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CrowdStrike CEO apologizes for crashing IT systems around the world, details fix

CIO

CrowdStrike CEO has apologized to the company’s customers and partners for crashing their Windows systems, and the company has described the error that caused the disaster. “I want to sincerely apologize directly to all of you for today’s outage. All of CrowdStrike understands the gravity and impact of the situation,” CrowdStrike founder and CEO George Kurtz wrote in a blog post on the company’s website titled “Our Statement on Today’s Outage.

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The CEO’s Journey Is a 3-Act Play

Harvard Business Review

Instead of treating a leadership role as an unending sprint, CEOs should approach their tenure as a series of three phases. Act one requires a leader to establish legitimacy, build a top team, and begin to communicate and implement a change agenda. Act two requires revisiting many of the choices made during the earlier phase, correcting mistakes, and reenergizing the organization.

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Workplace Communication: Stop Asking “Do You Understand?” (and do this instead)

Let's Grow Leaders

High-performing teams invest in clear workplace communication by ensuring shared understanding. When your organization or team communicates effectively, you’re nimble. You can respond to change quickly. But if your organization doesn’t invest in effective workplace communication, you’ll face a constant series of misunderstandings that waste time, create conflict, and drag down everyone’s performance.

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Netlify + Astro are partnering!

Netlify

Netlify announce sponsorship of Astro as their Official Deployment Partner to help fund the development of the open source project. Additionally, we’ll be announcing several new core primitives from both Netlify and Astro, aimed at making the whole web ecosystem stronger.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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How to Integrate Cloud, Data, and AI Technologies — and Make Your Company More Adaptable

Harvard Business Review

Building a strong, flexible “digital core” that integrates cloud, data, and AI technologies to serve as an interconnected foundation for your company is the key to future growth. It is your means of supporting the current business drive toward efficiency and effectiveness, while remaining flexible enough to respond to the new needs of the organization and quickly adopt and scale the latest technology innovations.

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GenAI sticker shock sends CIOs in search of solutions

CIO

The early bills for generative AI experimentation are coming in, and many CIOs are finding them more hefty than they’d like — some with only themselves to blame. “We’re getting back into this frenetic spend mode that we saw in the early days of cloud,” observed James Greenfield, vice president of AWS Commerce Platform, at the FinOps X conference in San Diego in June.

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Quali Bakes Generative AI into Environment as Code Platform

DevOps.com

Quali has added a generative artificial intelligence (AI) capability to its Torque platform for managing infrastructure-as-code that enables DevOps teams to use natural language to describe a template, that is then automatically created and implemented.

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Why Netlify selected Astro for its developer hub and marketing site

Netlify

Learn how Netlify decided on Astro as the preferred frontend framework to power some of its key web properties, including its marketing site and developer hub.

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The Limits of GenAI Educators

Harvard Business Review

While generative AI tools have been heralded as the future of education, more than 40 years of academic research suggests that it could also harm learning in realms from online tutoring to employee training for three reasons. First, the best student-teacher relationships are empathetic ones but it is biologically impossible for humans and AI to develop mutual empathy.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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How Apple can rescue miserable Sonos users

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

With legacy Sonos systems turning into paperweights, Apple has a golden opportunity to leverage AI and transform HomePod and Apple Music into superior multi-room sound solutions.

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China leads world in genAI use — US in genAI maturity

CIO

IT decision-makers across China lead the pack in implementing generative AI for their businesses, while genAI use among US organizations is the most mature, according to a recent survey. In the meantime, IT decision-makers across the globe are finding it challenging to determine exactly how the technology fits into their companies’ overall business strategy.

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Chinese Hacking Group APT41 Infiltrates Global Shipping and Tech Sectors, Mandiant Warns 

Ooda Loop

Researchers at Mandiant caught the hacking group APT41 breaking into shipping, logistics, and automotive organizations in Europe and Asia. APT41 is a Chinese government-backed hacking group and is also known as Barium, Wicked Panda, and Winnti.

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Going for Gold — Cybersecurity Training for the Paris 2024 Olympics

Palo Alto Networks

As the Paris 2024 Olympics approach, the excitement is palpable. Athletes from around the globe are gearing up to compete for gold, and behind the scenes, cybersecurity teams are preparing for their own version of the games. Just like athletes, CISOs and their teams must train, strategize and stay sharp to ensure a safe and secure event. In 2022, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy partnered with Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 to secure the football World Cup in Qatar.

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12 Reasons Snowflake Costs Get Out of Control — And How to Solve It

With no barriers to entry you can get started with Snowflake for next to nothing, but as you may already know, costs can quickly spiral out of control. While usage costs can be better managed for your internal BI use case, Snowflake costs skyrocket for SaaS providers because the need to deliver real-time, interactive analytics in a multi-tenant environment is always on.

