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IT - CxO
5 Cloud Trends For 2020
CIODive, January 7th, 2020
This year will offer more battles in the cloud wars and more vendors listening to understand the realities of where businesses actually are in cloud adoption
Top 9 Challenges IT Leaders Will Face In 2020
CIO, January 6th, 2020
From skills shortages to privacy concerns, tech execs will need to overcome a number of hurdles along their digital journeys this year
CIO Role: 9 Ways IT Will Evolve In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, January 8th, 2020
What's next for CIOs? Cross-functional teams, design thinking, careful attention to partners, and above all, talent management and relationship skills, are priorities for 2020 - and beyondWhat's next for CIOs? Cross-functional teams, design thinking, careful attention to partners, and above all, talent management and relationship skills, are priorities for 2020 - and beyond
25 Business Technology Trends For 2020
CIO Dive, January 9th, 2020
As tech leaders plan for 2020 and beyond, keep a close eye on interoperability and making technology purchasing decisions that can remain flexible in the long-term
8 Tips For Reducing Technical Debt (Without Killing Operations)
CIO, January 8th, 2020
Cutting corners is all well and good until a development project hurtles into a reliability and financial black hole. Here's how to avoid the perils of technical debt.
Disney+ Is Proof Of The Power Of Digital Transformation
Business 2 Community, January 6th, 2020
Digital transformation is a much discussed buzzword that is often misunderstood
Four Mistakes For CIOs To Avoid In 2020, Or Any Other Time
eWeek, January 10th, 2020
Simply migrating your infrastructure to the cloud won't make your legacy applications agile, scalable, and intelligent. Once you move to the cloud, the meter is always running
Top 3 Enterprise Tech Trends To Watch In 2020
Computerworld, January 6th, 2020
Look for blockchain to mature, artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve cybersecurity, and edge computing to see higher adoption rates
IT - Storage
2019 Storage Market Facts And Review
Storage Newsletter, January 6th, 2020
Top events seen by 30 vendors
AWS Outposts Vs. Azure Stack Vs. HCI
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, January 9th, 2020
See how AWS Outposts vs. Microsoft Azure Stack hybrid cloud offerings work and where they can and cannot take the place of traditional hyper-converged infrastructures
Major Storage Vendors Map Out 2020 Plans
SearchStorage, January 9th, 2020
Enhanced data management across clouds is a common theme for storage vendors heading into 2020. Vendors also plan to boost AI and predictive analytics to storage hardware
2020 Predictions From 50 Storage Vendors - Part One
Storage Newsletter, January 9th, 2020
Top 3: cloud, NVMe, Kubernetes
Understanding Object Storage vs. Block Storage For The Cloud
SearchStorage, January 10th, 2020
The use of block storage in the cloud is becoming more common. See how block and object storage differ, and when to use one versus the other when it comes to cloud storage
2020 Predictions From 50 Storage Vendors - Part Two
Storage Newsletter, January 10th, 2020
Top 3: cloud, NVMe, Kubernetes
IT - Security
5 Cybersecurity Trends For 2020
CIODive, January 6th, 2020
With industry-known strains morphing into new killers and regulators dutifully watching for errors, companies are leaning on their infosec teams more than ever.
6 Unique Infosec Metrics CISOs Should Track In 2020
Dark Reading, January 8th, 2020
You might not find these measurements on a standard cybersecurity department checklist. But they can help evaluate risks you haven't even considered yet
Security Dangers Of Remote Work
Business 2 Community, January 10th, 2020
Remote working is now the norm across many industries but remains a huge security risk if implemented incorrectly
Top 10 Cybersecurity Predictions: 2020 Edition
SearchSecurity, January 9th, 2020
When it comes to cybersecurity predictions, in many ways, 2020 is a continuation of the present. Emerging trends include nation-state activity, IoT infrastructure attacks and more
A Simple Way To Set Your 2020 CRM Enhancement Priorities
Destination CRM, January 10th, 2020
If I attempted to implement every sales enablement solution that promised me an ROI, our company would be out of business in a month!
