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  • Passive, Active or Hybrid Monitoring: What’s the right choice?
    Passive, Active or Hybrid Monitoring: What’s the right choice? Barak Perelman & Michael Rothschild Recorded: May 18 2018 63 mins
    They are the workhorses of industrial operations and critical infrastructure. Industrial Controllers such as PLCs, RTUs an DCSs have been around forever and control virtually everything. Back when these controllers were deployed, there was little concern for security; but times have changed. As a result, you are now exposed to consistent and confusing noise regarding various ICS security approaches. You must take action, but what is the right action to take?

    In this session we will help unravel the confusion and specifically:
    - Explain the different approaches for ICS security
    - Learn about the differences between active, passive and hybrid ICS security monitoring approaches
    - Understand the benefits and disadvantages of each
    - Learn which security gaps are addressed and not addressed by each approach
    - Know which approach is best suited for protecting your ICS network
  • Containers on AWS
    Containers on AWS Tolga Tarhan, CTO at Onica Recorded: May 17 2018 22 mins
    Join us to learn about the benefits of containers on AWS and how they can help you create consistency, gain operational efficiency, and improve productivity. We'll cover Amazon ECS, Amazon ECR, Amazon EKS and Fargate.

    Containers on AWS are a major resource for developers looking to improve infrastructure efficiency. Watch our webinar to learn several techniques for deploying containers on AWS. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of differing approaches, and explore a live demo.
  • What’s Your AI Strategy?
    What’s Your AI Strategy? Vikram Mahidhar, AI Leader, Genpact Recorded: May 17 2018 49 mins
    Cognitive technologies are disrupting business. Are you ready?

    What does your business look like in 2022? What about in 2028? Within a decade, businesses made up of a workforce of people and digital workers will have a competitive advantage.

    Genpact surveyed 300 C-suite and senior executives to understand the need for a cognitive strategy. Join us to hear Vikram Mahidhar, Genpact’s AI leader, share our findings and provide real-world insights on how to build an AI strategy.

    This practical webinar will share insights on:

    Where and how to use cognitive technologies – selecting the right projects to test and innovate
    Key levers of a cognitive strategy:
    Using content and data wisely
    Selecting the right technologies
    Finding the right mix of people
    Understanding and addressing change management
    Defining realistic goals and maximizing ROI
    Success stories that show how cognitive technologies support top-line growth.
  • Moving on Up - Is it time to shift your Database strategy from IaaS to DBaaS?
    Moving on Up - Is it time to shift your Database strategy from IaaS to DBaaS? Bobby Allen, CloudGenera CTO Recorded: May 17 2018 61 mins
    Use CloudGenera's data to give you insight on the best venue and service model to run your relational databases. We'll focus on MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and SQL Server across AWS, Azure and Google.
  • Digital Transformation Use of AI Services: IT Role and Impact
    Digital Transformation Use of AI Services: IT Role and Impact Ritu Jyoti, Research Director, Enterprise Storage, Server and Infrastructure Software Recorded: May 17 2018 59 mins
    By 2019, 40% of digital transformation (DX) initiatives will be supported by cognitive/AI capabilities, providing timely critical insights for new operating and monetization models. In this IDC Web Conference, Ritu Jyoti will discuss the infrastructure requirements for AI services, how AI capabilities will be employed across the datacenter – varying from intelligent data services to self-configurable/self-healing/self-optimizing infrastructure – and the associated IT impact.
  • Discover How to Instantly Add AI to Your Business Intelligence Tools
    Discover How to Instantly Add AI to Your Business Intelligence Tools Bruno Saint-Cast, SA and VP Inside Sales; Ufuoma Ogagarue, Inside Sales & Marketing Coordinator at MondoBrain Inc.d Recorded: May 17 2018 57 mins
    Dive into a world where machine learning-enabled BI digs deeper into a business’ unknowns, finding insights incapable of being explored by themselves. With MondoBrain’s revolutionary solution, we will show you how AI and Data Visualisation operate in a complementary world where machine learning algorithms deployed in BI tools can tell businesses what exactly is interesting in their historical data with a goal of growing and evolving key performance indicators.
    To illustrate this phenomenon, Tableau Software will be used to craft and define a question and MondoBrain will perform optimisation on this question to get the best solution.
  • SDL WorldServer Quarterly Showcase: GDPR
    SDL WorldServer Quarterly Showcase: GDPR Ray Hopley, Product Management Director for SDL WorldServer Recorded: May 16 2018 39 mins
    In this quarterly showcase webinar, we’ll discuss GDPR, providing best practice insight into GDPR compliance and SDL WorldServer.

    Please join us to learn more about:

    • Best practice and general guidance approaching GDPR and SDL WorldServer.
    • Handling personal data within your linguistic assets.
    • Handing personal data within your translation workflow.
  • Steps to successfully manage your IP in China
    Steps to successfully manage your IP in China Ian Harvey from Tsinghua University, Beijing & Imperial College Business School, London Recorded: May 16 2018 57 mins
    Over the last 10 years, China has evolved from a cheap manufacturing engine to one of the worlds largest patent filers. With initiatives like 'Made in China 2025,' we are seeing China set clear goals, moving away from imitation to strategic innovation.

    So what does this mean for your business? Should you see China as a threat or an opportunity? And how can you take advantage of this IP and innovation powerhouse in the future? PatSnap is pleased to welcome back Ian Harvey from Tsinghua University, Beijing & Imperial College Business School, London to share how he thinks many businesses should be managing the opportunities China's innovation holds.

