Wed.Feb 07, 2024

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The Future of AI in Business: Latest Insights from Oracle

Datavail

In recent years, the explosion of advanced cloud infrastructures and GPUs has been a game-changer for AI, particularly in the realm of generative AI. These cutting-edge models are not just acing tough exams like legal qualifications, but also crafting diverse essays on subjects from history to philosophy, revolutionizing the way we approach information discovery, traditionally dominated by search engines.

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Why CIOs back API governance to avoid tech sprawl

CIO

Most companies have transitioned to become more software-centric, and with this transformation, application programming interfaces (APIs) have proliferated. At the same time, API standards are becoming difficult to enforce among ballooning technology catalogs, influencing a greater emphasis on API governance: the practice of defining and enforcing policies that ensure they’re consistently designed, versioned, and have access control in place, says Mark O’Neill, VP analyst and chief of research f

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3 Types of Overthinking — and How to Overcome Them

Harvard Business Review

Many people look at overthinking as a monolith, when in fact there are three different types: rumination, future tripping, and overanalyzing. In this article, the author offers guideance on how to spot and handle each of the three types of overthinking. Identifying the type of overthinking you or your team is dealing with is the first step in breaking free from its grasp — and more crucial than ever when the demand for quick yet thoughtful decision-making is high.

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Report: AI giants grow impatient with UK safety tests

CIO

Key AI companies have told the UK government to speed up its safety testing for their systems, raising questions about future government initiatives that too may hinge on technology providers opening up generative AI models to tests before new releases hit the public. OpenAI, Google DeepMind, Microsoft, and Meta are among companies who have agreed to allow the UK’s new AI Safety Institute (AISI) to evaluate their models, but they aren’t happy with the current pace or transparency of the evaluati

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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It’s Time for Sustainability to Become a Core Part of MBA Programs

Harvard Business Review

Business schools must adapt their curricula in response to the increasing demand for professionals skilled in sustainability and climate change management. This need is driven by evolving global climate disclosure regulations, such as those proposed by the SEC and implemented in California and the EU, mandating corporations to disclose climate-related financial risks and their carbon emissions, including indirect emissions (Scope 3).

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From Quantum Foundations to Universal Insights: Embracing First Principles Thinking for Better Understanding Of How Things Work

Ooda Loop

If you believe in first principles thinking, you need to know some basic facts about the quantum world. Quantum effects can be really strange. So many things we know from experiments just seem totally irrational, illogical and are downright befuddling. But understanding quantum effects can give you advantage in business.

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Get AI in the hands of your employees

CIO

When public access to the internet emerged in the late 1990s, CIOs were faced with a question: Do we allow our employees to search freely, or do we put restrictions on access while at work? We all know how that turned out. Restrictions soon lost the battle, and most employees now have open access to the internet. With generative AI, we face a similar conundrum.

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A Bit About the HP3000

The Daily WTF

Today's anonymously submitted story is a case where the WTF isn't the code itself, per se. This arguably could be a CodeSOD, and we'll get to the code, but there's so much more to the story. Our submitter, let's call them Janice , used to work for a financial institution with a slew of legacy systems. One such system was an HP3000 minicomputer. "Mini", of course, meant "refrigerator sized" The HP3000 itself is an interesting, if peripheral story, because it

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10 modi per migliorare le prestazioni dell’IT (senza che il morale ne risenta)

CIO

Ogni leader IT vuole creare un’organizzazione IT veloce, efficiente e innovativa. In fin dei conti, nel mondo degli affari di oggi, caratterizzato da ritmi incalzanti, un team tecnologico creativo e produttivo è fondamentale per stare davanti alla concorrenza, aumentare i ricavi e diventare leader di mercato. Per creare una cultura IT ad alte prestazioni, i leader della tecnologia devono essere in grado di spingere le loro squadre al limite senza che il morale ne risenta.

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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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Harnessing the Power of AI in Cybersecurity — Predictions and Solutions

Palo Alto Networks

{{interview_audio_title}} 00:00 00:00 Volume Slider 10s 10s 10s 10s Seek Slider “AI’s Impact in Cybersecurity” is a blog series based on interviews with a variety of experts at Palo Alto Networks and Unit 42 with roles in AI research, product management, consulting, engineering and more. Our objective is to present different viewpoints and predictions on how artificial intelligence is impacting the current threat landscape, how Palo Alto Networks protects itself and its customers, as well as imp

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How Mobily plans to be a leading digital innovator in the region

CIO

Digital Transformation is a key pillar of Mobily’s GAIN strategy. Mobily has successfully executed the GAIN strategy in 2021, amongst its four core tracks: grow core revenue, accelerate digital revenue streams and implement and optimize efficient delivery. Yousef Al Suhaibani, Chief Information Officer at Mobily explains to CIO Middle East the reasons why he joined Mobily and how he is supporting Mobily’s digital transformation strategy.

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DevOps Guide to Java Profiling

DevOps.com

By using a Java profiler, developers can gain a deep understanding of the application's performance characteristics and identify potential areas for optimization.

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Health Care Outside of the Box

Cloudera

How enterprise-grade data management creates better and more efficient care. In the last few years, the acceptance of telehealth has become more widespread as patients and providers found they could maintain continuity through phone and video collaboration, instead of in-person visits. In many cases, a level of care that once required a drive to the clinic or hospital could be delivered over a mobile phone or laptop, with no travel and no waiting room.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Cloudy with a chance of threats: Advice for mitigating the top cyber threats of 2024

Lacework

Securing the cloud is a race against time. Developers are building systems and applications faster than ever, but this creates more risks and vulnerabilities for hackers to exploit. With limited time and resources, companies face a dilemma — should they invest in risk mitigation to build stronger defenses, or focus on threat detection to quickly address breaches?

