Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

David Linthicum

Databases are like cars. You have the vintage cars that everyone looks back on fondly, and now they cost 20 times what they did back in the 1970s.

Business Gets Personal: Why Executives Cannot Decouple Individual Values From Company Values

Forrester IT

Equinox and SoulCycle are feeling the burn. When headlines broke that Stephen Ross, chairman and majority owner of the fitness brands’ parent company, is hosting a fundraiser to support President Trump, consumers and celebrities vehemently called for boycotts.

Which Industries Reap The Biggest Benefits From Predictive Maintenance And Why

Datacponomy

When considering the growth and productivity of organizations in different fields, it doesn’t take too much time to see a pattern on how maintenance strategies are common throughout all consistently thriving operations.

Broadcom Buys Symantec’s Enterprise Biz.: Good News For Investors; Bad News For Enterprises

Forrester IT

Yesterday, Broadcom announced a definitive deal to acquire the enterprise business of Symantec for $10.7 billion in cash.

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.

Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?

Information Week

As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks

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Best Practices for Deploying Data Lakes

Information Week

With data changing and growing so rapidly, the need to get value out of your data is even more urgent. Here's some advice about how to approach data lakes

The Magic Cycles of Breakthrough Innovation

Future of CIO

Innovation is the new way to do things. Breakthrough Innovation is disruptive and will change the business in many fields.You need new technology, new processes, new customers, new knowledge may be a new business model.

The Best “Sensation” Quotes of “Digital Master” Aug. 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” is a series of guidebooks (28 + 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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The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Nonlinearity & Change Management Aug. 2019

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges.

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.