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IT - CxO
4 Lessons From The Hertz vs. Accenture IT Disaster
CIO, February 5th, 2020
A tremendous amount of information and specific insight can be gleaned by analyzing projects gone wrong
CISOs Face A Range Of Cybersecurity Challenges In 2020
SearchSecurity, February 3rd, 2020
Every company is unique, of course, but certain challenges are widely shared. Learn what security concerns other CISOs and security leaders are focused on in 2020
5 Rules For A Healthy CIO-CISO Relationship
The Enterprisers Project, February 5th, 2020
Box's CIO shares tips on how to change the traditionally contentious CIO/CISO relationship into a more collaborative and effective one
8 Dark Secrets Of Organizational Change Management
CIO, February 5th, 2020
In the digital era, organizational change management is crucial to business success - far too crucial to be dogged by its misconceptions and false assumptions
New Decade, New You: The Evolution Of The CIO
InformationWeek, February 5th, 2020
Differentiate your enterprise by going more in-depth with cloud, leveraging data and analytics, embedding AI, and putting security at the center of the business
Cisco CISO Says Today's Enterprise Must Take Chances
Search Security, February 4th, 2020
Cisco CISO Steve Martino talks about taking chances, threats, how the security leader's role is changing and what really works when it comes to keeping the company secure
IT Leadership: How To Build A Learning Culture
The Enterprisers Project, February 6th, 2020
Intrado's CTO shares his team's success building a culture that prizes ongoing learning - using a 'community of practice' program and other creative approaches
IT - Storage
NVMe, Single Tiering, Data Awareness and Other High Performance Storage Trends for 2020
EnterpriseAI, February 3rd, 2020
High performance storage is changing as data (particularly unstructured data) volumes grow
The Hard Disk Is Dead! (But Only In Your Datacenter)
Gigaom, February 3rd, 2020
Not Dead, Just Not Made For You Anymore
Data Storage 2020: Icebergs Ahead
Wikibon, February 3rd, 2020
Data storage has always been a very lucrative market
IT - Security
Why Monitoring Third-Party SSL Certificates Matters
Recorded Future, February 5th, 2020
Hiring Tips For CISOs Closing The Cyber Skills Gap
CSO Online, February 5th, 2020
Professionals in the cybersecurity space are well aware of the skills gap, which has already left 4 million global jobs unfilled
How CISOs Can Justify Cybersecurity Purchases
HelpNet Security, February 4th, 2020
Sometimes a disaster strikes: ransomware encrypts critical files, adversaries steal sensitive data, a business application is compromised with a backdoor...
Enterprise Security In 2020: How To Keep Attackers Out
CIO, February 5th, 2020
When every employee is part of the security equation, having a security culture that includes education, collaboration between IT operations and security teams, and security tools is essential.
Ransomware Attacks: Why It Should Be Illegal To Pay The Ransom
Dark Reading, February 4th, 2020
For cities, states and towns, paying up is short-sighted and only makes the problem worse
The Security Snapshot: Data Privacy, The Biggest Concern Of The New Decade
Forrester, February 3rd, 2020
At the end of 2019, Forbes identified data privacy and security as the most pressing issue in the upcoming decade
DOD Issues Cyber Standards For Contractors
GCN, February 4th, 2020
The Defense Department has issued the long-awaited cybersecurity standards that all must meet.
Which Vulnerabilities Were Most Exploited By Cybercriminals In 2019?
HelpNet Security, February 6th, 2020
Which ten software vulnerabilities should you patch as soon as possible (if you haven't already)?
Fresh Thinking On Cybersecurity Threats For 2020
SearchSecurity, February 3rd, 2020
It's a good time to take a clear-eyed view of the likely security threats facing your organization. But then what? Experts suggest getting creative with your threat responses
A Journalist's Perspective on Global Cyber Threats (Podcast)
Recorded Future, February 3rd, 2020
This podcast was produced in partnership with the CyberWire
Decomposing DevOps: What is and what is not DevOps?
