10 CIO Resolutions for 2019

CEB IT

It’s the beginning of a new year — the time for CIOs to take stock of their personal development goals for 2019. CIOs should select three or four individual goals to focus on throughout 2019. The post 10 CIO Resolutions for 2019 appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

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CES 2019 Delivers Dazzling Tech But Disappointing Experiences

Forrester IT

I spent this week in Las Vegas at CES to check out the latest and greatest technology wonders, ranging from 3D printing, AI, and cryptocurrency to drones, autonomous vehicles, dancing robots, and wearables. A lot of what I saw has broad CX implications for accessibility, healthcare, and more.

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What I See Coming For The Channel In 2019

Forrester IT

We have seen more disruption in the channel in the past 18 months than we saw in the past 37 years combined. As a review, here were my 2018 predictions. Private equity will continue its sweep of the channel software space, creating some unicorns along the way. Verdict: As mentioned in the […].

My Top NRF 2019 Takeaways (AKA, News Vs. Nonsense)

Forrester IT

I say this as both an analyst and a recovering retail professional: NRF is like drinking Red Bull. from a 50′ beer bong. for three days straight. on Jupiter. You just know what’s coming, but there is almost no way to prepare for the deluge of […

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16 Retail Trailblazers To Learn From In 2019

Forrester IT

On our morning news feeds, we see headlines chock-full of emerging tech that is supposedly changing the game for next generation retail experiences.

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NRF 2019: It’s A Visionary Retail Revival

Forrester IT

NRF 2019 attracted more than 800 exhibitors that demonstrated to more than 37,000 attendees. If last year’s theme was (Alexa’s) voice, this year’s show was all about computer vision driving: Frictionless retail. Computer vision specialist Scandit, with clients such as Sephora and Louis Vuitton, showed that any retailer can offer a grab-and-go experience like Amazon […

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CES 2019: Everything we saw, from 8K TVs to amazing fake burgers

CTOvision

We saw all that and more in Las Vegas last week as CES 2019 — the world’s biggest technology show — took over […]. TVs that rise out of a credenza. Robot legs that help you walk. A wand that “erases” skin blemishes. A tasty burger with no meat — and, of course, a smart toilet. CTO News

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Six IoT predictions for 2019

Network World

Also read: Gartner’s top 10 IoT trends for 2019 and beyond | Get regularly scheduled insights: Sign up for Network World newsletters ]. This time of year, it can seem like the world is swimming in predictions for the new year, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is no exception. In fact, in fast-evolving areas like IoT, multitudes of trends and opportunities and challenges are in play, making predictions ridiculously easy — just about anything can happen, and probably will.

Forrester + SiriusDecisions

Forrester IT

Today Forrester closed the deal to acquire SiriusDecisions. SiriusDecisions helps business-to-business companies align the functions of sales, marketing, and product management; Sirius clients grow 19% faster and are 15% more profitable than their peers.

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Cloud migration checklist: The 3 key areas to focus on

David Linthicum

2019 is the year that enterprises are hitting the accelerator on their cloud migrations. This year, the goal is to move well over a 1,000 by the end of 2019. Last year, the typical company wanted 100 or so workloads in the cloud at the end of 2018. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Gillette’s Close Shave: Its Latest Ad Is A Masterful Emotional Play Let Down By Its Execution

Forrester IT

Gillette’s Close Shave: Its Latest Ad Is A Masterful Emotional Play Let Down By Its Execution Brands are jumping into the messy arena of polarizing issues with greater fervor – and Gillette just raised the stakes.

You’ve Still Got Mail

Forrester IT

It has been more than two decades since AOL popularized email with the catchy “you’ve got mail” greeting. So ubiquitous was it in its heyday that it was the title of a romcom starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

Speed Up Your Digital Business Transformation

CEB IT

Read more: CHROs: Are You Up To the Digital Challenge in 2019? Eighty-seven percent of senior business leaders say digitalization is a company priority and 79% of corporate strategists say it is reinventing their business — creating new revenue streams in new ways.

Channel Data Is A Competitive Differentiator

Forrester IT

Leverage Channel Data To Give Partners A Better Experience: Winning In The Channel Requires Data-Driven Program Innovation Brands that provide an enhanced partner experience grow faster than their peers, are more profitable, and drive higher customer satisfaction and retention downstream.

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Artificial Intelligence Systems Can be Fooled

CTOvision

Read why Nidhi Singh says that artificial intelligence systems have their own severe limitations on Entrepreneur : Despite all its benefits and the ease that technology has brought in, the fear that new-age technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotics would displace human jobs still looms. However, some researchers don’t agree with the idea that […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How do you talk to your boards about cybersecurity? An old problem in a new world

Forrester IT

Talking to our firms’ Board of Directors about security isn’t a new responsibility for most security leaders, it’s been on our collective agenda’s for many years. And yet, many security leaders still second guess the content and messages they share with their Board.

