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  • Amateur web developers can now look to Mavo
    Mavo, a tool to turn static HTML into reactive web applications without programming code or a server back end, has just moved to the beta stage. It could be boon for non-programmers looking to get their feet wet in web development.Built at MIT by a t…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 7:01pm -
  • Microsoft brings scalable Git to Visual Studio in improved GVFS
    Microsoft has been mapping out plans to improve its Git Virtual File System (GVFS), including linking it to the Visual Studio IDE and getting it supported in third-party Git clients.GVFS is an attempt to scale the Git software version control system…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 2:10pm -
  • Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking
    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which seeks to drive large-scale cloud computing with an emphasis on containers and microservices, has just added the Container Network Interface (CNI) project to its fold.The project joins others hosted…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 6:00am -
  • Microsoft's P language is aimed at where cloud, AI, and IoT meet
    Microsoft is positioning its P language as a solution for asynchrony in a world where this capability is becoming increasingly vital for the cloud, artificial intelligence, and embedded systems.Geared to asynchronous event-driven programming, the ope…
    - 4 days ago, 23 May 17, 6:00am -
  • GitHub sets up a developer tools store, releases GraphQL API
    GitHub today unveiled its GitHub Marketplace, a store for developers to purchase development tools. The goal is to help developers find integrations and quickly use them.For example, GitHub Marketplace supports more than a dozen integrators via a si…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 2:30pm -

The Accidental Successful CIO

  • Implementing Your Company’s Cybersecurity, Military Style
    Implementing a cyber-defense system for your company sure sounds like a good thing for the person with the CIO job to do. Just exactly what does that mean? I guess you purchase and install tools that will allow you to detect if the bad guys are able…
    - 4 days ago, 24 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Just Exactly How Legal Is It To Track Your Employees?
    As the person with the CIO job, you have a great deal of power that comes with your assignment dealing with importance of information technology. The big question that you always need to be dealing with is just exactly how should you go about using t…
    - 11 days ago, 17 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Should CIOs Learn How To Forgive?
    Ah, the process of getting older. Each one of us is doing this every day and, with a little luck, we really don’t spent all that much time thinking about it. However, with increasing age comes more time for us to think about all of the things that…
    - 18 days ago, 10 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Can A CIO Make The Company More Successful By Sharing?
    As the person with the CIO job, you are sitting on a mountain of data about your company’s customers. Every time they purchase your product, call your support department, or even just visit your website because you understand the importance of info…
    - 25 days ago, 3 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Could Electronic Signatures Not Be Telling The Truth?
    As the person with the CIO job, one of your ongoing responsibilities is to always be looking for ways to streamline how the company operates. We all know about the importance of information technology and that if applied correctly, we can take multi-…
    - 32 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 5:00am -


  • Working out Loud for a Better World – Part I
    It was about six years ago that the concept of “Working out Loud” started picking up traction in the blogosphere. It was an easy way to describe the contagious, fun way to work in a more transparent, generous, and authentic way.  Of course, y…
    - 16 Nov 16, 8:02pm -
  • What is Your Network Telling You?
    I caught up this week with Cai Kjaer whom I’ve known via the social web as one of the founders of Optimice.  We used Optimice at Change Agents Worldwide to map our core competencies within the network.  I’ve always been a big fan of Social Net…
    - 1 Apr 16, 1:12pm -
  • Are Social Practitioners and Evangelists Truly Different?
    My friend, Alan Lepofsky, has always made this point, “Social people are different.  The rest of the world is not like us.” Ironically, Alan and I get into the most hair-splitting among our pro-social circle of friends, but I’ve come to unders…
    - 22 Mar 16, 5:55pm -
  • The Power of Community Comes to Life at SAP’s TechEd
    Walking down one of the cavernous halls at the Palazzo hotel in Las Vegas, we approached one of my Enterprise Irregular (EI) colleagues, David Dobrin.  Dobrin looked surprised to see me and said, “What are you doing here?”  I said, “I’m he…
    - 27 Oct 14, 3:23pm -
  • Social Business: Pining for the Fjords!
    “I’ll tell you what’s wrong with it…  It’s dead!” So, which is it dead or not dead?   There is so much confusion in the market about what “Social Business” is, it might as well be a dead parrot (too).  And there is no shortage of p…
    - 5 Dec 13, 2:47pm -


