Sat.Aug 24, 2019 - Fri.Aug 30, 2019

What multicloud really costs

David Linthicum

Multicloud is becoming the de facto standard. Indeed, a solid 84 percent of the respondents in the RightScale report use more than four cloud providers, including both the public and private clouds. Note, RightScale is now part of Flexera.) However, not only are companies shifting to multicloud, but to more than one public cloud as well. That means using Google, Microsoft, and AWS—two or three providers, typically, and sometimes more.

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3 Ways to Stop Insider Threats

CEB IT

In July 2019, global hotel chain Marriott International was charged with a $123 million fine for leaking the data of more than 380 million hotel guests in the U.K. The incident was attributed to poor monitoring efforts and employee negligence — both of which were completely preventable had the IT systems been secured from internal threats. .

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Data Monetization in a Pro-Privacy World

Datacponomy

For over the last decade, some of the most successful companies on earth have made their riches by mining user data and selling it to advertisers. The big question is whether this will continue to be a sustainable business model with the ever-mounting scrutiny on data privacy and if not.

Will CEOs Honor Their Pledge? Here Are Five Ways Corporations Could Keep Their Commitments

Forrester IT

Last week, nearly 200 chief executives representing large American corporations pledged to fundamentally change the purpose of a corporation. Their goal is to redefine the role of business in society, pushing back against mounting criticism from both the left and right of the political spectrum.

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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.

Learn to love legacy systems

David Linthicum

I’ve been corrected more than once. I’ve used the term “legacy system” in meetings and been quickly taken to the woodshed by the language police for saying something that was a clear pejorative. Even here I’ve started saying “traditional system” instead.

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Potential Malicious Use Of IT By NASA Astronaut While On Orbit: Thought provoking but probably not hacking

CTOvision

Have you been numbed by constant reports of breaches? They get old for sure, especially since so many have at their core common issues that could have been avoided by application of best practices.

The Security Snapshot: Shaping The New Cybersecurity Culture

Forrester IT

All managers understand that both recruiting top talent as well as crafting a winning team and company culture is crucial to high performance. However, 22% of security decision makers note their team being understaffed as one of their biggest security challenges.

Top 5 IoT networking security mistakes

Network World

Even though Brother International is a supplier of many IT products, from machine tools to head-mounted displays to industrial sewing machines , it’s best known for printers. And in today’s world, those printers are no longer stand-alone devices, but components of the internet of things.

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10 Must-Have Competencies for Infrastructure & Operations Leaders

CEB IT

Jack just stepped into his role as infrastructure and operations (I&O) lead at his company. His predecessor was not equipped to evolve beyond the t raditional command-and-control leadership style to meet the organization’s digital transformation goals.

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.

Microsoft VDI Story WVD Concept Setup Guide Myths Known Issues

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I thought of sharing my experience with Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) in the world of Citrix VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure).

The CMO/CIO Paradox

Forrester IT

Over the past few years, countless articles have been published on the growing importance of CMO-CIO collaboration. Of course, it seems so evident that the relationship between CMO and CIO should thrive in a world imposed with such demand for innovation. Every business needs technology.

Alternative Data Meets Fintech: Tweets, Parking Lot Pictures and Criminal Take-downs

Datacponomy

In an increasingly competitive market, how are fintech companies adapting to improve their decision making? In industries such as insurance, capital markets, cryptocurrency, wealth and asset management — alternative data is proving to be a valuable source of insight.

Time Travel With Your Data – No Flux Capacitor Required

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Have you ever said something like “I wish I could go back when…” maybe it was to re-live an awesome vacation or some funny event. But, if you work with data you’ve probably said that same thing, but not for nearly as pleasant circumstances.

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.

Windows Virtual Desktop Microsoft WVD FAQs from AMA

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Following is my quick notes from AMA organized by Microsoft WVD product team. It was super useful to me. I thought it would be helpful for you as well.

How To Become Self-Aware of your B2B eCommerce Digital Maturity

Forrester IT

Nearly half of businesses are digital beginners. The other half are eating their lunch. Find out where you stand and what you need to do to defend yourself. The B2B C-suite is demanding you accelerate your digital transformation.

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How will AI Change Healthcare? Robot-Assisted Surgery and Virtual Nurses are Just the Start

Datacponomy

Technology is driving a major revolution in patient care. These days, wearable devices and healthcare applications on smartphones are putting the power into patients’ hands, allowing them to be more involved in their healthcare and in improving their overall health and wellness.

What is phishing? Learn how this attack works

Network World

Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites. Here's what you need to know about this increasingly sophisticated form of cyberattack

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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.

Modern Management and Peer to Peer Technology

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s learn how to VMware Workspace ONE works with Windows 10. Windows 10 modern management is new mantra for all the organizations. More details about VMware’s management options.

How To Guarantee A New Generation Of Failure

Forrester IT

It’s back-to-school time, hurray! After the crazy nonstop shenanigans of the summer and having kids at home all day, it’s a bit like being paroled and finally seeing the sun again to have some quiet and be able to actually think.

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Modern applications at AWS

All Things Distributed

Innovation has always been part of the Amazon DNA, but about 20 years ago, we went through a radical transformation with the goal of making our iterative process—" invent, launch, reinvent, relaunch, start over, rinse, repeat, again and again "—even faster.

6 essential elements of modern enterprise reporting software

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: What do you look for in a reporting tool? Obviously, the requirements vary by company, but I believe that certain elements are essential in a good reporting tool. In this article, we explore 6 essential elements you should look for in any good reporting solution.

How Cloud Enables Innovation for Businesses

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the second blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our first blog in this series, we explored the current state of cloud and how it has changed over time.

Use Cloud Platforms To Drive Your Tech-Driven Innovations

Forrester IT

What’s next in tech-driven innovation? How can you stay ahead of the competition? Leverage these emerging technologies! Watch my video blog below to learn more.

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SCCM/MDT Windows Updates Installer

Mick's IT Blog

One of the issues I have had when moving the build process from MDT to SCCM has been windows updates. Windows updates are not available in the SCCM build if it does not already deploy the updates to machines.

Do Self-Service and Low-Code Curb Shadow IT?

Information Week

Self-service may help reduce shadow IT, but it won't eliminate it. Business-IT relationships help

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3 leading network access control products reviewed

Network World

Real IT users evaluate network access control solutions: Cisco Identity Services Engine, Aruba ClearPass and ForeScout CounterACT. Download the 27-page comparison

Forrester Has Expanded Its Coverage Of eCommerce In Latin America!

Forrester IT

With a population of over half a billion and two countries that rank among the world’s 15 largest economies, Latin America is firmly on the radar of digital business executives looking to expand their digital offerings.

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