Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

Rule-Based Bots or AI Bots? Which One Do You Prefer?

Datacponomy

Chatbots help customers to resolve their issues at a blazing speed but the one of the main questions is whether the business should opt for a rule-based bot or an AI- based bot. Chatbots are not new in the technological arena. They are a lot smarter now than their predecessors.

Information management trends set to define your organization

CTOvision

Data is critical to the success of digital transformation, so it should come as no surprise that information management is an essential element in its advancement to specific change goals along the journey. Digital transformation demands data.

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Goodbye, Data Center -- Hello Cloud

Information Week

The larger the organizational footprint, the more challenging a cloud migration will be. Here's how to make decommissioning your data center a little easier

Adaptive Enterprises Are Growing At 3x Faster Than Competitors

Forrester IT

Firms need a new formula for success to stay competitive in the age of the customer – agility is not enough. We see many CIOs, and their teams, doubling down on agility as a means to cope with the accelerating pace of business.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Top 3 cloud migration mistakes: summer 2019 version

David Linthicum

If you’re in the process of migrating workloads to the cloud, chances are this is not your first rodeo. Most of those doing cloud migrations are on their second or third project. Just when you would think we’re becoming more experienced, we’re also seeing an increase in migration failures.

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How to Measure Customer Experience

CEB IT

The field of customer experience (CX) management is on the rise — and there’s no sign of it stopping. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide now have a dedicated CX leader, nearly half of whom report to the CEO.

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The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

Watch out for the ‘container tax’

David Linthicum

Containers have a few basic features and advantages when it comes to application development. Here’s some of the benefits you can gain: Reduce complexity through container abstractions. You deal with the containers not the underlying platforms of applications. Maximize portability through automation, meaning write once and run many places. Provide better security and governance, external to the containers. .

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Create Better KPIs for Product Success

CEB IT

Creating and using key performance indicators (KPIs) should foster the adoption of data-driven decision making. But, what is the role of tech CEOs in creating insightful KPIs to achieve product success?

Nearly All Businesses Suffer Phishing Attacks – Mimecast

CTOvision

Nearly all businesses have suffered some form of phishing attack during the past year, the survey finds. Research from security specialist Mimecast has revealed the latest depressing statistics about online cybersecurity.

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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!

How to take your customer value to a massive new level

Forrester IT

As you know, Forrester is the market leader in customer experience (CX) analysis and guidance. Via our latest CIO-oriented report we show you how the very strongest CX leaders dare to disrupt with Technology-Driven Innovations.

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SCCM Console Tips Tools Workspace Debug View

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have used SCCM Tools workspace in many troubleshooting scenarios. Tools workspace in a hidden workspace within the SCCM console.

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Embrace Gender Diversity in Security and Risk Management Roles

CEB IT

For every 100 security and risk management (SRM) executives, only about a quarter of them are women. The good news is that as the benefits of diversity are more widely realized, that number will increase by nearly 15% by 2020.

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction

CTOvision

Google AI researchers today said they used 2,000 “mannequin challenge” YouTube videos as a training data set to create an AI model capable of depth prediction from videos in motion.

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.

PSD2 Security Requirements Are Restricting Fintech Innovation

Forrester IT

I have recently released a new report looking at the second phase of the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and its security requirements along with my colleagues Jacob Morgan and Andras Cser.

Windows 7 Migration Status Check with Windows 10 1903 Release

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft recently released Windows 10 1903 version. Windows 1903 is the eighth (8th) version of the Windows 10 operating system. What are we doing with Windows 7 devices?

Use Data to Yield Process and Revenue Improvements

CEB IT

In 2019, data is everywhere. For product managers, it’s not about getting data, it’s about sorting through data for valuable insights. In fact, a majority of product managers surveyed said that with the right data they would be able to improve processes and revenue.

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Over 90% of data transactions on IoT devices are unencrypted

CTOvision

A new report that looked at millions of connections from IoT devices present on enterprise networks found that over 40% of them do not encrypt their traffic. This means a large number of such devices are exposed to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks where hackers in a position to intercept traffic can steal or manipulate their data. The […]. CTO News

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Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Marketing Into China

Forrester IT

China is expected to be the world’s largest consumer market in 2019. Foreign brands will continue to invest in China, but the golden age of easy growth for foreign brands is over. Seeking Chinese equivalents of Western marketing approaches no longer works.

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Cisco security spotlights Microsoft Office 365 e-mail phishing increase

Network World

It’s no secret that if you have a cloud-based e-mail service, fighting off the barrage of security issues has become a maddening daily routine.

5 Organizational Change Pitfalls PPM Leaders Should Avoid

CEB IT

Your company has embarked upon digitalization, and as a program and portfolio management (PPM) leader, you know that digital business introduces new ways of working and new organizational changes. Organizational change efforts are not ‘one size fits all’. While PPM leaders should embrace new practices that enable fast digital delivery, it is challenging,” says Mbula Schoen , Senior Principal Analyst, Gartner.

CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

CTOvision

In this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters!

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.

Future Of Retail: B2C Marketing And Loyalty In 2019 

Forrester IT

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019, Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing experts within Forrester for our series, “Applying 2019 Predictions To Retail.” Recently, we spoke to Michele Goetz about how artificial intelligence will affect retailers in 2019.

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Top Reasons Big Data in the Cloud Is Raining on On-Premise

Information Week

The marketplace is finally flush with analytics-specific services that deliver on the cloud's promise of reduced cost and complexity, and greater agility

Reimagine Apprenticeships for Today’s Talent Development

CEB IT

Apprenticeships first emerged in the later Middle Ages as a way to teach people the skills needed for a career. Today, you may need a COBOL programmer to learn how to be a cloud architect or a help desk service delivery specialist to become a cybersecurity analyst. These are career changes, not just reskilling efforts. Apprenticeships are key to these career transitions; they just look a little different in today’s business world. swg_ad id="28662"].

Blockchain Is Gaining Trust In The Enterprise

CTOvision

Read about new insight are from Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey: Blockchain gets down to business. Based on interviews with 1,386 senior executives in twelve nations (Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Luxembourg, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States), 53% of whom say blockchain technology has become a critical […]. CTO News

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.

Your Employees Want More (And Better) Training

Forrester IT

Close The Skills Transfer Gap To Enable Purpose Workers The employees that you want working for you want to grow. Engaged employees spend more time than their colleagues trying to improve their work performance through learning and deliberate development.

How IT Can Facilitate Great Customer Experiences

Information Week

In a modern enterprise environment, the IT group plays a key role in improving the customer experience and the organization's 360-degree view of each customer

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One year of GDPR: What has changed or what hasn’t?

Datacponomy

Was this a transition year for data protection? How much were the fines collected in the first year of GDPR? What regulations have been enforced so far? Here is all you want to know about GDPR, after a year of its implementation. The European Commission started in January 2012.

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Sam Altman’s leap of faith

CTOvision

Earlier this year, founder-investor Sam Altman left his high-profile role as the president of Y Combinator to become the CEO of OpenAI, an AI research outfit that was founded by some of the most prominent people in the tech industry in late 2015.

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?