Sat.Jun 29, 2024 - Fri.Jul 05, 2024

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3 Steps to Cultivate an Innovator’s Mindset

Harvard Business Review

If you want to move up the corporate ladder, you need to do more than meet deadlines and produce strong results. Employees who quickly move up often have an innovator’s mindset. These people ultimately position themselves as valuable assets by questioning assumptions and pushing their organizations to stay competitive. By consistently bringing fresh ideas to the table and demonstrating a proactive approach to problem-solving, they naturally attract the attention of higher-ups.

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Tech Industry Wants to Lock Up Nuclear Power for AI

Ooda Loop

Tech companies scouring the country for electricity supplies have zeroed in on a key target: America’s nuclear-power plants. The owners of roughly a third of U.S. nuclear-power plants are in talks with tech companies to provide electricity to new data centers needed to meet the demands of an artificial-intelligence boom.

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What is Incident Response?

xmatters

Incident response is a crucial process for any organization, addressing situations where services are disrupted, systems fail, or security incidents occur. This process ensures that organizations can quickly recover and resume normal operations. However, incident response is not limited to major incidents—even routine actions such as rebooting a computer to fix a problem qualify as incident response.

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Your generative AI project is going to fail

InfoWorld

Your generative AI project is almost certainly going to fail. But take heart: You probably shouldn’t have been using AI to solve your business problem, anyway. This seems to be an accepted fact among the data science crowd, but that wisdom has been slow to reach enterprise executives. For example, data scientist Noah Lorang once suggested , “There is a very small subset of business problems that are best solved by machine learning; most of them just need good data and an understanding of what it

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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Terraform Tips for Efficient Infrastructure Management

Dzone - DevOps

Terraform is a popular tool for defining and provisioning infrastructure as code (IaC) , improving consistency, repeatability, and version control. But you need to know how to use it properly to extract maximum value from it as an infrastructure management tool. In this article, we explore best practices for using Terraform to streamline your infrastructure management effectively and avoid common pitfalls.

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AI incident reporting shortcomings leave regulatory safety hole

CIO

Shortcomings in incident reporting are leaving a dangerous gap in the regulation of AI technologies. In other safety-critical industries, such as aviation and medicine, incidents are tracked and investigated but such incident reporting is lacking in the increasingly important are of AI, warns the Centre for Long-Term Resilience (CLTR) , a UK think tank.

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How evolving AI regulations impact cybersecurity

InfoWorld

While their business and tech colleagues are busy experimenting and developing new applications, cybersecurity leaders are looking for ways to anticipate and counter new, AI-driven threats. It’s always been clear that AI impacts cybersecurity, but it’s a two-way street. Where AI is increasingly being used to predict and mitigate attacks, these applications are themselves vulnerable.

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Rust types team moves forward on next-gen trait solver

InfoWorld

The Rust types team has made significant progress on the next-generation trait solver , according to a June 26 blog post. Work done to stabilize the use of the next-generation trait solver in coherence checking surfaced small behavior regressions and hangs, which caused delays. But the team is close to compiling the standard library and the compiler with the new solver enabled everywhere.

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Enhancing Emergency Services Analytics with SFTP Gateway

Thorn Tech

The ability to securely and efficiently transfer data is paramount, especially for organizations focused on critical services like fire, EMS, and police departments.

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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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Will VMWare’s licensing changes push devirtualization of data centers?

CIO

The landscape of data center infrastructure is shifting dramatically, influenced by recent licensing changes from Broadcom that are driving up costs and prompting enterprises to reevaluate their virtualization strategies. A new trend — devirtualization, a process of migrating workloads from virtual to physical environments — is taking shape as a response to these changes, according to Gartner’s 2024 Hype Cycle for Data Center Infrastructure Technologies report.

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An overview of Modernization

Xebia

Over the years, Xebia has been working with many customers, delivering solutions that bring value to their business, organization and way of working. We have been doing modernization of many solutions that we delivered. When we inquire about the meaning of modernization, we receive a range of responses, typically shaped by the experiences and roles of the people involved at that time.

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How AI Can Change the Way Your Company Gets Work Done

Harvard Business Review

AI offers many ways to enhance a company’s overall internal capabilities and skills. AI can be used to infer skills from employee profiles and their activity. AI can be used to classify learning content and make it more applicable and accessible for the whole workforce, as well as making learning more personalized to each individual. AI can be used to summarize, recommend, and augment learning content.

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Survey Surfaces Lots of Software Supply Chain Insecurity

DevOps.com

A global survey of 900 application security professionals finds nearly two-thirds work for organizations that have had their software supply chains compromised in the past two years.

