Mon.Dec 03, 2018

Do cities need a “smart city platform?”

Forrester IT

Do cities need a “smart city platform?” It depends. Clients have been asking Forrester our thoughts on new IoT-enabled smart city platforms launched by vendors focused on transforming city government infrastructure and applications.

Gartner Top 10 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations for 2019

CEB IT

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) is becoming increasingly involved in unprecedented areas of the modern-day enterprise.

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Hello Indian Brands. Your CX Report Is Here.

Forrester IT

Dear Brand, It is that time of the year again. Like each year, we went out and asked *your* customers what they think about the experiences they had with you, and the results are in. Forrester’s Customer Experience IndexTM 2018 India Benchmark report is out!

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Highlights From Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2018

CTOvision

It is hard to digest all the innovations coming out of Amazon’s cloud computing business. There are 1000’s of capabilities already available and each continue to evolve, and major new capabilities are being announced at a rapid pace. The annual re:Invent is a great time to take stock of things, but even this is just […]. Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News Robots Amazon

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?

On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry

Information Week

All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience

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Outsourcing Version 1: Advice from a CTO

CTOvision

No offense to software contractors, but given the choice I usually prefer to build software with hired employees. By signing on as employees, engineers demonstrate belief in the mission and commitment to the long-term success of the company. Often I can further align their interests with the company’s through equity as well as the opportunity to “grow […]. CTO News Tech Advice

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Internet of Things Poised to Impact Manufacturing

CTOvision

By 2025, the Internet of Things, or IoT, is forecast to have an economic impact in the nation’s manufacturing sector of between $1.2 trillion and $3.7 trillion. While that sector is where most of the impact will be seen, IoT devices will also boost the retail ($0.4 trillion to $1.2 trillion), worksite ($0.2 trillion to […]. CTO Internet of Things News

Data Privacy, Ethics: The Time Has Arrived

Information Week

Cloudera Chief Architect and Hadoop creator Doug Cutting says that the time has arrived for data privacy and ethics rules

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Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen?

CTOvision

Since Satya Nadella became CEO, Microsoft has almost tripled its market cap to $850 billion plus, and on Friday it replaced Apple as the world’s most valuable company on NYSE. Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been of the technology world. It was big and still quite profitable, but the company had […]. CTO News Microsoft

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AWS Aims to Speed and Simplify Robot Development

Information Week

Robotics use cases are endless, but the overhead of developing them is stymying progress. AWS Robomaker, announced at AWS re:Invent, with lowers the barriers so developers can spend more time innovating

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

A Closer Look At Hybrid-Cloud And Multi-Cloud Approaches

CTOvision

Read Chaitanya Atreya explain the difference between hybrid cloud and multi-cloud approach on Forbes : Hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud are quickly becoming the new norm for enterprises. While these approaches offer several advantages, de-risking business decisions and adopting best-of-breed services stand out as the overarching reasons enterprises are adopting these strategies. This space is still nascent with […]. CTO News

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How BigPanda’s “Open Box Machine Learning” enables Autonomous Digital Operations

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you tired of all the bridge calls, all-hands-on-deck meetings, and operational “war rooms” to manage and resolve the latest outage that’s impacting customers and business users? Are you frustrated by the endless list of tickets that were generated from different monitoring tools like Nagios, CloudFront, Splunk, Datadog, and others around the same incident? As applications are now. AI big data cio cloud computing crisis management DevOps digital transformation it management

AWS introduces 4 new services for IoT applications

CTOvision

We recapped many other high priority announcements from re:invent here, but almost missed this one: U.S. e-commerce leader Amazon‘s Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday introduced four services and capabilities to make it easier to ingest data from edge devices and build the rich Internet of Things (IoT) applications. “Customers tell us they want to spend […]. CTO News

See How Timesheets Can Boost Your Business

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - See How Timesheets Can Boost Your Business - Information Technology Blog. Visibility doesn’t naturally manifest simply because you need it to. Visibility requires a conscientious approach that examines all available data and makes a conclusion.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

ECB takes on PayPal with instant payment system

CTOvision

The European Central Bank launched on Friday a new system aimed at letting banks settle payments instantly across Europe, helping them to compete with PayPal and other global tech giants. Developed in just over a year, the ECB’s TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) system will let people and companies in Europe transfer euros to each other […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Release Digital IT Brilliance

Future of CIO

With “VUCA” digital new normal, to adapt to the increasing speed of changes, organizations have to be nimbler about updating technology and managing information. IT matters not only because it’s pervasive, but more about it continues to advance, and its nature of the "constructive disruption."

9 Ways to attract tech talent as a growing startup

Hacker Earth

Over 86% of recruiting agencies face shortages finding and recruiting tech talent. This is according to a survey by Indeed , the most trafficked job-recruitment website in the United States. Because the number of applicants exceeds the number of candidates, it’s an applicant’s market. Companies are competing for a limited talent pool, fighting for their very existence in a proxy war of finding the right people to put in the right job.

Developing a Meta-Board: How to Practice Meta-Leadership at the Corporate Board Level?

Future of CIO

Meta-leadership is simply about the leadership of the leadership The board of directors is the senior leadership role in steering organizational towards the right directions and overseeing the business management effectiveness and maturity.

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.

The Monthly “Digital Master” Book Tuning: Set a Viable Path to Go Digital Dec. 2018

Future of CIO

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically.