With today’s stratified business communications, small to midsize companies face challenges as they try to modernize their online collaboration workflows. They’re frequently stitching together discrete, ad hoc communications tools to perform a variety of team-based tasks, but the limitations of this approach quickly become apparent as projects grow more complex.
The term “Cloud First” was initially popularized by Vivek Kundra, who formerly held the post of White House CIO and launched this strategy for U.S. federal government IT modernization at the Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2011. The underlying philosophy of the cloud-first strategy is that organizations must initially evaluate the suitability of cloud computing to address emergent business requirements before other alternatives are considered.
This paper offers guidance to help organizations establish a systematic and repeatable process for implementing a cloud-first strategy. It offers a high-level framework for identifying the right
stakeholders and engaging with them at the right time to reduce the risk, liabilities, and inefficiencies that organizations can experience as a result of adhoc cloud decisions. The goal of this guidance is to help ensure that any new cloud program is secure,
compliant, efficient, and successfully implements the organization’s key business initiatives.
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Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes discussed interchangeably. But gaining the full benefits of cloud computing requires approaches and processes that often aren't in place where ad hoc virtualization is the norm. Join us and learn how to make a smooth transition.
Without document classification in play, it's impossible to know what to protect. The mobile ecosystem makes workers infinitely more productive, which is one reason that it won’t go
away. This white paper explores the question: How can IT govern and protect content in such ad hoc and semi-structured environments? Please download whitepaper to learn more.
Published By: Logrhythm
Published Date: Sep 11, 2017
Der traditionelle Ansatz der Cyber-Sicherheit besteht in einer präventionsorientierten Strategie, die darauf fokussiert, Angriffe zu stoppen. Und tatsächlich lassen sich mit präventionsorientierten Ansätzen viele Bedrohungen abwehren, doch den versierten und hochmotivierten Bedrohungsakteuren von heute gelingt es immer öfter, diese Abwehrmaßnahmen mit kreativen, verdeckten, gezielten und permanenten Angriffen zu umgehen, die oft lange unentdeckt bleiben.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jan 24, 2018
Dieser Leitfaden stellt einen strukturierten Ansatz für die Entwicklung von Cloud-Anwendungen vor, die skalierbar, stabil und hochverfügbar sind. Die Anleitung in diesem E-Book soll Ihre Architekturentscheidungen unterstützen, unabhängig von Ihrer Cloud-Plattform. Wir werden Azure verwenden, damit wir die bewährten Methoden weitergeben können, die wir aus langjährigen Kundenengagements gelernt haben.
In der heutigen Wirtschaftswelt stellt die Geschäftskontinuität eine absolute Notwendigkeit dar. Wenn Unternehmen die digitale Transformation in Angriff nehmen und sich bezüglich aller wesentlichen Prozesse an die IT wenden, können solche Ausfallzeiten die Firma lähmen. Firmen, die in der Lage sind, Technologieausfälle transparent zu handhaben (und dadurch Geschäfte ungehindert betreiben können), erzielen hierdurch erhebliche Vorteile hinsichtlich des Wettbewerbs, der Kundenbindung und Geschäftsinnovation.
Das Erreichen der höchsten Stufe der Geschäftskontinuität, also das Ziel, die Wiederherstellungspunkte (Recovery Point Objectives, RPOs) und Wiederherstellungszeiten (Recovery Time Objectives, RTOs) auf den Wert von null zu senken, war jedoch nur für die größten Unternehmen durch ihre geschäftsentscheidenden Anwendungen möglich. Den meisten Unternehmen waren die damit verbundenen Kosten und die einhergehende Komplexität zu hoch, um eine solche Stufe zu erreichen.
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Looking back to the first iterations of travel Web sites, we can appreciate just how far technology has come. As advancements like high-speed connections began to replace the now archaic dial-up experience, consumers adjusted their expectations and demands of the companies they patronized. To gain a deeper understanding of the status of travelers' current online expectations, Akamai commissioned PhoCusWright to conduct a study examining key elements of the online consumer experience.
If cloud architectures were human beings, their development stage would fall squarely in the middle of adolescence. Enterprises are at an inflection point with their cloud deployments as they migrate from ad hoc projects to full-fledged, mature, integrated cloud architectures. The discussion around cloud reflects the trepidation and uncertainty that come with adolescence: Cloud advocates express excitement, whereas others voice concern about these developments.
