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The 3 reasons CIOs have become cloud-first

David Linthicum

CIOs are increasingly assured that a cloud-first strategy is the way to go. Analyst firm Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, why are CIOs choosing to push as workloads in the cloud? There are three reasons that make the cloud attractive—and not one of them is cost. [ IDG Research: The state of the cloud: How enterprise adoption is taking shape.

What Is A CIO To Do With Artificial Intelligence?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The arrival of artificial intelligence will change everything, will you be ready? Image Credit: Peter Durand. In just about any science fiction movie that you’ve seen, there always seems to be some form of artificial intelligence involved.

Join Us To Learn How To Embrace Privacy And Set Your Firm Apart In Your Customers’ Eyes

Forrester IT

We know it: customers are increasingly demanding protection for and control over their data. Firms that meet and exceed these expectations, recognise and treat privacy as a value. They successfully created a business reputation for privacy and security and inspire customer trust. As a result, their customers are more likely to choose and stay loyal […]. age of the customer data security privacy regulations & legislation

BroCon is coming: 10-12 Oct 2018 Arlington VA


Do you know Bro? If you work in the network security world you most likely do. Bro is an open-source network security monitor. While focusing on network security monitoring, Bro provides a comprehensive platform for more general network traffic analysis as well. Bro has successfully bridged the traditional gap between academia and operations since its inception. […]. CTO Cyber Security Events News

Cloud complexity management is the next big thing

David Linthicum

Where have you heard that enterprises using cloud are moving to more complexity as well? That’s right, from this guy. The growing cloud computing complexity was recently documented by the Wall Street Journal that cites a survey of 46 CIOs by KeyBanc Capital Markets. It found that 32 percent said they plan to use multiple vendors to create internal private cloud systems, while 27 percent planned hybrid cloud arrangements. To read this article in full, please click here

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Redefining Influencer Marketing: Key Insights For B2B Marketing Leaders

Forrester IT

Influencer marketing is often characterized as a trendy tactic for B2C marketers to tap into the far-reaching audiences of the Insta-famous.

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M&A’s Are the Perfect Time to Assess Your IT Environment


The business landscape is shifting rapidly, and the pace of this year’s M&A activity will surpass 2016 and 2017 full-year levels, according to 451 Research. This presents some serious challenges for IT, but M&A also provides an ideal opportunity to take a hard look across the two organizations, and assess the applications, infrastructure and plan […]. CTO News The Boardroom

Strata Data Keynotes Day 2 on Dimming the Noise, Faster Data, and Becoming Boring

Social, Agile and Transformation

Here's my synopsis on a great start to day 2 of Strata Data day two. It began with a series of thought provoking topics; eliminating noise; driving faster data; successful data science by becoming boring; and Eliminating Noise and AI for Compliance Amber Case of the MIT Media Lab talked about the noise, and the abundance of alerts that surround all of us. In our jobs. On planes. agile data AI big data cio data management data scientist digital transformation

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Dr. Chaos Podcast – Botnets

Doctor Chaos

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Read Two Forrester Waves™ On Machine Learning Solutions For Data Science Teams

Forrester IT

Machine learning is an elemental core competency. It is a fundamental building block to AI. It gives enterprises the power to predict.

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Explaining The ‘New Normal’ In Cybersecurity To The C-Suite


Read Travis Greene’s article explaining the new normal in cybersecurity on Forbes : Even the most insulated CXOs are certainly cognizant of the constant stream of news related to cyber attacks. News feeds are full of reports of IT security breaches, to the point where awareness is no longer an issue. My own mother mails […]. CTO Cyber Security News The Boardroom

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Eight Steps to an Effective Business Transition

The Accidental Successful CIO

Eight Steps to an Effective Business Transition Image Credit: Thomas Hawk. After working hard and being committed to building your business, and getting it to the level it is currently at, the greatest gift you can give yourself, if you intend to exit, is to plan well for your transition.

