Selections from last week’s weekly newsletter, “IT News and Events.”
Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders
[The Enterprisers Project, September 1st, 2020]
For too long, and out of necessity, Black IT professionals have been silent about their experience. Creating a safe space to engage, listen and learn from others is a necessary first step towards creating a workplace culture that fully supports and values people of color
[CIO, September 4th, 2020]
Apoorva Chhabra, associate principal analyst at Gartner, examines the 7 characteristics of highly successful digital leaders
[InformationAge, September 3rd, 2020]
A CISO as a service (CISOaaS) is the outsourcing of CISO (chief information security officer) and information security leadership responsibilities to a third-party provider. By hiring a third-party provider to manage its security program remotely, an organization gains access to staff and resources that it doesn’t have in-house, and can better keep up with information security and compliance demands.
[SearchSecurity, September 3rd, 2020]
As businesses face a never foreseen or imagined, straight out of a dystopian pandemic fiction situation, where sustenance is all that matters – digital transformation is providing them the means to weather the storm
[Business 2 Community, August 31st, 2020]
Should you use InfiniBand or RDMA over Converged Ethernet as an interconnect? We discuss each technology’s effect on performance features such as latency, IOPS and throughput
[SearchStorage, September 1st, 2020]
New End-to-End 64Gb/s Storage Solutions Boast Industry-Leading Switches, Adapters, and Transceivers
[Broadcom News, September 1st, 2020]
Common SAN problems include compatibility issues, hardware failures and sluggish storage response times, but a few proven strategies can easily resolve these issues
[SearchStorage, September 3rd, 2020]
IT security pros demand greater network visibility, despite budgets tightening
[ITProPortal, September 2nd, 2020]
One person’s exit can set off a chain of costly events.
[Dark Reading, September 2nd, 2020]
The federal government is increasing its investment in AI research, with the announcement on August 26 of over $1 billion of awards to establish 12 new AI and quantum information science (QIS) research institutes nationwide
[aitrends, September 3rd, 2020]
Studies show that your business can experience 40% productivity improvement by using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. It can help you to reorganize your data in such a way that you get value out of every data point that you record.
[AWS News, October 31st, 2020]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most powerful technologies ever developed, but it’s not nearly as new as you might think. In fact, it’s undergone several evolutions since its inception in the 1950s.
[TheNetWeb, September 3rd, 2020]
Google LLC announced today a raft of artificial intelligence-related updates as part of Google Cloud Next: OnAir, a nine-week series of livestream events that runs through Sept. 15.
[siliconANGLE, September 1st, 2020]
Jerry DiMaso, CEO and co-founder of Knarr Analytics, discusses how effective analytics has become such a determinative factor that it’s now evident that those who master it will thrive. However, the journey toward that goal isn’t without obstacles. What are the most common data analytics challenges and how can companies confidently confront them?
[insideBIGDATA, September 1st, 2020]
They call it ‘big data’ for a reason-it’s really, really big. But getting your head wrapped around the growth of information digitization is not easy.
[datanami, September 4th, 2020]
These ETL tools feature advanced data integration capabilities that can help enterprises prepare data for analytics.
[Datamation, September 1st, 2020]
It’s a whole new world in this place
[ComputerWorld, August 31st, 2020]
But it’s a good lesson in humility
[ComputerWorld, September 4th, 2020]
I think I fulfilled all the requirements perfectly.
[ComputerWorld, September 2nd, 2020]
Logic only takes you so far, my dear Watson.
[ComputerWorld, September 1st, 2020]
Remember when we all got excited about more megahertz? That’s not the future of microprocessing: But Moore’s Law is alive and well – in its own way
[The Enterprisers Project, August 31st, 2020]
Xanadu is making photonic quantum computing more accessible to developers and businesses
[techradar.pro, August 31st, 2020]
Microsoft has developed a deepfakes detection tool to help news publishers and political campaigns, as well as technology to help content creators ‘mark’ their images and videos in a way that will show if the content has been manipulated post-creation
[HelpNet Security, September 2nd, 2020]
CRM and CEM/CXM are essential tools for maintaining business flow with customers. Although similar, they have distinct differences. To choose the right one, organizations need to go beyond the alphabet soup of these hi-tech business applications.
[CRMBuyer, September 1st, 2020]
Here is a listing of the largest and most currently successful cloud services companies in the world
[eWeek, August 31st, 2020]
There’s a right way and a wrong way to write great software. Here is the latter
[ITProPortal, September 4th, 2020]
Is Microsoft or Google the better email provider?
[techradar.pro, September 4th, 2020]