Sat.Oct 06, 2018 - Fri.Oct 12, 2018

Serverless cloud computing: Don’t go overboard

David Linthicum

There are lots of big cloud shows coming up, and the core themes will be containers, devops integration, and more serverless computing services, such as databases, middleware, and dev tools. Why the focus on serverless computing? It’s a helpful concept, where you don’t have to think about the number of resources you need to attach to a public cloud service, such as storage and compute.

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Will Digital Healthcare Technology Disrupt Independent Physicians

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Why fear change? Change is good and has developed the world into what it is today. Change partners with adaptation, to promote a new way of doing things. However, is change in the healthcare industry putting independent physicians at risk? With the increased usage of digital healthcare technology, will the independent physician still be able to maintain the walk-in base of customers?

How Artificial Intelligence Will Go To the Next Level

Information Week

Continued broad development of AI technologies and concepts require new approaches to collaboration between industry organizations and academia

Climate Change Is Transforming Business

Forrester IT

It may not seem like it yet, but climate change is altering the world so drastically that all enterprises will need to undergo a transformation to avoid going extinct.

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Multicloud does not eliminate vendor lockin

David Linthicum

Not to name names, but I’ve been reading in several publications that one of the main reasons to go to multicloud is to avoid vendor lockin. While I can see the logic behind this assumption—that having more cloud providers means you can be more independent—the reality is much different.

Are people overly infatuated with Deep Learning, and can it really deliver?


One of the factors often credited for this latest boom in artificial intelligence (AI) investment, research, and related cognitive technologies, is the emergence of Deep Learning AI algorithms, and the corresponding large volumes of big data and computing power that makes Deep Learning a reality. However, deep learning is just an approach to machine learning […].

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When Trains Start Running Late: Japan’s Digital Awakening

Forrester IT

I love going to Japan where everything works flawlessly and where customer obsession, or “omotenashi”, is deeply engrained into the culture of every institution: this is where, for instance, train operators apologize when their trains leave the platform 25 seconds earlier than schedule.

Why CIOs Need To Be Careful About Age Discrimination

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to be aware of the age of the people in their department Image Credit: euranet_plus. If you took a look at the people who are currently working in your IT department, what would their average age be?

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Foto Friday – Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Eric D. Brown

Sunrise over Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. Made with Sony A7rIII and Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens. Click the photo to be taken to a larger version on 500px. See more photos in my 500px portfolio.


The 2018 SINET 16 Awardees: Every one worth watching


We have written before about the Security Innovation Network (SINET). SINET is an organization laser focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration. Every year SINET oversees a process designed to find and highlight innovative companies. The process includes soliciting nominations for innovative firms, leveraging volunteer judges from across the technology executive community, and then […]. CTO Cyber Security Events News

Assess Your Innovation Capability Maturity

Forrester IT

with Pascal Matzke and Michael Glenn Customer expectations are rising too quickly for traditional models of incremental improvement; companies need to find a strategy to harness disruptive technologies that balances iterative solutions with fearless, flexible innovation.

The Birth Of Block-Cloud: Reinventing The Cloud With Blockchain


Internet of things or IoT has become one of the most influential technologies, currently connecting more than 23 billion devices. This number is expected to reach 30 billion by 2020 and more than 60 billion by 2024.

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Machine Learning Is Transforming Data Security

Eric D. Brown

Data is the lifeblood of any organization today so it should be easy to understand that security of that data is just as important (if not more important) that the data itself. It seems that data security (or rather the lack thereof) has been in the news regularly over the last few years.

6 Months, 945 Data Breaches, 4.5 Billion Records


Only six months and nearly 4.5 billion data records have already been breached. From Adidas (two million records compromised) to Facebook (up to two billion accounts scraped), 2018 has seen more than its fair share of massive global data breaches. Now a new report by digital security specialists Gemalto reveals that 945 data breaches led to […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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Digital Transformation: Why Culture Is So Key

Forrester IT

I am really honored to have represented Forrester in the jury of the eCAC40/Les Echos Index measuring the digital maturity of the largest French companies quoted at the French Stock Exchange (CAC 40 Index).

