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FICO Scales with Oracle Cloud

FICO Scales with Oracle Cloud

Doug Clare, Vice President at FICO, describes how Oracle Cloud helps them extend the performance of one of their key money laundering and compliance applications.





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CLOUD COMPUTING

Mitigate Project Risk with an Effective Cloud-Forward Strategy

April 9, 2018 No Comments

Ensure a smooth transition to the Cloud, while protecting your company from the risks that come with a generic cloud or DIY solution. Read the white paper.

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.

What is Cloud Computing Architecture?

April 5, 2018 No Comments

Cloud computing is transforming the way we think about computation. It’s already big business: Microsoft and Amazon together have more than 4 million servers in their cloud computing networks. Cloud computing is getting so much buzz because it provides distinct advantages over more traditional computing models. And understanding how this technology works is essential if you want to keep up.

How SEH Technology Gets a) USB Headsets to Plug into b) Virtual Servers for c) Speech-Recognizing Apps

April 4, 2018 No Comments

Here’s what the customer wanted: something that would let them connect the USB headsets worn by air traffic controllers-in-training to the PCs running their air traffic control simulation software. Since the human interface was speech recognition and simulations run in real time, orders barked through the headset had to land on those PCs in under 25 ms. The other problem? They wanted to run that software on virtual Windows 10 machines. Being virtual, those PCs had no physical USB ports in which to plug those headsets.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INDUSTRIAL INTERNET-OF-THINGS (IIOT)

April 3, 2018 No Comments

In fact, we live in the era of new technologies. People use them almost in all the spheres of their lives. Also, for such technologies as smart devices, we need to use the Internet. Nowadays, the Internet plays a big role in our lives. Actually, we can use the Internet for many various purposes such as to buy or sell something, communicate with other people, study, watch movies, listen to music, even earn money, etc. But still, have you ever heard about the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT)? In this article, we are going to look through the benefits of the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT).

Top 10 Reasons to Outsource IT Support

April 3, 2018 No Comments

If you have IT professionals on your company’s staff, there’s a good chance you are paying a lot of money to them. The average U.S.-based IT professional makes almost $100,000 per year. It’s why so many companies are making the decision to outsource IT these days. Have you considered doing it? If so, you might be concerned about how outsourcing your IT needs could affect the overall well-being of your company. The IT professionals on your team obviously play a vital role in everything from the security of your internal computer network to the development of your company’s website.

GDPR, Big Data & The Cloud: What It Means for Users’ Data Access, Security and Compliance

March 22, 2018 No Comments

If you are a company that handles user data in any way, you are either a Data Processor or a Data Controller. Data Processors and Data Controllers have different obligations under GDPR so figuring out which one is you is critical. There is a whole host of information out there describing GDPR in far more detail than I could ever get. However, working in an arena that is already GDPR-compliant has given me an overview on the issue, so I hope you will find value in my layperson’s approach to providing an easy to understand summary and suggestions.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Applying Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Data Discovery, in order to Meet Business, Legal and Regulatory Goals

March 20, 2018 No Comments

Enterprise organizations around the world continue to struggle with managing exponentially growing data volumes, while at the same time trying to manage IT infrastructures that are correspondingly growing out-of-control. Instead of fighting fires, IT’s time and expertise would be better spent leveraging new and innovative technologies and methodologies – should as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data discovery, that could positively contribute to their organization meeting its business, legal and regulatory goals. Today, we speak with Oksana Sokolovsky, CEO of Io-Tahoe, on this critical topic.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Migrations, Security, and AWS – Analyzing the Landscape Right Now

March 14, 2018 No Comments

with Jonathan LaCour, ReliamIn this informative interview, LaCour discusses cloud strategy from a few angles, including how AWS continues to grow support for its partners and why that matters for enterprises. Read More >>>

Private optical networking for the digital world

March 2, 2018 No Comments

Optical networks provide the scalability, reliability and security that organizations need to support new technologies such as social media, mobility, analytics, the Internet of Things, virtualization and the cloud.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Data Breach Protection – Now Available for Small-to-Mid-Sized Organizations (Enterprises Too)

February 23, 2018 No Comments

Virtually every day, another story is being told of a large, well-known and highly respected brand suffering from a data breach incident. If organizations that are viewed to be at the top of their industry – those you would expect would have the most highly experienced and talented IT professionals and the very best technology money can buy – cannot protect themselves from infiltration, what hope could small-to-mid-sized organizations possibly have? Today, I speak with Linus Chang, CEO and founder, Scram Software on this important topic.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Using Big Data To Identify The Cells Already In Your Body To Fight Disease

February 23, 2018 No Comments

with Kevin Bermeister, CodondexBig data is promising to help healthcare providers take massive steps forward in treating diseases such as cancer. In this interview, we sit down with KevinBermeister, long time technology investor and innovator, about his startup Codondex. Read More >>>

Why Healthcare Organizations Need a Cloud Strategy for 2018

February 23, 2018 No Comments

Although healthcare’s migration to the cloud has sped up in the past few years, many internal IT departments are still lagging behind, relying on legacy infrastructure and data centers while pushing back on requests to better support existing services—or innovative new ones. One of the most common responses to such requests: “We’ll be able to accommodate that after we move to the cloud.”

Top 5 Value Areas for SAP S/4HANA® Cloud and How to Start the Cloud Journey

February 22, 2018 No Comments

Outlined in this PDF are the top five value areas for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

New Technologies that Are Supposed to Change Education

February 21, 2018 No Comments

Technology continues to revolutionize aspects of the economy every year. Currently, it is making strong headways in the education sector, and major changes are expected as others are slowly integrated. From preschool to students at the university level, teaching and learning are being changed to something that has never been seen before. Teaching is being made fun and enjoyable while students are being introduced to learning ways which are making school fun and success almost tangible. While some people and parents are in support of the new changes and improvements, others believe that students may become too dependent on technology which will impede their creativity.

