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  • We live in a world that's obsessed with quantifying everything. Whether you are a marketer, a finance person, a journalist, or simply trying to persuade and inspire someone in your team, data can make a big difference. But data alone is not enough; you must make your numbers meaningful. The secret lies in telling the story behind the numbers.

    In this webinar we'll touch on:
    -The elements of a compelling story
    -Small datasets: distilling big data into meaningful insights
    -Case study: D.C Thomson uses data visualization to get 62% more viewer engagement
  • There’s always been a divide between business and IT. And now the demands of big data have widened that gap. To close it, we’re seeing the emergence of a new role—the data artist. Data artists go beyond traditional analysis to create visualizations that portray facts, relationships, flow, and patterns in ways that the average business decision maker can quickly understand. They literally paint with data—transforming terabytes of often obscure data into meaningful information. Of course, data artists need flexible, extensible tools that help them understand and visually communicate the living, breathing nature of data. Interactive, multi-dimensional tools that offer real-time visibility into data from all types of data sources can help data artists reach their full potential.
  • Until now, email messages were frozen in time the moment the "send" button was pressed. Now, a new wave of technology enables marketers to adjust messages post-send to best match the personal context of each and every opener - all in real-time.

    In this webinar, Liveclicker Co-Founder and VP Market Development, Justin Foster and AAA Senior Manager eBusiness, Nancy Weaver will discuss how AAA has leveraged moment-of-open data to amp relevance and connect with customers in new and powerful ways. Attendees will learn how to turn RealTime Email into RealTime Engagement.

    The goal and purpose of the Partner Webinar series is to demonstrate the breadth of the partner ecosystem with Salesforce Marketing Cloud. We will highlight partners that have invested in the partnership with Salesforce Marketing Cloud, demonstrating use cases and customer success stories that have leveraged their solutions and services to build amazing marketing stories. The Salesforce Marketing Cloud has always been an open platform and we continue to invest in the platform to make it easy for partners to build on and implement to extend and augment the Marketing Cloud and the entire Salesforce Customer Success Platform.
  • In a hyper-connected world, the network needs of vehicle fleets are just as robust as in retail stores — with the added challenge of always being on the move. Regardless of the industry, mission-critical applications are constantly emerging, and always-on connectivity is the only way to take full advantage.

    Distributed rolling enterprises that remain in the first generation of in-vehicle connectivity are struggling with constantly dropped connections, lack of space for equipment, frustrating pricing structures, and huge staff commitments for deployments and manual firmware upgrades.

    The next generation of in-vehicle connectivity embraces 4G LTE solutions that are ruggedized, cost-efficient, highly secure, and can be monitored and managed remotely from the cloud. The future of fleet networks are platforms that accommodate present day applications while possessing the flexibility and scalability to swiftly respond to fleet growth and ever-changing in-vehicle network needs.

    Webinar attendees will learn about:
    — The evolution of in-vehicle connectivity
    — In-vehicle application trends in public transit, first response, education, commercial transport, private motorcoach & more
    — Fleet success stories
    — Flexible, scalable solutions with remote cloud management
  • ROAD MAP TO CSA STAR CERTIFICATION – OPTIMIZING PROCESSES, REDUCING COST AND MEETING INTERNATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    With Japan’s introduction of the quartz wristwatch in 1969, the majority Swiss market share dropped from 80% at the end of World War II to only 10% in 1974 . Ironically, it was the Swiss who had invented the quartz watch but failed to see its potential. *

    When a paradigm shifts, you cannot ignore change and count on past success. New technology, like the quartz in watchmaking, can revolutionize a market, creating a tectonic shift in accepted practice. The advent of the Cloud is such an advancement in technology and optimization of its capability - the new paradigm. Technological developments, constricted budgets, and the need for flexible access have led to an increase in business demand for cloud computing. Many organizations are still wary of cloud services, however, due to apprehensions around security issues. There is a real concern across the globe about the accelerated rate that companies are moving information to the cloud and the subsequent demise of physical boundaries and infrastructure. How organizations evaluate Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) has become key to maximizing that optimization. CSA STAR Certification has proven to be the security standard of excellence in the cloud security market.

