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What Are The 5 Skills It Takes To Be A Successful CIO?

The Accidental Successful CIO

It takes talent and these 5 skills to be a successful CIO Image Credit: Alan Levine. So CIO, are you a good manager? I suspect that most of us think that we are. However, over at the Gallop company they have just completed a survey of managers.

AI cloudops is coming, whether you like it or not

David Linthicum

As someone who’s worked with AI for the last 30 years (yes, it was a thing 30 years ago), I’ve often thought of its capabilities were overrated and used for the wrong things in many cases. Now that it’s cheap thanks to cloud computing, and much more effective thanks to the pace of innovation, AI as a solution is coming up again, including the use in cloud operations.

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Top 10 Technologies and Trends Driving the Digital Workplace

CEB IT

Imagine a meeting where the first five minutes are not wasted because the conference line, video and meeting agenda are all ready to go, thanks to a virtual personal assistant (VPA) in a fully digital workplace. The average work day is becoming filled with employee-facing technologies that are transforming how work gets done. Organizations that help their employees become more agile, inclusive and engaged are in an excellent position to use emerging technologies to drive competitive advantage.

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Make No Mistake — Microsoft Is A Security Company Now

Forrester IT

Microsoft has announced support for macOS in its rebranded Microsoft Defender ATP product, taking this product from being an offering that could be considered an add-on for hardening its own operating system to a multiplatform security solution.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Quality Assurance (QA) In The Context of AI

CTOvision

Everyone who has ever worked on a software project knows that you don’t just simply put code and content out to your customers, employees, or stakeholders without first testing it to make sure it’s not broken or dead on delivery. Quality Assurance (QA) is such a core part of any technology or business delivery that […].

New tools help you pick the right cloud configuration

David Linthicum

I’m always concerned about how enterprises pick their cloud technology configuration. It’s easy to pick virtual platforms from a menu of hundreds of configurations that include memory, storage, CPUs, I/O, and networking. Whatever you pick will probably work, but it won’t be cost-optimized. Enter the new cloud-selection systems.

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The Future of Department Stores

Forrester IT

The Department Store’s Bright Future Department Stores Can Enjoy a Bright Future. Department stores must change to survive and thrive fierce competition from brands’ direct to consumer initiatives. Synchronizing supply and demand to sell inventory at full price is one issue.

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Nvidia announces $99 AI computer for developers, makers, and researchers

CTOvision

In recent years, advances in AI have produced algorithms for everything from image recognition to instantaneous translation. But when it comes to applying these advances in the real world, we’re only just getting started. A new product from Nvidia announced today at GTC — a $99 AI computer called the Jetson Nano — should help […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Recipes don’t always work

Eric D. Brown

How many times have you followed a recipe while cooking something in the kitchen and had the result turn out not to be quite what you expected? If you’re like me, more times than not.

Top 4 Data and Analytics Trends for Midsize Enterprises

CEB IT

Data and analytics can deliver profound benefits to midsize enterprises (MSEs), and are becoming critical for differentiation and even long-term survival. MSE farming operations can drastically improve productivity, growth and margins by using analytics disruptively. Farmers can increase their ability to farm exponentially higher acreage with the same number of employees (or fewer). Video analytics and visualizations enable retailers to understand shopper profiles and shopping traffic patterns.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Backstage Pass: Three Key Takeaways From The 2019 RSA Conference Without Hitting the Expo Floor

Forrester IT

Every year the RSA Conference provides an opportunity to attend a few keynotes and get together with friends, old and new, to discuss trends we’re seeing in the market.

Has artificial intelligence (AI) really lived up to the hype?

CTOvision

Like the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence had created hype and it was thought that by 2020 everything would be driven by A.I. Nikolas Kairinos, CEO and Founder, Fountech discusses how far artificial intelligence (AI) has come over the years and whether it has lived up to the hype surrounding it on Open Access Government […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How to Make Application Packagers Life Easier – Part 2

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this series of posts, I will share tips to make application packagers life easier. In part 1 of this series, you can learn about the future of packaging and modern packaging community.

