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IT - CxO
How 3 CIOs Gather - And Use - Data
CIODive, June 3rd, 2019
Organizations are challenged to quickly amass data and put it to work, delivering insights for business and creating new revenue streams
5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In June
The Enterprisers Project, June 3rd, 2019
Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders
Build A Digital Transformation Strategy With Software At Its Core
Search CIO, June 7th, 2019
What is a winning digital transformation strategy? For many companies, it starts with an overhaul of their software environments. Our comprehensive guide explains how it's done
CIO Playbook: 4 Steps To Becoming A C-Suite Strategic Advisor
CIO, June 5th, 2019
CIOs have a unique opportunity to take their place as business leaders. Most are missing out.
Digital Transformation Efforts Changing Companies, Careers, Teams On Multiple Fronts
ZDNet, June 4th, 2019
A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization
The 5 Qualities Of A Thought Leader
CIO, June 3rd, 2019
If everyone's a thought leader, then no one is. Here are 5 talents to look for when you're recruiting
Who Wants To Be A CISO?
Business 2 Community, June 4th, 2019
Talent alienation is the biggest issue behind the cybersecurity management skills gap, but it shouldn't be the case
The CIO's Next Role: Business Co-Creator
CIO, June 6th, 2019
CIOs are increasingly working with business peers and third parties to develop new digital products and services, a major theme at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in May
IT - Storage
For Enterprise Storage, Persistent Memory Is Here To Stay
Networkworld, June 6th, 2019
Persistent memory - also known as storage class memory - has tantalized data center operators for many years. A new technology promises the key to success
Seagate Begins Shipping 16TB Hard Disk Drives, June 3rd, 2019
Exos X16 HDD is the world's highest capacity 3.5" 7200 RPM drive
Top 7 Storage Certifications For IT Pros
CIO, June 3rd, 2019
Demand for capable and talented storage technicians and engineers remains high in today's workplace, so what better way to showcase your skills than with a well-respected certification in that field
Where Serverless Storage Fits In The Serverless Computing World
SearchStorage, June 5th, 2019
Storage for serverless functions must be external to the compute environment. Learn about the types of storage that work best for serverless computing
WW Enterprise Storage Systems Market Revenue Down 0.6% In 1CQ9 - IDC, June 7th, 2019
Only NetApp, Hitachi, Lenovo, Pure Storage, Huawei and Inspur increasing sales
IT - Security
10 Penetration Testing Tools The Pros Use
CSO Online, June 4th, 2019
Beginners looking to skill up, here's where to start
Recognising The Cybersecurity Blind Spot
ITProPortal, June 4th, 2019
Billions of pounds are spent globally on the clean-up required after successful cyber-attacks
5 Ways To Achieve A Risk-Based Security Strategy
SearchSecurity, June 6th, 2019
Learn five steps to implement a risk-based security strategy that naturally delivers compliance as a consequence of an improved security posture
6 Security Scams Set To Sweep This Summer
Dark Reading, June 6th, 2019
xperts share the cybersecurity threats to watch for and advice to stay protected
Developing An Information Security Decision-Making Matrix
CSO Online, June 4th, 2019
It is possible to create a simple, bright-line means of triaging engagements to determine whether heightened security and privacy measures should be required
How Privileged Insiders Threaten The Security Of Global Organizations
HelpNet Security, June 6th, 2019
A new global survey from BeyondTrust explores the visibility, control, and management that IT organizations in the U.S., APAC, Europe and the Middle East have over employees, contractors, and third-party vendors with privileged access to their IT networks
Why It's Time To Prepare For AIWielding Hackers
Data Center Knowledge, June 3rd, 2019
In the AI-fueled security wars, most of the arsenal is currently in the hands of the good guys, but the balance of power might soon change
Less Than Half Of UK IT Pros Confident They Can Detect Insider Threats
ITProPortal, June 5th, 2019
Executives in the dark about the benefits of employee wellbeing on cybersecurity
5 Tips For Globalizing Security Awareness Training
CSO Online, June 5th, 2019
Global organizations face particular cultural and linguistic challenges when it comes to awareness training
Seven Signs Your Business Should Move To A New CRM System
Forbes, June 6th, 2019
Is there anything sexier, more fascinating or more exhilarating than a highly functioning customer relationship management (CRM) system?
