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  • Perception and Design: A Science-Based Approach for Creating Content that Works
    Perception and Design: A Science-Based Approach for Creating Content that Works
    Tina Kister, Information Developer Recorded: Sep 17 2019 62 mins
    When it comes to content, design is inevitable. The question is whether it works. Design is at least 15 times more important than content when it comes to user trust and engagement. In as few as 15 milliseconds, users form first impressions that have measurable consequences for credibility, usability, and engagement.
     
    We tend to think of design as either “good” or “bad,” and as a mysterious and magical thing with a life of its own inspired by an elusive muse and completely subjective in nature. However, design is fundamentally neutral in nature, with no inherent positive or negative qualities. The way we respond to design is based on a complex, yet predictable, interaction between sensory stimuli and human anatomy, neurobiology, and cognition.
     
    The term “design” refers either to the arrangement of things or to the act of arranging things. “Intentional design” refers to the act of deliberately arranging elements to solve a specific problem – that is, to elicit a desired response.
     
    When it comes to content, design is critical. Whether you use intentional design or not, content and design are inseparable; users inevitably perceive and respond to design, and it always makes an impression. So, the key to creating compelling content is learning to use intentional design, rather than incidental design.
     
    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his guest, Tina Kister, for this one-hour webinar. Kister will explore the correlations between the science of perception and the discipline of design, and how both are integral to creating effective content. Tina will also distill the basics of design into a few simple concepts, and provide a few basic rules you can use to ensure that every design choice is intentional and effective.

    We hope to see you there!
  • Enhancing Safety, Operations, and Experience with Computer Vision
    Enhancing Safety, Operations, and Experience with Computer Vision
    Mark Jules, Global VP, Hitachi Vantara | Sameer Sharma, Global GM, Intel Recorded: Sep 17 2019 60 mins
    Video data has long supported safety and security efforts. But thanks to improvements in vision technology, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), and the ability to run analysis at the edge, there are innovative new uses for video data that improve safety, operations and customer experience.

    Join us in this live webinar where we’ll discuss:
    •The evolution of video technology and how it drives insights that improve the way we do business.
    •How video data and vision technology are used across various industries to drive ROI.
    •The technologies that drive these innovations and outcomes.


    About our speakers

    Mark Jules: Global Vice President, Smart Spaces and Lumada Video Insights, Hitachi Vantara

    Mark Jules leads Hitachi Vantara’s Smart Spaces business which provides solutions incorporating video technologies, internet of things (IoT) sensors and analytics to help organizations create smarter spaces that operate more efficiently. Mark served as CEO of Avrio RMS Group for more than a decade and was also the President and Founder of Protean Solutions, a provider of mobile platforms for battlefield and emergency communications.

    Sameer Sharma: Global GM (New Markets/Smart Cities), Intel

    Sameer Sharma is the Global GM (New Markets/Smart Cities) for IoT Solutions at Intel and a thought-leader in the IoT/mobile ecosystem, having driven multiple strategic initiatives over the past 19 years. He leads a global team that incubates and scales new growth categories and business models in IoT and Smart Cities. These solutions include intelligent transportation, AI and video, air quality monitoring and smart lighting in cities.

    Sameer has an MBA from The Wharton School at UPenn, and a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Rutgers University. He holds 11 patents in the areas of IoT and Mobile.
  • The Download: Tech Talks by the HPCC Systems Community, Episode 27
    The Download: Tech Talks by the HPCC Systems Community, Episode 27
    HPCC Systems Recorded: Sep 17 2019 103 mins
    Join us as we continue this webinar series specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community. Featured topics include the work presented by three of our summer interns and one of our security architects from the platform team:

    Vannel Zeufack, Masters Student, CSE, Kennesaw State University
    Developing and Assessing Unsupervised Anomaly Detections Methods using HPCC Systems
    Vannel has been researching various log analysis techniques to detect abnormal activities on computing/network systems.

    Farah Alshanik, PhD Student, CS, Clemson University
    Domain Based Common Words List Using High Dimensional Representation of Words
    Farah received her B.S from Jordan University of Science and Technology. She works with Dr.Amy Apon as a Research Assistance in Data Intensive Computing Ecosystems (DICE) Lab. Her interest is focused on applying high performance computing to machine learning problems.

    Robert Kennedy, PhD Student, CS, Florida Atlantic University
    Create HPCC Systems VM on Hyper V
    Robert has research interests in Deep Learning and parallel and distributed computing. His current research is in improving distributed deep learning by implementing and optimizing distributed algorithms.

    Russ Whitehead, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
    Security and HPCC Systems

    Russ Whitehead (William) is an HPCC Systems Software Architect and has a BS degree in Computer Science from University of Florida, and an MBA from the University of Miami. His background is operating systems development, network management and voice recognition, Russ has been a LexisNexis employee and a platform team member since May 2008
  • Why Smart Cities Must Embrace Decentralization: The Case for Blockchain Cities
    Why Smart Cities Must Embrace Decentralization: The Case for Blockchain Cities
    David Lee Kuo Chuen, Co-Founder, BlockAsset Ventures & LeftCoast ** Boyd Cohen, Co-Founder, IoMob Tech Recorded: Sep 17 2019 60 mins
    The concept of smart cities has evolved greatly in the past decade. One common trend we have noticed is the growing appreciate for active citizen engagement and contribution towards smarter, more efficient and happier cities.

    At the same time there are competing models for the role of technology in society: proprietary, venture capital-backed and frequently extractive (Web 2.0) versus open, co-creative and decentralized (Web 3.0).

    In this webinar, blockchain professors and entrepreneurs, David Lee and Boyd Cohen will explore the myriad of reasons why a blockchain approach to the evolution of cities is the superior choice for improving quality of life, ensuring resilience and for enabling urban innovation.

