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5 ways CIOs can help gen AI achieve its lightbulb moment

CIO

The rapid adoption and democratization of generative AI has been compared to that of the lightbulb, which did the same for electricity nearly 150 years ago. Much as its invention in 1879, which came decades after the invention of electricity (1831), brought practical use cases to the masses and businesses, generative AI is doing the same for AI. When technology moves from the lab into everyday life, mainstream adoption typically rides on increasingly powerful and proven initial use cases.

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Proven Strategies To Resolve Conflict In The Workplace

Let's Grow Leaders

Ralph Kilmann, the co-creator of the Thomas Kilmann conflict mode instrument (TKI), discusses his lifelong work on how to resolve conflict and improve collaboration. Kilmann explains that his interest in conflict stems from his personal experiences growing up in a family affected by conflict and his academic studies on conflict management. He and his colleague developed the TKI assessment to measure the different ways people approach conflict, and it has become a widely used tool in organization

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How AI is helping the NFL improve player safety

CIO

From the initial kickoff at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas for Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday, an artificial intelligence platform will be tracking every move on the field to help keep players safer. Like many other professional sports leagues, the NFL has been at the leading edge of data-driven transformation for years. For example, in 2015 the league dramatically increased its data collection efforts by equipping all players with RFID sensors that pinpoint every player’s field position, speed, dis

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The surreal life of a professional bridesmaid

The Hustle

Jen Glantz sat in her Manhattan apartment on a Friday night with a bottle of two-buck chuck, a keyboard, and years’ worth of frustration. She’d just hung up with two friends. Were they friends? She wondered. Neither had been in touch for years, but they came to her with the same request: Would she be their bridesmaid? She was 26, and she’d been a bridesmaid at least six times.

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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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Salesforce’s Einstein 1 platform to get new prompt-engineering features

CIO

Salesforce is working on adding two new prompt engineering features to its Einstein 1 platform to speed up the development of generative AI applications in the enterprise, a top executive of the company said. The two new features, namely a testing center and the provision of prompt engineering suggestions, are the fruit of significant investment in the company’s AI engineering team, said Claire Cheng, vice president of machine learning and AI engineering at Salesforce.

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CVE-2024-21762: Critical Fortinet FortiOS Out-of-Bound Write SSL VPN Vulnerability

Tenable

Fortinet warns of “potentially” exploited flaw in the SSL VPN functionality of FortiOS, as government agencies warn of pre-positioning by Chinese state-sponsored threat actors in U.S. critical infrastructure through exploitation of known vulnerabilities Background On February 8, Fortinet published an advisory (FG-IR-24-015) to address a critical flaw in FortiOS, its network operating system.

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The Restorative Power of Small Habits

Harvard Business Review

Over the last few years, there’s been a renewed focus on burnout, a serious physical and psychological condition that requires attention and care. But a narrow focus on burnout ignores another key part of wellbeing — the more subtle but equally important ongoing maintenance of one’s energy, especially through the daily challenges of leadership. The authors identify five key energy batteries: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social.

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How to Inspire Better Team Innovation: Cultivating an Idea Garden

Let's Grow Leaders

Inspire team innovation with an idea garden, saving great ideas for future growth. Hi Karin, “I attended your Courageous Cultures, how to Read Courageous Cultures with your team book club, and we loved it. We are using the book and we’re reading it. The good news is we’re getting SO MANY IDEAS. I continue to respond with regard (with gratitude, information, and an invitation) to the ideas I receive.

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How Better DEX Benefits People + Performance: 3 Key Use Cases

Ivanti

Adopting a digital employee experience (DEX) solution delivers benefits for everyone in an organization, from the C-suite on down. A DEX solution provides contextual insights and intelligent automation capabilities that allow an IT team to proactively detect and resolve security vulnerabilities and other IT issues. This improves IT operations and an organization's cybersecurity and compliance posture.

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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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Most-Active US Investors: Andreessen Horowitz And Sequoia Lead Slow Start To Year

Crunchbase News

This is a monthly feature that runs down some of the most active investors in U.S.-based companies, looks at some of their most interesting investments, and includes some odds and ends of who spent what. See 2023’s most active startup investors here. It’s a new year, but it seems no investor wanted to go too big in investing in too many U.S.-based startups.

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Why companies are leaving the cloud

InfoWorld

Don’t look now, but 25% of organizations surveyed in the United Kingdom have already moved half or more of their cloud-based workloads back to on-premises infrastructures. This is according to a recent study by Citrix , a Cloud Software Group business unit. The survey questioned 350 IT leaders on their current approaches to cloud computing. The survey also showed that 93% of respondents had been involved with a cloud repatriation project in the past three years.

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Building a Supplier Diversity Program? Learn from the U.S. Government.

Harvard Business Review

Large companies are striving to increase their purchases from small, diverse-owned businesses (SDBs) — those that are 51% or more owned and operated by an individual or group that is part of a historically underrepresented or underserved group (e.g., women, racial minorities, veterans, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities). Despite their pledges, they are struggling to meet their goals.

