Recent enforcement actions by bank regulators are heightening the need to establish formal policies for third party vendor management. Financial institutions that use outside firms for all types of underwriting and other bank functions are ramping up their oversight of outside firms and for some, the data management burden is not insignificant. This timely event will focus specifically on how risk managers can develop effective policies for managing outside vendors for appraisals and environmental assessments.
EDR is pleased to host a webinar on this timely topic with Mitch Kreeger, a well-known subject matter expert on valuation, environmental and seismic risk, and regulatory compliance topics, will share his insights and advice on establishing an effective vendor management policy for appraisers and environmental professionals. Kreeger will explore the myriad ways that attendees can improve vendor management, from initial project bidding to vendor selection to monitoring vendors over time.
At this educational webinar, attendees will receive advice on managing relationships with appraisers and environmental consultants, including answers to the following:
• What should we consider in selecting the “right” vendor for the job?
• How do we find quality appraisers? EPs?
• What guidance should our institution be giving our appraisers and EPs?
• What criteria should we be using to grade vendors and monitor performance?
• How are banks facing today’s vendor management challenges?
This webinar will review the things that are missing in many of the people who want to become a computer security consultant. Many people start off at the Application Layer (layer 7), in this webinar we will discuss the importance of establishing a solid security foundation; we will look at the three main components to build this foundation. Those are:
During the webinar we will discuss mastering the power of the command line and the importance of understanding the traffic at the lowest level … the packet! We will also look at some simple but important protocol analysis techniques.
The webinar is an introduction to the Core Concepts course that was developed to provide those entering the fascinating world of computer security consulting, a foundation prior to embarking on this journey. The more solid foundation of skills you have the better you will be prepared as a consultant or security professional.
Your guide to starting out as a consultant, and what you need to build a portfolio career.Read more >
The CRO+Consultant+Sponsor Relationship: Collaborating to Ensure Sponsor and Client Success.Collaboration is the key to a successful consulting partnership. This webinar will focus on the responsibilities and perspectives of key stakeholders (Sponsor, consultant and CRO), how to make the most out of the Sponsor/consultant relationship, and key considerations when partnering with a contract research organization. Explore ways to optimize your consultant relationships to ensure success!Read more >
75 CLAS Consultants participated in an Independent Survey into Network Security. During this webcast you will learn:
- How CLAS Consultants percieve the threat of Network Hacking, as part of the Threat Lanscape
- What are the trend that they see that are contributing the increased threat levels surrounding the Security of Networks
- What types of remediation/ security technologies can be used to address the challenges
Would a hack on one Internet connected thermostat stop a nation? Maybe not, but imagine hundreds of connected devices being meddled with in order to cause havoc?
Join our IOT experts to discuss the real impact of an IOT device hack. Wieland Alge, GM EMEA at Barracuda Networks and Mark Harrison, Consultant at Pen Test Partners, will look into why cyber criminals are interested in hacking IOT devices and the true impact of such an attack to organisations. Join this webinar to learn:
• The true impact of an IOT hack
• Methods used by hackers
• Demos of IOT devices being hacked
• Major challenges in protecting smart cities
• How to mitigate these threats
Receive HRCI and SHRM credit for attending.
During this webinar we’ll share the best methods for preparing, administering, and rolling out the results from your employee engagement survey based on over 20 years of experience conducting surveys around the world. We’ll also identify the most common mistakes organizations make when conducting an employee engagement survey and how to avoid them.
During this webinar we will cover the following topics:
6 anchor questions that measure employee engagement
How to achieve high participation
Ensuring confidentiality to collect honest feedback
3 common survey administration mistakes
Effective ways to roll out the results
Training managers to conduct action planning meetings
Holding leaders accountable to improve engagement
About the Presenter: Christian Nielson is a Principal Consultant at DecisionWise and leads a team of consultants who conduct engagement surveys for clients around the world. He is an expert on how to conduct employee surveys and get the most from the results.
“In our current state of cyber security, security breaches are inevitable.” -- Kevin Mandia, CEO, FireEye
In 2016 there were 1,093 publicized cyber security breaches. That’s a 40% increase from 2015. Given this era’s up surge in breach activity, it’s no longer about whether you’ll be breached. It’s how you’ll respond when you are breached. Organizations with a well-designed response capability are better off.
Join Troy Scavella, FireEye Principal Consultant and Ahmet Rifki, Sr. Consultant, for our webinar on July 20. They will cover several topics including:
•Six primary areas of focus for an effective response plan
•Best practices for each of those areas
•Examples of how deficiencies in any area reduce an organization’s ability to effectively detect and respond to a cyber security incident, whether targeted or opportunistic
Ryan Lee, Cloud Consultant at 10th Magnitude, and contributor to the DC/OS project at Mesosphere, demos how to install DC/OS on Azure, how to get frameworks like Spark and Kafka up and running with a single command in the UI or CLI, and how easy it is to run containers at large scale.Read more >
Service Asset and Configuration Management (SACM) has been in the core of IT Service Management since the very beginning. As the world changes and different isms come and go, SACM not just remains important but it becomes ever more important. In this presentation we will cover fresh perspectives e.g.:
- How SACM is key capability when doing Service Integration and Management;
- How Agile method ideas and SACM fit together;
- How evolvement of technology has affected the perspective what needs to be managed with SACM;
- How SACM is one of the best friends of Privacy and the coming GDPR legislation;
- What are the current challenges in developing SACM and getting the benefits.
