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  • Let’s say that you have three people working on your technology team — one all-star managing your network, one server savvy technologist, and one sharp storage architect. These three facets of your technology team need to constantly be communicating with each other to keep the data center running smoothly.  These routine and necessary tech functions take up a lot of your employee’s tim...

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  • The workplace today is completely different from what it was less than a decade ago. It is now wherever employees are. Barriers to seamless collaboration have been lifted, melting away geographical differences and time zones to allow companies to tap into the expertise of talent that is spread out across the globe. The rise of the digital workplace has promoted employee engagement and ...

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  • Maintaining an organization’s devices is a daunting task. Device procurement, configuration, and management often takes up an inordinate amount of technology resources. According to research by IDC®, about 22 percent of technology budgets are spent on devices and this spending is expected to increase. With many companies offering a wider variety in device choices and even allowing user...

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  • Technology continues to evolve at break-neck speeds. In this age of rapid digital transformation, it is not acceptable for organizations to still run on antiquated technology. Studies have shown that 63 percent of office workers are unhappy with their workplace as a result of outdated practices and technology, producing a negative impact on their morale and motivation to work. Outdated...

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  • Two common buzz words in the financial services sector are “real-time” and “analytics.” This sector, arguably more than others, depends on speed, accuracy,  and action based on the dissemination of enormous amounts of data. According to Investopedia, the financial services sector — when compared to other industries — has widely adopted big data analytics to inform and educated, with th...

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  • Consumers today seek accessibility, convenience, efficiency and speed in many facets of their daily lives, including their own finances. They want to bank via mobile apps or sites to track their spending, apply for a loan or enhance their investment strategies. In a Prosper Marketplace Financial Wellness poll, the majority of respondents said they use one to three apps or sites (like m...

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  • Financial service providers across the country depend on the performance of their networks, devices, operating systems and applications to provide seamless customer experiences. When system downtime occurs, that causes lost productivity, revenue and customer satisfaction. Designed specifically for bank branches, the Self Healing Branch is an intelligent automated service that keeps bank branch te...

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  • Most companies need the ability to focus more on their core business. Whether within finance, healthcare, utilities or education and life sciences, the need to nurture the core competencies that drive or exceed business goals is key to growth and maintaining a competitive advantage.  Recently, a well known U.S.-based, multinational conglomerate, streamlined their technology asset manag...

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  • Consumers are looking for more convenient, secure and quick ways to shop and get their purchases home – whether it’s online, in-store or the combination in click-and-collect. Digital Lockers & Vending, by CompuCom®, is an innovative, sleek, and completely modular solution-as-a-service that is redefining the way to deliver a complete brand experience.

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  • There’s a famous French proverb that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Few statements better summarize the predicament facing the bank branch in today’s fully-digital society. Five to ten years ago, most finance pundits predicted the end of the brick-and-mortar banking structure. Digital had won a decisive battle - and along with the next-gen ATM – digital banking wa...

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  • Collaboration, innovation, and flexibility are the frameworks of effective IT infrastructure solutions, and the roles and responsibilities of IT staff must continually adapt to support end users in a digital workplace. Though, as with any technological advancements, people often worry about job losses. So how can you prepare your IT department—and your employees—for the must-needed cha...

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  • Look around any office and you’ll be struck by the wide range of computing devices in use. A younger, more mobile workforce is demanding the latest in laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Most users work and collaborate on multiple devices. Managing this ever-growing lineup of devices is a big challenge for resource-constrained technology departments.  A recent survey found that providin...

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  • The stigma that technology is a male-specific career is shattering thanks to an increase of women in the field of technology. These days, women represent 21 percent of the technology workforce. This might not seem like much, but this is exponentially greater than the 14 percent of women in technology in 2004. The past few generations have created a push for women in technology and STEM...

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  • CIOs often feel this dilemma. Employees have technology that is failing - say a company laptop that will not turn on or a mobile device is frozen - and the CIO needs to be able to trust that when that employee takes their device to tech support, that device doesn’t get lost or stolen. The worries are well-founded. Breaches in security at credit agency Equifax, communications giants, an...

