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  • ITSM and ITIL Framework: Turbocharge Your Metrics With Benchmarking
    ITSM and ITIL Framework: Turbocharge Your Metrics With Benchmarking Jeff Rumburg, Managing Partner at MetricNet Live 60 mins
    Industry data shows that support organizations that conduct annual benchmarking are far more likely to achieve world-class performance. Yet fewer than 20% of all support groups engage in benchmarking. In this session, you’ll review performance data from more than 200 support organizations, as well as several case studies that show how your peers have harnessed benchmarking to quantify performance, draw industry comparisons, identify performance gaps, and define the actions necessary to optimize efficiencies.
  • Modern Data Architecture with AWS
    Modern Data Architecture with AWS Pratap Ramamurthy, Partner Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Recorded: Sep 21 2017 45 mins
    Today’s organizations are tasked with managing multiple data types, coming from a wide variety of sources. Faced with massive volumes and heterogeneous types of data, organizations are finding that in order to deliver insights in a timely manner, they need a data storage and analytics solution that offers more agility and flexibility than traditional data management systems. Every use case might be different and different use cases might need different tools. AWS provides a variety of options for your needs from RDS, EMR, Redshift, Athena and Quicksight. In this talk we will discuss the different technologies available on AWS and its application.
  • Vexata: All Your Data. Now.
    Vexata: All Your Data. Now. Rick Walsworth, VP of Products and Solutions Recorded: Sep 21 2017 3 mins
    Rick Walsworth, VP of Products and Solutions at Vexata, gives a rundown of the analytics and benchmarks needed for today's business. Optimize your business with All your data. Now. https://www.vexata.com/
  • Equifax Hack and Improving Data Protection
    Equifax Hack and Improving Data Protection Satya Gupta (Virsec Systems), Shawn Burke (SungardAS), Vamshi Sriperumbudur (CipherCloud), William Leichter (Virsec) Recorded: Sep 21 2017 61 mins
    In the aftermath of the Equifax data breach, both consumers and enterprises are scrambling for ways to minimize the impact. Since highly personal information was exposed (social security numbers, addresses, birthdays), the implications of this breach could haunt us in the long-term future.

    What are the lessons of this breach to individuals, as well as organizations?

    Join this interactive panel discussion with security experts to learn:
    - The short and long-term effects of this data breach
    - What you can do to protect yourself and your organization
    - How to protect against future scams
    - Why breaches happen and how organizations can improve their breach prevention efforts, as well as employ technologies and process for faster breach detection and response
    - How to improve cyber security going into 2018

    - Satya Gupta, CTO, Virsec Systems
    - Shawn Burke, Global Chief Security Officer, Sungard Availability Services
    - Vamshi Sriperumbudur, VP Marketing, CipherCloud

    - William Leichter, VP Marketing, Virsec Systems
  • Amplifying Retail with Big Data and The Cloud
    Amplifying Retail with Big Data and The Cloud Carter Bradford, Senior Vice President, Precocity Recorded: Sep 21 2017 29 mins
    Once considered the "black magic" of digitally-born retailers like Amazon, personalizing the customer experience has now become table stakes for any retailer interested in surviving in the era of digital transformation. the techniques, tools and scalable platforms necessary to optimize customer interactions are now available and accessible for use by companies of any shape or size. We'll discuss how the use of big data technology in the cloud eases the implementation of common retail use cases as well as how it helps to avoid typical pitfalls.
  • Using data analytics to drive your business ahead of the competition
    Using data analytics to drive your business ahead of the competition Cory Minton, Dell EMC; Steven Totman, Cloudera; Parviz Peiravi, Intel; and Nick Curcuru, Mastercard Recorded: Sep 21 2017 57 mins
    The most important topics in business today are focused on data analytics, security, the Internet of Things, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
    How can leveraging data analytics to enable these strategic technology trends to drive your digital transformation and elevate your business? Where are you in adopting and implementing key strategies for driving your business ahead of the competition?
    Join industry leaders in data analytics including MasterCard, Cloudera, Dell EMC and Intel for a candid panel discussion on ways to drive success in business today. Examine the economic value of data and how you can use that data to build and protect your organization. Hear how data analytics strategies drive entirely new revenue streams, how security supports strategies, how data consolidation enables growth, and how insights from data elevate customer interactions.
  • Stable Isotope-Labeled Protein Internal Standards
    Stable Isotope-Labeled Protein Internal Standards James Walters, Ph.D. Recorded: Sep 21 2017 60 mins
    Mass spectrometry-based protein assays impart increased specificity and more rapid development times versus traditional methods, such as ELISA. Coupled with immunoaffinity enrichment, LC-MS/MS is becoming a powerful tool for the quantitation of proteins in plasma. Such methods typically rely on synthetic stable isotope labeled (SIL) peptide internal standards to correct for instrumental variability. For more accurate protein quantitation by LC-MS/MS, experimental variations throughout the entire sample preparation workflow, including protein fractionation, immunoaffinity enrichment, and enzymatic digestion, must be accounted for. An ideal way of improving assay reproducibility is to add a full-length stable isotope labeled recombinant protein, that is equivalent to the native target protein, to the sample at the initial stage of the assay workflow. We have developed a set of stable-isotope-labeled monoclonal antibodies expressed in CHO cells as well as SIL versions of several clinically-relevant human proteins expressed in E. coli, such as IGF1, and in mammalian HEK293 cells, such as Thyroglobulin (manufactured as a Certified Reference Material). We will present data to demonstrate that the use of full-length SIL proteins and antibodies as internal standards allows for more accurate and rapid quantitation of biotherapeutic antibodies and clinically-relevant human protein biomarkers in plasma by LC-MS/MS.
  • Long Term Impact of PSD2 & How to Select a Strategic Partner
    Long Term Impact of PSD2 & How to Select a Strategic Partner Vanita Pandey, VP of Product Marketing at ThreatMetrix Recorded: Sep 21 2017 40 mins
    Join the Webinar: Long Term Impact of PSD2 & How to Select a Partner a Strategic Partner, featuring Vanita Pandey, VP of Product Marketing at ThreatMetrix, as she discusses the long-term impact of the Payment Service Directive (PSD2) and how to find a strategic partners in today’s crowded PSD2 landscape.

