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IT - CxO
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CIODive's Business Technology Predictions For 2020
CIODive, January 13th, 2020
In 2020, CIOs will spend their days using data to maximize the efficiency of their workforce, as cyberattacks and fierce competition looms large
The State Of Digital Transformation In 2020
CIO, January 13th, 2020
The lessons learned from a decade of digital transformation provide a roadmap for those embarking on their own initiatives. CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World team up to dissect that legacy from every angle
20 IT Resolutions For 2020
CIO, January 14th, 2020
The new decade finds technology changing faster than ever. IT leaders must balance a wide array of priorities in developing a strategic agenda that can keep up
Digital Transformation: 5 Uncomfortable Truths In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, January 13th, 2020
Have big digital transformation plans for the year ahead? These obstacles may already be slowing your progress. Here's how to overcome them
Gartner Forecasts Worldwide IT Spending Will Hit $3.9T This Year
SiliconANGLE , January 15th, 2020
Gartner Inc. says global spending on information technology will rise to $3.9 trillion in 2020, up just a hair from $3.8 trillion
How Can CIOs Avoid Vendor Lock-In And Stop Repeating Past Mistakes?
Information Age, January 13th, 2020
How can CIOs avoid vendor lock-in and stop repeating past mistakes? It's all about open source, according to Martin James, VP EMEA and APAC at Percona
How CIOs And CDOs Can Manage The Combination Of Data And Microservices Applications
Information Age, January 15th, 2020
Microservices are a way to build applications based on small components that are used for specific requirements
How Low-Code Helps CIOs Accelerate Digital Transformation
Information Age, January 16th, 2020
CIOs need to embrace low-code as it can help accelerate digital transformation and application development demands
Strategic News Service's Top 10 Predictions For 2020
eWeek, January 13th, 2020
A futurist and tech analyst takes a look at what we might expect in 2020
Target CIO: Build What Will Provide A Competitive Advantage, Buy The Rest
CIODive, January 17th, 2020
"You can't go anywhere and buy Target.com off the shelf," said CIO Mike McNamara, while speaking at NRF on Monday.
What Is The State Of CIO Tenure Today?
SearchCIO, January 13th, 2020
CIO tenure remains significantly lower than other C-suite positions, and according to experts, it's a result of the age of digital transformation we're currently in
What Good Leaders Do: 3 Key Practices You Can Adopt Today
CIO, January 16th, 2020
Providing good leadership means giving the people on your team the safety and space they need to thrive. Here are three things you can start doing now that will make a big difference in the year ahead
Six Trends Attracting The Attention Of Enterprise Technology Leaders
HelpNet Security, January 16th, 2020
Organizations around the world will accelerate enterprise technology investment in 2020, leveraging digital improvements to make them more competitive, improve connections with consumers, and keep up with the increasing demands of privacy regulation and security needs
CIOs discuss their top priorities for 2020
CIO, January 17th, 2020
At the start of this new year, CIOs are focusing on more than just technological innovations and the latest greatest app or gadget to bring into their organization
IT - MFA
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Multifactor Authentication Critical As Workplaces Get More Connected
GCN, January 14th, 2020
IT leaders across the public and private sector have been doing a great job educating the public on the latest cyber threats and preventative measures
IT - Storage
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2020 Vision: Game-Changing Storage Trends For The Year Ahead
DataCenterNews, January 13th, 2020
As data continues to proliferate at an exponential rate, companies must not only store their data; they must approach data management expertly and look to new approaches
Enterprise Data Storage 2019 Products Of The Year Finalists
SearchStorage, January 13th, 2020
The field of entrants in our 18th annual Products of the Year contest has been winnowed to 50 contenders vying for gold, silver and bronze glory in five data storage categories
IT - Security
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What's Ahead For Digital Identity In 2020?
