How Towing Companies are Advancing with Technology


Towing is one of those industries where people imagine that every company is behind the times when it comes to technology. However, today tow companies are using technology to make them perform better, faster, and cheaper. Companies in this industry that don't follow suit could […]. CTO advancements technology tow companyThis might come from the stereotypical image of the past.

Investment Companies’ Content Fails To Inspire Trust

Forrester IT

B2C marketing content content marketing Financial Services investment companies wealth managementIf there’s any industry whose content should inspire trust, it’s that of the investment and wealth management industry. They’re asking consumers to entrust their nest eggs with them. And there are lots of eggs. PwC forecast that the mass affluent segment alone would put up to $10 trillion under management by 2020. Our analysis of […].

A CIO’s Code Of Ethics For Managing Company Data

The Accidental Successful CIO

As the person with the CIO job, it turns out that you have a daily job in which you are the person who is responsible for keeping control over your company’s data. This can often create challenges when it comes to dealing with the company’s marketing department!

PureStorage: The all-flash enterprise storage company


The post PureStorage: The all-flash enterprise storage company appeared first on Company Infrastructure Companies purestoragePure Storage enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center.

Could Your Company Benefit From a Blended Agency Model?

Forrester IT

Whether you are a company CMO or an agency CEO, in-sourcing involves a lot of anxiety. Whether you are a company CMO or an agency CEO, in-sourcing involves a lot of anxiety.

[Guide] SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In an effort to increase transparency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules and amendments, called Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules , which require registered investment companies to modernize their reporting and disclosures. Our new guide discusses the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions, including: Why the SEC established new rules.

Five cyber security imperatives for all companies

Computer Weekly

There are five things all companies should ensure they are doing in terms of cyber security

Fixmo: The Mobile Risk Management Company


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Putting a value on your company information


But the reality is that information is not yet viewed as an asset by accountants or as property by insurance companies. How can there be such a chasm between the accounting value of a company and its market value? This is spotlighted in the growing gap between what we report about companies and what we inherently know about them. John Mancini.

Game Changing Business Software for Your Company


When companies start to grow, they often start to look at upgrading the original software systems that they started out with. Because recent productivity software packages have migrated to the cloud, it can be deceptively easy to convert your users to an online set of services like accounting that you pay a monthly fee for. […].

When Goofy Kicks Donald Duck Your Company Loses

Forrester IT

I just had the pleasure of attending a Forrester Leadership Boards workshop followed by our Consumer Marketing Forum in New York City. As usual, data challenges remain top of mind for most marketers – siloed data, dirty data, inaccessible data… the usual suspects. However, there was also a data manifestation of an age old organizational […]. advanced analytics customer analytics data insights data quality & data governance

Tech Companies That Missed the Mark in 2016


However, not every company saw great success, and even the tech giants had some big snafus. Here are some of the most notable tech company failures of the past year. Companies should think very carefully about any April Fools’ joke they create. Normally, Google is one of those companies that does very well with their pranks, but 2016 brought one that didn’t have many people laughing. Not even Apple was free from the tech company fray in 2016. Rick Delgado.

Why a Reactive Security Strategy Costs Companies Millions Each Year


While it opens up new markets that would have simply been unavailable decades ago, it also brings threats that, if not countered, can cost those companies millions, or even billions, of dollars. While malware can lead to costs of millions of dollars for a company, it doesn’t have to.

Informatica: the Data Integration Company, Provides Innovation Towards a More Data-Centric World


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Can A CIO Make The Company More Successful By Sharing?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Sharing company data with customers can grow the business Image Credit: ryancr. As the person with the CIO job, you are sitting on a mountain of data about your company’s customers. Another area where company data could be shared with me would be in regards to my food shopping.

Choosing ERP for the smallest companies

IT Toolbox

When Stratus Ventures Group went looking for an ERP system to run three of its portfolio start-up companies, it set off on the chase with one central requirement – and several conditions: While the software had to be cloud-based, it could not be a product sourced from either Oracle or SAP.

