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How Should CIOs Handle Data From Employee’s Wearables?

The Accidental Successful CIO

More data is always better, but what if it’s personal data? Image Credit: Timo Newton-Syms Follow. As the person with the CIO job, you are the one who is responsible for managing all of the data that the company collects. We are all pretty used to what this means.

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A Vision of the AI-Enabled Future


Crafting a Vision for the AI-Enabled Future Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents an interesting paradox. On the one hand, the goals of systems that can behave with the intelligence of humans, perceiving their environment around them, understanding and comprehending information and how to apply that information for decision-making, learning from experiences, and even greater ideas around [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News analyst cognilytica future predictions

What Drives Agile Teams to Become Agile Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I moderated a panel at nGage's Enterprise Transformation Exchange on Developing an Agile IT Organization: Concepts, Culture and Concerns. The message from panelists was clear. Organizations looking to transform need to go beyond scrum practices and improving IT project execution.

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There Are No Clear CX Leaders Among US Brands – For The Third Year In A Row

Forrester IT

Forrester’s 2018 Customer Experience Index (CX Index) for US brands reveals a worsening CX leadership gap: Not a single brand has risen to the top of our rankings and continued to move upwards, and the overall quality of the US customer experience is stagnating.

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It’s not easy to move from a private cloud to a hybrid cloud

David Linthicum

A hybrid cloud provides you with the largest number of options, according to those that sell them. You get a private cloud coupled with one or more public clouds, with workloads distributed across them. IT is often told that starting with a private cloud and then going hybrid is a straightforward, sensible strategy. But it’s not as easy as you’ve likely been told. What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now.

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Why Cybersecurity is Looking to AI to Mitigate Business Risks


Malicious cyber attacks against government and private businesses have increased in frequency and severity over past years. Microsoft estimates the potential cost of cyber-crime to the global community at $500 billion and that breaches of data will cost the average company around $3.8 million. The unfortunate truth is that the cybersecurity industry is largely unprepared [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security News

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Forrester’s US Banking Customer Experience Index 2018 Shows CX Is Stagnating

Forrester IT

Customer experience leaders grow revenue faster than CX laggards, drive higher brand preference, and can charge more for their products.

Cloud backup is not the same as standard datacenter backup

David Linthicum

Backup is just good policy. You need the ability to back up data and applications someplace, so they can be restored somehow, to keep the business running in case of some natural or manmade disaster that takes the primary business-critical systems down. We have whole industries that provide backup sites and backup technology. They can be passive, meaning that you can restore the site in a short period of time and get back to operations.

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The Government Is Slow To Move On Privacy Regulations, But When It Gets Going It Is Hard To Stop


The following are some of the cybersecurity related stories we are tracking. More and more we see governments considering doing more to protect privacy, or at least to attempt to protect it. Seems the demands of people all over the world may cause more action. Scoop: The White House looks to coordinate online privacy plan [.].

Five Careers to Consider for Data Enthusiasts


Do you get excited every time you have to crunch numbers? Do you love knowing how many times people use their smartphones every day? Are you fascinated by how businesses use data to make decisions? If you do, then you might be ideally suited for a career where you could.

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You Can’t Afford to “Wait & See” with Emerging Tech

Forrester IT

New C-Suite Must-Read Report: “Tech Innovation Chains Create Breakthrough Opportunities” C-Suite execs responsible for driving business innovations, I highly encourage you to read Brian Hopkins‘ latest report which shows that today’s approach to emerging tech innovation is dead. If you are either investing in single technologies or are waiting for emerging technologies to mature along […].

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IM is No Substitute for P2P

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Let’s face it, in today’s world we have about a zillion different electronic means of communicating. I feel justified in making that assessment because I am of an age where I recall when email was a new-fangled thing.

An Apology From Me To Google (and to you)


Dear readers, With this post I want to give an apology to Google, and to you, for some recent reporting here at CTOvision. I let my emotion influence things I wrote, and, in something that in hindsight I realize was horribly arrogant on my part, I wrote as if I knew what Google’s motivations were [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

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4 IT Threats You Need To Pay Attention to


To understand how to secure your company, you have to study first some of the methods used by cyber criminals to compromise systems. Intruders use many tactics including the injection of malicious codes for different purposes.

Tesla Sabotage: A Perfect Storm For Insider Threat

Forrester IT

Last Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an all-employee email to Tesla employees revealing that the company was the victim of insider sabotage. Musk indicated that the saboteur made changes to Tesla’s manufacturing operating system using fake user names and exported a large volume of sensitive internal data to third parties. In his email, Musk […]. age of the customer

How Smart Technologies Up the Ante for Digital Transformation

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Digital innovation continues to disrupt industries at lightning speed. Today’s organizations are transforming their entire business – from strategy to operations, technology to culture – to better deliver value to their customers.

