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University College London (UCL), ranked consistently as one of the top five universities in the world, is London’s leading multidisciplinary university with more than 10,000 staff , over 26,000 students as well as more than 100 departments, institutes and research centers. With 25 Nobe...
We are experiencing a ‘crisis of engagement,’ according to a survey by management consultancy Gallup, with a staggering 87 percent of employees worldwide disengaged with their jobs. While there are many factors that can influence an employee’s contentment – from support to compensation...
How do you get alerts in Cisco Spark? Verizon has called Cisco Spark Board the “next evolution in cloud-based collaboration.” At its core, Cisco Spark offers protocols for critical communications that enhance and expand beyond straightforward messaging. Cisco Spark is Cisco’s tool for ...
Studying the impediments to effective hospital workflow is at the top of the agenda for many hospital administrators’ lists. This is because inefficiencies are costly. One of the major contributors to these inefficiencies is insecure text messaging. In fact, over $11 billion is wasted ...
Common items are becoming “smarter.” IoT is making an impact on businesses across the board, including commercial buildings, manufacturing, retail and events. You‘ve probably heard of the Internet of Things by now, and if you haven't, you might be surprised to discover it's likely alre...
How to Create Disruptive Innovation in a Complex Digital World In the age of digital disruption, the key to competitiveness is business agility. Innovation, adaptability and […]
Adopting new business applications such as business process management (BPM) for your organization can have... The post New Business Applications Have A Domino Effect On Your Processes appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
Luxury brands may have been slow to include ecommerce in the heart of their business, but they certainly have been doing their best to catch up. Ecommerce is both an opportunity and a risk for luxury retailers—brand value and heritage are extremely valuable and cannot be put at risk. T...
If you read our blog regularly (or talk to anyone that works at Plexxi), you know that hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is all the rage these days. According to a Gartner survey, 74% of businesses use or are piloting or actively researching hyperconverged infrastructure solutions. B...
This piece is the latest in a series, called “Machine Learning Is Not Magic,” covering how to get started in machine learning, using familiar tools such as Excel, Python, Jupyter Notebooks and cloud services from Azure and Amazon Web Services. Check back here each Friday for future ins...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief As organizations continue to move to a software-defined world and adopt multi-cloud and hybrid IT strategies, security approaches that assume the […]
That's not a fancy twist on a popular approach in IT. This post is about untangling the mess Agile Release Planning has become. We're living in an age where we're chasing the latest buzzwords and trends. We hardly slow down to look at the path we've covered to see if we've improved or...
Big Data is literally everywhere, and consumers interact with it daily. However, it’s the marketers that recognize the value of such data and use it to perfect the customer experience. Consumers, on the other hand, are often oblivious to their contribution to the mass data that markete...
It feels a bit redundant to wax on about how much the world has changed. But the reality is, the world, most certainly including the business world, has changed and continues to change at a rapid pace, and the types of work organizations need to accomplish has changed. Not long ago, a ...
A customer benchmarking engine is an emerging technology which uses an artificial intelligence approach to automate the reasoning that underlies data-driven benchmarking. Its benefits are discussed here, there, and elsewhere. Briefly, it uncovers comparative insights on customers which...
Are you tired of slipping deadlines and missing commitments? Do you feel like the consistency of Software Testing is out of your control? Here is how to improve the predictability of software testing across multiple teams and projects. The foundation of enterprise software testing pre...
Since its initial release in December 2015, PHP 7 has earned praise by early adopters for its new language features and impressive performance improvements. But developers beware: Glaring security holes lurk beneath the glamour of a new release. In late December 2016, security research...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief 128 Technology pulls no punches with its tagline: “The Internet is broken. We’re here to fix it.” The core weakness the […]
Developing code, without considering either the current or future needs of the end user, can cause frustration and result in customer churn, which ultimately means lower revenues. In this blog, I'd like to describe something simple I came across that demonstrates how to avoid these pit...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Rubikloud helps retailers make data-driven decisions via two primary products. Its Promotion Manager provides retail marketers with the data they need […]
Atlassian Summit Europe is coming up and we’re getting excited to head to Barcelona. We’re always inspired by the amazing people we get to talk to and hear from at Summit, and we’re looking...
