Tue.May 21, 2024

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Our New Converstational AI Wave: GenAI And LLMs Drive A Vendor Revolution

Forrester IT

Let me start by stating the obvious: Automation has its best home in the contact center. At many brands, agents make up 10% of the workforce. They are the face of your brand to your customers, providing critical empathy and solving important problems.

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RSA Conference Last Look: From VC Investing to Cybersecurity CEOs

Information Week

A snapshot look at the need to combat deepfake-fueled social engineering, the rise of a more grounded investment mindset, and the fight to find threats in wireless networks.

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Go Alone To Go Quickly And Fail Or Go Together To Go Far And Succeed

Forrester IT

I recently published new research – Establish An Enterprise And Security Architecture Partnership To Improve Collaboration – which covers the importance of fostering partnership between Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Security Architecture (SA). Initially, I set out to uncover what friction existed between the two functions.

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EU AI Act Clears Final Hurdle to Become Global Landmark

Information Week

The law becomes the first major global regulation on artificial intelligence that will have far-reaching implications for businesses and organizations.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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“Interconnectedness Of Global Business Systems” Debuts On The List Of The Top Systemic Risks of 2024

Forrester IT

How does a file transfer software go from relatively unknown to the largest breach of 2023, affecting over 2,600 organizations and government entities (and counting), exposes the data of 77.2 million individuals, and triggers class action lawsuits against companies that didn’t use the product?

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Adopt AI — and quick! Dell Technologies CEO tells customers

Network World

“We want to inspire you to reimagine your organization for artificial intelligence, and we want to encourage you to act fast,” Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell told attendees at the company’s customer event in Las Vegas on Monday. Dell unveiled a number of new AI-related products at the event, including Dell AI Factory, with which the company aims to give its customers access to what it considers “the broadest AI portfolio in the industry.

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Microsoft Build 2024: Cloud infra updates include Cobalt 100-based VMs, access to Copilot in Azure

Network World

At its Build 2024 event in Seattle this week, Microsoft released updates to its cloud infrastructure to bolster support for all workloads, including AI-related ones. The updates includes new Azure virtual machines (VM), a new provisioning service, and options for enabling access to Microsoft Copilot in Azure. In the VM space, Microsoft shared plans to release Azure VMs that can run on Cobalt 100 processors currently in preview.

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Federated Delivery – How Roche Massively Scales Integration

Forrester IT

As integrations and APIs scale, the traditional central integration delivery team quickly becomes the central bottleneck team. Overwhelmed by demand, it becomes overworked while the pace and scale of delivery slows for IT organizations dependent on it.

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Digital Inclusion: Inside Tips From ADA-Compliant Companies

Information Week

Many companies are still out of compliance with digital ADA guidelines. Here’s what’s at stake in getting it right -- and how to get started.

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Real Talk With Ecosystem Partners: GTM Evolution

Forrester IT

Early in my career, I received wise but tough coaching from a manager regarding struggles with a new colleague on a strategic project – pull them aside and have a real, candid conversation with the pursuit of clarity and understanding for the sake of the shared vision and mutual success.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Seattle’s economic strength helps propel it to No. 6 in new ranking of top 1,000 global cities

GeekWire

The Global Cities Index gives Seattle high marks for economic strength, but it also scores well in the quality of life category. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) A new ranking of the top 1,000 largest cities in the world puts Seattle among elite company, thanks largely to the economic strength of the city, driven by its tech sector. Seattle ranks No. 6 in the inaugural “Global Cities Index” from Oxford Economics, which scores cities based on five categories: Economics, Human Capital

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Global Retail E-Commerce Sales Will Reach $6.8 Trillion By 2028

Forrester IT

Forrester's Global Retail E-Commerce Forecast, 2024 To 2028 report provides a five-year forecast of online and offline retail sales for 40 countries.

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SolarWinds debuts AI framework in its service desk product

Network World

IT observability and management software maker SolarWinds today introduced a new AI platform that when embedded into the company’s other solutions will provide generative AI capabilities to speed problem resolution, minimize downtime, and empower IT staff to improve service delivery. SolarWinds AI, developed using SolarWinds’ AI by Design framework , is embedded in SolarWinds AI in Service Desk , an IT service management (ITSM) solution.

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Microsoft MFA is Mandatory for Accessing Azure from July 2024

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post Microsoft MFA is Mandatory for Accessing Azure from July 2024 appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Gopika S Nair.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Reducing CIO-CISO tension requires recognizing the signs

CIO Business Intelligence

CIOs and CISOs operate in high-stress environments that can at times place additional strain on their relationship, further distracting them from achieving beneficial outcomes. In my own career, I’ve been a CIO and a CISO, so I have firsthand experience with this issue from both perspectives. Defusing the situation so that the relationship is workable, healthy, and respectful for both parties can be challenging, especially for CISOs, who often reportto the CIO.

