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.

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


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

Must-Read Editors’ Picks from 2018


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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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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Best Practice Response Can Mitigate Data Breaches Quickly


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

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 ].

IoT: Living on the Edge

Information Week

Where is your data when you need it? Edge computing offers an alternative to processing all data in the cloud or the data center

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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How to Build a Balanced Healthcare Cybersecurity Budget


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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Are You Well Ahead of Change Curve

Future of CIO

Do not underestimate the learning curve, and do not get overwhelmed by the intensity of change as well. The digital transformation, like the computer technology revolution itself, is a long journey over the bumpy road.

SCCM 1810 Known Issues and FIXES


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.

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

Hybrid cloud technologies become table stakes in IaaS market


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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The Popular Quotes about “New Year Reflection & Resolution”

Future of CIO

New Year is around the corner, it’s also the time to celebrate the “Future of CIO” blog #5300 blog posting. Blogging is not about writing, but about brainstorming, innovating and sharing insight. Here is a set of quotes about New Year reflection and resolution.

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


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.

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

The hype around driverless cars came crashing down in 2018


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 Thinking Forces to Drive Digital

Future of CIO

With fast-paced changes, shortened knowledge cycle and fierce competitions, no one can rest on a static mindset, past accomplishments, or the wishful thought that everything is perfect the way it is. The digital organization is the self-organized but interlaced and hyper-connected ecosystem.

FIX – SCCM Upgrade Issue – SQL Based Replication


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 […].

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


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

Three Differentiated Digital Competencies

Future of CIO

The exponential growth of information and the increasing pace of changes create digital characteristics such as uncertainty, volatility, complexity, unpredictability, and ambiguity.

Five Digital Business Tips for Small Companies


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.

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

7 tips for scaling your AI strategy


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

Creativity, Biology, and Ecology

Future of CIO

Creativity is all about connecting the dots. It’s an inner process to create novel ideas. What are the evolutionary roots of creativity?

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


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.

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