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Red Hat News
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Friday Five - January 31, 2020
Red Hat News, January 31st, 2020
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.
Power Training At Red Hat Summit 2020 Can Build IT Skills
Red Hat News, January 30th, 2020
Attendees of Red Hat Summit looking for in-depth training on-site can add Power Training to their registration
Time To Celebrate Data Privacy Day!
Red Hat News, January 28th, 2020
In the words of the National Cyber Security Alliance, Data Privacy Day "is an international effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust."
IT - CxO
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10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends To Watch For 2020
InformationWeek, January 28th, 2020
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year
7 Digital Transformation Myths
CIO, January 29th, 2020
A successful digital transformation can help you outpace competitive threats. But these conventional beliefs can cause your efforts to fall short
7 IT Restructuring Mistakes To Avoid
CIO, January 27th, 2020
To tackle digital initiatives, IT leaders are having to rethink and reorganize how work gets done. But driving change is about much more than just overhauling org charts and business processes
Business Leaders Are Unprepared For The Digital Economy. Can The CIO Help?
CIODive, January 27th, 2020
A generation of executives uncomfortable with technology spell trouble for business longevity. While CIOs have ascended the ranks, many failed to translate technology's benefits to business value
CTO Interview: Juan Villamil Discusses Changing IT Culture
ComputerWeekly, January 28th, 2020
Juan Villamil has worked at the Department for Work and Pensions for nearly five years. As he heads off to take up a new challenge at Imperial College, we speak to him about change and transformation
How CIOs Can Tackle AI With ITSM Tools
SearchCIO, January 28th, 2020
We've previously covered how to use AI to improve ITSM processes -- now, we're diving into how organizations can apply ITSM principles to AI
The Future Of The CISO
Forrester, January 31st, 2020
Six Types Of Security Leaders
Top 10 Tech Policy Trends To Watch In 2020
TechRepublic, January 30th, 2020
Given the tech industry's poor track record of protecting users data and controlling its environmental impact, regulators around the globe are stepping into the void
IT - MFA
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Google Releases New Open-Source Two-Factor Authentication Security Key Platform
SiliconANGLE , January 30th, 2020
Google LLC has released a new open-source multifactor authentication security key platform that allows both hobbyists and hardware vendors to build their own security keys
IT - Storage
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Top 5 Enterprise Workloads Where A SAN May Be The Best Choice
SearchStorage, January 30th, 2020
Find out why a SAN makes sense for enterprise applications such as databases, server virtualization, business applications, VDI, and development and testing
Continuing Hard Disk Drive Innovation From Western Digital (Video)
vimeo, January 27th, 2020
Carl Che, Ph.D., Vice President, HDD Technology, discusses Western Digital's continuous innovation in hard disk drive technology
Data Storage Architecture Poised For Disruption In 2020
SearchStorage, January 31st, 2020
Experts predict edge computing, 5G and containers will fuel computational storage, new storage systems dedicated to container-based applications, and flash-based object stores
Top Data Storage Predictions For 2020
insideHPC, January 29th, 2020
Oumulo announced its 2020 data storage predictions
Top Storage Companies In 2019
Storage Newsletter, January 27th, 2020
On podium Micron remains ≠1 and Dell ≠2 replacing and WD ≠3, and then ...
IT - AI
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6 Steps To Leading A Successful AI Project
EnterpriseAI, January 27th, 2020
As hype around AI continues to grow, more and more organizations are feeling the pressure to modernize their business
8 Misleading AI Myths - And The Realities Behind Them
Inforworld, January 27th, 2020
With all of the hype around AI and machine learning come many factual inaccuracies. Let's separate the truth from the fiction
Robotic Process Automation (RPA): 5 Lessons To Learn Early
The Enterprisers Project, January 28th, 2020
Consider these lessons - ideally, before you get started with Robotic Process Automation, experts say
The Next Generation Of AI: Explainable AI
datanami, January 29th, 2020
For most businesses, decisions - from creating marketing taglines to which merger or acquisition to approve - are made solely by humans using instinct, expertise, and understanding built through years of experience
Top Machine Learning Services In The Cloud
datanami, January 29th, 2020
These top machine learning services in the cloud enable companies to better analyze data and derive new insights
IT - Humor
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Appropriated
ComputerWorld, January 28th, 2020
IP theft doesn't always involve intellectual property
Throwback Thursday: Crash Guru
ComputerWorld, January 30th, 2020
What else does your crystal ball tell you?
