Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

Future Of Retail: Implementing Artificial Intelligence In 2019

Forrester IT

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019, Researcher Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing experts within Forrester for our series, “Applying 2019 Predictions To Retail.” ” Last week, we spoke to Sam Stern about how employee experience will impact retailers in 2019.

Avoid These Cost-Cutting Traps

CEB IT

During financially unclear times , it may be tempting to look for cost savings, targeting first the big-ticket items in your budget, but these type of one-off cost-cutting initiatives are often bad business decisions. For example, laying off your most expensive talent can cut costs in the short term, but it reduces the core competencies of the organization, reducing the capabilities you need to fuel digital transformation effects.

3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

David Linthicum

Many believe that DR (disaster recovery) is built into the cloud. It’s not. Although many cloud providers do a fair job of making sure you can recover your data, you could be missing out on the capabilities that truly define a DR system.

How CIOs Can Solve Really Big Problems

The Accidental Successful CIO

Big problems require a special type of problem solving Image Credit: Kevin Dooley. As CIOs we are faced with a complete set of problems that we need to solve.

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.

Employee Engagement And Cultural Transformation Drive Customer Experience

Forrester IT

Employee engagement is critical for customer experience. age of the customer culture digital transformation employee engagement employee experience human resources management applications

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The case for “stepping stone” private clouds

David Linthicum

Public cloud providers surprised a great deal of people when they came out with proprietary private clouds. That’s where actual hardware and software support a subset of public cloud services.)

Intelligence Exploitation Summit 23-24 July 2019

CTOvision

The Impact Of Digital Transformation On The Vulnerability Management Space

Forrester IT

As I’m kicking off the next iteration of the Forrester Wave™ for vulnerability risk management in the coming weeks, I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about what I’m going to be focusing on and why.

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4 New Roles That I&O Plays in IoT

CEB IT

Digital is the top priority for CIOs in 2019. And they will look to I&O leaders to deliver and support new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT). This is easier said than done. .

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.

Study: Most enterprise IoT transactions are unencrypted

Network World

Of the millions of enterprise- IoT transactions examined in a recent study, the vast majority were sent without benefit of encryption, leaving the data vulnerable to theft and tampering. The research by cloud-based security provider Zscaler found that about 91.5

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Companies send confusing alerts about data breaches

CTOvision

Building on their previous research that showed consumers often take little action when facing security breaches, researchers analyzed the data breach notifications companies sent to consumers to see if the communications might be responsible for some of the inaction.

Future Healthcare Success is Rooted in Exceptional CX

Forrester IT

We know that better customer experience (CX) in healthcare better engages customers and patients, improves care outcomes, and reduces costs. But there are several factors contributing to lagging CX in healthcare.

CIO Power Politics: The Key to Correcting in Public

CEB IT

The general rule for management is “Correct in private, praise in public.” But in larger meeting or gatherings, waiting to correct a behavior can make it seem acceptable to the group.

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.

SCCM 1902 Known Issues List and Fixes

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I’m trying to help SCCM community with this list of SCCM known issues with the latest version of SCCM 1902. Many of these issues are already fixed before 1902 slow ring general availability.

DIA Provides Vision of New Data And Analytics Approach Called MARS

CTOvision

Editor’s note: The following was posted on the Defense Intelligence Agency website and is provided for your awareness. DIA’s Vision of MARS: Decision advantage for the 21st century JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, D.C. ,

Why Sizmek’s Ad Server Shouldn’t End Up With Amazon

Forrester IT

Ad serving… sounds boring right? And on its face, it is. Ad servers are the pipes of digital advertising – they (virtually) move content or ad creatives into empty slots on publisher’s pages, and then keep track of how many times they did it.

How CIOs Can Achieve Digital Business Transformation in Healthcare

CEB IT

In most scenarios, digital business transformation in healthcare usually starts with a CIO being tasked with developing a business case for digital care delivery. This could take the form of, for example, creating a new value proposition focused on remote patient monitoring for chronic disease management and on-demand virtual consultations. A new virtual service like this requires making changes to the business and operating models.

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.

Three Critical Aspects of Design Thinking for Big Data Solutions

Datacponomy

Design thinking continues to be all the rage amongst organizations of all kinds – from academia to startups, to agencies and consultancies, or large enterprises.

Three Steps To Promoting Productivity In The Workplace With AI

CTOvision

Read James Freeze list three steps you can use to promote productivity in your organization with artificial intelligence on Forbes : Since artificial intelligence (AI) entered popular conversation, the narrative surrounding the technology has been dominated by excitement — and also apprehension. In the media and around dinner tables, among academics, politicians and everyday workers, […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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CX Execs Rise To Power Across B2C And B2B Industries

Forrester IT

Unprecedented Growth Chief customer officers and chief experience officers were once a small community of visionaries and practitioners pioneering customer experience (CX) across industries.

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Enterprise Architects Populate Digital Business Platforms

CEB IT

Enterprise architecture (EA) and technology innovation leaders have the important job of advising CIOs and business leaders about digital business strategy, innovation and enterprise change. Today’s leaders take positions on the use of strategic technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) that make their organizations advanced and competitive.

Perficient Rings Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

Perficient - Digital Transformation

From ambitious startup to formidable force, Perficient has come a long way in the past 20 years, and our performance and momentum have never been stronger. We held our initial public offering on July 29, 1999 – at the time with only 19 employees.

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Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it

CTOvision

Read Tristan Greene’s article about why the only defense against killer AI is not developing it on The Next Web : A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield.

Follow The ABM Road Map To Recruit The Right Channel Partners

Forrester IT

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5 Principles Full Stack Developers and Solutions Architects Must Understand About Machine Learning

Social, Agile and Transformation

According to recent and separate studies from Gartner, Harvey Nash/KPMG, and O'Reilly, somewhere between 24% and 37% of organizations are at least moderately investing in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Why we need to open up AI black boxes right now

Datacponomy

AI is a tricky subject to wrap your head around, that is why we talked to experts of IBM. We were enlightened by Romeo Kienzler, head of IoT at IBM and frequent speaker at Data Natives. Next, Matthias Biniok, lead Watson Architect DACH at IBM, who designed CIMON, the smiling.

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Spotify begins testing its first hardware: a car smart assistant

CTOvision

Spotify is about to begin publicly testing its first hardware: a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars, meant to help Spotify learn how people consume audio while they’re driving. As part of the test, some Premium users will receive the device for free.