Mon.Feb 24, 2020

Harnessing Big Data: Can Our Laws and Policies Keep Up?


Read Tim Molino explain how we can achieve big data revolution if our policies and laws are in order on Information Week : We are just at the beginning of the big data revolution. What was merely a prediction a few years ago is happening today.

The Good And The Bad Of US Federal Website UX

Forrester IT

We recently evaluated seven of the most-visited US federal websites. Here’s a sampling of the good and the bad from what real users of these websites told us: “I found the website very easy to navigate. Everything was on the home page. The links were easy to understand.”

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JPEG on the Blockchain: Image Format Creator Believes Tech Can Fight Copyright Theft


The Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) said blockchain has “great potential” as the basis of a system that would use a combination of encryption, hash signatures and watermarking in an image’s metadata to protect copyright, Digital Trends reported Thursday.

Why The Private Sector Will Play An Increasingly Bigger Role In Climate Change And Sustainability

Forrester IT

In 2017, the US, famously and controversially, made the decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement. And some of the 187 countries that remain in the agreement are struggling to meet their commitments.

Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Strategies for Modernizing Software

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 manage the same challenges.

AI, Universities And The Knowledge Gap


Read Kathleen Walch’s article about the growing knowledge gap in AI. When it comes to addressing the future of the artificial intelligence industry, few people are caught in the middle of every change and shift than academics pushing forward leading research at universities.

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Moving communications to cloud – the next move for IT leaders


Read why Vishal Agrawal says that it is time for IT leaders to move their communications network to the clouds on ET CIO : Digital transformation (DX) has moved beyond buzzword level today. Digital advancements are creating new products, services and transforming business operations.

“Alexa, stop leaking my data.” – How Consumer Smart Devices Threaten Company Assets

Forrester IT

We’ve all heard the stories about how smart devices can enable hackers to spy on, and communicate with, unsuspecting victims.

Huawei’s 10.8-inch iPad Pro rival can wirelessly charge your phone


Huawei’s big MWC reveal that never was is the MatePad Pro, a stylish tablet that will come with a keyboard folio and companion stylus in an attempt to go toe-to-toe with the iPad Pro.

What is Agile Planning in 5 Minutes with @NYIke

Social, Agile and Transformation

Why are some organizations stuck with fr-agile development processes? Hint: It's not because you need to "scale" agile. Many organizations succeed in getting an A-team practicing agile and then look to "scale" their best practices to the rest of the organization.

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Design Thinking for Product Teams: Leverage Human Insight Throughout Development

Product teams must increase their exposure hours with customers—seeing and hearing them. Human insights and the design thinking framework can be applied to your development cycle to help you build better products and experiences for your customers.

Legacy Brands Take Note: FTC Won’t Protect You From DTC Competition

Forrester IT

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently sued to block Edgewell’s acquisition of shaving direct-to-consumer (DTC) company Harry’s, fearing industry consolidation since Edgewell owns Schick and Wilkinson blade brands. A disappointment to Harry’s founders and VC investors to be sure. Perhaps even a deterrent to further VC investment in DTC disruptor companies. But don’t mistake this […].

ConfigMgr 2002 Technical Preview Console Startup Time|SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft released the latest version of technical preview version 2002 of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM|SCCM). SCCM 2002 version comes with many improvements and new features.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

Don’t Read This Before Dinner There are some things that can’t be unseen. Chief among them, a Whopper decomposing in high definition to demonstrate that Burger King plans to remove artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives from the burger. Industry pundits are all abuzz with opinion (ahem!)

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How Startups Fit into Healthcare's Transformation

Information Week

Learn how large organizations in life sciences and healthcare leverage innovation born from disruptive, entrepreneurial companies

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.

Building Identity Systems on the Sovrin Network

Phil Windley

Summary: An identity metasystem like the Sovrin Network provides the foundation for creating tens of millions of interoperable identity systems for every conceivable context and use.

Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast?

Information Week

While the California Consumer Protection Act is a step in the right direction in the war for data privacy, are the hurdles that businesses are forced to jump effective and cost-worthy

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16 best practices for improving cybersecurity

Tech Republic Security

Cisco's 2020 CISO Benchmark Study links a robust patch policy and collaboration to smaller data breaches

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AI Regulation: Has the Time Arrived?

Information Week

Most of the world's leading democracies want to investigate the impact of AI's exponential growth. The US isn't one of them


Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?

The good, the bad, and the scary from Experian's data breach report

Tech Republic Security

Many security teams don't update response plans on a regular basis but complying with GDPR is getting easier

Juniper bolsters wireless security; fights against encrypted malicious threats

Network World

Juniper is filling out its enterprise security portfolio this week by integrating support for its Mist wireless customers and adding the capability for customers to gain better visibility and control over encrypted traffic threats. With the new additions, Juniper is looking to buttress its ability to let users secure all traffic traversing the enterprise network via campus, WAN or data center.

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Google reveals new cloud security features at RSA 2020

Tech Republic Security

Google's reCAPTCHA Enterprise and Web Risk API get a general release; Chronicle Security gets boosts from new threat detection and timelining features

Cisco goes to the cloud with broad enterprise security service

Network World

Cisco has unveiled a cloud-based security platform it says will go a long way in helping customers protect their far-flung networked resources. Cisco describes the new SecureX service as offering an open, cloud-native system that will let customers detect and remediate threats across Cisco and third-party products from a single interface. IT security teams can then automate and orchestrate security management across enterprise cloud, network and applications and end points.

Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.

Financial services companies are ahead in hybrid cloud deployments

Tech Republic Security

But 73% of financial companies are moving applications off the cloud and back on premises

How to Improve Your Business Accounting’s Productivity


Information Technology Blog - - How to Improve Your Business Accounting’s Productivity - Information Technology Blog. From the humble sole trader to a large-scale corporation, every business recognizes the importance of accounting.

Three things CISOs need to do differently in 2020

Tech Republic Security

Security leaders need to connect their work to broader business goals and create a culture of learning to attract talent

Professional Essay Writers: How to Pay Less?


Information Technology Blog - - Professional Essay Writers: How to Pay Less? Information Technology Blog. Writing services are very popular these days since many students feel like they need assistance with their writing assignments.

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.