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IT - CxO
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Why CIOs Are Betting On Cloud For Their Modern Data Programs
Network Computing, July 5th, 2019
The rapid increase in data volume and variety is driving organizations to rethink their enterprise infrastructures, particularly their cloud strategies
Wanted: Effective CISOs Who (Happily) Stay Longer
Government Technology, July 1st, 2019
Most security leaders change organizations every few years. The reality is that people leave jobs for many reasons. Here's why this often becomes a problem for enterprises, the CISO or both
My Favorite Leadership Advice: 5 Alabama CIO Of The Year Winners Share
The Enterprisers Project, July 4th, 2019
What one piece of advice has influenced the way you lead? Get inspiration from these five IT leaders
C-Level: It's Time To Get Onboard With Technology. Disrupt Or Be Disrupted...
Information Age, July 1st, 2019
Disrupt or be disrupted. If c-level executives can't get onboard with the latest innovations and understand the value it will bring to the business, then they're finished
8 Steps To Recover Quickly (And Well) From A Data Breach
Information Management, July 2nd, 2019
Despite best efforts to protect the organization's health information, a hacker has breached the walls and now client files are encrypted, ransom demands have been made to restore health records and more malware may have been placed on the network
5 Weird Questions To Ask About Your Leadership Style
The Enterprisers Project, July 1st, 2019
We are bombarded with stereotypes of the "right" sort of leader: Use these questions to shake off those notions and learn more about your own strengths and weaknesses
5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In July
The Enterprisers Project, July 1st, 2019
Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders
IT - Storage
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Why A New Class Of SSD Is Needed
Data Center Knowledge, July 3rd, 2019
Value SAS uses native SAS from end to end, eliminating the need for any protocol translation and improving performance
STA Plugfest: Microchip/Microsemi Brings 24Gb SAS Storage Expanders And Controllers
SearchStorage, July 3rd, 2019
Driving toward vendor interoperability and demonstrating how 24Gb SAS alleviates storage bottlenecks in data centers
Seven Basic Questions To Screen 50+ Cloud Storage Offerings
StorageNewsletter.com, July 2nd, 2019
Using cloud storage often represents the first way that most companies adopt the cloud. They leverage cloud storage to archive their data, as a backup target, share files, or for long term data retention
IT - Security
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Safely Deploying TLS Certificates: 5 Common Mistakes To Avoid
CSO Online, July 2nd, 2019
Secure your web traffic and other TLS-protected data by ensuring your TLS cert is configured and deployed correctly
20 Questions To Ask During A Real (Or Manufactured) Security Crisis
Dark Reading, July 3rd, 2019
There are important lessons to be learned from a crisis, even the ones that are more fiction than fact
IT - CRM
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Lead Nurturing With Your CRM
Business 2 Community, July 5th, 2019
Getting leads through your website and other marketing efforts can be hard
4 Things Sales Managers Need From A CRM System
Destination CRM, July 5th, 2019
Any good salesperson knows the foundation of sales is relationship building
4 Steps To Ensure CRM Success
Destination CRM, July 5th, 2019
Investing in and implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) solution is no small feat. It often requires significant money, time, and technical know-how
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Wednesday, July 10th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Wednesday, July 17th, 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 - HR
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Why HR Analytics Is The Key To Continuous Improvement
HR Technologist, July 5th, 2019
Continuous improvement (also called Kaizen or Lean) is a popular approach to enhance productivity by achieving small goals
How HR Can Optimize People Analytics
Gallup, July 5th, 2019
It's the age of data -- and data analytics is revolutionizing HR
IT - AI
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Understanding RPA For The Enterprise
Information Age, July 4th, 2019
Understanding RPA is difficult in this increasingly saturated and confusing market, in this article, Blue Prism's Colin Redbond defines what it means to him and his team
Robotic Process Automation (RPA): 6 Things People Get Wrong
The Enterprisers Project, July 2nd, 2019
To avoid trouble with robotic process automation projects, explain these common misconceptions to your team - and to executives supporting your RPA work
How Wimbledon And Watson Are Using AI To Curate Video Highlights
VentureBeat, July 5th, 2019
The Wimbledon tennis championship is among the world's most prestigious sporting events. First held in 1877, it's also the oldest tennis tournament in the world
Employees Are Ready To Be Empowered By RPA, Finds Survey
Information Age, July 1st, 2019
Research indicates that employees understand the benefits of robotic process automation (RPA) and are more willing to use it to help them deliver better service experiences
Criteria For Success In AI: Industry Best Practices
Search CIO, July 3rd, 2019
Is it useful to study how companies outside of your industry are applying AI? Experts from Shell, Uber and Fellow Robots believe so. Read about their criteria for success in AI
A How-To Guide To Building An Artificial General Intelligence
Information Management, July 2nd, 2019
This is the fifth and final installment of a five-part series on building an artificial general intelligence
13 Best Quotes About The Future Of Artificial Intelligence
Forbes, July 5th, 2019
Until recently, artificial intelligence was a thing for science fiction movies and books. However, we are now in the midst of an ever-changing tech world where we are advancing faster than ever before
IT - Humor
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Ready When You Are
ComputerWorld, July 2nd, 2019
You got what you wanted, but is it what you needed?