Wayback Wednesday: Ripped
ComputerWeekly, January 29th, 2020
Be prepared to pay the price
IT - Technology
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2020 Predictions: 5 Telling Trends In 3D Printing
ZDNet, January 31st, 2020
Hype or new hope? Is 2020 the year 3D printing actually disrupts high-volume manufacturing?
9 Must-Read Technology Books For 2020
The Enterprisers Project, January 27th, 2020
Get a fresh perspective on core and emerging technologies - from AI to analytics - and the related leadership challenges. Put these technology books on your reading list
Differences In Thin Client Support Across VDI Vendors
SearchVirtualDesktop, January 30th, 2020
The thin client support that virtualization vendors provide is often changing, and IT professionals must understand that each vendor takes a unique approach to thin clients
IT - Blockchain
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Blockchain Smart Contracts Users Will Increase Data Quality 50% By 2023
TechRepublic, January 31st, 2020
A Gartner report predicts a reduction of data availability by 30%, but with enhanced transparency, speed and decision making
IT - CRM
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Buy CRM To Find How Marketing And Sales Teams Can Unite To Win Deals
CustomerThink, January 31st, 2020
Despiteadopting the best easy to use CRM software, do you have a feeling that your sales team is interminably spinning its wheels?
Get More Value Out Of Your CRM Integration
Business 2 Community, January 27th, 2020
Deciding to integrate your HubSpot portal with your CRM platform is exciting
The Real Story On SugarCRM
ReadStory, January 31st, 2020
Are you curious about how RSG reviews Customer Relationship Management platforms in our CRM vendor evaluation research stream?
IT - ERP
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5 ERP Free Trials & Demos To Explore During Software Selection
Solutions Review, January 30th, 2020
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has evolved over the years to include functionality that can allow even the most inexperienced user to improve their decision making
Best Practices For Upgrading Legacy ERP Systems
CIO, January 30th, 2020
'Home grown' or legacy tax platforms are simply not equipped to deal with today's technology needs
Where Is ERP Heading In 2020?
Toolbox, January 27th, 2020
It's time to take a hard look at the technologies available to your business and how their continuing evolution will likely help your bottom line grow
IT - BI
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How BI Tools Can Help Organizations Stay Competitive Throughout 2020 And Beyond
Business 2 Community, January 28th, 2020
For businesses, the New Year brings a host of newer opportunities for businesses
The 28 Best Business Intelligence Software And Top Tools For 2020
Solutions Review, January 30th, 2020
Solutions Review's listing of the best business intelligence software and top tools is an annual sneak peak of the solution providers included in our Buyer's Guide and Solutions Directory
The Guide To Choosing The Best Business Intelligence Tool
Sisense, January 31st, 2020
A quick overview to help you choose a BI platform that helps uncover your unique business challenges and understand BI best practices
Why Business Intelligence Makes CEOs Scramble And It Want To Scream
Forbes, January 31st, 2020
When properly applied, business intelligence and data analytics have the power to transform struggling companies and help industry leaders take their companies to unimaginable heights
IT - HR
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HR And IT May Need To Reconnect To Modernize Recruiting
HRDive, January 31st, 2020
HR technology is experiencing a setback just as the digital transformation is becoming imperative
IT - AR-VR
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10 Mixed Reality Trends To Expect In 2020
TechRepublic, January 31st, 2020
Advancements in AR and VR have set the stage for mixed reality. Here's what to expect, according to industry experts
7 Types Of Virtual Reality That Are Changing The Future
SmartDataCollective, January 28th, 2020
Virtual reality could majorly shape our future. As VR evolves, so do our society's capabilities
Analysts Expect 'Dramatic' Long-Term Growth In AR, VR Training Tech
HR Dive, January 28th, 2020
Immersive learning solutions - including virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and extended reality technology - are "poised for dramatic growth" in the next five years
Leading Technology Trends In Virtual Reality, Revealed By Globaldata
AiTHORITY, January 27th, 2020
Virtual reality (VR) technology has evolved significantly over the past five years, with improvements on both the hardware and software side
