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IT - CxO
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4 Questions Businesses Should Ask About AI, 5G And Innovation
InformationWeek, March 10th, 2020
As we move into the 2020s, leaders must self-reflect and focus on how they can improve upon past AI, 5G and other innovation technologies to drive results
2020 CIO 100 Winners: Celebrating IT Innovation And Leadership
CIO, March 10th, 2020
The CIO 100 celebrates 100 IT organizations for driving digital business growth through technology innovation. Honorees will be recognized at the annual CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony in August
An Unlikely Duo: CIO And CFO Dynamic Driving Transformation Success ... And Failure
CIO Dive, March 9th, 2020
In somewhat of an irony, the demands placed on traditional firms in the digital age are evolving the often-untrusting parties of the chief information officer and the chief financial officer
CIOs Juggling Digital Transformation Pace, Bad Data, Cloud Lock-In And Business Alignment
ZDNet, March 11th, 2020
Flexera's 2020 CIO Priorities report highlights a lot of moving parts for CIOs and technology executives.
How CIOs Can Limit The Business Disruption Of The Coronavirus - Gartner
Information Age, March 10th, 2020
CIOs should focus on three immediate actions to prepare for the business disruption caused by the coronavirus, according to Gartner Inc.
How Cloud, Security And Big Data Are Forcing CIOs To Evolve
InformationWeek, March 11th, 2020
The good news is that the enterprise-level disruptions to the CIO role represent an opportunity to re-examine their positions and make meaningful adjustments -- especially at the mid-market level
How The Rise Of Iot Is Changing The CISO Role
Dark Reading, March 11th, 2020
Prepare for the future by adopting a risk-based approach. Following these five steps can help
IDC: IT Spending Forecast Hit By Coronavirus Impact
Storage Newsletter, March 13th, 2020
The escalating coronavirus crisis is already impacting IT markets as buyers and vendors adjust to a new set of assumptions and a new global economic reality
The 10 Rules Of Digital Transformation
Business 2 Community, March 9th, 2020
In my work at SAP, I support a community of SAP customers in India - INDUS.
IT - MFA
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Biometric Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) - Pros And Cons
Security Boulevard, March 10th, 2020
When searching for the most secure method of two-factor authentication (2FA) -- also known as multi-factor authentication (MFA) -- biometrics are often the first to come to mind
Making The Case For Hardware 2FA In The Enterprise
CSO Online, March 10th, 2020
As attackers find ways around authenticator apps, hardware two-factor authentication makes a lot of sense
How To Evaluate The ROI Of 2FA
Security Boulevard, March 13th, 2020
Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as multi-factor authentication (MFA), protects user accounts by factoring in something a user has (such as a time-based, one-time password, or TOTP) in addition to what they know (their credentials)
Two-Factor Authentication Isn'T As Secure As You Might Expect
CNET, March 9th, 2020
Passcodes from SMS or authenticator apps are better than passwords alone, but hackers can exploit their weaknesses
IT - Storage
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Cloud Tiering And Object Storage For Backup
Storage Newsletter, March 13th, 2020
How to get low pricing of cloud storage with short data retrieval times?
High-Performance Object Storage Challenges In The Modern Data Center
SearchStorage, March 9th, 2020
Object storage works well for long-term backup and archiving. See how high-performance capabilities are expanding it to high-scale, high-capacity workloads
The Status Of Object Storage
Gigaom, March 9th, 2020
A Quick Analysis of the Object Storage Market
IT - Security
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Capitalizing On Coronavirus Panic, Threat Actors Target Victims Worldwide
Recorded Future, March 12th, 2020
Recorded Future investigated how threat actors are using the global disruptions caused by COVID-19 to further their cyber threat activities
Threat Awareness: A Critical First Step In Detecting Adversaries
Dark Reading, March 9th, 2020
One thing seems certain: Attackers are only getting more devious and lethal. Expect to see more advanced attacks
Top Cybersecurity Facts, Figures And Statistics For 2020
CSO Online, March 9th, 2020
From malware trends to budget shifts, we have the latest figures that quantify the state of the industry
(ISC)2 Now Includes More Than 150,000 Certified Cybersecurity Professionals
HelpNet Security, March 13th, 2020
(ISC)2 is the world's largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals
12 Security Tips For The 'Work From Home' Enterprise
Computerworld, March 13th, 2020
If you or your employees are working from home, you'll need this advice to secure your enterprise
3 Tips To Stay Secure When You Lose An Employee
Dark Reading, March 10th, 2020
Whether they leave for a better job or get fired, and whether they mean to cause problems or do so out of ignorance, ex-workers can pose a threat to your company
Are You Getting Bang For Your Cybersecurity Budget Buck?
