Application Maintenance & Development

February 26, 2020 Agile Skills Don’t Revolve Around Ceremonies and Procedures: They’re About Traits and Values.

Agile skills require an evolution in people’s soft skills and behaviors. Handling ambiguity, being agreeable, and being extroverted are some of what’s important for an effective agile team.

February 26, 2020 IIBA Shares Its Insight at Info-Tech LIVE Las Vegas

IIBA understands that it must continue to innovate to serve its members and help them succeed within their organizations.

February 25, 2020 Enough Time to Build It Wrong

We build products wrong and fix them later but won’t take a fraction of that time to get it right the first time. No wonder our projects end up four times as large as our forecast.

Data & Analytics

February 26, 2020 Avaya Enhances Capabilities for Avaya Spaces

Avaya has enhanced the capabilities of its cloud meeting and team collaboration app, Avaya Spaces.

February 24, 2020 GlobalSCAPE Tackles Data Regulations With Eighth Generation MFT

GlobalSCAPE announces it will launch a new Enhanced File Transfer (EFT) 2020 platform in 2020 with a strong emphasis on controls for the plethora of emerging data regulations.

February 21, 2020 Cisco Expands Data Residency Policies for Webex Teams

In this second brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions in 2020, I look at Cisco’s expansion of its data residency policies for Webex Teams.

Finance & Administration

February 25, 2020 SAP’s 2025 Support End of Life Date Delayed… As Predicted Here First

The math did not add up for SAP to sunset license support for legacy ECC/Business Suite 7 clients, as we predicted. I’ve fielded numerous calls asking, “Will SAP hold firm on its 2025 end-of-support date?" We finally have SAP’s answer: a resounding “NO.”

February 13, 2020 SAP’s S/4HANA License Models – The Perpetual License Path

SAP customers seeking to move to S/4HANA must navigate four distinct license models, each tied to a separate deployment model (perpetual license, subscription via HEC, S/4HANA Cloud Single-Tenant, or S/4HANA Public Cloud). This note explores the license characteristics and commercial options available when choosing to procure perpetual licenses for S/4HANA.

February 07, 2020 SAP’s S/4HANA License Schemes Are Confusing Customers

SAP’s native-cloud play through S/4HANA dangled the hopes of a simplified license structure to SAP customers. Instead, SAP customers now must navigate four distinct license models, each tied to a separate deployment model.

Human Resources

February 25, 2020 SAP’s 2025 Support End of Life Date Delayed… As Predicted Here First

The math did not add up for SAP to sunset license support for legacy ECC/Business Suite 7 clients, as we predicted. I’ve fielded numerous calls asking, “Will SAP hold firm on its 2025 end-of-support date?" We finally have SAP’s answer: a resounding “NO.”

February 24, 2020 Merger of Kronos and Ultimate Software – A Strategic Joining of Forces

Hellman & Friedman LLC (H&F), the controlling shareholder of both Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software, will merge the two entities to create one of the world’s largest HCM cloud companies.

February 13, 2020 SAP’s S/4HANA License Models – The Perpetual License Path

SAP customers seeking to move to S/4HANA must navigate four distinct license models, each tied to a separate deployment model (perpetual license, subscription via HEC, S/4HANA Cloud Single-Tenant, or S/4HANA Public Cloud). This note explores the license characteristics and commercial options available when choosing to procure perpetual licenses for S/4HANA.

IT Infrastructure & Operations

February 24, 2020 Microsoft Troubles Continue; Zero-Day Vulnerability Places Windows Users at Risk

Reported by Microsoft on January 17, the company admitted to another vulnerability in the older versions of its Windows products. A vulnerability in the remote code execution (RCE) was found in the scripting engine of Internet Explorer (IE).

February 24, 2020 Windows 7 Reaches End of Life; Are You About to Pay the Price?

Last fall, Microsoft announced that it would be ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020.

February 24, 2020 Develop ServiceNow Customizations a Little More Easily With a Visual Studio Code Extension

ServiceNow promises to make in-house ServiceNow development a little easier by directly integrating with Microsoft’s popular Visual Studio Code editor.

IT Security & Risk

February 24, 2020 Microsoft Troubles Continue; Zero-Day Vulnerability Places Windows Users at Risk

Reported by Microsoft on January 17, the company admitted to another vulnerability in the older versions of its Windows products. A vulnerability in the remote code execution (RCE) was found in the scripting engine of Internet Explorer (IE).