IT - PM
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The 9-Step Checklist For Kickass Project Kickoffs
Business 2 Community, January 27th, 2020
Project kickoff is one of the most important stages in the lifecycle of a project. Learn how to excel at this stage in this article
IT - Operations
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Make The Case For A Technology Refresh Strategy
SearchDataCenter, January 31st, 2020
A good portion of IT budgets are spent maintaining aging hardware. Energy efficiency, failure rates and potential downtime costs are all ways to justify regular hardware updates
Top 14 ITSM Tools For 2020
CIO, January 30th, 2020
Finding the right IT service management tool for your business needs can be challenging. Here's a breakdown of 14 of the best and most popular ITSM services to help you decide
IT - Security
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80% Of Successful Breaches Are From Zero-Day Exploits
HelpNet Security, January 31st, 2020
Organizations are not making progress in reducing their endpoint security risk, especially against new and unknown threats, a Ponemon Institute study reveals
Data Privacy Day: Enhance Data Security In 10 Minutes Or Less
AiTHORITY, January 28th, 2020
CyberScout outlines simple ways to improve business and personal data security
How To Prioritize IT Security Projects
HelpNet Security, January 30th, 2020
If you're an IT security professional, you're almost certainly familiar with that sinking feeling you experience when presented with an overwhelming number of security issues to remediate
The 30 Best Identity Management Companies For 2020
Solutions Review, January 30th, 2020
Solutions Review's listing of the best identity management tools and software is an annual sneak peak of the solution providers included in our Buyer's Guide and Solutions Directory.
Top Ways To Avoid Security Breaches In 2020
TechZone360, January 27th, 2020
Financial institutions can prevent, or vastly mitigate damage from, security breaches by developing and continually executing a cybersecurity plan
IT - FOSS
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LibreOffice 6.4 Officially Released, Here's What's New
Linux today, January 29th, 2020
LibreOffice 6.4 has been development during the past five months
IT - HPC
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Most Of HPC Happens Under The Radar
The Next Platform, January 31st, 2020
Most of the annual HPC server spending goes to systems that cost less than $500,000 - about $8.4 billion of the $13.7 billion annual total
Top Three Predictions For HPC, AI, And The Cloud 2020
insideHPC, January 27th, 2020
In this special guest feature, Altair CTO Sam Mahalingam predicts that HPC and AI will continue to move forward in interesting ways in 2020
IT - DevOps
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Pendulums And DevOps
DevOps.com, January 27th, 2020
I have long noted the trend of pendulums in IT, particularly in organizations with longer histories
IT - Cloud
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5 Tips To Optimize Your Hybrid Cloud Management
Search Cloud Applications, January 31st, 2020
Hybrid can be an appealing -- yet daunting -- cloud architecture for IT teams looking for flexibility. Review these five best practices to ensure you maximize the benefits without compromising your workloads
How To Leverage Multi-Cloud Strategies, From Deployment To Security
Information Age, January 29th, 2020
Perry Krug, architect, office of the CTO at Couchbase, discusses how to successfully adopt and leverage multi-cloud strategies
Hybrid Cloud Management Requires New Tools, Skills
Networkworld, January 27th, 2020
Hybrid cloud environments can deliver an array of benefits, but in many enterprises, they're becoming increasingly complex and difficult to manage
Organizational Culture Defines A Successful Cloud Strategy
HelpNet Security, January 30th, 2020
61% of organizations in the U.S. and Canada are committed to moving enterprise applications to the cloud as quickly as possible, but many struggle with challenges related to company culture on the way to a successful cloud strategy
IT - Wireless
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Wi-Fi 6 Is Here: Should You Upgrade To Wi-Fi 6 In 2020?
How-To Geek, January 28th, 2020
You can buy routers, smartphones, and laptops that support the latest generation of Wi-Fi today
IT - DR
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Survey: Many Businesses Neglecting Disaster Recovery Testing
SearchDisasterRecovery, January 30th, 2020
Even though DR testing is a low-cost way to ensure readiness, businesses don't do it enough. Roadblocks include limited time, stretched IT teams and basic human nature.
