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IT - CxO
10 Top Emerging Technologies
Information Management, June 26th , 2019
The IoT, artificial intelligence, 5G technology and server-less computing are among the technologies that will most impact businesses and the bottom line, says a new CompTIA report
5 Work/Life Balance Tips From Chicago CIO Of The Year Winners
The Enterprisers Project, June 27th , 2019
How do you disconnect on vacation? Model balance for your team? Try these strategies
Software-As-A-Service Spending Poised To Hit $100B Annually
siliconAngle, June 27th , 2019
Analyst firm Synergy Research Group today provided an update on the state of the enterprise software-as-a-service market, saying that it's on track to hit a $100 billion annual run rate in the current quarter
What Are the Most Important Traits of CIOs Today?
Government Technology, June 25th, 2019
In a survey of state and local government tech executives, CIOs weigh in on the key issues they're grappling with, how they're handling them and what technologies will impact their operations in the future
What Does Digital Transformation Really Mean?
CIO, June 24th, 2019
We can't seem to go a day without seeing or hearing the term digital transformation. But what does the term really mean? What happened to start this paradigm shift in the way people and companies interact with technology? And, more importantly, where is it going?
IT - Storage
Good News For Storage: Connected IoT Devices To Generate 79ZB Of Data In 2025 - IDC, June 24th, 2019
The number of devices connected to the Internet, including the machines, sensors, and cameras that make up the IoT, continues to grow at a steady pace
5 NVMe-oF Implementation Questions Answered
SearchStorage, June 24th, 2019
Want to know more about implementing NVMe over fabrics, where it's useful and what to consider? Get answers to these and other questions surrounding this technology
Object Storage Dead, S3 Eats Everything, June 24th, 2019
Is it a provocation? Think about that and reread carefully the title
SAN vs. NAS: A Diagram Of The Differences
SearchStorage, June 28th , 2019
Having trouble choosing a storage system? While there are some basic differences between SAN and NAS, there are also nuances to consider when making your choice
IT - Security
Why User Identity Management Is A Security Essential
SearchSecurity, June 25th, 2019
As end-user security threats continue to grow in scale and severity, user identity management and access control is increasingly an essential pillar of any strong enterprise identity and access management (IAM) strategy.
Best Tools For Single Sign-On
CSO Online, June 26th , 2019
It has been a few years since we last looked at single sign-on products, the field has gotten more crowded and more capable
Ultimate Guide To Incident Response And Management
SearchSecurity, June 28th , 2019
Learn actionable incident response strategies that your IT and enterprise security teams can use to meet today's security threats and vulnerabilities more effectively
Is The Digital Identity Layer Missing Or Just Misplaced?
CSO Online, June 28th , 2019
The orchestration of existing services and data could provide a digital identity layer that gives the internet a common way to handle identity for all consumers
Top 10 Types Of Information Security Threats For IT Teams
Greta Schultz, June 28th , 2019
Common security threats range from insider threats to advanced persistent threats, and they can bring an organization to its knees unless its in-house security team is aware of them and ready to respond
Splunk vs. IBM Qradar: SIEM Head-To-Head
eWeek, June 24th, 2019
IBM and Splunk deliver two of the best SIEM solutions in the business, but each product offers distinct benefits to potential buyers
Top 10 Incident Response Vendors For 2019
SearchSecurity, June 28th , 2019
Leading incident response services include a variety of specialized tools to help organizations plan and manage their overall cybersecurity posture
Don't Miss These 10 Cybersecurity Blind Spots
Forbes, June 27th , 2019
I began my career in information security in 2005. Since that time, I've led practitioner teams at eBay and Zynga, led a global product management team at Symantec and performed management consulting engagements at Cigital
5 Critical Steps To Creating An Effective Incident Response Plan
SearchSecurity, June 28th , 2019
