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The Best Travel Management Software for Your Business

May 23, 2022 No Comments

Business traveling has started to pick up pace as restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic reduce. Traveling is expected to increase further in the coming months. As a result of the pandemic one aspect of business traveling has changed. Previously business trips meant that companies had to go through inefficient expenditure processing. The process would include manually going through receipts, comparing them to the corporate policy and then processing the request forward after a series of approvals.

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Disappearing Displays: Can You See Me Now?

May 5, 2022 No Comments

For those of us in the tech industry, inventions from the iconic Star Wars saga and Star Trek series have led to decades of inspiration – some of which we are still trying to build today. Even over the last few years, I have been thrilled to see many of my colleagues pushing the envelope on next generation digital display technologies.

Why Should I Use Automated Hiring Software?

April 26, 2022 No Comments

Things have been tough for businesses in recent years, and especially in the last two years since the beginning of the covid pandemic that brought the world economies to their knees. Many businesses have closed, many have moved online, many have had to lay staff off and now things are picking up again, many are trying to hire new staff to fill the void. With so much going on, those businesses fortunate enough to still be up and running, may be running faster than they can keep up with. The number of responsibilities could be overwhelming, or just too numerous for everything to possibly get done.

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IT Briefcase Interview: State of Secret Sprawl Q&A

April 18, 2022 No Comments

In 2021, GitGuardian Public Monitoring detected more than 6 million credentials, API keys, private encryption keys, and other sensitive data — defined as “secrets”. This is twice the number that was found in 2020. Three out of every 1,000 commits to GitHub leaked a secret. This a frequency 50% higher than 2020. When it comes to enterprise internal repositories, this translates into the fact that one AppSec engineer had to handle 3.4K occurrences of secrets on average. A typical company with 400 developers discovered 1,050 unique secrets left behind in developers’ code, with 13 occurrences per secret on average. The effort required for remediation is beyond current AppSec teams’ capabilities (1 AppSec engineer for 100 developers).

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Solving the Mystery Behind Credit Card Bonus Offers

April 14, 2022 No Comments

Credit cards and all kinds of special offers abound everywhere. So, how are consumers supposed to know which ones to go for? It can be quite confusing but savvy shoppers know that they can always count on MoneySmart for all of the inside info about all things money-related and especially credit card offers.

4 Common Terms Beginner Investors Should Know About

March 24, 2022 No Comments

Investments take plenty of time, money, and patience to grow into something profitable. That said, investing is no easy feat, especially if you’re still dipping your toes in the water. Before you begin to invest in something, whether it’s stocks or cryptocurrency, you need to be aware of the rules that govern the playing field.

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Cyber Security Strategies To Keep Your IT System Secure

February 11, 2022 No Comments

Cybersecurity threats are nothing to scoff at. In today’s world, being hacked means being vulnerable to other equally serious security issues, such as identity theft, loss of personal information, monetary theft, and the list goes on.

Survey: The typical enterprise manages 50,000+ certificates, thousands outside IT’s control

January 24, 2022 No Comments

Manually managing public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates can feel as stressful as hosting an annual holiday party – especially if the guest list grows exponentially each year. Instead of making sure holiday guests have been welcomed, shown the snacks and introduced to other guests, IT managers are issuing new digital certificates, verifying identities and handling a myriad other management tasks.

Modern Trends in Mobile Development

January 24, 2022 No Comments

The market of mobile development is growing and is extremely dynamic. Technologies are changing at a rapid pace. Which trends will play a special role in 2022?

Now is the right time to automate certificate management

January 13, 2022 No Comments

Automation is transforming certificate management for the better. Those who embrace the change and incorporate certificate automation into their everyday workflows enjoy the benefits of expediting the pace of production. Certificate automation has never been more important than it is today and operationalizing it is becoming the difference between companies who maintain the status quo and companies that want to stay a step ahead.

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6 Essential Components of a Tough Security Posture

December 22, 2021 No Comments

Security posture, a popular buzzword in the cybersecurity field of late, is more than just installing security controls and formulating a security policy or protocol. It is about overall cybersecurity strength and the ability of an organization to predict, stop, and respond to evolving cyber threats. It entails the assurance that an organization’s cyber defenses are effective and, in case breaches happen, an organization can competently mitigate and remediate the impact. It is not enough for organizations to have their antiviruses, firewalls, and endpoint security tools in place. There are other measures and factors to take into account. A formidable security posture has to include the following.