I’ve spent a number of years, now, writing software.  At the risk of dating myself, I worked on software in the early 2000s.  Back then, you couldn’t take quite as much for granted.  For example, while organizations considered source control a good practice, forgoing it wou...
Code reviews are an important part of the modern software lifecycle. Unfortunately, a lot of cycles are burned and morale is damaged because there are few guidelines given to reviewers (and reviewees) on constructive feedback and effective written communication. Below are some tips for...
Antonio’s first thought each morning as he starts with Banyan is “what can I learn more about today”; he embodies one of our core values: “Technology Enthusiasts”. Antonio began with Banyan as an Android developer, but has quickly branched out and handles iOS and Leaf development. Leaf...
With a startup, as well as in any other business, your money is your fuel. When you run out of it, you can find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere, with no means of sustenance. According to CBInsights, running out of cash is one of the most common reasons why startups fail: 58 ...
The TV business was once ruled by overnight ratings. Those metrics are becoming less and less meaningful in a world of mobile-first consumers. Online networks such as Netflix and Amazon don’t want or need third-party ratings. They know exactly what is being consumed, by whom, and when....
DigitalOcean is an affordable cloud computing platform for developers. With presence across America, Asia, and Europe, it is one of the fastest growing public cloud services company. Kubernetes is also gaining ground, in the container orchestration ecosystem. Many businesses are consid...
Today’s enterprises are revamping the way they deliver services. This shift is key to digital transformations and the general trend towards business agility. This realignment must also encompass the way services are procured, provisioned, and operated with an end-to-end process. ...
In my talk at the 2017 SaaStr Annual conference, the goal was to offer a simple model of a SaaS business and highlight key areas for optimization within the SaaS funnel. Watch the video presentation to learn the key levers a CEO can pull to make the greatest impact to their business. (...
Definition of PowerShell PowerShell is the shell framework developed by Microsoft for administration tasks such as configuration management and automation of repetitive jobs. The term ‘PowerShell’ refers to both – the shell used to execute commands and the scripting language that goes ...
Well, my recent University of San Francisco research paper “Applying Economic Concepts To Big Data To Determine The Financial Value Of The Organization’s Data And Analytics Research Paper” has fueled some very interesting conversations. Most excellent! That was one of its goals. It is...
Ransomware and Channel Partners Ransomware.  The word strikes terror in the hearts of unprepared channel partners.  And for good reason.  The growth and ubiquity and Ransomware is staggering.  More than 4000 Ransomware attacks have occurred each day since the beginning of 2016.  This r...
After 15+ years of software development, I still use the words error and exception interchangeably. But is there a difference between exceptions and errors? I think it is best to make the distinction with some examples of errors vs exceptions. Let's use this example of a dishwasher....
Dynatrace is having a great time at DockerCon, discussing all things Docker! The tradeshow floor is electric, and you can feel the energy and enthusiasm from all the attendees. The show floor continues to be packed, and so is our booth. We missed our friends from New Relic and AppDynam...
I’ve been using Java generics for years, and when I saw their syntax in TypeScript, I simply put a checkmark in the list of TypeScript features that I already know and understand.I was wrong. Let… More
Understanding the need for Dynamic Case Management (DCM) The pharmaceutical industry is systematically inefficient at bringing new drugs to market. Illustrating this point, a recent Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development research report established that the cost of guiding a pr...
Since its founding in 1863, Zurich-based Swiss Re has seen many changes to its business and the world at large. Today’s turbulent business environment, however, is […]
If you use SQL in your work, you have several options available, ranging from enterprise options to the free SQL Server Express. Monitoring SQL queries are just one of the many things you can monitor with Prefix, so today we thought we’d take a closer look at how SQL Server Expre...
Technology has always driven massive changes in the business of television. The movement from the Broadcast era to the Pay TV era was powered by the new technologies of cable and satellite. And the engine of the next major shift — from cable to OTT (over the top) — is powered by broadb...
Over the last year we’ve connected with thousands of customers through virtual trainings, emails, and other online platforms. We try to make these interactions as personable as possible, but it’s...