September, 2019

3 Barriers to AI Adoption

CEB IT

More organizations are adopting artificial intelligence (AI). Fourteen percent of global CIOs have already deployed AI and 48% will deploy it in 2019 or by 2020, according to Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda survey.

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A new type of DDoS attack can amplify attack strength by more than 15,300%

Tech Republic Security

By abusing a little-known multicast protocol, attackers can launch DDoS attacks of immense power, but there may be an easy fix

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Determine Which Tech Trends Matter

CEB IT

Everyone can think of at least one well-known brand that went bankrupt recently because it severely underestimated the impact of digital on its business. Given the speed with which technology trends emerge and grow, it can be hard to differentiate between those that present real opportunities and those that could pose risks. Each technology trend can have different kinds of potential impact: broad and global, or narrow and niche. Trends don’t act in isolation.

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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud

Information Week

Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

The CIO’s Guide to Blockchain

CEB IT

More than $4 trillion in goods are shipped globally each year. The 80% of those goods carried via ocean shipping creates a lot of paperwork. Required trade documentation to process and administer all the goods is approximately one-fifth of the actual physical transportation costs.

Companies still unprepared for GDPR rule changes and potential EU data breaches

Tech Republic Security

A new survey finds many companies are still in the dark about GDPR compliance

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Analyst Answers: How IT Leaders Should Invest in Data and Analytics

CEB IT

Data and analytics continues to evolve as digital business takes off. Ahead of Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 , Smarter With Gartner reached out to experts presenting at the event to ask them how IT leaders should invest in data and analytics. Create a data-driven strategy. Mike Rollings, Gartner VP, Analyst. Data and analytics has a much more expansive role in generating business value. It is a set of enterprise capabilities in support of a wider digital transformation strategy.

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Five Critical Ingredients For Enterprise Blockchain Success

CTOvision

Read Alison McCauley list five critical ingredients for enterprise blockchain adoption on Forbes : Blockchain benefits are driven by network effects: the more participants on a shared platform, the greater its potential value. Yet executives have found it’s a struggle to align the support of their ecosystems. At stake is the potential to unlock trillions […].

Analysts Answer: What Leadership Challenges Will CIOs Face in 2020?

CEB IT

The role of the CIO is evolving from technology expert to business strategist, and IT executives are facing some serious leadership challenges. Ahead of Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019, Smarter With Gartner reached out to Gartner experts presenting at the conference to ask what leadership challenges IT leaders are facing and how to tackle them. A changing leadership mindset. Christie Struckman, VP Analyst.

Lessons from the Basketball Court for Data Management

Datacponomy

A data management plan in a company is not something that can be implemented in isolation by one department or a team in your organisation, it is rather a collective effort – similar to how different players perform in a basketball court. From the smallest schoolyard to the biggest pro.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Data centers can learn sustainability from the cloud

David Linthicum

Everyone wants a green data center, also known as a sustainable data center. There are both policy and technology pushes in this emerging space, such as countries that are encouraging voluntary reduction of a data center’s carbon footprint. For instance, Finland will be announcing a lower energy tax for data centers that show a certain degree of greenness. The big advantage of having data centers in colder climates is that not as much power is needed for cooling.

Why smart home devices may be an open invitation to hackers

Tech Republic Data Center

Recent breaches in Americans smart home systems have raised the level of concern with IoT devices

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7 principles of modern web application development

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Driven in part by recent trends, web application development has changed over the past few years. Development principles that applied in the past no longer make sense, while new ones have sprung up.

5G In The Manufacturing Sector

Forrester IT

5G and Industrie 4.0 are a very powerful combination. Together, they can lift and shift the manufacturing sector to a much higher level of digitization, in particular by maximizing the mobility, flexibility, and versatility of production.

