November 2020

Microsoft Research Reveals Top Digital Security Concerns Amongst Employers and Remote Workers

Research commissioned by Microsoft Ireland and conducted by Amárach reveals;

 

Remote workers’ security practices:

·         Over one in four (26%) remote workers have experienced a cyber-attack personally.

·         A quarter of remote workers worry about the security of confidential or sensitive data that they share with colleagues.

·         One in five employees feel their data is more vulnerable when working from home in the absence of normal IT supports.

·         30% still use personal emails to share confidential work materials.

 

Employer’s security practices:

Pandemic-sparked IT Purchases Force 47% of Global Enterprises to Focus on E-Waste

AUSTIN – November 17, 2020—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Blancco’s study, The Rising Tide of E-waste, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of large global enterprises created roles responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance with e-waste policies specifically to deal with e-waste issues generated from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Missing that spark: New hybrid working world affecting employee learning, team spirit and creativity as we head into 2021

London, UK, 17 November 2020: A new survey by Actus, the UK provider of the award-winning Unified People Performance Platform and HR Uprising Podcast, has uncovered a number of prevailing concerns for employees. These center around lack of opportunities to collaborate, connect and learn as informal face-to-face interactions are restricted due to Covid-19 enforced remote working.

TEOCO honored with prestigious TM Forum catalyst award

Catalyst collaboration wins ‘Outstanding Ecosystems design with CurateFx’ award for its ‘5G Ride On!’ project

Fairfax, VA., USA – 16 November 2020. TEOCO, as part of the proof of concept “5G Ride On!” project, today announces that the catalyst has been selected as a winner in TM Forum’s 2020 Catalyst Awards during Digital Transformation World Series; TM Forum’s flagship digital conference. Championed by BT, Orange, and TIM, and in collaboration with TEOCO, AsiaInfo International, Incognito, Huawei and MDS Global, the “5G Ride On!” catalyst was recognized with the “Outstanding Ecosystem Design with CurateFx”.

An Ecommerce Business Guide for Handling Black Friday and Cyber Monday Like a Boss

Black Friday and its ecommerce equivalent, Cyber Monday — sometimes abbreviated together as “BFCM” — are two of the biggest events for digital retailers of any kind. Most ecommerce businesses see a major demand spike around these holidays, and that surge in sales typically continues to grow until after the year’s holiday season wraps up.

This makes the two shopping holidays a great opportunity for themed marketing campaigns as well as holiday deals and promotions.

5 AI Trends Profoundly Benefiting Business Bottom Lines

In today’s tumultuous business-scape amid increasingly intricate, and often vexing, marketplace conditions, curating and mining data to drive analytics-based decision making is just no longer enough. For competing with maximum, sustained impact and mitigated opportunity loss, it’s rapidly monetizing data that’s now the name of the game—particularly when spurred by artificial intelligence (AI). Indeed, emerging AI methodologies are helping forward-thinking companies achieve and sustain true agility, fuel growth and compete far more aggressively than ever before.

Pandemic-driven demand for cloud may be stymied by migration challenges

London, UK – 12th November, 2020 - iland, a leading VMware-based cloud services provider for application hosting, data protection and disaster recovery, today released the findings of its research into customer confidence in cloud services. It found that despite the increase in cloud adoption due to the pandemic, three quarters of organizations surveyed say hyperscaler IaaS instance types may not meet their cost and performance needs for mission-critical applications, while more than one in five are not satisfied with key features of cloud provision such as security, performance, availability and support.

Perfecto by Perforce Releases Fall 2020 Test Coverage Index

MINNEAPOLIS, November 10, 2020Perfecto by Perforce, market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application testing solutions, today announced the release of its Fall 2020 Test Coverage Index, a biannual publication which analyzes emerging trends in web and mobile app testing, outlines mobile device, browser, and OS releases, and provides device usage data from around the world.

With fifteen years of industry-leading expertise in mobile app testing, Perfecto is proud to introduce this latest installment of the Test Coverage Index, its fourteenth edition.

Super compact C650 provides hotels, restaurants and cafés with the flexibility to adapt to customer demands and market trends

Super compact C650 provides hotels, restaurants and cafés with the flexibility to adapt to customer demands and market trends

 

World’s smallest high performance A4 colour printer provides speed, quality, reliability and ROI