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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Security technology and online casinos

Doctor Chaos

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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

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

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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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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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 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

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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The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence: 3 Key Concepts

CTOvision

Artificial intelligence’s progress is staggering. Over the past few decades efforts to advance AI has resulted in some truly amazing innovations. Big data analytics, medical research, and automated transportation are only a handful of the incredible applications emerging from AI. What makes data mining, natural language processing, and driving software possible? Here are 5 key […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO

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

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.

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 […].

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

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

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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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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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?”

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

The basics of Deep Learning and Bayesian Networks in under five minutes

Social, Agile and Transformation

Still confused about deep learning, how it works, what is its shortcomings, and what is its origins? Watch this 4.5 minute keynote snippet by Zoubin Ghahramani, Chief Scientist at Uber, at O'Reilly's Artificial Intelligence Conference going on in NYC this week. He nails it. Paraphrasing Zoubin: Deep learning is neural networks rebranded. Compute power enables us to run many layers of. AI data scientist

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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Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.