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IT - CxO
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5 Hot Infrastructure And Operations Trends - And 4 Going Cold
CIO, January 22nd, 2020
When it comes to infrastructure and production systems, stability is king. And yet change persists, as organizations seek greater security and faster speeds - without sacrificing reliability
7 Top Challenges For Chief Information Security Officers In 2020
Information Management, January 21st, 2020
The years come and go, but one thing seems to stay the same for CISOs: Attackers are always growing smarter, more creative and more aggressive, and environments are always growing more complex
7 Steps To Build A Culture Of Speed In IT
The Enterprisers Project, January 23rd, 2020
A culture of speed doesn't mean working your teams to the bone. It means finding tools to enable speed to make their lives easier - which will extend to improved customer experience
CISOs: Make 2020 The Year You Focus On Third-Party Cyber Risk
HelpNet Security, January 24th, 2020
While cybersecurity professionals are certainly aware of the growing threat posed by sharing data with third parties, many seem to lack the urgency required to address this challenge
The Evolving Role Of The CIO And CMO In Customer Experience
ZDNet, January 22nd, 2020
The CIO and CMO must work more closely together and co-govern key resources today in new ways to address an often outdated and/or too inadequate approach to digital customer experience within most organizations
The Stretch Assignment: A Cio'S Path To Burnishing Business Cred
CIO, January 23rd, 2020
Transformational projects, culture change, new roles and emerging technologies helped IT leaders from Equinix, Procter & Gamble, 84 Lumber and BP earn credibility from the business
IT - MFA
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Cybersecurity Trends
Professional Security, January 20th, 2020
Here are five key trends across the cybersecurity landscape for 2020, forecast by the Dublin-based Cybersecurity and Information Resilience arm of British Standards (BSI)
Using Push Notifications For MFA
Security Boulevard, January 22nd, 2020
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now one of the core methods for securing user access to IT resources
IT - Storage
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The Data Storage Industry's 5 Hottest Trends In 2020
Information Management, January 21st, 2020
Data is proliferating at an unprecedented pace. The 41ZB of data generated in 2019 will be dwarfed by the 175ZB created by the year 2025
Digital Storage For Media And Entertainment Report
Storage Newsletter, January 23rd, 2020
This updated and expanded report is the fifthteenth annual comprehensive reference document on this topic
End Of Optical Media?
Storage Newsletter, January 21st, 2020
"Very much alive. And improving all the time," answers Verbatim
HDD vs. SSD storage in the Age of Flash
SearchStorage, January 23rd, 2020
HDDs continue to play a key role in the data center, even as SSD capacities increase and prices fall. See how HDDs and SSDs stack up in terms of price, capacity and use cases
IT - Security
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Building An Effective Security Operations Center Framework
SearchSecurity, January 20th, 2020
An effective security operations center framework includes more than just monitoring and analysis. AI and machine learning can also play a role
End-User Security Ignorance Laid Bare In New Report
ComputerWeekly, January 23rd, 2020
Proofpoint's 2020 State of the Phish report highlights an urgent need for better user training and reporting
Zero Trust: Beyond Access Controls
HelpNet Security, January 23rd, 2020
As the Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity gains traction in the enterprise world, many people have come to recognize the term without fully understanding its meaning
IT - CRM
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6 Simple Steps To Improve Your B2B Customer Retention
CRMBuyer, January 21st, 2020
The business-to-business buyer's journey is often difficult and long
CRM And Customer-Centricity Are Code Words For Customer Engagement And Customer Experience
ZDNet, January 21st, 2020
Brian Solis explores the value of customer-centricity from both the lens of human beings and of data, as well as what Salesforce is doing about it with Customer 360 Truth
IT - HR
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5 HR Tech Trends To Look Out For In 2020 And Beyond
Business 2 Community, January 23rd, 2020
Records show that companies spent more than $380 billion on HR tech in 2018, which represents a 9.5 percent year-over-year increase
Gartner: HR Is Struggling To Develop Future Leaders
HR Dive, January 21st, 2020
Only half of surveyed CHROs felt "well-equipped" to lead their organizations into the future
The New Focus Of HR: Getting Work Done
Business 2 Community, January 23rd, 2020
There is no doubt that high productivity is crucial for business success
IT - AI
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The Facial Recognition Debate
InformationWeek, January 20th, 2020
One small step for tech, one giant leap for privacy? It is up to our society to create clear boundaries that will enhance the positive and control the negative
Artificial Intelligence Works Its Way Into Supply Chains
ZDNet, January 24th, 2020
AI 'takes over the heavy lifting traditionally done by humans. It delivers deep analysis down to the SKU level, not practical with a manual approach.'
