COVID-19 Developer Impact Survey by Perforce Finds 19% Reporting 6+ Hour Increase Per Work Week

MINNEAPOLIS, October 8, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the findings of their COVID-19 Developer Impact Survey.

The survey, conducted by JRebel by Perforce, measured the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on development teams, including productivity, hours worked, and changes to staffing.

The survey found 91% of developers working remotely, and 58% reporting an increase in hours worked per week.

Companies were also affected, with 55% reporting a decrease in hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic, and nearly 33% reporting a decrease in staffed contractors.

TCG Executive Director Stephanie Schultz Wins a 2020 Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Award

Beaverton, OR, USA, October 6, 2020—Today the Business Intelligence Group announced that Stephanie Schultz, Executive Director of Trusted Computing Group (TCG) has today won the Marketing Executive of the Year award at the 2020 Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Awards.

NVIDIA CEO interviews Bob Metcalfe on the history, learnings and future of Ethernet

London. September 30th, 2020: Today marks the 40th anniversary of the very first Ethernet specification – published September 30th,1980, in the famous “Blue Book” by a DEC/Intel/Xerox consortium. To mark this occasion, Jensen Huang, Founder, President & CEO of NVIDIA interviewed the inventor of Ethernet, Bob Metcalfe. The full interview – is available now online: https://netevents.org/upcoming_events/celebrating-40-years-of-ethernet/

The Benefits of Employee Training and Development

Employers go through a long and complicated recruiting process to hire qualified candidates. Unfortunately, their effort usually stops there. 

Once they accept the job offer, your employees expect you to provide them with the right career advancement opportunities. Consistent and dedicated employee training enhances employees’ engagement, builds trust with them, and maximizes your financial performance.

Here is how employee training and development benefits your organization.

Goodwill is running out for retail during COVID-19, says new research Real Wire Tue, 09/29/2020 - 06:46

San Francisco, USA. 29th September, 2020: More than half of the public expects customer service to be ‘back to normal’, despite disruption caused by COVID-19, according to research by gig customer experience platform Limitless. 51% of 400 respondents surveyed felt that customer service should be back to normal efficiency and quality levels - compared to 75% who were prepared to make allowances for brands earlier in the year.

The research comes as brands begin the countdown to the busiest shopping period of the year, beginning with Black Friday (November 27th) and Cyber Monday, (November 30th) as well as the peak Christmas 2020 holiday shopping and January 2021 sale season.

Half of Organizations Experienced Security Incidents While Working Remotely, Reveals New Data

September 29, 2020 – SAN FRANCISCO – A new report from email security company Tessian reveals that 75% of IT decision makers believe the future of work will be remote or “hybrid” - where employees choose to split their time between working in the office and anywhere else they’d like. As businesses try to deliver a seamless hybrid experience, Tessian’s Securing the Future of Hybrid Working report reveals the security risks they must overcome and the pressures on IT teams.

A New Look for the Modern Workforce

Europe Revealed as The World’s Enterprise Data Superpower According to New Study

DUBLIN, 28 September 2020 – Europe is the world’s enterprise data super-power, outpacing North America, according to new research released today from Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR).

The research comes as the world readies itself for growth brought about by the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0. According to recent research from McKinsey and the World Economic Forum[1], Industry 4.0 has the potential to create USD 3.7 trillion in value by 2025. As digital transformation accelerates, Europe’s place as one of the world’s primary centers of enterprise data puts it in a strong position to capitalize on this growth.

WatchGuard Research Finds 12% Spike in Evasive Threats Despite Decrease in Overall Malware Volume

24 September 2020 – In its latest Internet Security Report, WatchGuard Technologies found that despite an 8% decrease in overall malware detections in Q2 2020, 70% of all attacks involved zero day malware - variants that circumvent antivirus signatures, which represents a 12% increase over the previous quarter.

Eric Dalius shares crucial data management best practices for small business owners

Today, data is omnipresent. Irrespective of the small business industry vertical, it is essential for a business to come up with ways to utilize data for improving business processes. It is imperative to know about the best practices for data management. Additionally, companies should have an effortless data analysis and have robust encryption to secure sensitive customer data. 

Do you want to leverage your business data? If yes, Eric Dalius highlights the best practices for data management.

Why Your Business Should Invest More Into Logistics Lexie Lu Fri, 09/18/2020 - 07:01

Logistics encompasses moving goods from their origin points to their final destinations. It also involves warehouse management, since knowing when you need more goods is a crucial part of ensuring customers receive them on time. Here are several compelling reasons why ramping up your logistics investments is a smart move.

E-Commerce Activity Is Rising

Your company may not solely operate online, but it may be a good time to consider letting customers buy some products over the internet. Many consumers love the convenience of shopping at any time of the day and getting what they need with just a few clicks.