    Speakers:
    David LEE Kuo Chuen: BlockAsset Ventures and LeftCoast co-founder
    Boyd Cohen: Dean of Research at EADA Business School and CEO, Co-founder of IoMob

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  • Towards Human-Centered Machine Learning
    Towards Human-Centered Machine Learning
    Sairaam Varadarajan Recorded: Sep 17 2019 58 mins
    Machine learning systems are used today to make life-altering decisions about employment, bail, parole, and lending. Moreover, the scope of decisions delegated to machine learning systems seems likely only to expand in the future. Unfortunately, serious discrimination, privacy, and even accuracy concerns can be raised about these systems. Many researchers and practitioners are tackling disparate impact, inaccuracy, privacy violations, and security vulnerabilities with a number of brilliant, but often siloed, approaches. This presentation illustrates how to combine innovations from several sub-disciplines of machine learning research to train explainable, fair, trustable, and accurate predictive modeling systems. Together these techniques can create a new and truly human-centered type of machine learning suitable for use in business- and life-critical decision support.
  • The 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps Report
    The 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps Report
    Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Research and Strategy at Google Cloud and Richard Seroter, VP of Product Marketing, Pivotal Recorded: Sep 12 2019 61 mins
    The Accelerate State of DevOps Report is the result of five years of research—and more than 30,000 data points—and aims to understand how software delivery and operational (SDO) performance drives organizational performance. Our data also supports analyst reports that the industry is crossing the chasm: we see almost 3x the proportion of elite performers compared to last year, with low performers shrinking in comparison.

    In this webinar, we discuss the key findings in the 2019 report. Join us and learn:

    ● the best strategies for scaling DevOps;
    ● how to leverage the cloud to drive superior outcomes and unlock effective change management;
    ● how to optimize productivity so you can improve work/life balance and reduce burnout; and
    ● new findings for how to build a great organizational culture.

    Speakers:

    Dr. Nicole Forsgren does research and strategy at Google Cloud. She is co-author of the Shingo Publication Award-winning book, Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps, and is best known as lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been a successful entrepreneur (with an exit to Google), professor, performance engineer, and sysadmin. Her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.

    Richard Seroter is the VP of Product Marketing at Pivotal, a 12-time Microsoft MVP for cloud, an instructor for developer-centric training company Pluralsight, the lead InfoQ.com editor for cloud computing, and author of multiple books on application integration strategies. As VP of Product Marketing at Pivotal, Richard heads up product, partner, customer, and technical marketing and helps customers see how to transform the way they build software. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog (seroter.wordpress.com) on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.
  • The importance of accessibility in the digital age
    The importance of accessibility in the digital age
    See Wah Cheng (Senior Product Manager), Charlotte Sferruzza (Product Design Lead) and Sergio Moura (Senior Software Engineer) Recorded: Sep 12 2019 28 mins
    Accessibility is often the last thing to be considered in the digital development process. In the physical world, accessibility is entrenched into planning, development and execution - so why isn’t it in the digital world?

    In this webinar See Wah Cheng (Senior Product Manager), Charlotte Sferruzza (Product Design Lead) and Sergio Moura (Senior Software Engineer) talk through their experiences in integrating accessibility at the heart of our product development process.

    Register now to learn:

    - What is accessibility, and how does it impact us all
    - The business impact of ignoring it
    - Why accessibility is more important than ever in a maturing digital world
    - How we’ve assessed our own product and workflow to embed accessibility at their heart - and what you can learn from our experience
  • Fluids Innovations in ANSYS 2019 R3
    Fluids Innovations in ANSYS 2019 R3
    Sina Ghods, Simulation Support & Application Engineer, PADT, Inc. Recorded: Sep 11 2019 64 mins
    Products such as ANSYS Fluent, CFX, and Ensight work together in a constantly improving tool kit that is developed to provide ease of use improvements for engineers simulating fluid flows and the impact those flows have on physical models.

    Join PADT's Simulation Support and Application Engineer, Sina Ghods, for a look at what is new and improved for fluids simulation tools in ANSYS 2019 R3. This presentation includes updates regarding:


    - Usability Enhancements

    - Watertight Geometry Workflow

    - TurboGrid & BladeEditor

    - Meshing Enhancements

    - And many more innovative capabilities
  • Scopus Curation and Re-evaluation = High-Quality Content
    Scopus Curation and Re-evaluation = High-Quality Content
    Wim Meester, Director of Product Management, Scopus Content; Peter Brimblecombe, CSAB Chair—Environmental Science Recorded: Sep 11 2019 57 mins
    Join our webinar on Wednesday 11th September at 3pm CET , to learn how rigorous indexing processes enable you to access the high-quality content you need in Scopus. With its independent expert title selection, re-evaluation, and publication discontinuation practices, Scopus has created a state-of-the-art defense against predatory publishing, while improving research integrity.
  • Learn How to Easily Use AI Against Your Production Database
    Learn How to Easily Use AI Against Your Production Database
    Eric Gudgion, H2O.ai Recorded: Sep 10 2019 50 mins
    H2O Driverless AI is an award-winning automatic machine learning platform. With Driverless AI, everyone including expert and junior data scientists, domain scientists, and data engineers can develop trusted machine learning models.

    Once Driverless AI models are created, they often are used in production for scoring against production data and this data usually resides in a Database. How can we deploy a model to score against the database as a batch operation, reading millions to rows and making predictions in a scalable way?

    Join us on Tuesday, September 10th, to learn how to easily use AI against your production database. In this webinar we will learn how to use Driverless AI to use data within the database to create a model and then how to use standalone scorers to make predictions using the model and update the database.