A Realistic Framework For AI In The Enterprise
InformationWeek, January 22nd, 2020
Amid all the marketing hype and buzz around AI, and the complexity of implementing it at scale, here's a practical high-level framework that could help enterprises with their programs
AI Brings Impressive Features To Sales Funnel Builders
SmartDataCollective, January 21st, 2020
Sales funnels rely more on AI than ever before. You should be aware of the various sales funnel builders on the market and use their AI capabilities to their fullest potential
Infographic: It's 2020, Is Your Business AI-Ready?
insideBIGDATA, January 19th, 2020
60% of business leaders urgently need a strategy for deploying artificial intelligence in their organizations, but only half of their organizations have a plan
Optimizing Utilization Forecasting With Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning
Datanami, January 20th, 2020
Contextual blindness is one major risk that IT teams dealing with huge volumes of data are either unaware of or overlook, assuming it to be 'the nature of their work'
Seeing A Better Future For AI
Forbes, January 24tht, 2020
My experiences as a software programmer, patent-holding inventor and successful entrepreneur during the past three decades were fueled by this wide-eyed optimism of my youth
Top 10 Languages For Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning
InformationWeek, January 23rd, 2020
Here are the 10 most important programming languages for machine learning and artificial intelligence. -- IT Pro Today
IT - Technology
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Quantum Experiments Explore Power Of Light For Communications, Computing
HPCWire, January 24th, 2020
Could lead to practical applications in cybersecurity and other areas
Top Technologies That CIOs And CTOs Should Consider In 2020
Information Age, January 23rd, 2020
We take a look into which technologies should be top of the list of priorities for CIOs and CTOs over the course of 2020
IT - Blockchain
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AI & Blockchain: Internet Of Smarter Things
insideHPC, January 21st, 2020
In this video from HPE Discover More, Dr. Eng Lim Goh describes inspiring real-world use cases that demonstrate the transformative power of AI and HPC
IT - ERP
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How To Get Your Organisation Ready For AI-Powered ERP
Information Age, January 20th, 2020
Dee Houchen, senior director of ERP solutions at Oracle, discusses how companies can prepare to start using AI-powered ERP
When Does A Company Need An ERP?
Software Advice, January 21st, 2020
For many growing businesses, it's not a matter of if they'll need enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, but when
IT - BI
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10 Data And Analytics Trends To Watch In 2020
Business 2 Community, January 22nd, 2020
A new decade offers a natural inflection point around business transformation - transformation that is increasingly being fueled by informed, real-time business decisions
Get The Most Out Of Smart Business Intelligence Reporting
datapipe, January 22nd, 2020
Big data plays a crucial role in online data analysis, business information, and intelligent reporting
5 Ways To Use Business Intelligence Tools To Stay Competitive In 2020
Business 2 Community, January 24th, 2020
The start of any new year often promises heavy shopping of fitness gear, hobby accessory and other goal related activities
How To Fast-Track Your Embedded BI Implementation
Business 2 Community, January 22nd, 2020
Striving for ambitious targets can overextend your development team unless you streamline the project accordingly
IT - AR-VR
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Magic Leap 1 Augmented Reality Headset: A Cheat Sheet
TechRepulic, January 21st, 2020
Magic Leap 1 is one of the most hyped AR headsets. Find out how it compares to Microsoft's HoloLens 2, how to develop apps for the headset, and more
Report Highlights Top VR Innovators For Corporate Trainers To Watch
AiTHORITY, January 24th, 2020
JFF Profiles 11 Companies Pioneering Vr and Other Immersive Technologies in Corporate Talent Development for Frontline and Middle-Skill Workers
The World Of Augmented Reality: 5 Unconventional Uses Of AR
SmartDataCollective, January 23rd, 2020
Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of augmented reality. These 5 unconventional uses of AR are great examples of how dynamic the technology is
IT - Operations
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3 Unexpected Design Principles For The Next-Gen Data Center
HPCWire, January 20th, 2020
There are a lot of ideas and opinions about what the 'data center of the future' really looks like
Gartner: Over Two-Thirds Of Management Tasks Will Be Automated
ComputerWeekly, January 23rd, 2020
Watch out pen-pushers - by 2024, many management tasks will be automated using artificial intelligence
The Data Center Of The Future
Forbes, January 21st, 2020
The Data Center of The Future
IT - Database
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5 Cloud Database Comparison Tips To Guide Your Data Strategy
SearchCloudComputing, January 20th, 2020
Catch up on these tips that compare the strengths, weakness and available integrations of popular public cloud database and analytics services from AWS, Microsoft and Google.
