Data Strategy and Insights Forum: Data Governance Goes Ambient with a Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

data governance data management data strategy Forrester eventsData governance is good for you, they said. Data governance de-risks your business, they said. Data should be owned by the business, they said. How’s that working for you?

Digital Myth No. 4: Your Company Needs A Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

When your CEO asks you for your digital strategy, you could go away and huddle up with your team for a month and produce some voluminous document full of TLAs only to have it sit on the shelf for the next two years. Instead, simply give your CEO a copy of your business strategy.

Developing a PaaS Migration Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In this blog we will look at the steps to create a migration strategy to PaaS including re-platforming legacy applications. Application migrations are often tied to a larger business-level, digital-transformation strategy.

Strategies for Securing Nonprofit Networks

Doctor Chaos

Nonprofits often think about how to attract more volunteers or achieve a greater reach with their fundraising initiatives. However, getting targeted by cybercriminals is a possibility that may not come up for discussion.

Predictions 2019: Automation Will Become Central To Business Strategy And Operations

Forrester IT

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Beware the Strategy Trap(s)

Eric D. Brown

A nice short post over on Farnam Street today highlights the various traps that people and companies can find themselves in when they begin looking at strategy and strategic planning. Lafley titled “ Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works.” Beware the Strategy Trap(s).

Data Strategy & Insights 2018 Forum Workshops Deliver Immediate Dividends

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I’m getting more and more psyched about our first-ever Data Strategy & Insights 2018 Forum as I work on the sessions with my colleagues here at Forrester and with our external speakers. advanced analytics architecture & technology strategy big data business intelligence chief information officer (CIO) customer analytics customer data data governance data insights data integration digital business

Intel Security shifts channel strategy

Computer Weekly

Intel Security adjusts its channel strategy in response to a market shift towards services-based security

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Are You Modernizing Your B2B Go-To-Market Strategies?

Forrester IT

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Turn Voice And Language Innovation Into A Conversational Strategy

Forrester IT

However, conversational marketing is not new: It is simply based on listening to your customers, incorporating feedback into your marketing strategy, and communicating back to them in […].

VMworld 2016: VMware progresses its hybrid strategy

Computer Weekly

Following its partnership with AWS, VMware is honing its hybrid strategy with a suite of tools to manage workloads accros private and public clouds

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Why a Reactive Security Strategy Costs Companies Millions Each Year

CTOvision

The problem with a reactionary strategy is that there is no guarantee threats and breaches will be detected immediately. Trends Cybersecurity security strategyCarol M. Evenson. The Internet is both a blessing and a curse for businesses.

HPE fleshes out IoT strategy

Computer Weekly

HPE is moving from IT to operational technology with a set of products and tie-ups to target industrial internet of things applications

Ex-eBay Infrastructure Chief Takes Over Uber Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Strategies Executive Staffing UberDean Nelson is the new Head of Uber Compute, where Read More.

Are Bots Becoming Key to Learning Poker Strategies?

Doctor Chaos

Ever since poker moved to an online setting in the 2000s, strategies and ways of playing have drastically changed. In a sense, online poker is an entirely different game to the live version in which players sit across a table from each other and have the opportunity to read bodily cues.

Government Transformation Strategy to 'fundamentally' change the way departments operate

Computer Weekly

A background document seen by Computer Weekly outlines details of the forthcoming Government Transformation Strategy

Main Street Cybersecurity: 10 Cost Effective Strategies for confronting Ransomware

CTOvision

As we usher in the new year of 2018, we are confronted with an ever-expanding network-borne threat landscape especially from ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software which is used by malicious actors to encrypt systems or data. When the ransom is paid the key is in some cases provided to unlock the data. […].

Q&A: Branded Manufacturers Digital Commerce Strategies

Forrester IT

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Aligning Business & Technology Strategies

Data Center Knowledge

We talk with Derek Odegard, president and founder of CentricsIT, about aligning business and technology strategies to deliver value and ROI. Read More. Events

Middle East virtualisation strategies mature

Computer Weekly

CIOs in the Middle East are formulating their virtualisation strategies as the region warms to the benefits of cloud computing

All Brands Need A Full-Fledged Digital Commerce Strategy

Forrester IT

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So What is CX Strategy Anyway?

