Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017

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Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017. With that in mind, here are my on-the-record predictions for 2017. Prediction: Self-driving cars will complete trials in 2017. Prediction: Internet of Things will move off the hype list and become a dominant technology in 2017.

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Forrester Predictions: Ten Key Developments In Cloud Computing Shape The Industry In 2017

Forrester IT

I'm pleased to announce that Forrester's cloud computing predictions for 2017 published this morning! Check out Predictions 2017: Customer-Obsessed Enterprises Launch Cloud's Second Decade. Our cloud team has gathered ten key developments in cloud computing that will shape this industry in 2017 -- and what you should do about them today. Starting in 2017, large enterprises will move to cloud in a big way, and that will super-charge the market.

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IBM Interconnect 2017: Cloud, Cognitive and Data!

Cloud Musings

A couple of weeks ago while attending IBM Interconnect 2017 I had the awesome opportunity to participate in the IBM Interconnect 2017 Podcast Series with Dez Blanchfield.

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Bosch Connected World 2017 – Lessons From IoT Practitioners

Forrester IT

In March 2017, Bosch hosted its annual internet-of-things (IoT) conference, Bosch Connected World (BCW), in Berlin. With Paul Miller. Since last year, the event has doubled in size, attracting 2,500 attendees from businesses and vendors. This jump reflects the growing interest in IoT.

Google Next 2017 Review: Google Cloud Is A Serious Contender In the Public Cloud Space

Forrester IT

At Next 2017, more than 11,000 customers, partners, developers, and analysts joined Google in San Francisco to learn more about Google Cloud's latest enterprise updates. With Dan Bieler and Glenn O'Donnell.

Expectations And Suggestions For Mobile World Congress 2017 Visitors — From An Enterprise Angle

Forrester IT

Between February 27 and March 2, 2017, Mobile World Congress (MWC) will once again take place in Barcelona. From an enterprise perspective, I expect that during MWC 2017: Read more. Photo: Bergman Group.

Slow 3% To 4% Growth In Global Tech Market In 2017 And 2018 Due To Cloud Transition And Political Uncertainties

Forrester IT

in 2017 and 3.9% With the US dollar strengthening against most currencies in 2017 but likely to lose ground in 2018, global tech market growth in US dollars will be 2.8% in 2017 and 4.7% in 2017 and 4.8%

Registration for the O’Reilly Strata Data Conference in New York 2017

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Strata Data Conference | September 25–28, 2017| New York, NY Cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect and merge at Strata Data Conference. It's a deep-immersion event where data scientists, analysts, and executives get up to speed on emerging techniques and technologies by dissecting case studies, developing new skills, and sharing emerging best practices. Strata Data […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Threats Events Internet of Things New

Firebrand Announces 2017 Accelerated CloudMASTER® Dates

Cloud Musings

Firebrand, the leader in Accelerated Learning , has recently announced it's 2017 delivery schedule for their accelerated CloudMASTER® training course.

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Welcome to 2017: The year of #DevOps

Forrester IT

We are eager to announce a beacon of light to help penetrate the post-holiday fog: Forrester's DevOps Benchmark Survey for 2017 is officially live! Pivotal to many of our reports, this is your opportunity to shape our research, including our upcoming report "Six Trends That Shape DevOps Adoption In 2017 And Beyond.". All participants can receive an executive summary of the results of the survey after it closes on February 13, 2017.

Top Trends For Customer Service In 2017: Operations Become Smarter And More Strategic

Forrester IT

Looking ahead, Forrester sees 10 trends for 2017 that customer service professionals should take into account as they move the needle on the quality of service that they deliver: Here are six of them: Customer service organizations address a smaller volume of simple voice-based customer contacts as they mature their self-service, automated engagement, and digital operations. In today's world, customers decide how customer-centric a company is.

Forrester Projects US Tech Market Will Grow By Around 5% In 2017 And 2018

Forrester IT

Forrester has just published our updated forecast for the US tech market for 2017-2018 (see " US Tech Market Outlook For 2017 And 2018: Mostly Sunny, With Clouds And Chance Of Rain "). in 2017 and 5.2% Considering this economic outlook, our updated 2017 forecast is slightly less positive than our December forecast (4.8% vs. 5.1%) for US budget growth in 2017, with our new 2018 forecast pointing to a modest improvement next year.

See You At RSA Conference 2017!

Cloud Musings

I am personally excited to be delivering the (ISC)² CCSP Two-Day Crash Course at RSA Conference 2017 ! RSA Conference 2017 provides the opportunity for all attendees at all levels to grow their knowledge, exchange ideas with peers and further their careers. JUST ANNOUNCED!!

Mobile World Congress 2017: Observations Regarding The Main Enterprise Themes

Forrester IT

In my opinion, the biggest themes at MWC in 2017 that are relevant for enterprise customers were the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), platforms, collaboration, and connectivity.