With cyberthreats and security incidents growing by the day, every organization needs a solid plan for mitigating threats. Here's how to create yours
How To Measure The Relationship With Your Customer With A CRM
CustomerThink, June 26th , 2019
We all know businesses need to build up long-term relationships to succeed in their growth
Salesforce Now Has Over 19% Of The CRM Market
Forbes, June 24th, 2019
CRM remains the largest and fastest growing enterprise software category today according to the latest market sizing, and market share research Gartner published this week
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6 Recruiting Best Practices For Stronger Talent Management
HR Dive, June 28th , 2019
When it comes to introducing new practices into the flow of day-to-day talent acquisition, HR can't always afford to sit back and wait on strategic changes
The Changing Face Of HR
Forbes, June 27th , 2019
New roles, technology, and how HR can prepare for the future
Top 10 - Best Articles For June 2019
HR Exchange, June 28th , 2019
Technology and recruitment were the focus of human resources articles throughout the month of June. Other topics on the list include analytics and dealing with sexual harassment
Beyond Limits: Rethinking The Next Generation Of AI
ComputerWorld, June 28th , 2019
A new AI company called Beyond Limits took an idea from space exploration and turned it into a fascinating new self-training AI
Gartner: Red-Hot Robotic Process Automation Market Leads Enterprise Software Growth
siliconAngle, June 24th, 2019
Gartner Inc. published new data on the state of the robotic process automation field, saying revenue for the red-hot market jumped 63% in the past year
Machine Learning Helps Microsoft's AI Realistically Colorize Video From A Single Image
VentureBeat, June 25th, 2019
Film colorization might be an art form, but it's one that AI models are slowly getting the hang of
Top 6 Chatbot Building Platforms
CIO, June 27th , 2019
Chatbots are fast becoming a business cornerstone for customer service efforts. Here are the key tools you can use to leverage AI to better serve your customers
Voices in AI - Episode 90: A Conversation with Norman Sadeh from CMU
Gigaom, June 27th , 2019
Episode 90 of Voices in AI features Byron speaking with Norman Sadeh from Carnegie Mellon University about the nature of intelligence and how AI effects our privacy
IT - Humor
Ready, Set, Go
ComputerWorld, June 25th, 2019
You can bet it was something to see.
Throwback Thursday: Some People Aren't Satisfied With Eight Nines
ComputerWorld, June 27th , 2019
Just round up
Wayback Wednesday: Ditch The Glitch
ComputerWorld, June 26th , 2019
There is always a root cause
IT - Technology
Displayport 2: What's Different, And Why It Matters
How-To Geek, June 27th , 2019
The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) just announced the newest iteration of DisplayPort technology: DisplayPort 2. This new standard will support resolutions up to 16K
Raspberry Pi 4 Boosts Performance, Keeps $35 Starting Price
CNET, June 24th, 2019
The affordable computer is now even more powerful
IT - Bitcoin
Bitcoin Dominance Reaches Highest Level Since December 2017, What Happens Next?
NEWSBTC, June 26th , 2019
Ever since Bitcoin broke out of the lowest bear market trading range where its yearly lows were set, the crypto asset has skyrocketed, reaching prices not seen since before the bear market began in 2018
IT - Blockchain
Blockchain Interoperability Remains Elusive
Enterprise AI, June 28th , 2019
Early adopters of blockchain technology, particularly financial institutions that are among the first to wring out the distributed, encrypted and immutable ledgers, are being force to analyze data offline, not 'on-chain.'
How To Manage ERP Customization - In 4 Simple Steps
Software Advice, June 28th , 2019
Without differentiation, you have no competitive edge. In today's increasingly saturated and rapidly evolving landscape, businesses that fail to separate themselves are destined to get lost in the shuffle
How To Protect Your ERP Data With Access Control
Software Advice, June 25th, 2019
There are some risks you just shouldn't take - especially when it comes to data security
How To Stop BI Team Members From Dropping Like Flies
insideBIGDATA, June 28th , 2019
Data is the backbone of every company. So keeping BI teams happy is a top priority.. right?
