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    • Phase I ESA Liability Protection: Beyond All Appropriate Inquiry
      Phase I ESA Liability Protection: Beyond All Appropriate Inquiry Nick Albergo Recorded: Jan 31 2012 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Join EDR and industry veteran Nick Albergo for an insider's take on:

      -The types of issues courts consider during Phase I ESA-related lawsuits
      -Practical challenges when addressing diffuse anthropogenic pollution
      -Opinions versus recommendations
      -When a file review can be deemed complete
      -How EPs can avoid common pitfalls in their own practice

      Nick Albergo's unique perspective is shaped by years of being called as an expert witness on Phase I litigation. In addition to being a course instructor for ASTM's E 1527-05 standard, Albergo has firsthand experience in the development of ASTM's Phase II ESA standard (E 1903). In this webinar, he will address recent revisions and the standard's place in the marketplace, as well as weigh in on such timely topics as vapor encroachment and continuing obligations under CERCLA.

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    • An uneasy policy truce?
      An uneasy policy truce? Alan Cauberghs Recorded: Jun 16 2016 7:45 am UTC 14 mins
    • We may now have reached a watershed in global central bank policy co-ordination. It remains to be seen whether the Federal Reserve will be able to leave interest rates at a level which, while appropriate for the global backdrop, may be increasingly inappropriate for the domestic US economy. In our latest webconference, Alan Cauberghs will explore whether the current uneasy truce between central banks and markets will persist and the implications for fixed income investors.

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    • Best Practices for Project Management and Planning
      Best Practices for Project Management and Planning Gus Cicala, Microsoft Recorded: Oct 5 2016 6:00 pm UTC 62 mins
    • Best practices for project planning: bringing together the process and the tools to start projects right!

      This webcast will outline the best practices for Project Planning and align them to the capabilities of the Microsoft Project scheduling engine.

      We will cover the basic steps to build an optimized plan, so that everything that is known within the project scope is appropriately reflected into an achievable plan.

      Included will be:
      •The best practices for project scope definition to build the appropriate foundation for an effective project schedule.
      •The organizing principles necessary to create an effective a Work Breakdown Structure in Microsoft Project.
      •The fundamentals for linking tasks to enable Project to use the appropriate logic when building the schedule; this will include how to use leads and lag, predecessor/successor relationships, and constraints.
      •The application of resource management practices to bring credibility to the plan assure that the resources necessary to meet the schedule are available when needed and at the capacity needed.
      •A review of the various options for baselining the schedule, cost, and labor to ensure the project plan is prepared for the control and execution stages of the project.

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    • Delivering a Flexible IT Infrastructure for Analytics on IBM Power Systems
      Delivering a Flexible IT Infrastructure for Analytics on IBM Power Systems Christophe Menichetti, IBM; Dave Russell, Hortonworks Recorded: Feb 16 2017 10:00 am UTC 51 mins
    • Customers are preparing themselves to analyze and manage an increasing quantity of structured and unstructured data. Business leaders introduce new analytical workloads faster than what IT departments can handle. Legacy IT infrastructure needs to evolve to deliver operational improvements and cost containment, while increasing flexibility to meet future requirements. By providing HDP on IBM Power Systems, Hortonworks and IBM are giving customers have more choice in selecting the appropriate architectural platform that is right for them. In this webinar, we’ll discuss some of the challenges with deploying big data platforms, and how choosing solutions built with HDP on IBM Power Systems can offer tangible benefits and flexibility to accommodate changing needs.

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    • Making informed and appropriate ERP choices to maximize your ROI
      Making informed and appropriate ERP choices to maximize your ROI Gerry Poe, Santa Clara Consultants; Marty Metro, UsedCardboardBoxes.com; Bradley Owen, Cask LLC Recorded: Jun 2 2011 4:00 pm UTC 48 mins
    • The world of ERP is evolving quickly. As project-intensive businesses grow and their resource management processes become increasingly complex they are turning to ERP solutions to help manage their entire project portfolio lifecycle. When properly implemented these solutions allow businesses to make better informed decisions regarding their portfolio management, to better evaluate the risks and rewards of their projects, and to determine if their resources are sufficient to reach accommodate their goals. As new and more agile solutions arise so do unexpected challenges and obstacles. Join informed and experienced experts to discuss how making the right choices regarding ERP can drive and increase in ROI.

