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In the last three years approximately one in five organizations has been subject to an IoT-based cyber-attack, according to Gartner Research. The IoT attack surface continues to grow quickly as more IoT endpoints are connected online. Perhaps IoT adoption has not affected your organization’s securi…READ MORE
Is there a reason normal CIOs should be thinking about the state of quantum computing? It depends on how one defines normal, was Brian Hopkins’ answer. Hopkins is a Forrester Research analyst who focuses on emerging tech.
“It’s very much dependent on the industry you’re in. We think the first bre…READ MORE
Saw a question about getting the Hyper-V VM IP address.
One thing with Hyper-V is that the VM has to be running for you to retrieve the IP address.
Once you VM is running you can get the IP address
PS> Get-VM -Name W19ND01 | select -ExpandProperty NetworkAdapters | select VMname, Name, I…READ MORE
Over the last year Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting been working on creating a new data warehouse for renowned non-profit, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The data warehouse centralizes patient data from all the counties that the foundation serves to improve reporting and i…READ MORE
Business automation is booming as organisations shift to a digital-first model with the aim of improving customer experience and increasing productivity at an unprecedented scale, all while driving down costs.
Automation is already helping to improve customer interactions in data-rich industry se…READ MORE
We’ve written more than once about government efforts – in the name of fighting crime, of course – to track down everyone in a particular area where the crime was committed. But there’s a new wrinkle.
The Department of Justice and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department are now…READ MORE
Enterprise digital transformation projects are snagging on organizational issues and technology infrastructure, opening opportunities for consultative IT services companies.
A batch of reports published this week point to the perils of the digital era. The research reveals a landscape in which di…READ MORE
I’ve been slowly but surely working my way through all of my test machines recently, putting things to order. In do doing, I keep running across a list of files and folders on the C: drive that Disk Cleanup (or its new fave counterpart “Managed Disk Cleanup”) fails to get rid of. In the interests of…READ MORE
This is the fifth year the Computer Weekly Developer Network team has previewed Spiceworks SpiceWorld, the Texan tech gathering designed to connect IT buyers, sellers and other assorted industry pros.
Spiceworks positions the event as a place for the IT community to exchange ideas and engage with…READ MORE
A SIPOC (suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, customers) diagram is a visual tool for documenting a business process from beginning to end prior to implementation. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Two tools are useful when doing a value stream map: a SIPOC (suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, cus…READ MORE
Now, don’t get us wrong: we’re as jittery about living in a future of wearable technology as the next milquetoast loser. Some nights we can’t even sleep due to the nagging noughties fear that our mobile’s slowly doing a mini-Chernobyl on our head whenever we make more than a five-minute call…READ MORE
There is billions of pounds being funnelled into fintech and it is usually this that makes the headlines. But sometimes I feel like I lose track of what fintech actually offers.
It sometimes feels that the fintech industry is just a sector designed to make money, when actually it is democratising…READ MORE
In an earlier age, perhaps as little as a decade ago, businesses had to rely on intuition and educated guesses to guide their spending. The situation was famously captured by John Wanamaker, who said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.”
The question of how to deploy a JAR file to Tomcat drives a surprising amount of traffic to TheServerSide. It’s a strange search query, because you don’t really deploy JAR files to Tomcat.
Apache Tomcat is a servlet engine that runs Java web applications, which are packaged as web application arc…READ MORE
The recent Open Source Summit was held in the balmy climes of San Diego and, among the news emanating from the event itself, the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider team were made aware of announcements made by The Linux Foundation itself.
The foundation announced its intent to form the non-profi…READ MORE
Earlier this week, Melissa Perri tweeted this:
Melissa makes a fair point.
In my reply, I said that SaaS (Software as a Service) as a business model, makes #NoEstimates work incredibly well. Today I’ll discuss the SaaS business model in a plain-English, non-buzzwordy way, based on my exper…READ MORE
An open letter to the Chancellor
The Recruitment and Employment confederation has pulled together a coalition of business organisations, representing tens of thousands of employers and millions of employees, to write (see below for text) to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid MP, urging hi…READ MORE
Amazon Forecast is another ML service for an IT team’s toolbelt to help companies predict production demands, such as necessary inventory levels, along with other predictive uses. AWS users don’t need ML expertise to use the service, but official documentation is light so far, which could make this …READ MORE
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has published details of the planned pilot project for opening up passport data to companies that wish to offer digital identity services.
GDS recently held a briefing for organisations that wish to participate in the forthcoming private sector trial of the Do…READ MORE
Predictive Analytics and Data Mining: Concepts and Practice with RapidMiner by Vijay Kotu and Bala Deshpande
Book Excerpt as on Amazon.com:
Put Predictive Analytics into Action Learn the basics of Predictive Analysis and Data Mining through an easy to understand the conceptual framework and im…READ MORE