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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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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!

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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5 Trends Appear on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2019

CEB IT

Today, insurance fraud is detected by a combination of claim analysis, computer programs and even private investigators. The FBI estimates the total cost of non-healthcare-related insurance fraud to be around $40 billion per year.

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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.

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).

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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Integrated Cloud Architecture: What It Is and Why It Matters

Information Week

Before diving into the integrated cloud architecture deep end, you must first understand the challenges

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.

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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.

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.

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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AI Rushes Forward Driven by a Sense of Urgency

Information Week

We don't know where we are going with artificial intelligence, but we are going there fast

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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SCCM 1906 Known Issues – List of Fixes

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. SCCM 1906 is in slow ring now and SCCM 1906 update will be available for all SCCM infrastructure with online Service Connection Point. Also, you should have versions SCCM 1806 or SCCM 1810, or SCCM 1902. In this post, you will learn more about SCCM 1906 known issues. Related Posts – SCCM 1902 known issues & SCCM 1810 Known […].

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.

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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Banks Ramp Up Machine Learning, Work Through Data Challenges

Information Week

Machine learning in pilot and production is growing in many industries, and finance is no exception, but there are concerns

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.

How to Create and Deliver Cost Effective Remote Training

Kitaboo

You must at some point have sat through a conference or a video call where you struggled with getting the screen connected, or the audio wasn’t clear, with frequent interruptions from your or the other end like “your voice is breaking off”, or “the screen went black, we can’t see you”.

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.

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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Q&A: Labourey on CloudBees' DevOps Role, Google Partnership

Information Week

The host of DevOps World conference talks about the part his company plays in the evolution of DevOps and what a new partnership with Google Cloud will mean

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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.

Webinar – Learn How to Upskill SCCM Admins in the Cloud Era

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have written many posts about upskilling here. In this post, you will come to know about the upskilling opportunity for SCCM admins. I’m collaborating with Parallels to upskill SCCM admins in the cloud era. TL;DR You can jump directly into the registration links: 👉Sep 10th 10:00 AM Pacific Time – [link] 👉Sep 10th 4:00 […].

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.