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IT Briefacse Exclusive Interview: The Many Benefits of Sophisticated Forensic Software

July 17, 2018 No Comments

Veteran technology leader Martin Riegel recently was named Chief Executive Officer of STRmix Ltd., the newly formed subsidiary of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR). IT Briefcase had an opportunity to talk to Riegel about his background in technology and his plans for STRmix Ltd., which was founded to better serve customers of STRmix – the sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously thought to be too complex to interpret.

4 App Categories for Business and Pleasure

July 16, 2018 No Comments

You know what they say about all work and no play. Fortunately, that doesn’t really describe anyone. Even a person who seems to work all the time has one or two outlets for entertainment. And a person who happens to be between jobs is often the hardest working person in the room. No matter how seriously you take yourself, you are both work and play. App makers know that. And there is a surprising amount of crossover in the business and casual genre.

The 5 Best Digital Graphic Design Tools On the Market

July 16, 2018 No Comments

Because the Internet’s need for content is insatiable, businesses are always hiring graphic designers. If you’re looking to get into the industry here are 5 of the best tools for graphic designers. Graphic design is an important component of any marketing campaign, whether you’re updating your website, creating a flyer, or just adding some hi-res images to your content.

5 Things You Should Do Before Buying a Secondhand Smartphone

July 16, 2018 No Comments

Smartphones have undeniably made our lives much simpler. From using on-the-go GPS navigation to making online product purchases, smartphones boast convenience at its finest. It wasn’t that long ago, however, that you would have to spend hundreds — sometimes close to $1,000 — to get a new phone. Thanks to the vast and ever-growing market of secondhand smartphones, those days are now long gone. As you shop for a used smartphone, it’s important to consider several things that will help you save money while also making sure you aren’t getting ripped off.

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Why Social Media Analytics Will Work For Your Brand

July 16, 2018 No Comments

Social media gives businesses unprecedented opportunities to reach out to their customers and prospects. There is an abundance of tools on those platforms to help you better your engagement games. Some social media tools will assist you in enhancing your customer service, explaining your products and services. From the get go, there is need to know that social media presence isn’t everything, there are metrics that help you find your way in a crowded digital landscape.

What Businesses Should Know About Collecting Customer Data

July 13, 2018 No Comments

Collecting data is something almost every business does at this point. While it’s common to ask for various customer data from email addresses to traditional addresses, that doesn’t mean every business is doing things the right way. Because of how frequently businesses collect data, it’s easy to start getting lax in the process of doing so. When that happens, a business may be putting their customer’s data and their reputation at risk.

Promapp Expands U.S. Presence with New Austin Office New Location Will Support Heightened Interest in Promapp’s BPM Software

July 12, 2018 No Comments

New Zealand’s Promapp Solutions – an industry-leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software for creating and managing business processes online – is expanding its U.S. presence, opening its second U.S. office in Austin, Texas.

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TECH VETERAN MARTIN RIEGEL NAMED CEO OF STRmix LTD.

July 11, 2018 No Comments

Veteran technology leader Martin Riegel has been named Chief Executive Officer of STRmix™ Ltd., the newly formed subsidiary of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR). STRmix™ Ltd. was founded to better serve international customers of STRmix™, the sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously thought to be too complex to interpret.

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3 Ways to Make Your Business Safer

July 10, 2018 No Comments

Making sure that your business is a safe and protected environment is very beneficial when it comes to making a more productive and creative workspace. If your employees are more concerned about health and safety issues than they are about maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction, then you have a problem. Creating a safer business means a multi-pronged approach that will cover every potential risk that your company faces and devising a strategy that minimizes those risks.

Choosing a Business Process Management tool for recurring tasks and workflows

July 10, 2018 No Comments

When working in a fast-paced environment, it may seem that there is no right time for proper business process analysis and optimization. Thus, many leaders prefer to get the most critical tasks done, and only after that think about ways to improve their regular workflows.

