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DATA and ANALYTICS 

The Data Loss Risks that Lie Between Web Apps and the Browser

July 12, 2021 No Comments

We tend to think that the security of SaaS is mostly the concern of SaaS vendors due to separation of responsibilities. SaaS vendors must maintain the security of their application—keep all elements patched up to date, implement their own security tools, and monitor for intrusion attempts. All the user has to do is make sure that no one steals their credentials.

How To Keep Your Data Safe While Using The Internet

July 12, 2021 No Comments

The internet is a boon for all of us. It’s a way to be entertained, a way to earn, and a way to connect with people from afar. Over the last couple of years, the internet has shown its worth as the pioneer of the digital world. While life-changing, it is far from being perfect and it still has a lot of problems especially for the regular user.

5 Ways To Mitigate Technology Risks In Business

July 2, 2021 No Comments

Businesses these days rely heavily on technology. From the development and management process to distribution and marketing, the use of technology is indispensable. Without technology, businesses will have a hard time delivering their services, and they likely won’t even be able to keep up with the competition.

Different Ways to Become an IT Tech

July 2, 2021 No Comments

Degrees, certifications, and self-paced courses are all possible avenues for becoming a skilled IT technician. But with so many options to choose from, it can be tricky deciding the right path for your career. The biggest question is how much money and time you have to invest. The most expensive option in both of those cases is an undergraduate degree, which takes approximately four years to complete. During that time, you can possibly gain some paid experience on the side, but you likely won’t be able to even fit in additional work responsibilities until you’ve completed your course.

Things you need to know about Outsourcing Software Development

June 18, 2021 No Comments

Why work hard when you could work smart and achieve even better results. This is the case with outsourcing software development. There are numerous statistics on the internet indicating that outsourcing software development is a wise decision made by enterprises of various sizes, big and small. About 64% of the companies outsource their entire development, and a majority of them find it positive. Even big companies like Slack and WhatsApp also outsource their software developments at times.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cloud Migration

June 16, 2021 No Comments

Despite the rapid penetration of cloud infrastructure, a lot of businesses are still relying on on-premise solutions for their day-to-day operations. On-premise solutions are seen as more reliable and easier to manage due to their proximity. Of course, these are advantages that are also offered by modern cloud infrastructure, especially with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations becoming more common among enterprises.

Instaclustr’s Managed Elasticsearch Service on AWS Gets PCI-DSS Certification

June 14, 2021 No Comments

Instaclustr’s Managed Elasticsearch is based on the Open Distro for Elasticsearch, which will soon be updated to OpenSearch. Using the open source distribution ensures that Instaclustr customers always have control and portability of their data, are not subject to vendor lock-in, and are free from licensing costs.

Why Software Vendors Still Audit Their Customers

June 14, 2021 No Comments

Software license compliance audits remain a key part of the strategy for many of the world’s large software vendors. It is a practice that causes conflict between software providers and their customers and has made it necessary for Software Asset Management to grow into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Whilst a handful of vendors are beginning to pull back from full-scale invasive audits, the vast majority continue with this unpopular and relationship damaging practice.

How To Start A Career In Data Science

June 10, 2021 No Comments

Have you been looking for an article or blog post that can provide you with sound advice on pursuing a data science-related career? Then, you’ve found the right page. As data science is one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand fields today, this is an excellent time to assess whether a job in the industry will fit you. One good thing to know is that data scientists don’t need to have any prior experience. The skill set required for data science can be acquired in various ways by yourself and with the help of multiple resources.

Comparing 3 Popular Approaches to Data Labelling

June 9, 2021 No Comments

In the realm of machine learning, the process of labelling data refers to a number of steps involved in assigning raw data identifying information, such as tags, names, and classes. It’s an essential step for any train AI models in predicting patterns. Unlike raw information without labels, tagged data allows for more precise or supervised ML applications. But how does it work? What are the steps involved in labelling massive amounts of information collected?

Big Data and Analytics in Higher Education

June 8, 2021 No Comments

Education is transforming rapidly, striving to prepare youth for the upcoming challenges. Higher education programs created a decade ago are quite outdated today. They usually lack one important component – big data and analytics. Data is being collected every second, and the more technologies grow, the more of it is being stored. There is no point in those figures until analysts do their magic. That’s why the world desperately needs professionals who’d filter and process necessary data sets and take advantage of them.

How to Use Learning Analytics to Assess Student Learning

June 8, 2021 No Comments

According to SOLAR (the Society for Learning Analytics Research), the term “learning analytics” is used to define the process of collection, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data about students and the overall learning process. Simply put, it is the collection and use of data with the goal of enhancing the quality and effectiveness of learning.

Top 9 New Technology Trends for 2021

June 8, 2021 No Comments

Technology today is evolving at such a rapid pace, enabling faster change and progress, causing an acceleration of the rate of change, until eventually, it will become exponential. However, it is not only technology trends and top technologies that are evolving, a lot more has changed this year due to the outbreak of COVID-19 making IT professionals realize that their role will not stay the same in the contactless world tomorrow. And an IT professional in 2020-21 will constantly be learning, unlearning, and relearning (out of necessity if not desire). Read More >>>

Top 5 Enterprise Technology Trends in 2021

May 25, 2021 No Comments

COVID-19 shook the world in a swift blow. People realized how it might take only a tiny virus to change everything in the blink of an eye. Business models collapsed within weeks after this virus spread across the globe. The one thing that the year 2020 taught all of us is to be prepared for unforeseen events. While some of the industries thrived, small enterprises jiggled badly last year as many of the merchants didn’t take technology seriously. To get back up in the market, they must rely on enterprise technology trends that are going to revolutionize the economic world.

