February, 2021

Build 3 Operations Management Skills for AI Success


Data and analytics leaders know that data and platform capabilities and the correct application of data and AI skills deliver successful AI applications.

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5 Ways IT Leaders are Adjusting to New Operational Normals

Social, Agile and Transformation

You gain many insights speaking to heads of NOCs and IT operations about the changes in their roles, strategies, and operating models over the last year.

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How to Explain AI, ML, and NLP to Business Leaders in Plain Language

Information Week

Your ability to explain artificial intelligence and its components to business leaders could mean the difference between acceptance and resistance. Here's how to do it

The Graph Protocol: Enabling search for the new world of distributed ledgers


The Graph (GRT) is an Ethereum token that powers The Graph, a decentralized protocol for indexing and querying data from blockchains. Just as Google indexes the web, The Graph indexes […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency and Blockchain GRT The Graph

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrators that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

6 Seldom-Discussed Tips for Working in the Tech Industry

Association of Information Technology Professional

These 6 tips are rarely discussed online, but are essential as you build integrity and earn respect from your peers in the technology industry

IoT security tips and a cautionary tale

Network World

You will have more connected devices than ever on your network in 2021, especially if you’re in healthcare, retail, or logistics, industries that are among the early adopters of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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How Real-Time Technologies Are Helping Protect Vulnerable Energy Assets

Doctor Chaos

As the world increasingly relies on technology, the energy sector’s role becomes more critical. A disruption in the power grid that delivers electricity to businesses and homes could be devastating for any infrastructure and services in an area.

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CRM Trends 2021: How the Pandemic Altered Customer Behavior Forever

Information Week

Customers flocked to digital channels and faced life-changing events in 2020. Here's how enterprise companies are changing their CRM practices for a new normal

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Centripetal Networks: Proactively Blocks Potential Exploit Attempts


Read Byron Rashed explain how Centripetal CleanINTERNET recently applied cyber threat intelligence to defend a SonicWall VPN host from over 400,000 attack attempts on their blog: Centripetal Networks observed 472,584 […]. News Centripetal Networks

16 Best IT Support Jobs in 2021

Association of Information Technology Professional

Learn what the 16 best IT support jobs are in the industry with research from CompTIA. Start advancing a new career in IT today

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

How COVID-19 is shaping enterprise networking

Network World

The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the networking arena in a number of ways, including the rise of fully automated remote offices, the need to support a "branch of one," and the growth of new communications software tools. One of the biggest trends we are seeing is business agility.

Can Your Cloud Provider Deplatform You?


Multiple technology service providers — including Amazon Web Services, Okta and Stripe — suspended or terminated service to Parler after the January 6, 2021 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol building.

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Zombie Speed 101: They are getting faster

Doctor Chaos

They say the strong survive. How does that apply when you are dead? The Zombie Apocalypse is among us. What are your chances of making it? It really depends on what types of Zombies you are “lucky” enough to encounter.

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Graph-Based AI Enters the Enterprise Mainstream

Information Week

Graph AI is becoming fundamental to anti-fraud, sentiment monitoring, market segmentation, and other applications where complex patterns must be rapidly identified

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Some Reasons Why Ethereum is stagnating behind Bitcoin after its rally to new record-high


Read Joseph Young take a look at why Ethereum’s price is lagging behind Bitcoin after its last week rally to an all-time high on Cryptoslate : The price of Ethereum […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency News bitcoin Ethereum


Climbing to the Top: Why Tech Thrives in Colorado

Association of Information Technology Professional

A focus on health and fitness and a love of sunshine unites IT pros in these three Colorado Tech Towns


Microsoft is shipping a data centre in a 40-foot container. What's inside, and what's it for?

Tech Republic Data Center

Microsoft's Azure Modular data center brings computing on the edge

Gartner Predicts the Future of Cloud and Edge Infrastructure


As enterprise infrastructures evolve and shift in today’s digital-first world, infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders need to prioritize adapting and protecting on their to-do lists.

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Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

I'm a C I Double S P (CISSP Parody)

Doctor Chaos

Think you know what being a CISSP is all about? Not all CISSP's are equal, some are more equal than others! link]. Off-Topic


How AI Can Save the World, or Not

Information Week

Lead artificial intelligence advisor to the United Nations, Neil Sahota shares his perspectives on major UN AI projects and the major challenges to AI today

Today Every Company Buys Electricity, Tomorrow Every Company Will Buy Ethereum


If you were amazed at the moves by MicroStrategy and Tesla into Bitcoin, just wait till the really big companies start shifting part of their assets into this digital store […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO bitcoin Ethereum

Fixin’ to Reinvent the Traditional Tech Hub: Why Technology Thrives in the South

Association of Information Technology Professional

What are the best cities for tech jobs in 2021 in the south and what are the pros and cons of living there


Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Celebrating 500 Posts on Driving Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

This is my 500th post on this blog, Social, Agile, and Transformation (and almost 700 across all websites), so I hope you will celebrate this milestone with me! I started this blog back in 2005 when a friend told me that my startup needed to be "plugged into the blogosphere."

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9 Hacks to Accelerate Digital Business


COVID-19 caused 7 of 10 boards of directors to accelerate digital business , but accelerating digital requires a change in work habits, and the reality is that people don’t change their habits overnight. Acceleration is not just a tech problem. It requires a deliberate effort to rethink the ways in which work is performed, processes are undertaken and decisions are made, enabling more agile and better adaption to the emerging work culture.

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Cybersecurity Career Opportunities in Threat Intelligence

Doctor Chaos

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Overcoming Digital Transformation Challenges With The Cloud

Information Week

Here's how cloud computing can enable the future of work, accelerate data strategies, integrate AI and cyber strategies, and innovate for social good

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Update: Defending against cyberattacks with actionable Threat Intelligence


The threat of cyberattacks was compounded in 2020, as Covid provided bad actors with a rapidly growing corporate attack surface to address, to further system and network breaches. Attacks grew […]. News RiskIQ

Cybersecurity pros: Automation and app security are top priorities in 2021

Tech Republic Security

A study on CIO and CISO prioritization showed these two areas are most important this year. Cloud security is another area high on their lists

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A huge tech company just killed the 9-5 workday for good

Tech Republic Cloud

Salesforce said it 'no longer makes sense' to expect employees to work in the office eight hours a day and still do their best work

Do You Need a Virtual CISO?


With a current total cash compensation ranging from $208K to $337K, hiring a chief information security officer (CISO) may not be in the budget for small or midsize organizations, especially those that aren’t heavily regulated.

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.