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Thetus Savanna: Powerful but easy to learn analytic tools - CTOvision

CTOvision

thetus Savanna by Thetus is a powerful suite of tools that let you work through the lifecycle of analytical issues, including some very complex, knotty problems. It is the only tool I know of that enables fast, user-generated

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Getting started with Drupal and MongoDB : spf13.com

SPF13

MongoDB is the most full featured scalable database taking the tech world by storm. Drupal is the standard in content management powering magazines, blogs online newspapers and much more. It's only natural that they

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State Tech Magazine Recognition - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

So, I am getting ready for bed and I notice I have a twitter mention on my smartphone. Bill Greeves had tweeted and posted on FaceBook that my blog was recognized in the StateTech Magazine inaugural list of the the 50

Announcing Trojan Horse, the Novel!

IT Pros Rock!

Many of you have read Zero Day , my first novel. It’s a cyberthriller that features Jeff Aiken and the beautiful Daryl Haugen, computer security experts that save the world from a devastating cyberattack. Its reviews and sales exceeded my expectations.( read more

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Fountainhead: The End of the Laptop-Centric World?

Fountainhead

Is this you: You own multiple laptops or desktop computers because you have different uses, jobs, clients or applications? Doesn't this seem ridiculously inefficient and wasteful - especially because we now in the "cloud era"

New framework: 2013 and beyond – What will appear and disappear in our lives

Trends in the Living Networks

As a futurist, the end of the year means it is once again time to release a structured look at the future. As every year, at Future Exploration Network we are using a substantially different format from our most other annual frameworks, 12 Themes for 2012 and Zeitgeist 2011.

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EMC Joins OpenStack - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Today, our EMC logo went up on the OpenStack Foundation's web site as a corporate level sponsor. You'll see many other logos up there as well -- all good. I'm sure each participant sees OpenStack through their own lens

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Why Mentors Are So Important For CIOs And How To Get Them (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Every CIO needs a mentor… Image Credit. When you become a CIO, the reason that you’ve been able to achieve this position is because you know everything that you’ll ever have to know, right?

Big Data, Agile, CIO - 2012 in Review

Social, Agile and Transformation

For my last post of 2012, I thought I'd review some of the major themes that I covered this year. I completed several posts on Big Data's organizational challenges. Big Data is a significant opportunity for CIOs and IT Leaders

Should the CIO Ban Email?

CIO Dashboard

I was at a conference last week where I heard about a CIO who is banning email. Looks like we’re not finished having a conversation about how email is hampering employee productivity.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Hold The Date: 30 Jan Cloudera is sponsoring a federal Big Data.

CTOvision

Friends at Cloudera are lead sponsors and coordinators of a new Big Data Forum focused on Apache Hadoop. The first, which will be held 30 January 2013 in Columbia Maryland, will be focused on lessons learned of use to

MongoDB Driver days hackathon round up : spf13.com

SPF13

Two times a year the drivers team at 10gen gathers together for a face to face meeting to spend time together working on issues and setting forth our goals for the upcoming six months. In September 2012 we all converged on

Call Me Maybe - A Technology Metaphor - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

#cio #tech. Hey, I just met you, And this is crazy, But here's my number, So call me, maybe? chorus) Carly Rae Jepson - Call Me Maybe This pop culture song is everywhere and you can't escape it. Everyone from Colin

The Case of the Unexplained FTP Connections

IT Pros Rock!

A key part of any cybersecurity plan is “continuous monitoring”, or enabling auditing and monitoring throughout a network environment and configuring automated analysis of the resulting logs to identify anomalous behaviors that merit investigation. read more ). Trojan Horse operation desolation process monitor malware Zero Day

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Fountainhead: My IT is Ready. My People Are Not.

Fountainhead

By now you may know that I buy into the enterprise approach where cloud computing and its operational model are enablers for something bigger: The transformation to IT-as-a-Service. That's when internal IT acts, operates

Ranking and comparing the world’s top 20 startup hubs

Trends in the Living Networks

Earlier this year I wrote about the top 25 startup hubs in the world as ranked by the Startup Genome project. As I noted at the time, it was based on skewed data from the sample used, but was probably the best available.

Winning the New Enterprise Sales Game: This Week’s B2B IT Forum

The Investing Edge

We are very pleased that our second B2B Enterprise IT Forum was so well received. Thank you for all of the positive feedback. We had a strong turnout, smart questions from our audience, and great advice from our panelists on how to successfully sell enterprise IT.

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EMC And Big Data: An Overview - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Like many of you, I set filters on various social platforms to track topics of interest -- like big data. About two months ago, I had to go around and turn them all of them off -- just too much pouring through the floodgates on the

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

What To Do When The CIO Works For The CFO (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Image Credit Where does the CFO want to lead the CIO to? The good folks over at Gartner and the Financial Executives Research Foundation have just completed another one of those big studies.

Strategic Agile Thinking: Balancing Value, Innovation and Research

Social, Agile and Transformation

One of the issues I see with successful agile teams is the lack of strategic thinking on why and how they solve prioritized business needs. Features get prioritized without sufficient dialog on the value, drivers and debate on the

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The Next Power Pairing: CIO and HRO

CIO Dashboard

Guest post by Amaresh Tripathy and Zack Capozzi. Many CIOs haven’t given much thought to the human resources department, but maybe they should. Here’s why: Talent management deficits are derailing CEO plans.

Ready to work on something that matters? See NGA Senior.

CTOvision

A friend at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency mentioned that they have a search underway for a critically important new position on their leadership team. Details are at the USAjobs.com job listing and are also

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The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

MongoDB Driver days hackathon round up

SPF13

Two times a year the drivers team at 10gen gathers together for a face to face meeting to spend time together working on issues and setting forth our goals for the upcoming six months. In September 2012 we all converged on New York City for the second ever driver days.

Remain Calm. All is well. Maybe Not. - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

The Commonwealth of Virginia IT Symposium (COVITS) is an annual event that brings together the IT staff, managers, CIOs and dignitaries from state and local government in Virginia. The focus of the conference is

The Case of the Veeerrry Slow Logons

IT Pros Rock!

This case is my favorite kind of case, one where I use my own tools to solve a problem affecting me personally. The problem at the root of it is also one you might run into, especially if you travel, and demonstrates the use of some Process Monitor.( read more

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Fountainhead: It Will Be a Data-Centric (Cloudy) World

Fountainhead

Move Mohammed to the mountain, or the mountain to Mohammed? In the context of data, applications and cloud computing, this question takes on a new perspective - and the role of Mohammed and the Mountain may soon

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Launching new framework: The Future of Work

Trends in the Living Networks

I have been working with one of the world’s largest private companies, which is engaged in a strategy project looking at the future out to 2025.

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What’s the Opposite of Innovation?

The Investing Edge

by Eric B. Schultz , former CEO Sensitech, Venture Partner at Ascent. There’s no denying that we live in the Age of Innovation.

Ten IT Predictions For 2013 - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Life comes at you fast. 2012 is barreling to a close, and 2013 is almost upon us. Planning season is well underway here at EMC, perhaps the same is true for you? Every year about this time, I bravely share my best guesses

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ReBoot – The CIO

A CIO's Voice

Filed under: Life and Technology , Random Thoughts , Technology Review Tagged: what I actually do. Life and Technology Random Thoughts Technology Review what I actually do

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.