Fri.Feb 08, 2019

The Green New Deal Is Your Solution To Climate Change Risks

Forrester IT

If you are reading this for the snark and jokes, thank you. We are so sorry to disappoint you, because we’re not sure how to make corporate climate risks funny. Instead, let’s have a sober discussion about climate risk, and you can leave the jokes in the comment section.¹ What Is It?

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Why cloud computing suddenly seems so hard and expensive

David Linthicum

A survey of 100 IT decision-makers in companies with 500 or more employees conducted by NetEnrich found that 85 percent claimed either moderate or extensive production use of cloud infrastructure. What’s not surprising, and what I’ve been saying here, 80 percent stated that they have moved at least a quarter of all workloads to the public cloud. But there is trouble in paradise.

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Unlock The Mysteries Of IoT Pricing

Forrester IT

Koninklijke Philips has come a long way since the Philips family began making lightbulbs in the Dutch city of Eindhoven in 1891. Today the company focuses on healthcare, but it wants to do more than just build and sell medical products.

The Accidental Successful CIO Podcast Now Available!

The Accidental Successful CIO

Good news! The Accidental Successful CIO blog is now being supported by a brand new podcast called (what else) “The Accidental Successful CIO” This new podcast is available on the Anchor podcasting service (just purchased by Spotify!). If you don’t have time to read the latest The Accidental Successful CIO updates, then listen to them! Click here to visit the podcast’s home page. Happy listening! The post The Accidental Successful CIO Podcast Now Available!


Who Are You, Citizen Data Scientist?

Forrester IT

Everyone is talking about the citizen data scientist, but no one can define it (perhaps they know one when they see one). Here goes — the simplest definition of a citizen data scientist is: non-data scientist. That’s not a pejorative; it just means that citizen data scientists nobly desire to do data science but are […

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SD-WAN creates new security challenges

Network World

SD-WAN products have been available for the better part of five years. Early adopters of the technology focused primarily on transport-related issues such as replacing or augmenting MPLS with broadband. As any technology matures and moves out of the early adopter phase, the buying criteria changes — and SD-WAN is no different. In 2018, a ZK Research survey asked respondents to rank SD-WAN buying criteria, and security came out as the top response, well ahead of technology innovation and price.

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Three-Step Scenario to Break Down Silos

Future of CIO

There are different definitions about silos, The segmenting or sectioning of work by skill/knowledge/type/etc is a necessary component of business operations. However, silo mentality often means keeping people’s mind static, keeping people separate rather than keeping work separate.

How to Boost the Online Presence of Your Business


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The Best “Digital Transformation” Quotes of “Digital Master” Feb. 2019

Future of CIO

“ Digital Master ” is the series of guidebooks (25+ 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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Challenge Accepted: An Adventure in Linux Part 2

Linux Academy

Day One- I already cheated. I am 24 hours into the first day of the challenge, and I may have already cheated. Jason’s challenge says to: “ Explore the curated AppCenter and the bundled software to get all of your working and playing done.

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The Monthly “CIO Master” Book Tuning: CIOs as “Digital Modernist” II Feb. 2019

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.

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Where Third-Party Vendors Stand in the Wake of AWS Backup

Information Week

Amazon's offering is meant to deliver convenience-and it may push competing backup services to change tactics