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IT - CxO
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Almost All Cyberattacks In 2018 Were Preventable
CIO, September 10th, 2019
New research shows cyber-security incidents that exposed 5 billion records cost an estimated $45 billion last year
CISO Expectations Are Becoming Impossible To Achieve
InsiderPro, September 9th, 2019
The multi-year rise in data breaches, ransomware attacks and insider threats has led to a surging global need for cybersecurity leaders to save the day
A CIO Shares His Expertise In Leadership Success
CIO, September 9th, 2019
Advice for C-suite executives as they transform their leadership style and build effective organizations.
GSK Tech Leader Outlines 3 Types Of CIOs
InsiderPro, September 11th, 2019
As roles change and technology evolves, one veteran CIO says the next generation of CIOs will have followed a different career path
Implementing A Successful Cyber Insurance Program: Key Steps And Considerations
CSO Online, September 12th, 2019
In a first, a Black Hat micro summit explains how insurers assess risk to write cyber insurance policies as more organizations seek to indemnify themselves against potential breach losses
Just How Expensive Are Data Breaches?
Business 2 Community, September 10th, 2019
The cost of a data breach is not just limited to regulatory fines, but extends to more significant losses to the business and even hampers customer trust
The Use Of AI In Robotics And Hardware - What CTOs Need To Know: Integration, Job Loss And Privacy Concerns, And Investment
Information Age, September 13th, 2019
Every business must deploy the latest technology - CTOs must champion the use of AI in robotics and hardware to innovate and remain competitive
IT - Storage
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How Cisco And Nexenta Software Defines Storage For Hyperflex HCI
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, September 11th, 2019
See how Nexenta's virtual storage appliance software can extend Cisco HyperFlex HCI storage capabilities without additional hardware or complex system reconfigurations.
Object Storage - Time For Differentiation And Diversification
Gigaom, September 11th, 2019
Beyond the Traditional General-Purpose Approach
IT - Security
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Data Is The New Copper
Dark Reading, September 10th, 2019
Data breaches fuel a complex cybercriminal ecosystem, similar to copper thefts after the financial crisis
Webinar: Stopping The Threat, Winning The War - Building A Layered Security Strategy That Works
ConversationalGeek, September 10th, 2019
Webinar on Tue, Oct 8, 2019: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Security Pros' Painless Guide To Machine Intelligence, AI, ML & DL
Dark Reading, September 10th, 2019
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, or deep learning?
The 5 CIS Controls You Should Implement First
CSO Online, September 12th, 2019
The CIS Critical Security Controls list (formerly the SANS Top 20 controls) has been the gold standard for security defense advice. These are the tasks you should do first
IT - CRM
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9 Ways CRM Can Fuel A Startup's Growth
CustomerThink, September 13th, 2019
For startups, CRM is an indispensable tool
How To Find The Right Project Manager For Your CRM Project
Business 2 Community, September 13th, 2019
One key to the success of your project is finding the right person to lead CRM migration
Voice Technology And CRM: A New Partnership?
Forbes, September 11th, 2019
Voice technology and CRM: coming soon to an office near you
vBeers-SF
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SFTA's vBeers@Boca
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
vBeersPlus @ Miami (Keiser University, Pembroke Pines)
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
IT - HR
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As Talent Acquisition Gets Harder, Employers Seek Third-Party Help
HR Dive, September 10th, 2019
The talent supply-and-demand gap is so wide that organizations are outsourcing the recruitment process to bolster hiring,
MIT Researchers Say Improving Skills Not Enough To Face Automation
HR Dive, September 10th, 2019
Automation won't eliminate millions of jobs in the near future as some have predicted, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Task Force on the Work of the Future
IT - AI
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A History Of AI; Key Moments In The Story Of AI
Information Age, September 12th, 2019
AI is the word of the moment, or is that acronym of the moment? But where did the idea come from? We track key moments, discoveries and ideas in the history of AI
5 Ways AI Can Recession Proof Your Business Growth
Business 2 Community, September 10th, 2019
With 3 out of 4 economists predicting a U.S. recession by 2021, uncertainty around the United Kingdom and the European Union trade agreements, and global economic confidence weining, how is your business protecting itself from a downturn?
IDC Predicts AI Spending To Close In On $100 Billion Within Five Years
Information Age, September 9th, 2019
According to a report by IDC, spending on AI is set to hit $98 billion in 2023
8 AI Trends In Today's Big Enterprise
InformationWeek, September 11th, 2019
A new KPMG report provides an inside view into how big companies are investing in and deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning technology
Developing Your AI Skills: What AI Courses Are Available?
Information Age, September 12th, 2019
There are a number of AI courses that can help relevant employees upskill, as the technology becomes more pervasive in the enterprise
12 Examples Of Artificial Intelligence
Datamation, September 13th, 2019
Examples of artificial intelligence are so numerous that choosing representative AI examples was a matter of picking among an exceptionally wide array
The CTO View On AI: Business Critical Or Hype Monster?
