Artificial Intelligence Requires Real Intelligence

We recently hosted an enlightening discussion with leading midmarket IT executives who shared their impending plans to use artificial intelligence and machine learning across their organizations. While there’s an appetite for employing these technologies in the next one to three years, 30 percent of respondents to a recent survey of the Boardroom Events executive community [...]

2017-08-31T07:31:16-04:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Strategy|Tags: , |

The Question of Advanced Attack Protection – Reframed

Arthur Braunstein is VP US Sales at Morphisec Getting good answers and outcomes often depends on asking the right question. The following question recently crossed my desk: “What is the best tool for detecting advanced cyberattacks, including fileless attacks?” Asked like this, the question suggests the only way to protect yourself from advanced [...]

2017-09-28T13:34:06-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Security|Tags: , , |

Empower IT to lead digital transformation

Business innovation is no longer just for the C-suite. Enabling IT to take a lead will boost organizations into the new competitive landscape. The consumerization of IT has completely changed expectations for service delivery across the business, and nimble CIOs know the only way to help keep their companies competitive is to extend an olive [...]

2017-08-25T12:01:36-04:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , , |

5 Tech Trends in the Midmarket Space

Technology is a fast-paced industry, and it has created new possibilities uniquely suited for midmarket companies. In the last decade, the landscape of the business world has drastically changed; issues like talent shortages and security attacks have forced everyone to do more with less. As many technologies mature, midmarket businesses now have a host of [...]

2017-08-22T13:45:31-04:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

Too early for AI in the midmarket?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Though artificial intelligence is on deck as the next great technological disruptor, a recent survey by Boardroom Events found less than a fifth of midmarket IT organizations are currently using AI. Nearly 30 percent report a need to first modernize their data management platforms. IT leaders from the midmarket recently discussed plans for near future [...]

2017-09-29T11:27:33-04:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: MIDMRKT Local|Tags: , |

Top 5 cybersecurity challenges for the midmarket

For years, midmarket companies had the luxury of not being the primary target of cyberattacks. Recent events, like the rapid spread of the WannaCry ransomware, show that SMBs can no longer rely on larger targets attracting the attention of hackers. Network security costs $178,000 a year for a typical mid-tier business, and this average budget [...]

2017-08-17T11:32:24-04:00August 17th, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , |

The Art of Attracting Employees

Competition for top talent in any industry remotely technology-based is stiff, and the demand for highly skilled workers remains high. The holy grail of hires is an employee who has a desire to learn as well as a background in multiple disciplines. For example, a salesperson who learns and continually adapts to technology, while also [...]

2017-09-28T13:34:19-04:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Leadership|Tags: , , |

The General Data Protection Regulation: What It Means and How Data Management Can Help

You're well aware of the feeling of dread that comes over someone when he or she hears that a company's store of personal data has been breached. They immediately start imagining worst-case scenarios. What have the hackers gotten access to – Social Security numbers? Credit card info? E-mail addresses? Dates of birth? The compromised company [...]

2017-08-22T13:48:50-04:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Data Analytics, Security|Tags: , , |

It’s Your Turn to Benefit from Big Data

Traditionally, big data has been solely the fare of large companies. This status has been perpetuated by two myths SMBs fall for. First, they believe that big data is made for big business. In other words, if they do not have an enormous amount of data, they have no use for big data. In fact, [...]

2017-08-14T09:40:37-04:00August 14th, 2017|Categories: Data Analytics|Tags: , |

Open Data Is Making Large Datasets Accessible To SMBs

Even if you're not familiar with the term open data, you've likely used some of these data sets. Media available under Creative Commons fall into this category, and 84% of Americans who use Smartphones use apps that rely on open datasets. Open data refers to datasets that are accessible to anyone and available as a whole. [...]

2017-08-09T11:48:38-04:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |