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CIOs Need To Learn How Best To Use Email

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to learn how to tame their email Image Credit: Simplificamos Su Trabajospan> Ah, email. What a powerful tool. What an utter nightmare! The person who has the CIO job probably uses email so often that they no longer really spend that much time thinking about it.

The Next AI in Government Events is 25 July 2019 at George Washington University


Join the next AI in Government event Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at GWU. Note it’s in the morning this month! Our speaker is Adam Murray from the U.S. Department of State in the Office of International Communications and Information Policy.

Ride the 4 Waves of Digital Disruption


Dave, a longtime CIO at a large corporation, finds himself drowning in a sea of new technology developments. He is used to the old way of doing things, where a new technology advancement would come out every few years.

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.

eCh0raix — New Ransomware Targets QNAP NAS Devices


A new ransomware family has been found targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices made by Taiwan-based QNAP Systems and holding users’ data hostage until a ransom is paid.

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Good Governance: Do Boards Need Cyber Security Experts?


In Forbes: In today’s digital world, with near-instantaneous conveyance of information and data, cyber-events could (and routinely do) rapidly impact brand and shareholder value. While opinions differ on the need for cybersecurity experts on certain boards, there is a general consensus among management, boards, and investors alike that this need is growing. Given this trend, […].

Announce Forrester’s First DMP Wave For Asia Pacific

Forrester IT

I’m excited to share that The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms In Asia Pacific, Q3 2019 is now live. It’s the first time we evaluated data management platform (DMP) vendors’ capabilities in Asia Pacific (AP).

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Five Ways CEOs Can Take A More Personal Approach To Cybersecurity


Read why Don Scales says that CEOs need to take a more personal approach to cybersecurity on Forbes : Cyber threats are one of the top concerns facing CEOs in 2019. But not enough CEOs are acting on those concerns. They’re relying on their IT departments to handle security, as they should, but CEOs need […].

How to Prep Your Career for the AI Job Apocalypse

Information Week

Will your job end up being automated or eaten by an AI or robot? Here's a deeper look at careers that will continue to be in high demand in the decade ahead

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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.

Android Agent Smith mobile malware hits millions of devices


Mobile malware dubbed Agent Smith has infected about 25 million devices, mainly in India and other Asian countries, but other countries have also been affected, including the UK and US, according to security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies. Disguised as a Google-related application, the malware exploits known Android vulnerabilities and automatically replaces installed apps […].

Acceptability = Mobility

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Out of Touch? I was at a doctor’s office a few weeks back. I thought it was strange that he brought in a laptop and was pulling up patient information from it. It may not be strange to most, but it was for me.

Another GDPR Fine: Marriott fined $123m for 2018 data breach that hit 339m customers


Hot on the heels of British Airways, international hotel group Marriott is set to face the wrath of the UK‘s data privacy regulator. The country’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it plans to fine the US-based chain £99 million ($123 million) under EU GDPR laws for a data breach that exposed personal details of over 339 […]. Cyber Security News The Boardroom

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How Is Data Affecting Your Dating Life?


What algorithms do dating apps use to find your next match? How is your personal data impacting your decision to go on a date? How is AI affecting your dating life? Find out below. Technology has changed the way we communicate, the way we move, and the way we consume.

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.

Acceptability Equals Mobility

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Out of Touch? I was at a doctor’s office a few weeks back. I thought it was strange that he brought in a laptop and was pulling up patient information from it. It may not be strange to most, but it was for me.

Running an Evolving IT via Consumerization, Contextualization, and Confluence

Future of CIO

In today’s digital dynamic and technical environments where Information and Technology are being used significantly around the globe for revenue-generating initiatives and business transformation.

Enhancements and Improvements and Bug Fixes, Oh My! – FlexDeploy


Continuous Improvements In the spirit of “continuous”, Flexagon has released a bunch of enhancements, usability improvements, and bug fixes over the past two month. FlexDeploy is our DevOps platform for CI/CD and release automation which automates and orchestrates the entire build, deploy, and release lifecycle. FlexDeploy is an open and extensible platform with lots of plugins for commercial and open source. Read more. The post Enhancements and Improvements and Bug Fixes, Oh My!

The Corporate Board’s Unbiased View

Future of CIO

The digital dynamic creates many blind spots and generates quite a few gaps due to its “VUCA” characteristics - Velocity, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity.

What Does 'Save to Transform' Mean for CIOs?

Information Week

Many companies are now pursuing the seemingly conflicting goals of cost reduction, growth, and digital transformation. This has huge implications for CIOs

The Monthly “Digital Hybridity” Book Tuning: Driving Digital Transformation by Dealing with Paradoxes Smoothly July 2019

Future of CIO

What Does Your Management Style Say about Your Age?

Information Week

Depending on how you answer specific questions, we might be able to guess your age


The potential beyond the threshold of space tourism: hypersonic travel, solar system colonization and more

Trends in the Living Networks

I was just interviewed on ABC TV about the news that Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is going public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia, to be the first publicly listed space tourism company. A video of the interview is below.

Some thoughts on volunteer tech support to non-profits

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Some interesting, though probably not unexpected, insights from the incredible humans at BigWideSky about “digital donation errors” made by non-profits. As part of our study, 2019 State of Nonprofit Digital Giving, we secretly donated to 100 organizations across the nonprofit spectrum from humanitarian, healthcare, environment, food, animal groups, arts & culture, youth charities and more. Source: State of Nonprofit 2019: Digital Giving Study.