Fri.Mar 15, 2019

How Far? The Line Between Compassionate Care and Ruthless Efficiency


I recently read with horror and empathy several articles about a man who was told by a video linked “robot” doctor that he was going to die. We lived through a similar experience just one week ago. My son-in-law, dying from stage IV cancer, was subjected to a similar robotic doctor in Inova Loudoun […]. CTO News

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How to find devops staff who are good at both technology and people

David Linthicum

Do cloud-oriented devops people need to be people-oriented, as well as technology-oriented? That seems to be the case, according to a new report by the Devops Institute. When it comes to recruitment, the study found that there is an equal balance in enterprises in looking for soft skills and in looking for technical skills. This desired balance is for both promoting people from within and finding skilled people outside the company. Watch out! 8 career pitfalls every developer should avoid. •

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Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Mark Polly

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018, we announced the first class of Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive.

Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware's strategy

Network World

It has been just 10 months since Tom Gillis became VMware 's senior vice president and general manager of its networking and security business, and in that time he has overseen some major changes in the company’s core products.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

Our New Business Platform: Free Administrative Licenses

Linux Academy

In April, we are launching some major platform updates including a revamped Linux Academy for Business platform for our customers.

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There's No Tech Silver Bullet for Digital Transformation

Information Week

There are four common traits of executives and organizations that will be successful with digital transformation


The Best “Systems Thinking” Quotes of “Digital Master” Mar. 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.”

AWS Careers: On the Road to All 9 AWS Certifications

Linux Academy

I had the pleasure of speaking with one of our amazing students about his experience training for AWS certifications on Linux Academy. Mike had a lot of great advice for others who are training for certifications and developing their AWS knowledge. Keep reading to meet Mike!

The Monthly “100 Creativity Ingredients” Book Tuning: The Thoughts and Quotes about Creativity Mar. 2019

Future of CIO

All humans are born with raw creativity ability. Creativity has many dimensions, with multi-faceted truth and myth, manifold knowledge and multidimensional insight. Creativity is the wings of our mind and the tempo of our heartbeat.

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.

Q&A: Deloitte's Lisa Noon on Inclusivity and Cloud Evolution

Information Week

As adoption of the cloud accelerates, a broader mix of perspectives can help accelerate innovation

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Three Aspects of Digital Multiplicity

Future of CIO

The digital transformation is now spreading rapidly to enable organizations of all shapes and sizes to reinvent themselves. Consider digital organization as the self-organized but interlaced environments, there are many emergent digital characteristics.

What Makes a Bitcoin ATM a Good Business Idea?


Information Technology Blog - - What Makes a Bitcoin ATM a Good Business Idea? Information Technology Blog. Bitcoin ATMs, from such companies as Coin Cloud ATM , can prove to be an excellent business idea.

Looking Ahead: My 2019 Projects

Scott Lowe

It’s been a little while now since I published my 2018 project report card , which assessed my progress against my 2018 project goals. I’ve been giving a fair amount of thought to the areas where I’d like to focus my professional (technical) development this coming year, and I think I’ve come up with some project goals that align both with where I am professionally right now and where I want to be technically as I grow and evolve.

How Can You Protect Your Company From Hackers?


Information Technology Blog - - How Can You Protect Your Company From Hackers? Information Technology Blog. According to a Clark School Study at the University of Maryland, there is a cyber-attack every 39 seconds on average.

Spousetivities at Oktane 2019

Scott Lowe

It should come as no surprise to anyone that I’m a huge supporter of Spousetivities , and not just because it was my wife, Crystal Lowe , who launched this movement. What started as the gathering of a few folks at VMworld 2008 has grown over the last 11 years, and this year marks the appearance of Spousetivities at an entirely new conference: Oktane 2019 !