    In this first of three modules being offered by the co-authors of CSA STAR Certification - The British Standards Institution (BSI) and The Cloud Security Alliance, you will learn the history behind the vison and take the journey down the road to the certification, but more importantly review data on how it helps organizations optimize processes, reduce costs and meet the continuing rigorous international demands on cloud services.

    * Innovation in the Watch Industry by Aran Hegarty, Chapter 1, November 1996 accessed online June 2014
  • With as much as 30% of total IT budgets being spent outside of IT departments, technical workarounds by the business, also known as "shadow IT", can no longer be ignored.

    In order to strike a necessary balance between IT control and business-driven efforts, many IT leaders are turning to aPaaS solutions for Citizen Development. Successful implementation of aPaaS hinges on effective change management around people, processes, and technology.

    Join Francois Tricot, CIO of Ceva as he and QuickBase Manager Angela Maglione explore:

    -Factors contributing to the rise of shadow IT
    -Rules of engagement for IT leaders and business users who both want to benefit from aPaaS
    -Real-world examples of effective IT leaders who are currently managing shadow IT
    -Actionable next steps and key questions to consider before embarking on your own Citizen Development journey
  • As recently reported in the WSJ, 1% of users represent 75% of cybersecurity risk. We know, we were surprised too. This and other shocking truths about the causes and consequences of cloud vulnerabilities are uncovered in our latest cybersecurity report - gathered from our findings across over 10 million users, 1 billion cloud assets, and 91,000 unique apps.

    Get the inside scoop in our webinar where you’ll learn what it all means directly from our customer insights and data guru, Ayse Kaya Firat:

    – Top cloud cybersecurity trends that fly under your radar
    – What the distribution of cloud cybersecurity risk means for your ability to act on it
    – Three key security skills you should master for an immediately safer cloud environment
  • About and Investopedia have millions of articles spanning a vast array of topics with monthly visitors in the tens of millions. With content and user interest at this scale we can discover trends and insights that feeds into a host of business areas: Content creation, PR, Sales and Product.

    In this presentation, I will give an overview of the tools and analyses we use to uncover insights from web traffic data and how it impacts different parts of the business.
  • Join us for a live webinar featuring Dr. Jim Metzler, Distinguished Research Fellow at Ashton Metzler & Associates, as he discusses the future of the WAN and why now is the time to rethink the architecture in order to evolve/accelerate your business.

    Why take the traditional approach to branch office expansion by relying on providers that can’t meet the urgency of your business needs? A new era has come where complexity, cost, flexibility and time-to-market are no longer a hurdle. Welcome to the world of the Software-Defined WAN.

    Join this webinar featuring Jim Metzler, industry specialist to discover:
    •Why it’s time to re-architect your WAN
    •How today’s WAN infrastructure is failing IT
    •New market dynamics that the traditional WAN cannot support
    •A step-by-step approach to evolving your WAN with minimal disruption
  • In this in-depth 90 minute briefing, Keith Milne (a highly experienced Principal Examiner and a Head of History with over 20 years teaching experience) will help you prepare for the new AS exams. He’ll provide an overview of teaching strategies for the analysis of interpretations, and primary and contemporary extracts at AS level. He’ll also discuss what skills your students will need to succeed at writing essays, including the expectations.
  • In today’s digital economy SAP is enabling organizations to simplify their business processes and remove complexity. This will allow our customers to adapt quickly to fast changing market requirements and to effectively implement innovative solutions. With SAP S/4HANA, our next generation business suite, customers will benefit from a digital core set of simplified business processes which are connecting people, devices, and business networks in real time.

    Join us for a live webinar on February 11 and learn how you can partner with SAP to extend the core functions of SAP S/4HANA with SAP HANA Cloud Platform, an open, agile Platform as a Service (PaaS).

