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IT - CxO
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5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In March
The Enterprisers Project, March 2nd, 2020
Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders
CISO Imperatives In The Age Of Digital Transformation
CIO, March 3rd, 2020
As different technology trends continue to impact cybersecurity, how can organizations hope to match their attackers and assure the security of their business?
CIO Interview: Sarah Wilkinson, NHS Digital
ComputerWeekly, March 6th, 2020
NHS Digital has been racing to ensure the systems and protocols are in place to prepare the health service for the coronavirus. We speak to its CEO about the preparations
Do You Have A Data Breach Response Plan?
HelpNet Security, March 3rd, 2020
While corporations today are more knowledgeable about security threats and prepared to respond to data breaches, there are key areas in which progress declined in 2019
How Is Digital Transformation Affecting The CIO Role?
SearchCIO, March 4th, 2020
At the HMG Strategy 2020 Summit, the CIOs of e.l.f. Cosmetics, NetApp and El Camino Hospital discussed their evolving role in this era of business and digital transformation
How IT Leaders Can Cultivate Their Personal Brand
The Enterprisers Project, March 3rd, 2020
An IT leader's personal brand can shape both career opportunities and talent recruitment. Here's a framework for thinking about your brand and the steps you can take to enhance it
IT - MFA
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Microsoft: 99.9% Of Compromised Accounts Did Not Use Multi-Factor Authentication
ZDNet, March 6th, 2020
Only 11% of all enterprise accounts use a MFA solution overall
IT - Security
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5 Considerations For Building A Zero Trust IT Environment
HelpNet Security, March 2nd, 2020
Zero trust isn't a product or service, and it's certainly not just a buzzword
The Cybercrime Pandemic Keeps Spreading
Dark Reading, March 3rd, 2020
The World Economic Forum says cyberattacks will be one of the top global business risks over the next 10 years.
4 Ways 5G Will Change Your Enterprise Threat Model
CSO Online, March 2nd, 2020
The benefits that fifth-generation cellular networks will enable come with security risks that organizations need to pay attention to right now
Why Threat Intelligence Gathering Can Be A Legal Minefield
Dark Reading, March 2nd, 2020
In new guidance, the Department of Justice says security researchers and organizations run real risks when gathering threat intelligence or dealing with criminals in underground online marketplaces
Your Cybersecurity Strategy Could Use Some ESP
HelpNet Security, March 6th, 2020
Embedding cybersecurity into our enterprises remains a difficult problem to solve
IT - CRM
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On CRM: From Salesforce To Zoho, Which Of These 10 CRMs Is Really Best For Your Business?
Forbes, March 4th, 2020
You're looking for a CRM system for your company. But you're not entirely sure what you want
Top 10 Must-Have CRM Features
The Blueprint, March 3rd, 2020
For most businesses shopping for a CRM, the basics are not going to cut it.
IT - HR
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5 Remote Work Statistics To Guide Your Mobile Workforce Strategy
HR Technologist, March 4th, 2020
For a long time, companies shied away from remote work due to anxieties around productivity loss
How A Culture Of Learning Can Increase Performance In It
The Enterprisers Project, March 5th, 2020
Investing in professional enrichment keeps your organization nimble and innovative
What HR Needs To Do More For Digital Transformation
HR Technologist, March 4th, 2020
Fascinating feedback from professionals reveals that proficiency in digital transformation competencies is bleak
IT - AI
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8 Reasons AI Projects Fail
The Enterprisers Project, March 4th, 2020
Why do artificial intelligence projects fail? Let's examine some recurring issues - and expert advice on how to avoid them and increase your AI project's chances for success
A Deep Dive Into AI For IT Operations
DevOps.com, March 3rd, 2020
Traditional IT administration and management techniques are reforming
Service Desks And The Approaching AI Tipping Point
EnterpriseAI, March 3rd, 2020
New versions of service management software are getting an AI boost
What's Propelling Growth For Artificial Intelligence?
InformationWeek, March 6th, 2020
Here are three technology breakthroughs that are acting as catalysts, along with four core roles of AI that are driving it forward
Will Artificial Intelligence Render Human Transcriptionists Obsolete?
