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The commercial impact of IoT insecurity

CTOvision

Introduction A hacker recently shut down Bycyklen, Copenhagen’s public city bikes system, forcing employees to hunt down and manually reboot the Android tablet attached to every bike. The company said that restoring all bikes to working order would "take some time". Naturally, the costs of restoration will be significant. This is just one example of [.]. CTO Internet of Things News

3 major cloud migration mistakes to avoid

David Linthicum

Migrating workloads to the public cloud is taking most enterprise IT organization’s time these days. Although analyst predictions vary, I would say we’re at about 20 percent migrated in the Global 2000, including PaaS , IaaS , and SaaS. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

CIOs Need To Learn How To Become Futurists

The Accidental Successful CIO

Futurist keep their eyes fixed on what may be coming our way Image Credit: ADiamondFellFromTheSky. I’ve got a quick question for you: how good is your ability to predict the future?

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5 Tips to Start a Lucrative Career in Cyber Security

Doctor Chaos

Information Security professionals are akin to our policemen. They are equipped with advanced firewalls and porn filters, secure email and web traffic gateways, encryption keys, IPS signatures, security policies, and intrusion detection systems.

AI & Blockchain: Double the Value or Double the Hype?

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not the only technology that’s getting a lot of media and investor attention these days. Blockchain is emerging as a technology in its own right separate from the much-hyped rise in value of cryptocurrencies. Proponents of blockchain claim that it will have fundamental, ground-breaking impact on all industries, changing the way [.]. Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News ai Blockchain Explainable AI XAI

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How to get the most cloud security

David Linthicum

One of the leading causes of data breaches is internal negligence due to poor training, according to the Ponemon Institute. But when the staff is educated and instructed on the proper practices, the risk of cyberattacks or data leaks can be reduced. Infact, you can reduce your risk more this way than with just the use of modern cloud security software and best security practices. What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now.

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How Different Cryptocurrencies stack up

Doctor Chaos

If you’re thinking about investing in cryptocurrencies, you probably already know that there are lots of different kinds. Bitcoin is obviously the most famous, and it remains the most popular. However, numerous other cryptocurrency types exist, and each of them boasts a devoted following whose members will swear by their value to anyone within earshot. […]. Crypto Currency crypto currency

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Tech as a Career Gains Ground, Microsoft’s Sinks Data, SAP Does Blockchain

CTOvision

Inventor says Google is patenting work he put in the public domain Apple and Samsung have been accusing each other of copying or stealing patented tech but Google has seldom been involved in such accusations. But Jarek Duda, inventor of ANS video compression concept thinks that Google is copying his tech. Duda says that the search [.]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

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Machine learning risks are real. Do you know what they are? 

Eric D. Brown

Machine Learning Risks are real and can be very dangerous if not managed / mitigated. Everyone wants to ‘do’ machine learning and lots of people are talking about it, blogging about it and selling services and products to help with it.

Grocers Partner For Digital Growth

Forrester IT

Grocers Are Partnering For Digital Growth The last few months have been a watershed of new deals around grocery fulfillment. Walmart is partnering with DoorDash, Kroger is investing in Ocado, Target is acquiring Shipt, and Amazon is delivering groceries to consumer vehicles.

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Why web application development projects fail (and what IT can do about it)

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Depending on the survey you read, anywhere from 25% – 68% of development projects fail. These failures often cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, waste months (or years) of time, and usually lead to people losing their jobs. Why do these projects fail, and what can you do about it?

Yes there are dark sides to AI, but what if it keeps us safer? Does that make Google the bad guy? (again?)

CTOvision

We Built A Powerful Amazon Facial Recognition Tool For Under $10 Ever since it was announced, the Amazon's powerful facial recognition tool has been in news for all the wrong reasons. Forbes took a behind the scenes look at how Amazon Rekognition can be used to build facial recognition tools at incredibly low cost by [.]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

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The Weekly Insight of the “Future of CIO” 6/15/2018

Future of CIO

Blogging is not about writing, but about thinking, brainstorming, innovating and sharing. The “Future of CIO” Blog has reached 2.5 million page views with 4600+ blog posting in 59+ different categories of leadership, management, strategy, digitalization, change/talent, etc.

Platform Economy Myth #4: If You Build A Platform, Developers And Customers Will Come

Forrester IT

We’ve been analyzing the sacred myths of the platform economy and revealing the real practices that platform businesses have mastered. This is work from our report, “Earn Your Place In The Platform Economy.” ” Myth #4: If you build a platform, developers and customers will come.

