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IT - CxO
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Summer 2019: Digital Leaders Level Up
CIO, August 15th, 2019
While some companies flirt with digital transformation, experimenting with one-off projects, others make it a key pillar of their enterprise business strategies
CIOs Lean On Cloud As C-Suite Dependence On Technology Execution Grows
CIODive, August 12th, 2019
Dependence on technology execution is growing as 95% of IT leaders say at least two of the C-suite's top-three priorities rely on them, McKinsey found
Why CIOs Should Infuse AI, Marketing To Deliver Top-Flight CX
eWeek, August 14th, 2019
Businesses need to bring together the silos of contact centers and marketing to have a true view of customer experience
CIOs: Time To Reinvent Your Supply Chains
InformationWeek, August 16th, 2019
Beat the large e-commerce giants at their own game: Create end-to-end supply chain prediction and orchestration supported through four enabling technologies
Enterprise Guide To Digital Transformation
InformationWeek, August 13th, 2019
Don't let IT modernization be the bane of your existence. This curated collection of articles will give you more clarity and help you get started.
Preparing For A 5G Deployment: 5 Things CIOs Need To Do Now
SearchCIO, August 14th, 2019
Experts discuss the five moves CIOs should be making right now to ensure they are prepared to take hold of 5G as it becomes more available to enterprises
Why Digital Transformations Fail: 3 Steps You Can't Skip
The Enterprisers Project, August 14th, 2019
Why do 70 percent of all transformations fail? Successful transformation requires three specific steps - and too many leaders skip at least one
IT - Storage
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Atto And Cisco Certify 32Gb FC SAN Solutions
Storage Newsletter, August 16th, 2019
Meets bandwidth needed to support multiple streams of 8K, 4K and HDR video
IT - Security
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Black Hat 2019: 3 Cybersecurity Concerns And 3 Things That Give Hope
CSO Online, August 15th, 2019
At this year's Black Hat, it was evident that several cybersecurity issues remain a concern, but the industry is making progress
6 Security Considerations For Wrangling IoT
Dark Reading, August 12th, 2019
The Internet of Things isn't going away, so it's important to be aware of the technology's potential pitfalls
The Tech Industry Wants To Kill The Password. Or Does It?
How-To Geek, August 12th, 2019
Some people can't stop talking about the death of the password
Your Mobile Phone Is Your Identity. How Do You Protect It?
Business 2 Community, August 16th, 2019
Fascinating insights are from the 14th annual IBM Security Cost of a Data Breach Report, 2019
Best Antivirus Software: 10 Top Tools
CSO Online, August 16th, 2019
These top-ranking Windows 10 client antivirus products were tested on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability.
Modern-Day Security Operations Centers (SOCs): People, Process & Technology
Dark Reading, August 12th, 2019
As businesses look to the future and invest in next-generation tools, here are some considerations for more effective planning
More Than 20 Data Breaches Reported Per Day In First Half Of 2019
Dark Reading, August 15th, 2019
But incidents involving SSNs, addresses, birth dates were smaller than in previous years
Why Zero-Trust Companies Should Consider 100% Biometric Authentication
Network Computing, August 16th, 2019
To truly adopt a zero-trust security approach, the best solution is to integrate biometrics into your access workflows for full confidence in identity validation
Top Security Technology Trends In 2019: Transforming The Future Of Work In Security
ZDNet, August 14th, 2019
With insight from client inquiry data, market insights and research projects, analysts explain why and when these eight technologies will disrupt
IT - CRM
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CRM Watchlist 2019: The Big Engines That Could (Part 2B, Microsoft)
ZDNet, August 12th, 2019
Microsoft, another of this year's CRM Watchlist winners, is perhaps the most complex of all because of the clarity of their vision and because they are dedicated to carrying it out - from products/services and partnerships to corporate social good.
IT - HR
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You Aren't Ready To Hire
Business 2 Community, August 12th, 2019
There are many barriers to a good hire
vBeers-SF
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vBeersPlus @ Miami - Atlantis University
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
vBeersPlus events are vBeers events plus sponsorships - recruitment, community, commercial - plus food and drinks!
vBeers @ Boca (Biergarten Boca)
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
$5 burger/fries and $3 featured drafts during happy hour! We meet in the upstairs lounge.
IT - AI
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What's The Best Computing Infrastructure For AI?