What Lies Ahead For CRM?
Destination CRM, January 10th, 2020
For the past few years, CRM analysts, consultants, system integrators, and vendors have been touting artificial intelligence and related technologies for their potential to reshape how marketers, sellers, and customer service personnel do their jobs
5 Recruiting Ideas For 2020 HR Should Explore
SearchHRSoftware, January 9th, 2020
The fight for top talent requires planning and turning to new approaches. Here are five recruitment strategies you can use to attract the right job candidates for your company
HR Can Save Digital Transformations By Focusing On The Employee Experience
HR Technologist, January 10th, 2020
Wipro's findings suggest that leadership changes aren't translating into the innovation and transformation payoffs that shareholders, employees and other stakeholders are seeking, writes Rajan Kohli, President of Wipro Digital
The 'Hows' And 'Whys' Of HR Digital Transformation
HR Technologist, January 10th, 2020
HR digital transformation involves a process of changing operational HR processes through automation and data-driven approach
3 Success Factors For Scaling AI
CIO, January 7th, 2020
To reap more benefits from artificial intelligence, executives need to evolve their use of the technology from a hot new trend to a seamless enabler
IT - Humor
Not A Vote Of Confidence
ComputerWorld, January 10th, 2020
But there's always a bright side
That's A Turn-On
Computerworld, January 8th, 2020
And a turn-off, depending on where we are in the cycle
Throwback Thursday: Well, He Did Figure It Out By Himself
ComputerWorld, January 9th, 2020
Dawn breaks
Time-Machine Tuesday: Does Safari Ring A Bell?
Computerworld, January 7th, 2020
How about Mosaic?
IT - Technology
How USB4's New Logos Will Simplify Shopping
How-To Geek, January 11th, 2020
Buying the right USB cable can be confusing, thanks to obscure naming schemes that are hard for even techies to remember
The 10 Best New Smart Home Gadgets We Saw At CES 2020
Business Insider, January 10th, 2020
The Insider Picks staff searched the show floor far and wide for the most exciting smart gadgets, from tech giants like Samsung and LG, up-and-coming startups, and every company in between
IT - Bitcoin
Is Bitcoin In 2020 Really Like The Early Internet?
coindesk, January 11th, 2020
It's a cliche at this point to compare bitcoin to the 'early days of the internet,' since they are both examples of emerging technologies
IT - Blockchain
Baidu Doing Blockchain Shows Just How Important Crypto Is As A Trend
NEWSBTC, January 6th, 2020
Chinese internet company Baidu today officially launched its open-source blockchain network, known as Superchain
How Artificial Intelligence And Blockchain Is Revolutionizing Mobile Industry In 2020?
AiTHORITY, January 10th, 2020
As we enter into a new decade, we take with us learnings from the old decade and reinvent them for the new age
5 Data Analytics Investments Worth The Hype
CIO, January 9th, 2020
Analytics technologies are all too often hyped as transformational magic. But these five emerging analytics investments look promising and productive enough to fuel future bottom-line benefits
The Capabilities Of The Most Effective BI Tools
ValueWalk, January 10th, 2020
What's the big deal about BI?
IT - Operations
5 Ops Hacks For Sysadmins, January 10th, 2020
Five tools to help you find the source of your users' IT problems when you don't know where to start
IT - Database
A Developer's Guide To Database As A Service
jaxenter, January 7th, 2020
The demand for greater agility, flexibility, and scalability has accelerated the move to the cloud for developers, but when is Database as a Service the right choice for your next project?
IT - Linux
Thirteen Useful Tools For Working With Text On The Command Line
Make Tech Easier, January 9th, 2020
GNU/Linux distributions include a wealth of programs for handling text, most of which are provided by the GNU core utilities
PeopleTek News
Is Feedback Important?