    The webinar will help you understand:

    •How the PSD2 requirements can be implemented in practice
    •Long-term impact of the PSD2 directive
    •How risk-based authentication (RBA) can be used to optimize the user experience
    •How to find a strategic partner in the crowded PSD2 landscape
  • Bringing DevOps to the World of Data Science
    Bringing DevOps to the World of Data Science Sridhar Alla, Big Data Architect, Comcast Recorded: Sep 21 2017 38 mins
    We will look at how DevOps is making Data Science more mainstream with automation, release trains, agility and operational readiness. In this talk, we will look at the various tools and techniques in building a successful Data Science practice and how DevOps can be introduced to provide Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment of Data Science Models.
  • Medica's 2018 MN Medicare and IFB solutions
    Medica's 2018 MN Medicare and IFB solutions Michelle Wood, Sales Relationship Manager, Medica &Tom Esselman, LeClair Group Recorded: Sep 21 2017 73 mins
    This webinar will introduce Medica's new for 2018 Medicare Advantage plan, and provide updates on their Cost Plans and Individual and Family Business solutions.
  • Making the Executive Decision for Security Awareness Training
    Making the Executive Decision for Security Awareness Training Erich Kron CISSP, Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4 Recorded: Sep 21 2017 46 mins
    Cyber Security is on everybody’s minds these days. You can’t log in to your favorite web-based news site, it seems, without seeing a warning about ransomware, spear phishing, social engineering attacks or CEO fraud. Attackers have all the time in the world to create very targeted attacks, yet employees have seconds to decide if they will open an email, click on an attachment or even worse, install an “upgrade” supposedly sent by their IT department or software vendor.

    Today’s 20/20 panel discussion webcast will focus what you can do to train not only your users, but also your management team about these threats and how they can defend against them.
  • Selling more effectively using Industry Insights - build credibility/success
    Selling more effectively using Industry Insights - build credibility/success Melody Astley Recorded: Sep 21 2017 31 mins
    With company and industry specific information, we have knowledge that will help you position your product or service in a way that will have clients nodding.

    These insights are presented in an easy-to-digest format, highlighting the greatest opportunity for improvement based on historical and industry trends. Soon, you'll be making a case for the value of your solution that can stand up to the toughest buyer's scrutiny.
  • Real-time Analytics on Streaming Data with Azure Stream Analytics
    Real-time Analytics on Streaming Data with Azure Stream Analytics Krishna Mamidipaka, Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Recorded: Sep 21 2017 43 mins
    Continuous streams of data are generated in every industry from sensors, manufacturing IoT devices, business transactions, social media, network devices, clickstream logs, and more. Found within these streams of data are critical business insights that are waiting to be unlocked. Attend this session and learn how customers are creating solutions for fleet monitoring, smart grid, network monitoring, recommendations, and other real-time solutions to analyze multiple concurrent streams of data-in-motion into insights and actions for competitive advantage.

