IT News: Technology – Linux – BI – CRM – IoT -ERP… (Sept 14th)

Volume 279 Issue 2

Selections from the weekly newsletter, “IT News and Events.

Technology


Compare 7 Desktop-As-A-Service Providers

When it comes to choosing a DaaS provider, organizations may get overwhelmed by the options. Compare the features and capabilities of 7 major vendors to determine the best fit
[SearchVirtualDesktop, September 9th, 2020]

HDMI 2.1: What’s New, And Do You Need To Upgrade?

With next-gen consoles arriving by the end of 2020 and NVIDIA’s RTX 30 series of graphics cards cresting the horizon, HDMI 2.1 is looking more critical than ever. Does this mean you have to upgrade your TV to take advantage of the new features?
[How-To Geek, September 12th, 2020]


BI


6 Ways Business Intelligence Makes Better CFOs

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has an increasingly important role within any company
[Business 2 Community, September 7th, 2020]

Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends In 2020

Gone are the days when data was all spread in excel files and traditional databases within the organization’s context
[SearchStorage, September 12th, 2020]


Linux


Best Linux Distro For Privacy And Security In 2020

The top privacy and penetration testing distros
[techradar.pro, September 7th, 2020]

Linux Users Beware – You Could Be Facing More Cyber Threats Than Ever Before

Kaspersky report finds Linux users facing increase in cyber threats
[techradar.pro, September 11th, 2020]


Database


Best Enterprise Database Software & Systems For 2020

If you’re looking for a system to store your company’s data on-premises or in the cloud, chances are you’ll be considering at least one of these top enterprise database software solutions
[ServerWatch, September 10th, 2020]


ERP


Top Change Management Tips For ERP Implementation Success

Not taking change management seriously is a surefire road to ERP implementation failure. Learn how CIOs and other leaders can do it right and boost the likelihood of success
[SearchERP, September 11th, 2020]


DevOps


3 Ways To Tackle The Operations Complexity Of DevOps

DevOps is challenging, some of its complexity requires a platform that is both SaaS and managed environments, running on top of several cloud providers and potentially on-premises as well. Is there a platform that connects applications and systems while supporting enterprises as they accelerate their digital transformation efforts?
[DevOps.com, September 9th, 2020]


IoT


Why The Future Of IoT Depends On Open Source

We’re quickly moving from the Internet of Things (IoT) to the Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT)
[opensouce.com, September 11th, 2020]

The Internet Of Things In Construction: What Are The Pros And Cons?

IoT could prevent mistakes and save lives on-site, but do the pros outweigh the cons?
[ITProPortal, September 8th, 2020]


CRM


Part 1: Audit Your B2B CRM For A New Lead On Sales

Most of us practice some sort of annual-cleaning ritual. We reorganize by cleaning out closets, drawers and garages to bring some order back to our homes and our lives
[Business 2 Community, September 9th, 2020]


DR


Commvault Launches Dedicated Disaster Recovery Product

Commvault split off the disaster recovery capabilities from its Complete Data Protection into a separate product and added automation and recovery validation functions
[SearchDisasterRecovery, September 10th, 2020]


PM


Project Kickoff Meetings For Remote Project Managers

Project kickoff meetings are a vital part of the success of your project. The groundwork you lay during this critical event will help set the stage for the remainder of the project. Many of the topics we will discuss in this article can be applied to non-remote project managers as well, but we will emphasize specifics that are vital for remote project managers.
[PM World 360, September 9th, 2020]


HPC


The ROI on HPC? $44 in profit for every $1 in HPC

A study by Hyperion Research finds that high performance computing generates $44 in profit for every dollar of investment in HPC systems
[HPCWire, September 8th, 2020]


FOSS


Why Cloud-Based Architectures And Open Source Don’t Always Mix

Cloud-based architectures and open source should be a natural fit, but success stories like Kubernetes are the exception, not the rule
[Data Center Knowledge, September 10th, 2020]


Big Data


The State Of Data Management – Why Data Warehouse Projects Fail

Data is the fuel of our modern world, and its increased proliferation within organizations means that proper data management has never been more critical to success
[insideBIGDATA, September 8th, 2020]


Operations


5 Reasons Why Data Centers Continue To Thrive

The data center continues to provide stability, affordability, and utility to organizations undergoing a complex digital transformation initiative
[Network Computing, September 7th, 2020]


Compliance


Two Years On From GDPR: Has It Driven Growth In Cybersecurity Insurance?

Whilst GDPR has put the spotlight on data privacy and cyber issues, there are other more prominent trends that are driving a greater take-up of cyber insurance, says Ben Maidment, Class Underwriter – Cyber, Physical & Technology at Brit Insurance
[Dark Reading, September 10th, 2020]


Encryption


Multiparty Encryption Allows Companies To Solve Security-Data Conundrum

An interdisciplinary research team constructs a way for companies to share breach data without revealing specific details that could exposes businesses to legal risk
[Dark Reading, September 9th, 2020]


PeopleTek News


12 Steps For Courageous Leadership

Through hundreds of intensive leadership workshops, PeopleTek has extensively studied the many factors that influence the performance of individual leaders and teams. This book teaches you about the single most important factor affecting performance: Courageous Leadership
[PeopleTek News, September 10th, 2020]


Virtualization


VirtualBox 6.1.14 Released With Full Support For Linux Kernel 5.8

Oracle released today the VirtualBox 6.1.14 update to its open-source and multi-platform virtualization software with full support for the latest and greatest Linux 5.8 kernel series
[9to5linux, September 8th, 2020]


Wireless


Wireless Evolution: Understanding The Big Tech Advances Supercharging Wi-Fi 6, 6E, And 7

An artificial intelligence (AI) system on Thursday defeated a U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-16 pilot by scoring five straight victories in a simulated virtual dogfighting event hosted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
[TechWork, September 8th, 2020]


MFA


Is Two-Factor Authentication 100% Hack- Proof?

Two-factor authentication adds an additional layer of protection to your private information but can you still be hacked?
[techradar.pro, September 7th, 2020]

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