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 Live tellers and bankers have been replaced by online transactions and...





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APPLICATION INTEGRATION

Want a Fast and Reliable Internet Connection? Here’s What to Look For

July 3, 2020 No Comments

Technological innovations paved the way for various information, products, and services to be available online. However, the key to accessing all these is having a fast and reliable internet connection. If you are in the hunt for the best deal that internet service providers (ISPs) can give you, below are some of the things that you need to look for.

TOP opensource JavaScript UI libraries in 2020-2021

July 3, 2020 No Comments

Technological progress has made it possible to perform teraflops of calculations both on personal computers and on most modern mobile devices. Productivity increases simultaneously with energy efficiency, which leads to the miniaturization of computing devices and as a result, their wider distribution.

How To Build an App Development Team

July 3, 2020 No Comments

If you’re looking to start a business of creating and selling apps, or you’ve produced an app for your business and you’re ready to push it out to the public, you need to find yourself an exceptional app development team. There’s much more to app testing and development than meets the eye. Having your own in-house app development team will ensure that all of your app testing needs are thoroughly catered too, and it gives you a lot more control than you would have if you were to outsource the job to another company.

7 Best Mobile Phones in 2020

July 3, 2020 No Comments

In our modern, tech-driven age, who can survive without their beloved mobile phone? Our phones are now intrinsic part of our daily lives, going far beyond simply being a device to make calls. Not only do we use our phones to communicate in a wide range of ways from emails to instant messages, but they also let us watch videos, look up important information, keep track of appointments and even support our lifestyles and wellbeing by helping us meditate or reminding us to drink more water. In 2020, there are a large range of amazing smart phones available. So how do you know which is right for you? Let’s dive in.

Online SMS Platforms And The Benefits It Can Give To Your Business

June 23, 2020 No Comments

The very first SMS message was sent way back in 1992 and throughout the 90s and the early 00s we heavily used this messaging system to stay in touch. Once the smartphone emerged however and we began to see web based instant messaging services such as WhatsApp, iMessage and Viber, the SMS almost became obsolete. Despite the fact that people no longer use SMS to keep in touch with friends and family, the messaging system presents a wealth of opportunities to businesses and email SMS is one of the most frequently used methods, which has become vital to many companies. Let’s take a look at how these tool can help businesses.

Opening the Window on AI Transparency

June 18, 2020 No Comments

AI transparency is one of today’s catch phrases, but what does it really mean? What problem does it address? Will it really make a difference? With the explosion of AI, we’ve seen a corresponding explosion of AI applications, many of which don’t work all that well. The problem is that while AI represents a powerful, useful technology, it is a tool not magic. In the hands of careful professionals, it is extremely useful. But even then, the results are subject to misinterpretation.

IT Modernization Yields Business Benefits Even in Early Stages: Survey

June 16, 2020 No Comments

In recent years, with the emergence of newer technologies ranging from the cloud to machine learning, IT modernization has evolved from a replacement of end-of-life infrastructure to an enabler of innovation and business value. It is a complex process that can take months or even years, but a recent survey shows that the effort begins to deliver measurable results almost as soon as an organization executes the first steps on its roadmap.

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

June 14, 2020 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 >>>

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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?

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

App Development Agency: 5 Reasons Why You Need a Mobile App

December 19, 2019 No Comments

Since the advent of mobile marketing, the use of mobile apps has become unstoppable. It means that if your business is not into mobile marketing, then you are left behind. Countless people are using their mobile phones and other devices to search everything they need. Thus, it is important that you are adaptive to the changes.

Woolpert Builds APIs to Connect Greenwood’s Cityworks PLL with INBiz Portal

December 13, 2019 No Comments

GREENWOOD, Ind. (Dec. 11, 2019) — The Indiana Office of Secretary of State contracted with Woolpert to build application programming interfaces (APIs) to connect Greenwood, Ind., to the INBiz portal. This connection, which recently went live, streamlines the city’s permitting processes internally and externally. Greenwood employs Cityworks Permits, Licensing and Land (PLL) software. The municipality is the first to integrate its local permit management system with the state’s INBiz solution to streamline its permitting processes.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How DevOps Teams Can Leverage Policy-as-Code to Scale Kubernetes

November 19, 2019 No Comments

Kubernetes and containerization make application delivery much faster. But DevOps professionals hit a brick wall when they have to prove compliance to non-coders. In this QA, Styra security strategist Chris Webber talks to us from KubeCon in San Diego on how to bridge the communication gap between DevOps and Security/Compliance professionals.

How Machine Learning and AI is Transforming the Future of Healthcare

November 14, 2019 No Comments

Artificial intelligence has been vexing us all for years. And it only continues to get better and better as time goes on. Sure, you will have some people who believe AI is a bad thing, or that it knows too much. However, whether we like it or not, AI is here to stay. Imagine a machine learning technology that can bring with it the knowledge of THOUSANDS of doctors-and bringing valuable insight to a single physician who can then make a sound treatment decision.

An Introduction to Important Concepts of Application Integration Project Management

November 6, 2019 No Comments

The more apps that need to be integrated, the more complex the project will become. However, the basics more or less remain the same. Irrespective of whether the project is just about building data communication channels between two simple applications or integrating multiple, complex business apps into a single enterprise-grade system, the following discussion will shed some light on a few key points for better management of application integration projects.

New Hire Pre-Boarding

October 29, 2019 No Comments

In this white paper, Sharlyn Lauby discusses how pre-boarding can help make a new hire’s first few days a success by helping them feel like they’re part of the team and contributing to the bottom-line. If you want to drive engagement and retention, this white paper is essential reading.

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