SmartDataCollective, March 6th, 2020
How will artificial intelligence, or AI, impact the transcriptionist industry? Here's what to know about how AI compares to human transcriptionists.
IT - Technology
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Ampere Unveils 80-Core Server Processor
HPCWire, March 3rd, 2020
First of the next generation of server microprocessors that are designed for the workloads of today
Intel CFO Talks 7nm, 5nm Futures; AMD's Growing Data Center Market Share
Enterprise Apps Today, March 4th, 2020
By its own admission, Intel's process technology will remain a laggard for nearly two more year
IT - BI
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Best Data Analytics Tools For Business Intelligence Teams
AiTHORITY, March 4th, 2020
Business Intelligence (BI) tools help organizations to retrieve, analyze, and convert the recorded data into useful business insights
How To Use Business Intelligence For Process Improvements
TechRepublic, March 5th, 2020
Companies often use BI tools to gain insight into improving customer experience, retention, and sales
IT - PM
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8 Lies Project Managers Tell Themselves
CIO, March 4th, 2020
From overvaluing milestones to assuming everyone has a unified vision of project success, don't let these common PM self-deceptions sink your project
8 Reasons Why You Should Adopt Agile Project Management In 2020
Business 2 Community, March 4th, 2020
Forget the term agile project management for a while and concentrate only on the word 'agile'.
IT - Operations
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8 Reasons To Consider Hyperconverged Infrastructure For Your Data Center
Networkworld, March 2nd, 2020
Hyperconvergence offers speed and simplicity compared to the old ways of server configuration
The Next Generation Of Micro Data Centers
Network Computing, March 2nd, 2020
As edge computing applications diversify, so do the micro data centers that support them
IT - Database
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5 MySQL Features You Need To Know
opensouce.com, March 3rd, 2020
Don't forget to take advantage of these useful updates in the latest version - MySQL 8.0
IT - FOSS
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Open Source Companies Are Thriving In The Cloud
InfoWorld, March 2nd, 2020
It turns out open source didn't need a different license or business model, but to get smarter about cloud computing
Open Source Is Getting Bigger And Richer, Says Suse
ZDNet, March 3rd, 2020
Open-source software is the future, and it is free, assuming it can survive capitalism
IT - DevOps
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5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage The Cloud
InformationWeek, March 4th, 2020
It's impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role
IT - Cloud
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7 Cloud Attack Techniques You Should Worry About
Dark Reading, March 6th, 2020
Security pros detail the common and concerning ways attackers target enterprise cloud environments
Cloud 2.0 Is Coming - And It's What You Thought Cloud 1.0 Would Be
CIO, March 3rd, 2020
The cloud has changed the way we think about data management and distributed workloads. With one big gotcha. Thankfully, that's about to change
Cloud Security Alliance 2020 Initiatives Changing The Face Of IT Audit And Cloud Assurance
AiTHORITY, March 4th, 2020
Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge and Cloud Controls Matrix v4 represent critical progress to modernize the audit profession and align cloud assurance with technology innovations
How To Accurately Estimate The Cost Of A Cloud Migration
StateTech, March 6th, 2020
Many organizations underestimate the true costs of moving to the cloud, but it's possible to effectively and accurately plan for a migration
IT - Wireless
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5G Is Now Live In 24 Markets, GSMA Predicts It'll Be 20% Of Global Connections By 2025 - And Eyes A Big Tech Break-Up
TechCrunch, March 4th, 2020
The next-gen flavor of mobile connectivity, 5G, is now live in 24 markets globally
How Secure Is Your Home Wi-Fi?
How-To Geek, March 3rd, 2020
When it comes to modern technology, everything is a compromise between convenience and security
IT - Networks
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A Flare For SmartNICs
The Next Platform, March 3rd, 2020
As the hyperscalers and cloud builders go, so goes the enterprise. . . eventually
How A VPN Can Improve Your Cyber Security Posture
Information Age, March 3rd, 2020
The VPN is known for hiding the IP address and location of users, but there are other ways in which it can improve your security posture
IT - IoT
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Make Room For Public Clouds In Your Industrial IoT Strategy
ZDNet, March 2nd, 2020
Looking across this market, vendors of industrial IoT software platforms employ one of five broad strategies to the cloud
IT - Careers
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Should I Tell My Boss I Might Resign?
