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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 Live tellers and bankers have been replaced by online transactions and...





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SOCIAL BUSINESS

Benefits of Automation To Businesses

March 27, 2020 No Comments

Any businessman worth his salt knows that the key to success is the skill to identify every resource available and to utilize it to the best of his abilities. One of the best things to master, especially in the 21 st century, is the ability to leverage the power of technology. There is no question that we have entered into advanced age. Staying with age-old traditions and methods leaves you vulnerable.

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.

Are Popups Really Effective for Converting More Customers in 2020

March 25, 2020 No Comments

First answer that comes to mind when hearing such a question, may be “of course, no!”. Most of the people find popups very annoying and it can be a reason for them to leave a site, in fact. This is a common impression by online society, as even popup services admit that popups can sometimes be really annoying. The fact remains that popups, just like Facebook ads, newsletter emails and other kinds of marketing means, can be frustrating if not used correctly.

4 Quick Ways To Improve Your Regional SEO Strategy

March 23, 2020 No Comments

Imagine the number of Google search questions that pop up in a single day? The estimates come to round 5 to 6 billion with 4 billion internet users per day. Any website you develop and content you create competes against 1.7 billion other websites present online today. This only accounts for Google search, what about Yahoo, Bing, and Baidu search engines?

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.

Managing Startups: Running a Small Business Successfully

March 19, 2020 No Comments

Running a small business can be a challenging endeavour thanks in large part to a competitive business landscape. Even the smallest mistake can have far-reaching consequences, which means there is little wiggle room for most small business owners. Another issue stems from the fact that it takes plenty of experience to weather the storm of business management, but most small businesses have inexperienced owners.

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.

How to make Your Mobile App an Effective Marketing Tool

March 9, 2020 No Comments

In this digital era, every business owner prefers mobile apps as their primary marketing tool. How so? Well, who wouldn’t want to increase their brand’s recognition? How about engaging the customer through reverse communication? And, when a potential customer searches for a product or service while on the go, a mobile app provides the perfect platform for it. Then, how do you tap into this great marketing potential of mobile apps?

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.

Successfully Outsourcing Software Development

February 17, 2020 No Comments

Outsourcing is becoming the international trend in today’s “in leaps & bounds” world. Technology changes so quickly that it’s not only desirable, but necessary, for any forward-thinking company to consider it. While outsourcing can mean many things, outsourcing to a foreign country has emerged as the most profitable, for a multiple of reasons…

How Technology Can Benefit Your Business in 2020

February 17, 2020 No Comments

When it comes to running your business you want to make sure that you do as much as you can to make it a success. Some people think that it is worth the time focusing on hiring new staff or getting extra training but often, improving your business can be as simple as investing in some new technology.

6 Tips For Decluttering Your Business’ Software Systems

February 13, 2020 No Comments

If your business has been around for some time, then you likely have an odd assortment of software systems filling up your in-house network. You may have outdated programs that are no longer fulfilling their purpose or even some that you have been meaning to upgrade for months but never seem to find the time.

Customer Service Practices Every ISP Should Follow

February 9, 2020 No Comments

Customer services or customer support is the core of any business success. Businesses that don’t pay heed to the customer services are likely to end up packing up their business. No matter whether the business is in the service industry or selling products, customer service can never be ignored at any level. The same goes for Internet Service Providers who need to pay attention to customer queries, complaints, and technical difficulties. Many ISPs like Cox, Frontier, Spectrum Internet, or Mediacom have dedicated staff to resolve customer issues, whether it be setting up Wi-Fi, plans and pricing info, or payment reservations.

Top Five Mobile Apps for Students

February 5, 2020 No Comments

Improvement of technology has affected every area of human life. As a result, there are many apps available for students to get their life in order and manage the complexity of college life. The best app for students can help bring some organization and sanity to their life. If you need to order essay writing online, there are apps and websites dedicated to this. Some apps can help you get the best deals on buying books as well. And I am pretty sure many students will love online college homework help.

eG Enterprise v7: Complete User Experience Management for IT Applications and Infrastructure

February 3, 2020 No Comments

It’s a common IT problem today: users call the helpdesk complaining of slow logon, application launch being slow, or access latency being high. IT admins and managers then spend hours trying to find the root cause of the issue, often without success. We knew there had to be a better way, so at eG Innovations we built the industry’s most robust user experience monitoring solution to help IT teams everywhere resolve complaints and issues in minutes rather than hours.

