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A guide to the significance of compliance management
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Compliance forms a considerable part of corporate management, and this is typically regarding the fact that this term is used in describing the company with regards to obeying and sticking to all of the legal regulations and rules. These accounts for the diverse ways that the organisation manages the business, their staff and also their ideas around their consumers. This concept of compliance is one of the ways laid aside to help the corporation act respectably. Some of the benefits that come with better compliance management include;


Standard Rules and Regulations

One standard base...

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Why you should use this technique for your next development project
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Minimum Viable Product, also known as MVP, is a much misunderstood, but incredibly important term when it comes to modern product development. Whether you are building a piece of software, a website, or trying to design a brand new type of car, MVP allows you to build your offering faster, and with greater confidence.

The idea is to launch a basic, functional version of your long-term idea and allow the market to provide feedback. This is looped back into its design process. The next version should now be better as a result, and you can add more features and test it with the market once...

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Tips on How to Build a Secure IT Infrastructure
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The IT department is one of the most significant branches of a company. Building a secure IT infrastructure, therefore, requires prior planning to ensure that everything is in place and that there is no possibility of putting the operations of the firm at risk. The below tips will give you an insight into what is needed to build a secure IT infrastructure in your company.


Have a Defined Budget

The size and security of an IT infrastructure mostly depend on the resources available in a company. While big companies can create a large-scale IT infrastructure and still have room for...

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Practical Advise
Tips for more IT security on international trips
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Overseas travel is a normal procedure for many business people. However, it comes with risks like the loss of equipment, spyware in hotel rooms and data theft through open WI-FI. Here is how to protect your data on international business trips:


1. Update your hardware and software

Before you board a plane, ensure that all firmware on your devices are updated. Not updating your firmware makes your device more vulnerable to hacks and attacks. 


2. Only carry what you need

When travelling overseas, you should only carry the data that you absolutely will need. Store all...

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Cloud Cost Management
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Operating your company in the cloud is different than running on premises. As the operations differ, so do the strategies for controlling costs. From a financial perspective, a data centre needs a huge capital outlay for the building, extra capital spending for software licenses and servers, and smaller but essential operating expenses for powering the cooling systems and the servers, and for management and maintenance. In the cloud, on the other hand, you will not incur any capital expenses. Instead, there can be enormous operating costs, charged for the server virtual machine...

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Practical Advise
How to Capitalise on an Out-of-Band Network
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Out-of-band management in computer networking refers to a technique of accessing a system through alternate means. Essentially, IT teams gain entry through connections that are not on the actual network. The type of assets in the system determines the access provided. An out-of-band management system can be based on a hybrid model or be entirely dedicated. Organisations also have to pick between hosting an out-of-band system virtually and its on-premises alternative. OOBM networks have various advantages for enterprises, including an improvement in the system functionality. Some of the...

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Practical Advice
Key Elements Of An Effective IT Strategy
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IT is a core part of a business in today’s modern world due to the numerous benefits it offers. Companies need IT for communication, marketing, sales and other critical operations. Information technology improves efficiency, productivity and revenue growth. This importance of IT is why it needs its own separate strategy in an organisation. A majority of companies fail to capitalise on the full potential of their IT departments due to the lack of a concrete strategy.


Must Align with Enterprise Goals

An actionable IT policy must take into account the objectives of the entire...

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Practical Advise
Creating a Good Disaster Recovery Plan
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What will you do when your enterprise is suddenly without electricity – for a week? Organization operations may be affected unexpectedly in case unplanned incidences occur. Disasters as such can result from human error, power outages, virus attacks and other causes. It’s the role of the management to set measures to ensure that the business can deal with these tragedies when they occur: A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a documented approach for strategies to be used as a response in case unplanned events occur. A DRP must have all steps to be followed during such...

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Practical Advise
Remote Work Doesn't Have To Be A Black Hole
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With the demand for remote jobs, both employers and employees are seeking to be part of a virtual team. While companies focus on reducing operational costs by hiring a virtual team, employers on the other side need a more flexible job to make it possible to balance between family and career. As an employer, managing a virtual team can be a challenge, but you can master it with the following managerial skills:


Emphasise on Communication

One of the main aspects of keeping a virtual team alive is communication. You need to keep your remote employees engaged, as you would do in a...

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Why are Android Users Switching to iOS Systems?
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It is a well-established fact that Android and iOS have been doing battle for a number of years in regards to which is the better overall operating system. However, it is beginning to look like iOS might be gaining ground and attracting more users. Why is this the case and what can we expect in the coming months?


The Security Issue

The rise of malware and spyware dictates that users are more keenly aware of potential security vulnerabilities than ever before. Unfortunately, Android has been a bit late in the game when addressing this issue. iOS systems have always been restrictive in...

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