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Kinetica Brings GPU Acceleration to Tableau


Tableau is transforming the business world by making it easy to visualize and understand data.

Azure Stack: Good private cloud technology that you don’t need

David Linthicum

Last week, the hybrid cloud landscape changed significantly. At the Microsoft Ignite conference, Microsoft and several hardware partners announced availability of the long-awaited Azure Stack. Think of it as a configurable rack of hardware that has a version of the Azure public cloud on it. Azure Stack is the private cloud that is on par with the public cloud. First, let’s understand the value of Azure Stack.

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HMRC accused of suppressing IR35 stakeholder views on public sector contractor walkouts

Computer Weekly

Stakeholders are accusing HMRC of trying to suppress their take on how the tax avoidance reforms are affecting contractors, following claims their views were omitted from the latest IR35 Forum minutes


The Preparation of the Enterprise for the Digital Transformation (ii)

IT Toolbox

continuing from. The Preparation of the Enterprise for the Digital Transformation. Do model the target Enterprise around services (SOA, APIs, web services, even microservices. so that complexity is hidden from stakeholders

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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.

Five General Maintenance Tasks Every Webmaster Needs To Do


You are no longer a web student… today, you become a webmaster! But what does that mean, exactly? What does a webmaster do? Or, more to the point, what does a good webmaster do? Whether you’re an aspiring webmaster, an experienced one looking to improve their game, or a hiring manager that wants to know […]. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News

The cloud computing wars have forgotten the enterprise

David Linthicum

At this week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product. However, Larry being Larry, he took several minutes to disparage Amazon Web Services, especially its Redshift database technology. AWS dominates the cloud market. Now that Oracle is fully committed to gunning for the exploding cloud marketplace, AWS stands in Ellison’s crosshairs.

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VoIP for 2018 and Beyond

IT Toolbox

VoIP is an acronym that anyone who uses the internet probably knows or will see before long. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a technology that turns a broadband internet connection into a regular phone line. That means you can make voice calls over your internet connection.

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SINET 16 Innovator Winners: Every year this list highlights firms every enterprise tech professional should track


The Security Innovation Network (SINET) is on a mission. This group coordinates and collaborates among many stakeholders in the business community, government and the world of tech innovation to move the state of cybersecurity forward. SINET knows that effective cybersecurity is required to facilitate economic growth, protect critical infrastructure and maintain political stability. Under the […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security News

The Data Way

Eric D. Brown

The world has become a world of data. According to Domo , the majority of the data (roughly 90% of it) that exists today has been created within the last two years. That’s a lot of data. Actually…that’s a LOT of data.

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Computer Weekly announces the Most Influential Women in UK IT 2017

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly has announced the list for Most Influential Women in UK IT 2017, including this year’s winner Sherry Coutu


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!

The Preparation of the Enterprise for the Digital Transformation (i)

IT Toolbox

continuing from. The Preparation of the Enterprise for the Digital Transformation. To cope with the increasing complexity and change, any enterprise is confronted increasingly with, the enterprise, have to be gradually virtualised starting

FBI Deputy Director On Russian Election Influence Ops: “We should have seen this coming”


The Deputy Director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, has just said something we should all pay attention to regarding Russian election influence operations. “We We sort of should have seen this coming.” No kidding! Many of us did (CTOvision readers had plenty of pontification on this including the sternly titled: Clear And Unambiguous Warning: Cyber Attacks […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Richard Branson Guide To True Leadership For CIOs

The Accidental Successful CIO

Richard Branson has become successful by being a great leader. Image Credit: Pedro Ribeiro Simões. When it comes to management, things are actually pretty easy. You have people who work for you, they need to do what you tell them to do or you’ll fire them. End of story.

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Cyber security industry key to solving skills gap

Computer Weekly

In the face of a growing shortage of cyber security skills around the world, the security industry itself needs to do more to attract people

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.

