Fri.Oct 18, 2019

Does Unicorn-Level Funding Signal The New Era Of CMS Has Arrived?

Forrester IT

Recently, the CMS market has been swimming in funding rounds and PE buyouts, with many, many zeroes behind each announcement. Below is a recap of some of the most recent events, working backwards, since the beginning of 2018.


Create a productive cloudops feedback loop

David Linthicum

One of the most frustrating things that can happen when you’re on a cloudops team is having end users go directly to your leadership to complain about some issue with the cloud-based systems. It could be performance, lack of some feature, availability, or a compatibility problem with a browser. You cannot fix or improve what you don’t know about. Most enterprises with a cloud operations team don’t have good communications between the end users and the cloud operations staff.

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Much to gain for SAP with Bob Stutz Joining their CRM Team

Forrester IT

Bob Stutz and CRM have always been synonymous. Stutz started his CRM career at Siebel, in 1998, in the early days of IT-driven, on-premise CRM. Siebel was a powerhouse in its time, peaking at 45% market share in 2002. Stutz’s tenure ended after it was acquired by Oracle (2005), and he moved to SAP to […]. age of the customer customer relationship management (CRM) CRM; CX

Top 5 Supply Chain Management Myths In Order to Outperform Your Competitors


Information Technology Blog - - Top 5 Supply Chain Management Myths In Order to Outperform Your Competitors - Information Technology Blog. Supply chain management is often thought of as a cost factor and not a strategic process. That leads to grievances and lack of optimization.

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.

How to build an application with a low-code development tool

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

A growing trend, I’ve written quite a bit about low-code development recently. We’ve explored the low-code basics , the pros and cons of low-code , how to find the right platform , and more. However, I realized that I’ve never showed you how to create a web application with a low-code platform.

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Three Subsystems of Digital Organization

Future of CIO

Every system is a subsystem of a larger system and simultaneously it is always built up by subsystems.

What is a zero-day vulnerability?

Tech Republic Security

Find out what a zero-day vulnerability is and if there's anything you can do to protect yourself against them


The Best “Resourcefulness” Quotes of “Digital Master” Oct. 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” is a series of guidebooks (28 + books) to perceive the multi-faceted impact digital is making to the businesses and society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.”

Why compliance concerns are pushing more big companies to the cloud

Tech Republic Cloud

Cloud migration is accelerating as companies face compliance, security, and control concerns

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.

The Monthly Foresight: Trending the Future to Get Digital Ready Oct. 2019

Future of CIO

The effects of an increasingly digitized world are now reaching into every corner of businesses and every aspect of organizations.

Why compliance concerns are pushing more big companies to the cloud

Tech Republic Data Center

Cloud migration is accelerating as companies face compliance, security, and control concerns

Oracle's Mark Hurd Passes Away at 62

Information Week

Co-CEO dies one month after taking a leave of absence to address an undisclosed health issue

How to organize and name folders and files in Google Drive

Tech Republic Cloud

Learn five best practices for storing and naming files and folders in Google Drive

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.

Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps

Information Week

Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy

66% of IT teams view edge computing as a threat to organizations

Tech Republic Cloud

Security concerns overshadow potential benefits of edge computing in the enterprise, Kollective found

No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

Information Week

Emotional cognition is maturing, and there's a great deal of potential. Perhaps 'happiness' is in store for AI-powered bots in the not-too-distant future