      Gerry Poe, CEO at Santa Clarita Consultants (moderator)
      Marty Metro, Founder and CEO, UsedCardboardBoxes.com
      Bradley Owen, Marketing and Business Development Director, Cask LLC

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    • Comparison of ETL v  Streaming Ingestion,Data Wrangling in Machine/Deep Learning
      Comparison of ETL v Streaming Ingestion,Data Wrangling in Machine/Deep Learning Kai Waehner, Technology Evangelist, TIBCO Recorded: Feb 15 2017 11:00 am UTC 45 mins
    • A key task to create appropriate analytic models in machine learning or deep learning is the integration and preparation of data sets from various sources like files, databases, big data storages, sensors or social networks. This step can take up to 50% of the whole project.

      This session compares different alternative techniques to prepare data, including extract-transform-load (ETL) batch processing, streaming analytics ingestion, and data wrangling within visual analytics. Various options and their trade-offs are shown in live demos using different advanced analytics technologies and open source frameworks such as R, Python, Apache Spark, Talend or KNIME. The session also discusses how this is related to visual analytics, and best practices for how the data scientist and business user should work together to build good analytic models.

      Key takeaways for the audience:
      - Learn various option for preparing data sets to build analytic models
      - Understand the pros and cons and the targeted persona for each option
      - See different technologies and open source frameworks for data preparation
      - Understand the relation to visual analytics and streaming analytics, and how these concepts are actually leveraged to build the analytic model after data preparation

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    • I Heart Security: Developing Enterprise Security Programs for Millennials
      I Heart Security: Developing Enterprise Security Programs for Millennials Mary Jane Kelly, Security Consultant at NCC Group Recorded: Jan 19 2017 6:00 pm UTC 38 mins
    • Open-minded, collaborative, and engaged, Millennials embrace values that can be effectively directed to reduce risk across an organization. While some may view the Millennial spirit as a security liability, with the right support, their views and priorities can actually help cultivate a stronger security mindset within their teams.

      In this talk, MJ Kelly explores how to develop security programs that resonate with Millennials. She presents practical approaches that incorporate deeply held priorities of the new generation, while ensuring that experienced team members remain included and engaged. Strategies include determining appropriate incentives, varying motivational focus, and testing new tactics such as gamification and novel information distribution channels to foster a strong security culture throughout the entire organization.

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    • Fundamentals of Digital Asset Management
      Fundamentals of Digital Asset Management Theresa Regli, Managing Partner with the Real Story Group Recorded: Jan 31 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Digital Asset Management (DAM) is the art and practice of managing digital media, and more specifically, non-textual assets such as images, brand logos, videos and all things visual. It’s important to understand both the practice & technicalities of DAM, and in particular, what DAM technology is and how it really works.

      Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Theresa Regli, Principal Analyst and Managing Partner with the Real Story Group, for this free, one-hour webinar. Theresa will walk webinar attendees through the fundamentals of DAM functionality. This webinar is appropriate for those who are new to DAM or end-users of a DAM system who want to have a deeper understanding of the different things a DAM system can do. Theresa will explore DAM functions such as ingestion, storage management, media processing, transformation, transcoding, metadata management, monetization and rights management, workflow, and reporting. At the end of this webinar, you'll have a solid understanding of the core components of DAM success, how to make a business case for DAM, and how DAM fits into the bigger picture of marketing technology.

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    • Video interview: The modern data lake - Operationalising Big Data for everyone
      Video interview: The modern data lake - Operationalising Big Data for everyone Richard Neale, EMEA Director, Birst Recorded: Nov 14 2016 3:00 pm UTC 4 mins
    • Listen to our interview at Big Data LDN with Richard Neale, EMEA Director at Birst.

      Companies have embraced the concept of the data lake or data hub to serve their data storage and data-driven application needs. However, gaps remain in the maturity and capability of the Hadoop stack, leaving organisations struggling with how to reap the benefits of these data lakes and how to create analytic applications that deliver value to end users.

      For data lakes to succeed, organisations need to learn and understand the differences between these big data scenarios:
      1. Data discovery and exploratory analysis
      2. Analytic applications and operationalisation of analytics across the enterprise

      Richard will examine these two scenarios, where and when each one is appropriate, and how to mature from one to the other..

