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Digital-first customer service solutions deliver highly automated service

Forrester IT

There is no single customer service solution that is ideal for all sizes of organizations; all industries; or all business model.

OODA Training Event: Master the Skills of Spies, Investigators and Journalists


OODA is pleased to offer this unique online training event with OODA Expert Jen Hoar. OODA Network Members receive 50% off (if you are not a member yet, take […]. CTO Events News OODA

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CX Reality Day: What Will You Discover?

Forrester IT

This Wednesday, July 15th, we’re inviting executives from all companies — large and small, B2B, and B2C — to participate in our inaugural CX Reality Day.

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OODA Special Report: A CTO’s Perspective on Technology Debt in M&A


Technical due diligence is designed to identify the risks and opportunities of technology, including the technology developed and sold by the firm being evaluated, but also the technology being used […]. CTO News Due Diligence OODA Technical Debt technology due diligence

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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.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

How Poor Pandemic Management Destroys A Brand As the rest of the UK started emerging from lockdown, the city of Leicester saw local restrictions reimposed due to a second wave of infections.

Should We Be Scared of AI?


Check out Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes concerning people’s fears surrounding AI: Recently major names in the technology industry have been talking about why the potential applications of artificial intelligence […].

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Cascading Security Through the Internet of Things Supply Chain


Read Trey Herr, Nathaniel Kim and Bruce Schneier take a look at the security of the Internet of Things supply chain on Lawfare Blog : The “internet of things” (IoT) […].

“All Right, You Made Your Point. Now What Do We Do About It?”

Forrester IT

On Wednesday, July 15, we’re inviting executives from all companies — large and small, B2B, and B2C — to participate in our inaugural CX Reality Day and test out the real experiences that their brand delivers to customers.

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10 Reasons Why The Cloud Is The Future Of Industrial Monitoring


Cloud platforms’ reliability, security, and scale are defining the future of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)-based real-time industrial monitoring. By adopting cloud-based technologies to provide a 360-degree view of […].

How to Detect Fakes During Global Unrest Using AI and Blockchain

Information Week

Until the next technical evolution, current blockchain and AI/ML applications will continue to raise the trustworthiness bar in our zero-trust world

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!

Has Blockchain Hit The Wall?


Read why Martin Boyd says that blockchain technology seems to have hit a brick wall on Forbes : It was 4 o’clock in the morning and I had just spent […].


10 Ways AI Is Transforming Enterprise Software

Information Week

AI capabilities are showing up in places you might not expect

Why it’s important to operationalize big data into daily tasks


Read why Mary Shacklett says that big data analytics should be used to do more than just deliver reports to decision-makers on the Tech Republic : Big data analytics is […].

What is the Role of the Tech Lead in Agile?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Tech lead is a role many organizations assign without providing a role description or defined responsibilities. That's because it's often used as a role on an initiative, product, project, or team, and not a formal job description.

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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.

How to Assess More Sophisticated IoT Threats


Read Jack Mannino explain how to detect sophisticated Internet of Things cyber threats on Dark Reading : As devices and technologies connecting us to the world evolve, cybercriminals are evolving […].

Skydio raises $100 million, announces enterprise-focused drone lineup

Venture Beast

Drone startup Skydio today announced it raised $100 million. Coinciding with this, it unveiled a new lineup of enterprise drone products. Read More.

Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18th on PC

The Verge

Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18th for PC. Microsoft has been holding private alpha testing of the new game in recent months, and it’s ready for preorder and preinstall today.

UiPath raises $225 million to automate repetitive back-office tasks

Venture Beast

Robotic process automation firm UiPath raised $225 million at a $10.2 billion valuation, making it one of the most valuable RPA companies in the world. Read More.

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.

SCCM Patch Status SQL Query Based on Particular Collection | ConfigMgr


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Microsoft’s AI generates voices that sing in Chinese and English

Venture Beast

In a paper, researchers at Microsoft detail an AI system that can generate singing voices by training on publicly available data. Read More. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence machine learning Microsoft music research singing song

Google is reportedly facing a new antitrust probe from California

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. California has reportedly opened its own antitrust investigation into Google, Politico reports , which would mean the search giant is now facing antitrust probes from every state in the US bar one.

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Comcast credits AI software for handling the pandemic internet traffic crush

Venture Beast

Comcast said investments in artificial intelligence software and network capacity have helped it deal with ongoing demand from the pandemic. Read More.

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?

Sony Xperia 1 II review: it’s a stretch

The Verge

The camera system is new and intriguing, but the phone is overpriced Sony’s new Xperia 1 II smartphone is purpose-built for one very specific thing: to make your phone work a little bit more like a standalone Sony Alpha camera.

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Ryzen 7 1700 vs. Ryzen 3 3300X: GPU Scaling, 8 Old Cores vs. 4 New Cores


AMD's old-time favorite, the Ryzen 7 1700 seems to have aged rather well. Budget PC builders right now can choose between a Ryzen 3 3300X or a second hand R7 1700 for $130. The 3300X is a 4-core/8-thread CPU that enjoys all the advantages of the Zen 2 architecture, while

Anti-Mask Idiots Rally at Florida Restaurant As State Becomes Covid-19 Epicenter


Anti-mask advocates rallied over the weekend at a restaurant in Florida, the current covid-19 capital of the world, insisting that no one should wear a mask to fight the spread of the deadly disease.


Google announces $10 billion ‘digitization fund’ for India

Venture Beast

Google said it will spend around $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years through equity investments and tie-ups. Read More. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Alphabet category-/Business & Industrial category-/Internet & Telecom category-/News Google INdia

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.

Security Researchers Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Them

SecureWorld News

Typically, you can distinguish between a cybercriminal and a security researcher. But according to The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the current scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) fails to account for the distinction.

Apple will goose 5G sales in late 2020, but does anyone still care?

Venture Beast

The first 5G iPhones will dramatically grow the installed base of 5G devices by year's end, but will that matter to users, or just analysts and investors? Read More.

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Superstrata unveils ‘world’s first’ 3D-printed unibody electric bike

The Verge

Image: Superstrata. Arevo is not a well-known name in the cycling world. But the Silicon Valley-based company is using its expertise in composites manufacturing and 3D printing to produce the “world’s first” 3D-printed unibody electric bike. (It’s

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Lego is making a Nintendo Entertainment System set, and I want it

Venture Beast

Nintendo and Lego are continuing their partnership with a Lego Nintendo Entertainment System that is launching August 1, according to reports. Read More.

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.