Today’s CIOs no longer just oversee technology. They are now
key strategists who guide their organizations and give them
the tools they need to stay competitive. A study by Forbes
Research stated that five years ago, a CIO’s most critical
skill was deploying technology. Now, the #1 way that CIOs
provide value is by contributing to the corporate strategy, so
they can advance business objectives and drive revenue.1
In particular, CEOs rely on the CIO for guidance around
digital transformation. Organizations must transform how
they operate and take advantage of new technologies to
better engage customers and employees.
Digital transformation falls squarely on the shoulders of IT
leaders. CIOs are under pressure to drive transformation –
overcoming barriers such as cultures that are resistant to
change, employees who want to upload files anywhere,
and increased concerns about data security.
CEOs also expect CIOs to achieve results now. The
longer you wait, the more likely you will fall beh
The UK’s number one property website, Rightmove.co.uk, provides home hunters with both website and mobile access to over one million available properties daily. Their website and mobile platforms make searching for and researching properties to buy or rent, easy.
Rightmove continues to grow with over 50 million-page impressions a day, often topping 55 million. Since its initial launch in 2000, there have been almost 40 million properties listed, with a library of over 2.5 billion active and archived images. Rightmove customers, including UK and overseas-based estate and letting Agents as well as new home developers are uploading 2 million images every day.
Tim Harding, Head of Operations at Rightmove, is responsible for ensuring these images are available to home hunters visiting the site at all times, no matter what device they are using or where they are located.
After two years at Rightmove, Tim has seen a tremendous increase in the amount of images posted per property, along with g
From professional services and hospitality to healthcare and retail, businesses thrive when they have fast, reliable Internet connections. You need reliable connections to send sales transactions, upload files, transmit payroll data, and take advantage of cloud-based applications for sales, finance, and shipping. Then remember all of the different devices in your office – like mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and even desktop phones – and the need becomes even greater.
Consistency and customer experience are key to quality and profitability in retail. Manual reporting processes can be unwieldy and time-consuming, but bringing together all compliance procedures under one digital platform means fast, consistent and easy-to-access performance data.
Using real-time insights into best practice improves the reporting of quality control, stock loss prevention, inspection processes, logistics and more – saving time, increasing efficiency and boosting customer satisfaction. Benefits include better branding through monitoring rollouts with uploaded photos and videos, protection against shrinkage through improved inspection processes and audits, and clearer visibility of issues which means a speedier response.
What is ransomware?
Ransomware is a malicious software designed to hold a user’s files (such as healthcare records, financial contracts, manufacturing blueprints, software code, and other documents) for ransom by encrypting them and demanding the user pay a fee (often in Bitcoin) to decrypt them.
How ransomware works
Attackers initiate attacks using an array of tactics. Ransomware infections often first begin with an exploit kit — which are software kits designed to identify software vulnerabilities on endpoints and then upload and execute malicious code on the endpoint.
Although variants of ransomware behave differently — there are many ways that Cisco can help. Download this whitepaper today to find out more.
Thanks to new mobile technologies, work happens everywhere today. It might be responding to email on the morning train or uploading a customer contract during a cross-town cab ride. Your workers need this level of connectivity to compete. At the same time, you likely face unprecedented budgetary challenges.
Every day, employees upload vast numbers of presentations, PDFs, emails and reports to cloud storage providers like Box and Dropbox. Did you know this exposes your organization to serious risk of security breaches and compliance violations?
Download this brief to find out the most effective way to close your security gaps.
Published By: Winshuttle
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
Uploading bulk information to SAP doesn’t have to be time consuming and complex. Rather than rely on SAP’s Legacy System Workbench (LSMW) which was designed for IT professionals for data migration projects, business users can leverage a non-technical alternative in a few simple steps to create and update data in SAP for everyday business transactions and data projects. This white paper provides a side-by-side comparison of LSMW’s 14 step process and Winshuttle Studio’s 3 step process to upload/download data and highlights why Winshuttle’s business led, IT enabled solution provides many benefits to the organization.
Published By: YouSendIt
Published Date: Jul 18, 2011
This whitepaper highlights how organizations can solve their attachment management problems while imposing little or no change on the way that users work and increasing IT's visibility into the process for compliance purposes -- inexpensively and at reduced corporate risk.
Consumer-focused technologies that are deployed by employees can provide tremendous value to any business and can provide IT organizations with more functionality than they can afford or are willing to deploy. However, consumer technologies must be appropriately managed in order to satisfy corporate security, compliance and other requirements. This means integrating consumer technologies into the existing IT fabric in order to achieve the greatest possible synergies between consumer-focused and IT-deployed technologies.
