Sat.Apr 28, 2018 - Fri.May 04, 2018

Using a private cloud? Admit your error and go public instead

David Linthicum

Amazon Web Services has announced that Oath, the former Yahoo, has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Sounds like another routine “win” announcement from a cloud vendor, doesn’t it? But this one is far from routine. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Three Takeaways On eCommerce From My Trip To China

Forrester IT

I recently spent two weeks in China to attend an event hosted by eCommerce company JD.com for analysts and retail thought leaders. Here are my takeaways on the state of eCommerce in the world’s largest eCommerce market: Customers in China seek novelty and individuality.

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting… Delivery of Your Outsourced Software

CTOvision

As a consulting CTO I work with companies at all stages of software product development. Startups with scarcely more than a PDF mock-up. Multi-million dollar businesses refining their umpteenth software version. But there is one stage in the evolution of a software company at which they disproportionately reach out to somebody like me — when they’re […]. CTO News Tech Advice The Boardroom

Security technology and online casinos

Doctor Chaos

Online casinos and playersare at risk from a wide number of security threats £7.5

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!

How to secure SaaS: Understanding the cloud’s security layers

David Linthicum

When you address security in the cloud for your enterprise use, you need to think of it in several layers: To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

Wanted: Professionals Involved In Their Firm’s AI Strategy. Take Forrester’s Latest Survey!

Forrester IT

Forrester Launches New Survey On AI Adoption There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) is top of mind for executives. AI adoption started in earnest in 2016, and Forrester anticipates AI investments to continue to increase. Leaders are quickly waking up to AI’s disruptive characteristics and the need to embrace this emerging technology to remain […].

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10 Richest people in the world in Crypto

Doctor Chaos

Cryptocurrency has made overnight millionaires. To make it to this list, you must have a minimum of $350 million. Here are the top 10 richest people whose riches are attributed to cryptocurrency. Read through and find out who and why they have made it to the list.

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The right way to manage devops configurations in the cloud

David Linthicum

A common question from people setting up devops in the cloud is where to track configurations. You certainly have a vast array of technologies to help you track configurations, including configuration management (CM) tools such as Puppet , Chef , Ansible , and Cfengine. However, a more fundamental question is: Where should configurations exist? To read this article in full, please click here

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TD Ameritrade’s “Accountable CMO” Makes Marketing a Business Engine

Forrester IT

I have a new work crush. It happened, of all places, at the ANA’s Advertising Financial Management conference earlier this week in Hollywood, FL. My new marketer inspiration? Denise Karkos, CMO of TD Ameritrade, who talked us through what it means – and why it’s so CRITICAL – to be an accountable CMO. Here’s a […].

A Simple DNS Configuration Change Can Reduce Your Risk. Here Is What To Do

CTOvision

Editor's note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person. Please share with anyone in your life who could benefit from this. -bg bg Have you ever seen a picture of an old fashioned telephone operator? The operator played a critical function in establishing a global telephone network where any phone could talk to any phone. […]. CTO Cyber Security News Tech Advice The Boardroom

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.

A New Era Of Technology Is Arriving: Will CIOs Be Ready?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Here comes the future, are you ready to meet it? Image Credit: Michael Coghlan. It can be all too easy for the person with the CIO job to spend their time sitting around thinking about the future. We all know about things like big data, cloud computing, etc.

How to Setup Co-Management – Firewall Ports Proxy Requirements

Anoop

Firewall ports and proxy exception requirements are not something you can remove from your checklist while you are implementing any new infra component. Co-management is not different over here. SCCM Co-management related components from your on-prem infra need to communicate with the cloud components. Hence Firewall ports are proxy exception planning & documentation are essential. […].

Global Marketing Automation Spending Will Reach $25 Billion By 2023

Forrester IT

Marketers today are managing more channels, more content, and more data, while delivering vast quantities of personalized content quickly around the globe. As digital marketing complexity increases, more marketers are embracing automation tools to improve efficiency and speed to market. In our first Marketing Automation Technology Forecast, 2017 To 2023, we expect global spending on […].

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Cyberwar Is Now A 3-Way Cage Fight

CTOvision

The past few weeks has seen aggressive action by the White House against Russia and China. Cyberwar has become a 3-way cage fight. Here's a quick review of the fight and tactics to improve. US Strategy Not Working: Hit Me, I Can Take It Data exfiltration by Kaspersky and Huawei have been known for years […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats Cyber War Government News China cybewar India Malware Russia

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.

The Secret Ingredient to Digitally Transforming Your Business

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Digital innovation continues to disrupt industries at lightning speed. Today’s organizations are transforming their entire business – from strategy to operations, technology to culture – to better deliver value to their customers.

