We often discuss the risks and drawbacks associated with the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend in this space. By now, it's common knowledge that workers are bringing an increasing number of personal devices into corporate network, and failure to maintain and enforce a comprehensive BYOD policy could lead to security breaches and revenue losses.
People-based analytics is the use of data to drive organizational talent and management. It's become an important factor in most businesses' HR arsenal and the overall corporate landscape. With the right data, it's possible to better understand how to address employee needs, improve compensation accuracy and how to maintain retention.
There is probably nothing scarier yet more important when it comes to healthcare than HIPAA. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was enacted in 1996 to ensure health information is private and protected for all.
It's easy to wonder where growth markets are any more these days, especially as the Dow Jones looks less like a philosophy of economic progress and more like a casino. Sometimes, growth markets do show up, and a lot of these seem to be in technology. A new report from The Insight Partners notes a major new growth market afoot in telecom billing and revenue management.
Being part of the ranks of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) out there can be difficult. Resources can sometimes be slim; it's not easy to keep up with the larger businesses who can afford to make mistakes, and it seems like a lot of the best tools out there are only available for those with deep pockets and hundreds of users to get in on the action. Avaya, meanwhile, is ready to help out here by offering a new set of unified communications (UC) tools with an update to its Avaya IP Office Platform.
Finding growth markets these days can be a challenge to say the least. After all, spending is down on several fronts, and while the consumer death-grip on the wallet seems to be loosening, it's still a fight to get people in stores, especially with the rise of online shopping. A new report from Hexa Research, meanwhile, has at least one growth market pegged: the global unified communications (UC) market.