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4 Reasons You Should Build Mobile Audit Apps

November 16, 2018 No Comments

Even in 2018, over 70% of audits are still carried out using pen and paper and and manual checklists and forms. The number of organizations we have seen who are photocopying and physically transferring pieces of crumpled paper between staff is still surprising. In today’s world, a single weak link could lead to potentially disastrous consequences. It could mean non compliance and hefty fines or could even prove dangerous for the safety of consumers or employees.

How to Develop a Paperless Office Strategy That Works for You

November 15, 2018 No Comments

The benefits of going paperless are as varied as they are incredible. More efficient operations, increased competitiveness, better security, reduced costs, less environmental impact — the list goes on (and on, and on).

Getting Started with Amazon Redshift – Best Practices

November 13, 2018 No Comments

Businesses are generating staggering amounts of data—and extracting the most value from this information is paramount. Amazon Redshift provides organizations what they’re looking for: Affordability and flexibility combined with a powerful feature set. Download our solution overview covering some of the best practices on loading data and making the most of Amazon Redshift.

How to Enhance Your Data and Analytics Process

November 13, 2018 No Comments

It isn’t always easy to keep pace with today’s high volume of data, especially when it’s coming at you from a diverse number of sources. Tracking these analytics can place a strain on IT, who must provide the requested information to C-suite and analysts. Unless this process can happen quickly, the insights grow stale.

Expert Tips For Maximizing The Power of Amazon Redshift Spectrum

November 13, 2018 No Comments

Amazon Redshift Spectrum is revolutionizing the way data is stored and queried, allowing for more complex analyses and better decision-making. This fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud allows organizations to run complex queries on data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Help increase performance and potentially reduce the cost of your queries with Amazon Redshift. Download your complimentary ebook and get ten valuable tips on using Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift.

Data Breach Prevention for Healthcare: A Best Practices Guide

November 5, 2018 No Comments

earn to build and implement a sound cybersecurity strategy. Download Data Breach Prevention for Healthcare: A Best Practices Guide now.

Forrester PSA TechNow Report

November 5, 2018 No Comments

Read the report to get an overview of 17 PSA providers, along with recommendations to help you find a vendor that fits your firm’s needs.

Communication Service Providers: Are you losing money to FCC safe harbor ratios?

October 2, 2018 No Comments

The FCC offers three options for reporting interstate and international voice calls, including simple, pre-determined safe harbor percentages. Will your business benefit from relying on these ratios? This whitepaper offers a straightforward comparison of the options.

Communications Tax Survival Guide

October 2, 2018 No Comments

In this white paper, we summarize the top tax challenges facing communications service providers (CSPs) today, and offer several tactics that can be used to not only survive, but thrive, in their midst.

Machine Learning for GUI Test Automation

September 19, 2018 No Comments

Automation has become a necessity in today’s agile world where production cycles require more incremental updates that need to be tested quickly. Software testing engineers are looking for ways to speed up test automation in intelligent ways, for example by applying machine learning practices. This blog post will focus specifically on how machine learning is currently improving GUI test automation and describes what challenges need to be solved along the way.

Cyber Defender Strategies: What Your Vulnerability Assessment Practices Reveal

September 13, 2018 No Comments

What’s your vulnerability assessment style? Are you scanning weekly, monthly or quarterly? And, what does your scanning habit reveal about the maturity of your organization’s vulnerability assessment practices, a critical part of cyber hygiene? These are the key questions Tenable Research set out to answer in our Cyber Defender Strategies Report. We discovered four common vulnerability assessment strategies in use today. These strategies tell us how mature an organization’s vulnerability discovery process is – and help us identify ways to improve.

Cybersecurity Insiders 2018 Application Security Report

September 13, 2018 No Comments

What happens when you mix swelling application portfolios and eager attackers? According the 2018 Application Security Report from Cybersecurity Insiders, you find 62% of organizations less than fully confident in their application security posture. With over 20 charts and graphs, the 2018 Application Security Report gives you insight into the most critical appsec trends and challenges, and provides an overview of the tools cybersecurity professionals choose first when keeping applications safe and secure.

Stay Connected More Easily Using These Applications

September 12, 2018 No Comments

Communication is an essential factor in the life of a person. People need to keep on communicating so that they can exchange ideas, opinions, and also resolve problems. Communicating is also a right way of expressing your feelings towards people so that they can know what you are thinking. Here are some of the standard apps connector that you can use to keep in touch with coworkers, family members, and even friends.

5 Little-Known Factors That Could Affect Your Serverless Application Model

August 27, 2018 No Comments

Have you ever considered delegating the ins and outs of handling an app’s server to a third-party? Serverless architecture is the new craze – it allows you to build your applications while someone else manages the server. Check out this guide to see exactly what goes into a successful serverless application model.

TOP 5 BPM trends essential for your Digital Transformation in 2018

August 6, 2018 No Comments

The BPM industry continues to grow, responding to the strong need for more robust solutions to help organizations support process design, execution, optimization, as well as digital transformation initiatives. Download this whitepaper and discover what BPM tools will be critical for your Digital Transformation initiatives!

