January, 2021

10 CIO Resolutions for 2021

CEB IT

In January of 2020, New Year’s resolutions could not have taken into account the rollercoaster of events that year would bring.

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Top IT Skills in Demand in 2021

CompTIA on Cybersecurity

2021 will be a challenging but exciting year for IT pros. Here are the top skills in demand they will need in order to gain ground in their career

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CIOs to Accelerate Digital Business Transformation in 2021

Information Week

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, finally, CIOs are looking at bigger budgets and an acceleration in their digital transformations

Palantir Announces Demo Day To Be Held 26 Jan 2021

CTOvision

I’ve been treated to demos of Palantir since their earliest days and watched them bring things to market that no other organization could do. The capabilities they deliver are unique […]. CTO News Palantir

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” 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!

Most Popular IT Certifications for 2021

Association of Information Technology Professional

You know the value of IT certification. But do you know which ones will get you where you want to go? These are the most popular certifications

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Cisco tags critical security holes in SD-WAN software

Network World

Cisco has noted and fixed two critical and a number of high-degree vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software portfolio.

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The Proper Way to Watch Star Wars

Doctor Chaos

Many of us have stress in our lives. We have our jobs to worry about, we need to think about our retirement, and we have to figure out what the health care law means to us. However, a few of us know there are more immediate concerns that must be dealt with.

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Are No Code and Low Code Answers to the Dev Talent Gap?

Information Week

An expected escalation of low-code app development might mean more IT duties could be shifted to citizen developers

Mind the (skills) gap: Cybersecurity talent pool must expand to take advantage of quantum computing opportunities

CTOvision

The “second age” of quantum computing is poised to bring a wealth of new opportunities to the cybersecurity industry – but in order to take full advantage of these benefits, […]. News QuintessenceLabs

Tech Trends and Your IT Career: How to Level Up in 2021

Association of Information Technology Professional

2021 will offer many opportunities for you to advance your IT career and gain new IT skills. Set yourself up for success with these tech tips

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Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

Automating the Deletion of Windows.old

Mick's IT Blog

It is the beginning of 2021 and my first project for the new year is upgrading all systems to Windows 10 20H2. At the end of the upgrades comes the cleanup and there is no clean way to do this for system admins. Cleanmgr.exe is now deprecated as of Windows 10 2004.

Combine, Cluster, Complement: 3 Fundamentals of Combinatorial Digital Innovation

CEB IT

The digital industrial revolution has changed the world in profound ways — and it’s far from over. A global digital society infrastructure continues to expand, fueled by increasing digitalization of data, ubiquitous connectivity, decreasing computing costs and readily available storage.

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3 Digital Transformation Strategies in SMB

Social, Agile and Transformation

Digital transformation requires leaders to reconsider their business models in the face of market disruptions, changing customer needs, new technology capabilities, greater security threats, and new opportunities to empower a digital workforce.

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Why CIOs Must Set the Rules for No-Code, Low-Code, Full-Code

Information Week

IT leaders must step in with guidelines about when to develop applications using low code and no code, and when it's necessary to develop in a full-code mode

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Palo Alto: You think you’re prepared for the next SolarWinds? You Are Not!

CTOvision

Instead of winding down at the end of the year, already strapped security teams were scrambling over the last week to ensure their organizations are safe in the wake of […]. News Palo Alto Networks SolarWinds

How to Get a CompTIA A+ Certification

Association of Information Technology Professional

Find out how to get a CompTIA A+ certification. Get a CompTIA A+ certification and start your IT career today

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Beware of the Surge in Covid-19 Vaccine Phishing Scams

Doctor Chaos

As the world makes steady progress towards ending the pandemic, the road ahead is still a long one. Previously unforeseen obstacles can pop up at any time and skew the trajectory of how the world handles Covid-19. One obstacle, in particular, that is on the rise currently is phishing scams.

5 Key Predictions for Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection

CEB IT

Security and risk management leaders are experiencing widespread disruption in identity and access management (IAM) solutions for many reasons, most notably because of the increased drive to customer-facing interactions on digital channels and the sudden and rapid expansion of the remote workforce because of the pandemic.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

Fix ConfigMgr 2010 Upgrade Download Error | SCCM

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s check what are the options to Fix ConfigMgr 2010 Upgrade Download Error. Microsoft released the SCCM opt-in version of 2010 on Nov 30th, 2020.

Accelerating the Practical Use of AI

Information Week

Artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions are becoming more common across industries. Use these four steps for a successful implementation

Palo Alto Networks opens Australia cloud location

CTOvision

Read Aaron Tan report on Palo Alto Networks’ new Australian cloud server on Computer Weekly: Palo Alto Networks has expanded its footprint in Australia with a new cloud location that […]. News Palo Alto Networks Palo Alto Networks Inc

How To Know Your Organization is Committed to Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Over the last four years, I've helped dozens of business leaders kickoff, plan, and execute digital transformations.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

LISP Multihop Extended Subnet Mode

Doctor Chaos

(This blog posting was written with the understanding that the reader already understands how standard LISP operates from a control and data plane perspective.). Overview.

How to Respond to a Supply Chain Attack

CEB IT

In late December, software company SolarWinds became aware of a supply chain attack on one of its software systems. The attackers added malware to signed versions of the supplier’s software, which was then used to infiltrate 18,000 private government and private organizations.

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ConfigMgr Power Management Reports | Default | SCCM

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s check the default ConfigMgr Power Management Reports. There are Eighteen(18) out of box power management reports available as part of Configuration Manager SSRS reports.

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3 Essential Steps to Exploit the Full Power of AI

Information Week

Here's how IT leaders can help to achieve a better ROI from their artificial intelligence initiatives

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Snowflake CEO says Covid has shown old approach to working at the office is ‘nonsense’

CTOvision

Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman told CNBC on Tuesday he believes the coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally altered the role that physical offices will play for corporations going forward. This whole notion that […]. News Snowflake

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2020 Book Reads: Agile, Innovation, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

For the second year in a row, I share with you all the books that I read as part of my GoodReads challenge.

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The Best UK City for IT Pros to Work and Live (It's Not London!)

Association of Information Technology Professional

Finding the best city for you is about more than a job. Learn how growth, cost of living and lifestyle contribute to the best UK cities for IT pros

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The 4 Pillars of Privileged Access Management

CEB IT

No matter how good the features and functionalities of a privileged access management (PAM) tool are, they can never replace the need for a comprehensive PAM vision.

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The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.