Sat.Jun 08, 2019 - Fri.Jun 14, 2019

Wireless Security | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

Wireless security is not only a huge subject, but it’s also extremely important. Remember: Wireless signals are not contained to copper or fiber like a wired network — these signals leave your office and your building and travel a good distance.

What is the Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - What is the Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery? Information Technology Blog. Blizzards, hurricanes, and rainstorms occur every year, affecting businesses, homes, and institutions.

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5 (more) IT trends to watch in 2019 and beyond

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As technology evolves at an ever-increasing pace, it brings major changes to the IT department. In this era, the IT department moves from a back-office function to a true business partner. What trends are driving this change, and how must your IT department adapt?

Future Of Retail: How Social Communities Will Impact Brands And Retailers In 2019

Forrester IT

Here’s what retailers and brands can expect and should focus on regarding social communities and social media for the rest of 2019. B2C marketing predictions 2019 retail social marketing social media promoted

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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.

The cloud is the greener way to go

David Linthicum

I live in Northern Virginia, near Ashburn. If you’ve ever driven down the Greenway, the toll road through Ashburn, you’ll get an idea of the number of data centers in town—hundreds, with more being built each year. Is this the fault of cloud computing?

BBC on Retail Robots

CTOvision

This is a great video because it captures the state of robotics in the retail industry. It starts off with developments pioneered by Amazon in their warehouse and fulfillment centers, and also includes the safety devices used by humans who need to interact with these dangerous robots.

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The US Customer Experience Index, 2019: Some Small Gains, Widespread Stagnation, No Real Leaders

Forrester IT

Forrester's US CX Index 2019 results reveal that the overall quality of the US customer experience rose by an anemic 0.4 points, to 70.2. customer experience customer experience index (CX Index) promoted

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Private clouds are dead—but there’s an afterlife

David Linthicum

Traditional private clouds are on their way out. I’m talking about the open standards-based stuff that was huge a couple of years, but fell behind in features or functions compared to the public cloud providers.

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Recorded Future Posts Assessment on Geopolitical and Supply Chain Risks From the Huawei Monoculture

CTOvision

I’ve been reading cyber threat intelligence assessments since the beginnings of the digital age. Not sure if I’ve seen a million of them but it sure seems like I have.

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How to Get Started With Information Asset Management

CEB IT

As external cloud services , IT/OT convergence, the Internet of Things and digital business continue to increase, IT leaders have less purview over the technology assets that determine business outcomes. This continuously changing environment introduces an increasing variety of technologies and proliferation of assets to be managed.

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!

Supercharge Your Employee Experience With Video

Forrester IT

Enterprises have heard their employees’ calls for increased flexibility, and now more than 25% of US information workers work from home at least weekly. But with subpar technology solutions and little face-to-face interaction, home or remote workers end up frustrated and out of the loop.

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What's Driving the Tech Sector's Extreme Turnover Rate?

Information Week

The answer is multifaceted, but two of the biggest reasons for employee turnover in tech are lack of scope for career development and flat salaries

New Book From Mike Tanji Provides No-Nonsense, Hype Free Guide To Cybersecurity For Small To Midsized Businesses

CTOvision

Among Mike Tanji’s many superpowers is one I really admire and wish I had. He has a highly developed ability to explain complex technical topics in plain english.

[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. Digital trends, escalating customer expectations, and the rise of startups born in the cloud are among the reasons. No industry is immune to these dynamics.

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.

Global Warming For Iceberg Metaphors

Forrester IT

The Dark Web Is Nothing Fancy; It’s Really Just A Different Series Of Protocols Commonly when surfing the web, Transport Layer Security (TLS) is the cryptographic protocol that provides confidentiality for your communication with the server.

What Can CIOs Do When The Cloud Isn’t Fast Enough?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Computing at the edge changes everything Image Credit: zorro013. The world in which we live is currently changing. Over the past few years, as the importance of information technology has grown, the internet has become a bigger and more important part of both our personal and professional lives.

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Video overview of how robots and automation are changing the workforce

CTOvision

We found this video to be an interesting overview of how robots and automation may be changing the workforce: Robots are already changing jobs as an endless array of robots enter our everyday lives.

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Steps to Create a Cloud Computing Center of Excellence (CoE)

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. In general, a center of excellence (CoE) is a team of experts whose mission is to provide the organization best practices, guidance, and governance around a specific practice field.

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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 Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms, Q2 2019

Forrester IT

I’m excited to share that our evaluation of data management platforms — “The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms, Q2 2019” — is now live.

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IoT security vs. privacy: Which is a bigger issue?

Network World

If you follow the news surrounding the internet of things (IoT), you know that security issues have long been a key concern for IoT consumers, enterprises, and vendors. Those issues are very real, but I’m becoming increasingly convinced that related but fundamentally different privacy vulnerabilities may well be an even bigger threat to the success of the IoT.

Immersive Wisdom: Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality for Real-Time Collaboration

CTOvision

Immersive Wisdom provides a virtual, mixed, and augmented reality software platform for multi-user geospatial collaboration and real-time intelligence. Their solutions serve diverse industries including government, financial services and logistics.

How Chatbots Can Help Your Business and Customers

Flexagon

How Chatbots Can Help Your Business and Customers ~ It’s 2:30 on a sunny Friday afternoon. You’re just finishing up your day at work, a little tired and ready to bolt out of the office as soon as the clock strikes 3:00. Your computer is fading in and out of focus as you daydream about. Read more.

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.

Two Big Answers Emerged From The US CX Index For 2019

Forrester IT

The winners in customer experience management were able to master the ecosystem game, combining physical and digital touchpoints seamlessly. customer experience index (CX Index) customer experience management promoted

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The Art and Science of Robot Wrangling in the AI Era

Information Week

Technology and cultural readiness are needed for organizations to master artificial intelligence and robotic process automation in the workplace

Amazon on how businesses can implement AI

CTOvision

This succinct video by AWS gives a high level overview of AI, with a focus on machine learning and deep learning. It hits both opportunity and challenges head on and gives tips on how more businesses can leverage AI via AWS. Several use cases are also provided. For more see our Guide to AI.

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What the Dock is Docker: A Simplified Explanation of Containers and Docker

Flexagon

The Problem “Did you get the application I sent you?” Yeah, it doesn’t work.” “It It runs fine on my machine.” I am sure we have all had multiple conversations that can be summed up with these three lines.

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.

Chase Closes Finn: Lessons For Other Digital Banks

Forrester IT

On June 6, JPMorgan Chase announced it would be closing its digital-only bank Finn, a little under a year after it was launched. Digital banking is a tough business, and we’ve seen far more examples of failures than successes over the past two decades.

How to Setup Automatic Intune Device Cleanup Rules

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this quick blog post, you will learn more details about how to setup Automatic Intune device cleanup rules. This cleanup task is similar to SCCM maintenance tasks.

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Red Balloon Security: Intrusion defense for any embedded device

CTOvision

Red Balloon builds intrusion defense, persistent implant detection, and situational awareness capabilities that can be installed on any embedded device. The team of Red Balloon has some fame in the security community.

Empowering IT: Revealing a More Powerful DevOps Strategy

Social, Agile and Transformation

I like to ask DevOps teams and engineers what should be a simple question, "What is your devops strategy and what are your priorities?" The answer I get is often a mix of what they are working on now (often CI/CD) and a word or two about the importance of a DevOps culture.

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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.