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6 Transformative Mainframe Predictions for 2024

DevOps.com

The success of organizations in today’s digital economy demands speed — the ability to quickly respond to market trends with new applications and services, instant access to critical data, and resolution of issues even before they affect service.

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Why Data Breaches Spiked in 2023

Harvard Business Review

In spite of recent efforts to beef up cybersecurity, data breaches — in which hackers steal personal data — continue to increase year-on-year: there was a 20% increase in data breaches from 2022 to 2023. There are three primary reasons behind this increased theft of personal data: (1) cloud misconfiguration, (2) new types of ransomware attacks, and (3) increased exploitation of vendor systems.

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The last thing most CIOs need is an AI plan

CIO

Sometimes knowing history (aka “remembering what happened”) can keep you out of trouble. Artificial intelligence presents a case in point. To succeed with AI, your rollout could benefit from a rear-view mirror. Take, for example, how IT’s strategic planning process paved the way for smoothly deploying personal computers throughout the enterprise. Oh, that’s right.

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Improving performance in hybrid cloud deployments

InfoWorld

What we mean by “ hybrid cloud ” has always needed to be clarified for the cloud industry. Once defined as a private cloud paired with a public cloud, it’s now a catch-all for any system that’s not a public cloud working together with a public cloud. Hybrid clouds have become the battle cry for every enterprise hardware and software company looking to stay relevant.

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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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AI enables next level of passenger experience with Responsible AI and GenAI

Coforge

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force across industries, revolutionizing the way we work, communicate, and interact with technology. In the aviation industry, AI has become an indispensable tool, reshaping operations, safety protocols, and passenger experiences.

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Generative AI Chip Designer Recogni Locks Up $102M

Crunchbase News

Although most startup chipmakers have not seen much love from investors so far this year , Recogni seems to have bucked that trend. The San Jose, California-based firm, which is developing its AI inference chip for both the generative AI and automotive industries, raised a $102 million Series C co-led by Celesta Capital and GreatPoint Ventures. Existing investors Mayfield 1 , DNS Capital , BMW i Ventures and SW Mobility Fund also participated, along with new investors Pledge Ventures and Tasaru

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5 Reasons to Install IPS Everywhere

Symantec

Symantec Endpoint IPS technology stopped 4.

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How generative AI will benefit physical industries

InfoWorld

In recent years, artificial intelligence has undeniably revolutionized various sectors in the digital economy such as retail, customer service, and even art. Large language models , like ChatGPT , are changing communication and have offered innovative solutions for businesses. However, there is a critical segment of our economy that has yet to fully embrace AI’s potential—the physical economy.

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The Future of Next-Gen AI Smartphones

IDC

The smartphone industry is moving fast to embrace next-generation AI chips that will drive new and exciting features and interaction modes.

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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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IT leaders turn to HBCUs for future IT talent

CIO

Officials at the North Carolina Department of Information Technology found themselves in a position familiar to most IT organizations: aware of the need to do more to attract IT workers given that they — like most employers — faced fierce competition for talent. They also believed they needed to take more responsibility for increasing the diversity of workers in their IT ranks.

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How to Deal with Political Conflict at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Navigate political conflict at work with a combination of clarity, connection, and curiosity When you think of talking with people at work who have different political beliefs, your first response might be like that of many people we’ve encountered as we wrote Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Workplace Conflict : “Yeah, no. I’m just not going there.

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The software delivery tool trap

Xebia

If you’ve worked in software development for any amount of time, you’re probably used to working in a certain way, and have been in the situation where a new tool forces you to change your way of working. Some may also think that using tool X automatically means following process Y. For example, "We’re using ArgoCD, therefore we’re doing GitOps, right?

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How to Make Peace with a Company Decision You Don’t Like

Harvard Business Review

In our work, there are times when we lead but there are also times when we must follow — and we may not always agree with the path we’re told to follow. We may feel “stuck” in anger, anxiety, and confusion. But, we want to demonstrate resilience to our team and we want to maintain a good relationship with management. So, how do we forge ahead and follow with grace?

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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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Kyndryl bets on partnerships, consulting arm to redeem itself

CIO

IBM spin-off Kyndryl is betting on its consulting arm, dubbed Kyndryl Consult, to return to growth by rapidly expanding its partnership ecosystem to deliver more diversified offerings. “We have established an ecosystem of around 30 partners since our spin from IBM well over 24 months ago. Our most recent global partnerships were announced late last year with Palo Alto Networks and Dynatrace,” said Mark Slaga, global practice leader at Kyndryl Consult.

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IDC Ranks Tenable No. 1 in Worldwide Device Vulnerability Management Market Share for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Tenable

The research firm’s latest report also provides market insights that security professionals can use to improve their vulnerability management strategy. IDC recently published its “Worldwide Device Vulnerability Management Market Share, 2022: Exposures Present a Clear and Present Danger'' 1 report, which presents the worldwide device vulnerability management market shares for 2022.

