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Understand the 4 Common CTO Personas

CEB IT

The chief technology officer (CTO) is one of the least understood and most broad of all C-suite positions. The role is often tasked with pursuing multiple abstract goals such as “ driving innovation ,” “identifying emerging technologies ” or simply “managing IT operations.”

Millennials Talk But Show Little Wallet, While Boomers Put Their Green To Work

Forrester IT

Sustainability matters to younger consumers — but Baby Boomers are more likely to use their values to guide their purchasing. age of the customer data insights holiday loyalty retail values-based customer experience

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I still hate New Year’s cloud predictions, but here are mine

David Linthicum

I’m getting about one a day now, sometimes more. PR people are sharing their client’s deeply profound predictions for cloud computing in 2020, with the hope that I’ll take note. The large majority are along the lines of “Cloud computing will continue to grow in 2020,” or “Machine learning, containers, and serverless computing will still be big in 2020.” Thank you, Captain Obvious, for going out on those limbs.

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Dealing With Bias in Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Read Craig S. Smith’s article about bias in artificial intelligence on Ne Bias is an unavoidable feature of life, the result of the necessarily limited view of the world that any single person or group can achieve.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

5 Reasons for CIO to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Social, Agile and Transformation

Six years ago, I wrote a fun post on A CIO 's Top Ten Guide to Preparing a Thanksgiving Feast, where I shared some whimsical advice from building a firewall to outsourcing what you cannot do well.

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Yes, Really! Two Cross-Channel Campaign Management Forrester Wave™ Evaluations

Forrester IT

Don’t let the name fool you. Even though the category is cross-channel campaign management, CCCM is more than just campaigns.

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‘Containerize everything’ is lazy cloud architecture

David Linthicum

According to Grand View Research, and pretty much every other IT research firm: “The global application container market size was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 26.5% from 2019 to 2025.” You don’t have to read an analyst report to see the growth in containers. Almost all the projects I’m on these days have containerization as a core thread as enterprises move rapidly to cloud-based platforms.

Can Artificial Intelligence Learn to Learn?

CTOvision

Read Jun Wu’s article about how artificial intelligence can learn to learn on Forbes : As businesses integrate Artificial Intelligence into their systems, technology professionals are looking at a new frontier of AI innovation. This is in the area of Meta-Learning.

Windows 10 Update Enhancements Number of Devices Updates Every Hour

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. This post Windows 10 update investments is the first post of this series of posts about Windows Updates. I will cover more details Windows update investments from Microsoft.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

Using Azure Bastion as a Host for VMs

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Microsoft Azure, one of the leading cloud providers, recently launched the preview of a new platform-as-a-service offering called “Azure Bastion”. This service gives a platform for the management and deployment of VMs, meaning you don’t have to keep up a foundation to do this.

MRM Has A Marketing Problem

Forrester IT

In my four years at Forrester, I’ve crossed paths with a lot of three-letter technologies: CDP, DMP, OTT, ITP, and ETP. the list goes on. But MRM, or marketing resource management, has a unique challenge amid this alphabet soup: Marketers rarely call it by its name.

‘Containerize everything’ is a lazy cloud architect’s approach

David Linthicum

According to Grand View Research, and pretty much every other IT research firm: “The global application container market size was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 26.5% from 2019 to 2025.” You don’t have to read an analyst report to see the growth in containers. Almost all the projects I’m on these days have containerization as a core thread as enterprises move rapidly to cloud-based platforms.

Three Security Lessons for the Intelligent Enterprise

CTOvision

Read Susan Galer list three security lessons for businesses on CSO online : The good news about the next era of digital transformation is how companies are becoming intelligent enterprises.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

Improving Employee Productivity and Business Outcomes with Corporate Training Apps

Kitaboo

Irrespective of the size and type of business, the demand for innovation and transformational solutions is at an all-time high.

Does Your Business Need Custom Software Development?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Does Your Business Need Custom Software Development? Information Technology Blog. Each business owner thinks about custom software development. Some consider it at the early stages of the company’s growth.

Empirical Innovation: Prioritize Evidence Over Instinct To Innovate Successfully

Forrester IT

Innovating based on instinct is a gamble — the right way is through design research. But its repertoire and relevance are widely misunderstood.

Native or non-native? Choosing a cloud integration solution

David Linthicum

Data integration solutions come in one of three categories. First there’s old school data integration solutions created in the 1990s from the EAI movement , now expanded to include public cloud computing domains. Second, newer cloud-based iPaaS (integration platforms as a service) solutions built from the ground up as on-demand integration servers hosted on the open Internet, but existing outside of public cloud providers.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

OODA Loop Launches A New Series Of Market Based Assessments Aimed At Your Success

CTOvision

Technology driven business transformation is never equal. Some businesses will not grasp the nature of change quick enough. Others will see new opportunities for innovation and will execute in ways that lead to market domination.

WVD Life Cycle Management Remove Published Remote Apps with PowerShell

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. WVD life cycle management is essential for many IT Pros and decision-makers. In this post, we would be able to see how to remove published remote apps with PowerShell.

How to Choose the Best Laptop for AutoCAD

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Choose the Best Laptop for AutoCAD - Information Technology Blog. AutoCAD is one of the most essential resources for engineers which allows them to create the two and three-dimensional designs for planning and implementing in construction and other fields.

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SaaS Billing Technology: A Sleeper Agent For Business Agility

Forrester IT

“When [billing] goes well, no one cares. When it goes wrong, it’s the end of the world,” one business customer summed up. As a digital business strategist, you may not think billing technology is in your purview.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Choosing between native and non-native cloud integration systems

David Linthicum

Data integration solutions come in one of three categories. First there’s old school data integration solutions created in the 1990s from the EAI movement , now expanded to include public cloud computing domains. Second, newer cloud-based iPaaS (integration platforms as a service) solutions built from the ground up as on-demand integration servers hosted on the open Internet, but existing outside of public cloud providers.

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6 Emerging AI And Machine Learning Trends To Watch In 2020

CTOvision

This news shouldn’t surprise you: the market for artificial intelligence solutions continues to grow at a fast clip and represents tens of billions of dollars in revenue. Case in point: a report by research firm IDC in September said global spending for AI systems will reach $97.9 billion in 2023, a staggering increase from the projected […].

VeeamON Virtual Conference Nov 20th 2019

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. VeeamON virtual conference is all set to start on Nov 20th, 2019. You can attend this event, depending on the timezone you are from. They have options for ASIA, EUROPE, AMERICA time zones.

Posting to Multiple Facebook Groups

Mick's IT Blog

I publish new blog postings to multiple Facebook groups regularly. It can be daunting if there are a lot of groups. Although there are several online options, there is a Google Chrome extension called Toolkit for Facebook that is fabulous.

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.