Wed.Apr 01, 2020

OODAcast – A Conversation with Dan Gerstein


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.

COVID-19 — Vendors Step Up To Help IT Manage Increased Digital Loads

Forrester IT

While employees work from home in response to the COVID-19 shutdown, IT leaders must deal with a surge in traffic across their digital infrastructure. Virtual meetings have become the norm. Customer traffic on digital channels is way up. In these conditions, preexisting minor application design flaws, or lack of infrastructure capacity that can scale with […].

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The Robots Are Still Coming

Information Week

More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots


9 insights into the future of air travel in a post-coronavirus world

Trends in the Living Networks

Since I do significant work on the future of travel , I was sought out for an interview earlier today about the future of air travel, something very much up in the air at the moment, one could say! Below are some of the points I shared with the journalist.

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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?

Future IT Teams Will Include More Non-Traditional Members

Information Week

Despite the rise of IT-related AI, automation and self-healing systems, companies are still facing IT shortages as they become increasingly digital

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ConfigMgr 2003 Technical Preview Version Walkthrough | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. While we are all waiting for SCCM 2002 production release, Microsoft released another Technical Preview version 2003 of SCCM.

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How CIOs Can Get Rid Of Their To-Do Lists

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs have to find a way to get things done Image Credit: Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash. If you are like most CIOs, you always have too much to do and not enough time in which to get it all done.

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Containers: Beginner-Friendly Basics

Linux Academy

The Containers Revolution. Container technology is currently in the process of transforming the way the IT industry does business. Industry pioneers have been using containers for years, and the technology is now becoming widespread. Tools like Docker and Kubernetes have nearly achieved buzzword status, a testament to the growing interest in container technologies on the part of IT professionals. But what are containers? What do they actually do?

How to prepare Office 365 and Windows for a disaster

Network World

With IT and security teams stressed due to the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make sure you’ve prepared your network for a disaster

Holy Water watering hole attack targets visitors of certain websites with malware

Tech Republic Security

This campaign tries to trick users into accepting a fake Adobe Flash update, which then installs malware to give the attacker full remote access, says Kaspersky

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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!

How to prepare Office 365 and Windows for a disaster

Network World

With IT and security teams stressed due to the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make sure you’ve prepared your network for a disaster

COVID-19 pandemic impact pushing smart home voice control devices to predicted 30% growth

Tech Republic Security

Global shipments of smart home speakers will increase this year due to fear of coronavirus germs, according to ABI Research

Decomplexifying IT via Holistic Management Discipline

Future of CIO

Information Technology is the linchpin of contemporary business. Though by its nature, IT is complex, it doesn't mean IT should continue to complicate the matters or increase unnecessary complexity without discipline.

Turn your Database into a Service


A recent white paper written by Tony Baer of dbInsight, Turn your Database into a Service, leverages 25+ years of industry perspective to demonstrate how the cloud has provided an opportunity to drastically simplify database management and operations through DBaaS offerings

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.

The Corporate Board with High “PQ”

Future of CIO

The paradox is “a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities.” It is the result of two opposing truths existing side by side, which can be both right.

The Monthly “CIO Master” Book Tuning: IT Management Dashboard Apr. 2020

Future of CIO

compared to the other executive positions, the CIO role continues to be shaken up, refined, reinvented and reenergized. The magic “I” of the CIO title sparks many imaginations and modern CIOs need to wear different hats and play multiple roles.