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DNA is an Ancient Form of Data Storage. Is it Also a Radical New Alternative?

Information Week

Life on Earth emerged as early as 4 billion years ago. It is the product of the codes stored in DNA. Now, we are repurposing DNA to store other forms of information.

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Why Digital Trailblazers Must Be Paranoid In These Four Important Areas

Social, Agile and Transformation

My friends and colleagues know I can be paranoid sometimes, but it’s part of my survival instincts. When you’re driving transformation and responsible for operations, as I was for most of my career, you develop anxieties over what can go wrong, how it will impact your objectives, and whether you’re missing opportunities to address a material risk.

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Hacking our way to better team meetings

All Things Distributed

My team and I set out to build a simple note taking aide, which transcribes and summarizes our meetings using Bedrock. Today, we’re making the proof of concept available to everyone.

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The State Of Generative AI For Marketing In Asia Pacific

Forrester IT

I’m pleased to announce the publication of the first of my two generative AI (genAI) Marketing in APAC reports, “The State Of Generative AI For Marketing In Asia Pacific.” The data overview report covers a wide range of topics on APAC marketers’ use of genAI, including adoption, investment, use cases, benefits, challenges, and concerns.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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The Cybersecurity Crucible: Unsung CISO Struggles Under Fire

Information Week

While cybercrime makes a CISO’s position daunting, board support can strengthen organizational resilience. There are five critical questions the board should ask their CISO to create this outcome.

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Can VPNs Be Tracked by the Police?

Tech Republic Security

VPNs are popular due to the fact they add security and privacy to what are otherwise daily open Wi-Fi and public internet channels. But can VPNs be tracked by the police?

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Introducing the Forrester Reference IT Capability Map

Forrester IT

Today, I am happy to announce the publication of the Forrester Reference IT Capability Map. This is a comprehensive, mutually exclusive and comprehensive statement of the major capabilities used to define and deliver IT and digital systems, individually and at a portfolio level.

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‘They’re Coming After Us’: RSA Panel Explores CISO Legal Pressure

Information Week

The panel pondered the future of the CISO role as prosecutors are increasingly taking aim at holding corporations -- and specifically security executives -- legally accountable for breaches and security responses.

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Google Steps Up The Battle Against Gmail Spam

Tech Republic Security

Additional enforcement means non-compliant email may be delivered to spam folders. Here’s what Google Workspace administrators and Gmail users need to know.

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A humble Bluetooth device has successfully connected to a satellite in orbit

TechSpot

Hubble Network recently announced that it has achieved something many believed to be impossible: it established a Bluetooth connection directly to space, making it the first company in history to accomplish this feat. The achievement marks an important step towards realizing the company's ambitious goal of creating a global satellite.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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A Five-Step Guide To Conducting A Successful Sustainability Materiality Assessment

Forrester IT

Read this blog post to understand the actions that organizations need to take throughout the sustainability materiality assessment process.

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Bruce Schneier: 5 Ways AI Could Shake Up Democracy

Information Week

The renowned technologist and author details the good, bad, and ugly possibilities of artificial intelligence and its impact on everything from politics to law.

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Essential skills and traits of chief AI officers

CIO Business Intelligence

The rapid rise of artificial intelligence — especially generative AI — is prompting many organizations to hire or promote a chief AI officer (CAIO). To date, many of these positions are with technology vendors or at government entities in the wake of recent AI mandates. But the ranks of the CAIO are expected to increase at enterprise organizations as well in the coming years.

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Zero regrets: Firefox power user kept 7,500 tabs open for two years

TechSpot

Hazel, who prefers not to share her last name, is what you'd call a hardcore Firefox fan and self-proclaimed "tab hoarder." She recently posted a screenshot showing a mind-boggling 7,470 tabs open simultaneously in the Mozilla browser. Turns out, Firefox had some trouble restoring the gargantuan tab load initially, but.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Results of the Forrester Commerce Solutions for B2C Wave – digital leaders focus on extending the life of their commerce solution

Forrester IT

Read Principal Analyst Emily Pfeiffer's insights on the shifts in the B2C Commerce market over the past two years.

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Blinken: US Agencies Will Unify Cyber Approach With ‘Digital Solidarity’

Information Week

The US Secretary of State promises a unified stance on some of the biggest technological advancements and concerns during an appearance at one of the nation’s premier tech events.

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Watch the first crewed flight of Boeing’s Starliner space taxi to the space station

GeekWire

Boeing’s Starliner space taxi sits atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, ready for liftoff from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. (ULA Photo) The countdown is on for the first crewed flight of Boeing’s Starliner space taxi , which comes after years of setbacks and $1.5 billion in cost overruns. Liftoff is set for 10:34 p.m. ET (7:34 p.m.

