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How to find devops staff who are good at both technology and people

David Linthicum

Do cloud-oriented devops people need to be people-oriented, as well as technology-oriented? That seems to be the case, according to a new report by the Devops Institute. When it comes to recruitment, the study found that there is an equal balance in enterprises in looking for soft skills and in looking for technical skills. This desired balance is for both promoting people from within and finding skilled people outside the company. Watch out! 8 career pitfalls every developer should avoid. •

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No, Data Is NOT The New Oil

CTOvision

In our many travels, conferences, speaking engagements, and other interactions with customers, technology vendors, press and others, we seem to often hear the same refrain: “Data is the new oil” as if that’s supposed to mean something profound. The first time we heard this expression (many years ago, we should add), it was an interesting […].

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Running IT as a Busines Partner with Transparency

Future of CIO

Nowadays, IT needs to work both in the business and on the business. IT transformation means rationalizing current IT department and planning to partner with the business to provide tailored services and solutions in new ways.

3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders

CEB IT

Today, digital business transformation is the phrase on everyone’s lips. Every industry, public or private, with a goal of transforming customer experience , business models or operations have been on a digital business journey for the last three to five years. This journey often starts with small, agile teams experimenting with new digital technologies until they reach a tipping point, where the focus shifts to delivering, scaling and harvesting the organization’s digital ambition.

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.

Atoms Get Their Revenge At The Intelligent Edge

Forrester IT

My colleagues J.P. Gownder, Craig Le Clair, and I just published the results of a year-long study to answer the question “What happens when digital business systems and physical-world processes come together?” The answer: Atoms get their revenge.

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2 security tricks your cloud provider won’t tell you

David Linthicum

Cloudops (cloud operations) and secops (security operations) are quickly evolving practices. While I’m seeing some errors, what’s more common is that ops teams are leaving important things out. If these missing aspects are not addressed, secops will become problematic quickly. Here are two secops omissions that you can deal with today, even though your public cloud provider won’t tell you about, won’t be on any certification, and is typically widely misunderstood. [

Gartner Predicts 3 Digital Business Impacts on PPM

CEB IT

If your team or organization has the mindset that continuing with the historical, predigital status quo will be enough to keep operations going, think again. The time to elevate enterprise-level support and coordination across emerging product, program and portfolio management (PPM) capabilities for digital business is now. Many PPM leaders are facing a digital business reality check.

Creative Media Outshines The Technology

Forrester IT

The excess of adtech and martech such as demand-side platforms (DSPs) and data management platforms (DMPs) gives marketers all the control and insights required to run efficient and effective media campaigns.

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Mark Your Calendar Now For 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government Conference

CTOvision

If you are in government or are in a position to help the government make the most of Artificial Intelligence please mark your calendar now for the 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government conference, which will be held at the Reagan Center in DC. This event is being sponsored by OODA, with both CTOvision and […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Events News

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.

Security Breech At The SEC Causes A Headache For Their CIO

The Accidental Successful CIO

The SEC Wants To Check On Every Trade – Is This Safe To Do? Image Credit: Philip McMaster. Let’s face it, when it comes to money, people can quickly become very greedy.

Data’s Growing Role in Scalable Ecommerce?

Datacponomy

Here is how Big Data can help you in your growth strategies in ecommerce Ecommerce is taking a bigger slice of the global retail pie. In the US, for example, ecommerce currently accounts for approximately 10% of all retail sales, a number that’s projected to swell to nearly 18% by.

“Alexa, Did Any Of My Clients Add Cash Last Week?”

Forrester IT

Mobile technologies, artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics at firms such as Amazon, Netflix, and Pandora anticipate customer needs and improve customers’ daily lives.

Recent Crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft Could Have Been Death By Algorithm: If so they are not the first

CTOvision

It is far too early to say with any certainty whether or not algorithms were at fault in the two recent crashes of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. But it is not too early to begin reasoned speculation based on what is known to date. Boeing’s prized new jet has had two crashes: The […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Mark Polly

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018, we announced the first class of Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive.

