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Artificial Intelligence, The Metaverse, Compute, and The Future of Digital Identity Frameworks

Ooda Loop

The title of this post says it all: you will find here an OODA Loop original analysis of Artificial Intelligence, The Metaverse, Compute, and The Future of Digital Identity Frameworks as part of our Digital Self-Sovereignty Research Initiative.

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Protecting your digital transformation from value erosion

CIO

Digital transformation programs promise a wealth of advantages, but unforeseen challenges can cancel out measurable value. Careful planning and holistically evaluating your system integration (SI) partner proposals are critical steps in your transformation initiative. It’s important to clearly identify what value you’re expecting to get from your partners against the price you’re paying, as well as the risk you’re taking on as a client.

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Article: Delivering Great Developer Experiences with Platform Engineering

InfoQ Culture Methods

Companies increasingly turn to platform engineering to help scale their development teams and increase developer experience for engineer efficiency. In this virtual panel, we’ll discuss how teams build platforms, set others up for success, work with developers who use their platform, measure their progress, and adapt to new challenges.

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Nurturing Agile organizational success through Caring Leadership

Agile Alliance

Caring Leadership® is the cornerstone of Agile organizational success, fostering a culture of empathy, collaboration, and innovation to inspire teams and drive sustainable growth and resilience. The post Nurturing Agile organizational success through Caring Leadership first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Bigger, Better Small Talk: Practical Ways to Connect with Your Coworkers

Let's Grow Leaders

Get Better at Small Talk By Asking the Next Best Question Do you dread small talk? Does the idea of asking (or being asked) “How was your weekend?” make you cringe? We get it. You don’t have a lot of extra time for long conversations. You’ve got work to do. But here’s the thing. People are more likely to help you when they feel seen by you—as a person—not just for what they can do for you.

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Succession Planning: Sustaining Organizational Culture through Leadership Transitions

N2Growth Blog

Understanding the Link between Leadership Transition and Organizational Culture Leadership transition inevitably influences organizational culture. Leadership changes usually introduce new perspectives, distinct management styles, and different strategies, all of which can change an organization’s established norms, values, and behaviors. These changes lead to shifts in the overall internal environment, which we recognize as the organization’s culture.

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Leaders Need to Reframe the Return-to-Office Conversation

Harvard Business Review

There is no easy solution for companies trying to craft policies that balance in-office and flexible working, as there are undeniable benefits to both approaches. But much of the recent messaging from company leaders demanding that employees return to the office has felt tone-deaf at best and dictatorial at worst. To be successful, companies need to engage in dialogue with employees and be explicit and honest about which outcomes are most critical.

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Microsoft, Nvidia Lead In Investing In AI Startups, But Others Close Behind

Crunchbase News

Just last week it was reported chip giant Nvidia , Salesforce Ventures 1 and Cisco all participated in a $450 million investment for Toronto-based AI startup Cohere. That same day, Cisco and its investment arm — Cisco Investments — made news when it launched a $1 billion AI investment fund. Those noteworthy machinations by some of the biggest names in tech are just the latest examples of these corporate giants’ desires to at best be leaders in the generative AI sector — and at worst not fall be

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C++ language rises in Tiobe popularity index

InfoWorld

Developers apparently did not listen to a recent White House advisory to move away from C++ and C over memory safety concerns , as C++ has climbed to second place in the Tiobe index of programming language popularity, trailing only Python. The C language dropped to third place. C++ is the number two language in the Tiobe Programming Community Index for June , while C’s third place ranking is its lowest position ever in the index.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.

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Deepfakes: Coming soon to a company near you

CIO

AI-powered deepfake technology is rapidly advancing, and it’s only a matter of time before cybercriminals find a business model they can use, some security experts say.

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9 Best AI Tools for Programming Assistance in 2024

The Crazy Programmer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing software development by enhancing productivity, improving code quality, and automating routine tasks. Developers now have access to various AI-powered tools that assist in coding, debugging, and documentation. This article provides a detailed overview of the best AI programming tools in 2024. 1. GitHub Copilot It is one of the most popular AI-powered coding assistant tools developed by GitHub and OpenAI.

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Learning to Delegate as a First-Time Manager

Harvard Business Review

Learning how to delegate well is a skill every first-time manager needs to learn from the very start. Many people are promoted into management for doing their previous job well. But once you’re promoted into a leadership role, you must accept that you can’t do everything on your own — nor should you. Though it may seem counterintuitive, the more senior you become in an organization, the less you’ll be involved in doing the day-to-day work.

