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How CIOs Are Using Algorithms To Tell People What To Do

The Accidental Successful CIO

Algorithms can sometimes make better decisions than people can Image Credit: x6e38. As the person with the CIO job, one of your main tasks is to assign work to the various people who work for you.

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AI systems are biased, and cloud availability makes it worse

David Linthicum

According to Gartner Research, from now until the year 2022, 85 percent of AI projects will deliver erroneous outcomes due to bias in data, algorithms, or the teams responsible for managing them. Moreover, 85 percent of Americans currently use at least one AI-powered device, program, or service , the Gallup polling organization reports. This bias is something I’ve known for a while as I followed AI systems from the late 1980s.

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How CIOs Can Ensure a Seat at the Strategy Table

CEB IT

Ella, a newer CIO at a large retail company, knows digital will change the entire business model of the enterprise. Blockchain could revolutionize the company’s supply chain, and artificial intelligence could augment how customers interact with the brick-and-mortar stores and how they order items through the website. But Ella also knows to push these plans forward in a strategic company-wide effort, she must be seen by the rest of the C-suite as a business leader, not just the head of IT.

Time To Rethink Channel Incentives And Program Management (CIPM)?

Forrester IT

Channel incentives are used to improve indirect sales performance, orchestrate partners’ behavior, and engender channel loyalty.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

OK I Fell For A Huge Fake Because I Wanted To Believe It: Amazon Blimp Delivery

CTOvision

There are some cool videos going around that show an Amazon blimp launching baby drone delivery bots. This is so neat and so believable because we all know Amazon has been working on drones and considering blimps. As for me, I believed it because I wanted to.

When to declare cloud application migration failure

David Linthicum

One of the hip terms that you hear a great deal in Silicon Valley is “fail fast.” This means to find out what does not work so you can move on to what does. It’s solid advice, for the most part. However, failing in some enterprises’ IT shops may get you put out of the organization, so many IT pros avoid failure at any cost—or at least never declare failure, even if it means spending millions of dollars in dealing with ineffective systems that are costly to run or even hurt the business.

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Apple ITP 2.1: What It Is, What It Means, and Why It Matters

Forrester IT

Apple first introduced Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP) in 2017, but the latest update (2.1) creates a new set of challenges for advertisers, publishers, and tech vendors that make money from online behavioral advertising (OBA), attribution, web analytics, testing, and personalization.

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11 Artificial Intelligence Trends Every Business Must Know in 2019

CTOvision

Read Sohaib Khalid list 11 artificial intelligence trends every business should know about on Read Write : Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a game changer for global businesses, opening doors to innumerable possibilities. With the integration of AI in businesses, the global economy is excepted to grow exponentially in the coming years. Although the introduction […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Kubernetes Cheat Sheet

Linux Academy

If you’re like me, you may have those moments where you’re at the terminal, hands hovering over your keyboard, and … nothing. I always seem to freeze up and probably rely too much on bash history. The up arrow is my friend.).

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Navigate the Ever-Changing Terms of Brexit

CEB IT

It’s been almost three years since the U.K. voted in favor of leaving the European Union (EU), and the political stalemate around Brexit continues. The original departure date of March 29, 2019 has been delayed. The EU has granted the U.K. government an extension to April 12, 2019 for Brexit with no deal or May 22, 2019 for Brexit with a deal. This extension only adds further ambiguity around how the outcome of Brexit will impact organizations.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Brand Growth Will Boost Social Ad Spending

Forrester IT

In recent years, a wave of so-called digitally native direct-to-consumer (DTC) startups have burst onto the scene and have grown in popularity. Consumers are increasingly purchasing products and services such as mattresses, shoes, razors, and groceries from the over 400 DTC firms now in operation.

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Gain Insights Into How Bad Guys Are Manipulating You via YouTube

CTOvision

This clip is the first in a series on social media algorithm manipulation and countermeasures. I’ve been tracking these topics somewhat, like most of you probably are. But still found this to be surprising and very interesting.

Step by Step SCCM 1902 Upgrade Guide Production Version

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. This post is to help to perform the SCCM 1902 upgrade. This post is a comprehensive step by step guide to upgrade SCCM infra. Microsoft released SCCM 1902 in the opt-in/slow ring.

Secure Your Migration to the Cloud

Information Week

Five best practices for ensuring that your cloud strategy keeps things safe and secure

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Orchestrate Your Customer Analytics Practice With The Next Best Experience

Forrester IT

I went to see a concert last night that epitomizes the state of customer insights in most companies today. It was a benefit for Creative Music Studio and brought together incredible artists such as Billy Martin, Cyro Baptista, Marc Ribot, and Ingrid Sertso.

