Wed.Feb 14, 2024

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Prioritizing AI? Don’t shortchange IT fundamentals

CIO

Generative AI continues to dominate IT projects for many organizations, with two thirds of business leaders telling a Harris Poll they’ve already deployed generative AI tools internally, and IDC predicting spend on gen AI will more than double in 2024. But the usual laundry list of priorities for IT hasn’t gone away. Fundamentals like security, cost control, identity management, container sprawl, data management, and hardware refreshes remain key strategic areas for CIOs to deal with.

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New with Confluent Platform: Seamless Migration Off ZooKeeper, Arm64 Support, and More

Confluent

Confluent Platform 7.6 brings upgrading for existing clusters from ZooKeeper to KRaft, compaction support for Tiered Storage, OAuth (early access), improvements to the Oracle CDC premium connector, and more.

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5 modi in cui i CIO possono aiutare l’IA generativa a raggiungere il suo momento di gloria

CIO

La rapida adozione e il processo di democratizzazione che sta interessando l’IA generativa sono stati paragonati all’avvento della lampadina, che ha fatto lo stesso per l’elettricità, quasi 150 anni fa: la sua invenzione, avvenuta nel 1879, decenni dopo l’invenzione dell’elettricità (1831), ha portato a un radicale cambiamento nella vita per masse di individui e aziende, così come la gen AI sta facendo, oggi, per l’intelligenza artificiale.

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Perficient’s Thoughts on use of GenAI in Commerce Solutions

Perficient

Revolutionizing B2C Commerce: The Impact of Generative AI In the dynamic landscape of commerce and consumer-driven markets, Business-to-Consumer (B2C) organizations are increasingly turning to generative AI to revolutionize their operations and enhance customer experiences. Generative AI, a subset of artificial intelligence, empowers these organizations to create content, personalize interactions, and optimize various aspects of their business processes.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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CIO

デジタル技術を活用してビジネスモデルを変革し、企業の競争上の優位性を確立するDX(デジタルトランスフォーメーション)を進めていくうえでAIを活用する企業が増えてきている。 AI活用することでビックデータの分析や分析結果に基づく予測を自動化することが可能になるだけでなく、事業戦略の立案や業務効率化の有効なツールにもなるからだ。 ATMサービスの変革によって現金だけでなく情報の出し入れができる「プラットフォーム」づくりに力を入れるセブン銀行はAIモデル(機械学習モデル)・データを活用し、2つの改革を進めている。   一つはATMやセブン&アイグループのデータを使って新しい商品やサービスを開発したり、潜在的な顧客ニーズを発掘したりして収益拡大につなげる「データビジネス」の領域。 そしてもう一つは各事業部門などが持つ社内データをAIで分析し業務の効率化を図る「データ経営」の領域だ。

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Mapping the progress of Air New Zealand’s digital rebuild

CIO

As a household name in international air carriers, Air New Zealand is used to punching above its weight, mainly due to being so remotely based; if you draw 1,200-mile line from Auckland, you don’t even get to the east coast of Australia. So meeting challenges to compete is nothing new, but business all but came to a halt during the pandemic in 2020.

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Globalization Transformed: Where Should Your Organization “Nearshore” and/or “Friendshore”?

Ooda Loop

Various perspectives - on Latin American nearshoring and Indo-Pacific "friendshoring" with allied nations in an effort to secure and shorten global supply chains - as well as the emergence of "China +1" - four emergent manufacturing hubs - can be found here in this post.

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Safer Client-Side Instrumentation with Honeycomb’s Ingest-Only API Keys

Honeycomb

We’re delighted to introduce our new Ingest API Keys, a significant step toward enabling all Honeycomb customers to manage their observability complexity simply, efficiently, and securely. Ingest Keys are currently available for Environment & Services customers, with Classic support and programmatic key management capabilities under development and coming soon!

