Wed.Nov 14, 2018

Your People Problem With Emerging Technology And Innovation

Forrester IT

Nearly half of the firms we survey are prioritizing innovation as key to their business strategy. When I step back and think about it, the why is easy to understand; exponential changes like Moore’s Law in the past and Metacalfe’s Law today are accelerating the pace of business.

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The importance of maintaining cyber security in your business


Read why Scott Bordoni says that maintaining cybersecurity is important for any business – big or small on IT Pro Portal : Technology over the past few decades has become an increasingly integral aspect of the workplace. From email correspondence and financial transactions to professional networking and collaborative work documents, businesses rely on technology to be […].

Transform Your Organization From Data-Driven To Insights-Driven

Forrester IT

Over the last five years, most large enterprises have slowly but surely matured from being data-aware to data-driven. They all collect data from operational and transactional applications; process the data into data lakes, data hubs, data warehouses, and data marts; and build business intelligence (BI) and analytics applications to understand what the data is telling […]. advanced analytics analytics applications big data business intelligence IoT analytics AI artificial intelligence IoT

How Can A CIO Help To Transform WebMD Into An Action Center

The Accidental Successful CIO

Everyone already knows about WebMD Image Credit: Peter Morville. In this modern age in which we are living, what do you do when you start to feel not so good?

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.

13 Tech Experts Share What Facebook Should Do Post-Data Breach


Facebook has had a harrowing 2018. First the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal and then the issue of selling personal user information to Chinese smartphone companies for profit. And now, the recent data breach which could have affected millions of its users. When a business experiences a security breach, there are a lot of steps […]. Cyber Security News Facebook

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FTC Launches New Cyber Security Tools for Small Business


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a resource to raise awareness about the vital role cybersecurity plays for the 32+ million small businesses in the US. This effort was part of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in October, which has been recognized every month since 2003. The NCSAM was established with the collaboration […]. Cyber Security

Test your PRTG knowledge and Win 100€ Amazon Voucher


Savision is giving you chance to win 100€ Amazon Voucher. You want to try luck? Try reading about PRTG. PRTG Network Monitor is a powerful network Monitoring solution that analyzes your entire IT infrastructure. PRTG is an agentless monitor solution.

Ransomware is the most significant cyber threat to SMBs


While the hype around ransomware attacks has died down, it still construes a significant risk to small and medium businesses, especially those who don’t afford high-quality anti-virus solutions and other tools. Ransomware continues to be the leading cyberattack method experienced by small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) according to new research from Datto Inc. The firm surveyed 2,400 managed […]. Cyber Security News

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5 Reasons To Keep Up With Technology In Business


Information Technology Blog - - 5 Reasons To Keep Up With Technology In Business - Information Technology Blog. There is a lot to think about when you’re a business owner.

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.

Everyone Should Patch, Always: Microsoft patches Windows zero-day used by multiple cyber-espionage groups


Microsoft has patched a zero-day escalation of privilege bug in Windows after Kaspersky Lab researchers noticed multiple cyber-espionage groups exploiting it. The zero-day, tracked as CVE-2018-8589, impacts the Windows Win32k component. Microsoft classified the issue as an “elevation of privilege” vulnerability and says that before an attacker could use this zero-day to gain elevated privileges, they’ll […]. Cyber Security News Microsoft

How Blockchain Disruption Will Affect The Banking And Finance Sector


Information Technology Blog - - How Blockchain Disruption Will Affect The Banking And Finance Sector - Information Technology Blog. Blockchain might be the long awaited technology that will change the world and the future of transactions.

Key Characteristics of Digitally Mature Organizations

Information Week

This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life

The Hidden Benefits of Using Valet Software for Your Business


Information Technology Blog - - The Hidden Benefits of Using Valet Software for Your Business - Information Technology Blog. If your business has a physical location, not every single customer you’ll have will take public transport or travel by foot to get there.

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 CIO's Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard

Information Week

CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard


Enforcing Creativity in the Digital Organization

Future of CIO

The creative workplace is based on a triangle with three vertices - culture, method, and people. Many forward-looking organizations are shifting from the industrial silo mode to interconnected innovation mode. Innovation is a systematic process to transform novel ideas to achieve its business value.

Our 3 tips to make sure your contact centre is ready for Black Friday

Spearline Testing

Black Friday is approaching and many of us are understandably nervous… And not only the fear of us (or a loved one) getting caught up in the excitement and spending money we might regret.

The Monthly “Dot Connections”: “Simplicity” Dot Connection Nov. 2018

Future of CIO

The effects of an increasingly digitalized world are now reaching into every corner of businesses and every aspect of organizations.

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.

How to prepare your IT department for a natural disaster

IT Manager Daily

No matter where your business is located, you must prepare for natural disasters. As hurricane season continues, making sure your organization, and IT in particular, has solid emergency plans in place should be a priority.

Sketch a Vivid Picture of the Digital Organization

Future of CIO

The digital transformation, like the computer technology revolution itself, is a long journey. The outlines of the fully digitalized world have long been sketched, now the phenomenon of digitalization is reaching the inflection point. The digital organization is fluid, boundaryless, and also complex.