IT News and Events
Oct 28th, 2019 — Nov 3rd, 2019 Generate the Custom HTML Email for this Issue
IT News and Events IT News and Events
Volume 259, Issue 5 << Previous Issue | Next Issue >>
IBM News
disable
A Central Bank Will Issue a Consumer-ready Digital Currency Within Five Years, a New OMFIF and IBM Report Finds
IBM News, October 29th, 2019
Policy-makers at a number of central banks around the world are seriously considering developing and issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), with a consumer-ready CBDC likely to arrive in the next five years
IBM Watson Helps Lufthansa Group Optimize Its Customer Service
IBM News, October 29th, 2019
Lufthansa and IBM collaborate in the field of artificial intelligence (AI); new AI Studio leverages IBM Garage method
MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab Releases Groundbreaking Research on AI and the Future of Work
IBM News, October 30th, 2019
First-of-its-kind empirical research analyzed 170 million online job postings, uncovering how jobs are changing
SDC 19: Samsung and IBM Bring 5G and AI-Powered Mobile Solutions on IBM Cloud for Enterprises
IBM News, October 29th, 2019
Joint innovations help governments and enterprises improve safety for first responders, on factory floors and for manufacturing plant workers
IT - CxO
disable
CIO Role: How The New Rules Of Competitive Advantage Empower CIOs
The Enterprisers Project, October 28th, 2019
The CIO's role has fundamentally transformed from cost cutting and standardizing process to innovating
10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2020
Information Week, November 1st, 2019
Here are the technology trends CIOs and IT leaders need to watch next year, according to Gartner
Adobe CIO: How We Scaled RPA With A Center Of Excellence
The Enterprisers Project, October 30th, 2019
Cynthia Stoddard shares how her team's Robotic Process Automation Center of Excellence helped Adobe grow RPA use rapidly - and win support across teams, including finance
The CIO's True Role In Data Privacy
CIODive, October 28th, 2019
The CIO can provide the motorcycle to go fast, but the business still needs to follow the rules of the road
IT Teams Are Embracing Intent-Based Networking, Investing In AI Technologies
HelpNet Security, November 1st, 2019
The network is vital to today's digital business. Whether maximizing employee productivity, optimizing customer experience or keeping data protected and secure, the network is foundational to business success
Digital Transformation Age ROI: 3 Ways To Measure
The Enterprisers Project, October 30th, 2019
Calculating ROI is harder in the digital age. For example, dismissing wild west investments almost guarantees an established company a slow, controlled demise
IT - MFA
disable
Compound Biometrics - Protection In-Depth
Fortress Identity
Many financial services firms stopped kidding themselves about passwords a long time ago
Compound Biometrics
Fortress Identity, November 1st, 2019
It's hard to imagine that not that long ago there were articles everywhere on how to devise effective passwords
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Or Multifactor Authentication (MFA)? That Is The Question
Forrester, October 29th, 2019
We, as security practitioners, need to be mindful about what we mean when we say '2FA' or 'MFA.' These terms are often used interchangeably
What Is The Value Of A Data Breach That Does Not Happen?
Fortress Identity, November 1st, 2019
Motherboard posted a well-researched piece recently on hackers who have been exploiting the SS7 protocol in telco networks to pillage bank accounts in the UK
IT - Storage
disable
How Enterprise Storage Arrays Adapting To Meet Changing Business Requirements?
Storage Newsletter, October 31st, 2019
How do they provide new levels of capacity, density and fast connectivity?
Top 10 Cloud File Sharing Services
linuxtoday, October 27th, 2019
These top 10 cloud file sharing services enable users and organizations to easily load, store and access files on a cloud-based service
IT - AI
disable
5 Tips On How To Pick The Right AI Use Cases
SearchCIO, November 1st, 2019
Businesses may not be ready to jump all in to AI just yet, so starting with individual projects can be a good place to start. What should CIOs look for in early-stage AI projects?
Are AI Applications Failing To Live Up To Hype In Enterprise Adoption?
ComputerWeekly, October 30th, 2019
Artificial intelligence has been baked into enterprise applications in recent years and often given special names, such as Einstein, Leonardo and Coleman. But has the hype delivered?
Why Privacy And Artificial Intelligence Still Need Some Harmonization
HealthData Management, October 28th, 2019
Headlines proclaiming the next great application of artificial intelligence appear with a great degree of frequency
IT - Humor
disable
Oops!
