Tue.Jul 09, 2019

Don’t wait up for the open cloud

David Linthicum

The “open cloud” is often tossed out as the savior for cloud computing in general. Of course, there is nothing to save. Public cloud usage is exploding by any measure. However, we are challenged by proprietary, or less open, public clouds that lead to lock-in.

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Facebook open-sources DLRM, a deep learning recommendation model

CTOvision

Facebook today announced the open source release of Deep Learning Recommendation Model (DLRM), a state-of-the-art AI model for serving up personalized results in production environments.

Hot or Hype: The Top Retail Tech Investments For 2019

Forrester IT

In today’s increasingly competitive retail market, every technology initiative is pitched as do-or-die. So how do you make smart decisions about which technologies to invest in, to start testing, or to forego?

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Artificial Intelligence Is Improving How Companies Do Business

CTOvision

People communicate mostly through natural language—not equations or Excel spreadsheets or structured daily reports. This has historically posed a challenge for marketers because while the words we use are full of consumer insights, they have been generally inscrutable to analytical tools. This is, of course, changing. With natural language processing and machine-learning software, companies can […].

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.

Catch The 2019 Experience Platform Wave

Forrester IT

Mark Grannan and I just completed our fourth evaluation of the major software vendors focused on digital experiences: Acquia, Adobe, BloomReach, Episerver, Liferay, OpenText, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and Sitecore.

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DX Platform: Strategy, Software, or both?

Forrester IT

In the past two business days, my colleagues and I have published the Q3, 2019 iterations of our Digital Experience Platform NowTech and Wave (big sigh of relief, and huge thank you to everyone who supported this research!).

The state of AI in 2019: Breakthroughs in machine learning, natural language processing, games, and knowledge graphs

CTOvision

AI is one of the most rapidly growing domains today. Keeping track and taking stock of AI requires not just constant attention, but also the ability to dissect and evaluate across a number of dimensions. This is exactly what Air Street Capital and RAAIS founder Nathan Benaich and AI angel investor, and UCL IIPP Visiting […].

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Have we lost the cancer battle? No! – say Big Data and Machine Learning

Datacponomy

Can you fight cancer with the help of Big Data and Machine Learning? How can these technologies help in the procedure of diagnosis, drug discovery and treating cancer? Cancer is an ailment with a long tail distribution.

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail

CTOvision

Despite enterprises’ best efforts, painless AI deployments appear destined to remain elusive for all but the most dogged adopters. A recent study conducted by analysts at International Data Corporation (IDC) found that of the organizations already using AI, only 25% have developed an “enterprise-wide” AI strategy, and it found that among those in the process […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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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.

Real Hands-On Labs at Linux Academy

Linux Academy

Because we know that our learners appreciate every opportunity to prepare for their certification exams, as well as careers, we built a scenario-based resource we call Hands-On Labs.

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The Monthly “Digitizing Boardroom” Book Tuning: The Corporate Board’s Best and Next Practices II July 2019

Future of CIO

Modern corporate boards play significant roles in guiding businesses in the right direction and achieve expected business results.

Transform your IT Help Desk

Information Week

CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how

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Deal with Ambiguity to Thrive in the “VUCA” World

Future of CIO

We live in the “VUCA” new normal with characteristics such as high velocity, diversification, ambiguity, unpredictability, over-complexity, nonlinearity and increased flux. Ambiguity is a term used to describe a circumstance in which an investment is made, but the outcome is uncertain.

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.

Tips For Running A Better Business

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Tips For Running A Better Business - Information Technology Blog. Your company may be getting by okay, but this type of mentality isn’t going to allow you to truly grow and expand over the years.

The Best “Strength” Quotes of “Digital Master” July 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” is a series of guidebooks (28+ 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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6 Reasons Why You Must opt for Online Leadership Training

Kitaboo

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other – John F. Kennedy. As Kennedy rightly points out, leadership and learning go hand in hand. Not everyone is a natural leader. Some need to hone and polish their skills and ability to work in a leadership position. With the right amount of training and industry experience, one can become an efficient leader, someone who can lead and inspire the team to work hard to achieve better outcomes.

SCCM Third-Party Software Updates Troubleshooting Part-2

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft has added the outstanding feature “Third Party Software Updates” in SCCM, but still, you have some dependency on SCUP, or you say it as Update Publisher.

Chief Data Officers: Biggest Mistakes, Best Practices

Information Week

CDOs are everywhere today, but are they really doing an effective job? Here's how you and your organization can make the most of data and analytics investments

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I'm not lost, I'm wondering - Untitled Article

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Like all organizational models, waterfall is mainly a theory of collaboration. By putting the most serious planning at the beginning, with subsequent work derived from the plan, the waterfall method amounts to a pledge by all parties not to learn anything while doing the actual work. Instead, waterfall insists that the participants will understand best how things should work before accumulating any real-world experience, and that planners will always know more than workers.