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WHAT ARE THE SIX LEADERSHIP LANDMARKS

CEO Insider

Being a leader is both challenging and draining. To survive, all great leaders have “secrets” to keep them healthy, sharp, agile, in the move towards their best selves. As their coach for 20 years, I have had access to their secrets and would like now to share them to help executives overcome obstacles and be […] The post WHAT ARE THE SIX LEADERSHIP LANDMARKS appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Fujitsu partners with Cohere to build LLMs for Japanese enterprises

CIO

Japanese cloud service and data intelligence firm, Fujjitsu, has formed a strategic alliance with Cohere, a Toronto and San Francisco-based enterprise AI company known for its focus on security and data privacy, to develop and provide secure, cutting-edge generative AI solutions for Japanese enterprises. This collaboration focuses on building large language models (LLMs) specifically tailored for the Japanese language, empowering businesses to enhance customer and employee experiences, the compa

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CrowdStrike Software Update Sparks Microsoft Outage, Global Chaos

DevOps.com

Airlines, hospitals, banks and other businesses were disrupted when a faulty software update knocked Windows users of their systems.

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Latin American Startup Funding Rebounds After Deep Slide

Crunchbase News

Funding to Latin American startups rose in the second quarter, led by a resurgence in late-stage dealmaking. Altogether, companies in South and Central America raised $791 million in reported seed- through growth-stage financing in Q2 of 2024, per Crunchbase data. That’s a rise of 25% from the prior quarter and 17% from a year ago. Recent gains follow an unusually weak Q1, in which funding to the region hit a multi-year low.

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Embrace AI: Make Your VoIP Service Stand Out

Dialogview is revolutionizing VoIP services with its AI-powered platform, which is now available for white labeling. Our solution autonomously resolves over 68% of customer queries in more than 40 languages, dramatically reducing your team’s workload. With advanced conversational AI, Dialogview understands customer sentiments and queries in real time, without any button presses needed by users.

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How to Gracefully Decline a Networking Request

Harvard Business Review

When you’re new to the workforce, you may feel pressure to engage every possible connection. However, continuously giving your time, energy, and focus to the wrong people can add up and take away from more meaningful work. There are times when it’s to your benefit to respectfully decline a networking invitation. Here are a few red flags to look out for when deciding whether to accept a networking request: the person is primarily interested in selling you a product or service rather than building

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The Ninja Creami Ice Cream Maker is still $30 off after Prime Day

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Craving a summer treat? The Ninja Creami can make all your frozen desserts and smoothies, comes with two pint-sized containers, and is still $30 off even though Prime Day is over.

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New UK government downplays AI regulation in program for the next year

CIO

As Britain’s King Charles III stood up in the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to present the new Labour government’s proposed legislative program, technology experts were primed for any mention of artificial intelligence (AI). In the event, amidst the colorful pomp and arcane ceremony the British state is famous for in the state opening of Parliament, what the speech delivered was mostly a promise of future legislation shorn of any detail on the form this will take.

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AWS CDK: Infrastructure as Abstract Data Types, Part 3

Dzone - DevOps

In this third part of our CDK series, the project cdk-quarkus-s3 , in the same GIT repository, will be used to illustrate a couple of advanced Quarkus to AWS integration features, together with several tricks specific to RESTeasy which is, as everyone knows, the RedHat implementation of Jakarta REST specifications. Let's start by looking at the project's pom.xml file which drives the Maven build process.

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Streamlining Database Compliance with CI/CD Integration

IT leaders know the importance of compliance at every level, but the database often gets left behind as other environments are automated for robust protection. This whitepaper emphasizes the importance of robust, auditable, and secure database change management practices for safeguarding organizational compliance. Learn how automating database compliance: Mitigates risk Protects against security vulnerabilities Helps avoid regulatory penalties Aligns database workflows with app lifecycle Turns d

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Sustainability-Focused Startup Equity Funding Fell In H1 2024 

Crunchbase News

Those of us who follow climate change news are used to seeing the bad tidings outweigh the good. We’re slogging through what’s shaping as the hottest summer on record. Glaciers are melting at an alarming rate. And fossil fuel consumption continues to grow. Now, here comes another grim data point: Equity funding to startups focused on cleantech and sustainability is down this year.

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The Risks of Botshit

Harvard Business Review

Botshit — made-up, inaccurate, and untruthful chatbot content that humans uncritically use for tasks — can pose major risks to your business in the form of reputational damage, incorrect decisions, legal liability, economic losses, and even human safety. Yet, it’s unlikely that chatbots are going away. How can you manage these risks while taking advantage of the benefits of promising new tools?

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The Jackery Explorer 1000 is one of the best portable power stations, and now get a whopping 52% off!

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

This Jackery portable power station is a fantastic model for camping and RV trips, or for emergencies and power outages -- and it's now got 52% off for in this Amazon Prime Day deal that's still live.

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La estrategia de Leroy Merlin en los mercados B2C

CIO

Dmitriy Anderson, CIO de Leroy Merlin y responsable de Comercio Electrónico y Estrategia de Mercado, admite que la rentabilidad le quita el sueño, sobre todo cuando se trata de nuevas iniciativas empresariales como el mercado de productos de Leroy Merlin. Según Anderson, este mercado en línea, que se puso en marcha hace tres años y actualmente cuenta con más de 500 vendedores de terceros, a lcanzó recientemente un gran hito al alcanzar el punto de equilibrio por primera vez en enero de 2024.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.