    Other themes explored in this webinar include:

    - What Chinese innovation means for your intellectual property
    - How to track current and emerging competitors in the market
    - What IP litigation in China is really like
  • Open Banking: Beyond Compliance
    Open Banking: Beyond Compliance Nick White, VP, Product & Marketing, FinKit Recorded: May 16 2018 24 mins
    •Open Banking is the start of a new pace of change. The race to get compliant with PSD2 is really a race to the starting line.
    •Open Banking is more than a compliance project. It is a massive opportunity to integrate financial services into consumers everyday lives.
    •Making the most of the opportunity requires Banks to think beyond Day 1 compliance and set themselves up to stay compliant while freeing up resources to maximise the opportunity of Open APIs.
    •In this session, Nick White, VP at FinKit will explore Open Banking use cases and the capabilities and operating models required to win in this exciting new phase of Open Banking.
  • M-Trends 2018 Aktuelle Trends bei Sicherheitsverletzungen und Cyberangriffen
    M-Trends 2018 Aktuelle Trends bei Sicherheitsverletzungen und Cyberangriffen Ruediger Weyrauch, Director, Central Europe System Engineering Recorded: May 16 2018 59 mins
    Sicherheitsexperten in aller Welt stehen auch 2018 vor zahlreichen Herausforderungen. Viele Unwägbarkeiten, aber auch Chancen begleiten uns. Ein großes Thema dabei ist, dass es keine international verbindlichen Regeln für Operationen im Cyberspace gibt.
    In diesem Live-Webinar stellt Rüdiger Weyrauch, Director Central & Eastern European System Engineering, die neuesten Trends vor, die unsere aktuelle Bedrohungslandschaft definieren. Die Erkenntnisse und Schlussfolgerungen basieren auf Untersuchungen von Mandiant zu den einflussreichsten Cyber-Angriffen im vergangenen Jahr.

    Unsere Themen im Einzelnen:
    -Neue Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Gruppen, die 2017 aufgetaucht sind
    -Der Anstieg von Cyber-Angriffen durch Bedrohungsakteure aus dem Iran
    -Ein detaillierter Einblick auf die Risiken durch das Remote Desktop Protokoll (RDP)
    -Incident Response Untersuchungen resultierend aus Sarbanes-Oxley (SOC) Audits
    -Die wachsende Lücke zwischen Cyber-Sicherheitsanforderungen und Fachkräften

    Melden Sie sich jetzt an. Wir freuen uns auf Sie!
  • Collaborating And Working Efficiently With Startups
    Collaborating And Working Efficiently With Startups Mette Ahorlu and Margaret Adam Recorded: May 15 2018 55 mins
    The startup community plays an important role in the fast changing technology world and transition to the digital era.

    Enterprises from most industries, technology vendors, IT services companies and consulting companies all want to collaborate with startups to help drive innovation. But this requires not only identifying right startup partners but also overcoming numerous obstacles along the way.

    This webcast will present IDC's conclusion from extensive research into experiences among services companies, technology companies and startups, identifying barriers and sharing ideas for how to overcome the them in order to make collaboration efficient and impactful and avoid wasting valuable time.

    In this webcast – which is suitable for the innovation leads at enterprises, partnering executives, startups and vendors of technology and services - Mette Ahorlu and Margaret Adam from the European Services team and the European Channels and Alliances teams will share their findings, guidance and answer questions from the participants
  • M-Trends 2018: un report per capire l’evoluzione degli attacchi cyber
    M-Trends 2018: un report per capire l’evoluzione degli attacchi cyber Marco Rottigni, Sr Product Marketing Manager, EMEA Recorded: May 15 2018 48 mins
    Ogni anno i consulenti di Mandiant, una società FireEye, rispondono ad un gran numero di
    attacchi informatici sferrati da gruppi di hacker provenienti da tutto il mondo.
    Questi episodi sono sintetizzati nel rapporto annuale M-Trends, che analizza i cambiamenti nel panorama delle minacce informatiche.

    Durante il webinar, Marco Rottigni, Sr Product Marketing Manager, EMEA interverrà sui seguenti temi:

    -L'evoluzione del panorama attuale delle minacce
    -L'insorgenza di gruppi APT sempre più sofisticati e pericolosi
    -Quali organizzazioni hanno più probabilità di essere colpite dai pirati informatici
    -La carenza di personale qualificato e quanto questa influisca sulla sicurezza delle aziende
    -La correlazione tra sistemi di sicurezza deboli ed una maggiore esposizione al rischio
    -Le migliori prassi del Red Team per una protezione più efficace
  • Secrets of Successful Sales. Pillar 2: Sales Process
    Secrets of Successful Sales. Pillar 2: Sales Process Alison Edgar Recorded: May 15 2018 48 mins
    Over three webinars, Alison will share her Secrets to Successful Sales focusing on her Four Key Pillars of Sales methodology. Alison will teach you the strategies and processes she used to build her own business and become One of the UK’s Top 10 Business Advisers.

    If you want to hit target? Or better yet, exceed target? Maybe even grow a business? Then you need to tune into these webinars with Alison Edgar, The Entrepreneur’s Godmother.

