Tue.Jul 30, 2019

CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester IT

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal. It was true then, and it’s all the more true today.

More security partitions is always a good idea

David Linthicum

I’m often taken aback by the lack of granularity when it comes to security identity management.

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Canada’s Tech Market Continues To Grow Despite A Slowing Canadian Economy

Forrester IT

The Canadian tech market will grow in 2019 and 2020, but growth will slow from 6% in 2018 to 3.7% in 2019, according to Forrester’s report, “The Canadian Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020.”

Top 10 SCCM Content Source Location Priority List


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have seen that SCCM content source location priority is most popular SCCM interview question. If you are one of those SCCM admins who stumbled across this interview question, then this post is for you.

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!

60 Days. 100+ Inquiries and Briefings. 4 Things You Should Know.

Forrester IT

If you missed my intro blog, “A New Rhythm in HCM“, here’s the summary: I’m new to Forrester after more than 25 years working for software vendors, including, most recently SAP, where I was a part of SAP SuccessFactors product leadership team.

Why 96% of Enterprises Face AI Training Data Issues


A recent survey of over 225 enterprise Data Scientists, AI technologists and business stakeholders involved in active AI and machine learning (ML) projects, suggests that for most organizations, it’s still early days for AI technology.

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Expanding the cloud to the Middle East: Introducing the AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region

All Things Distributed

I'm happy to announce today that the new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region is now open! This is our first AWS Region in the Middle East and I'm excited by the opportunities the availability of hyper scale infrastructure will bring to organizations of all sizes.

A Blueprint For Pragmatic Digital Transformation: The Home Depot Story

Forrester IT

Traditional retailers have been impacted more than most when it comes to digital disruption. Even retailers and brands that have embraced the urgency to transform often struggle to prioritize investments and create the right culture. Fortunately, we can learn from organizations that are embracing a pragmatic approach to transformation. They often start with focused innovation […].

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The Truth is out there, let Domo certify it

Perficient - Digital Transformation

What is the Truth? As a decision-maker, how do you handle the data you are given throughout the day? You may get it in spreadsheets from multiple people in the company, sent at multiple times, telling you different stories.

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The Forrester Wave™: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019

Forrester IT

Forrester is excited to announce the publication of the ‘The Forrester Wave™: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019‘ report. Watch the video below to learn how this refresh of two classic waves merged into one and what to expect from the evaluation: Forrester included 14 vendors in this assessment: Alfresco Software, Box, GRM Information Management, Hyland, […]. age of the customer application development & delivery enterprise architecture enterprise content management (ecm

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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.

4 PHP Mistakes You Need to Avoid At All Cost


Information Technology Blog - - 4 PHP Mistakes You Need to Avoid At All Cost - Information Technology Blog. Did you realize there are over 1.3 million computer programmers in the United States? Finding a way to rise above the competition in this industry is no easy task.

Atlassian CIO's Lessons for Better M&As and Divestitures

Information Week

Is there anything more headache inducing than the idea of IT efforts needed for a merger or acquisition? Here's a look at one CIO's journey and lessons learned


Best Online Security Tips From an I.T Point of View


Information Technology Blog - - Best Online Security Tips From an I.T Point of View - Information Technology Blog. Whether you own a small company, a multinational corporation or a side business, online security is one of the most pressing issues of our time.

The Insider Guide to Frankfurt Book Fair- Vol.1


It’s that time of the year again! The Frankfurt Book Fair is back! If there’s one occasion which brings all the who’s who of the publishing industry at one place, it’s the Frankfurt Book Fair , or as the Germans call it – Frankfurter Buchmesse. With a 500-year-old history, this event is considered to be the world’s largest trade fair for books.

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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.

A Guide to the Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)

Database Star

Learn all about Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), what they are used for, how to understand them, how to create them, and more in this guide. What is an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)? An Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is a type of diagram that lets you see how different entities (e.g.

