Research: We Take More Risks When We Compete Against Rivals

Rivalry is everywhere. We see rivalries in sports, business, school, and basically any arena where there is competition.  Whether it is rivalry between people (Bill Gates versus Steve Jobs; Roger Federer versus Rafael Nadal), between organizations (e.g., Ford versus GM), or between nations (e.g., should U.S. soccer fans have rooted for rival Mexico in the World Cup?), there is something uniquely … [Read more...]

Change the Way You Protect Your Unstructured Data

Audit Critical IT Systems with LepideAuditor and get the simplest, most cost-effective way to monitor and audit changes made across your IT environment! LepideAuditor is a simple, cost effective and scalable solution to audit and monitor changes that take place across your critical systems, both on-premise and in the cloud. It provides the easiest yet most comprehensive means of answering … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team

Technology is disrupting every industry and area of life, and work is no exception. One of the main career implications of the digital revolution is a shift in demand for human expertise. For instance, LinkedIn’s talent research shows that half of today’s most in-demand skills weren’t even on the list three years ago. Learn more here Source: hbr.org … [Read more...]

How to simplify the data mapping process under the GDPR

As part of an EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance project, organisations are required to map their data and information flows. However, identifying and keeping track of all the information flowing in and out of your organisation can be challenging. Learn more on how data flow map can you help you here Source: IT Governance … [Read more...]

Parallels RAS V16.5 is here!

Version 16.5 of Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) streamlines deployment, improves solution resilience and automation, and enhances customization capabilities. It continues to offer the best value among application and desktop delivery solutions, with new granular client connection policies, Azure MFA support, Microsoft App-V publishing, significant Parallels RAS Console … [Read more...]

Unmatched threat protection, detection, and response with Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes is here to solve the most important cybersecurity challenges facing your business with innovative, cost-effective technology. With features like ransomware protection, automated endpoint remediation and antivirus augmentation, Malwarebytes aims to protect your data and minimize risks Learn more about Malwarebytes here Download your trial version here … [Read more...]

4 Signs an Executive Isn’t Ready for Coaching

The stigma of asking for or being assigned an executive coach is vanishing quickly. The growth of the industry tells us so. In the U.S. alone, $1 billion was spent on business, personal and relationship coaches last year, according to IbisWorld, up about 20% from five years earlier. And the number of business coaches worldwide has zoomed more than 60% since 2007, according to one coaching … [Read more...]

How to Deploy Containers Using vSphere Integrated Containers

Containerization is still a big thing and it’s very unlikely for this to change anytime soon. As I described in A first look at vSphere Integrated Containers, VMware has upped the game with vSphere Integrated Containers(VIC), a novel way of doing containers. The twist is that hosts and containers alike are deployed as virtual machines to leverage features such as vMotion, DRS, and HA for improved … [Read more...]

How to Manage an Employee Who’s Having a Personal Crisis

We all have life events that distract us from work from time to time — an ailing family member, a divorce, the death of a friend. You can’t expect someone to be at their best at such times. But as a manager what can you expect? How can you support the person to take care of themselves emotionally while also making sure they are doing their work (or as much of it as they are able to)? Read more … [Read more...]

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that had very short deadlines attached to them, even in situations in which tasks with less pressing … [Read more...]