IT - Technology
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Top Technological Trends For 2019 And Beyond
ITProPortal, July 4th, 2019
As an entrepreneur or an established businessman, you need to broaden your thinking, explore technologies and implement the ones that will aid the growth of your business even further
IT - Blockchain
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IBM-Maersk Shipping Blockchain Gains Steam With 15 Carriers Now On Board
CoinDesk, July 2nd, 2019
IBM has recruited two more major shipping carriers to join the blockchain platform it co-owns with container giant Maersk
3 Real-World IoT Smart Contract Use Cases Prove Blockchain Benefits
IoT Agenda, July 2nd, 2019
Real-world companies are testing IoT smart contracts and finding value in various industries, from entertainment to utilities to advertising
IT - BI
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Four Crucial Business Intelligence Trends
CIOReview, July 4th, 2019
Marketers need to plan as to how to use data and business intelligence (BI) reporting to create and manage client relationships
Enterprise Business Intelligence
Gigaom, July 1st, 2019
Industrial Strength Meets Modern Innovation
IT - AR-VR
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Drifting Champion Tackles Goodwood With VR, 5G And One Tiny Startup's Tech
Tech Crunch, July 4th, 2019
Stunt driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. took a Lincoln MKZ through its paces at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, drifting the vehicle and taking it up a signature hill climb. Except Gittin wasn't in the car.
AR/VR Gets Real: 4 Promising Pilots Of Augmented Reality And Virtual Reality In Business
CIO, July 5th, 2019
Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are emerging across several sectors, thanks to their value in providing remote training and hands-free access to information
AR Headsets Promise New Enterprise Productivity, But Can The Startups Building Them Survive?
Tech Crunch, July 2nd, 2019
Just as the Bluetooth headset ushered in an era of hands-free calling, AR startups are trying to convince manufacturing startups that AR headsets will bring new efficiencies with hands-free computing
IT - Operations
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What Is Lean Six Sigma? Blending Methodologies To Reduce Waste And Improve Efficiency
CIO, July 2nd, 2019
Lean and Six Sigma are the perfect pair when it comes to improving customer value by reducing waste, boosting productivity and reducing defects and variations in products and services
Splunk vs. LogRhythm: SIEM Head-To-Head
eWeek, July 2nd, 2019
Both LogRhythm and Splunk have a great deal to offer. Both have loyal support from customers and good-to-excellent reviews from industry analysts
How Capacity Planning Can Reduce It Costs By 30-50 Per Cent
ITProPortal, July 5th, 2019
How capacity planning and infrastructure transparency can prevent over provisioning and significantly reduce IT costs
IT - Database
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Why Time Series Databases Are Exploding In Popularity
TechRepublic, July 2nd, 2019
Time series databases are on the rise, with TimescaleDB of particular interest to developers
Why Experts See Graph Databases Headed For Mainstream Use
eWeek, July 5th, 2019
Thanks to improvements, such as faster data loading to build graphs quickly, faster execution of parallel graph algorithms and the ability to scale up and out for distributed applications, graph is meeting or even exceeding its promise
Gartner Says The Future Of The Database Market Is The Cloud
Information Age, July 1st, 2019
On-premises DBMS revenue continues to decrease as DBMS market shifts to the cloud
Database Deployments Moving To The Cloud
InformationWeek, July 5th, 2019
Of the top five database vendors by revenue, four are also cloud service providers -- Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. The future of DBMS is in the cloud
IT - FOSS
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The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 6.2.5
The Document Foundation, July 4th, 2019
The fifth bug and regression fixing release of the LibreOffice 6.2 family, targeted at tech-savvy individuals: early adopters, technology enthusiasts and power users. Users in production environments can start evaluating LibreOffice 6.2.5.