    In this session you will see demos and learn how services like Azure Event Hubs, Stream Analytics, Machine Learning, and other Azure services work seamlessly together to create your end to end real-time analytics solutions.
  • Best Practices to Drive Big Data Adoption Across Your Business
    Best Practices to Drive Big Data Adoption Across Your Business Dave Mariani, CEO & Bruno Aziza, CMO, AtScale Recorded: Sep 21 2017 19 mins
    With more data comes more users and now control and security is a concern. We want to share lessons learned via use cases from leaders in the industry and key considerations that drive adoption and expansion of data analytics tool use. This power session will help your enterprise define key success factors in order to avoid end user pitfalls, leverage familiar tools and achieve faster results.

    Join us as Dave Shares:

    - Use cases and results
    - Reasons not to take data away
    - Key factors to define success

    About the Speakers:

    David Mariani: CEO and Co-founder Dave Mariani is a Technology executive with 25 years of experience in delivering Big Data, Consumer Internet, Internet advertising and hosted services platforms, creating nearly $600 million of enterprise value. He has created the world’s largest data platforms including a trillion row Hive data warehouse at Klout and the world's largest cube at Yahoo!.

    Bruno Aziza: Chief Marketing Officer Bruno Aziza has a Masters Degree in Economics and was educated in France, the U.K., Germany and the U.S. Prior to AtScale, Bruno ran Marketing at Microsoft, SAP/Business Objects and drove the ascension of big data startups like Alpine Data Labs and SiSense.
  • Win and Wow Customers – 6 Best Practices for Onboarding in Banking and Insurance
    Win and Wow Customers – 6 Best Practices for Onboarding in Banking and Insurance Sheryl Kingstone-451 Research, Jim Marous-Financial Brand, and Sarah Johnson-Kofax Recorded: Sep 21 2017 59 mins
    Banks, credit unions and insurance companies may have differing business models, but they all have a common goal: better conversion and retention rates.

    Fortunately, better customer onboarding usually translates to better conversion and retention. For this reason, organizations continue to invest in digital technologies to streamline operations and eliminate time-consuming online interactions in areas such as new account opening, loan origination and policy applications.

    Those first information-intensive interactions, of course, are the most critical: you usually only get once chance to win a new customer’s business. But winning is only part of the equation. What if you could win—and wow—customers from those first moments and keep them engaged throughout the onboarding process?

    Mark your calendars for this upcoming webinar, where industry experts will share six best practices to help your organization win and wow customers:

    • Easy—Enable instant image and data capture via web and mobile technology
    • Accurate—Extract data from pictures of physical documents without error-prone manual entry
    • Automated—Invest in workflow tools to automate and track completion of process steps
    • Visible—Empower staff and customers with process transparency and timely communication
    • Consistent—Ensure data is complete and integrated across internal systems
    • Efficient—Meet expectations for speed, while effectively managing regulatory risks

    Speakers will include:
    •Sheryl Kingstone, Director, 451 Research
    •Sarah Johnson, Industry Solutions Architect, Kofax
    •Jim Marous, Owner and Publisher, Digital Banking Report

    Don’t miss out! Register now >>
  • Medica's 2018 WI IFB solutions
    Medica's 2018 WI IFB solutions Michelle Wood, Sales Relationship Manager, Medica & Richard Lett, CEO, LeClair Group Recorded: Sep 21 2017 56 mins
    This webinar will introduce Medica's new for 2018 Medicare Advantage plan, and provide updates on their Cost Plans and Individual and Family Business solutions.
  • Enterprise in Real-Time: About Vexata
    Enterprise in Real-Time: About Vexata Zahid Hussain, CEO of Vexata Recorded: Sep 21 2017 2 mins
    Zahid Hussain, CEO of Vexata, describes the foundations, value, and intent of the first enterprise storage architecture that fully utilizes the industry's fastest solid state memory technology, delivering unmatched scale, resiliency and services. https://www.vexata.com
  • The Vexata System for SQL Database
    The Vexata System for SQL Database Matt Henderson, Director of Microsoft Technologies Recorded: Sep 21 2017 3 mins
    Matt Henderson, Director of Microsoft Technologies, discusses the benefits and value of the Vexata system for SQL. https://www.vexata.com/products/
  • Strategies for the CompTIA Security+ Exam: SYS-501
    Strategies for the CompTIA Security+ Exam: SYS-501 Matt Salmon, CyberVista Lead Instructor Recorded: Sep 21 2017 58 mins
    Are you considering in earning the Security+ certification from CompTIA? A new version of the Security+ exam debuts this fall - version SYS-501. In this webinar, cybersecurity training provider, CyberVista, dissects the structure of the new Security+ exam. We will explain the 6 Domains that comprise the test while also providing valuable strategies for test day.
  • Extend Visibility & Control to Your Private Cloud & Software-Defined Data Center
    Extend Visibility & Control to Your Private Cloud & Software-Defined Data Center Sumit Bhat: Senior Product Marketing Manager, ForeScout Technologies Recorded: Sep 21 2017 20 mins
    Private and public cloud security are logical extensions of securing managed, unmanaged and IoT devices in the physical world. ForeScout security solutions help enhance security and compliance of your virtual assets, regardless of where they are located. In addition, ForeScout’s heterogeneous platform lets you to leverage your on-premises security operations team’s skills and maximize your existing security investments. In this webinar, you’ll learn how ForeScout integrates with third-party solutions to:
    • Discover and classify virtual instances (and cloud workloads) and assess their security posture
    • Gain consolidated visibility and provide unified policy management across Data Center and cloud environments
    • Proactively identify and manage underutilized or shadow VMs
    • Allow, deny or segment virtual machines and cloud instances based upon policy compliance