Thursday, February 20th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Best Antivirus Software: 13 Top Tools
CSO Online, February 7th, 2020
These top-ranking Windows 10 client antivirus products were tested on three primary criteria: protection, performance and usability
Threat Intelligence Offers Promise, But Limitations Remain
SearchSecurity, February 3rd, 2020
Do you know how to use threat intelligence feeds to best effect in your company? Learn what this valuable yet often confusing resource can and can't do for cybersecurity
3 Ways To Build Positive Relationships With B2B Customers
CRMBuyer, February 4th, 2020
For most businesses, meeting target sales goals and key revenue metrics are top priorities
Five Forces Shape The Modern CRM Landscape
Forrester, February 4th, 2020
What is CRM? It's not SFA (sales force automation) and it's not marketing automation
The New App Dev CRM Model
CRMBuyer, February 5th, 2020
CRM is an industry that's been full of turning points, and I think it is at another
Coaching To Become Talent Development Mainstay, Study Suggests
HRDive, February 4th, 2020
More than 80% of organizations represented in the study said they plan to expand coaching use among leaders and managers
96% Of HR And IT Leaders Agree That Meeting Hiring Goals Is Critical To Their Organization's Success
AiTHORITY, February 5th, 2020
Yet IT leaders identify HR as their lowest investment priority, according to new research from iCIMS
6 Golden Rules For Managing Remote Employees
Business 2 Community, February 7th, 2020
Remote work isn't going anywhere, in fact it's growing
Why HR And IT Must Come Together To Help Improve Employee Experience
Citrix News, February 6th, 2020
HR and IT aren't natural bedfellows
Employees' Top Office Wishes Are Windows, Quiet Spaces
HR Dive, February 7th, 2020
Most survey respondents said areas for ping pong or pool didn't matter to them
The CIO's Dilemma: Ai-Powered Innovation Without Chaos
AiTHORITY, February 5th, 2020
With the power of AI, companies are finding revolutionary ways to deliver customer engagement and business collaboration
Robotic Process Automation Transforming Enterprises: Latest Trends And Insights
Business 2 Community, February 5th, 2020
Robotic Process Automation is on the top of the list as enterprises look for capabilities to manage regular and repetitive tasks
AI and AIOps: Top 5 User Trends for 2020
Jaxenter, February 4th, 2020
What will 2020 look like in terms of AI and AIOps? I thought I'd break this down into three distinct areas: technology, market and users
2020s: The Decade Artificial Intelligence Will Dominate
TechTalks, February 5th, 2020
Isaac Asimov, roboticist and science fiction writer, predicted in his novel I, Robot in 1950 that robots and artificial intelligence were going to be banned from Earth in the year 2030
IT - Humor
Memory-Lane Monday: PEBKAC - but VERY close to the keyboard
Computerworld, February 3rd, 2020
This solution has nothing to do with a dress code
Printer Not Found
ComputerWorld, February 4th, 2020
You'll be amazed at the things you'll see when you go up on the roof
Wayback Wednesday: Still Not Done
Computerworld, February 5th, 2020
And maybe never will be
Flashback Friday: If Only He Had Known It Was Impossible
Computerworld, February 7th, 2020
We'd still be doing it the hard way?
IT - Blockchain
Predictions Around Blockchain And Data For IT Leaders
InformationWeek, February 4th, 2020
Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies
Is Blockchain The Solution To Internet Insecurity? These Two Projects Say Yes.
Jaxenter, February 6th, 2020
The Internet was originally built without concerns for privacy, especially not the complicated security features required by today's standards
How Blockchain Is Changing The Fortune Of Online Gambling
NEWSBTC, February 6th, 2020
The age of the internet was a game-changer for the gambling industry
The Future Of AI And Four New Demands On ERP Systems
AiTHORITY, February 3rd, 2020
Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a significant impact on companies and their business models over the next five years
Why Companies Should Make ERP Security A Top Priority
SearchERP, February 3rd, 2020
Whether your ERP system is on premises or in the cloud, it's still vulnerable -- and you need to take the right measures to secure it. Here's advice on how to do just that
IT - Operations
A Glossary Of 12 Network Management And Monitoring Key Terms
SearchNetworking, February 7th, 2020
This network management and monitoring glossary delves into common issues, processes and capabilities all networks share. Explore these 12 key terms and concise definitions
IT - Social Media
How To Set Social Media Goals In 2020
Business 2 Community, February 4th, 2020
Create the Most Effective Social Media Marketing Plan
How To Combat The Top 5 Enterprise Social Media Risks
SearchSecurity, February 6th, 2020
Learn how social networking sites compound the insider threat risk, and explore how to mitigate the threat with policy, training and technology
IT - Database
43% Of Cloud Databases Are Currently Unencrypted
HelpNet Security, February 7th, 2020
Palo Alto Networks released research showing how vulnerabilities in the development of cloud infrastructure are creating significant security risks
How To Carefully Plan A Database Migration To The Cloud
Search Cloud Applications, February 6th, 2020
Plenty of organizations decide to migrate databases to the cloud. Is it the right move? Consider application type, provider lock-in and the appeal of cloud-specific features.