PeopleTek News, January 7th, 2020
Top performing companies are not only good at accepting feedback, they deliberately ask for feedback - Susan E. DeFranzo
IT - DevOps
How To Combine DevOps And Agile, January 9th, 2020
In recent years, application development and deployment have become an increasingly critical part of business operations. Because of this, various entities have sought to optimize their product development process
10 DevOps Trends To Watch In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, January 10th, 2020
Where is DevOps headed this year? Let's examine key trends around topics including training, metrics, and tools
4 Habits Of Effective DevOps Engineers
ZDNet, January 9th, 2020
Knowing and realizing the strengths and weaknesses of technologies is a massive superpower and can really help empower your DevOps career when you make decisions
IT - Cloud
Cloud Computing: Current Top Trends And Technologies
Datamation, January 10th, 2020
One of cloud computing's leading experts provides the inside insight on where cloud is heading over over the near to mid term
Predictions For Cloud Computing In 2020
InformationWeek, January 9th, 2020
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020
IT - Wireless
A Glossary Of 12 Terms And Phrases For Wi-Fi 6 Technology
SearchNetworking, January 7th, 2020
This Wi-Fi 6 glossary delves into various features and capabilities the new generation of Wi-Fi technology offers, as well as what organizations can expect from Wi-Fi 6 devices
DraaS Decisions: Key Choices In Disaster Recovery As A Service
ComputerWeekly, January 9th, 2020
We examine the key decisions when considering DRaaS. Whether to go full self-service, assisted or managed will depend on what you need to protect and your in-house resources
IT - Networks
12 Network Automation Ideas To Incorporate In Your Network
SearchNetworking, January 6th, 2020
What's your path to network automation? Here are 12 automation ideas that span different levels of expertise to help your network team get comfortable with network automation
6 Imperatives For Successful SD-WAN Deployments
Network Computing, January 8th, 2020
The long-term success of any SD-WAN implementation heavily depends upon the assessments, observations, and adjustments you make during these early stages
IT - IoT
5 IoT Challenges And Opportunities For This Year
InformationWeek, January 10th, 2020
Here are some areas that may prove key to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications within enterprise organizations
Four Ways IoT Will Change The Way We Work In 2020
Citrix News, January 7th, 2020
Did you ever think you'd be talking to your phone like it was a friend, asking where to find good tapas?
The Security And Privacy Issues That Come With The Internet Of Things
Business Insider, January 6th, 2020
The Internet of Things is connecting more devices every day, and we're headed for a world that will have 64 billion IoT devices by 2025
IT - Careers
4 Tech Recruitment Trends To Watch In 2020
CIO, January 9th, 2020
...and how they are impacting skills in demand
The 10 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs For 2020 - And How To Hire For Them
CIO, January 10th, 2020
From data scientists to developers to engineers, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here's what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for 2020
IT - Virtualization
Containers: Pros, Cons And How To Mitigate Risk
Container Journal, January 7th, 2020
According to the RightScale '2019 State of the Cloud' report, hybrid cloud strategies continue to grow
IT - Backup
Six Modern Delivery Mechanisms For Backup Solutions
DCIG, January 9th, 2020
Every company periodically reviews the backup solution it uses to protect and recover its data
4 Factors That Should Shape A BYOD Mobile Policy
SearchMobileComputing, January 8th, 2020
BYOD policies aren't the same as corporate-owned device policies, so organizations must factor in regulatory concerns and mobile app management before they create the policy
IT - Big Data
Big Data: Size Matters
AiTHORITY, January 8th, 2020
In simple words, we tell what Big Data is, where it is used, who and how works with it
Cloud Looms Large For Big Data In 2020
datanami, January 7th, 2020
If you're involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data
Preventing Big Data Project Failure
insideBIGDATA, January 8th, 2020
In this special guest feature, Anexinet Director of Advanced Analytics, Brian Atkiss, discusses how Big Data projects can fail for many reasons
Why Big Data May Help You Sleep Better At Night
TechRepublic, January 11th, 2020
At CES 2020, Sleep Number debuted its latest smart beds, which feature climate-controlled technology that gathers data while you snooze
IT - Developer
The Role Of Developers In Digital Transformation, January 10th, 2020
Developers are an integral part of digital transformation
SuperMicro News
Supermicro Announces Approval to Relist on NASDAQ and Provides Business Update
Supermicro News, January 9th, 2020
Company to Resume Trading Under Ticker "SMCI"
Cisco News
5 Ways Unified Communications Can Boost Your Bottom Line
Cisco News, January 11th, 2020
What's the best way to connect and empower a retail organization?
