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Responding To Coronavirus: A Playbook For Marketing And Communications

Forrester IT

Marketing and comms teams should take a leading role in supporting their organization’s response to the coronavirus. Read this post to understand the most critical actions to take now. age of the customer B2B marketing pandemic promoted

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3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

David Linthicum

For the most part, cloud architecture is not that exciting. By now we know basically what works, what does not, and the process to get to the right target architecture. This means both the meta or logical architecture and added technology to get to the physical architecture.

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Thinking About Coronavirus? Don’t be like the Mayor of Amity Island


Among the many reasons JAWS was such good fiction is how realistic Mayor Vaughn’s character was. The stubborn politician refused to listen to reason or facts. If he would have taken action he could have avoided disaster.


10 Pillars of Pandemic Preparation


Just 12% of more than 1,500 people polled in a Gartner business continuity webinar on March 6 believe their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus, while 26% believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their business.

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.

Micro UIs: Microservices Are Visual, Too

Forrester IT

Stop Conflating Microservices With APIs Too often in client conversations, Forrester hears the terms “microservice” and “API” used interchangeably. To make your architecture and design patterns stronger, separate the two.

Raspberry Pi is your new private cloud

David Linthicum

The running joke is that raspberry Pis are cheaper than an actual raspberry pie.

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The I&O Leader’s Guide to Chaos Engineering


Pinball machine gamers never play the exact same game twice. Just as the pinball machine is unpredictable in nature, so too is the chaos in ensuring consistently reliable infrastructure systems. Chaos engineering defined.

How Employees Feel About Coronavirus: Early Results From Forrester’s PandemicEX Survey

Forrester IT

Our #pandemicEX research project aimed to understand how employees are experiencing the spread of COVID-19. Read results here. age of the customer employee experience risk management security & risk promoted special report

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Essential things to know about container networking

Network World

Containers have emerged over the past several years to provide an efficient method of storing and delivering applications reliably across different computing environments.

HPE taps AMD GPUs and CPUs for the El Capitan supercomputer


HPE is partnering with AMD to deliver the US Department of Energy’s El Capitan supercomputer, the companies announced Wednesday. Using AMD GPUs and CPUs, the system’s performance will be greater than two exaflops, HPE now says.

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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!

How to Achieve Smart Data Sharing


Data sharing remains crucial to team and organizational performance, yet organizations report that they struggle with how to create a trusted data-sharing culture.

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Open Source Design: What It Is And Why It Matters

Forrester IT

There’s a new buzz phrase in the air — “open source design.” What is it? It’s a “remix” (to borrow a term from Figma) of the open source software movement’s commitment to sharing and collaborative validation and improvement of software source code. What Are Examples Of Open Source Design?

The Role of AI in the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Information Week

AI can spot patterns in data and make predictions, and the hope is these tools could identify drug prospects to test on humans within months

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The Power Of Artificial Intelligence Vs. The Power Of Human Intelligence


Read Timo Elliott explain why artificial intelligence is good for productivity on Forbes : The most immediate benefit of artificial intelligence (AI) for business is increasingly clear: it’s a huge opportunity for increased productivity.

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.

Best Option to Deploy MS Teams MSI Using SCCM | ConfigMgr


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s check what are the Best Option to Deploy MS Teams MSI Using SCCM. I have a post about deploying Microsoft Teams using Office 365 ProPlus deployment workflow in SCCM.

The Odds Of A Tech Market Decline In 2020 Have Just Gone Up To 50%

Forrester IT

Based on recent events, we are revising our tech market forecast for 2020 downward. In the best case, we are now looking at US and global tech market growth slowing to around 2% in 2020.


Coronavirus: 8 Tech Tips for Working From Home

Information Week

Here's a collection of tools, technologies, and tips to help you out in case you need to telecommute during the Covid-19 outbreak

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A Closer Look At Google’s 5G Mobile Edge Cloud Strategy


Last week, Google shared its vision for enabling telecommunication providers to deliver business services through 5G networks.

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?

CIO Must Pivot to a Safer-Smarter World

Social, Agile and Transformation

My boss used to say to me, "Isaac, read the tea leaves" to get a sense of what to present, share, and focus on depending on the business temperament.

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Get Accessibility Right: Recruit People With Disabilities Into The Design Process

Forrester IT

When I speak with companies that are new to digital accessibility, they almost always start the conversation with some version of this question: “What do we need to do to comply with accessibility standards so we don’t get sued?”

How to Create Boundary Groups in ConfigMgr|SCCM Boundaries


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s learn how to create boundary groups in ConfigMgr world. Boundary groups are network parameter of SCCM device management.

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Assessing the skills gap in the Internet of Things – and how smart recruitment is helping


Read James Bourne explain the skills gap in the Internet of Things space and how to address it on IoT News : If you look at various technologies, from cloud computing to development, the agreed theme is one of a skills gap. Too many openings; not enough skilled candidates to take them up.

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.

Three Ways to Stay Connected in the Age of Virtual Conferences

Perficient - Digital Transformation

It’s an unfortunate set of circumstances that are leading to tech conference cancellations, postponements or going all digital. We are challenged to reimagine what the virtual conferences experience could look like for employees, partners, and customers.

Recapping the RSA Conference 2020: The Human Element

Forrester IT

In prior years, the RSA Conference focused on themes such as – Zero Trust, geopolitical risk, and automation. While those themes were still present at this year’s conference, it was harder to discern one dominant central theme for the conference.

How to Perform ConfigMgr Site Reset | Fix Weird Issues | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s learn more details about Site Reset options in Configuration Manager world. This is the step by step guide to Perform ConfigMgr Site Reset.

Garrison: An OODAcon 2020 Future Proof Sponsor


Garrison is a sponsor of Future Proof, our 2020 OODAcon. For more see: [link] Garrison provides ultra-secure isolation technology that is designed to protect against cyber attacks. Using hardsec principles, they solve secure browsing, VDI and secure data transfer challenges for enterprises globally.

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.

What is DevOps in 5 Minutes with @NYIke

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile without DevOps can lead to conflict where agile teams want to deploy frequently but are slowed down by operations that preserve reliability over speed.

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Essential Technology For Remote And Quarantined Employees During A Pandemic

Forrester IT

As the coronavirus spreads, more firms are encouraging employees to work from home. This video details how to enable a productive remote work experience and offers best practices for shifting work from the office to the home.

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How to Build Configuration Manager Technical Preview LAB |SCCM 2002.2


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Lets’ build first Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview LAB. In this post, you shall How to Build Configuration Manager Technical Preview LAB.

Elevate Security: An OODAcon 2020 Future Proof Sponsor


Elevate Security is a sponsor of Future Proof, our 2020 OODAcon. Elevate is a firm we have cheered on from the beginning.

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.