Autonomous Testing Is Like Autonomous Driving: The AI Needs Human Assistance

Forrester IT

The US Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined a scale to describe the autonomous capabilities that self-driving cars have — i.e., their levels of automation. link] Level 5 is full automation, which allows self-driving cars to operate with no human assistance.

It’s Time To Mainstream ABM

Forrester IT

When account-based marketing (ABM) burst onto the scene in 2015, it was positioned by a number of vendors as the death of traditional marketing.

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The 3 Biggest Challenges for Tech

CTOvision

Read why Susan Fowler says that privacy, security, and cyber warfare are the top risks to American businesses in 2019 on New York Times : The biggest challenges for US tech firms in 2019: GDPR-like privacy protections, large security breaches becoming routine, and anti-government employee protests. If you thought 2018 was a bad year for tech, 2019 might […].

The Weaponization Of Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Technological development has become a rat race. In the competition to lead the emerging technology race and the futuristic warfare battleground, artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming the center of the global power play. As seen across many nations, the development in autonomous weapons system (AWS) is progressing rapidly, and this increase in the weaponization […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Intel details Nervana, a neural network chip for inference-based workloads

CTOvision

At a press event at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, Intel announced the Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP-I), an AI chip for inference-based workloads that fits into a GPU-like form factor. It wasn’t an unexpected reveal — Intel announced it was working on a new generation of inference chip way back in 2017 — but […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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The Watershed Of Digital-First Consumer Behavior

Forrester IT

Zoom back ten or even five years ago and consumers would tell Forrester: Yes, I use digital channels, but more often than not I discover, research or purchase a product offline. You saw that product on TV, or when looking at a supermarket shelf, or talking to a friend.

Forrester Online Survey: Organize To Deliver And Manage Application Transformation

Forrester IT

Every company faces a central dilemma: how to resolve the standardization and differentiation of its business apps to win, serve, and retain customers. That’s why we are still getting a lot of questions about this report.

The 5 Digital Transformation Identities of Financial Services Organizations

CEB IT

One-third of financial services CIOs identified digital as their top business priority for 2019, up by more than 8% from last year, according to Gartner.

Now is the time to get serious about your cloud strategy

David Linthicum

IT loves its enterprise data centers. Who can blame IT? Data centers are LED light works of modern art these days. Indeed, I like visiting data centers just to enjoy how they are designed and watch the lights blink. The move away from enterprise data centers has been less aggressive than predicted. It seems that many applications and data sets can’t live anywhere else according to enterprise IT, and while cloud computing is an option, IT views it as a tactical solution. [

Blockchain And GDPR: Not Mutually Exclusive But Can Be A Toxic Blend

Forrester IT

Depending on who you listen to, the combination of GDPR and distributed ledger technology (DLT, AKA blockchain) is either a poisonous cocktail or a magic potion.

Forrester’s Global Financial Services Architecture Online Survey

Forrester IT

We’ve kicked off some new research, and we need your help. An important part of Forrester’s research process is gathering input from financial services companies, so we can advise our clients on the latest trends in the market.

5 Data and AI Trends for 2019

Information Week

What are some of the big data-oriented trends for enterprise programs and culture in 2019? Here's a look

Announcing OODA: A Company Addressing Next Generation Security Challenges

CTOvision

Editor’s note: The below is from the press release for the launch of my new firm, OODA LLC. I’m very excited about this new venture and intend on making a positive difference in addressing several next generation security challenges. For more see: OODA.com Industry Veterans Launch New Company to Address Next Generation Security Challenges Security, […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber War News

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Sales

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning show the potential to reduce the most time-consuming, manual tasks that keep sales teams away from spending more time with customers. Automating account-based marketing support with predictive analytics and supporting account-centered research, forecasting, reporting, and recommending which customers to upsell first are all techniques freeing sales teams from manually […]. Artificial Intelligence News

2018 Ascent Recap

The Investing Edge

We look forward to working with you in 2019 and beyond. From our family to yours, happy 2019! Welcome to Ascent’s 2018 recap blog post. We couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunity to work with the smartest, most passionate and kind entrepreneurs and investors on a daily basis.

Netflix Has Become HBO

Forrester IT

In a 2013 article in GQ, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos laid out the then-nascent streaming company’s challenge: “The goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us.”

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How "Big Iron" Does "Big Regulation"

Cloud Musings

According to Verizon, there were over there were over 53,000 security incidents in 2017, with over 2,200 of those identified as confirm data breaches. A Ponemon Institute study also showed that companies experiencing a data breach took an average of 147 days to detect that breach.

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Hulu Signals An Inflection Point For OTT

Forrester IT

You’ve likely read the facts: Hulu announced that it has 25 million subscribers and collected $1.5 billion in advertising revenue in 2018. For more information and analysis, check out this report.)

Keep Experimenting To Apply The Best Digital Technology For Your Store Environment

Forrester IT

Retailers are slowly moving beyond omnichannel fulfillment capabilities in stores to invest in digital store technologies that empower store associates, improve customers’ engagement, and enhance store operations.

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