Should CIOs Be Working With “Engines”?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Perhaps you need an engine to power your IT shop Image Credit: Jorge Quinteros. Since your budget won’t growing enough to do all of this, perhaps it’s time that you went engine shopping. How To Use An Engine In Your IT Shop.

Social Engineering and Phishing


Social engineering is one of the most problematic attack techniques to combat. User education is most effective at stopping a social engineer. Phishing is a type of social engineering that’s executed through unsolicited email messages. Stu Sjouwerman.

How to Set Google as Default Search Engine with CSP Intune Profiles


In this post, we will see how to deploy and monitor Default Search Engine CSP policy via Microsoft Intune. […]. The post How to Set Google as Default Search Engine with CSP Intune Profiles appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Vimal Das.

Retro Chic: The IoT Means Hardware Engineers Are Cool Again

The Investing Edge

In the beginning there were Military Engineers who built bridges and designed fortifications. For the first 50 years of the 19th century, engineers came in five basic flavors: Military, Mining, and Civil, and with the rise of steam, Naval and Railroad. engineering folks.

Virtual reality simulation helps KLM engineers escape in an emergency

Computer Weekly

Dutch airline KLM develops virtual reality simulation to show engineers what happens if the maintenance hanger catches fire

How Does Ireland Measure Up as a Location for Starting Your European Engineering Team?


Editor's note: This guest post by Alan McGlinchey makes a good case for why Ireland should be considered as the location for your European engineering team. Would love to see similar articles submitted for other locations, but so far it seems Alan is building a very compelling case! -bg bg Europe is a vast, lucrative market […].

Pause And Take Note Of The Remarkable Engineering In AWS Snowball and AWS Snowball Edge


In a recent conversation with a friend in AWS I was reminded of the very interesting capabilities of AWS Snowball and the even more capable Snowball Edge. Snowball is a data transport solution that is designed to get large quantities of data from one place to another. It can move petabytes from legacy datacenters into […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO News

Slack: Tech industry stereotyping risks scaring off junior engineering talent

Computer Weekly

Slack software engineer, Carly Robinson, says technology firms need to build empathetic and inclusive working environments to retain junior talent

Examining New Mission-Focused Capabilities Coming From The Cloudera And Intel Engineering Partnership


This information can inform your design trades and is relevant to enterprise architects, engineers and line of business leaders. Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Video Apache Hadoop Cloudera design Engineering Intel White paper By Bob Gourley.

Openreach trains apprentice engineers in virtual reality

Computer Weekly

Openreach inductees get to experience an immersive simulation of life as an engineer, taking them up telephone poles and into underground chambers

Google Will Lend You Its Own Engineers to Keep Your Cloud Apps Running Smoothly

Data Center Knowledge

Customer Reliability Engineers to work as part of customer teams to ensure reliability of critical cloud apps Read More. Cloud Computing Enterprise Google

Report: The Political Potential for Manipulating Search Engine Results


Big Data CTO Research Election Google India Lok Sabha Search algorithm Swing vote United States Web search engine Google’s ability to influence consumers has been discussed for a while. With millions of people routinely searching the Internet for restaurant suggestions and product reviews, the difference between appearing on the first page or the second page of a search could mean the difference between financial success and losing your business.

Engineering 101 and the ITG Cloud…


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Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification


The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute is a national treasure. One of the great bastions of the discipline of enterprise grade software engineering.This By Bob Gourley.

What The Cloud Engineer Must Know

Data Center Knowledge

The position of cloud engineer continues to evolve. Find out what you should know to become a cloud-ready engineer. There are new demands, new solutions and a lot more job openings. Just how many?

