March, 2020

Can public clouds keep up with the pandemic surge?

David Linthicum

As more and more businesses switch to virtual work from home “offices,” cloud computing and cloud-based systems suddenly have new credibility.

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Agile, DevOps, and COVID-19

Forrester's Customer Insights

Every other Friday, we have a meeting of the “DevOps Theme Team,” a group of Forrester analysts focused on next generation IT management approaches. We talk about Agile and DevOps, of course, but also extend into related areas like portfolio management and security.

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Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait

Information Week

An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers

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Leading a Defensive to Offensive Transformation Strategy Post COVID-19

Social, Agile and Transformation

There is something quite magical watching pro athletes in a one on one situation. A soccer player defending a striker from getting by or a basketball player holding ground so that the point guard doesn't drive to the basket.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

Can AI Predict Global Pandemics Like The Coronavirus?

Forrester's Customer Insights

If you want to use ML to predict sparse events, then you are going to need a whole lot more sparse events. Maybe we don’t have the direct data to predict the big events like the coronavirus outbreak, but we are very likely to have the data to predict one or more proxy events for an outbreak.

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Create Contingency Plans for Events Canceled Due to COVID-19

CEB IT

Events rank as one of the most effective ways of generating leads for technology marketers. Technology and service providers spend an average of 11% of the marketing programs budget on third-party tradeshows, according to the Gartner 2019 Tech Marketing Benchmarks Survey.

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Get ready for the post-pandemic run on cloud

David Linthicum

“Cloud-computing providers are emerging as among the few corporate winners in the coronavirus pandemic as office and store closures across the U.S. have pushed more activity online,” as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

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Getting the Most Out of Augmented Intelligence

Information Week

Looking for a way to help your organization work smarter and faster? Augmented intelligence is ready to provide added support, new insights, and a competitive edge

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What is Proactive Data Governance?

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you go to most business leaders to discuss data governance, you are likely to get a glazing stare that screams, "What the heck are you talking about?" And then your mind races to figure out where to begin. Data policies? Data security? Data quality? Data cataloging? Master data management?

Technology and Leadership Lessons From Admiral Archie Clemins

CTOvision

I received word yesterday of the passing, far too young, of Archie Clemins. He passed after a two year battle with cancer. Upon hearing of this terribly sad news I was overcome with a rush of memories, some of which I want to capture here for their valuable leadership lessons.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

4 Actions to Be a Good Leader During COVID-19 Disruption

CEB IT

COVID-19 is causing a humanitarian crisis of global proportions, with hundreds of thousands of lives disrupted. Sadly, we’re not nearing the end of the crisis. In my day-to-day, I work with executive leaders and their teams on preparing for enterprise transformation.

Pandemic Planning - CIO Style

CIO Musings

Technology leadership is never easy. During times of crisis planning and mobilization, it is even harder. So take a deep breath, relax, and read on. I think this will help you.

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This just in: Cloud computing is hard

David Linthicum

In news that I would file under “duh,” almost 60 percent of U.K. businesses think that cloud has overpromised and underdelivered, according to a report sponsored by the consulting company Capita.

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Configure User Driven Installation UDI Using ConfigMgr | SCCM

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s see how to Configure User Driven Installation UDI using ConfigMgr.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

CIO Must Pivot to a Safer-Smarter World

Social, Agile and Transformation

My boss used to say to me, "Isaac, read the tea leaves" to get a sense of what to present, share, and focus on depending on the business temperament.

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Five Core Virtues For Data Science And Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Read Aaron Burciaga list the five core virtues for data science and artificial intelligence on Forbes : Virtues should be digitized.

10 Pillars of Pandemic Preparation

CEB IT

Just 12% of more than 1,500 people polled in a Gartner business continuity webinar on March 6 believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business.

Coronavirus challenges remote networking

Network World

As the coronavirus spreads, many companies are requiring employees to work from home, putting unanticipated stress on remote networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Cloud computing finally getting green cred

David Linthicum

A new study found that the computing output of data centers jumped six fold from 2010 to 2018, but their energy consumption rose only six percent.

Cloud 360

Intune Third-Party Patching Automation | PatchMyPC | Review

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. PatchMyPC released a solution for Intune third-party patching automation using Win32 application management. Let’s see what are features of this solution and how to set this up.

What is DevOps in 5 Minutes with @NYIke

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile without DevOps can lead to conflict where agile teams want to deploy frequently but are slowed down by operations that preserve reliability over speed.

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Elon Musk Provides Context on Make vs Buy in the Federal Ecosystem

CTOvision

Every large enterprise faces decisions on whether to code something using internal talent, code something using contractors, or buy a commercial product. For complex and sometimes hard to understand or explain reasons, the government has always had a hard time optimizing on these decisions.

How to Use a Semantic Layer to Scale Data & Analytics Across Your Organization

Download this guide for practical advice on using a semantic layer to improve data literacy and scale self-service analytics. The guide includes a checklist, an assessment, industry-specific use cases, and a data & analytics maturity model and roadmap.

Coronavirus: CIO Areas of Focus During the COVID-19 Outbreak

CEB IT

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the economic symptoms are emerging. More than a dozen global firms have announced they will miss their financial goals for the upcoming quarter due to the combined impact of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand.

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Essential things to know about container networking

Network World

Containers have emerged over the past several years to provide an efficient method of storing and delivering applications reliably across different computing environments.

3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

David Linthicum

For the most part, cloud architecture is not that exciting. By now we know basically what works, what does not, and the process to get to the right target architecture. This means both the meta or logical architecture and added technology to get to the physical architecture.

SQL Query All SCCM Applications with no Deployments | ConfigMgr

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Hello, this is my first post here, I have more than 13 years of experience in ConfigMgr. I’m going to start a series of posts related SQL and WQL queries (SQL Query) to help SCCM admins.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Four Agile Workstreams in a Data Driven Organization

Social, Agile and Transformation

In this episode of 5 Minutes with @NYIke, I share a four-step process to start getting your organization more data-driven. You can start with any of the four steps.

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Coronavirus and the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

CTOvision

Read Raef Meeuwisse explain the interesting link between the Coronavirus epidemic and the cybersecurity threat landscape on Infosec Magazine : Cybersecurity professionals are always interested in understanding how evolving events shape the threat landscape.

How to Become an Agile Superhero

CEB IT

Some superheroes, like Superman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and the Hulk, have superhuman powers — X-ray vision, power of flight, enhanced reflexes, super strength. Others, like Batman and Iron Man, rely purely on enhancing human abilities. Agile is as much a philosophy as a methodology.

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How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

Network World

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns.

How to Democratize Data Across Your Organization Using a Semantic Layer

Speaker: speakers from Verizon, Snowflake, Affinity Federal Credit Union, EverQuote, and AtScale

Learn from data and analytics leaders at Verizon, Snowflake, EverQuote, and Affinity Federal Credit Union about how to foster a data literate culture while scaling data access and self-service analysis across your organization using a semantic layer.