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Legacy System Modernization 101

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Legacy Modernization is an important, yet complex topic. Because every business is different, modernization needs vary from one company to the next. Which applications should be modernized? Which modernization approach is right for you?

How to Stop Fetishizing AI


Our misguided perceptions of AI confuse the vital public debate about AI’s role in society by mitigating its severity and exaggerating its impact. Artificial Intelligence is sexy.

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Coronavirus: CIO Areas of Focus During the COVID-19 Outbreak


As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the economic symptoms are emerging. More than a dozen global firms have announced they will miss their financial goals for the upcoming quarter due to the combined impact of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand.

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This just in: Cloud computing is hard

David Linthicum

In news that I would file under “duh,” almost 60 percent of U.K. businesses think that cloud has overpromised and underdelivered, according to a report sponsored by the consulting company Capita.

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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.

How CIOs Can Hire People With Cybersecurity Skills

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to find a way to solve the shortage of skilled security workers Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases.

What is Proactive Data Governance?

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you go to most business leaders to discuss data governance, you are likely to get a glazing stare that screams, "What the heck are you talking about?" And then your mind races to figure out where to begin. Data policies? Data security? Data quality? Data cataloging? Master data management?

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What's Propelling Growth for Artificial Intelligence?

Information Week

Here are three technology breakthroughs that are acting as catalysts, along with four core roles of AI that are driving it forward

The state of container-based cloud development

David Linthicum

Most applications are stateful. Stateful is when streaming services remember where you left off in a movie even if you switch devices, or mobile applications store users’ preferences or recently opened files.

The Main Difference Between Managed IT Support and Regular IT Support


Information Technology Blog - - The Main Difference Between Managed IT Support and Regular IT Support - Information Technology Blog. When it comes to business IT processes, there are some who assume that the terms managed IT support and regular IT support are interchangeable.

PandemicEX: The Employee Experience of Coronavirus

Forrester IT

What is the employee experience of a pandemic? Companies are making plans, governments are tracking the spread of the virus, but who is listening to the voice of the employees? What impact are they experiencing because of the coronavirus, even if they aren’t exposed to it?

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!

Elon Musk Provides Context on Make vs Buy in the Federal Ecosystem


Every large enterprise faces decisions on whether to code something using internal talent, code something using contractors, or buy a commercial product. For complex and sometimes hard to understand or explain reasons, the government has always had a hard time optimizing on these decisions.

A CIO’s Checklist for Better Presentations


CIOs who want to brand IT, and themselves, as strategic partners need to communicate a compelling vision of how technology can drive revenue and transform business. CIOs need strong ideas — and strong presentation skills to win people over.

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Pandemic Planning - CIO Style

CIO Musings

Technology leadership is never easy. During times of crisis planning and mobilization, it is even harder. So take a deep breath, relax, and read on. I think this will help you.

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Passwords Belong In Time Capsules, Not IT Ecosystems

Forrester IT

It’s no secret that credential theft remains a primary attack vector for cybercriminals. According to the FBI’s 2019 Internet Crime Report, phishing was the most widely reported cybercrime last year.

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.

Coronavirus and the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape


Read Raef Meeuwisse explain the interesting link between the Coronavirus epidemic and the cybersecurity threat landscape on Infosec Magazine : Cybersecurity professionals are always interested in understanding how evolving events shape the threat landscape.

Organizational Restructuring Myths


More and more organizations undertake significant restructuring initiatives to keep pace with digital transformation demands. Yet few achieve the desired result.

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Setup Azure Bastion Connect to SCCM Server | ConfigMgr | MECM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. This is very interesting and exciting for me to connect to ConfigMgr server using Azure Bastion solution. Let’s use Azure Bastion to connect to Configuration Manager Server hosted in Azure.

Make Room For Public Clouds In Your Industrial IoT Strategy

Forrester IT

Not too long ago, executives from manufacturing and related industries would not consider running their internet of things (IoT) initiatives from a cloud. It’s hard to find one who doesn’t enthusiastically embrace some role for the public cloud.

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?

Enter the Tangle, a blockchain designed specially for the Internet of Things


Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) may be interesting ways to track and assure the validity of information as it’s passed between entities or systems, and it has been weighed as a possible data exchange medium for devices and systems within the Internet of Things.

5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage the Cloud

Information Week

It's impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role

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SQL Query All SCCM Applications with no Deployments | ConfigMgr


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Hello, this is my first post here, I have more than 13 years of experience in ConfigMgr. I’m going to start a series of posts related SQL and WQL queries (SQL Query) to help SCCM admins.

Mainframe developers get boost from BMC acquisition of Compuware

Forrester IT

March 2, 2020 BMC acquires Compuware.

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.

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Beginner’s Basics of Kubernetes

Linux Academy

What is Kubernetes? Using containers makes life simple. You can set up and package everything that you need into an application, and execute that package without the virtual machine overhead that is normally rendered during that process.

New ConfigMgr Primary Server Installation Step by Step Guide | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this guide you shall learn how to install new Configuration Manager | Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager | SCCM | ConfigMgr Primary Server.

Forrester’s Top CX Research Of 2019

Forrester IT

Forrester’s customer experience (CX) research team published more than 100 reports in 2019. I just published a report that pulls together our most important CX findings from those publications and highlights them in one place.

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.

U.S. Military Adopts New Ethics Guidelines For Artificial Intelligence


The U.S. military has adopted new ethics guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence in its futuristic robot tanks and smart weapons systems, according to a new press release by the U.S. Department of Defense.

5G and IoT security: Why cybersecurity experts are sounding an alarm

Tech Republic Security

Without regulation and strong proactive measures, 5G networks remain vulnerable to cyberattacks, and the responsibility falls on businesses and governments

Install New ConfigMgr Software Update Role Setup Guide|SUP|SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s go through Install New ConfigMgr Software Update Role Setup Guide.

PandemicEX First Look: Just 43% Agree That Their Employer Has A Plan

Forrester IT

What is the effect on your employees? Do they know what your plan is? This video interview with Forrester's Stephanie Balaouras reveals initial data from our survey. age of the customer employee experience promoted

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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.