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Best Guide to Install Google Chrome Extensions using Intune Policy

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post Best Guide to Install Google Chrome Extensions using Intune Policy appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Vaishnav K.

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AI is driving productivity and wage increases: Report

CIO Business Intelligence

Business sectors using artificial intelligence are seeing significant gains in productivity while AI skills are commanding higher wages, according to a new PwC report. Industries such as financial services, information technology, and professional services are seeing labor productivity growth nearly five times greater than industries with less AI integration, the consulting firm said in a statement.

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XSPM vs XDR Illustration in Microsoft Security Stack

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post XSPM vs XDR Illustration in Microsoft Security Stack appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Krishna R.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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IT leaders look beyond LLMs for gen AI needs

CIO Business Intelligence

With the generative AI gold rush in full swing, some IT leaders are finding generative AI’s first-wave darlings — large language models (LLMs) — may not be up to snuff for their more promising use cases. LLMs, with their advanced ability to comprehend and generate text, have become a near stand-in for generative AI in the collective mindshare. Along with code-generating copilots and text-to-image generators, which leverage a combination of LLMs and diffusion processing, LLMs are at the core of m

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How the Dreamcast almost bankrupted Nvidia before a Sega executive saved the company

TechSpot

Nvidia's first graphics accelerator product, the NV1, hadn't found much success following its release in 1995. But that didn't stop Sega from asking Nvidia to develop the GPU for the Dreamcast ahead of the console's 1998 launch.

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Epicor announces Grow portfolio to weave AI into ERP

CIO Business Intelligence

ERP vendor Epicor is introducing integrated artificial intelligence (AI) and business intelligence (BI) capabilities it calls the Grow portfolio. Grow will reimagine how AI-powered ERP software can and should serve the supply chain industries and their workers, delivering more than 200 adaptive industry use cases, it said at its Insights 2024 user conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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How to Get All Wake Timers in Windows 11

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post How to Get All Wake Timers in Windows 11 appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Alok Kumar Mishra.

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Human-Centered Cyber Security Training: Driving Real Impact on Security Culture

Speaker: Speakers:

In today's digital age, having an untrained workforce can be a significant risk to your business. Cyber threats are evolving; without proper training, your employees could be the weakest link in your defense. This webinar empowers leaders like you with the tools and strategies needed to transform your employees into a robust frontline defense against cyber attacks.

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Microsoft Recall AI will log everything you do on Windows

TechSpot

Launching for the upcoming Copilot+ PCs powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon X Elite chips, Recall is essentially an all-seeing eye that keeps tabs on everything you do on your computer. It then presents a scrollable timeline you can search through, using AI. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft.

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Microsoft’s new ‘Team Copilot’ AI assistant runs meetings, manages projects, assigns tasks

GeekWire

Microsoft’s new “Team Copilot” acts as a virtual project manager and meeting assistant. (Microsoft Image) Microsoft will test the limits of artificial intelligence in group collaboration with a new AI assistant that keeps meetings on track, takes collaborative notes, manages large projects, and assigns tasks. The company says the new “Team Copilot” expands its Copilot AI technology beyond its existing function as a one-on-one personal assistant, to play a larger rol

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The OLED Burn-In Test: Three Month Update

TechSpot

It's been 3 months since we started our OLED burn-in test using an MSI 32" 4K QD-OLED as a productivity monitor. In today's update we're going to talk burn in, firmware updates, and general usage.

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Microsoft will make Khan Academy’s Khanmigo AI tool free to U.S. teachers in cloud shift

GeekWire

Melissa Higgason, a chemistry teacher in Hobart, Indiana, uses marshmallows and water bottles to help students understand an abstract chemistry concept, an idea suggested by Khanmigo for Teachers. (Microsoft Photo / Scott Eklund) Online education platform Khan Academy is shifting a portion of its cloud workload to Microsoft Azure under a partnership announced Tuesday morning.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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CEO pay hits record highs: Meet the top earners

TechSpot

The amount of compensation CEOs receive at many Fortune 500 companies has risen dramatically over the last five years, reports the Wall Street Journal, with half the execs making at least $15.7 million – a record median CEO pay.

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How to Install a VPN on Your Router

Tech Republic Security

Trying to figure out how to install a VPN on your router? Read our step-by-step guide to help you get started.

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Vanishing act: A quarter of all web pages that existed between 2013 and 2023 are gone

TechSpot

Furthermore, a quarter of all web pages that existed during that same period – between 2013 and 2023 – were no longer accessible as of last October. In most cases, this was due to individual pages being deleted or moved on otherwise functional sites. Occasionally, however, entire root domains were no longer functional.

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Fake News, Deepfakes: What Every CIO Should Know

Information Week

AI advances are making fake news and deepfakes easier than ever. Most organizations aren’t prepared enough, yet.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.