Data Center Knowledge, August 13th, 2019
Charlie Boyle, the man in charge of Nvidia's AI supercomputer line, on AI hardware and data centers today and in the future
AI Is The Next Exascale - Rick Stevens On What That Means And Why It's Important
HPCWire, August 13th, 2019
Twelve years ago the Department of Energy (DOE) was just beginning to explore what an exascale computing program might look like and what it might accomplish. Today, DOE is repeating that process for AI
Can An AI System Invent? Does The Tech Have The Intellectual Right?
Information Age, August 12th, 2019
AI patentability - do inventors have to be human?
7 Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Must-Reads
The Enterprisers Project, August 16th, 2019
Trying to learn more about Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and what it could do for your organization?
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vs. AI, Explained
The Enterprisers Project, August 12th, 2019
What is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let's break it down in plain terms
IT - Humor
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Messages Pending
ComputerWorld, August 12th, 2019
So you're saying that if your email server is down ...
IT - Technology
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What To Do Before (And After) Your Phone Is Stolen
How-To Geek, August 12th, 2019
Millions of phones are stolen every year, and there's a chance yours could be one of them
A Deep Dive Into AMD's Rome Epyc Architecture
The Next Platform, August 14th, 2019
In any chip design, the devil - and the angel - is always in the details
What Is microSD Express, And Why Does It Matter?
How-To Geek, August 16th, 2019
SD cards-everybody's got a few, but nobody thinks much about them
IT - Blockchain
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Five Blockchain Use Cases: From Property To Sustainability
Information Age, August 15th, 2019
Blockchain use cases have to be identified before the technology can be adopted. Five experts do exactly that across their respective industries
IT - AR-VR
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AR vs VR: It's Not A Competition, The Two Are Complimentary
Information Age, August 13th, 2019
AR vs VR? It shouldn't be a competition
Future Of VR And AR Depends On User Experience And Education
Information Age, August 12th, 2019
The future of VR and AR depends on improved awareness around the technology, as well as a better experience for the users
The History Of AR And VR: From Gimmick To Business Problem Solver
Information Age, August 16th, 2019
The history of augmented reality and virtual reality can be traced all the way back to 1838, when when Charles Wheatstone invented the stereoscope
IT - PM
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A Comprehensive Guide To Agile Project Management
opensouce.com, August 13th, 2019
Agile project management's 12 guiding principles can help your team move faster together
IT - Operations
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7 Best Task Management Software For Office Managers
Business 2 Community, August 12th, 2019
As an office manager, it's incredibly important that you're able to lead your team efficiently
5 Tips On Choosing Better Sites For Data Centers
DataCenter Knowledge, August 12th, 2019
Choosing a site for your data center can be daunting. These five tips will help you improve efficiency while maximizing incentives
Liquid Cooling Makes A Splash In Enterprise Data Centers
HPCWire, August 12th, 2019
Direct liquid cooling is now gaining momentum in mainstream data centers - for many good reasons
5 Enterprise Patch Management Best Practices
SearchSecurity, August 12th, 2019
It might not be the most exciting of responsibilities, but the value of enterprise patch management cannot be denied. Review these best practices to build a smooth patching process
IT - DevOps
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6 Main Traits Of A Flawless DevOps Initiative
Network Computing, August 13th, 2019
Learn about the key aspects to pay attention to flawlessly organize a DevOps initiative within your company to ensure a quicker software delivery
DevOps Security Checklist Requires Proper Integration
SearchSecurity, August 16th, 2019
There are a lot of moving parts to adding security into a DevOps environment. Using application testing DevOps security tools are key to the equation
10 Ways DevOps Helps Digital Transformation
The Enterprisers Project, August 13th, 2019
DevOps plays an essential role in digital transformation - from identifying patterns to uncovering new revenue streams. In fact, experts say it's hard to have one without the other
IT - Cloud
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How Hybrid Cloud Management Can Make Or Break Your IT Strategy
CIO, August 16th, 2019
"What's measured improves" - Peter Drucker
Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure In The Cloud
InformationWeek, August 12th, 2019
More enterprises are putting their data operations in the cloud, a trend that will continue as AI, machine learning, and other analytics efforts accelerate
7 Biggest Cloud Security Blind Spots
Dark Reading, August 15th, 2019
Cloud computing boon is for innovation, yet security organizations find themselves running into obstacles
5 Trends That Are Driving Cloud Computing Investments
Information Management, August 12th, 2019
The cloud has a rich history of continual improvements, and 2019 marks a time of some fairly significant ones that enhance capabilities, simplify operations and reduce costs
Cloud Compliance Strategies For A Multi-Cloud World
SearchCloud, August 14th, 2019
Cloud computing and compliance don't need to be at odds -- even when an organization uses services from multiple cloud providers. Here's how to meet your compliance goals
At A High Level In The Cloud: AWS vs. Azure
eWeek, August 13th, 2019
The two largest cloud computing vendors are similar in many ways, yet there are clear differentiators that make a difference to most potential customers
5 Cloud Dos And Don'ts
CIODive, August 14th, 2019
Strategy is not the sole domain of the CIO. IT leaders must partner with the C-suite to articulate the business benefits of IT transformation
8 Ways The Cloud Is More Complex Than You Think
CIO, August 12th, 2019
The cloud may spark automated push-button fantasies, but the reality of shifting to cloud services is quite a bit more complicated
IT - Networks
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Data Center Performance Requirements Spur 25 GbE Upgrades
SearchNetworking, August 14th, 2019
Enterprises are upgrading their data centers with 25 GbE to achieve better throughput and support I/O-intensive applications. Here are some best practices for making the switch
Alibaba Cloud Biz Is On A Run Rate Over $4B
TechCrunch, August 15th, 2019
Alibaba announced its earnings today, and the Chinese e-commerce giant got a nice lift from its cloud business, which grew 66% to more than $1.1 billion, or a run rate surpassing $4 billion
Private 5G Networks: Are They The Right Choice For You?
