For years, companies have relied on data to make decisions about the future of their business. In the past, data-based choices might have involved noticing that you got more sales on a product when you used a particular kind of packaging and adjusting your strategy accordingly. For the most part, the data that companies used in the past was mostly unstructured, because we didn't have the tools available today to track business performance.
As the adoption of software-as-a-service solutions continues to accelerate in the enterprise, today's digital innovators need a way to innovate and maintain security at the same time. Many traditional LDAP-based applications and IT infrastructure solutions still make up a significant percentage of the IT portfolio for most organizations. As Google found in their extensive testing procedures, helping employees to access the best SaaS apps and traditional infrastructure in a simple way can be quite a challenge.
In an era when what you know about your customer can easily make or break your business, the more information you can successfully gather and collect from your data warehouses, the better off you'll be. In the past, gaining access to useful data was notoriously difficult, requiring huge investments in hardware and expertise. Today, the sheer volume of data in any business has meant that companies have had to look beyond old-fashioned approaches to the new and disruptive potential of artificial intelligence.
Data has become the currency of the modern world. With the right data strategy, forward-thinking companies can disrupt their industries, transform the way they operate, and delight their customers. Of course, translating data into valuable and lucrative actions isn't always as simple as it seems.
Google shocked its user and partner bases in equal measure this January when it announced (seemingly without warning) that it would be raising prices on G Suite Basic and G Suite Business in very short order. The price increases scheduled to begin in April this year will affect the cost of All G Suite customers, unless they take action by the end of March.
If you want to make the most out of Google G-Suite, then you need to know all of the latest updates that the search-engine giant is bringing to its productivity hub. Every year, we see a selection of new updates from Google, as the company strives to provide developers and consumers alike with new and enhanced digital experiences.
Aragon Research, one of the leading IT research companies in the Unified Communication and Collaboration marketplace, recently announced their long-awaited Research Globe for 2018. The "Globe" is very similar to the Gartner Magic Quadrant, as it separates significant providers in the UC&C space into different sections depending on their performance and international reach.
From virtual assistants like Google Home to self-driving cars and smart houses, artificial intelligence and machine learning are two concepts transforming the relationship between man and machine. Machine learning has quickly emerged as one of the most exciting technologies in the market, affecting everything from mobile applications to business service.
Identity and access management is a business framework that facilitates the use of digital or electronic identities in an enterprise environment. The "IAM" framework includes the organizational policies required to manage things like security and privacy in your business through identity management.