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CIOs Need To Get Ready For Continuously Learning Models

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to prepare for a world where models run everything Image Credit: Bander AlMutlaq. If you are the person with the CIO job, the rest of the company is looking at you for help in making your company more competitive.

The Top 10 Cloud Myths

CEB IT

Myths continue to plague cloud computing. These misconceptions can slow enterprises down, impede innovation and stoke fear. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today.

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Red Hat: Optimizing Your IT Operations

Perficient

IT optimization is the first step in your digital transformation journey. I order to shift your focus to the future, you need to modernize what you have or migrate to flexible, stable, open platforms and tools. Otherwise, you will have outdated systems that can’t handle future IT workloads.

Enterprises accelerate spending on cloud but don't cut costs for data centers. What gives?

David Linthicum

Synergy Research Group’s review of enterprise IT spending during the last 10 years shows that “annual spending on cloud infrastructure services has gone from virtually zero to almost $100 billion.” No surprise here. However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware and software has been stagnant through much of the decade.” Not declining? Also on InfoWorld: How cloud-native technologies defeat cloud lock-in ].

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Overcome Barriers to Accelerate Transformative Changes

Future of CIO

The transformative change such as Digital Transformation, like the computer technology revolution itself, is a long journey on the bumpy road with ups and downs, risks and rewards.

Cloud computing is the unheralded hero at CES 2020

David Linthicum

I’m speaking at CES 2020 this year. This is the first non-cloud-focused event I’ve attended in years, and I’m looking forward to learning about new things. What strikes me though is that this is actually a cloud event in disguise. Although cloud is certainly a topic at CES , I’m not sure that those who are attending and exhibiting understand how foundational public cloud computing is to the success of almost all consumer-focused electronic devices.

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What You Need To Know About The Iranian Cyber Threat

CTOvision

OODA loop provides actionable insights into a wide range of intelligence, analysis, and global security issues. This includes special reports on dynamic situations like the current crisis with Iran.

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Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020

Information Week

Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020

Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

David Linthicum

Synergy Research Group’s review of enterprise IT spending during the last 10 years shows that “annual spending on cloud infrastructure services has gone from virtually zero to almost $100 billion.” No surprise here. However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware and software has been stagnant through much of the decade.” Not declining? Also on InfoWorld: Tiny clouds taking on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud ].

10 CIO Resolutions for 2020

CEB IT

January is a popular time for resolutions. Work out twice a week. Read more books. Try 100 different fruits and vegetables. But what should be on a CIO’s list? Professional resolutions aren’t that different from personal ones. Look for ways to reduce waste (both time and resources) and develop skills in new areas.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Imperva Taps Infor COO Pam Murphy As New CEO After Data Breach

CTOvision

Imperva has named longtime Infor COO Pam Murphy to be its next CEO following a data breach and the sudden resignation of the company’s previous top executive. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based

5 IoT Challenges and Opportunities for This Year

Information Week

Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations

Will financial advice be delivered primarily through Netflix-like subscription platforms?

Trends in the Living Networks

A report just released by McKinsey, On the cusp of change: North American wealth management in 2030 , offers some interesting perspectives.

Windows 10 Cloud Recovery Options with 20H1 Updates

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Windows 10 cloud recovery options shall be available with 20H1 updates. You might be able to recover Windows 10 from the cloud without any bootable USB drive.

Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.

DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks

CTOvision

Concerns about an Iranian cyber response to the recent American military strike in Baghdad grew this week with the US Department of Homeland Security urging organizations to be on heightened alert for denial-of-service and other more destructive attacks.

How AI, ML, and automation can improve cybersecurity protection

Tech Republic Security

Read insights from industry experts on how artificial intelligence and machine learning will help prevent cybersecurity breaches

The future of society in 15 years: a technology-fueled renaissance and social divides between humans and cyborgs

Trends in the Living Networks

I was recently interviewed by SBS for the Australian launch of the BBC/HBO drama Years and Years , which through the series progresses from today until 15 years in the future. Below is the text of the article, titled What will the future hold for us in 15 years?

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A Slow Website Will Cost You Sales

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - A Slow Website Will Cost You Sales - Information Technology Blog. Amazon calculated that a page load slowdown of just one second could cost it $1.6 billion in sales each year.

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Nine Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

Behind Samsung’s $116 Billion Bid for Chip Supremacy

CTOvision

Technology giants are increasingly designing their own semiconductors to optimize everything from artificial intelligence tasks to server performance and mobile battery life. Google has the Tensor Processing Unit, Apple Inc. has the A13 Bionic and Amazon.com Inc. has the Graviton2.

2020 Predictions: Agile - Devops - SRE, Low-code, and AI

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's been several years since I blogged on new year predictions. My last one published in 2017 covered blockchain (just getting started), AI (breakthroughs coming), talent gaps (growing challenge), and the importance of social business (even more critical).

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Prediction: the 2020s will build on the last decade of progress for an explosion in augmented realities

Trends in the Living Networks

I am honored to be top of the list of Tech Predictions Gone Wrong – Top 5 Failed Tech Predictions for 2010s : Ross Dawson, a futurist, made a prediction that people will be seen wearing AR glasses and contacts that will allow them to control machines.

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For Tech Lover: Top 20 Best Tech Websites & Blogs That Must Visit!!

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - For Tech Lover: Top 20 Best Tech Websites & Blogs That Must Visit!! Information Technology Blog. In this digital world, everyday innovation in the field of technology and gadgets are surprising people.

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!

Your Security Strategy Should Scale and Evolve Alongside Your Business

CTOvision

Read Joseph Steinberg list some cybersecurity best practices infosec pros can integrate into their security strategy as their organizations develop on Security Intelligence : Cybersecurity is important to businesses of all sizes, and many of the information security issues that mom-and-pop shops face also challenge larger enterprises. However, the finer details of security strategy and […].

Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud

Information Week

Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud

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Developers weigh in on why Rust is so hot

Tech Republic Security

Commentary: Rust keeps getting hotter. Here are a few of the top reasons

How to create Brand Identity and three reasons why you are doing it wrong

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to create Brand Identity and three reasons why you are doing it wrong - Information Technology Blog. A brand is a well-known product name. Brands were invented in order to increase confidence in the product through its fame.

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The Complete Guide to Distributed Tracing

Distributed tracing is a diagnostic technique that reveals how a set of services coordinate to handle individual user requests. Distributed tracing helps enable loosely coupled work across teams for fast, independent problem-solving.

Privileged Account Compromise and Insider Threat Detection

CTOvision

Read Kevin Franks explain what is privileged account compromise and how to detect insider threat on Security Boulevard : Making sure that the right people have the right access to systems and applications is one of the best ways to secure corporate data. That’s Identity and Access Management (IAM). A lot of security budget dollars […].

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MEMCM Configuration Manager 1912 New TS Variables Collect Client Logs

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s see what are the features got introduced in MEMCM ConfigMgr 1912 Technical Preview version.

CES 2020 roundup: All the business tech news you need to know

Tech Republic Security

CES promises to be more exciting than ever this year. Key topics will likely include 5G, AI, blockchain, quantum computing, AR, and VR

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Reasons Why You Should Consider Using a Client Portal

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Reasons Why You Should Consider Using a Client Portal - Information Technology Blog. You can’t deny that technology has made some incredible advancements that have made it easier for your business to interact with clients.

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.