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Puppet Names Abby Kearns CTO

DevOps.com

April 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Puppet, the standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us, today announced Abby Kearns as its CTO. The post Puppet Names Abby Kearns CTO appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Low-Code and RPA With Appian CTO Michael Beckley

DevOps.com

On the eve of the first virtual Appian World, we caught up with Appian founder and CTO Michael Beckley. The post Low-Code and RPA With Appian CTO Michael Beckley appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Everything you need to know about CTO as a service

Cabot Solutions

It is necessary for companies to hire a CTO - a person who is acquainted with the global technological progress and able to address the technical challenges of the company For Startups SMEs operating with low budgets under the pressure of strict timelines CaaS serves as a key to success

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Outsourcing Version 1: Advice from a CTO

CTOvision

CTO News Tech AdviceNo offense to software contractors, but given the choice I usually prefer to build software with hired employees. By signing on as employees, engineers demonstrate belief in the mission and commitment to the long-term success of the company. Often I can further align their interests with the company’s through equity as well as the opportunity to “grow […].

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These Cloud Services are CTO Favorites

CTOvision

Larry is a highly respected CTO delivering consulting services to startups and writes with the credibility that comes from real experience. -bg Advice CTO NewsEditor's note: This post by Larry Cynkin was first published at his Green Bar site. bg In a previous post I looked at how the adoption of not only cloud-based software platforms but ancillary cloud-based services has really taken off, supported […].

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Top CTO Challenges for 2019

SoCal CTO

The LA CTO Forum recently conducted a survey to find out what our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) members saw as their biggest challenges heading into 2019. We received over 250 responses that provides a pretty good insight into the top CTO challenges.

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CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

CTOvision

CTO CTOvision Admin NewsIn this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters!

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The New York CTO Connection/Nasdaq Startup CTO Summit is back! Use CTOvision discount code

CTOvision

On Tuesday November 1st at Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square CTO Connection is hosting the New York Startup CTO Summit (15th event globally in the last 2 years). Much more info available at https://www.ticketbase.com/ events/2016-new-york-nasdaq- cto-summit - use discount code of ctovision to get 40% off any tickets! As a reminder, the CTO summits are single day day, single track events where engineering leaders come to connect with and learn from their peers.

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Using Connected Device Data to Improve Sales

Speaker: Charlie Isaacs, CTO for Customer Connection at Salesforce

Now that you've figured out how to connect your products and devices to the cloud, how do you prove that your investment will pay off? Discover the power of Smart CRM, and find out how companies are leveraging the best ideas from Software as a Service to provide Customer Experience as a Service.

CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

CTOvision

CTO Cyber Security NewsIn this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters!

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Startup CTO

SoCal CTO

I've posted quite a few things on the topics associated with being a Startup CTO. Here are some resources that come from other sources: Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering? Lessons Learned: What does a startup CTO actually do?

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CTOvision Named To Top 10 Tech Blogs Every CTO Should Follow

CTOvision

STXNEXT.com has named CTOvision to its list of Top 10 Tech Blogs Every CTO Should Follow. From their write-up: As a CTO, you need to stay up to date on the latest and greatest in the tech world. Artificial Intelligence CTO CTOvision Admin NewsFollowing new trends and developments is a must if you don’t want to fall behind the competition. […].

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Congrats, And Thanks, To Megan Smith U.S. CTO, Alexander Macgillivray Deputy U.S. CTO

CTOvision

CTO (succeeding Todd Park) and Alexander Macgilliray as Deputy CTO. By Bob Gourley.

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Cognitio’s Bob Flores, Ex-CIA CTO, Featured in IDG TechWorld Providing Context On the Cyber Threat

CTOvision

Cognitio's Bob Flores, former CTO of the CIA, was just featured in IDG TechWorld providing context on the state of the cyber threat. For more see: Ex-CIA CTO: don’t believe everything you hear about hacking. Bob Gourley.

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Sponsoring 0111 CTO conference in South Africa

Agile42

The 0111 CTO Conference is on, today 6 February in Johannesburg and Tuesday 12 February in Cape Town We are happy to support an event with 100+ tech & industry leaders on a learning journey with 12+ world class speakers.

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VP of Engineering vs CTO, who does what?

BeautifulCode

CTO is the tech guru of the company. VP of Engineering is the Execution machine

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Information Age Presents A CTO guide: Cyber security best practice tips

CTOvision

CTO Cyber Security NewsLike probably all technologists we keep our own lists of best practices. We have shared them multiple times (but hey here they are again: Crucial Point Cybersecurity Best Practices). But we love staying up with what others think and really enjoyed reading the roundup produced by Information age. They do more than just recap a […].

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Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy

CTOvision

Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy. If this is your organization, I have a person to blame – your CTO, and below I’ll explain why. The CTO is the best single most skilled person in the enterprise to make these decisions. Sunil Thomas.

