How to increase employee engagement using AI, machine learning, and other methods

Increased retention, productivity, and workers' performance—these are some potential benefits of successful employee engagement initiatives. Employee engagement is "the level of an employee's emotional connection, involvement, and commitment to their organization," according to G2 Crowd. Making employees feel valued increases their enthusiasm and dedication to their job, coworkers, and the company; retention rates, performance, and productivity [...]

By |2019-04-10T14:10:22+00:00April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 ways businesses are actually using new technologies

Companies are using emerging technologies like IoT to drive innovation projects, according to a TIBCO report. Here's how. Technology is crucial for innovation in businesses, according to a TIBCO report released Thursday. Between advancements in the cloud, internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, machine learning, app and data integration, and predictive analytics, organizations have a [...]

By |2019-04-08T12:40:07+00:00April 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why insider security threats are on the rise and so difficult to detect

Some 73% of IT professionals said insider attacks have become more frequent in the past year, according to a Bitglass report. Insider security threats are on the rise, and IT professionals face increasing challenges detecting them, according to the 2019 Insider Threat Report from Bitglass. Some 73% of IT professionals surveyed said they believe insider attacks have become [...]

By |2019-04-03T12:42:08+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blockchain: Top 4 challenges CIOs face

With hype around blockchain fading, organizations are starting to seek out use cases for the technology, according to Gartner. By 2023, blockchain technologies are poised to support the global movement of $2 trillion worth of goods and services annually, according to Gartner research. But many companies are still struggling to figure out how they can successfully [...]

By |2019-04-01T13:49:32+00:00April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 business concerns about public cloud applications

Some 99% of companies receive direct business value from cloud visibility, according to a Keysight Technologies report. As companies increasingly move business-critical workloads to the cloud, concerns about security and visibility rise, according to a Monday report from Keysight Technologies and Dimensional Research. Some 84% of the 338 IT professionals surveyed worldwide said their companies [...]

By |2019-03-27T12:52:20+00:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What you need to know before implementing edge computing

These are the questions your firm should ask before going down the route of edge analytics and processing. Increasing numbers of organizations are gathering and analysing data at the edge of their networks in their quest to improve day-to-day operations. Whether it's for predictive maintenance on lifts and aircraft, or analysing data collected to keep oil rigs running [...]

By |2019-03-25T12:59:11+00:00March 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Data protection: Top 3 business challenges

More than a quarter of businesses experienced irreparable data loss in the past year, according to a Dell EMC survey. The amount of data enterprises are collecting and managing is exploding, and with that comes problems protecting it, according to a Thursday report from Dell EMC. The average amount of data managed rose from 1.45 [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:10:35+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Big data adoption exploding, but companies struggle to extract meaningful information

If your organization is having trouble getting value from its data you aren't alone, and big data firm Syncsort thinks it knows what's wrong. While more organizations are prioritizing big data analytics in IT initiatives, many are facing a series of problems connected to the gathering and harvesting of this information, according to a Tuesday [...]

By |2019-03-20T13:09:33+00:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 data recovery tips

Losing data can be a scary experience. Tom Merritt offers five helpful tips for creating a data recovery plan. Hard drives die—it happens all the time—but what can you do? You can try to recover that data. Or better yet: Plan ahead so you don't have to fret. Start thinking about the inevitable now—don't wait [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:39:29+00:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 tech capabilities your business needs to hit digital transformation success

Data mastery is among the factors vital for companies seeking successful digital transformations, according to a Deloitte report. Organizations are prioritizing investments in digital transformations this year, with budgets for these initiatives increasing by 25%, according to a Deloitte report released on Wednesday. The report surveyed 1,200 US executives to determine their organization's outlook on digital transformation [...]

By |2019-03-15T13:28:07+00:00March 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments