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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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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

AWS Re:Invent Recap – Hybrid Cloud is Real. Even Amazon Says So.

The Investing Edge

The highlight of AWS Re:Invent is always the much anticipated keynote from CEO Andy Jassy. This year, over a three hour span, Jassy took us slide after slide through the dozens of new features AWS is rolling out.

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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).

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.

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

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 Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

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.

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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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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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).

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Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

How BigPanda’s “Open Box Machine Learning” enables Autonomous Digital Operations

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you tired of all the bridge calls, all-hands-on-deck meetings, and operational “war rooms” to manage and resolve the latest outage that’s impacting customers and business users? Are you frustrated by the endless list of tickets that were generated from different monitoring tools like Nagios, CloudFront, Splunk, Datadog, and others around the same incident? As applications are now. AI big data cio cloud computing crisis management DevOps digital transformation it management

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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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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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.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

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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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.

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

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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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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.

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 […].

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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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

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

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.