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6 key considerations for selecting an AI systems vendor

CIO

Many IT leaders are responding to C-suite pressure for artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities by increasing the organization’s AI investment in 2024. They’re finding that AI success is a complex task, and they need all they help they can get. Choosing the right AI systems vendor – one with the right capabilities – won’t solve all these issues. But it can simplify achieving your AI goals.

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How to Sweeten a Bitter Manager, a Micromanagement Survival Guide

Xebia

Turn your micromanagers into sweethearts again! Are you a developer who has to put up with a bitter manager? A Scrum Master struggling to survive under the tyranny of micromanagement? A Product Owner who feels like they’re being sucked dry by an overbearing Agile coach? Or maybe a manager, leader, or coach who wants to understand how to support their team better?

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How to capture qualitative metrics

Martin Fowler

Abi Noda and Tim Cochran complete their article on qualitative metrics by outlining how to capture them effectively. They discuss the mental steps that people go through as they respond to a survey and provide a template to get started when assessing developer experience. A final section looks at how qualitative and quantitative work together: often by starting with qualitative metrics to establish baselines and determine where to focus, followed with quantitative metrics to drill deeper into sp

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I’m So Old: Web Edition

David Walsh

Time can be a funny thing. I still remember discovering HTML, CSS, and JavaScript coding. I still remember my first college programming course. I still remember my first day at my first coding job, then my first day at my second coding job, and then my first day at Mozilla. I still remember my first day coding for MetaMask. This year marks my 20th year as a professional software engineer and it’s happened in the blink of an eye.

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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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Ethical Considerations in AI Development

Apiumhub

Introduction Artificial Intelligence (AI) has rapidly evolved, empowering us with remarkable capabilities, from predictive analytics to autonomous systems. However, this technological leap also brings forth ethical dilemmas and challenges. As AI development becomes deeply integrated into various aspects of our lives, navigating its development with a keen awareness of ethical considerations is crucial.

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Unlocking Kubernetes Innovation Through Simplified Cloud Security with Tenable

Tenable

Tenable Cloud Security simplifies Kubernetes security by providing any containerized environment with new features including easy custom policy enforcement, enhanced access control, Helm charts scanning and workload protection. The capabilities offer powerful means for securing your clusters effortlessly, with meaningful, identity-driven insights. In the fast-evolving landscape of cloud computing, Kubernetes (K8s) has emerged as the de facto standard for orchestrating containerized applications

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The Case for Additional Unlicensed Spectrum

CableLabs

Today and for the foreseeable future, Wi-Fi is the technology most devices and applications use to connect to the internet. As technology advances, those devices and applications will require more data to deliver high-quality experiences for increasingly immersive, compute-intensive applications. To further support the emergence of high-fidelity video conferencing, cloud gaming, virtual reality (VR)/augmented reality (AR) and other immersive applications, widespread availability of 10 gigabit an

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Why You Want To Use Looker Studio For Data Visualization on BigQuery

Perficient

If you have built or are building a Data Lake on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and BigQuery you already know that BigQuery is a fully managed enterprise data warehouse that helps you manage and analyze your data with built-in features like machine learning, geospatial analysis, and business intelligence. BigQuery’s serverless architecture lets you use SQL queries to answer your organization’s biggest questions with zero infrastructure management.

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GenAI Could Make Online Conversations More Civil

Harvard Business Review

Online conversations are famously fraught, which creates challenges for people communicating on online platforms, including those used for workplace collaboration. New research suggests that these platforms might want to consider using generative AI to help cool down heated discussions and prepare employees for difficult conversations. The author discusses research that he and his colleagues have conducted on this topic and discusses the ways in which the community platform Nextdoor has started

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

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French regulator fines Google $271M over generative AI copyright issue

CIO

France’s competition authority fined Google, its parent company Alphabet, and two subsidiaries a total of €250 million ($271 million) for breaching a previous agreement on using copyrighted content for training its Bard AI service, now known as Gemini. The Autorité de la concurrence said Wednesday that the search giant failed to comply with a June 2022 settlement over the use of news stories in its search results, News and Discover pages.

