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IT - CxO
10 Future Trends And How CIOs Can Keep Ahead In 2020
CIO, December 2nd, 2019
After years of digital disruption and uncertainty, the future enterprise is finally coming into focus. Here's a look at what's ahead for IT organizations
2020 Predictions: Rising Complexity Of Managing Digital Risk
HelpNet Security, December 5th, 2019
Digital risk management experts at RSA Security have released their predictions for 2020, detailing key cyber trends for the year ahead
5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In December
The Enterprisers Project, December 2nd, 2019
Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders
Predict 2020: What Will The New Year Bring?, December 4th, 2019
With the holiday season upon us, our thoughts naturally turn to the next year and what it has in store for us
Top Five Automation Challenges In 2020, According To Forrester Analyst
Information Age, December 4th, 2019
Chris Gardner, principal analyst at Forrester, outlines the top five automation challenges facing CTOs in 2020
Why RPA Is A CIO Priority
CIO, December 2nd, 2019
Cognitive automation technologies are changing our business. RPA is the first step in that evolution. Be part of the business-value realization with RPA
CIO Role: 8 Tips To Get Along Better With The CFO
The Enterprisers Project, December 4th, 2019
Do you feel like finance people are from Mars and IT people are from Venus?
How Can CIOs Become More Customer-Centric?
CIO, December 3rd, 2019
The link between great customer experiences and long-term business success has never been clearer
Are Passwords Now Passe?
Security Boulevard, December 4th, 2019
Originated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1961, passwords have long been a central component of digital security
MFA And The Consequences For Companies Who Don't Use It
CPO Magazine, December 5th, 2019
The reality is that employees do fall for phishing scams and they do share passwords, and if you're not using multi-factor authentication (MFA), your organization is wide open to attacks
IT - Storage
2020 Storage Predictions By Object Matrix
Storage Newsletter, December 6th, 2019
When it comes to media archives most people want to store lots, never have to manage it, and certainly never have to worry about data migration. Oh, and also to pay very little in the meantime
20TB+ HDDs And Beyond For Toshiba
Storage Newsletter, December 4th, 2019
Tracking the nearline HDD capacity curve is quite simple - it is up and to the right
SSD vs. HDD: Choosing Between Solid-State And Hard-Disk Drives
Networkworld, December 2nd, 2019
Before the last hard-disk drive spins down, IT teams need to navigate an HDD-to-SSD transition. Here's a look at current options and best practices
WW External OEM Storage Systems Market Revenue Grew 1.3% Y/Y In 3Q19
Storage Newsletter, December 6th, 2019
All biggest companies down but IBM and Huawei
WW NAND Flash Revenue Grows Quarterly 10% In 3Q19 To $11.9 Billion
Storage Newsletter, December 4th, 2019
Leaders: Samsung (35%), Kioxia (18%), WD (14%), Micron (13.5%), Intel (9%), SK hynix (10%)
IT - Security
3 Modern Myths Of Threat Intelligence
Dark Reading, December 2nd, 2019
More intelligence does not lead to more security. Here's why
How Are Enterprises Coping With The Security Challenges Brought On By Digital Transformation Initiatives?
HelpNet Security, December 2nd, 2019
451 Research has polled IT decision makers at 400 larger companies about the current state of cybersecurity in their organizations
Navigating Security In The Cloud
Dark Reading, December 4th, 2019
Underestimating the security changes that need to accompany a shift to the cloud could be fatal to a business. Here's why
The VPN Is Dying, Long Live Zero Trust
Networkworld, December 4th, 2019
The traditional VPN is being replaced by a smarter, safer approach to network security that treats everyone as equally untrusted
What's New On The Zero Trust Security Landscape In 2019
Business 2 Community, December 2nd, 2019
Forrester added in Checkpoint, Forescout, Google, illumio, MobileIron, Proofpoint, Symantec, and Unisys in their latest Forrester Wave: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers this year
How DNS Filtering Works And Why Businesses Need It
HelpNet Security, December 4th, 2019
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a cornerstone of the internet
What Is Cybersecurity? Definition, Frameworks, Jobs, And Salaries
CSO Online, December 5th, 2019
Cybersecurity covers the whole world of protecting IT from electronic attack-find out how to make that world your career home
The Human Factor: 5 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Is A People Problem
Dark Reading, December 5th, 2019
The industry can only go so far in treating security as a challenge that can be resolved only by engineering
How To Improve Your Sales With The Help Of A CRM System
Business 2 Community, December 3rd, 2019
Increasing sales is the most straightforward way to turn your business into a success, at least in theory
vBeers @ Biergarten Boca - Last vBeers of 2019! Wed 18th
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
HR Must Focus On Employee Skill Development To Grow In 2020
HR Dive, December 4th, 2019
HR professionals will need to focus on developing employee skills to help their organizations grow in 2020, according to Gartner, a research and advisory company
IT's Technology Experience Problem Gets HR Tool
SearchHRSoftware, December 6th, 2019
Technology deployments have been blamed for loss of productivity and even employee resignations. A new tool from Qualtrics could help IT get on top of bad tech experiences
10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of AI In Security
Business 2 Community, December 2nd, 2019
Rapid advances in AI and machine learning are defining cybersecurity's future daily
Amazon Uses ML To Transcribe Medical Speech
datanami, December 3rd, 2019
Medical applications are emerging as an attractive market for AI developers pitching machine learning solutions that also meet strict regulatory requirements for protecting patient privacy
How Will AI Change Gaming Industry In The Next 20 Years?
SmartDataCollective, December 3rd, 2019
How will AI change gaming industry for the better over the next few decades? Read on for more information and what to expect
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) In 2020: 5 Trends To Watch
The Enterprisers Project, December 3rd, 2019
What's next for robotic process automation? Look for reality checks about fit, new partnerships between IT and HR, and increasing use of RPA for security tasks
What To Ask When Implementing Machine Learning
EnterpriseAI, December 2nd, 2019
Successfully operationalizing machine learning models in production environments can be incredibly difficult, as the industry has already seen
IT - Humor
Shell Game
ComputerWorld, December 6th, 2019
Jeez, working backwards usually saves troubleshooting time.
Sometimes You Win One
ComputerWeekly, December 2nd, 2019
The old run-around pays off
Throwback Thursday: Bank Error In Your Favor, Collect $100,000
ComputerWorld, December 5th, 2019
Adjust this story for inflation
Wayback Wednesday: If It Works, Don't Knock It
ComputerWorld, December 4th, 2019
And now our printer is just like all the others.
IT - Technology
Researchers Experiment With Glass-Based Storage That Doesn't Require Electronics Cooling
Networkworld, December 5th, 2019
A Microsoft Research project uses laser optics and artificial intelligence to store data in quartz glass
Top Raspberry Pi Alternatives For 2020
ZDNet, December 4th, 2019
What are the best Raspberry Pi alternatives to kick off projects in 2020? Here's my list
IT - Bitcoin
Bitcoin Moves Staggering $8.9 Billion USD In Single Record-Setting Hour
CCN, December 5th, 2019
The bitcoin network peaked an all-time in on-chain volume, processing nearly $9 billion in value in a single hour
IT - Blockchain
How Blockchain Will Kill Fake News (And Four Other Predictions For 2020)
ComputerWorld, December 2nd, 2019
As blockchain gains credibility in the marketplace, it's being piloted for uses never before considered. But the nascent technology will need to mature, both technically and as a part of a more complete ecosystem, before seeing widespread adoption
The Current State Of Blockchain And Where It's Going, December 5th, 2019
Take a look at the ecosystem and the projects trying to solve some of the limitations of blockchain technology
5 ERP Implementation Best Practices Cios Should Know
SearchERP, December 5th, 2019
Deploying a new ERP system is a risky endeavor, and danger lurks at every turn. Learn how to lower the risk of failure with these five tried-and-true best practices
Gift Guide: VR Gear You Won't Feel Stupid For Buying
TechCrunch, December 6th, 2019
Welcome to TechCrunch's 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We're here to help!
