Good work, and good works, at Cloud for Good

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The premium Salesforce.org partner is a B corporation, which means it’s a for-profit business certified by the nonprofit B Lab as meeting certain standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. It was founded by Tal Frankfurt, who learned Salesforce when he was working as a fundraiser, trying to better manage donors, participants and volunteers at a nonprofit for at-risk youth in Israel. To read this article in full, please click here

Angry about Oracle licensing? The cloud lets you change the game

David Linthicum

So says the Campaign for Clear Licensing , a Belgian nonprofit advocacy group that conducted a survey showing that enterprises consider their relationship with Oracle to be " hostile." To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Can enterprises trust Oracle to avoid vendor lock-in for its cloud offerings?

Government 'box huggers' avoid the cloud for a reason

David Linthicum

The Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group -- a nonprofit that has two U.S. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click hereCongressmen as co-chairs -- has released its first report, " Don't Be a Box Hugger ," which assesses the state of cloud computing in the federal government. The report is not unbiased. It was underwritten by Amazon Web Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, Dell, MeriTalk, and Microsoft, so the sponsors have dogs in this hunt.

Burning Man's tech director brings full-scale IT to Black Rock City

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Additionally, she oversees the Burning Man nonprofit organization's year-round IT needs, where a team of more than 20 full-time staffers and contractors support the group's community- and art-focused efforts around the globe. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click hereMost IT executives inherit an existing technology environment; Heather Gallagher gets to build her own every year.

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report

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Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. Related articles. PPL forms program for nonprofit groups (republicanherald.com). Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit (entrepreneur.com). Katie Kennedy.

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Author and Tech Strategist Melvin Greer Profiled by WashingtonExec

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Mel also leads The Greer Institute , a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. If you enjoyed this article , get free updates by email or RSS - © Copyright Kevin L. Congratulations to my NCOIC colleague and dear friend Melvin Greer on his impressive WashingtonExec interview.

Half of banking customers now using fintech

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Financial technology (fintech) products and services are picking up tremendous steam, particularly with younger, tech-savvy and affluent customers, according to the World FinTech Report 2017 (WFTR), recently released by Capgemini, LinkedIn and Efma (a global nonprofit organization composed of banks and insurance companies).

IDG Contributor Network: Preparing for a Salesforce implementation

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I have learned that it does not matter if you are a small nonprofit or a Fortune 100 enterprise company -- one of the best investments you can make in your Salesforce implementation process is to have a clear plan. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click hereOver the past decade, I have seen more than 1,000 Salesforce implementations deployed to a wide variety of organizations.

Industry leaders set cloud computing security benchmarks

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Both nonprofits, their individual missions and goals are synergistic: CSA: To promote best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Security has long been the No.

9 biggest information security threats through 2019

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To help you navigate the terrain, each year the Information Security Forum (ISF) — a nonprofit association that researches and analyzes security and risk management issues on behalf of its members — puts out its Threat Horizon report to provide members with a forward-looking view of the biggest security threats over a two-year period. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click hereThe information security threat landscape is constantly evolving.

4th Annual SAP NS2 Solutions Summit

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The anticipation is that the 700+ attendees from government, business, research, media, and nonprofits will gain fresh insights from an all-star roster of speakers – as well as exclusive opportunities to see SAP's solutions in action, and to give back to U.S. Related articles. SAP's annual Solutions Summit is an opportunity to engage and lead the dialogue that is grounded in perspectives from national security leaders such as yourself, on critical issues facing the U.S.

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How to protect your mission-critical information

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Yesterday, the nonprofit Information Security Forum (ISF) announced the availability of Protecting the Crown Jewels: How to Secure Mission-Critical Information Assets , the latest in a series of reports geared to helping organizations do just that. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click hereGiven the vast and increasing volumes of data within organizations today, securing your data can seem an insurmountable task.

What is MANRS and does your network have it?

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The Internet Society (ISOC) , a cause-driven nonprofit organization that seeks to promote the open development, evolution and use of the Internet and the parent organization of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards body, is moving to change that. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Phishing test results in a barely-passing grade for users

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The global nonprofit Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) recorded more unique phishing campaigns in the first quarter of 2016 than in any other three-month span since it began tracking data more than a decade ago, and the U.S. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click herePerhaps hundreds of emails cross your screen every day. The day can drag on and in the monotony of your daily routine, you just keep clicking on links without a care in the world.

Industry leaders set cloud computing security benchmarks

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Both nonprofits, their individual missions and goals are synergistic: CSA: To promote best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Security has long been the No.

NJVC® Introduces Cloudcuity? AppDeployer to Create and Sell

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government and commercial and academic organizations to build apps for a wide variety of functions, including catalog management, nonprofit management, team management and collaboration and long-term care logistics. If you enjoyed this article , get free updates by email or RSS - © Copyright Kevin L. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations.