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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.

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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?

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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.

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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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.

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The New Era Of Marketing Strategy

Forrester IT

Marketing has been a story of eras: from mass marketing to the direct marketing era to digital marketing, and now data-driven marketing.

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 […].

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.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

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.

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.

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

CTOvision

Read Larry Dignan explain how Google is using a method known as Testing with Concept Activation Vectors to help understand what signals neural networks use for prediction and identify AI bias on ZDNet : Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company is working to make its artificial intelligence and machine learning models more transparent as […].

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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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

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.

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.

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

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

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Data Hunter: The New Sexy Technology Job

Information Week

Data hunter, data scout, or data acquisition specialist may be the new hot career as organizations look to enrich the value of their data analytics and machine learning initiatives with external data

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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.

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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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.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Windows 10 WaaS Deployment Rings with Sign Wave SCCM Collections

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you will learn one of the exciting ways to handle WaaS Deployment Rings strategy with SCCM. I know the customers using this method to deploy Windows 10 WaaS for their production environment.

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.

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

Enterprise Leadership in the Digital Age

Information Week

We are in an era when technology can help to drive business success, but it requires that everyone in the organization understand tech's potential

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.

Google Cloud Sandbox Environments On Demand with Playground

Linux Academy

We’ve been talking about it for a while now during our Weekly Updates, and we’re finally ready to reveal our Google Sandbox Environment! Like our AWS environments, our Google environments are created on demand and allow you to work in a hassle-free, and compliance-friendly environment.

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Research Announcement — Asia Pacific Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q4 2019

Forrester IT

Research announcement: Another APAC Forrester Wave™ is coming. This time I will be evaluating cybersecurity consulting providers in Asia Pacific. Gather round! The cybersecurity consulting market has been alive and well in APAC since I began my career many years ago.

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!

How 5G Will Impact Cloud Computing and Remote Workforce

Information Week

Having 200GB speeds in the palm of your hand is going to be a boon for business owners, remote workers, and everyone else who enjoys the internet

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.