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.

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?

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?

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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 1

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I’m hoping to give some fair bit of idea about Microsoft Intune for SCCM admins. I don’t want to make this post very long, hence planning to divide into multiple posts.

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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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.

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.

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.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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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How to attract and retain the important, but elusive, data scientist

Datacponomy

As a relatively new role, “data guru” is a challenging job specification to draft for. Organisations are seeking highly-skilled and well-educated individuals to fulfil the position but, the truth is, the data scientist an organisation needs is not a guru, but a colleague.

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.

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.

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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Report: Mirai tries to wrap its tentacles around SD-WAN

Network World

Mirai – the software that has hijacked hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices to launch massive DDoS attacks – now goes beyond recruiting just IoT products; it also includes code that seeks to exploit a vulnerability in corporate SD-WAN gear.

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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.