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

The History Making Quantum Computing News We Have Been Anticipating Was Just Announced

CTOvision

Months ago we began to formulate an assessment that a history-making announcement in quantum computing was about to be made. For years the big players in quantum research, including IBM, Microsoft and Google, have been pursuing different methods of using quantum effects to do new calculations.

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Top Trends on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2019

CEB IT

Between 2018 and 2019, organizations that have deployed artificial intelligence (AI) grew from 4% to 14%, according to Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda survey.

Why a cloud computing degree makes sense

David Linthicum

I used to teach computer science as an adjunct at Northern Virginia Community College back in my 20s. I learned more teaching others than I ever did being taught. My focus was on the pragmatic—what students could sell in the labor marketplace. Recently the governor of Virginia, my home state, announced a cloud computing associate degree that will be offered at NVCC. This is in conjunction with AWS and expected to be offered at other state-run colleges as well. What is cloud computing?

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Fix Zero Day Patch Missing from SCCM? How to Import into WSUS?

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Whenever you have a Zero Day patch and you don’t have the patches in WSUS? What are the options you have as an SCCM admin to patch your Windows 10 devices?

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

8 AI Trends in Today's Big Enterprise

Information Week

A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology

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Are You Ready For AI And Automation?

Forrester IT

The Future of work is a constellation of innovations that address new or accelerating challenges for companies that aim to be customer-obsessed.

94% enterprises will use IoT by end 2021: Microsoft report

CTOvision

The Internet of Things (IoT) is seen as profitable and critical to business success and is creating opportunities to leverage more advanced cloud and networking technologies, according to Microsoft’s new report IoT Signals.

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Are You Predator or Prey?

CEB IT

CIOs might encounter situations where despite having the framework for a new centralization plan or rolling out a new architecture, they encounter resistance in the organization. The answer is that often the plan is solid, and the resistance is coming from a political issue versus a technical one. .

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Kubernetes is bringing ’multicloud 2.0’

David Linthicum

The “2.0” thing is getting a bit tiresome. It’s a common term our industry uses to indicate that something could be a game changer, but can we be a bit more innovative and creative? In the case of multicloud, the 1.0

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Windows Autopilot FAQ Clarifying the General Misconceptions Part 1

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have come across many scenarios where people still do not have excellent clarity on what Windows Autopilot is and its purposes.

Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud

Information Week

With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before

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Rome Was Not Built In A Day, And Neither Are Digital Businesses

Forrester IT

As I’m returning from the Eternal City, where I’ve had the chance to walk around Rome’s Baroque architecture gems and explore its awe-inspiring art collections, I cannot stop myself from reflecting on how much talent, courage, and leadership it took to transform and build such an incredible city.

Microservices: The Dark Side

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 shed light on the dark side of microservices.

How DataOps Can Accelerate Your Data Journey

CTOvision

Read Mike Capone’s article about how data management can help you transform your business on Forbes : The potential for data to transform organizations is huge, but the ability to achieve this potential is continually threatened by the inherent vastness of data and the ever-increasing needs of data consumers. Many organizations are trying unsuccessfully to […].

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How to Measure Digital Transformation Progress

CEB IT

In a European car maker’s manufacturing plant, a car rolls off the production line every 90 seconds. One hour of line stoppage due to IT issues means 40 “lost” cars. This is how the IT department puts digital risk in a business context, by reporting on inventory, revenue and other direct business impacts instead of downtime.

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Settling the edge computing vs. cloud computing debate

David Linthicum

I’m beginning to hear a lot of noise from the tech press warning that cloud computing is in danger from emerging edge computing technology. As somebody who works on both sides of the network, I want to clear a few things up. Indeed some processing is moving to the edge of the network, when it makes sense. For example, take a vehicle management system that has two sides: the edge computing side and the cloud/central computing side. Both have different roles. What is cloud computing?

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Latest SCCM CMG Implementation Guide with EHTTP Certificate

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In previous post part 1, we discussed SCCM Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) architecture, and it’s a role in co-management environment.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.