SACM is even more relevant today as it was before. As the world changes also SACM needs to develop. Welcome to hear fresh thoughts about hoe to manage the core information that your IT Service Management runs on.
Lari Peltoniemi has worked within IT Service Management for 15 years and 12 years of that with Service Asset and Configuration Management. He has helped both IT Service consumer and IT Service Provider companies and organizations to successfully utilize SACM to enable it ITSM, IT and Business goals of organization. Lari has worked with many of the major tools and his expertise covers industries widely from MSP IT service providers, Telecom, Banking and Finance, Energy, Education and Public Sector. Lari works as consultant and trainer on ITIL, CMDB and ITSM area in general.
The race to win the talent wars is on. The way companies attract, engage and retain talent has changed – and traditional HCM applications are no longer able to meet the needs of organizations.
HR leaders are recognizing they need solutions which can address evolving HR processes, and help them drive engagement and productivity across the business.
In this webinar Jim Lundy, CEO and Lead Analyst of Aragon Research, will be joined by Keith Has-Ellison, Solution Consultant at Sage People, to discuss the transformation from HR to People, and the need for new solutions to address this shift. Join them to find out:
• What are the top trends impacting HR that leaders need to know?
• What are some of the new ‘must have’ capabilities for HR and People leaders?
• How can business leaders use next generation HR solutions to get the best out of their people?
HR is evolving – how will your organization adapt?
Are you feeling robbed of valuable execution time at month end due to laborious, time-intensive processes and complex tools? Do you rely on Excel during this tedious and stressful time, but find it to be too manual and inefficient? If so, you’re not alone.
Join David Rincon, Oracle Solution Consultant at Excel4apps, for a guided tour into a typical period-end process with suggested ways to improve and streamline standard methods. Learn automation techniques and how you can leverage Excel-based tools to cut reporting time in half!
You’ll discover how you can accelerate your entire period-end close:
•Automate your sub-ledger close reporting and reconciliations in Excel
•Make adjusting and closing journal entries easier and less of a headache
•Upload and view journal attachments directly from Excel
•Efficiently report and analyse your GL balances and journals in real-time.
Attend this webinar if you are a Finance or Accounting Professional wanting to learn how to achieve a faster, smarter, easier period end process.
In this golden age of software applications, delivering a great customer experience at scale is a business differentiator. Microservices platforms, containers and cloud-native applications promise faster time-to-market but introduce unparalleled complexity. Added value can quickly be eroded by failing to understand and manage your application performance across environments that are in a constant state of change.
Join us for this special webcast, where guest speaker Dean Davison, Principal Consultant, Forrester Research will discuss findings from the recent Total Economic ImpactTM (TEI) of CA Application Performance Management (APM) that can assist businesses evaluating this solution – including the potential to realize: $5.4 Million NPV, 316% ROI and payback in 3 months.
Joining Dean, Pete Waterhouse, Advisor, CA Technologies will outline the essential elements of a modern APM solution needed to deliver these outcomes.
Customers use multiple devices across many online and offline channels, generating overwhelming amounts of data. Organizations and marketers don’t only have to pull all this data together and make sense of it, but use it to deliver a seamless and personalized journey across every channel.
While a CDP to create a Single Customer View can help you triumph over disparate data, the battle is only half won: these persistent, unified records need to be put to use. With multi-channel campaign management, marketers have the ability to engage and communicate with their customers at every stage of their journey.
During this webinar, Customer Data Platform Institute founder David Raab and Jim Kelly, Principal Consultant at BlueVenn, will discuss how a holistic view and a consistent customer experience creates more relevant marketing. Asking questions such as: How else do the two marketing technologies benefit each other? Can one work without the other? Plus, of course, why a CDP and multi-channel campaign Management is a Match Made in Heaven.
In this final part of a 3 part series, Senior Analyst & Consultant Mike Matchett discusses Igneous Systems and next gen app primary storage.
Igneous Systems promises to help filer-dependent enterprises keep up with all their file protection challenges with their Igneous Hybrid Storage Cloud that features integrated enterprise file backup and archive.
Are you on a public/private or hybrid cloud? It’s doesn’t matter anymore, managing cloud is easier than ever. Join this 40-min Webinar session on hybrid cloud management to learn how ServiceNow eliminates your cloud management challenges and allows you to easily manage your cloud infrastructure.
Aspire Systems is a registered solution partner of ServiceNow. We consult, implement and enhance ServiceNow for our customers across the globe. Our ServiceNow certified consultants help organizations seamlessly customize their ServiceNow instance according to their requirements in a quick turn-around time.
Key topics covered in the session:
• ServiceNow for ITSM and beyond
• Cloud adoption rate, trend and pain points
• ServiceNow for hybrid cloud management
• Use case demo on AWS and Azure cloud management life cycle
Takeaway: Webinar participants will be eligible to receive the hybrid cloud management research paper published and launched by Aspire Systems in LimitlessIT Summit 2017, Singapore.