SFTA vBeers @ Broward
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
These informal networking/social events provide a relaxed environment to meet with other hands-on IT professionals and promote the growth of IT in South Florida
Have You Ever Misjudged What An Employee Can Do?
Business 2 Community, June 5th, 2019
And - what kind of headaches did it cause?
Top HRIS Certifications To Boost Your Career
CIO, June 4th, 2019
Certification is a great way to benchmark skills and prove value for organizations. Here are the best-known HRIS certifications available
Creating A Corporate AI Strategy
CIO, June 4th, 2019
Key considerations for applying machine learning to your business
How To Identify Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Opportunities
The Enterprisers Project, June 4th, 2019
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) doesn't suit every process. Here's how to identify the best use cases in your organization
Humans' Fascination With Artificial General Intelligence
Information Week, June 6th, 2019
Is transhumanism our destiny? One thing that everyone seems to agree on is the inherent risk to humanity when (or if) it happens. And that we should be scared
Machine Learning Has Significant Potential For The Manufacturing Sector
insideBIGDATA, June 8th, 2019
In pop culture, the combination of business interests and artificial intelligence is something to be feared
Natural Language Processing Could Be Key To Your Company's Digital Transformation
CIO, June 5th, 2019
The path to value in AI might be through language
Top 45 Artificial Intelligence Companies
Datamation, June 5th, 2019
These artificial intelligence companies are advancing this emerging tech through myriad developments of AI systems
IT - Humor
There's Support, And Then There's Support
Computerworld, June 4th, 2019
The perimeter is a little squishy.
Throwback Thursday: You Don't Own It
Computerworld, June 6th, 2019
That server can't be in two places at once
IT - Technology
Bill Gates, Neo, Gigafund Backing Luminous In Photonics Supercomputer Moonshot
Tech Crunch, June 4th, 2019
Luminous Computing, a one-year-old startup, is aiming to build a photonics chip that will handle workloads needed for AI at the speed of light
IT - Bitcoin
Op Ed: Debunking Bitcoin Myths: 'It's A Ponzi Scheme'
Bitcoin Magazine, June 4th, 2019
The accusation that bitcoin is nothing more than a Ponzi scheme is perhaps the oldest, longest-standing criticism of the digital bearer asset
IT - Blockchain
Can You Use Blockchain For Disaster Recovery Purposes?
SearchDisasterRecovery, June 6th, 2019
Disaster recovery may not be the most prominent use case for blockchain technology, but the idea of using it for data protection and recovery is beginning to gain traction
ERP Software Has Modernized -When Will Pricing And Licensing Catch Up?
diginomica, June 4th, 2019
Customers choosing ERP software finally have a range of modern options to consider - with the important exception of software pricing and licensing
How Business Intelligence Tools Are Transforming Small Businesses
Business 2 Community, June 6th, 2019
Business Intelligence (BI), the analysis of business data to extract useful information, has been making the headlines lately, and for a good reason - it's a game changer
Interview: Steven McMullen, Senior Business Intelligence Manager At Stack Overflow
insideBIGDATA, June 4th, 2019
Founded in 2008, Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for anyone that codes to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers
Apple Doesn't Have An AR Headset Yet, But Its AR Toolkit Is Paving The Way
CNET, June 8th, 2019
Reality Files, shared worlds, and eye-tracking, virtual puppets: Apple's reality distortion field is accelerating
7 Slack Alternatives For Team Chat And Collaboration
Computerworld, June 6th, 2019
While it was Slack that kickstarted the business chat market five years ago, other options might be better suited for some companies
IT - Database
Making SQL Servers Resilient In The Cloud
Enterprise AI, June 3rd, 2019
In IT, failure is not only an option, it's inevitable
IT - Server
A New Era In Servers Is Starting Now
The Next Platform, June 7th, 2019
You know the world is a different place when shipping 2.58 million servers in a quarter feels like a slowdown, a disappointment, and perhaps a leading indicator of an overall economic slowdown in the world
PCI-SIG Achieves 32GT/s With PCIe 5.0 Spec, June 4th, 2019
Doubles PCIe 4.0 spec bandwidth in less than two years.
