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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

with Kendra Morton, Flexera
In this interview, Kendra Morton, product marking manager at Flexera, discusses Software Composition Analysis (SCA) trends including leading Flexera’s annual State of Open Source License Compliance report. Read More >>>

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

Remember waiting in line at the bank? Banking customers are doing a lot less of that in the digital era, which has revolutionized the way financial services function. Live tellers and bankers have been replaced by online transactions and...





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DATA and ANALYTICS 

Big or Small, Your Restaurant Can Reap the Benefits of a POS System

May 27, 2020 No Comments

Cash registers are a thing of the past, or at least they should be, to make room for POS systems – Point of Sale Systems. In an age where we can achieve more with less, these systems can streamline your restaurant’s operations and manage your employees and customers more effectively, whether you run a local cafe or a large restaurant chain.

5 Cost-Effective Data Management Strategies For Non-Profit Fundraising

May 27, 2020 No Comments

Data management is going to be at the very heart of your nonprofit’s strategy to fundraise and this is where the core of your focus should be ahead of a drive. If your data isn’t already aligned and together in one place then this is the first place where you should start before designing the strategy which you will use. The key to migrating your data, and need to fundraise is doing so in a cost effective manner and that is why using a service such as MoveData Salesforce Integration would be a smart move and give you the perfect foundation for a cost effective data management strategy for your fundraising push.

Trolling Elections: How Fake Accounts Actually Work

May 26, 2020 No Comments

Ever since the 2016 presidential elections, and the subsequent revelations of foreign interference, the issue of bots and trolls on social media platforms has been thrust into the mainstream. There is now a general awareness of the issue of fake accounts on social media, and the potential consequences of allowing those accounts to run rampantly unchecked. However, despite this awareness, fake accounts continue to plague social media websites.

How to Increase the Security of Your Cloud Server in 5 Steps

May 25, 2020 No Comments

If you are having a bit of hesitation about whether or not to add cloud computing services to your IT infrastructure, then you need to know that it’s normal for you to be cautious. When it comes to cloud services, data security is a big source of concern for IT professionals. With an increasing number of companies moving their data and applications to the cloud, company executives are left with the job of striking a balance between the benefits of an increase in productivity and worries about IT security and compliance.

The Benefits of Using the Latest Tech in Business

May 21, 2020 No Comments

Business and technology have always been closely intertwined, but in today’s technologically advanced age tech, plays a critical role in just about every industry, and a business owner needs to understand the value and importance of implementing the best and latest tech. There are businesses in many industries that do not understand what the benefits are of having the latest technology, and this could be holding them back in several different ways, which is why it is worth outlining the main benefits of having the latest technology and what this could do for your business.

Title: Using Powerpoint Templates to Communicate Your Data

May 21, 2020 No Comments

Is my data memorable? With the generation of large amounts of data in an array of business processes, data visualization has emerged as a pivotal part of any PowerPoint presentation. Often comes the time when you’re required to display large amounts of data to your audience. You might be an employee finding yourself in need to present sales data to your director, research teams looking to display proof of concepts to investors or an educator displaying statistics to the students, data visualization is everywhere.

Things to Consider When Choosing an SQL Server

May 19, 2020 No Comments

Most enterprises that do business online use databases to store information. In turn, these databases require servers, such as SQL servers. When so many resources and records depend on a single piece of hardware, choosing an SQL server is no small feat. The wrong SQL server can result in countless hours wasted, waiting for database requests to go through.

What Does the OST File Hide?

May 18, 2020 No Comments

Do you ever wonder about how email is stored on your local PC and which steps you should take in case a mailbox is somehow not openable? I’d like to share my experience with you. Maybe it will be helpful in the future. So, what can you do if you need to open a mailbox?

How To Monitor and Secure Your Employees’ Internet Activity

May 5, 2020 No Comments

Whether your employees work from home or in an office, overseeing your staff’s internet usage is crucial. How do they spend their time online during work hours? All businesses want to make sure their employees are conducting themselves online in a professional manner and are completing their work tasks. Plus, there are many threats on the internet such as hackers that could compromise the entire business. These are just some of the key reasons why companies should monitor and secure their employees’ internet activity.

