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IT - CxO
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10 IT Modernization Mistakes To Avoid
CIO, August 20th, 2019
Modernizing IT takes more than just replacing old tech with newer models. It requires a nuanced strategy that considers business needs and objectives alongside technical capabilities
Digital Transformation Strategy: 7 Key Pieces
The Enterprisers Project, August 20th, 2019
Give your digital transformation efforts the best chance to succeed by building a strong strategy. CIOs and other experts share the steps you should focus on
Addressing Risk: Data Security Questions For CIOs
InformationWeek, August 23rd, 2019
Position your organization not just for legal and regulatory compliance, but also for safer and more effective use of information assets. Here are five questions to ask
CISO Challenges Include Building Credibility Within The Business
Search Security, August 20th, 2019
No matter what comes at them in terms of cybersecurity issues, the main CISO challenge comes down to building credibility as a trustworthy person
How IT Departments Can Upskill In The New Economy
ComputerWeekly, August 22nd, 2019
There is a skills crisis. Traditionally, IT has outsourced to fill the skills gap, but in the gig economy, there are new approaches to sourcing technical skills
The 'Ride-Along': The Transformational CIO's Secret Weapon
CIO, August 21st, 2019
Learning how employees operate is a critical task for CIOs, for whom the 'ride-along' has become essential in serving customers and generating revenue
The Evolving Role Of The CDO
datanami, August 21st, 2019
Who drives the big data and AI strategy at your company?
With Shadow IT Running Rampant, How Can It Keep Pace?
HelpNet Security, August 20th, 2019
Data privacy is high on the minds of businesses and consumers alike, as society at large is getting wise to the potential dangers that even seemingly innocuous apps (ie. FaceApp) might expose them to
Draper CIO: How New IT Roles Improve Connection To The Business
The Enterprisers Project, August 22nd, 2019
If IT has become disconnected from the business, it may be time to rethink your org chart. Draper's CIO shares how his team forged a tighter business relationship using a new IT role
IT - Storage
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3 Key Unstructured Data Storage Challenges And How To Resolve Them
SearchStorage, August 21st, 2019
Volume, variety and value make storing unstructured data difficult. We look at how some vendors are helping enterprises get control of their burgeoning data stores.
78.6 Million HDDs Shipped in 2CQ19
Storage Newsletter, August 23rd, 2019
Hyperscale demand for nearline accelerates with latest cloud expansion cycle but trade fears pull-in demand, weakening near term outlook ahead of uncertain economic conditions
Adoption Of NAS Solutions Projected To Rise Steadily In The Near Future
HelpNet Security, August 20th, 2019
The global network attached storage (NAS) market is anticipated to experience lucrative growth in the ensuing years
OCP Storage Hits The Datacenter
EnterpriseAI, August 23rd, 2019
The emerging market for storage equipment based on the Open Compute Project is expected to more than double through 2023, according to datacenter storage equipment forecast
The Top 13 Free And Open Source Storage Solutions
Solutions Review, August 20th, 2019
Searching for storage solutions can be a daunting (and expensive) process, one that requires long hours of research and deep pockets
IT - Security
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Most IT Pros Find Red Team Exercises More Effective Than Blue Team Testing
HelpNet Security, August 20th, 2019
More than one-third of security professionals' defensive blue teams fail to catch offensive red teams, a study from Exabeam reveals
Who Gets Privileged Access & How To Enforce It
Dark Reading, August 20th, 2019
Let's begin by re-evaluating IT infrastructures to determine who has access to what, why, and when
8 Non-Obvious Benefits Of SSO
Business 2 Community, August 20th, 2019
As an enterprise or organization grows in size, the benefits of SSO grow along with it
Key iOS Enterprise Security Vulnerabilities IT Should Know
Search Mobile Computing, August 22nd, 2019
Mobile admins must approach Android and iOS security differently, because the two OSes face different threats. Learn how IT can mitigate iOS enterprise security concerns
Three Essential Elements Of A Successful Zero Trust Cybersecurity Program
HelpNet Security, August 21st, 2019
Organizations have traditionally deployed cybersecurity approaches that adhered to the phrase made famous by President Ronald Reagan: 'Trust, but verify.'
What Is Access Control? A Key Component Of Data Security
CSO Online, August 21st, 2019
Access controls authenticate and authorize individuals to access the information they are allowed to see and use
5 Identity Challenges Facing Today's IT Teams
Dark Reading, August 22nd, 2019
To take control over your company's security, identify and understand the biggest identity and access management challenges facing IT teams today and start addressing them
4 Takeaways From Black Hat 2019
CSO Online, August 23rd, 2019
Experts identified new trends and warned of emerging or growing threats, including security's impact on software development and the growing threat social media poses
Aviation Faces Increasing Cybersecurity Scrutiny
Dark Reading, August 22nd, 2019
Some aviation experts and security researchers are trying to foster closer alliances for securing airplane networks
IT - CRM
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Best CRM Software Of 2019:
TechRadar, August 22nd, 2019
Customer Relationship Management Solutions For Any Business
How To Smooth The CRM Installation Process
Forbes, August 21st, 2019
Know that the transition will be scary for you and your team - but there are ways to smooth the rid
IT - AI
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10 RPA Vendors To Watch
Information Week, August 20th, 2019
Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts
Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining These 5 Major Industries
Business 2 Community, August 23rd, 2019
With all the buzz around cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken a backseat in some ways
How AI Is Transforming Business Strategy As We Know It
insideBIGDATA, August 23rd, 2019
Cognitive computing - a term used to describe technological platforms that are based on the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) - is changing the way we do business today
Three Tips For Laying The Groundwork For Machine Learning
Information Week, August 21st, 2019
While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think
IT - Humor
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Memory-Lane Monday: For Once, Credit Where It's Due
Computerworld, August 20th, 2019
It's the feel-good tale of the year. (But the year is 1979.)
