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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

with Shawn Moore, Solodev
In this interview, Shawn Moore, CTO of web experience platform, Solodev, speaks to IT Briefcase about the rise in cloud computing and the challenges cloud migration posed for businesses—particularly the enterprise. Read More >>>

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DATA and ANALYTICS 

Promise Theory and DevOps

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Mark Burgess (@markburgess_osl) is a theoretical physicist, but in his keynote at the 2016 All Day DevOps conference, he talked more about economics and human interactives than physics. What does either have to do as the keynote for a conference on DevOps?

The Threats to Network Security Are Rising – What’s an Enterprise To Do?

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Businesses are grappling with new threats to network security, as rising challenges from evolving malware to the emerging Internet of Things landscape and beyond put networks and sensitive data more at risk. Jeff Finn, CEO of zvelo, offers his insights into the state of network security today, and what businesses need to be aware of in addressing these threats.

How Analytics Can Play a Strong Role in Winning Customers

May 23, 2017 No Comments

The growth of business data will make investing in analytics no longer a choice. With plenty of cost-effective and easy-to-use self-service analytics solutions emerging, access to business intelligence and analytics will no longer remain the privilege of the few. Since this technology will be used extensively, there will be a need to simplify it and guarantee opportunities for users at all levels.

How a new learning mindset is transforming today’s workplace

May 23, 2017 No Comments

While formal training continues to be important, organizations are increasingly recognizing that learning “at the point of need” or “just-in-time” is a powerful way to engage and motivate employees, while helping them develop skills to meet current and future business demands.

DATA and ANALYTICS , Featured White Papers

7 Uncommon Interview Questions for Java Developers

May 22, 2017 No Comments

Are you preparing for a Java interview? This post discusses some of the core interview questions employers often throw at their prospected associates. Before you can be considered for a top Java programming job, recruiters will test your depth of knowledge in both object-oriented programming and structured Java. These queries can be plucked from any core Java topic. Therefore, we have collected a wide range of technical issues in Java that are likely to be tested.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Beyond IT Silos – A Better Way to Manage Monitoring

May 22, 2017 No Comments

with Gabby Menachem, Loom SystemsIn this interview, Gabby Menachem, CEO and founder of Loom Systems, speaks with IT Briefcase on going beyond IT silos to better manage application monitoring. Read More >>>

Taking the Complexity out of Information Capture

May 19, 2017 No Comments

In the era of data chaos, organizations are now faced with a near-constant influx of paper and digital documents that threaten employee productivity. With the exponential growth of data that arrives in various formats and from multiple sources, organizations must find new and innovative ways to take the complexity out of information capture.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with SIOS Technology: Machine Learning Applications in IT

May 19, 2017 No Comments

In this interview, Jerry Melnick, president and CEO of SIOS Technology, discusses how IT teams are adopting machine learning analytics tools to proactively fight application performance issues.

Complimantary eBook: CRM Buyers Guide 2017

May 17, 2017 No Comments

After narrowing down your set of requirements, it’s time to list vendors that address the technical issues, from database compatibility to response times. This informative eBook outlines the top questions to ask while evaluating the CRM vendor.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: What You Need to Know About Cloud, On-Premises, and Hybrid Systems

May 17, 2017 No Comments

with Shyam Oza, AvePointIn this Q&A, industry expert Shyam Oza dives into the intricacies involved in making the decision to move to the cloud and what companies can expect when migrating. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Database-as-a-Service’s Growing Role in the Enterprise

May 16, 2017 No Comments

with Peter Nichol, InstaclustrIn this interview, Peter Nichol, CEO of Instaclustr, offers his point of view on how the adoption of new database strategies is affecting enterprises – as well as the advantages and potential issues to watch out for. Read More >>>

Business Technology 2020

May 10, 2017 No Comments

What technology experts foresee for the not-so-distant, it-will-be-here-before-we-know-it future.

Waldorf Astoria: Improved Wi-Fi Performance Dramatically Increases Customer Experience

May 10, 2017 No Comments

Slow Wi-Fi performance negatively impacted the Internet experience for business and vacationing guests.

Hidden Gems in SCCM TP 1704

May 10, 2017 No Comments

Configuration Manager TP 1704 has been released and I’ve put it through the paces in my lab. I’m seeing a lot of great OSD features as well as a few undocumented gems which I am outlining below. With the release of TP1703 came a new baseline build, so if you haven’t already setup a lab to test things for yourself you will need to download TP1703 and upgrade within the console to TP1704.

