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Adopting a Threat Prevention Policy: Sponsored by Check Point

Jan 2, 2020 11:47:34 AM   |   Steven Kelley   |   Cybersecurity, Cyber Threats, Threat Prevention

In 1736, Benjamin Franklin, advising Philadelphians on the threat of fire, cited the now infamous axiom, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Often used in the context of health & wellness, the statement is as true today as it was nearly 300 years ago.  Today however, its validity extends well beyond the health of one, or even the safety of thousands. Because digital transformation has elevated the importance of -and accelerated the need for- a robust cybersecurity program, its implications are global; potentially affecting every single person on the planet. 


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Closing the Gaps: Part 3 of Our Conversation With Phill Nosworthy

Dec 10, 2019 7:00:00 AM   |   Christian Homme   |   digital transformation, Skill, Gaps, Success Gaps, Convergence, Character

Welcome again to the thought leader Q&A corner. We’re here with the final installment of our interview with Phill Nosworthy, multi-disciplined executive coach, global speaker and influential change-maker.

In our last two segments, he discussed his theory of the gaps—the areas that companies and individuals need to bring together to ensure success. Rounding out his theory are the final two gaps: those between intention and action; and confidence and courage.


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Big Data - The DNA of Technology's New Frontier

Oct 22, 2019 7:00:00 AM   |   Steven Kelley   |   IoT, Big Data, Analytics, digital transformation

Each generation has its own ‘new frontier’ upon which it is defined; today’s is Digital Transformation. Digital Transformation is the DNA of next-gen technology and the genetic roadmap for tomorrow’s evolutionary tech genome, the Fourth Platform. At the cellular level of all of this is big data. The ability to analyze data on a global scale to instantly reveal behavioral patterns, correlations, market trends and customer preferences, will be a game changer; an order of magnitude shift in business intelligence.


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Looking to Completely Transform the Customer Engagement Experience? Use Smart Signage

Oct 17, 2019 8:00:00 AM   |   Tech Data Maverick Solutions Team   |   IoT, technology, 5G, Smart Accessories, Smart Technology, Smart Signs, Smart Signage, Video, Displays, Interactive, Digital Signage

Part One of this series focused on how businesses in every industry continue to transform workplace experiences by modernizing how they communicate and collaborate. In this discussion, we’ll explore how Tech Data’s Maverick AV Solutions business works with vendors on specific vertical market requirements; offering them the right smart signage solutions with the right services and expertise. 


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Windows 7 End of Support: What Now? What Next?

Sep 30, 2019 4:18:36 PM   |   Krista Altman   |   Windows 10, Windows 7 Upgrade, Microsoft, Support for Windows

The following is a vendor-sponsored blog post.

With Windows 7 end of support coming soon, we reached out to Microsoft to find out why it’s important for users to upgrade to Windows 10, and what to consider in determining if it’s the right time to refresh devices.


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