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IT - CxO
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6 New Rules Of Engagement For CIOs In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, June 17th, 2020
Since the pandemic began, we've seen seismic shifts in customer focus and operational speed. Waters Corporation CIO Brook Colangelo shares how to embrace new opportunities
6 Ways To Make IT Operations More Efficient
CIO, June 15th, 2020
As CIOs head into uncertain economic times, operational efficiency again takes center stage. Here's how to streamline IT operations and trim budget while still fueling business growth
3 CIOs Talk Driving IT Strategy During COVID-19 Pandemic
SearchCIO, June 19th, 2020
At the 2020 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Leadership Award presentation, the finalists discussed their role in helping manage their companies through a crisis and prepare them for recovery
Accelerate Digital Transformation With The Right Strategic Partner
ZDNet, June 19th, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across industries
Digital Transformation: 7 Signs Your Strategic Plan Needs An Upgrade
The Enterprisers Project, June 17th, 2020
Do you need to step back and fine-tune your digital transformation strategy? Consider these red flags
Making Employee Experience A CIO Priority
CIO, June 17th, 2020
Employee dissatisfaction can have a long-term negative impact on your business. Here's how to turn things around
Next In Line: Preparing For An IT Executive Departure
CIODIVE, June 15th, 2020
Sudden departure of IT leaders can put a company's tech goals in jeopardy.
Gartner: CIOs Should Start Preparing For Coronavirus Recovery Cost Cutting
ComputerWeekly, June 15th, 2020
To recover from the Covid-19 lockdown, businesses will need to cut costs. In doing so, Gartner urges CIOs to look at value and cost optimisation
The New CIO Charter
CIO, June 17th, 2020
CIOs' expanding management and revenue-generation responsibilities are cementing their roles as business leaders. Traditional technologists need not apply
What Causes Technical Debt - And How To Minimize It
The Enterprisers Project, June 18th, 2020
How does technical debt accrue in your organization - and how can you keep it to a manageable level? Consider these four strategies
IT - Storage
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Getting Unstructured Data Under Control
The Next Platform, June 18th, 2020
Data growth is the one exponential we can all relate to and will continue to grow into the future
Managing Data Migration Challenges
architectingIT, June 16th, 2020
Data migration is a thankless task that needs to be performed periodically during hardware refreshes, and of course, regularly to keep expensive storage systems tidy
What Is The Difference Between Memory And Storage?
SearchStorage, June 16th, 2020
Storage and memory, while connected, fulfill separate roles in a computer. Memory meets temporary data access needs and storage retains data and other files over the long term
World To Store 200ZB By 2025 - Cybersecurity Ventures/Arcserve
StorageNewsletter, June 18th, 2020
The 2020 Data Attack Surface Report, sponsored by Arcserve, LLC, estimates data stored in the cloud will reach 100ZB by 2025, or 50% of the world's data
IT - Security
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Cloud Security Alliance Offers Tips To Protect Telehealth Data
Dark Reading, June 19th, 2020
As telehealth grows more common, security experts address the privacy and security concerns of storing health data in the cloud
83% Of Global 2000 Enterprises Have Not Adopted Basic Domain Security Practices
HelpNet Security, June 17th, 2020
There are significant shortfalls in enterprise domain security practices, putting organizations' internet-facing digital assets at risk to threats, including domain name and DNS hijacking, phishing, and other fraudulent activity, a CSC report reveals
4 Ways Employee Home Networks And Smart Devices Change Your Threat Model
CSO Online, June 16th, 2020
Home routers, printers, security systems, DVRs, gaming consoles and other smart devices can significantly change the threat model for the corporate network
6 Key Identity And Access Management Benefits
SearchSecurity, June 17th, 2020
Identity and access management is beneficial not just for users, security and IT admins, but also enterprises as a whole. Read up on the six key advantages of an IAM framework
What Will Cybersecurity's 'New Normal' Look Like?
Dark Reading, June 19th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has forced changes for much of the business world, cybersecurity included. What can we expect going forward?