To stay relevant in today’s competitive, digitally disruptive market, and to stay ahead of your competition, you have to do more than just store, extract, and analyze your data — you have to draw the true business value out of it. Fail to evolve, and your organization might be left behind as companies ramp up and speed up their competitive, decision-making environments. This means deploying cost-effective, energy-efficient solutions that allow you to quickly mine and analyze your data for valuable information, patterns, and trends, which in turn can enable you to make faster ad-hoc decisions, reduce risk, and drive innovation.
Does your company rely on an ad hoc HR manager, an owner or other employee who takes on HR responsibilities in addition to their “day job?” View the SlideShare and learn how releasing the burden of ad hoc HR management can free you up to do more by doing less.
Many small businesses rely on owners and other employees to take on HR responsibilities in addition to their “day jobs,” a role we call the ad hoc HR manager (aHRM). Although a common practice, using an aHRM can present unforeseen risks. Read the complete guide to risky ad hoc HR management to find out more.
If your business relies on an owner or other employee to manage HR tasks, rather than employing a certified, dedicated HR expert, you might be experiencing some unforeseen risks, including wasted time and decreased morale. Check out the infographic to learn more about the risks of ad hoc HR management, as well as what you can do to free your company from this burden so you can focus on what you do best.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Apr 13, 2015
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis regulatory exams have become increasingly demanding for governance, risk, and compliance professionals. New rules brought about by the Dodd-Frank Act will continue to shape future examinations including safety and soundness, compliance, market conduct, and risk-based targeted exams. We can expect these changes will require examiners to spend more time onsite, request more documents, and extend the scope and/or depth of their examinations. This means it is more important than ever to avoid the classic mistake of sharing examination documents through ad-hoc, manual processes and delivering highly sensitive data through unsecured channels like mail, e-mail, thumb drives, and FTP.
In response to these increasing burdens financial institutions are looking to take control with a more structured, collaborative process for collecting, refining, and submitting regulatory information. Download this white paper to learn more about Intralinks VIA.
Some organizations have carefully crafted strategies for cloud technology adoption; but for most, their journey to the cloud has been an ad hoc affair. Many have deployed applications in a number of different clouds: public clouds, private clouds, and even combinations of the two. While public and private clouds demonstrate how effective they can be in enabling companies to deploy applications quickly, hybrid cloud strategies prove the value of hosting applications in both cloud and on-premises environments. Similarly, SaaS offerings transform the way businesses interact with customers, partners, and vendors.
Organizations globally realize that working only to prevent and detect cyberattacks will not protect them against cyber security threats. That is why IBM Resilient® was developed: to arm security teams with a platform for managing, coordinating, and streamlining incident response (IR) processes.
IBM Security has had the privilege of working with organizations of all sizes and across all industries as they implement Resilient solutions to develop more sophisticated and robust incident response functions. These organizations build IR processes that are consistent, repeatable, and measurable, rather than ad hoc. They make communication, coordination, and collaboration an organization-wide priority. They leverage technology that empowers the response team to do their job faster and more accurately
For centuries, new technologies have ushered in entirely new eras of progressive change in all facets of life, and have revolutionized
countless industries. The invention of the steam engine brought about the industrial revolution and expanded trade and transportation.
Quantum physics was the foundation of the electronics revolution that brought us transistors, TV, radio, and computers. And the Internet
has brought about a stunning information and communication revolution, which is still sending shock waves across virtually every industry,
and to the very core of our cultures and lifestyles.
SuccessFactors Employee Central provides a single employee global system of record that is deployed in the cloud and brings greater workforce visibility to small and medium-size businesses. HR can quickly integrate workforce data from the SuccessFactors BizX Suite of talent management solutions – including Performance and Goals, Compensation, Learning and more, as well as from third-party systems, such as payroll, benefits, and time and attendance. Employees can use the Employee Central self-service features to update their personal information, while managers can easily change employee information such as promotions, salary changes, terminations and more with customized approval workflows. The result: An integrated 360-degree view of the workforce that HR can access through standard and ad-hoc reports to make fast, informed decisions based on consistent, up-to-date data. To learn more, download the SuccessFactors Employee Central business brief for small to medium-size businesses
A modern data warehouse is designed to
support rapid data growth and interactive analytics over a variety of relational, non-relational, and
streaming data types leveraging a single, easy-to-use interface. It provides a common architectural
platform for leveraging new big data technologies to existing data warehouse methods, thereby enabling
organizations to derive deeper business insights.
Key elements of a modern data warehouse:
• Data ingestion: take advantage of relational, non-relational, and streaming data sources
• Federated querying: ability to run a query across heterogeneous sources of data
• Data consumption: support numerous types of analysis - ad-hoc exploration, predefined
reporting/dashboards, predictive and advanced analytics
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