5 Ways to Improve Developer Productivity and Quality on Agile Development Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Many leaders that are new to scaling agile ask me about measuring individual developer and tester productivity since most agile metrics such as velocity are aggregate measures around a team's performance. These leaders support team dynamics and some promote agile's self-organizing principles. But they also have significant demands from business stakeholders on the speed and quality of their.

ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch

Network World

So far, so good. That’s the report from Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as it rolled out the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS) on Oct.

Definitive Guide to Threat Intelligence


It is a fact of modern life, every organization that uses technology is under attack from cyber criminals. This new fact of life has given rise to the need for actionable cyber threat intelligence. Cyber threat intelligence helps organizations of all sizes optimize defenses and protect what is most important. If you are establishing a […]. CTO Cyber Threats News Recorded Future


‘Tis The Season For Consumers To Still Not Buy On Social Media

Forrester IT

This blog post is part of Forrester’s Holiday 2018 retail series. Despite news of brands such as Nike, Adidas, Allbirds, and SeatGeek successfully selling on social networks, social media is still not a place that consumers buy products and services.

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Machine or Human? How We're Reallocating Work

Information Week

In the emerging, AI-powered workplace, there's plenty of work to be done, some suited for machines and some suited for humans


Remote Assistance for Intune Managed Windows Device


iOS, Windows, and Android Devices managed by Intune can be administered remotely using TeamViewer. TeamViewer has options integrate with Intune. This TeamViewer integration gives an out of box experience from Intune console.

IoT analytics guide: What to expect from Internet of Things data


Read Bob Violino explain how companies will face challenges like data capture, data governance, and availability of services while creating an IoT analytics environment on Network World : The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is having a big impact on lots of areas within enterprise IT, and data analytics is one of them. Companies […]. CTO News

Spring Cleaning In December: Declutter Your Insights House

Forrester IT

Feeling overwhelmed with all the data that your teams must wrangle before even getting to data science? Feeling like you have more than enough dashboards and tools? Feeling like you don’t have any more room in your complex data and analytics environment for yet another platform?

VideoProc Review: Easy and Fast GoPro iPhone 4K Video Processor and Compressor


Information Technology Blog - - VideoProc Review: Easy and Fast GoPro iPhone 4K Video Processor and Compressor - Information Technology Blog. Many of the latest generation devices are able to record videos at very high resolution, even pushing up to 4K Ultra HD, even at high frame rates.

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Store PowerApp Camera Photos in SharePoint or OneDrive

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In order to capture a Photo taken from a PowerApp, we are going to take advantage of the Camera control to capture an image and pass that to a Flow which will save it to SharePoint on OneDrive.

Pymetrics raises $40 million for AI-powered job recruitment


If Pymetrics has its way soon your job interviews will not be conducted by humans but AI-powered games. Pymetrics is in recruitment business and uses a combination of neuroscience and AI to create games which companies can use to evaluate candidates they are recruiting. Pymetrics has been successful in convincing investors about the potential of […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

What’s At The End Of The B2B Buyer’s Journey? Advocacy!

Forrester IT

Personas and journey maps have become key tools for the modern marketer. As my colleague Lori Wizdo expertly explains: It is the job of marketing to guide the buyer through the buying journey. Becoming a journey marketer is essential in this digital age. Lori can help you get there – check out her workshop at […].

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How to Remove Malicious Code, Malware from Websites?


Information Technology Blog - - How to Remove Malicious Code, Malware from Websites? Information Technology Blog. It’s not new to know that 80% of websites contain vulnerabilities.

Our Tested Framework for Customer Service Community Success

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Self-Service Communities Used for Customer Service On the Rise. Trends show that customers prefer self-service communities when it comes to accessing support. Customers demand fast service anywhere, anytime.

Intel Announces Xeon W-3175X: 28-Core Processor for Extreme Workstations


Intel on Monday officially introduced its 28-core processor for extreme workstations that it teased first back in June. The new chip comes with unlocked multiplier and can run at up to 4.3 GHz in burst mode. The Intel Xeon W-3175X CPU is based on the Skylake/Cascade Lake microarchitecture and is compatible with motherboards featuring Intel’s LGA3647 […]. CTO News Intel

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