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  • HMG Tech News Digest February 22

    Trending News on Samsung's New Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus, Apple's 'Marzipan' Aiming to Make Life Easier for Developers, and an Israeli Nonprofit Sending Lander to the Moon

  • Security Conference Boothonomics

    With the RSA Conference at T-minus two weeks, I wanted to share some heartfelt advice with those of you now doing vendor booth planning. My advice comes from many years of standing on either side (seller and buyer) of that little porto-table with its stacks of data sheets and bowls of Hershey kisses. My hope is that this advice will help you to maximize the ROI for your little slice of exhibitor heaven in Booth 7002 of the South Expo.

  • What it Takes to Become Boardroom-Ready: Advice from Board-Level Tech Execs

    As corporate boards of directors continue to recognize the role that technology plays in shaping organizational strategy – from creating customized customer experiences to helping the company to differentiate its products and services in the market – board members are increasingly looking to bring technology executives into the mix.

  • The New CIO Mandate

    Without question, it’s one of the most exciting times to be a CIO today. Given the pace of technology change that’s occurring in the consumer space, coupled with the impact that modern technologies such as Machine Learning and Blockchain are having on our global workflows, there are tremendous opportunities for IT to enable our companies to thrive.

  • HMG Tech News Digest February 15

    Trending News on Apple's Potential New Streaming Video Service, Smart Sneakers Posing Privacy Risks, and NASA Declaring Self-Propelled Robot Dead

  • Man, these passwords. We need AI.

    While waiting to go on-camera last week at Yahoo Finance, I was mulling about, chatting up the other guests outside the studio. A woman was seated nearby with her laptop, and when I introduced myself as a cyber security professional, she summarized her view of my life’s work in three words: Man, these passwords. And then, she offered a concise and entirely correct solution to the problem – also in just three words: We need AI.

  • The Role of the CISO in Helping the Enterprise Reach its Future State

    Historically, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have been synonymous with helping to protect the enterprise and its information assets and to help mitigate organizational risk. But with CEOs and board members primarily focused on growing the business, CISOs are increasingly being looked upon to help strike a balance between growing the business and pushing digital strategies forward while protecting the organization.

  • China Rising: Is U.S. Already Losing Battle for AI Dominance?

    Today, we’re on the cusp of a new revolution that will radically transform information technology and human culture itself. When historians of the future look back at the early 21st century, they will wonder if we realized how profoundly our world would change.

  • HMG Tech News Digest February 8

    Trending News on Google's AI Lab Discovering New Drug Remedies, Tesla Still in Orbit After a Year in Space, and Facial Recognition to Spot Stalkers

  • VM Security from an Unexpected Source

    Much of what you learned in Operating Systems 101 is no longer applicable to modern computing – and virtualization lies at the root (ahem) of this change. The core principle is that physical host machines are now used to run multiple guest virtual machines (VMs) to optimize the use of memory, bandwidth, and CPU.

  • The Role of the CIO in Guiding the Enterprise to the Future State

    One of the greatest challenges that corporate executives face these days is the ability to position their companies to survive and thrive in the next three-to-five years and beyond. According to the Harvard Business Review, 52% of the companies that were in the Fortune 500 in the year 2000 have either gone bankrupt, been acquired or ceased to exist due to digital disruption.

  • HMG Strategy Tech News Digest

    Trending news on Tesla missing share estimates, Boeing reaching $100 billion in sales, Walmart no longer using Google Express and Google Shopping Actions, and the battle between the U.S. government and Huawei over the future of 5G.

  • Open Work Spaces Considered Harmful

    Arguably the best moment of my career was reaching Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs. The award was given during a fancy ceremony, and my wife got a pretty corsage and a bonus check. But what was the real gift that came with this wonderful award? What did the greatest American tech company of all time – the one that brought us lasers, and transistors, and Unix – consider a suitable award? Well, they gave me a private office.