CSO Online, January 16th, 2020
Events of the past year have set up big changes for digital identity in 2020. Here's recap of what happened and what to expect this year
2020 Forecast: Attackers Will Target Non-Traditional Systems
HelpNet Security, January 14th, 2020
While plenty of attacks will continue to hit traditional targets such operating systems and humans, 2020 will see many attackers taking aim at non-traditional systems
4 Ways Security Leaders Will Redefine Their Strategies In 2020
Information Management, January 14th, 2020
Ponemon's 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Study found that the average cost of a data breach is nearly $4 million, yet the immediate financial reparations are just the beginning of the consequences
How To Mitigate 5 Persistent Application Security Threats
SearchSecurity, January 14th, 2020
The most widely known application security threats are sometimes the most common exploits. Here is a list of the top app threats and their appropriate security responses
What Is Security's Role In Digital Transformation?
CSO Online, January 13th, 2020
With security regaining priority in digital strategies, CISOs are dispersing security responsibility throughout the organization and working to transform the IT culture
Why Firewalls Aren't Going Anywhere
Dark Reading, January 15th, 2020
Written off multiple times as obsolete, firewalls continue to elude demise by adding features and ensuring that VPNs keep humming.
Security 2020: 4 Trends To Watch
The Enterprisers Project, January 14th, 2020
What are the key trends in the enterprise threat landscape in 2020? Here are four security issues you and your teams should focus on in the year ahead
What Is Information Security? Definition, Principles, And Jobs
CSO Online, January 17th, 2020
Information security is a set of practices intended to keep data secure from unauthorized access or alterations. Here's a broad look at the policies, principles, and people used to protect data
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vBeersPlus at New Horizons South Florida, Miami
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
IT - HR
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The Future Of HR Requires Talent Optimization
Business 2 Community, January 14th, 2020
Modern businesses must adapt or fail. New technology, an accelerated pace of change, and shifting consumer priorities make old ways of doing business less effective
Tips On Employee Retention: 3 Things Every Business Should Know
HR Dive, January 16th, 2020
In workplaces around the world - including yours - there's been a shift
IT - AI
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4 Evolving Technologies That Are Empowering Chatbots
AiTHORITY, January 16th, 2020
Chatbots are already transforming industries across the board-and they're only going to become more impactful as technology evolves
Machine Learning Case Studies: How CIOs Experiment Without Adding Talent
The Enterprisers Project, January 17th, 2020
Down-to-earth offshoots of artificial intelligence are increasingly accessible for digital transformation work. These projects tapped into machine learning - with existing talent
The AI Book Every Thinking Human Should Read
TechTalks, January 13th, 2020
Welcome to TechTalks' AI book reviews, a series of posts that explore the latest literature on AI
The State of AI Across 5 Industries
CIODive, January 17th, 2020
Business leaders expect financial and operational upside to artificial intelligence. But motivations aren't the same in every industry
What Is RPA? Everything You Need To Know
IoT Agenda, January 13th, 2020
"Robotic process automation technology is software that can be trained to mimic routine, labor-intensive tasks performed by humans
10 Leading Artificial Intelligence Companies
Datamation, January 17th, 2020
In the artificial intelligence market, these ten leading firms are among the pioneers making AI and machine learning accessible to businesses across multiple sectors
How Machine Learning And Automation Can Modernize The Network Edge
SiliconANGLE , January 17th, 2020
If you want to know the future of networking, follow the money - right to the edge
IT - Humor
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The Third Degree
ComputerWorld, January 14th, 2020
Show me your sheepskin
There's Something Fishy Going Down In The Computer Lab
The Register, January 13th, 2020
Macro or Mackerel? Whatever it is, it looks o-fish-al. We'll get our sealskin coat
It's The Manglement
Computerworld, January 17th, 2020
A lesson in the value of contracts
Throwback Thursday: Sounds Like Managerial Experience To Us
ComputerWorld, January 16th, 2020
It's important to double up on the redundancies
IT - Technology
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5 Tech Trends In 2020: Quantum Computing, AR/VR, 5G, And More
TechRepublic, January 14th, 2020
This year will see the commercialization of high-level tech that gained ground in 2019, CB Insights found
Cache Is King
TheNextPlatform, January 16th, 2020
The gap between the performance of processors, broadly defined, and the performance of DRAM main memory, also broadly defined, has been an issue for at least three decades when the gap really started to open up
IT - Blockchain
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Advantages Of Using A Blockchain Platform For Researchers
SmartDataCollective, January 17th, 2020
If you regularly conduct research, it's important to know the many advantages of using a blockchain platform for researchers
IT - Operations
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Prepare Your Data Center For A Hybrid Cloud Strategy
SearchCloudComputing, January 13th, 2020
On-premises assets and public cloud resources won't work together without a clear hybrid cloud strategy. Learn how to prepare your on-premises architecture for hybrid cloud
