OODA's Future Proof conference will be held on March 19, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner, Virginia. We want you to be there! Please mark your calendar now and register early. This event will be booked and sold out and we really hope that our our CTOvision readers to be there en mass so we can continue to improve our service to the community. Here is what we are up … [Read more...] about Future Proof Conference: Spend a day with your hacker, thinker, disruptor, techie friends
This post is the next in our series focusing on building vs buying software for government uses. Also see our CTOvision Study on Build Vs Buy in Government and How Do Leaders In Government Decide GOTS or COTS? The issue of building or buying software for government uses is one of the oldest discussion topics in the federal IT ecosystem. Another interesting study that hits on … [Read more...] about Software Acquisition and Practices in Government: Build or Buy?
Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes focusing on how AI is being used to transform project management. Ever since humans have had people and projects to manage, we’ve had challenges keeping the projects on time, on budget, and people on task. The field and industry of project management emerged as a way to manage a collection of people towards an end goal. For project … [Read more...] about AI In Project Management
Bob Wallace and Keith Melton are a power pair of writers and researchers who have produced high quality, fact-based, enjoyable books for decades. The latest in their long string of fantastic books provides a guide to the secret history of spies and counter spies in and around New York. Their book, Spy Sites of New York: A Guide to the Region's Secret History, is a fantastic … [Read more...] about Spy Sites of New York: A Guide to the Region’s Secret History
We have tracked Cloudera from the very beginning and have watched as it has continually innovated in ways that help both enterprises and the open source community deliver more value. They started off on a mission to make Hadoop safe for the enterprise and then built upon that solid foundation to create full spectrum solutions for data management, security, machine learning and … [Read more...] about Cloudera: Extract Benefit From All Your Data And Work Across Clouds
Read Ian Cruxton explains how to train employees to spot sophisticated phishing attacks on Dark Reading : Deepfake fraud is a new, potentially devastating issue for businesses. In fact, last year a top executive at an unidentified energy company was revealed to have been conned into paying £200,000 by scammers using artificial intelligence to replicate his boss's voice — … [Read more...] about Phishing Today, Deepfakes Tomorrow: Training Employees to Spot This Emerging Threat
Apple dropped plans to offer end-to-end encrypted cloud back-ups to its global customer base after the FBI complained, a new report has claimed. Citing six sources “familiar with the matter,” Reuters claimed that Apple changed its mind over the plans for iCloud two years ago after the Feds argued in private it would seriously hinder investigations. The revelations put a new … [Read more...] about Apple Dropped iCloud Encryption Plans After FBI Complaint: Report