How to increase business productivity using BPMS?

December 22, 2021 No Comments

Business Process Management Systems (BPMS) are a way for organizations to manage their internal business processes. BPMS allows for increased efficiency and greater customer satisfaction by helping you to do things like reduce costs, increase revenue, and make sure all aspects of your company are running as efficiently as possible. In order to implement these systems, companies need to know about the basics of the system. This article will cover some key topics any company should understand before implementing a BPMS system in their organization.

Job Searching? Here are the Top Resume Templates to Choose From

December 8, 2021 No Comments

Your resume can mean a difference between you getting a job in one of the top companies or getting rejected by every employer. It may sound a bit harsh, but that’s the sad reality. How you craft your resume plays an important role in deciding whether or not you make a perfect fit for the job in question. You may be the most talented and experienced candidate of all applicants, but you can’t land a job with a poorly-crafted resume. Employers believe in what they see. If you want the job, you need to get your resume right with the help of the right resume templates.

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How Your Online Business Can Gear Up For 2022

December 3, 2021 No Comments

Any business owner wants to focus on what they can do to increase the success of their company. The only way you can achieve this is to make sure you’re in the top choices in your industry by making changes. It’s about how you market your products and services to the digital world. Market competition is always around, especially when your customers can discover your competitors in a single click. However, you stay on top of the game despite the changes by employing IT Managed Services to support your e-commerce journey. In this article, you will learn tips on how your online business can gear up for 2022.

2022 Tech Trend Prediction: Location Intelligence Platforms Will Guide Future-Forward Workplace Transformations

December 3, 2021 No Comments

The office we used to know is a construct of the past. Now the de facto strategy for many companies, the hybrid office concept captures the idea that neither extreme – everyone in the office or everyone out of the office – is optimal. The hybrid office is a balanced compromise that allows employees the flexibility to commute into the office on specific days for specific purposes. Forward-thinking companies are shifting their view from seeing the office as a homogenous workspace to one that serves each employee and team differently according to need.

5 Cybersecurity Challenges Facing Higher Education

November 30, 2021 No Comments

Safety is a basic human need; humans appreciate safety physically or on the web; this security takes on different facets such as privacy; humans want to know that their private affairs are kept confidential and hidden from prying eyes. This is essential in every sector of activities; finance, education, individual enterprise, etc. With the incorporation of software-as-a-service platforms in universities and colleges to support registrar, admissions, and bursary, higher education institutions are gathering a copious quantity of information and data. Higher learning establishments, universities, and colleges are facing difficulties with securing information and digital from criminals. Information security has become a hot cake.

How To Integrate Security Compliance Into Your Business Workflow

November 30, 2021 No Comments

Security shall be embedded from the roots of a company for a good foundation. The growth of the business stretches out by branching into security compliance as well. Thus, it’s making your business workflow fruitful. You might know that consistency is critical but security breaches can cause considerable delays, risks, and damages under unforeseen circumstances. Security compliance has a broad scope and is unquestionably essential in business. Medical businesses, in particular, have solid measures in integrating their security compliance. It’s the process of examining, monitoring, and assessing systems, networks, and devices.

3 Things To Consider When Integrating Enterprise Apps

November 30, 2021 No Comments

The business realm continues to grow a mile each day. New innovations and upgrades are born from the minds of ingenious inventors. As a business owner, one would ensure that the company flourishes and be ‘out in the market.’ The growth of a business ought to be directly proportional to the integration of enterprise applications as well.

Top 6 Data Privacy Trends To Look Out For In 2022

November 29, 2021 No Comments

Twenty Twenty-One is nearly ending. And with 2022 just around the corner, you can expect new developments in data privacy that will significantly impact your business. In this article, you’ll find key trends and major shifts that will shape data privacy in the coming year.

Automation of Payroll Processes: What Hinders Organizations & What Solutions Exist?

November 29, 2021 No Comments

The payroll process for organizations has long been inefficient, with many companies still relying on paper checks to distribute salaries. Even when they can automate the process, there are often complications that arise from human error or business growth. However, by investing in a modernized system and taking into account some essential factors, we can ensure that your company will be up and running smoothly without any unnecessary headaches. Here are common hindrances and solutions.