IT - Server
AI Is Boosting Server Sales
EnterpriseAI, February 3rd, 2020
Emerging AI workloads are propelling the booming Chinese server market
15 Notable Open Source Apps
Datamation, February 4th, 2020
These notable open source apps prove how useful open source can be, from creating your own racecourse to contributing to science
PeopleTek News
What The Best Leaders Do
PeopleTek News, February 6th, 2020
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand - General Colin Powell
IT - DevOps
DevOps Vs Agile: What's The Difference?, February 4th, 2020
The difference between the two is what happens after development
IT - Cloud
Is It Time To Consider A Cloud Exit Strategy?
SearchCloudComputing, February 4th, 2020
Cloud repatriation -- or a cloud exit, as it is sometimes called -- is probably not a good choice in most situations. Sometimes, however, it's exactly the right thing to do
Google Cloud Hits A $10B Annual Revenue Run Rate
ZDNet, February 4th, 2020
With its mixed fourth quarter financial results, Google's parent company Alphabet began disclosing revenue on a more granular basis, including for Google Cloud
7 Cloud Cost Management Tips
CIO, February 4th, 2020
As cloud budgets rocket skyward, a growing number of enterprises are looking for ways to cap costs. Check out these tips designed to bring cloud expenditures back to earth
4 Strategies For Simplifying Your Cloud Bill
Data Center Knowledge, February 4th, 2020
Making sense of your cloud bill will help you manage cloud costs more effectively
The Hybrid Cloud Challenge CIOs Need To Address
Search Cloud Applications, February 6th, 2020
Your IT team needs a standardized approach to application development to truly benefit from a hybrid cloud. Containers and Kubernetes may be the key to making that happen
IT - Wireless
It's 2020. Is Using Public Wi-Fi Still Dangerous?
How-To Geek, February 4th, 2020
You've probably heard that public Wi-Fi is dangerous. Advice about avoiding it is almost as widespread as public Wi-Fi itself
Achieve Multi-Cloud Data Protection With Archiving, Backup And DR
SearchDataBackup, February 7th, 2020
How can multi-cloud users effectively use DR, backup and archiving together? Although multiple clouds complicate infrastructure, they also offer benefits for data protection
IT - Networks
SD-WAN Requirements For A Multi-Cloud World
SearchNetworking, February 5th, 2020
With the emergence of a multi-cloud world, SD-WAN vendors must upgrade their platforms to ensure secure and reliable SD-WAN connectivity to cloud services.
Top SD-WAN Benefits And The Case For Deployment
SearchNetworking, February 6th, 2020
Make the case for an SD-WAN implementation, and explore the benefits and main use cases for SD-WAN in enterprises, beyond traditional hybrid WANs
IT - IoT
A Two-Pronged Strategy For IoT Security Awareness
GCN, February 7th, 2020
The full-blown internet of things may seem far in the future, but IT decision-makers need to address it now
Top Security Challenges That Will Impact The Internet Of Things
Information Management, February 6th, 2020
Over the past two years, the Internet of Things has seen a dramatic rise across the board
Understand IoT Data Management Essentials
IoT Agenda, February 6th, 2020
The flood of data from IoT devices requires careful planning of infrastructure and data management, and current processes might not be up to the task.
IT - Careers
She Got Mugged In A Stress Interview
Ask The Headhunter, February 3rd, 2020
In the February 4, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter we consider the meaning of a stress interview
6 Hiring Trends That Are Changing How IT Talent Is Found
CIO, February 3rd, 2020
Struggling to fill roles? Here's how improved employee experience, internal recruiting, and sophisticated use of AI are giving some companies an IT hiring edge
Zoom's CIO Sees A Rise In The Decentralized Workforce
CoinDesk, February 6th, 2020
Talent isn't evenly distributed. The only way to hire is to hire remotely
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills In High Demand This Year
InformationWeek, February 3rd, 2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion
6 Hot Network Specializations To Pursue
Network Computing, February 4th, 2020
It''s important to remember that the new skills learned in a specialization must be built on top of a solid foundation of networking basics
IT - Compliance
California's New Privacy Law Is Off To A Rocky Start
TechCrunch, February 8th, 2020
Privacy startups are trying to help. One got it wrong
Guess What? GDPR Enforcement Is On Fire!
