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How To Improve UX For Employees

Forrester IT

Recently, I attended Rosenfeld Media’s Enterprise Experience Conference, as an input to research I’m conducting about enterprise UX.

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How CIOs Can Do A Good Job Of Delivering Bad News

The Accidental Successful CIO

One of the jobs of a CIO is to be able to deliver bad news Image Credit: Still The Oldie. Let’s face it, as CIOs we’d all like to be liked. We enjoy the parts of our job that are fun and which have to do with the importance of information technology.

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The State Of Social Advertising: Pretty On The Outside, Ugly On The Inside

Forrester IT

On the outside: Social media’s total global advertising spend is expected to balloon to $110 billion by 2022 (with Facebook taking 75% of the global spend market). Social networks are happy. Investors see dollar signs. Marketers feel justified in their spending.

A16z Provides Insights Into Digitization


The video below provides insights that can be of use to any enterprise embarked on digital transformation (which these days is most every enterprise).

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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.

Waste Not, Want Not: Can Food Tech Help?

Forrester IT

As the saying goes, if we waste now, we might want it later, and regret the waste. Well, it’s even worse that that in the global food system. We waste now, and we want it at the same time. One of the paradoxes around food is that we have both too much and too little […].

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DTC Disruptors Solve Three Escalating Tensions In Consumer Decision Making

Forrester IT

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What are you avoiding?

Eric D. Brown

I’m sure we’ve all been there. We have 100 things to do and we pick 90 things to get done and avoid those last few items that we just don’t want to do. They are on our ‘to-do’ list for a reason. We put them there…or more likely…someone put them there for us.

The Future Of Facebook, Inc.: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain

Forrester IT

Based on the many press inquiries we’ve received at Forrester, the industry is keen on predicting Facebook, Inc.’s s immediate demise. Note: Facebook, Inc. is inclusive of the Facebook app, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and its other apps, services, and hardware.

Thoughts on Libra

Phil Windley

Summary: Facebook has announced their Libra cryptocurrency. This is good news for cryptocurrencies and market-incentivized networks. I worry that Libra's financial inclusion might come with an attendent loss of privacy or autonomy.

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.

What Can You Learn From Digitally Advanced Firms?

Forrester IT

Welcome to this episode of FORR in 3. In this video, Amanda LeClair and I discuss whether digital maturity matters, based on our survey of almost 800 enterprises in North America and Europe. Spoiler alert: It does matter.)

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How to Deal with the Fuzzy Front End of Change and Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Hardwire CX To Financial Performance In The Financial Services Sector

Forrester IT

Business leaders in the financial services (FS) industry are used to tracking success with measures that reflect shareholder, investor and market regulator values like return on equity, net profit, assets under management and capital adequacy ratio. This is the ‘money story’. However, most don’t always know how these important measures are affected by customer experience (CX) and customer engagement, or the ‘customer story’.

SCCM Third-Party Patching Round Table Discussions


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have many steps by step guides about SCCM third-party patching, and I’m going to share the more details in the upcoming webinar round table discussions.

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.

Facebook’s Libra Needs To Answer Three Questions

Forrester IT

On June 18th, Facebook officially launched its “Libra” cryptocurrency project, which aims to leverage blockchain technologies to create a new stable cryptocurrency backed by a basket of fiat currencies. Facebook says its aim is to enable accessible and affordable digital payments for billions of people, including un/underbanked people across the world. It aims to make […]. blockchain payments


How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing

Information Week

These 9 tips can help you transition from a traditional IT role to a lucrative position in cloud computing

The New Book “100 IT Charms” New Book Introduction Chapter 8: IT a Problem-Solving Master

Future of CIO

With overcomplex business normality and continuous disruptions, the role of IT in the current business environment should be able to solve critical business problems and enable business outcomes.

GDPR One Year Later: Was the Hype Worth It?

Information Week

Only time will tell with how GDPR and regulators can keep up with the influx of breaches and violations, but that doesn't mean GDPR is something to brush aside


The Monthly Keyword Summary: Flexibility June 2019

Future of CIO

From one generation to the next, the substance of leadership does not change, it’s about future, change, and influence. However, digital leadership trends will continue to emerge.

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Q&A: MongoDB's Ittycheria Talks New Path as a Data Platform

Information Week

After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents

Introduction to Databases: Learn the Essentials

Linux Academy

What Are Databases, Anyway? A database is, essentially, an organized collection of data. That’s it. There are no big words here, no complex diagrams. They’re both essential and often misunderstood. Many an introduction to database basics overcomplicates this, but we’re aiming for straightforward. A database is just a simple, organized collection of data. Working with Databases. Great. People have databases. What can we do with them? And How?

Thinking of working in the US in IT? Here’s what you need to know


Information Technology Blog - - Thinking of working in the US in IT? Here’s what you need to know - Information Technology Blog.

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The Ins and Outs of Tech-Related Injuries


Information Technology Blog - - The Ins and Outs of Tech-Related Injuries - Information Technology Blog. Most people would agree that technology has changed today’s world for the better.

Best Content Tips to Drive Organic Search Traffic


Information Technology Blog - - Best Content Tips to Drive Organic Search Traffic - Information Technology Blog. If you are trying to grow your online brand, online store, blog, or website, there is no doubting the importance of organic search traffic.

8 Most Common IT Problems for Small Businesses and How to Solve Them


Information Technology Blog - - 8 Most Common IT Problems for Small Businesses and How to Solve Them - Information Technology Blog. Annoying IT problems don’t always require complicated solutions. Optimize your small business by learning how to deal with these common IT problems.

How to Protect Your Online Passwords Easily


Information Technology Blog - - How to Protect Your Online Passwords Easily - Information Technology Blog. The best password manager tools offer the easiest & safest solution to help you keep your passwords and other important data safe.

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How to Fix – There Is No Disk in the Drive Please Insert a Disk into Drive


Information Technology Blog - - How to Fix – There Is No Disk in the Drive Please Insert a Disk into Drive - Information Technology Blog. According to Google searching results and Microsoft community, it’s not a new problem for users to met ‘There is no disk in the drive.