March 2018

A Double Win for Thoughtonomy: Recognized as a Leader in Everest Group RPA PEAK Matrix and FStech Award Winners

Thoughtonomy, the Intelligent Automation Company, has been recognized as a Leader in Everest Group’s Robotic Process Automation (RPA) – Technology Vendor landscape with Products PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2018. On the same day, Thoughtonomy also received FStech’s “Cloud Computing Innovation of the Year” Award.

Macro-less Word Document Attacks on the Rise and Zero Day Malware Variants Jump 167 Percent RealWire Wed, 03/28/2018 - 16:47

28 March 2018 - Total malware attacks are up by 33 percent and cyber criminals are increasingly leveraging Microsoft Office documents to trick victims and deliver malicious payloads, according to the latest Internet Security Report from WatchGuard Technologies, based on global threat intelligence data from nearly 40,000 Firebox appliances. WatchGuard has also launched a new Threat Landscape data visualisation tool, giving public access to daily updates about the most prevalent computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed enterprises.

How Can a Domain Name Affect Your SEO

Online businesses and the entire market have expanded and evolved quite a lot over the years. The power of search engines has grown quite significantly and if you want your website to make a difference and use its maximum potential, you simply have to think about SEO. Naturally, there are loads of tips and tricks for better SEO out there, but we’ve focused on one of the most common questions people ask about SEO and professional web design. That question is – can a domain name affect your website traffic?

Redgate enhances DevOps offering with major SQL Server monitoring upgrade

Cambridge UK, Tuesday, 27 March, 2018 - Redgate Software, the leading Microsoft SQL Server tools vendor, has taken another step forward in its quest to make database DevOps easier to adopt. Its proactive monitoring tool, SQL Monitor, now fully integrates with the deployment tools in Redgate’s portfolio, to provide an at-a-glance view of exactly what change was deployed and when.

Digital Transformation and Cyber Threats Drive Record $31 Billion M&A Deal Valuations in IT Services

London, 26 March 2018 - In its latest analysis of global Mergers & Acquisitions activity in the Enterprise Software and IT Services sectors, Hampleton Partners charts how the digital transformation of every business, from automotive through to healthcare, is driving record deal valuations in these sectors as companies incorporate disruptive technologies into their business models and shift to the cloud, all whilst having to secure themselves against cyber threats.

Don't Burn Out: How to Deal With Overwhelming Stress

So, you are a successful business person, you really like your job, and everything is going just peachy. However, it is perfectly natural for times to come when too many projects fall into your lap, things at the office go awry, or you have to deal with a personal issue that is hindering your work performance. This is when you’ll probably ask yourself a lot of questions, but the main one that you should be asking yourself is “Ok, what do I do now?”

NewVoiceMedia named in 2018 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in Europe

LONDON, 22 March 2018 – NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact center and inside sales technology, has been recognized in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in Europe.

The 2018 Inc. 5000 Europe list serves as a unique report card on the European economy. Within an uncertain economic climate, latest aggregate revenue among the companies listed increased by €101.8 billion, nearly doubling aggregate revenue from 2013. The list features a group of thriving businesses growing at breakneck speed over the past three years.

Biggest roadblock to project success is poor communication

London, 21 March 2018 – A new research survey from Clarizen, the global leader in collaborative work management software, reveals that poor communication is the biggest barrier to project success. Close to 40% of respondents identify communication as one of the biggest challenges they need to overcome – ahead of organizational change (36%) and budget (25%).

Study: How Mobile Marketers Can Win on Google Page One with Universal Search

San Mateo, March 20, 2018 - Online marketers seeking to follow their customers from desktop to mobile through organic search find fewer opportunities to build their brands and grow revenue as Google’s evolving first page challenges them to feature in search via voice, direct answers, apps, videos and a growing list of newer universal search boxes, a new Searchmetrics’ study finds.

My question to Mozilla: Whose web is it anyway? Chris Graham Tue, 03/20/2018 - 06:30

Mozilla, the makers of Firefox, just announced that they are looking to block in-page popups (also known as overlays). These are the kind of things that commonly interrupt you to ask you to sign up to newsletters or to 'Like on Facebook'. In-page popups are very different to the traditional (and much more intrusive) popups which all popular browsers now all block, something that isn't at all controversial.