From the Cloud to Virtualization, Software As a Service to Web Services, ideas seem to be everywhere all the time. Somewhere, somehow, someone needs to separate the wheat from the chaff. We’ve asked Matt Heusser to provide his insight and commentary on the prevailing issues for IT staff today.
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How will the federal government combat cybersecurity gaps? Check out what the ‘cyber czar’ said at a recent event in this week’s roundup.
1. Cyber czar says government will manage IT like an enterprise does – Nicole Laskowski (SearchCIO)
Trump administration ‘cybe…READ MORE
Digital India drive has different meanings for different companies. There are companies that are present on most of the key digital platforms actively. These kinds of companies actually live with reality and care for their customers. When I say they are present actively, that means they are prompt i…READ MORE
I have just been reading a piece by a former WTO Deputy Director General on the practical effect of reverting to WTO Rules. It is one of a series which includes summaries of the practical effects on Tariffs and Country of Origin , on Financial Services, Data Transfers and existing Trading Relations …READ MORE
A voice signature is a type of electronic signature that uses an individual’s recorded verbal agreement in place of a handwritten signature. Continued…
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“Voice has been around awhile. When you call into a call center, there is a good possibility that your voice is being evalu…READ MORE
Longtime open source advocate Perforce has updated its version control software. The new Helix4Git is designed to accelerate build processes in large-scale Git environments.
How do build processes run faster?
Perforce says that Helix4Git has continuous build, integrate and test processes along w…READ MORE
DSC functions in 2 modes – push (most basic) and pull. Creating a pull server is a non-trivial task and the out-of-the-box pull server has some issues. Some of the folks at powershell.org have decided its time to build a better pull server.
There’s a project on github that supplies the code …READ MORE
Nutanix’s success selling hyper-converged software depends largely on how well it both competes with and partners with the large server vendors.
Nutanix revenue beat expectations last quarter, after giving a disappointing forecast three months ago. Its revenue of $192 million increased 67% and …READ MORE
At an event that emphasized the role the CIO plays in digital transformation, the IT chief at General Electric made clear what the CIO doesn’t fill there: the chief digital officer role.
“If you’re bringing a chief digital officer inside the company to make the company work more effectively, more…READ MORE
Most tech events that I attend are fairly positive events, with people talking about new technologies and how these might “change the world”. The pushback on most talks is about the viability of the technology, or who would actually attempt to use that technology in production.
But a couple week…READ MORE
So, it feels like we have been talking about the internet of things forever. And as someone that is a guilty party, I think it is only fair to share what I am seeing and what I believe will happen next.
When Kevin Ashton used the term “internet of things” back in the year 2000, he referenced a wo…READ MORE
The amount of money a customer invests in a service can reduce a company’s churn rate and increase the chances they’ll stick with around for the long ______.
Haul and hall are commonly confused since they are homophones, which means they sound the same when…READ MORE
I’ve been struggling on and off with what I thought was a bug in Hyper-V on my production desktop since the end of February. That’s when I cut over from my old production PC to a new one, built around an Asrock Extreme7+ mobo. So far, that system’s been great. It’s faster, more stable, and runs sig…READ MORE
Last week, at Agile & Beyond, during a panel, someone mentioned that we all have impostor syndrome. A few days later, someone pointed me to this Neil Gaiman quote:
And I felt a bit better. Because if Neil Armstrong felt like an impostor, maybe everyone did. Maybe there weren’t any…READ MORE
The world’s number one player of strategy board game Go has been beaten by Google’s DeepMind AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI).
Imagine the hours Ke Jie must have dedicated to playing Go, a game that has more possibilities than the amount of atoms in the visible universe. We checked that…READ MORE
In this guest post, Susan Bowen, vice president and general manager at Cogeco Peer 1 and new trustee at education technology solutions organisation Jisc, explains her journey into the technology industry and how she became a female tech leader.
When it came to my A-level choices, I chose to stu…READ MORE
As you may recall, no sooner was Donald Trump elected President than people began saving copies of government data that they feared he might delete, such as years of data about the environment. Now here we are, four months later, and it turns out there did indeed appear to be some cause for worry: W…READ MORE
We recently published an interview in which Ken Owens, Cisco Systems’ chief technology officer of Cloud Platforms, provided a very concise and definition of cloud-native computing that pulled together the concepts of DevOps, containers, microservices and modern software development. We recently had …READ MORE
This is a guest blogpost by Luca Olivari, president, ArangoDB.
Data is one of today’s biggest assets but organizations need the right tools to manage it. That’s why, during the last decade, we’ve seen new data-management technologies emerging and getting past the initial hype. The so-called…READ MORE
In this guest blog, Anthony Sutton from Cobham Wireless discusses how venue owners can maximise visitor satisfaction by improving mobile network availability.
It’s match day! You’ve managed to get tickets to the biggest sporting event in the calendar year; you’ve navigated queues to get int…READ MORE
After passing the F5 201 – TMOS Administration Exam, some of the professional friends were keen to know how to build a F5 practice lab on their personnel machines.
In this post we will walk through how to build a virtual lab for F5 201 – TMOS Administration Exam on macOS Sierra step-by-step.