Security technology and online casinos

Doctor Chaos

Online casinos and playersare at risk from a wide number of security threats £7.5 million worth of chips was stolen online in 2011 Cyber-attacks are expected to cost global businesses $2 trillion by 2019 Software called NORA has been developed to prevent cyber attacks Phishing is a popular way of scamming casino players There’s no […]. InfoSec casinos infosec security awareness

Could Your Company Benefit From a Blended Agency Model?

Forrester IT

Forrester’s research shows half of firms have moved some digital marketing capabilities in-house and another third plan to do so. Whether you are a company CMO or an agency CEO, in-sourcing involves a lot of anxiety. Both should ask, “What does this mean for my business?”

Tracking The Evolution Of Amazon Kinesis: Real-time processing of streaming data, including video, at scale

CTOvision

Amazon Web Services launched AWS Kinesis in 2013 as a fully managed service for real-time processing of streaming data at scale. It can collect and process petabytes of data per hour from millions of sources, enabling applications to be written that take action on or because of that streaming data.

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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.

4 Warning Signs an Integration Wall is Approaching

Fountainhead

The Integration and API Management markets are growing, expanding in both popularity and use. Enterprise App integration will surpass $33b by 2020, and other markets like iPaaS and Data Integration are growing at double-digit CAGRs.

10 Richest people in the world in Crypto

Doctor Chaos

Cryptocurrency has made overnight millionaires. To make it to this list, you must have a minimum of $350 million. Here are the top 10 richest people whose riches are attributed to cryptocurrency. Read through and find out who and why they have made it to the list. Chris Larsen Chris Larsen stands as the richest […]. Crypto Currency crypto currency

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Don’t Look Now But Database Marketing Is Making A Comeback

Forrester IT

Single customer view. Real-time insights. Customer engagement strategy. Buzz words? But each one is crucial for revenue growth and more efficient marketing, and none of them can be achieved without a robust database marketing strategy. Stephanie Liu and I recently tackled the world of customer database services in two reports. The Forrester Wave™: Customer […]. age of the customer

Tracking The Evolution Of Amazon Kinesis: Real-time processing of streaming data, including video, at scale

CTOvision

Amazon Web Services launched AWS Kinesis in 2013 as a fully managed service for real-time processing of streaming data at scale. It can collect and process petabytes of data per hour from millions of sources, enabling applications to be written that take action on or because of that streaming data.

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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.

6 Incredible HealthTech Devices of 2018

Datacponomy

With the way that technology is constantly evolving at such a quick pace, many incredible health devices have recently been invented with the purposes of saving and improving lives.

Practical CIO Advice for Managing Change on CXO Talk [Video]

Social, Agile and Transformation

My second appearance on CXO Talk may be better than my first show! Thanks to Michael Krigsman for having me on again!

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Radius And Leadspace Join Forces: What’s It Mean For Predictive Marketing Analytics?

Forrester IT

The executive summary here is simple: We think this is a harmonious merger. Not quite one year ago, Forrester published the The Forrester Wave™: Predictive Marketing Analytics For B2B Marketers, which evaluated 11 firms – Radius and Leadspace among them – against 28 criteria, as well as an accompanying blog post that summed it up. […]. age of the customer

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The IoT for unconnected things

CTOvision

It’s been the year-of-IOT for a few years now. Have we not arrived yet? Unfortunately for most, IoT (Internet of Things) and particularly IIoT (Industrial I0T) remains a continuously advancing horizon. Fix-before-failure, predictive maintenance, smart metering, asset tracking, have all been touted as the killer-apps of IIoT for a long time. To be fair, IoT […]. CTO Internet of Things News

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.

How Semantics Technology Is Taking the Risk Out of Hiring

Datacponomy

Big data these days is a lot like the Wild West – an untamed, vast vista with untold resources ripe for the plucking. More of it keeps coming; this year, more data will be created than has ever existed before – much of it unstructured. By 2020, forty-four times more.

4 Reasons a Professional Website is a Vital Part of Any Business

The Accidental Successful CIO

Websites can be a vital tool for reaching your customers online. Image Credit: medithIT. Websites can be a vital tool for reaching your customers online.

Early Horror Stories Of The Data Economy

Forrester IT

When salacious tales of Cambridge Analytica’s activities emerged in 2018, we thought the company was finished. The many on-air discussions of illegal activities, law enforcement warrants, legal action threats from partners, and questionable ethics had appeared to doom them. We then saw multiple suspensions and resignations, and on May 2nd, 2018 Cambridge Analytica announced it […].

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AI is a Job Category Killer (But Don’t Worry)

CTOvision

According to a Gallup poll, many people think AI will destroy jobs, but just not theirs. In fact, in that poll, over 73% of Americans believe that AI will be a net job destroyer, but only 23% of these same surveyed adults were worried about it. How can you reconcile those two positions? In that […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News AI Employment Job Category Jobs

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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.