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Effective Data Management
How much data do we create every day? Well, experts estimate that a massive 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is amassed on a daily basis and that 90% of the world's global data glut is the product of only the…
Modern Information Systems - IT Infrastructure
Today's modern information systems are difficult for the general business person to understand because the business work is largely managed inside a 'black box.' In this two-part program, technology writer and consultant Roger Grannis clearly explains and simplifies the inner…
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Emerging IT Trends - And Their Impact on Security Policies
Over the past decade, we have witnessed a true paradigm shift in global computing. This technological revolution has been led by familiar players such as the Internet, wireless communication and Cloud Computing and is complimented by a host of clever…
Agile Software Development: An Introduction
The Agile Method allows modern development teams to rapidly build software that is both efficient and effective. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to this approach to software development. The course begins with the major teaching points. Next, the methodology…
Free Speech, Internet Privacy and the 'Right to Be Forgotten' - Advancing the Management Skills of IT Professionals
Freedom of speech is an ideal that historians tell us has its roots in the early 5th century; the concept is generally credited to the ancient Greeks. The right to privacy is an equally coveted principle that has had an…
Principles of Cloud Computing - Perspectives on Business, Technology & Cost
This course, the first of a 3-part series, lays out the foundation and key principles of cloud computing. The initial section presents the variable cost business model, which some believe may be the greatest contribution that cloud computing is going…
Cyber Ethics: A Growing Business Challenge
Organizations today are trying to stem the tide of increasing cyber attacks, as well as inappropriate online behavior, by raising the level of cyber ethics. In this report, Peter Vogel, Partner with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, examines this new area…
Cyber Attacks and Security Breaches: Coping with External Threats
On any given day, IT and security professionals worldwide must be on-guard and ready to defend their enterprise networks, core data and intellectual property from external threats and attacks. From hacktivist groups like, Anonymous, to criminal organizations and state sponsored…
Cloud Computing: Trends, Strategies and Best Practices
This course features a recognized Cloud Computing and SOA expert. The course material covers the evolution of Cloud Computing, common misconceptions, effective Cloud Computing strategies, risks and benefits related to the Cloud, enabling capabilities of the Cloud related to modern…
Introducing IoT: The Internet of Things
In this report we'll take a close-up look at the "Internet of Things," also known as IoT. We'll talk about the associated technologies, legal, security and privacy issues. In addition, we'll discuss what the future may hold for our growing…
Managing Virtual Teams: Techniques and Best Practices
A key tool enabling global businesses to keep pace, remain competitive and be profitable is the Virtual Team. Managing Virtual Teams is a skill that many leaders struggle with. This course will offer insights and best practices to help managers…
Supply Chain: Understanding the Risk Factors
Where would our global economy be without supply chains? Going nowhere fast, would be a quick but accurate response. Let's face it, no matter if your firm is a manufacturer, retailer or financial organization you are undoubtedly tethered to, and…
Big Data in the Enterprise: An Introduction
IT professionals around the globe are now being challenged to manage, organize and analyze these vast data sets strategically; to identify new business trends, conduct highly-advanced product research and even predict threats to enterprise security. This report will introduce and…
Intoduction to France's "Right to Disconnect" Law - Advancing the Management Skills of IT Professionals
A new law dubbed the, "Right to Disconnect Law," says that French employers must specify certain hours when workers will not have to respond to, or even check, their work email. The French government says the law will "ensure the…
Extensible Business Reporting Language
The Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, is a language that enables the electronic communication of financial data. XBRL has truly revolutionized business financial reporting around the globe. XBRL offers an opportunity for IT professionals to closely align with their…
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The Mobile First Approach to Application Development - Information on New Technologies, Techniques and Solution Providers
To help cope with the seemingly insatiable appetite for new mobile applications, as well as reduce development backlogs, enterprises are now looking toward a new process, Mobile First Application Design and Development. Mobile First offers a significant advantage over traditional…
Labor Automation: The Next Wave of Innovation
Enterprises today rely on technology, control systems, robotics and automated machinery to deliver high-quality products and services to global markets quickly and cost effectively. Experts tell us that the next major wave of innovation will center on the expansion of…
Managing Supply Chain Risk
Today's modern supply chains are extremely complex and in large organizations, often involve a web of third-party service providers managing mission-critical business functions and operations. A breakdown at any point in this service delivery chain can be catastrophic. Therefore, enterprises…
Big Data: Good for the Customer Not Just the Business
An important lesson learned about Big Data is that collecting and storing data may be the easier part of the job, analyzing and utilizing the data, well, that's the challenging task. It's become abundantly clear, that today's organizations need to…
Mobile Payments: Trends and Insights
Mobile Payment is a rising trend that is impacting the global marketplace and may someday become the "de facto standard" for monetary transactions; replacing your timeworn credit card, checkbook and possibly even cash itself. In this report expert Barry Sloane,…