It’s been said that data is the lifeblood of any business — and the network through which it flows is akin to the circulatory system. A properly functioning network is vital to delivering the information that supports and drives every aspect of an organization’s operations.
The great work from home experiment of 2020 has proved that work can be done — and done well — even outside the confines of a physical office. As such, many companies are now planning to adopt a hybrid work model post-pandemic to accommodate the expectations of employees and to continue reaping the benefits of remote work.
The benefits of remote work have been widely discussed, but if the events of the past year have taught us anything, it’s that working from home isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be.
In some ways, working in a traditional office environment is easier.
Recent years have seen soaring demand for cloud computing solutions across every industry, and finance and banking are no exception. The cloud is vital for achieving greater resilience and flexibility at a time when remote work is the new normal and customer demands are rising constantly.
To stay competitive in today’s business environment, many organizational leaders leverage data. Marketing managers, for example, use data to better understand their customers and improve their initiatives. Chief financial officers look at data to analyze the company’s financial strengths and weaknesses and propose corrective actions.
In February 2020, AWS countered the largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in history with traffic coming in at a rate of 2.3 terabits per second (Tbps). That attack broke the previous world records of 1.7 Tbps DDoS attack directed toward a US-based service provider in March 2018 and the 1.35 Tbps attack targeting GitHub in February 2018. These figures show that DDoS attacks are growing in size and complexity, threatening businesses around the world.
With COVID-19 vaccines still being rolled out in the United States, physical group gatherings will still likely not be advisable by summertime. But that doesn’t mean you’ll have to skip this year’s team building — you can do it virtually.
In this blog, we’ve compiled some virtual team building ideas you can explore:
Go on a virtual vacation
Images of seawater, sand, and the sun often come to mind when it’s summer.
Does your macOS device suddenly seem slower? Is your browser crashing? Are you being bombarded with pop-up ads? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then your Mac device may be infected with malware.
Yes, that’s right, Mac users can no longer boast how their devices are “bulletproof” against malware.
One of the most important lessons in managing a team is to never underestimate the value of employee morale. How engaged and driven your team members are affects their productivity, as well as their willingness to correct their misgivings and challenge themselves.
A person’s psychological and emotional states influence their willingness to cooperate with healthcare professionals and undergo necessary treatment procedures. This is why patient experience in hospitals is so important. Patients displeased with the service they receive will likely hesitate over something as simple as a follow-up X-ray.