The European Union’s new regulatory framework for data protection laws, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), became enforceable on 25 May, 2018. Under GDPR, organisations have new obligations to improve the security and privacy practices for the personal data they collect and use. With these new obligations comes the potential for heavier fines and penalties. Fortunately, Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help guide your organisation toward compliance under the new requirements. Take advantage of our services, resources, and experts as you navigate these changes.
City leaders around the world are working to improve the quality of life and increase the number of useful services for their citizens, businesses, and visitors. Smart city initiatives are gaining attention in several countries, as administrators, industry, and citizens are working together to enhance their communities, cities, regions, and nations. After more than ten years of smart city hype, innovative projects have emerged, but few have provided a disruptive impact on the city system itself. Because every city is different, few of the existing models apply universally. An effective response requires leaders to consider a series of prerequisites: consider the local culture and the people, prioritize basic needs and requests, work at overcoming silos and encourage collaboration across departments, and consider each “smart” initiative as an integral part of an overall city system. A smart city reflects a number of aspirations: efficiency, resiliency, connectedness, innovation, and su
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Sep 12, 2019
PC maintenance is consuming the time of IT departments.
The role of the IT team can, and should, go beyond
keeping devices up and running. And IT professionals
themselves are keen to change the nature of their role,
venturing further than simply ‘keeping the lights on.’
Published By: CheckMarx
Published Date: Sep 12, 2019
Financial services organizations operate under a host of regulatory standards. This makes sense, as the assets and information managed by these firms are valuable, sensitive, and targeted by sophisticated cyber attackers daily. Compounding these challenges is the large volume of personally identifiable information (PII) that financial organizations handle regularly. PII is subject to many compliance regulations, particularly Graham, Leach, Bliley (GLBA), the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) and the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). Today, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is also top-of-mind, as it regulates not only the processing of personal data, including PII, relating to individuals in the European Union, for also any organization that processes personal data of EU residents. For United States banking consumers, Section 5 (Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices) of the Federal Trade Commission Act and numerous state regulations enforce basic consumer prot
City leaders around the world are working to improve the quality of life and increase the number of useful services for their citizens, businesses, and visitors. Smart city initiatives are gaining attention in several countries, as administrators, industry, and citizens are working together to enhance their communities, cities, regions, and nations. After more than ten years of smart city hype, innovative projects have emerged, but few have provided a disruptive impact on the city system itself. Because every city is different, few of the existing models apply universally. An effective response requires leaders to consider a series of prerequisites:
• Consider the local culture and the people • Prioritize basic needs and requests • Work at overcoming silos and encourage collaboration across departments • Consider each “smart” initiative as an integral part of an overall city system
A smart city reflects a number of aspirations: efficiency, resiliency, connectedness, innovatio
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Sep 03, 2019
It’s critical for marketing teams to adopt experimentation to continually improve and help prove their impact to their organizations. Unfortunately, many teams do not know how to deploy scientific tests correctly in the marketing process. Most do not use an iterative design approach, while many others fail to create the right kind of environment to encourage curiosity and experimentation. What must marketers do to build a culture of innovation, and test their way to successful engagement marketing?
Download Marketing Experiments in an Age of Accountability to learn about:
Accountability and experimentation living in harmony
The experimental marketing team
Experimentation basics and how-to’s
Real experiments and their results
Where and how to use experiments
Cable carriers, sometimes referred to as cat tracks, drag chains or energy chains, can be manufactured in many ways. They can be made with different materials, such as steel or plastic, and they can have simple lightweight designs or complex multi-axis configurations. But how do you know which carrier is best for your application?
Choosing the right energy chain is crucial because it offers the following benefits:
Longer service life for cables and hoses
Improved machine safety
Reduced operating costs
Read this basics guide to discover a range of cable carrier design and material options, as well as tips for selecting the ideal energy chain. You can also review installation guidelines for maximizing the service life of your cable carrier and the energy supply system it protects.
Companies typically begin with a
basic approach to sales tax: figure out the requirements of the state
in which they’re headquartered, register with that state, and start collecting sales tax from customers in that state. That approach may work for a while,
but as your business expands into new states (whether you have a physical presence there or not), the risk of non-compliance with sales tax becomes significant.
Smart finance leaders know they need to have a sales tax
compliance strategy before they start getting notices from state tax authorities.
Cyberspace is extremely difficult to secure. The basic
approach to security is proving to be inadequate to the demands of the aggressive nature of the environment. A paradigm shift is necessary and soon.
In this whitepaper, discover a possible change from a selective model to one that is pervasive. A significant modification in the basic structure of computing that is easy to implement and removes all barriers to full scale encryption.
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
At the end of the day, monitoring is all about finding problems before they cause issues for your users, and managing expectations when problems do crop up. Once critical and basic coverage is handled, start monitoring devices to keep everything tied together. If a switch, router, or hub goes down, or a printer starts having issues, you’ll know before the complaints start rolling in. When you automate recurring processes or tasks, your team can focus on delivering value instead of putting out fires.
Streamline your Financial Processes on the Salesforce Platform
Imagine operating your core financial management functions including general ledger, invoicing, accounts receivable, revenue recognition, fixed assets, spend management and accounts payable on the same Salesforce cloud platform you use to run your sales, marketing, and services operations.