Because IT Security And The C-Suite Are Misaligned, Digital Transformation Increases Cyber Risk
HelpNet Security, June 18th, 2020
While digital transformation is understood to be critical, its rapid adoption, as seen with cloud providers, IoT and shadow IT, is creating significant cyber risk for most organizations
CISO Dialogue: How to Optimize Your Security Budget
Dark Reading, June 20th, 2020
CISOs are never going to have all the finances they want. Hard choices must be made. The CISO of Amazon Prime Video discusses his approaches to a slimmed-down budget
IT - CRM
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Best CRM Software & Tools
Project-Management.com, June 17th, 2020
Customer relationship management (CRM) is essential for companies of all sizes as a business strategy. CRM software encompasses a wide area of interactions and activities between a company and its customers
Cloud CRM Enlisted In COVID Contact Tracing
GCN, June 16th, 2020
As communities start down the road to reopening after pandemic-related shutdowns, public health officials are urging caution about the coronavirus's continued spread and turning to digitized contact tracing to help track the threat
CRM Process Automation: How To Implement In Your Organisation
InformationAge, June 18th, 2020
Tech experts provide their tips on how to effectively implement automation into your customer relationship management (CRM) process
IT - HR
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4 Virtual Recruiting Strategies To Implement After COVID-19
SearchHRSoftware, June 15th, 2020
Hiring has changed due to COVID-19. Here are four virtual recruiting strategies to follow as you adjust to online hiring
7 Tips For Employers Navigating Remote Recruitment
Dark Reading, June 17th, 2020
Hiring experts explain how companies should approach recruitment when employers and candidates are working remotely
Remote Hiring Wins Have CIOs Rethinking Recruitment, Post-Pandemic
CIO, June 19th, 2020
IT leaders at NetApp, CommScope and DocuSign have taken to recruiting talent virtually, which may become permanent practice even after concerns about the coronavirus pandemic subside
IT - AI
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How Aligning AI Project Teams Can Ensure Ai Success
EnterpriseAI, June 19th, 2020
While AI deployments are picking up steam, challenges to success, both technical and cultural, abound
Robotic Process Automation (RPA): 8 Habits Of Successful Teams
The Enterprisers Project, June 16th, 2020
How can you successfully scale Robotic Process Automation in your organization? Consider these practices of teams that are beating the challenges and reaping benefits of RPA
What If We Make A Robot That Could Drive Autonomously
aitrends, June 18th, 2020
There must be a better way, some lament
Where Enterprise IT Can Really Apply AI
CIO, June 16th, 2020
Artificial intelligence is no magical solution but the technology has real-world uses in a variety of enterprise systems, especially around analytics and anomaly detection use cases
IT - Humor
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Flashback Friday: What's 24,000 Pages In The Bigger Scheme Of Things?
ComputerWorld, June 19th, 2020
Probably a big chunk of a tree.
Memory-Lane Monday: As It Was, No Encryption Was Needed
ComputerWorld, June 15th, 2020
You have to admit, this was better than finding out the hard way
Never Heard Of Him
ComputerWorld, June 16th, 2020
Oh, he's not a him? Never heard of her or them either.
Wayback Wednesday: Just Leave IT To The Numbers Guys, OK?
ComputerWorld, June 17th, 2020
Because IT doesn't know beans about counting beans
IT - Technology
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Enterprise Integration And Interoperability Of Blockchain
Network Computing, June 19th, 2020
As blockchain adoption increases, interoperability is critical as businesses will need to join multiple blockchain networks that are built using different blockchain platforms
Honeywell Says It's Got The Fastest Quantum Computer On The Planet
CNET, June 18th, 2020
For now...
Intel Launches 3rd Gen Scalable Xeons for 4- and 8-Socket Platforms for AI, Datacenter
EnterpriseAI, June 18th, 2020
Intel unveiled its third-generation Scalable Xeon processor family (codenamed Cooper Lake) for four- and eight-socket servers, aimed at AI and analytics workloads running in the datacenter
Nokia First To Demonstrate Live C-Band Network In The U.S.
AiTHORITY, June 20th, 2020
Nokia completes first successful U.S. based 5G trial in C-band spectrum, reaching speeds of over 1 Gbps using commercial 5G AirScale portfolio
IT - BI
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BI Tools - Are They Enough To Build A Data-Driven Culture?
datanami, June 17th, 2020
It's been a while since data exploded globally, and the vital necessity for businesses to deal with it is in no way surprising
IT - AR-VR
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Four Companies With Augmented Reality Enterprise Platforms Named IDC Innovators
AiTHORITY, June 19th, 2020
International Data Corporation (IDC) today published an IDC Innovators report profiling four companies that provide augmented reality (AR) platforms for enterprise use
IT - PM
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Why Is Managing Projects Hard?