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Latest CO2 increase marks largest rise ever in world's atmosphere

TechSpot

The "Keeling Curve" was conceived by scientist Charles David Keeling as a graphical representation of the accumulation of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth's atmosphere. Data shown by the Keeling Curve is based on continuous measurements taken at the Mauna Loa Observatory on the island of Hawaii, from 1958 to.

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Human-Centered Cyber Security Training: Driving Real Impact on Security Culture

Speaker: Speakers:

In today's digital age, having an untrained workforce can be a significant risk to your business. Cyber threats are evolving; without proper training, your employees could be the weakest link in your defense. This webinar empowers leaders like you with the tools and strategies needed to transform your employees into a robust frontline defense against cyber attacks.

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Is Your VMware Knowledge Stuck in 2010? Let’s Catch You Up!

Forrester IT

VMware Has Evolved Over the years, most of the Fortune 5000 have standardized on VMware technologies. However, once Broadcom announced its intent to acquire VMware, many of the tech leaders at these firms, concerned with the acquisition, began exploring options.

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Cloud-Native Software: What it Is, How We Got Here, and Why it Matters

Information Week

To realize the benefits of cloud-native software, an application must actually be cloud-native—designed to run in the cloud, interacting with disaggregated cloud services, fully manageable as code—to deliver the expected benefits.

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Manually Check and Install Optional Updates in Windows 11

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link] and Facebook Page to get the latest updates [link] The post Manually Check and Install Optional Updates in Windows 11 appeared first on HTMD Community Blog #1 Modern Device Management Guides by Alok Kumar Mishra.

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Negating all VPNs may have been possible since 2002

TechSpot

Researchers at the Leviathan Security Group have publicized an exploit that can force a VPN user to transmit unencrypted internet traffic outside of the VPN tunnel, exposing them to snooping and defeating the entire purpose of the technology. Currently, no method to fully address the problem exists on popular operating.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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The Rise Of Application Generation Platforms

Forrester IT

AppGen platforms will integrate the steps of software analysis, development, security, testing, and delivery by providing TuringBots for both low-code and high-code development spanning every step — all while incorporating the principles of agile and DevOps along the way.

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Wisdom From the Pump: What Gas Spending Can Teach Us About Managing Public Cloud Costs

Information Week

Both gas and cloud spending are on the rise, but there are common-sense efficiency steps organizations can take to get cloud spending under control.

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Gates Foundation’s toilet and sanitation exhibit in Seattle is flush with education and innovation 

GeekWire

Doulaye Kone, interim director of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, shows off a high-tech toilet featured in the “A Better Way to Go” exhibit. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) “Everyone poops,” declares the classic children’s book used by parents, including me, to help their kids understand what is a natural part of all animals’ lives. “Everyone poops — and half the world could use toilets and the other hal

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Unactivated copies of Windows 11 will soon limit Edge customization, too

TechSpot

In a traditional computing environment, every Windows instance needs to be purchased and activated to unlock full capabilities. Activation helps Microsoft ensure that a copy of Windows is genuine and hasn't been used on more devices than allowed by the software license terms.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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Accelerating Advertising With AI Comes At A Cost

Forrester IT

AI — a catchword and momentous concept — is all-consuming. It demands nearly as much energy as Argentina uses in a year, is the obsession of practically every marketer I meet, and is invoked breathlessly by those who have the most to gain and lose from it.

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Four Horsemen of Cyber Reunite at the RSA Conference

Information Week

Paul Nakasone. Timothy White. Stephen Davis. Jen Easterly. The quartet who drafted plans for US Cyber Command discussed their shared history in cyber defense.

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Docusign to acquire Lexion for $165M in exit for Seattle-based AI contract management company

GeekWire

Gaurav Oberoi, Lexion CEO, speaks during the 2023 GeekWire Summit in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Docusign announced an agreement to acquire Lexion for $165 million, signaling plans to integrate the Seattle-based company’s AI-powered contract management technology into its Intelligent Agreement Management Platform. The deal looks to be a successful exit for Lexion, which got its start in 2018 after co-founders Gaurav Oberoi (CEO), Emad Elwany (CTO), and James Baird (principal a

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Valve's Proton 9.0 update makes more Windows games playable on Linux, including The Finals

TechSpot

Proton 9.0 is now available on Valve's GitHub repository. Steam users can also find it by searching their libraries, where several legacy versions should appear. Its numerous changes should improve support for around two dozen Windows games on the Steam Deck and other Linux devices. Many other titles have also.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.