Updating Your Old Business Continuance Plan For The New Year
SearchDisasterRecovery, January 30th, 2020
Has your business continuity plan kept up with data center changes of the past year? If not, it may be time to revisit your plan's capabilities and existing recovery objectives
IT - Networks
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VPN For Enterprises In 2020 And Beyond
Network Computing, January 29th, 2020
VPNs have helped enterprises to expand their reach in the last decade and will help enable innovation in years to come
NordVPN Vs. ExpressVPN: Speed, Security And Price Compared
CNET, January 28th, 2020
Both VPNs offer competitive privacy protection. Here's how they stack up side by side
Explore 9 Essential Elements Of Network Security
SearchNetworking, January 28th, 2020
Network security isn't a one-size-fits-all strategy. Dive into the various segments of network security, and learn how they overlap and interact with each other
Reading The IT Tea Leaves: Five SD-WAN Predictions For 2020
Network Computing, January 30th, 2020
If you're evaluating SD-WAN, consider how different solutions build application intelligence into the network
IT - IoT
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Government Tightens Law Around IoT Cyber Security
ComputerWeekly, January 29th, 2020
New legislation developed by DCMS and the NCSC may help guarantee the security and privacy of users of consumer IoT devices
How To Secure Your IoT Ecosystem In The Age Of 5G
Dark Reading, January 30th, 2020
For businesses planning to adopt 5G, the sheer number of IoT devices creates a much larger attack surface
IoT Community And Ieee Announce Collaboration To Accelerate Global Adoption Of Industrial Internet Of Things
AiTHORITY, January 27th, 2020
IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things and the IoT Day Slam Conference to be held 5-9 April, 2020 Will Bring Together IoT Thought Leaders
Securing The IoT Is A Nightmare
InsiderPro, January 28th, 2020
Currently, we have over 26-billion IoT devices running in our workplaces, offices and homes
The Internet Of Things In The Real World - 5 Recent Examples
Business 2 Community, January 28th, 2020
The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming a necessary aspect of people's daily lives. Slowly, but surely, our world has become better connected through the internet
IT - Careers
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Changing Roles: Find Out If Your IT Job Is About To Become Obsolete
TechRepublic, January 29th, 2020
As technology continues evolving, so will the role of IT professionals, rendering entry-level technologists and others useless
How To Assess Soft Skills Before You Hire
CIO, January 28th, 2020
In the digital era, tech skills are scarce, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, creativity and strategic thinking are the secrets to success. Here's how to ensure you hire for the intangibles
IT Career Goals 2020: Most-Wanted Technology And Core Skills
The Enterprisers Project, January 30th, 2020
What are the top technology and core skills IT professionals should explore now to advance their careers in the years ahead? Recruiters and tech execs speak
IT - Compliance
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Guess What? GDPR Enforcement Is On Fire!
Forrester, January 28th, 2020
You read that right: GDPR enforcement is on fire!
Top Four Compliance Considerations For Smes
ComputerWeekly, January 27th, 2020
We look at the key data compliance regulations that affect smaller companies - such as GDPR, the Data Protection Act, PCI-DSS and PECR - and some key industry-specific frameworks
IT - Big Data
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5 Excellent Big Data Tools For Fostering A Digital Workplace
SmartDataCollective, January 29th, 2020
Companies need to know how to use big data effectively to get the most value from their resources
5 Top Trends That Will Impact Big Data And Analytics
Information Management, January 30th, 2020
By now we were all supposed to be more connected, but instead we're getting more fragmented and siloed
IT - Encryption
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Cryptography Basics: Symmetric Key Encryption Algorithms
SearchSecurity, January 28th, 2020
Scrambling plaintext into ciphertext is essential to ensure data cannot be read or used by the wrong people. Learn the basics of symmetric key encryption algorithms here.
How Encryption Could Stop Personal Data Exposures On The Cloud
CNET, January 27th, 2020
The cloud leaks your data like crazy
Researchers Develop New Optical Stealth Encryption Technology
HelpNet Security, January 31st, 2020
The first all optical stealth encryption technology that will be significantly more secure and private for highly sensitive cloud-computing and data center network transmission, has been introduced by BGN Technologies
IT - Developer
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Top 14 Open Source Web Development Tools
Datamation, January 30th, 2020
This list of top open source web development tools includes helpful applications for many purposes
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