Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Life-Like Identity: Why the Internet Needs an Identity Metasystem

Phil Windley

Summary: Sovrin is an identity metasystem that provides the Internet's missing identity layer. By creating a general-purpose system for constructing context-specific identity systems, the metasystem represents a universal trust framework. Imagine you are planning to meet a friend for lunch.

Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI

Information Week

A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects

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Adulting - CIO Style

CIO Musings

I love the Urban Dictionary. I'm not sure why, I guess it makes me feel hip to read through some of the posts. I have contributed a few along the way like the term "Camel Up", my proudest moment. The Urban Dictionary defines "adulting" like this.

Product Teams For Infrastructure And Operations

Forrester IT

As an analyst at Forrester, I talk to a lot of IT professionals. One of the most common inquiries lately goes something like this: “We’ve piloted DevOps and Agile and like the results. However. ” and then come the “what-abouts.”

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

How to stop people from causing bad cloud architectures

David Linthicum

I’ve been in some knock-down, drag-out battles over both the configuration and the use of technology. On one side, you have somebody with a very different opinion as to what technology should be used and how. On the other side, you know that you are right.

Cloud Adoption: Where Does Your Country Rank?

CEB IT

Cloud computing initially emerged in the United States. Since 2015, the U.S. has been the leader in cloud adoption and has set the pace for such adoption around the world. However, not all countries are on par with the U.S.

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Collective Bargaining: Your Biggest Risk In The Age Of The Customer

Forrester IT

Social media has created customer groups that coalesce around a brand — in effect, a union. They collectively can and will change your corporate policy. With collective bargaining, business as usual is no longer acceptable. Are you ready for the empowered, technically savvy, and motivated customer?

Machine learning operations don’t belong with cloudops

David Linthicum

It’s Monday morning, and after a long weekend of system trouble the cloud operations team is discussing what happened. It seems that several systems that were associated with a very advanced, new inventory management system enabled with machine learning had issues over the weekend.

3 Major Trends Drive the Gartner Hype Cycle for Midsize Enterprises, 2019

CEB IT

Cloud. Machine learning. Edge computing. Internet of Things (IoT). The reality of being a CIO is dealing with the constant influx of new, shiny technologies. .

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VMware spends $4.8B to grab Pivotal, Carbon Black to secure, develop integrated cloud world

Network World

All things cloud are major topics of conversation at the VMworld user conference next week, ratcheded up a notch by VMware's $4.8 billion plans to acquire cloud development firm Pivotal and security provider Carbon Black.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The Importance Of Defining Event ROI In The B2B Marketing Mix

Forrester IT

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” ” This question, first attributed to philosopher George Berkeley in 1710, raises questions about observation and perception.*

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Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning

Information Week

While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think

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6 Ways the Workplace Will Change in the Next 10 Years

CEB IT

Current trends in business and technology show that the way employees work — where, when, why and with whom — will change completely over the next decade and bear little resemblance to work as it stands today. CHROs need to be prepared for what’s coming. De’Onn Griffin , Senior Director Analyst at Gartner, outlines six ideas about the future direction of the workplace and how organizations can prepare for it. . "We We Working" will eliminate middle management.

The Benefits of Containers for Businesses

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the second blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series , we looked at what software containers are and their evolution over time.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

VMware Signals The End Of “Endpoint” Detection And Response

Forrester IT

The acquisition of Carbon Black by VMware was a bit of a surprise to me, but once put into perspective it makes sense. In this blog, I make a few observations from a value perspective.

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8 tips on how to save your iPhone’s battery life 

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 8 tips on how to save your iPhone’s battery life - Information Technology Blog.

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5 Security Questions Your Board Will Definitely Ask

CEB IT

How secure are we? Why do we need more money for security, when we just approved X last year? What do you mean we’ve had 4 incidents? I thought you had everything under control. Chances are, most security and risk leaders have heard these questions, possibly multiple times, from their boards of directors. But the problem is that these questions are unanswerable. They are driven by exaggerated, incomplete or contradictory public information, and are a distraction from more relevant questions. .

Cisco: 6 critical security alarms for UCS software, small-biz routers

Network World

Cisco today warned its Unified Computing System (UCS) customers about four critical fixes they need to make to stop nefarious agents from taking over or attacking their systems.The problems all have a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System ( CVSS ).

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?

Digitally Evolving Customer Mindset Will Reshape Indian Financial Services Landscape

Forrester IT

Indian financial service customers are changing! Forrester surveyed 3,000 online adults in India on their financial attitude, expectations, and preferences and found that more than half of customers accessing the internet are constantly online.

Micromobility : What does it mean for the future of transportation?

Datacponomy

How will micromobility change the way we travel from point “A” to “B”? How will micromobility co-exist with the traditional models of transportation? What is the importance of network effects in micromobility?

Join Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Fall is right around the corner, which means SpringOne 2019 will be here before you know it. Continue moving forward with your innovation goals this October by meeting Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform!

Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs

Information Week

Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Become An Adaptive Thinker: Flex Between Divergence And Convergence

Forrester IT

Every business runs on thinking, mostly in two modes: divergent and convergent. I’ve been researching this and I just published my findings in a new report to help individuals, teams, and organizations tap both modes. Divergent thinking helps you create — generating many alternatives.

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

When we talk about organizations, the term employee engagement refers to the concept of keeping the employees interested at their workplace and in their work. To achieve employee engagement , you might use gamification techniques , enhance the training process, organize fun events etc.

VMware spends $4.2B to grab Pivotal, Carbon Black to secure, develop integrated cloud world

Network World

All things cloud are certain to be major topics next week at the VMworld user conference, but VMware took things up a notch with plans to spend $4.2 billion to acquire cloud-development firm Pivotal, and security provider Carbon Black.

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Netflix, Google Talk Continuous Delivery at DevOps World

Information Week

Members of the Continuous Delivery Foundation discuss the formation of the open source organization and the future of continuous integration and delivery

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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.

Maintain Your Security Edge: Develop And Retain Cybersecurity Talent

Forrester IT

As an industry, we gripe about hiring and struggle with retention.

SCCM Task Automation Application Deployment Updates – Patch My PC Review 2

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. This post is the continuation of “SCCM Application Creation Automation – Patch My PC Review 1.” ” In this post, Review #2, you are going to see more details from the SCCM side. Let’s see how Patch My PC can help with SCCM automation activities like third-party software updates and application creation. Introduction SCCM third-party software […].

Agile Planning Business Roadmaps, Architecture Standards, and DevOps Releases

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile planning doesn't end when stories are written, accepted by the team, sized, and ready for development. Story writing is one aspect of agile planning, but it's not the only one. At StarCIO, agile planning is done at several levels depending on the complexity of the requirement.

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Outlook is Good for Health Care, Thanks to Big Data

Information Week

Technology improvements in recent years are making it possible to overcome the decades of siloed, inaccessible, consumer data

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.