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Why It’s Important For Your Organization to Know The Difference Between a Data Scientist and Data Engineer

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to become a focus for many enterprises and these organizations are increasing realizing how important it is to have the right people and skills in place. In particular, there has been a significant increase in demand for data scientists. Companies are searching and competing for increasingly scarce data scientists as the […].

The Sorry State of Digital Transformation in 2018

Forrester IT

Software eats the world, right? We’ve been saying that for how long now? 1997 in my case, I think.) And we’re still transforming? That’s taking so long is just an indication of just how hard it is for companies to change how they operate.

If your cloud apps don’t have APIs, you’re doing it wrong

David Linthicum

If you are building new applications on public cloud platforms, you are faced with a choice: Should you build a set of APIs bound to the new cloud application’s application services? Or should you look for another job? I’m seeing many new cloud applications that are built to fail. Not because they are poorly designed, but because they are leaving out the power of using application services with well-defined and designed APIs that let other applications access those services.

How Can CIOs Remove The Bias From How They Hire?

The Accidental Successful CIO

To increase diversity in IT, CIOs need to take the bias out of the hiring process Image Credit: Quinn Dombrowski.

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#DigitalTransformation Means Hybrid IT and Multipath

Cloud Musings

The cloud is ubiquitous in today’s business world. This operational model is changing both data center operations and application development processes across multiple domains.

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The Global Ungoverned Area

CTOvision

There are places on this planet where good, civilized people simply do not voluntarily go, or willingly stay. What elected governments do in safer and more developed parts of the world are carried out in these areas by despots and militias, often at terrible cost to those who have nowhere else to go and no […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats News cyber Cybersecurity Diplomacy Politics

Your Data Is Worth Nothing, Unless You Use It

Forrester IT

I’m often asked the question, “What’s my data worth?” And, my immediate (and somewhat provocative) response is, “Nothing!” As the data economy heats up, the fear of being left behind leaves some company execs in a cold sweat.

How devops practices prevent legacy platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Do you fully grasp the long-term business problem devops aims to solve? I'm going beyond the upfront benefits. The alignment of dev and ops teams to build and deploy supportable applications. The ability to release frequently and bring new features to market faster. The monitoring that informs technologists of application issues before end users escalate them. The automation to scale up.

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Can Data Analytics Elevate Soccer’s Profile in the U.S.?

Datacponomy

In the world of IT, data’s role as MVP is rapidly becoming an industry standard. But when it comes to athletics, there’s still some room to grow — at least in the case of American soccer. Where some sports have adopted the use of data analytics to shape predictions and.

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Government Matters TV Explores Email Security Standards, DoD IT and Cloud Security with Bob Gourley

CTOvision

The Global Cyber Alliance continues to coordinate smart guidance, tips and approaches for improving security posture. They are an international, cross-sector organization designed to confront, address, and prevent malicious cyber activity (it is led by the gracious and sociable cyber champion Phil Reitinger). Their most recent report is titled "Top Federal IT Contractors Leave Emails […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Sometimes questions are the fastest path to solutions

Forrester IT

Sometimes questions are the fastest path to solutions By nature, people like to help. Anyone who has ever networked their way into a new job by doing a round of purposeful informational interviews knows this.

Oracle Java Runtime Installer

Mick's IT Blog

As often as Java must be updated, I wanted to have an auto installer that would make the update a breeze. The way this installer has been written is it will first determine if the system is x86 or x64. At that point, it will uninstall the old version first and then install the x86 if the system is 32-bit, or it will install the x86 and x64 versions if the system is 64-bit. The parameters are the same for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions so you can define the parameters once.

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Five Critical Layers of Protection to Ensure Data Security

Datacponomy

With businesses holding more data than ever before, the frequency of cyber breaches grows exponentially. A recent survey showed that there were over 1,792 reported data breaches in 2016 alone. The breaches compromised almost 1.4 billion data records.

Quantum Computing: The Potential Cure For Cancer?

