Mon.Nov 18, 2019

MRM Has A Marketing Problem

Forrester IT

In my four years at Forrester, I’ve crossed paths with a lot of three-letter technologies: CDP, DMP, OTT, ITP, and ETP. the list goes on. But MRM, or marketing resource management, has a unique challenge amid this alphabet soup: Marketers rarely call it by its name.

5 Reasons for CIO to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Social, Agile and Transformation

Six years ago, I wrote a fun post on A CIO 's Top Ten Guide to Preparing a Thanksgiving Feast, where I shared some whimsical advice from building a firewall to outsourcing what you cannot do well.

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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

Nike Just Does It First, the age of the customer shifted power away from institutions to individuals, drastically reducing the control companies had over their own brands. Then came Amazon.

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OODA Loop Launches A New Series Of Market Based Assessments Aimed At Your Success


Technology driven business transformation is never equal. Some businesses will not grasp the nature of change quick enough. Others will see new opportunities for innovation and will execute in ways that lead to market domination.

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.

SaaS Billing Technology: A Sleeper Agent For Business Agility

Forrester IT

“When [billing] goes well, no one cares. When it goes wrong, it’s the end of the world,” one business customer summed up. As a digital business strategist, you may not think billing technology is in your purview.

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Empirical Innovation: Prioritize Evidence Over Instinct To Innovate Successfully

Forrester IT

Innovating based on instinct is a gamble — the right way is through design research. But its repertoire and relevance are widely misunderstood.

Three Security Lessons for the Intelligent Enterprise


Read Susan Galer list three security lessons for businesses on CSO online : The good news about the next era of digital transformation is how companies are becoming intelligent enterprises.

Can You Deliver A Great Partner Experience Without Great Onboarding?

Forrester IT

With the influx of new channel partner types across the ecosystem, moving them quickly and efficiently from recruitment to productivity relies on automated and scalable onboarding technology.

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WVD Life Cycle Management Remove Published Remote Apps with PowerShell


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. WVD life cycle management is essential for many IT Pros and decision-makers. In this post, we would be able to see how to remove published remote apps with PowerShell.

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.

No Testing, No Artificial Intelligence !

Forrester IT

AI is being infused into new and classic software everywhere. However, only one-third of developers claim to know how to test AI-based systems.

Microsoft describes its own DevOps journey


In this cloud-drenched era, software vendors have evolved from code-and-ship operations into 24×7 data center operators. So they, perhaps more than any other type of organization, need DevOps methodologies to keep development and operations efforts on track, pumping out releases with blinding frequency, while keeping teams in constant sync. For that reason, Microsoft, perhaps the […].

Organization Design Capability Maturity Drives Transformation Success

Forrester IT

Over the past 24 months, Forrester has received a significant number of inquiries from clients requesting assistance in their organization design initiatives. From basic questions on “What are others doing”, “What is the best organization design process”, “What digital capabilities should I be investing in” to “Should I be centralized, distributed or federated”. Some clients […]. age of the customer


How Big Data Keeps Businesses Secure


Read Magnolia Potter explain how big data can be used to keep your business secure on Inside Big Data Big data has become almost ubiquitous in the world of business. From supply chain and inventory management to HR processes like hiring, big data has proven itself to be a valuable tool. However, big data can […].

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.

PrivSec conference highlights CISO concerns and future data privacy laws

Tech Republic Security

The conference, hosted by Columbia University, brought together CISOs, lawmakers, academics, and businesses to discuss GDPR, CCPA, and data privacy in all its forms

What The Emergence Of Blockchain 5.0 Means For Business Managers And Entrepreneurs


Read Dr. Evan Singh Luthra explain what Blockchain 5.0 mean for businesses on Forbes : Over the last few years, blockchain technology has progressed and penetrated the arena of technology, evolving at a pace faster than most other parallel domains. While the world is occupied with bigger players like Facebook getting involved in cryptocurrency, companies […].

Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders

Information Week

Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming


Does Your Business Need Custom Software Development?


Information Technology Blog - - Does Your Business Need Custom Software Development? Information Technology Blog. Each business owner thinks about custom software development. Some consider it at the early stages of the company’s growth.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

How CIOs Can Solve Their Crushing Talent Deficit

Information Week

Rather than doubling down on recruitment advertising, here are five other ways that IT leaders can mitigate their tech talent shortage

How to create your first project on Google Cloud Platform

Tech Republic Cloud

Google Cloud Platform offers hundreds of cloud-based features and tools, but before you can access a single one, you have to create a project

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Fortinet CEO: Network and security technologies give rise to security-driven networking

Network World

The network and security industries both continue to evolve at a rate never seen before. Historically, security and network operation teams have worked in parallel with one another, sometimes being at odds with each other's goals. However, that is changing as businesses rely on their networks to operate. It’s fair to say that today, for many companies, the network is the business.

The Search for a Plan to Bolster DevSecOps Against Attacks

Information Week

Developers under pressure to deploy may benefit from incorporating security resources into the tools they have on hand

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

The Monthly “Digital Fit” Book Tuning: The Digital Organizational Competency Nov. 2019

Future of CIO

How to manage site settings in Vivaldi for Android

Tech Republic Security

Find out how to enable or disable permissions on a site-by-site basis in the Vivaldi browser

The CIO as “Chief Improvement Officer”: Grease The Wheel of Digital IT via Process Tuning

Future of CIO

An evolving digital IT is a lever to move the business forward. In today’s digital dynamic and technical environments in which IT is being used more and more around the globe for revenue generating initiatives and in fact, business is becoming IT.

Digital Realty unveils new data center platform at MarketplaceLIVE in NYC

Tech Republic Data Center

The company is hoping to make headway in Europe with its newest data center and colocation tools

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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.