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The Rise of Low-Code/No-Code in DevOps

DevOps.com

The rise of low-code/no-code platforms in DevOps is reshaping the way software is developed and deployed throughout the life cycle.

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Rocket Mortgage lays foundation for generative AI success

CIO

To succeed in the mortgage industry, efficiency and accuracy are paramount. So too is keeping your options open. That’s why Rocket Mortgage has been a vigorous implementor of machine learning and AI technologies — and why CIO Brian Woodring emphasizes a “human in the loop” AI strategy that will not be pinned down to any one generative AI model. The Detroit-headquartered retail mortgage lender has been deploying machine learning and AI for more than a decade and is among the few pioneers that hav

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Strategies to Lead Your Company Forward to the Future of Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 250: In this episode, you’ll hear David catching up with Dan Michelson, the author of “Holy Shift: Moving Your Company Forward to the Future of Work.” They tackle how critical trust is among leaders and the pivotal mindset shift needed to adeptly maneuver through the evolving work environment. Dan highlights the key elements like fostering community, opening doors for growth, cementing solid connections, and enriching employee experiences.

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6 Strategic Concepts That Set High-Performing Companies Apart

Harvard Business Review

Strategic concepts come in and out of fashion as the needs and dynamics of the marketplace change. Research and analysis of today’s landscape identifies six key strategic concepts that set outperforming companies apart: Borrow someone’s road, partner with a third party, reveal your strategy, be good, let the competition go, and adopt small scale attacks.

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How Embedded Analytics Helps Product Managers Exceed Their KPIs

Embedded analytics can help you deliver cutting-edge analytics experiences to your end-users that align with KPIs that are critical to the growth and success of your business. Read this eBook to learn how an embedded analytics platform, like Qrvey, can help PMs exceed the following KPIs: Growing revenue while improving customer retention rate Delivering rapid time to value Earning a high net-promoter score Increasing Gross Margin / Profitability Conversion rate from trial to paid Don’t just meet

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Frequently Asked Questions About CVE-2024-3094, A Backdoor in XZ Utils

Tenable

Frequently asked questions about CVE-2024-3094, a supply-chain attack responsible for a backdoor in XZ Utils, a widely used library found in multiple Linux distributions. Background The Tenable Security Response Team has put together this blog to answer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding CVE-2024-3094, a backdoor in XZ Utils, a widely used compression library found in multiple Linux distributions.

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Government Agencies are in the Fight Against Chinese Human Targeting and Cyber Espionage. Will it be Enough?

Ooda Loop

Every year, we make a point of returning to a few social psychology, organizational behavior, and human behavioral psychology factors, namely how your organization should integrate the threat of human targeting and social engineering into your overall company culture and cybersecurity strategy. This post is an update from the frontlines - with recent offensive and defensive tactics from the Justice Department, the Department of the Treasury, the State Department, and a CISA/FBI/NSA joint adviso

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Research: Leaders Undervalue Creative Work from AI-Managed Teams

Harvard Business Review

Because of AI’s ability to learn from vast amounts of data and maximize efficiency, companies have predicted that humans working with it will be able to free up their time and expand their creative efforts, thereby driving greater innovation. But, despite the enthusiasm of tech gurus and companies alike, is this really how adopting AI tools will play out?

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Taiwan’s Top Diplomat Says U.S. Aid to Ukraine Is Critical for Deterring China

Ooda Loop

Joseph Wu, the foreign minister of Taiwan, said on Thursday that a halt in U.S. arms shipments to Ukraine would embolden China in its aggressions against Taiwan and fuel propaganda from Beijing that the United States is an unreliable partner.