The cyber threats lurking within every company

Computer Weekly

Insider threats have been around for a long time, but it is only recently that people have begun to acknowledge the true danger they pose

Why CIOs Have To Worry About Their Company Being Disrupted

The Accidental Successful CIO

A disruption is when something completely changes the way that your company runs its business. A great current example of this would be if you were the CIO of a taxi cab company. What this means is that not every company is going to be bound by it.

Palantir: Augmenting Human Intelligence, Not Replacing It


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Don't let company politics derail your cloud plans

David Linthicum

It's Tuesday morning. You're running a multi-million-dollar cloud transformation project, moving more than a thousand workloads to the public cloud. You're called into a meeting and told that your budget has been frozen until finance, legal, and compliance have had a chance to review the project. You'll be in waiting mode for as long as six months -- so much for that cloud transformation project. Unfortunately, that scenario is not rare.

10 Tips for Choosing the Best Software for Your Company

IT Toolbox

s brainstorm a bit and carefully examine the most important characteristics of the best software for your company So, let?s

Benefits of E-Learning for IT Companies

IT Toolbox

Similarly to studying at the university, this requires proper organization and personal investment to get the results

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Microsoft Acquires Cloud Management Company Cloudyn

Data Center Knowledge

Cloudyn helps companies keep an eye on their cloud service usage and stay within budget targets. Read More. Business Cloud Deals Microsoft Startups

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5 Interview Questions To Determine Whether the Candidate Shares Your Company’s Core Values

Computer Weekly

When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, was just out of college, he sold his first company to Microsoft for $265 million. But for him, the sale wasn’t about money—he was actually most concerned about the company culture he had created. “I

All Companies Who Interact With European Citizens Must Check Architecture For Compliance With New Data Rules


Any company that holds data on EU citizens must comply. The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. This is not just important for firms that operate in Europe, but any firm that interacts with European citizens. The new rules were approved […]. Big Data CTO Cyber Security Government News

How to Prepare Tech Leaders in Your Company


A survey by the United States Department of Labor unveiled that in America, an average individual born in the late 50s or early 60s had to hunt for a job virtually 18 times till they attained the age of 48. This only signals that the search of employment is obligatory. With many job applicants today, […]. CTO News

How to Keep Your Company’s Information Organized


The larger that your company grows, the more vital that it is for all the information your company processes to be properly organized at all times. Accurate information organization puts your company in the best position to develop fully customized white label […]. Information organization quality is directly correlated with just how actionable the information is.

How Data Exhaust Can Be Leveraged To Benefit Your Company


Big data has become nearly ubiquitous among companies in every company – if they’re not using it, they’re thinking about it. In one 2017 survey, 53% of companies were using big data in their business strategy.

Cybersecurity Isn’t Just An Issue For Tech Companies: 4 Things All Businesses Should Know


News of data breaches typically involve big-name companies, like Home Depot and Target, leading to the assumption that cybersecurity issues are only a concern for larger businesses. In reality, data breaches and cybersecurity should be a concern for all business owners, not just people who work for large companies or in the tech industry.

Does Your Company Need An Innovation Lab?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Is an innovation lab what your company needs to keep its edge? I’m hoping that the company that you work at is currently doing well. A well-run innovation lab can serve to both develop technologies that the company can use as well as to create business strategies. The hope is that this will help the company to recruit new talent. When the lab creates a new innovation, the lab can be used as a place to showcase new technologies that the company is looking into.

Saudi Telecom Company creates cloud computing giant

Computer Weekly

The IT joint venture in Saudi Arabia will drive the digitisation of government services

IT problems cost UK companies £6.9bn in lost labour

Computer Weekly

IT issues and the time it takes to fix them is costing UK companies billions of pounds due to employees not being able to work

A Coming Backlash Against Technology Companies

Data Center Knowledge

The financial crisis and the bailouts that followed unleashed a wave of populist anger, targeting almost everyone with power. Read More. Investing