Information Technology

IT RFPs undermine CIO innovation

London, 21 June 2017: Communications and IT services provider, KCOM, has warned that the enterprise IT Request for Proposal (RFP) process requires urgent review if it is to enable organizations to use technology to meet business challenges effectively. Its analysis shows today’s RFPs are overly IT-focused, neglect wider business goals, stifle partner innovation and fail to guard against the future. 

InfinityQS Upholds ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 27001:2013 Certifications

InfinityQS® International, Inc. (InfinityQS), the global authority on data-driven manufacturing quality, announced today that it has successfully sustained its certification to the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 standards. In doing so, the company reaffirms its ability to achieve, maintain, and continuously improve an integrated process approach to deliver quality management systems (QMS) and meet information security standards that align with industry best practices and global standards.

WannaCry Exposed Gaping Risk Window between Identifying Vulnerability Risk and Fixing It

Maidenhead, U.K. – June 20, 2017 – When WannaCry hit, the world learned that for two months a patch had been available that would have prevented the problem. But its victims were those that hadn’t yet deployed this patch. As many companies discovered the hard way, there is an unacceptable ‘risk window’ that persists between the discovery of a software vulnerability and when the patch is successfully installed. In 2016 17,147 vulnerabilities were recorded in 2,136 products from 246 vendors.

Ecommerce Survey: Evidence of retailer growing pains

London – 19 June 2017: Business is booming for e-commerce retailers according to a new global* market study announced today by Peoplevox, a leading expert e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider.

Peoplevox’s “The 2017 E-Commerce Fulfilment Report” found sales of 82% of the e-commerce and multichannel businesses taking part had increased in 2016, with only 6% reporting a decrease in orders. While many voiced concerns over increasing competition, Brexit and currency fluctuations, the majority (88%) expected a further increase in orders during 2017.

Why Google News and Weather is One of the Best Apps Today?

If you are looking for the best way to get news updates and alerts straight to your mobile devices, there are ample apps for you. Android and iOS have some pretty good dedicated news applications that do their job well. Most of these, however, contain news from single sources, i.e., whatever is published by the app’s parent organization. However, on an application like Google News and Weather, you can read news from thousands of different sources.

Northplains Announces General Availability of NorthplainsNEXT

TORONTO, June 13, 2017 – Building off its legacy digital asset management (DAM) expertise, Northplains, a leader in content lifecycle management solutions for marketers, today announced the general availability of NorthplainsNEXT. NorthplainsNEXT is a comprehensive, cloud-based content lifecycle management platform that goes beyond traditional DAM solutions and serves as the new enterprise-wide hub for digital asset creation, workflow design, collaboration, approvals, storage, distribution, compliance, security and measurement.

Zylpha Adds Seneca and Mattersphere Case Management Integrations to Its Bundling Technology

Leading legal systems innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) has added Seneca and Mattersphere case management integrations to the latest version of its acclaimed document bundling software, version 4.8. The software allows legal practices to assemble and deliver secure legal documents, court bundles, deal bibles and contracts at a fraction of the cost and time required through manual processes. Zylpha’s electronic bundling also delivers significant storage, stationery and courier savings.

Internet of Things Security - are you failing to prepare?

By Ian Kilpatrick, Executive Vice-President Cyber Security at Nuvias Group

For several years, the IT industry has enthusiastically extolled the virtues of the Internet of Things (IoT), eager to enlighten us to the difference that living in a connected world will make to all our lives.

Now the IoT is here - in our homes and in the workplace. Its uses range widely, from domestic time-savers like switching on the heating, to surveillance systems, to “intelligent” light bulbs, to the smart office dream.