Making The Intelligent Decision
ITProPortal, June 24th, 2019
Business Intelligence (BI) is no longer just a nice-to-have - it has become a critical factor in ensuring that enterprises are truly customer-centric, competitive and digitally transformed
Why Are My Projects Failing?
CIO, June 26th , 2019
Is your IT organization struggling to deliver projects successfully? If so, you're right there with a majority of the IT organizations in the world and it's killing your credibility
IT - Operations
How To Take The Pain Out Of Patching Linux And Windows Systems At Scale
Jaxenter, June 24th, 2019
Patching can be manually intensive and time-consuming, requiring large amounts of coordination and processes. In this article Tony Green, a UNIX sysadmin for over 25 years, gives the best tips to take the frustration out of patching for Linux and Windows systems
IT - Database
Cloud Now Default Platform For Databases, Gartner Says
Datanami, June 26th , 2019
Deploying a database to the cloud? You're not alone, according to Gartner, which says rapid growth in cloud deployments of databases over the past two years have turned clouds into the default modality and relegated on-premise database deployments to legacy status
Compare NoSQL Database Types In The Cloud
SearchCloudComputing, June 28th , 2019
NoSQL and cloud computing were made for each other. Dig in to the types of database offerings that are available from cloud major providers and third-party vendors
IT - Server
3 Vendors To Consider For An HCI Appliance
SearchDataCenter, June 28th , 2019
HCI isn't just a software product; market vendors such as Nutanix, HPE and Pivot3 also have specific appliances for admins that want features for network and storage management
Converged Infrastructure Systems Sales Grow 19%
siliconAngle, June 26th , 2019
Enterprises are showing no letup in their demand for converged infrastructure systems, if International Data Corp.'s latest numbers are any indication
Know The Risk Of Hyper-Converged Vendor Lock-In, Myths And Facts
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, June 25th, 2019
The risk of HCI vendor lock-in is real. The reason why is different than you might think, however. See how it often comes down to financial, not technical, limitations in this article
IT - DevOps
3 Ways DevOps Mitigates The Operational IT Skill Gaps
CIO, June 24th, 2019
Advancements in devops can help close the skill gap in IT. The big question for CIOs is whether or not they're ready to learn from past mistakes
How To Make The Leap To DevOps
InformationWeek, June 24th, 2019
While it's easy to make the business case for DevOps, executing it may be the trickiest leadership task you'll ever face. Here are three steps that can help
27-Factor Assessments Lead To Success With DevOps, June 24th, 2019
October 2019 will mark the 10th anniversary of the first DevOpsDays, where the term 'DevOps' began to catch on
Guarding Against DevOps' Achilles Heel
Network Computing, June 27th , 2019
Businesses that do not adopt DevSecOps will be presented with increased risk and left powerless in guarding against the threats of tomorrow
New Research On What Separates DevOps Leaders From DevOps Laggards
CIO, June 26th , 2019
New Forrester research reveals three key differentiators that separate DevOps leaders from DevOps laggards
IT - Cloud
Cloud Computing: What The Future Holds And How You Can Prepare Your Organization
Business 2 Community, June 27th , 2019
'Science has stolen most of our miracles' the dialogue from the futuristic sci-fi thriller Minority report is not completely false
Cloud Data Management Finding Its Place As Volumes Soar Sky High
SearchDataBackup, June 28th , 2019
Is a cloud data management platform right for your organization? Experts discuss its benefits and drawbacks as more data moves to the cloud for a variety of uses
Cloud Risk, Cloud Outages And Cloud Security - Human Error Is The Cause
Information Age, June 24th, 2019
Sometimes we forget cloud computing is actually pretty reliable, so how do you improve cloud security, eliminate single-supplier cloud risk and reduce the odds of cloud outages?
Moving Enterprise Workloads To The Cloud
ITProPortal, June 27th , 2019
Why are ten percent of all virtual machines being utilised at the top three public clouds?
Multi-Cloud Strategy Lessons Learned
The Enterprisers Project, June 27th , 2019
Intrado's CTO shares wisdom about using multiple cloud service providers - and overcoming internal resistance
Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which Has Better Management Tools?