    Webinar 2: Pillar 2: Sales Process

    Like anything else, sales is a process. Following the process helps to maintain quality and prevents you from making the old age mistake of ‘selling too soon’. You will never sell to everyone, even Apple haven’t figure out how to do that, but if you know the sales process you will certainly sell to a lot more. I genuinely believe when delivered correctly, sales and customer service are exactly the same thing. That’s why, my sales process shows you how providing great customer service can help you seal the deal.
  • The First 100 Days of a Data Transformation Initiative
    The First 100 Days of a Data Transformation Initiative Serge Findling Recorded: May 10 2018 27 mins
    This IDC web conference provides a step-by-step guide to creating a successful data management initiative. Data investments and costs are skyrocketing as data volume, variety, and velocity grow exponentially; at the same time, siloed data initiatives and lack of deep expertise are limiting outcomes and speed. As a result, waste and complexity are growing exponentially, and many companies are being left behind the competition. Companies need an iterative approach to addressing the challenges that organizations face as they spool up their data management capabilities.
  • Effective FTO searches: How to lay good groundwork before outsourcing
    Effective FTO searches: How to lay good groundwork before outsourcing Dylan O. Adams: Senior patent attorney & Amazon best-selling author Recorded: May 9 2018 52 mins
    Conducting thorough freedom to operate (FTO) searches is an essential part of R&D and IP strategies for many companies. Outsourcing searches to external professionals can be highly effective but can come with its own list of risks and costs.

    So what are the ways you can lay the most effective freedom to operate searching foundations, before contacting a legal professional for their advice?

    PatSnap will be joined patent attorney, and Amazon bestselling author Dylan Adams, for an insightful webinar into how you can lay the most effective groundwork throughout your FTO search, whether you're using an in-house counsel team or an external law firm.

    This webinar will explore key themes including:

    - Where to get started with an FTO search
    - How to effectively communicate your invention to an attorney
    - What an attorney needs to make their searching faster and more effective
  • European Smart Cities Investments: Harnessing Forces for Change
    European Smart Cities Investments: Harnessing Forces for Change Chris Pennell, Jan Alexa and Andrea Siviero Recorded: May 9 2018 35 mins
    European cities face significant forces for change such as increasing demand for mobility, seamlessness of service delivery, and the democratization of public services. In response, cities are becoming increasingly smart; they are adopting innovative technology solutions and redesigning business and service delivery models to take a more user-centric approach, while allowing users to have greater input into how their city works.

    This IDC’s webcast with European IDC Smart City experts give an overview of the main trends impacting European cities technology investments, highlighting the main use cases, initiatives, and priorities driving Smart City spending in Europe. It leverages IDC Government Insights extensive industry research and the newly launched IDC Worldwide Smart Cities Spending Guide in which the major smart cities use cases were sized and forecasted by nine global regions.
  • [ARABIC] Understanding today's cyber attack trends in the MEA region
    [ARABIC] Understanding today's cyber attack trends in the MEA region Yazan A. Hammoudah, Manager, Systems Engineering, Middle East & Africa Recorded: May 9 2018 47 mins
    WEBINAR DELIVERED IN ARABIC

    FireEye announced the release of its annual M-Trends report which found that in 2017 attackers were present in EMEA organisations' networks a median of 175 days before being detected. This is an increase of almost 40 percent from the same measurement the year before which stood at 106 days.
    The report is based on information gathered during investigations conducted by FireEye's security analysts in 2017 and uncovers emerging trends and tactics that threat actors used to compromise organisations.
    For more information, join us in the upcoming webinar.
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies: 5 Steps to Growing your Startup with Self-Service Data
    Adaptive Biotechnologies: 5 Steps to Growing your Startup with Self-Service Data Cyrus Virdeh, DW Architect, Adaptive Biotechnologies & Vaidy Krishnan, Product Marketing, Tableau Recorded: May 8 2018 60 mins
    Adaptive Biotechnologies is a thriving biotechnology startup, headquartered in Seattle, and playing a major role in the immunotherapy approach to curing cancer. Adaptive Biotechnologies has been growing in leaps and bounds, both organically and through acquisitions - and amassing vast amounts of data in the process. They realized that unleashing the power of this data would hold the key to further accelerating their growth and maturing as an organization. It was time to become data-centric!

    In this interactive session, experts from Adaptive Biotechnologies, Informatica and Tableau will chat about how embracing a data-centric approach is a key to the company's growth in a highly dynamic and competitive market. Adaptive Biotechnologies' architect will share their approach to data management and self-service analytics to achieve success as a growing startup. They wiill discuss their present and future data management and analytics architecture and share best practices.

    In this session, you will learn how to:

    • Implement a cloud analytics architecture, from scratch, with Informatica and Tableau.
    • Combine cloud data warehouse with cloud data lake to deliver data for self-service analytics.
    • Foster an agile and collaborative approach to self-service analytics, bringing together the best of business and IT.
    • Integrate data cataloging into your Tableau environment for data discovery and crowdsourced governance.

    Join us to learn how you too, can grow your business when embracing a data-centric approach!
  • The Missing Link: Measuring the Impact of Sales Enablement on Sales Performance
    The Missing Link: Measuring the Impact of Sales Enablement on Sales Performance Mike D’Angelo, Sales Director, Qstream Recorded: May 8 2018 42 mins
    For many organisations, there’s a persistent gap between sales enablement and selling – one that makes it difficult to connect the influence of training and technology investments to the business results sales leaders care about most.

    During this session, we’ll discuss a new approach to aligning performance, productivity and proficiency that brings sales leadership and sales enablement pros together, aligned to a set of shared metrics and business outcomes.

