Mon.Jun 29, 2020

Digital-First Customer Service Solutions Emerge As Their Own Software Category

Forrester IT

Customers expect more from customer service organizations. They expect you to value their time, to make engagement easy, and to deliver answers and resolutions in a highly personal manner and in the context of their actions and journeys.

What is Blockchain Technology?


Read David Hamilton explain all the nitty-gritty of blockchain technology on Its been almost ten years since Satoshi Nakamoto first introduced Blockchain technology to the world in his 2008 […].


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4 Lessons Learned From Cloud Infrastructure Adopters


What are the benefits and risks of cloud? What are best practices for managing and governing cloud resources? How should we organize the IT team to best embrace cloud?

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Challenges to Consider While Implementing Big Data Strategy in Manufacturing


We have seen multiple waves of the industrial revolution in the last 200 years. With the current fourth industrial revolution, all things are getting connected to the internet including machinery […].

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

NIST Commits To Renaming Racially Suggestive Technology Terms From Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s to Lady Antebellum and the Dixie Chicks, we’ve seen a wave of rebranding sparked by ongoing anti-racism protests. Now, it’s moving beyond consumer-facing brands and groups.

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Cloud computing vs. edge computing


Read Nick Offin explain the difference between cloud computing and edge computing on Tech Radar : Cloud computing isn’t exactly a new concept. Its benefits are well known in the […].

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Lenovo Launches Internet of Things Solutions To Make The Workplace Safer During COVID-19


Lenovo has assembled an ecosystem of IoT solutions to help make it easier for customers to get back to work in offices without dealing with the hassle traditionally encountered in […].

5 Ways to Better Manage Technical Debt

Social, Agile and Transformation

There are specific topics that will get CIO and IT leaders to vent. Talk about show many spreadsheets bounce around through email, midyear budget cuts, or hundreds of projects everyone won't prioritize, and you'll get an earful.

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AI and Blockchain — Double the Hype or Double the Value?


AI and Blockchain both are topics covered often with breathless hype. Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes covering the combination of AI and Blockchain: Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a market […]. Artificial Intelligence AI blockchain Cognilytica hype

Is It Possible to Automate Trust?

Information Week

First, businesses need a clear understanding of how data will be used, and who will be impacted by the decisions made using the data

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

OODACast: On demand video and audio of interviews with thought leaders from the OODA community


We just published the 23rd episode of the OODAcast, our series of interviews with thought leaders from the OODA community. The OODAcast is available to watch on YouTube or at […]. News OODA OODAcast

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ID theft: Fake Google alerts are now delivering malware

Tech Republic Security

E-mails telling you that your data has been compromised are now sometimes fake. Be careful what you click on

Making the case for cloud-based security


Read why Aaron Tan says that companies should embrace cloud based security options on Computer Weekly: The pace at which threat actors are carrying out cyber attacks has been accelerating […].

IBM Research releases differential privacy library that works with machine learning

Tech Republic Data Center

The open-source repository is unique in that most tasks can be run with only a single line of code, according to the company

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Microsoft open-sources Lumos, a Python library for automatically monitoring web app metrics

Venture Beast

Microsoft's Lumos, which is available in open source, is used to monitor quality metrics within the Skype and Teams engineering departments. Read More.

How Liberty Mutual's Cloud Journey Led to Going Serverless

Information Week

Making the move from datacenters to the cloud set off a transformation strategy that created new operational opportunities and cost savings

Medical tech firm Brainlab acquires Level Ex surgery game startup

Venture Beast

Medical tech provider Brainlab has acquired Level Ex, which makes video games to train health professionals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More.

Microsoft Edge browser: This new password monitor helps keep your data safe

Tech Republic Security

The new Edge browser will soon warn you if one of your passwords shows up in a data breach -- a feature based on an Azure service that enterprises can already use to protect user passwords

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Amazon launches AI-powered code review service CodeGuru in general availability

Venture Beast

Amazon announced the general availability of CodeGuru, an AI-powered code review service that was first revealed at AWS re:Invent 2019 last year. Read More.

Non-profit launches new programs to increase diversity in cybersecurity industry

Tech Republic Security

Cybersecurity group pivots from speaking engagements and scholarships to analyzing skill gaps and connecting candidates with employers

How Activision Blizzard is dealing with the pandemic and reopening

Venture Beast

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick took a proactive stance on protecting employees during the pandemic and is meticulously planning reopening. Read More.

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2020 sees rise in invoice and payment fraud BEC attacks

Tech Republic Security

Abnormal Security found a 75% increase in this type of campaign in the first three months of the year and a spike of 200% from April to May

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Roblox: How teens are using games to cope with the pandemic

Venture Beast

Teenagers who use the virtual gaming world of Roblox say they are playing online games a lot more and staying in touch with real-world friends via online. Read More.

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Why everyone should care about disinformation campaigns

Tech Republic Security

Fortalice CEO and former White House CIO Theresa Payton explains why disinformation is such a potent threat


Ubisoft CEO promises company-wide overhaul after sexual misconduct reports

Venture Beast

Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot said in an internal letter the company will overhaul its handling of employee complaints in the wake of sexual harassment reports. Read More. Business Games PC Gaming category-/News category-/Sports DeanBeat News Ubisoft Yves Guillemot

You may finally be able to watch Netflix in 4K on a Mac with Big Sur

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Cynet raises $18 million for AI safeguards against cyberthreats

Venture Beast

Cynet, a cybersecurity startup that leverages AI and machine learning to detect threats, has raised $18 million in venture capital. Read More.

Disney’s deepfakes are getting closer to a big-screen debut

The Verge

How close are deepfakes to being used in big-budget films and TV shows? Pretty damn close, if a new demo from Disney is anything to go by.

1Password taps Have I Been Pwned to give enterprises data breach reports

Venture Beast

1Password has launched a new password breach report service for enterprises, using data from the Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) breach database. Read More. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Security 1Password Have I Been Pwned Troy Hunt

The South Pole Is Warming Three Times Faster Than the Rest of Earth


Warm air doesn’t reach Antarctica as easily as the rest of the globe, but a new study has found that not even the South Pole is safe from the influences of human-driven climate change. Read more. ice ice maybe antarctica science global warming

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Microservices: The Dark Side

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 shed light on the dark side of microservices.