ComputerWorld, June 26th , 2019
Users don't directly see these capabilities, but they are core to managing your productivity and collaboration platform
Shipping Giant Maersk On Taking A Cloud-First Approach To Disrupting The Competition
ComputerWeekly, June 26th , 2019
Rasmus Hald, who heads up the cloud centre of excellence at shipping giant Maersk, opens up about how the firm is embracing a cloud-first policy in the name of seeing off competitive threats and improving the sustainability of its operations
How Big Is AWS?
Business 2 Community, June 28th , 2019
If you're at all familiar with cloud computing, you know Amazon Web Services is a giant - but just how big is AWS? There are a number of measures of the size of a cloud business like Amazon's - here are answers to just a few of those questions
IT - Networks
How To Tackle Wireless Network Planning In 9 Steps
SearchNetworking, June 24th, 2019
Wireless network planning may appear daunting. But IT teams can tackle this task in nine key phases, which include capacity, network integration and redundancy
Can 5G Replace High-Speed Wi-Fi In The Enterprise?
Networkworld, June 25th, 2019
A TECH(talk) interview with Analyst Jack Gold about corporate use of 5G wireless (including IoT) the U.S. - Huawei dispute over the technology and how soon to expect services to be available
Bringing Big Bandwidth To Large Enterprises
The Next Platform, June 24th, 2019
Hyperscalers change their datacenters - by which we mean whole generations of servers, storage, and switching - like regular enterprises upgrade server platforms
Survey Examines WAN Transformation and SD-WAN's Impact
Network Computing, June 28th , 2019
Enterprises are heavily involved in reinventing their WANs, and they see SD-WAN as a primary enabler of this change
The Impact Of SD-WAN Adoption On Digital Transformation And Corporate Strategy
ITProPortal, June 26th , 2019
Insight into how SD-WAN is changing IT teams
Wi-Fi 6 vs. 5G: Key Advantages For Businesses
ITProPortal, June 28th , 2019
2019 will be a landmark year for wireless connectivity and the Internet of Things (IoT), with the launches of Wi-Fi 6 and 5G making headlines across the globe
How Products From Leading Campus LAN Switch Vendors Compare
SearchNetworking, June 25th, 2019
Before evaluating campus LAN switches, assess the organization's core needs as well as future requirements, such as capabilities for Wi-Fi 6 or high-end PoE to power IoT devices
IT - IoT
7 Steps To Enhance IoT Security
Networkworld, June 24th, 2019
Securing the IoT is a multi-faceted effort that requires big moves as well as small adjustments to ensure networks, systems, data and devices are protected. Here are 7 security practices you might not have considered
How To Make Internet Of Things Data A Performing Asset
Information Management, June 27th , 2019
IoT and data remain intrinsically linked together. Data consumed and produced keeps growing at an ever expanding rate
Making The Most Of Your IoT Data - How To Analyse Your Machine Data More Effectively
Information Age, June 28th , 2019
The amount of unstructured machine data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) is growing as more devices and applications become connected
IT - Careers
Why Un-Do Your Resume? 25 Cats.