    Eric's bio:
    Eric is a Senior Principal Solutions Architect, he is passionate about performance and scalability. Eric’s role enables him to help customers adopt h2o within their enterprises.
  • SAP HANA® Memory Expansion - On-Premises and Cloud at a Better TCO
    SAP HANA® Memory Expansion - On-Premises and Cloud at a Better TCO
    Chris Marsh, Product & Solution Marketer @ Western Digital & Nir Paikowsky Recorded: Sep 10 2019 31 mins
    SAP HANA data sets are growing to multiple terabytes. But growing SAP HANA data sets doesn't have to mean a significant increase in computing infrastructure costs to scale HANA for cloud or on-premises deployments.

    Cloud Architects, SAP HANA managers, SAP BASIS Admins and “HANA-as-a-Service” providers should join this webinar to learn:

    - How to scale TBs of system memory for SAP HANA data sets at a better TCO
    - How to manage HANA On-Premises deployments and HANA Cloud Infrastructure/Services
    - How to expand HANA server memory in a cost-effective manner vs. DRAM configurations
    - How a better HANA compute infrastructure TCO can be achieved using Ultrastar® DC ME200 Memory Extension Drive to scale HANA memory pools with fewer nodes and at a reduced DRAM costs
    - An overview on HANA system memory configurations for single instance, multi-tenancy, non-production environments, etc.
  • John Lewis | An inside look at how RPA is transforming retail
    John Lewis | An inside look at how RPA is transforming retail
    Alec Sutherland, Partner & Automation Technical Lead (RPA & AI) Recorded: Sep 10 2019 53 mins
    As a leading UK retailer, John Lewis stays ahead with a galvanizing, company-wide, vision for Blue Prism’s connected-RPA of ‘better jobs, better performance and better pay.’ This helps drive the appetite for sustainable, transformation - via continual improvement of its automated processes – across business units, to generate greater productivity – and highly fulfilled staff - who consistently deliver a better service.

    The John Lewis team will discuss how it uses intelligent automation to address the unique challenges faced by large retailers - that includes peaks in work volume and fulfilling price-promise requests. Also highlighted, will be how the retailer meets a growing demand for automation, reduces automation adoption barriers and how the wider business can self-serve on management information, to gain previously unknown insights – so continual improvement is achieved.

    In this webinar you’ll find out:
    • How a highly defined, scalable, RPA CoE meets demand and delivers sustainable results
    • How and why a culture of continual RPA improvement is being delivered across the business
    • Real-life examples of use-cases that have improved both the employee and customer experience
    • Lessons learned - what worked and what didn’t – along the John Lewis’ RPA journey

    • Alec Sutherland, Partner & Automation Technical Lead (RPA & AI)
    • Matt Juden-Bloomfield, Head of RPA, Blue Prism
  • Blockchain: Using technology to protect copyright in a new age
    Blockchain: Using technology to protect copyright in a new age
    Jeferson Staelens (Orbit Seed), Alessia Parassina (Brandstock), Peter Scott (WIPR) Recorded: Sep 10 2019 57 mins
    WIPR and Brandstock are hosting a complimentary webinar on the exciting possibilities blockchain offers copyright owners.
    Our expert speakers will guide listeners through the latest blockchain developments, including the security of blockchain tools, the value of blockchain-stamped evidence, and the improvements it can make to licence agreements—plus much more.
  • See it differently: IBC2019 preview
    See it differently: IBC2019 preview
    IBC365 | Connect | Nutanix | Rohde & Schwarz Recorded: Sep 5 2019 68 mins
    Your ticket to getting the most out of IBC with the help of some of the most innovative exhibitors on the show floor and experienced industry experts.

    Explore what's new this year, and find out which cutting-edge trends to seek out, including:
    •Controlling and monitoring more efficient, automated media supply chains.
    •Mapping the rise of cloud and software-defined hyperconverged infrastructure.
    •Delivering compelling user experiences for staff and consumers alike.
    •Emerging business and technology models for broadcast and digital media.

    Let us be your guide to IBC2019, helping you navigate the exhibition, conference and content features. And don't miss our IBC hacks: essential tips and tricks for getting the most out of IBC, the RAI and your time in Amsterdam.

    Speakers:
    George Bevir, editor, IBC365 and IBC Daily
    Mathieu Yerle, director of sales and product strategy, Connect
    Ruben Spruijt, senior technologist, Nutanix Xi Frame
    Ciaran Doran, EVP international sales & marketing, Pixel Power
    Mary Ann Halford, senior independent consultant
  • How to Manage Your Data Growth with Oracle® or SQL Server®
    How to Manage Your Data Growth with Oracle® or SQL Server®
    Matthew Morris, Sr. Solutions Manager, Data Center Systems, Western Digital Recorded: Sep 4 2019 17 mins
    There is no slowing down the amount of data that companies are collecting, managing, and trying to decipher to understand how to shape their business, both today and for the future. With all of this data, there are growing constraints on how it can be stored and leveraged for actionable insights, and there are a number of technology considerations and questions, including, for example:

    >Is it better to store in the cloud or deploy a hybrid cloud initiative?
    >What’s the difference between scaling out and scaling up? Which should we consider?
    >How do you manage your data growth Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server?

    In this webinar, we will answer those questions while also sharing how IntelliFlash NVMe™ simplifies data management challenges. We will dive into the traditional infrastructure elements, such as capacity, performance, and consumption of data, and how Oracle and SQL Server databases have developed scale-out and scale-up approaches. We will provide guidance on how to work with these topologies. Through various use-cases, we will share the impact that these architectures can have on infrastructures, specifically how NVMe and/or all-flash arrays enable a flexible, scalable infrastructure that accelerates time to insights.
  • Real world examples of Artificial Intelligence in Insurance
    Real world examples of Artificial Intelligence in Insurance
    Georgios Kapetanvasileiou, Lead Data Scientist, SAS, UK&I Recorded: Sep 4 2019 31 mins
    Cutting through the hype of Machine Learning and AI, we will take you through a practical application of how Machine Learning was effectively used in the insurance industry. Learn how organisations are deriving actionable insight from AI applications and the business value they deliver today. This will further clarify the role of human ML expertise in the development process, both now and in future machine learning and analytics process modernisation
  • DigiCert Trends and Threats Briefing - August 2019
    DigiCert Trends and Threats Briefing - August 2019
    Jeff Barto, Value Strategist, DigiCert Recorded: Sep 3 2019 47 mins
    Stay updated on the month’s news and insights regarding the trends and threats in digital certificates (including TLS, SSL and code signing), plus PKI, IoT, encryption, identity and trust.

