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The Automation We Need Is Not The Automation We Deserve

Forrester IT

At TechEd Barcelona last month, SAP announced that its was adding Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to its software suite, starting early 2019. Two aspects of this announcement are particularly interesting.

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What Can CIOs Do In Order To Increase Diversity In The IT Department?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs know that a more diverse IT department operates better Image Credit: Oregon Department of Transportation. Would it be ok if we took a moment and talked about diversity? Let’s face it, the world of IT and most of our IT departments are not really models of diversity.

You Need a Chief Data Officer. Here’s Why.

Eric D. Brown

Big data has moved from buzzword to being a part of everyday life within enterprise organizations. An IDG survey reports that 75% of enterprise organizations have deployed or plan to deploy big data projects.

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Opinion: Anyone with desire and a computer can have a successful career in AI


An opinion on Artificial Intelligence. Everything I have observed for decades leads me to believe that with hard work anyone can succeed in a career in AI. Of course this is a technical field, but it is actually not the most technical field. Everything a person needs to know about the tech of AI can […]. Artificial Intelligence Training and Education

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INCORRECT - THANKS - 13 Tips for Small Business to Recruit and Retain Great Talent

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Partner Relationship Management (PRM) Comes Of Age

Forrester IT

Maturing Into A Horizontal Channel Management Platform Aligned With CRM and Marketing Automation. Channel and alliance leaders are known to be good jugglers.

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Your Features are too BIG! Defining Epics, Features, and Stories in Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

How you define a feature impacts your agile mindset and may impact the culture and collaboration you are trying to achieve. Following up from my recent article on InfoWorld on 5 tips on configuring Jira for multiple teams, I thought to describe some of the antipatterns in defining features and some best practices. Let's first look at the antipatterns. What a Feature Isn't require(["mojo/. agile planning agile software development organizational change product management standards

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The Global Race for AI Dominance


When people hear about the race for Artificial Intelligence (AI) dominance, they often think that the main competition is between the US and China. After all, the US and China have most of the largest and most well funded AI companies on the planet, and the pace of funding, company growth, and adoption doesn’t seem […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber War News ai Apple china Cognilytica dominance france germany Global japan korea russia united states

Stop trying to get every customer to love you

Forrester IT

Very quietly last month, Path, the social media network founded by Shawn Fanning (Napster) and former Facebook executive Dave Morin, closed its doors after 18 years.

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How to deal with big cloud acquisitions like IBM’s Red Hat purchase

David Linthicum

We’ll see more big deals like IBM’s purchase of Red Hat next year. Here’s why: The big enterprise tech companies are losing market share to the cloud, so they are looking to buy back the market share they are losing. In this case, IBM is trying to grow its hybrid cloud business. Indeed, cloud computing is eroding big enterprise tech providers’ profitability by removing hardware and software from enterprise data centers.

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INCORRECT - WEBINAR_RECORDED - Three keys to accelerating innovation through connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization

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Machine Learning with a twist: How trivial labels can be used to predict policy changes


A clever algorithm that has digested seven decades’ worth of articles in China’s state-run media is now ready to predict its future policies. The research design of this “crystal ball” can also be applied to tackling a variety of other problems.

Working in Cybersecurity: Life on the front lines, in the C-suite, and everywhere in-between


I am excited to announce a new book by Michael Tanji titled “Working in Cybersecurity” (and very happy to be among those profiled in the book). Michael has been a pioneer in modern cyber security and digital risk mitigation. He is a former soldier and intelligence officer who at one point managed the how the […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Cyber War News

Red Hat Acquisition Gives IBM A Much-Needed Booster Shot Of Open Source And Cloud DNA

Forrester IT

Yesterday, IBM announced its intention to purchase Red Hat for $34B.