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Does Europe Need More ‘Founder-VCs’?

Crunchbase News

By Dan Gray “Europe needs more VCs with experience founding a startup.” It’s a common sentiment in a market known for risk-averse investors focused on “number crunching,” which makes the idea worth further scrutiny. In theory, the greater risk-appetite of founder-VCs would benefit founders by relieving pressure on due diligence. However, while raising money could get a little easier, the same is true for other startups competing for that capital.

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Welcome Noteable: Making Data Streaming Easier and More Approachable

Confluent

Confluent has hired many Noteable employees to help make application development easier for both Kafka and Flink developers.

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Kubernetes Updates and Maintenance: Minimizing Downtime Challenges

Dzone - DevOps

The power and flexibility of managed Kubernetes platforms like EKS, GKE, and AKS can't be understated, but even the best tools require upkeep. Navigating the essential world of Kubernetes updates and maintenance to ensure your cluster enjoys the latest security patches, improved performance, and access to new features, all while minimizing downtime and disruptions.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Martin Hellman: We’re playing Russian roulette

InfoWorld

Martin Hellman achieved legendary status as co-inventor of the Diffie-Hellman public key exchange algorithm , a breakthrough in software and computer cryptography. That invention and his ongoing work in cryptography and digital signatures earned him a Turing award in 2015. He has since followed that up with a second act devoted to promoting world peace and personal development.

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Choosing the Right Path Among a Plethora of Mobile App Development Methodologies

Dzone - DevOps

In a realm as dynamic as mobile app development, choosing the right methodology can significantly impact efficiency, adaptability, and success – pretty much everything about a project. As a fellow developer, I realize the importance of choosing the right methodology for a mobile app development project. Through this article, I want to share some insights to help developers navigate their options and select the most suitable approach for their projects.

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Cybersecurity Basics Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

TechSoup

Protecting your organization against cyberthreats is no easy feat, especially for small organizations. It's easy to think that small nonprofits aren't at great risk, but as a BBC article from 2022 points out , smaller enterprises are increasingly in cybercriminals' sights.

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Help for generative AI is on the way

InfoWorld

As the momentous first year of ChatGPT comes to a close, it’s clear that generative AI (genAI) and large language models (LLMs) are exciting technologies. But are they ready for prime-time enterprise use? There are well-understood challenges with ChatGPT , where its responses have poor accuracy. Despite being based on sophisticated computer models of human knowledge like GPT-4 , ChatGPT rarely wants to admit ignorance, a phenomenon referred to as AI hallucinations , and it often struggles with l

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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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4 Negotiation Pitfalls to Avoid

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Learning common negotiation pitfalls now can help you avoid them in the future. In any negotiating process, there are some major pitfalls that you want to avoid. Here are the four most common ones I’ve seen: Not Knowing the Players or the Process The first pitfall is not knowing the players or the process. If you don’t understand the people across the table from you, as well as what the overarching process is going to be for that negotiation, you’re going to probably give up mo

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Demand for bespoke luxury cars is picking up speed

The Hustle

If you also watched every episode of “Pimp My Ride” in the early 2000s, then you know that the pinnacle of cool was wrapping your car in metallic flames and sticking a hot tub in the trunk. While some of us never accomplished that dream (rolls eyes), it seems others are finally making it happen — kinda. Around 400k people in the world have ~$30m in potential spending, a group that’s expected to grow to 528k by 2028, per CNN.

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jQuery 4.0 trims browser support, removes APIs

InfoWorld

jQuery 4.0, now in a beta state, drops support for a number of older browsers and removes previously deprecated APIs. The new release also introduces support for Trusted Types. With jQuery 4.0, support is dropped for Internet Explorer versions 10 and older, Edge Legacy, Firefox versions before release 65, and iOS versions before release 11. Plans call for removal of support for Internet Explorer 11 in jQuery 5.0.

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Two Factors that Determine When ESG Creates Shareholder Value

Harvard Business Review

The paper “Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality,” published in 2016, marked a significant shift in perceptions of corporate sustainability. It demonstrated that focusing on financially material ESG (environmental, social, and governance) factors positively impacts portfolio returns and shareholder value. Despite its influence in popularizing ESG investing, the topic remains controversial with mixed academic consensus and political debate in the U.S.

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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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Go language fixes for loop issue

InfoWorld

Google’s Go (golang) language has reached version 1.22, bringing changes to for loops including a resolution to problem that risked the accidental sharing of loop variables. Released February 6, Go 1.22 can be downloaded and installed from go.dev. Release notes for Go 1.22 can be found on the project website. With Go 1.22, the Go team has resolved what has been called the for loop “gotcha,” leading to accidental sharing of loop variables.

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German patent court rules against Intel over some of its chips

Ooda Loop

A court in Germany has issued an injunction against the sale of some of Intel’s chips, after finding in favour of a rival US company that had accused Intel of infringing its patent.

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Get started with Flask 3.0

InfoWorld

One reason Python is a prime choice for web development is the breadth of web frameworks available in the language. Among the most popular and useful is Flask, which lets you start simple (“one drop at a time”) but grows with your application to add just about all the functionality you need. In this article, we’ll walk through setting up and using Flask 3.0 for basic web apps.