SQL Server And High Availability Configurations Reconsidered For The Cloud
Network Computing, January 24th, 2020
Need high availability in critical cloud SQL Server deployments? SQL Server HA and DR configurations can use SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances or SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. They both translate to the cloud, but the translation comes at a price.
IT - FOSS
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Announcing The 2020 Opensource.Com Community Awards Winners
opensouce.com, January 20th, 2020
Thank you to all of our community members
IT - HPC
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Liquid Cooling Trends In HPC
insideHPC, January 24th, 2020
In this special guest feature, Bob Fletcher from Verne Global reflects on how liquid cooling technologies on display at SC19 represent more than just a wave
IT - DevOps
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5th Annual DevOps Dozen Awards: And The Winner Is ...
DevOps.com, January 21st, 2020
We are pleased to announce the 2019 DevOps Dozen honorees
Top DevOps Trends That Will Matter In 2020 For Your Business
SmartDataCollective, January 24th, 2020
Let's reveal the most actionable DevOps trends applicable for any business
Trends And Benefits Of Serverless Computing
DevOps.com, January 21st, 2020
Gartner estimated that by 2020, 20% of the world's organizations will have gone serverless
IT - Cloud
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5 Tips To Drive Edge Computing Storage Success
SearchStorage, January 21st, 2020
Ready to boost your edge computing environment's storage? Find out some best practices to follow, including how to integrate with multi-cloud environments and NVMe-oF
2 Cloud And AI Myths You Shouldn't Believe
InforWorld, January 22nd, 2020
If you think the cloud will drive data centers to extinction and that AI projects are doomed to fail, think again
5 Cloud Trends To Watch In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, January 20th, 2020
How will the cloud model evolve this year? Let's look at hybrid strategy, a new focus on automation and metrics, and other key cloud landscape and usage trends
Investing At The Intersection Of Cloud Infrastructure And Cybersecurity
Network Computing, January 22nd, 2020
Although many companies continue to execute respectively within cloud infrastructure and security, some have decided to marry the two broader markets
Use Multi-Cloud Software-Defined Storage To Prevent Storage Silos
SearchStorage, January 22nd, 2020
Looking for a way to keep data moving freely and efficiently among cloud platforms? Check out how software-defined storage in a multi-cloud environment works.
Which Cloud Strategy Is Right For Your Business In 2020?
Information Age, January 23rd, 2020
James Read, EMEA principal solution architect, Cloud and Service Providers, at Red Hat, discusses which cloud strategy is right for your business in 2020
IT - Wireless
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Wi-Fi 6E: What Is It, And How Is It Different From Wi-Fi 6?
How-To Geek, January 23rd, 2020
Wi-Fi 6 hardware is finally arriving on the market, and you'll be seeing more and more of it released throughout 2020
IT - DR
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Six Disaster Recovery Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them
ComputerWeekly, January 23rd, 2020
We look at some key pitfalls in disaster recovery, such as failing to plan, not testing the plan, not protecting backups, poor communication and neglecting the human element
101 business continuity metrics ...