IT - DevOps
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DevOps For Doubters: How To Deal With 9 Kinds Of People Who Push Back
The Enterprisers Project, July 2nd, 2019
Are certain people clinging to the old ways of working? Here's how to identify them - and get them on board with your DevOps efforts
IT - Cloud
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WW Public Cloud Services Spending More Than Doubling By 2023 - IDC
StorageNewsletter.com, July 4th, 2019
WW spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will more than double over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to IDC
Public Cloud Spending Set To Double In The Next 4 Years
siliconAngle, July 4th, 2019
Global spending on public cloud infrastructure and services will almost double from $229 billion this year to around $500 billion by 2023, according to analyst firm International Data Corp.'s latest report
IT - Wireless
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We Tested 5G Speeds Around The World. Here's What We Found
CNET, July 1st, 2019
Faster speed versus more coverage. That's the most important issue for 5G networks today
IT - DR
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Reasons For The Hybrid Cloud: Disaster Recovery And Cost
ITProPortal, July 4th, 2019
Do disaster recovery and cost drive hybrid cloud adoption?
Public Cloud: A Key Component In A Disaster Recovery Plan
ComputerWeekly, July 3rd, 2019
The key things to consider when creating a disaster recovery plan that uses public cloud: DIY vs DRaaS, native cloud tools vs third party, and how low can you go with RPO and RTO?
Disaster Recovery Readiness Is Essential For Hybrid And Multi-Cloud Strategies
HelpNet Security, July 3rd, 2019
Disaster recovery capability is a key factor in implementing hybrid and multi-cloud strategy, a new Teradici study reveals
IT - Careers
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Why Networking Certifications No Longer Matter
SearchNetworking, July 3rd, 2019
Networking certifications have consistently been an important milestone for network professionals. But diverse network infrastructure, automation and UI upgrades could change that
New Study: 76% Of People Think Mentors Are Important, But Only 37% Have One
Forbes, July 3rd, 2019
Many successful people attribute part of their professional success to having a mentor
IT - Compliance
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Priorities IT Pros Follow To Ensure Ingrained Privacy And Compliance
HelpNet Security, July 1st, 2019
Products that help businesses discover and map data flows top the list of purchase plans and the privacy team is playing a larger role in privacy tech purchasing decisions as organizations navigate a complex field of regulations, according to TrustArc and International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
IT - Mobile
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How To Get The Basics Of Mobile Device Management Right First Time
ComputerWeekly, July 2nd, 2019
When adopting mobile device management, there are often fears around implementation and whether or not the strategy is even required
IT - BYOD
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Security Considerations In A BYOD Culture
Dark Reading, July 1st, 2019
The 'bring your own device' movement has put security pros on high alert for a new breed of predator on the hunt to find ways to exploit the ever-expanding attack surface
IT - Big Data
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What Is Data Science? Transforming Data Into Value
CIO, July 3rd, 2019
Data science is a method for transforming business data into assets that help organizations improve revenue, reduce costs, seize business opportunities, improve customer experience, and more
IT - Encryption
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The Case For Encryption: Fact vs. Fiction
Dark Reading, July 2nd, 2019
The common belief that encryption enables bad behavior primarily used by thieves, international terrorists, and other villainous characters is simply not true. Here's why
IT - Developer
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The Seven Deadly Sins Of Agile Metrics
ITProPortal, July 2nd, 2019
Temptations abound to measure Agile projects incorrectly. Here's what to avoid, and how
Refresh The Purpose Of The Scrum Framework
Business 2 Community, July 2nd, 2019
How would the people you work with complete the following sentence: 'The Scrum Framework exists in order to ...'?
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