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CIOs’ Top Priorities For 2021 Include Digital Defense, Data Mining And Distributed Work

CIOs’ Top Priorities For 2021 Include Digital Defense, Data Mining And Distributed Work

Last year was an annus horribilis for most business executives, but for CIOs the dark cloud of economic chaos had a distinctly silver lining. The response to the pandemic highlighted just how central technology—and the teams that shape and manage it—have become to companies’ fortunes. By tapping cloud computing, mobile platforms and other capabilities, CIOs helped millions of people shift to remote work almost overnight and quickly built a plethora of new digital commerce channels to keep companies connected to their customers.

There's a joke among non-techie individuals about not knowing what the cloud is nor what it does exactly. You may or may not have an exact idea of how the cloud works, and that's fine because the aim of this piece is on the job. Cloud engineers (CEs) know exactly how the cloud works, including all of its intricacies, from the beginning to end. This is because the role of the cloud engineer is to design how cloud infrastructures work and bring them to fruition.

5 programming languages cloud engineers should learn

There’s a joke among non-techie individuals about not knowing what the cloud is nor what it does exactly. You may or may not have an exact idea of how the cloud works, and that’s fine because the aim of this piece is on the job. Cloud engineers (CEs) know exactly how the cloud works, including all of its intricacies, from the beginning to end. This is because the role of the cloud engineer is to design how cloud infrastructures work and bring them to fruition.

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Building Internet of Things Army for Cyberattacks

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Building Internet of Things Army for Cyberattacks

A young hacker has admitted to attempting to take down Sony’s Playstation Network gaming platform by hijacking “internet of things” (IoT) devices after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

7 Areas of Your Business That Can Be Streamlined By Big Data

7 Areas of Your Business That Can Be Streamlined By Big Data

Big data as a concept is thrown around a lot. It’s often used as a buzzword to sound tech-savvy and on the ball — but how much do you really know about it? In truth, it’s been around for decades. Businesses have been analyzing their customers’ actions and behaviors and using it to inform their business decisions for a long time; it’s the marker of a strong businessperson. The difference today is that we now have the tools and technology to gather and analyze larger amounts of data faster. Enter big data.

Shareholder Value versus Lifetime Customer Value.

Shareholder Value versus Lifetime Customer Value.

A business has to choose a pathway, either to focus on the needs of shareholders or the needs of customers. No one likes to hear this, because in the perfect world, we’d love to think that we can do both.

Living the COVID-19

Living the COVID-19 Dream!

COVID-19 – I’m sitting in my home office in Manhattan looking down at the street, and all I can see is delivery trucks. FedEx, UPS, USPS, and one from Amazon, and there are bicycles pulling trailers full of boxes, which I guess are orders from local restaurants and shops being delivered. The city has mandated…
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Digital Transformation: How To Plan For Success

Digital Transformation: How To Plan For Success

Digital Transformation – Years ago, I remember reading an interview where Jeff Bezos described his plan for Amazon. He talked about using an AI algorithm to predict what you would want to order before you knew you wanted it. It sounded insane at the time. And here we are today, with local fulfillment centers delivering…
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Amazon will ask a court to block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract

Amazon will ask a court to block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract

Amazon will ask a federal court to temporarily block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract for the military, according to a court filing Monday. Microsoft is scheduled to begin its work on the contract on Feb. 11. But Amazon’s cloud computing division will seek a preliminary injunction to “prevent the issuance…
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AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)

Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of Amazon MSK, a fully managed service for Apache Kafka that makes it easy for developers to build and run highly available, secure, and scalable applications based on Apache Kafka without having to worry about managing the underlying infrastructure. Amazon MSK is fully…
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