5 Easy steps to create a website

February 3, 2020 No Comments

When it comes to the idea of creating a website it can send some people into a cold sweat. A lack of technical knowledge and skills may feel like a stumbling factor when it comes to building your own blog. Well the good news for those wishing to build a website is, it’s not the daunting technical feat it once was. The days of needing to hire an expensive developer to create your website are long gone.

3 Ways Technology Is Changing the Restaurant Industry

January 29, 2020 No Comments

Technology is affecting every single part of our lives. It’s changing the way we travel, the way we meet people, the way we eat, and the way we do business. Having a successful business only works when you’re keeping your customers happy in every step of their buying process. Technology is here to automate things, make them run smoother, and help us make processes more manageable. It’s imperative we use that to our benefit and to make our lives easier.

Steps to Picking a Retail POS Solution?

January 29, 2020 No Comments

Whoever you are — a novice or an experienced retailer — investing in Point of Sale (POS) system relevant for a project you’re managing is worth the candle. Although, do you know what POS is working perfectly for you? Drawing on the expertise of specialists at zoolatech.com, in this post, we’ll shed light on some criteria to examine when picking a retail POS that would perfectly work for your merchandise. Without any further delay, let’s get to them.

The Best Platform for eCommerce Website Development

January 28, 2020 No Comments

You sell your T-shirts in the brick-and-mortar store and have 5 clients on Tuesday and 15 on Sunday. Great T-shirts, they are cotton and stuff! Still, this damn Steve sells 100 a day, although you began on the same ground. And his T-shirts are 80% viscose! What the…? Well, Steve is keeping up with the times. He made his online shop long ago before you even googled eCommerce.

Social Media Marketing in 2020 and Beyond

January 28, 2020 No Comments

Social media has become one of the major marketing channels for businesses across the vast majority of industries. Platforms like Facebook and Instagram are the go-to choice for economical marketing options for small, mid-sized and even the largest corporations. But every savvy business knows that marketing trends are bound to change at some point – the challenge is figuring out when.

7 Ways Technology Can Help You In Your Career

January 23, 2020 No Comments

There are seven ways in particular that technology can be a lifesaver when it comes to getting ahead professionally. It’s worth diving into these topics in more detail if you’re at a crossroads with your job and want to build a successful future for yourself in the workplace. Let these ideas inspire and motivate you to want to do more with technology when it comes to your career and moving on up the corporate ladder.

Is using crypto safer when carrying out online money transfers?

January 23, 2020 No Comments

Anyone with even a passing interest in tech or IT will be aware of the burgeoning cryptocurrency sector. Bitcoin is still the major player here and the coin that not only grabs headlines but also gives an indicator of the overall health that this sector may show. The great news for investors since the early 2010s is that the price of bitcoin has gone up overall until the present day.

The 4 Best Ways to Monetize Your Social Media Presence

January 14, 2020 No Comments

Everyone has Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter these days. A lot never do much with their profiles, using them for personal posts and updates only. You’re here because you want to do something different. You want to become an influencer. Welcome to the world of monetization. When making your social media accounts profitable, you want to be careful and cautious. Put a plan into action and stick to it. You won’t get influence overnight. After hard work, effort, and time, you’ll see results.

Erase Your Data Securely by Using BitRaser File Eraser for Windows—Software Review

January 14, 2020 No Comments

In today’s world, data is everything. And, disclosure of critical, sensitive data like personal photos, videos can result in monetary, reputation, or business loss to an individual or an organization. Sadly, many computer users are unaware of the fact that Windows doesn’t remove the deleted data permanently. Even a quick formatted PC or external storage drive is not safe to dispose of, resell, or repurpose.

How Will The Internet of Things Impact Cyber Security?

January 10, 2020 No Comments

Each of us lives within the realm of the Internet of Things. Smartwatches track our steps as we walk to and fro in the office. We can order refills of paper towels or toothpaste by simply speaking to our smart speakers. As wonderful as all of this can be, it also means our data is being collected 24/7. Vulnerabilities in these smart devices can leave the proverbial backdoor open to our data. Both businesses and individuals are left exposed to a potential cyber-attack. But how does the Internet of Things really impact cybersecurity?

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