Sun.Oct 20, 2019

Hungry for More CX Events? Try FXD in Boston 10/24 – 10/25

Forrester IT

I just got back from Forrester’s very successful CXSF 2019 forum and I’m already looking forward to a terrific event that’s happening right here in Boston this coming week. It’s the Mad*Pow FXD conference on October 24 and 25.

MQL vs. SQL: What’s the Difference?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - MQL vs. SQL: What’s the Difference? Information Technology Blog. MQL is an acronym for marketing qualified leads and SQL for sales qualified leads, these are two different things and have their own importance. SQL is generally direct-sales ready but MQL is not.

Three Accomplishments Implies You are Perhaps at “the End of the Beginning” for IT-Led Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Digital transformation is a long journey, and the path for digital transformation can be iterative, evolutionary, revolutionary, or disruptive.

Spousetivities in Barcelona at VMworld EMEA 2019

Scott Lowe

Barcelona is probably my favorite city in Europe—which works out well, since VMware seems to have settled on Barcelona at the destination for VMworld EMEA. VMworld is back in Barcelona again this year, and I’m fortunate enough to be able to attend. VMworld in Barcelona wouldn’t be the same without Spousetivities, though, and I’m happy to report that Spousetivities will be in Barcelona. In fact, registration is already open !

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.

The Best “Visualization” Quotes of “Digital Master” Oct. 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” 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.”

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