4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud

Information Week

Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition

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Wanted: Fintech Expert

Forrester IT

Financial services firms are on the hunt. They’re hunting unicorns. As firms like Revolut and TransferWise attain valuations of $1 billion or more, the pressure to find the Stripes of this world before their value skyrockets has never been stronger.

What is the cost of a data breach?


The average cost of a data breach has risen to $3.86 million, according to a new report from IBM. The latest version of its annual report shows a 6.6 percent increase in costs; including direct losses, indirect costs related to time and effort in dealing with a breach, and lost opportunities such as customer churn […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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Who should own data analytics in your company and why


Data management strategies have undergone a significant change over the last decade. A decade ago the responsibility of data management laid with the IT department, while data analytics were performed in other departments individually based on the needs.

Three Perspective of Innovation Governance

Future of CIO

Every organization is different, every innovation initiative is also unique, there’s no one size fitting all innovation practice, that makes innovation still be serendipitous for many organizations.

A Just-Published Forrester Wave™ Proves That B2B Commerce Suites Have All Grown Up

Forrester IT

We’ve just published “The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q3 2018,” and B2B companies, you’re in luck — you now have a viable list of options with a focus on B2B.

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Using artificial intelligence to fight fraud


Read Oliver Pickup explain how companies can fight cyber fraud with the help of artificial intelligence on Raconteur : Fraud has existed ever since humans began trading while cyber fraud has been in existence since the Internet came into being. Cyber fraud is endemic in the digital age. Companies and governments end up losing more […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

6 key elements of strategy for emerging technologies

Trends in the Living Networks

Over the last 7 days I have done the keynote at the Oracle Impact conferences in Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland on the topic of Technology Leadership in an Accelerating World.

Enter the Co-Economy: A New Era for Innovation

Information Week

The days when businesses could succeed with innovation without partnering are pretty much gone


Are you ready for your next brand crisis?

Forrester IT

You and your PR team have a detailed crisis communications plan. The problem is, it’s wrong. Crisis communication principles have lagged changing expectations of transparency and responsiveness from today’s consumer. Today’s empowered consumers as Forrester calls them have the devices and ability to uncover and share facts – and rumors – even as the crisis […]. B2C marketing brand monitoring marketing organization & culture

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Sometimes We Love The EU and Their Regulations: Tech Firms Face Prospect of Fines in Europe Over Terror Propaganda


CTOvision hardly ever calls for more regulation in the tech world. There are usually just too many unintended consequences when rules are applied by legislators who do not have a good grasp of technology. It is usually most prudent for legislators to move slowly and carefully consider a wide range of inputs before crafting new […]. CTO Cyber War News


Should you sell on Amazon if you are a small business?


More than half of Amazon’s sales (53%) last year were made by third-party vendors hawking their own wares. However, SME’s have a set of pros and cons while selling on Amazon. Let’s find out what and why. Whether you love Amazon or hate it, there is no denying that the.

Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model

Information Week

The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data

The Algorithm Of You

Forrester IT

Algorithm. It’s a buzzword you hear frequently these days. But does the average consumer understand the impact algorithms have on her life? Absolutely not. Consumers enjoy the illusion of unlimited choice in products, services, and content, but there’s almost always an algorithm behind the curtain, constantly refining and defining what’s presented to her. Like it […]. advertising B2C marketing contextual marketing privacy

Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure


Blair Levin and Larry Downes provide an article explaining why even in failing, Google Fiber changed the nature of competition in internet infrastructure and accelerated incumbent broadband investments by years on Harvard Business Review : In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up […]. CTO News Google

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The CIO’s Digital Formulas to Guide Digitalization

Future of CIO

The Digital Era upon us means fast-paced changes and abundant information. There are systemic consequences and impacts of thinking and actions in terms of interconnections and interdependency of digital business management.

Clean-up SCCM CMG and Cloud Services from SCCM


Most of the SCCM admins have isolated lab environment to test the new features of SCCM. Setting up Azure cloud services for testing new SCCM CMG (Cloud Management Gateway), Azure AD User Discovery, and Cloud DP is costly.