Thu.Apr 02, 2020

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment


In 2020, the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17%, according to Gartner. The expected $266.4 billion increase, up by 10% from 2019, continues to spur the adoption of public could.

The State Of Remote Work During COVID-19: An Update On Forrester’s Research

Forrester IT

Remote Work Is Having Its Moment Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve fielded dozens of inquiries from companies across the globe that are transitioning their workforces from the office into the home. For many, this is a new, difficult, and scary transition, one in which the stakes are high.

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ConfigMgr 2002 List of New Features Enhancements MEMCM SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft released the latest version 2002 of Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM). In this post, we will go through a quick overview of the ConfigMgr 2002 list of new features and enhancements.

Cloud Players And Research Groups Join The Fight Against COVID-19 With High-Performance Computing

Forrester IT

Last week, the federal government announced the launch of its COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, a unique public/private industry initiative to support researchers across the globe to harness and leverage supercomputers in the US.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19

Information Week

Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic

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How to use Hangouts Meet to share your screen in video meetings

Tech Republic Cloud

Learn how to use Hangouts Meet in G Suite to share screens from the web and from iOS devices while in video meetings

5 Things You Need to Launch Virtual Visits, COVID-19-Related or Otherwise (April 2)

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This first week of April, if you are a hospital system, you are likely in the process of moving all available visits to virtual care; with in-person interactions limited due to the coronavirus crisis, virtual care is now the only way to get most patients the care they need.

How to Choose the Right eBook Distribution Platform


What is eBook distribution? eBook distribution is a complex and ever-evolving process with new players constantly entering the market as some existing ones closing shop. As the eBook publishing business grows, it is important to keep abreast with the changing business demands.

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Microsoft to hospitals: 11 tips on how to combat ransomware

Tech Republic Security

Hospitals are under cyberattack even as they struggle to combat the coronavirus. Microsoft is offering hospitals security tips to try to help

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Coronavirus to cause deep cuts in IT spending this year, according to IDC

Tech Republic Data Center

IDC slashes its earlier IT spending predictions for 2020 with a slowdown in PCs, tablets, mobile phones and peripherals as well as server/storage and network hardware

How Coronavirus can make open-source movements flourish and fix our healthcare systems


Five experts went live with educational sessions at our community site DN Club and told us about technology in times of coronavirus. Where are we heading in the crisis and how can the tech community contribute to finding solutions? Even though we are moving towards difficult times, there might be.

Survey: 37% of workers unaware of ransomware, putting businesses at risk

Tech Republic Security

Almost 40% of employees surveyed admitted to not knowing what ransomware is, and many of them have already been victims, according to security provider Kaspersky

NXP partners with Microsoft Azure RTOS to facilitate edge-to-cloud development

Tech Republic Cloud

The collaboration will reduce a developer's time to market across both industrial and IoT edge applications

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Targeted cyberattacks surpass mass attacks for 2019

Tech Republic Security

Cybercriminals are increasingly directing targeted attacks at specific organizations or individuals, says security provider Positive Technologies

Setting up etcd with Kubeadm, containerd Edition

Scott Lowe

In late 2018, I wrote a couple of blog posts on using kubeadm to set up an etcd cluster. The first one was this post , which used kubeadm only to generate the TLS certs but ran etcd as a systemd service. I followed up that up a couple months later with this post , which used kubeadm to run etcd as a static Pod on each system.

Most consumers worry about online privacy but many are unsure how to protect it

Tech Republic Security

People have taken actions to better protect their information but feel they need to do more, according to a survey from NortonLifeLock

How to Be Successful with Desktop-as-a-Service, Part 2: Security, Endpoints, Management, and Culture


"How to Be Successful with DaaS: Part 2" focuses on identity management and security, endpoint devices, workspace and application management, and company culture

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Humanizing Business with Digital Transformation


Think about the last time you bought something that a close friend recommended. How easy was it to trust their endorsement? What made their word so much stronger than the dozens of other brands trying to sell you the same item