5 Technical Hurdles to Investigate Before Migrating to the Cloud

Commodity cloud providers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google have spurred widespread adoption with generic offerings, but AWS, Azure and Google Cloud can’t fit every enterprise’s needs. If you’re planning to migrate complex on-premise applications to one of the giant clouds, you’ll likely face some kind of capabilities gap. Let’s say you want to leverage the…
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How to Escape the Glass Cliff with Cloud-Based Training

You’ve heard the statistics about the lack of women in corporate leadership positions. This one puts it in stark relief: According to The New York Times, the number of women leading Fortune 500 companies fell to 24 this year, after hitting a record high – of only 32 – in 2017. Even when women reach…
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Training: The Secret Sauce to an Ironclad Cyber Defense

The threat from cyberattacks is very real and can endanger your business continuation. Nearly half (46%) of UK businesses and almost one-third (29%) of US businesses report having experienced a data breach in the past year. And the damage can be huge. In fact, the 2017 Official Annual Cybercrime Report published by Cybersecurity Ventures and…
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CISOs: Train Your Way to Stronger Cyber Resilience

Chief information security officers (CISOs) face a growing array of challenges. The proliferation of ransomware, vulnerabilities from the Internet of Things (IoT) and other threats seem to constitute the problem. But beneath these concerns lies a root issue: securing the enterprise is a people problem. This means that CISOs need to focus on employees as…
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Palo Alto Networks Ignite ’18 USA Is All About Hands-On Training

Palo Alto Networks’ Ignite cybersecurity conference has kicked off in California. More than 4000 security professionals will descend on the Anaheim Convention Center for the 4-day event, billed as “Hands-On Disruption.” Ignite ’18 will cover the latest on network security, endpoint security and cloud security. This valuable highly technical event features: 100+ technical sessions with…
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Need to Speed Time to Resolution for Enterprise Software Support?

The Answer is in the Cloud With organizations highly reliant on enterprise software, your customers’ satisfaction is greatly dependent on your technical support services. If this pressure isn’t enough, the growing complexity of software products and customer environments means technical support teams face unprecedented challenges recreating and solving customer issues on a daily basis. Nevertheless,…
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A Mother’s Day Tribute to Women in Training

The occasion of Mother’s Day provides a great opportunity to salute those moms who have gone into the important field of education, training, and learning and development – in both public and private sectors. The women who care enough to educate others and pass on needed skills – both hard and soft – in a…
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5 Tips for Improving SaaS Customer Retention Rates

It’s far easier to retain current customers than to gain new ones – and it’s much more profitable. In fact, acquiring a new customer can cost as much as five times more than keeping an existing customer, and that’s only the beginning. According to the results an oft-cited study by Rosetta Consulting, engaged customers purchase 90%…
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Why GDPR Compliance in the Cloud Matters

The rise of the digital economy has spiraled quickly over the last several years, creating an urgent need to account for the vast amounts of information and data being generated around the world. The upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – passed by the European Commission – aims to help control this sprawl by strengthening…
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On a Groundhog, a Mole and a Cyber Range

The beginning of February this year brought along bad news for warm-weather fans: beloved groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow. The famously prophetic creature returned to his den shortly after emerging early that February morning. With his behavior, the groundhog indicated that winter would stick around for another six weeks. Unfortunately for the sun lovers, winter did…
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The 5 Stages of Spring Cleaning for IT Training Pros

Spring cleaning – how bad could it be? How many times have you found yourself with gloves on, mop in one hand and bucket in the other, standing in your kitchen telling yourself, “Alright, champ – this isn’t going to be so bad. Easy breezy.” Don’t fool yourself. Everything looks quite dandy from the outside,…
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What Do AWS, Microsoft, Google and…Easter Bunnies Have in Common?

As lavish and masterful as they are, cloud kingpins, AWS, Microsoft and Google, should stick with laying eggs instead of growing chickens when it comes to IT training…and I’ll tell you 5 burning reasons why. With Easter nearby and gorgeous chocolate eggs lasciviously catching my attention when I pass the chocolate boutique near my office,…
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