Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

Just Exactly How Much Of A Risk Are Hacks?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Hackers are coming. Will you be ready? Image Credit: CoRTeZ VpN.

Multiple Paths to Cloud: Taking a Cloud Native Approach

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Cloud technologies support an increasing amount of digital transformation initiatives. While cloud isn’t the ultimate goal of transformation, it provides speed, innovation, and scale to re-imagine business in the digital age.

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Chatbots Will Appeal to Modern Workers

CEB IT

Chatbots continue to be a hot topic among media, end users and vendor communities. This is no surprise, as chatbot technology — which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to mimic human conversations — is beginning to mature and offer more sophisticated solutions.

Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

David Linthicum

In the world of application development, there is enterprise grade and product grade. If you’ve never heard those terms before, you’re not alone.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Are Outdated Core Applications Holding You Back?

Forrester IT

You’ve been building flashy mobile apps, creating wonderful systems of engagement to improve customer experience, but your digital program still has not delivered. Because you’ve neglected the modernization of your core systems.

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Keep Business Strategy Current as Conditions Change

CEB IT

Digital business moves so quickly that CIOs often find their tried-and-true methods of creating and updating strategy no longer applies. The pace of change renders priorities obsolete as customer needs shift, internal capabilities grow and competitive pressures mount. .

More security partitions is always a good idea

David Linthicum

I’m often taken aback by the lack of granularity when it comes to security identity management.

Amazon Has “Destroyed the Retail Industry”: True or False?

Forrester IT

Last week, the DOJ announced an antitrust investigation of Big Tech. US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin followed up in a CNBC interview loudly endorsing the antitrust scrutiny: he said that Amazon has not only “destroyed the retail industry in the US” but that it has also hurt competition.

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Why 96% of Enterprises Face AI Training Data Issues

Datacponomy

A recent survey of over 225 enterprise Data Scientists, AI technologists and business stakeholders involved in active AI and machine learning (ML) projects, suggests that for most organizations, it’s still early days for AI technology.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

6 Steps for Planning a Cloud Strategy

CEB IT

Cloud has become the foundation that enables businesses to transform, differentiate and gain competitive advantage. Many organizations are now focused on cloud-first strategies as they turn their attention to advancing the use of cloud services across the business. Forty percent of organizations in North America alone plan to spend the majority of new or additional funding on cloud , according to a recent Gartner survey.

Cisco pays $8.6M to settle security-software whistleblower lawsuit

Network World

Cisco has agreed to pay $8.6 million to settle claims it sold video security software that had a vulnerability that could have opened federal, state and local government agencies to hackers. Under terms of the settlement Cisco will pay $2.6

Cybersecurity Risk Ratings Are Here To Stay – Learn To Work With Them

Forrester IT

Cyber security risk rating solutions are a polarizing topic for security leaders. We meet promoters and detractors in roughly equal measure in the customer that we speak to.

Top 10 SCCM Content Source Location Priority List

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have seen that SCCM content source location priority is most popular SCCM interview question. If you are one of those SCCM admins who stumbled across this interview question, then this post is for you.

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.

Driving Digital 2025: Reaching Enterprise Agility [Video]

Social, Agile and Transformation

I've started sharing insights from my keynote, Driving Digital 2025. I am writing and speaking about what leaders have to do today to drive transformation over the next five years. In my book, Driving Digital, I covered the base platforms and practices that drive transformation.

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Remote code execution is possible by exploiting flaws in Vxworks

Network World

Eleven zero-day vulnerabilities in WindRiver’s VxWorks, a real-time operating system in use across an advertised 2 billion connected devices have been discovered by network security vendor Armis.

CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester IT

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal. It was true then, and it’s all the more true today.

Upskill SCCM Admins with MacOS Device Management Knowledge

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Upskill SCCM admins knowledge yourself by learning more about MacOS device mgmt. Let’s find out the options available.

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.

How Your Product Team Can Integrate Security Throughout Software Development Lifecycles

CTOvision

Read Harshit Agarwal explain how you can integrate security throughout software development lifecycle on Information Security Buzz : Integrating security into DevOps to deliver DevSecOps is no easy task: It requires changing the team’s mindset, processes, and technology. Each company’s ultimate goal should be to keep DevOps collaborative and agile, which means making security silent […].

How an attacker can target phishing attacks

Network World

There are a number of ways attackers can exploit public information about your organization's employees. CSO Online's Susan Bradley walks through how an attacker can gain access to your organization's Office 365 accounts and how you can protect your enterprise from these potential attacks

Recent HIPAA Settlements Highlight The Weaknesses In Healthcare Security

Forrester IT

Hindsight is 20/20; it’s easy to look back on past mistakes and identify ways to prevent them from reoccurring, especially when it comes to breaches reported on the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) “Wall of Shame”.

Google Anthos: What You Need to Know

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Back in April, Google announced that their enterprise hybrid, multi-cloud platform was available. Anthos lets users run an application anywhere in a simple, flexible, and secure environment.

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 SCCM Release Rings – Behind the Scenes Story

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Do you know about the internal testing rings of SCCM Current Branch versions? How does the SCCM release management cycle work within Microsoft? Let’s find out more details about 5 SCCM Release Rings. Also, let’s see the story behind the scenes about a couple of blog posts during the SCCM 1906 release. 5 SCCM Release […].

Dos and Don'ts: Robotic Process Automation

Information Week

RPA is the fastest growing category of software today, driven by enterprise digital transformation efforts. Here's how to make the most of it

60 Days. 100+ Inquiries and Briefings. 4 Things You Should Know.

Forrester IT

If you missed my intro blog, “A New Rhythm in HCM“, here’s the summary: I’m new to Forrester after more than 25 years working for software vendors, including, most recently SAP, where I was a part of SAP SuccessFactors product leadership team.

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Twilio Flex Powered by Perficient will be the Buzz at Signal 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

If you are headed to sunny San Francisco next week for Twilio Signal 2019 , get ready for an action-packed adventure of networking, learning and discussions.

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.