Mon.Oct 07, 2019

Economic Uncertainty And Unicorn Carnage Spells Opportunity For Corporate VC

Forrester IT

Corporate VC and innovation teams are at a crossroads. Rampant speculation of an imminent global recession, election-fueled economic uncertainty in the US, and headline-grabbing stories of high-profile unicorn CEOs falling from grace dominate our headlines today.


Apple May Have Acquired Motion Capture Company IKinema


Apple may have recently acquired UK-based motion capture company IKinema, based on evidence from company filings and information shared by a MacRumors reader. IKinema offers animation technology that’s used for games, virtual reality, and more. Earlier this year, for example, IKinema partnered with Ubisoft for IKinema’s RunTime software for character creation. IKinema specialized in technology that […].

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Do’s And Don’ts For Analyst Interactions

Forrester IT

Having just been through an onslaught of work related to the Forrester Wave™ evaluation on Zero Trust eXtended ecosystem platform providers, I think that it’s worthwhile to put some guidance out there that might help folks as they interact with analysts (well, me, mainly, but maybe it will help with others, as well). And a […]. age of the customer security & risk Forrester Wave Security & Risk The Forrester Wave Zero Trust ZTX

AI Keeps Buggy Code From Crashing The Cloud

Information Week

AI-based test automation will be a key feature of DevOps in enterprise multi-cloud environments in the 2020s

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Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

The Missing Puzzle Piece in SCCM 3rd Party Patching Live Free Webinar


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. The Missing Puzzle Piece in SCCM 3rd Party Patch management webinar is coming soon. This webinar will give you an opportunity interact live with me and ask questions about SCCM third-party patching (with LIVE DEMO).

Breaking Silos and Curating Data for Impactful AI

Information Week

AI requires both high-quality data and an infrastructure that ensures data is always available. Without that foundation, we'll never reach the future

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Don’t Short Change Your Microsoft Teams Deployment

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Teams is an iceberg. When you look at an iceberg from a boat you only see what’s above the water. With Teams what you see is a simple looking chat interface that many see as the successor to Skype. It’s so much more than that.

7 Prerequisites on Whether to Improve Deployment Frequencies with DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

In my last post, I advised that having CI/CD automation is very important to drive frequent and reliable releases, however, it is not a sufficient process or steps to establish responsible releases.

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Technology Predictions: What Will the World be Like in 2020?


Information Technology Blog - - Technology Predictions: What Will the World be Like in 2020? Information Technology Blog. For decades, humans use technology to make everyday life more comfortable and simple. Science has evolved and become more sophisticated to meet specific needs precisely.

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Top 5 things to know about the splinternet

Tech Republic Security

As the internet begins to split into different versions in different countries, the laws that govern data are changing. Tom Merritt explains five things you need to know about the splinternet

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!

Examining a Containers Use Case

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Containers have changed the way IT teams test and deploy software. They make it easier for enterprises to scale and deploy applications, but they’ve also introduced new challenges and more complexity into the mix.

Why Magento Is Preferred By Ecommerce Industries?


Information Technology Blog - - Why Magento Is Preferred By Ecommerce Industries? Information Technology Blog. Today, launching an eCommerce store has become a cakewalk, all thanks to turnkey solutions better known as eCommerce platforms.

Shifting allegiances of hackers causing confusion for defense efforts

Tech Republic Security

According to cybersecurity company Optiv, hackers are now impersonating each other to hide their true goals

IPG Takes The Creative Leap With Kinesso

Forrester IT

Activating The Holding Company The Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) announced the creation of Kinesso, a martech company that will build products and software solutions to scale precision marketing.

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.

Sorry, But Your Bots Are Stupid


Read Ronald Schmelzer’s Forbes article about how dumb software bots are starting to spread in enterprises: One of the reasons why we are so infatuated with the idea of the intelligent machine is so that we can have machines do the work and bidding of people without the downsides of having humans do that work. […].

Holiday 2019: Bring Brand Values Into Your Holiday Storytelling

Forrester IT

Retailers: Customers care about your commitment to social and environmental sustainability. This holiday season, be sure to weave your brand values into your messaging. age of the customer holiday retail customer service digital retail holiday season sustainability

Making The Internet Of Things (IoT) More Intelligent With AI


Read Ron Schmelzer explain how to make the Internet of Things connected devices more intelligent with artificial intelligence on Forbes : According IoT Analytics, there are over 17 Billion connected devices in the world as of 2018, with over 7 Billion of these “internet of things” (IoT) devices.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Is Underway Executives consider cyberattacks the second leading global risk to doing business, per the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Global Risks Report.

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

The Multifactors in Multi-Thread Innovation Management

Future of CIO

Innovation differentiates business leaders from laggards. Digital innovation touches broader aspects of organization such as products/services innovation, business model innovation, process innovation, communication innovation, or culture innovation, etc.

Top 5 things to know about the splinternet

Tech Republic Security

As the internet begins to split into different versions in different countries, the laws that govern data are changing. Tom Merritt explains five things you need to know about the splinternet

The Best “Push & Pull” Quotes of “Digital Master” Oct. 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Maste r ” 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.”

67 countries and counting. Kenya joins Spearline fixed line testing

Spearline Testing

“Habari” Kenya! 67 countries and counting… Welcome Kenya to Spearline fixed line testing! At Spearline, we are always trying to replicate your customers call experience.

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.

The Monthly “100 Digital Pitfalls” Book Tuning: The Organizational Fragility and Vulnerability Oct. 2019

Future of CIO

Digital makes a significant impact on how we think, live, and work. There is a mix of old and new, physical and virtual, order and chaos.

Inside Microsoft and Google Cloud’s battle for the enterprise


Read Adam Mansfield take a look at the rivalry between Microsoft and Google for the cloud business on CIO : For years, Microsoft has enjoyed a comfortable position in large enterprises, as the only truly viable productivity suite option. More than ever before, especially as companies continue to get over the hurdle of moving to […].

FlexDeploy 5.2 – Blueprints, Credentials Management, Deployment Strategies, and More


Flexagon has released FlexDeploy 5.2 which includes many enhancements, usability improvements, and bug fixes. FlexDeploy is our DevOps platform for CI/CD and release automation which automates and orchestrates the entire build, deploy, and release lifecycle. FlexDeploy is an open and extensible platform with plugins and integrations for many commercial and open source technologies. Here are.

IoT will eventually have an impact on health care.


Read Arun Goyal explain how the Internet of Things connected devices will impact healthcare on Business : The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) entails the use of electronic devices that help to capture or monitor data and are linked to a public or private network, empowering them to mechanically initiate certain events. In this […].

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.

Cybercriminals using gifs to corrupt Drupal sites

Tech Republic Security

Hackers are taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the Drupal CMS platform by using malicious code disguised as gifs


Legacy Systems Held DHS’ Biometrics Programs Back. Not Anymore.


The Homeland Security Department is retiring the decades-old system officials use to analyze biometric data, and its replacement is poised to both refine and significantly expand the agency’s application of the controversial technology. The new cloud-based platform, called the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology System, or HART, is expected to bring more processing power, new analytics capabilities […].

How to Manage your Database Goldmine with Nutanix Solutions for Databases


Company data has become a goldmine of information from which companies can identify customer insights and discover the keys to business growth

Nutanix and Fujitsu: expanding solutions for more customer choice


Did you know that the Nutanix and Fujitsu partnership started in 2017? In November of that year, the XF Series of integrated systems with factory-installed Nutanix software was initially introduced

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?