  • newTech VCs, at Churchill Club, predict an edgy future
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Innovation drives the tech industry, but nothing happens without investors. That's why the Churchill Club's annual Top Tech Trends event here in Silicon Valley always sells out -- to find out where the folks with money are placi…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 May 17, 7:01am -
  • newGet ready for the coming business travel crisis
    While corporate IT departments are focusing on a new wave of data security threats, including WannaCry, an even bigger threat looms and nobody is addressing it.I'm talking about the rules around laptops, tablets and smartphones during business travel…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 May 17, 6:40am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: News from Epicor’s annual user conference
    Epicor’s annual user conference in Nashville this year was a good chance to spend time with the company, its partners and its customers. I have some big thoughts about Epicor and its existential issues, but I’ll leave that post for a little later…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 3:45pm -
  • The Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool has been updated for WannaCry
    Microsoft offers a number of free anti-malware tools. Windows 10 and 8.1 users have Windows Defender. Windows 7 users can chose between the full-featured Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) or the limited Windows Defender. But all Windows users have…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 3:07pm -
  • 23% off iRobot Roomba 650 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner - Deal Alert
    If you want a thorough, everyday clean, maybe you should consider using robots. The Roomba 650 Vacuuming Robot provides a thorough clean at the push of a button. The patented, 3-Stage Cleaning System easily picks up dust, pet hair and large debris li…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 9:53am -

Business Technology Roundtable

  • Systems of Innovation for Ongoing Digital Transformation
    Information technology (IT) advances are transforming the way we innovate in business, thereby disrupting the old guard and their predictable status-quo. It’s creating global market turbulence. Industries are converging, and new opportunities and t…
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:02am -
  • Cloud Computing Usage Forecast to Quadruple by 2020
    Hybrid IT is a catalyst of progressive organizations. In fact, two-thirds of surveyed leaders say a blend of traditional and cloud infrastructure enables a strategic competitive advantage, according to a market study by the IBM Center for Applied Ins…
    - 13 Nov 16, 7:01pm -
  • Coexistence: Adopting an Optimal IT Infrastructure Model
    Some mainstream IT buyers might think that most cloud infrastructure vendors and service providers are essentially alike. But there are key differences. Besides, given the body of market research to the contrary, there’s clearly no such thing as a…
    - 12 Sep 16, 9:44am -
  • Hybrid Cloud will Enable Streams of Data to Flow Freely
    The world of business is changing. Disruptive shifts in power are forcing everyone to question the established status quo. In particular, savvy chief executives are tasking IT organizations to help create compelling customer experiences, support new…
    - 15 Aug 16, 8:04am -
  • The Business Case for Hybrid Cloud Services Adoption
    Forging a viable business technology strategy for today’s global networked economy is a high priority for most forward-thinking CEOs across the globe. Their guidance to CIOs is to create the fusion between existing IT infrastructure and modern clou…
    - 4 Jul 16, 9:04am -


  • Top Cities for Tech and Engineering Jobs
    The unemployment rate continues to gradually decrease across the nation bringing us to a 4.9 percent jobless rate. Many cities throughout the United States are showing significant job growth. The IT and engineering industries have also seen persisten…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 8:40am -
  • What’s the Deal With Space Junk?
    Space, the final frontier. Growing up many people dreamed about space travel and the opportunity to “go where no man has gone before.” Since the 1957 launch of Sputnik, we’ve launched more than 4,500 spacecraft. Almost 2,200 remain in orbit and…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 8:52am -
  • The Soft Skills I Look for in Every Candidate
    In the business world, skills can be divided into two distinct categories: technical skills and soft skills. Technical skills are the skills and experience required to do the tasks of a job. Coding, programming, and mechanical knowledge are all examp…
    - 4 days ago, 23 May 17, 8:20am -
  • 6 Tips for Setting Yourself Up for Success in a New Job
    Transitioning into an exciting new job role is a big adjustment for anyone. Beyond getting up-to-speed on the nuances of a fresh workplace, making a positive impression among co-workers and upper management—especially in the first six months of bei…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 8:28am -
  • Why Top Tech and Engineering Talent Sticks Around
    The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped every month so far in 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Coupled with the rise of job creation in IT and engineering, the economy is quickly becoming more favorable for job seekers. Where does…
    - 10 days ago, 17 May 17, 8:32am -


  • Are SMBs at Risk by Neglecting Cyber-Security?
    Despite abundant reasons to invest resources in protecting their data and networks, many small and midsize businesses don't seem to have security on their radar.
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Best Cities for IT Salaries and Cost of Living
    Find out where IT professionals get the most value for their salary—the cities where they can earn the highest salary while enjoying the lowest cost of living.
    - 3 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:05am -
  • How to Build a Better IoT Framework
    IT must support the IoT with an agile infrastructure that taps clouds, mobility, APIs, artificial intelligence, real-time connectivity and advanced analytics.
    - 4 days ago, 24 May 17, 4:10am -
  • Transit Agency Adopts ECM Software to Manage Info
    The North County Transit District now uses an enterprise content management system across every department, streamlining information handling.
    - 4 days ago, 24 May 17, 4:00am -
  • Security Issues Place More Pressure on IT Pros
    The pressure keeps growing on IT and security professionals to protect company data and keep systems running despite growing threats and shrinking budgets.
    - 5 days ago, 23 May 17, 4:05am -


