Fri.Feb 21, 2020

Can you partition a database between public clouds and on-premises?

David Linthicum

I get this request a lot: We have a single, huge database and want to keep part of the data on-premises and part of the data in the cloud. Is that possible? Of course. Enough time and money can solve all problems. The real question is not “can we,” but “should we?”

Top 3 Takeaways from the Kronos-Ultimate Merger Announcement

Forrester IT

The HCM technology market is a hotbed of M&A activity. So, to anyone who follows it, this merger shouldn’t be a huge surprise. In fact, when private equity firm Heller & Friedman acquired Ultimate Software around this time last year, the writing was on the wall.

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Upgrading to both Windows 10 1903 and 1909 with Configuration Manager

Mick's IT Blog

The time has come to do another creator update to the corporate systems. We skipped the 1903 upgrade because of the Windows 7 to Windows 10 deployment that completed just after the release of 1903. It was too soon to start another creator update project, so we waited until 1909.

Explore Computer Vision To Boost Your Brand

Forrester IT

The importance of logos, visuals, pictures, and videos is nothing new to advertising and marketing.

Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Strategies for Modernizing Software

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 manage the same challenges.

Turn Failure Detection into a Team Sport

Information Week

Here's how Chaos GameDays and its spinoffs can enable enterprises to fortify their infrastructure resilience and detect failures before they occur

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IT Disappoints Business on Data and Analytics

Information Week

Business groups inside organizations express their disappointment with IT in terms of data and analytics in a new survey that looks at priorities and areas at risk for failure

RSA Conference Cancellations: Coronavirus Fears or Supply Chain Uncertainty?

Forrester IT

As 40,000 attendees descend on San Francisco for the annual security pilgrimage that is the RSA Conference, more sponsors pull out of the event citing safety concerns over the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic.

70% of IT leaders say security concerns restrict adoption of public cloud

Tech Republic Security

While the concerns are legitimate, Barracuda also wants IT professionals to know that practical solutions exist

Computer Vision Joins The Fight Against Coronavirus

Forrester IT

The coronavirus epidemic broke out just before China’s New Year holiday — a period in which hundreds of millions of people visit their families, often in different provinces. Such large-scale population movements dramatically increase the risk of nationwide contagion.

Design Thinking for Product Teams: Leverage Human Insight Throughout Development

Product teams must increase their exposure hours with customers—seeing and hearing them. Human insights and the design thinking framework can be applied to your development cycle to help you build better products and experiences for your customers.

5 best practices for IIoT project success

Tech Republic Security

Based on years of pilot projects and proofs-of-concept, the Industrial Internet Consortium has detailed the best-practices organizations can use to ensure successful deployments

How to make data lakes reliable


Data professionals across industries recognize they must effectively harness data for their businesses to innovate and gain competitive advantage. High quality, reliable data forms the backbone for all successful data endeavors, from reporting and analytics to machine learning.

MGM Hotel breach highlights need for sophisticated cloud security

Tech Republic Security

Cybercriminals posted the information of more than 10 million customers on a hacker forum a year after the initial attack on a cloud server

Episode 4: Why tech hiring based on skills should be your #1 priority ft. Stranger Things

Hacker Earth

Welcome to the last episode of #NetflixandHire ! Over the last couple of episodes, we’ve learned that sometimes what you see is not what you get, why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, and why you need to think outside the box when it comes to tech screening and hiring.

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.

Compliance: Veritas tool adds intelligence and analysis to data supervision

Tech Republic Security

A new release leverages machine learning to help companies reduce the search time they need to remain compliant in regulated industries

6 Time Management Tips for Project Managers


Information Technology Blog - - 6 Time Management Tips for Project Managers - Information Technology Blog. It’s so easy to feel like a busy fool at work these days.

11 things you might not know about security operations center burnout

Tech Republic Security

Managers and industry leaders are beginning to address mental health in the IT world - and here are symptoms to look for and solutions to try

8 Outstanding Ways to Attract Students Using Instagram Marketing


Information Technology Blog - - 8 Outstanding Ways to Attract Students Using Instagram Marketing - Information Technology Blog. If you are looking for the best platform to attract students on social media, very few come close to Instagram.

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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?

92% of Americans would delete an app that sold their personal information

Tech Republic Security

Smartphone users don't want government encryption backdoors and would rather read "terms and conditions" than watch the movie "Cats

Architecture, Design, and Engineering Aspects of People-Centric Organization

Future of CIO

Digital is the age of people and options, it provides opportunities to think new ways to do things, engage employees and delight customers.

Verizon bails on RSA: How the coronavirus is disrupting tech conferences worldwide

Tech Republic Security

Verizon is the latest to withdraw from the RSA conference in San Francisco as tech trade shows around the globe are impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here's what you need to know

The “Contradictory” Quotes of “Digital Master” Feb, 2020

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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Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.

“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.” It perceives the emergent trends of digital leadership, provides advice on how to run a digital organization to unleash its full potential and improve agility, maturity, and provide insight about Change Management. It also instructs the digital workforce on how to shape a game-changing digital mindset and build the right set of digital capabilities to compete for the future. Here is a set of “contradictory” quotes in “Digital Master.” 1 A value added mindset with contradictory coherence can well orchestrate the key success factors to achieve such strategic advantage. 2 “Aha” moment refers to that exciting moment when what was perplexing and contradictory suddenly falls into place to create momentum - the thorny problems seem to get solved creatively. 3 The st

Future of CIO

The digital workplace is all about people-centricity, empathy, innovation, agility, and high-level business maturity. Digital organizations are always on, inter-dependent and hyper-connected, people are always the most important asset in any organization before, today, and future.