Data Center Knowledge, March 9th, 2020
Cybersecurity spending keep rising, but recent data suggests that overall defenses aren't getting more effective
Password Managers: A Little Pain For A Lot Of Security
CNET, March 10th, 2020
They're your friend, or at least a helpful acquaintance
Swallowing The Snake's Tail: Tracking Turla Infrastructure
Recorded Future, March 12th, 2020
Recorded Future's Insikt Group has developed new detection methods for Turla malware and infrastructure as part of an in-depth investigation into recent Turla activities
What's The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat In 2020? Experts Weigh In
SearchSecurity, March 9th, 2020
At RSA Conference 2020, SearchSecurity asked several experts what they considered to be the biggest cybersecurity threat this year. Here's what they said
IT - CRM
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9 Reasons To Adopt CRM For Your Small Business
AmongTech, March 13th, 2020
The small business is no more confined to a small space in the real world where it will be a small office or s store front that will attract only a certain number of eyeballs
How To Build A Sales CRM Process
Business 2 Community, March 11th, 2020
Legendary engineer and management consultant W. Edwards Deming once said, 'A bad system will beat a good person every time'
Machine Learning Is Your Secret Weapon For Customer Acquisition
AiTHORITY, March 9th, 2020
If you're looking for a strategy to get ahead when it comes to customer acquisition, machine learning can be your secret weapon
IT - HR
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What HR Will Look Like In The Next Decade
HR Dive, March 9th, 2020
A series on what leading employers, analysts, consultants and other experts predict HR teams will face in the 2020s
IT - AI
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4 Ways To Fine-Tune Your AI And Machine Learning Deployments
TechRepublic, March 9th, 2020
Life cycle management of artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives is vital in order to rapidly deploy projects with up-to-date and relevant data
Data Science vs. Machine Learning: What's The Difference?
The Enterprisers Project, March 10th, 2020
Machine learning is a branch of artificial intelligence (AI), while data science is the discipline of data cleansing, preparation, and analysis. Here's how each works - and how they work together
IT - Technology
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24 Video Conferencing Tips To Go From Telecommuting Zero To Hero
ZDNet, March 13th, 2020
Getting started working from home and facing your first video-conference? Here's some tips on how to make the best of it and not to screw up
IDC: Wearable Device Shipments Reached 336.5M In 2019
TechRepublic, March 10th, 2020
The wearable tech market soared in the 4th quarter with an 82% growth rate, thanks to hearables
IT - BI
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Top 12 BI Tools Of 2020
CIO, March 13th, 2020
It's not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you
IT - AR-VR
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Digi-Capital: Over $4.1 Billion Invested In AR And VR In 2019
VentureBeat, March 12th, 2020
Digi-Capital's AR/VR Analytics Platform tracked $4.1 billion in AR/VR investment in 2019
IT - Operations
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IT Priorities 2020: Datacentres Remain Mainstay Of Enterprise IT, Despite Continued Cloud Creep
ComputerWeekly, March 12th, 2020
The 2020 IT Priorities Survey from Computer Weekly and TechTarget confirms enterprise datacentres remain the deployment site of choice for many workloads, but stepping up the use of cloud is a top investment plan for firms this year
Survey Finds IT More Challenging To Manage Than Ever
DevOps.com, March 9th, 2020
A survey of 415 IT executives published today shows IT teams are struggling to keep up as the number of platforms that need to be managed continues to expand rapidly
IT - DevOps
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5 Must-Read DevOps Books
The Enterprisers Project, March 12th, 2020
No matter where you are on your DevOps path, these books can offer practical guidance and insights. Here's what they taught my team
Best Practices For Data Management Using Dataops
eWeek, March 13th, 2020
Certain best practices are absolutely necessary to master if you want to harness the power of data with both speed and security
DevOps Talent: IT Leaders Face Hiring Challenges In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, March 12th, 2020
How in demand are DevOps professionals? What are the crucial skills? Are enough companies training up? A new DevOps Institute report offers illuminating data on DevOps talent
IT - Cloud
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3 Cloud Architecture Problems That Need Solutions
InfoWorld, March 10th, 2020
With cloud architecture becoming more art than science, some problems are stumping those who are supposed to have all the answers
Cloud Computing Versus Edge Computing
AiTHORITY, March 13th, 2020
At a point when one discusses the difference between Cloud Computing and Edge Computing, the fundamental difference worth taking a look at is the means by which data processing takes place
IT - DR
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Why Your Business Continuity Plan Needs Video
Business 2 Community, March 13th, 2020
The need for a strong, scalable and nimble business continuity plan is clearly evident today.