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SnatchBot & the Hospitality Industry: AI-Powered Customer Service

July 10, 2018 No Comments

Almost every industry is implementing chatbots these days, as they are increasingly realizing the huge potential of these revolutionary computer programs who can carry out intelligent, lifelike conversations with people. They bring numerous benefits to every single organization that uses them, saving them a lot of time and money and helping them increase their operational efficiency while leaving every customer who interacts with them absolutely satisfied.

How to Migrate from HTTP to HTTPS

July 10, 2018 No Comments

Though HTTPS was around us for a long time and a huge number of people have been utilizing this; it was not until the year 2014 that it became an imperative part of our website design. The reason behind the popularity was the Heartbleed bug that was giving sleepless nights to website owners. The bug was creating chaos by spying on traffic flow across the SSL or transport layer security (TLS). The intent behind the bug’s introduction was to get hands over sensitive data.

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7 Technology Trends that Are Transforming Surveillance as We Know It

July 9, 2018 No Comments

Technology has been evolving at breakneck speed, and surveillance technology is no exception. In fact, it is being forced to change to keep up with customer needs, criminal behaviour, and even the law. Here are six technology trends that are transforming surveillance as we know it. We’ll also discuss a few things that are almost certainly on the horizon and long-term trends shaping the surveillance industry.

5 Technology-Based Ways to Turn Your Website into a Powerful Tool

July 9, 2018 No Comments

In today’s world, every business needs to have not just a good website, but an incredible one. A website is much more than a simple brochure today. It is your entire company’s web presence encapsulated in one place. So it is crucial that you make your site as powerful as possible. Here’s how to get the most out of your website so it contributes to your highest business goals.

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The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing

July 5, 2018 No Comments

A survey of more than 2,400 students in the US showed that digital tools are shaping students’ writing in many ways and help teachers of middle and high schools in their daily practices. Digital technologies facilitate students’ creativity and encourage them to write more. Also, social networks, texting, and smartphones broaden the audience for teens’ writing and offer an opportunity to write in multiple formats that were not accessible for the previous generations of students.

How Technology Can Improve Education

July 5, 2018 No Comments

Technology is evolving, and its major contribution to each industry is inspiring! When we combine technology and education, we find that students are getting smarter in every possible way. The amalgamation of technology and learning is a fruitful one indeed. They have access to phones, internet, drones, robots, and so much more.

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Tips for Increasing Your Business Resiliency and Continuity Today

July 3, 2018 No Comments

When it comes to running a venture, not enough people think about business resiliency and continuity. This is the ability of an organization to adapt quickly to disruptions of normal functions. Resilient businesses are those that are able to maintain continuous business operations and to safeguard their people, brand equity and assets, even if issues (such as IT disasters, cyberattacks, fires, floods and the like) occur.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How to Overcome the “6 Second Rule” When It Comes to Electronically Stored Information (ESI)

July 3, 2018 No Comments

The majority of today’s organizations, regardless of size or vertical, has an ever growing mountain of electronically stored information (ESI). Much of this ESI remains under the purview of each individual employee to manage. Of course, this can introduce a host of business, legal and/or regulatory challenges and risks. Today, we speak with Bill Tolson, Vice President of Marketing for Archive360 (www.archive360.com) on this important topic.

OneSpan Brings Banks FIDO-Compliant Biometric Authentication With Nok Nok Labs Partnership

July 2, 2018 No Comments

OneSpan, which provides digital identity security, transaction security and business productivity to many of the world’s largest banks, is partnering with authentication innovators Nok Nok Labs to offer end-to-end FIDO-compliant solutions that meet UAF and U2F standards.

News

8 Tech Skills You Can learn From Home

July 2, 2018 No Comments

Have you ever wanted to learn something but never got around to it? If you think you lack the time or the money to develop new skills, join the club. Still, thanks to the internet, you can learn whenever and wherever you want. To get started, considering one of the following 8 tech skills you can learn at home.

The London Protocol Takes Action to Improve Identity Assurance for SSL/TLS Certificates

June 28, 2018 No Comments

You can’t ignore the data. It points to a surge in phishing attacks on websites that lack a confirmed identity. These phishing attacks originate from anonymous, lookalike websites that often use brand names in their encrypted URLs to trick the user community. The salient point is that anonymity gives bad actors the cover they need to carry out nefarious online activity. The lack of any identifying information on a website makes it impossible to track the nefarious activity back to the perpetrator.

