ORLANDO, Fla. — How can a chief data officer (CDO) help a CIO? Gartner analyst Debra Logan counted the ways at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo.
As businesses go digital, many CIOs will need help, especially at companies struggling with data quality and data governance issues. “What we’re really tell…READ MORE
Partnerships with large hardware vendors are paying off for hyper-converged pioneers Nutanix and SimpliVity.
Dell this week disclosed a $28 million deal with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that included Nutanix-powered hyper-converged systems for virtual desktops. Dell said the FBI acq…READ MORE
In response to a question from an old friend and colleague, I started researching what might cause a NAS connection to vanish following an upgrade to Windows 10. It turns out that certain network shares, including NAS-related ones, have been known to vanish from access (and appearance in File Explor…READ MORE
I’m pleased to announce the judges for this PASS Speaker Idol 2015 are:
These judges will be joined by Karen Lopez at the final session so that we have a judge who comes with a fresh set of eyes.
Stay tuned for wh…READ MORE
When it comes to CCDE preparations one should master many concepts, one should refer to plenty of resources available in the form of books, articles, Cisco validated designs, Videos,RFCs etc. For every journey there is a starting point, for CCDE I believe “Optimal Routing Design” is the path t…READ MORE
Volkswagen alerts us to missing ethical thinking in the otherwise powerful concept of data-driven business. Thanks Guys!
One of the most intriguing examples of being supremely data-driven came recently from, of all places, the automobile industry. I refer to the emissions-rigging escapade of Volk…READ MORE
The creative side of software development attracted Shalom Keynan to the profession. Now director of application development for Boston Heart Diagnostics, he is still fired up about improving patient care through software creation. To keep the ideas and projects flowing, however, he faces the challe…READ MORE
In an effort to make analytics and application development more user-friendly, Salesforce rolled out two new products, Wave and Lightning, at last year’s Dreamforce conference. Lightning enables users to develop their own applications and Wave is a data visualization tool built into Salesforce1, the…READ MORE
There’s been a lot of noise coming from the popular media about how companies like Uber and Airbnb are revolutionizing commerce in the US. One thing that often gets overlooked is the degree to which data and analytics underpin what the companies are able to do. Take a listen to this edition of Talki…READ MORE
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Can you believe we’re already a week through October? And to top it off, a week through our next activity contest! Here’s where the users stand as of today:
TheRealRaven: 460 points
ToddN2000: 355 points
Ncberns: 190 points
Danieljones: 140 points
I like this guy. His special guest is one of my favorite security researchers, too. Enjoy!
It was exactly a year before when HP declared separation into two new companies – Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. This announcement came in the wake of HP approaching its fourth year of the five-year turnaround plan. So 2015 being the fifth year of its plan, effective November 1, 2015, th…READ MORE
In our monthly feature, we take a look at the most popular pieces of content with our readers in the previous month and recap it for you.
Exchange 2016 continues to be a hot topic, and readers want to learn more about how to deploy the new version of the server. Exchange admins also wanted to lea…READ MORE
It can be very frustrating for IT managers and C-level executives to continuously see unified communications in the headlines, and apparently driving business communications and strategy, yet nobody seems to know what it even means. How do you adopt and implement such a thing?
A recent article in…READ MORE
Companies have a hard time putting out software, and an even harder time doing it on time. There are lots of different things that can go wrong from veering way off course from what the customer wants to never ending problems in implementations to having no clue how far you are from the beginning or…READ MORE
Mobility and the cloud have become the primary drivers for organizations to integrate communication capabilities like voice and video with business applications. Moving unified communications (UC) to the cloud allows organizations to embed communication into the business applications they use daily…READ MORE
You’d think we’re in a cycle where the number of cloud applications in enterprises is on a steady increase. I would have thought that, too. After all, the rush to decimate legacy IT has turned into something of a drag race. But, according to one study, we’d be wrong.
In its summer 2015 quarterly …READ MORE
In our monthly feature, we recap the most popular content with our readers from the previous month and share it with you.
For the month of July, Windows Server readers kept cool by learning more about what’s coming in Windows Server 2016, what was included in the latest Patch Tuesday updates and …READ MORE
Running a focus group is not unlike gathering requirements for an IT project: Both rely on collecting qualitative information to tap into the customer’s perspective. As IT professionals know, what business users say they want and claim they do often differs from what they really need or actually do….READ MORE
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What’s the future of software testing? Check out what one expert thinks in this week’s roundup.
1. The future of software testing: It’s a brave new world – Gerie Owen (SearchSoftwareQuality)
It’s a brave new world software testers. Expert Gerie Owen beg…READ MORE