March, 2020

Can public clouds keep up with the pandemic surge?

David Linthicum

As more and more businesses switch to virtual work from home “offices,” cloud computing and cloud-based systems suddenly have new credibility.

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Agile, DevOps, and COVID-19

Forrester's Customer Insights

Every other Friday, we have a meeting of the “DevOps Theme Team,” a group of Forrester analysts focused on next generation IT management approaches. We talk about Agile and DevOps, of course, but also extend into related areas like portfolio management and security.

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Enterprise AI Goes Mainstream, but Maturity Must Wait

Information Week

An O'Reilly survey illustrates how enterprise groups are moving more applications into production, but also how companies face cultural and talent focused barriers

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Leading a Defensive to Offensive Transformation Strategy Post COVID-19

Social, Agile and Transformation

There is something quite magical watching pro athletes in a one on one situation. A soccer player defending a striker from getting by or a basketball player holding ground so that the point guard doesn't drive to the basket.

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!

Can AI Predict Global Pandemics Like The Coronavirus?

Forrester's Customer Insights

If you want to use ML to predict sparse events, then you are going to need a whole lot more sparse events. Maybe we don’t have the direct data to predict the big events like the coronavirus outbreak, but we are very likely to have the data to predict one or more proxy events for an outbreak.

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Create Contingency Plans for Events Canceled Due to COVID-19

CEB IT

Events rank as one of the most effective ways of generating leads for technology marketers. Technology and service providers spend an average of 11% of the marketing programs budget on third-party tradeshows, according to the Gartner 2019 Tech Marketing Benchmarks Survey.

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Get ready for the post-pandemic run on cloud

David Linthicum

“Cloud-computing providers are emerging as among the few corporate winners in the coronavirus pandemic as office and store closures across the U.S. have pushed more activity online,” as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

Getting the Most Out of Augmented Intelligence

Information Week

Looking for a way to help your organization work smarter and faster? Augmented intelligence is ready to provide added support, new insights, and a competitive edge

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What is Proactive Data Governance?

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you go to most business leaders to discuss data governance, you are likely to get a glazing stare that screams, "What the heck are you talking about?" And then your mind races to figure out where to begin. Data policies? Data security? Data quality? Data cataloging? Master data management?

Technology and Leadership Lessons From Admiral Archie Clemins

CTOvision

I received word yesterday of the passing, far too young, of Archie Clemins. He passed after a two year battle with cancer. Upon hearing of this terribly sad news I was overcome with a rush of memories, some of which I want to capture here for their valuable leadership lessons.

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.

4 Actions to Be a Good Leader During COVID-19 Disruption

CEB IT

COVID-19 is causing a humanitarian crisis of global proportions, with hundreds of thousands of lives disrupted. Sadly, we’re not nearing the end of the crisis. In my day-to-day, I work with executive leaders and their teams on preparing for enterprise transformation.

Pandemic Planning - CIO Style

CIO Musings

Technology leadership is never easy. During times of crisis planning and mobilization, it is even harder. So take a deep breath, relax, and read on. I think this will help you.

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This just in: Cloud computing is hard

David Linthicum

In news that I would file under “duh,” almost 60 percent of U.K. businesses think that cloud has overpromised and underdelivered, according to a report sponsored by the consulting company Capita.

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Coronavirus challenges remote networking

Network World

As the coronavirus spreads, many companies are requiring employees to work from home, putting unanticipated stress on remote networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns.

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.

CIO Must Pivot to a Safer-Smarter World

Social, Agile and Transformation

My boss used to say to me, "Isaac, read the tea leaves" to get a sense of what to present, share, and focus on depending on the business temperament.

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Five Core Virtues For Data Science And Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Read Aaron Burciaga list the five core virtues for data science and artificial intelligence on Forbes : Virtues should be digitized.

10 Pillars of Pandemic Preparation

CEB IT

Just 12% of more than 1,500 people polled in a Gartner business continuity webinar on March 6 believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business.

Supercomputers Recruited to Work on COVID-19 Research

Information Week

A consortium forms to crunch data that might help researchers get a better understanding of the virus faster

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.

Cloud computing finally getting green cred

David Linthicum

A new study found that the computing output of data centers jumped six fold from 2010 to 2018, but their energy consumption rose only six percent.

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Essential things to know about container networking

Network World

Containers have emerged over the past several years to provide an efficient method of storing and delivering applications reliably across different computing environments.

What is DevOps in 5 Minutes with @NYIke

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile without DevOps can lead to conflict where agile teams want to deploy frequently but are slowed down by operations that preserve reliability over speed.

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Coronavirus and the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

CTOvision

Read Raef Meeuwisse explain the interesting link between the Coronavirus epidemic and the cybersecurity threat landscape on Infosec Magazine : Cybersecurity professionals are always interested in understanding how evolving events shape the threat landscape.

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.

Coronavirus: CIO Areas of Focus During the COVID-19 Outbreak

CEB IT

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the economic symptoms are emerging. More than a dozen global firms have announced they will miss their financial goals for the upcoming quarter due to the combined impact of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand.

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5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage the Cloud

Information Week

It's impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role

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3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

David Linthicum

For the most part, cloud architecture is not that exciting. By now we know basically what works, what does not, and the process to get to the right target architecture. This means both the meta or logical architecture and added technology to get to the physical architecture.

How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

Network World

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns.

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.

Four Agile Workstreams in a Data Driven Organization

Social, Agile and Transformation

In this episode of 5 Minutes with @NYIke, I share a four-step process to start getting your organization more data-driven. You can start with any of the four steps.

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The AI Impact for IoT: Why It’s a Must

CTOvision

Read Alyse Falk take a look at the impact of artificial intelligence on the Internet of Things on Toolbox : The Internet of Things (IoT) has been developing very quickly in the recent few years, it is expected that more devices will join the network in the future.

How to Become an Agile Superhero

CEB IT

Some superheroes, like Superman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and the Hulk, have superhuman powers — X-ray vision, power of flight, enhanced reflexes, super strength. Others, like Batman and Iron Man, rely purely on enhancing human abilities. Agile is as much a philosophy as a methodology.

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Beginner’s Basics of Kubernetes

Linux Academy

What is Kubernetes? Using containers makes life simple. You can set up and package everything that you need into an application, and execute that package without the virtual machine overhead that is normally rendered during that process.

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.