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IT - CxO
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CIO Role: Do You Have What It Takes To Be CIO? 7 Questions
The Enterprisers Project, November 18th, 2019
So you want to become a Chief Information Officer? Ask these questions about your motives, qualifications, and hopes
Former White House CIO Shares Enduring Security Strategies
Information Week, November 20th, 2019
Theresa Payton explains the strategies organizations should consider as they integrate layers of new technology
Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions For IT Leaders
InformationWeek, November 18th, 2019
Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming
5 Steps To Transform IT Talent Strategy For The Future: IDC
The Enterprisers Project, November 19th, 2019
Recruiting and retaining the right mix of talent is vital in the digital age
9 Pitfalls To Scaling Innovation From Pilot To Production
CIO, November 20th, 2019
From a lack of a handoff plan to a failure to loop in business users at the right time, innovative projects all too often stall when pushed out into the real world. Here's how to do it right
Why Some CIOs Are CTOs, Too
CIODIVE, November 20th, 2019
KFC, Ocean Spray and Peloton are among the companies with CIOs who adopted the CTO title this year. Will the trend spread to other companies?
CIOs Will Face Management And Cost Control Challenges In 2020
InformationWeek, November 20th, 2019
The new year will find IT leaders coping with business, technological and staff disruption issues. What will this mean for you?
Digital Transformation: 4 Steps CIOs Should Take To Stay On Track
The Enterprisers Project, November 21st, 2019
The path to digital transformation presents formidable hurdles
The 'Department Of No': Why CISOs Need To Cultivate A Middle Way
Information Week, November 21st, 2019
A chief information security officer's job inherently involves conflict, but a go-along-to-get-along approach carries its own vulnerabilities and risks
IT - MFA
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Compound Biometrics
Fortress Identity, November 20th, 2019
It's hard to imagine that not that long ago there were articles everywhere on how to devise effective passwords
Why Multifactor Authentication Is Now A Hacker Target
Dark Reading, November 20th, 2019
SIM swaps, insecure web design, phishing, and channel-jacking are four ways attackers are circumventing MFA technology, according to the FBI
Why You Need Both Two-Factor Authentication & Strong Passwords On Wordpress Sites
Security Boulevard, November 20th, 2019
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an important part of maintaining the security of a WordPress site
IT - Storage
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Lifetime HDD Failure Rates Rose From 1.70% In 2Q19 To 1.73% In 3Q19
Storage Newsletter, November 18th, 2019
Backblaze had 115,151 spinning HDDs spread across 4 data centers on two continents
5 Disruptive Storage Technologies For 2020
Networkworld, November 18th, 2019
Leading-edge technologies, including NVMe, storage class memory, and intent-based storage management, promise to change the way IT organizations store, manage and use data
Decide Between SAN vs. Hyper-Converged For Your Virtual Storage
SearchServerVirtualization, November 20th, 2019
Shared storage provides admins with virtual storage benefits such as storage migration, high availability and redundancy. But the right storage option depends on cost and performance
Demand For HDD Storage Booming: 240 EB Shipped In Q3 2019
AnandTech, November 21st, 2019
Demand for storage is stronger than ever as, in addition to growing user-generated data, machine-generated data now requires a formidable amount of storage space and will need even more in the future as the number of connected devices increases
SC19: Sony Reveals Optical Disc Archive Gen 3 With 500GB Disc And 5.5TB Cartridge
Storage Newsletter, November 18th, 2019
Up to of 375MB/s and 187.5MB/s RW speeds, lifespan of "over 100 years"
IT - Security
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13 Security Pros Share Their Most Valuable Experiences
InformationWeek, November 18th, 2019
From serving as an artillery Marine to working a help desk, infosec practitioners pinpoint experiences that had the greatest influence on their careers
Do Your Infosec Habits Make You Vulnerable To Fraud?