    -The common pitfalls of traditional sales enablement
    -Why proficiency can be your secret weapon in driving performance
    -The build vs. buy argument of sales development

    About your presenter:

    Mike D’Angelo is responsible for enterprise sales at Qstream, with a focus on helping customers drive sales performance, productivity and proficiency for better results. Mike is an experienced sales professional who has held positions at SAVO Group, IBM, Microsoft, Novell and TrendMicro. With two Bachelor of Science degrees under his belt, Mike can apply an analytical and data-driven mindset to his sales approach, and his results have been recognised through numerous sales performance and President’s Club awards.
  • Why Protect Industrial Controllers?
    Why Protect Industrial Controllers? IndegyTV Recorded: May 4 2018 3 mins
    Why are industrial controllers amongst the most important assets to protect in ICS Networks?
  • Overview | IDC IT Executive Programs
    Overview | IDC IT Executive Programs IDC IT Executive Programs Recorded: May 4 2018 1 min
    Learn what research coverage from IDC is available for CIOs and IT Executives that are leading their teams through digital transformation.
  • IDC Best Practices Series: Blowing Up the Funnel
    IDC Best Practices Series: Blowing Up the Funnel Kathleen Schaub, Vice President, CMO Advisory and Customer Experience Practice Recorded: May 3 2018 51 mins
    Blowing Up the Funnel: Four Strategies for Marketing and Sales Collaboration

    IDC predicts that by 2020, one in five marketing leaders will abandon the funnel in favor of a customer-centric model. For optimal effectiveness – for content marketing, account-based marketing, and lead management, marketers must understand the connections between the customer's decision-journey and the internal funnel process that drives the sales forecast. Where do you stand? Join IDC Custom Solutions and Kathleen Schaub on Thursday May 3rd for a 1-hour online webcast focusing on tactical, focused and innovative new ways marketing and sales teams can work together effectively to generate new business.
  • Is Threat Hunting the Next Frontier: Separating the Hype from the Reality
    Is Threat Hunting the Next Frontier: Separating the Hype from the Reality Dr. James Stanger Chief Technology Evangelist, CompTIA Recorded: May 3 2018 78 mins
    One of the more interesting-sounding job skills today is that of the “threat hunter.” Let’s talk about the activity of “threat hunting,” and deconstruct it a little bit. The idea behind threat hunting is to proactively look for adversaries and for traces of their activity. So, is threat hunting all that it’s cracked up to be? Is looking for trouble really the best approach today? It’s very possible that the one key element of threat hunting is one fundamental assumption: That you’ve already been hacked, but you just don’t quite realize it yet. In this presentation, James will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of “active defense,” and where it fits in with other security activities.
  • Single Source of Truth in the Enterprise: From Mirage to Reality
    Single Source of Truth in the Enterprise: From Mirage to Reality Praveen Kankariya, CEO - Impetus Technologies, Inc. and Ajay Anand, VP Products & Marketing - Kyvos Insights, Inc. Recorded: May 3 2018 60 mins
    Complex and fragmented data systems make it challenging to define a 'single source of truth' for data that provides a comprehensive single view of the enterprise. Enterprises are pushing for higher levels of data integrity that can drive business insights quickly and easily up and down and across the enterprise.

    Is it possible to achieve a single source of truth across the enterprise? Or is it just an expensive myth? Is the path easy? Or is it a never-ending journey?

    To get answers to these questions, join our upcoming webinar where we will present a roadmap to:

    • Data and workload migration to a cloud or an on-premise big data warehouse using automation

    • Building an enterprise BI consumption layer

    • Delivering self-service and interactive insights on big data

    Who should attend:

    - Business leaders looking to break down data silos, reduce costs, and optimize business processes.

    - IT leaders looking to provide a scalable architecture, eliminate vendor lock-in, and increase analytical flexibility for business users, analysts, and data scientists.
  • Chatbots - an Insurer's personal assistant
    Chatbots - an Insurer's personal assistant Frank Neugebauer, CTO, Genpact Insurance Practice Recorded: May 3 2018 8 mins
    Chatbots can be used to dramatically improve the effectiveness of a carriers internal staff. By freeing that staff from a majority of administrative tasks and providing them timely information, staff can focus their time on servicing existing and potential clients. This will have a positive impact on policy renewals, client satisfaction, and work volume.
  • The Death of the B2B Salesperson
    The Death of the B2B Salesperson Mike Wilkinson – MD of Advance May 22 2018 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    In this webinar, Mike reflects on Forrester’s forecast that 1 million US B2B salespeople will lose their jobs by the year 2020 and how disruptive technology is changing the game. Do you have the right sales model and skills to adapt? He will discuss what customers are demanding, plus the skills and behaviours required for B2B sales professionals to thrive.
  • Travel & Expense: Ein integrierter Ansatz
    Travel & Expense: Ein integrierter Ansatz SAP Concur Expert May 22 2018 1:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    - Lernen Sie, wie einfach es ist, eine Geschäftsreise mit SAP Concur zu buchen

    - Wie Sie als Manager einen unmittelbaren Überblick über die Buchungen Ihrer Mitarbeiter haben und nachvollziehen können, ob sie die Reiserichtlinien befolgen

    - Wie Ihre Geschäftsreisenden Reisekosten mit ExpenseIt mühelos erfassen und automatisch richtig aufschlüsseln
  • [Panel] The New Business Models & Technologies that Drive Family Offices
    [Panel] The New Business Models & Technologies that Drive Family Offices Marc DePaul, Stephen Wall, Michael L. Kalscheur May 22 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    While Family Offices do rely extensively on the human touch to create and nurture relationships, technology can enable humans to do jobs that need to be done but still low-value.

