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CIOs Are Discovering That Humans Are Important Too

The Accidental Successful CIO

It turns out that humans are an important part of every IT department Image Credit: Black Knights. As the person with the CIO job, you have a very important question that you have to find the answer to. What is more important to your IT department: people or technology.

Gartner Top 10 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations for 2019

CEB IT

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) is becoming increasingly involved in unprecedented areas of the modern-day enterprise.

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Don’t go overboard at the edge in edge computing

David Linthicum

The whole idea of edge computing is to push some processing and data retention out to the edge of the network. As we move to internet of things (IoT) devices that are gathering gobs of data, it makes sense to process that data close to where it’s gathered. In some cases—like managing a jet engine—you want to return results directly from the edge device, reducing the need for bandwidth and decreasing response latency.

The Future Of Mobility Is Data, Not Cars

Forrester IT

Having worked in and with the automotive industry for around 25 years, the challenges that OEMs face given their size and structures often inhibit the business agility needed to provide lasting customer value in an age of digital disruption.

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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?

Highlights From Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2018

CTOvision

It is hard to digest all the innovations coming out of Amazon’s cloud computing business. There are 1000’s of capabilities already available and each continue to evolve, and major new capabilities are being announced at a rapid pace. The annual re:Invent is a great time to take stock of things, but even this is just […]. Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News Robots Amazon

Mobilize Every Function in the Organization for Digitalization

CEB IT

Digital maturity reached a tipping point in 2018 as digital initiatives rose to the top of CEO agendas and organizations scaled their digital capabilities. Every organizational function is being challenged by the disruption, but Gartner market insights from across research and advisory show many organizations are finding ways to realign or reinvent their activities to respond — at the requisite speed.

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Do cities need a “smart city platform?”

Forrester IT

Do cities need a “smart city platform?” It depends. Clients have been asking Forrester our thoughts on new IoT-enabled smart city platforms launched by vendors focused on transforming city government infrastructure and applications.

Indicators To Watch: 7 warning signs of an insider threat

CTOvision

Read Dan Swinhoe list seven signs which should warn you about an insider threat to your organization on CSO Online : Employees conducting attacks on their own employees – known as insider threats – are becoming increasingly common and costly. According to a CA report, over 50 percent of organizations suffered an insider threat-based attack […]. Cyber Security News

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Take Your Analytics Maturity to the Next Level

CEB IT

For all the hype surrounding advanced analytics , machine learning and other data innovations, a remarkable number of organizations are still using spreadsheets for analysis and arguing about data quality. In a recent Gartner survey, 87.5% of respondents had low data and analytics maturity, falling into “basic” or “opportunistic” categories. A good data and analytics strategy starts with a clear vision.

The path to cloud security goes through integration

David Linthicum

The cloud security problem is not really a problem any more. Indeed, we have the best security technology in the public clouds these days, and in some cases it’s better than what’s in the on-premises systems that are no longer receiving the R&D spending love. So, if security is so good in the cloud, why do so many in IT believe there an issue? The fact is that public cloud never works alone (although it seems that way if you listen to the public cloud providers).

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!

Trends In Marketing Measurement You Need To Follow In 2019

Forrester IT

Marketers are held to an ever-higher standard of accountability to ROI and business impact. But many marketers struggle to meet these expectations, hampered by long-established habits and lack of knowledge about new data- and analytics-enabled measurement approaches.

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Bryson Bort of Scythe Discusses IoT Vulnerabilities and Threat Trends To Date

CTOvision

Bryson Bort’s presentation at Defcon 2018 is now available and is presented below: Bryson has a unique set of skills.

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On Sale: AI Lessons from the Retail Industry

Information Week

All industries can learn from the retail sector's work with artificial intelligence, and explore how AI can define product and service offerings while also improving the customer experience

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Don’t go overboard at the edge in edge computing

David Linthicum

The whole idea of edge computing is to push some processing and data retention out to the edge of the network. As we move to internet of things (IoT) devices that are gathering gobs of data, it makes sense to process that data close to where it’s gathered. In some cases—like managing a jet engine—you want to return results directly from the edge device, reducing the need for bandwidth and decreasing response latency.

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.

