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5 ways tech leaders can increase their business acumen

InfoWorld

Developers, engineers, data scientists, and other technologists generally understand the value of earning technical certifications, experimenting with new technologies, and strengthening collaboration skills. However, developing business acumen is just as critical for those seeking more responsibilities and opportunities to work on strategic initiatives.

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Transforming IT culture for business success

CIO

Back in the day, IT culture was all about the perks. Would-be employees were drawn in by modern, open spaces punctuated by game tables and fully stocked kitchens along with an array of services that might include on-site gyms, coffee bars, even chef-inspired cafeteria fare. The evolving role of IT, coupled with new pandemic-era work models, has sifted the culture conversation away from in-office trappings.

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Not a Blackbelt in Attack Path Analysis? Tenable ExposureAI Helps You Achieve Proactive Security

Tenable

With attacks becoming more sophisticated, security teams must spend more time analyzing different entry points into the organization, as well as numerous tactics, techniques and procedures. Find out how Tenable ExposureAI helps you overcome these challenges and enhances your efficiency and productivity for stronger proactive security. In today's ever-evolving threat landscape, organizations must go beyond reactive security measures and proactively fortify their defenses.

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Onboarding bottleneck: final installment

Martin Fowler

Tim and Prem finish their article on effective onboarding. They discuss the value of pair programming, setting up personal environments, and removing friction from the process.

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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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Fine-Tuning Azure for High Traffic: Techniques, Challenges, and Solutions

QBurst

Any discussion on cloud portability must necessarily include an analysis of its challenges. More so, if the cloud-portable solution under consideration is a high-ingress one, which was our case. This post picks up from my previous article on cloud portability and provides you an in-depth view of the implementation, plus the challenges and solutions we […] The post Fine-Tuning Azure for High Traffic: Techniques, Challenges, and Solutions appeared first on QBurst Blog.

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GenAI: A Dual-edged Sword for Cybersecurity

Dell EMC

GenAI applications introduce new security challenges while promising enhanced threat response and operational efficiency.

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Most cloud-based genAI performance stinks

InfoWorld

I’ve been asked if generative AI systems are always slow. Of course, I reply, “Slow, as compared to what?” The response I always get is funny. “Slower than we thought it would be.” And the circle continues. Performance is often an afterthought with generative AI development and deployment. Most deploying generative AI systems on the cloud, and even not the cloud, have yet to learn what the performance of their generative AI systems should be, take no steps to determine performance, and end up co

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Generative AI is earning good grades in education

CIO

As Nelson Mandela opined, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Teachers and access to education play a crucial role in our future. Teachers educate the next generation by sharing knowledge, fostering critical thinking skills, managing parents, and developing children. At the same time, teachers face an increasingly difficult professional challenge, often feeling overworked and under-supported, spurring the threat of widespread teacher shortages.

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How AI Will Reshape Agile Development: Takeaways from a Recent Briefing

Agile Alliance

Dive into the fusion of AI and Agile methodologies and their impact on project management and software development. Uncover expert insights and future trends in this rapidly evolving tech landscape. The post How AI Will Reshape Agile Development: Takeaways from a Recent Briefing first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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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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Streamlining Project Management: Insights from our Round Table Event

Xebia

We recently hosted a dynamic round table event focused on streamlining processes for enhanced project efficiency, in Pulitzer Amsterdam. We enjoyed great food at a beautiful location, with some amazing people. This gathering brought together representatives from various leading companies such as Nike, Philips and Heineken. All participating companies share a common goal: to tackle the complexities of project management in today’s fast-paced business environment.

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Onboarding bottleneck: more steps for good onboarding

Martin Fowler

Tim and Premanand continue outlining the steps for an effective onboarding process.

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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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Meet new Agile Alliance Board Chair Brian Button

Agile Alliance

Meet Brian Button, 2024 Chair of the Agile Alliance Board of Directors, as he shares his journey in development and Agile, outlines his goals for the Alliance. The post Meet new Agile Alliance Board Chair Brian Button first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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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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How Do I Figure Out My Blind Spot and Hidden Motivations? #AskingForaFriend

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Advice to Deal with a Blind Spot and Make it Work For You How do you become aware of a blind spot in your leadership? After all, that’s the point of a blind spot, right? In today’s #AskingForaFriend, I bring you an interview with Mike Maddock , serial entrepreneur, and best-selling author of several books including Plan D. He talks about why you should care about your blind spot and understand your “ghosts” and practical ways to get other perspectives.