    Indeed, this is becoming a selling point, but how can you know what tech is worth it vs. what tech is just fun to say you have?

    Further, what new business models exist that are driving value for clients?

    This webinar will explore;
    * Future tech that will enable increased output: BlockChain, AI & Automation
    * Non-office technology that enables human connection: health & travel hacks
    * What the best Family Offices are using to service their clients
    * How to identify where you can be more efficient in your operations

    You'll leave this webinar with an understanding of what technology exists to streamline operations, cut your work in half, and make you physically able to work more effectively, and what new business models exist.

    Panellists
    Marc A. DePaul, J Jack Family Office
    Michael L. Kalscheur, CFP®, Senior Financial Consultant, Castle Wealth Advisors, LLC

    Moderator
    Stephen Wall, The Wealth Mosaic
  • DFLabs IncMan SOAR Platform Overview
    DFLabs IncMan SOAR Platform Overview Mike Fowler, Vice President of Professional Services at DFLabs and John Moran, Senior Product Manager at DFLabs May 22 2018 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Learn how DFLabs IncMan Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform can help to automate, orchestrate and measure your security operations and incident response processes and tasks.

    Join this webinar and take a look at the latest version of IncMan SOAR, including a range of new features and integrations, and discover how we can help you to leverage your existing technologies and streamline your workflows.

    Keep your cyber incidents under control by orchestrating the full incident response and investigation lifecycle, automate actions, fuse security intelligence and share knowledge with machine learning:

    - Minimize Incident Resolution Time by 90%
    - Maximize Analyst Efficiency by 80%
    - Increase the Amount of Handled Incidents by 300%
  • M-Trends 2018 – Rétroviseurs sur les grands faits 2017 et leurs impacts futurs
    M-Trends 2018 – Rétroviseurs sur les grands faits 2017 et leurs impacts futurs David Grout, Directeur Technique, South EMEA May 24 2018 12:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Chaque année, les experts FireEye à travers les équipes Mandiant répondent à une grande variété d'incidents informatiques à travers le monde, ces attaques sont dans la plupart des cas orchestrées par des groupes d’attaquants avancés. Ce retour d’expérience, fruit d’heures d’analyses et d’investigations, est résumé dans le rapport annuel M-Trends qui d’années en années nous donne une visibilité sur le changement et l’évolution de la menace et des techniques utilisées lors des attaques mais aussi sur les progrès et les capacités que les entreprises mettent en place pour y répondre.

    Au cours de ce webinaire, notre Directeur Technique, David Grout, discutera de plusieurs sujets incluant :

    • Les tendances dans le paysage actuel des menaces et ces évolutions
    • Les principaux groupes APT ayant fait parler d’eux en 2017
    • Les risques de récurrence d’attaques
    • Mais aussi de sujets plus ouverts comme la recherche de talents et la complexité de recruter, les architectures ciblées et leurs faiblesses ou encore la préparation possible à travers des exercices de type Red Teaming.
  • GDPR: Cutting Through the Noise
    GDPR: Cutting Through the Noise Alex Jordan, Senior Analyst, ISF LTD May 24 2018 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Data protection has always been important, but with the GDPR deadline looming and data sharing scandals shaking consumer confidence, securing personal data has never been more vital. The GDPR is leading businesses across the world to evaluate, and in many cases modify their data processing activities in line with upcoming law.

    So what if you’ve left it too late? What are the key steps you can take to work towards GDPR compliance, even after deadline day?

    Join us in this webinar with Alex Jordan, Senior Analyst at the Information Security Forum as he shares:

    -The ISF’s phased approach to GDPR implementation
    -Ways to determine the criticality of data and how to protect it appropriately
    -The urgent actions that a business can take to get GDPR compliance started
    -Common myths surrounding the GDPR, and guidance on cutting through the noise.
  • The Future of WorkSpace: Connecting, Managing and Augmenting Your Workforce
    The Future of WorkSpace: Connecting, Managing and Augmenting Your Workforce Gabriele Roberti, Angela Salmeron, Mark Alexander May 24 2018 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In the last decade, the way we work has changed beyond recognition. Today’s workforce is more open, agile and collaborative than ever before. The notion of the traditional static workplace is being transformed into the WorkSpace, where the activity is no longer restricted to a physical place, device or defined times of the day.

    The Future Workspace has been designed around the end-user, and has business in mind. New solutions are augmenting our skills and capabilities to new horizons never imagined before, connecting humans and machines, and positively impacting productivity (always on), efficiency (business at the speed of “now”) and customer engagement.
  • Simplified Machine Learning, Text, and Graph Analytics with Pivotal Greenplum
    Simplified Machine Learning, Text, and Graph Analytics with Pivotal Greenplum Bob Glithero, PMM, Pivotal and James Curtis Senior Analyst, 451 Research May 24 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Data is at the center of digital transformation; using data to drive action is how transformation happens. But data is messy, and it’s everywhere. It’s in the cloud and on-premises. It’s in different types and formats. By the time all this data is moved, consolidated, and cleansed, it can take weeks to build a predictive model.

    Even with data lakes, efficiently integrating multi-structured data from different data sources and streams is a major challenge. Enterprises struggle with a stew of data integration tools, application integration middleware, and various data quality and master data management software. How can we simplify this complexity to accelerate and de-risk analytic projects?

