February, 2020

Which multicloud architecture will win out?

David Linthicum

You would have to be living under a rock not to notice that multicloud deployments have become the new normal, for many reasons. The core arguments I’m hearing are the notions of avoiding lock-in and picking best-of-breed cloud services.

Where to Place Your Machine Learning and AI Bets

Social, Agile and Transformation

A few weeks ago, I published my 2020 predictions and stated explicitly that enterprises must demonstrate AI and Machine Learning wins. So, in this post, I survey several recent research surveys to determine where organizations should place their bets.

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Should CIOs Kill Off Passwords?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Is there a better way to secure applications and websites? Image Credit: Mike Corbett. When your IT department creates a new website for users to access, how do they go about securing it? If you are like most IT departments, you require users to make use of a unique username and a password.

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Moving AI Forward: Why You Need to Slow Down Now to Scale Later

Information Week

Companies looking to truly take advantage of AI's full potential must first address the most common problems that again and again hold the industry back

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.

3 Ways CIOs Get the Growth Mindset Wrong

CEB IT

When researchers told teachers that a certain group of children were high performers with greater intelligence than other students, teacher expectations for the higher-performance students increased.

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CIOs And The Problem Of Social Engineering

The Accidental Successful CIO

Social engineering is how the bad guys get employees to say too much Image Credit: Alexandre Formagio. So let’s pretend for a moment that you’ve switched sides.

Where autonomous vehicles and edge computing have arrived

David Linthicum

According to a recent report by DEC Research, North America held the dominant position in the autonomous farm equipment market, with a revenue of more than $26 billion. The growth in the use of tractors and combine harvesters endowed with auto steering and the rising use of drones in farm operations can be credited for this large revenue generation.

Delight Employees and Empower IT to Shine at ITSM

Social, Agile and Transformation

Wake up! No one likes opening service desk tickets or using ITSM tools. Employees expect self-service capabilities and easy to use technologies.

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3 Ways to Embrace Proactive Data Ethics

CEB IT

Should a K-12 education system collect data from school laptops to assess student performance? Or a car manufacturer collect and share data on vehicle trips to inform smart city programs?

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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.

What Does “Artificial Intelligence” Really Mean?

CTOvision

Read Rob Toews explain what artificial intelligence means on Forbes : Years ago, Marvin Minsky coined the phrase “suitcase words” to refer to terms that have a multitude of different meanings packed into them. He gave as examples words like consciousness, morality and creativity.

How To Get Executives To Buy In To CX Transformation

Forrester IT

“How do I get executives to care about customer experience?” I hear this all the time during client inquiries, and for good reason. No customer experience (CX) organization can execute a successful transformation without executive support (and the budget that goes with it).

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Hybrid Azure AD Join AutoPilot Deployment and Architectural Flow

Anoop

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Can you partition a database between public clouds and on-premises?

David Linthicum

I get this request a lot: We have a single, huge database and want to keep part of the data on-premises and part of the data in the cloud. Is that possible? Of course. Enough time and money can solve all problems. The real question is not “can we,” but “should we?”

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.

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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The 4 Dimensions of the CIO’s Personal Leadership

CEB IT

Digital society requires a CIO mindset shift away from striving for stability and toward leading through constant uncertainty. This means leading in all directions to address ever-changing IT and business demands.

Future Proof: Rare Convergence Of Leading Government and Industry Leaders 19 March

CTOvision

OODA’s 19 March Future Proof conference brings together the hackers, thinkers, strategists, disruptors, leaders, technologists, and creators with one foot in the future to discuss the most pressing issues of the day and provide insight into the ways technology is evolving.

If You Need Somebody – Not Just Anybody – Data Literacy Help Is Here

Forrester IT

Some organizations need a little help with data literacy – getting their feet on the ground. Maybe they can’t seem to move the bar in terms of using data to make decisions. Or they sense their employees struggle to understand; they’re not so self-assured when it comes to data.

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?

Install WSUS for ConfigMgr Software Update Point Role | SUP | SCCM

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you shall learn how to install WSUS for ConfigMgr Software Update Point (SUP). Let’s see how to install WSUS on Server 2019 for SCCM SUP.

Cloud computing is even greener than we thought

David Linthicum

The idea that cloud computing is green really depends on whom you’re talking to. Some say data center growth is driven by those evil cloud providers.

Are CIOs Ready To Use AI To Transform The Business?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Artificial intelligence is going to change everything, are CIOs ready? Image Credit: Evan. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful new technology that the person with the CIO job is going to have to learn how to harness because of the importance of information technology.

6 Outdated Ideas That Harm Your Digital Business

CEB IT

grocery chain Tesco generates $150 million in supply chain efficiencies via analytics. Oil and gas giant BP saves $7 billion a year with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors. Hershey saves $500,000 per batch of candy with machine learning and IoT.

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.

A brief history of artificial intelligence

CTOvision

Read why Steven Nunez says despite huge advances in machine learning models, AI challenges remain much the same today as 60 years ago on InfoWorld : In the early days of artificial intelligence, computer scientists attempted to recreate aspects of the human mind in the computer.

The Supporting Information Technology Stack To Unveil The Artificial Intelligence Of Things — Reflection from CES 2020

Forrester IT

Flying taxies, concept cars, curved screens, and folded PCs are lighting up Las Vegas nights. This is a place where the world’s best tech gets unveiled.

Install a New SCCM Management Point Role|ConfigMgr

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Configuration Manager|SCCM Management Point (MP) provides policy and service location information to clients client devices. In this post, you shall learn how to install a New Management Point Role.

Are containers a good choice for your applications?

David Linthicum

The application container market is set to grow from $762 million in 2016 to $2.7 billion by 2020. This according to 451 Research’s latest Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market Monitor report.

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.