A Cautionary Tale: Why Global Routing Systems Must Implement MANRS

May 20, 2021 No Comments

The pandemic has made strong digital connections more critical than ever. Anything that negatively impacts the digital experience can rapidly become a major problem. It’s even more worrisome when the issue causes widespread outages that affect a multitude of providers. In fact, this is exactly what happened at the end of last week. On April 16, a significant BGP leak caused widespread network outages that impacted major network operators, cloud, and CDN providers. This incident was a classic origin hijack case from Vodafone Idea (AS55410), an Indian operator based in Mumbai and Gandhinagar.

How Your Business Can Benefit from Big Data

May 16, 2021 No Comments

Data can provide valuable insights for any business. For example, if you could predict when and what a person is willing to purchase based on data collected from their past experiences, you could make them an offer just when they are ready, increasing the chances of making a sale. Big data and analytics promise great benefits for businesses and could be the difference between enterprises that survive and those that don’t. Did you know that with the help of data analytics, you can forecast market trends?

Identifying waste and reducing costs in Microsoft 365

May 13, 2021 No Comments

At a time when there’s more pressure than ever on businesses in almost every sector, Microsoft 365 has allowed teams to stay productive while adapting to their new environments, collaborating efficiently with different departments, accessing documents from multiple devices and locations, as well as holding meetings and maintaining strong communications.

How ERP Can Help Improve Your Company’s Performance

May 13, 2021 No Comments

The business world is constantly moving, and companies must keep up if they don’t want to get left behind. Of course, there is the small problem of choosing from all the latest new releases to ensure the tech you pick is suitable for your organization. The good news is that enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a sophisticated software tool capable of overcoming this issue. Although ERPs have generally been tailored towards large companies in the past, there are now certain cloud-based alternatives available which allow for greater flexibility.

Complete Guide to Core Web Vitals

May 4, 2021 No Comments

With Google’s Page Experience update coming out in May 2021, many online businesses have been anxiously waiting while working on improving their Core Web Vitals. But, what exactly are these Core Web Vitals. In this article, we will be providing you a complete guide to understanding them and how they can boost your rankings.

The Most Top Rated Memory Kit And Servers On The Market

April 29, 2021 No Comments

Whether small, medium, or large businesses need servers nowadays for many reasons. The digital world is also feeling under the influence of pandemic, and the need to work from home is increasing tremendously. Following are some important aspects you need to keep in mind when going to set up a new server, upgrading the setup, buying hardware like a memory kit for the server.

How Big Data Is Revitalizing the Return of Personalization

April 28, 2021 No Comments

Once upon a time, customers went to local stores and chatted with the owners while shopping. Today, you most likely head to the closest supermarket and speak to no one while you pick up your groceries. The personalization you used to love at bakeries and bodegas is gone and has been replaced by corporate America.

The Secrets To Creating Impressive Corporate Video Presentations

April 27, 2021 No Comments

Making an impressive corporate video may be difficult if you’re not an expert. Fortunately, you can hire companies like Vmation corporate video production professionals for your video needs. But if you’re working on a tight budget, you can make your own video if you equip yourself with a few tips. This article highlights the secrets of creating impressive corporate video presentations.

How To Incorporate FinTech Into Your Everyday Business Processes

April 23, 2021 No Comments

inancial technology has evolved, especially when it comes to improving and automating financial delivery services. As a FinTech manager, you are adept with this technology, helping consumers, business owners, and companies manage financial operations and processes using software and algorithms on mobile devices and computers.

What to Know About Using Big Data to Hire New Employees

April 21, 2021 No Comments

What if you could take away most of the guesswork involved in talent acquisition? If you run a business, you know how costly it can be when you hire a bad fit. The U.S Department of Labor predicts that a poor hire can cost about 30% of the person’s first year anticipated salary.

10 WordPress Hacks for Beginner Developers

April 15, 2021 No Comments

Since the world was hit by the pandemic, the majority of businesses has gone online. Because of it, the need for skilled website developers has soared. For many people, including students, this trend is nothing but a great chance to earn some cash and advance their computer skills.

6 Most Interesting Open-Source Project Platforms to Help Tech Students Hone Their Skills

April 14, 2021 No Comments

Today, even recruiters are using open-source code platforms to find prospective employers. They are not merely looking for the best coders – instead, they want to find the right attitude. Your willingness to work in a team, ability to accept constructive criticism, and dedication to your duties are as important to an organization as your coding skills.

The New Normal: How the Cloud and COVID-19 Have Impacted B2B Sales

April 14, 2021 No Comments

In this interview, Mert Yentur, CEO of Pitcher discusses the changes that SaaS models and COVID have had on sales enablement technology, including which features are most likely to become permanent.

7 Different Types Of Agile Methodologies

April 6, 2021 No Comments

Developers and stakeholders can use many approaches to the software development life cycle (SDLC). The Agile model is one of the most effective methods available. Both development and testing’s continuous iteration is its focus. Agile is a set of techniques that a team follows when administering a plan or project. Agile divides work into several stages while ensuring continuous collaboration with customers.

Different Applications of Big Data Analytics

March 30, 2021 No Comments

Big data is a widely used tool which many businesses across a multitude of industries are able to harness effectively today. If you are new to the concept of big data and want to better understand its potential, here is a look at just a few of the different applications which it is capable of handling, to bring you up to speed.

What is React JS and Why You Should Try React JS Development

March 29, 2021 No Comments

Are you a startup owner looking for the best technology to start your web application project? So now it is time to explore such a remarkable technology as React. With the latest market trends, it is continuously gaining popularity among developers and businesses.

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