IT - Networks
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The Convergence Of Networking And Security At The Edge
Search Networking, March 9th, 2020
Networking and security are converging with offerings like SD-WAN and SD-branch. But enterprises and vendors must overcome IT silos that delay innovation and decision-making
Three Network Technologies Driven By Cloud-Native Computing
ComputerWeekly, March 9th, 2020
Networking technologies are being driven heavily by digitisation and cloud computing. Gartner picks three networking trends to watch
What Are Some Of The Weaknesses Of SD-WAN?
SearchNetworking, March 13th, 2020
Cost, complexity and interoperability issues with existing network components are some of the weaknesses of SD-WAN that organizations need to consider
IT - IoT
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6 IoT Project Best Practices
TechRepublic, March 10th, 2020
Before your company implements an Internet of Things strategy, follow these steps, which include security and networking tips
Cloud + BYOD + IoT = Major Security Gaps
HelpNet Security, March 13th, 2020
Despite having hundreds of tools at their disposal, IT and security teams are rapidly losing sight of their asset landscape
IT - Careers
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Must I Tell A New Employer Everything?
Ask The Headhunter, March 9th, 2020
In the March 10, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader will need time off for a medical procedure soon after starting a new job. Must the new employer be told before the employee starts work?
IT Careers: 9 Networking Etiquette Do's And Dont's
The Enterprisers Project, March 12th, 2020
What are the unspoken rules of personal networking in the IT career arena? Here's how to stay polite with new and existing contacts - who may be the ticket to your next job
Managing Telecommuters Due To Novel Coronavirus? Here Are 8 Management Tips
ZDNet, March 9th, 2020
ZDNet has operated under a remote work model for nearly two decades. Here are a few best practices we've learned since you're highly likely to be getting a crash course in remote work management
The 9 Most Difficult IT Hires Today
CIO, March 10th, 2020
The IT talent gap is driving up demand for skilled IT pros, but for certain roles and skillsets, finding - and signing - the right candidate can feel a bit like trying to capture a unicorn.
IT - Compliance
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How Have Companies Adapted To The GDPR?
Information Age, March 11th, 2020
Mark Thompson, global privacy lead at KPMG, discusses how companies of various sizes have adapted to the GDPR
The European Data Privacy Landscape - What To Look Out For In 2020
Information Age, March 9th, 2020
Barry Cook, privacy and group data protection officer of visa services provider VFS Global, gives his take on what to look out for in 2020 in the European data privacy landscape
IT - Big Data
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Top 5 Things To Know About Data Science
TechRepublic, March 9th, 2020
Data science developments are expected to increase in 2020. Tom Merritt lists what you should know about data science, as well as artificial intelligence
Data Is Cheap, Information Is Expensive
datanami, March 13th, 2020
In this age of information, to say that the volume of data is exploding is a stark understatement
How To Break Down Data Silos: 4 Obstacles And Solutions
TechRepublic, March 10th, 2020
Keeping all your data separate prevents good analytics. Learn how to overcome four key challenges of eliminating data silos
IT - Java
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JavaFX 14
jaxenter, March 10th, 2020
There's no need to use an older version of JavaFX when doing mobile development any more
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