February 24, 2020 Microsoft Troubles Continue; Zero-Day Vulnerability Places Windows Users at Risk

Reported by Microsoft on January 17, the company admitted to another vulnerability in the older versions of its Windows products. A vulnerability in the remote code execution (RCE) was found in the scripting engine of Internet Explorer (IE).

February 24, 2020 Microsoft Troubles Continue; Zero-Day Vulnerability Places Windows Users at Risk

Reported by Microsoft on January 17, the company admitted to another vulnerability in the older versions of its Windows products. A vulnerability in the remote code execution (RCE) was found in the scripting engine of Internet Explorer (IE).

Marketing

February 21, 2020 Cisco Announces New Hardware Webex Room USB

In this third brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions in 2020, I look at Cisco’s new hardware Webex Room USB.

February 21, 2020 Cisco Announces Webex Assistant for Meetings

In this first brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions for 2020, I look at Cisco’s cognitive collaboration offering: Webex Assistant for Meetings.

February 20, 2020 Coronavirus Lockdown in China Leads to Surge in Web Conferencing Demand

Fears about the spread of coronavirus have caused most of China to stay home since the end of the Lunar New Year holiday, and web conferencing is playing a critical role in continuing education, business, and even research on a vaccine.

Project Management

February 21, 2020 Cisco Announces New Hardware Webex Room USB

In this third brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions in 2020, I look at Cisco’s new hardware Webex Room USB.

February 21, 2020 Cisco Announces Webex Assistant for Meetings

In this first brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions for 2020, I look at Cisco’s cognitive collaboration offering: Webex Assistant for Meetings.

February 20, 2020 Coronavirus Lockdown in China Leads to Surge in Web Conferencing Demand

Fears about the spread of coronavirus have caused most of China to stay home since the end of the Lunar New Year holiday, and web conferencing is playing a critical role in continuing education, business, and even research on a vaccine.

Sales & Customer Service

February 26, 2020 Avaya Pairs AI Technology With Its CCaaS via Afiniti Partnership

Avaya has announced a new partnership with Afiniti: Avaya AI Routing with Afiniti AiRo. The partnership will bring AI technology to Avaya’s contact center as a service (CCaaS) platform, due to be released in mid-2020.

February 21, 2020 Cisco Announces New Hardware Webex Room USB

In this third brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions in 2020, I look at Cisco’s new hardware Webex Room USB.

February 21, 2020 Cisco Announces Webex Assistant for Meetings

In this first brief of four on Cisco’s January launch of upcoming collaboration solutions for 2020, I look at Cisco’s cognitive collaboration offering: Webex Assistant for Meetings.

Sales Management

February 25, 2020 SAP’s 2025 Support End of Life Date Delayed… As Predicted Here First

The math did not add up for SAP to sunset license support for legacy ECC/Business Suite 7 clients, as we predicted. I’ve fielded numerous calls asking, “Will SAP hold firm on its 2025 end-of-support date?" We finally have SAP’s answer: a resounding “NO.”

February 13, 2020 SAP’s S/4HANA License Models – The Perpetual License Path

SAP customers seeking to move to S/4HANA must navigate four distinct license models, each tied to a separate deployment model (perpetual license, subscription via HEC, S/4HANA Cloud Single-Tenant, or S/4HANA Public Cloud). This note explores the license characteristics and commercial options available when choosing to procure perpetual licenses for S/4HANA.

February 07, 2020 SAP’s S/4HANA License Schemes Are Confusing Customers

SAP’s native-cloud play through S/4HANA dangled the hopes of a simplified license structure to SAP customers. Instead, SAP customers now must navigate four distinct license models, each tied to a separate deployment model.

Time & Attendance

February 26, 2020 Agile Skills Don’t Revolve Around Ceremonies and Procedures: They’re About Traits and Values.

Agile skills require an evolution in people’s soft skills and behaviors. Handling ambiguity, being agreeable, and being extroverted are some of what’s important for an effective agile team.

February 26, 2020 IIBA Shares Its Insight at Info-Tech LIVE Las Vegas

IIBA understands that it must continue to innovate to serve its members and help them succeed within their organizations.

February 26, 2020 Avaya Enhances Capabilities for Avaya Spaces

Avaya has enhanced the capabilities of its cloud meeting and team collaboration app, Avaya Spaces.

Web Content Management

June 05, 2019 Rainforest Offers On-Demand Testing Resources to Expand Coverage

The emergence and growth of Rainforest QA has shone a different light in a market that is dominated by big-name players like HP and IBM. Rainforest streamlines test design and management and expands test coverage through its extensive tester network.

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