PMWorld 360, June 18th, 2020
Many projects are not completed on time and budget or do not deliver the intended business benefits and value even when they finish on time and budget
IT - Database
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Why The Open Source DBaaS Market Is Hot
SearchDataManagement, June 18th, 2020
Open source database vendors face an array of challenges and opportunities as they flock to the cloud with new database-as-a-service platforms
IT - Server
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HCI vs. Traditional IT vs. dHCI vs. Composable Infrastructure
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, June 16th, 2020
Compare outcomes of hyper-converged, traditional/converged, disaggregated HCI and composable infrastructures, plus hybrid cloud, to decide which approach best fits your IT needs
Server Hardware Guide To Architecture, Products And Management
SearchDataCenter, June 16th, 2020
Today's server platforms offer a host of options for SMBs and enterprise IT buyers; it's important to learn the essentials before making any purchasing decisions
IT - Linux
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Why Desktop Linux Still Matters
How-To Geek, June 18th, 2020
The fabled 'Year of the Linux Desktop' has never materialized, and it likely never will. Does that mean Linux on a desktop PC is irrelevant? Not at all! Desktop Linux is still awesome
Why The Success Of Edge Computing Relies On A Linux Legacy
DevOps.com, June 15th, 2020
At this point you've certainly heard rumblings of the promises of edge computing and may wonder if it's right for your organization and how to assess its viability
IT - FOSS
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2020 Opensource.Com Summer Reading List
opensouce.com, June 20th, 2020
A dozen books for people of all ages to add to their reading list
IT - DevOps
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DevOps Deeper Dive: IT Terminology Matters
DevOps.com, June 19th, 2020
Much like any other profession, the IT industry does not exist in a vacuum
IT - Cloud
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4 Edge Computing Use Cases Delivering Value In The Enterprise
SearchCIO, June 17th, 2020
Research shows that the move toward edge computing will only increase over the next few years, and we've identified four areas where it is already proving to be of great value
Hybrid Cloud Definition Is Being Redefined
Data Center Knowledge, June 16th, 2020
The evolving hybrid cloud definition will impact enterprise hybrid cloud strategy
The Benefits Of Cloud Technology For Remote Working
Information Age, June 17th, 2020
Stephen Manley, chief technologist at Druva, discusses the benefits of cloud technology for remote working
The Shift To Cloud Computing Persists As Organizations Use Multiple Public Clouds
AiTHORITY, June 19th, 2020
IDG's 2020 Cloud Computing Study Outlines Cloud Usage & Adoption Plans, Along with Key Business Drivers
These Are The Top 10 Mistakes Organizations Make With Their Cloud Strategies
siliconANGLE, June 19th, 2020
The global spread of COVID-19 has driven organizations to rethink the way they work and operate
IT - Networks
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How To Prevent Network Eavesdropping Attacks
SearchSecurity, June 19th, 2020
One of the biggest challenges of network eavesdropping attacks is they are difficult to detect. Read about prevention measures to help keep your network safe from snoopers and sniffers
The Impact Of SD-WAN For Securing Public Cloud Adoption
HelpNet Security, June 15th, 2020
While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the number one roadblock
IT - IoT
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5 Steps To Select The Best IoT Database
IoT Agenda, June 15th, 2020
Organizations should begin their search for the right IoT database by understanding their data, functional requirements and how the database will fit into their business strategy
IoT Security Trends & Challenges In The Wake Of COVID-19
Dark Reading, June 16th, 2020
The demand for Internet of Things security practices that protect sensitive medical equipment and data will double within the next five years. Here's why
IT - Careers
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Headhunter Demands I Quit My Job Before His Client Will Interview Me
Ask The Headhunter, June 15th, 2020
In the June 16, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter an executive gets an ultimatum from a headhunter
Job Search During The Pandemic
Ask The Headhunter, June 19th, 2020
Before you think I'm an expert in the history of pandemics (check out this great infographic for a visual of pandemic history), I'll admit that I've never experienced anything like what we are going through today
IT - Backup
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Best Enterprise Backup & Recovery Software
StorageNewsletter, June 16th, 2020
The best backup and recovery software vendors are Rubrik, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Cohesity DataProtect, and Zerto
Private Cloud Backup Vs. Public Cloud Vs. Service Providers
SearchDataBackup, June 19th, 2020
Whether you choose public or private cloud or a cloud service provider for backup, it comes down to your needs in such areas as cost and security. Explore how each one differs
IT - BYOD
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Important Security Tips When Implementing A BYOD Policy
Business 2 Community, June 16th, 2020
A BYOD policy (bring-your-own-device) is increasingly common in business, especially with everyone working from home during the pandemic
IT - Big Data
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How To Manage Your Unstructured Drone-Collected Data
TechRepublic, June 19th, 2020
Drones are excellent for collecting information from above. But finding a way to store that data is more of a challenge
Top 10 Benefits Of A Data Warehouse
Datamation, June 15th, 2020
The benefits of a data warehouse range from improved business intelligence to effective data mining, and result in major competitive advantage
IT - Developer
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Developer Security Champions Are Needed Now More Than Ever
ZDNet, June 19th, 2020
Developer security champions are members of the development team that can translate application security into a language that the rest of the developers can understand
How Leaders Can Support High-Performing Engineering Teams
The Enterprisers Project, June 15th, 2020
Consider this real-world advice on supporting your team, building support for organizational change - and growing as a leader
One Developer's Favorite Mac Coding Tools For PHP And Web Development
ZDNet, June 19th, 2020
I code WordPress plugins, not Mac apps, but I use the Mac to do it. These are my tools
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