Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

Worst DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

Network World

The Domain Name System remains under constant attack, and there seems to be no end in sight as threats grow increasingly sophisticated.

How to deal with cloud complexity

David Linthicum

Cloud complexity is the number one reason enterprises experience failures with cloud. Cloud-based platforms become complex due to an excess of heterogeneity and fewer common services. The end result is negative cloud computing value.

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Why Every Business Needs a CRM Software

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Why Every Business Needs a CRM Software - Information Technology Blog. Let’s keep it real – your business is pretty replaceable. Chances are, there’s a competitor out there that offers the same services at a similar price.

Security Budgets In Asia Pacific, 2019

Forrester IT

It has taken me 15 months and a LOT of travel, listening and talking to feel confident enough to write this research for APAC. APAC is a unique region in its cultural, geographic, regulatory, security maturity and economic diversity.

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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.

Know Your Digital Leadership Style and When to Adapt It

CEB IT

CIOs wanting a master class in situational leadership should look no further than the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the movie Star Wars: A New Hope. With Luke Skywalker Obi-Wan acts the mentor, with Storm Troopers the ignorable old man and with Darth Vader the Jedi Master.

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What’s Preventing You From Becoming A Better CIO?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to learn to listen to what their employees are trying to tell them Image Credit: Benson Kua. Hopefully we’d all like to become better CIOs. This is a great goal, the challenge that most of us are facing is that it just is not clear exactly what we need to do in order to make this happen.

The Rising Tide Of Ransomware Requires A Commitment To Best Practices

Forrester IT

Last week, the United States Conference of Mayors adopted a resolution against paying ransoms. What’s interesting about this is by creating what is essentially a vertical front of communities against ransomware. It may well disincentivize attackers from targeting US towns and cities.

Top 3 Benefits of AI Projects

CEB IT

Determining the benefits for artificial intelligence (AI) projects is difficult and confusing, but increasingly important. By 2024, 50% of AI investments will be quantified and linked to specific key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure return on investment.

How can attackers abuse artificial intelligence?

CTOvision

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.

5 Risk Mitigation Strategies for Agile Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

I find that agile teams, because they are agile, may leave behind fundamental-to-IT risk mitigation strategies that can make sprints, releases, and application development more reliable and robust.

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Do Your Company’s Research Practices Lead To Better Decision Making?

Forrester IT

“Understand your customers! Do research!” Anyone who has even paid even a passing glance to the world of CX and UX over the last decade has surely heard this mandate is one form or another.

Three Trends in Data Science Jobs You Should Know

Datacponomy

If you are a Data Scientist wondering what companies could have the most career opportunities or an employer looking to hire the best data science talent but aren’t sure what titles to use in your job listings — a recent report using Diffbot’s Knowledge Graph could hold some answers for.

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Why IoT Needs Machine Learning to Thrive

CTOvision

Read why Marta Robertson says that the Internet of Things needs machine learning to thrive on IoT for All : There’s an unceasing buzz around big data and AI, the opportunities and threats of these technologies and concerns about their future. Meanwhile, companies are installing more and more sensors hoping to improve efficiency and cut […].

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.

SCCM to Change Office365 ProPlus Architecture from 32 bit to 64 bit

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. As an SCCM admin, Office 365 changes and requirements are more critical for my day to day operations.

Understand The Location Intelligence Tech Landscape And Get Over Your Maps

Forrester IT

Our most recent location intelligence (LI) research takes a deep dive into the LI landscape. The report titled, “Now Tech: Location Intelligence Technologies, Q3 2019,” analyzes 34 different players in the location intelligence market.

Introducing New Azure Hands-On Labs

Linux Academy

At Linux Academy, we have the most extensive learn-by-doing library of cloud training and the largest on-staff training team in the e-learning market. Our training team is the key to our course success, especially when it comes to Azure. This year, Microsoft has made it hard to keep up. They have had multiple cancellations, and closed several Azure exams that were less than 3 months old!

Ookla: As 5G dawns, U.S. mobile download speeds jump, uploads stay slow

CTOvision

As all four major U.S. cellular carriers begin their transition from 4G to 5G technologies, there’s good and bad news for users of mobile devices: Download speeds are beginning to climb sharply, but upload speeds remain terrible, leaving the country even further behind global rivals.

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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.

Patch Chrome with SCCM 3rd Party Software Update Feature

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. You can patch Chrome with SCCM 3rd Party Software Update Feature. In this post, you will see the details about how to patch Chrome with SCCM 3rd party software update the custom catalog.

How CIOs Can Internally Drive Their Shift To #DigitalTransformation Driver

Forrester IT

#CIOs who are looking to be the agents of #DigitalTransformation but aren’t perceived that way can overcome this — by taking a few key actions. And to learn more, read myself and David Johnson’s latest #Forrester report.

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Do you shuffle data or use it?

Perficient - Digital Transformation

To be successful with your data, you need to know if your company is focused on reporting the data or analyzing the data for intelligent decisions. I’ll lay out two fictional organizational examples. Think about which one your company resembles and which one you would like it to resemble.

Flaw in Iomega, LenovoEMC NAS devices exposes millions of files on the Internet

CTOvision

A vulnerability in legacy Iomega and LenovoEMC network-attached storage (NAS) devices has led to many terabytes of potentially sensitive data being accessible to anyone via the Internet. Iomega Corporation was acquired in 2008 by EMC.

SCCM Architecture Visio Template Download from GitHub Throwback

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have a post “Overview Windows 10 Co-Management with Intune and SCCM,” which explains about SCCM co-management scenarios. Many of you have requested to have access to the SCCM Architecture Visio diagram I used in that post. In this post, you will get an opportunity to download SCCM Architecture Visio, PDF, and PNG diagrams. Subscribe […].

Dont Waste Your Creativity Spend As You Fight Digital Sameness

Forrester IT

Is your CMO considering shifting investments in marketing technology toward the services of creative agencies as Forrester recommends? You should find out — because one of two possible scenarios will play out.

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Benefits of Application Modernization: Deliver Exceptional CX

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Whether you’re building new apps or modernizing legacy ones, cloud provides the agility and scalability your business needs to deploy faster and access advanced IT capabilities.

Basics of blockchain for the IoT

CTOvision

With the rise of Bitcoin, corporate interest in the underlying blockchain technology has risen dramatically. Confusion arises, however, because much of the discussion centers on cryptocurrency, which is only one approach to using blockchain. To determine an approach that makes sense for the IoT, developers must first strip blockchain to its basics and build from […].

Where to Get Trusted IT Planning Advice

Information Week

IT planning authorities are everywhere, but finding truly knowledgeable experts with your organization's best interests at heart can be a challenge

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You Need A Design System — Here’s Why

Forrester IT

A recent study on design maturity from InVision revealed something really interesting: that design team size is not predictive of a design team’s maturity. That is, it’s possible to dedicate a lot of headcount to design but still see limited benefits on business outcomes.

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