    Learn how you can enforce security across your hybrid campus and cloud deployments using one solution. Join us for this live online webinar.
  • Career Management Culture: The Importance of Building One, and the Cost of Not.
    Career Management Culture: The Importance of Building One, and the Cost of Not. John F. Sinclair + Colleen Neil-Dal Bello, Right Management Recorded: Sep 21 2017 61 mins
    Lunch+Learn Webinar Series -

    As competition for talent continues to grow increasingly fierce and voluntary turnover rates are on the rise, a new reality has recently emerged in the mindset of the modern workforce: Career Management is extremely important to individuals and is gaining importance as a key deciding factor of whether talent will stay—or leave—an organization.

    Employees now expect employers to provide them with opportunities to help develop their careers. And they will seek it from other organizations if their current employer does not meet this need effectively.

    Right Management recently conducted research on the importance of career and uncovered that CAREER is increasing as the primary driver of employee retention and engagement.

    Join us as Colleen Neil-Dal Bello and John Sinclair from Right Management share research and best practices regarding:

    +The shift from “Job for life” to “Career for me”
    +Tying career management to strategic business objectives
    +Building a culture of career management
    +Benefits such as strengthening employment brand, attracting and retaining key talent, building strong leadership pipelines, and increasing employee engagement

    The world of career management is changing. Is your organization ready?
  • Career Conversations with Women in Cyber Security featuring Elena Steinke
    Career Conversations with Women in Cyber Security featuring Elena Steinke Featured Guest: Elena Steinke, Information Security Strategic & Tactical Architect and Jessica Gulick, VP of WSC Sep 21 2017 11:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join us at our next Career Conversations with Women in Cyber Security session. This webinar gives WSC members the opportunity to connect with female career professionals. We'll discuss topics such as: what made them decide on IT or Cyber Security, what were some of their work/life challenges, and what skills and education do they see as essential to success?

    Whether you are an experienced professional or just contemplating a future in Cyber Security, WSC's Career Conversations allows you to have a conversation with women making a difference. Join us and share in Career Conversations with successful women in cyber security!

    Featured Guest: Elena Steinke, Information Security Strategic & Tactical Architect

    Jessica Gulick, VP of the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu board will moderate discussions.

