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Budget 2017: TechUK demands datacentre energy reform to stop post-Brexit market slump

Computer Weekly

TechUK airs fears over long-term growth and prosperity of UK datacentre market post-Brexit, without urgent government help on rising energy costs

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You want innovation? You’ll have to go to the cloud

David Linthicum

Are we at the tipping point with cloud computing? As more technology comes out on public clouds, cloud technology seems to be pushing the limits of innovation. It’s still an emerging approach, yet the degree of innovation in the public cloud seems to have surpassed the innovation of technologies that remain on premises. A case in point is the abundance of machine learning technology that’s now based in the public cloud. But the trend does not stop there.

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Cloud, Agile and What Startups Can Teach the Enterprise


Software engineering is still a young discipline. Until the Agile Manifesto challenged the accepted waterfall-based development model, software creation borrowed most of its processes from that of hardware. But those older, hardware-like methodologies failed to take advantage of software’s biggest benefit: that it’s soft. What has emerged in the last 15 to 20 years is […]. CTO News

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What Should A CIO Do When You Feel Overwhelmed?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Sometimes life can get to be just too much for us Image Credit: Joselito Tagarao. Can we talk about THOSE days? You know the ones that I’m talking about – the ones that just show up and slap you in the face.

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More than 80% of firms to move more workloads to public cloud in the next two years

Computer Weekly

Research from hybrid cloud company OpsRamp shows the majority of organisations are planning to commit more IT workloads to the cloud

Why cloud adoption isn’t slowing datacenter growth

David Linthicum

I’m always interested in datacenters because I live in Northern Virginia, where a new one opens about once a month, leveraging a huge bundle of fiber coming out of the ground near Dulles Airport and cheap power sources. Indeed, they now call my region “Datacenter Alley.”

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8 Ways to Build a Better Business Bot

IT Toolbox

The increasing demand for these technological solutions is not a result of blind consumerism, nor is it a case of mindless obsession with AI


EE conducts UK’s first 5G mobile network test

Computer Weekly

Mobile operator has successfully conducted the first test of an end-to-end 5G network architecture in the UK

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How CRM’s Are Creating Time For High Priority Tasks


How CRM's Are Creating Time For High Priority Tasks Customer Relationship Management (CRM) provides a business with centralized application software to carry out its daily activities. The software manages a business, tracks customers, identifies a target market, receives customer feedback, analyzes data, tracks sales, manages tasks and documents, ensures sales mobility and facilitates social media […]. News Business

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The Endpoint Imperative: Global Security Compliance. Are you ready?

Cloud Musings

China has its Cybersecurity Law. Next May, the General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR –goes into effect for the European Union. Research shows most organizations just aren’t ready for these and other measures.

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10 Cool Hidden Slack Features

IT Toolbox

Let us have a look at 10 of the coolest Slack features you probably don?t t know about


Business crucial to cyber crime fight, say UK cyber cops

Computer Weekly

Business has a crucial role in fighting cyber crime in terms of intelligence sharing and pursuing cyber criminals, according to the country’s top cyber cops


Garrison: Secure Web Browsing


With this post, we are initializing our coverage of Garrison Technology, a revolutionary provider of ultra-secure web browsing. Internet access for government employees presents one of the gravest threats to enterprise cyber security today. Compromises on federal networks via spear phishing, watering hole attacks and drive-by-downloads permits cyber attackers ranging from criminals to nation states […]. Company CTO Cyber Security News Security Companies

Artificial Intelligence as a Service – AI off the shelf


In recent years, tech giants such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft and IBM (along with a slew of startups) have all begun to offer what’s known as Artificial Intelligence as a service (AIaaS). These services, in a nutshell, make a wide range of AI algorithms available to the public. Examples for.

