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CX Execs Rise To Power Across B2C And B2B Industries

Forrester IT

Unprecedented Growth Chief customer officers and chief experience officers were once a small community of visionaries and practitioners pioneering customer experience (CX) across industries.

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Spotify begins testing its first hardware: a car smart assistant


Spotify is about to begin publicly testing its first hardware: a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars, meant to help Spotify learn how people consume audio while they’re driving. As part of the test, some Premium users will receive the device for free.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

Even Big Digital Companies Need Little Humans. Lots Of Them Amazon offered $10,000 of startup capital and up to three months of pay to qualifying employees who quit. and go start a local last-mile delivery business.

AI World Gov: Come network with peers and share lessons learned in application of AI to real world challenges in government


AI World Gov is coming! Mark your calendars now for this 24-26 June 2019 conference and symposium at the Reagan Center in DC. OODA LLC and CTOvision are very proud to be sponsors and strong supporters of this virtuous forum.

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.

Harry’s Acquisition Reaffirms It: Brand-Building’s In A Generational Shift

Forrester IT

Like fading celebrities, brand owners fear one thing most of all: irrelevance. “I I think my mom/dad/grandma/grandpa uses them.” The horror. Edgewell Personal Care’s most recent annual report is all about that horror. In so many words, it acknowledges that its primary men’s grooming brands — Schick and Wilkinson Sword razors, among others — are grandpa […].

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Enterprise Architects Populate Digital Business Platforms


Enterprise architecture (EA) and technology innovation leaders have the important job of advising CIOs and business leaders about digital business strategy, innovation and enterprise change. Today’s leaders take positions on the use of strategic technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) that make their organizations advanced and competitive.

Facebook Takes on Epidemics With New Disease Prevention Maps


Facebook wants to help fight infectious diseases like measles by introducing maps that health organizations can use to prevent and respond to outbreaks. The disease prevention maps, which debuted Monday, provide detailed information such as population density, the movement of people in real time, and network connectivity across regions. The point is to give researchers and […]. CTO News

SCCM 1902 Known Issues List and Fixes


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I’m trying to help SCCM community with this list of SCCM known issues with the latest version of SCCM 1902. Many of these issues are already fixed before 1902 slow ring general availability.

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts


Search engines today are more than just the dumb keyword matchers they used to be. You can ask a question—say, “How tall is the tower in Paris?”—and ”—and they’ll tell you that the Eiffel Tower is 324 meters (1,063 feet) tall, about the same as an 81-story building. They can do this even though the question […]. CTO News

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.

5 Principles Full Stack Developers and Solutions Architects Must Understand About Machine Learning

Social, Agile and Transformation

According to recent and separate studies from Gartner, Harvey Nash/KPMG, and O'Reilly, somewhere between 24% and 37% of organizations are at least moderately investing in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Introducing Translatotron: An End-to-End Speech-to-Speech Translation Model


Speech-to-speech translation systems have been developed over the past several decades with the goal of helping people who speak different languages to communicate with each other. Such systems have usually been broken into three separate components: automatic speech recognition to transcribe the source speech as text, machine translation to translate the transcribed text into the […]. CTO News

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Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked

Information Week

The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions. Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid

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Be your own futurist: imagine a new landscape and reinvent yourself

Trends in the Living Networks

The latest issue of Business View magazine, themed The Future of Business , includes a concluding article that distills key points from an interview with me. Click on the article image left to expand or read below. We all need to be futurists. Change is all around and it’s getting faster.

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.

Will the Real AI Please Stand Up?

Information Week

Make sure that your use of machine learning has more substance than hype. Here's a framework you can use to help you cut through the noise


Bitcoin, The Number One Cryptocurrency – Who Accepts It As A Form Of Currency?


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Does Your IT Organization Lack of “Strategic Bone”

Future of CIO

There is no doubt IT plays a critical role in both improving business bottom line business efficiency and top-line growth. However, there is no one size fitting all magic formula on how to run the IT organization as a strategic partner and a revenue generator.

Important Ranking Factors from the SEO Industry


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The Best “Profundity” Quotes of “Digital Master” May 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” is the series of guidebooks (27+ 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.”

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FlexDeploy Loves Oracle API Platform: Provisioning the Gateways


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The Monthly “Digital Gaps” Book Tuning: Minding Digital Maturity Gaps May 2019

Future of CIO

" "Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business ” is a guidebook to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with the multidisciplinary insight and holistic understanding. Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still.,

FlexDeploy Loves Oracle API Platform: Managing APIs


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Find Your New Job in IT Today

Information Week

InformationWeek has partnered with ZipRecruiter to host a job search tool on our pages

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Outbound Traffic Filtering | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

This week, we’re discussing outbound traffic filtering. This is filtering provided at the network edge by a firewall with rules (ACLs) restricting what internal users are allowed to access. Some firewalls have the ability to filter by an application (layer 7 firewalls), but we’re going to concentrate on standard packet-filtering firewalls and their capabilities.

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CX NYC 2019: Q&A With Rick Parrish On Values-Based Selling

Forrester IT

Consumers are paying close attention to brands’ moral, social, and political values. They’re making buying decisions based on the values a brand stands for. However, our research shows that companies lack a systematic approach to values. At CX NYC 2019, I’ll share findings from our values-based experience framework that will help customer experience professionals evolve their approach in this emerging area.