IT - Linux
10 Reasons To Use Arch Linux
FOSSMint, June 5th, 2019
Today, it's time for us to turn our attention to the fan favorite Arch Linux.
Introduction To Catalog Of 125 Linux Hacker Boards
LinuxGizmos, June 4th, 2019
Call us jaded, but we imagine that like last June's survey results, a 2019 survey would once again knight the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ as the runaway winner
The Shape Of Storage For The Exascale Era
The Next Platform, June 4th, 2019
When most people speak of exascale supercomputers, they tend to focus on the computational aspect of these systems
IT - DevOps
10 Best Practices For Using DevOps In The Cloud
Jaxenter, June 4th, 2019
IT experts who use DevOps in the cloud at times make mistakes which they simply could avert
IT - Cloud
Data Center Managers Avoid Cloud Migration Risks
SearchDataCenter, June 7th, 2019
Many corporate IT users are flocking to the cloud, but a majority surprisingly remain reluctant to migrate their on-premises mission-critical workloads to a public cloud
Delivering On The Promise Of The Cloud Requires Consistent Security
CSO Online, June 3rd, 2019
Security is just as critical a component of any cloud environment - especially as cybercriminals look to exploit the rapidly expanding attack surface
Making Multi-Cloud Work: Is It Really Worth It?
ComputerWeekly, June 4th, 2019
Enterprise interest in multicloud deployments is on the rise, but with so many moving parts to take care of, will the benefits end up being too hard-fought to make it viable for most enterprises?
Hardening Data-In-Flight Reduces It Disasters
wikibon, June 4th, 2019
This research focuses on how zero loss of data-in-flight leads to certainty of data integrity. This in turn leads to simplified recovery and significantly reduces the chances of IT disasters
Why IT Disasters Happen
wikibon, June 4th, 2019
This research explores the event triggers and root causes of why IT disasters happen
IT - Networks
5G Will Augment Wi-Fi, Not Replace It
Networkworld, June 4th, 2019
Jeff Lipton, vice president of strategy and corporate development at Aruba, adds a dose of reality to the 5G hype
Despite Its Advantages, What Are The Top Disadvantages Of SD-WAN?
SearchNetworking, June 4th, 2019
Cost, complexity, security, training, troubleshooting and software bugs are some of the top disadvantages of SD-WAN. See how these issues affect SD-WAN deployment
IT - IoT
Why Digital Trust Matters In The IoT
Information Age, June 6th, 2019
As IoT adoption continues to rise, business success in the world of connected devices depends on building digital trust with consumers
3 Rules For Succeeding With AI And IoT At The Edge
IoT Agenda, June 4th, 2019
Edge computing, IoT and AI can be confusing terms individually; combine the three and confusion only grows. Learn three key rules for deploying AI and IoT at the edge of your network.
How IoT - And IoMT - Is Changing The Face Of Medicine And Healthcare Today
Information Age, June 7th, 2019
The IoT -- and IoMT -- will ensure significant streamlining in healthcare, meaning the best possible results for everyone
IoT And Predictive Analytics: What We're Driving Toward
InformationWeek, June 5th, 2019
Learn how research of predictive analytics can impact models used in the transportation sector
IotT Success Stories: Reaping Value From Sensor Data
CIO, June 4th, 2019
The internet of things is helping CIOs collect more data than ever. Here IT leaders share how IoT is helping to transform manufacturing, agriculture, and museums
Seven Things You Need To Know About IIoT In Manufacturing
Forbes, June 4th, 2019
Global spending on IIoT Platforms for Manufacturing is predicted to grow from $1.67B in 2018 to $12.44B in 2024, attaining a 40% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in seven years.
