Mon.Feb 04, 2019

The Recipe for a Digital Workplace


A digital workplace enables new, more effective ways of working; raises employee engagement and agility; and exploits consumer-oriented styles and technologies.

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Join our 2019 Search Marketing Survey

Forrester IT

I am pleased to announce that Forrester and SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization) are partnering for the second year in a row to field a Search Marketing Survey.

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Booz Allen’s Cyber threat analysis provides actionable recommendations for business and governments


Booz Allen has just released a report we would like to endorse and most highly recommend you review. Their 2019 Cyber Threat outlook is particularly relevant because it is informed by real practitoners. This is our favorite kind of asesssment since practitoners have skin in the game. Booz Allen is also in a good position […]. CTO Cyber Security News

New Tech Spotlight: Let’s Get Real About Extended Reality

Forrester IT

This morning I came across a story about Warby Parker’s new “virtual try-on” capability. It seems the 8-year old eCommerce company is dipping it’s toes back into augmented reality (AR).

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 Unleash Blockchain into Your Supply Chain


Today’s supply chains are poised for a major disruption because of the evolving potential of blockchain technology in increasing efficiency, reducing liabilities, fighting counterfeiting, improving compliance and providing the ability to do precise targeted recalls. Thanks to a variety of use-cases in every stage of the supply chain, the industry is looking to unleash a […]. CTO News

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The 2 fundamental approaches to hybrid cloud integration


Read Tom Nolle’s article about how organizations that want to create a hybrid cloud environment need to consider two approaches on Tech Target : A hybrid cloud is the union of data center hosting and public cloud services. Unfortunately, many enterprises struggle to find an approach that harmonizes the relationship between the two. There are a […]. CTO News

Forrester’s Latest Infographic: Consumers Don’t Believe the Chatbot Hype

Forrester IT

Consumers really don’t like your chatbot. It’s not exactly a relationship built to last – a few clicks here, a few sentences there – but Forrester Analytics shows us very clearly that, to consumers, your chatbot isn’t exactly “swipe right” material. That’s unfortunate, because using a chatbot for customer service can be incredibly effective when […]. chatbots customer experience customer service CX Forrester Analytics


IoT Revolution: 5 Ways the Internet of Things Will Change Transportation


Read Taylor Donovan Barnett explain how the Internet of Things will change transportation on Interesting Engineering : Data influences every aspect of your life. If not completely already, the technological landscape will be completely data-centric in the near future. The device you are reading this article on probably collects your data to optimize your user experience. Or, […]. CTO News

Participate In The Forrester Tech Tide™: Storage Technologies For Business Data

Forrester IT

Enterprises have a variety of applications; the sheer scale of data volumes, data types, and business processes associated with them are putting unprecedented pressure on storage infrastructure. These business demands mean that technologies developed a decade ago are no longer able to serve the demands of today and tomorrow. The once stodgy world of storage […

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.

Why You Should Think Twice Before Getting a 5G Connection


Read why Pooja Singh says that you should think twice before joining the upcoming 5G bandwagon on Entrepreneur : The world is waiting eagerly for the rollout of 5G technology at the end of this year. The fifth-generation of wireless network connectivity is supposed to revolutionize data transmission and the Internet of Things (IoT); open doors […]. CTO News

Join our 2019 Search Marketing Survey

Forrester IT

I am pleased to announce that Forrester and SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization) are partnering for the second year in a row to field a Search Marketing Survey.

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Bob Gourley and Matt Devost of OODA Featured On “What’s Working In Washington”


Co-founders of OODA LLC Matt Devost and Bob Gourley were interviewed by the highly respected innovation expert and entrepreneur Jonathan Aberman for an episode of “What’s Working in Washington.” ” An excerpt: ABERMAN: What the heck is OODA? DEVOST: OODA really is a tribute to a concept that was put out first by a guy named Colonel John […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security

Latest Version MDT 8456 – SCCM 1810 – Server 2019 Support – UDI Wizard


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft recently released the latest version of MDT 8456. You would be able to build Server 2019 with the latest version MDT 8456. This version comes with Windows 10 1809, Server 2019, and SCCM 1810 support. You can download the latest version of MDT 8456 from here. Related Post – Video Guide Download Install and […].

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.

Apple Exploring New Glass Panel MacBook Keyboards That Could End Sticky Key Problems


Apple is exploring a new keyboard design that could eventually replace its butterfly switch MacBook keyboards and finally solve the problem of “sticky” or inconsistently functioning keys. Issues that Apple has acknowledged can occur with some current MacBook keyboards are widely believed to be caused by dust or other particulates getting lodged in the butterfly mechanism […]. CTO News

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Critical questions to help define winning AI experiments

Social, Agile and Transformation

Remember the days when big data was the super buzzword and IT invested a ton of money and effort building up Hadoop clusters? Many of them learned the hard way that if you build it, the business may not come. In addition, when you have the infrastructure, you might not have the talent, cleansed data, or practices to demonstrate results. require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) {. agile data AI big data data management innovation organizational change

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Smart Home Gadgets for 2019


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Enterprises are White Knights in Battle to Avoid AI Winter

Information Week

It is up to enterprise organizations, not just academia, to maintain artificial intelligence's momentum when it comes to innovation and adoption

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.

5 Best Places to Find Accurate Salary Information When Looking for Your Next Job


Information Technology Blog - - 5 Best Places to Find Accurate Salary Information When Looking for Your Next Job - Information Technology Blog. How much does your dream job pay? More importantly, how much do the available jobs in your area pay?

Editor's Note: Have Your Say on the State of IT

Information Week

InformationWeek and Interop are developing a survey-based report on the State of IT in 2019

Memory-Lane Monday: Do as I say, not as I.

ComputerWorld IT Management

Vendor sends this IT pilot fish a cheap digital camera as a thank-you gift for sending business his way. And fish, who has never received any vendor gifts before, shows it to his boss to make sure everything is OK. “My My boss was not happy,” says fish. “He He began telling me the company policy about accepting gifts from vendors and told me to send it back — which I did.”

Default Printer Report

Mick's IT Blog

When our build team builds new machines for users, we provide a convenience to the user of letting them know what their default printer is. I wrote this script that will parse through all user profiles in HKU to find the default printer of each profile. It will then write the results to the screen if the script is manually executed, while also writing to the DefaultPrinter.CSV file located at the default directory of each user profile.

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.

Crawford Takes Insurance Data into the Digital Age

Information Week

How an service provider to insurance companies modernized its data infrastructure to create products for the modern age

Taking Your Azure Certification Exam – Tips and Tricks

Linux Academy

The day has finally come to take your Azure exam! You’ve spent months going over the course material, the interactive diagram, the flash cards, and taken the learning activities and practice test multiple times! You are as prepared as you’ll ever be. If you’ve never taken a certification exam before, this can be a scary event. I’m here to tell you that it shouldn’t be scary.

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The Wishes and Blessings to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Future of CIO

The lunar new year is just around the corner. It is special because it’s both the new year celebration and also the spring festival, it’s cold and warm because it usually happens at the bridge time of winter and spring.


Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

If you look around, you’ll see we’re not fighting off human replicas as Harrison Ford did in the 1982 film Blade Runner , which was set in the futuristic time period of 2019. However, we are continuously fighting off “cyber” attacks. I know, I know — I used the “C” word, but it fits. “Cyber” encompasses all things computer-based, including the internet, phones, and even our refrigerators and coffee pots.

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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.