Scaling agile? Five important considerations to get it right

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile is not a cookie cutter framework or set of practices. I’ve been a part of large number of agile organizations some as CTO, some as CIO, and now as President of StarCIO. Although I’ve reapplied similar agile practices across multiple organizations and teams, none were implemented the exact same way. Agile can’t be baked into a one size fits most framework. It’s one reason StarCIO. about me agile planning agile software development cio it management leadership organizational change

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The Insights Beat: Future-Proof Your Insights Capability

Forrester IT

Last month, our featured research focused on building the foundation of an insights-driven business. This month, it’s time to start renovating, quickly. While every house needs a strong foundation, you also need to know when to start renovating to future-proof its value.

How SMBs can bolster cybersecurity efforts

CTOvision

Keeping current with cyber threats is an imposing logistics problem facing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)—cybercriminals are constantly changing their tactics. If something stops working or fails to provide sufficient return for their effort, the bad guys move on. That may work well for the criminal element, but how are those in charge of cybersecurity […].

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Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware's strategy

Network World

It has been just 10 months since Tom Gillis became VMware 's senior vice president and general manager of its networking and security business, and in that time he has overseen some major changes in the company’s core products.

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Digital CIOs with Five Contemporary Intelligence

Future of CIO

Digital transformation represents a break from the past, with a high level of impact and complexity. IT plays a crucial role in leading changes and catalyzing innovation.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

There Is A Tech Talent Gap. No Wait, There Isn’t Tech talent continues to be one of the most common debates in the industry today.

Don’t look now: why you should be worried about machines reading your emotions

CTOvision

Could a program detect potential terrorists by reading their facial expressions and behavior? This was the hypothesis put to the test by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in 2003, as it began testing a new surveillance program called the Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques program, or Spot for short. While developing the program, they […]. Artificial Intelligence News

The Role of the CIO in Digital Transformation - Live blogging #CIOChat

Social, Agile and Transformation

My notes from Stephanie Woerner of MIT CISR at today's #CIOChatLive forum at Boston College talking about what is digital transformation, paths to get there, and the role of the CIO. It was a great talk with many examples and worth reviewing the actual research. require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us14.list-manage.com","uuid":"786c41758ef1858a45a739f3e". cio digital transformation enterprise 2.0 executive presentations innovation

Customer Experience: A Company's Most Important Battleground

Information Week

Tthe last century way of doing customer experience is outdated. The emergence of new technologies calls for the adoption of new processes

The Security Snapshot: Cybersecurity And Privacy In 2019 — Prepare For The New; Protect The Established

Forrester IT

Introducing our new monthly blog series, “The Security Snapshot,” which will curate and highlight key pieces of research from the security and risk (S&R) team.

How One Cloud Storage Platform Protects Itself and Its Nearly 50 Million Users

CTOvision

In the age of cybercrime, cloud storage providers are facing more pressure than ever to preempt data breaches – or risk becoming the next big headline. Since 2013, over 14.6 billion records have been stolen (that’s almost 7 million per day, and 81 per second) – which goes to show, it’s no longer “if” an […].

Our New Business Platform: Free Administrative Licenses

Linux Academy

In April, we are launching some major platform updates including a revamped Linux Academy for Business platform for our customers.

How Agile Cloud Solutions Can Upgrade On-Prem Performance: The BI Business Case?

Datacponomy

Moving IT to the cloud is one of the main objectives for many companies. But once achieved, they find managing data in a hybrid environment a challenge. This is when metadata management becomes more important than ever. Cloud vs. on-premises? It’s one of those topics that you hear broached at.

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Choosing The Right NoSQL Product

Forrester IT

NoSQL is more than a decade old! Only a few years ago we were talking about how NoSQL was still maturing and its ecosystem still evolving. Today, NoSQL is used by more than half of large companies around the globe to support all kinds of workloads. Companies like its flexible, schemaless model, portability and lower […]. age of the customer

Learn Things Your Competitors Don’t Want You To Know at OODAloop

CTOvision

The membership network at OODAloop.com provides actionable insights you can use to inform better decisions and to execute actions that will help you win in the modern marketplace. Members receive access to research and analysis, special reports and early insights into shifting trends the modern executive needs to track. Learn more about OODA network resources […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News