6 Essential Skills Cybersecurity Pros Need to Develop in 2019

CTOvision

It’s definitely a job seeker’s’ market out there in the cybersecurity employment pool. According to an about-to-be-released report from ISSA and ESG, 74% of organizations today have been impacted by the cybersecurity skills shortage. Meantime, a report released last month from ISACA says that 60% of organizations need a minimum of three months to fill […]. Cyber Security News

SCCM Patch Management is Enough for Vulnerability Management?

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. SCCM patch management is enough for Vulnerability management for your overall Information Technology (IT) strategy for an organization? You will get the answer from this post.

Why a future of efficient capital markets matters and how we’ll get there

Trends in the Living Networks

I recently gave a keynote in Dubai at The World in the Future conference, organised by the Ministry of Finance as part of the Dubai government’s Innovation Month. The event timeframe was 30 years in the future, showing an appetite for foresight very unusual from governments.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Watch Your Language! “Low-Code” And “No-Code” Are Not The Same

Forrester IT

Low-code or no-code? Some vendors use these terms interchangeably or are overpromising. In particular, we cringe when we see or hear “low-code/no-code” — as if those two things are the same. Don’t be confused, don’t be deluded; here is what’s going on.

Toyota suffers second data breach in five weeks

CTOvision

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has suffered a second data breach in the space of five weeks, leading to the data of 3.1m customers being accessed through a malicious attack. Toyota said that hackers breached its IT systems and gained access to information belonging to several of its sales subsidiaries. “We take this situation seriously, and […]. Cyber Security News

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This Is Your Brain on Data: Marketing in the New Digital Age

Datacponomy

Data has never been more relevant for understanding consumer behavior. With data scientists in high demand and earning six figures or more a year, this is undeniable. Technology is changing the way that consumers think and behave.

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Machine Learning, Natural Language Meet to Understand Intent

Information Week

Machine learning and natural language capabilities will bring the power of analytics to more people through semantics

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Telcos must prioritize Innovations that extend beyond networking

Forrester IT

Since the birth of cloud computing in early 2000, telecommunications companies have seen business growth thanks to these IT transformational partners.

Three Ways To Use Artificial Intelligence To Improve The Employee Experience

CTOvision

Read Dan Turchin list three ways companies can use artificial intelligence to improve employee efficiency on Forbes : According to Ray Kurzweil, famed inventor and futurist: “Our technology, our machines, are part of our humanity. We created them to extend ourselves.” ” Striving to extend ourselves is the essence of what it means to be human. […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How to Convert Youtube Videos in MP3 ?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Convert Youtube Videos in MP3 ? Information Technology Blog. We are now at a time where you can find interesting video and audio content pretty much on any social media.

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Running an SCCM Package via PowerShell and Command Line

Mick's IT Blog

While working on a new compliance policy, I ran into a lot of hurdles that needed to be resolved. One of those hurdles was executing an SCCM package via PowerShell. Using the WMIExplorer, I was able to locate a method that allows you to execute an SCCM package as shown below.

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

The Pendulum Swings Back To Creativity: Decoding Accenture Interactive’s Droga5 Deal

Forrester IT

Today, Accenture Interactive announced its Droga5 acquisition. The New York and London-based creative agency joins previous Accenture creative acquisitions Fjord, Karmarama, and The Monkeys to bolster the consultancy’s creative and brand communication capabilities.

Even The Best Cybersecurity Strategy Is Only Good Once

CTOvision

No matter what the size of your business you should have a cybersecurity strategy. Yes that means if you run a part time business out of your home you need a cybersecurity strategy. And of course that also goes for every other business of every other size small to big. There are plenty of lessons […]. CTO News The Boardroom

Beyond microservices; Software architecture driven by machine learning

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's not a question of if, it's a question of when and how AI and machine learning will change our programming and software development paradigms. Today's coding models are based on data storage, business logic, services, UX, and presentation. A full stack developer elects to build a three-tiered web architecture using an MVC framework. An IoT application calls for an event-driven. AI big data data management innovation IOT software development

What are Private Servers Gaming and are They Legal?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - What are Private Servers Gaming and are They Legal? Information Technology Blog. Multiplayer games can be quite fun until you realize you need to meet new people to reach your targets or beat big bosses.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.