ZDNet, February 3rd, 2020
Data protection authorities (DPAs) are rapidly increasing their GDPR enforcement activities and here are some trends coming to surface
IT - Backup
Cloud Tiering And Object Storage For Backup
Storage Newsletter, February 7th, 2020
There are 2 kinds of organizations: those that use the cloud for backup, and those that are going to use the cloud for backup.
IT - Big Data
Three Red Flags Your Organization Has Data Black Holes
TechRepublic, February 7th, 2020
It's easy for data to disappear. Here are some warning signs of, and solutions to, poor data organization
IT - Java
Top Java Technologies In 2020 - JVM Programming Languages, IDEs, Tools & More
Jaxenter, February 6th, 2020
We compared two current survey reports to find out about this year's top three Java IDEs, frameworks, build tools and the most popular JVM languages
DDN News
DDN Named Finalist In Storage Magazine And Searchstorage 2019 Products Of The Year Awards
DDN News, February 3rd, 2020
DDN AI400 All-NVME Flash Appliance Recognized for Ease of Integration, Innovation and Performance for AI Workflows at Scale
NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD Reference Architecture: DDN A3I Ai400 Appliance With Exa5
DDN News, February 3rd, 2020
The NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD is a first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputing infrastructure
SuperMicro News
Supermicro Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Financial Results
Supermicro News, February 6th, 2020
Net sales of $870.9 million versus $799.8 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 and $931.5 million in the same quarter of last year
Cisco News
Telia Carrier First In The World To Launch 400GE-Ready Backbone Network With Cisco
Cisco News, February 4th, 2020
Telia Carrier enhances its RPKI-enabled Internet network architecture with Cisco's cloud-scale routing technology to prepare for growth expected with 5G, streaming, gaming and always on connections
Cisco Joins Facebook's Express Wi-Fi Technology Partner Program To Connect More People To A Faster Internet
Cisco News, February 6th, 2020
Participation extends Cisco's commitment to provide broader connectivity in underserved areas
Datacore News
Caribbean island hospital rebuilds after hurricane with DataCore
ComputerWeekly, February 4th, 2020
Hurricane Irma tore the roof off a server room and flooded IT hardware, but that was an opportunity to rebuild redundant IT using DataCore's SANsymphony software-defined storage
DataCore and Veeam Software Automate, Simplify and Centralize Data Protection Across Diverse Storage Technologies
Datacore News, February 4th, 2020
Integration of Intelligent Data Management Tools Standardizes Backup and Archiving Practices while Enabling Uniformity and Cost Reduction for Primary and Secondary Storage
MayaData to Accelerate OpenEBS and Container Attached Storage Market with $26 Million Investment
Datacore News, February 4th, 2020
Funding and proven storage IP to enhance OpenEBS with more capabilities for customers and users such as Bloomberg, Orange, and Comcast
DataCore SANsymphony Integrates With Veeam, February 4th, 2020
Today DataCore Software announced that it has integrated its SANsymphony software-defined storage platform with Veeam Software's Universal Storage API Plug-In
HP News
HP achieves triple CDP 'A' Score for Transparency, Action on Climate, Forests and Water Risks
HP News, February 4th, 2020
Company also named a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader for the fourth consecutive year
IDC MarketScape Names HP A Leader in Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy Vendor Assessment
HP News, February 6th, 2020
The report recognized HP's holistic approach to cybersecurity across its Print and PC businesses
AWS News
Carrier Selects AWS As Its Preferred Cloud Provider To Drive Digital Transformation
AWS News, February 5th, 2020
Global provider of HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security, and building automation technologies will rely on AWS to streamline operations, increase pace of innovation, and deliver on potential of more sustainable, more intelligent buildings
VMware News
A Brief History Of VMware, Containers And Its Competitors
SearchVMware, February 3rd, 2020
VMware has long been synonymous with virtualization. However, with the rise of containers, the vendor has pivoted strategies to compete with the likes of Red Hat and Docker
The Struggle For Talent: One Surprising Influence You're Overlooking
VMWare News, February 6th, 2020
January and February are the best times of year to look for a job, according to job search advice website Career Sidekick
Oracle News
Oracle Builds on Cloud Momentum with Five New Regions Worldwide
Oracle News, February 3rd, 2020
Oracle is excited to take the next step in our ambitious regional expansion plan, with five new cloud regions
Top 10 Strategic CIO Priorities For 2020
Oracle News, February 3rd, 2020
Speed. Security. Agility. Innovation. Automation. Insight.