What is Field Driven Design and Why is it Important?

November 29, 2021 No Comments

Traditional CAD tools are great. BRep, mesh, or a combination of both make your design work truly simple and efficient. However, you can enjoy their benefits only so much. Conventional tools start exhibiting their limitations when the design starts becoming more complex. As ironic as it might sound, you cannot expect to define and exhibit complex designs using heavy computational methods. You need to use a lighter tool.

3 Best Voice Assistant Technologies for SMBs

November 29, 2021 No Comments

If you own or run a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you probably appreciate any ways to make your workflow more streamlined and productive. Voice-assistant technologies can certainly help get your to-do list done faster. While these options usually don’t provide the level of help that an extra person would, they let you use your voice to carry out many of the tasks that likely occur throughout your workday. Some voice-based apps also analyze people’s voices, which could help determine whether callers are genuinely satisfied with their phone-based interactions with your company.

The Essential Steps You Need to Follow When Analysing HR Data

November 23, 2021 No Comments

To create truly effective and long-term workforce strategies, you need to have a good volume of HR data to work with and guide your reasoning. If you’re an established large company employing, say, more than 500 or so staff, you’ve likely got stacks of HR data to work with – which is great! But here’s the thing: simply collecting data is not enough when it comes to getting the best from your workforce; you need to know how to make sense of that data to make a positive impact on your organisation – and this is where many HR teams can find things tough going.

List of Top Retail Management Systems in 2021-2022

November 23, 2021 No Comments

Retail management is no piece of cake. We see most of you nodding in agreement when we say this. No matter how much effort you put in, you can never beat a retail management system at handling your retail. Business expansion is fantastic news, but it also brings new difficulties and possibilities that necessitate innovative solutions. Operating a flourishing organization frequently necessitates the introduction of a system or application to fulfill urgent needs. However, this might pave the way for future inefficiencies, time and resource shortages, or error risk.

Essential pieces of technology for your small business

November 23, 2021 No Comments

Running a small business can be exciting, but it can also be exhausting. There is a lot to think about and sometimes you need a little help with the components to make sure the whole machine is running smoothly. Here are some great pieces of tech or software that can take some of the pressure off you so you can focus on what really needs your attention.

5 Things to Know About Dedicated Development Teams Before Hiring One

November 23, 2021 No Comments

From time to time, business owners don’t have much time to assemble their own IT department (or any other team, really). They would rather spend their time and finances on perfecting the trade processes and making a profit. And that’s fine, especially in a difficult business environment. Still, any firm needs an effective staff that will work with one another. Luckily, there is a simple and yet elegant solution to this problem. By outsourcing any part of the business process to a dedicated development team, firms have an opportunity to execute their ideas and not spend time searching for the personnel in their area! After all, productivity, creativity, and good results are what matters most to bosses.

Rookie Guide for Securing Your Digital Life

November 22, 2021 No Comments

Modern cybercriminals have an extensive range of practices, tools, techniques, and technologies at their disposal that they can use to endanger your digital life. The key to defending yourself against them lies in understanding the biggest cyber threats and ensuring that you stay secure and anonymous online.

5 Business Tech Solutions That Get the Job Done

November 22, 2021 No Comments

Consider the following five business tech solutions that have the potential to streamline your work, cut costs, and generally make life easier, no matter what kind of product or service you sell.

5 Actionable Ways To Enhance Your IT Team’s Performance

October 18, 2021 No Comments

Managing an IT team is not a mean feat, and even the best leaders and managers can fall short of expectations. Things are even more challenging in pandemic times when the hybrid work model is a norm. But nothing should keep you from trying to get the best from your resources. Fortunately, there are ways to drive them to maximize their performance, minimize errors, and deliver quality projects on time. Here are some actionable ways to enhance the performance and efficiency of your IT team.

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5 Things Many People Still Don’t Understand About Cryptocurrency

October 14, 2021 No Comments

We see more and more cryptocurrency in everyday news. What was once a niche and unconventional sector is now within reach of all. You may have come across word of China banning crypto. You may also have seen news of El Salvador legalizing crypto. If you have never paid much attention to these news pieces, it’s time you do.

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