Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Life-Like Identity: Why the Internet Needs an Identity Metasystem

Phil Windley

Summary: Sovrin is an identity metasystem that provides the Internet's missing identity layer. By creating a general-purpose system for constructing context-specific identity systems, the metasystem represents a universal trust framework. Imagine you are planning to meet a friend for lunch.

Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI

Information Week

A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects

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Adulting - CIO Style

CIO Musings

I love the Urban Dictionary. I'm not sure why, I guess it makes me feel hip to read through some of the posts. I have contributed a few along the way like the term "Camel Up", my proudest moment. The Urban Dictionary defines "adulting" like this.

Product Teams For Infrastructure And Operations

Forrester IT

As an analyst at Forrester, I talk to a lot of IT professionals. One of the most common inquiries lately goes something like this: “We’ve piloted DevOps and Agile and like the results. However. ” and then come the “what-abouts.”

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 stop people from causing bad cloud architectures

David Linthicum

I’ve been in some knock-down, drag-out battles over both the configuration and the use of technology. On one side, you have somebody with a very different opinion as to what technology should be used and how. On the other side, you know that you are right.

Cloud Adoption: Where Does Your Country Rank?

CEB IT

Cloud computing initially emerged in the United States. Since 2015, the U.S. has been the leader in cloud adoption and has set the pace for such adoption around the world. However, not all countries are on par with the U.S.

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Collective Bargaining: Your Biggest Risk In The Age Of The Customer

Forrester IT

Social media has created customer groups that coalesce around a brand — in effect, a union. They collectively can and will change your corporate policy. With collective bargaining, business as usual is no longer acceptable. Are you ready for the empowered, technically savvy, and motivated customer?

Machine learning operations don’t belong with cloudops

David Linthicum

It’s Monday morning, and after a long weekend of system trouble the cloud operations team is discussing what happened. It seems that several systems that were associated with a very advanced, new inventory management system enabled with machine learning had issues over the weekend.

3 Major Trends Drive the Gartner Hype Cycle for Midsize Enterprises, 2019

CEB IT

Cloud. Machine learning. Edge computing. Internet of Things (IoT). The reality of being a CIO is dealing with the constant influx of new, shiny technologies. .

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VMware spends $4.8B to grab Pivotal, Carbon Black to secure, develop integrated cloud world

Network World

All things cloud are major topics of conversation at the VMworld user conference next week, ratcheded up a notch by VMware's $4.8 billion plans to acquire cloud development firm Pivotal and security provider Carbon Black.

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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.

The Importance Of Defining Event ROI In The B2B Marketing Mix

Forrester IT

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” ” This question, first attributed to philosopher George Berkeley in 1710, raises questions about observation and perception.*

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Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning

Information Week

While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think

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6 Ways the Workplace Will Change in the Next 10 Years

CEB IT

Current trends in business and technology show that the way employees work — where, when, why and with whom — will change completely over the next decade and bear little resemblance to work as it stands today. CHROs need to be prepared for what’s coming. De’Onn Griffin , Senior Director Analyst at Gartner, outlines six ideas about the future direction of the workplace and how organizations can prepare for it. . "We We Working" will eliminate middle management.

Cisco: 6 critical security alarms for UCS software, small-biz routers

Network World

Cisco today warned its Unified Computing System (UCS) customers about four critical fixes they need to make to stop nefarious agents from taking over or attacking their systems.The problems all have a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System ( CVSS ).

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.

VMware Signals The End Of “Endpoint” Detection And Response

Forrester IT

The acquisition of Carbon Black by VMware was a bit of a surprise to me, but once put into perspective it makes sense. In this blog, I make a few observations from a value perspective.

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Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions for CIOs

Information Week

Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask

5 Security Questions Your Board Will Definitely Ask

CEB IT

How secure are we? Why do we need more money for security, when we just approved X last year? What do you mean we’ve had 4 incidents? I thought you had everything under control. Chances are, most security and risk leaders have heard these questions, possibly multiple times, from their boards of directors. But the problem is that these questions are unanswerable. They are driven by exaggerated, incomplete or contradictory public information, and are a distraction from more relevant questions. .

The Benefits of Containers for Businesses

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the second blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series , we looked at what software containers are and their evolution over time.

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.

Digitally Evolving Customer Mindset Will Reshape Indian Financial Services Landscape

Forrester IT

Indian financial service customers are changing! Forrester surveyed 3,000 online adults in India on their financial attitude, expectations, and preferences and found that more than half of customers accessing the internet are constantly online.

Netflix, Google Talk Continuous Delivery at DevOps World

Information Week

Members of the Continuous Delivery Foundation discuss the formation of the open source organization and the future of continuous integration and delivery

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8 tips on how to save your iPhone’s battery life 

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 8 tips on how to save your iPhone’s battery life - Information Technology Blog.

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Micromobility : What does it mean for the future of transportation?

Datacponomy

How will micromobility change the way we travel from point “A” to “B”? How will micromobility co-exist with the traditional models of transportation? What is the importance of network effects in micromobility?

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.

Become An Adaptive Thinker: Flex Between Divergence And Convergence

Forrester IT

Every business runs on thinking, mostly in two modes: divergent and convergent. I’ve been researching this and I just published my findings in a new report to help individuals, teams, and organizations tap both modes. Divergent thinking helps you create — generating many alternatives.

Beat the Odds: How to Conquer Common AI Challenges

Information Week

Some of the keys to success with an AI implementation may seem basic, but they really can make a difference

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Join Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Fall is right around the corner, which means SpringOne 2019 will be here before you know it. Continue moving forward with your innovation goals this October by meeting Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform!

VMware spends $4.2B to grab Pivotal, Carbon Black to secure, develop integrated cloud world

Network World

All things cloud are certain to be major topics next week at the VMworld user conference, but VMware took things up a notch with plans to spend $4.2 billion to acquire cloud-development firm Pivotal, and security provider Carbon Black.

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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.

Maintain Your Security Edge: Develop And Retain Cybersecurity Talent

Forrester IT

As an industry, we gripe about hiring and struggle with retention.

Outlook is Good for Health Care, Thanks to Big Data

Information Week

Technology improvements in recent years are making it possible to overcome the decades of siloed, inaccessible, consumer data

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

When we talk about organizations, the term employee engagement refers to the concept of keeping the employees interested at their workplace and in their work. To achieve employee engagement , you might use gamification techniques , enhance the training process, organize fun events etc.

Agile Planning Business Roadmaps, Architecture Standards, and DevOps Releases

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile planning doesn't end when stories are written, accepted by the team, sized, and ready for development. Story writing is one aspect of agile planning, but it's not the only one. At StarCIO, agile planning is done at several levels depending on the complexity of the requirement.

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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.