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Campfire is now for sale

David Heinemeier Hansson

After a couple of weeks of final Patek-level polishing with early-access customers, Campfire is finally for sale for all ! This is The Moment of Truth where we get to see whether all that excitement turns into credit card swipes. That release rush. I love it. And I especially love this release, because we’re trying to validate an entirely new-old way of selling software.

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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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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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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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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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What Did It Take To Raise A Series A Round In 2023?

Crunchbase News

By Healy Jones The VC bubble has subsided and last year marked one of the most difficult on record to raise a Series A funding round. As interest rates climbed and global uncertainty became pervasive, the growth-at-all-cost mindset evaporated and investors pivoted rapidly to favoring startups with strong revenue, capital efficiency and strong gross margins.

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Women IT leaders on their climb to the top

CIO

For women who aspire to leadership roles in IT, the climb to the top can be particularly arduous — and lonely. Just 28% of IT leadership roles are filled by women, according to DDI’s 2023 Global Leadership Forecast , and many women end up leaving IT careers due to workplace culture, pay equity, microaggressions, and a lack of forward growth and promotion, among other uphill challenges.

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It turns out people spend free money on rent

The Hustle

Bring up the idea of giving people money for nothing, and it’s difficult for some to shake the idea that they work hard while others spend government cheese on caviar bumps. But increasingly, pilot programs across the US and elsewhere have found that recipients — even without limitations — will spend their funds on housing and basic needs. First, some vocab Universal basic income (UBI) gives every citizen the same stipend, regardless of employment or income status.

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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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A Simple Question to Help Your Team Define Success

Harvard Business Review

Despite its critical importance, most executive teams are not in agreement around the foundational question: What does success look like in X years? The challenge lies in developing a clear collective understanding of what winning as a team looks like and then aligning efforts, resources, and strategies toward these common goals. In this article, the authors offer guidance on how to prepare for and lead a success-defining discussion with your team.

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Biotechnology in Warfare and Battle – and the Human Body as a Warfighting Domain

Ooda Loop

RAND researchers in a recently released report explore biology as the platform on which future wars will be fought. Plagues, Cyborgs, and Supersoldiers: The Human Domain of War "examines a future in which biotechnology is used by both state and nonstate actors.future actors may use pathogens, brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), genomic enhancements, and wearable technology to supplement and strengthen warfighters.

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SAP offers big discount to lure on-prem S/4HANA customers to Rise

CIO

SAP is offering on-premises S/4HANA users a credit of 60% of their first year’s fees if they migrate to its all-in-one cloud-based offering, Rise with SAP. The credit, to be spent on other SAP services, should be enough to offset around half of the overall cost of a typical migration, according to Jan Gilg, the company’s chief product officer for cloud ERP.

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Why Startups are Betting Big on Low-Code/No-Code

DevOps.com

It is exhaustive — from infrastructure to app delivery, from data to applications — to modernize your practices, processes and providers to ensure you have the underlying foundation to take advantage of whatever comes next.

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IDC Analyst Report: The Open Source Blind Spot Putting Businesses at Risk

In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said they were already using open source in software development with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Most organizations are unaware of just how much open-source code is used and underestimate their dependency on it. As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.

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How to Tell If a Prospective Workplace Is Toxic

Harvard Business Review

You may be excited to move forward to your next career opportunity, particularly if you’re trying to leave an unhealthy work environment. But as you interview with prospective employers, don’t ignore the signs of toxicity that may be right in front of you. Identifying toxicity in an organization you don’t currently work for can prove to be tricky. If you’re trying to leave a toxic workplace but don’t do your due diligence on future employers, you could end up back in another miserable environmen

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#755 When AI Meets Network Observability with Avi Freedman, CEO at Kentik

Modern CTO

Today we’re talking to Avi Freedman, CEO at Kentik. We discuss how AI is impacting the network observability industry, how Avi views decentralized entities, and why Avi is concerned about the quality degradation that AI may be causing. All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast! To learn more about Kentik, visit their website here.

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4 paths to sustainable AI

CIO

Regulators, investors, customers, and even employees are pushing companies to minimize the climate impact of their AI initiatives. Everything from geothermal data centers to more efficient graphic processing units (GPUs) can help. But AI users must also get over the urge to use the biggest, baddest AI models to solve every problem if they truly want to fight climate change.