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    • Build a Custom Ohai Plugin
      Build a Custom Ohai Plugin Franklin Webber, Training Team Lead, Chef Recorded: Feb 1 2017 6:00 pm UTC 62 mins
    • The Chef client uses a tool called Ohai to gather data about a node. For example, by default, Ohai collects a node’s platform, platform version, and IP address. The data Ohai collects is stored on the Chef server and can be used for reporting, troubleshooting, and in your recipes. However, Ohai’s real power lies in its plugin interface. You can build custom Ohai plugins that help you to create dynamic recipes and that augment the amount of information you collect about a node.

      In this webinar, Franklin Webber, Training and Technical Content Lead at Chef, will explain Ohai’s plugin structure, walk through the core Ohai plugins, and show you how to build and test a custom plugin. Finally, he’ll talk about some further refinements you can add to the implementation.

      Join us to learn about:
      - Ohai’s plugin structure
      - How to build an Ohai plugin as well as how to write appropriate unit and integration tests
      - Resources that allow you to refine how you run Ohai

      Who should attend:
      - Cookbook developers

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    • Successfully Marketing to LGBT Audiences
      Successfully Marketing to LGBT Audiences Thomas Roth and David Paisley, Community Marketing, Inc. Recorded: Jan 26 2017 6:00 pm UTC 61 mins
    • While single and all-inclusive messages to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people can be quite effective, in many ways there is no "LGBTQ community." In some cases, the most authentic and productive connections are made when segments within the community are recognized and addressed. Some companies and organizations may be able to be all things to all LGBTQ people, and for those companies, a singular message may suffice. But for most, that approach will not yield maximum results.

      Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guests from Community Marketing & Insights (CMI), for this free one-hour webinar. CMI President Tom Roth, and Research Director, David Paisley, will lead this discussion. Tom and David will inform participants about the differences within the LGBTQ communities from a research and outreach perspective, and how to successfully connect with the communities that present the best "match" for their products and services.

      Webinar participants will obtain a high-level understanding of “LGBTQ” as a market; gain insights into nuanced differences within LGBTQ market segments; and learn how to authentically approach appropriate LGBTQ segments, and successfully leverage these opportunities into results.

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    • Understanding Highly Available and Scalable Real-Time Data Processing
      Understanding Highly Available and Scalable Real-Time Data Processing Fabio Marinelli Senior Middleware Architect, Red Hat Recorded: Jan 4 2017 8:00 pm UTC 59 mins
    • Recognizing important patterns in data, as they occur in real time, is critical to today’s enterprises. With complex event processing (CEP), organizations can recognize, understand, and react to business events faster by processing large volumes of inbound data.

      Many critical CEP workloads require solutions that tolerate the failure of one or more processing nodes, while easily scaling to handle growing workloads. They must process a high volume, velocity, and variety of inbound data, infer the context, and take appropriate action in real time while adhering to stringent availability and scalability service level agreements.

      In this on demand webcast, you'll learn:
      • How an in-memory data grid can become the distributed working memory of a CEP engine, allowing it to scale dynamically from 2 to 100s of nodes and handle failure scenarios
      • How sharding and data affinity can be used to obtain extreme performance
      • How a message queuing platform can be used to optimize the distribution of data to multiple CEP engines
      • Which use-cases are well suited to high-availability CEP

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    • Driving Continuous Delivery of Global Content
      Driving Continuous Delivery of Global Content Dave Ruane of Xplanation, and Joe Gelb of Zoomin Software Upcoming: Mar 8 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Continuous delivery has become an umbrella term for any regular and repeatable content and product development process that has an agile approach under the engine. For some organizations, continuous delivery is cycled daily, and content gets checked in, picked up, and published every day. In other cases, the content is only published when appropriate exit criteria are met.

      More often that not, continuous delivery practices are driven by customer experience strategies. In simple terms, organizations want content consumers to have the right content when they need it. Evolving continuous delivery practices means progressively reducing the lag time for content time-to-market.

      To do this well, each content drop point has to be easy to globalize in context, source language, and the transport media. How do organizations do this? What are the current challenges with this process? And why is it important for content professionals?

      Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, for this free, one-hour webinar on March 8 at 8 am PT. My guests will be Dave Ruane, Enterprise Business Development Director for EMEA at Xplanation, and Joe Gelb, President of Zoomin Software.

      You’ll learn why some of the world’s biggest brands are leveraging a repeatable, systematic and streamlined approach to content production that helps them drastically reduce costs and time-to-market and deliver global content continuously. You'll discover what steps you'll need to make to get started. And, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.

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