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Big Data Roadmap – A roadmap for success with big data

Eric D. Brown

I’m regularly asked about how to get started with big data. My response is always the same: I give them my big data roadmap for success. Most organizations want to jump in a do something ‘cool’ with big data.

DataTribe Launches Inaugural Cyber Funding Competition: The DataTribe Cyber Crucible (putting up $Millions in funding)

CTOvision

One of the most virtuous activities in the American economy is the smart deployment of investment money on disruptive technologies. When done right, this can be a win for so many stakeholders, including businesses, governments and the general public. The team at DataTribe has already been taking virtuous, company building action that is creating value […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security News

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SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

David Linthicum

Lots of people called it SaaS-enablement, some call it SaaS-ification of software. Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application. There are several reasons to SaaS-enable an internal application. Enterprises need to expose a software system to their partners and/or customers to better automate the business. Or, they are looking to monetize applications they view as having value to other companies.

What is Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) and its its advantages for Ethical-Hackers?

Doctor Chaos

written by Amine Amhoume is a freelance writer and Ethical-Hacker What is Open-source Intelligence? Open-source Intelligence or OSINT is a part of the reconnaissance process that consists of using any online public intelligence that can provide information about a company, organization, or individuals. As an ethical hacker, you can use the data when performing target […]. Tools Open-source Intelligence OSINT

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

How A CIO Can Become Very Persuasive

The Accidental Successful CIO

Successful CIOs are also very persuasive Image Credit: Eric Malette. What does it take to be a successful CIO? The answer, of course, is that it takes a lot of different things. Most importantly you need to become good at selling both yourself and the importance of information technology to others.

4 Surprising Industries Capitalizing on the Smart Tech Boom

CTOvision

Smart technologies exist in almost every sector imaginable, and in many cases, they assist industries that haven’t historically embraced innovations. As a result, employees and company leaders are getting acquainted with new ways to work and achieve goals. Accounting Although the professionals within it are undeniably useful — especially near tax time — the […]. CTO News

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Researchers find malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre

Network World

It was inevitable. Once Google published its findings for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in CPUs, the bad guys used that as a roadmap to create their malware. And so far, researchers have found more than 130 malware samples designed to exploit Spectre and Meltdown. If there is any good news, it’s that the majority of the samples appear to be in the testing phase, according to antivirus testing firm AV-TEST, or are based on proof-of-concept software created by security researchers.

System Center Products Moved to Semi-Annual Channel But NOT SCCM

Anoop

Microsoft moved another suite of products also into the Semi-Annual channel of releases. A few months back Windows 10 also moved to Semi-Annual channel releases. So it seems Microsoft is trying to streamline the release management channel for all their products.

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CTOvision Tech News 6 Feb 2018

CTOvision

News this week reaffirmed the disruptive power of cloud computing, in many ways. One way was in the announcement by Google that their Google Cloud, which includes G Suite and Google Cloud Platform, is now a $1B per quarter business. Huge of course, but that is not nearly as large as the powerhouse at Amazon […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Cloud Computing Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security News Robots

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My Favorite Fake Email (Phish) of the Month. I May Be Getting Somebody Thrown In Jail?

Doctor Chaos

Article originally appears on The Security Blogger written by Joseph Muniz. The original article can be found here. I’m sure you have received fake emails and sometimes may wonder if anybody falls for these scams. One of the most popular … or unpopular was the Nigerian Prince scam, which turned out to be some guy from Louisiana. […]. InfoSec news phishing scam

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Tips for securing IoT on your network

Network World

Judging by all the media attention that The Internet of Things (or IoT) gets these days, you would think that the world was firmly in the grip of a physical and digital transformation. The truth, though, is that we all are still in the early days of the IoT. The analyst firm Gartner, for example, puts the number of Internet connected “things” at just 8.4 billion in 2017 – counting both consumer and business applications.

Prepping for a Data Science Interview? Ask Yourself These Questions To Stand Out

Datacponomy

It seems everyone and their grandmother wants to work in data science these days, and there are plenty of good reasons why that’s the case.

CloudBees acquires Codeship to Form the Leader in CI/CD

The Investing Edge

Today is an exciting day for us as CloudBees announced their acquisition of our portfolio company Codeship. We are thrilled for Mo, Manny, and the rest of the team as they join forces with one of the leading companies in DevOps.

My Favorite Fake Email (Phish) of the Month. I May Be Getting Somebody Thrown In Jail?

Doctor Chaos

Article originally appears on The Security Blogger written by Joseph Muniz. The original article can be found here. I’m sure you have received fake emails and sometimes may wonder if anybody falls for these scams. One of the most popular … or unpopular was the Nigerian Prince scam, which turned out to be some guy from Louisiana. […]. InfoSec email news phishing scam

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Configure SCCM Task sequence Pre-Cache Content – Part 1

Anoop

For Bulk application change or Operating system upgrade we use task sequence. User start the Task sequence from SCCM Software center and waits for content download. This delay always impacts end user self-service experience with SCCM software center. Microsoft solution to this is “SCCM Task sequence Pre-Cache Content”. This feature is available starting with SCCM […].