IT - Social Media
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4 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Every New Business Makes (And How To Avoid Them)
Business 2 Community, January 15th, 2020
Social media can be a challenging yet rewarding platform to work on
IT - Database
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MariaDB X4 Brings Smart Transactions To Open Source Database
SearchDataManagement, January 13th, 2020
Open source database vendor MariaDB updates its flagship platform with new features to enable the convergence of transactional and analytical databases
IT - Server
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10 Trends That Will Shape HR In 2020
HR Dive, January 13th, 2020
The evolution of technology, employment law and the way work gets done will shape the new year, according to experts who spoke to HR Dive
Top Hyper-Converged (HCI) Solutions Of 2019
Storage Newsletter, January 13th, 2020
IT Central Station announces the top HCI solutions of the year based on real user reviews [IT Central Station Rankings, January 2020]
Why Hyper-Converged Edge Computing Is Coming Into Vogue
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, January 15th, 2020
Hyper-convergence helps enterprises better provision applications at the network edge and more efficiently process enormous amounts of data generated by IoT devices and smart sensors
IT - FOSS
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10 Leading Open Source Companies
Datamation, January 13th, 2020
These 10 leading companies play a major role in developing and maintaining the open source software that powers today's business.
IT - HPC
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200G HDR InfiniBand to Accelerate Weather Forecasting at ECMWF
insideHPC, January 17th, 2020
Mellanox announced that 200 Gigabit HDR InfiniBand has been selected by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) to accelerate their new world-leading supercomputer
Video: The Parallel Computing Revolution Is Only Half Over
insideHPC, January 13th, 2020
In this video from ATPESC 2019, Rob Schreiber from Cerebras Systems looks back at historical computing advancements, Moore's Law, and what happens next
IT - DevOps
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DevOps Process: 4 Ways To Improve
The Enterprisers Project, January 14th, 2020
Consider these DevOps lessons learned - on key factors from testing to continuous improvement - as you improve your team's processes
DevSecOps: 10 Best Practices to Embed Security into DevOps
DevOps.com, January 14th, 2020
For companies that employ the agile approach, DevOps seems like a natural extension
IT - Cloud
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How To Succeed With A Cloud Transformation Strategy
InformationWeek, January 16th, 2020
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration
Executing A Successful Cloud Migration Strategy
TechZone360, January 14th, 2020
If you have been running your business for a while, your eyes might turn to the cloud migration strategy for any specific purpose
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks And How To Avoid Them
InformationWeek, January 17th, 2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice
IT - Networks
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A Deep Dive Into The Differences Between Wi-Fi 6 Vs. Wi-Fi 5
SearchNetworking, January 14th, 2020
While Wi-Fi 5 is still sufficient for organizations, Wi-Fi 6 is worth learning about. Here are the major differences between the standards and what they mean for your organization
Future Of Networking Technology Relies On 5G, Edge Computing
SearchNetworking, January 16th, 2020
In this roundup of networking blogs, experts discuss the key trends they look forward to in 2020 and how these advancements could benefit networking's future
How SD-WAN Helps Achieve Data Security And Threat Protection
Dark Reading, January 15th, 2020
Enterprises currently consider the technology a best practice because of its flexibility, scalability, performance, and agility
Low-Power WANs: A 2020 Enterprise View
Network Computing, January 14th, 2020
LPWANs 2020: Choices, challenges, and breakthroughs on tap for IT managers
Organizations Try To Predict The Effect Of 5G Infrastructure
SearchDataCenter, January 15th, 2020
With more 5G and IoT devices emerging, admins must prepare their data centers to support low-latency apps and edge computing with the right network and processing hardware
IT - IoT
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How To Deal With The Lack Of IoT Standards
IoT Agenda, January 16th, 2020
With each IoT standards body creating its own architecture or framework, IT professionals have many options to sort through for any IoT deployment
IT - Careers
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4 Core Skills To Level-Up Your Tech Career In 2020
opensouce.com, January 16th, 2020
There is one category of skill you should focus on to advance your career this year. Here's how
6 IT Roles Prime For Reskilling
CIO, January 15th, 2020
Digital initiatives are not just transforming business - they are also significantly shaking up the requirements of IT roles that support them
How To Land An Awesome Remote Job In 2020
Business 2 Community, January 14th, 2020
If you're dreaming of working from home, getting rid of the dreaded daily commute, and having a more flexible schedule, you're in luck
IT Talent: 5 Key Practices For The Decade Ahead
The Enterprisers Project, January 15th, 2020
The Real Jobs Shortage
Ask The Headhunter, January 17th, 2020
Low unemployment isn't worth much if the jobs barely pay
IT - Virtualization
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Serverless Computing: Ready Or Not?