Space-Based Cloud Storage: The New Face of Fast Data Transfer

May 9, 2017 No Comments

The flow of business requires a constant, reliable transmission of data. Enterprises and governments cannot function effectively or achieve their goals without this information flow. There is a complex series of communications hubs that work to efficiently transfer data, but even when they are performing perfectly, latency of several seconds can result. That may seem insignificant at first, but consider how important it can be in high-risk scenarios to have information before your rival does.

IDG: Unified Communication and Collaboration Take Center Stage

May 4, 2017 No Comments

New research from IDG and CenturyLink shows that IT and business leaders are achieving enhanced productivity and cost savings with unified communications and collaboration (UC&C).

IndependenceIT Receives Patent for Provisioning Virtual Resources in a Mixed-Use Server Environment

May 3, 2017 No Comments

IndependenceIT, the company that unifies cloud, application and data management for IT administrators, today announced that it has recently received an Issue Notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, indicating the patent for the “Provisioning of a Virtual Resource in a Mixed-Use Server” has been approved as United States Patent No. 9,612,861. The technology provides IT administrators with the ability to unify control and coordination of data center assets for greater IT flexibility and bottom line savings.

You don’t need to hire a unicorn

May 3, 2017 No Comments

Every hiring manager’s job is to hire the best candidate. Often, they’ll look at what the team needs and go forth to search for a mystical unicorn. While hiring managers waste time looking for the “perfect” candidate, they miss out on amazing future employees because they have a perceived skills gap.

TDWI Checklist Report: Delivering Business Value Faster with Visual Analytics

May 2, 2017 No Comments

TDWI Checklist Report: Delivering Business Value Faster with Visual Analytics

Gartner’s tips. Expert training.

May 1, 2017 No Comments

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6 Technology Trends that Will Transform the World of Real Estate in 2017

May 1, 2017 No Comments

The internet has already altered the real estate market by moving listings online and allowing people to read reviews of real estate agents they’ve never met. Up to this point, the internet has only altered the traditional way of running a business, such as online ads replacing those in print magazines. New technologies are going to truly upend the real estate market. Here are six technology trends that will transform the world of real estate in 2017.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

May 1, 2017 No Comments

with Shawn Moore, SolodevIn this interview, Shawn Moore, CTO of web experience platform, Solodev, speaks to IT Briefcase about the rise in cloud computing and the challenges cloud migration posed for businesses—particularly the enterprise. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Combating the Employee Threat to Data Security

April 28, 2017 No Comments

with Cam Roberson, Beachhead SolutionsIn this interview, Cam Roberson, Director of the Reseller Channel at Beachhead Solutions, shares his perspective on how device security technology is addressing this need across industries. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with SoftwareONE: Cutting Costs in the Cloud

April 27, 2017 No Comments

with Bali Kuchipudi, SoftwareONEFor some, migrating to the cloud brings the promise of slashed IT budgets, but that’s often not the case as first time migrators navigate the complex web of pay-as-you-go models. Read More >>>

Can’t Miss! Tech Forum in Boston: Accelerate Time-to-Strategy Execution

April 25, 2017 No Comments

Join bpm’online on May 11-12 in Boston, MA to hear from key industry experts, learn best practices and success stories on how to leverage intelligent tools to adapt and transform your business faster.

Infographic: 10 Ways to Make Your Warehouse More Efficient

April 24, 2017 No Comments

Want to know how you can make your warehouse more efficient? This infographic will take you through some great need to know tips on how you can achieve this. PeopleVox have made this awesome infographic taking you through 10 tips to make your warehouse more efficient. These include tips such as utilising your software, using just a few sizes of shipping cartons and maybe consider installing an automated system just to make it that little bit easier for you and your employees. Please see the infographic for some more great tips on making your warehouse more efficient.

The Secret to Big Data Project Success Through Analytics

April 20, 2017 No Comments

SEVEN SECRETS TO BIG DATA PROJECT SUCCESS

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April 19, 2017 No Comments

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Docker: The New Ordinary

April 19, 2017 No Comments

There you were. You heard about Docker, become mesmerized, floated into it’s new special world…and then all chaos broke out. Things were not that easy and you scrambled for knowledge. Some folks saw the light and stepped forward, while others are still trying to figure the out the happy path home where containers will become part of their new ordinary.

Innovation at the IDB: Digital Transformation as a Vehicle for Development

April 19, 2017 No Comments

Change is never easy and it’s viewed by many as an even bigger challenge in public sector and inter-governmental organizations. This common perception was highlighted for me when I decided to join the Inter-American Development Bank. I was very excited about the IDB’s vision to improve lives across Latin America and the Caribbean, but most of my friends warned me that I should prepare for a bureaucratic structure and a strong resistance to change.

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