Continuity Central, January 24th, 2020
The latest business continuity news from around the world
Disaster Recovery Failover Choices: Synchronous Mirrors, P2V And The Cloud
ComputerWeekly, January 24th, 2020
We survey the key options in disaster recovery: whether to failover to an on-site location or off-site facility. We also look at the cloud as an option in disaster recovery
IT - Networks
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SD-WAN Explained: The Ultimate Guide To SD-WAN Architecture
SearchNetworking, January 22nd, 2020
Evaluating SD-WAN architecture can be confusing, especially as the market grows. This guide helps IT pros learn SD-WAN basics, choose the best product and deploy it with confidence
The 5 Steps to a Successful MPLS-to-SD-WAN Migration
SearchNetworking, January 22nd, 2020
A solid migration plan is necessary in order to successfully transfer MPLS to SD-WAN and avoid contract mishaps, unexpected costs and delayed installation
IT - IoT
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7 Steps To IoT Security In 2020
Dark Reading, January 24th, 2020
There are important steps security teams should take to be ready for the evolving security threats to the IoT in 2020
IT - Careers
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7 Traits Of Successful Enterprise Architects
CIO, January 20th, 2020
In an age of digital transformation, businesses need someone who can plan and build a forward-looking systems infrastructure. Here's how to find that elusive expert
IT Careers: Top 10 US Cities For Tech Jobs
InformationWeek, January 21st, 2020
If you would consider relocating to further your IT career, these cities offer some excellent options
Top Data Center Skills Admins Can Use In 2020
SearchDataCenter, January 22nd, 2020
The 2019 tech job sector saw consistent growth and job availability. In 2020, admins should develop expertise on cloud architectures, edge computing deployments and automation
IT - Compliance
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Data Privacy Issues for SaaS Companies in the Age of GDPR
Business 2 Community, January 20th, 2020
GDPR has been in effect since May 2018, yet many marketers are still adapting their marketing ops and data management to be compliant
Avoid That Billion-Dollar Fine: Blurring the Lines Between Security and Privacy
Dark Reading, January 21st, 2020
While doing good for the user is the theoretical ideal, the threat of fiscal repercussions should drive organizations to take privacy seriously. That means security and data privacy teams must work more closely
IT - BYOD
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BYOD And Using MDM Is Still An Important Decision!
brianmadden, January 23rd, 2020
Yes, it's been a long time since BYOD was the top buzzword in our industry, but that doesn't mean we don't have to worry about it anymore
IT - Big Data
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Big Data Creates 4 Massive Benefits Of Automated Log Management
SmartDataCollective, January 23rd, 2020
There are many excellent benefits of automated log management thanks to big data. Here's what to know about how it works
Data On The Rise: 4 New Challenges Security Must Master
CSO Online, January 20th, 2020
Data is information security's bread and butter, but the rise of data brings both new challenges and new opportunities. To meet them, security needs to change its relationship with data
insideBIGDATA Latest News
insideBIGDATA, January 20th, 2020
In this regular column, we'll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning
IT - Encryption
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An Open Source Effort To Encrypt The Internet Of Things
Homeland Security News Wire, January 23rd, 2020
End-to-end encryption is a staple of secure messaging apps like WhatsApp and Signal
Should Tech Giants Slam The Encryption Door On The Government?
TechCrunch, January 22nd, 2020
The FBI pressured Apple into dropping a feature that would allow users to encrypt iPhone backups stored in Apple's cloud.
Encryption 'Backdoors' Would Weaken Election Security
Homeland Security News Wire, January 23rd, 2020
A coalition working on improving elections security sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr Wednesday, criticizing the AG for recent comments he made in he called on tech companies to create a 'backdoor' in their devices.
IT - Java
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Looking Back On 20 Years Of Enterprise Java
DevOps.com, January 20th, 2020
It is hard to believe, but enterprise Java has existed as we know it for more than 20 years
IT - Developer
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5 Practices That Help With Agile Software Development
Business 2 Community, January 21st, 2020
Often we work harder in Scrum teams, but not necessarily smarter. Therefore the way we work has to change. Five tips for more effective agile work
What 2020 Brings For The Developer, And More Industry Trends
opensouce.com, January 25th, 2020
A weekly look at open source community and industry trends
The Scrum Master Role And The 4 Agreements
Business 2 Community, January 21st, 2020
I recently read the book The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom.
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