Forrester IT

Talk to 10 different customer experience (CX) professionals and you may get 10 different definitions of what a CX strategy is and what it does. One CX professional from a company with more than $65 billion of funds under management confided in us, “[When we started], we didn’t even know what a CX strategy was […].

How hybrid cloud strategy can help protect your business data

CTOvision

Read how having a hybrid cloud strategy can help you protect your business data on ARN Net : For many businesses, the idea of putting your business data entirely on a public cloud is an idea that’s immediately appealing in its simplicity. Unfortunately, this approach isn’t without its own risks. No solution is perfect, and […]. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News

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Thinking about Robust Strategies for BYOD and Mobile

Eric D. Brown

Organizations have been trying to figured out how to manage this new ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) reality but there are very few organizations that have robust strategies and solutions to manage this new mobile world. Technology Strategy The New CIO

What is Your 2017 Business Strategy?

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock End of year predictions in December are as predictable as tomorrow’s sunrise, but a recent video on 2017 Technology Trends helped me really understand how important a digital transformation strategy is to just about any business executive.

CEO: Level 3 Deal Doesn’t Affect CenturyLink Data Center Strategy Review

Data Center Knowledge

CenturyLink Colocation Connectivity Data Center Strategies Deals Level 3Expects CenturyLink to complete review process by year end as planned Read More.

Let’s Make Data Dance At Forrester’s Data Strategy & Insights 2018 Forum

Forrester IT

Join us in Orlando on December 4, 2018 for Forrester’s first-ever Data Strategy & Insights 2018 Forum. We are super excited to bring you razor-sharp focus to the power of data, analytics, and machine learning. Back to dancing, because that is our conference theme — “Insights To Action: For Real This Time.” ” Data is too often […

Hybrid cloud strategy offers best of both worlds

Computer Weekly

More and more businesses are adopting a hybrid cloud strategy for their datacentre needs. Computer Weekly looks at what’s on offer

Incorporating Mobility into your Technology Strategy

Eric D. Brown

In Thinking about Robust Strategies for BYOD and Mobile , I wrote: A robust strategy for BYOD and mobility requires a re-thinking of the entire enterprise strategy. Has your organization incorporated mobility into your business and technology strategies?

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Federal Strategies for the Startup CEO

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One of our more popular white papers (with over 2000 downloads) is titled " Advice for the Tech Startup CEO Considering a Federal Strategy." Download “Federal Strategies for the Startup CEO” Advice-for-the-tech-startup-CEO.pdf – Downloaded 2226 times – 788 kB.

Cloud by the Megawatt: Inside IBM’s Cloud Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured IBM Site SelectionAll major US hardware vendors have tried and failed to become formidable rivals to Amazon in the cutthroat cloud infrastructure market; all except IBM. Read More.

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Value chain mapping – making sense of executive strategy

Computer Weekly

In this first excerpt from his book on value chain mapping, Simon Wardley explains why business leaders need to understand the importance of maps for corporate strategy

New LinkedIn Data Center Strategy Similar to Microsoft’s

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Strategies Deals LinkedIn MicrosoftSocial network recently shifted to hyperscale data center approach Read More.

Implementing Effective EDI Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In today’s world implementing effective EDI strategy is very challenging. Challenges You’ll Face Without An EDI Strategy: Unable to reconcile EDI transactions to meet the required levels of service. In order to effectively implement the EDI strategy, the Edifecs Transaction Manager should be a leading solution for transaction lifecycle management. Healthcare Strategy connected health EDI Strategy healthcare analytics healthcare IT

Inform your federal growth strategy with Opptiv

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For example, the cartoon below: This struck me as particularly funny since I have seen so many companies approach their new growth strategy this way. For more see: Rethink Your Growth Strategy. By Bob Gourley. Opptiv is a sponsor of Cognitio''s 30 April 2015 Synergy Forum.