November, 2017

How Artificial Intelligence is Making Big Data Better Than Ever

CTOvision

The concept of Big Data is a relatively new one. It denotes the availability of vast volumes and sources of data, which were not available before. By itself, Big Data is powerful, and when combined with Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, the opportunities presented by this combination are just endless. As big data moves to the […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data

Google can read your corporate data. Are you OK with that?

David Linthicum

On Halloween, Google told its Google G Suite users that “this morning, we made a code push that incorrectly flagged a small percentage of Google Docs as abusive, which caused those documents to be automatically blocked. A fix is in place and all users should have full access to their docs.” That misfire reminded everyone that cloud providers have access to all your data. Many people worried that Google was scanning users’ documents in real time to determine if they’re being mean or somehow bad.

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The impacts on storage and compliance from Blockchain, robots and IoT

Computer Weekly

Vigitrust's Mathieu Gorge reports from Web Summit 2017 on the impact on storage and compliance of biometric security, Blockchain, and robots in internet of things deployments

Deep learning – when should it be used?

Eric D. Brown

“When should I use deep learning?” ” I get asked that question constantly. The answer to this question is both complicated and simplistic at the same time.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

8 Ways to Build a Better Business Bot

IT Toolbox

The increasing demand for these technological solutions is not a result of blind consumerism, nor is it a case of mindless obsession with AI

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CM Update Reset Tool Fixes SCCM CB Update Download Issue

Anoop

Have you faced SCCM CB update getting stuck in the “Downloading” state? I have seen SCCM CB updates are getting stuck in downloading stage. But, in most of the scenarios, a service restart resolves this issue.

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When it comes to the cloud, don’t start with technology

David Linthicum

It’s easy to get caught up in the technology of cloud computing. We’ll certainly see that occur at the annual AWS Re:Invent show this week, where hundreds of providers will show off new and shiny technology. But don’t get stuck in the weeds. What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now. Also: InfoWorld’s David Linthicum explains how to move into a cloud career from traditional IT. ].

The legal quagmire of creativity in artificial intelligence

Computer Weekly

AI holds the promise to solve problems beyond the scope of human imagination. But if an AI can create, who owns its work

When it comes to big data, think these three words: analyze; contextualize; internalize

Eric D. Brown

If you don’t know, I’m a bit of a data nerd. I’ve been writing about big data, data science, machine learning and other ‘new’ stuff for years. I believe in data science and I believe in big data.

One Bitcoin Transaction Consumes One Week Worth of Electricity for Your Home

IT Toolbox

As the Bitcoin hype is increasingly rising so does its exorbitant energy consumption

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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!

How to Stop Cyber-Bullying With Mobile Parental Control App

Doctor Chaos

The widespread adoption of mobile phones and the internet has dramatically increased the cyber-bullying occurrence. Around 75% of teens in the United States have access to mobile phone and internet and half of them have reported experiencing cyber-bullying. Among the online threats, cyberbullying is the most common and probably the most dangerous one. The online-bullying […]. Wireless cyber bullying wireless

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If You’re Still Doing These Tasks Manually, You’re Out of the Loop

CTOvision

Making changes to the way you do business can seem scary, but some new technologies could help you get work done significantly faster — particularly if you focus on automation. Below, we’ll look at several tasks you can automate to save time. Ordering Office Supplies Restocking your office supplies is tedious, and if you […].

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You want innovation? You’ll have to go to the cloud

David Linthicum

Are we at the tipping point with cloud computing? As more technology comes out on public clouds, cloud technology seems to be pushing the limits of innovation. It’s still an emerging approach, yet the degree of innovation in the public cloud seems to have surpassed the innovation of technologies that remain on premises. A case in point is the abundance of machine learning technology that’s now based in the public cloud. But the trend does not stop there.

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GDPR could ramp up cyber extortion demands, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

The ransom demanded for stolen or encrypted data is likely to rise after the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline in May 2018, according to a cyber security researcher

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.

Intune Android Work SCEP Certificate Deployment Issue

Anoop

SCEP certificate deployment for Intune managed Android for Work devices is a bit tricky. This process is similar to that of iOS.

