Tech advances like the cloud, mobile technology, and the app-based software model have changed the way today’s modern business operates.
They’ve also changed the way criminals attack and steal from businesses. Criminals strive to be agile in much the same way that companies do. Spreading malware is a favorite technique among attackers. According to the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 28% of data breaches included malware.¹
While malware’s pervasiveness may not come as a surprise to many people, what’s not always so well understood is that automating app attacks—by means of malicious bots —is the most common way cybercriminals commit their crimes and spread malware. It helps them achieve scale.
Published By: NTT Ltd.
Published Date: Aug 15, 2019
As businesses are driven to digital transformation by changing market forces and customer expectations, many are looking to new technologies, including new infrastructure environments, as enablers. As a result, we are seeing a near-universal appetite for hybrid outcomes as business functions are executed across multiple on-premises and external infrastructure environments in pursuit of agility, cost, performance and other business benefits. Hybrid IT has become a key strategic imperative for a large portion of enterprises, impacting their IT objectives and expectations, and likely leading to new engagements with service provides for help designing, building and operating hybrid environments.
"The fast pace of innovation demanded by today’s digital businesses challenges traditional processes for the deployment and governance
of application delivery and supporting infrastructure. To address the increased pace of change, many organizations are transforming by adopting DevOps: a set of practices which employs continuous integration processes, breaking down the silos between development and operations teams.
As cycle times accelerate, and development teams adopt more Agile delivery methodologies, the traditional model for application security can be a drag on the speed and agility inherent in a continuous integration process. This creates a natural friction. Security teams can be perceived as slowing down or blocking delivery. At the same time, however, the apps are exposed to significant threats.
The goal of continuous integration is to deliver more frequent releases with more new capabilities to market, faster. It’s all about speed."
From intelligent automation to advanced analytics, disruptive technology will enable the finance function to provide all of its services more effectively and efficiently. Find out how technology will change the way finance delivers transactional services, expert services and business partnering,
Read this report to discover:
• how automation in finance can deliver expert services more reliably and with smaller workforces
• how to design an agile workforce of humans and technologies
• how the finance function will shift to be part of a cross-functional analytics model that provides key insights to the business
"Agile" software development is an increasingly popular development process for producing software in a flexible and iterative manner that can deliver value to the enterprise faster, reduce project risk and allow adaptation to changes more quickly.
Focus less on maintenance and operation and more on innovation and growth with automated billing processes. Automation can greatly improve productivity and help your company save money.
If you have a complex billing process, your enterprise will benefit greatly from automating as much of your billing as possible. Download this whitepaper and discover the following:
• Billing challenges most companies face
• Benefits delivered with automated billing processes
• Implementation strategies that support automation
• Four features critical to billing automation success
An agile and automated billing platform simplifies complex processes, dramatically reducing operating expenses and increasing your speed to market. Discover how today.
"Following a study of hundreds of organisations about how they scale agile, this Harvard Business Review article outlines what they’ve learned, and how to scale agile effectively.
They studied small firms that run their entire business with agile methods, already agile larger companies that are becoming even more agile as they’ve grown, and organisations that are making the transition from traditional hierarchies to more agile enterprises.
Download the article to discover how these organisations have scaled agile effectively.
Agile Integration Methodology: Container-Based and Microservices-Aligned Lightweight Integration Runtimes - This paper explores the merits of agile integration architecture--a container-based, decentralized, and microservices-aligned approach for integration solutions that meets the demands of agility, scalability, and resilience required by digital transformation.
Agile Integration Architecture: The Handbook for all of your lightweight integration needs. In this book you will learn:
- The impact of digital transformation on integration
- Exploring agile integration architecture in detail
-Moving forward with an agile integration architecture
Digital disruption, economic instability, political upheavals and skills shortages have all at some point in the past 24 months been blamed for business failure, or at the very least, lost profitability and earnings.
It’s perhaps not a huge surprise that a Gartner CEO survey on business priorities revealed that digital business is a top priority for next year. Survey respondents were asked whether they have a management initiative or transformation program to make their business more digital. The majority (62 percent) said they did. Of those organisations, 54 percent said that their digital business objective is transformational while 46 percent said the objective of the initiative is optimisation.*
So, for businesses it’s a case of learning to evolve and be agile, to use technology to help compete more efficiently and not fall victim to inertia. As businesses become increasingly dependent on the insights from data analytics and face-up to competition fuelled by the 24/7 society of in
„Clevere ICT-Lösungen, höchste Qualität, bedürfnisorientierter Service, transparente Leistungen und off ene Kommunikation“, so beschreibt achermann ict-services sein Leistungsangebot. Das Unternehmen beschäftigt 50 Mitarbeiter und ist stolz auf seine agile wie professionelle Arbeitsweise. Ob für die Arbeit mit virtuellen Server- und Desktop-Umgebungen, mit IP-Telefonie oder mit professionellen Sicherheits- und Netzwerklösungen: Die Lösungen von achermann ict-services ermöglichen es Unternehmen, sich von der IT-Belastung zu befreien und sich auf das Kerngeschäft zu konzentrieren.
With the right plan in place, everything from growth and stability to a
whole new business model is within reach. Setting out a clear plan, with
achievable goals and a basic timeline, can put you on the fast track to
meeting and exceeding your business goals.
