There is now broad consensus among security professionals that artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can play an important role in reducing cyber risks. Exactly what that role is, however, and how it will evolve over time remains unclear for respondents to a new SANS Institute research study sponsored by BlackBerry Cylance. Opinions varied about the maturity of AI, its benefits and risks, and the baseline requirements for an AI-enabled security solution. Download the report today for the complete survey results and learn: 1) How perceptions of AI vary across industry sectors and organizational roles and responsibilities; 2) How AI technologies compare and contrast with human intelligence; 3) How machine learning is driving advances in the field; 4) What respondents believe to be the greatest risks and benefits of AI; and, 5) The most significant barriers to broader AI adoption.
Ziff Davis recently surveyed over 300 IT professionals on the state of big data and analytics initiatives in their organizations. The results tell a compelling story: while most IT pros understand the value of big data, actually operationalizing their analytics strategies to deliver usable insights to their organizations remains a challenge.
"59% of millennials, 44% of Gen Xers, and 41% of baby boomers say opportunities to learn and grow are extremely important to them when applying for a job.
HR professionals know just how important it is to create a culture of learning; however, there can be numerous challenges to implementing it.
Download our quick-guide on the Top 7 challenges of creating a culture of learning and get tips on how to conquer them. You'll get insights on training employees in different locations, relevant learning, technology, and more."
"If you’ve only ever used instructor led training, the idea of moving your learning and development online can seem a little daunting. But cloud-based training can easily make e-learning a reality in your organization; with little hassle and minimal cost.
In this eBook ‘Learn to Love the Cloud’, we share our top 7 reasons it makes sense to move your training online, including:
• Saving time and money on technology wrangling
• Easy access to a huge range of content
• Greater data efficiency
• Increased learner engagement
Grab your copy of Learn to Love the Cloud and see how e-learning can save you time and money, help you be more strategic with your training, and empower your learners to take charge of their professional development. It just makes sense!"
Published By: OutSystems
Published Date: Jan 29, 2014
The paper, authored by Bloor Research, includes a comprehensive analysis of the two PaaS solutions with a focus on providing an objective look at two products that are both ‘fit for a purpose.’ The paper provides enough information to help IT professionals determine which product matches their needs and requirements.
Remember getting your first box of LEGOS as a kid? How fun it was putting the pieces together, collaborating with your friends to create something new? Now, as an IT professional, assembling and maintaining a Lego-like collaboration infrastructure isn’t what you signed up for. Piecing together disparate systems of record for email, web meetings and other applications is about as painful as stepping on a pile of Legos. Download the e-book to learn how implementing a collaboration system connects systems of record the easy way.
There are 3+ million tech professionals active on Twitter. But as a recruiter, how do you reach these candidates? Use Dice’s 7 Steps to Tech Recruiting Strategy on Twitter to source tech talent where they hang out.
Imagine you manage a warehouse for a small shipping firm. You have a simple job: route packages. But your employer expands to 25 western cities and 50 locations. After further expansion you now need to track packages coming by truck, rail, and plane and route them based on contents and weight to 10,000 different locations worldwide. While keeping traffic in and out tightly secured, making sure each package reaches its destination on time, and without going over budget.
You might be wondering how things could get so complicated so quickly. But as an IT professional, you are nodding your head, because it all sounds very familiar.
"This report details Forrester’s findings about how well each vendor fulfills their criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help infrastructure and operations professionals select the right partner for their enterprise mobile management.
Machine learning uses algorithms to build analytical models, helping computers “learn” from data. It can now be applied to huge quantities of data to create exciting new applications such as driverless cars.
This paper, based on presentations by SAS Data Scientist Wayne Thompson, introduces key machine learning concepts and describes SAS solutions that enable data scientists and other analytical professionals to perform machine learning at scale. It tells how a SAS customer is using digital images and machine learning techniques to reduce defects in the semiconductor manufacturing process.
This A-to-Z guide includes 101 common terms related to the Internet of Things. It’s not an exhaustive list, given that the IoT and big data are evolving so quickly, but rather a quick go-to resource for the technically savvy data professional who wants to get a handle on this vast IoT and big data ecosystem. This guide for the “non-geek” does include some technical terms, but they are explained sans technical “geek speak.” We also provide context to how a term may be connected to a larger discussion by grouping terms by category.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
Forrester benchmark data on current state of application availability and performance within the enterprise. In conducting a survey of 159 IT professionals with direct responsibility for business-critical applications, Forrester found that all enterprises surveyed had fundamental issues while managing the performance of these applications and business services. Read the report to learn the key findings of this study.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: May 02, 2014
This paper explores the five critical decisions organizations must adhere to when building a backup and recovery plan to prevent the complexity of virtualization that complicates IT services and the day-to-day of IT professionals across industries.
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Oct 16, 2013
"Getting employees to understand and take advantage of benefits during open enrollment periods is big challenge for many HR managers. This paper looks for new ideas on communicating benefit plans from professional marketers, knowledge management experts, and social media gurus."
Financial Services firms are moving into a new phase in the evolution of communications oversight and face challenges ranging from new and changing regulations to employee privacy. Learn how legal, compliance and IT professionals are managing compliance and e-discovery for email, Web, IM, social media, enterprise social networks, corporate issued mobile devices and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend.
More organizations are deploying and migrating their information archiving to the cloud. In this report, The Radicati Group provides an overall market evaluation of 10 leading Cloud archiving providers, tips for selecting an information archiving solution and the opportunities and challenges that compliance, IT and legal professionals experience when choosing an information archiving platform.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Aug 15, 2013
In conducting a survey of 159 IT professionals with direct responsibility for business-critical applications, Forrester found that all enterprises surveyed had fundamental issues while managing the performance of these applications and
business services. Download now to find the results!
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 15, 2014
The intelligent economy is here, and it is transforming IT's mandate to deliver business value to the enterprise. Businesses recognize that to remain competitive, they need to embrace a broader array of collaborative applications and create ubiquitous access to these applications at the far reaches of the globe. Ensuring IT is the "must have" resource in new revenue-generating opportunities is top of mind for all IT professionals.
Learn how Isbank, Turkey’s largest bank, dramatically reduced testing times for Functional Testing automation from 6 man-days to a few hours. Read about the benefits of adopting an Application Lifecycle Management approach to improve software quality, automate testing processes and safeguard mission-critical applications while supporting growth.
As business purposes have changed over the years, IT approaches and infrastructures have had to change in lock-step to serve them optimally. IT professionals are now combining the best of the centralized approach – via virtualization, federation, and clouds of all sorts – with the best of the decentralized model – via mobile and localized consumption and production. In this paper, Enterprise Strategy Group examines approaches to IT operational challenges and business requirements. Learn how HP Converged Storage’s comprehensive approach represents a logical evolution development in storage, delivering ease, flexibility and cost-efficiency all in one.
This Enterprise Strategy Group Solution Impact Analysis examines how well-designed, executed and implemented storage -- such as converged storage solutions from HP -- can elevate storage from a necessity and a cost center to an asset that contributes to the business. The outcome of a series of in-depth interviews conducted by ESG analysts, performed with senior IT professionals in various industries, this report confirms that ROI is a real-world value that HP Converged Storage customers are realizing today.
This paper is the outcome of a series of in-depth interviews ESG analysts performed with senior IT professionals in various industries. The objective was to determine the direct and indirect value customers derive from using HP Converged Storage solutions to address their primary storage needs, and more specifically their returns on information—such as gaining more value from corporate data for better decisions; infrastructure—in the form of lowering costs and increasing infrastructure agility; and individuals—including time savings and reduced management complexity.
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