AI for Government Programs and the Federal Marketplace

CTOvision

ScaleUP USA has developed a free “Artificial Intelligence for Government” program to help the government employees and contractors learn foundational skills around Artificial Intelligence and the unique challenges faced in using it in the government. The program is focused on beginners in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Reinforcement Learning (RL) with minimal technical […].

Tier It Up: A Winning Strategy For Customer Success Management Programs

Forrester IT

When my B2B clients on Forrester’s Customer Experience (CX) Council first start considering a customer success management (CSM) program to boost their retention and enrichment, I often hear that initial flash of concern: How do I scale the same CSM practices across my entire book of business?

How Consumers Really Feel About Your Loyalty Program

Forrester IT

Points and discounts are the hallmark of most loyalty programs. And, our data shows that they are usually pretty successful in incentivizing purchase behavior: nearly half of US online 18- to 35-year-olds admit that programs influence what they buy and how much they spend. But loyalty isn’t just about the purchase — or at least […]. B2C marketing customer emotion emotion loyalty b2c marketing customer loyalty Marketing

The programming life

IT Toolbox

It was my first computer, with it's very well detailed basic programming book which taught me how to program. From there it was keying in programs from magazines, finding out why those keyed in programs didn'tI have been involved with computers since before I found girls interesting. The only problem is that girls never found me to be interesting but that is another story.

Are You Agile Enough for Polyglot Programming?

CTOvision

he said, no way, I program in six languages: Object Pascal, C++, Java, Visual Basic, TCL, and JavaScript. What good is to be a polyglot when it comes to programming? Polyglot Programming. An interesting case study in Polyglot Programming is the Obama re-election campaign.

Optimizing HPC Program Performance with OpenMP and Reveal

CTOvision

What do you do when the performance of the MPI program that distributes your work across many cores and nodes starts to level off? You find that you are now network bound, or that the MPI memory footprint has grown so large that there is little room left for your program. Marty Meehan.

Google Expands Cloud Partner Program

Data Center Knowledge

This is the most full-throated endorsement to date of its partner program. Read More. Cloud Computing Google Shared

Implementing a Successful ERP Program

IT Toolbox

Time is one of the most important elements in implementing a successful ERP system. No matter how much you budget there never seems to be enough of it. In planning for an ERP installation how much time you allocate and how you split it up are critical factors in getting a successful implementation. A too optimistic schedule can doom a project before it starts. Unfortunately

Thinking About “Data Program Governance”

CTOvision

One phrase in regular rotation in my elevator pitch is “data program governance." Program means an organized set of activities designed to accomplish a defined set of objectives. Governance means the program is planned and managed in an organized and sustainable way. Creating a data program governance strategy is not unlike creating other types of enterprise business strategies. Managing Data-Intensive Programs and Projects: Selected Articles. Dennis D.

An update on the bounty programs

IT Pros Rock!

Back in June of this year, we announced three new bounty programs that will pay researchers for techniques that bypass built-in OS mitigations and protections, for defenses that stop those bypasses and for vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer 11 Preview. This past Friday, we provided some additional details about the results of the IE11 Preview bounty program, which covered the first 30 days of the preview period. BlueHat Prize Bounty Programs BlueHat Challenge

Amazon Prime, a loyalty program by any other name…

Forrester IT

Now, Amazon Prime isn’t like other loyalty programs you see in the marketplace. A few weeks ago, Jeff Bezos revealed in the annual shareholder letter that Amazon Prime now has over 100M members. But even more noteworthy than its size is its revenue impact. In 2017, Amazon shipped more than $5B items through Prime. For […]. age of the customer

Tamr Opens a Free Public Beta Program

CTOvision

Tamr has opened a public Beta program for an enterprise metadata catalog tool that makes it easy for people to find, use and collaborate in organizing high-quality data sets for analytics.

An In-Depth View of Kotlin Programming Language

IT Toolbox

This post looks at the Kotlin programming language

Programming for the future

IT Toolbox

The same goes for any programs we write. The future, that unknown up and coming part of our life which we can try and plan for but will always, always, find a way to put the best made plans of mice and men on the scrap heap. One thing which we can be sure of however is that the future will change and that in order for us to survive we need to be able to change with it.

3 Signs You Have Overloaded Your Digital Transformation Program

Social, Agile and Transformation

Pressure to take on too many initiatives may bottleneck the overall program and burnout participants I am an advocate for speed and doing more. I’ve seen products, businesses, and an entire business models fall off the cliff because executives were too slow to respond, experiment, invest, challenge sacred cows, and scale toward new digital business models. So, when presented with the. cio cmo customer experience digital transformation leadership organizational change

Easiest programming languages to learn

Galido

Codecademy is a fun and easy way to learn how to code and has tutorials and lessons on the easiest programming languages to learn. Lessons in programming code (interactive). link] (JavaScript) Lessons in programming code (tutorial). link] (CSS, HTML) Courses in programming.

Programs are spies and they like us.

IT Toolbox

I just recently read a news article on how HP sneakily slipped in a spyware program onto recent HP computers under the guise of an update. However, it wasn't an update at all but a new program altogether and it sent information back to HP on a daily basis. It seems that the bigger you are the more incentive you have to spy on people for fun and profit.