Is Serverless Printing Right for You?

February 19, 2018 No Comments

Do you remember your Exchange server? Gone. CRM and accompanying database servers? Gone. “XYZ” server. Gone. My point being: IT has undergone a rather quick shift from a focus on infrastructure to a focus on service. Applications and functions are now provided as an on demand service, consumed as needed to lower cost and increase operational efficiency.

FICO Scales with Oracle Cloud

February 12, 2018 No Comments

Doug Clare, Vice President at FICO, describes how Oracle Cloud helps them extend the performance of one of their key money laundering and compliance applications.

Cloud Computing: The Good, the Bad, and the Solutions

February 7, 2018 No Comments

Cloud computing is an increasingly popular method of doing business in the modern age. Though it is a relatively simple concept to understand, at least on the surface level, the pros and cons of adopting this type of infrastructure are not quite as obvious. Here, we will go over a few of the benefits and risks to this type of system, and how some of the risks can be mitigated in order to create a more viable system for you and your workplace.

The IT Industry’s Most Prestigious Awards

February 1, 2018 No Comments

At the center of information technology is a constant goal of finding more innovation and reaching new heights in what information can help the world with. Developing these innovative ideas can often be a thankless job that has entrepreneurs and innovators experiencing frustration. While there are some instances of finding success and reaching financial goals, many of these thinkers, dreamers, and planners are often left anonymous.

Lots of Bots: 5 Types of Robots that Are Running the Internet

January 24, 2018 No Comments

Did you know that the internet is not run by humans, but by robots? According to research by security firm Imperva, bots account for 52% of all web traffic. The survey, which took into account almost 17 billion website visits ranging over roughly 100,000 domains, concluded that the bots have officially taken over the internet. And in good news, helper bots outnumber malicious bots, i.e. spambots and botnets responsible for launching DDoS attacks by 6%.

7 Active Directory Management Tips and Tricks

January 22, 2018 No Comments

Active Directory management is a complex task that involves a thousand little bits and pieces that need to add up properly. In this article we’ll discuss seven tips and tricks that are designed to help you keep things just right in your AD environment by following simple and straightforward rules.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The GDPR is not just another run-of-the-mill privacy regulation

January 19, 2018 No Comments

with Oksana Sokolovsky, Io-TahoeIn this interview, Oksana Sokolovsky, CEO of Io-Tahoe, discusses the critical topic of the pending European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read More >>>

The Top 5 Benefits of Implementing ERP Software

January 18, 2018 No Comments

Businesses and corporations have a vested interest in improving efficiency, employee management, procurement, and many other elements of daily work. As technology continues to provide solutions for accomplishing all of this, many businesses are looking for ways to more seamlessly integrate these components for even greater efficiency. One such example of this in practice is ERP software. Short for enterprise resourcing planning, there is very little that such software cannot handle or integrate when handled properly.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: eDiscovery and Artificial Intelligence in 2018

January 18, 2018 No Comments

Veritone is a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions with an open, extensible platform that combines powerful applications with orchestrated cognitive computing to transform unstructured data, executing actionable intelligence from public and private content globally. In today’s IT Briefcase Q&A we sit down with Veritone’s Sr. Director of Product Management, Chris Roks, to learn about how AI is being applied with Legal eDiscovery and Compliance professionals and what lies ahead.

Finance Leaders Leverage Cloud Technologies To Stay Ahead of the Curve

January 17, 2018 No Comments

New research from SAP and Oxford Economics proves that strong leadership from the finance function pays off. Organizations exhibiting the six traits of Finance Leadership are more likely to enjoy growing market share and less likely to worry about rising costs.

Voice of the Customer: 10 Insights, Direct from SAP S/4HANA Pioneers

January 17, 2018 No Comments

IDC, on the behalf of SAP, conducted a survey of over 300 SAP customers to explore their views on the consideration, planning, and deployment of SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP suite ready to deliver the full potential of new digital business models and continuous innovation.

The Last Year In Tech: 2017 Review

January 16, 2018 No Comments

The past year was a unique period of technological growth and advancement. Technology impacts the lives of people in new ways, thanks to the internet, politics, and other market forces. Understanding what happened in 2017 and what that means for the year coming will be the key for making upcoming plans.

The Secret to Growing Your Business in 2018: Ecommerce

January 16, 2018 No Comments

If you’re a small business owner and you can’t seem to figure out where or how to increase your revenue, you’re not alone. Tons of small business owners are in the same boat as you. The good news: there’s a solution. And not only is this solution available, it’s incredibly efficient and any small business can take advantage. It’s called ecommerce. You’ve heard of it. It’s everywhere.

A Guide on Using the Cloud Safely

December 12, 2017 No Comments

Any small or large business using cloud computing must ensure their files are as secure as possible, which will help companies to protect their data while enjoying the benefits that come with migrating to the cloud. To prevent your files from falling into the wrong hands, read the following informative guide on using the cloud safely.

The Commerce Marketer’s Guide to Turning Shoppers Into Buyers

December 7, 2017 No Comments

From browsing to carting to checkout to post-purchase, optimizing your business at every stage of the journey is critical to increasing your conversion rates, and ultimately, your profitability. If the path is too difficult to navigate or not relevant, you’ll quickly lose shoppers and find it nearly impossible to develop loyal fans of your brand. Explore the tools you need to recover lost revenue with relevant personalized marketing and keep customers coming back again and again.

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