Managed Services Articles

  1. Survey Reveals Search Capabilities Are Vital — But Immature

    A recent white paper published by AIIM has found that most organizations are poorly equipped to handle the inquiries and searches that are required of them.

  2. Study Affirms Data, Analytics Benefit Executive Decision Making

    Highly data-driven companies are three times more likely to report significant improvement in making big decisions. Only one in three executives, however, say their organization is highly data-driven, according to PwC’s recently issued Global Data & Analytics Survey 2014: Big Decisions, entitled “Gut & gigabytes: Capitalising on the art & science in decision making,” created in collaboration with The Economist Intelligence Unit.

  3. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — September 29, 2014

    In the news, an analysis of ISO/DIS 9001:2014 is available, a webcast will focus on how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts manufacturing, and an article shows how time-saving measures can give your manufacturing IT customers a competitive edge.

  4. Technology Has Growing Applications On The Sports Field

    According to a Rant Sports article, 15 college football programs are using GPS technology during practices and work outs in advanced training programs. Data collected reveals the prime workout time for each player, as well as when players need to recuperate from work outs.

  5. Healthcare IT News For VARs — September 26, 2014

    In this week’s news, a conflict with an IT solutions provider shuts down access to 4,000 patient files, and CMS prepares for ICD-10 implementation…again. A survey shows almost half of behavior health organizations are thinking of changing their electronic health records (EHR) systems, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an Oct. 3 deadline for volunteers to sign up for end-to-end ICD-10 testing.

  6. Why You Should Tell Your Customers To Change Their Passwords

    Security problems have been making the headlines of every major news organization and website in the past few years. From the worries over the Heartbleed bug to Target’s costly breach, security is foremost on the mind of many people and businesses. The recent issue involving leaked nude celebrity photos taken from Apple’s iCloud has also brought a lot of focus on the problem. According to Apple, the photos were stolen when hackers got a hold of the celebrities’ usernames and passwords.

  7. As Businesses Grow, Executives Try To Better Manage Cyber Risk

    With cyberattacks on the rise, companies are scrambling to find ways to protect themselves from cyber criminals.

  8. Federal IT Procurement Shifting Toward Cloud, Services

    The E-Commerce Times  reported that the evolution of federal procurement trends could bring a significant shift of agency IT operations to outside providers offering cloud and various shared capabilities.

  9. Education IT News For VARs — September 24, 2014

    In news, the Education Records Bureau builds a better iPad exam, and Education Dive examines six solutions to student success and seven challengers to Apple’s iPad.  Schools might also be approaching Ed Tech all wrong, and EdCast is raising money to fund its “multiversities.”

  10. Government IT News For VARs — September 24, 2014

    In news this week, the Department of Homeland Security inspector general made recommendations to improve the Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program, and the Department of Defense (DoD) is preparing to launch a new Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) initiative. Meanwhile, three out of four mobile apps fail basic security tests, and approaches to data security and access need to be reformulated. Also, federal agencies are demanding FedRAMP-approved cloud services as the norm.

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