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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Eradicating Emotional Blind Spots in Technology Projects - Personal Barriers in Technology
This course discusses the impact of emotional blind spots in technology projects. The Cambridge Dictionary offers us two definitions of the word blind spot. The first being, "an area that you are not able to see, especially the part of…
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…
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…
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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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…
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…
Designing and Implementing Enterprise Mobile Strategies
There is no question that businesses are going toward more mobile computing. Mobile solutions enable the enterprise to respond quickly to customer and market demands, increase productivity and improve internal collaboration. In order to maximize the benefits and minimize the…
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,…
Virtual Teams: Strategies for Success
Organizations that have successfully incorporated virtual teams into their business practices have realized significant benefits. Benefits including reduced business costs, accelerated product delivery and improved levels of competitive advantage. However, along with the advantages virtual teams can offer come many…
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…
Achieving IT and Business Alignment
Whether generated by musical instruments or the human voice, harmonies deliver a melodic blend of tones that are most pleasing to the human ear. Now, to draw a quick parallel between music, business and IT, you could say that when…
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…
Social Media in the Workplace: Advice and Best Practices
In this report, James Boyan, an attorney with the New Jersey-based law firm of Pashman Stein, explores current issues with the "social at work" scene. We'll learn about government regulation and oversight, as well as the current thinking on employer…
Insider Threats: Avoiding the Next Snowden
Not since the days of Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers have we seen the likes of a classified material leak of the size and significance executed by the now infamous NSA contractor, Eric Snowden. This devastating loss of sensitive…