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Bracing for Brexit: Best Practices for Data Migration in Wake of 2020 Brexit


Will there be any data-transfer or migration complications post-Brexit? If yes, here is how you could avoid them. Since 2016, the United Kingdom and the European Union have braced for the looming Brexit, or the British exit from the EU. Departure deadlines have been set and extensions have been made.

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Integrating Data in the Cloud For Better Care

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the thirteenth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance.

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Why certain companies are more heavily targeted by DDoS attacks

Tech Republic Security

Most of the targets in 2019 were in the gaming and gambling industries, says security company Imperva

Top 10 Strategic CIO Priorities For 2020


Read Rob Preston list 10 strategic priorities for CIOs for 2020 on Forbes : Speed. Security. Agility. Innovation. Automation. Insight. These are the words leading CIOs keep coming back to when explaining their technology, business, and organizational priorities. For example, listen to how Sally Gilligan, CIO of clothing retailer Gap Inc., thinks about how the company’s […].

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.

Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders

Information Week

Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies

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Where autonomous vehicles and edge computing have arrived

David Linthicum

According to a recent report by DEC Research, North America held the dominant position in the autonomous farm equipment market, with a revenue of more than $26 billion. The growth in the use of tractors and combine harvesters endowed with auto steering and the rising use of drones in farm operations can be credited for this large revenue generation.

Data Preparation and Labeling for AI 2020


Garbage in is garbage out in computing, and it is especially the case with regards to machine learning data.

Where to Place Your Machine Learning and AI Bets

Social, Agile and Transformation

A few weeks ago, I published my 2020 predictions and stated explicitly that enterprises must demonstrate AI and Machine Learning wins. So, in this post, I survey several recent research surveys to determine where organizations should place their bets.

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If You Need Somebody – Not Just Anybody – Data Literacy Help Is Here

Forrester IT

Some organizations need a little help with data literacy – getting their feet on the ground. Maybe they can’t seem to move the bar in terms of using data to make decisions. Or they sense their employees struggle to understand; they’re not so self-assured when it comes to data.

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.

Cloud spending is outpacing cloud cost governance

David Linthicum

Enterprises across the globe dished out a record $107 billion for cloud computing infrastructure services in 2019. This is up 37 percent from the previous year, according to a new report released by analyst firm Canalys. This is not surprising given that public cloud usage is up. However, at the same time enterprise IT has no idea how much the bills will be, nor how to place guardrails around public cloud spending.

Cognilytica Releases Report on Global AI Trends


[Global AI Trends & Forecast 2020 Report] Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to gain traction worldwide in a range of applications and usage scenarios.

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Gartner Predicts the Future of IT Operations


Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have a unique opportunity in deciding what role they will play when digital transformation takes place within the context of technology disruption: Move to the forefront of infrastructure-led disruption or remain custodians of legacy infrastructure. Infrastructure-led disruption leads to business value. “Infrastructure-led disruption leads to business value,” says Mark Cleary , Senior Director Analyst at Gartner.

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The Creative Agencies Behind Super Bowl LIV Advertising

Forrester IT

If you missed my take on how Super Bowl LIV highlights the new normal agencies and advertisers face, you can read it here. There’s no shortage of media outlets pre-viewing and pre-releasing Super Bowl commercials.

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.

How CIOs Can Help To Get More People To Take Cruises

The Accidental Successful CIO

Getting more people on the boat is going to take technology Image Credit: chumlee10. So the people with the CIO job who work for the big cruise lines have a bit of a problem on their hands. It turns out that when people are planning on traveling, they generally don’t plan on taking a cruise.

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Migrating to cloud: solving the big data problem


Read Alberto Pan’s article about how to solve the big data problem by migrating to cloud on Information Age : For many organizations, cloud computing is now a fact of life. Over the years, it’s established a reputation as the key to achieving maximum agility, flexibility, and scalability.

FIX Co-Management Settings Unexpectedly Grayed out|ConfigMgr 1910


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. SCCM 1910 version has a known issue with Co-management settings. Customers reported that ConfigMgr 1910 Co-Management Settings Unexpectedly Grayed out or available to configure.

Adaptive Enterprises Have The Need For Speed

Forrester IT

CIOs and CMOs who successfully position their teams as customer experience drivers and digital transformers are successfully accelerating their investments with agility.

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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.

ITSM Platforms Gain Artificial Intelligence

Information Week

AI will become an integral part of IT service management and related tools. Here's a look at what ServiceNow is doing to incorporate artificial intelligence

How to Leverage AI to Upskill Employees


Read Milena Marinova’s article about how to upskill employees with the help of artificial intelligence on Entrepreneur : One of the largest economic revolutions of our time is unfolding around us. Technology, innovation and automation are redrawing the career paths of millions of people.

Configuration Manager 2001 Technical Preview Version


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft released the latest technical preview version 2001 of Configuration Manager. Most of the features in released in this version shall be part of production version MEMCM 2001.

SAP Makes The Right Decision By Extending Support For Business Suite 7

Forrester IT

SAP today announced that it will continue to support customers on Business Suite 7 until 2030. This won’t surprise many people, because the 2025 deadline was unrealistic given how slowly SAP’s customers are moving to S/4HANA. It was never likely that SAP would risk its €11.5

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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.

Fighting the Coronavirus with Analytics and GIS

Information Week

The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a global emergency. Here's how governments and the general public are using analytics to track the outbreak

The Internet of Things in the Real World – 5 Recent Examples


Read Ronita Mohan list five real-life examples of uses of the Internet of Things on Business2Community : The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming a necessary aspect of people’s daily lives. Slowly, but surely, our world has become better connected through the internet.

ConfigMgr 1910 Out of Band Hotfix KB4538166 Client Fix|SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft released Out of Band Hotfix KB4538166 for Configuration Manager 1910 version. As per the KB article this hotfix fixes three (3) known issues. More details about the fixes are explained in the below post.

The Evolution Of Enterprise Detection And Response

Forrester IT

When the endpoint detection and response (EDR, which was also referred to as endpoint threat detection and response, or ETDR, at the time) market was getting started, there was a lot of pushback, ranging from privacy concerns to what the acceptance of a second security agent on endpoints would be (apparently, it was never going […].

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.