The 4-1-1 on RPA

**from the July 2020 issue of AOTMP® Insights ** Guess what? You are probably familiar with Robotic Process Automation (RPA). You just may not realize it yet. That is because RPA has existed in many shapes and forms over the years. When you place a call, are redirected to another number or voicemail, and prompted […]

Microsoft Makes 2020’s First Major Security Blunder

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How New Technology is Shaping Telecom’s Future

As new technologies are developed and deployed, industry providers will explore how they can use it to attract customers, expand their growth initiatives, and influence the future of telecom. But are these organizations truly prepared to make meaningful changes happen? While integrating innovations like 5G sounds appealing, in reality the practice is much easier said […]

New Year, New Era of Data Privacy

In less than a week, U.S. data privacy changes forever. That’s because the California Consumer Privacy Act – or CCPA for short – takes effect January 1st. If you haven’t heard about this regulation (or have simply ignored our previous warnings), this regulation will revolutionize how your organization manages, protects, and uses consumers’ personal data. […]

How Today’s Information Technology is Shaping Your Tomorrow

Your organization is only as valuable as your information technology enables it to be. And this trend shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Data is what’s fueling your pricing, your profitability, and your overall business strategy. And technology will play a critical role in influencing your future. But how? The rapid advance of […]

Cybersecurity Tips to Be Thankful For

As we approach the height of 2019’s online shopping season, organizations have never been more reliant on cybersecurity to protect their customers’ financial data. Since more and more attacks occur every day, unprepared enterprises are often left scrambling for solutions to minimize the damage and financial losses that result from these scenarios. With that in […]

Seven Technologies to Ensure Digital Transformation Success

The recent progress technology has made isn’t impressive – it’s downright mind-blowing! As we approach the end of this decade and reflect, it’s impossible to ignore how far digital transformation has come in the 2010s. Major technology companies like Google, Amazon, Uber, and Facebook have fundamentally changed how we interact with the world. Digital transformation […]

Two New Data Breaches

As beneficial as technology can be, it also creates risk. In fact, this week witnessed more than one major data breach surface… PayMyTab Personal Data Breach Last month, cybersecurity company vpnMentor alerted PayMyTab – an at-table mobile payment application – that an unsecured Amazon Web Services data bucket has been exposing a variety of its […]

What is Cloud Data Repatriation?

While cloud is one of today’s biggest enterprise technology trends, many organizations find these migrations don’t deliver the savings, flexibility, and collaboration that were implemented to create. Thus, a new trend has been born – cloud data repatriation. What is Cloud Data Repatriation? This term sounds complicated, but in reality it’s a three-word definition that […]

The Future of Fitbit

Last week, Google purchased Fitbit – one of the longest-standing leaders in the wearables space – for the not-so-insignificant sum of $2.1 billion. While this acquisition is the latest in a long line of investments made to deepen Google’s Wear OS platform commitment and finally introduce Made by Google wearable devices into the marketplace, most […]

Can You Still Collect Personal Data in the U.K.?

** Updated July 2020** The United Kingdom’s (U.K.’s) exit from the European Union (EU) – whenever it occurs – could create data privacy uncertainty on an entirely new scale. While the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework currently governs U.K. personal data collection practices for U.S. businesses, it’s important to understand these rules could change any day. […]

New IT Technologies Your Team Needs

Recently, the latest version of Pluralsight’s Technology Index was released – giving technology management professionals insight into the new IT technologies, trends, and skills that matter most. While keeping track of new IT technologies is important, there’s only so much time in the day you can dedicate to learning about next-gen devices that will accelerate […]