IT - Server
Standard Hardware Fueling Datacenter Boom
EnterpriseAI, December 4th, 2019
Datacenter construction is booming in the second half of 2019 as cloud providers and co-location service providers embrace common platforms that scale to accommodate data-driven applications and services
Top Server Monitoring Vendors
eWeek, December 7th, 2019
Good server monitoring software is able to check everything about your system and notify admins in advance of a problem
Worldwide Server Market Revenue Declined 6.7% Year Over Year In The Third Quarter Of 2019, According To IDC
HPCWire, December 7th, 2019
In terms of server class, volume server revenue was down 4.0% to $17.9 billion
The Foundational Era Of Open Source, December 4th, 2019
Contrary to popular belief, software is not eating the world. Open source software is eating the world
Top 4 Open Source Automation Tools For Admins
SearchDataCenter, December 3rd, 2019
Open source offerings are an easy way to bring automation into your organization. When selecting software, evaluate the user experience, main features offered and Linux support
When - And When Not - To Use Open Source Apache Cassandra, Kafka, Spark And Elasticsearch
datanami, December 3rd, 2019
Just about all technology decision-making must meet two essential criteria: it must enable you to meet your business goals and it must work well alongside the rest of your technology stack
IT - DevOps
3 Ways to Kick off a DevOps Program
Information Age, December 5th, 2019
Timing is everything, but so is knowing how CI/CD, IaC, and AIops can impact your business
The Executive Playbook For DevOps
Forbes, December 6th, 2019
Just like no two playbooks for the NFL or the NBA are alike, the same is true for DevOps playbooks
The Role of DevOps in Custom Software Development, December 5th, 2019
Hundreds of tech giants and big retail companies such as Etsy, Netflix, Amazon and Target have adopted an ecosystem called DevOps
IT - Cloud
How IT Teams Can Securely Accelerate Cloud Adoption
GCN, December 3rd, 2019
Over the past several years, IT modernization has become a focal point for federal agencies -- many of which still rely on a legacy infrastructure
IT - Networks
5G, Wi-Fi 6, And The Replacement Complex
Network Computing, December 3rd, 2019
5G and Wi-Fi 6 will both play a role in creating powerful end-user experiences for years to come
A Deep Dive Into The Differences Between 4G And 5G Networks
SearchNetworking, December 4th, 2019
Yes, 4G and 5G network architectures will differ, but organizations may not see change for some time. This feature explores 4G and 5G differences and lays out what you should know
IT - IoT
5G IoT Security: Opportunity Comes With Risks
HelpNet Security, December 2nd, 2019
Slowly but surely, 5G digital cellular networks are being set up around the world
FBI Recommends That You Keep Your IoT Devices On A Separate Network
ZDNet, December 6th, 2019
The FBI also recommends changing factory-set (default) passwords and not allowing an IoT device's accompanying mobile app to gain access to too many smartphone permissions
IT - Careers
5 IT Career Tips From Pros Who Know
InformationWeek, December 6th, 2019
For those looking to put their best foot forward or get unstuck from a career plateau, we've collected tips from IT pros who have navigated a successful career
Fearless Job Hunting
Ask The Headhunter, December 2nd, 2019
In the December 3, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader gets a job offer that may deserve a NO
Top 10 Technical Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2020
CIO, December 5th, 2019
Landing the perfect IT job is never easy, but certain, in-demand skills can smooth the way. Here are the top IT skills employers will be looking for in 2020
IT - Virtualization
Benefits Of Virtualization Highlighted In Top 10 Stories Of 2019
SearchVirtualDesktop, December 6th, 2019
Based on our top 10 most-read stories of 2019, IT pros sought to learn the benefits of virtualization, as well as the drawbacks, as the technology gained ground
IT - Compliance
Survey Finds Most Firms Don't Respond To GDPR Requests In Time
ComputerWeekly, December 3rd, 2019
Most organisations do not respond to requests for GDPR data in the one month allowed, while many return incorrect data. The education sector does best, but the public sector lags behind
IT - Email
Dark Mode Designs: The Future Of Email
Business 2 Community, December 5th, 2019
There is a lot of debate on the execution of dark mode in emails
IT - Big Data
TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for November 2019
insideBIGDATA, December 2nd, 2019
In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA
IT - Encryption
Current Encryption Algorithms Still Strong, NIST Official Says
GCN, December 6th, 2019
Despite industry claims that a quantum computer can now solve a problem beyond the power of classical computers
Setting New Record For Cracking Encryption Keys
Homeland Security News Wire, December 6th, 2019
An international team of computer scientists had set a new record for two of the most important computational problems which are the basis for nearly all of the public-key cryptography which is currently used in the real world
IT - Java
The Next Decade Of Java
Wikibon, December 6th, 2019
The premise of this research is that Java is a leading application platform, has a good strategy for supporting the CI/CD continuous development model, and is embracing on-premises and cloud deployments
Why Use Java For Mobile App Development
AmongTech, December 5th, 2019
An object-oriented language, Java is extremely popular and leads the pack when it comes to Android app development
IT - Developer
10 Bad Programming Habits We Secretly Love
InfoWorld, December 2nd, 2019
Breaking the rules can bring a little thrill - and produce better, more efficient code
Java vs. Python: Which Should You Choose?, December 4th, 2019
Compare the two most popular programming languages in the world, and let us know which one you prefer in our poll
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