    About the Speaker:
    Elena Steinke has over 15 years of systems engineering, and Information Security experience in developing solutions, providing strategic direction, designing, building, and directing cybersecurity operations across continents on multi-national projects, in the financial and US Federal sectors. Steinke stood up and directed multiple Security Operation Centers, Network Operation Centers, Data Centers, and management of virtualized storage technologies and elastic cloud environments. She lead security efforts across the globe for Automotive and Mobile Security, Banknote Processing Systems, Electronic Payments, eSIM, and IoT Technologies. She built and led Threat Hunting, Vulnerability Management, Security Assessment, Penetration Testing, Risk Management, Secure Credential Management, Key Management, and Security & Awareness Training programs.
    Steinke volunteers as a Director at Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC). She holds a Bachelors IT, an MBA, and is pursuing her second Masters from Mercyhurst University in Applied Intelligence. Her certifications include CISSP, CEHv9, Security+, and Intel Threat Analyst.
  • Comment les Types perçoivent-ils le temps ?
    Comment les Types perçoivent-ils le temps ? Audrey Costalin Sep 22 2017 9:30 am UTC 45 mins
    Comment percevons-nous le temps ? La relation au temps est très personnelle et en même temps très concrète car elle guide nos actions au quotidien. Elle peut également expliquer le style de communication entre collaborateurs lors de réunions par exemple.
    Quelles informations nous apporte la connaissance des Types MBTI ? Qu’est-ce qui guide notre orientation vers le passé, le présent ou le futur ?
    Lors de ce webinaire, nous vous présenterons les résultats des dernières recherches sur ce sujet, et vous pourrez ainsi aller plus loin dans la dynamique des Types. La Saga MBTI continue, le casting se concentrera sur quatre personnages principaux, alors préparez-vous pour un voyage dans le temps …
  • Unearthing Customer Sentiments using Natural Language Processing
    Unearthing Customer Sentiments using Natural Language Processing Sai Gopalakrishnan, Big Data Scientist & Thomas Joseph, Chief Data Scientist Sep 22 2017 9:30 am UTC 45 mins
    You have to listen to what people are saying about your brand, products, services… and more importantly you should react and respond. But is it possible for you to manually look at every single customer feedback available in emails, social media et al and respond appropriately? Certainly, a tall task. Smart automation is necessary.

    Take action on customer feedback and reach closer to your business goals.
    Understand the dynamics of Customer Sentiment Analysis in just under 30 mins.

    Key takeaways of this webinar:

     An overview of customer sentiment analysis and its applications in selective industries
     Learn how Aspire captures the sentiments behind customer responses using NLP techniques
     How to Identify products and services that are craved for and those that need improvement?
     Ideas for minimizing Customer Churn and strategizing targeted campaigns using the results of Sentiment Analysis
  • Nutanix Technical Webinar
    Nutanix Technical Webinar Grant Friend Sep 22 2017 10:00 am UTC 90 mins
    Nutanix 101: An introduction to the nuts and bolts of Nutanix and Prism Management

    Nutanix Overview - Naming conventions and agnostic hardware and hypervisor support
    Nutanix technical detail - where and how the software runs and handles data
    Prism Management Demo - Detailed run through the core entities in Prism
  • Out with the old, in with the new: changing perceptions of Business Continuity.
    Out with the old, in with the new: changing perceptions of Business Continuity. Chris Rhodes (Senior Consultant, PlanB Consulting) and Gordon Brown (Senior Consultant, PlanB Consulting) Sep 22 2017 10:00 am UTC 45 mins
    Chris and Gordon argue that a lasting tendency to focus on outdated or improbable threats, risks alienating millennials and may even de-value the BC profession in the future. Take, for example, loss of staff due to a winning lottery syndicate, or even the ever-prominent focus on loss of premises. Whilst we cannot rule out any eventuality, is this really the kind of subject matter that will excite prospective millennial BC professionals?
    Talking from their own experience and looking at the 2017 BCI Horizon Scan Report, they discuss the current threat landscape, arguing that with growing digitalisation and increased cyber risks, never before has there been such exciting prospects for young people in BC.
  • Adding value while avoiding icebergs - Multi-Asset Total Return
    Adding value while avoiding icebergs - Multi-Asset Total Return Johanna Kyrklund, Fund Manager, Schroders Sep 22 2017 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Please join Johanna Kyrklund, Fund Manager, as she introduces the Schroder Multi-Asset Total Return Fund, which targets a long-term positive return with reduced volatility and limited drawdowns. The fund is managed by the Diversified Growth Team who has been successfully managing outcome-based portfolios for over 10 years.
  • Cómo afrontar los retos de Cloud, GDPR y Ransomware
    Cómo afrontar los retos de Cloud, GDPR y Ransomware David Sanz Commvault Solution Specialist Sep 22 2017 10:30 am UTC 60 mins
    Muchas nuevas tendencias y realidades están acaparando los medios especializados en el sector de las TIC. Todos los actores relacionados de alguna manera con este mundo aseguran tener mensajes, productos, servicios o cualquier tipo de oferta para cada uno de los casos. La realidad suele ser más compleja, y con frecuencia los mensajes son inconexos.

    Tendencias como la nube (en cualquiera de sus formas) y retos como la adopción de GDPR y el riesgo de amenazas de tipo ransomware pueden parecen a priori muy distantes entre sí. Sin embargo, la realidad es diferente.

    Al fin y al cabo, estos tres conceptos están basados en datos. La nube nos permite mover, acceder o servir nuestros datos de una forma diferente; GDPR nos obliga a tener una visibilidad completa de todos nuestros datos para poder identificarlos, eliminarlos o presentarlos según demanda este marco legal, y por último el ransomware es una amenaza que secuestra y pide un rescate a cambio de devolvernos nuestros datos.