Recovering From the Pains of a Free Software

May 5, 2020 No Comments

People start wanting free software more after the licensing prices increase and become unbearable. Although there are plenty of free software products available online, there are risks of incomplete versions, viruses, and other factors. With so many accounting, word processing, and spyware available, you may find yourself in a dilemma that which of these programs are genuine. One way to ensure it is through PGP Digital Signature.

How Sales Data Analysis Can Help You Generate More Profit

April 28, 2020 No Comments

Effectively managing customer data is most vital for businesses as it is the most valuable resource of getting useful insights and to improve various business operations accordingly. In order to secure and keep customers, a business needs to interact with them and build strong relationships with them directly. When a business is better able to make data-driven decisions regarding marketing and sales management, the chances of mistakes and errors are reduced. Making important business decisions based on guesswork often leaves your business being disrupted by smart and data-savvy competitors in the market.

Business Management Solutions: How to Combine Strategy with Digital Tools

April 27, 2020 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by James Fuller, Marketing Professional Source: Unsplash Keeping your business up and running is complicated in itself. Helping it to thrive requires further measures that manage every aspect of your goals. Once, a company would have only had its staff to depend on, handling all the numbers and stress. It is good […]

Why Data Loggers Are Important In The Food Industry

April 21, 2020 No Comments

Data loggers are electronic devices used to track and record specific environmental conditions. The average data logger has a microprocessor where the collected digital data is stored. Later the data is downloaded from that device and subsequently downloaded to either a computer or a handheld device. The data logger also has a power source, normally a rechargeable battery pack. The last main component of a data logger is the sensor. This is what is used to measure such environmental conditions as temperature and humidity.

Spike In Mobile Learning Due To COVID-19 Crisis

April 8, 2020 No Comments

The current COVID-19 is presenting many challenges to us all and one of that is lack of mobility! It’s ironic then that we’re experiencing a spike that our online training content is being consumed on a mobile device more often than desktops during this current crisis. That’s most likely down to the fact that the majority of us are homeworking and are mobile around the house if nothing else.

Everything you need to know about University Applications

April 7, 2020 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by Peter McAllister, Marketing Enthusiast and Independent Technology Author Applying for a university can be a stressful and exhausting process. Not only do you have to choose the perfect course, but you have the entire application process to worry about. In this article, we are going to help you with that, by […]

Why Cybersecurity is Important for Your Business

April 3, 2020 No Comments

Cybersecurity refers to the measures taken by an organization to protect its information systems from theft and damage. The frequency and success rate of cyberattacks carried out on businesses continues to increase, thanks in no small part to their growing digital presence. A single incident can have devastating financial, reputational, and legal implications.

The risks and rewards of Workplace Messaging

April 3, 2020 No Comments

Messaging as a medium is exploding. By 2020, the four largest mobile messaging apps – WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, WeChat and Viber – had more than 6 billion users in total, surpassing the 4.5 billion users on the four largest social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn). We are active messaging app users every day, in both our professional and personal lives.

WipeDrive and the IT Asset Lifecycle

April 2, 2020 No Comments

The assets of your company or organization are constantly being cycled through the stages of active use, upgrade, or disposal. When we discuss IT assets including servers, laptops, and mobile devices, managing the security of the data these assets contain often requires disk wipe software like WipeDrive to allow secure disposal at end of life.

What is Low-Code? Get The Low-Code Basic Understanding

March 26, 2020 No Comments

Building applications for the web, computers, or mobile phones is made easier and faster by low-code and low-code platforms. Low-code is a family of tools that help users to create applications using point and click drag and drop actions visually. Low-code uses digital visual processes that do not involve traditional processes that involved following winding lines of complex code and syntax.

