Wed.May 20, 2020

An Interview with Carmen Medina


The latest OODAcast features someone we have long looked up to, Carmen Medina. She is a great leader and successful senior executive who rose to the highest levels of the […]. CTO News OODA


The Promising Case Of Low-Code Testing

Forrester IT

Low-code dev platforms have been around for 30 years, but in 2020, adoption has reached an inflection point. Today, a majority of developers report they are either planning on or have already implemented a low-code platform to build digital business applications (see figure).

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EasyJet data breach: 9 million customers affected


British low-cost airline group EasyJet has revealed on Tuesday that it “has been the target of an attack from a highly sophisticated source” and that it has suffered a data […].

RPA And Test Automation Are More Friends Than Foes

Forrester IT

COVID-19 taught us an important lesson. As Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, put it at Microsoft Build 2020 to hundreds of developers, “We’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months!”

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

7 Tips for Security Pros Patching in a Pandemic


Patch management has historically been a challenge for IT and security teams, which are under pressure to create strong programs and deploy fixes as they’re released. Now their challenges are […].

B2B Leaders Will Find CX North America Literally And Virtually Stimulating

Forrester IT

Learn how we'll help firms master B2B customer experience at the CX North America live virtual experience on June 16-18, 2020. Age of the Customer B2B CX B2B marketing customer centricity customer experience customer experience management promoted

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Master a Distributed Workforce for Digital Transformation


Whether through new product lines, a fully remote workforce or a whole new online business, COVID-19 will continue to change the way organizations operate. But in the chaos exists an opportunity to transform the future business.

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How to decode a data breach notice


Read Zack Whittaker explain how to decode a data breach notice on Techcrunch : Over the years I’ve seen hundreds, probably thousands, of data breach notifications warning that a company’s […].

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Learn How to Retry ConfigMgr Hotfix Installation | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I faced an issue while installing ConfigMgr Hotfix. In this quick post, let’s learn How to Retry ConfigMgr Hotfix Installation.

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NTT Report Demonstrates Changing Approaches of Cyber-Criminals


Read explain how the latest NTT 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report reveals that cybercriminals are changing their attack strategies on Infosec Magazine : There was a marked increase in the […].

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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.

IT Leadership in Education: Getting Online School Right

Information Week

Even before so many schools across the country pivoted to online learning in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, some schools had already pioneered how to do it

Nearly 70% of major companies will increase cybersecurity spending post-coronavirus

Tech Republic Security

With more people working from home, cybercrimes skyrocketed, forcing companies to rethink tech budgets, LearnBonds found

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Build 2020: Azure Stack Hub updated with six new features, including machine-learning tools

Tech Republic Data Center

Microsoft has announced a slew of up updates to its hybrid cloud platform at its Build 2020 developer conference, which is taking place virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Dark Web sees rise in postings selling access to corporate networks

Tech Republic Security

These postings provide cybercriminals with the information needed to hack into networks where they can infect critical machines with malware, according to Positive Technologies

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Holographic VR meetings just became real, whether you’re ready or not

Venture Beast

Thanks to standalone VR headsets and free holographic meeting software, employees can now attend gatherings from home -- but some practical hurdles remain. Read More.

New phishing campaign impersonates LogMeIn to steal user credentials

Tech Republic Security

LogMeIn is the parent company of LastPass, so attackers may also be attempting to access the password managers of compromised users, says Abnormal Security

Shopify unveils Balance debit card, opens AI-powered fulfillment network to merchants

Venture Beast

Shopify Reunite news: Shopify Balance debit card, Shop Pay Installments, Local Delivery product, and fulfillment network accepting merchant applications. Read More.

Open source security report finds library-induced flaws in 70% of applications

Tech Republic Security

Problems are everywhere, but most fixes are easy to find and implement, according to a Veracode report that analyzed

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.

A fight for the soul of machine learning

Venture Beast

Google reportedly cut diversity programs against a backdrop of algorithmic bias and tech leaders with white supremacist ties. But the U.S. is more diverse than ever. Read More.

10 Ways to Prepare Your IT Organization for the Next Crisis

Information Week

Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic can help IT leaders and managers get ready for the next emergency


Embracer Group is making 118 games including 69 unannounced titles

Venture Beast

Embracer Group, formerly known as THQ Nordic, announced that it has 118 games under development, including 69 unannounced titles. Read More. Business Games PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games DeanBeat News Embracer Group THQ Nordic

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The top free online tech classes to advance your IT skills

Tech Republic Security

Available online classes include ways to upgrade your resume, add to current skills, or land a better job. Here are some of the top places to go to find eLearning courses

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The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Startup Genome: Global VC funding dropped 20% since coronavirus crisis began in December

Venture Beast

Global venture capital funding has dropped by 20% since the onset of the coronavirus crisis in December 2019, according to Startup Genome. Read More.

7 Tips on How to Build a Stronger Business/IT Partnership

Information Week

To create the organizational resilience necessary in this new normal, businesses need to stop thinking of IT teams as just expensive gatekeepers

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Year of modernization: 56% of professionals are working on cloud migrations for 2020

Tech Republic Cloud

Even organizations with strict regulatory requirements are overcoming prior cloud security concerns to update infrastructure, Progress found

Are You Firing the Wrong People?

Information Week

Organizations are reducing their workforces to reduce costs, but they may be sacrificing long-term stability for short-term savings


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.

Apple releases final iOS 13.5 with coronavirus exposure alert support

Venture Beast

Apple's latest iPhone OS release is now available to the general public with COVID-19-inspired features, along with Apple Watch, TV, iPad, and Mac updates. Read More.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

Network World

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate. Insider Story


The Core i9-10900K reveals why Intel still matters

Venture Beast

The Intel Core i9-10900K lives up to the promise of delivering fast gaming performance. It's also excellent for production. Read More. Games PC Gaming category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Components category-/Games Intel Intel Core i9-10900K Intel Core i9-9900K

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CIOs Deal With A Revolution In Grocery Stores

The Accidental Successful CIO

Food shoppers are going online and CIOs have to prepare for their arrival Image Credit: CIOs who work for grocery store chains are undergoing some significant changes in their lives.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.