More Gee Whiz for the Netscout AirCheck G2

IT Toolbox

There are two kinds of wireless support people in the world- those who have the Netscout AirCheck G2 and those who want it. The G2 (as us hipsters call it) has settled into the market as the one portable tool to have if you can only have one portable Wi-Fi tool. It’s just that handy, as I wrote about before in these blogs:

Track the Correct Service Desk Metrics for the Right Reasons


You have successfully created an array of reports and figures that can tell you everything about every aspect of every call ever logged for your organization’s service issues. You now have a great deal of information that will take time from what you should be focusing on: the customer. I've noticed that there's a tendency […]. CTO News

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Organization for Artificial Intelligence

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I delivered a keynote talk at Synechron's InSync Charlotte event around developing the data driven organization. The talk showed the audience the alignment between digital transformation and data driven practices and how evolving data practices should address small data (through citizen data science programs) and big data governance that can enable organizations to be organizationally. agile data AI big data cio digital transformation organizational change

Investigatory Powers Tribunal faces challenge in appeal court over mass hacking

Computer Weekly

Appeal court will decide whether UK citizens have the right to challenge controversial decisions made by Britain’s most secret court, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal


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?

The Digital enables us today to outsource the Digital problem

IT Toolbox

In the not so far past, when companies were adopting a new IT technology, they hired the necessary IT skills in the enterprise. But today, the Digital pace makes keeping up with the technology change a challenge.

The Rise of the Fintechpreneur, and Why It Matters


The financial technology field is rapidly expanding, but remains in flux and continues to be unpredictable. Fintech’s use of AI, algorithms, and modern technologies can transform traditional banking, but still faces some resistance.

The troubling lack of focus on securing the IoT

Network World

The massive growth of Internet of Things (IoT) devices over the next one to three years should give us pause. As companies rush to get to market first, are we seeing a “dumbing down” of basic device principals that we have been working with for years, particularly enhanced security and privacy. With so many distinct applications, device scope and diversity represent a unique security challenge that so far has not been met.

Much GDPR prep is a waste of time, warns PwC

Computer Weekly

Many organisations are not paying enough attention to technology in their preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation and risk compliance failure

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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.

Benefits of E-Learning for IT Companies

IT Toolbox

Similarly to studying at the university, this requires proper organization and personal investment to get the results

SCCM ConfigMgr CB Training Led by Wally Mead


SCCM (ConfigMgr) is 25 years old. And Wally Mead also started working with Microsoft in the year of 1992. He has been lead evangelist for SMS/SCCM/ConfigMgr IT Pro community for 25 years. In this post, we will see the details about SCCM ConfigMgr CB Training Led by Wally Mead.

Your Next Computer. in the Cloud ?


For years, the “virtual PC” has been the dream of users and corporations alike. After all, why do millions of us lug around a laptop with our Windows desktop stuck to it?

Most Influential Women in UK IT 2017: Rising Stars

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly reveals the judges’ choice for this year’s female Rising Stars of the UK technology industry

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.

US-based customer support: critical for small business VoIP clients

IT Toolbox

Although once not considered necessarily a top concern, within the cloud communications industry customer support is fast becoming a differentiating factor, going well beyond the established quotients of coverage, infrastructure and up time. Leaders in the VoIP market are now looking to extend customer support – that means 24/7 - to their flagship products and beyond. VirtualPBX

What Went Wrong At Delta?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Delta had a very bad day and it was the CIOs responsibility Image Credit: Caribb. Just in case you don’t remember, the U.S. carrier, Delta airlines, suffered a major melt down when their headquarters experienced a power outage.

How Big is the Hosted Desktop (DaaS) Market - Part 2


Originally published on Citrix Blogs As I mentioned in Part 1 of this Blog, “how big is the cloud-hosted desktop market?” is still the top inquiry I get from our Citrix Service Provider ( CSP ) partners looking to enter the market.

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Security experts air concerns over hackers using AI and machine learning for phishing atttacks

Computer Weekly

Security experts share views on risk of artificial intelligence being re-purposed by hackers for phishing attacks

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.