Fri.Jan 10, 2020

Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

David Linthicum

Synergy Research Group’s review of enterprise IT spending during the last 10 years shows that “annual spending on cloud infrastructure services has gone from virtually zero to almost $100 billion.” No surprise here. However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware and software has been stagnant through much of the decade.” Not declining? Also on InfoWorld: Tiny clouds taking on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud ].

SQL Data Types: Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Database Star

Do you want to know what the SQL data types are in different database vendors? Learn all about them and how they compare in this guide. This article applies to Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

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Enterprises accelerate spending on cloud but don't cut costs for data centers. What gives?

David Linthicum

Synergy Research Group’s review of enterprise IT spending during the last 10 years shows that “annual spending on cloud infrastructure services has gone from virtually zero to almost $100 billion.” No surprise here. However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware and software has been stagnant through much of the decade.” Not declining? Also on InfoWorld: How cloud-native technologies defeat cloud lock-in ].

How to create Brand Identity and three reasons why you are doing it wrong

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to create Brand Identity and three reasons why you are doing it wrong - Information Technology Blog. A brand is a well-known product name. Brands were invented in order to increase confidence in the product through its fame.

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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.

Will financial advice be delivered primarily through Netflix-like subscription platforms?

Trends in the Living Networks

A report just released by McKinsey, On the cusp of change: North American wealth management in 2030 , offers some interesting perspectives.

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CES 2020: Biggest tech trends spotted for business pros

Tech Republic Security

From analytics and AI to 5G and Wi-Fi 6, here's all the enterprise tech that took center stage at CES 2020

The Philosophical and Conceptual Understanding of Information vs. Knowledge

Future of CIO

The digital era upon us is about the exponential growth of information, abundant knowledge, and the rapid pace of changes. While information is an ingredient of knowledge; in order to interpret information, you need knowledge.

TP-Link routers get a little safer with AI-powered security features

Tech Republic Security

The new features come from a partnership with security firm Avira, but they won't be free: They're part of a new package called HomeCare Pro

The Best “Coach” Quotes of “Digital Master” Jan, 2020

Future of CIO

The coach/mentor can show the team how to explore their own natural skill sets, talents, and strong sides, take into account their own objectives in line with working needs.

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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.

How AI, ML, and automation can improve cybersecurity protection

Tech Republic Security

Read insights from industry experts on how artificial intelligence and machine learning will help prevent cybersecurity breaches

The Monthly “Lesson Learned”: Learning from Failures” Jan 2020

Future of CIO

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically.

How to manage users on NTOPNG

Tech Republic Data Center

Find out how to add your IT staff to NTPNG as users, so you can delegate the monitoring of your company networks

PATSCAN platform detects hidden weapons, chemicals, and bombs

Tech Republic Security

At CES 2020, Patriot One Technologies explained its PATSCAN platform, which can detect hidden weapons and more without the perpetrator even knowing they've been scanned

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Look Beyond the 'Big 3' for Enterprise Cloud Solutions

Information Week

When building enterprise cloud solutions, AWS, Azure and Google Cloud are not the only choices. Here are some options to consider. - IT Pro Today

How cybercriminals are using Microsoft Sway to launch phishing attacks

Tech Republic Security

Attackers are creating phishing sites from Sway, an effective approach as links for the domain are typically trusted, says security firm Avanan

Media Enterprises Fight Extinction with Transformation & Data

Information Week

A report released at CES shows media organizations are concerned about changes in delivery, technology, and a need for new skills

NEXT 2020 Chicago Call for Content is Now Live!

Nutanix

If you’ve ever been to Nutanix’s.NEXT conference, then you know it’s the place to be for all things enterprise cloud

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.

5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year

Information Week

Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations