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Seamless integration of AP automation and ERP is key to financial process excellence 

Cherry Work

Introduction: In the highly competitive business environment, presently the companies are under tremendous pressure to make their operations more efficient and increase efficiency, especially in the areas like accounts payable (AP). Today, Robotic Process Automation has become a common choice for automating the repetitive tasks, thus, automation technologies have been of great import in making the AP processes more efficient over the years.

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Ex-OpenAI chief scientist Ilys Sutskever launches new AI startup

CIO

Ilys Sutskever, the influential former chief scientist of OpenAI, has unveiled his highly anticipated new venture —Safe Superintelligence Inc (SSI) — a company dedicated to developing safe and responsible AI systems. The announcement comes after months of speculation following Sutskever’s departure from OpenAI, where he reportedly clashed with leadership including CEO Sam Altman over safety concerns.

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Recurring Conflict Conversations: How to Unstick Stuck Situations

Let's Grow Leaders

To prevent recurring conflict conversations, focus on commitment Do you ever get frustrated by conflict conversations that just won’t end? You think you’ve reached an agreement, and a few weeks later you’re back to the same Groundhog Day discussion. Your conversation needs to produce action, or nothing changes. And if nothing changes, it’s worse than if you never had a conversation.

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10 tips to help you excel in a new leadership role

CIO

You just landed an IT leadership role. Your team expects you to lead. Other leaders are evaluating whether they can trust you to help them meet their goals. And you know how hard it can be to recover from a bad first impression. No pressure, right? Whether you got here by design or accident, are leading a team of hundreds of technical experts spread around the globe, or captaining a lean crew focused on a clear goal, this relationship with your team and the organization is fundamentally differen

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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 Vet Information Before Making a Decision

Harvard Business Review

The daily decisions modern leaders face are increasingly complex. But executives have a tool to combat these challenges – information. At the click of a mouse or the press of a thumb, they can call up cutting edge research on virtually any topic. With so much information available, how do we know what to trust? What executives need is a simple taxonomy of misinformation so they know what to look out for.

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Creating the Global DevOps Experience 2024

Xebia

In 2017-2019, Marcel de Vries, Matthias Olausson (Solidify), and I created the Global DevOps Bootcamp. This worldwide event centered around DevOps and Azure, aimed at local communities globally to provide a unique event with uniform content. It was a huge success. In the last year, we built a community of 90 locations around the world with about 10,000 participants.

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El paradigma del trabajo híbrido: una guía práctica para implementarlo con éxito

CIO

A medida que el trabajo 100% remoto que instauró la pandemia comienza a retroceder, las organizaciones están optando por un modelo híbrido , que tiene a los empleados repartiéndose sus horas laborales entre la oficina y el hogar. Esta nueva forma de trabajar tiene, sin duda, sus beneficios, como una mayor flexibilidad, productividad y satisfacción de los trabajadores.

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RIP Legacy Cloud. Long Live Vertical AI

Crunchbase News

Over the years, Bessemer Venture Partners has put copious effort into branding itself around all things cloud. The firm has a Nasdaq -traded Cloud Index and a large portfolio of prominent cloud startups. So, when Bessemer calls its latest annual State of the Cloud report “a eulogy for the legacy cloud,” it warrants attention. In its latest report, published Thursday, the firm makes the case that startups are moving out of what it describes as legacy SaaS business models and embracing a new par

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Flexential: Perfecting a platform methodology for enterprises’ multi-cloud future

CIO

James Ochoa, vice president of cloud solutions at Flexential, views the company’s extensive portfolio not simply as a collection of innovative, bespoke, and proven technologies, but more fundamentally as the solution it uses to help more than 3,000 enterprises in more than 20 industries solve their business challenges. This focus on addressing each organization’s unique needs has contributed to the company’s growth over the past 25 years and is shared by Flexential’s more than 800 employees.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.

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Inside the Success of South Korean Brands

Harvard Business Review

Two decades of effective strategy and execution have given birth to some of the most attractive brands in the world: the K-brands. But what has become a key geopolitical asset for South Korea is no stroke of luck — it’s the result of an innovative approach that can be adapted by entrepreneurs, brand managers, and marketing executives around the globe.

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Abanca da un paso en firme en la digitalización y automatización de sus servicios TI

CIO

Abanca, una de las grandes instituciones financieras del mercado español, confía en la plataforma de inteligencia artificial (IA) para la transformación empresarial de ServiceNow. Así, a través de Now Platform, la organización pisa el acelerador en sus planes para digitalizar y automatizar sus servicios TI. En el marco del constante esfuerzo de transformación de la compañía para conciliar los valores de la banca tradicional con los atributos de una entidad de última generación, Abanca aprovechar

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Semiconductor Startup Funding Looks To Bounce Back After Lackluster 2023

Crunchbase News

Black Semiconductor was the latest chip startup to make headlines when it raised nearly $275 million — mainly from the German government — last week for its next-gen chip tech. It was just the latest sign of chip startups being able to raise big money as once again one of the most foundational technologies grab investors’ attention around the world, mainly thanks to AI.

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Hospitales europeos lanzan una red de IA para acordar garantías de privacidad

CIO

Se supone que la inteligencia artificial (IA) pronto desencadenará la mayor transformación en la prestación de asistencia sanitaria desde que el sector médico iniciara su camino hacia la profesionalización tras la pandemia de la gripe de 1918. El problema es que para lograrlo serán necesarios nuevos canales institucionales de conocimiento, ingeniería y colaboración ética que aún no existen.

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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.

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Signal Foundation Warns Against EU’s Plan to Scan Private Messages for CSAM

Ooda Loop

Meredith Whittaker, President of the Signal Foundation, is expressing major concern in regard to a European Union proposal. The European Union’s proposal suggests scanning users’ private messages for the detection of child sexual abuse material (CSAM). However, according to Whittaker, the EU’s proposal poses potential threats to end-to-end encryption.

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The forward-looking customer journey continues

CIO

Since we announced our updated VMware product offerings in December 2023, we have been engaging with our customers and partners about the value and flexibility VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) provides, helping our customers get to a modernized, resilient, and secure data center. Many of our 10,000 largest customers see adoption of VCF as an alternative to a public cloud, and I am happy to report there’s been great progress as they move forward in their journey to a self-service, virtual private cl

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3 Ways to Support Employees with Bipolar Disorder

Harvard Business Review

Whether leaders know it or not, chances are their workforce contains people with bipolar disorder. This article discusses three measures that organizations can take to bring out the best in employees with this condition: modifying job features, training managers to support them, and promoting a culture of performance and compassion.

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Expedient: The well-known hybrid cloud leader has a recommendation for CIOs

CIO

Expedient’s relationship with VMware goes back to 2006 when the Pittsburgh-head quartered managed service provider (MSP) embraced the virtualization of workloads in its first data center. Today, the company – a Pinnacle Partner in the Broadcom Advantage Program and former VMware Americas Cloud Partner of the Year – wants to help enterprises thrive in what President and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Rosenson sees as the next chapter in hybrid cloud.

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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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Elevating Network Security: Confronting Trust, Ransomware, & Novel Attacks

Darktrace

Ensuring trust, battling ransomware, and detecting novel attacks pose critical challenges in network security. This blog explores these challenges and shows how leveraging AI-driven security solutions helps security teams stay informed and effectively safeguard their network.

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Bayer recurre a la IA para fomentar la innovación en la ciencia de cultivos

CIO

Bayer se ha impuesto el objetivo de lanzar diez blockbusters en los próximos diez años con el fin de apoyar a los agricultores de todo el mundo en la innovación de ciencias de cultivo. Así lo anunció en sociedad la multinacional alemana durante el Crop Science 2024 celebrado recientemente en Chicago (Estados Unidos). Según el fabricante , se espera que cada superventas aporte más de 500 millones de euros de los más de 32.000 millones de euros de potencial máximo de ventas en la cartera de I+D, u

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How Automation is Shaping the Finance Department's Future

Docuphase

Since its inception, automation has transformed every industry and process it touches. From car production to healthcare operations, this technology has been leveraged to noticeably improve efficiency, reduce labor costs, and boost productivity. This is no exception in financial organizations and teams, where automation has streamlined and modernized the many important business operations accounting departments are responsible for.

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CITIC Telecom CPC: Empowering clients with managed cloud services as a Broadcom Pinnacle Partner

CIO

Mr. Taylor Lam, Chief Strategy Officer of CITIC Telecom CPC, believes it is imperative for enterprises to look for a cloud solutions and services partner rather than a vendor. It’s a view that reflects the extensive experience of serving different enterprises across the automotive, banking and financial services, engineering, construction, healthcare, legal, manufacturing, and retail industries that rely on CITIC Telecom CPC’s technology acumen and its track record of success delivering the comp

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Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.

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The Role of Kubernetes in Data Privacy and Protection

Dzone - DevOps

Kubernetes is a de facto platform for managing containerized applications. It provides a rich ecosystem for deployment, scaling, and operations with first-class support (tons of ready configs and documentation) on the Google Cloud platform. Given the growing importance of data privacy and protection in the digital world today, Kubernetes has a key part to play in helping secure that data.

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Have you ever called someone out publicly for their bad behavior?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: Have you ever called someone out publicly for their bad behavior? I do it all the time 6.76% I’ve done it, but only after trying to resolve it between just the two of us 38.40% I’ve never done it but have considered it 29.54% I would never do that 8.01% I would never do that, and I think it’s inappropriate for anyone to do so 17.29% Public “call outs” are controversial.

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Developer Git Commit Hygiene

Dzone - DevOps

Maintaining good commit hygiene is crucial for keeping your Git repository clean, manageable, and understandable for everyone involved in the project. Here are some best practices for ensuring good commit hygiene as a Java developer.

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A Recap of the Data Engineering Open Forum at Netflix

Netflix Tech

A summary of sessions at the first Data Engineering Open Forum at Netflix on April 18th, 2024 The Data Engineering Open Forum at Netflix on April 18th, 2024. At Netflix, we aspire to entertain the world, and our data engineering teams play a crucial role in this mission by enabling data-driven decision-making at scale. Netflix is not the only place where data engineers are solving challenging problems with creative solutions.

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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.