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CISA’s draft cyber rules are in: Here’s what caught our attention

Lacework

We’ve all seen the headlines. Cyberattacks are more complex, harder to detect, and now, attackers are targeting our critical infrastructure — the systems that keep our hospitals running, our lights on, goods moving, gas flowing, and our money secure. The US government just took a major leap forward in protecting its critical infrastructure with new proposed regulations from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which would require critical infrastructure companies to

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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The Week’s 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: Celestial AI Tops List Of Large Raises

Crunchbase News

Want to keep track of the largest startup funding deals in 2024 with our curated list of $100 million-plus venture deals to U.S.-based companies? Check out The Crunchbase Megadeals Board. This is a weekly feature that runs down the week’s top 10 announced funding rounds in the U.S. Check out last week’s biggest funding rounds here. This March certainly did not go out like a lamb, with seven rounds hitting $100 million or more in the final week.

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Lessons Learned in Product Development from Paulo Neto’s eMLS Success

Perficient

Our colleagues in Atlanta had the wonderful opportunity to step into the world of competitive gaming as they met, and even got to play against multiple eMLS champion Paulo Neto! Paulo Neto represents Atlanta United and is a renowned eSports athlete Known for his prowess in FIFA. Paulo shared his insights into his journey as an esports athlete, shedding light on the skills and mindset required to succeed in the increasingly competitive world of eSports.

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JDK 23: The new features in Java 23

InfoWorld

Java Development Kit (JDK) 23 , the next planned version of standard Java, is off and running, with two features now scheduled for the release. Due September 19, JDK 23 has just added a second preview of a class-file API , providing a standard API for parsing, generating, and transforming Java class files. This feature was previously previewed in JDK 22 , which was released on March 19.

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The Next Frontier Of Femtech 

Crunchbase News

By Ari Wright The femtech sector is at an inflection point, but there are complicated dynamics at play that startups operating in the space need to contend with. There are two major challenges that block — but also inspire the potential for — big outcomes in the femtech startup space, which encompasses startups working on various aspects of women’s health and wellness.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Survey Sees AI Playing Larger Role in Test Automation

DevOps.com

A Tricentis survey found organizations could see massive costs savings by fully automating mobile application testing.

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Microsoft unveils safety and security tools for generative AI

InfoWorld

Microsoft is adding safety and security tools to Azure AI Studio , the company’s cloud-based toolkit for building generative AI applications. The new tools include protection against prompt injection attacks, detection of hallucinations in model output, system messages to steer models toward safe output, model safety evaluations, and risk and safety monitoring.

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5 Interesting Startup Deals You May Have Missed In March: Robot Recyclers, Better Pregnancy And AI For Teeth

Crunchbase News

This is a monthly column that runs down five interesting deals every month that may have flown under the radar. Check out our February entry here. Spring is finally here along with longer days. The changing weather may have caused you to miss some eye-catching rounds, so let’s run down a handful that you may have missed as our clocks sprung forward.

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The dawn of eco-friendly systems development

InfoWorld

In December 2023, delegates from almost 200 countries met in Dubai for the UN’s climate-change conference, COP28, to discuss the pressing need to reduce emissions, as reported by IEEE in this article. According to the website sustainability scoring tool Ecograder , and as the authors are quick to point out, the COP28 website produces 3.69 grams of CO2 per page load.

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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Guidance for CVE-2024-3094: Finding and responding to the latest supply chain compromise with Lacework

Lacework

CVE-2024-3094 is a reported supply chain compromise of the xz libraries, with a resulting interference with sshd authentication, potentially enabling an attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system. xz is used for data compression/decompression across nearly all Linux distributions. This particular compromised version of xz is currently only known to be present in the following OS packages: OS Package name Package version(s) Fix package version Reference Fedora 40, Rawhide xz 5.6.0, 5.6.1

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Deno boosts dependency management with JSR

InfoWorld

Deno 1.42, the latest release of the JavaScript, TypeScript, and WebAssembly runtime , introduces support for JSR, a new package registry for JavaScript and TypeScript. The release also improves Node and NPM compatibility and startup times. Deno 1.42 was announced March 28. Users can upgrade in their terminal by running the deno upgrade command. Deno 1.42 allows users to consume and publish modules to the JSR package registry directly from Deno, using the deno add and deno publish subcommands.