Funding Digital Transformation: Public Sector Problem Solvers
Cisco News, January 10th, 2020
We take a deeper look into the future of financing and more specifically, how communities can fund their digital transformation
Three Services From 5G: Massive Machine Type Communications
Cisco News, January 10th, 2020
According to Gartner, 20.4 billion IoT devices will be in use worldwide by 2020
Datacore News
Breaking The Barriers Of Physical Hardware With System Managed Mirroring
Datacore News, January 8th, 2020
Virtualization is the DNA of DataCore.
HP News
HP at CES 2020: Unleashing Next Generation Computing Innovations to Enable More Freedom to Work, Live, Play
HP News, January 6th, 2020
At CES 2020, HP Inc. introduced its newest PCs, displays, and accessories
HP ZBook 17 G6 Workstation Review, January 9th, 2020
The ZBook 17 G6 is the largest model of HP's new-generation mobile workstations
Oracle News
Blue Nile Shines Bright With Oracle Cloud Applications
Oracle News, January 9th, 2020
World's Leading Online Jeweler Says 'Yes' to Oracle to Help Create Customer Experiences as Unique as Each Diamond
Home Shopping Retailer Turns Browsers Into Buyers With Oracle Cloud
Oracle News, January 10th, 2020
South African online retailer Home Choice remodels its planning processes and modernizes the shopping experience to drive sales and customer satisfaction
North Queensland Stadium Orders Up Oracle To Serve Fans
Oracle News, January 6th, 2020
New venue chooses Oracle to drive enhanced guest experience
Retailers Find Future Top Customers With Data Science From Oracle
Oracle News, January 9th, 2020
First-party data, enriched with one of the world's largest data marketplaces, helps retailers identify prospective customers who share similar tastes to best existing buyers
Stores Turbocharge Sales With Oracle Mobile And Inventory Innovations
Oracle News, January 8th, 2020
Mobilized associates plus RFID-based inventory smarts drive higher customer satisfaction and sales
Veeam News
Insight Partners to Acquire Swiss Cloud Data Management Leader Veeam in a Transaction Valued at Approximately US$5 Billion
Veeam News, January 9th, 2020
Veeam Appoints Danny Allan As Chief Technology Officer
Veeam News, January 9th, 2020
Supporting its growth into the Hybrid Cloud, Veeam promotes industry veteran to drive the next stage of the company's evolution
Dell News
Big Hit: The NFL Turns To Data Analytics
Dell News, January 7th, 2020
To the diehard fan at the start of the 2019 National Football League season, the Philadelphia Eagles looked good on paper.
