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Ride the 4 Waves of Digital Disruption

CEB IT

Dave, a longtime CIO at a large corporation, finds himself drowning in a sea of new technology developments. He is used to the old way of doing things, where a new technology advancement would come out every few years.

Shape Digital CIOs by Practicing Five "I”s

Future of CIO

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Have we lost the cancer battle? No! – say Big Data and Machine Learning

Datacponomy

Can you fight cancer with the help of Big Data and Machine Learning? How can these technologies help in the procedure of diagnosis, drug discovery and treating cancer? Cancer is an ailment with a long tail distribution.

How 100+ yr old firms stay relevant

Forrester IT

As we’ve reported prior, the majority of legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digital transformation.

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?

3 tips for container devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops in the cloud is all the rage.

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OODA Launches New Series for Tech CEOs Seeking To Better Serve The Federal Market

CTOvision

Startup CEOs: The federal government needs your technology! A high tech startup that has made it through the wickets required to get VC funding and create real capabilities almost always has something that someone in government needs.

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Hot or Hype: The Top Retail Tech Investments For 2019

Forrester IT

In today’s increasingly competitive retail market, every technology initiative is pitched as do-or-die. So how do you make smart decisions about which technologies to invest in, to start testing, or to forego?

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Don’t wait up for the open cloud

David Linthicum

The “open cloud” is often tossed out as the savior for cloud computing in general. Of course, there is nothing to save. Public cloud usage is exploding by any measure. However, we are challenged by proprietary, or less open, public clouds that lead to lock-in.

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Facebook open-sources DLRM, a deep learning recommendation model

CTOvision

Facebook today announced the open source release of Deep Learning Recommendation Model (DLRM), a state-of-the-art AI model for serving up personalized results in production environments.

The Need for AI Governance in Healthcare

CEB IT

New applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are emerging at a very fast pace, particularly in the healthcare industry. The industry is full of technology vendors, data science companies, researchers and innovators focused on creating predictive and prescriptive algorithms for improved diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

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!

Announce Forrester’s First DMP Wave For Asia Pacific

Forrester IT

I’m excited to share that The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms In Asia Pacific, Q3 2019 is now live. It’s the first time we evaluated data management platform (DMP) vendors’ capabilities in Asia Pacific (AP).

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How to Prep Your Career for the AI Job Apocalypse

Information Week

Will your job end up being automated or eaten by an AI or robot? Here's a deeper look at careers that will continue to be in high demand in the decade ahead

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The Next AI in Government Events is 25 July 2019 at George Washington University

CTOvision

Join the next AI in Government event Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at GWU. Note it’s in the morning this month! Our speaker is Adam Murray from the U.S. Department of State in the Office of International Communications and Information Policy.

What Government CIOs Should Know About Digital IDs

CEB IT

Noémi lives in France. She needs to file her income tax return and — since she’s already doing “admin stuff” — she also checks the status of her healthcare reimbursements and signs up on the local electoral list. FranceConnect allows Noémi to access the public services needed to complete these tasks using a single logon. . Noémie’s story is a clear example of how digital identities can make citizens’ lives and interactions with government agencies easier. .

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.

AutoML Is A Must-Have For Scaling Machine Learning Across The Enterprise

Forrester IT

Whether you want to empower non-data scientists to build predictive models or boost your existing data scientists’ productivity, automated machine learning (autoML) solutions can help every organization looking to scale their use of machine learning.

Thank You SCCM 2007 Time to Say Good Bye

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Yes, big thanks to SCCM 2007. You served us very well. It’s time for you to take some rest.

Artificial Intelligence Is Improving How Companies Do Business

CTOvision

People communicate mostly through natural language—not equations or Excel spreadsheets or structured daily reports. This has historically posed a challenge for marketers because while the words we use are full of consumer insights, they have been generally inscrutable to analytical tools. This is, of course, changing. With natural language processing and machine-learning software, companies can […].

CIOs Need To Learn How Best To Use Email

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to learn how to tame their email Image Credit: Simplificamos Su Trabajospan> Ah, email. What a powerful tool. What an utter nightmare! The person who has the CIO job probably uses email so often that they no longer really spend that much time thinking about it.

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.

Catch The 2019 Experience Platform Wave

Forrester IT

Mark Grannan and I just completed our fourth evaluation of the major software vendors focused on digital experiences: Acquia, Adobe, BloomReach, Episerver, Liferay, OpenText, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and Sitecore.

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IBM Builds AI Ladder with Partnerships

Information Week

IBM is creating a richer technology stack to help customers ascend the 'AI Ladder,' gaining the foundation for an artificial intelligence practice

eCh0raix — New Ransomware Targets QNAP NAS Devices

CTOvision

A new ransomware family has been found targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices made by Taiwan-based QNAP Systems and holding users’ data hostage until a ransom is paid.

SCCM Intune Support for VDI Devices Persistent Non Persistent

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. SCCM management of Windows Virtual Desktop offering is getting more attention from Microsoft.

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.

DX Platform: Strategy, Software, or both?

Forrester IT

In the past two business days, my colleagues and I have published the Q3, 2019 iterations of our Digital Experience Platform NowTech and Wave (big sigh of relief, and huge thank you to everyone who supported this research!).

Transform your IT Help Desk

Information Week

CIOs: Now is the time to upgrade the level of professional management within your help desk function. Here's how

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Good Governance: Do Boards Need Cyber Security Experts?

CTOvision

In Forbes: In today’s digital world, with near-instantaneous conveyance of information and data, cyber-events could (and routinely do) rapidly impact brand and shareholder value. While opinions differ on the need for cybersecurity experts on certain boards, there is a general consensus among management, boards, and investors alike that this need is growing. Given this trend, […].

Learn New SCCM Intune Licensing Details Subscription Vs CALs

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Disclaimer! I’m not Microsoft licensing expert! I’m trying to share what I have learned in an understandable & straightforward (really? I will let you find out) way. In this post, you will learn more details about New SCCM Intune Licensing details. I also try to touch on Enterprise and Core CAL suites in terms of […].

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.

Asia Pacific Online Video Advertising Spend Will Reach $53.7 Billion By 2023

Forrester IT

Increasing internet penetration, better data infrastructure, and increasing adoption of 4G and now 5G are driving video consumption in Asia Pacific. The Asia Pacific region is a mix of heterogeneous markets such as Australia, Japan, South Korea, China, and India.

A Robot That Can Throw Bananas? Why CIOs Should Take Notice

Information Week

Scientists are now developing models that allow robots to learn from experience. Pay attention, because deep learning is poised to drive significant advances

Andrew Ng on Jumping Into Artificial Intelligence: Five Considerations For Creating An AI Company

CTOvision

The advice from Andrew Ng, former founder of Google Brain, former chief scientist at Baidu and founder and chief executive of Landing AI, on artificial intelligence (AI) is to just jump in. “It It is a big journey, but jumping in is not hard,” says Ng. And indeed, in the past few years we’ve seen many […]. Artificial Intelligence News

SCCM Third-Party Software Updates Troubleshooting Part-2

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft has added the outstanding feature “Third Party Software Updates” in SCCM, but still, you have some dependency on SCUP, or you say it as Update Publisher.

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?