Mon.May 18, 2020

Data, Analytics And Insights Investments Produce Tangible Benefits. Yes, They Do.

Forrester IT

If you set out to build a boil-the-ocean business case for why to invest in data, analytics and insights initiatives – stop. Use your precious time to instead focus on prioritizing the investment categories across where you are in your business insights maturity.

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Making The Internet Of Things (IoT) More Intelligent With AI


Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes explaining how AI and Internet of Things (IoT) are combining in ways that are powering digital transformation. It is no wonder that companies are […]. Artificial Intelligence AI forbes machine learning ML news ronald schmelzer

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How To Successfully Add RPA To Customer Service Operations

Forrester IT

More and more customer service organizations turn to robotic process automation (RPA) to make agents more effective. The technology offloads repeatable tasks from agents, enforces compliance to process and policy, and allows agents to focus on work that matters.

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Why Flying Drones Could Disrupt Mobility and Transportation Beyond COVID-19


Zipline, a U.S.-based based startup, is using contactless drone delivery to transport COVID-19 test samples in r emote locations across five African countries. Local officials in Chile have launched a pilot drone program to deliver medications to people living in remote rural areas.

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!

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

Firms Poised To Survive The Pandemic Aren’t Laying Off CX Pros, They’re Doubling Down To cut costs, companies are laying off employees in customer experience, customer success, and customer support. That’s a big mistake for three reasons.

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The 3 biggest security mistakes businesses are making


Read Katie Heenan list three biggest security mistakes businesses are making on Business Matters : Attackers are capitalising on the emergency coronavirus situation we are in, primarily targeting small businesses. […].

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Remote Workers Often Not Provided Secure Tools


Read why Dan Raywood says that companies don’t provide secure tools for remote workers risking their cyber assets on Infosec Magazine : The number of employees working from home is […].

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The Effect Of COVID-19 On US Consumers’ Financial Well-Being

Forrester IT

Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, our research showed that US consumers were facing multiple financial challenges and were worried about their financial situation. To see how the pandemic was impacting consumer finances and behaviors, we surveyed 1,122 US online adults in April 10–15, 2020 and found that US consumers: Are already feeling the impact of […].

15% of Small Businesses Experienced a Cybersecurity Threat in 2019


More than 1 in 10 small businesses faced a virus, hack, or data breach in 2019, revealing small businesses’ cybersecurity vulnerability. Luckily, the majority of small businesses (67%) say they […].

Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML

Information Week

How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them

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.

Insider Threats Rise by 47% in Two Years: Report


Several industry experts stressed that insider threats are the primary concern for every security leader, as many organizations fail to address the insiders within their own company. As a result, […].

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Your Roadmap to AI and ML Deployments

Information Week

Don't adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning without having a real business problem to solve. Here are some ways to help build the right use cases

Identity-related breaches on the rise, prevention still a work in progress


The number of workforce identities in the enterprise is growing dramatically, largely driven by DevOps, automation, and an increase in enterprise connected devices, which will only continue to accelerate identity […].

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What is Driving Digital Transformation Change?

Social, Agile and Transformation

After I posted my last 5 Minutes with @NYIke video on the #1 Reason Why Digital Transformation fail, a small discussion ensued on LinkedIn about transformation and change management. Is digital transformation a new name for business transformation?

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.

Which InfoSec Jobs Will Best Survive a Recession?


Read Joan Goodchild take a look at the infosec jobs that will survive the recession on Dark Reading : As chief information officer of (ISC)2, Bruce Beam is usually thinking […].


FIX ConfigMgr Secondary Server Upgrade Issue | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s find out the solution for ConfigMgr Secondary Server Upgrade Issue in the production environment.

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Top 5 things to know about fleeceware

Tech Republic Security

Fleeceware is an important cybersecurity threat to be aware of. Tom Merritt offers five things you should know fleeceware apps


The technologies the world is using to track coronavirus — and people

Venture Beast

With many ways to track the spread of coronavirus and the people who carry it, governments around the world are adopting their own mix of methods. Read More.

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.

86% of data breaches are conducted for financial gain

Tech Republic Security

Increases in hacking, phishing, and cloud-based attacks have been even more prevalent with the influx of remote work, Verizon found

Amazon’s AI tool can plan collision-free paths for 1,000 warehouse robots

Venture Beast

Amazon researchers describe a machine learning system that plans the movements and paths of up to 1,000 mobile warehouse robots. Read More.

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GitLab survey suggests DevOps is becoming real, while DevSecOps has work to do

Tech Republic Security

Commentary: Developers are finally taking on more of an operational role, but they still aren't getting involved enough in security

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Disney’s streaming chief Kevin Mayer leaves to become TikTok CEO

Venture Beast

Walt Disney's top streaming executive, Kevin Mayer, will leave the entertainment and theme parks giant to become the chief executive officer of TikTok. Read More. AI Business Marketing Media Mobile Social Bytedance category-/Arts & Entertainment Disney Disney Plus Kevin Mayer TikTok

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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.

How Data & Analytics Can Recover Businesses After the Pandemic


As the world contends with the Covid-19 pandemic and its profound impact across regions and industries, companies are not only looking for ways to safeguard their people and customers but also their business’ long-term future – read how data & analytics can help your business deal with the crisis.

China and the U.S. target AI in the race for technological supremacy

Venture Beast

As the tension and tech rivalry between the U.S. and China intensifies, the competition surrounding artificial intelligence is taking center stage. Read More. AI Business Security ai artificial intelligence category-/News China machine learning U.S.

How to password protect your mobile Nextcloud app

Tech Republic Security

If you use the Nextcloud mobile app, you'll want to password protect it to ensure you don't leave your sensitive data open for anyone to see

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Free Fire sets record with 80 million daily players for free-to-play mobile battle royale

Venture Beast

The mobile battle royale game Free Fire has hit a record peak 80 million daily active users, according to publisher Garena. Read More. Business Games Mobile 111 Dots Studio Android Free Fire Garena iOS mobile games PlayStation All-star battle Royale

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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.

How To Connect Android Phone To Mac — The Most Effective Software To ‘Buy’


If you are a Mac user but use an Android phone instead of iPhone, that is not a crime. iPhone is a great smartphone, but some Android phones may have interesting features that you cannot find on Apple phones.

IBM adds noise to boost AI’s accuracy on analog memory

Venture Beast

In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, IBM claims to have achieved state-of-the-art AI model accuracy using phase-change memory. Read More.

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A pizzeria owner made money buying his own $24 pizzas from DoorDash for $16

The Verge

Photo: DoorDash. There are many things that don’t make sense about global capitalism that I enjoy anyway — the clearly inadvisable, venture-backed monstrosities like dockless scooters and ride-sharing that, in the before times, changed how I interacted with the places I went.

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Oculus Quest expands safety, hand tracking, and remote work options

Venture Beast

Facebook is celebrating the first anniversary of its Oculus Quest all-in-one VR headset with Guardian system, hand control, and Oculus Store updates. Read More.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.