The Top 5 Questions You Need To Ask Your IT Consultancy Firm – Before You Hire Them

By Jag Dhariwal, Director, Global Services, OLAP Vision

You’ve just bought this wonderful software and assigned the task of hiring the IT consultants to complete the implementation. The reality is, your choice of IT firm may influence the success or failure of the project. With this in mind, we’ve put together some tips that will help ensure your projects success.

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Scan vs. Store, Which Costs More? – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology

Scan vs. Store, Which Costs More? – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology.

The legal industry has been protected from market forces since the Greeks were orating in the town square, give or take a century or two. Today the business of law is losing its protected status as market forces are impinging.  The attorneys’–and, thus the law firms’ –entrenched attachment to paper exemplifies yet again the legal industry’s resistance to the mandate of market forces to migrate toward electronic and digital records. 

Dropsmacked and Boxed In: Understanding New Threats and Opportunities in Enterprise File Sharing

Dropsmacked and Boxed In: Understanding New Threats and Opportunities in Enterprise File Sharing 
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Online file sharing technologies have become pervasive as mobility and collaboration continues to increase. This has led to an unprecedented exodus of organization’s data as end users adopt consumer file sharing services – a recent study by Palo Alto Networks notes that the average company has at least 13 in their environment. Hackers have also noticed the ubiquity of these services, and have begun to use Dropbox and Box as easy tools to exfiltrate sensitive data and even as command and control mechanisms for malware. 


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11 Ways to Improve Your IT Teams Productivity – CIO.com

11 Ways to Improve Your IT Teams Productivity – CIO.com.

CIO — How can CIOs and IT executives help their teams be more productive (besides providing them with free food)? Here are the top 11 tips — from CIOs, IT executives, productivity and leadership experts and project managers — for getting the most out of your IT team.

Effective Records Management Can Drive Cost Savings and Increased Productivity – IT Whitepapers

Effective Records Management Can Drive Cost Savings and Increased Productivity – IT Whitepapers.

Governments Turn to the Cloud to Manage Apps

Outsourcing of email with hosted services like Google’s Gmail and Microsoft Office 365 is fairly common now. But until recently, major application outsourcing was rare. Today, some government agencies looking to take advantage of the many benefits hosted applications can offer have begun migrating major applications to the cloud.

 

Multiple factors appear to be driving the trend, but continued budget struggles are chief among them. Because cloud computing provides a consumption-based model for the cost of computing resources, it can significantly reduce expenses.

via Governments Turn to the Cloud to Manage Apps.

San Jose, Calif., Steps to the Cloud

The city of San Jose, Calif., is stopping its investment in several siloed platforms and stepping into the cloud, says CIO Vijay Sammeta.

In a buildout with Microsoft Office 365 and Storsimple, the city will begin work immediately, with plans for project completion sometime early next year.

San Jose, Calif., Steps to the Cloud.

State CIOs Make Progress On Health IT – Government – State & Local -

States must implement an enterprise-wide architecture for the exchange of health information, especially as state CIOs continue to take on different roles under healthcare reform. That was one of the takeaways from a new study by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

via State CIOs Make Progress On Health IT – Government – State & Local -.

10 Nighttime Habits to Boost Your Productivity Tomorrow | The New OPEN Forum

Want to have a great tomorrow? Start tonight with rituals to free your mind, cleanse your spirit and organize your business and life.

June 24, 2013

Intriguing new research, reported in Scientific American, reveals that rituals can have a strong influence on our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. These traditions or personal routines can reduce anxiety and increase our confidence before a high-pressure task. Many sports figures have rituals. Basketball icon Michael Jordan, for example, wore his University of North Carolina shorts under his uniform for every game he played

 

10 Nighttime Habits to Boost Your Productivity Tomorrow | The New OPEN Forum.

6 Emerging Technologies and What They Mean to CIOs

6 Emerging Technologies and What They Mean to CIOs.