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  • Full asset lifecycle management is often sourced to multiple vendors. But working with multiple companies for the full asset lifecycle may not be the safest or most efficient way to handle end-of-life assets.  Working with multiple vendors incurs unnecessary costs, often better spent on other initiatives. Multiple vendors also cost valuable time and open-up the opportunity for security...

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  • Technology outages don’t happen at convenient times. Today’s modern workplace demands near-immediate response from its technology, including servers, routers, laptops, cash registers, printers, digital signage and IoT devices. The last thing any end-user needs - whether they be a store owner, nurse, teller, lawyer or veterinarian - is to lose valuable time or business because of a tech...

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  • Ordering new technology online can be fraught with risk. Plan on delivering a new laptop to a new employee or customer’s home? Thieves could pinch it on the doorstep. Hoping to pre-order the latest hard drive and pick it up before the store runs out? You’re suddenly faced with fighting through a crowd. No one orders a new product online with the hope of running into more human error. R...

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  • Cutting-edge technology is changing the way we work. Technology like mobile devices, laptops and smart watches are blurring the lines between what is home and what is work. What’s at risk? Companies that that don’t see and adjust to this trend could also see productivity take a hit. On the reverse side, companies that adjust to this trend stand to gain from increased collaboration and ...

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  • Let's face it, the insurance industry has historically lagged behind in terms of innovative, emerging technology use. Much of the blame goes to the staunch regulations insurers and underwriters must observe. But insurance and technology expert Xavier Mutzig recently made waves by arguing that "insurance hasn't evolved since the Industrial Revolution." The comment struck a chord with ma...

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  • With its launch in 2009, Microsoft Windows 7 became one of the most adopted end-user operating systems since Windows XP. Shortly after its launch, companies started tweaking Windows 7 to accommodate the changing needs of their employees’ workplace habits. The result of those workplace changes is what we now call the digital workplace.   Today, the need for digital workplace solutions i...

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  • Properly recycling or disposing of your unused or outdated electronic equipment does come with a nominal cost, but simply throwing old IT devices in the garbage to avoid paying that fee can come at an even bigger price including damage to your company’s brand. Think about damaging headlines you have read or heard about: multinational companies fined tens of millions of dollars because ...

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  • Change can be tricky to navigate. Implementing more technology in the workplace may be met with excitement, fear or skepticism for a number of reasons. Some employees welcome new technology because they believe that the new systems or upgrades will help them have more flexibility in their work schedule and greater overall efficiency. Fearful or skeptical employees may associate impendi...

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  • The new year is here, and now is the time for organizations to take a deeper look at their internal processes and seek out strategies for improvement. One area that's always a priority is cybersecurity, particularly within the financial service sector. 2018 brings numerous changes to data and asset protection, but there are three trends that financial service providers should pay speci...

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  • Recently the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities were discovered affecting all computers using central processing units (CPUs) manufactured by Intel, AMD and ARM.  These vulnerabilities were found to allow an attack at the hardware level, permitting malicious programs to abuse the way a processor reads data from a less-privileged user process. This could mean passwords, personal photo...

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  • Technology disrupts business and presents significant challenges for CEOs, who must find ways for their company to adapt quickly to maintain or grow market share. By looking to strategic technology partnerships, businesses can turn disruption into an opportunity for transformation. Fifty-three percent of CEOs surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers expect technology to change the nature of ...

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  • If you are having your kitchen remodeled, you are not going to invite just any guy who says he is a contractor to come in and redo your kitchen. If you don’t know or trust the contractor, you could be opening your house up to being robbed or swindled. So why would you risk inviting just any technology contractor into your business to help with your technology updates or repairs? The nu...

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  • Change is a constant in business. Every organization is bound to go through a period of transformation at some point, and a great number of leaders agree that achieving digital transformation is critical to the success of their organizations. However, achieving a successful shift is much easier said than done. Businesses that are able to embrace change and adapt to their new environmen...

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