    In this month’s briefing, we’ll cover:
    - 13-month TLS/SSL certs, moving the Extended Validation (EV) visual trust indicator, Kazakhstan MITM, Google Password Checkup, Mozilla blocking unencrypted cameras and microphones, Cybersecurity on a US$10K budget, BOD vs cybersecurity, deepfake videos, the Bell quantum entanglement photo, and vulnerabilities found in URLs, printers and passwords.
    And of course:
    - digital certificates, including TLS/SSL, code signing and PKI,
    - trust trends in ACME, blockchain, quantum cryptography, the IoT and more
    - financial impacts of (and to) your security investment.

    We'll also reward you with some fun and positivity.

    Benefit from elevated awareness of current trends, real-world context for your security choices, and refreshed credibility & expertise in website security.

    #cybersecurity #security #TLS
  • How to Build Trust & Secure Online Connections
    How to Build Trust & Secure Online Connections
    Head of Fraud at Onfido, Michael Van Gestel & Global Partnership Manager at iovation, Gavin Barker Sep 19 2019 3:00 pm UTC 43 mins
    Onfido and iovation have teamed up to examine how companies in the Demand Economy balance detecting and eliminating fraudulent account activity, provide safe and seamless authentication/authorization experiences, and maintain compliance in digital environments across any industry. You will hear from world-renowned fraud expert and Onfido Head of Fraud, Michael Van Gestel, who will dive into current fraud techniques and challenges in a digital world. Many government agencies count on Michael’s expertise and training - including global airports and Interpol - to detect the most innovative and clever forms of fraud.

    You will learn:

    - Keys to ensuring provider and consumer safety and how to create a trusted digital business
    - Ways to make the internet a safer and more trustworthy place to do business
    - How to build trusted and secure online connections for your members/clients
    - Steps you can take to protect your business and your members/clients
  • Automated media workflows in the cloud
    Automated media workflows in the cloud
    IBC365 | IBM Aspera | BASE Media Cloud Recorded: Sep 3 2019 62 mins
    Across the media and entertainment industry, more organisations are moving to modern, cloud-based applications to meet growing demands for scale and flexibility.

    As a complement to the scale and efficiency of high-volume cloud-based IT operations, process automation can greatly streamline media workflows.

    In this webinar, learn about the new automation functionality available in IBM Aspera on Cloud and how it can transform routine processes.

    BASE Media Cloud will join IBM Aspera to describe purpose-built cloud workflows for digital media companies, including automated quality control and content distribution.

    Speakers:
    James Wilson, director of engineering, SaaS, IBM Aspera
    Ben Foakes, managing director, BASE Media Cloud
  • CAR-T and other immunotherapies
    CAR-T and other immunotherapies
    Iain Armstrong (Partner, HGF), Peter Scott (Editor-in-Chief, LSIPR) Recorded: Sep 3 2019 62 mins
    Immunotherapies, such as CAR-T cells, are a hugely promising therapeutic area, both in terms of clinical benefits and potential market size.
    While the treatments are complicated and expensive, they have proven remarkably effective in achieving positive outcomes in forms of cancer that are otherwise difficult to treat. As a result, their clinical use has recently been approved in both the US and Europe.
    The webinar will consider how commercial and technological developments have also impacted patent filings in this area. As the field becomes increasingly crowded, the likelihood of obtaining very broad patent protection decreases. However, the number of patent filings continues to grow dramatically.
  • Navigating the future of work
    Navigating the future of work
    BRC & Kronos Recorded: Sep 3 2019 35 mins
    Tune in on the 3rd September at 2pm to join discussions on how the delivery of the ‘Good Work Plan’ and recent ECJ rulings will impact the future of work and how technology can empower your workforce to deliver sustainable performance.
  • Tips & Tricks: Introduction to WebAPIs
    Tips & Tricks: Introduction to WebAPIs
    Michael Lowe, Bimal Sebastian, Platform Consultants | Matt Juden-Bloomfield, Head of RPA, Blue Prism Recorded: Aug 29 2019 60 mins
    Companies of all sizes around the globe are using the power of connected-RPA to integrate their Digital Workforce to both internal and external systems.

    In this webinar, our team of Blue Prism experts will cover high-level best practices for leveraging Web Services (REST) with your Digital Workforce.

    Key concepts that will be discussed during this live session will be:
    • What is the difference between Web Services/WebAPIs/Skills?
    • Why use a Web Service instead of a graphical interface?
    • Downloading existing skills from the Digital Exchange

    With a hands-on demonstration of:
    • API Documentation
    • Creating a WebAPI
    • Basic WebAPI Settings
    • Authenticating against the web service
    • Creating your first action
    • Receiving a response within a process
    • Configuring the WebAPI using headers
    • Passing data using parameters

    Speakers:
    • Michael Lowe, Senior Consultant, Blue Prism
    • Bimal Sebastian, Platform Consultant (Solutions Architecture), Blue Prism
    • Matt Juden-Bloomfield, Head of RPA, Blue Prism

    This live webinar will give the audience to ask their questions directly to our panellists. If you are not able to make it on the day, a recording will be made available at this same location shortly afterwards.
  • Gas v Liquid and Subcritical v Supercritical
    Gas v Liquid and Subcritical v Supercritical
    Andy Joseph/Nick Prystash Recorded: Aug 28 2019 64 mins
    With the recent revelations on leak detection, hydraulic pumps and it’s inefficiencies, Andy and Nick look at the topics of gas v liquid pumping and subcritical vs supercritical. Learn more about technologies and principles that Apeks has been touting for years!
  • High Frequency Electromagnetics Updates in ANSYS 2019 R2
    High Frequency Electromagnetics Updates in ANSYS 2019 R2
    Michael Griesi, Lead Electromagnetics Engineer, PADT, Inc. Recorded: Aug 28 2019 48 mins
    HFSS (High Frequency Structure Simulator) employs versatile solvers and an intuitive GUI to provide unparalleled performance plus deep insight into a wide variety of 3D EM problems. ANSYS HFSS is the premier EM tool for R&D and virtual design prototyping. It reduces design cycle time and boosts your product’s reliability and performance.