    The data warehouse—once seen as only for traditional business intelligence applications — has learned new tricks. Join James Curtis from 451 Research and Pivotal’s Bob Glithero for an interactive discussion about the modern analytic data warehouse. In this webinar, we’ll share insights such as:

    - Why after much experimentation with other architectures such as data lakes, the data warehouse has reemerged as the platform for integrated operational analytics

    - How consolidating structured and unstructured data in one environment—including text, graph, and geospatial data—makes in-database, highly parallel, analytics practical

    - How bringing open-source machine learning, graph, and statistical methods to data accelerates analytical projects

    - How open-source contributions from a vibrant community of Postgres developers reduces adoption risk and accelerates innovation

    We thank you in advance for joining us.
  • How to Bring BI into the Big Data World
    How to Bring BI into the Big Data World Claudia Imhoff, renowned analyst & Founder - Boulder BI Brain Trust and Ajay Anand, VP Products & Marketing - Kyvos Insights May 25 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Business intelligence (BI) has been at the forefront of business decision-making for more than two decades. Then along came Big Data and it was thought that traditional BI technologies could never handle the volumes and performance issues associated with this unusual source of data.

    So what do you do? Cast aside this critical form of analysis? Hardly a good answer. The better answer is to look for BI technologies that can keep up with Big Data, provide the same level of performance regardless of the volume or velocity of the data being analyzed, yet give the BI-savvy business users the familiar interface and multi-dimensionality they have come to know and love.

    This webinar will present the findings from a recent survey of Big Data and the challenges and value many organizations have received from their implementations. In addition, the survey will supply a fascinating look into what Big Data technologies are most commonly used, the types of workloads supported, the most important capabilities for these platforms, the value and operational insights derived from the analytics performed in the environment, and the common use cases.

    Attendees will also learn about a new BI technology built to handle Big Data queries with superior levels of scalability, performance and support for concurrent users. BI on Big Data platforms enables organizations to provide self-service and interactive on big data for all of their users across the enterprise.

    Yes, now you CAN have BI on Big Data platforms!
  • Secrets of Successful Sales. Pillar 3&4: Sales Strategy and Confidence
    Secrets of Successful Sales. Pillar 3&4: Sales Strategy and Confidence Alison Edgar May 29 2018 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Over three webinars, Alison will share her Secrets to Successful Sales focusing on her Four Key Pillars of Sales methodology. Alison will teach you the strategies and processes she used to build her own business and become One of the UK’s Top 10 Business Advisers.

    If you want to hit target? Or better yet, exceed target? Maybe even grow a business? Then you need to tune into these webinars with Alison Edgar, The Entrepreneur’s Godmother.

    Webinar 3: Pillar 3&4: Sales Strategy and Confidence

    This webinar is split into two sections, strategy and confidence. Everyone needs a sales strategy, if you don’t know where you’re going, how are you supposed to know where to start? I’m going to the strategy that helped me become One of the UK’s Top 10 Business Advisers and got me to where I am today.
  • Are you killing the benefits of your data lake? (EMEA)
    Are you killing the benefits of your data lake? (EMEA) Rick van der Lans, Independent Business Intelligence Analyst and Lakshmi Randall, Director of Product Marketing, Denodo May 30 2018 8:30 am UTC 45 mins
    Data lakes are centralized data repositories. Data needed by data scientists is physically
    copied to a data lake which serves as a one storage environment. This way, data scientists can access all the data from only one entry point – a one-stop shop to get the right data. However, such an approach is not always feasible for all the data and limits it’s use to solely data scientists, making it a single-purpose system.
    So, what’s the solution?
    A multi-purpose data lake allows a broader and deeper use of the data lake without minimizing the potential value for data science and without making it an inflexible environment.

    Attend this session to learn:

    • Disadvantages and limitations that are weakening or even killing the potential benefits of a data lake.
    • Why a multi-purpose data lake is essential in building a universal data delivery system.
    • How to build a logical multi-purpose data lake using data virtualization.

    Do not miss this opportunity to make your data lake project successful and beneficial.
  • Practical tips for using patent data to track your competitors
    Practical tips for using patent data to track your competitors Christopher Ralph, Technical Training Expert at PatSnap May 30 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In a recent survey by Harvard Business Review, it was revealed that on average, only 23% of participants said they learned about a competitors innovation early enough to respond before it hit the market. Whilst competition is inevitable, there are strategies you can implement to decrease the risk they pose to your business.

    Join our upcoming webinar, hosted by Christopher Ralph as we explore how to successfully track the activities of your competitors using patent data. Other themes covered in this webinar include:

    • Identifying emerging players in your market
    • The benefits of keeping, or bringing your competitor tracking back in-house
    • Communicating competitor intelligence to colleagues
    • Competitors as opportunities, not just threats.
  • Is a Global Business Service Strategy the new ServiceNow Frontier?
    Is a Global Business Service Strategy the new ServiceNow Frontier? Ellen Daley, Ross Rexer, Grant Pulver, Meghan Lockwood May 30 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Executive Corner: Strategies to accelerate your transformation to world-class Employee Services.

