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Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data


Startup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO CIOs

Three Key Questions And Answers About How To Make Digital Transformation Go Right

Forrester IT

We recently hosted a complimentary webinar titled Your Digital Transformation Is Not Bold Enough — Five Actions To Take Now. Forrester clients can also access the associated report here.

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Cyber security not a priority for most sectors, study finds

Computer Weekly

Despite data breaches costing UK firms nearly £30bn in 2016, cyber security is still not a priority for most UK industry sectors, a study has revealed

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Switch Offers to Build Custom-Size Data Centers Anywhere Clients Choose

Data Center Knowledge

Turns MOD design used for its campuses into single-tenant product Read More. Colocation Design Switch SuperNAPs

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The Road To Customer Obsession Is Paved With Good (Data) Intentions: New Report And Webinar

Forrester IT

Everyone knows they need good data: marketers, sellers, even analysts evangelizing about customer obsession. But for too many B2B marketers, bad data is a sad fact of life. In a recent survey, just 12% of B2B marketers told us they have “high confidence” in the accuracy of their customer data.

Three Agile Management Practices for Driving Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

When I joined Businessweek ten years ago to lead their digital technology team, I was very surprised that they wanted to develop their own proprietary web applications. Could a magazine owned by a publisher mature a software development practice and deliver new customer experiences? The answer was yes - and as it turns out - many other companies are investing in their software development.

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DCK Investor Edge: QTS Aims New Design At Cloud Giants

Data Center Knowledge

Need to cater to hyper-scale clients spurs design innovation at data center REIT Read More. Business Design Investing Power and Cooling QTS (Quality Technology Services

CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

Computer Weekly

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central Intelligence Agency

Visible Light Communication: The Location Intelligence Backbone For Real-World Experience Delivery

Forrester IT

3 Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Reorganizing IT


As digitalization transforms all industries and the world’s companies that operate in them , CIOs have to reorganize their IT teams around a new type of operating model. But there are three questions that CIOs should ask themselves before making staff moves.

Oracle Wants Its Cloud to Grow Inside Your Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

All key players’ approaches to hybrid cloud have started to take shape Read More. Cloud Featured Oracle

How Wales has evolved into a hotspot for cyber security

Computer Weekly

Wales may be a small country but, in just a few years, it has become a global hotspot for cyber security innovation

Digital Store Technologies Take the Stage For Both Customer and Associate Experience.

Forrester IT

Digital retail theater is becoming reality for consumers as retailers rush to find ways of attracting and retaining store customers. What is digital retail theater?

Five ERP Onboarding Mistakes to Avoid

IT Toolbox

There are levels of ERP deployment hell. First there is lengthy planning with lots of stakeholders. Then there is design and build-out with much scope for project creep, budget overruns, technical gotchas and customization boondoggles. Like a game of the Atari classic, Pitfall!, even if you jump and swing over all these obstacles, you still must face a final challenge below

GoDaddy Drops Curtain on Its Cloud Business… Again

Data Center Knowledge

I know what you're thinking. GoDaddy is in the public cloud business?" Read More. Business Cloud

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Security Think Tank: Employees are in the cyber attack firing line, so educate them well

Computer Weekly

What are the best security controls to ensure a safe working environment where employees do not have the unfair pressure of being the first line of cyber defence

AI Will Fundamentally Transform Customer Service

Forrester IT

AI improves the economics and capabilities of everything around us. Amazon and Netflix recommend products based on our history, Yahoo and Facebook tag photos, Waze and Google get us to our destination more effectively, Lyft and Uber precisely communicate arrival times of our drivers. Consumers are starting to expect intelligent experiences – personal, contextual to […]. artificial intelligence (AI) CRM applications customer engagement customer service solutions customer service; AI

Customer Care - Making the Contact Center More Strategic

IT Toolbox

My last two posts have focused on changing the narrative – not just about how IT thinks, but also around the conversations IT needs to have with management. Most contact centers are making do with legacy technology, and are being outpaced by customers and their ever-cool consumer applications

AT&T to Build Edge Data Center Network for Self-Driving Cars, VR/AR

Data Center Knowledge

Plans to deploy edge computing capacity in central offices, at cell sites Read More. Design Edge Computing Internet of Things

IR35 reforms: IT contractor fleshes out details of potential HMRC legal challenge

Computer Weekly

Following the early-stage success of efforts to crowd-fund a legal challenge against the IR35 reforms, one of the IT contractors behind the campaign outlines details of what could happen next


The Data Digest: Empowered Customers Paint Their Own Future

Forrester IT

Microsoft Paint would have died a slow, quiet death if it hadn’t been for this week’s swell of voices on social media advocating for its revival.

Seven Keys for Driving ERP Adoption

IT Toolbox

ERP systems are more powerful than ever, but that only matters if employees are using them. Organizational change management is one of the most important success factors for a new ERP implementation, according to a recent study conducted by Panorama Consulting

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Packet Says Your Data Center Shouldn’t Have an Opinion

Data Center Knowledge

Bare-metal cloud expansion targets companies with latency-sensitive workloads, such as IoT, self-driving cars, AR/VR Read More. Business Cloud Edge Computing Featured Startups

European Commission calls for free flow of data after Brexit

Computer Weekly

EC digital leader says EU must avoid “data nationalisation” after the UK leaves – but also warns EU states

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Progress At The White House: A TBM In Every Pot

Forrester IT

I was fortunate to participate in a historic morning gathering last week at the White House! Industry-leading private sector CIOs discussed and shared their technology business management (TBM) best practices, approaches, and ideas with CIOs and technology leaders of federal agencies. The White House leader for strategic initiatives kicked off the morning by setting expectations […].

WLAN Pros: An Excellent WLAN Resource Continues to Get Even Better

IT Toolbox

The Wireless LAN Professionals organization is hardly new, but there is a freshness to it that’s worth talking about. As a long-time repository for a wealth of WLAN-related resources, the value of a visit to the WLAN Pros site is well-known to

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Digital Realty Buys Stake in Cloud Connectivity Enabler Megaport

Data Center Knowledge

Pays $8M for 5 percent stake to ensure product roadmaps are aligned with key strategic partner Read More. Business Cloud Colocation Deals Digital Realty Featured

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Data management: What does the future hold?

Computer Weekly

We explore how firms are replacing transactional database management systems with new database architectures