Wed.Feb 19, 2020

6 Outdated Ideas That Harm Your Digital Business


grocery chain Tesco generates $150 million in supply chain efficiencies via analytics. Oil and gas giant BP saves $7 billion a year with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors. Hershey saves $500,000 per batch of candy with machine learning and IoT.

What Does “Artificial Intelligence” Really Mean?


Read Rob Toews explain what artificial intelligence means on Forbes : Years ago, Marvin Minsky coined the phrase “suitcase words” to refer to terms that have a multitude of different meanings packed into them. He gave as examples words like consciousness, morality and creativity.

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Four Takeaways About Modern Design From Figma’s Config Conference

Forrester IT

Recently, Gina Bhawalkar and I attended Figma’s Config customer conference. For those unfamiliar with Figma, it’s a design and prototyping tool known for supporting collaborative design processes.

7 business areas ripe for an artificial intelligence boost


Read Joe McKendrick list seven business areas which could use artificial intelligence boost on ZDNet : Artificial intelligence has captured everyone’s imagination, but what can we expect from the technology?

Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Strategies for Modernizing Software

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 manage the same challenges.

Future of Retail 2020 – Retail Industry CIOs Will Invest In Automation, Data, And Employees

Forrester IT

To understand how Forrester’s predictions will unfold in the retail industry in 2020, my colleague, Madeline Cyr, and I interviewed experts within Forrester for our series: “Applying 2020 Predictions To Retail.”

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Install a New SCCM Management Point Role|ConfigMgr


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Configuration Manager|SCCM Management Point (MP) provides policy and service location information to clients client devices. In this post, you shall learn how to install a New Management Point Role.

Future Proof: Come Join Your Peers 19 March 2020


OODA’s Future Proof conference will be held on March 19, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner, Virginia. We want you to be there! Please mark your calendar now and register early.

CIOs And The Problem Of Social Engineering

The Accidental Successful CIO

Social engineering is how the bad guys get employees to say too much Image Credit: Alexandre Formagio. So let’s pretend for a moment that you’ve switched sides.

Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules


First came Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. Then Apple’s senior vice president for artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, showed up.

Design Thinking for Product Teams: Leverage Human Insight Throughout Development

Product teams must increase their exposure hours with customers—seeing and hearing them. Human insights and the design thinking framework can be applied to your development cycle to help you build better products and experiences for your customers.

10 Analytics and AI Startups You Should Know About

Information Week

These young companies are examples of how startups are helping enterprises harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Data privacy: What consumers want businesses to know

Tech Republic Security

A new PwC report reveals what customers expect when it comes to expectations of privacy surrounding their data

Harnessing Big Data: Can Our Laws and Policies Keep Up?

Information Week

Public policies and commercial norms could constrain our ability to realize the full potential of big data

Insider data breach survey finds directors most likely to break company policy

Tech Republic Security

Report suggests IT leaders think breaches are inevitable and don't have adequate risk management in place

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.

How to create a virtual machine in Google Cloud Platform

Tech Republic Data Center

The key component of cloud-based computing is the virtual machine. Creating a VM using Google Cloud Platform is simple, but there are some decisions to make

Join Perficient at Appian World 2020 in Ft. Lauderdale

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Appian World 2020 is only a few weeks away! This year’s conference is March 8-11 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Perficient is excited to once again be exhibiting as a Gold sponsor. Appian World 2020 brings together industry experts who will show you how to turn great ideas into business impact.

How to prevent data loss on your network

Network World

Use these tools and techniques to protect important data from being exfiltrated from your Windows network

Key Takeaways from OOW London 2020


Oracle OpenWorld Europe: London 2020 OOW London was a whirlwind of exciting innovation and ground-breaking technology! Here are some key takeaways from the event… Cloud, Cloud, Cloud! Oracle, Partners, and Customers were talking cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS throughout the week.

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?

Coronavirus domain names are the latest hacker trick

Tech Republic Security

One site registered in Russia offers a coronavirus cure for $300


Three VPN use cases you should know about


What is a VPN? How is it used? Why is it needed now more than ever before? Read on. Do you want to protect your online identity, stay safe on public wifi or bypass censorship on the internet? Then this article is for you. First a little background on how.

Cybercriminals get creative with tax scams ahead of April 15

Tech Republic Security

Hackers are going after everyone this tax season, including the companies handling our most sensitive information

Why Use Computer Glasses?


Information Technology Blog - - Why Use Computer Glasses? Information Technology Blog. Do you feel your eyes getting strained with long hours in front of your PC? Then, you might want to check out the benefits and functions of computer glasses.

Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.

Security holes in 2G and 3G networks will pose a risk for next several years

Tech Republic Security

Despite the growth of 5G and 4G, older network technologies beset with certain security flaws will be around for many more years, says enterprise security provider Positive Technologies

Free eBook: A Practical Introduction to Apache Spark


If you are a developer or data scientist interested in big data, Spark is the tool for you. Apache Spark’s ability to speed analytic applications by orders of magnitude, its versatility, and ease of use are quickly winning the market.

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How to manage security and privacy in the new Microsoft Edge browser

Tech Republic Security

There's a new version of Microsoft Edge in town based on Chromium. Here's how to manage the browser's security and privacy settings

Performance Management Continuum with Three Shifts

Future of CIO

Performance Management is a complex management discipline out there with so many variables that determine performance - including inter-dependencies within teams or organizations.

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.