    The ANSYS HFSS simulation suite consists of a comprehensive set of solvers to address diverse electromagnetic problems ranging in detail and scale from passive IC components to extremely large-scale EM analyses. Its reliable automatic adaptive mesh refinement allow users to focus on the design instead of spending time determining and creating the best mesh. This automation and guaranteed accuracy differentiates HFSS from all other EM simulators, which require manual user control and multiple solutions to ensure that the generated mesh is suitable and accurate.

    Join PADT's Lead Electromagnetics Engineer Michael Griesi for a look at what new capabilities are available for HFSS users in ANSYS 2019 R2. This presentation will focus on updates including:

    - Solve speed
    - Electronics Desktop
    - ANSYS Cloud
    - Post processing
    - And much more
  • Tech Docs & API Docs Under One Roof for Exceptional Content Experiences
    Tech Docs & API Docs Under One Roof for Exceptional Content Experiences
    Joe Gelb and Lawrence Orin Recorded: Aug 28 2019 60 mins
    Developers are moving their API content out of traditional help tools to create a better user experience. However, this means users now need to find the content they need in two separate places, creating a disruptive, inconsistent user experience that puts your hard work to waste.

    With the growth of Software as a Service (SaaS), writing API documentation is fast becoming a major part of the success of technical content managers, ensuring that your users find, and are able to use, content in the way they need it, at the time they need it, on the device they need it, and in the language of their choosing.

    Great companies make sure their overall content strategy is holistic, and that all this content, including APIs, is united under one roof.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guests, Joe Gelb, President and Head of Business Development at Zoomin Software, and Lawrence Orin, Product Evangelist and Customer Implementation Expert for Zoomin for this free, one-hour webinar. Joe and Lawrence will guide you through case studies of companies that successfully unified their technical and API documentation publishing, so you can do it too.

    Key takeaways:

    • Understand how API docs will impact on your success
    • Come to grips with commonly-used API doc formats
    • Learn how others successfully streamlined tech docs and API docs with amazing results
  • Blockchain and biometrics: The perfect couple for identity management
    Blockchain and biometrics: The perfect couple for identity management
    Armin Ebrahimi - CEO and Founder of ShoCard Sep 18 2019 8:00 am UTC 56 mins
    A discussion on improving the identity management and sharing protocols of today, which are currently fraught with vulnerabilities that turn them into lucrative honeypots for malicious actors – consider the recent breaches of Equifax, Facebook, etc.

    Ebrahimi will explain how the use of new technologies (blockchain, zero-knowledge cryptography) can be used to lay the foundations for a revolutionary new identity ecosystem, and assess the impact it will have on legacy sectors.

    As fintech rapidly iterates over a traditionally conservative banking industry, it’s important that identity, which is heavily linked to this (consider KYC/AML, signing up for services, etc.), evolves in tandem. It’s now possible to replace inefficient and unsafe practices with vastly more secure offerings that put end user privacy and security at their core.

    Join BrightTALK's FinTech Insights group on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2PLQXG3
  • Blockchain forensics and cryptocurrency anti-money laundering
    Blockchain forensics and cryptocurrency anti-money laundering
    John Jefferies, CMO, CipherTrace Sep 18 2019 10:00 am UTC 51 mins
    We will discuss blockchain forensics and cryptocurrency anti-money launderingthe. 20 top cryptocurrency exchanges globally that revealed that 97% of direct bitcoin payments from identifiable criminal sources were received by unregulated cryptocurrency exchanges. We will also discuss Use Cases in digital asset businesses, regulators and law enforcement on investigations, analytics and anti-money laundering. John also led blockchain initiatives at Samsung Innovation Center.

    Join BrightTALK's FinTech Insights group on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2PLQXG3
  • The role of biometrics and KYC in seamless onboarding
    The role of biometrics and KYC in seamless onboarding
    Susana Lopes, Senior Product Manager at Onfido Sep 18 2019 3:00 pm UTC 23 mins
    What does effective onboarding look like? It’s a balancing act. With user friction, identity proofing and effective KYC all fighting for attention. In this webinar, Susana Lopes, Senior Product Manager at Onfido, considers how best to assess these competing factors in creating an ideal user onboarding flow, and how biometrics can help to mitigate traditional tensions.

    She will be discussing:

    - The evolution of account opening in the modern age and how user experiences have changed
    - The principles of proportional risk, and how they can help you ask for more at the right moments
    - How biometrics can help increase security and confidence in identity proofing
  • Has Your Chatbot Run Out Of Steam
    Has Your Chatbot Run Out Of Steam
    Andy Peart, Peter Joles, Yelena Kasianova Sep 18 2019 4:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    One of the main reasons’ bots are failing is their conversational ability – or to be more precise, lack of it.

    Brilliant bots must give users a humanlike experience, therefore if you’re building a bot, you need to make sure it is able to truly handle natural language conversations. Many of the bots out there may work fine if you follow a linear, prescribed way of engaging with them, by asking the questions and providing information in exactly the way that the bot developer intended. But unfortunately, we as humans tend not to do this—we communicate using natural language. We branch off at tangents, we circle back, we miss out crucial facts and figures, we ask for clarifications. We want to be able to speak to bots in a humanlike manner, and we want those bots to understand us.

