Application Maintenance & Development

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

August 19, 2019 SumTotal Release 19.2 Features Innovative Artificial-Intelligence Powered Tool

SumTotal 19.2 is its second release of 2019 and solidifies its focus on creating an end-to-end talent development solution. Its new SumTotal Intelligent Assistant (SIA) is the highlight of the update, providing users the ability to translate web searches and internet content into relevant training content within the SumTotal LMS.

August 15, 2019 Be Wary of Adopting a Virtual Assistant in Your Business Environment

Siri, Google, Cortana, and Alexa are always listening. This isn’t news. However, workers at Apple have access and have been reportedly listening in on more private moments which could include confidential medical or legal information.

Data & Analytics

August 19, 2019 Interview: Josh Lee, CEO of Swit

In this note, I interview CEO Josh Lee of Swit. Areas covered include: why Swit fills a gap in the marketplace, Swit’s competitive advantages, Swit’s security governance, and Swit’s contrast with Office 365.

August 14, 2019 Global Unified Communications Market to Be Worth $167.1 Billion by 2025

The global unified communications market will have an anticipated worth of US$167.1 billion by 2025.

August 08, 2019 How Skype Could Ruin Microsoft’s Messaging Cannibalization Plans

Microsoft Corp’s planned cannibalization of Skype for Business by Microsoft Teams looks to be going as designed, but one threat from Slack is still lurking to steal some users.

Finance & Administration

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

August 19, 2019 SumTotal Release 19.2 Features Innovative Artificial-Intelligence Powered Tool

SumTotal 19.2 is its second release of 2019 and solidifies its focus on creating an end-to-end talent development solution. Its new SumTotal Intelligent Assistant (SIA) is the highlight of the update, providing users the ability to translate web searches and internet content into relevant training content within the SumTotal LMS.

August 14, 2019 Sage Business Cloud Is Not Just One Product; It Is Multiple Products in One

Sage Business Cloud is not just one product. That was the message we received during an Info-Tech software vendor briefing with Sage. If you browse the Sage website it seems obvious Sage offers more than one application, but this may not always be obvious to some.

Human Resources

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

August 19, 2019 SumTotal Release 19.2 Features Innovative Artificial-Intelligence Powered Tool

SumTotal 19.2 is its second release of 2019 and solidifies its focus on creating an end-to-end talent development solution. Its new SumTotal Intelligent Assistant (SIA) is the highlight of the update, providing users the ability to translate web searches and internet content into relevant training content within the SumTotal LMS.

August 14, 2019 Sage Business Cloud Is Not Just One Product; It Is Multiple Products in One

Sage Business Cloud is not just one product. That was the message we received during an Info-Tech software vendor briefing with Sage. If you browse the Sage website it seems obvious Sage offers more than one application, but this may not always be obvious to some.

IT Infrastructure & Operations

August 19, 2019 Ayehu Bridges Gap Between IT Ops and Sec Ops

Ayehu is working to bridge the gap between IT Operations and Security Operations. We expect to see more vendor product offerings follow suit.

August 19, 2019 Interview: Josh Lee, CEO of Swit

In this note, I interview CEO Josh Lee of Swit. Areas covered include: why Swit fills a gap in the marketplace, Swit’s competitive advantages, Swit’s security governance, and Swit’s contrast with Office 365.

August 15, 2019 Microsoft Drops Azure Archive Storage Pricing

Microsoft recently announced a reduction in the cost of Azure Archive Storage, its solution for “rarely accessed data with flexible latency requirements.” For anyone using – or looking to use – this service, the price cut is a win, but remember, the real cost of cloud storage is in data egress.

IT Security & Risk

August 19, 2019 Symantec Now Has Zero Trust for Cloud DLP

Symantec recently announced new features for its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aimed at boosting DLP strategies in the cloud via zero trust technologies from Luminate, which was acquired by Symantec back in February.

August 14, 2019 Hacker Compromises Data of 106 Million Capital One Customers

A hacker has compromised 106 million Capital One customers after a data breach. But the real story might be less to do with cloud security itself and more to do with Capital One’s own security engine for cloud services.

July 24, 2019 Weighing the Price of a Data Breach: FTC Fines Facebook and Equifax in the Same Week

The US Federal Trade Commission announced both a $5-billion settlement with Facebook and a $575-million penalty against Equifax in the same week. Both were for data breaches – the Equifax case affected 147 million people, and the Facebook incident 87 million. So why is Facebook being hit with the heavier penalty?

Marketing

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

August 19, 2019 Interview: Josh Lee, CEO of Swit

In this note, I interview CEO Josh Lee of Swit. Areas covered include: why Swit fills a gap in the marketplace, Swit’s competitive advantages, Swit’s security governance, and Swit’s contrast with Office 365.

August 19, 2019 SumTotal Release 19.2 Features Innovative Artificial-Intelligence Powered Tool

SumTotal 19.2 is its second release of 2019 and solidifies its focus on creating an end-to-end talent development solution. Its new SumTotal Intelligent Assistant (SIA) is the highlight of the update, providing users the ability to translate web searches and internet content into relevant training content within the SumTotal LMS.

Project Management

August 19, 2019 Interview: Josh Lee, CEO of Swit

In this note, I interview CEO Josh Lee of Swit. Areas covered include: why Swit fills a gap in the marketplace, Swit’s competitive advantages, Swit’s security governance, and Swit’s contrast with Office 365.

August 14, 2019 Global Unified Communications Market to Be Worth $167.1 Billion by 2025

The global unified communications market will have an anticipated worth of US$167.1 billion by 2025.

August 08, 2019 How Skype Could Ruin Microsoft’s Messaging Cannibalization Plans

Microsoft Corp’s planned cannibalization of Skype for Business by Microsoft Teams looks to be going as designed, but one threat from Slack is still lurking to steal some users.

Sales & Customer Service

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

August 19, 2019 Interview: Josh Lee, CEO of Swit

In this note, I interview CEO Josh Lee of Swit. Areas covered include: why Swit fills a gap in the marketplace, Swit’s competitive advantages, Swit’s security governance, and Swit’s contrast with Office 365.

August 19, 2019 SumTotal Release 19.2 Features Innovative Artificial-Intelligence Powered Tool

SumTotal 19.2 is its second release of 2019 and solidifies its focus on creating an end-to-end talent development solution. Its new SumTotal Intelligent Assistant (SIA) is the highlight of the update, providing users the ability to translate web searches and internet content into relevant training content within the SumTotal LMS.

Sales Management

August 19, 2019 Ayehu Bridges Gap Between IT Ops and Sec Ops

Ayehu is working to bridge the gap between IT Operations and Security Operations. We expect to see more vendor product offerings follow suit.

August 19, 2019 Symantec Now Has Zero Trust for Cloud DLP

Symantec recently announced new features for its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aimed at boosting DLP strategies in the cloud via zero trust technologies from Luminate, which was acquired by Symantec back in February.

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

Time & Attendance

August 19, 2019 Ayehu Bridges Gap Between IT Ops and Sec Ops

Ayehu is working to bridge the gap between IT Operations and Security Operations. We expect to see more vendor product offerings follow suit.

August 19, 2019 Symantec Now Has Zero Trust for Cloud DLP

Symantec recently announced new features for its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aimed at boosting DLP strategies in the cloud via zero trust technologies from Luminate, which was acquired by Symantec back in February.

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

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.