Fri.Aug 16, 2019

Where did all the cloud computing thought leaders go?

David Linthicum

I’m not citing studies that demonstrate a diminished number of thought leaders in the cloud computing space—this is only my impression.

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Revlon’s Cautionary Tale: The Changing Nature Of Influencer Marketing

Forrester IT

A Giant In Trouble: Revlon Considers A Sale Cosmetic giant Revlon is exploring the sale of all or some of its business amid lackluster sales and a crushing debt of $3 billion.

B2C 195

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Get ready for the convergence of IT and OT networking and security

Network World

Most IT networking professionals are so busy with their day-to-day responsibilities that they don’t have time to consider taking on more work. But for companies with an industrial component, there’s an elephant in the room that is clamoring for attention.

The Insights Beat: The Times They Are A-Changin’

Forrester IT

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.

Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace

Information Week

More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before they realize the ROI they seek

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CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains

Information Week

Beat the large e-commerce giants at their own game: Create end-to-end supply chain prediction and orchestration supported through four enabling technologies

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Life’s economy is primarily based on collaborative rather than competitive advantage

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

If we want to re-design economics based on what we know about life’s strategy to create conditions conducive to life, we need to question some basic assumptions upon which the narrative underlying our current economic systems is built.

The Best “Pattern Language” Quotes of “Digital Master” Aug. 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.”

Agile 60

Scaling: The surprising mathematics of life and civilization

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

So what is “scaling”? In its most elemental form, it simply refers to how systems respond when their sizes change. What happens to cities or companies if their sizes are doubled? What happens to buildings, airplanes, economies, or animals if they are halved? Do cities that are twice as large have approximately twice as many roads and produce double the number of patents? Should the profits of a company twice the size of another company double?

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.

DevOps Chat Podcast: $2M DARPA Award Sparks Behavior Testing with ForAllSecure's Mayhem Solution

ForAllSecure

Secure software depends on people finding vulnerabilities and deploying fixes before they are exploited in the wild. This has led to a world of security researchers and bug bounties directed at finding new vulnerabilities

Cultivate a Culture of Innovation

Future of CIO

Although everyone talks about innovation and many companies intellectually understand innovation, they don’t really know how to build innovation into their culture.

Spearline Superticket

Spearline Testing

Introduction. Businesses flourish on client communication and clients continue to have a preference for speech communications. Network management staff are always vigilant to guarantee that communication channels are open, working well and promoting company development and growth.

The Monthly “Digital Gaps” Book Tuning: Identify and Fill Multitude of Skill/Talent Gaps Aug. 2019

Future of CIO

"Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business ” is a guidebook to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with the multidisciplinary insight and holistic understanding. Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still.,

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.