Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Three “Balance” Practices to Run Digital IT

Future of CIO

With the increasing speed of changes and continuous disruptions often led by technologies, the digital era upon us is full of uncertainty, velocity, complexity, and ambiguity. It blurs the geographical, functional, organizational, and even industrial borders nowadays.

DID Messaging: A Batphone for Everyone

Phil Windley

Summary: DID Messaging can provide a secure, authenticated, and verified channel for every relationship you have. In my last post, I wrote about a demo given by BCGov, Spark NZ, and Streetcred ID at the last Internet Identity Workshop.

Cloud Trends in 2019: Hybrid Cloud Rise to Continue

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s General Manager of API Management and Container Solutions, Annel Adzem, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. The story of innovation in recent years has been about software.

10 Lessons Learned from IT Leaders on Driving Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to be the master of ceremonies at CAMSS Ontario, an IT leaders forum in Toronto sponsored by SINC. Unlike other conferences that I've keynoted and moderated panels at, this one had five participatory sessions.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

3 reasons to put ERP in the cloud

David Linthicum

ERP systems are the last strongholds of processes and data that enterprise IT refuses to move to the cloud. ERP holds most of the relevant business data, and without that data the business would not exist. Thus, many companies are delaying migrating ERP to the cloud or refusing altogether.

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CIOs Want To Know: What’s Coming Next In Technology?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs would like to be able to predict the coming wave of technologies Image Credit: Evelina Ander. If a the person with the CIO job could have a super power, what would be the best one to have? The ability to fly and avoid all of those lines at the airport?

Gartner Keynote: 5 Significant Imperatives for Digital Success

CEB IT

The rapid pace of digital business evolution means that organizations must be continuously adapting their business and operating models. Canadian organizations are pursuing business model change, but there is still more to do.

Your 3-minute guide to serverless success

David Linthicum

The serverless architecture market was estimated at $4.25 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $14.93 billion by 2023, according to analyst firm Markets and Markets. What has propelled the use of serverless?

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Marketing Is All About Moments: Don’t Wait For Them; Create Them

Forrester IT

(Dave Novitzky contributed to this blog.) Marketers’ attempts to profile, segment, and model customers implies that consumers are static and can be fully defined, but they are anything but.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

Guide to Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

This is the CTOvision guide on the megatrend of Artificial Intelligence. This report gives a high level overview of the most important factors of the trend, gives updated insights into the activities of the major AI companies, and succinct descriptions of AI tech.

Canadian CIOs: Use IT to Transform the Business

CEB IT

Nearly half of Canadian CIOs are playing an active role in defining new business models for their organizations, demonstrating the emerging importance of IT in delivering business outcomes and value. What’s more is that CEOs are counting on them to do so.

Cisco to buy IoT security, management firm Sentryo

Network World

Looking to expand its IoT security and management offerings Cisco plans to acquire Sentryo , a company based in France that offers anomaly detection and real-time threat detection for Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) networks.

New Tech: What I Took Away From The American Graphene Summit

Forrester IT

Graphene will (eventually) affect all of us whether we know it or not. I’ll explain later, but first, let’s take a step back and level set. What is Graphene? Simply put, it is one single atomic layer of carbon, produced by various methods of separating layers of material from graphite.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

Could This Be The Real Reason to be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence?

CTOvision

A robotics researcher afraid of robots, Peter Haas, invites us into his world of understand where the threats of robots and artificial intelligence really are. In his view, we really need to worry about the bias and ethical issues around AI.

How to Architect Your Software Career

CEB IT

Frank is a software professional working for a large financial services firm. After seven years, he’s an expert in the company’s systems, but he’s wondering what’s next. What skills and attributes will he need to stay ahead. Accelerating technology change is disrupting industries and upending careers like Frank’s.

PowerShell Script to Import Multiple CSV Files to Pivot Table SCCM Patch Report

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you will get the PowerShell script to Import CSV to Pivot Table. Being an SCCM Patch management administrator it is our responsibility to deliver good patch compliance across the the domain.

Future Of Retail: Applying 2019 Business Insights (BI) Predictions To Retail

Forrester IT

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019, Researcher Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing experts within Forrester for our series, “Applying 2019 Predictions To Retail.” Last week, we spoke to Emily Collins about how loyalty trends will affect retailers this year.

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Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.

Science Fiction Gadgets You Can Get Today

CTOvision

Technology is advancing pretty fast, at times influenced by the exciting world of Science Fiction. This video captures 10 of the tech developments first seen in SciFi that are available now. A key point of this, if you want to know what is in our future, watch more SciFi!

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Master the Art of Trendspotting in 4 Steps

CEB IT

Brands that were once industry leaders are no longer around today. Because they did not react fast enough when technology trends disrupted their industries. To avoid their fate, organizations and their enterprise architecture (EA) and technology innovation (TI) leaders must master the art of trendspotting. If you master trendspotting, you can offer your organization a distinct competitive advantage.

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PowerShell Script to Find Out Patch Installation Status on Remote Computers

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft patch Tuesday for the month of May 2019 brought us with some critical updates one of which highly discussed is CVE-2019-0708 vulnerability.

Infosecurity Europe 2019: Incremental Evolution Rather Than Revolution

Forrester IT

I have spent the last three days attending Infosecurity Europe 2019, the largest security trade show in the UK and Europe. As ever, before coming I have tried to predict the big theme or trends that CISOs should take note of.

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Preparing for a future with Artificial Intelligence: Great and funny video with Robin Winsor

CTOvision

This is a fun, and funny, and insightful video by Robin Winsor that captures some of the key dynamics around AI we should all be tracking. It’s often said that history repeats itself. Many times in the course of our history, new technologies have wiped out entire workforces. Will that happen again?

Interview with Dan Goerdt, President and Co-Founder of Flexagon

Flexagon

From operating system development to middleware product development and more, Dan Goerdt had no lack of experience heading into the formation of Flexagon five years ago. As we get ready for Kscope19 (where Dan will be presenting!)

IT Automation – The Missing Piece in the AIOPS puzzle

Datacponomy

Here is how CIOs can use AIOps to create a strategy and foundation for the digital future. CIOs and operations teams across the globe are tuned into the rapidly developing area of AIOps (Artificial intelligence for IT operations).

Unconventional Wisdom: Explore Paying The Ransom In Parallel With Other Recovery Options

Forrester IT

Your organization has just received ransom notices across your infrastructure, informing you of what you already fear. All your critical business data has been encrypted. You are angry that someone’s moved your cheese, and you don’t want to reward them for it.

Reduce Your Corporate Risk and Seize Opportunities With OODA

CTOvision

OODA Loop provides actionable intelligence, analysis, and insight on global security, technology, and business issues.

Interview with Eugene Fedorenko, Senior Architect at Flexagon

Flexagon

Getting to Know Eugene Fedorenko Born and raised in the Ukraine. Expert in containers and serverless. Senior Architect at a DevOps Platform company. It’s hard not to be curious about the subject of these statements.