Wed.Feb 06, 2019

How Digital And CX Teams Collaborate To Deliver On Brand Promise

Forrester IT

Take Practical Steps To Apply CX Disciplines To Digital Initiatives Odds are your firm is regularly seeking ways to improve customer experience (CX). You’re also likely embracing digital technologies to enable a more customer-driven, agile operating model.

Sophisticated new phishing campaign targets the C-suite

CTOvision

A new phishing campaign to steal login credentials is being launched on businesses – specifically the C-suite. Researchers at GreatHorn first discovered the campaign which targets senior executives by claiming to be from the company’s CEO. The fake email regards the rescheduling of a board meeting. By following the link from this email and users are greeted […]. CTO Cyber Security News

The B2B Analytics Portfolio: Untapped Competencies To Develop Now

Forrester IT

This past year, I attended Forrester’s Data Strategy & Insights 2018 Forum. As I sat down to breakfast on the first day, I joined two attendees from a multinational package delivery and supply chain management company.

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Can Big Data Help Provide Affordable Healthcare?

Datacponomy

Big Data and AI can help with the growing care provider shortage. Here is how and why. One percent of the global population possesses 40-percent of all the world’s wealth, a persistent issue for which economists and politicians have debated about for some time.

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.

Data Governance Takes A Turn — And It’s A Doozy

Forrester IT

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meet their regulatory requirements.

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How CRM Will Evolve in 2019

Forrester IT

Modern CRM is delivered as software-as-a-service and microservices, is modular, and offers APIs for easy access to enterprise applications. It empowers customer-facing personnel with the right data about their customers at the right time, in context, so that they can focus on nurturing relationships across journeys even as they cross channels and devices. Today Modern CRM supports […]. CRM applications

Ransomware in 2019 and beyond: Don’t get complacent

CTOvision

Read why Nathan Eddy says that infosec and IT teams should expect more sophisticated ransomware attacks on Healthcare IT News : Although much of the buzz about ransomware has quieted down in the days since the NotPetya and WannaCry attacks, the threat persists and hospital IT and security teams should remain vigilant. Just like phishing attacks […]. CTO Cyber Security News

As Java SE 8’s End Of Public Updates Passes, Everyone Scrambles To Adjust

Forrester IT

By John R. Rymer and Jeffrey S. Hammond This January, Oracle’s new support program for Oracle Java SE went into effect. The cost, security, and timing implications are proving to be a difficult adjustment for thousands of enterprises that rely on Java SE for critical applications. Thousands of independent software vendors that embed Oracle Java […

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The hidden truth about cyber crime: insider threats

CTOvision

Barely a day goes by without reports of another major cyber-attack. Whether the target is an illicit dating site, a leading business, charity or even the National Health Service (NHS), hackers have demonstrated a level of indiscriminate ruthlessness towards wreaking havoc and stealing confidential information. The ramifications of these attacks are profound. In September last year, […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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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.

Data Governance Takes A Turn – and Its a Doozy

Forrester IT

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meat their regulatory requirements. Fast forward to the age of GDPR and the new privacy mandates coming out of California (CCPA). […].

With new security tools, Google looks to reduce the impact of data breaches

CTOvision

Google LLC wants to make the web a little safer by alerting consumers if one of their online accounts is compromised in a data breach. The core component of the company’s plan is Password Checkup, a free extension for Chrome that it launched today. The add-on detects when a user logs into a website and checks […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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CIOs Want To Know: Is Tape Making A Comeback?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Is it time for magnetic tape to come back as a storage option? Image Credit: Scott Beale. Securing the company’s data is one of the primary jobs of the person with the CIO job.

Over 59,000 data breaches reported in EU since GDPR

CTOvision

New research from DLA Piper has revealed that over 59,000 data breach notifications have been reported across the EU since GDPR went into effect on 25th May 2018. According to the firm’s new GDPR Data Breach survey, the UK is in the top three countries with the highest number of data breaches reported. In the UK […]. CTO Cyber Security 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.

Third-Party Applications are Patched up-to-date? SCCM admins?

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Regardless of your organization’s chosen operating system, you need various 3rd (third-party) applications to make your machines enterprise-ready.

Why AI Needs Experts

CTOvision

Read Kayvan Alikhani explain why artificial intelligence adoption requires experts on Forbes : As artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes industries, fear of AI is on the rise. According to a Gallup poll from last year, a majority of Americans (58%) believe AI is a bigger threat to their jobs than immigration and offshoring. Many of the jobs […]. CTO Cyber Security News

The Bug Squasher Review: Features and Pricing

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - The Bug Squasher Review: Features and Pricing - Information Technology Blog. In this article, we present the best bug tracking tool that programmers can use and help them eliminate any bug in their program.

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How AI can improve network capacity planning

CTOvision

Network capacity planning aims to ensure that sufficient bandwidth is provisioned, allowing network SLA targets, such as delay, jitter, loss, and availability, to be reliably met. It’s a complex, error-prone task with serious financial implications. Until recently, the network data necessary for insightful capacity planning was generally only available via static, historical, after-the-fact reports. This […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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.

Enterprise Analytics with Perficient, MicroStrategy & Microsoft

Perficient - Digital Transformation

MicroStrategy 2019 officially kicked off this week with some major announcements. Several of these offer new and exciting opportunities for enterprises to leverage business intelligence and analytics in truly transformative ways. Kicking things off on Tuesday, Perficient was proud to be named MicroStrategy’s 2019 North America Partner of the Year. The award recognizes our team’s deep, long-term expertise in delivering end-to-end business intelligence (BI) solutions.

FlexDeploy Loves Containers: Build FlexDeploy Plugins with Docker

Flexagon

There is exciting news for those who develop FlexDeploy plugins. So exciting, we’re adding another post to our FlexDeploy Loves Containers Blog series.

Examples of Great Experimental Marketing Campaigns

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Examples of Great Experimental Marketing Campaigns - Information Technology Blog. When we talk about placing a brand or product in the market, it is increasingly important to pay special attention to how doing it, because consumers always look for something different.

Big Data Training Content | New January Releases

Linux Academy

With the huge amount of data floating around your business, what you do with it is vital to your continued success. Big data has become crucial in helping businesses make decisions and stay ahead of the competition.

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.

Prepping the Enterprise for the AI Apocalypse

Information Week

Forget the little pilot project. Enterprises that want to survive the disruptions ahead need to get their tech ready today or expect to be gone in two years

FlexDeploy 5.0.0.3 – Don’t let the Triple Dot Fool You

Flexagon

Flexagon has released fixpack, 5.0.0.3! It includes enhancements and bug fixes for FlexDeploy, our DevOps platform for continuous delivery and release automation. Here are some highlights! Cloud – Cloud in general is a big investment area for Flexagon and supports the enablement of multi-cloud strategies such as Amazon, Azure, Google, and Oracle. This fixpack includes two new plugins for cloud. Read more.

The Digital CIO’s Strategic Alliance

Future of CIO

We live in a technology world and every day more and more technology affects the way we live, love, and think. Great opportunities, dangers, and disruptions are around every corner.

Nonlinearity and Change Management

Future of CIO

The hyperconnectivity nature of digital breaks down the functional, geographical, or even organizational border. Businesses today become much more nonlinear, interconnected and interdependent than ever. When systems are not just about linear relationships, they are defined as nonlinear dynamic.

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.