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Are You Ready For Big Data?

The Accidental Successful CIO

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How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Safety training is an indispensable part of organizational training. Every employee who joins an organization has to undertake health and safety training in order to understand the safety practices and protocol of that place.

Five Aspects of Digital Workforce Readiness

Future of CIO

Today’s digital workforces are multigenerational, multicultural, multi-geographical, multitasking, and multi-devicing.

Why your cloudops staff is quitting

David Linthicum

It’s Monday morning and you have another letter of resignation on your desk. This time from a woman who was doing performance monitoring and cloud-system tuning. Last week it was a database operations administrator, and two more from the cloudops team quit the week before. What happened?

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.

Cybercriminals Favor Targeting Top Executives, Small Businesses, Money: Verizon Data Breach Report

CTOvision

Verizon published last week the 12th edition of its Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) based on real-world data from 41,686 confirmed security incidents and 2,013 data breaches spanning 86 countries worldwide.

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How to Evaluate an Application Integration Platform [Infographic]

CEB IT

Traditional integration platforms do not meet the requirements of a modern integration portfolio on their own. This is because a single product will no longer meet an organization’s demands for digital business transformation. “To

Why you likely don’t need an internal cloud broker

David Linthicum

You need a public cloud-based relational database to support a new application. You submit a request, not directly to a specific cloud provider, but to an internal cloud broker.

Artificial Intelligence Needs Data Diversity

CTOvision

Read why Naga Rayapati says that artificial intelligence needs data diversity on Forbes : Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are generally hungry for data, a trend which is accelerating. A new breed of AI approaches, called lifelong learning machines, are being designed to pull data continually and indefinitely. But this is already happening with other AI […].

It’s Time To Transform Insurance Claims

Forrester IT

My house is almost a hundred years old. And while it might have some lovely period features (often estate agent speak for dilapidation), it also requires constant care. This makes good home insurance vital.

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.

CIO Power Politics: How to Defuse Urgent Requests [Video]

CEB IT

While every IT project is important to the business unit or person requesting it, the CIO is often the one who decides what is actually “urgent” and what isn’t. The challenge exists in communicating that prioritization without damaging relationships.

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Windows Autopilot Hybrid Azure AD Join Troubleshooting Tips

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Windows Autopilot Hybrid Azure AD Join troubleshooting is new to most of us. I thought of sharing my experience of troubleshooting issues related to Hybrid Domain Join scenarios with Windows Autopilot.

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV

CTOvision

What’s Hot In Insurance Tech In 2019?

Forrester IT

In 2019, the pressure on insurance business and technology leaders isn’t letting up. Earlier this year in Forrester’s “How Five Drivers Will Shape Insurance Business Technology Investments In 2019” report and webinar, we examined the drivers shown here that are shaping insurance business priorities.

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.

5 Approaches to Cloud Applications Integration

CEB IT

Cloud-based applications are proliferating as organizations adopt software as a service (SaaS) and cloud-native development to enable digital business. At the same time, the number of options available for integrating these applications with each other and with on-premises systems is growing. This puts cloud integration on the priority list of every solution architect. Gartner predicts that by 2021, over 75% of midsize and large organizations will have adopted a multicloud or hybrid IT strategy.

3 Foundational Practices for IoT Data Processing

Social, Agile and Transformation

IoT isn't just a capability you plug into an existing enterprise architecture. It requires validating existing capabilities and investing in new foundational ones.

The six biggest cybersecurity risks facing the utilities industry

CTOvision

The utilities industry is rapidly modernizing its infrastructure, adding more digitized equipment and connectivity across devices, plants, and systems. This evolution to “smart infrastructure” represents a positive, paradigm shift for the industry. Unfortunately, the security policies of many utilities have not evolved along with it, leaving them incredibly vulnerable. Utilities are investing heavily to modernize infrastructure. In […]. Cyber Security News

The Rise, Fall, And Rise Again Of The Integrated Developer Toolchain

Forrester IT

The recent merger of CloudBees and Electric Cloud is a sign of the times in the world of DevOps as integrated DevOps solutions come back into vogue. Not too recently, this would have been looked down upon as a step in the wrong direction when it comes to innovation and providing value to developers.

3 Kick-Off Initiatives for Cost Optimization

CEB IT

At least once a year, midsize enterprise (MSE) CIOs should sit down and ask a very important question: “Are we too busy managing hardware and applications to be an effective strategic partner?”. An honest “yes” answer can have a variety of implications, from how IT is viewed by the business to the efficacy of cost optimization and strategic planning.

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Extreme addresses networked-IoT security

Network World

Extreme Networks has taken the wraps off a new security application it says will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to help customers effectively monitor, detect and automatically remediate security issues with networked IoT devices.

Cloud Security Alliance DC Update: Explore The Boundary of Security & Privacy on 13 June Cruise

CTOvision

The Boundary of Security & Privacy Privacy is becoming an ever increasing concern in our world today. Social Networks today are now focusing on users’ privacy given the inherent security risks posed by organizations’ access to personally identifiable information. The European Union has enacted GDPR valuing privacy whereas on the opposite end of the spectrum, […]. Cloud Computing Cyber Security News

Reviewing Forrester’s 2019 New Tech Predictions — How’d We Do So Far?

Forrester IT

Back in November, Forrester outlined its 2019 predictions for a set of hot emerging technologies. We identified which markets were likely to command big investments in the new year and even predicted that GE would turn a corner this year. Let’s see how we did so far with a few of them.

5 Pitfalls to Avoid as the New CIO

CEB IT

It can be difficult to predict exactly how your first day as a CIO will go. Whether you’re new to the CIO role, or a seasoned professional, the first day will have some surprises, a few expected challenges, and probably lots of paperwork to read. It’s a given that you want to succeed in this new role, but to do so, you must first avoid common pitfalls of a new CIO. “On

What is the real difference between Data Science and Software Engineering Teams?

Datacponomy

Although there are lots of similarities across Software Development and Data Science , they also have three main differences: processes, tooling and behavior. Find out. In my previous article, I talked about model governance and holistic model management.

CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

CTOvision

In this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters!

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Equal Access Is Good Business

Forrester IT

Yesterday, my LinkedIn feed lit up with posts from individuals and companies stating their commitment to digital inclusion. Because it was Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day aimed at getting everyone talking and learning about digital accessibility and inclusive design.

SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB from Microsoft

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you will see more details about SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB. Many IT Pros use Microsoft Virtual LABs as their free training resource.

Throttling Pods in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

If you’ve been learning about Kubernetes, chances are you’re familiar with the concept of pods. Pods are an essential component in Kubernetes.

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Business Decisions Require New Insights Into The Age of Geopolitical Risk

CTOvision

The convergence of trends like globalization, rapidly advancing technology, cyber espionage and trade wars mean we live in an age that requires new understanding of geopolitical risks to business operations, as well as risks to mergers and acquisition.

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