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AI washing explained: Everything you need to know

With hype comes the hucksters. Learn how companies exaggerate the involvement of AI in their products and services, and how to avoid falling for AI washing.

What does vibecession mean and will it continue in 2024?

It can be difficult to explain the grim economic outlook when key indicators seemed fine. The term vibecession connects data and consumer perceptions.

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How to research enterprise tech purchases

Conquering the tech buying landscape can be challenging. Learn how to navigate each stage of the buying cycle, identify business goals and integrate insightful research.

Pros and cons of facial recognition

While facial recognition can offer many security and authentication benefits, flawed or misused facial recognition systems can put consumers at risk.

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  • What is DevOps? The ultimate guide

    The word 'DevOps' is a combination of the terms 'development' and 'operations,' meant to represent a collaborative or shared approach to the tasks performed by a company's application development and IT operations teams.

  • What is data governance and why does it matter?

    Data governance is the process of managing the availability, usability, integrity and security of the data in enterprise systems, based on internal standards and policies that also control data usage.

  • How to design and build a data center

    Designing an efficient data center is no small feat. Review data center facility and infrastructure components as well as different standards and suggestions before you begin.

  • What is incident response? A complete guide

    Incident response is an organized, strategic approach to detecting and managing cyberattacks in ways that minimize damage, recovery time and total costs.

  • The ultimate guide to cybersecurity planning for businesses

    This in-depth cybersecurity planning guide provides information and advice to help organizations develop a successful strategy to protect their IT systems from attacks.

  • The definitive guide to enterprise IT monitoring

    This comprehensive IT monitoring guide examines strategies to track systems, from servers to software UIs, and how to choose tools for every monitoring need.

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QAD ERP makes platform play with ITP

The new QAD Industrial Transformation Platform initiative is designed to provide customers with the applications and processes to become more ...

Veeam adds to MS 365, Azure backup-as-a-service market

Veeam has added to its portfolio of Microsoft 365 and Azure backup and disaster recovery offerings with its new Veeam Data Cloud, a SaaS subscription...

AWS on why CISOs should track 'the metric of no'

AWS' Clarke Rodgers believes that tracking the number of times CISOs say no to line-of-business requests will ultimately help them build a stronger ... releases small language model: H2O-Danube-1.8B

The new model comes as the generative market continues to see the emergence of small language models. The models provide enterprises with better ...

  • firewall as a service (FWaaS)

    Firewall as a service (FWaaS), also known as a cloud firewall, is a service that provides cloud-based network traffic analysis ...

  • private 5G

    Private 5G is a wireless network technology that delivers 5G cellular connectivity for private network use cases.

  • NFVi (network functions virtualization infrastructure)

    NFVi (network functions virtualization infrastructure) encompasses all of the networking hardware and software needed to support ...

  • phishing

    Phishing is a fraudulent practice in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in an email or other form of ...

  • computer forensics (cyber forensics)

    Computer forensics is the application of investigation and analysis techniques to gather and preserve evidence from a particular ...

  • cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting internet-connected systems such as hardware, software and data from cyberthreats.

  • OKRs (Objectives and Key Results)

    OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) encourage companies to set, communicate and monitor organizational goals and results in an ...

  • cognitive diversity

    Cognitive diversity is the inclusion of people who have different styles of problem-solving and can offer unique perspectives ...

  • reference checking software

    Reference checking software is programming that automates the process of contacting and questioning the references of job ...

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  • martech (marketing technology)

    Martech (marketing technology) refers to the integration of software tools, platforms, and applications designed to streamline ...

  • transactional marketing

    Transactional marketing is a business strategy that focuses on single, point-of-sale transactions.

  • customer profiling

    Customer profiling is the detailed and systematic process of constructing a clear portrait of a company's ideal customer by ...