Innovate With Edge AI

CEB IT

What if instead of opening the door to a delivery driver, customers used a mobile code to unlock a compartment in an autonomous vehicle? What if the hotel room knew you wanted an early wake-up call with a shower already started at a precise temperature? What if a robot could help those with limited mobility get out of a car? What if emerging technologies could change an entire business? Edge computing and AI can raise innovation capabilities, operational excellence and customer engagement.

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Thoughts On DX: Headless vs. AI/ ML

Forrester IT

I have been noodling on the future of DX for the better part of six years. Today I want to run a hypothesis past you: Headless architecture and AI/ ML automation are competing for the future (and soul) of the DX tech stack. So let’s examine both side of this equation: 1.)

Stanford helped pioneer artificial intelligence. Now the university wants to put humans at its center

CTOvision

A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such as the first autonomous vehicle. But as Silicon Valley faces a reckoning over how technology is changing society, Stanford wants to be at the forefront of a different type of innovation, one […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Quantum computing will break your encryption in a few years

Network World

Modern public-key encryption is currently good enough to meet enterprise requirements, according to experts. Most cyberattacks target different parts of the security stack these days – unwary users in particular. Yet this stalwart building block of present-day computing is about to be eroded by the advent of quantum computing within the next decade, according to experts.

How to Make Application Packagers Life Easier – Part 1

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this series of posts, I will explain and share tips to make application packagers life easier. You will find out whether there is any need for Modern Application Packaging Tool from this post. In most of the organizations, application packaging team is also part of the extended SCCM team. I have seen many application […].

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Getting on the S/4 Bandwagon (or not)

Forrester IT

Historically SAP has not been as renowned for innovation as some of their pure-SaaS competitors like Salesforce.

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Creating Meaningful Diversity of Thought in the Cybersecurity Workforce

CTOvision

Read Bill Bonney explain how businesses can create meaningful diversity of ideas in the way their cybersecurity works on Security Intelligence : The other day, I learned something that great French winemakers have known for centuries: It is often difficult to make a complex wine from just one variety of grape. It is easier to […]. Cyber Security News

Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019 - Information Technology Blog. Information Technology is constantly changing. It is an industry that moves so fast, things become obsolete before you know it.

FinOps Foundation Lays Out Cloud Spending Leadership Roadmap

Information Week

Education and information sharing among peers may help the market be more fiscally efficient about cloud migration

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How To Build A Better (Digital) Mousetrap

Forrester IT

“Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” ” While Ralph Waldo Emerson may not have said these exact words, the principles remain as true as ever today.

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Does GDPR compliance reduce breach risk?

CTOvision

Compliance can be costly and often feels more like red tape and a barrier to business than anything that provides a benefit. A report by EY and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) estimates that organizations have spent an average of $3 million to achieve compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation […]. Cyber Security News

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Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019 - Information Technology Blog. Technology is constantly changing. It is an industry that moves so fast, things can become obsolete within weeks.

Triton and the new wave of IIoT security threats

Network World

As IIoT grows in prominence, so too does its status as a target for malicious hackers – particularly given its increased impact on the physical world; the latest and potentially most dangerous is called Triton. Triton first reared its ugly head near the end of 2017, according to security company Fireeye.

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Data Management Platform Coverage Takes On A New Look

Forrester IT

When I started my career in marketing analytics almost 20 years ago, the biggest challenge was wrangling first- and third-party data, joining them together, and analyzing customer patterns.

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What are the two types of hybrid cloud infrastructure?

CTOvision

Read David Linthicum explain the difference between heterogeneous and homogeneous hybrid cloud structures on Tech Target : Traditionally, enterprises built a hybrid cloud through a software stack they have on premises and integrate it with a public cloud. However, the emergence of physical appliances from public cloud providers reverses that approach and enables enterprises to […]. CTO News

Empowering Women in the Workplace 365 Days a Year

Information Week

In celebrating the progress companies have made with inclusion and diversity the has to be ongoing change to create a level playing field and a culture where all colleagues feel included and heard

5 Tips for Getting Great Technical Support

Galido

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.