Tue.Jun 11, 2019

The cloud is the greener way to go

David Linthicum

I live in Northern Virginia, near Ashburn. If you’ve ever driven down the Greenway, the toll road through Ashburn, you’ll get an idea of the number of data centers in town—hundreds, with more being built each year. Is this the fault of cloud computing?

New Book From Mike Tanji Provides No-Nonsense, Hype Free Guide To Cybersecurity For Small To Midsized Businesses


Among Mike Tanji’s many superpowers is one I really admire and wish I had. He has a highly developed ability to explain complex technical topics in plain english.

The US Customer Experience Index, 2019: Some Small Gains, Widespread Stagnation, No Real Leaders

Forrester IT

Forrester's US CX Index 2019 results reveal that the overall quality of the US customer experience rose by an anemic 0.4 points, to 70.2. customer experience customer experience index (CX Index) promoted


Accelerate AI Into Your Organization By Sharing Lessons Learned In DC 24-26 June


In less than 2 weeks a large portion of the DC technology ecosystem will be gathering to share lessons learned and best practices around AI, including the best ways to keep AI secure. If you have not registered yet use the discount code below to save. Register today! AI World Gov is coming!

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.

PEAK Humans Can Flourish In Our Transformation-Filled Future Of Work

Forrester IT

Academics to consultants are prognosticating on the future of work, picking winners and losers, often to the detriment of employees. Forrester’s data shows job losses will reach 29% by 2030, and the creation of equivalent jobs will total only 13%. Job losses and gains dominate headlines.

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Two Big Answers Emerged From The US CX Index For 2019

Forrester IT

The winners in customer experience management were able to master the ecosystem game, combining physical and digital touchpoints seamlessly. customer experience index (CX Index) customer experience management promoted


Success in Due Diligence Assessments Requires Experience


In corporate due diligence, there really is no substitute for experience. When it comes to technology support to due diligence assessments, the team at OODA LLC has the experience you need. We have participated in due diligence assessments across a wide range of sectors, applying our deep technical knowledge and understanding of customer mission needs […]. CTO CTOvision Admin


The Security Snapshot: Summer Is Here, And Risks Are Heating Up

Forrester IT

June is here, which means the start of beach days, barbecues, the longest day, and the beginning of summer! Not only is the weather getting warmer, but business and technology risks are also heating up.

Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 1


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I’m hoping to give some fair bit of idea about Microsoft Intune for SCCM admins. I don’t want to make this post very long, hence planning to divide into multiple posts.

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.

[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. Digital trends, escalating customer expectations, and the rise of startups born in the cloud are among the reasons. No industry is immune to these dynamics.

Fixing Do you want to run this file? during SCCM Deployment

Mick's IT Blog

Over the past two months, I deployed the Windows 10 1809 to all Windows 10 machines. We got through 80% of the machines with successful deployments until we reached those last 20% where they did not have enough disk space for both downloading the package and installing it.

Steps to Create a Cloud Computing Center of Excellence (CoE)

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. In general, a center of excellence (CoE) is a team of experts whose mission is to provide the organization best practices, guidance, and governance around a specific practice field.

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Free course - Ethical Hacking: Hacking the Internet of Things

Network World

IoT devices are proliferating on corporate networks, gathering data that enables organizations to make smarter business decisions, improve productivity and help avoid costly equipment failures, but there is one big downside – security of the internet of things remains a problem. It makes sense, then, for enterprises to try to spot vulnerabilities in the IoT gear in their networks before they can be exploited by malicious actors. [

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.

The Multiple Paths to Reach the Inflection Point for Achieving the High Level Business Maturity

Future of CIO

The journey of improving business maturity is more evolutionary than revolutionary. The organization reaches the tipping point when its business fundamental elements such as people, process, technology, or culture are about to change.

DevOps Enterprise Summit – London

Linux Academy

Linux Academy DOES it again! This year, instead of attending DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) North America, our team will be traveling to DOES in London!

The Best “Wisdom” Quotes of “Digital Master” June 2019

Future of CIO

Wisdom has something to do with making a sound judgment.

The Art and Science of Robot Wrangling in the AI Era

Information Week

Technology and cultural readiness are needed for organizations to master artificial intelligence and robotic process automation in the workplace

The New Book “100 IT Charms:Running Versatile IT to get Digital Ready“ Introduction

Future of CIO

Modern IT has many faces. Understanding the element of art in digital IT is the first step for achieving the art of possible. We have more computing power, hyper-connectivity, overwhelming growth of information, and greater potential empowerment of digital workforce, etc.

Enhancing Employee Engagement with Content Delivery Platform


Ingrained in the roots of professional settings, content delivery platform is utilized to fulfill the leisure, academic, and workplace knowledge pursuits of users. With employees preferring digital content in the form of e-books and e-journals, the use of content delivery platforms in corporate settings can reduce the gap in skills internally formed in an organization.

Q&A: Fractal Analytics' Co-Founder on Decision-Making and AI

Information Week

AI, design, and engineering can help consumer-facing enterprises create new recipes for advance decision-making