HelpNet Security, November 18th, 2019
A third of Americans have been a victim of information fraud or identity theft
Social Engineering Hacks: 4 Ways To Keep Your Company Protected
Business 2 Community, November 20th, 2019
There are a few hallmarks to social engineering hacks
3 Fundamentals For Better Security And IT Management
Information Week, November 21st, 2019
Nail these security fundamentals, and your organization will be well-positioned to succeed next year and in the years to come
What's The Answer For 5G Security?
SearchSecurity, November 21st, 2019
Learn about the planning of 3GPP in developing specifications for 5G security in this synopsis of 5G Americas' white paper, 'The Evolution of Security in 5G.'
Cyber Security Trends 2020 - How Unprepared Are We?
Business 2 Community, November 21st, 2019
Spending on cybersecurity is on an explosive rise
The 5-Step Methodology For Spotting Malicious Bot Activity On Your Network
Dark Reading, November 22nd, 2019
Bot detection over IP networks isn't easy, but it's becoming a fundamental part of network security practice
IT - CRM
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6 Signs It's Time For CRM
Business 2 Community, November 19th, 2019
'I think we track that somewhere, but I'm not really sure where that information goes.'
Where CRM Went Wrong (And How To Fix It)
destinationCRM.com, November 22nd, 2019
Over the past three decades, the CRM industry has kept growing and growing: The sector represents nearly 25 percent of all enterprise software spending, and by 2025 will be worth an eye-watering $82 billion
Which CRM Systems Are The Most Popular With Their Users?
Forbes, November 21st, 2019
CRM users are most dissatisfied with how their vendors overpromise and under deliver
vBeers-SF
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Wednesday, December 11th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
IT - HR
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Execs Say HR Will Become Irrelevant If It Doesn't Modernize
HR Dive, November 22nd, 2019
If the HR function doesn't modernize its approach to workforce planning, it will rapidly become irrelevant
How Human Resources Became A Technology Powerhouse
TechGenix, November 20th, 2019
HR has become a leader in the advancement and utilization of technology to manage the administrative tasks associated with the management of human resources
IT - AI
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5 Benefits Of Using AI Bots In Customer Service
Business 2 Community, November 20th, 2019
Customer service bots are a technology that delivers interactive answers to customer questions in real-time
AI Will Lead Learning Trends In 2020, Udemy Predicts
HR Dive, November 19th, 2019
Learning leaders will need to prepare employees to work alongside AI and work as partners with machines
The Top 3 Use Cases For AI Endpoint Security Tools
SearchSecurity, November 22nd, 2019
Endpoint attack surfaces are growing, and cybersecurity pros struggle to keep up. Consider the following use cases for AI endpoint security techniques in the enterprise
IT - Humor
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A Real Light Bulb Moment
ComputerWorld, November 20th, 2019
Watt's it all about?
Flashback Friday: Your Traffic Is Just Going To Degrade Our Perfect Network Link
ComputerWorld, November 22nd, 2019
That's one heck of a long emergency.
He Heard You Fine
ComputerWorld, November 19th, 2019
Oh, before I leave, what's GNU?
Throwback Thursday: See If You Can Wriggle Out Of This One
ComputerWorld, November 21st, 2019
It's just her way of saying thanks.
