July, 2017

Does Your Channel Run In A Silo?

Forrester IT

I have spent my entire career in the channel. With 75% of world trade flowing through indirect channels according to the World Trade Organization, I’m always interested in seeing how businesses organize, manage, and execute their partner and alliance programs.

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Managing Your Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock Runaway cloud computing cost may be causing an information technology industry crisis. Expanding requirements, extended transition schedules and misleading marketplace hype have made “Transformation” a dirty word.

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Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data

CTOvision

Startup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO CIOs

Here’s How Azure Stack Will Integrate into Your Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

You get the benefits of both public cloud and your own data centers but expect to do things differently. Read More. Cloud DevOps How to… Manage Microsoft

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The Game of Clouds 2017

Cloud Musings

The AWS Marketplace is growing at breakneck speed, with 40% more listings than last year! This and more insights were revealed when CloudEndure used their custom tool to quickly scan the over 6,000 products available on AWS Marketplace.

The Latest Developments In Corporate Data Security

CTOvision

The Latest Developments In Corporate Data Security Corporate data security is defined as the processes by which sensitive information is accessed only by authorized individuals and then destroyed when it is no longer needed. Proactive measures, including software purchases, third-party services, and internal company policies, offer data security solutions that would prevent most types of […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security

10 Things Every CIO Must Know about Their Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

While data centers aren’t necessarily something CIOs think about on a daily basis, there are some essential things every executive in this role must know about their organization’s data center operations. Read More. Featured How to… Manage Uptime

UK government wants to give 6,000 teenagers cyber security training

Computer Weekly

Government launches £20m Cyber Schools Programme aimed at students aged between 14 and 18

Corporate IT: How to Get the Most From an IT Roadmap

CEB IT

For over 50 years the advertising industry has proved that images are a far more effective way to get a message across that using words alone.

Three Key Questions And Answers About How To Make Digital Transformation Go Right

Forrester IT

We recently hosted a complimentary webinar titled Your Digital Transformation Is Not Bold Enough — Five Actions To Take Now. Forrester clients can also access the associated report here.

Dell BIOS Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

Recently, we ran into a problem when we discovered some of the newer laptops were not automatically disabling the WiFi when connected to ethernet. What made the task even more difficult was that all of our Dell Latitude 7480 systems were already deployed.

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Voting Machines Hacked at DEF CON in Las Vegas

CTOvision

Just how secure are the nation's voting machines, and how much should you worry about a hacker changing voting results? Based on what a group of hackers in Las Vegas, the machines are easily hacked, and voting results are not secure. Every year, there is a conference held in Las Vegas, called DEF CON, where ethical hackers […]. CTO Cyber Security News cyber cyber security Cybersecurity DEF CON election Hacking technology voting

Machine Learning Tools are Coming to the Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

New breed of tools use machine learning techniques to add human knowledge to sensor data Read More. DCIM Design Featured Internet of Things Machine Learning Manage Power and Cooling

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CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

Computer Weekly

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central Intelligence Agency

Three Agile Management Practices for Driving Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

When I joined Businessweek ten years ago to lead their digital technology team, I was very surprised that they wanted to develop their own proprietary web applications. Could a magazine owned by a publisher mature a software development practice and deliver new customer experiences? The answer was yes - and as it turns out - many other companies are investing in their software development.

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Get Ready For The Self-Driving Economy

Forrester IT

Autonomous transportation. If you’re reading this, you have an internet connection, so you’ve heard all about how autonomous vehicles (AVs) are coming to take our jobs, eliminate traffic and give machines the power to make moral choices.

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Corporate IT: Managing the Growth of Business-Led Analytics

CEB IT

As data and the analysis of it become more and more important to managers in all parts of a company, and as firms continue to digitalize more and more of their operations , analytics projects are sprouting all over most large companies.

Transforming the PMO into an SVMO to Drive Software Value

CTOvision

The role of the Project Management Office (PMO) has been to define and maintain standards for projects – an important business function for most organizations. In the software development world, the PMO has made significant headway over the years in standardizing processes to ensure projects are executed successfully. While the PMO has been vital in […]. CTO News

Switch Offers to Build Custom-Size Data Centers Anywhere Clients Choose

Data Center Knowledge

Turns MOD design used for its campuses into single-tenant product Read More. Colocation Design Switch SuperNAPs

Virgin America praised for cyber breach response

Computer Weekly

Virgin America’s detection and response to a data breach has been praised by security commentators

TPM Readiness Verification

Mick's IT Blog

A while back, I posted a PowerShell script that verified if the TPM was ready for BitLocker to be applied in a build. Recently, the script stopped working. I decided to decipher the code I had borrowed to make the script work.

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Applying Artificial Intelligence And Robotics To The Customer Journey

Forrester IT

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have traditionally targeted and implemented automation technologies to cut costs.

The latest cyber attacks show why the cloud is safer

David Linthicum

Computer systems from the Ukraine to the United States were affected last week by the Petya cyber attack. It’s similar to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack last month. The WannaCry ransomware took advantage of vulnerabilities in the older versions of Windows that allowed the infection to spread. All someone needed to do was click a malicious link and—bang!—they they were infected. That is, if they hadn’t installed the patches and updates.

The Relationship between AR Tech and Insurance

CTOvision

Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that involves the use of digital content such as music, text, video and pictures to enhance a real world environment. It is important to point out that this technology does not entirely replace the real world like the virtual reality technology. In this case, a mobile device is normally […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News Artificial intelligence

Cloud Market Forecast to Hit $200B by 2020

Data Center Knowledge

Public clouds will see the strongest growth, according to Synergy Research Read More. Business Cloud Featured Investing

How Wales has evolved into a hotspot for cyber security

Computer Weekly

Wales may be a small country but, in just a few years, it has become a global hotspot for cyber security innovation

CRM, gamified: The benefits and challenges of sales gamification that every sales manager should know

IT Toolbox

As competition goes tougher, companies revisit their CRM strategies encouraging sales staff to be more devoted to customers. Yet, while CRM consultants advocate a high level of interactions with customers, the average disengagement rate of sales agents at 67% (Gallup study, 2016) warns that companies should first reconsider how they speak to their sales reps and only then expect a more customer-centric

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The Road To Customer Obsession Is Paved With Good (Data) Intentions: New Report And Webinar

Forrester IT

Everyone knows they need good data: marketers, sellers, even analysts evangelizing about customer obsession. But for too many B2B marketers, bad data is a sad fact of life. In a recent survey, just 12% of B2B marketers told us they have “high confidence” in the accuracy of their customer data.