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Elon Musk Makes Grok AI Available to All Paying X Subscribers: What to Know

Ooda Loop

Elon Musk’s artificial intelligence startup xAI’s latest Grok-1.5 chatbot will be available on his social media platform X next week, the billionaire said in a post on X on Friday. “Grok 2 should exceed current AI on all metrics. In training now,” Musk added. Grok-1.

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Cybersecurity Snapshot: U.S. Gov’t Unpacks AI Threat to Banks, as NCSC Urges OT Teams to Protect Cloud SCADA Systems

Tenable

Check out new guidance for banks on combating AI-boosted fraud. Plus, how to cut cyber risk when migrating SCADA systems to the cloud. Meanwhile, why CISA is fed up with SQLi flaws. And best practices to prevent and respond to DDoS attacks. And much more! Dive into six things that are top of mind for the week ending March 29. 1 - U.S. gov’t: AI is empowering financial fraudsters Saying that artificial intelligence is supercharging financial fraud, the U.S.

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Embedded Analytics: A Force Multiplier for Business

The possibilities for embedded analytics to drive real value for businesses, end users, and society are as fascinating as they are limitless. No matter the industry, brand after brand is finding that analytics can be the solution to a multitude of business challenges. Go deep with five insightsoftware customers as they share the details of their analytics journeys and discuss the transformative power of data.

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Are US-South Africa Ties at Breaking Point Over Israel’s War on Gaza?

Ooda Loop

The United States House of Representatives is reviewing a bill that calls for a reassessment of the country’s relationship with South Africa, amid tensions between the nations.

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Simplifying Address Management with Apex Triggers in Salesforce

Perficient

Hello Trailblazers! In Salesforce, managing addresses can sometimes be a tedious task, especially when dealing with duplicate data or ensuring consistency across different records. However, with the power of Apex triggers, we can automate address management processes to streamline operations and improve data accuracy. In this blog, we’ll explore how to use an Apex trigger to automatically synchronize shipping and billing addresses on the Account object based on a checkbox field.

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How We’ll Reach a 1 Trillion Transistor GPU

Ooda Loop

In 1997 the IBM Deep Blue supercomputer defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov. It was a groundbreaking demonstration of supercomputer technology and a first glimpse into how high-performance computing might one day overtake human-level intelligence.

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A Brief History of DevOps and the Link to Cloud Development Environments

DevOps.com

The history of DevOps is worth reading about, and “The Phoenix Project,” self-characterized as “a novel of IT and DevOps,” is often mentioned as a must-read.

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“Build vs Buy Analytics?” The Question ALL SaaS Leaders Need to Answer in 2024

As a SaaS leader, you know that the more metrics, insights, and analytics you add to your products, the more engagement you’ll have – and the stickier your product will become with customers. At what point do you decide to keep building your analytics in-house or invest in an embedded analytics solution? Read our Build vs. Buy Analytics guide to learn: Top 4 benefits of embedded analytics A quick cost comparison of in-house analytics development vs embedded analytics 10 considerations to help yo

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The Complexity and Need to Manage Mental Well-Being in the Security Team

Ooda Loop

The cybersecurity profession faces significant challenges to mental well-being due to chronic stress, with burnout being a prominent concern. The continuous, high-pressure nature of the work, coupled with the expectation to handle diverse tasks ranging from technical analysis to psychological understanding, contributes to this stress.

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Framework of the Future: Connecting employee experiences in hospitality

Capgemini

Framework of the Future: Connecting employee experiences in hospitality Tausif Khiani Mar 29, 2024 Facebook Linkedin Travel and hospitality companies can improve employee experience by connecting data across the organization. The global travel and tourism industry has a promising year ahead in 2024. Revenue is expected to reach $927 billion , and a projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.47 percent will boost industry revenue to $1.063 trillion by 2028.

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26 Security Issues Patched in TeamCity

Ooda Loop

JetBrains has released TeamCity 2024.03, addressing 26 security issues in its build management and continuous integration server, while also implementing measures to mitigate the risk of exploitation in malicious attacks.