January, 2024

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8 data strategy mistakes to avoid

CIO

Organizations can’t afford to mess up their data strategies, because too much is at stake in the digital economy. How enterprises gather, store, cleanse, access, and secure their data can be a major factor in their ability to meet corporate goals. Unfortunately, the road to data strategy success is fraught with challenges, so CIOs and other technology leaders need to plan and execute carefully.

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Generative AI Revolution: A Comparative Analysis

Perficient

In the world of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new era of large language models has emerged with the remarkable capabilities. ChatGPT , Gemini , Bard and Copilot have made an impact in the way we interact with mobile device and web technologies. We will perform a comparative analysis to highlight the capabilities of each tool. ChatGPT Gemini Bard Copilot Training Data Web Web Web Web Accuracy 85% 85% 70% 80% Recall 85% 95% 75% 82% Precision 89% 90% 75% 90% F1 Score 91% 92% 75% 84% Mu

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Law firm that handles data breaches was hit by data breach

TechCrunch

An international law firm that works with companies affected by security incidents has experienced its own cyberattack that exposed the sensitive health information of hundreds of thousands of data breach victims. San Francisco-based Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe said last week that hackers stole the personal information and sensitive health data of more than 637,000 data […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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A major revision of Continuous Integration

Martin Fowler

At the turn of the century, I was lucky to involved in several projects that developed the practice of Continuous Integration. I wrote up our lessons from this work in article on my website, where it continues to be a oft-referenced resource for this important practice. Late last year a colleague contacted me to say that the article, now nearly twenty years old, was still useful, but was showing its age.

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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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Has Business Transformation Become Obsolete?

Harvard Business Review

In today’s world, business transformation has morphed from a one-time special project to a never-ending series of transformations — the majority of which will fail. With a future full of changes, challenges, and surprises, leaders need a new approach. Forward-thinking organizations are focusing on regeneration — developing a long-term vision and a series of unified actions to more harmoniously link business operations and performance and create lasting value.

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Architect defense-in-depth security for generative AI applications using the OWASP Top 10 for LLMs

AWS Machine Learning - AI

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) applications built around large language models (LLMs) have demonstrated the potential to create and accelerate economic value for businesses. Examples of applications include conversational search, customer support agent assistance , customer support analytics , self-service virtual assistants, chatbots , rich media generation , content moderation , coding companions to accelerate secure, high-performance software development , deeper insights from multim

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Generative AI: Transforming education into a personalized, addictive learning experience

TechCrunch

Education has always been centered around the human element, and it's hard to imagine a world where machines can replace that. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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3 ways AI is set to disrupt the C-suite

CIO

No one questions the tremendous impact generative artificial intelligence (gen AI) platforms and tools will have on the future of work. The impending disruption is obvious even before the effects materialize. The question IT and business leaders must ask is, How do we leverage this sea change rather than drown in it? Half of CEOs say their organization is at least somewhat unprepared for AI and machine learning (ML) adoption, according to Workday’s C-Suite Global AI Indicator Report.

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Bottlenecks of Scaleups #06: Onboarding

Martin Fowler

The last year has been a hard one for the technology industry, which faced its greatest waves of cutbacks and layoffs since the dotcom crash at the beginning of the century. As 2024 begins, we're seeing the early signs of a turn-around, which hopefully means technology organizations will soon be thinking of hiring again. Should such happy days return, firms will again run into the common problem of taking too long for new hires to become effective.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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How HackerEarth and Olibr are Reshaping Tech Talent Discovery

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

In the fast-paced tech world, finding the right talent is paramount. For years, HackerEarth has empowered tech recruiters to identify top talent through targeted skill assessments and engaging coding challenges. Now, we’re amplifying that impact by joining forces with Olibr’s vast job portal and advanced candidate screening tool. Imagine a world where: Candidates seamlessly showcase their skills through HackerEarth challenges directly on Olibr, boosting their profiles and attracting

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Beyond the Drama: How to De-Escalate an Emotional Conversation at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

What to Say Next to Destress an Emotional Conversation at Work When people are fired up, angry, and defensive, it’s tough to have a productive conversation. One reason it’s so tricky to de-escalate an emotional conversation is that when these emotions kick in, they’re contagious. One person gets defensive, and the other person responds in kind.

