While many enterprise architecture (EA) programs may be less than effective or threatened by extinction, the EA discipline is still an important set of skills and processes that improve IT decision-making and CIO effectiveness. Yet, after decades of architecting systems, the advent of several EA frameworks, and the many definitions available for the term EA, we still strive to understand what EA is, what it does, and what it looks like when it is successful.
Data centers are large, important investments that, when properly designed, built, and operated, are an integral part of the business strategy driving the success of any enterprise. Yet the central focus of organizations is often the acquisition and deployment of the IT architecture equipment and systems with little thought given to the structure and space in which it is to be housed, serviced, and maintained. This invariably leads to facility infrastructure problems such as thermal “hot spots”, lack of UPS (uninterruptible power supply) rack power, lack of redundancy, system overloading and other issues that threaten or prevent the realization of the return on the investment in the IT systems.
Data centers are large, important investments that when properly designed, built and operated, are an integral part of the business strategy driving the success of any enterprise, yet the central focus of organizations is often the acquisition and deployment of the IT architecture equipment and systems, with little thought given to the structure and space in which it is to be housed, serviced and maintained. This invariably leads to facility infrastructure problems, such as thermal hot spots, lack of UPS, rack power, lack of redundancy, system overloading and other issues that threaten or prevent the realization of the return on the investment in the IT systems.
Download this whitepaper to learn three useful steps to protect your virtual systems. There's no better time than the present to give your virtual systems top-of-the-line backup and restore protection.
To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, traditional security strategies for monitoring, often based around security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics. In particular, four fundamental capabilites are required:
1. Pervasive visibility
2. Deeper analytics
3. Massive scalability
4. Unified view
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We will go over a brief introduction of what workforce analytics is, and take a look at why it is sometimes so difficult to get the information we need out of our HR or Business Intelligence systems. We will also dive into the important metrics we should consider as HR professionals and what metrics will ultimately drive your business forward.
Threats and vulnerabilities are a way of life for IT admins. This paper focuses on how McAfee's Vulnerability Manager and McAfee e Policy Orchestrator provide IT Admins with powerful and effective tool for identifying and re-mediating systems.
A high percentage of today’s data centers use water-based cooling methods. Although evaporative cooling, whether through traditional towers or “advanced” adiabatic cooling systems (aka swamp coolers), remain highly effective cooling methods, when you’re planning a new data center you may want to consider the impact of the weather and water availability on your decision.
Published By: Xangati
Published Date: Sep 01, 2015
If you are a healthcare professional, then you and your organization are caught between the horns of compliance and improving the patient experience. With the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) now in full effect, the days of lax enforcement are over. First-time penalties or violations can reach up to $250,000. The transition to EMR/EHR use, along with all of the systems and equipment upgrading that entails, will be done and done well – or else. Penalties can also extend to your organization’s business associates.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
In today’s fast-paced threat environment, speed to detect and respond is critical. Yet,
according to multiple SANS surveys,1
analysts are finding it difficult to keep up with the
speed in which hackers attack their systems.
With the pace of human resources technology solution development progressing quickly, HR leaders need to gain a solid understanding of the HR system options available. This tool is designed to help HR leaders build a business case for investing in next-generation HR systems to meet the growing HR demands of your organization. Demands include interfacing or integrating data, incorporating social and mobile technologies, and providing an employee experience that grows from the experience given to candidates.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
In the wake of data hacks and privacy concerns, enterprises are working extra hard to make sure they secure customer data from external threats. But what about securing data internally? Organizations unknowingly leave a big security hole in their own systems when they fail to have structured internal processes to handle access requests for employees, which could have disastrous implications for data security.
A leading US bank sought to move its internal applications to a secure system for a standard and consistent access rights experience. See how Infosys helped and the five key takeaways from the project.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
The digital world has made it possible for enterprises to reach, and deliver services to customers near and far through mobile applications. However, regular and rapid rollout of features and new versions across geographies and different operating systems call for flawless applications and mobile app testing capabilities.