IT - Technology
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Intel Unveils Graphics Chip And Software For High-Performance Computing And AI
SiliconANGLE , November 18th, 2019
Intel Corp. is turning its attention to the convergence of high-performance computing and artificial intelligence
The Four Workhorses Of The Data Apocalypse
The Next Platform, November 18th, 2019
The days when the X86 processor could do just about every kind of processing in the datacenter are gone
IT - Bitcoin
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Tackling 7 Myths About Bitcoin For Beginners
bitcoin.com, November 22nd, 2019
For those long involved in the crypto space, it's easy to forget just how overwhelming and mystifying the world of bitcoin was when first encountered as a fresh-faced neophyte
IT - Blockchain
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Enterprise Blockchain Adoption Hinges On Use Case Fit
CIODIVE, November 22nd, 2019
Not all applications of blockchain technology are created equal
IT - ERP
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Don't Be Fooled By These 8 Misconceptions Of ERP In The Cloud
diginomica, November 21st, 2019
CIOs are often advised to move core applications to the cloud, but should beware these common misconceptions about SaaS ERP
ERP Into The Future
Manufacturing.net, November 19th, 2019
ID chats with DDI Systems' Jennifer Luizzi about ongoing trends in ERP systems, and what's to come
IT - BI
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The Role Of AI In The Future Of Business Intelligence
IoT for all, November 21st, 2019
Today's businesses leverage the power of AI in many ways, from call centers deploying AI-based chatbots to banks using deep learning to analyze countless data points in seconds and detect fraud
IT - AR-VR
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AR And VR Set
ComputerWeekly, November 19th, 2019
New headset technologies and 5G networking promise to lower costs, and make AR and VR more user friendly
IT - Operations
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Dealing With IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Glut
Information Week, November 21st, 2019
The variety of siloed IT monitoring tools in an enterprise -- many of which overlap in terms of functionality -- makes the case for consolidation of the tools into a single package
IT - HPC
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Doing The Math On Future Exascale Supercomputers
The Next Platform, November 20th, 2019
We are not shy of playing guessing games here at The Next Platform, as you all well know
Hyperion: AI-Driven HPC Industry Continues To Push Growth Projections
EnterpriseAI, November 21st, 2019
Three major forces - AI, cloud and exascale - are combining to raise the HPC industry to heights exceeding expectations
World's Fastest Supercomputers Look Familiar On November Top500 List
insideHPC, November 18th, 2019
Today marked the release of the 54th edition of the TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers
IT - DevOps
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8 Habits Of Successful DevOps Team Leaders
The Enterprisers Project, November 20th, 2019
What do great leaders do differently as organizations scale DevOps? Use these best practices to set everyone up for success
Yet More DevOps Trends For 2020
Forrester, November 24th, 2019
Here are some of the additional trends Forrester is tracking in DevOps for 2020
IT - Cloud
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Keep The Costs Of Cloud Computing Under Control
Search Cloud Computing, November 22nd, 2019
Enterprises need to track, manage and optimize cloud spending to keep budgets in check. Get to the bottom of your overspending problem, and learn how to fix it, with this infographic
Top 5 Benefits Of Hybrid Cloud
SearchCloudComputing, November 19th, 2019
Why choose between public and private clouds when you can have both? With hybrid cloud, enterprises can address workload requirements, business demands and budgetary needs
IT - Wireless
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5 Myths About 5G, Debunked
The Enterprisers Project, November 20th, 2019
5G will change the rules for apps requiring high speed and near-zero latency
Qualcomm Says 5G Rollout Will Be Faster Than 4G, Projects 175 Million To 225 Million 5G Handsets In 2020
ZDNet, November 19th, 2019
Qualcomm also outlined how it will target adjacent market as 5G expands globally. IoT, compute, edge computing and cloud are key markets to Qualcomm
The Road To Broad Wi-Fi 6 Use Shortens
Network Computing, November 21st, 2019
Product certification, cross-vertical use, and expanded device support drive appeal for IT managers
IT - DR
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88% Of Enterprises Would Use Public Cloud As DR Site - Datrium
Storage Newsletter, November 21st, 2019
Organizations are growing more concerned about the threat of disaster as a result of ransomware, human error, power failure and natural disaster
How To Build A Windows Disaster Recovery Toolkit
CSO Online, November 20th, 2019
Sooner or later, a security incident will shut down or disrupt your network. You'll be better prepared with these items in your disaster recovery toolkit
SME Disaster Recovery Made Easy With Cloud, Hybrid And HCI
ComputerWeekly, November 21st, 2019
Disaster recovery is a lot easier for small businesses than it used to be, with use of the cloud, hybrid cloud, physical and virtual appliances, and hyper-converged infrastructure all among the choices on offer
IT - Networks
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5 Common SD-WAN Challenges And How To Prepare For Them
Search Networking, November 18th, 2019
SD-WAN technology has its fair share of risk factors, some of which include security, deployment and quality of service
Why Secure Access Service Edge Is The Future Of SD-WAN
SearchNetworking, November 19th, 2019
Secure Access Service Edge -- or SASE -- architecture transitions from network design that revolves around the data center to a model based on identity and user context
IT - IoT
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California Iot Security Law: What It Means And Why It Matters
HelpNet Security, November 19th, 2019
California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a new bill aimed at regulating the security of IoT devices, and it's set to go into effect in a few short months on January 1, 2020
Intelligent Edge Or Cloud Computing: Which Is The Killer App For Iot?