CTOvision

Think about the first time you encountered the Internet. Did you have any idea that you could not live without it or let alone make a living without it? This paradigm shift has ushered a digital revolution and influence our lives in ways we still have yet to experience. I think back to 1991, working […]. Big Data and Analytics CTO News

Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2018

Forrester IT

Huawei hosted its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, recently. As in 2016, Huawei reported strong financial growth in 2017. Revenues were up 16%, EBIT, by 19%, and cash flow from operations by 96%.

5 key enterprise IoT security recommendations

Network World

Not so long ago, the phrase “ consumerization of IT ” was on everyone’s lips. Whole publications and conferences (remember CITE , for Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise?) were created to chronicle the trend of corporations relying on products and services originally created for consumers — which was often easier to use and of higher quality than its business-oriented competitors.

Why Data Driven Sales Teams are the Most Advantageous

Datacponomy

Today, marketing is more complicated and diverse than it’s ever been. Getting people to come to your website or check out your business is a challenge. When a customer has found their way through your content and into a position where they could convert, that’s where the most difficult task.

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Coherence and Decentralized Systems

Phil Windley

Summary: Building decentralized system requires more than defining a few specifications and hoping for the best. In order to thrive, decentralized systems need coherence, the social organization necessary to get otherwise independent actors to cooperate.

Do You Work For A Financial Services Provider? Then Take This Survey!

Forrester IT

Forrester is conducting research on how financial services companies are using Video to win, serve, engage, and retain customers. As part of this research, we want to hear from you!

Business Process Automation 101: Understanding the Basics

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Business process automation (BPA) is the technology-enabled automation of business processes. It is performed to improve efficiency through the automation of manual processes. In this article, we explore the basics of BPA, and explain why it’s so important to your business.

Internet exchange points team up to bring better MANRS to the internet

Network World

Spreading bad routing information to your neighbors on the internet isn’t just bad manners, it could be bad for business. That, at least, is the message that the Internet Society (ISOC) wants to spread, as it calls on internet exchange points (IXPs) to help eliminate the most common threats to the internet’s routing system. [ Don’t miss customer reviews of top remote access tools and see the most powerful IoT companies. | Get daily insights by signing up for Network World newsletters. ].

How to Setup Co-Management – Introduction – Prerequisites

Anoop

Co-management is device manageability feature of Windows. It’s a solution that provides a bridge from traditional to modern management and gives you a path to make the transition using a phased approach. This post is based on the presentation Rajul, and I had given at GAB 2018. Co-Management Related Posts Overview Windows 10 Co-Management with Intune […].

The Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone of Misery for S&R Pro’s Starts with Start Ups

Forrester IT

Over the last 2 weeks I have been at the annual shenanigan bonanza that is RSA. I was invited to sit on a “Shark Tank” panel for emerging technology start-ups in Miami, FL. In the span of two weeks I went from seeing the big, well-established companies, who have massive marketing budgets and millions of […]. cybersecurity information security network security security & risk

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MarTech: 5 Disruptions Happening to Marketing

Perficient - Digital Transformation

What trends do you think are disrupting marketing right now? Advertising overload? Privacy concerns with Facebook? While those are certainly disrupting, at the MarTech West conference Scott Brinker spoke about the five disruptions he sees.

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Three Highlight of CIO’s Digital Agenda

Future of CIO

With overwhelming growth of information and increasing pace of changes, businesses across sectors are moving from industry speed to digital speed. IT becomes so pervasive and critical, Information Technology should be seen by any business as a “digital game changer.”

Artificial intelligence can make your business safer

IT Manager Daily

If your company works with sensitive information, you might want to listen up: A tool from Accenture could make your life a lot easier. SCAML help.

Amazon’s Multi-billion Dollar Ad Business Propels Its Profitability

Forrester IT

Yesterday, Thursday April 26, Amazon released its Q1 2018 financial results. The results? They knocked it out of the park. In fact, Jim Cramer on CNBC called it “the best quarter I’ve ever seen from a company.” ” I would argue it’s ‘the best quarter ever’ because of a little known business that Amazon has — […]. advertising age of the customer Amazon B2C marketing ecommerce amazon

The 2018 MarTech Landscape is Here

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Today at the MarTech West conference in San Jose, Scott Brinker and team unveiled the 2018 MarTech Landscape chart. Scott has produced The Marketing Technology Landscape chart since 2011.