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How to Become a Senior Software Engineer

March 21, 2019 No Comments

If you’re a software engineer developer, coder or programmer with some years of experience behind you and you’re trying to take your career to the next level, you can’t sit around and wait for someone to present you with an opportunity. Software development and engineering is a competitive and fast-moving industry and to be seen as ‘senior,’ you need to put in the effort to stand out from the crowd. There is a huge amount to learn in the field of computer science and programming, and it’s impossible to know everything all the time, but there are key areas you can focus on to ensure your skills stay sharp and you develop the soft skills needed to progress in your career.

The 5 Foundational DevOps Practices: How to Establish and Build Them

March 21, 2019 No Comments

Puppet and Splunk surveyed more than 3,000 participants and the findings reveal a set of core DevOps practices that are critical for success.

2019 State of Corporate Law Departments Report

March 20, 2019 No Comments

Tweet Today’s corporations need law departments to provide legal support that enables them to maximize their competitive advantage, while at the same time safeguarding the organization against unnecessary risk. Yet, many corporate law departments are faced with dynamic and wide-ranging problems, and the solutions require a highly diverse set of skills and capabilities. Teams of […]

Digital Innovations in the Healthcare Industry

March 19, 2019 No Comments

Digital innovations in the healthcare industry, also known as “healthtech”, are technologies that are either revolutionizing or predicted to revolutionize the industry. The healthcare industry is a great testing ground for digital innovations, because the goal is to make a lot of medical procedures easier to perform, and easier to obtain.

Current Focus Areas For App Development

March 19, 2019 No Comments

We now live in a world where there seems to be an app for everything. There’s not a day goes by that a smartphone user doesn’t open multiple apps on their handset, and what the apps are capable of is always accelerating at an impressive rate. In the past, we usually associated apps with games, which would cover anything from Sega’s Sonic The Hedgehog to mFortune’s Bingo.

Security Matters

March 19, 2019 No Comments

As technology advances in ever increasing leaps and bound so numerous businesses have been able to expand all over the world, something that would have never have been imagined before the invention and development, then adoption of the internet. In fact, businesses can now employ remote workers from about the globe to form a perfect team for specified requirements, working via the internet expands businesses far more quickly than the norm, creating more profits which results in further employment.

The Role of Technical Analysis in FX Trading

March 6, 2019 No Comments

The role of technical analysis in FX trading varies from market to another. The currency market tends to be influenced by technical analysis. Forex trading is all about making currency exchange predictions. To be successful in this market, you need to make the right predictions with very minimal errors. There is no way a trader can make correct predictions without identifying market trends and that is where technical analysis comes in. Price trends in the forex market make use of charts and technical indicators for prediction.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How VMware Cloud on AWS Can Improve Data Protection and Recovery

March 5, 2019 No Comments

Matthew Wallace, CTO of Faction, sees VMware Cloud on AWS growing in 2019. Here, he shares insights about trends in VMware, best use cases, advantages, and how to avoid delays and complications in disaster recovery.

Guide to Enterprise AI Chatbots

March 4, 2019 No Comments

Sophisticated chatbots represent one of the most complex areas of artificial intelligence (AI). It’s impossible to enumerate all possibilities for the future, thus conducting a conversation is an extremely challenging task. Read more about AI chatbots.

2019 Chatbot Predictions Report

March 1, 2019 No Comments

The following five predictions represent our thoughts on how conversational systems will evolve from its current state in 2019.

Toucan Toco, the Ultimate Data Visualization Applications for Decision Makers

February 27, 2019 No Comments

Toucan Toco is a French company that specializes in the creation of data visualization software for businesses to help them in decision making. The company also offers mobile applications for analyzing, correlating, and visualizing sales, marketing, financial and human resources data. It was founded in March 2014 by Kilian Bazin.

Good Data Management Practice When Your Business Is Scaling Up

February 22, 2019 No Comments

Every business starts small and that’s fine, we all need to begin somewhere but what that usually means for data management is that you might end up with a series of different systems and processes, often put together as you go, but not really designed for growth long term. Maybe you didn’t envisage growing as fast as you did or grew in a certain unexpected direction but then you are left with data on different systems that don’t exactly work together, share or line up properly. So you need to look at better ways of managing your data.

The Digital Procurement Guide

February 20, 2019 No Comments

Download this eBook to learn how you can streamline processes and cost with a fully digital solution.

AI Takes On ATO: OneSpan Risk Analytics

February 14, 2019 No Comments

Account Takeover (ATO) and New Account Fraud (NAF) are the top two types of fraud challenging financial institutions and the financial/merchant ecosystem. In the U.S. alone, ID fraud accounted for $16.8 billion dollars in fraud losses in 2017.

How Data Analysis Keeps Retail Prices Competitive

February 14, 2019 No Comments

Maintaining competitive prices is a tough job. Ever since competition appeared in retail, businesses have been dreaming of a way not to sell at too high or too low a price against the market. Eventually, retailers have figured out that knowing what’s going on on the market in real time can help them set more balanced prices. For the past decades, retail companies have grown into technological hubs with in-house pricing systems setting prices automatically. Businesses choose a pool of competitors, monitor their prices and promotions, integrate market data with their internal ERP systems, and manage pricing accordingly.

