Mon.Oct 07, 2019

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

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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).

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.


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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The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

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

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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.

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

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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What is Kubernetes?

Tech Republic Data Center

What makes Kubernetes so special that businesses are clamoring to get their hands around it


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.

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


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.

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

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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