Fri.Jan 25, 2019

It’s time to kick your ERP system to the curb and go SaaS

David Linthicum

According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index , 59 percent of all cloud workflows were delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS) by 2019. But infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) dropped to 28 percent from 44 percent in 2013, and that platform-as-a-service (PaaS) was only 13 percent for workloads delivered. To read this article in full, please click here

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The Billion-Dollar Healthcare Problem You Can’t Just Walk Off

Forrester IT

(Caleb Ewald contributed to this blog.) Super Bowl LIII is right around the corner, and we’ve begun reading the tea leaves and perusing injury reports to divine the future with precision. Will the Pats win another one? Will the Rams start a dynasty? While tea leaves are. tea […]. advanced analytics healthcare

Foto Friday – Pika Rocky Mountain National Park

Eric D. Brown

Pika Rocky Mountain National Park. While in Rocky Mountain National Park last year, I stumbled upon an area perfect for Pikas. I sat myself down next to some rocks and waited. After about 15 minutes I started hearing the ‘squeeks’ that you’d hear from these cute little animals.

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Be Better Than Best-Guess Development

Forrester IT

Developers sometimes feel as though they work in the dark, writing code, pushing updates, and delivering features but remaining detached from the customers they serve. Often relying on feedback from internal experts and best guesses, dev teams rarely have an unobstructed view into how customers truly use their features and feel about their products. Fostering […].

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

It’s time to kick your ERP system to the curb and go SaaS

David Linthicum

According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index , 59 percent of all cloud workflows were delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS) by 2019. But infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) dropped to 28 percent from 44 percent in 2013, and that platform-as-a-service (PaaS) was only 13 percent for workloads delivered. To read this article in full, please click here

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Data Privacy Day 28 January

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Do you know the world data privacy day is on 28th January every year? This is a quick post on the data privacy topic. I hope, if you don’t know more about data privacy topics, then this post is for you.

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Cisco patches serious SD-WAN software security holes

Network World

Cisco has patched security vulnerabilities in four packages of SD-WAN Solution software that address buffer overflow, arbitrary file override and privilege access weaknesses that could have led to denial-of-service attacks or access problems.

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How You Can Improve Customer Engagement

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How You Can Improve Customer Engagement - Information Technology Blog. Hearing customer feedback can be both incredibly rewarding and difficult to hear.

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Batten down the DNS hatches as attackers strike Feds

Network World

If enterprise IT folks haven’t taken a look at their DNS ecosystem recently now may be a good time. This week the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) told all federal agencies to bolt down their Domain Name System in the face of a series of global hacking campaigns. More about DNS: To read this article in full, please click here

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

How to Write the Perfect Returns Policy

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Write the Perfect Returns Policy - Information Technology Blog. Store owners, especially the new ones, can worry far too much about their return policies.

Challenge Accepted: An Adventure in Linux — Part 1

Linux Academy

Hello once again, Linux Academy family! I hope you are all well and have not missed me terribly over the holidays. I am back and in a different role within Linux Academy.

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Gadgets Every Developer Needs to Get Through the Day

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Gadgets Every Developer Needs to Get Through the Day - Information Technology Blog. Developers often have to beat deadlines, work in the same groups and environment for so long.

How SD-WAN can improve your security strategy

Network World

Data breaches and security threats are a top concern among IT leaders, yet it’s harder than ever to hire skilled security professionals. That has organizations looking for ways to more easily improve their security strategy. One option is to implement a software-defined WAN ( SD-WAN ). I recently talked with Hamza Seqqat, director of solutions architecture at Apcela , to get his take on how SD-WAN affects security strategy.

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Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

Learn And Use These Tips From A Montreal SEO Company

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Learn And Use These Tips From A Montreal SEO Company - Information Technology Blog. Search engine optimization is the process of getting your website in a position where it will rank higher in search engine listings.

Six Trends Moving the Needle in Customer Care: Analytics

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Consumers are digitally savvy, well informed, and more demanding than ever. Not investing in resources that digitally transform customer care will become a competitive disadvantage. This series explores six technology trends for delivering smarter and more strategic customer care. Trend #1: Analytics Help You Anticipate Customer Needs. Data and analytics go hand in hand to improving customers’ outcomes, streamlining operations, and optimizing marketing campaigns, among other things.

Batten down the DNS hatches as attackers strike Feds

Network World

If enterprise IT folks haven’t taken a look at their DNS ecosystem recently now may be a good time. This week the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) told all federal agencies to bolt down their Domain Name System in the face of a series of global hacking campaigns. More about DNS: To read this article in full, please click here

Six Tips on How to Lead a Successful Panel Discussion

Information Week

Your first appearance in the IT spotlight should be a shining success, not a career cremation

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.

Cisco patches serious SD-WAN software security holes

Network World

Cisco has patched security vulnerabilities in four packages of SD-WAN Solution software that address buffer overflow, arbitrary file override and privilege access weaknesses that could have led to denial-of-service attacks or access problems.

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The Monthly “12 CIO Personas” Book Turning: CIOs as “Chief Influence Officer” Jan. 2019

Future of CIO

The digital CIOs have to wear different colors of hats and master multiple leadership personas and management roles effortlessly.

What is a firewall? How they work and how they fit into enterprise security

Network World

Firewalls been around for three decades, but they’ve evolved drastically to include features that used to be sold as separate appliances and to pull in externally gathered data to make smarter decisions about what network traffic to allow and what traffic to block.

Discover Digital Landscape at the Vista Point

Future of CIO

The digital transformation is now spreading rapidly to enable organizations of all shapes and sizes to reinvent themselves. Change is inevitable, and the speed of change is increasing.

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.

A Connective Mind Sparking Creativity

Future of CIO

Human minds are perhaps one of the most powerful but mysterious things in the universe, as they continue to imagine and invent things for changing the world. The fact is that the world now becomes more advanced, complex, hyperconnected, and dynamic than ever.