Sat.Aug 03, 2019 - Fri.Aug 09, 2019

The Complete Guide to Embedded Analytics

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: The embedded analytics market is growing by 15% annually, and shows no signs of slowing down. What is embedded analytics and why is it so important? In this article, we cover the concept in more detail and explain why it’s a trend you can’t afford to ignore.

Data literacy matters. Do we have to spell it out?!

Forrester IT

In the words of Thomas Edison, the value of an idea lies in the using of it. Yeah, I’ve used that quote a lot to talk about the value of data. Data isn’t inherently valuable. But when you use it to better understand customers or to identify bottlenecks in a process or to detect fraud […].

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AI Ethics Guidelines Every CIO Should Read

Information Week

You don't need to come up with an AI ethics framework out of thin air. Here are five of the best resources to get technology and ethics leaders started

2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

David Linthicum

The focus of cloud operations, or cloudops, should be to create processes, approaches, and tool stacks that will allow you to run cloud-based systems long term, with no outages and a high degree of business satisfaction. Your ability to serve the business should be your number one objective.

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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.

The Data Center Is (Almost) Dead

CEB IT

In the past, when business units requested new applications or services, IT organizations would first ask themselves, “How can we build it?” Now, the question is “Where can we find it?”. Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80% of enterprises will shut down their traditional data centers.

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Microsoft finds Russia-backed attacks that exploit IoT devices

Network World

The STRONTIUM hacking group, which has been strongly linked by security researchers to Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency, was responsible for an IoT -based attack on unnamed Microsoft customers, according to the company. a blog post from the company’s security response center issued Monday.

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Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

David Linthicum

Databases are like cars. You have the vintage cars that everyone looks back on fondly, and now they cost 20 times what they did back in the 1970s.

10 Oil and Gas Trends to Watch in 2019

CEB IT

Global oil and gas markets are poised between two competing drivers — rising pressure to decarbonize energy provision and increasing demand for energy in developing economies. Oil and gas executives must find new ways to maintain competitiveness and growth. Digitalization is today well-established among oil and gas organizations,” says Simon Cushing , Senior Director Analyst, Gartner. “By

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Customer Effort: How To Measure It Right

Forrester IT

How do you measure customer effort? Most customer experience (CX) pros use surveys. While the question text and scale they use can differ, the resulting score measures the level of effort. But we need to move beyond only measuring the level of effort.

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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.

Is your enterprise software committing security malpractice?

Network World

Back when this blog was dedicated to all things Microsoft I routinely railed against the spying aspects of Windows 10. Well, apparently that’s nothing compared to what enterprise security, analytics, and hardware management tools are doing.

Download 30 Azure eBooks from Microsoft

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Hope this post will help you to learn Azure. You can refer the following table to download 30 Azure eBooks for free. All these eBooks are provided by Microsoft.

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Driving Digital Tip of the Day by @DrivingDig Episode 1

Social, Agile and Transformation

I'm introducing a new opportunity for everyone to learn more about Digital Transformation. Every day, @DrivingDig will be publishing a #DrivingDig Tip of the Day. Each tip covers one of the themes from my book, Driving Digital.

Business Gets Personal: Why Executives Cannot Decouple Individual Values From Company Values

Forrester IT

Equinox and SoulCycle are feeling the burn. When headlines broke that Stephen Ross, chairman and majority owner of the fitness brands’ parent company, is hosting a fundraiser to support President Trump, consumers and celebrities vehemently called for boycotts.

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.

Why an online, global workforce could be the future of construction

Datacponomy

The talent shortage in architecture and engineering is huge.

SCCM CMG Schema Workflow Scenarios – Part 1

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. SCCM Cloud management gateway (CMG) is an Azure service (PAAS) to manage SCCM client over the internet. We can say CMG is an SCCM Management point in Cloud. SCCM CMG helps to reduce SCCM infrastructure complexity and cost. CMG also open up different scenarios for modern device management. We will be discussing different scenarios in […].

[Guide] Why Businesses Are Turning to Containers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the first blog in a series to teach business leaders about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. Organizations across industries are examining their business for opportunities to digitally transform.

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Translating Security For Small Business

Forrester IT

This week is BlackHat. The annual Hacker Summer Camp as many folks call it. And this year is the first year in 14 years I haven’t been there. This year I intentionally took an opportunity to punt on Hacker Summer Camp. Why?

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.

Which Industries Reap The Biggest Benefits From Predictive Maintenance And Why

Datacponomy

When considering the growth and productivity of organizations in different fields, it doesn’t take too much time to see a pattern on how maintenance strategies are common throughout all consistently thriving operations.

How to set up Edge Chromium security options

Network World

Edge Chromium can provide more protection for organizations that use older versions of Windows

Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?

Information Week

As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks

Broadcom Buys Symantec’s Enterprise Biz.: Good News For Investors; Bad News For Enterprises

Forrester IT

Yesterday, Broadcom announced a definitive deal to acquire the enterprise business of Symantec for $10.7 billion in cash.

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.

SQL Temp Tables: The Ultimate Guide

Database Star

Have you ever heard of an SQL temp table or a temporary table? Wondering what it is? Learn all about them in this guide. What is an SQL Temp Table? A temp table or temporary table in SQL is a table that exists temporarily on your database. They only exist for a short time (e.g. […].

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How Will Electric Cars Destabilize the Automotive Industry?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How Will Electric Cars Destabilize the Automotive Industry? Information Technology Blog. The traditional automotive industry is in a period of flux.

Four Technology-Driven Hiring Trends

Information Week

It's been a challenging year for businesses seeking to hire CIOs and technical experts in fields as diverse as machine learning and mobile network technology

Insights, Analytics, And The Myth Of The Magician’s Reveal

Forrester IT

When it comes to kicking off (or growing) an analytics initiative, there’s an obstacle right out of the gate.

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SQL Select Statement

Database Star

In this article, we’ll look at one of the statements you’ll use a lot in SQL: the SELECT statement. What is the SELECT Statement? The SELECT statement in SQL is used to retrieve rows from a database table. It lets you specify which columns of the table to fetch and the criteria for rows.