  • Move FSMO Roles and Upgrade Domain to Windows Server 2016
    In this article we will show you how to promote a new domain controller with Windows Server 2016 in the Active Directory domain, move FSMO roles from an old domain controller (running Windows Server 2012 R2/2008), raise the domain functional level t…
    - 1 day ago, 26 May 17, 8:25am -
  • Accessing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Console Using RDCMan
    Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) is an official utility from Microsoft to connect to servers via RDP (which replaced the Remote Desktops snap-in) and efficiently handle the daily management tasks by System Administrator. The version of RDC…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 5:30am -
  • Track messages in Exchange 2013 using Get-MessageTrackingLog
    In addition to directly analyzing transport log files, tracking messages in MS Exchange Server 2013 is very easy to carry out with the help of Message Tracking Logs tool. In this post we will discuss some features of the Get-MessageTrackingLog cmdle…
    - 8 days ago, 19 May 17, 6:37am -
  • Guide to SQL Server Transaction Log Backup
    In case you use Microsoft SQL Server you might heard about the Simple and Full database recovery models. Probably you also know that a Simple recovery model l allows you to restore data only at the time of the backup, while Full — at any time (yo…
    - 15 days ago, 12 May 17, 8:27am -
  • Using RDCMan to Manage Multiple Remote Desktop Connections
    A lot of system Administrators actively use the capabilities of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to manage Windows OS’s remotely. When there are a few managed machines, it is possible to use either the Command line, or save past connections in th…
    - 23 days ago, 4 May 17, 11:17am -

Mindtree Blogs

Phil Windley's Technometria

  • Sovrin Web of Trust
    Summary: Sovrin uses a heterarchical, decentralized Web of Trust model to build trust in identifiers and give people clues about what and who to trust. The Web of Trust model for Sovrin is still being developed, but differs markedly from the tr…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 11:39pm -
  • Sovrin In-Depth Technical Review
    Summary: Sovrin Foundation has engaged Engage Identity to perform a security review of Sovrin's technology and processes. Results will be available later this summer. The Sovrin Foundation and Engage Identity announced a new partnership t…
    - 5 days ago, 22 May 17, 1:02pm -
  • Life-Like Anonymity
    Summary: Natural anonymity comes from our ability to recognize others without the aid of an external identity system. Online interactions can only mirror life-like anonymity when we have decentralized identity systems that don't put all unteractions…
    - 14 days ago, 13 May 17, 12:08pm -
  • Hyperledger Welcomes Project Indy
    Summary: The Sovrin Foundation announced at the 24th Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) that its distributed ledger, custom-built for independent digital identity has been accepted into incubation under Hyperledger, the open source collaborative e…
    - 25 days ago, 2 May 17, 10:14am -
  • Pico Programming Lesson: Modules and External APIs
    Summary: A new pico lesson is available that shows how to use user-defined actions in modules to wrap an API. I recently added a new lesson to the Pico Programming Lessons on Modules and External APIs. KRL (the pico programming language) has pa…
    - 39 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 5:25pm -

Informatica Perspectives

  • Partner Perspective: Informatica World 2017
    Wow, what an outstanding week at Informatica World 2017 this year! With nearly 500 partners in attendance, we mutually discovered new and innovative ways to leverage Informatica technologies. As always, the Solutions Expo was the place to see partn…
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 17, 4:14am -
  • Partner Opportunities in Data Security
    At Informatica World last week, we talked about our strategy going forward, the roadmap for our innovative products and shared our new brand story with the world! I also met with many of our partners and data security was a consistent topic of discus…
    - 2 days ago, 25 May 17, 5:49am -
  • Reflections on Informatica World
    This post is by Neil Raden. He is an author, consultant, industry analyst and founder of Hired Brains Research, based in Santa Fe, NM. He has a passion for analytics based on decades of experience, and strives to express it through his work in writin…
    - 3 days ago, 24 May 17, 11:17pm -
  • Artificial Intelligence, So Mom Can Understand
    Dear Mom,   Even though my work often mystified you, you and Dad have been my biggest fans throughout my over 25-year data management career. Not surprising, as you were both dental professionals, not data professionals! But as you started hearing a…
    - 4 days ago, 24 May 17, 4:42am -
  • Accelerating Data Management with Artificial Intelligence
    Informatica has always been 100% focused on driving the productivity of data management. Now, to take the next step, Informatica is building artificial intelligence into the Intelligent Data Platform as a service that will use enterprise metadata to…
    - 5 days ago, 23 May 17, 4:50am -

