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Digital Myth No. 4: Your Company Needs A Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

When your CEO asks you for your digital strategy, you could go away and huddle up with your team for a month and produce some voluminous document full of TLAs only to have it sit on the shelf for the next two years. Instead, simply give your CEO a copy of your business strategy. After […].

Devops is mandatory for multicloud deployments

David Linthicum

A survey of 1,106 business and technology executives published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, finds that 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud environments. Moreover, 98 percent are forecasting they will be using multicloud within three years. These findings should surprise nobody who reads this blog. However, the survey finds that only 39 percent of the respondents have implemented devops processes and tool chains.

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Is Venture Capital investment in AI Realistic or Out of Control?

CTOvision

Anyone observing the news can see that artificial intelligence and machine learning are getting lots of attention. It goes without saying that startups are playing into this trend and raising more money than ever, as long as they have AI or cognitive technologies in their business plans or marketing material. Not only are startups raising […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News The Boardroom ai funding startups vc venture capital

The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning

Information Week

Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare

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!

If You’re Not Prioritizing Employee Experience Improvement, You’re Doing It Wrong

Forrester IT

There is ample evidence that improving employee experience leads to better business results. Briefly, firms that improve employee experience find that they get better work performance and more discretionary effort from employees.[i]

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Steel yourself for the cloud hangover

David Linthicum

A poll of 250 IT decision makers across North America conducted by managed services provider Softchoice that polled found preparation for cloud initiatives is on track. 83 percent of those polled said they had assessed existing applications to determine if they were ready for the cloud, and 82 percent had modernized their data centers in preparation for cloud. Moreover, 72 percent internally communicated the business impact of a cloud strategy. [

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The Coming Wave of Regulation over Facial Recognition

Information Week

More applications utilizing facial recognition are inevitable in the public and private sectors, and those will generate plenty of new rules and regulations

Video: Adobe Premiere Rush CC Brings AI-Powered Video Editing To Marketers

Forrester IT

Adobe’s new Premiere Rush CC brings pro-level video editing capabilities to video creators who aren’t pros. It’s part of Adobe’s continued push downmarket to expand its footprint among creatives.

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Install SCCM Console on a Windows 10 Machine

Anoop

You can install SCCM console on a Windows 10 machine and perform all the admin tasks from your local machine. I would recommend using remote SCCM console than using the console in the site server. In this post, you will learn how to install SCCM console remotely on a Windows 10 machine.

Spookstock: Less than a month remains before this secretive, virtuous battle of the bands

CTOvision

JJ Green at WTOP News produced a segment on a very virtuous yearly event called Spookstock which I would like to draw your attention to. JJ’s choice of words and sound in this report are impossible for me to do service to, it is very well done, so I would encourage you to spend 4 minutes […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber War News

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.

Marketers – You have too many choices

Eric D. Brown

I have a little secret for everyone in the world of marketing: You have too many choices. There are way too many technology platforms in existence today. Too many ‘tools’ and too many products. You have too many choices when it comes to getting your work done.

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IBM Bets Big On Security Training And Leadership As A Differentiator

Forrester IT

In late 2016, IBM announced the availability of its full-scale cyber range at the Cambridge, MA headquarters of its security division. With two shifts per day and currently booked out six to eight months, it’s been a huge success for the division.

Intune Admin RBAC Scope Tags Implemenation Guide

Anoop

Intune Scope tags got introduced in Azure portal a few months back. Azure AD global admins are not required for all the Intune admin roles. So it’s better to minimize AAD admin roles in your organization. I would recommend watching the Ignite session BRK3026 by David Falkus & Dave Randall.

The CISOs Role in Risk Management

CTOvision

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of a company is becoming more and more important as cybersecurity threats increase in both frequency and reach. Every business needs to ensure that their CISO is not only concerned with security, particularly when it comes to any IT systems, but will also be responsible for risk management throughout […]. CTO Cyber Security

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.

Customer Service for Startups: Get it Right from the Beginning

Information Week

Proactive relationship management with early customers is critical to the success of growing start-up companies

Can Robots Grow Up To Be More Human?

Forrester IT

Context And Timing Is Critical For Robots And Humans To Work Well Together.

PowerShell One-Liners to ensure Dell system is configured for UEFI when imaging

Mick's IT Blog

While planning and configuring the Windows 10 upgrades, we had to also include the transition to UEFI from BIOS. I wanted to make sure that when the build team builds new models that they are configured for UEFI when applicable, otherwise the build fails within seconds after it starts.

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We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

CTOvision

Read Prof. Joshua M. Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Imagine you […]. Cyber Security News

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.

Structure Your Analytics Team for Success in the Age of AI

Information Week

The data team structure that your company has used for a few years needs to turn its focus to results and putting analytics tools in the hands of business units

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Marketers – get your heads out of the clouds!

Forrester IT

It’s frustrating when a customer exhibits purchase intent, but does’t buy because of friction in the customer journey. It’s worse when a store manager or contact center agent is unaware of a digital promotion.

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How Big Data Is Dishing out Big Solutions for Food Industries

Doctor Chaos

Any business structure can benefit from using data, including the food and beverage industry. Whether they’re distributors or fast food chains, these businesses offer a product people are willing to buy. Judging the details comes down to utilizing data.

Why It’s So Hard to Punish Companies for Data Breaches

CTOvision

Seems like it will be hard to get firms to improve till we all come to grips with this and sort out how to make firms responsible for their negligence, don’t you think? Read why Josephine Wolff says that it is very hard to punish companies, especially big companies for data breach on The New York […]. Cyber Security News

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.

Six Steps for Businesses to Earn AI Trust

Information Week

The growing reliance on AI and machine learning in the coming decades can have a negative impact on many jobs while raising new social issues. Yet, businesses can minimize those impacts

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Research Announcement: Cybersecurity Incident Response Services Wave

Forrester IT

I’m getting ready to kick off a Forrester Wave on Cybersecurity Incident Response Services that should be viewed as a refresh of the Digital Forensics and Incident Response Service Providers Wave published in September of 2017.

Expanding Cybersecurity Skills with Hack The Box

Doctor Chaos

There are several ways to either assess your current hacking skills or increase your prowess. Capture the Flag (CTF) programs are a way of gamifying cybersecurity skills within a fun, interactive, and challenging delivery platform.

Beware: Sneaky subscriptions are plaguing the App Store

CTOvision

Apple’ App store is plagued with some top utility apps on the App Store that are making millions of dollars by using dark patterns, tricking users into signing up for subscriptions. While subscriptions have been the mainstay for Apple and App developers, accounting for $10.6 billion in consumer spending on the App Store in 2017, and […]. Cyber Security News Apple

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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.

10 Top Strategic Predictions for 2019

Information Week

Blockchain, AI, facial recognition? Here are Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2019 and beyond, delivered during the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo

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Embrace privacy as your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Forrester IT

Your organization faces two powerful trends: The growing pressure of regulatory requirements on data protection that are emerging worldwide. The increasing awareness of privacy rights, which causes customers to take action in their relationship with businesses.

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League of Legends Champ Loses $200k to Sim-Swap Hack

Doctor Chaos

There’s been a growing trend in the world of cybercrime recently; that of sim-swapping, a new and subversive type of identity theft.

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DHS Providing Insights For Potential Cybersecurity Employees Via Webinar

CTOvision

Please share this with anyone you think needs to know about this great career opportunity, which includes both entry level and experienced cybersecurity professionals. This is the text from an email we just received from the DHS Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer: Greetings! The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has compelling cybersecurity missions […]. CTO Cyber Security

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.