Blockchain Found a Shortcut to the Universal Sharing Economy

Datacponomy

Today, we have the liberty to source an apartment space globally, with AirBnB, or to find a qualified person for manual labor via TaskRabbit. In spite of this accessibility, there are still gaping inefficiencies for users of these systems.

OODAloop nails it again with reporting on Bitcoin price manipulation

CTOvision

These are some of the cybersecurity and cyberwar stories we are tracking: Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated Last Year, Researchers Say New York Times is reporting on a topic most readers will have already seen at OODAloop. OODAloop provided some great context on the manipulation of bitcoin prices in: Let’s be Honest…the Price of Bitcoin is [.]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security Cyber War News

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How Can IT Reach the Next Phase of Digital Blossom?

Future of CIO

Forward-thinking organizations across industrial sectors declare they are in the information management business.

Mobile In-Store Retail Delivers Service, Efficiency and Convenience

Forrester IT

In-Store Mobile Delivers Service, Efficiency, and Convenience. Customer service through associate-assisted mobile scanning and checkout. Operational efficiency through associate mobility. Customer convenience through self-service mobile checkout.

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How do customer portals improve business?

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: While customer portals may not sound like revenue generators, their potential may surprise you. When used properly, customer portals offer much more than convenience. Learn how customer portals can improve revenue, efficiency, and overall customer satisfaction.

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How to Remove Bulk Facebook Profile Content

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a video guide on how to remove bulk Facebook content from your Facebook profile. Some will just say to delete the profile and create a new one. That can be rather troublesome, especially if you have a lot of Facebook contacts and/or are well known in certain areas of expertise.

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Three High-Quality Efforts to Enable Organizations Thriving

Future of CIO

Digitalization is the radical change, these changes are more extensive than what happened in the past. You have to transform the company’s underlying functions, processes, cultures, and the organization as a whole with adjusted digital speed.

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RQ, The Measure Of Organizational Readiness For Automation And AI

Forrester IT

We’ve just released a major new report, RQ: Assess Your Readiness For Working Side By Side With Robots And AI. Automation technologies — from AI to robotic process automation (RPA), physical robotics, and more — are transforming business processes and operating models.

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Why Businesses Are Turning to the Cloud Now More Than Ever Before

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Digital innovation continues to disrupt industries at lightning speed. Today’s organizations are transforming their entire business – from strategy to operations, technology to culture – to better deliver value to their customers.

Office 2016 Outlook Cannot Log On Upon the First Launch

Mick's IT Blog

While building the new Windows 10 image with Office 2016 along with exchange 2016 on the backend, I got the following error message every time I tried to open up Outlook for the first time.

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The Monthly CIO Debates Collection & “Digital IT” Tuning: Is CIO Generalist or Specialist June 2018

Future of CIO

Debating is not for stimulating conflicts, but for brainstorming better ways to do things. Due to the changing nature of technology, IT leadership role also continues to involve & shift the focus, to move up the maturity level.

Why Paying Employees For Delivering Good CX Is A Bad Idea

Forrester IT

Tying CX performance to monetary incentives backfires. Every time. Often in spectacular, unforeseen ways. And while we have seen some firms take the leap into a world without monetary CX incentives, tying accountability for CX to money is still a common shortcut in CX transformations.

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Automation critical to scalable network security

Network World

Securing the business network has been and continues to be one of the top initiatives for engineers. Suffering a breach can have catastrophic consequences to a business, including lawsuits, fines, and brand damage from which some companies never recover. To combat this, security professionals have deployed a number of security tools, including next-generation firewalls (NGFW) such as Cisco’s Firepower, which is one of the most widely deployed in the industry.

3 Steps to Overcoming Communication Barriers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

We often hear the phrase “Seek first to understand and then to be understood” or are told to actively listen. While these are important, often time it’s simply not tactical enough. Too often what we hear is skewed by the filters that we (and our audiences) apply.

Digital Workforce Hybridity

Future of CIO

Use Text Analytics Technologies To Handle Mountains Of Unstructured Data

Forrester IT

Enterprises are sitting on mountains of unstructured data – 61% have more than 100 Tb and 12% have more than 5 Pb! Luckily there are mature technologies out there that can help. First, enterprise information architects should consider general purpose text analytics platforms. These are capable of handling most if not all text analytics use […].

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