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Gartner Top 9 Security and Risk Trends for 2020

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The shortage of technical security staff, the rapid migration to cloud computing, regulatory compliance requirements and the unrelenting evolution of threats continue to be the most significant ongoing major security challenges.

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4 Lessons Learned From Cloud Infrastructure Adopters

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What are the benefits and risks of cloud? What are best practices for managing and governing cloud resources? How should we organize the IT team to best embrace cloud?

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The 15-Minute, 7-Slide Security Presentation for Your Board of Directors

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When the request comes in to give a cybersecurity presentation to the board, security leaders should jump at the chance to educate the executives. However, a lengthy, in- depth presentation is more likely to leave the board scratching their heads than directing resources the right way.

Lack of Skills Threatens Digital Transformation

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Even before there was a coronavirus pandemic, boards ranked digital/technology disruption as their top business priority for 2020 — followed by obtaining the talent needed to execute tech transformation.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Gartner Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics for 2020

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In response to the COVID-19 emergency, over 500 clinical trials of potential COVID-19 treatments and interventions began worldwide. The trials use a living database that compiles and curates data from trial registries and other sources.

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The Best Ways to Organize Your Data Structures

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Data hubs, data lakes and data warehouses are all significant areas of investment for data and analytics leaders to support increasingly complex, diverse and distributed data workloads.

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7 Security Areas to Focus on During COVID-19

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In the Czech Republic, a cyberattack halted all urgent surgeries and rerouted critical patients in a busy hospital fighting COVID-19. In Germany, a food delivery company fell victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. In the U.S.,

A Framework for Executive Decision Making During COVID-19

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Fashion designers creating face masks. 3D printer enthusiasts printing protective gear for hospitals. Car manufacturers creating ventilators.

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Hire the Right Teachers for Better Security Awareness

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With a week until the due date, only one-quarter of employees at a midsize accounting firm have completed the latest cybersecurity training module.

10 IT Cost Optimization Techniques for Private and Public Sector Organizations

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When a business executive asks her CIO to reduce operating costs, together they evaluate their IT spending and cost drivers. They calculate how IT costs impact the delivery of IT services, as well as their effect on business costs and revenue.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How to Lead Better Remote Meetings

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COVID-19 changed the way so many people work. Although Gartner offers a lot of great advice about the technical challenges of remote work , I’d like to offer something a little bit different: How to work from home successfully as a human. .

Analysts Answer: How Will Coronavirus Impact Technology Investment Across Verticals?

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Across industries, organizations around the world are feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on their operations.

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Use COVID-19 Downtime to Upskill for Digital

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Due to COVID-19 business shifts, one organization experienced an imbalance of resources across the company.

Master a Distributed Workforce for Digital Transformation

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Whether through new product lines, a fully remote workforce or a whole new online business, COVID-19 will continue to change the way organizations operate. But in the chaos exists an opportunity to transform the future business.

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4 Actions to Be a Good Leader During COVID-19 Disruption

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COVID-19 is causing a humanitarian crisis of global proportions, with hundreds of thousands of lives disrupted. Sadly, we’re not nearing the end of the crisis. In my day-to-day, I work with executive leaders and their teams on preparing for enterprise transformation.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Create a Resilient Business Model in the Face of COVID-19

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When news of COVID-19 spread, organizations began considering how it would affect supply chain access, product launches, employee well-being and business continuity. But many failed to consider the importance of a resilient business model. .

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10 Pillars of Pandemic Preparation

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Just 12% of more than 1,500 people polled in a Gartner business continuity webinar on March 6 believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business.

How Technology Can Curb the Spread of COVID-19

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As governments explore different options for reducing the spread of COVID-19 after lifting some shelter-in-place and essential-only orders, gamification may be an answer.

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Maintain Diversity and Inclusion During Pandemics

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At a large real estate organization, a shelter-in-place mandate led to the entire staff working from home. While this presents technology and management challenges, some employees worry remote work will have a negative impact on how they work and what they do.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Coronavirus: CIO Areas of Focus During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the economic symptoms are emerging. More than a dozen global firms have announced they will miss their financial goals for the upcoming quarter due to the combined impact of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand.

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Ask These Questions Before Deploying Remote Access Technology

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Over the past two decades, remote access became a stable, but often neglected, technology. Now, coronavirus (COVID-19) changed the way employees need to work.

How to Become an Agile Superhero

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Some superheroes, like Superman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and the Hulk, have superhuman powers — X-ray vision, power of flight, enhanced reflexes, super strength. Others, like Batman and Iron Man, rely purely on enhancing human abilities. Agile is as much a philosophy as a methodology.

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Jump-Start Your E-Commerce Platform in 3 Steps

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Social-distancing norms and lockdown measures during the COVID-19 pandemic have increased the need for customers to shop online. Brands that had a strong digital presence find themselves at an advantage in catering to this increased online traffic.

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Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Use This 3-Phase Framework to Navigate the COVID-19 Downturn

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The current state of the world may make it difficult for executives to see beyond the daily communications about employee safety and closed offices to the next phases of quiet and, eventually, recovery.

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The CIO?s Guide to Serverless Computing

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The term “serverless computing” is a misnomer: The technology eliminates the need for infrastructure provisioning and management, but certainly does not eliminate the need for servers.

Why Flying Drones Could Disrupt Mobility and Transportation Beyond COVID-19

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Zipline, a U.S.-based based startup, is using contactless drone delivery to transport COVID-19 test samples in r emote locations across five African countries. Local officials in Chile have launched a pilot drone program to deliver medications to people living in remote rural areas.

3 Budget Planning Hacks for AI Projects

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With economic disruption and volatile markets top of mind, executives might be hard-pressed to fund innovation or new technology. However, COVID-19 has actually increased the need for digital tools such as chatbots, virtual assistants and augmented analytics.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

3 Actions for Ethical Data Collection During Pandemics

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Israel passed an emergency law mandating that its domestic intelligence services track people. The Rhode Island police are making residential door-to-door visits, inquiring whether anyone has been to New York State, to restrict the movements of out-of-state visitors to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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The Top 10 Cloud Myths

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Myths continue to plague cloud computing. These misconceptions can slow enterprises down, impede innovation and stoke fear. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today.

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How to Pick Your Best Cost Initiatives

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As the scale of remote work surges during the coronavirus pandemic, should you cut your spending on contracts around data security, cloud storage and virtual private networks? If you view cloud storage as a bloated indirect spend item in your budget, you might say yes.

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Security Experts Must Connect Cybersecurity to Business Outcomes

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Cybersecurity has been on board agendas for at least a decade, but the recent coronavirus outbreak puts a spotlight on the disconnect between executive understanding of cybersecurity and their organization’s actual capabilities.

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

A CIO’s Checklist for Better Presentations

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CIOs who want to brand IT, and themselves, as strategic partners need to communicate a compelling vision of how technology can drive revenue and transform business. CIOs need strong ideas — and strong presentation skills to win people over.

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6 Outdated Ideas That Harm Your Digital Business

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grocery chain Tesco generates $150 million in supply chain efficiencies via analytics. Oil and gas giant BP saves $7 billion a year with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors. Hershey saves $500,000 per batch of candy with machine learning and IoT.

Gartner Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends

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Traditionally, banks targeted older customers for wealth management services, assuming that this age group would be the most interested.

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Use Zero-Based Prioritization to Reevaluate Your Project Portfolio

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The COVID-19 outbreak has reduced revenue, disrupted supply chains and depleted workforces across industries. As a result, executives need to challenge existing initiatives to enable a thorough examination of the total portfolio and free up resources for new strategic initiatives.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.