5 Signs Your Subscription Business is Outgrowing Quickbooks

August 2, 2018 No Comments

Read this eBook to understand why your business needs to automate and streamline your finance function.

The 10 Essential SaaS Growth Strategies

July 24, 2018 No Comments

For every successful SaaS company that has grown over 50% year over year — including such well-known companies as Zendesk, Box, Hubspot, and New Relic — there are thousands of startups that have failed. We’ve boiled it down to the top 10 essential growth strategies to help SaaS companies grow fast and efficiently.

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.

Anatomy of a Development Champion

June 19, 2018 No Comments

In a DevSecOps world, the security team needs more than a superficial understanding of development. HERE’S WHAT A DEVELOPMENT CHAMPION LOOKS LIKE

Top Three Ways Veritas Access enables the Multi-Cloud

June 15, 2018 No Comments

ecent research found that 74% of enterprises currently use two or more different cloud infrastructures. Why? Because multiple clouds can offer better overall performance, eliminate vendor lock-in and improve your ability to address different business needs. The problem is that multiple clouds also add complexity that can make it more difficult to manage and protect your data in and across all these different environments. The brief, “3 ways Veritas Access enables multi-cloud adoption,” explores the data protection challenges created by multi-cloud adoption, what to look for in a solution, and the three ways Veritas Access can help you manage and protect your data in and across multiple clouds.

Application Integration in Higher Education

May 30, 2018 No Comments

Education is of great importance. All engineers, doctors, businessmen, social workers and others received their knowledge through study. Accordingly, every world government should take decent care of its own educational system. It should be sustained in all possible ways. Thus, young people receive the opportunity to grow up with the necessary knowledge and become the true specialists. One of the current innovations is the educational software.

GDPR: What Is It and How Will It Affect Your Online Business?

May 17, 2018 No Comments

If you use any type of online service, chances are you received several emails about updates to the privacy policy of those services. Some of those emails may even mention GDPR, a new regulation by the European Union regarding data protection. This is a change that affects all websites that collect user data in any way. What is GDPR exactly? How will it affect your digital life? More importantly, does the new regulation affects your online business? We are going to answer these questions in this article.

How to Set Yourself Up as a Professional Online Business

May 8, 2018 No Comments

Many people dream of going into business for themselves. A relatively select few will actually pursue these dreams and take steps towards making it a reality. The reason why there are so few business owners is that the nature of the business world makes running a business a difficult endeavor. Between developing a truly great idea to securing the capital necessary to open your doors, the challenges can be immense.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Selecting the Best BPM Tools for Your Business

May 8, 2018 No Comments

In this interview, we talk to Thomas Kohlenbach, Principal Consultant with Promapp Solutions, about the role business process management can play in supporting process improvement, and how to go about selecting the appropriate BPM tool for your business.

Top ERP Systems – Definitive Pricing Guide 2018

May 7, 2018 No Comments

Get an in-depth comparison of the costs and implementation models for the top ERP systems. This practical guide helps buyers compare the cost factors and product limitations of the most popular ERP systems. The SelectHub platform contains expert software analysis across key criteria and vendor data. These built-in analyst ratings are combined with subjective user ratings to create SelectHub ratings reports—which allow us to provide you with highly accurate recommendations and pricing.

Top BI Analytics Tools for 2018 – Expert Reviews and Pricing

May 4, 2018 No Comments

Zero in on the best BI solutions for your company. Interactive analyst report gives you comparison ratings, reviews and pricing from actual software selection projects. Unlike some ratings, SelectHub product scores are taken from multiple sources including top analysts and actual software buyers—ideal for your shortlist.

How to Effectively Use Apps for Marketing

April 25, 2018 No Comments

With a rapid growth in mobile app use over the past five years, it’s no wonder that creative and insightful business owners are hunting for killer apps to promote their services and goods. Mobile apps are now viewed as an essential part of the modern business strategy and an essential tool for its successful implementation in life. Therefore, the world’s leading companies tend to invest a great deal of money in building a cool app with a promise of having their cash back as a significant revenue. Read more on what benefits a mobile app can bring to your business.

Network Access Controls in the Age of Enterprise Mobility

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Enterprise mobility is an approach to work in which companies allow their team members to work from anywhere using a variety of devices and applications. The term “Enterprise Mobility” typically covers both the mobility of corporate data as well as the mobility of team members. This includes the use of mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops for business purposes, from anywhere – in the office, at home and in transit to remote cities or countries, while maintaining access to corporate data, communications and programs.

How Poor Web Design Can Impact Your Brand

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Setting up a website for your business is easier than ever thanks to a large number of tools and services available for would-be online entrepreneurs. However, just because something is possible does not necessarily mean it is always the best solution. A poorly-designed, ill-conceived website will hurt your brand and damage your sales. Read on for a few key elements to avoid if you want to ensure your business enjoys steady growth.

Three of the Latest and Greatest Ideas in Technology

April 9, 2018 No Comments

When it comes to the fastest growing ideas in technology and business, they are being driven by the digital innovation the world is seeing. These changes affect every industry. And if you want to compete in the coming years, you need to understand what these growing ideas are and why they have taken hold. That way, you can stand out from the competition and grow your market share.

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