In this eBook, we’re curating the best industry expertise to help you design
and implement a business plan agile enough to grow or pivot with your
Component Content Management: A New Paradigm in Intelligent Content Services
While technology has changed the world, the way that companies manage information has inherently stayed the same. The advent of near-ubiquitous connectivity among applications and machines has resulted in a data deluge that will fundamentally alter the landscape of content management. From mobile devices to intelligent machines, the volume and sophistication of data have surpassed the ability of humans to manage it with outdated methods of collection, processing, storage, and analysis. The opportunity afforded by the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) has stimulated the market to search for a better way to capture, classify, and analyze this data in its journey to digital transformation (DX). The paradigm of document-based information management has proven to be a challenge in finding, reusing, protecting, and extracting value from data in real time. Legacy systems may struggle with fragmented information
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Sep 30, 2019
Digital technology is changing the financial services industry rapidly with automated process, AI insights, customized experiences, new operating models and next generation applications. In such a scenario how should banks innovate and stay ahead of the game?
This e-book will provide you the best strategies and recommendations for modernizing your IT infrastructure and operations. You’ll learn how to lead disruption and manage rapid change for your bank, its operations and its customers.
Here are the five key takeaways:
• Personalize customer experiences by maximizing your data
• Borrow strategies from open banking and new business models
• Step up your security game
• Drive innovation from the inside out
• Design an agile infrastructure to support participation in new digital marketplaces
Find out more in the e-book.
Ever wished you could identify talent that’s likely to leave, so you could act quickly and ensure it stays? By gleaning insights from data, you could know in advance what needs to be done to keep your star hires engaged. Our new video tutorial shows how managing data at scale and speed enables you to increase employee satisfaction, reduce turnover and control recruitment costs.
Explore how you can keep hold of your talent in this new video tutorial.
HR has never been more in the spotlight. So it’s never been more important to not just store your data, but use it to transform ways of working. This trend-led research report explores how HR leaders need to become data leaders, using connected data to drive innovation, productivity and growth. Discover insights from those leading the way, and delve into the links between transforming culture and significant growth.
Read our report for HR leaders now.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 22, 2019
This whitepaper explores how machine learning can make your HR and finance ERP solutions smarter and more agile and efficient. Read now to discover how Workday leverages AI to deliver value you can trust.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 22, 2019
Looking for an agile and scalable HCM system that can help lead your organization today and into the future? Get analysis of the market, key recommendations for evaluating vendors, and more. Download your complimentary copy of the report.
Published By: Masergy
Published Date: Nov 04, 2019
Digital transformation is reshaping the business landscape faster now than at any other time in history. While it once took decades to disrupt a market, natively digital companies have disrupted their industries in just half a decade. Digitization is creating new winners and losers at an unprecedented rate. Organizations that adopt a digital strategy will leapfrog the competition, while those that do not will risk becoming irrelevant within five years.
One important step in becoming a digital enterprise is gaining agility—that is, having the ability to take advantage of market opportunities faster than the competition. Although achieving business agility has become a top goal for IT and business leaders, it cannot be realized if companies lack an agile IT infrastructure to enable it. This is why businesses spent an estimated $14 billion on technology in 2018 to make IT more agile, according to ZK Research.
However, one part of IT that has yet to evolve and lacks flexibility is the ente
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
The U.S. military continues to develop its quick-strike potential, seeking greater capacity to project force globally, quickly and on several fronts simultaneously. Support services are integral to that effort, particularly in the area of logistics and asset maintenance. In its 2018 National Defense Strategy, the Department of Defense identified the development of “resilient and agile logistics” among its key modernization goals.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Nov 06, 2019
Employee engagement is not a trend. Businesses that don’t address engagement, that fail to actively – and urgently – engage their employees risk being left far, far, behind. Current methods of increasing employee engagement aren’t working—or, rather, aren’t working fast enough. But wait, what exactly is engagement, and how does it differ from culture or the employee experience? This ebook uncovers what defines engagement and how it looks from different employee perspectives. Learn what it takes to create an agile approach to engagement – before it’s too late
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 15, 2019
The healthcare industry has been affected by disruption and the need for healthcare innovation. Legislative, market, and technology pressures make it imperative for healthcare organizations — including hospitals and health systems, payers, and life sciences companies — to become more agile.
IT teams in the industry are considering a microservices-based architecture as a means of accelerating healthcare innovation and increasing project delivery speed. MuleSoft research suggests that application development productivity increases of up to 10x are possible. Healthcare specifically stands to benefit from this architectural paradigm.
This whitepaper will address:
Why microservices matter for healthcare IT teams and for healthcare innovation
Design principles for a microservices architecture
How Anypoint Platform can help you implement microservices best practices
Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
Current methods for accessing complex, distributed information delay decisions and, even worse, provide incomplete insight. This paper details the impact of Unified Information Access (UIA) in improving the agility of information-driven business processes by bridging information silos to unite content and data in one index to power solutions and applications that offer more complete insight.
This guide provides tips on how to filter through targeted solution marketing to make an informed, objective assessments when selecting the best commerce solution for you. Key points include: - Finding a platform that is flexible, agile, scalable. - The benefits of employing a single platform for all commerce use cases. - Leveraging customer data for commerce strategies - Employing an ecosystem of support. - Focusing on long term value over the initial costs. Every organization is at a different point in their ability to deliver frictionless shopping experiences that customers demand. Follow these guidelines to position your business for strategic growth.
Credit Union Times is the nation's leading independent source for breaking news and analysis for credit union leaders. For more than 20 years, Credit Union Times has set the standard for editorial excellence and ethical, straight-forward reporting.