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How To Configure FQDN Firewall Rules In Google Cloud

Xebia

Filtering web traffic is easy with Cloud Firewall , a cloud-first NGFW with advanced threat protection. How easy? A single policy allows or denies traffic to a domain name and applies as fine-grained as tags or service accounts. Looking for more examples? Check out the GitHub repository. Allowing egress to xebia.com The following policy allows all hosts to access xebia.com : resource "google_compute_network_firewall_policy_rule" "allow_xebia" { project = var.project_id firewall_p

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Changing Careers

Harvard Business Review

Changing careers can be an exhilarating way to keep yourself intellectually engaged, but it inevitably entails some risk. In this article, the author outlines four questions to ask yourself before you transition into a new field: 1) What’s motivating the change? 2) What’s the smallest way to test your hypotheses? 3) What’s your runway? 4) What’s your fallback plan?

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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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Higher-ed CIOs embrace academia’s AI challenges

CIO

CIOs on university campuses across the country have an obligation, as technology leaders, to provide the tools and expertise that staff, administration, and professors require to help fulfill the potential of students, and the university itself. But their commitment is becoming more demanding and complex as AI, in its many applications, rises to the top of the syllabus.

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What You Need to Know About the Convergence of Robot Process Automation (RPA) and AI

Ooda Loop

According to the Robot Report, The International Federation of Robotics recently "noted that the stock of operational robots around the world attained a new record of about 3.9 million units in 2022. The average robot density, or number of robots per 10,000 human workers, rose to 151 and the trend of using artificial intelligence in robotics and automation keeps growing.

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Why VCs Are Betting Robots Will Help Build Your Next Home

Crunchbase News

If you pass by a construction site today, you’re likely to see humans on the roof, nailing shingles, laying brick or rolling paint. Time-travel a few years into the future, however, and there’s a pretty good chance robots will be sharing the workload. That, at least, is the vision startups and their backers are banking on bringing to fruition. Over the past few years, investors have poured hundreds of millions into startups at the intersection of construction and robotics, Crunchbase data shows.

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The Long-Term Costs of Wind Turbines

Harvard Business Review

Wind energy is experiencing a boom, but in a pattern eerily reminiscent of the nineteenth century Pennsylvania oil boom, wind farms are building ever larger turbines to farm wind energy further and further from shore. This trend carries risks, especially as turbines come with largely hidden costs. Increasing evidence suggests that although larger turbines can capture more energy, at a certain point the costs of maintaining and decommissioning large turbines located far offshore will outweigh the

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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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Google integrates Gemini AI into enterprise tools

CIO

Tech major Google has announced that it is replacing Duet AI for Google Workspace with Gemini for Google Workspace as it attempts to offer an alternative to ChatGPT Enterprise. Duet AI for Workspace offered AI integration with Google’s popular applications like Docs and Gmail. The company also announced the launch of two plans, Gemini Business, and Gemini Enterprise, to help businesses of all sizes leverage AI for growth.

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Global AI Developers Need to Set Some Standards – Now

Ooda Loop

Too many times the world has been caught flat-footed by technological advances. With generative AI there has been ample expectation of its capabilities for both good and bad not to be prepared for what is already materializing.

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Zigs & Zags – The Opposite of a Great Idea Can Also be a Great Idea

Perficient

I get a lot of enjoyment from the creative and innovative side of the work I do. Helping clients or my teams break out of the day-to-day and explore the unexpected. I’ve discussed innovation myths before and how to use lateral thinking to expand your pool of ideas in unexpected ways. One of my favorite aspects is seeing how random great ideas can be!

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How Leaders Miscommunicate When Tensions Are High

Harvard Business Review

When tensions run high, miscommunication is far more likely to occur. And tensions are likely high: In a recent global survey, 44% of employees reported they had experienced a lot of stress the previous day. To avoid creating unnecessary anxiety during times of uncertainty, leaders need to be especially thoughtful about how they communicate with their teams.

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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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4 hidden risks of your enterprise cloud strategy

CIO

As enterprise CIOs seek to find the ideal balance between the cloud and on-prem for their IT workloads, they may find themselves dealing with surprises they did not anticipate — ones where the promise of the cloud, and cloud vendors, fall short versus the realities of enterprise IT. While cloud risk analysis should be no different than any other third-party risk analysis, many enterprises treat the cloud more gently, taking a less thorough approach.

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What These Restaurant And Food Tech Investors Are Hungry For In 2024

Crunchbase News

By Samara Hernandez and Grisel Hernandez The continuing surge in food delivery culture has not only transformed the way we enjoy our meals, it has also paved the way for groundbreaking advancements in restaurant operations technology. As consumers and investors taking part in the delivery boom of recent years, we are enthusiastic about the novel technologies that help restaurants better serve and adapt to evolving consumer preferences.

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Dell Brings DevOps to Edge Computing Environments

DevOps.com

Dell Technologies updated its edge computing platform to make it simpler to programmatically provision infrastructure using DevOps best practices.

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