    - Find out how leading organizations are centralizing helping employees as they do customers, with a one-stop place to get all services from HR, finance, facilities, and more
    - Learn to recognize if your firm is ripe for leveraging ServiceNow to power your shared service initiative
    - Delight employees and free professional staff for more value-add activities
    - Drive Digital Transformation with lean and 6 Sigma underpinnings with ServiceNow
  • Top 2018 Emerging Market Countries for Investment Opportunities
    Top 2018 Emerging Market Countries for Investment Opportunities Emerging Market Innovation Team, Frost & Sullivan May 31 2018 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The past two decades have been characterized by tectonic shifts in the global economic and business environment, with emerging markets increasingly taking center stage in the growth and expansion plans of companies across the globe. GDP growth rates across emerging markets have largely outpaced those of developed economies, with accelerated growth enabling middle-class expansion, thereby creating growing demand for goods and services.
    Key Takeaways:

    • Learn more about 2018 emerging frontrunners, transforming emerging markets, and fledgling emerging markets, ranked using Frost & Sullivan’s proprietary indexing methodology.
    • Identify go-to emerging markets based on a multidimensional approach that evaluates countries across six crucial pillars, including business environment and investment attractiveness, amongst others.
    • Leverage country case studies on emerging market leaders and identify the distinct advantages that propel these countries to the top.
  • [Earn 1 CPE] Best Practices for GRC Implementation & Enterprise Security
    [Earn 1 CPE] Best Practices for GRC Implementation & Enterprise Security Colin Whitaker, Moderator. Renee Murphy, Forrester; Viktor Culjak, ACL; Cameron Jackson, Riskonnect; Paul Davies, Avecto. Jun 5 2018 5:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    In today’s world, implementing an effective GRC program is critical for every organization striving to secure the enterprise in an era of increasingly frequent and complex cyber threats. However, getting budget approval, organization buy-in and executing on a successful implementation can be daunting tasks to take on.

    Join our panel of experts on this CPE accredited webinar to discover some of the best practices for GRC Implementation and Enterprise Security in 2018.

    Qualifying participants will earn 1 CPE credit.

    Learning Objectives

    - Discover what it takes to successfully implement GRC at your organization by:
    - Unifying controls for IT risk and compliance.
    - Enabling IT governance by establishing accountability.
    - Aligning technology and processes for efficiency and consistency.
    - Learn how do you measure the cost and ROI of an implementation, so that you can present the case to management.
    - Identify the maturity and design of your GRC program, and plan on an appropriate GRC implementation given your current state.
  • How smart manufacturing is digitally redefining the automotive industry
    How smart manufacturing is digitally redefining the automotive industry Paul Mairl, Chief Digital Officer at GKN Metallurgy Jun 6 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In an age where technology and cars have never been more intertwined, experts believe the automotive companies that are leaders in the smart manufacturing race will be the ones who benefit from competitive advantages in the future. A recent survey of automotive companies by Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute revealed that 49% of automotive companies have invested over $250mn in smart factory innovation.

    The ability to integrate currently siloed systems throughout manufacturing processes with smart manufacturing techniques is clearly a move in the right direction. And of course, the integration isn’t just about software and connectivity tools, it's about making better business decisions by using data to solve problems before they happen.

    However, the reality of integrating such innovative processes for many companies can be challenging—especially for large organisations. So how can you integrate smart manufacturing techniques, and what are the short, and long-term benefits of doing so?

    PatSnap is pleased to welcome Paul Mairl, Chief Digital Officer at GKN Metallurgy, to explore the barriers, and techniques of successfully integrating smart manufacturing processes into your business. Paul has worked in various roles within GKN for over 25 years and is now responsible for setting up GKN Metallurgy’s digital system in line with Industry 4.0.
  • Big Content Era: IDC Content Marketing and Sales Enablement Briefing
    Big Content Era: IDC Content Marketing and Sales Enablement Briefing Joshua Budd, AVP Consulting, IDC CEMA Jun 12 2018 9:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Do you know that 40-50% of the decision about the selection and acquisition of new IT technologies is made before your trader starts negotiations with the client?
    Based on our research at IDC, we know content is deciding. Let's introduce you why we are talking about the time of so-called Big Content.

    Sign up now for IDC Content Marketing & Sales Enablement briefing. Getting Started June 5 at 11:00.

    Our customers typically solve 4 problems:
    • Understand the new digital era client
    • New marketing / commercial content
    • Procedures for a successful hybrid marketing model (you already heard the term "phygital world")
    • New marketing KPIs

    However, these are not just marketing-related issues. Most of our collaboration is benefited by business departments/traders who, thanks to new content, come to clients better prepared and start a new level with the client.

    Take the invitation to an effective presentation on Go-To-Market Strategy - Content Marketing & Sales Enablement.

    We will introduce you to:
    • How does marketing really help with understanding new clients?
    • How can marketing deliver the right content at the right time and help the merchants in the front line?
    • How can content itself help affect your company's business numbers?

