Wed.Nov 06, 2019

CIO Agenda 2020: Is Your Culture Adaptable?


Thirty-eight percent of fit organizations say their culture embraces appropriate risk taking and learning from failure, as compared to just 21% of fragile organizations. Fit enterprises see uncertainty as a guarantee and develop a culture prepared to adapt to changing environments.

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Another CMP Gets Swallowed Up (Percolate, By Seismic), And What It Means To You

Forrester IT

Sales enablement automation (SEA) vendor Seismic announced its acquisition of content marketing platform (CMP) Percolate yesterday at its annual customer event, Seismic Shift.

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Global Firms Under-Insured Despite Breach Concerns


Half of global organizations still don’t have cyber insurance, despite the majority believing cyber-attacks will increase next year, according to FireEye. The security vendor polled 800 CISOs and senior executives across the globe to compile its new Cyber Trendscape Report. More than half (56%) said they believe the risk of attacks will grow next year and 51% […].

RIP The RFP – This Is Not Your 1990s Vendor Selection Process

Forrester IT

Yes, you read correctly. The RFP (Request For Proposal) is close to extinction. Let me explain why.

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!

8 Tips for More Secure Mobile Computing


Security professionals often talk about the importance of enlisting users as allies in the battle for better security. When it comes to mobile security, that alliance must be a working reality rather than a managerial dream — namely because these handheld machines are typically employee-owned, thus placing their use and precise configuration out of the […].

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Focus HCM Investments On Two Key Overlooked Areas For Higher Business Value

Forrester IT

As Warren Buffett said, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” Or, put another (potentially less embarrassing) way, you really don’t know the risks you’re taking until you’re tested by changing conditions.

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Healthcare Organizations Must Future-Proof Revenue Strategies By Embracing Value-Based Care

Forrester IT

The time to transition from fee-for-service models to value-based care (VBC) models is here, as those that continue to delay will be left behind!

Intune Reporting Strategies Advanced Reporting Options from Ignite 2019


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The Business Case For Modern Sales Enablement

Forrester IT

In this video, I introduce my latest report, “Building The Business Case For A Modern Sales Enablement Toolset.” This research features a customizable financial analysis of the ROI of sales enablement technologies, co-created with Total Economic Impact™ consultant Dean Davison.

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Intune Endpoint Security Policies Microsoft Endpoint Manager Updates


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Sneak peak of Microsoft Endpoint Manager security topics discussed in the section hosted by Paul Mayfield, Terrell Cox, and Micro-Scott. More details about the session and Intune Endpoint Security are given below.

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.

Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Network World

Cisco Meraki has introduced new hardware and software the company says will help customers more effectively support and secure a wide variety of distributed network resources.

iOS Android macOS Mobile Enrollment Options with Intune Updates from Ignite 2019


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s check the Mobile device management options with Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM). Intune Enrollment options(iOS Android macOS Mobile Enrollment) are discussed in the Ignite 2019 sessions.

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Is the Computer Science Degree Dead?

Information Week

Recent trends point to a decline in traditional education due to changing views and alternative education opportunities

How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the sixth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud.

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.

5 Practical Implementations of Performance Management that Can Solve all Employee Performance Related Issues


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Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

Tech Republic Security

A report from security firm Akamai found that hackers were using analytics services to optimize their phishing efforts

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How to use the Advanced Search in Gmail

Tech Republic Cloud

Empower your Gmail searches to make it easier to find the needle in the proverbial haystack

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How to Fail: Digital Transformation Mistakes

Information Week

Don't make these nine digital transformation mistakes that will slow down your efforts to be competitive in a new era

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.

What's new in OneDrive for Business?

Tech Republic Cloud

OneDrive for Business now includes more options and control over sharing files, more options for working with files in the web interface and improved options for admins to manage the OneDrive client on users' PCs


How to copy a file from one server to another from a third with SSH

Tech Republic Security

Find out how to work some SSH magic, by transferring a file from one machine to another from a third

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More Proof That The Government Should Always Prefer Commercial Off The Shelf Software


You no doubt have heard of the Defense Science Board (DSB). Since its establishment in 1956 it has helped the Department of Defense and entire national security community wrap its head around ways to optimize science and technology in service to critical national issues.

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IBM develops financial services-ready public cloud

Tech Republic Security

A new platform is being unveiled that is aimed at banks and their suppliers. The goal is to help them adhere to strict industry regulatory compliance, security and resiliency requirements

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 “Digital Maturity” Book Tuning: Sorting Critical Puzzle Pieces of Digital Transformation Nov 2019

Future of CIO

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically. The digitalization flattens the organizational hierarchy and blurs the functional, organizational and geographical borders in the business ecosystem.

How to locate and close an open port in Linux

Tech Republic Data Center

Locating and blocking unwanted open ports in Linux should be a task every network admin knows how to do

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The Organizational Learning Scoreboard

Future of CIO

People are always one of the most invaluable assets for running the business.

How to use the Advanced Search in Gmail

Tech Republic Cloud

Empower your Gmail searches to make it easier to find the needle in the proverbial haystack

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

The Best “Design Intelligence” Quotes of “Digital Master” Nov. 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.”

Finding wearables, phones and gadgets through Cellular, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and Wi-Fi device detection


Join Bob Gourley of OODA and Bob Baxter of Bastille Networks on Nov 15, 2019 at 11:30 AM for a webinar on finding things via Cellular, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and Wi-Fi device detection. No doubt about it, there are devices violating your policy inside your facility as we speak.

What CIOs Need To Know About Negotiating Better Deals

The Accidental Successful CIO

It turns out that too much negotiating can be bad for a CIO Image Credit: Commonwealth Foundation. Let’s face it, one of the most important jobs that a CIO does is to negotiate deals.

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Amazon advances conversational applications


Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes illustrating recent advancements by Amazon in conversational technology: The conversational interaction pattern is one of the seven core patterns for Artificial Intelligence projects.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.