What is Your 2017 Business Strategy?

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock End of year predictions in December are as predictable as tomorrow’s sunrise, but a recent video on 2017 Technology Trends helped me really understand how important a digital transformation strategy is to just about any business executive.

What You Need To Know About Mary Meeker’s 2017 State of the Internet Report

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billion gamers in 2017. Bob Gourley. We should all collectively thank Mary Meeker for her continued efforts in helping capture key trends in our interconnected technology.

Cyber Security Skills Businesses Will Look For in 2017

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That’s why 2017 calls for experts with the most-needed set of skills, to ensure businesses can continue driving towards success without being taken down by a breach. Rick Delgado. The coming year brings new opportunities for businesses to grow and develop with the latest data tools, but with this advancement comes a series of risks and downfalls. Cyber security is a more pressing issue than ever, with hackers and cyber terrorists advancing all the time.

Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: May 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Here are the 10 most popular articles that appeared on Data Center Knowledge in May Read More. Featured

Top 5 Business Intelligence Tools of 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at a few of the top BI tools for 2017

Corporate IT: 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your 2017 Strategic Plan

CEB IT

Done well, IT strategic planning does two things. First, it builds clear connections between IT activities and investments, and the business goals that IT helps its company hit.

Waitrose joins John Lewis for Jlab 2017

Computer Weekly

The 2017 JLab will see Waitrose, John Lewis and JLP Ventures band together to mentor and develop several retail technology startups

Cognitio Partners Bob Flores and Bob Gourley at 2017 RSA Conference

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The 2017 RSA conference will be held February 13 - 17, 2017 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Bob Gourley. This is the largest gathering of security professionals and vendors in the security ecosystem. Over 30,000 attendees are expected.

Ransomware expected to dominate in 2017

Computer Weekly

Ransomware and IoT-enabled attacks are expected to continue, while 2017 will see the rise of data integrity attacks, targeting of cloud infrastructure and the use of AI by attackers, experts predict

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Data Center Market Kicks Off 2017 With Flood of Acquisitions

Data Center Knowledge

With deals by three of the six public data center REITs, strategic acquisitions are back in vogue The first few weeks of 2017 are in the books, and strategic data center acquisitions are back in vogue with three of the six publicly traded REITs having announced new deals.

IT Salary Survey 2017: Highlights

ComputerWorld IT Management

Salaries are rising, but at a slower pace Image by Computerworld Tech pros who responded to Computerworld 's 31st annual IT Salary Survey showed an interesting mix of optimism and anxiety.

Nominations open: Most influential women in UK technology 2017

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly’s 2017 awards for the most influential women in UK technology are now open for nominations

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Endpoint Security in 2017

Network World

Fast forward to 2017 and my colleague Doug Cahill and I are currently tracking around 50 endpoint security vendors. Just a few years ago, there were about 6 to 10 well regarded AV vendors that dominated the market. Why has this market changed so much in such a short timeframe? New types of targeted threats regularly circumvented signature-based AV software over the past few years. This weakness led to system compromises, data breaches, and panicky CISOs in search of AV alternatives.

JLL: Expect the Dallas Data Center Market to Have a “Chicago Year” in 2017

Data Center Knowledge

DFW wholesale data center market should regain momentum in 2017 because of pent-up cloud and Fortune 1000 enterprise demand Read More. Colocation Dallas Featured

Hot products at RSA 2017

Network World

RSA Conference underway Image by Web Summit RSA, the world’s largest security conference, is underway this week in San Francisco with attendees from around the world gathering to hear the latest strategies for fighting cyberattacks.

Strategic IT Infrastructure in 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Analysts forecast that NVMe, which is enabling the next generation of flash performance and density, will become the leading interface protocol for flash by 2019. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Asia-Pacific Tech Spending Forecasts: Lackluster in 2017, Acceleration in 2018

Forrester IT

CIOs in the Asia Pacific (AP) region will continue to face a business environment of high uncertainty and modest economic growth in 2017, with 3% growth in tech spending. Forrester just released our forecast for the Asia Pacific market for business and government purchases of technology goods and services. Better economies in 2018 will push growth closer to 6%. Customers in the region will grow and exert more power, creating challenges that require CIOs to do more -- and do it faster.

Bob Flores and Bob Gourley of Cognitio at 2017 RSA Conference

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The 2017 RSA conference will be held February 13 - 17, 2017 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Bob Gourley. This is the largest gathering of security professionals and vendors in the security ecosystem. Over 30,000 attendees are expected.

2017 may be crisis year for DDoS attacks, warns Deloitte

Computer Weekly

The proliferation of IoT devices and IoT exploit kits may make 2017 a turning point in DDoS attacks requiring new defence tactics, warns Deloitte

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