Wed.Aug 14, 2019

The Future Of Insurance

Forrester IT

Given the pace of social change and technological innovation, the future of insurance is very interesting!

Using Chef Habitat to Migrate Legacy Windows Applications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Overview. In this bog post we will discuss Using Chef Habitat to Migrate Legacy Windows Applications to a Modern Secure Platform.

SCCM Application Creation Automation – Patch My PC Review 1

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. SCCM third-party software updates are discussed several times in this blog. In this post, you will learn how Patch My PC Publishing service can help to automate application creation and update in SCCM. I will go through the features of Patch My PC Review. Install & Configure Publishing Service Tool Download the Patch My PC […].

IT Careers: How to Get a Job in DevOps

Information Week

Here are seven steps you can take if you want to transition into a DevOps career

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.

Multiple Paths to Cloud: Migrating Legacy Applications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In our previous blog post, Multiple Paths to Cloud: Taking a Cloud Native Approach , we discussed the importance of a unified plan for cloud adoption as well as the benefits of cloud native to build apps. In part two, we examine options for migrating legacy applications to the cloud.

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Struggling with IoT? Here Are 3 Steps to Get You Moving

Information Week

The biggest hurdle in implementing the Internet of Things is coming up with a plan and getting stakeholders aligned on a strategy that yields a desired ROI

Do AR Apps Really Make the World a Better Place?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Do AR Apps Really Make the World a Better Place? Information Technology Blog. Augmented reality – or, AR – has become commonplace lately. It stands between the workings of a standard app and a full virtual reality one.

CIOs Need To Get Better At Detecting B.S.

The Accidental Successful CIO

In the digital era, lies and misinformation travel faster than ever. Image Credit: throgers.

Reinvent Future of Business with Multifaceted Management Shift

Future of CIO

Digital transformation isn’t just an extension of continuous improvement of the current business but a multidimensional expansion with radical change on a grand level.

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.

Using Service Design to Create Better, Faster, Stronger Designers

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Product development isn’t just designers working alone – we need engineers, product managers and marketers to help us realize our plans and connect people to our creations. Using service design helps us be better collaborators and cultivate these all-important relationships with others. Spotify Design – Using Service Design to Create Better, Faster, Stronger Designers. Pound of Obscure design microservices service design spotify

The Board as IT Maturity Evaluator

Future of CIO

The corporate board’s IT inquiries help the business understand the critical role of IT in achieving business performance and maximizing business potential. Information is the lifeblood of the business and technology is the disruptive force behind the digital transformation.

Our Lives are Becoming Comfortable Illusions

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

But there’s a cost. We’ve unleashed dangerous oversimplifications of our humanity, and they’re spreading like viruses. They disrupt so many layers of our being, from our mental health, to our identities, to our relationships and our politics. We need a tribe of designers who are ready to step up and help lead the immune response. We need designers who care. Modus – Our Lives are Becoming Comfortable Illusions. Pound of Obscure Abstraction commoditization of experience design

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The CyberWire Daily Podcast ep. 389 with Guest Speaker David Brumley

ForAllSecure

The CyberWire Daily podcast delivers the day's cyber security news into a concise format. The CyberWire Daily includes interviews with a wide spectrum of experts from industry, academia, and research organizations all over the world

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.

The Monthly “100 Creativity Ingredients” Book Tuning: Design Thinking & Creativity Aug. 2019

Future of CIO

All humans are born with raw creativity ability. Creativity has many dimensions, with multi-faceted truth and myth, manifold knowledge and multidimensional insight. Creativity is the wings of our mind and the tempo of our heartbeat.

DoD Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Conference 18-21 August 2019

CTOvision

The DoDIIS conference is always a great way to learn the technology needs of the Defense Intelligence Agency and many key partners and customers.

Setting up an AWS-Integrated Kubernetes 1.15 Cluster with Kubeadm

Scott Lowe

In this post, I’d like to walk through setting up an AWS-integrated Kubernetes 1.15 cluster using kubeadm. Over the last year or so, the power and utility of kubeadm has vastly improved (thank you to all the contributors who have spent countless hours!), and it is now—in my opinion, at least—at a point where setting up a well-configured, highly available Kubernetes cluster is pretty straightforward.

Huge security flaw exposes biometric data of more than a million users

CTOvision

A huge cache of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information has been discovered by security researchers, The Guardian reports.

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.

16 phishing scams that consumers need to be aware of in 2019

CTOvision

Scams are as old as human society. There has, and likely always will be, an element of humanity that will try to take advantage of us all. The game of the phishing scam plays out every day in many forms. The digitization of our world only adds more ways the fraudster can use to trick […].

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Facebook paid contractors to transcribe Messenger calls

CTOvision

Facebook last week halted a program in which it was paying third-party contractors to listen to and transcribe audio clips from its users, the company said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg reported on the existence of the program and the fact it had been stopped. The contractors had no knowledge of where the audio […].

It’s Time for CISOs to Take a Seat at the Table

CTOvision

Read why Neal Creighton says that it is time for the CISOs to be inducted on boards of companies on Infosec Magazine : I thought that by now, the CISO would sit beside the CFO and CEO at the boardroom table. Like the CFO, the CISO is a valued strategic contributor who plays a critical […].

3 Ways to Adopt Zero Trust Security Without Rebuilding Your Network

CTOvision

Read Adam Case’s article about how companies can adopt zero trust security without rebuilding network on Security Intelligence : Like rust, risk never sleeps. As mobile devices flood the enterprise (especially for a younger generation of workers), the internet of things (IoT) expands, and cybercriminals grow in both numbers and sophistication, many security professionals think […].

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.