How to deal with big cloud acquisitions

David Linthicum

We’ll see more big cloud deals next year. Here’s why: The big enterprise tech companies are losing market share to the cloud, so they are looking to buy back the market share they are losing. Indeed, cloud computing is eroding big enterprise tech providers’ profitability by removing hardware and software from enterprise data centers. Although many promote cloud computing, it’s the traditional stuff where they make their big margins. [

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Get FREE Price Quotes on Human Resources (HR) Software. After just a few questions, we will match you with up to 5 software vendors that offer the best pricing on systems that fit your exact needs.

Key Metrics to Measure Performance of Your Healthcare App

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In today’s digitally savvy world, consumers-patients-members expect to interact with healthcare organizations across a number of mobile devices whilst on the go, just as they do with organizations across other industries. As a result more and more healthcare providers and payers are leveraging mobile apps to connect with consumers-patients-members to make their services more accessible and efficient.

Machine learning: more than a buzzword


Read why Paul Fermor says that machine learning has more to it than just being a buzzword on Tech Radar : While artificial intelligence has long been heralded as the nextgen technology, many businesses are still afraid to dabble into it considering its very complicated nature. The IT industry has a severe case of Buzzword […]. Artificial Intelligence

Join us at CX Europe 2018 for insight into customer understanding and other key CX priorities

Forrester IT

Forrester’s customer experience Forums are in their tenth year — from our first one in 2009 in New York, they’ve grown and spread to San Francisco, London, Singapore, and other cities around the world and become yearly destinations for CX pros far and wide.

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How to Identify Machine Learning Talent

Information Week

With so many organizations competing for AI and machine learning talent, an OpsRamp executive shares his thoughts on the questions to ask candidates

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What is WPA3? Wi-Fi security protocol strengthens connections

Network World

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized encryption for personal and open networks, and even more secure encryption for enterprise networks. The original Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) standard was released back in 2003 to replace WEP, and the second edition of WPA came the year after.

Important Reminder: Spookstock Is Coming!


We have written before about the incredible virtuous Spookstock, a battle of the bands type event which raises money for two very important and worthy charities, the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. JJ Green at WTOP News produced a segment on Spookstock which I would like to draw your attention to. JJ’s choice of […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber War News

The Top Mistakes That Will Haunt Your Digital Projects

Forrester IT

I’ve been waiting for today to use a Halloween-themed title to promote a topic Chris Condo and I have been discussing for a long time: the most common missteps we see clients make in their digital services projects.

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Best Methods To Overcome Mobile App Usability Problems


There is nothing that turns off users as much as bad UX. Your mobile app should provide a seamless user experience if you want it to be one of the most successful apps. Everything from the moment your users download the app to the moment they check out needs to.

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Interested in creating mLearning content, but not sure of the available options? Join Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, as she explains the four different ways of creating and consuming mLearning content, and shares some best practices.

Download Intune Configuration Spreadsheet


I’m sharing my Intune design and architecture experience in this post. Intune configuration spreadsheet will help you in your Intune design work. For Intune Configuration projects, below are the challenges faced by consultants. Intune have many settings for different OS platforms.

We Have Watched This Evolving: Artificial Intelligence Has A Big-Time Trust Issue


Read why Joe McKendrick says that AI has a big trust issue on Forbes : We’re reaching the point in which an AI-driven purchasing system can collect sales and shipping orders, looks at historical trends, and pre-orders and prepays for batches of materials for production before the demand is even apparent — without active human oversight. […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How To Fail And Not Get Fired

Forrester IT

For years now we’ve been promoting the concept of “fail fast” like failure is awesome, something to aspire to. In many ways, it is. Thomas J. Watson Sr, the Chairman of IBM in its industrial heyday, advised “If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.”

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Rethink Customer Service Tools to Be the Solution, Not the Problem

Information Week

Despite the proliferation of new technology tools for customer service centers, efficiency is falling. What to do

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WEBINAR - Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs. In this session, Paul will share his experience innovating in new and adjacent markets through a deft deployment of open innovation, business accelerators, venturing, M&A, R&D, business development and strategy team leadership.