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A milestone in cloud security: Lacework achieves IRAP certification

Lacework

With breaches becoming more frequent and impactful, businesses across Australia need verified and reliable security measures to protect their data in the cloud. Lacework is proud to announce that our cloud security platform has achieved the Infosec Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) certification, marking a pivotal moment in our commitment to advancing cloud security standards.

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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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People Probably Like You More Than You Think

Harvard Business Review

Do people understand the impressions they make on others or do their anxieties lead them to assume the worst? Across nearly 10 years of research and tens of thousands of observations, the authors have come to this answer: people underestimate how much others like them, and this bias has important implications for how people work together.

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Snap Trap: The Hidden Dangers Within Ubuntu's Package Suggestion System

Aqua Security

Aqua Nautilus researchers have identified a security issue that arises from the interaction between Ubuntu's command-not-found package and the snap package repository. While command-not-found serves as a convenient tool for suggesting installations for uninstalled commands, it can be inadvertently manipulated by attackers through the snap repository, leading to deceptive recommendations of malicious packages.

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Future of Software Development

Dzone - DevOps

The landscape of software development is constantly evolving, with emerging technologies reshaping the way applications are built and deployed. Among the most notable trends gaining traction is serverless architecture , offering developers a paradigm shift in how they approach application development. In this article, we delve into the world of serverless architecture, exploring its key concepts, benefits, and implications for the future of software development.

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How companies are using AI to spy on Slack

The Hustle

It should be an inalienable right to message your co-worker the eye roll emoji whenever your other co-worker does something cringe on Zoom. It is the glue that binds. However, several employers are now using an AI-powered app to analyze and monitor messages across Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and other platforms. What spy is this? It’s called Aware, an Ohio-based startup that launched in 2017, per CNBC , and its clients include Nestle, Walmart, Delta Air Lines, and Starbucks.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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Leveraging Azure Cloud and Docker for ASP.NET Core Projects: A Comprehensive Guide for Businesses

Dzone - DevOps

Businesses are constantly seeking robust, scalable, and efficient solutions to develop, deploy, and manage their applications. Microsoft's Azure Cloud services, along with Docker support for ASP.NET Core, present a compelling proposition for those aiming to enhance their project development lifecycle. This guide explores the integration of Azure Cloud and Docker for ASP.NET Core projects and elucidates why businesses should consider this powerful combination for their ventures.

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Pro Sports Has a Piracy Problem

Harvard Business Review

Piracy poses a growing challenge to all sorts of digital media and entertainment companies, but it’s particularly acute for companies that own the rights to sports broadcasts, because efforts to shut down pirated broadcasts often take longer than the broadcasts actually last. New research suggests, however, that there are effective ways to discourage the use of pirated broadcasts and boost payment for legal ones.

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5 things to consider before you deploy an LLM

InfoWorld

If the screwdriver were invented by the tech industry today, then it would be widely deployed for a variety of tasks, including hammering nails. Since the debut of ChatGPT , there has been a growing fervor and backlash against large language models (LLMs). Indeed, many adaptations of the technology seem misappropriated, and its capabilities are overhyped, given its frequent lack of veracity.

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Nudging Employees to Make More Sustainable Choices

Harvard Business Review

Decarbonization efforts across various sectors have affected the car industry tremendously — especially sports car manufacturers. At Porsche, efforts such as the development of the electric Taycan in 2019 have begun to disrupt a “petrol head” culture enamored with the Porsche’s traditional, distinctive flat-six engine. The company itself has endeavored to encourage “employee sustainable behaviors,” such as the voluntary adoption of electric vehicles for employees eligible for company cars.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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Reactive magic in Svelte 5: Understanding Runes

InfoWorld

Svelte 5 brings improvements under the hood—namely functional components and the adoption of signals—but is otherwise a mostly incremental update. The one exception is the new Runes feature, which introduces a host of ideas for dealing with reactivity in a more modular, succinct, and fine-grained way. In this article, you'll get a hands-on introduction to the main runes shipping with Svelte 5: $state() , $derived() , $props() , $inspectI() , and $effect().