    Webinar Agenda:
    Overview of business opportunity for partners
    SAP S/4HANA extensions with SAP HANA Cloud Platform
    Development resources including onsite workshops and coaching
    Industry-specific use cases
    Go-to-market options including a simplified commercial model to embed SAP HANA Cloud Platform
    Criteria for participation by partners
    Call to action: Submit your use case for the SAP Power week
    Next steps and timelines
    Q&A

    At the end of the webinar, you will be invited to submit use case proposals as a prerequisite for joining the program and participating in a free onsite workshop. Workshops will be offered in either Palo Alto or in Walldorf planned for the week of April 4th (final dates to be announced during the webinar) to facilitate the coaching on the design of your SAP S/4HANA extensions.
  • A discussion on the current state of advanced threat protection and incident response preparedness that will include both highlights from Arbor's Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) as well as original research by Arbor's Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT). The WISR is a global survey of security professionals, highlighting the key trends in the threat landscape along with the strategies network operators adopt to address and mitigate them. We’ll also provide a deep understanding of two attack campaigns discovered by ASERT. One multi-stage attack campaign was focused on government organizations and a second was focused on financial services organizations.

    This session will cover:

    • The primary challenges facing security teams with emphasis on the balance between technology, people and process.

    • Insight into attack campaigns happening on the broader Internet and an understanding of why it is critical to connect that activity to conversations on internal networks.

    • How businesses are adapting and changing their threat detection and incident response to reduce risk posture
  • The foremost responsibility of a business is to serve its customers 24x7, 366 days this year...remember this is leap year! A data center that never fails is pivotal for this. Who hasn’t heard of a recent high profile data center failure? These failures typically fall into three root causes:

    •Human error
    •Lack of integration between facility and IT systems
    •Poor capacity planning

    If your role is to manage any aspect of the data center and to mitigate these risks, you should attend this webinar. Intel and Greenfield Software team up for this webinar to show how GFS® Crane Data Center Infrastructure Management and their integration with Intel® Data Center Manager address these challenges. You will learn how to minimize the risk to the data center while avoiding over-provisioning or wasteful capital expenditures.

    Register now to attend this webinar and receive the latest DCIM industry survey whitepaper "Inefficiencies cost the data center time and money." October, 2015.
  • Practically every business collects terabytes of data from an array of sources, looking to analyze that data into meaningful insight that drives decisions. How come some organizations appear so successful while others simply vacuum up data, and then seemingly do little with the information?

    No matter their individual results, overall investment shows no sign of slowing: Brands plan to increase their spending on cloud-based data platforms alone by 73 percent over the next three years, according to VB Insight's "The State of Marketing Analytics" report. They spend more than one-third of their marketing budgets on analytics tools, but marketing executives have limited confidence in analytics tools' ability to generate insight – despite the availability of more than 800 software options.

    A VentureBeat webinar helps marketers wade through the tech-speak and discover how to:

    • Determine your organization's primary objectives for analytics
    • Winnow down your options to a handful of appropriate platforms
    • Come up with ways to measure success
    • Generate meaningful business insight from data
    • Plan for the future by the ability to add new data sources and tools

    Speakers:
    * Jon Cifuentes, Analyst, VB Insight
    * Ken Davis, CEO, TaskEasy
    * Ware Sykes, CEO, Nowait
    * Mike Osborn, CMO, Upstart
    * Wendy Schuchart, moderator, VentureBeat


    No analysis needed for this decision. Register today!

    This webinar will be based on the results of Jon Cifuentes' VB Insight Marketing Analytics report.

    Check out VB Insight to access Jon's new report, and to access the latest research on Marketing Technology: http://insight.venturebeat.com
  • The financial services industry is generating a wealth of data from customers, products and the markets. The struggling is now about getting the right data - and the right answers - into the hands of your employees making decisions every day about your customers, products and processes. Join Walt Carter, CIO of Primary Capital Mortgage (PCM) and ThoughtSpot to learn how PCM have given their employees the ability to do their own data analysis. From sales and customer service, to finance and operations, implementing ThoughtSpot has saved 600 hours a month and generated an increase in revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Instant network service… just add SD-WAN.

