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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.

Data Scientist vs. Data Analyst

April 18, 2018 No Comments

We have witnessed immense growth in data science over the recent years, and it is applicable in various fields of practice. Some of the popular areas where data science is of great significance include online marketing, Search Engine Optimization, banking, finance, e-commerce, cybersecurity, and healthcare. Data science involves the use of scientific methods, mathematics, and statistics, among others to examine and handle data in a skillful manner.

DevOps – Ensuring Everyone at a Large Organization is on the Same Team

April 17, 2018 No Comments

Think about playing tennis and about playing football. Or how about relay swimming compared to soccer? What is one of the biggest differences between these sports? Tennis and swimming are individual sports and at most require coordination between only a couple of people, while football and soccer have a lot more moving parts that need to work perfectly in sync to ensure success. DevOps in SMEs vs. DevOps in large organizations is a similar concept – in small organizations, successful DevOps strategies require coordination between small, tightly-integrated teams.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Streaming Data Automation and the Internet of Things (IoT)

April 17, 2018 No Comments

The emergence of The Internet of Things (IoT) has created frenzied excitement for the technology industry because it heralds the leap from technology being something that supports our modern lifestyle to something that pervades our modern lifestyle. And with this shift comes a huge commercial opportunity. Gartner research says there will be 20 billion IoT devices by 2020, with the IoT economic value expected to reach $11.1 trillion by 2025. It’s a new Gold Rush.

The Digital Revolution: Progression or Regression?

April 10, 2018 No Comments

Life has changed almost beyond recognition over the past 30 years, and that can mainly be attributed to the rise of the internet and its associated technologies. Every aspect of our lives has been touched by the digital revolution, and some may argue, not for the better. Here is how the internet has transformed our lives.

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.

How New Touch Screen Technology Is Stimulating Innovation

April 7, 2018 No Comments

Ever since touch screen technology emerged in in the 1970s, it has been linked to a wide array of breakthroughs in industries as diverse as logistics, computing, entertainment, and the military. As touch screens have become more sophisticated, they have opened up new possibilities for developers to create products that would not have been imaginable without high quality, responsive touchscreens. Just as the smartphone revolution was made possible by the projected capacitive (PCAP) touch screen, new developments in resistive screen technology are now fuelling new applications for kiosks, industrial control panels, and mobile computing devices.

Taxing the Internet of Things

April 6, 2018 No Comments

Many companies investing in IoT solutions remain unaware that creating those connections can completely change the taxes they’re liable for and regulations they’re subject to. Such oversights have the potential to turn profitable revenue streams into costly headaches due to increased risks of penalties, fees, and audits.

Mainframe Modernization: Debunking the Myths

April 5, 2018 No Comments

In today’s agile enterprise environment, IT finds itself at a crossroad: either modernize its solutions or fall behind the technology curve. For established corporations that are relying on mainframe technologies, this reality can quickly become a nightmare. With changing enterprise demands, a growing skills gap between modern and legacy developers and decades-long investments into “big iron” technology foundations, the idea of altering technology may seem like a distant, and costly, dream.

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.

Regions Bank & Marketing Evolution: Person-Level Unified Measurement

April 3, 2018 No Comments

Tweet “Most marketers struggle to gain actionable insights from traditional media-mix models. These models are backward-looking, imprecise and therefore do not allow marketers to make in-the-moment media spend adjustments to live campaigns. To overcome the shortcomings of traditional mix models, marketers at Regions Bank adopted a person-level, unified measurement model for media-mix optimization. The new […]

ATTRIBUTION BUYER’S GUIDE – An Evaluation Framework for Industry Leaders

April 3, 2018 No Comments

This Attribution Buyer’s Guide aims to help marketers tackle the challenges they face, so that no matter where they are starting, they will have the tools to become market leaders through better marketing ROI and attribution measurement.


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.

