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Cyber Strategy and the Dunning-Kruger Effect: Could some policymakers be too unskilled to recognize their ineptitude?

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley. The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias manifesting in unskilled individuals suffering from illusory superiority , mistakenly rating their ability much higher than is accurate.

Don't be scared; it's just the cloud

David Linthicum

There is no question that the use of cloud-based resources affects IT organizations. But how much should your IT organization change to best leverage cloud computing? read more. Cloud Computing IT Jobs IT Management Cloud Computing

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ITIL in 7 MInutes!

Cloud Musings

What is ITIL & how can it benefit your organization? Learn the answers to these questions plus gain an understanding of the ITIL Service Lifecycle in this video.

Three Impediments to the Internet of Things

The Investing Edge

This post is the final installment of a three-part series on the Internet of Things, along with What Nest Just Did for the Internet of Things and Why the Internet of Things is also Industry 4.0.

The Universe of The Chief Information Officer

A CIO's Voice

Filed under: C-Level Executives , CIO , CIO/CTO , IT Process , Management Tagged: Alignment , CEO , CFO , Chief Information Officer , CIO , CIO Leader , CMO , COO , corporate innovation , culture , executive , leader , Management.

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Photo Tour: New Facebook Data Center in Iowa

Data Center Knowledge

Social network shares photos of its latest and greatest data center, and it''s beautiful Read More. Data Center Design Facebook Iowa

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Managed Services Providers Agree: Build a Vertical Market DaaS Focus

Fountainhead

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of speaking with a number of our Citrix Service Providers at Citrix Summit in Orlando.

Apple Success Isn't About Innovation

CIO Musings

On September 9th 2014 Apple made several major announcements in a well choreographed event in California. Consumer electronic companies all over the fruited plain were heard to say as one. Why didn''t we think of that? So, why is that?

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What’s the difference between Business Intelligence and Big Data?

Eric D. Brown

I’m often asked the following question: What is the difference between Business Intelligence and Big Data? Before getting into my approach to answering that question, let’s be clear on what we’re talking about.

Dear Clouderati: Enterprise IT Is Different

Chuck's Blog - EMC

So many people enamored with the brave new world of web-scale IT. You see them online, at conferences, etc. brimming with passion, enthusiasm and excitement. I call them the clouderati — their heads are clearly in the clouds.

Al-Qaeda Innovations Correlated To Unauthorized Disclosures By Snowden: Independent Verification Through Open Source Intelligence

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley. Students of history know what happens when adversaries learn how the good guys collect intelligence on them. They change their tactics, techniques or procedures and it gets much harder to know their intentions.

Oracle keeps missing the point of cloud computing

David Linthicum

I can''t make this stuff up: Oracle is going to provide you some cloud options. read more. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Oracle Cloud Computing

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Grounding the Cloud: Basics and Brokerage

Cloud Musings

" Picture Ben Franklin attempting to harness energy from a lightning-filled sky. The key tied to his kite was the middleman between electricity and the ground. This book details how using the cloud can be your key to finding or enhancing success." Understanding cloud computing is hard enough.

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Announcing the October B2B IT Forum on the Internet of Things

The Investing Edge

Industry analysts have predicted 26 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020, creating a several trillion dollar market in Internet of Things (IoT) goods and services.

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The Next Inflection Point in Business Analytics By: Gili Keshet-Aspitz, Verix

A CIO's Voice

Big Data is the latest tech jargon to cause grief in the industry. As CIOs we are often charged with explaining it and implementing it. Far too often Big Data is baffling and often misused in business.

Facebook Launches Iowa Data Center With Entirely New Network Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Breaks massive server clusters into smaller pods, creates building-wide network fabric Read More. Facebook Featured Iowa Networking

Step-by-Step: Deploy a Highly Available SharePoint Server Farm in the Cloud – in ONLY 8 Clicks!

IT Pros Rock!

As of today, the Azure Preview Portal now has the ability to deploy and manage IaaS workloads, including Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks and Cloud Storage!

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The Visual Microphone: Passive Recovery of Sound from Video

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley. This post deals with exciting science that is fun to watch. But it is also a topic which will have significant implications for security professionals and perhaps also for law enforcement and other mission domains.

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Smart Ring Roundup

CIO Musings

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. Sauron, Mordor, Middle Earth. Wait a minute. Smart Rings? Yep, thats right.

The Role of the CEO – Driving Corporate Culture

Eric D. Brown

I’m sure there are many definitions of a CEO out there. Plenty of people will say the CEO should be a leader, manager, communicator and facilitator. Other’s might say that the CEO is the person most focused on strategy and the ‘future’ of the business.

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How Software-Based Storage Is Changing Servers

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you’re a server manufacturer, you’re playing a very demanding game.   There’s a never-ending parade of new technologies you’ve got to rapidly adopt.    Customers expect both flawless execution as well as steadily declining prices. 

Watch My Friend Become My Hero: Cyber Security Champion and Lawyer Jody Westby Does Right Thing at Right Time

CTOvision

If you have worked at the nexus of cyber security and policy you no doubt know Jody Westby.

Salesforce.com is officially out of ideas

David Linthicum

When you run out of new ways to provide innovative technology, you go vertical. That was the running joke among CTOs back in the day. read more. Applications Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Salesforce.com CRM Cloud Computing Technology Business

Thriving in a Cloud, Big Data, Mobility and Security World

Cloud Musings

"The next generation of technology solutions will transform lives, businesses and economies."

B2B IT Forum: How the Cloud Enables Legacy Market Disruption

The Investing Edge

Executives from Hailo, Invaluable, CustomMade and HubCast shared stories and insight regarding how their companies are transforming legacy markets.

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What It Means To Be A Leader — EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS

A CIO's Voice

A basic requirement for entry into senior roles within the Federal Government you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability. The information below was taken from the USAJobs.gov website.

Cisco: Data Center Traffic Will Triple by 2018

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud growth and more Internet penetration will bring 8.6 zettabytes of traffic annually by 2018, according to the latest Cloud Index. Read More. Cisco Cloud Computing

NEW Windows Server Technical Preview: FASTEST Way to Spin-Up Your Test Lab Environment in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

With all of the buzz this week around the recently announced Windows 10 Technical Preview , you may have missed this announcement that a Technical Preview for the next version of Windows Server and System Center is also now available.

Tech Titans To Visit At Geoint: Here is my take on the must-see firms on the expo floor

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley. This is a follow on to our post on planning your time at the Geoint Symposium. With this post I want to make some technology recommendations that may be helpful to you as you plan out your time at the Geoint Symposium 14-17 Apr.

Marc Andreessen on the Future of Technology and Implications for Government Service to Citizens

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley. If you are a professional in technology, government and/or business you have no doubt already been exposed to the very interesting Marc Andreessen.