Networkworld, January 14th, 2020
Like any disruptive technology, serverless computing is surrounded by plenty of hope and hype
IT - Compliance
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How To Use DevOps For Compliance
DevOps.com, January 15th, 2020
Picture this: You've been working in an organization's IT department for a couple of years and tasks have become quite a routine
IT - Email
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New Year - New Email Resolutions For 2020
Business 2 Community, January 16th, 2020
Happy New Year to all! The New Year has arrived and we're excited to hear many of you have resolved to improve your email security awareness in 2020
IT - Backup
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Six Modern Delivery Mechanisms For Backup Solutions
Storage Newsletter, January 15th, 2020
Buy it build it, backup and virtual appliances, hyperconverged backup solutions, SaaS, BaaS
Backup Focus In 2020: Data At The Edge And In Containers
SearchDataBackup, January 14th, 2020
Storage and backup industry analysts say as data grows at the edge and inside containers, those areas will require more attention from backup products in 2020.
Best Enterprise Backup & Recovery Software
Storage Newsletter, January 16th, 2020
Rubrik, Veeam Backup & Replication, Cohesity, IBM Spectrum Protect, Zerto
Google Cloud: Archive Data On Ice With New Storage Offering
Storage Newsletter, January 17th, 2020
General availability of storage class called Archive, starting from $1.23/TB/month
IT - Mobile
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A 101 Guide To Mobile Device Management
HelpNet Security, January 14th, 2020
Extending beyond the traditional company network, mobile connectivity has become an extension of doing business and IT staff need to not just rethink how existing activities, operations, and business models can fit into mobile constructs, but rethink how mobility can fundamentally transform the business itself
IT - Big Data
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5 Trends To Expect In The New Big Data Protection Revolution
Information Management, January 17th, 2020
A lot has changed since 2011 when Jeffrey Hamerbacher noted, 'the best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads,'
How To Do Big Data Without Being Creepy
The Enterprisers Project, January 16th, 2020
We need ways to use big data sets in ways that don't compromise individual privacy, especially when data is shared between multiple organizations
Should You Consider Adopting A Cloud Data Warehouse?
Information Age, January 13th, 2020
SnapLogic CTO Craig Stewart discusses the benefits and challenges of a cloud data warehouse, as well as how to go about adopting one
Why Traditional Companies Fail At Big Data (And How They Can Win)
SiliconANGLE , January 17th, 2020
'Data is the new oil!' or so the saying goes
10 Fascinating Examples Of Big Data In Healthcare
SmartDataCollective, January 17th, 2020
Big data in healthcare plays an important role in helping the industry thrive and helping care improve. Here's how it's making a difference
IT - Java
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What is the JVM? Introducing the Java Virtual Machine
Javaworld, January 17th, 2020
The JVM manages system memory and provides a portable execution environment for Java-based applications
What is the JRE? Introduction to the Java Runtime Environment
Javaworld, January 17th, 2020
The JRE creates the JVM and ensures dependencies are available to your Java programs
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