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Discover the Power of Meaningful Work in the Era of AI

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode, you’ll join David Dye as he hosts Ed Hess, author of “Own Your Work Journey,” in a deep dive into discovering the power of meaningful work in the era of Ai. Ed explores the crucial role of critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and trade jobs in the era of smart technology. Ed gives you the tools to take ownership of your thinking, listening, and collaboration skills so you can thrive even during fast technological change.

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Executive Search Consultancy: Your Partner in Leadership Excellence

N2Growth Blog

The Importance of Leadership Excellence in Organizations Effective leadership is the driving force behind an organization’s success, helping to steer it toward its goals and navigate the complexities of the market. It is the foundation upon which high-performing teams are built, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and growth. A strong leader inspires and motivates employees, creating a sense of purpose and commitment that leads to increased engagement and productivity.

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Rails Guides get a facelift

Ruby on Rails

When Rails 7.0 landed in December 2021, it came with a fresh new homepage and a new boot screen. The design of the guides, however, has remained largely untouched since 2009 - a point which hasn’t gone unnoticed (we heard your feedback). With all of the work right now going into removing complexity from the Rails framework and making the documentation consistent, clear, and up-to-date, it was time to tackle the design of the guides and make them equally modern, simple, and fresh.

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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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US government enters the race for AI talent

CIO

US government agencies have ramped up their efforts to hire AI talent, filling newly created chief AI officer positions and aggressively seeking out AI-related skills. The Justice Department hired its first chief AI officer in February. That addition came on the heels of other recent CAIO appointments at the Education Department, the General Services Administration, and the Housing and Urban Development Department.

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Simplifying AI in the Enterprise: The Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA

Dell EMC

Dell Technologies announces the Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA, the industry's first end-to-end enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) solution designed to address the complex needs of enterprises.

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Navigating New Horizons: Leadership Skills for a Transforming World

N2Growth Blog

Facing a whirlwind of change in our era, the essence of leadership remains constant. It is embodied in the timeless mandate of “leading by example.” However, the landscapes by which leaders operate are anything but static as we enter 2024. The terrain is treacherous and ever-shifting, from the rise of right-wing politics to conflicts spanning continents and through the quicksand of global crises, including housing, migration, and energy.

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Restaurant Robotics Revs Up Amid Labor Shortages

Crunchbase News

Americans love eating out. This year, we’re forecast to spend more than $1.1 trillion doing so — the highest total ever, per the National Restaurant Association. Trouble is, restaurants need people to provide those drinks, meals and snacks. By the end of the year, the industry will likely employ nearly 16 million of us nationwide. But it won’t be enough: Nearly half of food service employers today say they need more workers.

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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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CIOs weigh where to place AI bets — and how to de-risk them

CIO

Amid the turbulence of AI, technologies are emerging rapidly, startups are clamoring for attention, and hyperscalers are scrambling to corral market share. It’s an environment that taxes the decision-making skills of the even the most savvy CIOs. But ready or not, choices with far-reaching repercussions must be made. And standing still is not an option.

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From Misunderstanding to Mastery: Four Dimensions to Transform Your Cross Cultural Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

Cross cultural leadership to build better teams Cross cultural leadership is a fantastic chance to broaden your impact and develop teams that excel in performance and innovative problem-solving. You can achieve these outcomes when you recognize the challenges and focus on four dimensions of team collaboration. That Wasn’t a Compliment Early in my (David’s) career, I worked in a very culturally diverse organization.