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3 Ways To Optimize Your Incentive Compensation Program

Crunchbase News

By Mark Schopmeyer Variable compensation is the largest sales expense for most businesses, averaging roughly 40% of total sales costs. It’s also incredibly complex and, without the right optimization strategy, can end up detracting from profits instead of efficiently driving more revenue. For most companies, offering an effective incentive compensation program without spending more than necessary is a delicate balancing act.

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Article: Multiplying Engineering Productivity in the Face of Constant Change

InfoQ Culture Methods

Leaders know that they need to support organizational efficiency, but how they do that ca vary based on the situation and context of the organization. Learning how to utilize a few key leadership frameworks in certain environments can help maintain the appropriate level of support, urgency, and independence when situations shift.

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Microsoft kicks off.NET 9

InfoWorld

Microsoft’s upcoming.NET 9 release, a planned major update to the company’s cross-platform development platform, will focus on the development of cloud-native and AI-powered applications, the company said in a bulletin on February 13. For cloud-native developers, Microsoft will aim at improving runtime performance, application monitoring, and delivering “paved paths” to popular production infrastructure and services.

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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K8s Network Policy Automation in Falco Talon

Dzone - DevOps

Setting up robust network security in Kubernetes is a challenge that demands both precision and adaptability. NetworkPolicy offers the potential for highly specific network configurations, enabling or blocking traffic based on a comprehensive set of criteria. However, the dynamic nature of network topologies and the complexities of managing policy implementations present ongoing challenges.

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How to get started with Python

InfoWorld

Python is often described as an easy language—both easy to learn and easy to use. Python makes it easy to develop powerful software for an enormous variety of applications. But it can be as difficult to get started with Python as with any other programming language. Every choice you make will matter. The Python operating system and runtime you use will matter, as will the IDE or editor you use to write your code.

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Scaling Java Microservices to Extreme Performance Using NCache

Dzone - DevOps

Microservices have emerged as a transformative architectural approach in the realm of software development, offering a paradigm shift from monolithic structures to a more modular and scalable system. At its core, microservices involve breaking down complex applications into smaller, independently deployable services that communicate seamlessly, fostering agility, flexibility, and ease of maintenance.

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BrandPost: 4 key considerations for unlocking the power of genAI

InfoWorld

Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving at an unprecedented pace, and generative AI (genAI) is at the forefront. GenAI capabilities are vast, ranging from text generation to music and art creation. But what makes genAI truly unique is its ability to deeply understand context, producing outputs that closely resemble that of humans. One of the primary challenges with genAI is the lack of access to private or proprietary data.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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Network Security: A Top Priority for Healthcare Organizations

Firemon

Why Act Now? Why Choose FireMon? How is FireMon Better Book a Demo Healthcare companies have a responsibility to protect sensitive patient data and ensure compliance with regulations like HIPAA. As a result, network security is a top priority for organizations in this industry. FireMon, a leader in network security policy management, offers solutions tailored to the needs of healthcare companies.

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Java Flight Recorder eyed for improvement

InfoWorld

Java’s profiling capabilities would be improved within the Java Flight Recorder (JFR), a tool for collecting diagnostic and profiling data in running Java applications, under a proposal floating in the OpenJDK community. Called Skogsluft, the project would introduce advanced profiling features to bridge the gap between Java and native code execution and offer more precise and flexible profiling options.

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CodeSOD: While Nothing

The Daily WTF

José received a bit of VB.Net UI code that left him scratching his head. While IsNothing( Me.FfrmWait) If Not IsNothing( Me.FfrmWait) Then Exit While End If End While While a form doesn't exist, if the form does exist, break out of the loop. I suspect this was intended as a busy loop, waiting for some UI element to be ready. Because busy loops are always the best way to wait for things.