FinancialForce Accounting combines the power of the Salesforce App Cloud with a groundbreaking cloud accounting system design. The result is an efficient and cost-effective solution that goes well beyond basic bookkeeping and transaction processing, spawning a new generation of financial management applications.
Download this eBook and learn how you can:
Intent Based Analytcs (IBA), an important feature of AOS and a main enabler for closed loop telemetry is described in this whitepaper. Prerequisites for this whitepaper include a basic understanding of the Apstra AOS soluton, such as from the white paper ttled “The Apstra Operatng System (AOS) Architecture Overview.
Published By: Asurint
Published Date: Aug 02, 2019
The majority of employers today perform background investigations of some type, according to the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).
All background checks aren’t created equal, however. Whether you’re seeking to improve existing talent acquisition capabilities or are among the employers introducing a new background search policy, it’s vital to identify the right partner for background checks
With so many options on the market, the quest for the best-fit background screening provider can seem overwhelming at first. To help cut through the clutter, we’ve compiled five basic questions, which home in on the central issues related to background checks and can help any organization identify the companies most capable of meeting their needs.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
Aligning your workforce plan to greater business objectives doesn’t have to be a struggle—especially when you get the basics right. This whitepaper outlines the 10 fundamental steps for creating an effective strategic workforce plan and how technology can help put it into action.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
In HR, you have access to an enormous amount of data. How do you filter out the noise from the insights? In this eGuide, and as part of the Getting the Basics Right series, you'll learn how to align on business and HR KPIs including a priority sequenced step-by-step approach to forming these processes.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
When your organization moves quickly to drive growth and profitability, you can risk missing business targets due to inaccurate data, gaps in processes, and limited visibility into real-time metrics and analytics. Download the report to learn how you can get the most out of your data.
Advanced key and certificate management enables the use of digital credentials even in the most demanding of security environments. Such solutions enable users, regardless of whether they are internal or external to their network, to benefit from both basic and enhanced capabilities in a consistent and secure manner.
This document was created to assist organizations in the selection of the best PKI solution to meet their business and security needs. It outlines key questions to be considered during the selection process to ensure the aforementioned requirements are addressed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list. It is meant as a starting place to assist you in your review process.
Although computers are better when it comes to processing and making
calculations, they haven’t been able to accomplish some of the most basic
human tasks, until now. Thanks to cognitive computing, machines are bringing
human-like intelligence to many business applications, including big data.
So, what is cognitive computing? According to Forbes, “cognitive computing
comes from a mashup of cognitive science—the study of the human brain and
how it functions—and computer science.” This definition is a good place to start.
However, to really understand what cognitive computing is, we have to go a
In today’s markets, customer identities and the personal data associated with them are among the most critical and valuable assets of any enterprise. Managing these digital identities — from first registration and login to the later stages of the customer relationship — and extracting business value from the associated data are complex tasks, commonly referred to as customer identity and access management (CIAM).
When implementing a system to collect, manage, and utilize digital identity and customer data, companies have two basic choices: in-house development or buying a dedicated solution from a vendor specialized in CIAM (i.e., build vs. buy).
Read this white paper for an in-depth analysis of CIAM implementation options, including:
? Must-haves for a successful, enterprise-grade CIAM system
? Pros and cons of implementation options, ranging from in-house software development to commercial off-the-shelf solutions
? A real-world case study that illustrates the ROI of an effective CI
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jun 27, 2019
Your call center tech stack is a mess, and it’s hard to figure out where you even start to unravel it all. This ebook covers the basics of consolidating technology, where to begin and what to consider as you develop your plan to streamline your infrastructure and tech.
There are many things to consider including:
Infrastructure, both aging and new
Existing tech and limitations
Users, training and business needs
This ebook provides an overview to get your wheels turning in preparation for a move to better technology. Read it now if your future holds new call center tech.
Basic diagramming tools allow business users to define an initial business process and provide a good path to getting your processes off of sticky notes and into a digital format. However, if company-wide collaboration, real-time change management and integration with automation tools are important to you, a dedicated process modeling tool may be your better choice.
Published By: Evariant
Published Date: Jun 18, 2019
In healthcare, a traditional call center experience can feel much like calling a cable company—detached, dull, frustrating. Personalized engagement is critical to the future of healthcare, but call center agents are often not given the tools to meet consumer expectations. Agents may be limited to a basic set of functions with minimal insights on patient journeys.
Download this infographic which highlights the enormous opportunity healthcare providers have to modernize their approach to the call centers.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jun 14, 2019
The basic promise of blockchain is that it works as a global distributed ledger or database of things we value - everything from money, to creative work and votes - so these can then be managed and transacted in a trusted and secure manner. Yes, blockchain is a young technology, but well past its infancy. Today, the somewhat inflated expectations around the technology have been brought to a more realistic level and we are beginning to see practical applications across the enterprise. Although these are typically in the realm of reducing cost and/or time for transactions, improving product and system security, finding and preventing fraud and counterfeiting and increasing transparency, there are also instances of businesses relying on blockchain to create new revenue streams.
Infosys recently commissioned an independent survey of senior executives worldwide. Download the report to read about their findings.
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