Information Age, September 11th, 2019
There's been a lot of excitement around AI and some real progress has been made. But, there is also a lot of hype surrounding the technology
IT - Humor
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Throwback Thursday: Let's Get An Expert Opinion
Computerworld, September 12th, 2019
Was he on vacation or at a seminar on blame-shifting?
IT - Technology
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What Are The Differences Between Google Chromebook Enterprise And Chrome Enterprise?
brianmadden, September 10th, 2019
Google recently announced Chromebook Enterprise, which follows similarly named management products, so let's figure out what each means
IT - Blockchain
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Gartner Sees Blockchain As 'Transformational' Across Industries - In 5 To 10 Years
Computerworld, September 13th, 2019
CIOs have to continue to educate execs and senior leaders about blockchain opportunities and challenges and continue to develop proofs of concept to test its business worthiness, the research firm says
The Hype Has Faded But Demand Remains For Enterprise Blockchains
Bitcoin.com, September 12th, 2019
The days when blockchain was portrayed as a cure-all for businesses of all kinds have gone
IT - ERP
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3 Unexpected Benefits Of ERP
Business 2 Community, September 12th, 2019
When you delve into the concept of 'What is ERP?' and what it can do for your business, you'll soon see how it can transform your operations
IT - BI
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Five BI Tools To Kick Off Your Data Function
TechHQ, September 12th, 2019
The best available tools for businesses to optimize their approach to business intelligence, if they are 'just getting started with analytics'
Power BI vs. Tableau: Self-Service Analytics Tools Compared
CIO, September 12th, 2019
Self-service business intelligence has become the go-to tool for business decisions. Here's how Power BI and Tableau stack up on features and pricing
IT - AR-VR
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The HTC Vive Cosmos VR is a polished overdue upgrade
CNET, September 12th, 2019
The new Cosmos VR headset does away with Lighthouse base stations and the hassle of setup. Oh, and it's modular, too
IT - PM
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Agile Project Management, Explained
The Enterprisers Project, September 9th, 2019
"What is agile project management, and is it right for your team? How is it different from other project management approaches? Experts answer all your burning questions..."
Follow This Project Management Checklist For Foolproof Launches
Business 2 Community, September 9th, 2019
A project management checklist makes it easy to stay on top of your projects. Learn how to create one in this guide.
Agile Project Management: 10 Reasons To Use It
The Enterprisers Project, September 12th, 2019
Change hurts. But making the shift to agile project management delivers compelling benefits, say leaders who've reached the other side
IT - Operations
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10 Change Management Mistakes To Avoid
CIO, September 9th, 2019
Poor change management can be a transformation killer. Here's how change initiatives can and do fail, and what can be done to course-correct
10 Edge Computing Myths, Debunked
The Enterprisers Project, September 11th, 2019
Is edge a cloud killer? Is edge the same as IoT? As edge computing becomes more important to enterprises, you'll want to clear up these and other common myths
How Fiber Optics Can Future-Proof A Data Center On An Uncertain Budget
GCN, September 10th, 2019
Unless and until we see governmentwide modernization extend to the handling of IT budgets (of the kind outlined so well here), agencies running data centers must work within existing constraints to improve their infrastructure. Among the most frustrating of those constraints is budgetary uncertainty
IT Asset Management (ITAM): A Centralized Approach To Managing IT Systems And Assets
CIO, September 11th, 2019
Companies rely on a wide range of technology for day-to-day business. A strong ITAM strategy will help you oversee and optimize the full lifecycle of each individual piece
IT - Server
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A Close Look At Different Types Of Hyper-Converged Architectures
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, September 10th, 2019
Learn more about the major kinds of hyper-converged infrastructure available as we explore the evolution of HCI from basic storage-compute nodes to newer disaggregated types
Answers To Top Server Lifecycle Management Questions
SearchDataCenter, September 9th, 2019
Unsure when to maintain, upgrade or ditch a server? Here's a look at your hardware -- and software -- care options
Gartner Magic Quadrant For Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Storage Newsletter, September 13th, 2019
This article is an abstract of a report from Gartner, Inc.
Definition: Blade Server
SearchDataCenter, September 12th, 2019
A blade server, sometimes referred to as a high-density server, is a compact device containing a computer used to manage and distribute data in a collection of computers and systems, called a network
IT - FOSS
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4 Open Source Cloud Security Tools
opensouce.com, September 11th, 2019
5 Best Practices For Managing Open-Source Components
DevOps.com, September 11th, 2019
In today's connected world, software development environments focus a lot on faced-paced development
IT - DevOps
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DevOps Leaders Deliver Software 200 Times More Frequently Than Their Peers, Study Shows
ZDNet, September 11th, 2019
Enterprises embracing DevOps see more frequent software delivery, change lead times, and other benefits, survey by Google Cloud and DORA finds
To Build A Healthy DevOps Culture, Look To Your Ecosystem
DevOps.com, September 12th, 2019
How do you do DevOps? Here's a hint: Don't fixate on finding the right tools or implementing the right processes
IT - Cloud
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AWS Outposts, Amazon's Cloud For Data Centers, Will Launch By The End Of The Year
SiliconANGLE , September 11th, 2019
Amazon Web Services Inc. today revealed some more details about AWS Outposts, its forthcoming integrated data-center hardware product
Best Practices: Governing Data In Multi-Cloud Environments
InformationWeek, September 9th, 2019
Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation
How Responsible Are Cloud Platforms For Data Security?
