June, 2020

Gartner Top 9 Security and Risk Trends for 2020

CEB IT

The shortage of technical security staff, the rapid migration to cloud computing, regulatory compliance requirements and the unrelenting evolution of threats continue to be the most significant ongoing major security challenges.

Trends 311

The Pandemic Recession Demands a Digital Response

Forrester IT

Digital transformation was never optional. But most firms treated it that way, applying digital technology in dribs and drabs — until COVID-19 shuttered economies and forever altered the patterns of life and work and commerce. That is, until uncertainty and volatility became the new normal.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Technology and Its Limits: Transformation is About People

Information Week

In the argot of today's technology world, transformation is about "People + Machine." The machine alone is, well, just a machine

165
165

Accelerate Digital Transformation With The Right Strategic Partner

Forrester IT

In March 2020, as the implications of a global shutdown of physical offices became apparent, executives responsible for digital initiatives went into overdrive. If your firm is already digitally advanced, it’s likely to be faring far better than less advanced competitors by now.

376
376

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Do Channel Vendors Need Public Relations Anymore?

Forrester IT

The communications industry is facing a perfect storm of converging forces, from COVID-19 to the rise of influencer marketing and even AI. At Forrester, we research around 10,000 global technology vendors that utilize indirect sales and often get asked about the value of PR in the channel.

Use These First Principles To Succeed With Robotic Process Automation In 2020

Forrester IT

Let’s just say that one measure of the hype that surrounds any emerging technology is the amount of new (and largely superfluous) jargon that it generates. Enterprise automation market needs pragmatic advice The market for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been in hypergrowth for a while now.

More Trending

Jump-Start Your E-Commerce Platform in 3 Steps

CEB IT

Social-distancing norms and lockdown measures during the COVID-19 pandemic have increased the need for customers to shop online. Brands that had a strong digital presence find themselves at an advantage in catering to this increased online traffic.

B2C 220

The CIO?s Guide to Serverless Computing

CEB IT

The term “serverless computing” is a misnomer: The technology eliminates the need for infrastructure provisioning and management, but certainly does not eliminate the need for servers.

ACM calls for governments and businesses to stop using facial recognition

Venture Beast

ACM, one of the largest computer science orgs in the world, today called for the halt of facial recognition use by governments and businesses in the U.S. Read More. AI Business category-/Law & Government

The biggest hacks, data breaches of 2020 (so far)

CTOvision

In January, Microsoft disclosed a data breach occurring through one of the tech giant’s internal customer support databases. Microsoft said anonymized user analytics, contained in roughly 250 million entries, were exposed. […].

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Channel Software Tech Stack 2020 – PRM, TCMA, Ecosystem, Incentives, Channel Data, Learning, Readiness, and Pricing

Forrester IT

^^ CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SCREEN ^^ The channel technology stack is a group of technologies that firms leverage to plan with, find, recruit, onboard, develop, enable, incentivize, co-sell with, co-market with, manage, measure, and report on partners.

Business Intelligence before Artificial Intelligence

Information Week

BI is the transformation of data from services, including software and assets, into accessible insights and reports. But, otherwise, why is BI important

Deploy Windows 10 2004 Using SCCM | ConfigMgr | MEMCM

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, You will learn about bare metal deployment using the configuration manager (Windows 10 2004 Using SCCM).

The 15-Minute, 7-Slide Security Presentation for Your Board of Directors

CEB IT

When the request comes in to give a cybersecurity presentation to the board, security leaders should jump at the chance to educate the executives. However, a lengthy, in- depth presentation is more likely to leave the board scratching their heads than directing resources the right way.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Microsoft is buying CyberX to bolster its Azure IoT security

Network World

Microsoft has announced it will purchase the industrially focused network security vendor CyberX for an undisclosed sum in an effort to bolster the security capabilities of its Azure IoT platform. The acquisition strikes at the heart of two key IIoT security pain points.

What is Blockchain Technology?

CTOvision

Read David Hamilton explain all the nitty-gritty of blockchain technology on Security.io Its been almost ten years since Satoshi Nakamoto first introduced Blockchain technology to the world in his 2008 […].

335
335

Digital-First Customer Service Solutions Emerge As Their Own Software Category

Forrester IT

Customers expect more from customer service organizations. They expect you to value their time, to make engagement easy, and to deliver answers and resolutions in a highly personal manner and in the context of their actions and journeys.

Why a Master Data Strategy Is Key to Digital Transformation

Information Week

Find out why deploying an effective master data strategy across an enterprise is an important foundation to building a successful digital transformation journey

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

WVD Architecture Changes for v2| New Portal Admin Experience

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Well, it’s not officially WVD v2, instead, it’s new Portal for WVD with new Admin Experience. However, the WVD architecture for the 2020 spring update is changed significantly with the WVD spring release.

4 Lessons Learned From Cloud Infrastructure Adopters

CEB IT

What are the benefits and risks of cloud? What are best practices for managing and governing cloud resources? How should we organize the IT team to best embrace cloud?

Cloud 286

Machine learning in Palo Alto firewalls adds new protection for IoT, containers

Network World

Palo Alto Networks has released next-generation firewall (NGFW) software that integrates machine learning to help protect enterprise traffic to and from hybrid clouds , IoT devices and the growing numbers of remote workers.

The Internet of Things Has a Consent Problem

CTOvision

Read why Stacey Higginbotham says that the Internet of Things has a consent problem on IEEE Blog : Consent has become a big topic in the wake of the Me […].

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Amazon The Disrupter Enters Low-Code Market; Doesn’t Disrupt Anything

Forrester IT

After years of high expectations for Amazon’s low-code platform project, its Honeycode product has finally arrived. Unfortunately, in its present release, Honeycode is far from the market disrupter that we and others expected from Amazon.

344
344

Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum

Information Week

A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam

Study 161

SCCM 2002 Known Issues Bugs Fixes|ConfigMgr

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. In this post, you will learn more about SCCM 2002 known issues. ConfigMgr 2002 is generally available and all SCCM infrastructure with online Service Connection Point.

How To 152

Gartner Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics for 2020

CEB IT

In response to the COVID-19 emergency, over 500 clinical trials of potential COVID-19 treatments and interventions began worldwide. The trials use a living database that compiles and curates data from trial registries and other sources.

Trends 302

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

By chasing the big might, you might just ignore the small

Eric D. Brown

It seems like people are always looking for the ‘next big thing.’ ’ They want that ‘big’ thing to get the ‘big’ improvement for themselves or their organizations.

Artificial Intelligence: The time for ethics is over

CTOvision

If the rules are too weak, there is a too great a risk that our rights and freedoms will be undermined: This currently applies to all applications of artificial intelligence, […].

The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery And Release Automation, Q2 2020

Forrester IT

After releasing “The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery And Release Automation, Q2 2020” earlier this month, it’s a good time to pause and reflect on (in the immortal words of the Grateful Dead) “what a long, strange trip it’s been.”

Devops 356

10 Cyberattacks on the Rise During the Pandemic

Information Week

Cybercrime and cyber espionage have skyrocketed during COVID-19 lockdowns. Are your work-from-home employees aware of these security traps

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.