Sat.Sep 26, 2020 - Fri.Oct 02, 2020

IoT Security: Don’t Sacrifice Data for Usability

CTOvision

Read why Christos Kalantzis says that organizations should not sacrifice data for the usability of the Internet of Things on Security Boulevard: Over the last decade, we’ve seen truly innovative […].

Prioritize Digital Business Initiatives to Accelerate Into the Future

CEB IT

The events of 2020 have caused many organizations to push digital initiatives forward at unprecedented speed. This acceleration of digital business means making choices about which initiatives move forward or slow down.

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IT 2020 Emphasizes Speed, More Change Afoot for 2021

Information Week

ServiceNow CIO Chris Bedi said this COVID-19 pandemic year has meant urgency and the need for speed for IT organizations. But what's coming in the year ahead

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Xbox Series X impressions: No going back to Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Venture Beast

I have Xbox Series X impressions after playing with the console for a week, and now I don't think I can return to the PS4 or Xbox One. Read More.

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

You’ve Heard Of Robots; What Are Cobots

CTOvision

Read Kathleen Walch’s article in Forbes about collaborate robots, also called cobots, and how companies are using these robots in a variety of ways. Czech writer Karel ?apek apek first coined […].

2 Megatrends Dominate the Gartner Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2020

CEB IT

Despite the global impact of COVID-19, 47% of artificial intelligence (AI) investments were unchanged since the start of the pandemic and 30% of organizations actually planned to increase such investments, according to a Gartner poll.

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Google’s Epic response: Android 12 will make it easier to install app stores

Venture Beast

Google will make it easier to use third-party app stores with Android 12. Google will enforce its Payments Policy for in-app purchases of digital goods. Read More.

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Google Cloud AI Prediction Service Becomes Generally Available

CTOvision

Google announced the general availability of AI Prediction service, a key component of its AI Platform. The service supports hosting the models trained in popular machine learning frameworks including TensorFlow, […].

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Fix ConfigMgr Tenant Attach Error 401 403 | Missing Config| SCCM

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have received an error 401 (403) when I tried to access Run Script or CMPivot blade from the Intune portal after the ConfigMgr tenant attach.

5 Recommendations on How Much To Invest in Agile and Scrum Courses

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you considering getting formally trained or certified in agile methodologies or scrum? Are you looking to become a certified scrum master, or maybe get trained in an agile framework such as SAFe or LeSS, or specialize in agile transformation with classes like StarCIO Agile Planning?

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Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Ekto’s robotic boots may solve VR locomotion problems

Venture Beast

The Ekto One is a pair of robotic boots that the company claims are capable of keeping you in one spot while you walk forward in VR. Read More. AR/VR Business category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Science/Engineering & Technology

Intelligent IoT: Bringing the power of AI to the Internet of Things

CTOvision

The IoT is getting smarter. Companies are incorporating artificial intelligence—in particular, machine learning—into their Internet of Things applications and seeing capabilities grow, including improving operational efficiency and helping avoid unplanned […].

Blockchain Use Primed to Accelerate in the COVID-19 Era

Information Week

While still early in maturation, blockchain technologies are positioned to solve some of the problems of today and serve as the core infrastructure for the solutions of tomorrow

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5 more things to know about ransomware

Tech Republic Security

Ransomware continues to be a cybersecurity threat. Tom Merritt lists five additional things to know about ransomware

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Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.

Will RISC-V be a contender now that Nvidia is buying Arm?

Venture Beast

RISC-V International CEO Calista Redmond shares her thoughts on Nvidia's pending acquisition of Arm and why she believes RISC-V is a contender. Read More. AI Big Data Business Calista Redmond category-/Computers & Electronics RISC-V RISC-V International

Blockchain technology is future of Twitter: Jack Dorsey

CTOvision

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has once again reiterated that Bitcoin and Blockchain technology is the future of his micro-blogging platform to keep it more secure from hackers. Dorsey […].