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment


On 21 June 2018 the Open Source Software3 Institute is hosting a discussion that should be of high interest to enterprise technologists in the DC/Northern Virginia, Maryland area. From their invite: Come hear from our panelists about how the worlds of Open Source Software and the Secure Development / Operations (SecDevOps) intersect and strengthen one [.]. CTO Events News Tech Advice

Microsoft adds resiliency, redundancy, security to Windows Server 2019

Network World

With Windows Server 2019, Microsoft is adding resiliency and redundancy enhancements to the Shielded Virtual Machines security controls it introduced with Windows Server 2016. Shielded VMs originally provided a way to protect virtual machine assets by isolating them from the hypervisor infrastructure and could also help prove to auditors that systems were adequately isolated and controlled.

Different Year, Same Health Insurer CX Index Story

Forrester IT

Health insurers know why customer experience is critical — CX leaders grow revenue faster than laggards, can charge more for their products, and have a higher brand preference. But based on Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) data, the how continues to be a challenge. Health insurers’ average CX Index score once again remained flat in 2018, with […]. age of the customer

Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams Deep Dive: Part 2

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In part 1 of the Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams Deep Dive , we discussed the foundational call flows from the Teams client. In this article we will continue the discussion by talking about Direct Routing call flow with and without media bypass.

Elon Musk, Our Kwisatz Haderach, Cites Frank Herbert


We have written before about how important Science Fiction can be in inspring today’s leaders to conceptualize and create. It is no coincidence that most techies are SciFi fans. Like Ray Bradbury said, "In Science Fiction we dream." And dreaming about the best use of tech is important. It is great validation of the power of [.]. CTO News SciFi


Beginners Guide for SCCM Driver Management


SCCM Driver Management strategy is critical for each organization. This post will help you to download an eBook which gives an end to end SCCM driver management guide for beginners in IT Pros world. I don’t have much expertise in OS Deployment (OSD) as I mentioned in my AutoPilot post. Content What are Drivers and […]. The post Beginners Guide for SCCM Driver Management appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair.

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Auto And Home Insurer CX Inches Up Slightly In 2018

Forrester IT

Seven auto and home insurers saw a statistically significant change to their Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) scores in 2018. As a result, the average score for the industry has moved up one point since 2017. Insurers should not get too excited, though. Despite this small lift, most policyholders in the US saw little or no […]. age of the customer

Are banks ready for Payments Services Directive, Part 2 (PSD2)?


The arrival of the first pillar of the Payments Services Directive, Part 2 (PSD2) in January this year laid the groundwork for a more open banking system. It is set to transform the financial services industry in the European Union (EU) by putting the customers in control of both their.

Can AI be used for evil? IBM’s AI Debater debates with human champion, Google’s AI can predict death, Nividia uses AI to make super slo-mo movie.


Is Artificial Intelligence A Detriment Or A Benefit To Society? The AI good vs evil debate has been going on since artificial intelligence was first discussed. Everybody has a say about AI's good and bad qualities. Elon Musk has warned of a doomsday-like scenario in near future as shown in the Terminator movie series while [.]. Artificial Intelligence News

Four Steps to Successful Improvement through Customer Feedback

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The old adage “the customer is always right” may frustrate some companies, but getting to the heart of the customer voice through robust data aggregation and analysis tools has never been easier.

Three Dimensions of Changes for Tuning a Digital Organization

Future of CIO

The very nature of digital is about change, and change is multifaceted with increasing speed and velocity.

65% of orgs suffer sales delays from lax security

IT Manager Daily

Keeping customer data secure is essential to maintaining your customers. That importance is never clearer than when concerns about privacy arise. Recent research from Cisco shows that data privacy issues caused sales delays in 65% of businesses. And those delays weren’t short-term.

Apple sued for creating iOS monopoly, Microsoft acquires Flipgrid, 5G standalone standard approved, Foxconn coming to the US


The following are some of the enterprise tech stories we want to bring to your attention: U.S. top court mulls Apple's App Store commissions in antitrust case Every one using iPhone knows that iOS App market is a virtual Apple monopoly unless you jailbreak your iPhone and void the Apple's warranty. Now the US Supreme [.]. CTO News The Boardroom

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How To Stay Productive While Working From Home


Technology has revolutionized the way people work and one of them is the ability to work remotely from the comfort of your home. Working from home has its perks: you save on transportation costs, avoid traffic madness that is common in most cities, and work at your own convenience.