    Join Andy Peart, CMSO at Artificial Solutions as he discusses what steps to take to create a brilliant bot. As well as, Peter Joles, who will demo a Teneo built solution.

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  • Taxonomy and Metadata: DITA Content That's Easy to Find, Manage, and Reuse
    Taxonomy and Metadata: DITA Content That's Easy to Find, Manage, and Reuse
    Jarod Sickler, Information Developer Sep 18 2019 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Your content architecture is the foundation for better content management within your organization. That’s why it’s vital to have a strategy for taxonomy and metadata in DITA.

    Developing a robust taxonomy and metadata strategy will help you create content that is easy to find, easy to manage, and easy to reuse.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Jarod Sickler, Information Developer for Jorsek LLC, the makers of easyDITA, for this free one-hour webinar.
  • Is AI the Future of Customer Experience?
    Is AI the Future of Customer Experience?
    Tiffany Carpenter Head of Customer Intelligence Solutions, SAS, UK&I Sep 30 2019 12:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    Artificial intelligence (AI) may be the next big opportunity, but what does it really mean for customer experience? Where does automation stop and AI begin? And how should you plan for it in your objectives?

    About the webinar:

    Most organisations have AI on their agenda, whether they are planning to implement it, are already implementing it or are just experimenting. When considering planning customer experience strategy, when is AI the future of customer experience and when isn’t it?

    This webinar will explore common challenges when implementing AI into your customer experience strategy, including understanding what AI really is (and where it’s not just automation), and how best to plan for AI to really meet your business objectives and enhance your customer’s experience.

    Why attend?

    Get real life examples of where organisations are already using AI to support their customer experience strategy

    Understand the challenges of processing and analysing vast quantities of data

    Learn what is AI and what is really marketing automation

    Speakers:

    Tiffany Carpenter
    Head of Customer Intelligence Solutions, SAS, UK&I

    Caroline Hermon
    Head of Artificial Intelligence Solutions, SAS, UK&I
  • Designing Customer Experience for Next Gen Data and Analytics
    Designing Customer Experience for Next Gen Data and Analytics
    Cindi Howson, Chief Data Strategy Officer, Thoughtspot & Alan Brumley, OEM | Embedded & Edge CTO Sep 19 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In the age of digital transformation, customer experience is critical to maintain a competitive edge no matter what industry you are in. Differentiation requires innovative solutions that can process and provide immediate access to data and its contextual information.

    Today’s personalization and 360-customer demands require next-generation designs that support memory-centric architectures as well as offload technologies.

    Join Alan Brumley of Dell Technologies, and special guest Cindi Howson of ThoughtSpot, as they discuss industry trends and creative solutions to provide the best customer experiences for the evolving landscapes of today and tomorrow.
  • Using Windows Clusters on Kubernetes for Legacy .NET Applications
    Using Windows Clusters on Kubernetes for Legacy .NET Applications
    Chris Umbel, Advisory Solutions Architect and David Dieruf, Product Marketing Manager at Pivotal Sep 19 2019 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Supporting legacy applications—much less figuring out how to containerize them—is not high on anyone’s list. Everyone has old infrastructure hosting even older apps, and is asked to “get it in a container.” With the introduction of Windows clusters in Kubernetes, we’re given a straightforward way of accomplishing this that results in very little tech debt.

    In this hour-long online class, we’ll set the following goals:

    ● Make no code changes during the move.
    ● Run the app in a true Windows container.
    ● Show step-by-step how it can be accomplished.

    We look forward to you joining us.
  • Livestream Discussion -  Enterprise Blockchain: Opportunities and Challenges
    Livestream Discussion - Enterprise Blockchain: Opportunities and Challenges
    Tom Poppe, SWIFT | Mirka Skrzypczak, NatWest | Maria Nymo, DNB ASA | David Bannister, Aite Group Sep 23 2019 10:30 am UTC 45 mins
    Applications of blockchain technology within larger corporates and enterprises have been touted as the biggest opportunity for the DLT in recent times. Open-source projects like Hyperledger have led the way in encouraging collaboration and a more seamless process for deployment.
    Join this panel to find out:
    -How to successfully deploy a blockchain strategy for your organisation
    -Opportunities within the global enterprise software market
    -Real-world use cases
    -How to increase transparency, reduce costs, and develop a more holistic strategy

    David Bannister, Senior Analyst - Wholesale Banking, Aite Group
    Tom Poppe, Marketing R&D and Labs, DLT Product manager, SWIFT
    Maria Nymo, Senior Business Developer - New Business Models, DNB ASA
    Mirka Skrzypczak, Head of Working Capital & Trade Products - Non Personal Products, NatWest
  • Our World in 2025-2030: Top 12 Transformational Shifts to 2030
    Our World in 2025-2030: Top 12 Transformational Shifts to 2030
    Richard Sear, Partner & Senior Vice President, Archana Vidyasekar, Director, Frost & Sullivan,and Guest Speaker, Neil Sahota Sep 24 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Companies often overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will happen in the next 10 years. Consolidation is inevitable across most industries that leverage digital technologies in multiple market segments. If companies are to thrive amid rapid transformation, they must reorient the relationships between society, government, and the way we do business. The ability to understand these global Mega Trends and key transformative themes and their impact on human lives over the next decade allows companies to better prepare for a future of growth.

    In this webinar session, Frost & Sullivan Futurists and IBM Master Inventor and United Nations Artificial Intelligence subject-matter expert Neil Sahota will discuss the 12 transformational themes emerging from our universe of Mega Trends along with real-world scenarios.