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Outsourcing Version 1: Advice from a CTO

GreenBar

No offense to software contractors, but given the choice I usually prefer to build software with hired employees. By signing on as employees, engineers demonstrate belief in the mission and commitment to the long-term success of the company.

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CTO Summit at NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square 18 Dec 2018

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Events NewsAre you technical and do you manage engineers? Want to learn the latest tips and tricks for building and managing engineering teams from top venture backed CTOs? On Tuesday December 18th, at the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square, learn from speakers including the CTOs of MongoDB, Meetup, Greenhouse, Grubhub, Mode Analytics and 2U and senior […].

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Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield

CTOvision

The Wall Street Journal reported that Coca-Cola has named Alan Boehme as CTO: Mr. Boehme has led Coke’s enterprise architecture, innovation and emerging technologies for the past four years. For more see: Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield. It is fantastic seeing The Coca-Cola Company make such a great selection for CTO. The post Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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SaltStack’s CTO on Pandemics, the End of Empires and Software’s Future

The New Stack

How would you explain what’s going on to a CTO, who might have a more general understanding of networks but with less detailed knowledge than an operations manager? The post SaltStack’s CTO on Pandemics, the End of Empires and Software’s Future appeared first on The New Stack.

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Startup CTO Resources

SoCal CTO

I've posted quite a few things on the topics associated with being a Startup CTO. Here are some resources that come from other sources: Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering? Lessons Learned: What does a startup CTO actually do?

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What is artificial intelligence? Defining it in business — a CTO guide

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence CTO NewsIn the dictionary, artificial intelligence is defined as: the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. In reality, AI is much more complex to understand, leave alone adapting it in your company. It has its benefits and […].

These Cloud Services are CTO Favorites

GreenBar

CTO Favorites and Contenders ​During previous research I conducted a survey of fellow CTOs to quantify their use of cloud services. Also published on CTO Craft.

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Drawn Out Conversations, featuring Turo CTO, Avinash Gangadharan

CircleCI

In this episode of Drawn Out Conversations, CircleCI CTO Rob Zuber welcomes Avinash Gangadharan CTO at Turo to discuss the service and its architecture, and how the company serves its community of owners and guests. Owning a car isn’t for everyone.

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CMO CTO COO Equity and Compensation

SoCal CTO

I know a lot more about CTOs specifically CTO Salary and Equity Trends 2009-2011 , Visualization of Startup CTO Equity and Salary Data , Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data , but I've previously written about the issues with Equity for Early Employees in Early Stage Startups.

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The First Quantum Revolution: Foundational information for the enterprise CTO

CTOvision

Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News Albert EinsteinBob Gourley. Our report on Naturally Better Security dove deep into ways quantum effects can be leveraged to enhance real world cybersecurity. It was our most popular post in November 2016 and the feedback we received was taken as a signal that we should produce more on what CTOs should know about the quantum world. With this post we are kicking off a series of five pieces that will dive into quantum effects.

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Three attributes a serial technology CEO looks for in a CTO

CTOvision

As a CEO, it can be tough to differentiate between highly-skilled CTO candidates, but viewing potential hires through the lens of these three competencies will […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things NewsThe Chief Technology Officer is now a core member of any C-suite, and needs to combine the traditional skills of technical know-how with a business-savvy approach and heightened product awareness.

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Startup CTO or Developer

SoCal CTO

I’ve been having discussions with several people recently about the role of the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in very early stage companies. In December 2007, I described how I commonly take on an Acting CTO Role in a Start-up. A good Startup CTO will naturally address these.

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An Update: A CTO’s Perspective On the USGIF GeoInt Symposium 14-17 Apr 2014

CTOvision

Analysis Big Data CTO Government Mobile Bob Gourley Defense Intelligence Agency Geoint Robert Scoble Symposium Tampa Florida United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation YouTube By Bob Gourley.

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CTO Salary and Equity Trends 2009-2011

SoCal CTO

Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners - a go to resource here in LA for recruiting C-level positions at startups - was nice enough to compile some data again this year (see last year's Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data ). CTO salaries are escalating quickly.

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Cloud Foundry’s CTO on What Partnerships Mean Today for Open Source

The New Stack

To wit, during a podcast hosted by The New Stack’s Joab Jackson, managing editor, at the Cloud Foundry Summit North America last week in Philadelphia Cloud Foundry CTO Chip Childers had a lot to say. Cloud Foundry sponsored this podcast.

Stories From KubeCon With Jason McGee, CTO, IBM Cloud Platform

Dzone - DevOps

Jason McGee, IBM Cloud Platform CTO. First an apology, it has taken me months to get these KubeCon interviews published. Life, as it always does, got in the way. Each is likely to be two parts, a general interview, then a dive into a tool mentioned.

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Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data

SoCal CTO

Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners was nice enough to compile some data on Start CTO Salary and Equity at Venture Backed Companies for the LA CTO Forum and present last year. You can find a public Google Spreadsheet with the data: CTO Equity Compensation Google Spreadsheet.

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