ComputerWorld, October 29th, 2019
Now his angry emails take forever to get here
Penny Wise
ComputerWorld, November 1st, 2019
Well, it would be nice to have the must-haves
IT - Technology
disable
Spending On Wearable Technology To Surge To $52 Billion By 2020: Gartner
ZDNet, October 29th, 2019
Consumers are expected to take advantage of falling smartwatch price points
IT - Blockchain
disable
Blockchain For Business: 6 Promising Pilots
CIO, October 31st, 2019
Big brands in financial services, logistics and other sectors are betting on blockchain's potential to facilitate transactions and verify provenance of products
IT - ERP
disable
8 Signs It's Time To Upgrade To A Better ERP System
Donklephant, November 1st, 2019
Few things are so daunting a prospect as a large-scale change in your ERP system
IT - BI
disable
12 Impactful Ways To Incorporate Machine Learning Into Business Intelligence
Forbes, October 30th, 2019
Successful CIOs, CTOs & executives from Forbes Technology Council offer firsthand insights on tech & business
3 Ways Business Intelligence Can Hurt Your Projects
TechRepulic, October 30th, 2019
Business intelligence can help companies gain insight into past performance for future improvement, though there are potential drawbacks to using BI tools for projects
IT - HR
disable
Talent Acquisition vs. Recruitment: Key Differences And Similarities
HR Technologist, November 1st, 2019
They sound like different terms for the same process, and to some extent they are, but recruitment and talent acquisition (TA) also have some key differences
IT - PM
disable
Top 6 Agile Tools For Project Management
CIO, October 29th, 2019
Keep your projects humming with these tools geared for teams committed to agile practices and workflows
What Is An IT Project Post-Mortem?
The Enterprisers Project, October 30th, 2019
If you're not doing IT post-mortems, you're missing the chance to learn from your experiences and improve. Here's how to make these debriefings useful
IT - Operations
disable
8 Trends In Vulnerability And Patch Management
Dark Reading, October 30th, 2019
Unpatched flaws continue to be a major security issue for many organizations
Change Management: 5 Steps IT Leaders Must Take
The Enterprisers Project, October 31st, 2019
Change is never easy, but a process that includes these critical steps will give leaders the best shot at achieving positive, long-term change
Want To Overcome Patching Challenges Once And For All? Automation Is The Key
HelpNet Security, October 30th, 2019
The cybersecurity threatscape in the UK is extremely complex and sophisticated
IT - Security
disable
5 Security Oversights To Avoid With IAM Configurations
SearchCloudSecurity, October 29th, 2019
IAM provides the granularity organizations need to secure their cloud workloads, but only if it's properly implemented. Refrain from making these common IAM mistakes
Majority Of 2019 Breaches Were The Result Of Unapplied Security Patches
HelpNet Security, October 30th, 2019
Looking specifically at the most critical vulnerabilities, the average timeline to patch is 16 days
The 8 Scariest Cybercrime Tricks Of 2019
Information Management, October 31st, 2019
Cyberattacks are rapidly evolving - with plenty of scary cybercrime tricks to watch out for as we near the end of 2019
The Scariest Hacks And Vulnerabilities Of 2019
ZDNet, October 28th, 2019
This year's biggest and scariest security incidents, data breaches, and vulnerabilities
IT - Social Media
disable
8 Of The Best Social Media Analytics Tools For 2020
Business 2 Community, November 1st, 2019
Social media analytics is an essential component of a social marketing manager's work
IT - Server
disable
Spending Spree: Hyperscalers Bought $57B Of IT In 2018, $10B+ By Google - But Is Cloud On Horizon?
EnterpriseAI, October 28th, 2019
Hyperscalers are the masters of the IT universe, gravitational centers of increasing pull in the emerging age of data-driven compute and AI
IT - FOSS
disable
Product vs. Project In Open Source
opensouce.com, November 1st, 2019
What's the difference between an open source product and an open source project?