    Los datos, por lo tanto, están en la raíz de estos retos, riesgos y oportunidades. Esto significa que una gestión y protección eficientes de dichos datos van a permitir estar mejor preparados para afrontar estas situaciones. Por ello, la visión unificada de Commvault aporta un valor diferencial.

    Acompáñenos en este webinar, donde analizaremos:

    •Cómo aplicar esta visión para mitigar los riesgos asociados con los ataques cada vez más frecuentes de ransomware
    •Qué valor aportamos tanto a aquellos que quieran mover sus cargas a nube pública como a los que están transformando su modelo de IT interna hacia el “As a Service”
    •Cómo ayudamos a estar más preparados para el cumplimiento de GDPR gracias a nuestro indexado de contenido y conocimiento detallado del dato corporativo
  • [Live Panel] ITSM and Digital Transformation
    [Live Panel] ITSM and Digital Transformation Moderator: Steve Morgan; Panelists: Rajiv Dua, Vernon Lloyd, Hitesh Patel, Ivor Macfarlane Sep 22 2017 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    ITSM has long been recognised as a critical element in the delivery and management of IT services. With the advent of new approaches such as Agile and cloud, driven by the need for Digital Transformation, this webinar will explore the importance and relevance of ITSM in today’s IT departments. We will consider if and how ITSM practices need to evolve to meet the needs of IT and the business units it serves.

    Moderator: Steve Morgan

    - Rajiv Dua, Service Management Consultant, Bravemouth Consulting
    - Vernon Lloyd, Director, Somerset CC Ltd
    - Hitesh Patel, Senior ITIL Implementation Consultant, Trainer, Coach and Author
    - Ivor Macfarlane, ITSM Training & Consultancy at MacfPartners
  • 4 steps automate your crisis management response plan
    4 steps automate your crisis management response plan Darren Notely and Matthias Rosenberg Sep 22 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    When a crisis takes place many businesses are still using manual processes as part of their response plan. In order to mitigate the risks involved there are a few simple steps that you can take to automate the process end to end and improve your overall success.
    This webinar will cover the following:
    -Roles and Responsibilities
    -Incident assessment teams
    -Action plan and status
    -Effective communications
  • How to cope with KIDs (Key Information Documents)
    How to cope with KIDs (Key Information Documents) Amit Lad - Actuary, Patrick Gloster - Actuary, Scott Eason, Partner, Insurance Consulting – Barnett Waddingham Sep 22 2017 2:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    In this webinar we will demonstrate how easy it is to create Key Information Documents (KIDs) for Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products (PRIIPs), in line with the new regulations coming into force on 1 January 2018, using Barnett Waddingham’s KIDs for PRIIPs tool. Throughout the demonstration, we will discuss the key inputs and decisions required to ensure compliance.
  • What's New with iCDM on XtremIO X2?
    What's New with iCDM on XtremIO X2? Bryan Walsh Sep 22 2017 2:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    XtremIO's unique integrated Copy Data Management (iCDM) offering combines performance & scalability with reduced operational risk through automation and self-services. Recently released, XtremIO X2 takes iCDM even further! Maximize the value of your All Flash Array deployment while simplifying application workflows and reducing development timelines. See how application admins and DBAs can repurpose and refresh different copies of Oracle and SQL Server DBs nearly instantaneously and become more agile.
  • Get "Datopia": Transforming to an Agile Data Culture
    Get "Datopia": Transforming to an Agile Data Culture Tripp Smith, Chief Technical Officer, Clarity Sep 22 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    This webinar is focused on:
    - Increasing collaborative friction between engineers, analysts, and business
    - Process-driven iteration i.e. balancing agility with discipline
    - Making the quantitative business case for moving from big bang to continuous enhancement (convincing your CFO/CIO to shift from CapEx to OpEx)
    - Case studies and outcomes from our clients
  • BS-free Data Science
    BS-free Data Science Aman Naimat, Senior Vice President, Technology, Demandbase Sep 22 2017 4:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    There is a surge in hype around Artificial Intelligence. Startups are raising hundreds of millions of dollars by bedazzling investors with Deep Learning, word embeddings, and reinforcement learning. This is a distraction from the very real problems that data and AI can solve if done right. By working across dozens of machine learning problems that are live in the real world, I’ve worked out the most common problems encountered and recurring design patterns on how to solve real-world problems using AI as a tool. This talk will arm you with a perspective on how to get pragmatic solutions with AI today.
  • New Technologies for Cellular Research: 3-Dimensional Cell Culture and Screening
    New Technologies for Cellular Research: 3-Dimensional Cell Culture and Screening Richard M. Eglen, Ph.D Sep 22 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    It is now recognized that target and compound identification, as well as validation, are better conducted using cells with physiologically relevant phenotypes and genotypes. This assertion has accelerated the adoption of primary cells, stem cells, or patient-specific cells in cellular research, in general; and drug discovery, in particular.