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Having A Cybersecurity Career

February 8, 2019 No Comments

With ongoing online attacks, most companies, if not all, are now looking for a certified cybersecurity analyst to be a part of their team. There’s no technical background needed when starting a cybersecurity career, but having one is truly beneficial. You just need to have the right training and certification to get yourself started.

5 Business Software Products to Consider in 2019

February 6, 2019 No Comments

Modern business cannot be managed without assistance from the right software in almost every field of work, although, most people are so used to utilizing them on a regular basis that they do not even realize that fact. However, even software does get old and they need to be regularly updated, or even completely replaced every now and then to stay productive and in sync with the rapidly changing world of IT. In case you are looking towards IT solutions that can better suit the growing needs of your business in 2019, here are five software products to consider.

How IT is Streamlining the Healthcare Sector

February 5, 2019 No Comments

Sure enough, as new trends in IT development emerge, it has become crucial for stakeholders in the healthcare industry to be made aware of the latest disruptions within the field. In this sense, it’s important to stay abreast of the latest developments in IT that provide healthcare institutions the capacity for effective service deliveries.

Gartner: Seven Imperatives to Adopt a CARTA Strategic Approach

February 4, 2019 No Comments

By reading “Seven Imperatives to Adopt a CARTA Strategic Approach,” you will gain insight into CARTA and better understand the people, process and technical changes it calls for.

Open banking and the future of financial services

February 4, 2019 No Comments

This whitepaper outlines the challenges facing financial services firms and how a new approach to enterprise integration — API-led connectivity — can help banks and financial services firms not only survive, but thrive in an increasingly competitive future.

eBook: Building the Connected Retail Experience

February 4, 2019 No Comments

Today’s shoppers expect more than a transactional relationship with retailers; they want a seamless and personalized journey that reflects the context of how they shop across devices and channels. The key to success lies in connecting in-store software with online systems so retailers can provide an uninterrupted experience wherever customers shop.

Technological Impact on the Future of Investing

January 30, 2019 No Comments

We all know just how important technology is to our lives. From catching up with friends on social media to using Alexa to check the news, or watching a sports game online, it plays a central role in our daily lives. Of course, tech has also changed the ways we do business and look after our finances. One area that has seen a lot of recent change through technological advances is the world of investing.

Connectivity benchmark report 2018

January 30, 2019 No Comments

MuleSoft surveyed 650 IT decision makers across the globe. The research shows that three-quarters of companies are currently undertaking digital transformation initiatives and 80% say if they don’t complete those initiatives, their companies will lose revenue in the next 12 months.

Cloud Computing and Big Data: Everything you Need to Know

January 29, 2019 No Comments

Cloud computing has transformed the way organizations manage and interact with their data. Over the last few years, several organizations, including small and mid-sized companies, have migrated their data workloads and computing to the cloud. And the trend continues. As per a recent Forrester report, cloud computing will firmly establish itself as the foundation of future enterprise application platforms in 2019 and cloud spending will increase as enterprises adopt cloud tools and services in whatever way they can.

3 Real Threats to Your PR Database

January 24, 2019 No Comments

Successful PR and marketing activities largely depend on a company’s ability to both develop and maintain valuable relationships in an industry, both personally and digitally. To do so, a company must appear to be reliable and trustworthy. As you will need to store a substantial amount of contact and biographical information, your business will have a responsibility to safeguard the sensitive data effectively. Here are three real threats to your PR database.

IT Security and How to Fortify Your Business

January 22, 2019 No Comments

Modern business is one with an increasingly digital focus. While this offers significant dividends in terms of efficiency and reach, it also generates complications in terms of understanding. Traditional business security, while certainly evolving, has been able to draw from many generations of established frameworks, frameworks which the digital environment has far from settled upon.

Understanding The Power Of Big Data For Your Business

January 17, 2019 No Comments

We live in a new age of big data. While many small businesses make the mistake of thinking that big data is only for big businesses. Don’t let the name fool you. Big data is for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Big data is a type of analysis that uses a large quantity of data to find patterns and insights into behavior. These patterns are useful for making smarter business decisions.

How AI Can Give Your Business Real Intelligence

January 17, 2019 No Comments

Ever since E.M. Forster’s ‘The Machine Stops’, people have been dreaming of futures where machines, robots and AI can look after their needs – preferably in less apocalyptic scenarios. Although 2018 hasn’t yet yielded the flying cars promised by The Jetsons, there’s plenty AIs, widgets and bots waiting to help remove pain points from your home and business. The trick is being able to work out which ones suit your home and business’ style, and ignoring those which will only create a different kind of friction.

Shared Assessments 2019 Toolkit: Comprehensive Customization, Flexibility, Efficiency for Third-Party Risk Management

January 17, 2019 No Comments

Third party vulnerabilities and leaks hit historic levels in 2018. Among noteworthy third party exposures of consumer and business data: the Adhar breach exposed the data of 1.1 billion users, the Marriott Starwood Hotels exposed an estimated 3 to 5 million, Quora exposed some details on 100 million, Exactis surfaced the data of 340 million, and the list goes on…

The Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

January 14, 2019 No Comments

Two decades ago the internet and information technology revolutionized the world. Now, cloud computing is responsible for generating transformations, especially in the way companies are conducting their business. Cloud computing is being considered by small and large companies as the tool of the next decade. There will be fewer companies that still rely on the use of physical devices to store and manage data.

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