Sat.Dec 29, 2018 - Fri.Jan 04, 2019

Data Mining – A Cautionary Tale

Eric D. Brown

For those of you that might be new to data, keep this small (but extremely important) thing in mind – beware data mining. What is data mining? Data mining is the process of discovering information and patterns in data.

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How IT can regain ownership of cloud computing

David Linthicum

At the board of directors’ meeting, the CEO is presenting the forecast for the next year. This time, he or she is discussing the use of cloud-based technology to launch a new product, including the ability to use this technology as a “force multiplier” and a platform to launch new products and/or services that will change the industry, increase shareholder value, and just make the company current. The CIO is just sitting there, looking sad.

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You’ve Still Got Mail

Forrester IT

It has been more than two decades since AOL popularized email with the catchy “you’ve got mail” greeting. So ubiquitous was it in its heyday that it was the title of a romcom starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Sales

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning show the potential to reduce the most time-consuming, manual tasks that keep sales teams away from spending more time with customers. Automating account-based marketing support with predictive analytics and supporting account-centered research, forecasting, reporting, and recommending which customers to upsell first are all techniques freeing sales teams from manually […]. Artificial Intelligence News

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

SCCM 1810 Known Issues and FIXES

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Happy & Blessed New year 2019 to all of you! I’m trying to help SCCM community with this list of known issues which are already fixed (well, most of them) with the latest slow version of SCCM 1810.

Now is the time to get serious about your cloud strategy

David Linthicum

IT loves its enterprise data centers. Who can blame IT? Data centers are LED light works of modern art these days. Indeed, I like visiting data centers just to enjoy how they are designed and watch the lights blink. The move away from enterprise data centers has been less aggressive than predicted. It seems that many applications and data sets can’t live anywhere else according to enterprise IT, and while cloud computing is an option, IT views it as a tactical solution. [

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Hybrid cloud technologies become table stakes in IaaS market

CTOvision

Read Alan R. Earls’ articles about how IaaS providers will increase stakes in hybrid cloud on Tech Target : AWS, Azure, and Google made hybrid cloud technologies the main point of focus in 2018. Their strategies, however, were unique — and look to remain that way in 2019, as all three providers continue their efforts to […]. CTO News

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Six IoT predictions for 2019

Network World

This time of year, it can seem like the world is swimming in predictions for the new year, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is no exception. In fact, in fast-evolving areas like IoT, multitudes of trends and opportunities and challenges are in play, making predictions ridiculously easy — just about anything can happen, and probably will. Also read: Gartner’s top 10 IoT trends for 2019 and beyond | Get regularly scheduled insights: Sign up for Network World newsletters ].

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Now is the time to get serious about your cloud strategy

David Linthicum

IT loves its enterprise data centers. Who can blame IT? Data centers are LED light works of modern art these days. Indeed, I like visiting data centers just to enjoy how they are designed and watch the lights blink. The move away from enterprise data centers has been less aggressive than predicted. It seems that many applications and data sets can’t live anywhere else according to enterprise IT, and while cloud computing is an option, IT views it as a tactical solution. [

Act Now to Reap Automation Benefits Later

Information Week

Forward-thinking enterprises are delivering business and infrastructure optimization with intelligent automation and looking now to business transformation

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Best Practice Response Can Mitigate Data Breaches Quickly

CTOvision

Read why Sue Poremba says that best practice response can help companies mitigate data breaches quickly on Security Boulevard : Data breaches are fairly common nowadays but it is the time that the company takes to identify the breach and notify its users that counts. It generally takes about six months for a company to […]. Cyber Security News

FIX – SCCM Upgrade Issue – SQL Based Replication

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. My name is Deb and this is my first post in this blog. I will try to share my experience with SCCM, OSD, and Task Sequence more frequently with you all. Recently, I faced an issue during SCCM CB in-place upgrade. I will try to explain the issue and resolution in this post. SCCM CB […].

How IT can regain ownership of cloud computing

David Linthicum

At the board of directors’ meeting, the CEO is presenting the forecast for the next year. This time, he or she is discussing the use of cloud-based technology to launch a new product, including the ability to use this technology as a “force multiplier” and a platform to launch new products and/or services that will change the industry, increase shareholder value, and just make the company current. The CIO is just sitting there, looking sad.

