CLEUR Preview! Source of Truth Driven Network Automation

It’s a new year and a new decade, so it’s time for a NEW BLOG about network automation. I am getting ready for Cisco Live Europe 2020 and want to give everyone a preview of some of what I’ll be talking about in my session How DevNet Sandbox Built an Automated Data Center Network in Less…

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SHORT VIDEO: How TikTok works in 2020 and how the public sector could use it – The Dan Slee Blog » LOCAL SOCIAL: Is it time for a Local localgovcamp?

I‘ve always been slightly dubious of new platforms since Google Wave promised to revolutionise the internet. Google Wave, Dear Reader, died 10 years ago 12-months after it was launched to great fanfare. So, to TikTok, the portrait video app with 800 million users. At the start of 2020, there’s no reliable UK data but its…

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Weeknote: 13 to 17 January 2020 – Matt Edgar writes here

How did I uphold the NHS Constitution? “view the services you provide from the standpoint of a patient” – Staff responsibilities in the NHS Constitution for England I topped up my 2 hours every 6 weeks of exposure to primary user research by listening in on some calls with patients about their experiences of getting…

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Threat Roundup for January 10 to January 17

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between Jan 10 and Jan 17. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are…

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Connecting the dots (and the data) for a better retail environment

One of the critical themes that came up repeatedly from customer and partner conversations at #NRF2020 is how to connect multiple points of data across a customer journey. Although the shift to Ecommerce has grown immensely, we know that the brick-and-mortar store remains an important engagement point for retailers. So, seeing patterns in data and…

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PredictSmart: Use Data, Find Answers, Fulfill the Mission

Sometimes people only see what they want to see. The dichotomy of our times is that government collects voluminous rich data, with over 260,000 datasets being made public and many more considered too sensitive for eyes other than those with a need to know. Yet, too often, too many policy and operations decisions are made…

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Cloud Smart: The Mission Is Above the Cloud

When Gartner announced the arrival of the federal cloud “inflection point” almost two years ago, it was an inflection point worth celebrating. In 2010, the Cloud First policy was issued. By 2017, federal IT leaders had largely overcome skepticism, caution and discomfort on cloud matters, and dozens of cloud initiatives ensued. Obstacles fell away, and…

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