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How To Avoid Being the Victim of a SMiShing Attack

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SMiShing is not a new tactic. A form of phishing, SMiShing is an activity that involves someone attempting to trick you via text or SMS message. If the trick is successful, the individual will receive your critical personal information. Did you know that there are approximately 913,242,000 texts sent every hour of every single day around the globe? This translates …

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Top Digital Transformation Trends in Education for 2019

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Let’s face it: the education sector—especially K-12 public school systems—aren’t usually the earliest adopters of new technology. Despite the fact that they’re equipping our children for the future, they don’t always move the fastest to get there. For that reason, digital transformation trends in education move a bit slower than some other industries. Still, that doesn’t mean they aren’t happening. …

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Are You PhishProof?

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Phishing is one of the most common forms of cybercrime, so if you’re online, you’ve likely been targeted by a phishing attack—and you might not even know it. So what is phishing exactly? It’s the act of collecting personal information—including bank account numbers, passwords, and usernames—through electronic means, such as deceptive email messages and phone calls. According to RSA’s report …

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Workplace Agility: The True Secret to Improving Productivity and Efficiency

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Agile has become a bit of a buzzword in the last year and for good reason. Agility is key to success in digital transformation. I’ve focused a lot of time on agile leadership, but I think it’s also critical to discuss workplace agility. If your employees are not buying in to digital transformation, or if your digital transformation is stalling, …

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4 Ways to Let Your Culture Drive Digital Transformation

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What if your organization could go throughout the digital transformation on its own? It isn’t impossible or magic. Instead, by creating an open space where employee and customer experiences are the focus, where people matter the most, where change is planned for and innovation takes center stage, you will develop an organizational culture that does just that. And you’ll see …

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Is AI Overhyped? Getting Real about the True Power of Technology

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For the last few years we’ve done nothing but talk about the power of AI and how it’s going to transform every industry in some way. Granted we are already seeing changes in our lives both in the workplace and at home, with Alexa managing our playlists and Nest monitoring our backyard security detail. But is AI overhyped? Sure, it’s …

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How to Identify a Phish and How to Protect Against Phishing

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Holiday season means phishing season, and that’s not the good kind of fishing that you do while you’re relaxing out on the lake—it’s the cybersecurity nightmare kind of phishing and it poses big risks for businesses of all sizes. My guest on the Converge TechTalk show today is Mison Riggins from Inspired eLearning and we’re talking about cybersecurity and the …

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6 Tips To Frame Your Digital Transformation With Enterprise Architecture

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On one hand, digital transformation is a wild beast, changing daily how we view business and the world we live in. To survive in the world of digital transformation is to be agile and open to uncertainty. It’s to thrive in chaos—and many companies have had trouble withstanding the storm. Perhaps that’s why—on the other hand—we’ve learned that despite its …

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Top 5 Business Struggles of Adopting Automated Workflows

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These days, if you’re not automating at least something in your business workflow, you’re likely lagging behind. Still, despite its miracle-worker ability to save both money and time in pretty much every industry, many companies have struggled to experience maximum positive results. It turns out the only downside to automation is that its adoption itself can’t be automated. It needs …