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SAP is about to embark upon the US leg of its SAP SuccessFactors SuccessConnect conference series… so what can we expect?
With the European element of this conference having already been staged in Berlin this past June, SAP has the challenge of presenting what we might suggest is a ‘similar, bu…READ MORE
Kaminario storage continues to push farther and farther away from its reliance on purpose-built hardware.
The all-flash vendor has qualified its consumption-based Cloud Fabric software for Western Digital OpenFlex composable infrastructure, which the two vendors demonstrated last week at Flash Me…READ MORE
Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week showed some new iOS 12 features that could be exciting for Apple users in the enterprise.
Several features of the new iOS may help improve productivity for business users, by limiting distractions and improving workplace communications. Apple’s i…READ MORE
Something interesting happens on Windows 10 systems with Logitech mice and unifying transceivers. Go into Device Manager, and turn on “Show hidden devices” in the View menu. On such PCs, you’ll see a usually hidden device category called “DriverInterface” show up. On systems with a Logitech mouse an…READ MORE
When discussing trends affecting today’s workplaces, it’s common to hear talk of how to win the “war for talent,” and how to keep space costs down in response to tightening budgets. All too often, however, these discussions overlook the value an organization can derive from the intersection of peopl…READ MORE
Accenture last week scooped up two companies to solidify the product innovation component of its Industry X.0 practice, which aims to help clients develop smart connected products and services.
The IT consulting firm acquired Mindtribe, a hardware engineering firm based in San Francisco. Mindtrib…READ MORE
Open source log file analytics specialist InfluxData is insistent that we should take a ‘metrics first’ approach to log analysis.
The company says believes in a metrics first approach that provides developers with the means to ingest, correlate and visualise all time series data at three…READ MORE
I admit it, I still use SQL Profiler. I always have, and I will for the foreseeable future. My reasons are pretty simple.
When it comes to troubleshooting I can spin up a Profiler session must faster than an Extended Events session.
Usually, I’m troubleshooting something as a one-off. so hav…READ MORE
This is a guest blog post by Brendan O’Rourke, head of design at BriteBill, an Amdocs company.
It’s no secret that today’s customers are more demanding than previous generations. They share their experiences online, they expect instant gratification 24-7, and the competition is just a m…READ MORE
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How does your organization ensure payment systems are secure? Check out how researchers discovered a new wave of BGP hijacking attacks that are targeting payment systems in this week’s roundup.
1. BGP hijacking attacks target payment systems – Michael Heller (Searc…READ MORE
About Zoho Backstage, Sridhar Vembu, CEO of Zoho Corp. says, “Planning and running an event is a complex operation that has traditionally required different tools for each stage of the process—a website builder, a mass emailing solution, scanners for checking in attendees, and a stand-alone app …READ MORE
PowerShell v6.0.4 is available from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases
From the release notes it appears to be just a fix to the mac installer and consolidation of the Nuget packages.
This is the second update to PowerShell v6.0 within a month. If you have a lot machines with…READ MORE
With the push to deliver Office and Windows as services, Microsoft subscriptions will be a reality in most IT departments one way or another. But not all organizations are good candidates for going all-in.
Microsoft will continually update Windows 10 rather than release another version going forw…READ MORE
Will Liam Maxwell’s departure be the straw that broke the camel’s back when it comes to government’s progress on digital?
Earlier this week, news broke that Liam Maxwell, the government’s digital czar, is leaving Whitehall to take up a job in the private sector.
Maxwell, who has been p…READ MORE
More companies today are investing in AI-based cybersecurity technology to speed up incident detection and response, to better identify and communicate risk to the business, and to gain a better understanding of cybersecurity situational awareness. That’s according to ESG research that found 12% of …READ MORE
_______ Active Directory enables single sign-on capabilities for Microsoft apps, such as Office 365 and Dynamics CRM.
A. In addition,
B. In addition
A comma should be used after common introductory phrase to give the reader a slight pause. This pause after an introductory ele…READ MORE
As much as we try to embrace all the various wonders of modern technology, we still turn into Danny DeVito’s character as the bitter, resentful father in Matilda whenever we see a news story about artificial intelligence doing something better than us.
Beyond fears surrounding AI taking our jobs …READ MORE
I’m sitting in the office of a high-powered executive, and they tell me how the entire technical staff is “bought in to Agile” and uses BDD to enable continuous delivery.
Then I go talk to the people.
It turns out that builds are performed by the “build master” checks the code out of…READ MORE
For the most part, developers who are new to the Git tool don’t have too much of a problem mastering the five basic git commands every beginner should learn. But one speed-bump that does tend to trip up new users is the fact that the Git editor defaults to Vim. For those with a Windows backgroun…READ MORE
Offering a banking service to companies in sectors that deal directly with consumers could help fintech driven challenger banks grow their customer base quickly.
Starling Bank is offering businesses in various sectors the chance to provide retail banking services through its application programmi…READ MORE