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Early AI Funding May Be Showing Some Cracks

Crunchbase News

While funding to AI-related startups remains strong, with nearly $30 billion raised so far this year alone, there are indicators that some of the earliest-stage investors are getting some AI fatigue. Deal-making volume seems to be slowing in the second quarter — with just a couple of weeks left — compared to other recent quarters, when investors’ appetite showed little to no limits for the all-encompassing technology.

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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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Ethics of generative AI: To be innovative, you must first be trustworthy

CIO

Over the past year, generative AI – artificial intelligence that creates text, audio, and images – has moved from the “interesting concept” stage to the deployment stage for retail, healthcare, finance, and other industries. By generating new content in seconds, identifying patterns in large datasets, automating repetitive tasks, improving customer interactions, and reducing costs, GenAI can improve any company’s bottom line.

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The Key to Resolving Conflict: Knowing When to Quit

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 261: In this episode, you’ll explore resolving conflict – when it might be necessary to quit a conflict or even leave a job. You’ll learn specific phrases and questions to ask yourself to determine if it’s time to walk away. Host David Dye shares personal stories and examples, illustrating the importance of speaking up and considering the impact of the conflict on your life.

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How to Get Your Team to Actually Speak Up

Harvard Business Review

There is a common leadership misconception that merely encouraging team members to voice their opinions will foster an environment of openness. But people won’t speak up unless they feel safe doing so. As a leader, this means you have to address the underlying reasons for employee reticence, including the individual and systemic barriers to speaking up.

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Cybersecurity Regulation Harmonization Need to Be Done Correctly, Not Quickly

Ooda Loop

There is no doubt that regulation harmonization is much needed especially given the amount of cyber regulation being developed or already on the books, and how it’s being enforced.

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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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IT leaders rethink talent strategies to cope with AI skills crunch

CIO

As head of transformation, artificial intelligence, and delivery at Guardian Life, John Napoli is ramping up his company’s AI initiatives. And a big part of that is scaling up AI talent. But Napoli, like many CIOs, is facing a tough labor landscape for highly sought skills. By most accounts, enterprise CIOs are rushing to hire for AI-related roles, putting them into fierce competition with one another — and with big tech companies and CTOs everywhere.

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AI Training

DevOps.com

There will come a time when how AI works will be a an unknowable mystery that can be explained only by a belief in the existence of magic. There will come a time when how AI works will be a an unknowable mystery that can be explained only by a belief in the existence of magic.

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Research: The Most Common DEI Practices Actually Undermine Diversity

Harvard Business Review

While companies say they champion diversity, there are glaring disparities in diverse representation within managerial ranks. The authors examine the impact of various management practices on diverse representation in managerial roles and how often each management practice is utilized in organizations, shedding light on why organizations are not making greater progress toward diverse representation.

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Introducing StorageLink v1.1.1: Enhanced Security, Improved Compatibility, and More

Thorn Tech

We are excited to announce the release of StorageLink v1.1.1, packed with new features, improvements, and critical bug fixes to enhance your experience and bolster the security of your file transfer solution.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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Rebranding IT for the modernized IT mission

CIO

A 1958 Harvard Business Review article coined the term information technology, focusing their definition on rapidly processing large amounts of information, using statistical and mathematical methods in decision-making, and simulating higher order thinking through applications. That definition was well ahead of its time and forecasted the current era’s machine learning and generative AI capabilities.

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The Future Is Here: San Francisco Deep Tech Week 23-29 June

Ooda Loop

The topics of Deep Tech week align perfectly with what our OODA network is interested in and what we cover here. Topics include AI of course, but not just AI. The event is for builders of the most advanced capabilities in energy, biotech, robotics, manufacturing, aerospace, and defense.

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3 Ways to Compassionately Hold Your Team Accountable

Harvard Business Review

Why are some teams more successful than others when it comes to meeting deadlines, hitting targets, and growing revenues? Researchers at the NeuroLeadership Institute looked at the cognitive processes associated with leaders who cultivate accountability on their teams. They identified three distinct habits practiced by these leaders: They think ahead, obsess about commitments, and anchor on solutions.

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Ransomware Attackers May Have Used Privilege Escalation Vulnerability as Zero-day

Symantec

Some evidence to suggest that attackers linked to Black Basta compiled CVE-2024-26169 exploit prior to patching.

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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.