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Federally Focused Technology Event Calendar: A reference for.


Events calendar. There are dozens of technology related events every single week. Even with recent decisions aimed at cutting back on the number of events that the government is involved with, industry, academia and even

CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO: 2013 Cyber Security.

CIO Musings

The 2013 Cyber Security Executive Order (EO) is focused on critical infrastructure and applies to federal executive branch agencies as defined in the US code. I've read the order a few times and have some thoughts. As with

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Parallel entrepreneurship goes mainstream

Trends in the Living Networks

Back in the 1990s I became enamoured of Bill Gross’s IdeaLab , which was spinning off new web companies initially housed in its own support ecosystem. I loved that it generated and developed its own projects rather than looking outside for ideas.

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CIO's Need To Learn How To Defend Against The Insider Threat (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

It’s what lives inside that you have to be worried about…. As a CIO you have to spend a lot of time thinking about how to protect the company’s IT department.

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!

INSA Publishes White Paper on Intelligence Community Information.


Insa_clear The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) has released a white paper documenting the vision and approach for enhancing enterprise information technology in support of intelligence and national

From Periphery To Center: The Evolution Of Vblocks - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I make no apologies whatsoever. I am an unabashed fan of Vblocks: a converged IT infrastructure, produced and delivered by a converged entity (VCE), and consumed by converged IT organizations. I was one of the earliest

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How to Conduct an Agile Story Sizing Meeting

Social, Agile and Transformation

As I discussed in my last post (Three Agile Insights working with Offshore Teams), I spent the last several days visiting offshore development teams and had the occasion of observing one team performing an Agile Sizing

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Data Mining Taken to a New Level., Budget Cuts, and ICS getting a.


Data Mining Taken to a New Level., Budget Cuts, and ICS getting a make over

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Expanding the Cloud - Introducing AWS OpsWorks, a Powerful.

All Things Distributed

Today Amazon Web Services launched AWS OpsWorks, a flexible application management solution with automation tools that enable you to model and control your applications and their supporting infrastructure. OpsWorks

Mick's IT Blogs: MDT: Defining and Implementing Make and Model.

Mick's IT Blog

This is a very easy, but also tricky process. The first thing you will need to do of course is setup your SQL database if it has not already been done. Next, you will need to obtain the how the make and model of the machine is

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.

Three IT Mentalities Enlarging Digital Gaps

Future of CIO

Business Fails IT, just like IT Fails Business. Generally speaking, the job of a CIO has three parts: The first part is IT leadership. The task is to identify and recommend the latest technology trends that provide strategic value for businesses.

Executive Breakfast Panel: Accelerate Effective Decision-making.


thetus. With this post I would like to tell you about an event I am participating in with the CEO of Thetus Danielle Forsyth. Danielle is an engineer by training and has led a cadre of incredibly talented computer scientists

Does VMware know Cloud is all about the Developers?

Virtualized Greek

If I were a certain CEO of a certain software company, I would be standing on a stage with a blade server jumping up and down yelling “Developers, Developers, Developers.” I’m a huge fan of VMware products.

Mick's IT Blogs: SMS 2003: Deploying apps from a network share

Mick's IT Blog

You have software already on a network share and want to deploy it to everyone within the local network. You don't have to waste time and space, especially if it is an enormous application, by populating the distribution point

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.

The CIO’s Tough Choice II: Being a strategic leader or a Hands-on Manager?

Future of CIO

The tough choice facing CIOs is not about only picking one identity as either being strategic or tactical, but about WHEN- should act as a strategic leader, when should play as a tactical manager.

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Apple has been Hacked, Twitter Goes Public Secretly, HTC One vs.


Today's Cyber News We Are Tracking: Apple has become one of the top Fortune 500 companies in the US to be hacked. Twitter is thinking about going public secretly. Smartphone and tablet maker HTC has introduced their

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VG Tech Talks Episode #1

Virtualized Greek

The first Virtualizeed Geek Tech Talk. We talk about the difference between OpenStack and VMware. You can provide feedback in the comments section. TechTalks Video

Mick's IT Blogs: MDT: Renaming the Task Sequence ID

Mick's IT Blog

Once a task sequence has been created, it is grayed out not allowing for it to be changed. There is an easy workaround to accomplish this. Open up the TaskSequences.xml file. Search for the task sequence ID. Change that to

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.

BPM’s Best Way: Top-Down or Bottom-Up

Future of CIO

An organization that has the ability to learn and adapt at several levels will move the whole BPM transformation forward. There’s about 70% of BPM projects fail statistically, and there are varies of causes to make such project “out of control”, so what is the best way to manage BPM?

Mick's IT Blogs: MDT 2012 Update 1: Skip Roles and Features

Mick's IT Blog

There is a new window in the MDT Wizard. It is Roles and Features. If you are wanting to skip this, you will need to add the following to the customsettings.ini file: SkipRoles=YES. posted by Mick Pletcher @ 3:36 PM 0

Mick's IT Blogs: iPad 1 Slowness after 5.1.1 Update

Mick's IT Blog

After the last update of iOS to 5.1.1, you have probably noticed that it slowed down drastically. This is because of the new features added by the update. The iPad 1 only has 256 MBs of RAM. The extra services and features

Mick's IT Blogs: MDT: Cleaning up old task sequences

Mick's IT Blog

If you ever go into the Control folder of the deployment share, you will see every task sequence that has ever been created in there. They are listed by sub-folder names. MDT does not delete these when you delete a task

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.

Mick's IT Blogs: MDT: Removing duplicate and old drivers

Mick's IT Blog

If you have setup your driver drivers like I have in which they are separated by OS-->Make-->Model, you will see duplicate drivers in each Model folder. This is caused by the fact that some drivers exist in more than one

CIO in Board Room: Are you at the Table, or Are you on the Menu

Future of CIO

IT has to become a key ingredient of business growth, and the CIO also has to become a key contributor to the corporate board. A good CIO naturally sees the organization as one integrated system and is positioned to identify organizational inefficiencies, threats, and opportunities.

Is Dashboard Out of Date

Future of CIO

“Can the same image prompt different stories and memories in different people?