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Entity Resolution: Your Guide to Deciding Whether to Build It or Buy It

Adding high-quality entity resolution capabilities to enterprise applications, services, data fabrics or data pipelines can be daunting and expensive. Organizations often invest millions of dollars and years of effort to achieve subpar results. This guide will walk you through the requirements and challenges of implementing entity resolution. By the end, you'll understand what to look for, the most common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, and your options.

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How small businesses can develop a technology strategy that leverages AI

CIO

Many small business leaders are still trying to build out an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy to drive efficiencies, supercharge automation and spark creative productivity among their people. What’s clear though, is that these organisations risk being left behind if they aren’t maximising the potential of AI. Analysts expect small businesses to quickly grasp the nettle.

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How to Configure ServiceNow Knowledge Articles for Microsoft Graph Connector

Perficient

If you use ServiceNow as your knowledge management platform, you might want to make your knowledge articles searchable and accessible from Microsoft Search. Microsoft Search is a unified search experience that helps you find what you need across your organization, including files, sites, people, and more. By connecting your ServiceNow knowledge articles to Microsoft Search, you can enable your users to find and request them directly from the Microsoft 365 apps.

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3 Lessons from The Washington Post’s Leadership Turmoil

Harvard Business Review

The leadership questions surrounding new Washington Post CEO Will Lewis serve as a case study in the challenges of bringing in an outsider to lead an organization, highlighting the importance of transparency and alignment with company values. This article offers three lessons leaders can draw from it — as well as advice on how the Post and Lewis can move forward.

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Why Supercloud Architectures Could Upend Cloud Computing – Or Not

IDC

Supercloud enables seamless app migration and multi-cloud operations across AWS, Azure, and GCP without reconfiguration. Collaboration among providers is key but challenging.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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4 essential lessons in AI governance

CIO

Austin-based software company Planview began using gen AI to boost productivity around 18 months ago. During that same period, they started integrating gen AI into their products, building a copilot that users interact with to do strategic portfolio management and value stream management. The copilot creates plan scenarios to help managers hit product release goals, and suggests ways to move deliverables around on roadmaps, share work between teams, and reallocate investment.

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Supercharge Customer Journeys with Salesforce OmniStudio

Perficient

In today’s digital landscape, delivering exceptional customer experiences is paramount. Salesforce OmniStudio empowers you to create engaging, personalized, and brand-consistent interactions across all touchpoints. This blog post delves into OmniStudio, exploring its capabilities, benefits, and how you can leverage it to elevate your customer journeys.

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How Companies Can Mitigate AI’s Growing Environmental Footprint

Harvard Business Review

As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly ubiquitous in business and governance, its substantial environmental impact — from significant increases in energy and water usage to heightened carbon emissions — cannot be ignored. By 2030, AI’s power demand is expected to rise by 160%. However, adopting more sustainable practices, such as utilizing foundation models, optimizing data processing locations, investing in energy-efficient processors, and leveraging open-source collaborations, ca

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IBM Makes Generative AI Platform for DevOps Available

DevOps.com

IBM has made generally available a framework, dubbed IBM Concert, that leverages generative artificial intelligence and knowledge graphs to surface in real-time dependencies.

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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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5 myth-busting facts about AI in the workplace

CIO

Myth 1: AI will cause widespread unemployment One of the most pervasive myths about AI is that it will decimate the workforce. But the opposite is apt to be true. Fact: AI will likely create far more jobs than it destroys A recent study revealed that AI tools like ChatGPT can help bridge skill gaps, enhancing the capabilities of less knowledgeable workers and boosting efficiency for seasoned professionals [1].

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A Busy Agenda: Darktrace’s Detection of Qilin Ransomware-as-a-Service Operator

Darktrace

This blog examines the tactics, techniques and procedures associated with the notorious Ransomware-as-a-Service operator Qilin. Darktrace’s Threat Research team investigated several examples of Qilin actors targeting Darktrace customers between 2022 and 2024.

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How Part-Time Senior Leaders Can Help Your Business

Harvard Business Review

Bringing on seasoned leaders in “fractional” roles can help companies gain expertise without the expense and commitment of a full-time hire.

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Cost Reduction Strategies Without Sacrificing Quality For Tech Companies

Crunchbase News

For growing tech companies aiming to reach profitability, balancing cost reduction with maintaining high-quality products and services is crucial, especially when most expenses are tied up in manpower, marketing, sales and R&D. Here’s how you can trim the fat without losing your edge. Streamline operational efficiency I have mentioned it before: I don’t think AI will replace people, but people who don’t use AI will be replaced by those who do.

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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