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What’s the Future of Flash Storage?

June 28, 2018 No Comments

If you’re like most businesses, you probably rely on at least some flash storage for your day-to-day operations. You might have flash memory as a critical component of your laptops, use it as extra storage in your office, or have it in the form of portable flash drives, so your employees can easily transfer files from one computer to another. Still, flash storage is facing competition, with cloud-based storage solutions and similar apps. So what does the future hold for this currently ubiquitous storage technology?

Best Places To Work in IT 2018

June 28, 2018 No Comments

Information Technology is an emerging field to work for, with many great benefits. Many of the jobs have great salaries, and many of the companies provide an attractive work-life balance. Most people think that positions in IT only include big companies working as a software engineer. Positions in IT do not always include being a software engineer or being an IT support engineer. Computers in the City, an IT support company, focuses on IT support, security, consultancy, and relocation.

How to Build Your Personal Brand as an IT Professional

June 27, 2018 No Comments

There has been a long associated “geek image” amongst IT professionals for a long time, but nowadays this is changing as the worlds of IT and digital marketing collide. In popular culture, shows such as the “IT Crowd” glorified this image of dressing like a “geek” or having dysfunctional social skills. On the positive, they have always been portrayed as experts in their field.

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How Adaptive Cyber Security Can Enable Digital Health Adoption

June 27, 2018 No Comments

Digital health focuses on connecting the systems, tools, medical devices, and services together that deliver needed healthcare to each of us and gives critical data insights to each player across the healthcare delivery landscape that weren’t available before. According to the recent 8th Annual Industry Pulse Report from Change Healthcare, security and privacy concerns are causing healthcare payers and providers to strongly reconsider whether or not they want to adopt these digital health technologies and mobile tools.

Programming Trends in 2018 – Do Your Software Development Skills Match Up?

June 27, 2018 No Comments

It’s June, and we are halfway through the year which means it might seem a little late to be writing about software development trends in 2018 – but as we all know, software trends move faster than calendars. Software is continuously evolving so it’s always worth stopping and looking up from the keyboard to see where the best opportunities are.

What IT Businesses Can Learn From the Games Industry

June 27, 2018 No Comments

According to research by Gartner, the global IT (information technology) industry is expected to be worth as much as $3.7 trillion in 2018. This is a huge increase over previous years, with the figure representing a 4.5% increase over 2017. The growth is attributable to blockchain, Internet of Things, and big data. While the increase means that there is growing interest in what the sector has to offer, it also means that there is growing competition. Businesses will have to discover new ways to shine and stand out, so what better way to do that than to look at the gaming industry, a sector which is worth an estimated $91.5 billion (As of 2015)?

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Tech Solutions to Help Grow Your Business

June 26, 2018 No Comments

As any business owner is fully aware, it can be tricky to pick the right time to begin making plans to grow and develop their venture further. Nowadays it is even tougher to read the market and just when you think that you have picked the right time, some of your closest competitors may suffer a serious loss, meaning that it is better to bide your time and rethink. However, if you are looking to grow and develop your ,company, then you are going to need to invest in the right tech to ensure the future is bright.

How to Improve Your Online Privacy and Security in 8 Easy Steps

June 25, 2018 No Comments

With recent news about both Facebook and Google keeping an eye on our personal info, online privacy and security are more important than ever. If some of us continue to take them lightly, we will end up losing them to hackers. We must make sure to protect every bit of crucial data we store on our computers, tablets, and smartphones. Absolute privacy when using the Internet is a myth. Someone somewhere is always spying on our online activities. Don’t go thinking that you have nothing to hide, as most people do.

What can you do with your Cryptocurrency?

June 25, 2018 No Comments

With the fuss happening due to cryptocurrency, there are a lot of people trading it in the society. Besides the trading, people aren’t aware of the products and services that they could get through the cryptocurrency. You must also check how to invest in ICO to utilize your cryptocurrency.

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