5G: The Next Retail Disrupter is on the Horizon

Information Week

5G won't just be an improvement over 4G. It will be an entirely new form of connectivity. But will retailers be ready

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

How to Build a Balanced Healthcare Cybersecurity Budget

CTOvision

Read Jessica Davis’ tips to healthcare firms for building a balanced cybersecurity budget on Health IT Security : The majority of healthcare security stakeholders agree that cybersecurity budgets are underfunded. And frankly, health organizations aren’t keeping pace with hackers who are continuously improving in sophistication. Data security programs are still often underfunded and understaffed, according to a […]. Cyber Security News

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How to Create a Website: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners (2019)

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Create a Website: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners (2019) - Information Technology Blog. How to create a website is probably the first question posed by every new webmaster.

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Forrester + SiriusDecisions

Forrester IT

Today Forrester closed the deal to acquire SiriusDecisions. SiriusDecisions helps business-to-business companies align the functions of sales, marketing, and product management; Sirius clients grow 19% faster and are 15% more profitable than their peers.

What Do Tech's Most Powerful Women Have in Common?

Information Week

When the IBM Watson Personality API analyzed these female tech leader's words, it identified nine traits as being most dominant

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

The hype around driverless cars came crashing down in 2018

CTOvision

Big players in autonomous driving like Uber, Tesla, and Waymo had a disappointing 2018, but several startups with a “minimum viable product” made good progress. As 2018 dawned, expectations for self-driving vehicles were sky-high. Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car company, was testing fully driverless cars and preparing for a commercial launch in the Phoenix area. Uber was racking up […]. CTO News

Five Digital Business Tips for Small Companies

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Five Digital Business Tips for Small Companies - Information Technology Blog. Business operation in the modern era has truly become more about tailoring your online space to suit your customers than it is about the offline, real-weld space.

Must-Read Editors’ Picks from 2018

CEB IT

At Smarter With Gartner, our editorial team publishes hundreds of articles on dozens of topics throughout the year. But, that doesn’t mean we don’t have our favorites that we think executives across the business should read. In the spirit of education and a new year, we gathered those articles from across all the categories to create a must-read list. . HR: Make Sure New Hires Don’t Regret Taking Your Job Offer.

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Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers

Information Week

For all the market research numbers floating around about cloud computing, what is missing is advice on what IT organizations should be doing with IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud concepts

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The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) turns five: What has accomplished and where they are headed

CTOvision

From Facebook on Facebook AI Research (FAIR) : Five years ago, we created the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) group to advance the state of the art of AI through open research for the benefit of all — it’s an effort to understand the nature of intelligence so that we might create intelligent machines. Since then, FAIR […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Automatic sterilization technology to keep your bottle and your water ultra-clean

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Automatic sterilization technology to keep your bottle and your water ultra-clean - Information Technology Blog. S’well bottle is more than just a beautiful reusable water bottle company for your daily needs.

Connected Cars, Telematics and Connectivity-as-a-Service ?: What’s the Future?

Datacponomy

Vehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing! And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk. But wait, even more popularly discussed. The post Connected Cars, Telematics and Connectivity-as-a-Service ?: What’s the Future? appeared first on Dataconomy.

AI in Production: A Roadmap for Success

Information Week

Plenty of enterprises have run pilots or small-scale projects that leverage machine learning and AI. Scaling those to high-value, large-scale data projects can get complicated

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.

7 tips for scaling your AI strategy

CTOvision

Read Clint Boulton list 7 tips for companies to scale up their AI strategy on CIO : Pilot projects of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies proliferated in 2018, as many enterprises tested machine learning (ML) algorithms and an array of automation tools to cement relationships with customers, improve network operations or augment their cybersecurity postures. Encouraged by […]. Artificial Intelligence News

What is MVP in App Development and what is it for?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - What is MVP in App Development and what is it for? Information Technology Blog.

5 New Year's Resolutions for CIO and Digital Transformation Leaders

Social, Agile and Transformation

Happy holidays and new year everyone! Have your final cocktails of 2018, read up on my driving digital predictions for 2019, and get ready to lead your organizations through what is likely going to be a jittery year of successes, surprises, and necessary pivots. I'm guessing you have your 2019 plan locked and loaded, but if you're a reader of my book Driving Digital, my articles (here and.

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The Secret to Digital Transformation Success

Information Week

New technologies promise business results, but rollouts can be risky. Here's how CIOs can reduce adoption risk, close skill gaps and keep teams happy

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.