I Couldn't Possibly Tell You The Computer's ID Over The Phone, I've Been On A Course
The Register, August 23rd, 2019
Come join us for another dive into the piranha-infested waters of what we at The Register like to call On Call
The Power Of The Beep-Beep-Beep
Computerworld, August 21st, 2019
If the UPS had been smaller, she might have thrown it out a window.
Throwback Thursday: Eyes Only
Computerworld, August 22nd, 2019
Whatever the policy says, it must be very strict
IT - Technology
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6 Significant New Chromebook Hardware Trends
Computerworld, August 20th, 2019
Software isn't the only area that's evolving in the Chrome OS universe right now
Intel Focuses On Scale Out AI Training With New Chip
The Next Platform, August 20th, 2019
When done correctly, ABM consistently delivers the personal and relevant experience that customers demand
Processor Progress Is Alive And Well, Builder Of Apple's iPhone Chips Says
CNET, August 21st, 2019
TSMC's research chief challenges pessimists with a bullish view on memory, 3D chip stacking and faster processor ingredients
Smart Home Technology: Making Life Easier With Automation
Jaxenter, August 23rd, 2019
AI is integrating into all aspects of our lives, even into our home
IT - Blockchain
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The Practical Application Of Blockchain In Procurement
Information Age, August 20th, 2019
Iain Steel, chief procurement services officer at UK law firm TLT, explores the practical application of blockchain in procurement
Why Blockchain Works For Records Management
GCN, August 23rd, 2019
Records management is one of four blockchain business initiatives that can save money and provide generate revenue, according to Gartner
IT - ERP
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5 Ways To Leverage ERP In The Cloud Without Throwing Away Millions
diginomica, August 22nd, 2019
Everyone is moving to the cloud, for sure - but how you get there is the million dollar question, writes Rimini Street's Michael Bathon
Where Is Supply Chain Optimization Heading By 2020?
Business 2 Community, August 22nd, 2019
The concept of supply-chain optimization isn't new.
Why ERP Is Key To The Customer Experience
Modern Materials Handling, August 21st, 2019
Delivering on customer satisfaction and driving customer loyalty is crucial in both B2B and B2C companies
IT - BI
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This Is How The New Power BI Version Will Impact Enterprises
Business 2 Community, August 20th, 2019
Microsoft has launched the new look & features in Power BI at the end of July
What Artificial Intelligence Means To Business Analysts
CIO, August 20th, 2019
Artificial intelligence is no longer a buzz word but a reality for the environments business analysts and many other analysts find themselves working with today
IT - AR-VR
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Change Your Customer And Employee Experience Using AR And VR
Information Age, August 21st, 2019
AR is beginning to change the customer and employee experience, but what will it take before the user rewards are truly reaped?
How Facebook AR Glasses Could Become Real, Thanks To Oculus VR Tech
CNET, August 22nd, 2019
Facebook's Joel Hesch talks about how Oculus Insight tracking is the present and future for VR/AR
IT - PM
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A Project Manager's Guide To Ansible
opensouce.com, August 20th, 2019
Ansible is best known for IT automation, but it can streamline operations across the entire organization
The End Of Project Management?
CIO, August 23rd, 2019
IT project management as a discipline has been around for many years. However, is it relevant in the age of digital products? Or can it become a valuable adjunct to IT digital product management?
IT - Operations
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10 Splunk Alternatives For Log Analysis
InfoWorld, August 22nd, 2019
Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it is far from the only player around
IT - FOSS
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The Cloud Isn't Killing Open Source Software
opensouce.com, August 20th, 2019
How the cloud motivates open source businesses to evolve quickly.
IT - DevOps
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Best Practices For DevOps In The Cloud
eWeek, August 21st, 2019
How can development teams shorten the development life cycle without sacrificing the integrity of the features and updates?
How DevOps Can Migrate To The Cloud Without Sacrificing Security
Jaxenter, August 20th, 2019
DevOps means development is moving faster than ever. How is it possible to ensure everything is secure, especially when migrating to the cloud?
How To Explain DevOps In Plain English
The Enterprisers Project, August 21st, 2019
Having trouble boiling DevOps and all it encompasses down to a sound bite?