    The webinar is critical for the audience to understand:

    • How to effectively approach these points of disruption and outline a mechanism to act.
    • The core trends that will drive opportunities over the next decade.
    • The tools that translate trends into optimal growth potential.
    • How companies can embrace trends as innovation fuel to drive new ideation and support existing initiatives.
  • Creating Simplified Graphics with Snagit!
    Creating Simplified Graphics with Snagit!
    Daniel Foster, Strategy Lead, TechSmith Sep 24 2019 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Simplified User Interface (SUI) graphics are a modern approach for technical writers to explain user interfaces or concepts visually, while avoiding some of the pitfalls of typical screenshots. This visual treatment for graphics is user-friendly, facilitates localization and updating, and is easy to create.

    Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Daniel Foster, Strategy Lead, TechSmith Corporation for this free, one-hour webinar.
     
    Daniel will cover the advantages of SUI, how these graphics are being used to save companies time and money, and how you can easily create these innovative graphics with Snagit. He’ll also share original research that quantifies (in time and dollars) the impact of images and video on understanding, retention of complex information, task completion, and productivity. Finally, Daniel will wrap up the presentation with a sneak peak at what’s to come in Snagit 2020!
  • Livestream Discussion - Revolutionising the Banking and Securities Sector
    Livestream Discussion - Revolutionising the Banking and Securities Sector
    Leda Glyptis, 11:FS | Polina Evstifeeva, Deutsche Bank | Jennifer Bers, Onfido | Denise Bedell, Content Innovo Sep 25 2019 10:30 am UTC 45 mins
    "Banking and securities organisations are expected to accelerate business processes and innovate at a much faster scale than ever before. However, finding the balance between innovating and still staying compliant comes with its share of risks.

    Join this panel to learn:
    -How can financial institutions reduce operational expenses whilst also reducing risk
    -Best practices for data management and streamlining processes
    -The benefits and challenges of moving to the cloud"

    Leda Glyptis, Chief of Staff, 11:FS
    Jennifer Bers, VP of Sales, Onfido
    Denise Bedell, Executive Director, Content Innovo
    Polina Evstifeeva, Head of Regulatory Strategy - GTB Digital, Deutsche Bank
  • How to Automate your PKI and Data Security for IoT
    How to Automate your PKI and Data Security for IoT
    Paul Hampton, Thales and Rob Dobson, Device Authority Sep 25 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Internet of Things (IoT) holds huge potential for your organization, but if you’re like most, you still have concerns about security. How can you be sure that the IoT solutions you deploy will enable you to guarantee the security of your organization and your customers?

    IoT will be a game changer due to the scope of data and devices, but it also promises to change the security paradigm. The future of IoT will rely on the ability to create a foundation of security, trust, and data integrity, whilst being able to seamlessly manage countless numbers of devices.

    Today there is no single vendor responsible for securing IoT. It takes an entire ecosystem of solutions providers working together and playing their part to ensure end-to-end security across the device, network and application.

    In this webinar, experts from Thales and Device Authority will share their industry expertise, looking at security risks of IoT devices and infrastructures across many industries including medical devices, industrial manufacturing and automotive - exploring what learnings can be implemented today. You can explore how you can take the first steps to keeping your IoT devices and data secure, and your organization and customers safe.

    The agenda will include a discussion around:
    • Risks and Challenges of IoT
    • Why use PKI for IoT?
    • How to automate security operations and management
    • Bring Your Own Key (BYOK)
    • Examples / Use Cases – Medical, Industrial, Automotive etc.
    • Thales & Device Authority Solution
  • How desktop-as-a-service makes complex IT architecture simple
    How desktop-as-a-service makes complex IT architecture simple
    Nutanix Xi Frame Sep 25 2019 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As private and public clouds get less expensive, they’re expected to completely replace on-premises computing to make IT cheaper, easier to run, and more secure. But right now, most enterprises still have their feet in both worlds, using hybrid systems that are intended to make the lives of the CIO and the IT department easier. Unfortunately, the complexity often just adds additional cost and reduces business value.

    So how do you harness the power of a hybrid system, with any cloud provider? Desktop-as-a-service is a virtualized interface that makes the complexity of your software completely invisible to your users, and allow IT to spin up a desktop instance with one click. It’s a world where IT no less complex but a lot easier to use -- and your users far more productive.

    Learn more about how to address the complexity of your tech infrastructure and desktop-as-a-service when you join this VB Live event!

    Register for free now!

    In this webinar, you will discover:

    *The concept of desktop-as-a-service including how it works, what it is, and where to get it
    *How things have become complex, and how to measure complexity for your enterprise.
    *How to understand the business value of dealing with complexity
    Steps toward mapping out a course of action

    Speaker:
    Jon Eugenio, Principal Solutions Architect, Nutanix Xi Frame team
  • Digital Transformation of the Automotive Retail Industry
    Digital Transformation of the Automotive Retail Industry
    Dr. Julia E. Saini, Associate Partner, Yeswant Abhimanyu, Principal Consultant, Mobility, Frost & Sullivan Sep 26 2019 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Digital transformation of the global automotive retail market is driving the need for customer-centric retail strategies and innovations along with omnichannel touchpoints and a refined customer journey.

    Key Questions This Briefing will Answer:

    • How are regional preferences driving the push to sell retail vehicles online in the future—across new and used cars, aftersales, services, and financing?
    • Which companies must realign their strategies to include digital retail initiatives and a customer-centric approach?
    • What are the digital KPIs (key performance indicators) and new digital roles impacting automotive retail as organizations undergo digital transformation?
  • Show and Tell: Discover Blue Prism v6.6 - Introducing On-Prem and Cloud Trials
    Show and Tell: Discover Blue Prism v6.6 - Introducing On-Prem and Cloud Trials
    Bart Peluso, SVP Product Marketing | Chris Strong, Product Owner | Matt Juden-Bloomfield, Head of RPA Sep 26 2019 3:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Join us for an introduction to our latest version of Blue Prism and our free trials.
    Building on the success of Blue Prism’s connected-RPA, we are moving the platform to the next level with a variety of new features that address more users, with more security and more flexibility with their data. V6.6, with new on-prem and cloud trials plus a Learning Edition, puts Blue Prism connected-RPA in everyone’s hands.