CES 2020: Dell And Alienware Bring Their Battle Cry To CES With A Range Of Gaming Innovations
Dell News, January 6th, 2020
In 2002, Dell was dipping its toe into multimedia home entertainment and Alienware launched the industry's first gaming laptop
Lenovo News
High-Speed Performance And Design With Special Limited-Edition Lenovo Ducati 5
Lenovo News, January 6th, 2020
At Lenovo, we love making purpose-built machines as does Ducati, who makes some of the best bikes in the world
Lenovo Breaks Barriers With New Consumer Technology Unveiled At CES 2020
Lenovo News, January 6th, 2020
World's First 5G PC is Here
Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus Modernizes Multitasking With A New Laptop Category
Lenovo News, January 6th, 2020
e-Ink Cover Display Enhances Productivity with Essential Notifications and Quick Notetaking
Three Smart New Ways To Upgrade Your Smart Home With Lenovo
Lenovo News, January 6th, 2020
Introducing the Lenovo Smart Frame, Lenovo Smart Tab M10 FHD Plus 2nd Gen with the Google Assistant and Lenovo Connected Home Security
Nutanix News
Nutanix Attains Champion Status In 2019 Canalys EMEA Channel Leadership Matrix
Nutanix News, January 8th, 2020
The Leadership Matrix is based on 12 months of channel feedback in the Vendor Benchmark along with a Canalys expert analyst assessment of vendor performance, strategy, investments, execution and planned initiatives
Microsoft News
Innovating To Drive The Future Of Intelligent Retail
Microsoft News, January 9th, 2020
The last several years have brought massive change - and opportunity - for the retail industry
IBM News
Delta Partners with IBM to Explore Quantum Computing - an Airline Industry First
IBM News, January 8th, 2020
Airline joins IBM Quantum Network to accelerate quantum research, application development
Farmer Connect Uses IBM Blockchain to Bridge the Gap Between Consumers and Smallholder Coffee Farmers
IBM News, January 6th, 2020
At CES, Farmer Connect announces "Thank My Farmer," a mobile app to show consumers the origin of their coffee
IBM Launches Advertising Accelerator with Watson
IBM News, January 7th, 2020
First-to-Market Advertising Solution Leverages Artificial Intelligence to Predict Creative Elements and Classify Audiences to Help Drive Optimum Engagement for Clients
IBM Study: Purpose and Provenance Drive Bigger Profits for Consumer Goods In 2020
IBM News, January 10th, 2020
Shoppers Willingly Pay Higher Premiums For Sustainable, Traceable Brands
IBM Working with Over 100 Organizations to Advance Practical Quantum Computing
IBM News, January 8th, 2020
Signs New Collaborations with Anthem, Delta Airlines, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Woodside Energy, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Stanford University, Georgia Tech, and Startups to Global Quantum Ecosystem
Fortinet News
Field CISO Q&A: Joe Robertson
Fortinet news, January 7th, 2020
We regularly conduct Q&As with Fortinet executives to share their key insights and leadership perspectives
Understanding How MSSPs Can Add Value to SD-WAN
Fortinet news, January 8th, 2020
This is a summary of an article written for Channel Futures by Fortinet's Senior Director, MSSPs, Stephan Tallent
Yedpay Secures Its Cloud Deployment With Fortinet To Power Business Growth
Fortinet news, January 6th, 2020
Fortinet Security Fabric's Dynamic Cloud Security Offerings Deliver Advanced Security for Fintech Innovator
Red Hat News
Events: The Life Force Of Open Source
Red Hat News, January 7th, 2020
The people who make free and open source software often come together in time and space to collaborate on projects that matter to them
2020 Red Hat Women In Open Source Award Nominations Now Open
Red Hat News, January 9th, 2020
Awards program honors women making significant contributions to open source
Friday Five - January 10, 2020
Red Hat News, January 10th, 2020
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye...
SQL Server 2019 Now Available For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Red Hat News, January 9th, 2020
SQL Server has been generally available for production workloads on RHEL 7 since October. 2017
Citrix News
Citrix A Leader In Digital Workspace Solutions
Citrix News, January 7th, 2020
Company recognized as frontrunner in all technologies required to create simple, intelligent work experience that engages employees and empowers them to perform at their best
Citrix Provides Update On Citrix ADC, Citrix Gateway Vulnerability
Citrix News, January 11th, 2020
At Citrix, the security of our products, services, and corporate environment is paramount
Distraction Theory: How AI Will Help Workers To Be More Focused
Citrix News, January 9th, 2020
During the average day, we get distracted and are forced to switch between apps, email, and messaging channels more than 400 times
Predicting The Future Of Work
Citrix News, January 8th, 2020
It doesn't take a crystal ball to see that big changes lie ahead
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