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

  • 5 (more) questions to ask before starting a digital transformation project
    Summary: Digital transformation–the reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve performance–is a priority for many businesses these days. However, it’s a complex task. Many businesses dive in without truly un…
    - 11 days ago, 16 May 17, 11:55am -
  • Webinar Replay: 5 IT challenges you can conquer with m-Power
    Summary: These days, the challenges faced by the IT department are at an all time-high. Modern CIOs and IT leaders must handle more challenges than ever before. In this webinar replay, you’ll learn how you can handle many of the challenges facing I…
    - 12 days ago, 15 May 17, 4:03pm -
  • 5 questions to ask before starting a digital transformation process
    Summary: Digital transformation–the reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve performance–is a priority for many businesses these days. However, it’s a complex task. Many businesses dive in without truly un…
    - 25 days ago, 2 May 17, 11:50am -
  • Webinar: 5 IT challenges you can conquer with m-Power
    Summary: Modern Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and IT leaders face a daunting task. Gone are the days of simply supporting the business. Gone are the days of hard-to-use technology that’s controlled solely by the IT department. These days, the c…
    - 26 days ago, 1 May 17, 12:44pm -
  • 7 common problems that lead to BI failure
    Summary: As businesses create more data than ever before, Business Intelligence is growing. The only problem: Many Business Intelligence projects still fail. In this article, you’ll learn why this happens and problems to watch out for in your BI jo…
    - 39 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 11:50am -

Wikibon Blog

  • Breaking Down the Hortonworks S-1
    Hortonworks plans to go public in 2015 and its S-1 filing, revealed to the world yesterday, says a lot about the state of the Hadoop market generally and, obviously, Hortonworks specifically. First, a mea culpa. In Wikibon’s latest Big Data market…
    - 11 Nov 14, 5:54pm -
  • Industry Vet Rich Napolitano Joins SDN Startup Plexxi as CEO
    Software defined networking specialist Plexxi just named industry veteran Rich Napolitano as its CEO. Napolitano left EMC after heading its midrange storage business for the better part of a decade. Napolitano has built a reputation as a strong leade…
    - 10 Nov 14, 6:14pm -
  • Dell World 2014: No to Wall St, Yes to Cash
    Co-authored by Stuart Miniman This week, Dell held its annual customer conference in Austin, TX. Official attendee numbers were not divulged but by our estimates between 4,000 – 5,000 customers and partners were on hand including a large Dell conti…
    - 7 Nov 14, 6:04pm -
  • #BigDataNYC and Wikibon Capital Markets Day is Almost Here
    The biggest week of the Big Data calendar is here. Kicking off tomorrow #theCUBE is live at #BigDataNYC 2014 for two days of continuous coverage. We’ll be interviewing Big Data practitioners, thought-leaders and technologies live from the Hilton Ti…
    - 15 Oct 14, 11:29am -
  • HP Invests in Hortonworks to Jumpstart its Transformation
    HP and Hortonworks deepened their relationship last week, and the deal says a lot more about the former than it does the latter. The news is that HP is investing $50 million in Hortonworks for about a 5% ownership stake in the company (Hortonworks’…
    - 28 Jul 14, 4:42pm -

Complete IT Professional

  • ORA-12154 TNS Connection Identifier Solution
    Have you gotten an “ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified” error? Learn what causes it and how to resolve it in this article. ORA-12154 Cause If you attempt to access or log on to an Oracle database, you might get this…
    - 73 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 7:00am -
  • The Difference Between WHERE and HAVING Clause
    What is the difference between WHERE and HAVING clause in SQL? Learn what they are and the differences in this article. Difference Between WHERE and HAVING Clause Both the WHERE and the HAVING clause are very similar and are used to restrict the rows…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Mar 17, 7:00am -
  • ORA-01031 insufficient privileges Solution

    - 78 days ago, 10 Mar 17, 6:00am -
  • ORA-00937: not a single-group group function Solution
    Have you received an ORA-00937: not a single-group group function error? Learn what it is and how to fix it in this article. ORA-00937 Cause The cause of the ORA-00937 error is that a SELECT statement is trying to be executed, and the SELECT statemen…
    - 80 days ago, 8 Mar 17, 6:00am -
  • 60 SQL Interview Questions and Answers
    Are you going for a job where you need to know SQL, such as a Database Developer or Database Administrator? Brush up on your interview questions with this extensive list of SQL interview questions. This collection of interview questions on SQL has be…
    - 82 days ago, 6 Mar 17, 6:00am -