Turning Silos Into Success With DevOps
Network Computing, August 20th, 2019
DevOps can help break down expertise silos, not because of its emphasis on agility or speed, but because of its emphasis on collaboration and sharing
IT - Cloud
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Cloud Application Monitoring Takes A Multipronged Approach
Search Cloud Applications, August 20th, 2019
To monitor cloud apps, you'll need to gather metrics on performance, cost and security. IT teams and the tools they choose to implement will require coordinated effort
At A High Level: AWS vs. Google Cloud Platform
eWeek, August 22nd, 2019
AWS and Google Cloud Platform, two of the three largest cloud computing vendors, each have their own strengths and weaknesses that make them efficient for different workloads. Which might be best for your use case?
Majority Of Organisations Struggling With Cloud Security
ComputerWeekly, August 23rd, 2019
The majority of organisations find securing the cloud difficult and more than a quarter feel the shared security responsibility model is unclear, according to a survey of information security professionals
Use Modern Cloud Security Best Practices
Search Cloud Applications, August 22nd, 2019
Enterprises still worry about the security of cloud and if migrating will put data at risk. Explore modern methods, technologies and tools that help strengthen cloud environments
IT - Wireless
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5G Global Revenues To Double By 2020, Report Says
CNET, August 22nd, 2019
But researchers caution against abandoning 4G networks
IT - Networks
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Stop Screaming At Your Cable Box: 5G Is On The Way
CNET, August 22nd, 2019
Upset with your cable provider? 5G could mean that help is on the way
IT - IoT
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Don't Worry About Shadow IT. Shadow IoT Is Much Worse.
IoT Agenda, August 22nd, 2019
Shadow IoT - the use of unauthorized internet of things devices and networks - poses a new level of threats for enterprises
IoT Architecture Layers And Design Change To Address Data Deluge
IoT Agenda, August 23rd, 2019
The evolution of the entire digital landscape has shifted into high gear, thanks to IoT pushing new architecture layers and topologies into organizations
Urgent Tips To Guard Against New IoT Cybersecurity Threats
SmartDataCollective, August 19th, 2019
IoT cybersecurity threats are continually increasing and becoming more sophisticated, so it's important to protect yourself
IT - Careers
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My Headhunter Is Competing With Me!
Ask The Headhunter, August 19th, 2019
In the August 20, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader is confused about how a headhunter operates.
Why Make Time For Professional Workshops?
Business 2 Community, August 22nd, 2019
After being at work for 8+ hours, schlepping to a different office building, settling in with a pad and paper, and talking about more work stuff is probably not super appealing
How To Manage Remote Developers: 3 Key Tips
The Enterprisers Project, August 20th, 2019
Have you updated your management style for the era of remote work? As more developers work remotely, here's how IT leaders can foster productivity and job satisfaction
Can't We All Just Get Along?
Business 2 Community, August 23rd, 2019
IT - Virtualization
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Paravirtualization
SearchServerVirtualization, August 19th, 2019
With paravirtualization, virtual machines can be accessed through interfaces that are similar to the underlying hardware
IT - Compliance
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Privacy And Security Are Converging In The Data Center
Data Center Knowledge, August 20th, 2019
New regulations like GDPR and CCPA can have a positive effect on security, but they can also get in the way of developing smart security tools
What Is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)? How To Protect It Under GDPR
CSO Online, August 22nd, 2019
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation requires companies to protect the privacy of their EU customers
When Will The GDPR Pot Boil Over?
HelpNet Security, August 21st, 2019
It's Sooner (And Different) Than You Think
IT - Email
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The Differences Between SMTP and IMAP (And Why You Need Both)
Business 2 Community, August 21st, 2019
Email plays a crucial role in virtually every single one of our lives. Studies show that 58 percent of consumers check their email first thing in the morning
IT - Backup
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Real-World Backup Woes And How To Fix Them
Network World, August 21st, 2019
How four enterprises solved problems with their backup and restore processes
IT - Big Data
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Containerized Convergence Of Big Data And Big Compute
insideHPC, August 22nd, 2019
In this video from HPCKP'19, Christian Kniep from QNIB Solutions presents: Containerized Convergence of Big Data and Big Compute
Is Big Data Leading To More Quantitative Strategic Decision Making Models?
SmartDataCollective, August 21st, 2019
Companies will place a greater emphasis on quantitative decision-making models than ever before, since new big data technology has made it more reliable
The Most Common Missed Opportunities With Big Data
insideBIGDATA, August 20th, 2019
Technology's rate of change continues to accelerate, and it seems nearly impossible to keep up with
IT - Encryption
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Encryption 101 And The Trap Of Leaving Data Unprotected
CIO Dive, August 22nd, 2019
Without it, data lays bare and vulnerable
Security Pros Reiterate Warning Against Encryption Backdoors
ComputerWeekly, August 22nd, 2019
The majority of security professionals believe countries with government-mandated encryption backdoors are more susceptible to nation-state cyber attacks
Why It's A Good Idea To Start Thinking About Quantum-Safe Cryptography Now
Data Center Knowledge, August 23rd, 2019
Valuable data stolen today may easily be decrypted in the future, when quantum computing arrives
IT - Java
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What Is EJB? The Evolution Of Enterprise Javabeans
Javaworld, August 22nd, 2019
Java's server-side platform for developing distributed business applications
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