    Technological improvements in three-dimensional (3D) cell culture technology, as a means to better mimic in vivo physiology, have accelerated recently—not only in the areas of cancer and neurological research, but also for the assessment of compound metabolic and toxicological liabilities. Furthermore, 3D cell culture can provide novel approaches to the scale-up and manufacture of biologically based medicines, including those used in immuno-and stem cell-based therapies.

    In this presentation, the existing and future impact of 3D cell culture technology on fundamental research, and drug discovery and manufacture will be addressed, particularly in the context of using phenotypically relevant cells. Specifically, it will discuss the potential for spheroids, organoids, scaffolds, and hydrogels in cellular research and compound identification, screening, and development.

    Future directions will also be covered, including organs-on-chips, hydrostatic flow technologies, microfluidics, and 3D bioprinting. Some of these approaches will allow for real-time observation of cellular responsiveness to novel compounds and drugs … boldly taking the researcher into a fourth dimension of 3D cell culture!
  • Beyond the Equifax Breach - Lessons and Actions to Take
    Beyond the Equifax Breach - Lessons and Actions to Take Dr. Chris Pierson (Viewpost), Sarah Squire (Engage Identity), Debra Farber (The Privacy Pact), Dr. Ravi Rajamiyer (Cavirin) Sep 22 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The recent Equifax data breach, which may have jeopardized the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers, will likely haunt us for years to come.

    Join this interactive panel with experts from the cyber security, identity and privacy space to learn more about:
    - What we know occurred or is likely to have occurred
    - Data Breach Timeline - too slow or too fast
    - External communications - how has the breach been handled and communicated
    - Internal Actions - security remediation, work with law enforcement, root cause, incident response
    - External forces - lawsuits, media scrutiny, and customer communications

    - Dr. Christopher Pierson, CSO, Viewpost
    - Sarah Squire, Founder and Principal Consultant, Engage Identity
    - Dr. Ravi Rajamiyer, VP of Engineering, Cavirin
    - Debra J. Farber Executive Privacy & Security Consultant, Cranium USA & Host of "The Privacy Pact," ITSPmagazine
  • Trainer's Corner: 25 Years and Counting
    Trainer's Corner: 25 Years and Counting Jack Marmorstein, Product & Sales Strategy at Rosetta Stone Sep 22 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join us for our monthly K-12 webinar series, Trainer’s Corner. Each month we will share information and ideas to help schools and districts make the most of their language-learning implementations.

    Learn about the inner workings of Rosetta Stone, and why it works with Jack Marmorstein. He'll share what he's learned from working with the program and our clients for his 19 years at Rosetta Stone.
  • Untangling the Cloud Services Hairball
    Untangling the Cloud Services Hairball James Curtis, Senior Analyst - Data Platforms & Analytics, 451 Research Sep 22 2017 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The question is not much whether to migrate to the cloud or not. That question has likely already been answered by many organizations and the answer is a resounding full steam ahead. But the start of the journey can be daunting especially with a lot of ‘as-a-service’ terminology floating around. Please join James Curtis, senior analyst at 451 Research, as he discusses not only some industry trends and what many organizations are doing but also a simplified approach to understanding cloud services and how that might best fit your organization. Because it’s not so much buyer beware; it’s more about buyer understand.
  • Big Data Trends with Oracle Bare Metal Cloud
    Big Data Trends with Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Andrew Reichman, Sr. Director of Cloud Strategy, Oracle Sep 22 2017 7:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Cloud has changed the game when it comes to data analytics. Previously, organizations had to lock themselves into a particular architecture and level of capacity for three to seven years and do all the lifting themselves. Cloud on the other hand allows them to experiment with different hardware and software options, get more of the solution as a service and scale up and down to meet project spikes and accelerate busy jobs at will. This makes it much more viable for any company to get the advantages of advanced analytics against large data sets, without an oversize IT staff or huge capital investments.

