support for on-premise customers vs cloud-based

Getting the CMO Onboard with Agile Marketing Practices

Social, Agile and Transformation

In my last post, I shared 5 Reasons Why Marketing Organizations Must be Driving Digital and in this post, I'm following up on agile marketing. Many of the marketing departments I've worked with are in fact practicing some form of ad hoc agile. In some cases, timelines are fixed, like when the marketing department is hosting an event or when there is a holiday driven promotion. Other times, agile planning cio cmo digital transformation organizational change

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Forrester predicts what’s next for IoT

Network World

What’s in store for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2018? That’s the question on many people’s minds in the fast-growing IoT industry. One set of answers can be found in a new report from Forrester, called Predictions 2018: IoT Moves From Experimentation To Business Scale.

IT in 2018 underpinned by bots, automation and software-defined

Computer Weekly

The need for speed in IT will drive many to deploy software-defined infrastructure and adopt continuous deployment practices next year

Inside Infosec Teams

Forrester IT

Announcing Our New Security & Risk Staffing Survey! Information security is one of the hottest fields around. Data abounds about how awesome it is to work in infosec, how many jobs are available, and how much money can be made. That all sounds great, except it’s pretty hard to find great research on what it’s […]. security & risk cybersecurity endpoint detection and response S&R pros Security & Risk security optimization

Mistakes to Avoid Before Starting ERP

IT Toolbox

Mistakes at the beginning of an endeavor are notoriously difficult to fix. This is especially true of complex processes like implementing an ERP system. Errors at the beginning of the implementation can doom the project no matter how well it is executed. Unfortunately such early mistakes are all too common in ERP implementations with often disastrous results for the project.

The Monthly "Digital IT: 100 Q&As" Book Tuning: How to Reach High Level of IT Digital Maturity Nov. 2017

Future of CIO

Debating is not for stimulating conflicts, but for brainstorming better ways to do things. Due to the changing nature of technology, IT leadership role also continues to involve & shift the focus, to move up the maturity level.

A Look at Ada’s AI-Powered Health Companion


Ada’s AI-powered health companion helps individuals understand and manage their health. In practice, Ada works much like a GP in your pocket, asking relevant, personalized questions, enabling people to self-assess their symptoms and identify possible causes and appropriate next steps.

IT leaders failing to prepare for cyber attacks, despite fears

Computer Weekly

Organisations are over-confident about their ability to defend against major cyber attacks, despite fears that they will be hit in the coming year, a survey has revealed

Allocate Your Marketing Dollars More Efficiently

Forrester IT

Marketers are increasingly under pressure to show that their digital marketing investments are generating returns.

Avoiding the ERP Death March

IT Toolbox

Software developers of all types are all too familiar with the death march. That is the phase of a project, usually toward the end, when the team goes into a 24-7 schedule in an effort to meet deadlines and get the project out the door. ERP projects are especially susceptible to death marches because of the burdens they labor under. Software development isn’t the team’s

AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption Features

Storage IO Blog

AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption Features Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced new Simple Storage Service (S3) encryption and security enhancements including Default Encryption, Permission Checks, Cross-Region Replication ACL Overwrite, Cross-Region Replication with KMS and Detailed Inventory Report.

25 Years ConfigMgr and Special Microsoft MVP Summit at Redmond


It’s a great experience to work with Microsoft SCCM product group and fellow MVPs to brainstorm and enhance SCCM/ConfigMgr. Microsoft MVP summit 2017 is very special for SCCM MVPs because ConfigMgr reached it’s 25th year anniversary.

GDPR is a business opportunity, says Belgian minister

Computer Weekly

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation should not be viewed only as a compliance issue, says Belgium’s minister for privacy

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Dear Indian Brand, Heads-up! Your Customer Experience Score Is En-route

Forrester IT

Dear Brand, We know you love your customers. You do your best – to catch their eye, hold their attention, serve and pamper them, and help them in need. And then hope they keep coming back for more. In fact, you hope you did such a bang-up job of impressing them in the first place […]. Uncategorized customer experience cx index


The Endpoint Imperative: Global Security Compliance. Are you ready?

Cloud Musings

China has its Cybersecurity Law. Next May, the General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR –goes into effect for the European Union. Research shows most organizations just aren’t ready for these and other measures.

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Digital Gone Wild: How to Fix It

Future of CIO

Digital transformation is the radical change. The most difficult topic of the digital transformation is to manage uncertainty especially when you change many things such as processes, culture, technologies, systems, and organization on the whole at the same time.

Implementing a Successful ERP Program

IT Toolbox

Time is one of the most important elements in implementing a successful ERP system. No matter how much you budget there never seems to be enough of it. In planning for an ERP installation how much time you allocate and how you split it up are critical factors in getting a successful implementation. A too optimistic schedule can doom a project before it starts. Unfortunately