September, 2018

What Is A CIO To Do With Artificial Intelligence?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The arrival of artificial intelligence will change everything, will you be ready? Image Credit: Peter Durand. In just about any science fiction movie that you’ve seen, there always seems to be some form of artificial intelligence involved.

Cloud complexity management is the next big thing

David Linthicum

Where have you heard that enterprises using cloud are moving to more complexity as well? That’s right, from this guy. The growing cloud computing complexity was recently documented by the Wall Street Journal that cites a survey of 46 CIOs by KeyBanc Capital Markets. It found that 32 percent said they plan to use multiple vendors to create internal private cloud systems, while 27 percent planned hybrid cloud arrangements. To read this article in full, please click here

Does Virtual Reality Create New Security Threats?

Doctor Chaos

For many years, virtual reality was something from science fiction movies. It was something that might be possible in the future, but it has already arrived. The pace of technology has moved so quickly in the past few years that there are many things that for a while were just in our imaginations.

Word Of Mouth Is Less Important For Top-Line Growth Than You Think

Forrester IT

Many companies ask their customers “How likely are you to recommend us to a friend?” However, for most brands, advocacy — positive word of mouth — isn’t the key to revenue growth. Retention and enrichment matter much more.

Artificial Intelligence Sells, But Machine Learning Delivers

CTOvision

There is an old adage in the world of computing. If you want money for your project say it is Artificial Intelligence. But if you want talent to deliver on your capabilities remember to hire Machine Learning experts. Seems Artificial Intelligence sells. But Machine Learning Delivers. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning are all […].

Cloud migration best practice Part 4: Executing the migration

Cloud Musings

This series has stepped through cloud migration best practices. After providing an overview , we discussed: Classifying business-critical data. Updating organizational IT governance policies. Application screening and cloud workload selection.

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4 hidden cloud computing costs that will get you fired

David Linthicum

John just finished the first wave on cloud workload migrations for his company. With a solid 500 applications and related data sets migrated to a public cloud, he now has a good understanding of what the costs are after these applications have moved into production. However, where John had budgeted $1 million a month for ops costs, all in, the company is now getting dinged for $1.25 million. Where does that $250,000 go each month?

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VPN for Hacking: Which one is the Best?

Doctor Chaos

If you’re not using a VPN in 2018, you might as well stop using public WiFi. In the age of hackers and government censorships, your Internet connection is not safe. Your ISP provider wants to track your data. Some countries won’t allow you to access social media.

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Customer Experience Index Reveals Brands Lack Human Connection

Forrester IT

Forrester’s 2018 Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) results continue to show that companies are struggling to create and sustain a human connection with their customers.

Corelight: Powerful network visibility solution for security professionals

CTOvision

Corelight was founded by the creators of the open-source Bro project. Bro data is 100x richer than netflow data, 100x smaller than traditional packet capture (PCAP), and, anecdotally, provides 20x faster Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR). Corelight makes Bro enterprise ready.

Cloud Migration Best Practice Part 3: Application Portfolio Analysis

Cloud Musings

In part three of this series on cloud migration best practice , I will focus on migrating the application itself.

How CIOs Can Manage Their Millennial Managers

The Accidental Successful CIO

Millennial managers require special attention from the CIO Image Credit: CommScope. I really hate to share this with you – but, you’re getting old. How can we tell this? Simple, millennials are starting to become managers in your IT department.

How to deal with data in a multicloud environment

David Linthicum

You are setting up a quick report around sales for the year, and it needs to use three separate databases. One is an object database running on Amazon Web Services. The second and third are relational databases running on Microsoft Azure. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

How To Protect Your Servers From DDoS Attacks!

Doctor Chaos

DDoS protected dedicated servers could be one of the solutions to your DDOS attacks. A DDoS attack is a cyber attack that could have detrimental repercussions on a company.

Join Us To Learn How To Embrace Privacy And Set Your Firm Apart In Your Customers’ Eyes

Forrester IT

We know it: customers are increasingly demanding protection for and control over their data. Firms that meet and exceed these expectations, recognise and treat privacy as a value. They successfully created a business reputation for privacy and security and inspire customer trust. As a result, their customers are more likely to choose and stay loyal […]. age of the customer data security privacy regulations & legislation

An interview with Robert Fink, Architect of Foundry, Palantir’s open data platform Part One: Open Data Architectures

CTOvision

Editor’s note: This post is the first of a series of three capturing the result of recent interview/discussions I had with Robert Fink of Palantir. The conversation was wide ranging, hitting on topics of design, development environments and a bit on the philosophy of enterprise tech. Several common themes emerged in those topic areas, including […]. Big Data and Analytics CTO Cyber Security News Tech Careers Palantir

What Is The Most Important Part of Architecture?