    Oracle cloud is specifically designed to help enterprises take advantage of cloud for data analytics—it offers massive non-variable performance, predictable low cost and broad choice of deployment and software options. Oracle and Qubole work together to deliver a new breed of data platform—capable of taming the scale, performance, cost and complexity issues associated with gaining business insight from data of all types.

    Watch this webinar to understand:
    - Summary of industry trends for big data on the cloud
    - How Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is optimized for big data workloads from a cost, performance and flexibility perspective
    - How Oracle Cloud Big Data solutions compare with on-premises and competing cloud options
  • Fireside Chat: Lessons Learned from Facebook
    Fireside Chat: Lessons Learned from Facebook Ashish Thusoo, CEO/Co-Founder, Qubole & Horia Margarit, Resident Data Scientist, Qubole Sep 22 2017 8:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    In the final session of Data Platforms Online 2017, Ashish Thusoo will offer some of his highlights from the week’s sessions, pick out some emerging themes and trends, and answer questions from the audience. Ashish built the original data team at Facebook, is a co-author of Apache Hive, co-author of “Building a Data Driven Enterprise with DataOps” and CEO of Qubole. He’ll be moderated by Horia Margarit, resident Data Scientist at Qubole. Get your questions ready for what will be a lively and entertaining discussion!
  • UnitedHealthOne Supplemental Sales Solutions
    UnitedHealthOne Supplemental Sales Solutions Eric Stranko, UnitedHealthOne, Richard Lett, LeClair Group Sep 22 2017 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With the chaos and uncertainty that currently surrounds the individual medical market, what can brokers do to give themselves and their clients more options? 

    Please join LeClair Group and UnitedHealthOne's National Account Executive Eric Stranko September 22nd to learn the answer to that question as they conduct a one hour session addressing alternative and supplemental sales solutions currently available in the individual medical space from UnitedHealthOne.

    Regardless of who the broker is, there is no one perfect solution at this time for all clients out there.  What are the options that do currently exist for a client?  What option might be best for different client types?  The portfolio of UH One products is diverse, and reaches 30-40 states with most products.  Join us to learn more.  United Health One products are endorsed products for Thrivent Financial.
  • 3GPP RAN Chairman - Status report - RAN#77
    3GPP RAN Chairman - Status report - RAN#77 Balazs Bertenyi Sep 25 2017 11:00 am UTC 30 mins
    Balazs Bertenyi will give a 15 minute presentation on the outcome of the last 3GPP RAN plenary, which took place in Sapporo from 11 - 14 September, 2017.

    There will be time for Q&A afterwards.

    - Completion of Rel-14
    - Rel-15 Status
    - New Radio work
    - Some thoughts about the timeline for 5G
  • Work smarter, not harder
    Work smarter, not harder Sarra Beajoui Sep 25 2017 12:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    At InTouchNetworks.com, we work with leading companies and expert advisors to bring you business information and insight. Our latest fee webinar, ‘Work Smarter, not harder- ensure you are working to your strengths and maximising your value’ is brought to you by SmartPA.

    The webinar will be presented by Sarra Beajoui, the co-founder of the market leaders in the administrative and business support sector. With over 20 years project management experience in Blue Chip organisations, Sarra now heads up a vast international talent pool of SmartPAs.

    During the 45-minute seminar, Sarra will cover:

    -How best to identify the non-value add activities you have grown accustomed to doing and how to stop doing these
    -Identify how to integrate your own dedicated business support executive into your business/role
    -Discover how to maximise the output from your business support person

    There will also be a 15 minute session, during which you can raise any questions you may have for Sarra.

    The live webinar will take place on Monday 25th September (1pm); alternatively, you may watch a recorded version any time after the event by registering on the link below.
  • Deep Stupidity: Probing the limits of AI, Deep Learning and Analytics
    Deep Stupidity: Probing the limits of AI, Deep Learning and Analytics Prof J. Mark Bishop, Director, TCIDA (The Centre for Intelligent Data Analytics) Sep 25 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    On December 2nd 2014, provoked by the impact of `Deep Learning’ and other recent scientific and technical advances in Artificial Intelligence, Professor Stephen Hawking released a terrifying warning about the coming technological singularity and the existential danger of AI: "The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever-increasing rate," Professor Hawking said. "Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn't compete, and would be superseded".

    Fashions in AI come and go - and the hype around so called ‘Deep Learning’ networks is not without precedence - so what is it about ‘nouveau AI’ that warrants such alarm?

    Conversely, in this talk, I will endeavour to situate recent technological landmarks more properly in their historical niche; concluding, by foregrounding the computationally-impregnatable barriers which remain between ‘Deep Minds’ and `Real Minds`.