Tue.Apr 23, 2019

How Automation Is Impacting Enterprises In 2019

Forrester IT

Forrester predicted in late 2018 that automation would become the tip of the digital transformation spear in 2019, impacting everything from infrastructure to customers to business models. Now that we’re four months in, we’ve evaluated whether our five specific predictions are on track.

Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Industry


The milestones achieved by Artificial Intelligence have the world on its toes. Apart from all the industries, it has been touching, the modern healthcare industry has been receiving paramount importance. There has been an exemplary shift in the way patients are diagnosed by doctors because they now have a good amount of actionable data that […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

Forrester IT

(With Dave Bartoletti and John Rymer) The biggest announcement out of the Google Cloud Next conference in early April was the general availability of its Cloud Services Platform but with a new brand name: Anthos.

6 Best Practices for Creating a Container Platform Strategy


“Let’s do something with containers to speed up application delivery.” I&O leaders globally are currently dealing with this demand from their C-level. But the rapid adoption of container technology does not necessarily mean that it is a fit for your organization. Containers can help enterprises modernize legacy applications and create new cloud-native applications that are both scalable and agile.

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!

The Future Of Health: How Our 2019 Predictions Fared In Q1

Forrester IT

Q1 is in the books. Alexa is HIPAA-compliant, the Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-J.P. Morgan (ABJ) alliance now has a name — Haven — and the much-anticipated industrywide interoperability efforts got a huge boost with CMS’s proposed policy changes announced at the HIMSS conference.

Build Your “A Team” to Create a Cohesive Digital Workplace


The CEO of a large financial services firm drops into the office of his CIO, Pat. The CEO tells Pat: Because of the board’s growing interest in digital business, we’ve decided to create a digital workplace program. I have selected you as the digital workplace leader for our company. The first thing I’d like you to do is recruit your digital workplace team. Let’s meet in a week so that we can discuss how the team will achieve the company’s digital workplace objectives.

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Why workload-migration metrics get it wrong

David Linthicum

It can take anywhere from a day to two months to move a workload or application to the public cloud. This has been so tough to predict that a few niche consulting firms, public cloud providers, and thought leadership dudes (like me) think they can successfully model this within a few percentages of what it will actually cost and how long it will take. While this is a nice idea, the reality is that a few things can’t be easily modeled, such as bad application and data architecture.

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New Report Addressing Your No. 1 Requested Topic For 2019: Speed

Forrester IT

(coauthored by John Rymer) Top priority for Forrester’s C-suite Leadership Boards? Faster responses to customer issues and opportunities. Technology and marketing teams have raised their software delivery speeds but are slowed by other parts of the organization that decide and act more slowly.

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HP aims to secure its PC portfolio with Sure Sense malware blocker


HP on Tuesday announced a bevy of PC updates and new features, as well as the formal release of HP Sure Sense, the company’s new software that uses AI to prevent and block malware in near-real-time, including ransomware and previously unknown malware. HP says Sure Sense is different from other market offerings because it uses deep […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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CX Sydney 2019: What to expect from World Vision CMO Teresa Sperti

Forrester IT

CX leaders have successfully elevated and transformed the practice of CX over the past decade, but what’s next? This year’s CX Forum will focus on how to drive real, disruptive innovation.

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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.

Does your company have an AI ethics dilemma?


Read Alexa Hagerty and Igor Rubinov take a look at the ethical dilemma’s companies face while deploying artificial intelligence on Information Age : While added agility, capacity, and capabilities are welcome additions to any enterprise, blind adoption of AI technologies can come with unintended and unforeseen consequences. Most businesses may not be creating AI, but […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How to Empower Frontline Employees with Mobile Training


Frontline employees are the ones who frequently interact with clients. These customer-facing employees are part of various departments such as sales, marketing, retail, hospitality, etc.

Debunking The Myths And Reality Of Artificial Intelligence


Read Dr. Ahmed El Adl debunk some widely held myths and explain some realities of artificial intelligence on Forbes : A few years ago, it was hard to find anyone to have a serious discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) outside academic institutions. Today, nearly everyone talks about AI. Like any new major technology trend, the […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Are You Ready to Manage AI Risks?

Information Week

Most companies have IT-related risk management programs, but they need to be updated to include the nuances of AI

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.

A new bill would force companies to check their algorithms for bias


US lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require large companies to audit machine learning-powered systems — like facial recognition or ad targeting algorithms — for bias. The Algorithmic Accountability Act is sponsored by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), with a House equivalent sponsored by Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY). If passed, it […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Choosing the Right Virtual Assistant for your Business


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How TensorFlow Enhances Cloud Marketing Strategies

Information Week

TensorFlow, a machine learning programming library, has been available for Python, but a new JavaScript version introduced machine learning in the browser

Retail Checkout: Who’s Doing it Right?

Perficient - Digital Transformation

It’s no secret that cashiers at retailers are starting to be replaced by self-checkout options. The rise and success of Amazon Go has the retail industry adopting new technologies to remain contenders in customer satisfaction. The majority of big chain retail establishments are implementing new checkout options: express checkout, curbside pick-up, registers for customers to check themselves out, and scan and go.

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.

Migrating to the Cloud? Avoid These Five Pitfalls

Information Week

Successful cloud migration often means introducing and adopting a new common language throughout an organization. But there are some guidelines to follow

Learn Linux by Doing with New Linux Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Linux is all over the place and even powers most of the cloud! 50% of the virtual machines on Azure and over 80% of the virtual machines on AWS run on Linux. Every single major space program in the world, including SpaceX and NASA, are all built on Linux.

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What’s Happening with PPM / Kintana (And What Are Your Alternatives?)


Members of IT who have been working in the enterprise sector are likely familiar with PPM/Kintana – you may even be using it now. Kintana is an IT management tool that encompasses a variety of components including version control, issue tracking, process and project management, and migration of changes for software such as Oracle E-Business. Read more. The post What’s Happening with PPM / Kintana (And What Are Your Alternatives?) appeared first on Flexagon. DevOps

SQL Alias: A Guide to the SQL Aliases and the SQL AS Keyword

Database Star

What is an alias in SQL? It’s a name you give to a column or a table in your SQL query to make it easier to display the results or to write your query. SQL aliases are a useful feature and are available in all major database vendors, including Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL.

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.

Three Practices to Fortify IT Transformation

Future of CIO

Due to rapid change, fierce competitions, and continuous disruptions often led by technologies, IT can no longer feel like it has a monopoly on delivering solutions to the business.

The Corporate Board Director’s Digital Profile II

Future of CIO

Digital organizations are complex systems that are dynamic, self-evolving, self-adaptable, and self-perpetuating. The contemporary corporate board as a top leadership team plays a significant role in overseeing business strategy and exemplifying leadership effectiveness.

The Monthly Keyword Summary: Potentiality Apr. 2019

Future of CIO

From one generation to the next, the substance of leadership does not change, it’s about future, change, and influence. However, digital leadership trends will continue to emerge.