Oracle Cloud update: Literally doubling down
Oracle News, February 5th, 2020
Oracle Cloud's 2020 strategy will heavily focus on addressing customers' data sovereignty high-availability requirements
Under Pressure: CFOs' Top 4 Priorities For 2020
Oracle News, February 6th, 2020
CFOs are taking on a larger strategic role at their companies, steering their finance departments and the entire business into an uncharted, data-driven world
Veeam News
DataCore and Veeam Software Automate, Simplify and Centralize Data Protection Across Diverse Storage Technologies
Veeam News, February 4th, 2020
Integration of Intelligent Data Management Tools Standardizes Backup and Archiving Practices while Enabling Uniformity and Cost Reduction for Primary and Secondary Storage
Dell News
How are You Lifting Others?
Dell News, February 3rd, 2020
Success means nothing unless you use that success to lift others up as well
Nutanix News
Chris Kaddaras Promoted to EVP of Global Sales
Nutanix News, February 3rd, 2020
Nutanix and Industry Sales Veteran Increases Responsibility to Oversee Global Sales
Take Nutanix Test Drive 2.0 for a Spin
Nutanix News, February 3rd, 2020
Ever wondered what it would take to build your own private cloud with Nutanix?
How Nutanix Solves the Top VDI Deployment Challenges
Nutanix News, February 7th, 2020
I talked about three big issues that can derail a VDI project: poor user experience, excessive solution complexity, and high costs
Microsoft News
We Are The Dream of Our Ancestors
Microsoft News, February 5th, 2020
As I reflect on the importance of Black History month, the words from Maya Angelou's poem, 'Still I Rise,' come to mind
IBM News
Automotive Data Privacy: Securing Software at Speed & Scale
IBM News, February 4th, 2020
The superhighway of connected car systems is widening, and it's yielding greater volume and velocity of information across intravehicle and intervehicle network
The Avril Group Joins the IBM Food Trust Blockchain Platform to Strengthen Traceability of its Matines Eggs Range
IBM News, February 4th, 2020
To enhance information and traceability of 25 references on its ranges of organic, outdoors, free-range red label, soil and standard eggs
Fortinet News
Fortinet Drives Channel Business Opportunities with Secure SD-WAN
Fortinet News, February 5th, 2020
Fortinet's partners recognize the value of Fortinet's Secure SD-WAN solution providing integrated security, SD-WAN and enterprise-grade networking in a single offering
Fortinet and Equinix Accelerate Cloud Connectivity with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN
Fortinet News, February 6th, 2020
Fortinet's Secure SD-WAN Solution Enhances Equinix's Network Edge as an Additional Global Offering for Enterprise Customers
Fortinet Announces the Most Affordable Secure SD-WAN Appliance with Flexible Deployment Options for SMB
Fortinet News, February 6th, 2020
FortiGate 40F Delivers High Security Compute Ratings and Accelerated Performance, Expands Family of SoC4 SD-WAN ASIC-powered FortiGate Appliances
Fortinet Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results
Fortinet News, February 6th, 2020
Total revenue of $614.4 million, up 21% year over year
Red Hat News
Friday Five - February 7, 2020
Red Hat News, February 7th, 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.
Citrix News
The Employee Experience Is Broken: Here's How To Fix It
Citrix News, February 4th, 2020
New research shows empowering employees to be their best improves engagement, productivity and business outcomes
What's New With Citrix Workspace - January 2020
Citrix News, February 4th, 2020
When you put the user at the center of IT, technology becomes an enabler of each individual's full potential
Lessons Learned From My 15 Years With Citrix Consulting
Citrix News, February 6th, 2020
A couple weeks ago, I announced on LinkedIn that I was taking on a new role at Citrix
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