    New services for telcos typically take a long time to roll out. Each new service is subjected to deep integration, complex interoperability and challenging deployments which delay service offerings, revenue and competitive differentiation.

    SD-WAN is the first new networking service which can be deployed nearly instantly by Service Providers. This webinar will explain how leading edge SD-WAN solutions allow Service Providers to quickly deliver competitive differentiation, new revenue and increased profitability.
  • In the traditional world of EDW, ETL pipelines are a troublesome bottleneck when preparing data for use in the data warehouse. ETL pipelines are notoriously expensive and brittle, so as companies move to Hadoop they look forward to getting rid of the ETL infrastructure.

    But is it that simple? Some companies are finding that in order to move data between clusters for backup or aggregation purposes, they are building systems that look an awful lot like ETL.
  • Train like you fight. Fight like you train. We could do well to heed this old military axiom and regularly drill for a variety of incident scenarios in the most realistic means as possible. During this (ISC)2 roundtable, we will explore the role of incident management simulation and testing from the world of critical infrastructure and provide some concrete and immediately actionable methods you begin incorporating into your own preparedness program. As the saying goes, “No plan survives first contact with the enemy,” so please join us On February 11, 2016 at 1:00PM Eastern in learning how to become a more resilient organization in the face of disaster.
  • Denny Lee, Technology Evangelist with Databricks, will provide a jump start into Apache Spark and Databricks. Spark is a fast, easy to use, and unified engine that allows you to solve many Data Sciences and Big Data (and many not-so-Big Data) scenarios easily. Spark comes packaged with higher-level libraries, including support for SQL queries, streaming data, machine learning, and graph processing. We will leverage Databricks to quickly and easily demonstrate, visualize, and debug our code samples; the notebooks will be available for you to download.

    This introductory level jump start will focus on the following scenarios:
    - Quick Start on Spark: Provides an introductory quick start to Spark using Python and Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs). We will review how RDDs have actions and transformations and their impact on your Spark workflow.
    - A Primer on RDDs to DataFrames to Datasets: This will provide a high-level overview of our journey from RDDs (2011) to DataFrames (2013) to the newly introduced (as of Spark 1.6) Datasets (2015).
    - Just in Time Data Warehousing with Spark SQL: We will demonstrate a Just-in-Time Data Warehousing (JIT-DW) example using Spark SQL on an AdTech scenario. We will start with weblogs, create an external table with RegEx, make an external web service call via a Mapper, join DataFrames and register a temp table, add columns to DataFrames with UDFs, use Python UDFs with Spark SQL, and visualize the output - all in the same notebook.
  • Join us for a live 30 minute webinar to see how you can make data collection from the Internet of Anything fast, easy and secure. Designed to accelerate big data ROI from streaming analytics systems such as Spark and Storm, Hortonworks DataFlow delivers data from anywhere it originates to anywhere it needs to go. We will show you how you can transform your processes from months to minutes through:

    • Creation of a new, live dataflow in minutes, for your real-time analytics applications
    • Experience the power of Interactive user experience, command and control of data flows
    • Trace event-level data from source to destination in real-time
    • Highlights of the new features in HDF 1.1

    This is your opportunity to ask real-time questions of the experts in dataflow management - don’t miss out. Register here!
  • Are you interested in offloading ETL and infrequently used data from data warehouses to Hadoop? With growing volume and variety of data and growing appetite of business for trusted information, manual and custom approaches to adopting Hadoop are creating delays and frustrations. Successful customers have identified ways of leveraging the Big Data Fabric approach to Hadoop, which maximizes developer productivity and future-proofs your environment against change for faster, more flexible, and more repeatable data management on Hadoop. Join Amit Kara, Big Data Field Expert at Informatica, to learn about key lessons and best practices he has gathered from his time onsite at actual customers sites helping them become successful with data warehouse optimization on Hadoop.
  • Across the globe B2B marketers leverage the power of in-person events to drive demand and bookings. But after all that bandwidth and budget spent, are marketers really maximizing their opportunities? Video and rich media need to be integrated into all phases of event marketing to make the most of the investment.

