2016

Cognitio and ThreatBrief in People Magazine: Security tips for the general public

CTOvision

Bob Gourley. One of the key lines of business at Cognitio is our cybersecurity practice. We help enterprises build action plans to mitigate risks and improve their security posture. Increasingly we are also asked to provide tips and techniques for employees to consider in their personal lives.

You (probably) don’t need Machine Learning

Eric D. Brown

Statistically speaking, you and/or your company really don’t need machine learning. By ‘statistically speaking’, I mean that most companies today have no absolutely no need for machine learning (ML).

Five Roles IT Professionals Should Use to Deal with the Business

CEB IT

One byproduct of companies investing more and more in digitization projects , and requiring more and more of their managers to be as comfortable using data and digital technology as they are in managing a team , is that IT professionals are dealing with an ever greater diversity of business partners.

Your Choice: Cloud Technician or Digital Transformer

Cloud Musings

The CompTIA Cloud+ certification validates the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies. This is exactly what it takes to become a good cloud technician.

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I’m joining the Go team at Google

SPF13

I am honored to share that I have joined Google as a member of the Go team and will be primarily based in NYC. Why I joined. My passion has always been building great products, ecosystems and experiences through open source. The desire to create transformative experiences has led me down some wonderful and life changing roads. I’ve been fortunate enough to combine that passion with employment for most of the last decade. I encountered MongoDB soon after it’s inception.

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2017 is the year the cloud zooms like a rocket

David Linthicum

It’s now obvious that 2016 was the inflection point for cloud computing, so the questions for 2017 are set: How big will it get? When will it experience rapid growth? Also, what part of the market will grow the fastest? Here are my predictions. Download the public cloud megaguide PDF: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent compared. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]. Explosive growth in migrated workloads.

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The Private Cloud Has Failed Us

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Perhaps there is no deeper disappointment in life than when a cherished concept fails to produce the desired results. Such is the case with the industry’s notion of private clouds. I’m throwing in the towel, walking away – and cursing under my breath. It’s a failed concept.

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A CIO Always Has To Maintain Credibility

The Accidental Successful CIO

Credibility is hard to get and easy to lose in the world of IT Image Credit: opensource.com. Quick question for you: if I asked someone that you know if you were a credible person , what would they tell me?

The Report The Cybersecurity Commission Should Have Sent To the President and President Elect

CTOvision

Bob Gourley. On 1 December The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued their key deliverable, the report on Securing and Growing The Digital Economy. That is a good report.

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Your data project is going to fail

Eric D. Brown

I hate to be the bearer of bad news… but your data project is going to fail. Maybe not the one you’re working on today. Maybe not the one you’re starting next month.

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Corporate IT: How the Best Teams Lead Digitization Efforts

CEB IT

Most senior executives, regardless of background or outlook, will now agree that digitization should be a priority for their company. They realize that intelligent use of data and digital technology will lead to better products, more efficient creation of them, and a more productive way to sell them.

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A New Chapter: “Cloud Musings en español”

Cloud Musings

Since May 2010, “ Cloud Musings ” has demonstrated, educated and celebrated the use of advanced technology in business. Specific subjects are sometimes varied, but cloud computing and cybersecurity seem to have become our sweet-spot.

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How To Unlock Tech Industry Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

It's no surprise that tech companies are vested in the digital transformation of their customers. But many tech companies find it difficult to leave their product-centric models behind and focus on customer outcomes.

Dutch bank ING to spend millions ‘disrupting’ its own business

Computer Weekly

Dutch bank ING used digital technology to reinvent itself following the financial crash, and is about to reinvent itself again, says its global CTO, Brendan Donovan

Modern Software Development - Why Less Code is More

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I participated in a panel, "The Future of Software" at the Northeast Javascript conference and was asked a question about code quality. Are you seeing better or worse code coming from developers today?" "I I am seeing less code today." I'm not just talking about low code platforms that can enable software developers and citizen developers to build entire applications with relatively. agile software development citizen development software development software qa

Oracle’s Cloud, Built by Former AWS, Microsoft Engineers, Comes Online

Data Center Knowledge

Hosted initially in three Phoenix-metro data centers, the bare-metal cloud will serve as foundation for future cloud VM and container services. Read More. Cloud Computing Featured Oracle

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How to approach machine learning in the cloud

David Linthicum

Artificial intelligence and its machine learning subset are all the rage these days. That was evident when I spoke this week at the AI World event, which was packed with vendors and users seeking to understand what the hell AI and machine learning are—and wanting to know how they could use this old but revitalized technology effectively. Amazon Web Services, Google, IBM, Microsoft , and the other major cloud providers all have machine learning services in their clouds now.

Why I Love The Oracle Cloud Strategy

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In recent blog post, I shared that I had come to Oracle based on the strength of their cloud strategy. A few snarky individuals tweeted " what strategy? ". Haha, the interwebs would certainly be less entertaining without a bit of trolling.

How CIOs Can Make Sure That They Don’t Fail At Failure

The Accidental Successful CIO

We need to learn how we can learn from failure Image Credit: Behrooz Nobakht. I’m pretty sure that I’m not only speaking for myself when I say that I really, really don’t like failing at something.

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Curating a Digital Life

CTOvision

Roger Hockenberry. Many times when I speak at conferences I talk about how each of us is now two people. There is first, the analog version of our self and now, with increasing emphasis and importance, our digital self that is leading more and more of an independent life without us. The Analog Self.

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Data Analytics – Data Modeling, a Necessary first step

Eric D. Brown

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘data modeling’? Just typing ‘data modeling’ almost made me go to sleep. Who am I kidding…I’m a data geek and this stuff is interesting…but some folks aren’t quite as excited by this stuff as I am.

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Corporate IT: The Four Barriers that Hinder Digitization in Your Firm

CEB IT

While being a fairly nebulous term, digitization has changed and is changing companies beyond recognition. The ability to use technology and digital information to accomplish tasks that once required human judgment and action are almost too numerous to count at most firms.

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From PC Break/Fix to CloudMASTER®

Cloud Musings

https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevendonovan It was late 2011 and Steven Donovan was comfortable working at SHI International Corporation , a growing information technology firm, as a personal computer break/fix technician.

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Artificial Intelligence: Fact, Fiction. How Enterprises Can Crush It

Forrester IT

Forrester surveyed business and technology professionals and found that 58% of them are researching AI, but only 12% are using AI systems. This gap reflects growing interest in AI, but little actual use at this time.

PowerShell security threats greater than ever, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Administrators should upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft PowerShell and enable extended logging and monitoring capabilities in the light of a surge in related security threats, warn researchers

Alexa, Siri, and Cortana Voice Controls Going Mainstream

Social, Agile and Transformation

Alexa has over 3000 skills. The iPhone 7 goes wireless, a step Apple is taking to get users to leverage Siri more frequently and easily. Microsoft is broadening Cortana's AI capabilities. .

54-Terabit Submarine Cable Linking Asian Nations Goes Live

Data Center Knowledge

There would be a ribbon-cutting ceremony, except you’d need scuba divers: One of the world’s most ambitious optical network connection projects is now officially complete, and beginning the process of opening itself up for business. Japan’s NTT Communications, representing a partnership of major.

Cloud computing's true value can't be measured in dollars

David Linthicum

The new Trends in Cloud Computing report from CompTIA states that “many large IT departments see the cloud primarily as a great way to cut expenses. And that’s a major reason why the cloud -- public, private or hybrid -- is an increasingly relevant factor in IT growth.”. What company doesn't want to save money? Still, these kinds of reports drive me crazy for two reasons. Download the public cloud megaguide PDF: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, and Joyent compared.

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