Tue.Sep 03, 2019

Google, Facebook, and Amazon: From Advertising Duopoly To Triopoly

Forrester IT

Google and Facebook have dominated the digital advertising landscape for much of this decade. But in the past year, a new entrant has emerged to disrupt the digital ad duopoly: Amazon.

Settling the edge computing vs. cloud computing debate

David Linthicum

I’m beginning to hear a lot of noise from the tech press warning that cloud computing is in danger from emerging edge computing technology. As somebody who works on both sides of the network, I want to clear a few things up. Indeed some processing is moving to the edge of the network, when it makes sense. For example, take a vehicle management system that has two sides: the edge computing side and the cloud/central computing side. Both have different roles. What is cloud computing?

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Insider Threat Gets Its Own National Awareness Month

Forrester IT

The US National Counterintelligence and Security Center has deemed September to be National Insider Threat Awareness Month to increase awareness about insider threats. 2019 is the first year that we’ll be acknowledging insider threat during the month of September.

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94% enterprises will use IoT by end 2021: Microsoft report

CTOvision

The Internet of Things (IoT) is seen as profitable and critical to business success and is creating opportunities to leverage more advanced cloud and networking technologies, according to Microsoft’s new report IoT Signals.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Uncover Your Hidden Media With Artificial Intelligence  

Forrester IT

If you’re like many companies that we talk to, then you’re creating more images and videos because you know that’s the kind of content that engages your customers and prospects.

Samsung Files Patent for ‘Programmable Blockchain Solid State Drive’

CTOvision

Local industry news outlet Decenter reported on Sept. 3 that Samsung applied for the “programmable blockchain solid state drive and switch” patent on Jan. 15 and that it has been published on Feb. Details of the newly designed system are sparse, but it will reportedly be used to improve the speed and lifespan of blockchain-aware […].

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The Worlds Of AI And Blockchain Are Colliding

CTOvision

Nowadays just about everyone understands the importance of data. And when it comes to AI, the more data the better. Data can be an incredibly valuable and powerful tool and it’s growing at an exponential rate. In just the past two years, 90% of the world’s data was created and companies are needing to store […].

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Is Money (Still) Too Tight To Mention: Forrester’s New Research On The Future Of Financial Well-Being

Forrester IT

“I been laid off from work My rent is due My kids all need Brand new shoes So I went to the bank To see what they could do They said son – looks like bad luck Got-a hold on you. Money’s too tight to mention.” If you were around in the Eighties, you might […].

IBM’s Power-ful open source gift: China wins big, and these are the losers

CTOvision

At the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Summit in San Diego, IBM announced it would open-source key technologies in its Power processor. The Armonk, N.Y.-based based technology giant also revealed it would open-source reference designs for the Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface and Open Memory Interface, which the company described as architecture-agnostic technologies to maximize memory bandwidth […].

Python Beats R and SAS in Analytics Tool Survey

Information Week

In Burtch Works' annual survey of the preferred tools of advanced analytics, data, machine learning, AI, and other quantitative professionals, Python pulled ahead of the pack

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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.

“Alexa, roll down the windows!” Inside Amazon’s quest to get in your car

CTOvision

The demo house Amazon built inside one of the towers at its Seattle headquarters to show off its Echo smart speakers has a new room, and an important one: a garage. Inside the garage is a concept electric car—or, more specifically, the immobile insides of such a vehicle—that Amazon uses to show automakers the full spectrum […].

IoT security essentials: Physical, network, software

Network World

Even in the planning stages of a deployment, IoT security is one of the chief stumbling blocks to successful adoption of the technology. And while the problem is vastly complicated, there are three key angles to think about when laying out how IoT sensors will be deployed in any given setup: How secure are the device themselves, how many are there and can they receive security patches. Physical access.

7 Tips for Effective Leadership

Kitaboo

A practical, influential, and inspirational leader is an essential need for running a successful business or organization. There is much more to leadership than a high-ranking position and being in charge.

Lessons from the Basketball Court for Data Management

Datacponomy

A data management plan in a company is not something that can be implemented in isolation by one department or a team in your organisation, it is rather a collective effort – similar to how different players perform in a basketball court. From the smallest schoolyard to the biggest pro.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Gain Cognitive Diversity Through Capstone Projects

Information Week

IT teams and other business divisions can enhance their abilities to tackle complex data or artificial intelligence challenges (and more) by working with student teams

Essentials for Starting up a Successful IT Business

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Essentials for Starting up a Successful IT Business - Information Technology Blog. Seeing as the demand for IT services continues to become more relevant, it’s a good time to start up a business in this sector.

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New York Deploys its SHIELD Act; Is the Tech World Ready for Tougher Regulation?

Datacponomy

What is the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act? How does it affect the residents of New York? What does it mean for the future of companies? Read on. The past few years have seen data breaches affecting millions of people in ways ranging from harmless to.

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5 Best JavaScript Editors: Developers Rank the Best Tools Worldwide

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 5 Best JavaScript Editors: Developers Rank the Best Tools Worldwide - Information Technology Blog. JavaScript has continued to grow in importance over the last decade.

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Five Leverage Points to Run a High Performance Digital Organization

Future of CIO

Today’s digital dynamic enables companies adapting to their various environments or ecosystems, to pursue growth opportunities and accelerate business performance.

The Top 8 Best Website Builders

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - The Top 8 Best Website Builders - Information Technology Blog. A website is a powerful tool that can be used to promote businesses, creating a personal blog and gathering of basic information the people need.

The Best “Blind Spot” Quotes of “Digital Master” Sep. 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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Talking Is Easier

Spearline Testing

In addition to the traditional voice call, customers now have a range of ways to engage with contact centers such as email, instant messaging, apps, and social media. Despite having so many choices, customers still find it easier to talk.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

The Monthly “Digitizing Boardroom” Book Tuning: The Corporate Board’s Digital Fit Sep. 2019

Future of CIO

Modern corporate boards play significant roles in guiding businesses in the right direction and achieve expected business results.

COMPLEXITY RISING: From Human Beings to Human Civilization, a Complexity Profile

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Since time immemorial humans have complained that life is becoming more complex, but it is only now that we have a hope to analyze formally and verify this lament. This article analyzes the human social environment using the “complexity profile,” a mathematical tool for characterizing the collective behavior of a system. The analysis is used to justify the qualitative observation that complexity of existence has increased and is increasing.