A Whole New World for Data Teams

Datacponomy

Among the many things I loved about the latest Star Wars movie was our introduction to the unexpected rise of Rose Tico – a humble mechanic who gets thrust into the heart of the action following a chance encounter with Finn. By the end of the movie, she’s flying ski-speeders.

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10 Reasons to Attend Technology Conferences

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last year I attended and spoke at over twenty (20) conferences that covered a wide range of topics from Artificial Intelligence to Agile & DevOps to Data Science. I spoke on a wide range of digital transformation topics and had the opportunity to meet many interesting IT leaders and event sponsors. There are lots of reasons to attend technology events so let me suggest some and how to.

Abusing the Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals

Doctor Chaos

Article was written by The Security Blogger Joseph Muniz and can be found here Everything is going on line. Regardless if you want it to or not … it’s happening. If you look back 20 – 25 years ago, people had fax machines and every home had a landline. Today, most offices use e-mail verse […]. Cyber

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?

Intune App Assignment Include Exclude Azure AD Groups

Anoop

Microsoft Intune team depreciated application assignment type “Not Applicable” for good reasons. So no need to get worried when you don’t see “Not Applicable” assignment type for your Intune tenant.

Is P2P the Future of Travel?

Datacponomy

When planning a trip, today’s travelers are brought into contact with a multitude of services designed to meet their transportation, accommodation and entertainment needs.

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Run PowerShell as Administrator One-Liner

Mick's IT Blog

As you have probably seen recently in my latest blog entries, I am working on a bunch of PowerShell one-liners to do away with the actual scripts and be able to implement the PowerShell process as a command line task sequence.

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Abusing the Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals

Doctor Chaos

Article was written by The Security Blogger Joseph Muniz and can be found here Everything is going on line. Regardless if you want it to or not … it’s happening. If you look back 20 – 25 years ago, people had fax machines and every home had a landline. Today, most offices use e-mail verse […]. IoT hacking wireless

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Reporting SCCM Task sequence Pre-cache Content – Part 2

Anoop

In post 1, we discussed about SCCM Task sequence Pre-cache content Feature. The major challenge with this feature is reporting. In Enterprise, SCCM admins should know which computers have contents Pre-cached. Currently, there is no SCCM native feature to find the pre-cache status. We will go through the custom inventory configurations required to get Pre-Cached […].

Driving Operational Efficiency in Telecom and Cable

Perficient - Digital Transformation

At the end of the day, a streamlined business can witness tremendous cost and time savings, not to mention deliver better experiences for customers and employees. Most, if not all, leaders in the communications space have ongoing initiatives for optimizing their business, whether it’s the implementation of sophisticated software and technology, or process reengineering to become more productive and profitable. “We’re

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Decentralized Governance

Phil Windley

Summary: Decentralized systems require governance to function well. Ideally this governance should be clear, open, and effective without impacting the decentralized nature of the system. This post describes the governance of the Sovrin network.

Cryptocurrency Speculation – the Good, Bad, and Questionable

Doctor Chaos

Currently we see cryptocurrencies (CC, for the purposes of this article) and the interest in them expanding at a dizzying rate, with daily news articles creating high turmoil in their value and the user trust factors supporting them. Recent CC activities have been truly astounding to analyze from economic importance, social impact, and crowd behavior […]. Crypto Currency bitcoin crypto currency

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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.

Software Licensing Troubles But Don’t Trouble SCCM Admins

Anoop

I’m not a licensing expert, and the license documents are successfully able to confuse me more whenever I try to understand it. I have seen people are trying to resolve Software licensing troubles with SCCM inventory. I don’t believe that SCCM can provide a software licensing insights. Instead, we should have a dedicated solution for […]. The post Software Licensing Troubles But Don’t Trouble SCCM Admins appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog.

Tips to improve IoT security on your network

Network World

Judging by all the media attention that The Internet of Things (or IoT) gets these days, you would think that the world was firmly in the grip of a physical and digital transformation. The truth, though, is that we all are still in the early days of the IoT. The analyst firm Gartner, for example, puts the number of Internet connected “things” at just 8.4 billion in 2017 – counting both consumer and business applications.

Decentralized Governance in Sovrin

Phil Windley

Summary: Decentralized systems require governance to function well. Ideally this governance should be clear, open, and effective without impacting the decentralized nature of the system. This post describes the governance of the Sovrin network.

What is Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) and its its advantages for Ethical-Hackers?

Doctor Chaos

written by Amine Amhoume is a freelance writer and Ethical-Hacker What is Open-source Intelligence? Open-source Intelligence or OSINT is a part of the reconnaissance process that consists of using any online public intelligence that can provide information about a company, organization, or individuals. As an ethical hacker, you can use the data when performing target […]. Tools Open-source Intelligence OSINT

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.