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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. .

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.

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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

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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

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!

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

More secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

David Linthicum

In the previous post I talked about cost reduction plays that can lower your cloud computing bill, as well as make better use of existing database licenses. Each tip will save you money and put less in your cloud provider’s pockets. Here are the next two “secrets” to consider.

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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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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.

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

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.

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.

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!”

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.

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.

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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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.

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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How to govern AI in your organization: 6 tips

CTOvision

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.

A Practical Guide to DevOps: It's Not that Scary

Information Week

Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about how to embrace DevOps in their enterprise organizations

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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.

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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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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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.

Database Deployments Moving to the Cloud

Information Week

Of the top five database vendors by revenue, four are also cloud service providers -- Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. The future of DBMS is in the cloud

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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.

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.

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.

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.

TCS Taps Cornell Tech for Digital Transformation Ideation

Information Week

Unveiling of the new TCS Pace Port at the Tata Innovation Center reveals plan to work with academics and startups to find new hires and help industries evolve

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.

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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NIST report on IoT security raises awareness on risks of connected devices

CTOvision

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a US physical sciences laboratory that promotes innovation and industrial competitiveness, has released a report to help organizations understand and manage cybersecurity and privacy risks associated with the internet of things (IoT). Mike Fagan, a NIST computer scientist and one of the authors of the report, said the […]. Internet of Things News

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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.

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.

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.