jaxenter, November 22nd, 2019
Is cloud computing getting 'Edged' out?
IoT Growth Set To Come From Managed Data Analytics
ComputerWeekly, November 19th, 2019
CompTIA's latest IT industry forecast suggests that businesses will be making more use of automation in internet-of-things applications
IoT Security Regulations Refocus Data Privacy Best Practices
IoT Agenda, November 20th, 2019
New and old IoT regulations create a maze of rules and best practices that organizations must navigate to become more transparent about their IoT security practices
The Internet Of Things Security Policy Platform Defines Baseline Principles For Security
HelpNet Security, November 18th, 2019
Self-driving cars, remote-controlled thermostats, medical treatments, smart TVs and virtual assistants. The Internet of Things (IoT), this vast array of devices connected to the worldwide web, is expanding rapidly
IT - Careers
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5 Charts To Understand The Tech Job Market
CIODIVE, November 21st, 2019
With tech companies thirsting after talent, specific skills are giving candidates more leverage
How CIOs Can Solve Their Crushing Talent Deficit
InformationWeek, November 18th, 2019
Rather than doubling down on recruitment advertising, here are five other ways that IT leaders can mitigate their tech talent shortage
The New Year Will Call For These 12 Tech Skills
Business 2 Community, November 23rd, 2019
It's almost the year 2020, and with a new year comes a vast change in business practices, software, and skills
Top Career Tips For Aspiring CIOs
CIO, November 18th, 2019
CIOs share hard-earned lessons and time-honored advice to those seeking top technology leadership roles.
IT - Virtualization
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Design Your Systems With Virtualization Architecture In Mind
SearchServerVirtualization, November 19th, 2019
Virtualized systems require several architectural components, such as virtual servers, hypervisors and OSes. Admins should get to know these components for a successful system design.
Oracle VW VirtualBox 6.1 Release Candidate 1 Now Available!
Oracle News, November 22nd, 2019
This major release includes a huge list of improvements and enhancements for Oracle VM VirtualBox 6 Release
IT - Compliance
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GDPR Compliance Benefits Emerge A Year And A Half Later
SearchCompliance, November 22nd, 2019
While some may see GDPR as a set of restrictions, it can improve business practices. Learn more about the GDPR compliance benefits
IT - Big Data
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Computational Storage Reinvigorates Storage In A Novel Way
insideBIGDATA, November 20th, 2019
Computational Storage is an IT architecture where data is processed at the storage device level to reduce the amount of data that has to move between the storage and compute planes.
The Biggest Mistakes Made By Data Scientists
Information Week, November 22nd, 2019
While the tools may change, the mistakes stay the same. Here are four common issues that IT leaders should be aware of when managing data science teams
Why Do Businesses Find Big Data And Advanced Analytics A Good Match?
insideBIGDATA, November 22nd, 2019
According to the research analyzing how companies use big data, businesses do believe in a sweet 'big data & advanced analytics' couple
IT - Encryption
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How Internet Security Works: TLS, SSL, and CA
opensouce.com, November 18th, 2019
What's behind that lock icon in your web browser?
IT - Java
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Modernizing Java To Keep Pace In A Cloud-Native World
jaxenter, November 19th, 2019
Java is no spring chicken and some are even referring to it as a 'vintage language'
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