    Join the BrightTALK Academy to learn how to turn a live event into a long-tail, lead acquisition engine that drives engagement long after the brick and mortar doors close.

    This session will cover:
    - Leveraging rich media to increase engagement
    - Best practices for live streaming, video production and social media to drive buzz and engagement during an event
    - How to repurpose content from a live event to maximize exposure
  • The Pentagon reports 10 million cyberattacks daily. Federal, state and local government agencies need to safeguard information and maintain control when addressing internal mandates for cloud migration. Do you know how many attacks you are experiencing on a daily basis? Do you know where those attacks are coming from? How long they have been in your environment?

    While there is no silver bullet to combating either external or internal cyberattacks, there are steps you can take to build a defense strategy to protect your agency. Beyond just detecting attacks, you need to build up your defenses and take the necessary steps to protect your data and applications.

    In this session, we will discuss how you can leverage the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite to help:
    1. Monitor behavior on your internal network and detect abnormal behavior
    2. Identify authentication irregularities from your users
    3. Protect applications using two-factor authentication
    4. Restrict access to confidential data
  • Professor Bill Black, an expert on white-collar crime, former federal bank regulator, advisor to governments worldwide, and frequent commentator on fraud in America's financial markets, is the featured speaker in the inaugural installment of BLB&G’s Real-Time Speaker Series.

    Dr. Black has spent decades exposing the destructive forces of corporate misconduct and regulatory languor. The discussion will focus on his work and current topics in corporate governance, including “control fraud” (frauds led by those that control a seemingly legitimate entity and use it as a "weapon" to defraud), the rise of the “Imperial CEO" in America, and what investors can do to reign in managerial excesses.

    (NOTE: If you wish to ask a question, please click on the “Ask a Question” button at the top of the webcast screen and submit. Click on the adjacent ”Attachments” button to view articles, video and other related materials pertaining to Dr. Black’s work. Please also feel free to rate the webcast by clicking on the “rate this” button.)

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    BLB&G’s Real-Time Speaker Series hosts candid conversations with academics, policy makers, and other experts about the financial markets and issues of importance to the institutional investor community.
  • BYOD poses a curious challenge for security teams – how can you secure enterprise data on a device that you don’t own? And how can you provide the necessary security while still respecting the user’s expectations for privacy? These issues aren’t easily addressed with traditional technology, leading many organizations to a frustrating problem for securing BYOD.

    Join Palo Alto Networks and VMware AirWatch in this special webinar to learn:

    · The security challenges with BYOD
    · The issues and limitations with traditional security architectures in a mobile world
    · Advice on delivering the appropriate security measures to make BYOD safe
  • Please join us for a webinar with Portfolio Manager Clint Comeaux as he provides a summary of his thoughts on the US High Yield Market. After a brief recap of the market environment in 2015, Clint will discuss the opportunities which present themselves to investors going forward.
  • Rejoignez ce webcast pour découvrir comment anticiper les nouveautés de l’accès mobile et les défis de sécurité avec le nouveau firmware Secure Mobile Access 11.3.

    Nouvelles fonctions :

    •Intégration Dell EMM/DMM : SSO avec conteneur Dell Mobile Workspace (iOS et Android pris en charge)
    •Nouvelle console CMS (Console Management System)
    •Délégation Kerberos contrainte (délégation KCD)
    •Accès sans client à SharePoint
    •Prise en charge de Chrome OS
    •Plus de clients HTML 5 pris en charge
    •Contrôle amélioré des protocoles SSL et Ciphers
  • In this live and interactive webcast, Head of European Equities Paras Anand gives his views on the key drivers and implications of recent volatility in UK equities. With the sharp falls seemingly at odds with a slow and steady economic recovery, he will also outline the areas which could offer opportunities for investors over the coming months.
  • Martin Skanberg gibt ein Update zum Fonds und einen Ausblick zum Markt.