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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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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.

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.

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.

CIOs Need To Plan For The End Of A Cloud Relationship

The Accidental Successful CIO

Even cloud relationships have to come to an end sometime – are you ready? Image Credit. Since the cloud is a new and shiny thing in the world of IT departments, we are all excited about it because it now has a lot to do with the importance of information technology.

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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

Accelerating DevOps with the Cloud using Microsoft Azure and Friends: The Series

IT Pros Rock!

Have you heard about DevOps? Enterprise IT organizations are increasingly driven by business demands for faster, better solutions delivered more quickly than ever before.

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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.

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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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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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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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. 

CIOs Need To Start To Create The New Face Of IT

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to prepare for the day that traditional IT comes to the end of the line Image Credit. The era of IT as we’ve come to know it is coming to an end. The IT department functions that have gotten us this far are now coming to an end.

Is Go an Object Oriented language?

SPF13

To truly understand what it means to be ‘object-oriented’ you need to look back at the origination of the concept. The first object oriented language, simula, emerged in the 1960s. It introduced objects, classes, inheritance and subclasses, virtual methods, coroutines, and a lot more. Perhaps most importantly, it introduced a paradigm shift of thinking of data and logic as completely independent.

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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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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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.

How Microsoft's cloud push will affect your job

David Linthicum

Microsoft is going cloud -- or already has gone cloud , depending on whom you talk to. read more. Cloud Computing Microsoft Azure IT Jobs Cloud Computing

Real World Mobility – Filling the Gaps

Eric D. Brown

Sponsored by Dimension Data. I just finished reading through the Dimension Data Secure Enterprise Mobility Report.The report is a nice report on how modern organizations are thinking about and approaching strategic planning with mobility, BYOD and security in mind.

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

Cloud Musings

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

The Future Of Storage Data Services

Chuck's Blog - EMC

So many different ways to store data these days: SAN, NAS, object, scale-up, scale-out, cloud, software-defined, flash, tape, geo-dispersed, etc.    You are forgiven if your head hurts from time to time. It might seem that we in the storage business are intentionally complicating things. 

Big Data Means 5 Big Problems For CIOs

The Accidental Successful CIO

With more data comes more problems for CIOs… Image Credit. If you pick up just about any IT magazine these days, you’ll see that everyone seems to have decided that we are now living in the age of “big data” No data set is too large to be processed by your IT department.

by Steve Francia

SPF13

Welcome to Steve Francia’s website

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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.

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