The role of next-gen firewalls in an evolving security architecture

Network World

As the commercial enterprise firewall approaches its 30th birthday, it is hard to overstate how dramatically the product has evolved. This 2,700-word research report looks the current state of next-generation firewall technology

Digital Playbook vs. Cookbook: What’s your Hand Book to Make a Leap of Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

The purpose of going digital is to make a significant difference in achieving high performance and unlocking the full potential of the business. It is a long journey full of uncertainty, velocity, complexity, and ambiguity.

How to turn a spreadsheet into a web app in 3 minutes

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

I’ve mentioned the dangers of spreadsheet misuse on many occasions, and explained why it’s so important to put that spreadsheet data into your database. However, I realized that I’ve never showed you how to turn your spreadsheets into database-driven web apps. So, we created a video to do just that.

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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.

The Best “Accountability” Quotes of “Digital Master” July 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.”

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No-Fault Found. The headache of faults where no root-cause can be found.

Spearline Testing

Telecommunications problems. Networks are complex and they’ve become more complicated as voice, video, and data compete for the same resources.

The Monthly CIO Debates Collection & “Digital IT” Book Tuning: How to Set Digital IT Change Agenda July 2019

Future of CIO

Debating is not for stimulating conflicts, but for brainstorming better ways to do things. Due to the changing nature of technology, IT leadership role also continues to involve & shift the focus, to move up the maturity level.

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How OpenAI, Founded to Keep Powerful A.I. Out of Corporate Hands, Got Into Bed With Microsoft


OpenAI was founded less than four years ago as a valiant stand against the idea that powerful new technology must inevitably be controlled by giant corporations.

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.

Adding a Name to the Kubernetes API Server Certificate

Scott Lowe

In this post, I’m going to walk you through how to add a name (specifically, a Subject Alternative Name) to the TLS certificate used by the Kubernetes API server. This process of updating the certificate to include a name that wasn’t included could find use for a few different scenarios.

Mapping roads through deep learning and weakly supervised training


Creating accurate maps today is a painstaking, time-consuming manual process, even with access to satellite imagery and mapping software. Many regions — particularly in the developing world — remain largely unmapped. To help close this gap, Facebook AI researchers and engineers have developed a new method that uses deep learning and weakly supervised training to […].

A [service design] reading list

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

A s**t post I recently made led to a lively Twitter thread that got into origins of service design and inadvertently brought to light how broad the meaning and scope of #servicedesign actually is, and how far back it actually goes beyond Europe and the United States Majid Iqbal – A reading list. Pound of Obscure Books learning reading service design


‘AI will have bias but it’ll be easier to root out than human bias’


Successful adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) at the workplace ultimately depends on employees accepting and embracing their changing role in the future of work, says a recent white paper by global training and development organization Dale Carnegie, “Beyond Technology: Preparing People for Success in the Era of AI” The paper was based on responses from […].

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.

Free Courses at Linux Academy — August 2019

Linux Academy

To continually support you in your mission to learn and grow we are always adding new courses and resources. Our free cloud training allows students to begin developing their Linux and Cloud skills.

Executives are not comfortable with analytics platforms, and still prefer their spreadsheets


For close to two decades, vendors, analysts and pundits alike have been predicting the death of the spreadsheet, as executives, managers and professionals move on to connected, intelligent analytics platforms to aid in their decision-making. It’s 2019, and guess what? Everyone still loves their spreadsheets. A recent study of 1.048 executives out of Deloitte finds […].

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Free Courses at Linux Academy — August 2019

Linux Academy

To continually support you in your mission to learn and grow we are always adding new courses and resources. Our free cloud training allows students to begin developing their Linux and Cloud skills.

DeepMind and Waymo collaborate to improve AI accuracy and speed up model training


AI models capable of reliably guiding driverless cars typically require endless testing and fine-tuning, not to mention computational power out the wazoo. In an effort to bolster AI algorithm training effectiveness and efficiency, Google parent company Alphabet’s Waymo is collaborating with DeepMind on techniques inspired by evolutionary biology, the two companies revealed in a blog […].

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.