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

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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.

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.

Facebook poaches Google’s AR/VR engineering lead to take over Portal team

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Facebook is bringing on the engineering lead for Google’s entire AR/VR team to tackle Portal hardware. Ryan Cairns comes aboard after 12 years at Google, where he was most recently the engineering lead for a team of more than 500 people tackling AR/VR at the big G, including Daydream, Lens and ARCore, according to his LinkedIn.

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

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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.

London software engineering salaries fall by 1.7%

Computer Weekly

Software engineering salaries in the capital bucked the trend of rising technology pay in general in 2016, according to research

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

Spectre: How reverse-engineering a microprocessor revealed a fundamental flaw

Computer Weekly

We find out what went wrong from one of the engineersResearchers have published their work on Spectre, a flaw that affects every modern CPU.

Report: The Political Potential for Manipulating Search Engine Results

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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.

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification

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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.

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

5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer

Information Week

Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so it's critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers

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

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?

INFOGRAPHIC: Data Scientist vs. Data Engineer by Cognilytica

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Many enterprises confuse the roles of data scientists and data engineers. As AI increasingly gains popularity among enterprises, companies are actively seeking data scientists who possess data science skills. Even though some traits, skills, programming languages and tools are shared by both roles, the overall roles and core skill sets are different and are not [.]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data and Analytics CTO

Rescale: Cloud Engineering Simulation Platform

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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

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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.

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

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

How Search Engine Optimization Benefits Your Business!

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How Search Engine Optimization Benefits Your Business! As the website ranking matters a lot for your business so, SEO experts implement this process to increase the volume and traffic quality of a site from search engines through organic search results.

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

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

TD Ameritrade’s “Accountable CMO” Makes Marketing a Business Engine

Forrester IT

I have a new work crush. It happened, of all places, at the ANA’s Advertising Financial Management conference earlier this week in Hollywood, FL. My new marketer inspiration? Denise Karkos, CMO of TD Ameritrade, who talked us through what it means – and why it’s so CRITICAL – to be an accountable CMO. Here’s a […].

6 Reasons Why Unity is the Best Game Engine Out There!

Cloud Musings

What makes Unity the most popular game engine? The game development space is overflowing with game engines offering capabilities for a diverse range of requirements. However, with over 700 million gamers worldwide, Unity dominates the game engine market.

Meet Mark Mueller, Chief Engineer at Defense Intelligence Agency

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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.

Five Ways Data Is Assisting the Construction & Civil Engineering Industry

Datacponomy

For instance, construction management and civil engineering. The post Five Ways Data Is Assisting the Construction & Civil Engineering Industry appeared first on Dataconomy.

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.

Value of Business Rules Engine with APIs

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Cloud Digital Transformation IBM Integration & IT Modernization News api BRMS Business Rule Engine Drools IBM ODM ODM Cloud SaaSWhy Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)? Digital transformation is center of strategy for many organizations. Every organization has unique challenges to implement their digitalization given their existing IT platforms, Legacy systems, cloud adoption.

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

Edge Cases in ERP Process Re-engineering

IT Toolbox

Re-engineering your business processes is a critical part of installing an ERP system. As part of the installation every process in the business needs to be examined, rationalized and streamlined. This includes not just documenting the normal flow of business but the edge cases as well – what happens when business doesn’t proceed normally. As a rule you want your

Forward Thinking Tech Leaders at IO Seeking Big Data Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer – Big Data. We are looking for a talented Big Data Software Engineer to join the Applied Intelligence group in San Francisco. This is a green-fields development position for a passionate and experienced engineer. By Bob Gourley.

Cloudyn Expands Support to Google Cloud Engine

Data Center Knowledge

Cloudyn''s customer base is predominantly AWS users, but these customers are showing deep interest in Google Cloud Engine. The company has added GCE analytics support, including porting and comparisons with AWS. Cloud Computing Google

Google Strengthens Compute Engine With Load Balancing

Data Center Knowledge

On Wednesday Google announced numerous enhancements to its Cloud Platform, the addition of layer 3 load balancing to Compute Engine, which delivers Google-scale throughput and fault tolerance to manage Internet applications.

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

10 Principles for Optimal Engineering Spend, from a CTO

Information Week

To set up your engineering team for success make sure you employ the fundamentals that companies too often neglect