How to Grow Your IT Career from Engineer to Director

Association of Information Technology Professional

Advanced IT jobs require more than just technical skills. You’ll need to develop people skills, planning skills and learn how to make tough calls — even when they make people unhappy

Intel Shares Its Transformation Strategy at DevOps World

Information Week

Changing human behavior and leadership support were integral to driving a more agile approach to software and firmware development

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Nine Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

Pew: 26% of U.S. adults get their news from YouTube

Venture Beast

A Pew Research Center found that 26% of U.S. adults get their news from YouTube through a mix of media organizations and indepenent channels. Read More. Business Media Social category-/News/Politics disinformation Google Pew Research Center Social Media YouTube

CSPM Vs. CIEM: Demystifying Two Popular Cloud Security Acronyms

CTOvision

Read Shai Morag explain the difference between cloud security posture management (CSPM) and cloud infrastructure entitlements management (CIEM) on Forbes: The growing migration, in virtually every industry, of enterprise IT […].

A week with the Xbox Series X: load times, game performance, and more

The Verge

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge. An early look at Microsoft’s next-gen console I’ve spent the past week with an Xbox Series X in my living room. I’ve played a variety of games on this preview unit, testing load times, performance, and some of the new Series X features.

Scientists Created an Enzyme Cocktail That Eats Plastic

GizModo VR

A gross fact of life is that we’re all ingesting plastic. Turtles eat plastic. Birds eat plastic. And one study found that humans eat a credit card worth of plastic each week. Now, scientists have engineered enzymes to eat plastic, too—but that may actually be a good thing. Read more.

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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!

Facebook open-sources RAG, an AI model that retrieves documents to answer questions

Venture Beast

Facebook has open-sourced RAG, an AI model that retrieves documents from databases to answer challenging natural language questions. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/Science Facebook HuggingFace machine learning Open source RAG

SpaceX provides Starlink satellites to help Washington state towns get online after wildfires

GeekWire

Washington state emergency officials are using SpaceX satellites to provide internet access in Malden, Wash., after wildfires took out most of the small town in Eastern Washington. Washington Emergency Management Division Photo).

The Home Depot is selling a new Google Chromecast that hasn’t been announced

The Verge

Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge. Google’s Pixel 5 event is scheduled for this Wednesday, but some of the company’s other new gadgets are already appearing on store shelves.

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Cybersecurity: How to properly perform vulnerability assessments in your organization

Tech Republic Security

Assessing the security posture of devices is an important part of securing data and communications. Follow these steps to make sure you do it correctly

The Complete Guide to Distributed Tracing

Distributed tracing is a diagnostic technique that reveals how a set of services coordinate to handle individual user requests. Distributed tracing helps enable loosely coupled work across teams for fast, independent problem-solving.

Amsterdam and Helsinki launch algorithm registries to bring transparency to public deployments of AI

Venture Beast

Amsterdam and Helsinki today launched AI registries to detail how each city uses algorithms to deliver services. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev Enterprise AI ethics Amsterdam artificial intelligence European Union Helsinki machine learning

New research from Fred Hutch shows that an app can dramatically help smokers quit

GeekWire

Jonathan Bricker, professor at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Fred Hutch Photo). An app developed by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is nearly four times more effective at helping smokers quit than the average success rate for those trying to kick cigarettes.

HyperJuice’s new stackable GaN charger supports up to 1600W and 48 USB-C ports

The Verge

Image: Hyper. Hyper, a gadget maker known best for its small and ultra-fast gallium nitride (GaN) chargers under the HyperJuice brand, is back on Kickstarter with a new plug that’s even more impressive than its last: a stackable GaN charger that can support an eye-popping 1600W of passthrough power.

How to add filters to images in Photos app on Windows 10

TechnoBezz

Photos app on Windows 10 comes as a built-in app and it has plenty of useful features. If you are looking for tools for basic editing, you will find them there. In addition, the app comes with the option that allows you to add filters to your images.

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.