Ask The Headhunter, March 2nd, 2020
In the March 3, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader who might resign may tread dangerously close to getting fired
How It Leaders Can Attract And Retain The Right Talent
InformationWeek, March 2nd, 2020
By applying these best practices, you can bring on talent that keeps pace with innovation, shifting customer needs, and new technologies
IT Careers 2020: Why Empathy Is A Top Skill
The Enterprisers Project, March 6th, 2020
Move over tech skills: This valuable core skill will get IT teams through the toughest challenges of the decade ahead, experts say. Are you developing empathy skills?
Software, Data And It Roles Dominate Indeed's Best Jobs List
CIODive, March 2nd, 2020
Out of the top 15 roles, eight are in the technology space. In last year's ranking six tech jobs made it to the top 15
Work From Home? Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Started
ZDNet, March 5th, 2020
With the rising concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, more and more businesses are considering sending their employees home to work
IT - Virtualization
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How To Install A Windows 10 VirtualBox VM On MacOS
How-To Geek, March 4th, 2020
Many people commonly use tools like Parallels or VMware to set up a virtual machine (VM) on their Macs
Third-Party VM Monitoring Tools Offer Alternatives To Native Vendors
SearchServerVirtualization, March 3rd, 2020
Many admins rely on native tools to monitor VMs, such as Microsoft System Center, but third-party alternatives can offer improved capabilities, such as cost savings and integrations
IT - Compliance
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Why 'No Breach' Is Bad News For Your Compliance
ComputerWeekly, March 2nd, 2020
You might think it's a good thing if your organisation has a clean record when it comes to data breaches, but this is not necessarily the case
IT - Email
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Email Domains Without DMARC Enforcement Spoofed Nearly 4X As Often
HelpNet Security, March 4th, 2020
As of January 2020, nearly 1 million (933,973) domains have published DMARC records - an increase of 70% compared to last year
IT - Backup
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How To Prepare A Data Backup Policy And Recover Effectively
SearchDataBackup, March 2nd, 2020
It's important to document your data backup and recovery policy. Take the first step and download our template and use this structure for developing other IT policies
IT - Mobile
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4 Strategies For Staying On Top Of Mobile Security
GCN, March 3rd, 2020
In government, mobile devices are both embraced and resisted
Orgs That Sacrifice Mobile Security Are Twice As Likely To Suffer A Compromise
HelpNet Security, March 2nd, 2020
The percentage of companies admitting to suffering a mobile-related compromise has grown (39%, when compared to last years' 33%) despite a higher percentage of organizations deciding not to sacrifice the security of mobile and IoT devices to meet business targets
IT - Big Data
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Best Practices To Secure Data At Rest, In Use And In Motion
SearchSecurity, March 5th, 2020
With internal and external cyberthreats on the rise, check out these tips to best protect and secure data at rest and in motion
Data Security: 5 Problems And Solutions
TechRepublic, March 3rd, 2020
When it comes to securing data, most enterprises are negligent and unaware, according to a Lepide report
Top 10 Powerful Data Modeling Tools For 2020
SmartDataCollective, March 4th, 2020
These powerful data modeling tools for 2020 are well worth watching throughout the year. Here's what to know about these tools
IT - Tape
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World's Largest Spectra Tfinity Tape Library Installed At LLNL
insideHPC, March 2nd, 2020
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is now home to the world's largest Spectra TFinity system
IT - Java
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How To Securely Program In Java In 2020
Jaxenter, March 3rd, 2020
In this article, we'll take a look at five principles that should be followed when coding in Java in 2020
Top 10 Java Stories of February: Java and Software Trends in 2020, Angular 9 & GraalVM
Jaxenter, March 4th, 2020
It's a leap year, so February had even more exciting news and stories to offer than usual
IT - Developer
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The Impact Of Working From Home On Developers
Jaxenter, March 2nd, 2020
Working remotely is becoming an option for more people than ever, especially for developers. No office space, no daily commute, no set schedule
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