ComputerWeekly, August 15th, 2019
The concept of dedicated private mobile networks for large enterprises is not a new one, but with the advent of ultrafast 5G networks, they are starting to attract more interest
How Does SD-WAN Analytics Monitor Network Performance?
SearchNetworking, August 14th, 2019
With SD-WAN analytics, administrators can fine-tune their WAN connections and determine how well their network is performing
Compare The Leading SD-WAN Vendors Before You Buy
SearchNetworking, August 16th, 2019
This SD-WAN vendor comparison chart is a useful starting point to get information about SD-WAN deployment options, pricing, cloud connectivity options and more
IT - IoT
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7 Trends Impacting Commercial And Industrial Iot Data
Information Management, August 13th, 2019
This is turning out to be an active year for advances with Internet of Things technologies, especially in the area of commercial and industrial IoT
Struggling With IoT? Here Are 3 Steps To Get You Moving
InformationWeek, August 14th, 2019
The biggest hurdle in implementing the Internet of Things is coming up with a plan and getting stakeholders aligned on a strategy that yields a desired ROI
IT - Careers
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Age 70, Working And Job Hunting Again
Ask The Headhunter, August 12th, 2019
Thank you for your column. Even in my 'advanced age,' I get what you teach.
The 3 Benefits Tech Professionals Value Most
CIO, August 14th, 2019
A competitive salary and expansive health insurance coverage are no longer enough to attract and retain the top tech professionals. How can your organization stand out?
Closing The Cyber Skills Gap: What To Do Next
HelpNet Security, August 16th, 2019
On a global scale, cybersecurity is suffering from a severe shortage of experts. What is to be done?
7 Tips For Leading Remote IT Teams Successfully
CIO, August 13th, 2019
Managing virtual work environments requires an assortment of real-world skills and tools. Here are the tactics that inspire creativity and productivity
IT - Virtualization
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Containerization: What You Need To Know
Jaxenter, August 13th, 2019
Running software in containers is catching on, and nearly half of IT leaders plan to deploy containers in production
Do Multi-Tenant Environments Still Create Noisy Neighbors?
Search Cloud Computing, August 12th, 2019
A noisy neighbor isn't just a real-world problem. Learn how a noisy neighbor can affect workload performance and how the public cloud has changed to address this issue
IT - Backup
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Forming A Backup Strategy: 4 Steps To Follow
Business 2 Community, August 13th, 2019
With rising malware attacks and the escalating cost of a data breach - pegged at an average of $3.92 million -cybersecurity has emerged as a top business priority
IT - Big Data
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Video: Big Data Is Dead, Long Live Its Replacement
insideHPC, August 16th, 2019
In this video, Tom Fisher presents: Big Data is Dead, Long Live Its Replacement
Why Neil Patel And Other SEO Gurus Embrace Big Data
SmartDataCollective, August 15th, 2019
Neil Patel and other SEO gurus embrace big data as a powerful tool to succeed. Here's why they love it
IT - Tape
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LTO: Fujifilm And Sony Licensees Of LTO-8 Technology
Storage Newsletter, August 15th, 2019
For archive and offline long-term storage
IT - Developer
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Pitfalls To Avoid When Improving Your Software Development Skills
HelpNet Security, August 12th, 2019
The dizzying pace of technological change makes knowledge acquisition and skill development a very big deal in the IT and IT security industry
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