Mapping: The Power Hidden in Plain Sight

Forrester IT

I’ll bet you know that Google is reinventing mapping from the ground up, swinging for the the stars with layers of data, intelligence, and real-time insight. But I bet you didn’t know there’s a US three-letter agency dedicated to maps?

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Join (in person or online) The People Centered Internet 10 December 2018 To Help Shape The Future of Humanity

CTOvision

Thanks to Constellation Research and the People-Centered Internet coalition, a historic meeting is being convened 10 December 2018 to help ensure humanity is in charge of our own destiny. This event includes key Internet pioneers and next generation change agents coming together to share lessons learned and chart a course for the future. CTOvision will […]. CTO Cyber War Events News

Intune Win32 App Troubleshooting Client Side Process Flow

Anoop

In my previous post part 1, we the created Intune Win32 app and deployed as “available” for users. In this post, we will Deep dive intune client-side events. Intune Win32 app troubleshooting details are explained in this post.

AI-Built Deepfake Videos Did Not Alter the Election

Information Week

Things could change next election time, putting truth and democracy at grave risk

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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.

Competition Heats Up In Banking Transformation Services

Forrester IT

After a few quiet years, Thought Machine, the fintech behind a new core banking platform called Vault, is stealing the limelight, first with its announcement of a strategic partnership with Lloyds Banking Group, then with a similar partnership with the digital bank Atom.

Outsourcing Version 1: Advice from a CTO

CTOvision

No offense to software contractors, but given the choice I usually prefer to build software with hired employees. By signing on as employees, engineers demonstrate belief in the mission and commitment to the long-term success of the company. Often I can further align their interests with the company’s through equity as well as the opportunity to “grow […]. CTO News Tech Advice

List of Improvements – Business Case for SCCM 1810 Upgrade

Anoop

I have explained about the upgrade of SCCM 1810 in the previous post and video. In this post, you will learn the SCCM 1810 improvement and new features. I will explain each improvements of SCCM 1810 with screenshots of settings so that it will be useful for you to understand. High Availability – SCCM 1810 […]. The post List of Improvements – Business Case for SCCM 1810 Upgrade appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair.

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What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?

Information Week

The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company

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.

Hello Indian Brands. Your CX Report Is Here.

Forrester IT

Dear Brand, It is that time of the year again. Like each year, we went out and asked *your* customers what they think about the experiences they had with you, and the results are in. Forrester’s Customer Experience IndexTM 2018 India Benchmark report is out!

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Marriott’s breach response is so bad, security experts are filling in the gaps — at their own expense

CTOvision

There are lessons here for all of us: Last Friday, Marriott sent out millions of emails warning of a massive data breach — some 500 million guest reservations had been stolen from its Starwood database. One problem: the email sender’s domain didn’t look like it came from Marriott at all. Marriott sent its notification email from “email-marriott.com,” […].

Intune Win32 App Deployment using Modern Management – Part 1

Anoop

One year back, I worked for a customer to deploy Windows 10 with modern management tools like Intune. The major limitation we faced is Intune Win32 App Deployment. Intune supported only single Msi file. Because of this limitation, we were unable to deploy applications with EXE, multiple MSIs, MST, batch files, etc. These application deployment […].

Harness the Power of Storytelling to Increase IT's Influence

Information Week

Remember three key techniques to be more effective in telling IT's story to audiences such as line managers and top executives

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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.

DAM or Web CMS Part 2: Find Out Which DX Technology You Need For Workflow, Delivery

Forrester IT

In the second part of our series we take a look at workflow and delivery and where digital asset management and web content management systems excel. If you haven’t seen the first part of our analysis, make sure you check it out. Do you need more help?

Internet of Things Poised to Impact Manufacturing

CTOvision

By 2025, the Internet of Things, or IoT, is forecast to have an economic impact in the nation’s manufacturing sector of between $1.2 trillion and $3.7 trillion. While that sector is where most of the impact will be seen, IoT devices will also boost the retail ($0.4 trillion to $1.2 trillion), worksite ($0.2 trillion to […]. CTO Internet of Things News

How to Choose a Data Backup Service

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Choose a Data Backup Service - Information Technology Blog. A business’s survival is etched to the protection of the data it generates on a daily basis.

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Adopting Disruptive Tech is a Challenge; Here's How to Make it Easier

Information Week

A good way to help your organization embrace new technology is something that has been a prominent entity at user group meetings for decades

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?