Fri.Apr 03, 2020

An OODAcast Conversation with Dr. David Bray of the Atlantic Council Geotech Center (Part One)


With the need to postpone our in person “Future Proof” event, OODA is producing more virtual content to keep up an exchange of best practices and lessons learned in our community.

Are you overengineering your cloud apps?

David Linthicum

Those of us who owned motorcycles over the years know that a “bone stock” bike won’t be stock for long. It’s common to replace the exhaust system with aftermarket, much louder pipes. Also, the seat is often swapped out for something more comfortable and stylish.

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How To Prove The ROI Of CX (Video)

Forrester IT

How do you prove to executives that the benefits of CX exceed the costs? Today’s business environment makes it even more critical that CX pros clearly lay out the financial benefits of investing in customer experience.

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IT Recruitment: Time to Take a Non-Traditional Path

Information Week

Here are some non-traditional ways that IT leaders can fill their open positions and create a more diverse workplace


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?

Quick Resource Guide To Help Organizations Scale Healthcare Support During COVID-19

Forrester IT

Forrester has curated a list of companies that are delivering virtual care services and support for health insurers, healthcare providers, employers, and consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Using a Virtual Warehouse to Manufacture Real-World Tools

Information Week

An aircraft parts supplier explores a cloud-based resource to transform how it responds to demand

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7 of the best VPN providers for small businesses

Tech Republic Security

With work shifting away from offices, SMBs need a top-shelf VPN to continue doing business. Here are some of the leading brands

UPDATE: How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

Network World

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns.

Coronavirus-themed attacks proving more successful than typical phishing campaigns

Tech Republic Security

Cybercriminals have effectively changed their tactics to take advantage of the fear over COVID-19, says security provider Menlo Security

How to Build Tenant attach for Microsoft Endpoint Manager | SCCM | ConfigMgr | Intune


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In Configuration Manager, production version 2002, Microsoft introduced a new feature called “Tenant attach“ With this feature, you can synchronize ConfigMgr agents to Intune without enrolling in Intune.

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!

How to prevent Zoom bombing: 5 simple tips

Tech Republic Security

Internet trolls are crashing Zoom video conferences and flooding them with inappropriate content. Here are easy ways to protect your meetings from Zoom bombers

CEO update: COVID-19's continued impact on global telecommunications

Spearline Testing

Telecommunications infrastructure continues to adjust to changing demands as the Covid-19 impact changes geographically and intensifies in key epicenter areas.

Windows 10 security: How the shadow stack will help to keep the hackers at bay

Tech Republic Security

How Windows will use Intel's Control-flow Enforcement Technology to block whole classes of common attacks, now it's finally reaching the market

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The “Nice to Have” Factors to Drive Change Management Success

Future of CIO

Change is always happening around us, with increasing paces. Change is a dance between the top management and the affected parts of the organization.

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.

Fraud prevention startup working on anonymous peer-to-peer verification network

Tech Republic Security

Identiq uses cryptographic algorithms and preserves customer privacy while enabling companies to to identify new customers through a network of trust

The “Outside-In” Quotes of “Digital Master” Apr. 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.”

Digital gamer guide: 10 tips to help new online players

Tech Republic Security

To the uninitiated, online gaming may be slightly intimidating and a bit confusing. We can relieve those lingering trepidations with this set of practical tips for new players


Learning How to Learn

Future of CIO

Examining metacognition- the learning process enables you to develop effective learning and teaching approaches. Meta-cognition is the higher-order thinking that enables understanding, analysis, and control of one’s cognitive processes, especially when engaged in learning.

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.

Installing MultiMarkdown 6 on Ubuntu 19.10

Scott Lowe

Markdown is a core part of many of my workflows. For quite a while, I’ve used Fletcher Penny’s MultiMarkdown processor (available on GitHub ) on my various systems. Fletcher offers binary builds for Windows and macOS, but not a Linux binary. Three years ago, I wrote a post on how to compile MultiMarkdown 6 for a Fedora-based system. In this post, I’ll share how to compile it on an Ubuntu-based system.

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The TCO of DBaaS with Nutanix Era (or Why to Evolve from Traditional Database Operations)


Nutanix Era brings a new approach to database administration that is similarly changing the nature of the DBA role

What makes Nutanix Xi Frame different than Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware DaaS solutions?