5 Tips for Teams Using ERP Systems

IT Toolbox

Those engaged in serious business in the 21st century know the importance of and benefits associated with an Enterprise Resource System (ERP) that's integrated across departments. Getting the system up and running is only one leg of the ERP journey, however. Taking full advantage of your ERP's capabilities is a team sport. Keeping

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Europe not ready for imminent cyber strikes, say infosec professionals

Computer Weekly

Information security leaders in Europe believe a major breach of critical infrastructure is coming and that data breaches in their own organisations are imminent – yet most are not ready

Video Experience Windows 10 1709 Upgrade Using SCCM Task Sequence


In the previous post, I explained about Creating Windows 10 1709 Upgrade Task Sequence in SCCM CB. I didn’t provide the details about distributing the Windows 10 1709 content to DPs, Deployment of Task Sequence and end user experience of this type of upgrade.

5 (more) big challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: As business technology goes through a fundamental shift, the role of the CIO is changing. In the coming years, CIOs will face new challenges and take on new roles. The most successful CIOs are those that recognize and adapt to these changes.

Guide Share Europe 2017 - my impressions part 1

IT Toolbox

The Guide Share Europe (#GSEconf) conference, which is held at Whittlebury Manor each year, is brilliant. Not only do you get to catch up with old friends and colleagues, you get given a host of goodies (of various quality) from vendors, and, most importantly, you get to hear the latest thinking in mainframe environments

IT in 2018 underpinned by bots, automation and software-defined

Computer Weekly

The need for speed in IT will drive many to deploy software-defined infrastructure and adopt continuous deployment practices next year

CM Update Reset Tool Fixes SCCM CB Update Download Issue


Have you faced SCCM CB update getting stuck in the “Downloading” state? I have seen SCCM CB updates are getting stuck in downloading stage. But, in most of the scenarios, a service restart resolves this issue.

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Getting the CMO Onboard with Agile Marketing Practices

Social, Agile and Transformation

In my last post, I shared 5 Reasons Why Marketing Organizations Must be Driving Digital and in this post, I'm following up on agile marketing. Many of the marketing departments I've worked with are in fact practicing some form of ad hoc agile. In some cases, timelines are fixed, like when the marketing department is hosting an event or when there is a holiday driven promotion. Other times, agile planning cio cmo digital transformation organizational change

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Cloud-based Licensing Proving to be Unbelievably Cheaper Than On-Prem

IT Toolbox

The reality is that if you want to install and run your applications on-premise, software developers do not want your business because they can see the difference in the costs of support for on-premise customers vs cloud-based

Machine data for good: How Splunk is partnering with firms to make the world a better place

Computer Weekly

Machine data firm Splunk expands its Splunk4Good pledge to help military veterans and young people train for tech careers and end human trafficking

Taking a look at “Hyper-personalization”


The sudden evolution of the phone from a single-function device for making calls to a multifunctional pocket computer is one that’s already changed how we conduct business and live our lives a great deal.

25 Years ConfigMgr and Special Microsoft MVP Summit at Redmond


It’s a great experience to work with Microsoft SCCM product group and fellow MVPs to brainstorm and enhance SCCM/ConfigMgr. Microsoft MVP summit 2017 is very special for SCCM MVPs because ConfigMgr reached it’s 25th year anniversary.

Mistakes to Avoid Before Starting ERP

IT Toolbox

Mistakes at the beginning of an endeavor are notoriously difficult to fix. This is especially true of complex processes like implementing an ERP system. Errors at the beginning of the implementation can doom the project no matter how well it is executed. Unfortunately such early mistakes are all too common in ERP implementations with often disastrous results for the project.

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ICO pushes for jail terms for personal data snoops

Computer Weekly

Information Commissioner’s Office says it backs prison sentences for anyone abusing their position to access personal data unlawfully

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Forrester predicts what’s next for IoT

Network World

What’s in store for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2018? That’s the question on many people’s minds in the fast-growing IoT industry. One set of answers can be found in a new report from Forrester, called Predictions 2018: IoT Moves From Experimentation To Business Scale.

Insightful Problem-Solving

Future of CIO

Either for individuals or businesses, problem-solving is one of the most crucial skills to keep things moving forward, and achieve the well-planned result.