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Effectively Balancing CEO Duties and Project Management – A Practical Guide

CEO Insider

As the CEO of a company, successfully juggling the diverse responsibilities of executive leadership and project management can seem like a daunting task. This guide is designed to provide insights and strategies to help you strike a productive balance. In the upcoming sections, we will explore: The challenges of managing both roles In Which Scenario […] The post Effectively Balancing CEO Duties and Project Management – A Practical Guide appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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23andMe tells victims it’s their fault that their data was breached

TechCrunch

Facing more than 30 lawsuits from victims of its massive data breach, 23andMe is now deflecting the blame to the victims themselves in an attempt to absolve itself from any responsibility, according to a letter sent to a group of victims seen by TechCrunch. “Rather than acknowledge its role in this data security disaster, 23andMe […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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13 IT resolutions for 2024

CIO

CIOs are readying for another demanding year, anticipating that artificial intelligence, economic uncertainty, business demands, and expectations for ever-increasing levels of speed will all be in play for 2024. Yet, CIOs remain both undaunted by that list and expectant about what they can achieve. They’re articulating ambitions and formulating objectives, turning those would-be challenges into opportunities.

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The curious case of the disappearing Hydrox cookies

The Hustle

Audrey Peard is searching for an elusive, chocolatey piece of Americana: a package of Hydrox cookies. She’s visited multiple grocery stores near her home in the Bronx, followed a Facebook group, and even talked to a manager at a production facility in El Segundo, California, about supply shortages. “Almost 30, 40 years I’ve been on the trail for Hydrox,” she says.

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Product Managing to Prevent Burnout

Honeycomb

I’m currently working on a small team within Honeycomb where we’re building an ambitious new feature. We’re excited—heck, the whole company is—and even our customers are knocking on our door. The energy is there. With all this excitement, I’ve been thinking about a risk that—if I’m not careful—could severely hinder my team’s ability to ship on time, celebrate success, and continue work after launch: burnout.

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Assumption Busters: 7 Questions to Propel Your Team’s Strategic Thinking

Let's Grow Leaders

How to help your team challenge assumptions for better creativity and problem-solving In our Courageous Cultures research, 67% said their manager operates around the notion of “this is the way we’ve always done it.” That’s not just a lack of imagination. It’s hard to solve a problem differently when you’re holding on to outdated assumptions.

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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A Simple Hack to Help You Communicate More Effectively

Harvard Business Review

Using a structured approach when communicating can help you prioritize what you need to convey. In this article, the author introduces his “What, So What, Now What” framework. Much like the Swiss Army knife, known for its versatility and reliability, this structure is flexible and can be used in many different communication situations. The structure is comprised of three simple questions: 1) What: Describe and define the facts, situation, product, position, etc. 2) So What: Discuss the implicati

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Short-term rental provider Frontdesk lays off entire staff, on the verge of shutting down

TechCrunch

Another proptech startup has run into trouble. Frontdesk, a startup that managed more than 1,000 furnished apartments across the United States, laid off its entire 200-person workforce Tuesday after attempts to raise more capital failed, TechCrunch exclusively learned from sources familiar with internal happenings at the company. The mass layoff comes just seven months after […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Oracle plans to expand its cloud region across the Middle East

CIO

Oracle’s annual flagship event, CloudWorld Tour returned to the UAE for the second consecutive year to share the company’s latest AI innovations to power UAE’s Digital Economy and its plans across the region. The company that just turned 35 years old in the UAE will continue to invest in local infrastructure to bring cloud capabilities that will help the UAE Government entities and private sector.

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Rails 7.1.3 has been released!

