The digital sphere in which we live currently allows for outsourcing in different aspects of business operations. This is beneficial to both large corporations and small businesses alike. One important service that can be easily outsourced is the Virtual Chief Technology Officer, who is essentially an external IT leader with a mission to ensure the IT systems of the enterprise are functioning optimally.
IT assessments are important for every IT environment since they give a glimpse into the aspects which work and those which do not within a corporation. Efficiency is therefore a capital reason for which enterprises need to do an IT assessment from time to time in order to ensure smooth operations. In our digital world, businesses have evolved to the point where most procedures have become virtual which therefore necessitates all organizations to get expert analysis for this purpose. Hiring enterprises specialized in the assessment process is imperative because they have the resources to do a comprehensive job after which recommendations are given for the upkeep and competent functioning of the business in areas relating network infrastructure, risk management and more.
Ellen Ullman's new book, a collection of essays written 20 years ago during her career as a software engineer, reflects on life as a coder throughout its evolution from PC to the cloud, and provides an uncanny preview of how technology has changed our lives for better and worse. A few of these essays are summarized here.
Leveraging the 'as-a-Service' model for JD Edwards CNC support is a flexible and cost effective alternative to Resource-based options. This chart compares the different CNC support approaches a company has to select from and shows why the consumption-based ITaaS model may be the best support solution.
Big Data is the next ‘big’ thing in computing. It generates value from different data sets that cannot be analyzed by using traditional computing methodologies. The amount of data being generated daily is growing exponentially-- as new data is being recorded, newer data is being created, previous data is being monitored, existing data is being modified and so on and so on. This obsession with data might seem absurd at first, but the practice of recording, evaluating and creating is ancient, and for good reasons. Retailers are building troves of data on the observed activity of customers and their next interactions, while organizations from logistics firms, financial services, health care, and other service sectors are striving to fill their own databases full of unique information.
As regulatory requirements continue to multiply, information security policies must meet the needs of your business without the crippling effect of bureaucracy. Here's how to establish an effective security infrastructure which will keep your IT organization high-performing and your business secure.
If you work for a company with ~50+ employees, you may start to wonder why your IT team is so busy and unable to respond to support requests more quickly. Well, not only are they chipping away at a mountain of user requests, but they're also working to safeguard the organization’s information from many threats.