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Agile unlocked: Pivotal uses paired programming and PaaS to bolster cloud app development

Computer Weekly

Digital transformation consultancy Pivotal explains how paired programming, an empathetic work culture and open source PaaS help enterprises achieve their agile software development goals

Top 3 Programming Languages in 2017

IT Toolbox

Programming techniques are constantly advancing, so programmers need to stay up to date on the latest changes to attain peak performance

Developing a Strategy for Putting People First in Transformation Programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you are driving a transformation program, motivating and aligning people is a critical success factor Most leaders now understand how important it is to put people before process and technology when it comes to instrumenting large scale organizational change.

3 Software Programs That Let Businesses Monitor Employees’ Computers

CTOvision

Perhaps you’ve decided to emphasize productivity more than ever in your workplace and want to know whether it’s legal to use software that tracks how employees use their computers. Below, we’ll investigate the laws surrounding that issue and why you might want to see what employees do — or fail to do — as well […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats News Security Companies

16 Best Big Data Programs at Prestigious  MBA Schools

Datacponomy

The post 16 Best Big Data Programs at Prestigious MBA Schools appeared first on Dataconomy. We live in a world of 1’s and 0’s, a world of data. Consumers and businesses send and receive enormous amounts of data all day, every day.

James Madison University Seeks Professor – Intelligence Analysis Program

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Please look it over and share it with others that may have an interest: Assistant / Associate Professor - Intelligence Analysis Program. General Info: James Madison University (JMU) seeks applicants for a faculty position focused on cyber intelligence and cyber analysis that will help prepare students as analysts in both private and public sectors, as well as government agencies, through its Bachelor's Degree Program in Intelligence Analysis (IA). Bob Gourley.

The Oracle Sales Cloud API and Partner Programs and Benefits

IT Toolbox

In Oracle Sales Cloud, the partner program resource is used to view, create, and update information about partner programs such as the name of the program, program description, validity period, and so on

How are you rewarding top performers in digital transformation, data science, agile, and devops programs?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you leaving it to HR and once a year performance reviews as your primary way to recognize good performance? Or are you seeking formal and informal ways to let your key employees know they are a good job. Recognition can come in many forms. For example, it's been a great couple of weeks for me on receiving recognition. Enterprise Mobility Exchange listed me as their top digital. about me agile software development big data cio data management data scientist digital transformation

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FDIC Part 370 Program Management

Perficient - Digital Transformation

A bank’s response to Part 370 will require a multi-year, multi-functional program that could encompass dozens of individual projects. An attempt to decentralize the management of this program to individual functions will invite a disorganized response and will likely lead to missed deadlines and incomplete requirements. We can implement a standalone program management office for Part 370 that will: Create or adapt a program charter to guide response activities.

OpenStack Foundation Launches Certification Program for Cloud Admins

Data Center Knowledge

Program rolled out with participation of Cisco, Mirantis, Canonical, HP, and Rackspace Read More. Shared

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5 Things We Learned About The Untapped Potential Of Loyalty Programs To Improve CX

Forrester IT

we were excited to have our colleague, Principal Analyst Emily Collins join us to talk about loyalty programs, and their influence on customer experience. Loyalty programs started 30 plus years ago in the airline industry, as a reaction to deregulation. In Episode 154 of CX Cast (subscribe!), Here are 5 things I learned during our conversation: Airlines started it. Without strict […]. age of the customer

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification

CTOvision

They now offer a certificate program leading to an Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) certificate. Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certificate. The ITPM certificate program will assist insider threat program managers developing a formal insider threat program.

Liftoff Tips for a Social Media Program

CIO Musings

This may shock you, but not all people like stuff that is new and helpful and created during this century.This is perhaps the hardest part of getting a social media program off the ground. So, think before you attempt to launch a social media program and be prepared.

Polycom debuts VoIP device-as-a-service program

IT Toolbox

whose conference phones bear a long history in businesses large and small, has unveiled a month-to-month “device-as-a-service” pilot program with the intention of increasing flexibility while cutting costs for both VoIP service providers and end-user voice subscribers. The new program enables North American customers to use the best and latest VoIP phonesPolycom Inc.,

Top 8 Highly Paid and in-demand Programming Languages in 2018

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Top 8 Highly Paid and in-demand Programming Languages in 2018 - Information Technology Blog. “Everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think”…Steve Jobs.

Building a Realistic and Effective Data Program Governance Strategy

CTOvision

Making such distinctions is a major reason why it's important to distinguish between data management and data program governance, as I discussed in Thinking About “Data Program Governance.”. An effective data program governance strategy must address the data-based services you intend to provide to your users. The Sullivan list provides a good foundation for a strategic assessment that will form the basis for constructing a comprehensive data program governance strategy.

Do You Need A Social Media Program?

IT Toolbox

Dozens of articles tell you that if you don't have a social media program you're missing an important part of a modern marketing strategy. Social media is one of the hottest trends in marketing. But before you institute a social media campaign you need to stop and think carefully about what kind, or even whether, you need a social media campaign. It may be that you don't need

New Programs Emerge to Train Big Data Scientists

Data Center Knowledge

As big data gains traction in business, stakeholders like major universities and corporations are investing in programs and facilities to train the next generation of Big Data Scientists.