The Wave: Prevoty Leads the RASP Market

March 29, 2018 No Comments

Assessment criteria included: attack detection, management UI, attack response, zero-day attacks, reporting and analysis, feedback loops, performance load, vision, roadmap and market approach. TCO and ease of configuration and maintenance were also factored in to Forrester’s evaluation of eight RASP vendors, including Prevoty, Waratek, tCell, Contrast Security, Signal Sciences, Avocado Systems, Micro Focus and CA Veracode.

How To Open Torrent Files

March 27, 2018 No Comments

Today the information flow is very smooth. Every person can share the files in the internet freely. Torrent files enable many internet users to add the information online. They can be used for both personal and business purposes. These are very specific files. They do not contain the data. They simply accumulate the information about the other files, their names and sizes. They are often used in daily life by random users. You should know how to open torrent files using various methods. Then you can easily them online and download the links to favorite movies.

4 Types Of Indicators That Are Used For Forex Analytics

March 27, 2018 No Comments

Forex indicators make market analytics so much easier. These programs provide useful information that has been processed from raw market data. The many different indicators that provide insights can be used on any common operating system. MT4 mac users have several different options available for download. When it comes to the specific indicator that a user prefers, a number of things can influence the choice of the program. The common indicators use different kinds of input to make data charts. The output data is also different from different kinds of charts. In general, the are 4 main types of indicators used for analytics that forex traders should be aware of. Here is an overview of them.

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.

7 Ways to Use the Digital World to Grow Your Business in 2018

March 21, 2018 No Comments

Digital marketing has become ubiquitous in the world of business. Even if you haven’t yet hopped on board, it’s likely that you’ve heard people talking digital marketing jargon or incorporating it into their strategy in various ways. From a distance, making your business digital can seem like a complex matter, however, it doesn’t have to be if you learn how to use it effectively. There are several methods and strategies that have proven useful to businesses globally and have contributed to the exponential growth that many have seen. This article is going to look at a number of ways that you can use the digital world to grow your business.

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.

Four Insights: Simplifying IT Eliminates Workplace Stress

March 20, 2018 No Comments

Each day America’s 60 million knowledge workers are bombarded with countless emails, tedious processes and long meetings. It’s no wonder the American Institute of Stress names the workplace one of the leading sources of stress. The demands of a competitive environment and lack of control can lead to life-threating physical and emotional disorders such as increased rates of heart attacks, hypertension and anxiety.

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 >>>

Apply the ASD Top 4 and Mitigate up to 85% of Endpoint Attacks

March 12, 2018 No Comments

This portfolio aligns with the ASD Top 4 ‘Essential’ Mitigation Strategies – four measures derived from a list of 35 recommendations internationally recognized as the most effective measures for preventing cyber attacks.

The ASD Essential 8 and Ivanti

March 12, 2018 No Comments

What Is the Essential 8 as Defined by the ASD? In this document, we’ll discuss the importance of each control that makes up the Essential 8, the pitfalls companies fall into with each, and Ivanti’s approach to solving these problems.

How to Search for Business Success

March 12, 2018 No Comments

Behind every good business is a good website. Failing to make your website work as well as it can, is one way to sabotage your business’s success. Google is all about user experience, and for your site to achieve a high-ranking position on the search engine results pages, you need to put your energies into making your site work just as much for the user, as it does for your bottom line.

ebook: Roadmap to Service Desk Automation

March 12, 2018 No Comments

This ebook will describe real-world success stories, all underpinned by Ivanti’s experience in working with thousands of service managers over the last 20 years—and according to best-practice strategies that we’ve seen proven time and again.

H.R.1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) Investment Opportunity Under the New Tax Reform

March 9, 2018 No Comments

Authorizing qualified companies to write off up to 100% of certain capital investments

How is Big Data Changing SEO?

March 9, 2018 No Comments

Big data is the latest buzzword on the scene, but what does it mean, and how will it impact the world around us? In essence, big data is information that provides insight, ultimately leading to more strategic business decisions and a greater understanding of consumer behavior. We see it all the time, from the ads that pop up in our search bar to remind us to purchase something we’ve just browsed online, to the way our iPhones store data about our health and fitness. The growth of data is having a phenomenal impact on how we work, shop and live, but what does it have to do with search engine optimization (SEO)?


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