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3 Things To Consider When Taking Over As CEO As A Nonfounder At A Startup

Crunchbase News

By Marissa Fayer Taking over as CEO from a founder is often a herculean task, especially when you’re succeeding founders who have invested their money, time, passion and life into the business. Marissa Fayer of DeepLook Medical and HERhealthEQ. Even if appointed, taking on this role comes with a set of inevitable challenges. Founders naturally have the highest percentage of ownership and sway over the business to date.

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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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The Hidden Reasons Behind Record Rates of CEO Turnover in 2023

CEO Insider

We are experiencing a CEO leadership crisis—with limited information as to why. US CEO exits were at historic rates in 2023. 1914 CEOs departed, a 55% increase compared to 2022. “No reason given” was the top reason provided for 33% of exits in the Challenger, Gray and Christmas CEO turnover report, more than quadruple the […] The post The Hidden Reasons Behind Record Rates of CEO Turnover in 2023 appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Revving Up Perficient’s Partnership with UANL Racing Team

Perficient

Perficient is revving up its commitment to the future of automotive initiative with the innovation of its Electrifying the Future of Automotive program , supporting college Formula SAE racing teams. The Formula SAE program empowers college students to design, build, and race formula-style racing cars, including electric vehicles (EVs), in national and global Formula SAE competitions.

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Hono web framework adds static site generation

InfoWorld

Hono 4.0.0, the latest release of the fast, lightweight web framework that runs on any JavaScript runtime, is now available. The update features static site generation, client components, and file-based routing. Launched February 9, Hono 4.0.0 introduces the SSG Helper, which generates static pages of Hono applications. Developers use this by creating a separate file from the application, build.ts , and calling the toSSG() function in it.

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Does Gen Z Care About Nonprofit Work? | TechSoup

TechSoup

It's a tale as old as time — "Kids these days just don't care," grumbles everyone over 26 through gritted teeth and a barely suppressed sigh.

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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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Cybersecurity Snapshot: Critical Infrastructure Orgs Must Beware of China-backed Volt Typhoon, Cyber Agencies Warn

Tenable

The Volt Typhoon hacking gang is stealthily breaching critical infrastructure IT environments so it can strike on behalf of the Chinese government, cyber agencies say. Plus, ransomware gangs netted $1 billion-plus in 2023. In addition, new group tasked with addressing the quantum computing threat draws big tech names. And enterprises go full steam ahead with generative AI, despite challenges managing its risks.

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Sitecore Honors Nine Perficient Colleagues as MVPs in 2024

Perficient

We’re thrilled to announce that this year, Sitecore has recognized nine of our Perficient colleagues the well-earned title of Sitecore Most Valuable Professional in all three categories- Strategy, Technology, and Ambassador. “Perficient’s commitment to encouraging their people to be active in the community is a model for what we’d like to see every partner doing.

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US Offers $10M Reward for Information on Hive Ransomware Leaders

Ooda Loop

The US Department of State has announced a $10 million reward for information leading to the identification and location of leaders of the Hive ransomware cybergang, roughly a year after law enforcement dismantled the operation and seized its Tor-based website.

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Shoring Up Water Security: Industry Leaders Testify Before Congress

Tenable

The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection recently brought together industry leaders and stakeholders to discuss the urgent need for protective measures, baseline cybersecurity standards and collaboration initiatives to fortify the nation’s critical water systems. Here’s what you need to know. Recent trends highlight a disturbing reality: cyberattacks targeting U.S. water infrastructure are escalating at an alarming rate.

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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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AI Is Driving More Layoffs Than Companies Want to Admit

Ooda Loop

United Parcel Service Inc.’s largest layoffs in its 116-year history were made possible, in part, by new technologies including artificial intelligence, CEO Carol Tomé said last week. Citing one example, she said that machine learning allows salespeople to put together proposals without having to ask pricing experts for guidance.

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Three Priorities for Moving Your GenAI Program Forward - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SLALOM AND GOOGLE CLOUD

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from Slalom and Google Cloud.

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Cisco Extends Scope and Reach of Observability Platform

DevOps.com

Cisco this week expanded the scope of its observability platform by adding predictive and generative AI capabilities and log analytics.

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Benefits of the LLM Mesh, Part 3: Protecting Sensitive Data

Dataiku

With the explosion of Generative AI and Large Language Model (LLM) usage rapidly transforming the landscape of AI, so too has emerged increased scrutiny over how these models handle sensitive data. For example, OpenAI is being investigated for violating GDPR, and ChatGPT was even temporarily banned in Italy for the company’s practices around data usage and retention.

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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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Fractional CFO: a Strategic Partner in Building a Tech Team

TurnKey Labs

Imagine navigating the high seas of the tech industry, where the winds of innovation blow fiercely, and the currents of competition are ever-shifting.

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GitGuardian Allies With CyberArk to Better Protect App Secrets

DevOps.com

GitGuardian has allied with CyberArk to streamline secrets detection and management by making it easier to share insights.

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Unleashing the Power of GitHub Advanced Security (GHAS)

Coveros

In the modern software landscape, security can’t be an afterthought. Unfortunately, it often still is. A growing number of organizations we help at Coveros are looking to weave security into the entire development process to prevent vulnerabilities and potential disasters, but aren’t sure which tools and strategies to use. This is where GitHub Advanced Security (GHAS) can be a game-changer.