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5 Questions to Get AI-Edge Products Right

CEB IT

Carmen — a seasoned product manager at a large enterprise — is struggling to manage the increasing complexity and range of data being captured by endpoint devices. She has considered equipping her organization’s products with AI edge capabilities, but is faced with an overwhelming amount of choices about how to do so. Regardless of the direction she chooses, she knows that achieving business success will require careful planning and well-managed execution. .

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What your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

David Linthicum

Cloud architecture is practiced differently, depending on who you work for or with. Given that the cloud architect gig encompasses planning, design, technology selection, technology integration, and deployment planning, the overall cloud architecture itself is often somehow overlooked.

How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning

Information Week

If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here's a short list of options for beginners

How To Prepare For The Coming Recession

Forrester IT

How To Prepare For The Coming Recession: Become An Adaptive Enterprise Recessions are notoriously hard to predict; the timing, severity, and characteristics of recessions are often missed, even by top economists.

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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.

7 Common Mistakes in Enterprise Blockchain Projects

CEB IT

Blockchain is often hyped as the next big thing in emerging technologies. But the reality is the majority of proofs of concept fail to get beyond the initial experimentation phase. . The good news is that CIOs can learn from early failures and avoid common mistakes. As the technology slides into the Trough of Disillusionment on the Gartner Hype Cycle, it’s vital that CIOs avoid pitfalls that can lead to disappointment and failure in enterprise blockchain projects.

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7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence. Everybody wants it. Everybody knows they need to invest in pilots and initial projects. Yet getting those projects into production is hard, and most companies still aren’t in with both feet. If you aren’t hands-on with the projects yourself, you may have heard a lot of different terminologies. You may be wondering what it […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Goodbye Smart, Hello Insights-Driven: Insights-Driven Cities Deliver Effective Governance

Forrester IT

I’ve always struggled with the term “smart city.” The word “smart” can mean a million different things. Getting smart with someone isn’t necessarily a good thing — as in a mother admonishing a child, “Don’t get smart with me!”

How to Avoid Overloading Your IT Project Team

CEB IT

Imagine your project team as traffic on a freeway. When the traffic density (or resource utilization) is high, a minor crash has an immediate effect on traffic flow — slowing it dramatically or stopping it completely. And you don't need 100% traffic density to see this effect. Traffic jams start appearing when roads reach utilization rates of 70% or more. It’s the same with IT project resources. Overloading people usually backfires, reducing performance and increasing mistakes.

Tempered Networks simplifies secure network connectivity and microsegmentation

Network World

The TCP/IP protocol is the foundation of the internet and pretty much every single network out there. The protocol was designed 45 years ago and was originally only created for connectivity. There’s nothing in the protocol for security, mobility, or trusted authentication.

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.

Smart home maker leaks customer data, device passwords

CTOvision

A company that makes a smart home management platform is leaking data about its customers and their device passwords via an ElasticSearch server that it left exposed on the internet without a password.

What Is Your X1?

Forrester IT

Customer experience has stalled. Over the past 24 months, some of the stars of Forrester’s Customer Experience Index (CX Index™), such as JetBlue and BMW, have shown no improvement in their CX. Other former standouts, like Etsy and USAA Credit, have experiences that are going backwards.

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Benefits of Application Modernization: Accelerate Innovation

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Whether you’re building new apps or modernizing legacy ones, cloud provides the agility and scalability your business needs to deploy faster and access advanced IT capabilities. When businesses modernize applications, it drives new processes and the necessary infrastructure that supports them.

Where does Europe stand in the development of AI?

Datacponomy

What is the future of AI in Europe and what does it take to build an AI solution that is attractive to investors and customers at the same time? How do we reimagine the battle of “AI vs Human Creativity” in Europe? Is there any company that is not using.

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.

AI World Conference and Expo 23-25 Oct 2019 in Boston: The intersection of AI and Business

CTOvision

CTOvision and the due diligence consultancy OODA LLC will be sponsoring AI World 2019, the largest independent business event focused on the state of the practice of AI in the enterprise. Register with our discount code (see below) for deep savings.

Digital Process Automation: An Important Part Of Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Forrester IT

Driving successful digital transformation will require developing a lot of software – much more than we’ve ever had to in the past. One strategy is to use a digital process automation solution with strong low-code development tools to meet the demand. age of the customer

The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo

Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times. The idea is that students first learn course content online, usually at home, and the time in the classroom is devoted to what used to be traditionally homework, with the teacher’s assistance.

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7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence

Information Week

Artificial intelligence is actually a term that encompasses a host of technology and tools. Here's a closer look at some of the more important ones

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.

How to govern AI in your organization: 6 tips

CTOvision

Retail Mobile App Experiences: New Best Practice Series

Forrester IT

Mobile is the dominant digital touchpoint in retail and mobile apps play critical role – consumers who down load a retailer’s app are likely to be more loyal, but that does not mean they wont uninstall the app if it does not meet their expectations!

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German radiologists are eager to co-create the future of AI in their field.

Datacponomy

What is the promise of AI to radiologists? How will the future customize preventive medicine using cross-functional data, like genomics and historical data? Read on.

Ecommerce Security Issues – 5 Ways to Tackle Them

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Ecommerce Security Issues – 5 Ways to Tackle Them - Information Technology Blog. The online world is both amazing and vulnerable, all at the same time. While eCommerce solutions have brought immense convenience to the masses, they have also put customer data at risk.

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too

CTOvision

TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users.

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The Insights Beat: Light Up The Sky With Insights This July

Forrester IT

It’s nearly Independence Day in the United States—a day filled with parades; fireworks; family; and, of course, delicious food.

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Answering Questions about Self-Sovereign Identity

Phil Windley

Summary: Identity professionals continue to have questions about self-sovereign identy (SSI). In this post, I answer a few questions that Susan Morrow raised about the commercial viability, security, privacy, and desired user experience of SSI.

How to Train Your Customer Facing Employees

Kitaboo

Imagine entering into a shoe store looking for a specific style of shoe. You ask the salesperson if it’s available, but he asks you to wait and attends another customer instead. Won’t you feel a bit annoyed? You would probably grumble about the kind of sales people the store has. A few more minutes of waiting would probably have you tweet about the apathetic salesperson of XYZ brand. See what happened here? The brand name got highlighted.

The Pentagon has a laser that can identify people from a distance—by their heartbeat

CTOvision

Everyone’s heart is different. Like the iris or fingerprint, our unique cardiac signature can be used as a way to tell us apart. Crucially, it can be done from a distance. It’s that last point that has intrigued US Special Forces.

Facebook’s Recent Moves Highlight The Grand Challenge Of Digital Ethics

Forrester IT

This blog is a summary of an interesting internal discussion we had among analysts. I’d like to extend my thanks to Brigitte Majewski, Martha Bennett, Sucharita Kodali, Benjamin Ensor, and Fatemeh Khatibloo, who all helped with the thinking.

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