Cloud Musings

I always find it interesting to hear what people view architecture as. A lot of people think it’s just about the design aspect, where you get to put pen to paper and create a solution. Even more people think that it’s just about putting together different technical components in a server room.

Eight Steps to an Effective Business Transition

The Accidental Successful CIO

Eight Steps to an Effective Business Transition Image Credit: Thomas Hawk. After working hard and being committed to building your business, and getting it to the level it is currently at, the greatest gift you can give yourself, if you intend to exit, is to plan well for your transition.

5G will bring cloud computing to everyone

David Linthicum

I gave a cloud computing talk in a rural Midwest town a few years ago. I went on and on about the benefits of using the cloud. During my talk, I noticed a lot of folded arms and concerned faces. The reason? They did not have high-speed internet available to their businesses, so using a public cloud was not an option for them. I learned that day that you can’t assume everyone has high-speed internet access. Most rural areas don’t, unless they pay for high-latency and high-cost satellite.

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How to Make Sure that Your Online Casino is Secure

Doctor Chaos

The online casino industry has seen an unprecedented rise in popularity in recent years. More and more players are taking advantage of the convenience online gambling offers, as you can play at any time from the comfort of your home.

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14 Hacks For Your CX Business Case

Forrester IT

Eighty-six percent of CX professionals we recently surveyed say that the ROI of CX isn’t well established in their firm. Yikes! To be fair, building a CX business case can be hard.

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BroCon is coming: 10-12 Oct 2018 Arlington VA

CTOvision

Do you know Bro? If you work in the network security world you most likely do. Bro is an open-source network security monitor. While focusing on network security monitoring, Bro provides a comprehensive platform for more general network traffic analysis as well. Bro has successfully bridged the traditional gap between academia and operations since its inception. […]. CTO Cyber Security Events News

6 Reasons Why Unity is the Best Game Engine Out There!

Cloud Musings

What makes Unity the most popular game engine? Find out below. The game development space is overflowing with game engines offering capabilities for a diverse range of requirements.

15 GLOBAL INFLUENCERS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

Datacponomy

It’s easier to get a job if you are an Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning (ML) ‘expert’, and investors want to bet on companies which use the words AI or ML in their mission statements. And why should that not be the case? McKinsey estimates AI techniques have the.

The 3 reasons CIOs have become cloud-first

David Linthicum

CIOs are increasingly assured that a cloud-first strategy is the way to go. Analyst firm Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, why are CIOs choosing to push as workloads in the cloud? There are three reasons that make the cloud attractive—and not one of them is cost. [ IDG Research: The state of the cloud: How enterprise adoption is taking shape.

Running Kali Linux on Docker

Doctor Chaos

Docker is a great way of running an isolated environment for testing. A few people have been asking me is it possible to run Kali Linux in Docker. Kali is a great use case for Docker under the right circumstances. In all honesty, I have not used it often, but in general, I find Docker […].

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Forrester 2018 Mobile Banking Industry Wave™: BBVA Offers World-Class Mobile Banking Services

Forrester IT

Digital banks are not eating the incumbent banks’ lunch (yet!) but they’re certainly demonstrating voracious appetite. In the UK, Monzo recently hit the one million customer mark, whilst Revolut has almost tripled its customers to 2.8 million in a year.

AI for Government Programs and the Federal Marketplace

CTOvision

ScaleUP USA has developed a free “Artificial Intelligence for Government” program to help the government employees and contractors learn foundational skills around Artificial Intelligence and the unique challenges faced in using it in the government. The program is focused on beginners in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Reinforcement Learning (RL) with minimal technical […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Government

Talent Acquisition Tech: It’s About Automation, Not AI. Yet.

The Investing Edge

At HR Tech 2018 “Artificial Intelligence” was the phrase of the week, slapped onto as many tag lines as possible. But after demo-ing many technologies at the Expo, I’m not convinced we’re there yet. HR tech tends to lag most other industries, and according to research by Future Workplace only 6% of TA leaders are using AI.

Who should own data analytics in your company and why

Datacponomy

Data management strategies have undergone a significant change over the last decade. A decade ago the responsibility of data management laid with the IT department, while data analytics were performed in other departments individually based on the needs.