A chemical giant wanted to deliver agriculture data and services to their farmer clients across geographies through their mobile applications. See how Infosys helped and the five key takeaways from the project.
Health reforms and increased consumer focus on value are pushing health care organizations to deliver improved outcomes and enhanced patient experiences at reduced cost. Leading organizations are reassessing their ERP financial and HR systems to define where investments are required to tackle these challenges and provide scalability for growth. Read more.
The changing healthcare environment means that both payers and providers must use all of their available data to ensure that employee productivity goals are met, members and patients receive high-quality service, and compliance is maintained. Unfortunately, many organizations face challenges with disparate systems providing inconsistent data. Find out how leading healthcare organizations are integrating HR and finance systems for one source of truth, and in turn enabling better decisions.
Asia is well positioned to continue its role as an innovation incubator and an important market for new products and services. Harvard Business Review articulates how the three key factors of People, Policies and Resources contribute to Asia’s innovation ecosystems, and shares how companies like Intel, Micron, Medtronic have been innovating for Asia from Singapore.
While the cloud can be a disruptive force, this global survey, conducted by Harvard Business Review and sponsored by Oracle, shows it is no longer a divisive one. The cloud is emerging as a unifying force that’s forging tighter collaboration between business and IT managers to drive innovation. The survey debunks three myths around implementing a public and/or private cloud strategy, including whether corporate systems need public cloud app data and how aligned IT and business are when it comes to the cloud.
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
Managing web security in an increasingly challenging threat landscape. Cybercriminals have increasingly turned their attention to the web, which has become by farther predominant area of attack. Small wonder. Those who would do harm to our computer systems for profit or malice always manage to focus their efforts on our most vulnerable weak spots. Today, that is the web, for a wide number of reasons.
Machine learning offers the depth, creative problem-solving capabilities, and automation to help security organizations gain significant ground against attackers. It’s a powerful tool for processing massive amounts of data for the purpose of malware classification and analysis, especially for unknown threats. Through supervised learning, human researchers can continually develop new training models that expand the understanding and competency of machine learning systems.
Atrius Health Chief Information Security Officer Chris Diguette oversees security for Atrius Health, the largest physician-led healthcare provider in the northeastern US. The organization is recognized nationally for its use of health information technology. Diguette is also CIO of the VNA Care Network, a home healthcare provider and subsidiary of Atrius Health. As CISO, Diguette and his team work to implement and maintain a security infrastructure
that safeguards the organization’s critical health information systems and applications, such as its Epic Systems Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system and the personal data of more than 675,000 patients at 29 facilities in eastern and central Massachusetts.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Nov 27, 2018
The market for financial services is changing fast. To evolve, banks are transforming their organizations into digital ecosystems using APIs.
APIs have emerged as critical enablers to help financial services firms meet new consumer expectations. Through collaboration with fintechs, banks will use APIs to add new functionality from business partners and deliver internally-developed service offers to partner value chain and ecosystems.
Read this whitepaper to learn more about the role of APIs and how this new ecosystem will allow banks to:
Drive horizontal and vertical integration
Foster a culture of collaboration
Create new revenue streams and get solutions to market faster
Deliver innovation and functionality to the business
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
More and more financial institutions are partnering with fintechs and leveraging Application Program Interfaces (APIs) to attract new prospects and to delight current consumers through unprecedented Customer Experience (CX). APIs offer a bridge between systems while paving a digital path to a connected financial ecosystem.
The institutions that are able to drive this digital transformation successfully, do not think of these capabilities as additional channels and services. Rather, these institutions understand that they must move from a vision of banking as a physical network of branches and ATMs, to a digital platform, comprising core capabilities such as account servicing and the provision of financial products that can be accessed wherever, and whenever, customers wish.
Join this webinar and learn how these institutions are building a digital banking platform with APIs.
Angie Campos, Industry Marketing for FS&I, MuleSoft
Michel Vaja, Head of UK Payments Practice, C
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