    Blue Prism v6.6 includes:
    - FIPS Compliance for Increased Security: v6.6 works in an environment that enforces FIPS compliance.
    - Blue Prism Trial Installers: In order to make the Blue Prism experience easier and faster, v6.6 includes a new installer specifically for the On-prem and Learning Edition trials.
    - Data Gateways Enhancements allow for more data flexibility: With v6.6, customers can more easily manage how much data they generate with Blue Prism and how to best maintain the data.

    Blue Prism Enterprise Trials – along with the availability of v6.6, Blue Prism Trials now make it easy to access Blue Prism’s connected-RPA by everyone quickly and easily.

    Curious about how this feature-rich version of Blue Prism can help you? Don’t miss this webinar to learn all the details.

    Presenters:
    •Bart Peluso, SVP Product Marketing, Blue Prism
    •Chris Strong, Product Owner, Blue Prism
    •Matt Juden-Bloomfield, Head of RPA, Blue Prism
  • 5G IoT Edge Design Considerations
    5G IoT Edge Design Considerations
    Alice Law, CTO, AdvanChip Corporation Sep 26 2019 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    5G promises to provide super-connectivity, ultra-wideband, low latency, and reliable communication. The IoT edge is where the action is: data analysis and decision-making will have to localize moving from the cloud to the edge; edge devices including but not limited intelligent sensors, actuators, processors, communication devices, etc.

    There are significant challenges in designing new IoT edges to meet 5G requirements:
    - What are these challenges?
    - How will we solve these real and hard problems for 5G to live up to its promise under an affordable budget?
  • Using Machine Learning to predict Stent Failure
    Using Machine Learning to predict Stent Failure
    Haidar Altaie, Data Scientist, SAS UK&I Oct 1 2019 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    An AI use case in the healthcare industry.

    Have you ever wondered where Machine Learning can fit into the healthcare industry to make medical procedures more safe and effective? We will be exploring this with a live demo of a use case where we predict what causes a Stent Failure.

    A Stent is a tiny tube that a doctor can insert into a blocked passageway to keep it open, for example to allow blood flow in a blocked up blood vessel.

    In this webinar we will be going over the application of Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning using SAS Viya, as well as exploring open source integration like R/Python to cover the full analytics life cycle. We will also be discussing other use cases of AI in the healthcare industry.

    Speaker: Haidar Altaie

    Haidar is a Data Scientist at SAS UKI. He joined SAS in September 2018 after graduating from University with a Mathematics and Statistics degree, and is passionate about integrating the analytical skills he’s learned across growing industries to enable customers to solve complex real life issues.
  • Innovation in VR & AR in AEC
    Innovation in VR & AR in AEC
    Microsoft, IrisVR, Unity, Trezi, Samsung, VIATechnik Oct 8 2019 4:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    The VR/AR Association's AEC industry committee will present the latest case studies and innovations.
  • Enterprise IoT Security: Connect and Protect
    Enterprise IoT Security: Connect and Protect
    Momenta Partners Oct 10 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Security remains a top priority in today’s connected world. The market landscape is dynamic, innovative and confusing at the same time. Navigating the ever emerging threats requires vigilant expertise, which is always in short supply in a digitally accelerated world. Every connected device and service has potential vulnerabilities. Join Momenta Partners as we highlight the most relevant issues of today in Enterprise IoT Security: Connect and Protect.

    In this webinar, Momenta's Managing Director Ken Forster will moderate a panel of security experts to discuss these key themes in digital security:

    - What is enterprise IoT security?
    - Current state of the security market
    - What are the risks?
    - Data security and privacy 
    - Solutions and use cases
  • Trust in Math, Not Humans: Privacy Technology in Crypto”
    Trust in Math, Not Humans: Privacy Technology in Crypto”
    This expert panel include RICARDO G. DIAZ, Julie Goggin, Ulf Mattsson and other experts Oct 15 2019 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Trust in Math, Not Humans : Privacy Technology In Crypto

    The blockchain revolution of the past 10 years has seen the biggest surge in open source projects with 90K+ Github repositories dedicated to blockchain (DLT) projects. This massive paradigm shift to decentralized computing has also advanced the field of cryptography with exciting new math that will deliver on the promise of privacy like never before.

    With over 20 years enterprise software and cyber security expertise, Ricardo Diaz, today is the founder of Blockchain CLT, a blockchain consultancy. He will discuss the future and evolution of trust with innovative privacy technologies powering blockchain projects today and in the future.
  • How to enhance and manage your IoT security in a Microsoft Azure environment
    How to enhance and manage your IoT security in a Microsoft Azure environment
    James Penney, Device Authority and Ian Banham, Microsoft Oct 16 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    IoT platforms like Microsoft Azure IoT provide several capabilities and features to build and deploy IoT applications, solutions and services in a better, faster, more cost-effective and integrated way. IoT platforms also provide quick interconnection of assets and support a wide variety of operating systems and devices.

    While the IoT Platform vendors and ecosystem partners continue to evolve, security is still the #1 concern for its adoption. This is introduced by the scale of IoT, its unique characteristics, disparate components involved, as well as the consequences of compromised security. The IoT continues to grow rapidly but concerns about security remain a significant barrier and are hindering the adoption.

    Enterprise IoT security solutions typically use owner-controlled security posture
    and need to integrate with IoT Platforms’ device and data management.

    The webinar discussion will include:

    • Challenges of building, deploying and securing IoT – on premise and in the cloud
    • A real world Automotive / Connected Car use case; the problem/challenge and the solution
    • The value of Microsoft Azure IoT together with KeyScaler