The Document Foundation Releases LibreOffice 6.3.3
The Document Foundation, October 31st, 2019
LibreOffice's individual users are helped by a global community of volunteers
IT - DevOps
disable
DevOps Chat: From 0 To 1,000 Deploys Per Month With Redbox
DevOps.com, October 29th, 2019
Many organizations want to implement the latest DevOps/SRE practices, but many struggle with transforming the existing processes over to new streamlined processes
IT - Cloud
disable
5 Key Tips For Multicloud Management
Datamation, October 29th, 2019
The best multi cloud management involves factors like understanding identity management, tying your data center to multiple clouds, and efficiently managing costs
10 Cloud Migration Process Tips CIOs Need To Consider
SearchCIO, October 28th, 2019
Cloud migrations are never easy, especially for CIOs and IT leaders moving workloads to the cloud. To ensure your migration is a success, consider these 10 tips from cloud experts
5 Cloud Storage Privacy Questions To Ask Potential Providers
SearchCloudSecurity, October 28th, 2019
Data confidentiality in cloud computing is a major enterprise concern, yet providers are often lacking in their details. Here are the questions to ask before adopting a service
Big 3 Cloud Infrastructure Earnings Reach Almost $22B This Quarter
TechCrunch, October 29th, 2019
Amazon, Microsoft and Google are often referred to as the Big 3 in the cloud infrastructure market, and if you had any doubt about the growth potential of the cloud, take a look at this quarter's eye-popping revenue numbers from these three companies
Top Cloud Management Platforms
Datamation, October 31st, 2019
These leading Cloud Management Platforms enable companies to deploy and manage their applications across virtualized infrastructure that runs in the cloud and on-premises, applying policy as well security controls
IT - Wireless
disable
It's not Wi-Fi 6 vs. 5G -- it's Wi-Fi 6 and 5G
SeachNetworking, November 1st, 2019
Wi-Fi 6 and 5G have similarities and differences. Enterprises want to know how the two can work together. Vendors, for their part, will need an integration strategy
IT - DR
disable
Data Replication Technologies: What They Are And How To Use Them
SearchDisasterRecovery, October 29th, 2019
Data replication can play a big role in a disaster recovery plan, so make sure you're familiar with the different types of replication and where they work best
Recovering From Ransomware Soars To The Top Of DR Concerns
SearchDisasterRecovery, October 31st, 2019
Ransomware recovery may not have always been a featured topic in TechTarget's 20 years of coverage, but it's certainly made an impression in the last few
IT - Networks
disable
Everything You Need To Know About 10G, The Future Of Broadband Technology
ComputerWorld, October 30th, 2019
With the emergence of more connected devices and immersive content experiences happening alongside an unparalleled boom of video streaming platforms
What Enterprises Need To Know About Private 5G Networks
Network Computing, November 1st, 2019
Security and performance benefits help boost this big tech on campus approach for Industrial IoT applications
IT - IoT
disable
5 Steps For Securing IoT Deployments
IoT Agenda, October 28th, 2019
Focusing the right people, processes and technology on IoT cybersecurity is a win-win; it can improve security operations and the success of IoT initiatives
IoT And Privacy, IoT And Data Insights: Four Considerations
InformationAge, October 30th, 2019
As the Internet of Things develops attention is becoming focused on the IoT and privacy as well as IoT and data insights. Here are four considerations
What Works Best For IoT Storage?
SearchStorage, October 29th, 2019
Storage for IoT devices and applications requires new strategies and approaches. Find out how three approaches are being used to facilitate storage for consumers and enterprises
IT - Careers
disable
Developer Ranks To Gain 250,000 Jobs By 2026, Driven By AI, Disruptive Technologies
Information Management, October 29th, 2019
In an era where technological advances are evidently making our lives easier, enabling many employees to spend less hours at work and more time doing things they enjoy; it begs the question: What will this mean for the future job market?
IT - Virtualization
disable
Overcoming The Container Security Conundrum: What Enterprises Need To Know
ComputerWeekly, October 30th, 2019
Container technologies continue to shake up enterprise IT, but security concerns abound
IT - Compliance
disable
How The Future Of Data Privacy Regulation Is Spurring Change
SeachSecurity, October 28th, 2019
Some companies have taken steps to improve data governance in anticipation of data privacy rules. Experts discuss the challenges of compliance in a shifting regulatory landscape
IT - Backup
disable
Object Storage In The Cloud: Is Backup Needed?
Networkworld, October 27th, 2019
Block storage in the cloud that is not properly backed up can result in lost data, and while object storage in the cloud is more resilient, it pays to be careful
IT - Big Data
disable
From Big Data To Risky Data: Will Companies Dump Their Liabilities?
ZDNet, November 1st, 2019
Opinion: Do you know where your data is? Tough new laws are on their way. Consumer data is fast becoming an expensive liability, and it could even lead to jail for executives
How Big Data Keeps Businesses Secure
insideBIGDATA, November 1st, 2019
Big data has become almost ubiquitous in the world of business
Simplifying Data Analytics Pipelines Using A Data Lake
CIO, October 29th, 2019
For applications ranging from advanced driver assist systems to precision medicine and manufacturing, a simplified development environment enables more rapid prototyping, testing and launch capability for analytics and AI projects
IT - Tape
disable
Talking Magnetic Tape For Storage With Quantum
SearchDataBackup, October 31st, 2019
For several important uses, it's still tape after all these years
Sections in this issue:
click to jump to section