When we were all dispatched to work from home in March 2020, many leaders didn’t perceive that their organizations would be relying on them to sustain their level of productivity virtually for a year. The global pandemic has exposed a series of leadership challenges as most of the workforce continues working from home. Read More
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As data flows between enterprise applications, cloud-connected or SaaS software, and IoT devices, business risk is also growing exponentially. The Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) revealed that 43% of breaches were caused by web applications, more than double the amount in 2019. As digital transformation accelerates, so does the attack surface. Recent research by my company found three out of every four software applications contain at least one security defect. The speed of software development and delivery increases through automation, meaning security must also become faster and more automated. Read More
Microsoft is continuing to pour billions into building and equipping new data centers across the U.S as demand for Microsoft Azure solutions and its cloud services soars.
Microsoft has unveiled plans to spend $200 million in building two data centers just outside Chicago at a former AT&T campus. Each data center at the 53-acre site will be around 200,000 square feet and expected to become operational in 2022. Read More
Digital transformation is more than just a buzzword. For many government agencies, it’s a long-overdue necessity that can be broken down into three main improvement areas: better data insights, better delivery models (especially through mobile technology) and a better customer experience. Read More
2020 was a year of amazing challenge and opportunity for public organizations. The COVID-19 pandemic led to global shutdowns that made many government services more important than ever, while challenging those organizations’ ability to deliver those services. Worldwide, the public sector was called upon to accelerate their digital transformation — not to steadily improve and modernize services, but to continue delivering them in a time of disruptive crisis. Read More
You’ve likely heard of Microsoft Office, which consists of workplace applications, including the widely used Microsoft Word program.
What you may not realize is that Word and other Office programs — Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote — are also a part of Microsoft 365. Read More
New potential projects likely cross your desk every day. Each project may promise a solid return on investment, but taking them on typically involves resolving other initiatives that haven’t been started, that have been started but will take time to complete, or that are stuck.
Clearing Three Hurdles to Digital Transformation
Being a midsize business has its benefits. Your business has more power to invest than lean startups do and more freedom to innovate than giant corporations do. Getting the most out of these advantages depends on having the right tools and partnerships that help your business scale and thrive. Read More
A bunch of Microsoft 365 news bits were announced this week.
Of interest to IT pros, Microsoft is converging its OneDrive and SharePoint Admin Center management portals, with a consolidated portal expected to arrive for Microsoft 365 subscribers “through February,” per a Tuesday Microsoft announcement. Read More
The world has quickly entered the digital era and Vietnam is now striving to catch up. To that end, the Party Central Committee issued Resolution No 52 on proactively joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which has greatly bolstered Vietnam’s digital transformation. Read More