Information Management, September 11th, 2019
These days, just about every software platform or app available has some kind of cloud functionality.
Prepare For These 4 Cloud Migration Problems
SearchCloudComputing, September 12th, 2019
Ready to move to the cloud? Review these common mistakes users tend to make when moving data and avoid them during your cloud migration
Top 8 Cloud Data Warehouses
Datamation, September 12th, 2019
These top cloud data warehouses demonstrate the attributes that have grown the cloud data warehouse market in recent years, as companies take advantage of cloud economics and reduce their own physical data center footprints
IT - DR
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Cybersecurity And Business Continuity Integration Boosts Resilience
eWeek, September 10th, 2019
Are you doing all you can to make your organization resilient? You might be hampering your company's efforts by keeping business continuity and cybersecurity planning separate
Disaster Recovery: Steps SMBs, Enterprises Must Take
eWeek, September 10th, 2019
eWEEK DATA POINTS RESOURCE PAGE: Disaster strikes: Your critical data is gone. How long can your business survive?
Recovery as Part of DRaaS - Read the Fine Print
DCIG, September 12th, 2019
DRaaS (disaster-recovery-as-a-service) in the cloud continues to gain traction among organizations as an idea whose time has come.
Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans For The Edge
InformationWeek, September 12th, 2019
In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans
IT - IoT
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4 Steps For IoT Deployment Success
IoT Agenda, September 12th, 2019
People learn by examples, and starting an IoT project isn't any different. Nemertes Research Group investigated the steps that consistently lead IoT deployments to succeed.
Designing IoT Security: Experts Warn Against Cutting Corners
SearchSecurity, September 10th, 2019
Security, though costly, is essential for IoT devices; a single breach can destroy a company's reputation. IoT security by design can avoid devastating incidents
IoT Attacks Increasing In The Cyber Underground
HelpNet Security, September 11th, 2019
Cybercriminals from around the world are actively discussing how to compromise connected devices, and how to leverage these devices for moneymaking schemes, according to Trend Micro
IT - Careers
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6 Tips For Managers Who Want To Build High Impact, Happy Teams And Thriving Organizations
Business 2 Community, September 13th, 2019
The leadership gap continues to plague organizations globally, with the average organization losing over $1 million per year, and experiencing lower levels of productivity and engagement, due to less-than-optimal leadership practices
Engaging The Millennials And Managing Your Staff Turnover Rate
Information Age, September 10th, 2019
How can organisations reduce their high staff turnover rate? It's simple... by engaging the millennial generation and managing their digital expectations
Work Remotely? Here's Why Coworking Spaces Are Worth The Money
lifesavvy, September 13th, 2019
By some estimates, half of the U.S. workforce will soon work remotely
IT - Compliance
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GDPR Non-Compliance Worse Than Feared
ComputerWeekly, September 11th, 2019
Over half of UK businesses do not yet appear to be fully GDPR-compliant, and many have de-prioritised their compliance efforts
IT - Big Data
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5 Reasons Why You Should Store Big Data In The Cloud
SmartDataCollective, September 13th, 2019
If you're not sure how to properly store your big data, you should probably store big data in the cloud. Here's what to know!
How To Use A Lean Approach To Data Governance
Information Management, September 11th, 2019
Getting a data governance initiative started can be extremely challenging
IT - Tape
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FujiFilm Relaunches LTO-8 Cartridge After Patent Litigation
Storage Newsletter, September 9th, 2019
12TB non-compressed, 30TB compressed, 360MB/s native data transfer
IT - Java
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Eclipse Foundation Delivers On Jakarta EE Promise
DevOps.com, September 10th, 2019
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the general availability of Jakarta Enterprise Edition (EE) 8 Full Platform and Web Profile specifications and associated technology compatibility kits (TCKs)
Jakarta EE 8: Past, Present, And Future
Eclipse Foundation, September 11th, 2019
In this article, we're going to explain what Jakarta EE 8 is all about. But before we go there, let's look at a little bit of history
IT - Developer
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Top Programming Languages In 2019: Python Sweeps The Board
Jaxenter, September 9th, 2019
Python is fit for a king. A report from IEEE Spectrum shows that Python reigns in the enterprise, web, and embedded programming landscapes. Where does Java fit into the rankings?
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