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5 Data Management Challenges In Every SAP Environment

SAP has been the global market leader in ERP solutions for many decades. SAP is invincible in the Fortune 500 market since 80% of such companies cannot think of anything else. Ranked 25 at the “World’s Most Valuable Brands” by Forbes, SAP has helped digitize many business processes for logistics departments, finance departments and sales departments.

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5 Ways You Can Use Alexa for Business

When most people think of Amazon Alexa, they imagine an unassuming speaker sitting in their house delivering audio content on demand.  While Alexa was released as a consumer device, the same technology provides benefits to businesses as well.

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Enterprise Data Security

11 Must-Ask Questions When It Comes to a Cybersecurity strategy

The headlines are filled with stories of cyber attacks, and most recently, sporting goods company Adidas reported a data breach.  2017’s Equifax breach was a major eye opener, not only because of the scope of the exposure but also for the regulatory, industry and brand backlash.  Ironically, the hack was attributed to a known software vulnerability that the Equifax team neglected to patch which is a relatively simplistic attack vector.  Hackers are becoming ever more sophisticated in their attacks and so companies need to prepare for assaults from multiple different angles beyond simple software patching.

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The 2018 Data Driven Innovation Awards

We had a great time during Actifio’s Data Driven 2018 conference at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami in early June. It was a great opportunity to hear from customers, partners, thought leaders, and solution experts about how they are using data, and how this data is affecting their businesses. With approximately 500 attendees, the event validated that data is the “new oil”, and Actifio can play an important role in helping customers manage their data for a variety of use cases.

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5 Tips to running an effective IT meeting

5 Tips to Running an Effective IT Meeting

Meetings are important tools for having a sound engagement within members of a team or organization. And yet, they are widely misunderstood. We have all been part of meetings that seemed to waste a great deal of everyone’s time and seemed to have been held for historical rather than practical reasons. According to a 2012 survey of US professionals by Salary.com, meetings ranked as the number one office productivity killer (dealing with office politics was a close second).

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Why Being Data Driven is Important to Digital Transformation

Guest Post by Jonathan Brown, VP of Research at TechTarget

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4 Key Benefits of Google BigQuery

4 Key Benefits of Google BigQuery

When it comes to analytics, Google BigQuery is a a great option.  It provides a managed service approach to data analytics and simplifies how customers can manage and run large analyses in the cloud.  However, there are many other options available from other vendors and so in this blog, I wanted to highlight four key benefits of Google BigQuery.

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5 reasons to consider multicloud

5 Reasons to Consider a Multi-Cloud Strategy

Multi-cloud is an important concept.  Yet some end users may think, “I have a hard enough time with one cloud. Why would I want multiple?”  It is an excellent question and rather than writing a lengthy treatise, I wanted to summarize 5 reasons to consider a multi-cloud strategy.

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The World is Powered by Data: Data Driven 2018

Data Driven 2018 exploded into Miami's Fountainbleau hotel with almost 5oo IT thought leaders, analysts, in one room discussing 1 thing: DATA

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Instant Recovery from Public Cloud

Jason Brown and Jay Livens discuss instant recovery from public cloud followed by a white-boarding session.

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