The Internet Of Things Enables A Floating City Of Pleasure... And A Vision Of Hell
ZDNet, June 4th, 2019
Carnival has equipped three of its cruise ships with a slew of wireless technologies aimed at enhancing the passenger experience
IT - Careers
10 Bad IT Hires To Avoid
CIO, June 3rd, 2019
A bad IT hire can have a crippling ripple effect on team productivity. Here, IT leaders share their IT hiring horror stories - and tips on how they could have been avoided
Top Work Perks To Keep Employees Happy
Business 2 Community, June 3rd, 2019
"Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't" - Richard Branson
Must Have IT Skills You Need To Remain Competitive
InformationWeek, June 3rd, 2019
Engineers, developers, and IT managers might want to consider training on these skill sets to keep themselves invaluable to their organizations
How To Be Yourself While Job Hunting: 9 Unspoken Rules
The Enterprisers Project, June 6th, 2019
Job seekers have to walk a fine line between sharing and oversharing. Here's how to stay professional while letting your personality shine
What Cyber Skills Shortage?
Dark Reading, June 4th, 2019
Employers can solve the skills gap by first recognizing that there isn't an archetypal "cybersecurity job" in the same way that there isn't an archetypal "automotive job." Here's how.
What Is A Career Coach? Your Partner In Growth
CIO, June 6th, 2019
A career coach offers certified expertise in maximizing your potential, whether it's helping you land a promising new job, navigate a career change, or find fulfillment at work
Trends In Cloud Jobs In 2019
Business 2 Community, June 5th, 2019
There is exponential growth in the cloud computing industry, so it's no surprise that the demand for cloud computing intellect and skills is also increasing
IT - Virtualization
Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager
Oracle, June 3rd, 2019
This new server virtualization management platform can be easily deployed to configure, monitor, and manage an Oracle Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) environment
IT - Compliance
CIOs: Are You Ready For The California Consumer Privacy Act?
InformationWeek, June 3rd, 2019
Take these three steps to start building a privacy program that will help you satisfy the privacy regulators and your customers. 2020 is just around the corner
GDPR And Backup: What Have We Learned In One Year?
SearchDataBackup, June 7th, 2019
"A customer's deletion request continues to be a sticking point regarding backup and GDPR compliance. Learn guidance about this issue and others, following GDPR's first birthday
IT - Email
Email Still A Major Attack Vector: Security Research
eSecurity Planet, June 4th, 2019
Email users continue to be one of the easiest marks for cybercriminals, according to the latest cybersecurity research
The Minefield Of Corporate Email
Dark Reading, June 7th, 2019
Email security challenges CISOs as cybercriminals target corporate inboxes with malware, phishing attempts, and various forms of fraud
IT - Backup
How Ransomware And AI Are Making Tape Backup More Viable
ITProToday, June 4th, 2019
As ransomware gets smarter and the use of AI increases, tape-based backup offers some security and budget relief
Top 100 Cloud Backup Companies For June 2019 - Backup Review, June 6th, 2019
Leaders: Carbonite for consumers, Arcserve for SMBs, Databarracks for enterprise, Asigra for enablers
World Backup Day 2019: The Data Management Revolution
ITProPortal, June 3rd, 2019
'Backup' has become so much more than simply backing up your data in the case of disaster
IT - Mobile
Top Mobile Device Management Companies
eWeek, June 4th, 2019
BYOD (bring your own device) to work is fast on the way out. There are too many security pitfalls and risks for an enterprise to endure.
IT - Big Data
Big Data In A Nutshell
Jaxenter, June 4th, 2019
What are the challenges of big data? How can organizations use its benefits to generate ROI?
The Top Four Critical Capabilities Of Data Management
ITProPortal, June 7th, 2019
Data management is a very broad term. Here's a few best practices to consider
Transforming Data With Apache Spark
CIO, June 3rd, 2019
Spark is the ideal big data tool for data-driven enterprises because of its speed, ease of use and versatility. It will help you understand your data quickly and help you make informed decisions faster
IT - Developer
What Is API Management?
Datamation, June 4th, 2019
Learn how APIs are reshaping in-house development and how you can capitalize on API management to enhance your competitive edge
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