In November 2008, Teach For America launched an accelerated search to find an LMS that could replace the two systems it currently used to create and upload courses. The organization discovered that Cornerstone OnDemand's availability on a Software-as-a- Service (Saas) basis would allow Teach For America to quickly implement an LMS as well as eliminate hardware and maintenance costs.
February may have been the official American Heart Month - but it's never too late for you and your employees to take better care of your tickers. Fitbit Group Health has designed a poster and three tip sheets, that you can share within your organization. Your employees will get the heart-healthy advice they need, and you’ll get to shine as the wellness rock star that you are.
Things to keep in mind as you download the kit:
* The posters and tip sheets can be shared any number of ways, including via print, email, or uploaded to your company intranet.
* Consider hanging the poster in well-trafficked areas like your lobby, kitchen, and hallways.
* Think about giving one tip sheet a week to keep heart health top of mind.
Enjoy the poster and tip sheets and good for you, for helping your employees love their hearts this month.
Published By: ScanLife
Published Date: Feb 25, 2012
Good use of QR codes can catapult a campaign into the realm of the innovative, however, true innovation requires the effective use of new technology. And since the technology is new, literature and knowledge regarding its effective usage is scarce, resulting in the failure of many QR Code campaigns. Read to find out more.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 30, 2014
The proliferation of file sync and share (FSS) products and other cloud services designed for consumers, along with mobile devices, leads to improper sharing of corporate data. Information that leaves your firewalls can live forever, and without adequate protection, can end up in the wrong hands.
So what’s the solution? Protect your information with next-generation information rights management (IRM) technology. You can email, copy, upload or share any IRM-secured document — and the protection travels with it.
Key topics include:
The threat posed by Dropbox and other consumer-grade FSS providers
The need for lifetime control of information and content
The ability to perform audits, and locate files, anywhere, and who accessed them
How next generation IRM technology is available to add a new layer of security to every file
Information technology professionals interested in using IRM for secure collaboration don’t want to miss this important report.
Health services organizations around the world are discovering that they can optimize business strategies while protecting patient records. These companies use WebEx online applications to reach and support a growing number of employees and customers. They also follow HIPAA mandates using WebEx secure connections that encrypt all content. This content is never uploaded to any WebEx server, ensuring the highest level of data security and confidentiality.
Jordan & Skala Engineers is a growing company with 5 offices. It needed a scalable solution to optimize their network and their resources as more and more work was distributed across sites. Using GlobalSCAPE WAFS files mirror instantly in real time using byte-level differencing. So as soon as a file is saved or closed, the file deltas appear in every other location on the network. Users are never waiting for files to upload, download, or open across a network.
New research from IBM found that one-third of employees surveyed at Fortune 1000 companies are sharing and uploading corporate data on third-party cloud apps. Why? They’re tired of workplace apps that don’t perform like their personal apps: intuitively, on the go, and with some intelligence.
Saying “yes” might feel good to your teams, but it can also turn your infrastructure into a Beast. You don’t know all the different apps being used, like file sharing or online meetings. Or how much they cost. Or if your content is safe and manageable. Can you give your teams what they want without getting trampled by the Beast?
Yes you can. You can transform the Beast into a Beauty. But you need to consider three critical ways to make that happen.
Neovise, a cloud computing industry research and analyst firm, prepared this Perspective Report.
• Cloud(n), an IaaS public cloud solution developed by NTT and hosted by Verio, delivers unique value, flexibility, reliability, backed by 24/7 customer support.
• Using NTT’s vast global network, Verio can offer 99.99% reliability as well as free bandwidth and fixed pricing caps, so customers never pay more than expected.
• Citrix CloudPlatform provides developers with a secure, reliable, hypervisor agnostic foundation supporting almost any workload, scaling in and out, as needed.
• The intuitive management portal enables custom configured cloud servers to be spun up in minutes, using pre-set or uploaded templates. Load balancing, auto scaling, and monitoring are included. With an extensible API, the portal integrates with over 200 3rd party solutions, including AWS.
• ISVs, SaaS and developers should seriously consider the many advantages of Cloud(n).
Published By: Winshuttle
Published Date: Dec 04, 2006
This paper describes 7 best practices that many companies have adopted in automating the upload of Excel data into SAP. Adopting these best practices will alleviate many of the pains that business users and IT analysts face in uploading Excel data to SAP.
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