Thu.Feb 28, 2019

The Four Faces of Rapid Development

Forrester IT

Heads up: We’re revising our market segments and vendor assessments in and around low-code development platforms and digital process automation (DPA). This post explains the changes we’re making in 2019. We’re making this change in response to client requirements.

Technology CEOs: Create Valuable Buyer Urgency for Shorter Sales Cycles


A buying team at a large manufacturing company saw sales pitches from two different vendors selling similar automation products. The first delivered a solid pitch outlining key product benefits and ended by offering a discount if the company bought by the end of the quarter.

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Ask These Questions Before Investing In DAM

Forrester IT

The perception that digital asset management (DAM) isn’t much more than static cloud storage is completely out of touch with today’s advanced DAM capabilities.

Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router

Network World

Cisco is warning organizations with remote users that have deployed a particular Cisco wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network. The vulnerability, which has an impact rating of 9.8 out of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System lets a potential attacker send malicious HTTP requests to a targeted device.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Adapt Corporate Finance Practices To Support Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

We’ve been researching a central dilemma for software leaders over the last year: If software is so important to digital business and customer engagement, why isn’t software development better understood by the C-suite?

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Chief AI Strategist Weighs in on 5 Best AI Practices

Perficient - Digital Transformation

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Should You Declare Bankruptcy on Your Technical Debt?

Information Week

Technical debt is a hidden cost that robs your business of its ability to be nimble and make needed changes for your customers


The Revenge Of The Atoms Can Drive A New Relationship With Customers

Forrester IT

We’ve just released a major new report, “The Revenge Of The Atoms.” ” The report starts with an anecdote from MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte. Once, when traveling through US customs, Negroponte declared the value of his laptop at $2 million, counting the value of the bits of information stored on the hard drive. But the customs […

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How to Become a Master Scrum Master

Information Week

Great scrum masters are both leaders and facilitators. Becoming a top scrum master requires balancing both agile theory knowledge and people skills


Answers To An Agile FAQ: People Over Process

Forrester IT

What Our Clients Tell Us All The Time. Our organization has gone to great lengths to become Agile, and we are well on our journey, but there is friction between our org and those within the company who have not yet transitioned to Agile practices.” Agile teams feel bogged down and relevant […].

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Understanding Cloud Models: Build or Buy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Cloud platforms and applications that are built on these platforms are proliferating across all enterprises. The year 2019 will see a similar trend where cloud consumption is anticipated to grow significantly, driving new digital businesses. Cloud provides the fundamental Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) layer for your applications. Scale, speed, security, and resiliency are some key factors driving decisions around consuming cloud as IaaS.

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Running Prometheus on Kubernetes

Linux Academy

Would you like to know how to get Prometheus running on Kubernetes ? For the most part, it’s pretty easy. We’ll be using a series of YAML files to deploy everything out. Before we jump in to the technical stuff, there are a few assumptions that are being made. The first one is that you have a Kubernetes stack already in place. This post will not cover setting it up. The second is that you have ports 9090-9094 configured for your Kubernetes cluster.

Three Types Of Change Agent

Future of CIO

Change is an unspecific way of saying the transition from one to another state. Business Change Management is about managing everything that is necessary to get people to adopt new ways of working.

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Thoughts on VPNs for Road Warriors

Scott Lowe

A few days ago I was talking with a few folks on Twitter and the topic of using VPNs while traveling came up. For those that travel regularly, using a VPN to bypass traffic restrictions is not uncommon. Prompted by my former manager Martin Casado , I thought I might share a few thoughts on VPN options for road warriors. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but hopefully something I share here will be helpful.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 2/28/2019

Future of CIO

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking, brainstorming, innovating and sharing. The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 2.8 million page views with 5300+ blog posting in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc.

A CIO’s Roadmap for Culture Change [Infographic]


Today’s culture ch ange programs lack the flexibility needed to enable strategic business change. To aid transformation CIOs and IT leaders need to develop a culture change journey roadmap in 9 steps. swg_ad id="17991"].