2017

5 Cybersecurity Need-to-Knows When Preventing Expensive Data Breaches

CTOvision

Carol M. Evenson. Security breaches can happen to any organization. As more and more companies utilize mobile technology to access and connect with resources the threat of a security breach increases exponentially.

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Business Chatbots Taking Over

Cloud Musings

Chat apps characteristics make them very appealing to businesses and marketers. Prominent ones include their size, user retention, usage rates, and user demographics. In fact, the combined user base of the top four chat apps is larger than that of the top four social networks.

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Five Reasons Retailers Need to Invest In People

Forrester IT

Five reasons to invest in store labor Labor was 43% of retail operating expenses based on our last US census data, but retailers haven’t been spending more on employee training [1].

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Why You Need to Rethink Your IT Operating Model

CEB IT

The current wave of digitization disrupting the world’s companies is broader than past efforts.

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Getting started with a career in Cyber Security and Information Security

Doctor Chaos

The Information Security Profession – Where do I Start? I am often asked by individuals to provide advice or guidance on how to get started in the field of information security.

Driving Digital: The CIO's Playbook

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to Landmark Ventures and Anthony Juliano for a great CIO Summit last week and for giving me a speaking spot for Driving Digital: The CIO's Playbook.

6 Ways to Improve Security on Your Android Device

IT Toolbox

Since there are many android smartphone users surfing the internet on a daily basis, we have decided to give you six simple ways to improve the security on your android device

More than a million Gmail and Yahoo account credentials on sale

Computer Weekly

Usernames, email addresses and plaintext passwords of more than a million Yahoo and Gmail accounts are reportedly on sale on the dark web, posing a threat to corporate security

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Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

CTOvision

Carol M. Evenson. Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology.

Digital Transformation Driven by ITaaS

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock When executing an effective digital transformation strategy, management is tasked with placing the right workload into the most appropriate IT environment.

What Exactly The Heck Are Prescriptive Analytics?

Forrester IT

Prescriptive analytics is about using data and analytics to improve decisions and therefore the effectiveness of actions. Isn't that what all analytics should be about?

10 New Information Security Roles for the Digitization Era

CEB IT

High demand and a limited pool of people with the right skills and experience make information security staffing a perennial challenge. Further complicating things is the fact that information security teams have not yet adapted to their changing role in digitizing companies.

Dell BIOS Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

Recently, we ran into a problem when we discovered some of the newer laptops were not automatically disabling the WiFi when connected to ethernet. What made the task even more difficult was that all of our Dell Latitude 7480 systems were already deployed.

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What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services for On-Premises and Cloud Deployments

IT Pros Rock!

The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) platform has been refined in Windows Server 2016.

Survey: On-Prem Data Centers Lowest Investment Priority for IT Shops

Data Center Knowledge

Surprise, surprise: Public cloud sucking money away from in-house enterprise data centers Read More. Business

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Preparing For Cloud: Oracle Cloud-Ready Infrastructure

Chuck's Blog - EMC

These days, talking to IT leaders about cloud is eerily like talking about retirement. Even though it might not be here yet, you know it's coming soon -- and investing for the future is prudent. While individual strategies vary, common themes are thankfully starting to emerge.

What discipline should CIO master to drive transformation?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Several years ago, I was in a forum where a CIO I deeply respect admitted to me that the hardest thing for him to do on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis was manage his time. Time was his biggest issue? Not a demanding CEO? Not firefighting the latest operational issue? Not trying trying to get a team to align on priorities or technical strategy? We all have struggles managing our time and. about me cio digital transformation leadership

Check Out Our New Website!

The Investing Edge

No, you haven’t landed on the wrong page. We at Ascent Venture Partners are proud to present our shiny new website! I think you would agree – it was about time. Being a 30+ year old firm, we’ve gone through a number of website iterations.

Cyber security not a priority for most sectors, study finds

Computer Weekly

Despite data breaches costing UK firms nearly £30bn in 2016, cyber security is still not a priority for most UK industry sectors, a study has revealed

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Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017

CTOvision

Nathaniel Crocker. Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017. In billiards, you must call your shot ahead of time. You don’t get any points for luck. With that in mind, here are my on-the-record predictions for 2017. Trend #1 – Self Driving Cars.

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Both Sides of Enterprise Mobility

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock Enterprise mobility has become table stakes in the world of business. The ability to access current information at any time, from anywhere, on any device has really become a cliché.

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Does Your Channel Run In A Silo?

Forrester IT

I have spent my entire career in the channel. With 75% of world trade flowing through indirect channels according to the World Trade Organization, I’m always interested in seeing how businesses organize, manage, and execute their partner and alliance programs.

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The Skills all IT Professionals Will Need for 2020

CEB IT

Digitization is changing every aspect of a big company , from the way it uses technology to create its products, to the way it markets and sells them to customers, to the way it runs its operations to make all of that happen.

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MDT Windows Updates Build Report

Mick's IT Blog

I found it nice to be able to get a clean, filtered report on what Windows updates got installed during the build process. This allows me to inject those updates into the MDT Packages so they get injected into the image before it is laid down to speed the process up.

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Massive Performance, Scale and Manageability Gains in Hyper-V with Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

In this episode , you’ll learn about the huge performance and scale improvements made available with Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016.

Here are the 10 Largest Data Center Providers in the World

Data Center Knowledge

Bigger is better when it comes to success in data center services, and here’s who the biggest players are Read More. Colocation Featured

Oracle's Massive Cloud Deal With AT&T

Chuck's Blog - EMC

For those of you following industry cloud adoption -- and trying to figure out how the horse race between the four big players is shaking out -- today's news is certainly worth considering. AT&T is agreeing to move a significant number of their Oracle databases to the Oracle Cloud.

How to handle detractors to digital transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

It takes a lot of effort to align an organization to a digital strategy and digital transformation program. They are disruptive programs that aim to drive growth through new products and customer experiences and not everyone in the front office is going to want a new direction. They also require changes to the underlying business processes by advancing customer service capabilities, cio digital transformation leadership organizational change