Tue.Apr 16, 2019

Innovate Your Business Model To Drive An Experience Advantage

Forrester IT

Leading companies recognize that complacency is the enemy of success. They also recognize that, to maintain a differentiated advantage over their competitors, they must do more than incrementally fix and improve existing experiences.

Avoid these 2 cloud computing career pitfalls

David Linthicum

People come to me all of the time looking to reengineer their IT career with a cloud computing makeover. While this is typically a good move, I find that as the world of cloud computing becomes more complex, those looking to get higher-paying cloud computing jobs are making some wrong calls. Here’s two of the most common. Mistake No. 1: Going too wide. I’ve often explained the benefit of being a jack of all trades, and master of some to people wanting to become a cloud computing architect.

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IBM Sells Out – Another Marketing Cloud Bites The Dust

Forrester IT

On April 4, IBM announced plans to sell its marketing technology (martech) assets to investment management firm Centerbridge Partners.

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Guidelines are a welcome step towards ethical AI


Read the editorial on Financial Times explain why the EU guidelines for use of ethical artificial intelligence are a good step : The EU’s guidelines on artificial intelligence have been praised for setting a global standard. They are also timely, given the revelation this week that Microsoft had worked with a Chinese military-affiliated university on […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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 Guide To 5G Strategy

Forrester IT

The hype around 5G is growing.

One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority


Read Paul Mozur’s article about how China is using AI to specifically track an ethnic minority, in the first known racist application of facial recognition on the New York Times : The Chinese government has drawn wide international condemnation for its harsh crackdown on ethnic Muslims in its western region, including holding as many as […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Google launches an end-to-end AI platform


As expected, Google used the second day of its annual Cloud Next conference to shine a spotlight on its AI tools. The company made a dizzying number of announcements today, but at the core of all of these new tools and services is the company’s plan to democratize AI and machine learning with pre-built models […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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BYOD and its Impact on Enterprise Content Delivery


Over the last two decades, the way enterprises consume content has changed drastically. The changing business scenario and the emergence of new technologies have compelled organizations to adopt new methods to equip their staff with the necessary knowledge and skills, efficiently.

Apple quietly absorbed a company that makes AI cameras for people’s homes


Earlier this month, Apple reportedly bought the patents of Lighthouse AI, a maker of AI-powered home security cameras. Now, The Information reports that Lighthouse’s co-founders have joined Apple, along with around 20 staff. According to The Information, Lighthouse cofounders Alex Teichman and Hendrik Dahlkamp sent an email to the company’s former camera testers asking for […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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3 Change Management Strategies to Drive Digital Transformation Success

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Digital transformation causes disruption because it holistically changes an organization. It changes the way people work, a company’s essence, and how it operates. Consequently, it sometimes even changes the culture. Change management ’s role is to help along the entire journey.

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.

Google Quietly Disbanded Another AI Review Board Following Disagreements


Google is disbanding a panel here to review its artificial-intelligence work in health care, people familiar with the matter say, as disagreements about its effectiveness dogged one of the tech industry’s highest-profile efforts to govern itself. The Alphabet Inc. unit is struggling with how best to set guidelines for its sometimes-sensitive work in AI—the ability […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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What the CIO's Role Says About Your Company

Information Week

The roles of chief information officers (CIOs) can vary significantly. Some are strategic business leaders, others are tactical implementers, some fall somewhere in between. What they do says a lot about your company

Internet Audit Effectiveness – Data Analytics Strategy


Information Technology Blog - - Internet Audit Effectiveness – Data Analytics Strategy - Information Technology Blog. Price-Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) releases its State of the Internal Audit Profession Study report annually.

Winning at IT Salary Negotiations

Information Week

Here are five tactful but effective ways to boost your paycheck, whether as a new hire or existing IT employee


The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

AWS Summit Sydney & The After Party!

Linux Academy

The Linux Academy team is headed down under to attend the AWS Summit in Sydney, Australia. Swing by our booth in the expo hall to meet some of our Training Architects and team members. We will be showcasing our newest AWS content, and the latest & greatest features of Linux Academy for Business.

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T-Mobile Modernizes its Data Analytics Platform

Information Week

T-Mobile was using the same analytics platform it had in 2005 when the iPhone was new and George W. Bush was president. Now, the mobile carrier has modernized

Cloud Trends in 2019: Businesses Embrace Cloud

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Five Industries Being Transformed By Artificial Intelligence


Read Jeremy Fain list five industrial sectors which are being transformed due to the adoption of artificial intelligence on Forbes : Technology is a transformative force, and there is currently no technology more transformative than AI. Because AI encompasses so many different fields — from robotics to deep learning to self-driving cars — it can […]. Artificial Intelligence News

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Utilities Companies Are Getting Smart

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Our world thrives on power. Energy keeps our daily lives going. Whether its coal, gas or electricity, we always need power. Like He-Man said, “I have the power!” However, power isn’t unlimited and also requires great care from the companies providing it. Utilities companies are currently overhauling their systems to provide more efficient power systems and grids to their customers. It’s easy to agree that companies are becoming more effective through the increasing use of smart grids and meters.

The Monthly Foresight: The Foresight and Insight of Digital Business Apr. 2019

Future of CIO

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

How to Manage a Distributed Team with Both Office and Remote Workers

Hacker Earth

Every distributed team looks different, but they all have one thing in common: they’re the future of work. Since distributed teams are set to become the norm – according to numerous recent studies and reports – it’s key that you adapt and update your management skills for this new mode of work. A new study by IWG reveals that 70% of employees globally work remotely at least once a week – and 50% of employees work remotely half the week.

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Three Aspects of Running Highly innovative Organization

Future of CIO

Innovation is not serendipity, it’s a mindset, a process, and a business competency. Innovation is a managed process of transforming the novel idea to achieve its business value.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Using Kubeadm to Add New Control Plane Nodes with AWS Integration

Scott Lowe

In my recent post on using kubeadm to set up a Kubernetes 1.13 cluster with AWS integration, I mentioned that I was still working out the details on enabling AWS integration (via the AWS cloud provider) while also using new functionality in kubeadm (specifically, the --experimental-control-plane flag) to make it easier to join new control plane nodes to the cluster. In this post, I’ll share with you what I’ve found to make this work.

The Corporate Board Director’s Digital Profiles

Future of CIO

Board directors with digital fit profiles can think independently, advise confidently, oversee the strategy effectively, and lead transformative changes internally, culturally, and holistically.