Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Tips – Cloud acronyms: MaaS, SecaaS and FWaaS

This weeks Cloud Acronyms: Maas, SecaaS and FWaaS MaaS: Monitoring as a service Monitoring servers, networks, applications, security and many other parts of the IT infrastructure is probably the biggest single task inside...
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Tips – Chairing meetings Part 5

Closing business meetings. In the rush to get to the end and leave the room it is important to realise that meetings can have a better result if they are actually brought...
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Tips – Cloud acronyms: ITMaaS, BaaS and DRaaS

This weeks Cloud Acronyms: ITMaaS, BaaS and DRaaS ITMaaS: IT Management as a Service One of the key jobs for operations teams is monitoring the health of the IT infrastructure. As that infrastructure...
Tips for Chairing meetings

Tips – Chairing a meeting part 4

Our fourth part for tips on chairing meetings is focussed on the agenda. This document can provide the skeleton of a meeting, its time keeping and its focus. However there are several items...
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Tips – Cirrusworks Governor gets half a million

Cirrusworks have just filed a form D with the United States securities and exchange commission. So far only $506,492 of the $1,000,000 requested funding has been received and no doubt Cirrusworks are hoping...
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Tips – How to name cells or ranges in Excel

Naming cells or ranges of cells can be a very useful technique in Excel. You might use it to its full potential or just to be able to quickly locate a...
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Tips – Cloud acronyms: TEaaS, BPaaS and CaaS

This weeks Cloud Acronyms: TEaaS, BPaaS and CaaS. TEaaS: Test Environment as a Service Building test environments can be extremely complex requiring the setting up of servers, clients and a range of other...
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Tips – Chairing a Meeting Part 3

The last of the current tips around chairing meetings is aimed at providing ideas for different types of meeting. Last week the tips covered moderating, democracy and timekeeping. Traditionally recurring meetings are...
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Tips – Startup iZettle bags $67m in Funding

This week the Startup we’re looking at is iZettle. This Swedish based company has been hitting the news recently, most notably last week with the announcement that it has raised €60 million...
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Tips – How to use the Quick Access Toolbar

The Quick Access Toolbar Krys often sees people performing repetitive tasks in Office applications, especially Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Sometimes she sees people use several click down a menu tree just...


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Unicorn seeks riders and welcomes diversity

Mythical Unicorns only allowed young virgins to capture them. FloQast is a modern Unicorn that has a different approach. Following its recent Series D...
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SOCI acquires Brandify to create a powerful digital marketing force

SOCi has acquired Brandify, the industry-leading location-based digital marketing solutions provider that helps brands connect to their customers. Neither party disclosed the terms of...
(credit image/PIxabay/Jens P. Raak) buys Sauceda Industries to provide full-service eCommerce support

0, an end-to-end eCommerce-as-a-service provider has acquired Sauceda Industries. Sauceda is a 3PL provider committed to providing fulfilment services to eCommerce brands of all...
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Access-for-sale ads on dark web marketplaces soar during pandemic

Access-for-sale ads on dark web marketplaces have increased seven-fold over the last year, and the problem is getting worse. The ads offer access to...
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Kimble grows Enterprise Advisory Board again

Kimble has continued to increase its Enterprise Advisory Board (EAB), adding five new customers to the ten already on it. The EAB also held...
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Instacart announces next-gen fulfilment plan for North American retailers

Instacart has unveiled the first phase of the company’s next-generation fulfilment initiative. The programme is designed to bring automated technology solutions to retailers across...
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Infor launches new Cloverleaf FHIR Server

Infor has announced the Infor Cloverleaf Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) Server. The new server will provide healthcare organisations with a solution that aims...
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Tech Talent is on the move

The Hays Quarterly Insights has revealed some disturbing findings about technology professionals for organisations. 60% of technology professionals reported that they are set to...

ECB-led experiment with digital euro illustrates capabilities for blockchain

Alongside the European Central Bank (ECB) and seven other euro area central banks, Eesti Pank carried out a research project into the technical possibilities...
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Discord increasingly used as malware host

Researchers from Sophos claim messaging platform Discord is being increasingly used by cybercriminals to host and spread malware. The details are revealed in a...
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Digital Shelf Institute identifies main features for eCommerce profits

The Digital Shelf Institute (DSI) has published a new report, "The Primary Drivers of Profitability Across the Digital Shelf." The report was authored by...
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Can Pricefx continue growth with a new CRO?

Pricefx is celebrating a strong first half of 2021. The global leader in cloud pricing software has continued to add new customers and new...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 29 (2021)

This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ Week 29. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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RSM selects Unit4 PSA; what about Workday?

RSM US LLP (RSM) has extended its agreement with Unit4 for its Cloud PSA solution build on Dynamics CRM. The news comes only a...