April, 2020

Understanding the Limits of AI

CTOvision

Read Alex Woodie take a look at the limits of artificial intelligence in the real world on Datanami : There’s no denying that artificial intelligence is having a huge impact on our lives.

7 Security Areas to Focus on During COVID-19

CEB IT

In the Czech Republic, a cyberattack halted all urgent surgeries and rerouted critical patients in a busy hospital fighting COVID-19. In Germany, a food delivery company fell victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. In the U.S.,

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Why Zoom Remains My Favorite Business Grade VTC Solution

CTOvision

Here is my view on Zoom: You are either going to use video teleconferencing or not. And if you use it you are going to use a system with vulnerabilities. So your best bet from a security perspective is to use one where the company is proven to take rapid action to address problems, like […].

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Businesses Rewrite 2020 Budgets and Plans Amid COVID-19

Information Week

A few new surveys of executives and business leaders provide some insight into shifting plans as industry weathers the coronavirus pandemic

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Data Management Heads into Major Transition

Information Week

Data management and the tools that power it are on the cusp of a major transition that is poised to make the jobs of data engineers easier

Tests Show That Voice Assistants Still Lack Critical Intelligence

CTOvision

Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article about the Cognilytica Voice Assistant Benchmark and how far voice assistants need to go to become adequately intelligent.

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3 Actions for Ethical Data Collection During Pandemics

CEB IT

Israel passed an emergency law mandating that its domestic intelligence services track people. The Rhode Island police are making residential door-to-door visits, inquiring whether anyone has been to New York State, to restrict the movements of out-of-state visitors to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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Digital Transformation: Business Leaders Still Struggling to Cope

Information Week

What you don't know can hurt you. When it comes to digital transformation, many top enterprise executives may have to learn this lesson the hard way

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment

CEB IT

In 2020, the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17%, according to Gartner. The expected $266.4 billion increase, up by 10% from 2019, continues to spur the adoption of public could.

SCCM Preferred Management Points | Selection Criteria | ConfigMgr

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. A quick post about SCCM Preferred Management Points options and how is it useful in many scenarios. A similar discussion came into “How to Manage Devices Live Digital Events.”

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Entering The New Normal: How To Safely Bring Your Workforce Back

Forrester IT

New Pandemic Management Protocols provide guidance on how to bring employees back to work safely and effectively. Age of the Customer change management employee experience organizational design pandemic security & risk promoted

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The future of serverless everything

David Linthicum

Sometimes I think we’re overdoing it with serverless. Once it was a handy platform that saved you from having to size server resources correctly and that removed resources when no longer needed.

Challenges and Obstacles to Application of GDPR to Big Data

CTOvision

I Had a Plan

CIO Musings

"Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." Mike Tyson On Sunday March 1st I was on a train back from the NACo conference in DC. Great conference, lots of helpful cyber security stuff. Beautiful day on the train. The pandemic was just sort of on the horizon.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Analysts Answer: How Will Coronavirus Impact Technology Investment Across Verticals?

CEB IT

Across industries, organizations around the world are feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on their operations.

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Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19

Information Week

Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic

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Managing Mental Health And Burnout Is A Priority, Not A Nice-To-Have

Forrester IT

The topic of CISO burnout has been something I’ve wanted to write about for a while. It is something I speak about to CISOs around the world regularly. Even before COVID-19, CISOs had a stressful job.

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5 ways to manage a cloud migration using a remote team

David Linthicum

The number one question I’ve gotten during the past few weeks: How to run cloud migration projects using a completely remote workforce? The reasons are obvious.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Artificial intelligence is key to understanding clients & competitors

CTOvision

Read how artificial intelligence can be used to better understand your clients and competition on Business Matters : One of the latest steps within this digital transformation has been the implementation of artificial intelligence within eCommerce.

Free 8 eBooks for ConfigMgr | Intune | SCCM Device Management | Download

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you shall get an opportunity to download free eBooks for ConfigMgr and Intune. All the following eBooks are either from Microsoft or community.

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How to Lead Better Remote Meetings

CEB IT

COVID-19 changed the way so many people work. Although Gartner offers a lot of great advice about the technical challenges of remote work , I’d like to offer something a little bit different: How to work from home successfully as a human. .

Top 10 Programming Languages in Demand Right Now

Information Week

These are the programming languages most likely to be used in enterprise IT and most likely to help you get a job

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Forrester Expects A $2.1 Trillion Loss In Retail Sales Globally In 2020

Forrester IT

With the ever-changing economic landscape, Forrester’s Forecastview team developed a scenario model to understand the short- and long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the retail industry.

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Not all AIops tools are created equal

David Linthicum

AIops is becoming the new norm for operational tools supporting cloud operations. This technology can be applied to all types of operational tasks, providing intelligent automation that learns as it solves operational issues.

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How the Pandemic Is Pushing Blockchain Forward

CTOvision

Read why Remko van Hoek and Mary Lacity say that CoronaVirus pandemic is actually helping in adapting blockchain technology on Harvard Business Review : Because blockchain technologies are uniquely suited to verifying, securing and sharing data, they’re ideal for managing multi-party, inter-organizational, and cross-border transactions.

Learn How to Configure ConfigMgr Preferred MP | SCCM

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, let’s learn How to Configure ConfigMgr Preferred MP. You can learn more about Preferred Management Points selection Criteria from the client perspective.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Maintain Diversity and Inclusion During Pandemics

CEB IT

At a large real estate organization, a shelter-in-place mandate led to the entire staff working from home. While this presents technology and management challenges, some employees worry remote work will have a negative impact on how they work and what they do.

The Robots Are Still Coming

Information Week

More people are needed for blue collar jobs in areas where AI-enabled automation was to have the most impact. So where are the robots

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We Evaluated Banks’ In-App Messaging On COVID-19: Five Brands Stood Out

Forrester IT

What do consumers expect from their banks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic? We interviewed 40 customers of 14 banks to find out. We also asked them what they think of how their banks are handling the crisis so far.

Cloud security secrets your cloud provider doesn't want you to know

David Linthicum

The first question most cloud security architects ask when tasked with designing a cloud security solution is: What cloud are you using? Then they typically select a set of technologies, such as IAM (identity and access management) and encryption, that are native to that specific cloud brand.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.