    Based on IDC's research and experience, we'll tell you why customers will believe what you're saying and your products will be the first to resonate in their head for specific issues and topics.
    Sign up now!
  • How are New Technologies Fueling Digital Transformation across EU?
    How are New Technologies Fueling Digital Transformation across EU? Carla La Croce, Giulia Carosella and Thomas Vavra Jun 12 2018 1:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The two European Vertical Markets Surveys 2017 analyze IT investments trends and patterns across all key vertical industries in Western Europe and Central & Eastern Europe. It investigates how businesses are embracing innovation and renovating their IT strategies leveraging on IDC’s 3rd Platform Technologies. The innovation accelerators (IoT, ARVR, Cognitive, Robotics, 3D Printing) are enablers that when combined with other 3rd Platform technologies empower businesses to propel Digital Transformation within their organizations and to deliver enhanced digital experiences.
    In this IDC Web Conference Carla La Croce, Giulia Carosella and Thomas Vavra from the Customer Insight and Analysis team will discuss how innovation accelerators and emerging technologies are reshaping traditional business across European vertical markets. Key topics include adoption and top use cases of IoT, ARVR, Cognitive, Robotics, 3D Printing and Blockchain.
  • Industrial Cyber Security 101 - Everything You Were Afraid To Ask
    Industrial Cyber Security 101 - Everything You Were Afraid To Ask Chris Grove & Michael Rothschild Jun 12 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Designed years ago before the cyber threat existed, Industrial Control Systems (ICSs) were designed for operational reliability but they lack the security needed to thwart today's threats. Join us for this exciting webcast that will help you understand the latest when it comes to industrial cyber security and how to protect your organization.
  • Migrating Windows Servers & .NET Applications onto AWS
    Migrating Windows Servers & .NET Applications onto AWS Tolga Tarhan, CTO & Taylor Bird, Enterprise Practice Lead at Onica Jun 14 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Please join Onica and AWS for a webinar focused on migrating Windows workloads to AWS and running .NET applications in the cloud. Whether you're running Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, or custom .NET applications, you can rely on the secure global infrastructure of Amazon Web Services to easily run any Microsoft Windows Server application in the cloud. We’ll discuss the various benefits running Windows workloads on AWS bring such as cost savings & reliability as well as how to reinvent your business with accelerated innovation through Windows automation & faster .NET application release cycles.

    What we'll cover: 
    •Why AWS is the chosen platform for Windows Workloads: more secure, more cost effective & higher performance
    •Enhance your Windows applications and accelerate innovation by utilizing the AWS platform for cloud native .NET development, and Windows & .NET automation
    •Demo on how to seamlessly integrate your .NET development & deployment onto AWS
    •Customer success story: Learn how Onica enabled a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to deploy & re-deploy their 150+ Windows applications within minutes, greatly contrasting with an average pre-migration release window of 8.5 hours.
  • Salesperson - You’re FIRED!
    Salesperson - You’re FIRED! Nigel Dunand, ISM Fellow, Online Mentor and Midlands Regional Chair Jun 19 2018 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Here’s why: the three habits you never acquired the three mindsets you never changed and the three techniques you never mastered.
  • The Digital-Native Network: How Software Will Define The WAN
    The Digital-Native Network: How Software Will Define The WAN Roz Parkinson, Jan Hein Bakkers Jun 19 2018 1:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Join this IDC webinar to find out:
    •How SD-WAN can help organizations progress on their digital transformation journey
    •What vendors and service providers should do to succeed as SD-WAN disrupts the enterprise networking market
    Watch this short, teaser video now: https://youtu.be/rfJ1Hd6hJQs
  • Reimagine Data Governance: Collaboration, Integration, Automation & More
    Reimagine Data Governance: Collaboration, Integration, Automation & More Andy Joss, Head of Solutions & Data Governance, Informatica & Giuseppe Mura, Principal Architect, Informatica Jun 20 2018 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    As organisations are seizing the opportunity to become more agile and enable transformation by intelligently using data, the need to act to defend against being disrupted by market, business, and technology forces has never been greater. With data increasingly becoming a business asset, organisations are looking to more intelligently deliver Data Governance as a way to maximise the value of their data.

    During this webinar Informatica will explore three fundamental requirements for Intelligent Data Governance:
    •Collaboration around data, across an organisation
    •Integration of organisational knowledge around data
    •Automation of the discovery of data, across an organization

    By combining these three requirements, plus more, Informatica will show how Intelligent Data Governance is rapidly changing the way organisations govern their most precious asset: their data.
  • Delivery Bots in Last-mile Fulfillment—Fad or the Future?
    Delivery Bots in Last-mile Fulfillment—Fad or the Future? Archana Vidyasekar, Global Research Manager, Malabika Mandal, Senior Research Analyst, Visionary Innovation Group Jun 20 2018 3:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Rising congestion and pollution within cities have resulted in more emphasis on providing urban last-mile delivery solutions. Roughly 40% of the overall logistics costs are spent on the last mile. Demanding end consumers further aggravate the growing issue. Instant deliveries and user experience are critical value differentiators resulting in firms exploring new technologies and services to alleviate growing issues. New service solutions such as click and collect, locker boxes, and on-demand solutions are already underway for the last mile.The expansion of new services with autonomous solutions, such as delivery bot services, is driving market expansion and creating new growth opportunities.

    Key Takeaways:
    · Understand the evolution of delivery bot technology
    · Identify the potential benefits of integrating delivery bots to solve last-mile challenges in the logistics industry
    · Gain knowledge of current and future use cases of delivery bot technology
  • How Automotive and CPG Industries are broadening their patent claims using UX
    How Automotive and CPG Industries are broadening their patent claims using UX Jason Lye, IAM 300 Strategist and CTO of Lycoworks with Ruta from PatSnap Jun 20 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With innovation budgets increasing each year and R&D efficiency decreasing in the western world, many companies are starting to get creative with how they structure and what claims they include in a patent. This is not only to give their technology better protection but to also increase the value of their claims.

    One of the methods that is becoming prevalent in the Automotive and Consumer Good Industries is the use of Human Experience factors in a patent. By link your technology to the User Experience provided by it. This is useful when filing in crowded patent spaces, enabling broader protection at lower cost than a "picket fence" IP strategy.

    Jason Lye (IAM 300 Strategist), and Founder of Lyco Works, who has used this technique with many of his clients will be exploring some of these patents and how to make the most out of User Experience in this webinar.