Ruby on Rails

Hi everyone, I am happy to announce that Rails 7.1.3 has been released. CHANGES since 7.1.2 To see a summary of changes, please read the release on GitHub: 7.1.3 CHANGELOG To view the changes for each gem, please read the changelogs on GitHub: Action Cable CHANGELOG Action Mailbox CHANGELOG Action Mailer CHANGELOG Action Pack CHANGELOG Action Text CHANGELOG Action View CHANGELOG Active Job CHANGELOG Active Model CHANGELOG Active Record CHANGELOG Active Storage CHANGELOG Active Support CHANGELOG

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Streamlining Database Compliance with CI/CD Integration

IT leaders know the importance of compliance at every level, but the database often gets left behind as other environments are automated for robust protection. This whitepaper emphasizes the importance of robust, auditable, and secure database change management practices for safeguarding organizational compliance. Learn how automating database compliance: Mitigates risk Protects against security vulnerabilities Helps avoid regulatory penalties Aligns database workflows with app lifecycle Turns d

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Teenagers are obsessed with YouTube — and so is everyone else

The Hustle

From cassette players to iPods to smartphones, teenagers have been tuning out the world by pressing play for decades. But social media has brought the addiction to a whole new level, and YouTube in particular is taking off with teens, according to new data from the Pew Research Center. Pew’s 2023 survey of 1.4k+ 13- to 17-year-olds found that: 93% of teens use YouTube. 71% say they visit the platform daily. 16% report being on the site “almost constantly.

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Meet the 50 CISOs to Watch in 2024

Lacework

Lacework is proud to present our second annual group of 50 CISOs to Watch, a compilation of the most visionary and effective cybersecurity leaders in the industry. In a field driven by constant change, what sets a cybersecurity leader apart? Beyond technology, it’s their adaptability, creative problem-solving, and commitment to progress. The 50 CISOs to Watch in 2024 exemplify this.

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How to Mentor More People — and Not Get Burned Out

Harvard Business Review

While mentoring people can be extremely rewarding, it has its challenges. It can be time-consuming and frustrating. However, if you structure and administer mentorships wisely, you can overcome the challenges, excel in being a mentor, and enhance your standing in your organization. Five strategies can help: divide your mentees into teams, set expectations with mentees early, use technology to your advantage, brand your efforts, and hold your organization accountable for providing the time and fu

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YC-backed African fintech Cleva, founded by Stripe and AWS alums, raises $1.5M pre-seed

TechCrunch

Nigerian fintech Cleva, focused on creating a banking platform for African individuals and businesses to receive international payments by opening USD accounts, has raised $1.5 million in pre-seed funding. The round was led by 1984 Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Other participants in the round include The Raba Partnership, Byld […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Top 5 Challenges in Designing a Data Warehouse for Multi-Tenant Analytics

Multi-tenant architecture allows software vendors to realize tremendous efficiencies by maintaining a single application stack instead of separate database instances while meeting data privacy needs. When you use a data warehouse to power your multi-tenant analytics, the proper approach is vital. Multi-tenant analytics is NOT the primary use case with traditional data warehouses, causing data security challenges.

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Trust: The foundation for successful digital transformation

CIO

In today’s dynamic, digitally evolving business landscape, establishing a strong foundation of trust within an organization is more vital than ever. In this article, we look at why trust is so critical in an enterprise and offer some key approaches for establishing a solid foundation of trust. Trust is critical and difficult to maintain In an enterprise, trust can be fragile.

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Global Startup Funding In 2023 Clocks In At Lowest Level In 5 Years

Crunchbase News

A slower final quarter ended a lackluster year for global startup funding as venture capital investors continued to hold back in 2023, Crunchbase data shows. In all, 2023 is on pace to be the lowest for venture funding since 2018. Global startup investment in 2023 reached $285 billion — marking a 38% decline year over year, down from the $462 billion invested in 2022.

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Critical Infrastructure Remains the Brass Ring for Cyber Attackers in 2024

Ooda Loop

Recent reporting reveals that both state and non state cyber actors are actively targeting critical infrastructures with impunity. What does this mean for the future?