How compliance teams are using AI technology to get ahead

March 25, 2020 No Comments

Compliance teams in businesses of all shapes and sizes across the globe require a number of different tactics to ensure that they are meeting legal or organizational policies set in place, but there is a newcomer in the form of AI that is proving to shake up the way compliance teams conduct business. Artificial intelligence is starting to prove yet again that it might be the solution for businesses.

BEST CYBERSECURITY PRACTICES: DATA PRIVACY

March 24, 2020 No Comments

In today’s digital age, data collection and sharing have become seamless, fast and inexpensive. Each day, people share increasing amounts of their personal information online, oftentimes unknowingly. This personal data becomes an important asset to numerous companies and government institutions all over the world. Giant organisations such as Google, Amazon, WhatsApp and Facebook have built empires based on people’s data.

Here’s How to Keep Your Mobile Data Secure

March 23, 2020 No Comments

Mobile phones are the most widely used internet device by billions of people across the world. The portability and affordability of mobile phones mean that they have become an important aspect of our daily lives. However, just like other internet devices like the PC, the rate of losing private data on mobile devices has increased significantly.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PERSONALIZATION ENGINES AND CUSTOMER DATA PLATFORMS (CDP)

March 20, 2020 No Comments

Personalization Engine is a technology that interacts with individual customers to enhance business revenue. It collects data of the customer from outside sources and creates a unique user experience. It creates digital channels to interact with customers to deliver business-related offers, schemes and tries to befriend with the customer, which in turn increases the business profits.

White Label Ad Platform vs Building Your Own

March 20, 2020 No Comments

It’s never the norm for us, so we’re coming clear right away: we won’t be offering a decision-making model on white label vs DIY ad platform and instead we’ll try to do our best to nudge you in the right direction of the highly effective world of ready-made white label solutions.

The Place of Information Technology in Education

March 17, 2020 No Comments

There is absolutely no doubt that information technology advancements have played a major role in the education sector by making information sharing very easy. Today, teachers have an easy time giving students relevant knowledge through the use of computers and tablets. Classroom collaborative projects have been made possible through video conferencing, where students from the same or different schools can participate in group projects.

5 Reasons Why You Might Like Being A Cybersecurity Analyst

March 5, 2020 No Comments

Do you wonder what life would be like as a cybersecurity analyst? Or maybe you want to know if cybersecurity careers are something that you would be good at? Well, if so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we are going to talk about five reasons why you might like being a cybersecurity analyst.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

March 4, 2020 No Comments

with Kendra Morton, FlexeraIn this interview, Kendra Morton, product marking manager at Flexera, discusses Software Composition Analysis (SCA) trends including leading Flexera’s annual State of Open Source License Compliance report. Read More >>>

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

February 28, 2020 No Comments

Remember waiting in line at the bank? Banking customers are doing a lot less of that in the digital era, which has revolutionized the way financial services function. Live tellers and bankers have been replaced by online transactions and digital currency. Insurance, mortgages, investments, and more are also mainly handled online. Waiting is no longer an option for today’s financial services customers, who now expect instant and accurate transactions conducted on a website or mobile app. This has given rise to a new technological discipline called digital experience monitoring (DEM).

What to Look for When Shopping for IT Services

February 26, 2020 No Comments

The best businesses know when they are out of their depth. They also know the importance of outsourcing work to reputable companies. Hiring IT services is one of the most important steps that any company will take—whether this is in-house or outsourced doesn’t matter. You need talent. You need dedication. You need a solution that works proactively to prevent issues instead of just dousing fires.

Building A UX Friendly App With Xamarin Framework

February 17, 2020 No Comments

When considering building an iOS or Android application, the first thing that comes to mind is Java, Objective-C or Swift. This is because they are naturally considered as the most established native tech stacks for Android and iOS app development. However, when talking about key other mobile app development approaches, it’s impossible to downplay Xamarin. This tech sack helps Xamarin developersto easily build performance-oriented and user-friendly mobile applications with a fully native experience. So, if you are looking for Xamarin developers for hire to help you build a secure and scalable app that is packed with intuitive features you will find this article helpful.

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