MSP Fights to Hire Scarce Cloud Engineers

Data Center Knowledge

At CorpInfo LLC, cloud is their business and business has been very good. So good, in fact, that the cloud-focused subsidiary of a legacy reseller has grown from fewer than a handful of full-time staffers 18 months ago, to 54 employees today. They expect that headcount to swell past 150… Read. Amazon Cloud Shared

Rescale: Cloud Engineering Simulation Platform


bg Rescale is a secure, cloud-based, high performance computing platform for engineering a. Editor''s note: If you do research or analysis in a company that is looking for competitive advantage or an academic institution looking to optimize research efforts this capability could be critical to your efforts. It is one of the most virtuous applications of cloud computing I have evaluated, with great potential to improve how models and simulations are run. -

FedTechTicker: A New News Aggregation Engine For Federal Technology News


We previously pointed out our technology focused RSS aggregation engine the Top Tech Ticker , which helps give you more signal than noise from the countless sources of information on technology news.

British Airways: Engineer Wrongly Disconnected Data Center Power Supply

Data Center Knowledge

How a single tech could cause so much damage, and why the backup system failed remain open questions. Read More. Manage Power and Cooling Uptime

Time to move on with social engineering training, says Jenny Radcliffe

Computer Weekly

Organisations need to move from awareness of the risk of social engineering to empowering employees to understand and recognise the threat to protect themselves and the company, says Jenny Radcliffe

United Utilities protects field engineering deployment with AirWatch

Computer Weekly

United Utilities deploys mobile device management software AirWatch to secure Samsung devices running a SAP workforce management app

Engineering company uses HR technology to cut staff leaving rates

Computer Weekly

Aveva has seen its employee attrition rate fall by 5% a year, partly as a result of its investment in HR technology

The need for speed: Inside the cloud innovation engine at AWS

Computer Weekly

With analysts citing Amazon’s speedy product release cycles as a major source of competitive difference for the cloud firm, AWS CEO Andy Jassy opens up about how it keeps its innovation engine ticking over

The Arguments For — And Against — "Engineered Systems"

Chuck's Blog - EMC

One topic that’s unusually difficult to wrestle to the ground is what to do about what is often referred to as "engineered systems" -- vertically-integrated single-purpose software and hardware stacks, designed to be consumed as a dedicated appliance. The Arguments Against Engineered Systems.

Networking the Cloud for IoT – Pt 3 Cloud Network Systems Engineering

Cloud Musings

Dwight Bues & Kevin Jackson (This is Part 3 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design. This is why system engineering of the cloud computing network is now an immediate global imperative.

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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Meet Mark Mueller, Chief Engineer at Defense Intelligence Agency


By Bob Gourley The Defense Intelligence Agency issued a press release highlighting Mark Mueller, the chief engineer for the Directorate of Science and Technology at DIA.

Salesforce Unveils IoT Business Process Engine

Data Center Knowledge

Service uses open source Big Data tech to create real-time processing engine on top of microservices architectures Read More. Shared

My Advice to Engineering Undergraduate Students - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

My Advice to Engineering Undergraduate Students. Over the last month, I had the opportunity to provide advice to students entering there second, third, and fourth year of engineering school. So with the start of the school year, many engineering students are selecting their specialties and others are considering career paths. 1) Follow your passion - Engineering school is hard. I completely agree - it's a very good time to be an engineer.

Top AWS Engineer Calls Hurd’s Cloud Data Center Bluff

Data Center Knowledge

No, Oracle isn’t likely to know something about cloud hardware the top providers don’t. Read More. Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Oracle

Google Reimburses Cloud Clients After Massive Google Compute Engine Outage

Data Center Knowledge

Google is reimbursing Google Compute Engine users up to 25 percent of their monthly charges after an outage that impacted instances across all regions on Monday. Read More. Google Shared

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How Database Monitoring Can Improve Engineering and Development Team Productivity

Data Center Knowledge

For DBAs, engineers, and developers, effective communication and access to information keeps everyone on the same page, from initial issue identification to after-action knowledge sharing. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Google Compute Engine Reaches General Availability

Data Center Knowledge

A year after launching its cloud platform Google announced the general availability of Google Compute Engine, and added several new features and lower prices for persistent disks and popular compute instances.