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5 Ways VoIP Can Increase Productivity

IT Toolbox

Businesses of all sizes and types are consistently striving to increase profits. Companies can reach this goal in a variety of ways—reduce overhead spending and waste, increase workforce efficiency—but one reliable way is to increase productivity in the workplace. One often-overlooked way to increase productivity is to use the benefits of voice over IP (VoIP) telephony.

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Three Factors to Better Understand Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Digital transformation is not just about applying cloud, mobile, and social technologies or experimenting with emerging technologies like AI, blockchain, or IoT.

How CRM’s Are Creating Time For High Priority Tasks

CTOvision

How CRM's Are Creating Time For High Priority Tasks Customer Relationship Management (CRM) provides a business with centralized application software to carry out its daily activities. The software manages a business, tracks customers, identifies a target market, receives customer feedback, analyzes data, tracks sales, manages tasks and documents, ensures sales mobility and facilitates social media […]. News Business

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Why cloud adoption isn’t slowing datacenter growth

David Linthicum

I’m always interested in datacenters because I live in Northern Virginia, where a new one opens about once a month, leveraging a huge bundle of fiber coming out of the ground near Dulles Airport and cheap power sources. Indeed, they now call my region “Datacenter Alley.”

Nordic CIO interview: Filippa Jennersjö, Sweden’s Public Employment Agency

Computer Weekly

The CIO at Sweden's Public Employment Agency has been bringing the organisation in line with other departments’ digital developments

Overview Windows 10 Co-Management with Intune and SCCM

Anoop

Co-Management is another buzz word in device management world. What is this co-management? Windows 10 co-management is a dual management capability available with Windows 10 1709 version (Fall Creators Update) and later.

The Enterprise Modelling we need

IT Toolbox

Presently, we have all these diagrams stored in various places in the enterprise but no two are linked together or consistent. They do not employ the same components, connections, notations or tool.

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.

Understanding the value of your customer: CLV 101

Datacponomy

At some point, almost every company faces questions like How good are the customers that we acquire? How do they differ from each other? How much can we spend to encourage their first or next transaction? As a measure that determines the amount of profit a customer brings over the.

Garrison: Secure Web Browsing

CTOvision

With this post, we are initializing our coverage of Garrison Technology, a revolutionary provider of ultra-secure web browsing. Internet access for government employees presents one of the gravest threats to enterprise cyber security today. Compromises on federal networks via spear phishing, watering hole attacks and drive-by-downloads permits cyber attackers ranging from criminals to nation states […]. Company CTO Cyber Security News Security Companies

How to diagnose cloud performance issues

David Linthicum

Is your public cloud-based workload too slow? You don’t know where to look first? Here are some quick guidelines for diagnosing the root cause of most performance issues. I’ve found that many people in IT who can quickly diagnose issues with traditional systems have trouble diagnosing cloud-based system. Because they don’t have a deep understanding of what’s in a public cloud, such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, and believe that it’s a black box.

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IR35 reforms: Consultation on private sector roll-out confirmed in Autumn Budget 2017

Computer Weekly

The government has confirmed it is preparing to consult on whether or not to roll out the controversial IR35 tax avoidance reforms to the private sector

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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.

ConfigMgr SCCM Troubleshooting Newbies Guide with SuperFlow

Anoop

I have a post which talks about troubleshooting steps for newbies with flowcharts. SCCM flowcharts are the best place to understand the workflow/dataflow/process of each SCCM components. More details in the following post SCCM ConfigMgr Troubleshooting Steps for Newbies with Flowcharts.

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Simple Ways to Boost Productivity in Your IT Department

IT Toolbox

Since the IT teams have such a massive influence and responsibility to bring innovations, they could use a bit of motivation to boost their productivity

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Why Smart Contracts Will Bring Blockchain to the Masses

Datacponomy

Blockchain technology has rapidly asserted itself as one of the most potentially disruptive technological forces of the 21st century.

5 big challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As business technology goes through a fundamental shift, the role of the CIO is changing. In the coming years, CIOs will face new challenges and take on new roles. The most successful CIOs are those that recognize and adapt to these changes.

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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.