Ask The Headhunter, June 24th, 2019
In the June 25, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader wants yet another look at the resume
5 Key IT Skills For The New Decade
Data Center Knowledge, June 28th , 2019
Here are 5 key IT skills that promise to be important for future success in just about any IT job
6 Best Cloud Security Certifications For IT Professionals
SearchCloudSecurity, June 25th, 2019
There are a few options for infosec professionals looking for the best cloud security certifications. Expert Frank Siemons outlines the top choices available with a cloud focus
7 Tips For Avoiding Burnout
Red Hat, June 26th , 2019
Burnout can be a huge problem in high-intensity careers like system administration. Here's how to recognize when it's happening to you and others, along with what to do in order to recover and avoid the problem in the future
IT Talent: 7 Ways To Attract And Keep Gen X And Millennials
The Enterprisers Project, June 25th, 2019
These two age groups will be an important part of IT teams for the foreseeable future. New Mercer data shows how to recruit and retain both
The 10 Most In-Demand Technology Certifications For Data And IT Pros
Information Management, June 28th , 2019
In the world of IT and data management, certifications are important benchmarks that many organizations value when looking to hire people to fill various roles
IT - Virtualization
The History Of Docker's Climb In The Container Management Market
SearchServerVirtualization, June 25th, 2019
When the concept of containers became stale, Docker brought containers back to the forefront by creating container management software, and the company continues to evolve
IT - Compliance
How GDPR Teaches Us To Take A Bottom-Up Approach To Privacy
InformationWeek, June 28th , 2019
Looking at underlying security needs means organizations are more likely to be in compliance with privacy regulations
Unstructured Data Compliance: Obstacles And Solutions
ComputerWeekly, June 24th, 2019
Stored unstructured data could be a black hole full of unknown risk. We look at the key dangers to compliance in unstructured data and some ways of mitigating the risks
IT - Email
Words To Go: Email Phishing Security
SearchSecurity, June 25th, 2019
IT teams must take precautionary measures to address cybersecurity awareness, particularly when it comes to email. Refer to this list of email security terms to mitigate risks
Office 365 Multifactor Authentication Done Right
Dark Reading, June 27th , 2019
Why the ubiquitous nature of Office 365 poses unique challenges for MFA-based security and how organizations can protect themselves
What Are The Most Important Email Security Protocols?
SearchSecurity, June 27th , 2019
Internet email was designed independent of security considerations, but these are the top email security protocols that add mechanisms to keep messaging safe from threats
IT - Backup
Why Do You Need Backup For Salesforce And Other SaaS Apps?
SearchDataBackup, June 26th , 2019
Backup for Salesforce is available from several third-party vendors. Why aren't a lot of organizations doing it? Explore some of the many reasons why you need this backup
Your Backup And Restore Process Is Broken - Here's How To Fix It
CSO Online, June 27th , 2019
Don't wait for a ransomware attack to expose backup flaws. These eight steps will put you on the path for reliable data restores
IT - Big Data
How Big Data Will Make Or Break Future Smart Cities
SmartDataCollective, June 24th, 2019
Big data can make all the difference when it comes to developing future smart cities. Here's what to know about this and why it matters
Most Widely Adopted Digital Solutions? Big Data, Cloud And CRM
HelpNet Security, June 25th, 2019
More than 85% of companies are implementing digital transformation processes, compared to the 15% who admitted not having started their path towards digitalization yet, Zigurat Innovation School reveals
Big Data Is The Core Of Your Audience Targeting Strategy
SmartDataCollective, June 25th, 2019
Big data is the core of your audience targeting strategy. Here's how it all works, and what to know about it
Expert Advice: Combining Big Data And Gut Instinct
Datamation, June 28th , 2019
A number of leading Big Data experts discuss how to combine insight from your data analytics software with the hard-earned wisdom of your human managers
Got Big Data? Keep Security Agile And Automated With APIs
siliconAngle, June 28th , 2019
Many companies are amassing big data to gain a competitive advantage with predictive analytics
IT - Encryption
IPsec vs. SSL VPN: Comparing Speed, Security Risks and Technology
SearchSecurity, June 26th , 2019
IPsec VPNs and SSL VPNs both encrypt network data, but they do it differently. Learn about the differences and how to determine the right solution for your organization
IT - Developer
6 Things Your Boss Doesn't Know About Software Development
VentureBeat, June 24th, 2019
"My boss doesn't understand what I do."
Serverless Architecture
Datamation, June 28th , 2019
Serverless architecture is a usage-based cloud service in which the provider manages the servers, providing far greater efficiency and potential cost savings
The Best Programming Language To Learn
InfoWorld, June 25th, 2019
Python is clearly the best choice, unless a better choice is Java or JavaScript. Let's compare
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