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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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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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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).

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

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Super Bowl LIII Ad Themes: Dystopian Robotics and Uplifting Values

Forrester IT

Pity the Poor Robots Q2 was all about robots and AI: Pringles, Google Translation, Mercedes A-Class, TurboTax Live and Sprint, while Michelob slipped a robot ad into early Q3 and Alexa appeared in Q4.

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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

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 […

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

Smart Home Gadgets for 2019


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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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

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

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

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

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

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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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?

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 […].

Super Bowl Ads Indicate Big Businesses Think You Are Afraid of AI


Tom Loftus provided an insightful review of some of Super Bowl ads in the 4 Feb 2019 Wall Street Journal. Like AI parody in SNL, these ads really poked fun at computers: Seriously, did anyone catch the commercials?

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

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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7 Recruiting Trends That Will Continue Into 2019

Hacker Earth

Time flies by in the blink of an eye. Not long ago, we were analyzing the trends unfolding in 2018 and in no time, we are talking about projections for the next year. What amazes us the most is the magnitude of change the industry has gone through in such a short time span. With cloud adoption becoming the norm and machine learning taking the top spot in every organizational agenda, talent leaders are facing challenges like never before. And surprisingly, the year 2019 looks to be no different.

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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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?

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.

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.

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.


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


Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

The Digital CIO as “Choice Generator”

Future of CIO

Digital is the age of choice, it provides the opportunity to think the new way to do things, it forces IT leaders to get really creative on how they orchestrate and implement changes. The unprecedented digital convenience brought by powerful technologies changes the way we think, live, and work.

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.”

The Monthly Foresight: Look Back, Current, and Future in Shaping Digital Business Feb. 2019

Future of CIO

Vision is the ability to see beyond what is to what could be. It is the synthetic view of ‘looking forward,” and “looking behind,” “looking beyond,” and “looking around.”

7 Recruiting Trends That Will Continue Into 2019

Hacker Earth

Time flies by in the blink of an eye. Not long ago, we were analyzing the trends unfolding in 2018 and in no time, we are talking about projections for the next year. What amazes us the most is the magnitude of change the industry has gone through in such a short time span. With cloud adoption becoming the norm and machine learning taking the top spot in every organizational agenda, talent leaders are facing challenges like never before. And surprisingly, the year 2019 looks to be no different.

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.