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Executive Search in Life Sciences: Identifying Leaders Aligned to Innovation and Growth

N2Growth Blog

Identifying Growth-Stage Leadership to Drive Innovation in Life Sciences Effective executive search partners play a pivotal role in identifying, attracting, and assessing the leadership best aligned to drive growth and innovation, all the more important in highly dynamic industries like life sciences. As an experienced talent leader in professional services and executive search, and having come from years of experience working within and advising in the sector, I know how crucial attracting top

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4 Experiments to Encourage Employees’ Career Progress

Harvard Business Review

The authors worked with 15 organizations and over 7,000 employees to experiment with ways to increase internal career development opportunities and prove promotion isn’t the only way people can advance. They found that when organizations enable ways to progress that go beyond promotion, it unlocks the flow of talent, skills, and strengths. Employees gain opportunities to grow, develop in different directions, and increase their career resilience.

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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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Payment-processing outages at UK retailers raise reliability issues for cashless transactions

CIO

Payment-processing failures at several high-profile retail brands in the UK over the past week disrupted on-site customer service and stirred speculation about the cause of the outages. The problems at fast food restaurant McDonalds, supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s, and bakery chain Greggs, highlight retailers’ increasing reliance on third-party payment systems and the technical issues hampering a global shift from cash to digital payments.

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Introducing Tableflow

Confluent

Seamlessly integrate Apache Kafka data into your lakehouse as Apache Iceberg tables, bridging the operational and analytical divide, with Tableflow. Read more in our blog post.

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Avoiding Conflicts: Corporate Culture vs. Local Culture

N2Growth Blog

Corporate and local cultures consist of several dimensions, and this is not limited to any of our global headquarters, which, like many global firms, can experience challenges aligning with foreign branches. Even our headquarters in the Netherlands, which have domestic offices, face challenges in maintaining consistency in their operations. Ernst Gleijm , Senior Partner at N2Growth, notes that operating from the same perspective with a unified message is essential, avoiding communication disturb

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When You Know You Weren’t the First Choice for Your New Role

Harvard Business Review

It’s common to experience imposter feelings when taking on a new, more senior role. That negative self-talk can feel justified when you were originally rejected from the job. But you can use this second chance as an opportunity to become a better leader. The author presents four strategies to quiet the imposter syndrome voices in your head if you weren’t the first pick for the job.

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How to Migrate From DataStax Enterprise to Instaclustr Managed Apache Cassandra

If you’re considering migrating from DataStax Enterprise (DSE) to open source Apache Cassandra®, our comprehensive guide is tailored for architects, engineers, and IT directors. Whether you’re motivated by cost savings, avoiding vendor lock-in, or embracing the vibrant open-source community, Apache Cassandra offers robust value. Transition seamlessly to Instaclustr Managed Cassandra with our expert insights, ensuring zero downtime during migration.

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If you invest more in AI than people, you’re doing it wrong

CIO

Generative AI has the power to reinvent every facet of an organization. Companies are realizing its potential, but before they can shift their gen AI strategies from “showing promise” to “making profit,” they’ll need to answer several technology-related questions: do I have the right LLM for my industry and function; is my data foundation rigorous enough to support it; do I have the right enterprise architecture in place to make the most of new or changing models?

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FlowFixation: AWS Apache Airflow Service Takeover Vulnerability and Why Neglecting Guardrails Puts Major CSPs at Risk

Tenable

Tenable Research discovered a one-click account takeover vulnerability in the AWS Managed Workflows Apache Airflow service that could have allowed full takeover of a victim’s web management panel of the Airflow instance. The discovery of this now-resolved vulnerability reveals a broader problem of misconfigured shared-parent domains that puts customers of major CSPs at risk.

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Global Executive Search: Connecting Talent with Opportunity Across Borders

N2Growth Blog

The Scope and Significance of Global Executive Search Securing top leadership talent is essential in the dynamic and fast-paced business world. Global executive search firms are entrusted with identifying and recruiting experienced and qualified executives worldwide. Their reach extends beyond borders, tapping into a wider pool of talent and thus making their services invaluable to corporations seeking to fill critical leadership roles.