Sat.Dec 02, 2017 - Fri.Dec 08, 2017

2018 Goal: Re-position Cybersecurity As An Enabler

CTOvision

As long as cybersecurity is viewed as a pain, it’ll never be integrated into the fabric of an organization. Fortunately, there have been significant advances in cloud-based security services that enable new ways to embed cybersecurity into enterprise services people want. Ever wonder why dentists re-positioned themselves as teeth whitening experts? Answer: no one likes […]. CTO Cyber Security Mobile News cybersecurity

TV Industry: It’s Time For A Round of “Stop, Keep, Change”

Forrester IT

I’m obsessed with the future of television. A couple years ago, I pursued it largely as a research exercise. Today, I’m up in arms based on my own experience as a TV consumer. The rumors are true: empowered consumers are real and I am one. And of late, my ad experience with my chosen form […].

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What I Learned about Digital Transformation from Speaking to Hundreds of Leaders

Social, Agile and Transformation

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Colleges don’t teach cloud skills, so AWS will do it in high school

David Linthicum

AWS Educate serves as a path for younger students to understand and get excited about the capabilities of the cloud, namely Amazon’s own AWS cloud. At AWS’s Re:Invent conference in last week, AWS announced the company is expanding its cloud education initiative to students ages 14-17. Obviously, AWS is trying to create customer loyalty early on. Apple did that in the 1980s through heavy discounts and outright gifts to K-12 school students of their respective computers.

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The Endpoint Imperative: ID’ing and Overcoming the Stumbling Blocks to Digital Transformation

Cloud Musings

Digital Transformation is the No 1 priority for organizations large and small. It’s imperative that IT remove any obstacles to digital transformation success – including outdated PCs and mobile devices.

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Chief data officer role is key to business success, says Gartner

Computer Weekly

There’s a new chief in business, set to take on stewardship of the company’s data assets, research shows

Retailers’ CX Slips In 2017

Forrester IT

Across industries, improvement in CX leads to growth in total revenue. Facing stiff competition on- and off-line, retailers need to invest in superior CX to differentiate themselves and foster the loyalty of empowered customers. However, consumers tell us that the opposite is happening. In 2017, we saw both traditional and digital-only retailers’ CX quality slip. […]. customer experience customer experience index (CX Index) emotion online retail retail

How Technology Has Transformed Education in the 21st Century

CTOvision

Almost every aspect of life has been influenced by technology in the last decade. The impact of technology on education since the advent of the World Wide Web has grown tremendously. Technology has created a new method of learning in graduate schools and colleges through online programs and research. The number of students under the […]. CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things Mobile News Training and Education

DDI is a critical component of IoT success

Network World

The Internet of Things (IoT) era has finally arrived, and businesses need to be prepared for a world where everything is connected.

Executive interview: Antonio Neri, HPE

Computer Weekly

We speak to the man taking over from Meg Whitman as CEO of HPE about how he will continue the company's turnaround

Consumer Good Unclear in CVS/Aetna Merger

Forrester IT

CVS and Aetna have formalized a merger agreement with CVS set to acquire Aetna for roughly $69 Billion dollars. In deals of this nature, approval hinges on one thing: consumer good. The Department of Justice evaluates mergers of this magnitude to ensure benefit not just to the corporations, but to the consumers. In healthcare deals, […].

Three Styles of Innovation Leaders

Future of CIO

Leadership is about change and innovation. The leadership in any organization must have the ability to guide, inspire, innovate, and motivate a group of people toward accomplishing shared visions and goals.

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Healthcare & Medical Records

Datacponomy

Blockchain technology has been at the center of media attention due largely to bitcoin, an upcoming digital currency that uses blockchain technology, increasing in value, netting investors unheard of returns. However, not many people actually understand what blockchain itself is.

Hackers steal nearly $80m in bitcoin

Computer Weekly

Hackers have stolen nearly $80m worth of bitcoin from a bitcoin mining service as the cryptocurrency’s value continues to skyrocket

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The Forrester Wave: Digital Experience Service Providers, Q4 2017

Forrester IT

In our 23-criteria evaluation of digital experience service providers, we identified the 14 most significant ones — Accenture, Deloitte, Digitas, EPAM, Epsilon, IBM, Isobar, MRM//McCann, PwC, SapientRazorfish, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), VML, Wipro, and Wunderman — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and […

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Network Virtualization in Your Business

CTOvision

Every business has goals. One of the most important goals for a firm is to keep its current customers happy while at the same time reaching out to attract new customers. In doing all this, the business hopes to improve its market position and cut down on its cost of operations. Proper implementation of network […]. CTO Cyber Security News information technology Network Security Technology Leadership

Machine Learning & Data Analysts: Seizing the Opportunity in 2018

Datacponomy

Undoubtedly, 2017 has been yet another hype year for machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). As ML and AI become increasingly ubiquitous in many industries, so does the proof that advanced analytics significantly improve day-to-day operations and drive more revenue for businesses.

Interview: Lee James, CTO, Rackspace

Computer Weekly

Lee James spent the early part of his career on the user side, deploying clouds and vSphere for his employers, before moving to the supplier side, first at Computacenter and now at Rackspace

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The Future Is Blockchain-Based Smart Contracts

IT Toolbox

Blockchain is the technology underlying bitcoins and essentially renders every bitcoin transaction as a smart contract

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Office 365 Monitoring and Dashboards in SCOM

Anoop

Office 365 is a SaaS solution by Microsoft. There are 24.9 million total subscribers as of that last report. This confirms a vast number of people using Office 365 to help manage their businesses. I always had a question whether organizations need a monitoring solution for Office 365 or not.

FinTech in the Banking Environment

Datacponomy

Who goes there, friend or foe? The emergence and development of innovative and flexible financial startups is causing a revolution in financial markets by proving that financial services can be built from the ground up, in response to real user needs.

Code First Girls aims to teach 20,000 girls to code by 2020

Computer Weekly

Social enterprise Code First: Girls has launched a campaign with the aim of teaching 20,000 young women to code by 2020

How To Import MBOX To MS Outlook?

IT Toolbox

This post looks at importing MBOX to Outlook

The Data Digest: The Holiday Email Invasion, No Personal Touch At the Holidays? How Cold!

Forrester IT

Last week was a massive week for marketers. Black Friday 2017 hit record numbers: Not only did shoppers start early, they began clicking at a rate of 2,800 orders per minute, spending $1 million per minute at the peak of Black Friday. Research shows that email is a major driver to get consumers’ attention during […]. B2C marketing customer experience customer relationship management (CRM) data insights email marketing retail

AWS’s Kubernetes support is a step in the right direction

David Linthicum

Kubernetes is open source technology originally built by a Google team that has received support from several enterprises, including Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM. This containers orchestration layer has many advantages, including the ability to process an application on any public cloud. This makes it easy for Kubernetes to migrate from one cloud vendor to another.

Paul Coby to step down as John Lewis CIO

Computer Weekly

CIO of retailer John Lewis, Paul Coby, has announced he will be stepping down from his role in 2018, after almost seven years

Bitcoins are NOT Tulips

IT Toolbox

The basis and operations of Bitcoin have very different fundamentals than anything we have encountered in the financial industry ever before - thus trying to off-handedly relate it to some historical occurrence is mostly just foolish and ignorant

New Engagement Models Emerge For Custom Software Outsourcing

Forrester IT

The purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon, and more recently, the proposed purchase of Aetna by CVS, are creating an imperative for all businesses to digitally transform. In my report on new engagement models, I capture and report on new and creative ways that AD&D leaders are working with custom software development partners to transform […]. outsourcing AD&D CD CI