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4 Impactful Technologies From the Gartner Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact Radar for 2021

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Although virtual assistants have been around for a while, and most consumers are used to dealing with them, the application is limited and the experience can be poor.

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Making Hybrid Work More Permanent? Set Some Ground Rules

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By 2022, 25% of the global knowledge workforce will choose their home as the primary workplace, and 45% of the workforce will be working from home two to three days per week. Some employees are thrilled at the prospect. Others, not so much.

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Would You Let Artificial Intelligence Make Your Pay Decisions?

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People make a lot of decisions in today’s organizations. Take pay, for example. Pay rates often reflect management discretion and intangible contributions valued by managers. And yet only 40% of employees believe their pay is fair. Would injecting AI in decision making about pay improve the outcome?

Do You Need a Chief Data Officer?

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Less than half of large companies have a chief data officer (CDO), according to the 2021 Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey. Does your organization need one?

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Gartner Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2021

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When COVID-19 hit, organizations using traditional analytics techniques that rely heavily on large amounts of historical data realized one important thing: Many of these models are no longer relevant. Essentially, the pandemic changed everything, rendering a lot of data useless.

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4 Steps to Ensure Robotic Process Automation Security

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Robotic process automation (RPA) is a new favorite among IT leaders. It can be quickly deployed to automate repetitive tasks, and it saves organizations time and money. That said, RPA is risky. RPA bots handle sensitive data, moving it across systems from one process to another.

The Cloud Strategy Cookbook

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Theoretically, business leaders know it’s important to have strategies in place to align stakeholders, decision making and activities with future organizational goals, but many still struggle when it comes to actually crafting those strategies.

How to Set Practical Time Frames to Remedy Security Vulnerabilities

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It might be possible to patch every Windows system at a large global bank within three days, but the business disruption required would probably be unacceptable. So what is a reasonable time frame for fixing security vulnerabilities ?

Do You Need a Virtual CISO?

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With a current total cash compensation ranging from $208K to $337K, hiring a chief information security officer (CISO) may not be in the budget for small or midsize organizations, especially those that aren’t heavily regulated.

Build 3 Operations Management Skills for AI Success

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Data and analytics leaders know that data and platform capabilities and the correct application of data and AI skills deliver successful AI applications.

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Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

3 Ways to Gain Support for Your Security Awareness Training Program

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A senior employee at one of Australia’s top universities received a seemingly innocuous email.

How to Make Better Business Decisions

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“We’d be able to make a much better decision on this if only we had data on that.” If you’ve heard that lately, you’re not alone. In 2021, that missing data might be on vaccines. In 2020, it was likely data related to COVID-19 and its effects.

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How DataOps Amplifies Data and Analytics Business Value

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The pandemic has accelerated the need for data and analytics leaders to deliver data and analytics insight faster, with higher quality and resiliency in the face of constant change.

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Key Strategies for Cost Optimization in Application Design and Development

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There’s never been a time when application leaders haven’t been under pressure to reduce costs and optimize spending. COVID-19 has only increased this pressure, as organizations have accelerated digitalization to maintain a viable, virtual business presence.

Gartner Top 6 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations in 2021

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By the end of 2023, more than 90% of infrastructure and operations (I&O) organizations will have the majority of their staff working remotely. COVID-19 may have accelerated this trend, but it is also the result of the changing nature of infrastructure led by the shift to cloud and edge.

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How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Gartner Top Security and Risk Trends for 2021

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As cybersecurity and regulatory compliance become the top two biggest concerns of corporate boards, some are adding cybersecurity experts specifically to scrutinize security and risk issues.

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Gartner Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021

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When employees at an industrial site returned to the workplace after it was closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, they noticed a few differences. Sensors or RFID tags were used to determine whether employees were washing their hands regularly.

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New to Zero Trust Security? Start Here

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Historically, security models depended on a “castle and moat” type of architecture, with the enterprise network and data center on the inside, and firewalls guarding the perimeter. Anything located on the outside was considered untrusted. Anything on the inside was considered trusted.

How Can An Organization Assess Innovation Success?

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Assessing innovation is not an exact science. Its exploratory nature makes it difficult for executives to judge success, often because there’s no clear line of sight between the investment and the outcome.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

3 Steps to Start Lean Portfolio Management

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Organizations are increasingly looking to agile frameworks to manage costs while delivering value and agility effectively. Still, they need additional structure to coordinate agile teams and optimize their use.

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7 Traits of Highly Successful Digital Leaders

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Digital leaders tend to think of digital transformation and acceleration in terms of technologies, business outcomes, process changes and their impact on people.

How to Make AI Trustworthy

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Repressive regimes are working hard on artificial intelligence (AI) systems that control populations and suppress dissent. If these efforts succeed, political protests will be a sentimental relic of the past, squashed before they ever get to the streets.

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Digital Workplace Trends You Can’t Ignore

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Around the world, corporate offices sit empty. In 2019, Gartner predicted that by 2023, fewer than one-third of digital workers would select the corporate office as their preferred place to work. Now, surveys show that 48% of employees will work remotely some or all the time post-COVID-19.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

7 Options to Modernize Legacy Systems

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Digital transformation has made it imperative for application leaders to find effective ways to modernize legacy systems. The biggest challenge? Knowing the risk-to-reward ratio before acting.

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6 Best Practices for Remote Work by Agile Software Development Teams

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In 2020, the sudden shift to remote work created concern among software engineering and apps leaders that development velocity would suffer.

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Data Fabric Architecture is Key to Modernizing Data Management and Integration

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Data management agility has become a mission-critical priority for organizations in an increasingly diverse, distributed, and complex environment.

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

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2021 needs a reset. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted businesses and global economies in unprecedented ways, but it also forced organizations to consider a different type of future.

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

10 CIO Resolutions for 2021

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In January of 2020, New Year’s resolutions could not have taken into account the rollercoaster of events that year would bring.

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7 Digital Disruptions You Might Not See Coming In the Next 5 Years

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Usually, if you have a health concern, you make an appointment — possibly via telehealth — with your doctor, who will conduct an examination or run tests to try and pinpoint the problem.

3 Themes Emerge From the Gartner Hype Cycle for Midsize Enterprise, 2020

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Midsize enterprise (MSE) CIOs began 2020 leaning in to the need to equip their organizations for digital business with modern infrastructure and strategic use of automation.

Your Data Center is Old. Now What?

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Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders are typically focused on new ideas, technologies and ways to deliver business value. Yet reinvesting in legacy technologies like data center infrastructure can often pay dividends in the form of increased capacity and reduced operating costs.

The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.

5 Trends Drive the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020

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In most cities in China, citizens and visitors must download Health Code — an app that indicates COVID-19 status — to access many public and private spaces and services.

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6 AI Myths Debunked

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“Artificial intelligence (AI)I will automate everything and put people out of work.” “AI AI is a science-fiction technology.” Robots will take over the world.”. The hype around AI has produced many myths, in mainstream media, in board meetings and across organizations.

Develop a Security Strategy for Cyber-Physical Systems

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In early February, an unknown hacker remotely accessed a computer system at a water treatment plant in Florida and attempted to increase the amount of sodium hydroxide in the water supply to potentially dangerous levels.

2 Megatrends Dominate the Gartner Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2020

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Despite the global impact of COVID-19, 47% of artificial intelligence (AI) investments were unchanged since the start of the pandemic and 30% of organizations actually planned to increase such investments, according to a Gartner poll.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.