May, 2019

Study: Most enterprise IoT transactions are unencrypted

Network World

Of the millions of enterprise- IoT transactions examined in a recent study, the vast majority were sent without benefit of encryption, leaving the data vulnerable to theft and tampering. The research by cloud-based security provider Zscaler found that about 91.5

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3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

David Linthicum

Many believe that DR (disaster recovery) is built into the cloud. It’s not. Although many cloud providers do a fair job of making sure you can recover your data, you could be missing out on the capabilities that truly define a DR system.

Are CIOs Ready To Deal With Hackers?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Hackers pose a serious threat to CIOs, are CIOs ready? Image Credit: Dani Latorre. As CIOs, every day is busy. We’ve got a lot of different things going on that have to do with the importance of information technology and it can be very challenging to try to get everything done.

Employee Engagement And Cultural Transformation Drive Customer Experience

Forrester IT

Employee engagement is critical for customer experience. age of the customer culture digital transformation employee engagement employee experience human resources management applications

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

How to Measure Customer Experience

CEB IT

The field of customer experience (CX) management is on the rise — and there’s no sign of it stopping. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide now have a dedicated CX leader, nearly half of whom report to the CEO.

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Extreme addresses networked-IoT security

Network World

Extreme Networks has taken the wraps off a new security application it says will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to help customers effectively monitor, detect and automatically remediate security issues with networked IoT devices.

Top 3 cloud migration mistakes: summer 2019 version

David Linthicum

If you’re in the process of migrating workloads to the cloud, chances are this is not your first rodeo. Most of those doing cloud migrations are on their second or third project. Just when you would think we’re becoming more experienced, we’re also seeing an increase in migration failures.

Are You Ready For Big Data?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to understand what they are going to do with big data Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases.

Adaptive Enterprises Are Growing At 3x Faster Than Competitors

Forrester IT

Firms need a new formula for success to stay competitive in the age of the customer – agility is not enough. We see many CIOs, and their teams, doubling down on agility as a means to cope with the accelerating pace of business.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

Top 10 Emerging Skills for the C-Suite

CEB IT

“Every day I have to influence someone I’ve never met before,” says a senior executive at one technology company.

Information management trends set to define your organization

CTOvision

Data is critical to the success of digital transformation, so it should come as no surprise that information management is an essential element in its advancement to specific change goals along the journey. Digital transformation demands data.

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SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB from Microsoft

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you will see more details about SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB. Many IT Pros use Microsoft Virtual LABs as their free training resource.

The case for “stepping stone” private clouds

David Linthicum

Public cloud providers surprised a great deal of people when they came out with proprietary private clouds. That’s where actual hardware and software support a subset of public cloud services.)

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

How CIOs Can Solve Really Big Problems

The Accidental Successful CIO

Big problems require a special type of problem solving Image Credit: Kevin Dooley. As CIOs we are faced with a complete set of problems that we need to solve.

Future Of Retail: Implementing Artificial Intelligence In 2019

Forrester IT

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019, Researcher Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing experts within Forrester for our series, “Applying 2019 Predictions To Retail.” ” Last week, we spoke to Sam Stern about how employee experience will impact retailers in 2019.

5 Steps to Become an Effective Digital Leader

CEB IT

It’s accepted fact at your company that your customers prefer to deal with the organization in person, and that human interaction is critical to the business. But what if the opposite is true?

Cybercriminals Favor Targeting Top Executives, Small Businesses, Money: Verizon Data Breach Report

CTOvision

Verizon published last week the 12th edition of its Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) based on real-world data from 41,686 confirmed security incidents and 2,013 data breaches spanning 86 countries worldwide.

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.

Windows Autopilot Hybrid Azure AD Join Troubleshooting Tips

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Windows Autopilot Hybrid Azure AD Join troubleshooting is new to most of us. I thought of sharing my experience of troubleshooting issues related to Hybrid Domain Join scenarios with Windows Autopilot.

Why your cloudops staff is quitting

David Linthicum

It’s Monday morning and you have another letter of resignation on your desk. This time from a woman who was doing performance monitoring and cloud-system tuning. Last week it was a database operations administrator, and two more from the cloudops team quit the week before. What happened?

Why Can’t Your IT Department Be More Like Apple?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Why can’t your IT department have all of the qualities of Apple? Image Credit: Bill Alldredge.

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The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

4 New Roles That I&O Plays in IoT

CEB IT

Digital is the top priority for CIOs in 2019. And they will look to I&O leaders to deliver and support new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT). This is easier said than done. .

AI Trends Interview of Bob Gourley and David Bray Focuses on AI Benefits and Risks To Business

CTOvision

AI Trends published an interview of Bob Gourley and David Bray at: Risk Management of AI and Algorithms for Organizations, Societies and Our Digital Future The dialog from the interview captured insights into opportunities and risk for businesses.

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SCCM 1902 Known Issues List and Fixes

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I’m trying to help SCCM community with this list of SCCM known issues with the latest version of SCCM 1902. Many of these issues are already fixed before 1902 slow ring general availability.

Why you likely don’t need an internal cloud broker

David Linthicum

You need a public cloud-based relational database to support a new application. You submit a request, not directly to a specific cloud provider, but to an internal cloud broker.

Cisco security spotlights Microsoft Office 365 e-mail phishing increase

Network World

It’s no secret that if you have a cloud-based e-mail service, fighting off the barrage of security issues has become a maddening daily routine.

If You Want To Dominate, Then Disrupt

Forrester IT

Clients never tell us their business wants to be an also-ran. Everyone wants to dominate their market and is searching for the competitive advantage that helps them do it.

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