Bringing Job Costing to the Field

April 16, 2020

In construction, we are often designing and constructing made-to-order assets, so there is immediately less certainty. We may be dealing with multiple projects for different people, with different schedules, and run by different project managers. Each will be in a different location, with different site footprints, different ground conditions, different access routes, etc. And, partly influenced by their locations, we are often dealing with different suppliers we might select local designers,
subcontractors, plant, materials, and product suppliers based on their proximity to the site.

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NETSCOUT

A leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience.

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TOP 5 REASONS TO PUT PRIVILEGE FIRST

whitePaper | July 20, 2020

Privileged access is the gateway to an organization’s most valuable assets and is at the core of nearly every major security breach. Organizations must have a strategy in place to manage and monitor privileged access, as well as detect and respond to threats if they’d like to mitigate risk from today’s advanced attacks. Your application stack and infrastructure is likely quite complex and it can be hard to identify which assets are the most sensitive. And there is a never-ending supply of vendors knocking down your door competing for your time and attention. These two realities make it increasingly difficult to identify which security project to tackle next. When thinking about how to prioritize, it is advantageous to take a step back and think about your businesses goals, albeit in a slightly different way: try to envision what you would be looking for if you were an external attacker or malicious insider looking to steal sensitive data, commit Ransomware, or use your infrastructure for illicit cryptomining.

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Cloud Infrastructures –Last Call for Boarding

whitePaper | July 16, 2020

Is cloud computing becoming the norm? As part of the digital offensives by many companies, cloud infrastructures are fast becoming a crucial technology driver and success factor for innovative business models and digital products. The growing interest in the Internet of Things and machine learning sent the adoption rate of the cloud soaring at numerous companies. Now, it is a question of “how” rather than “whether” cloud services can be used successfully at German companies.

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Decoding the 7 traits of companies achieving success with AI

whitePaper | January 18, 2020

As organizations adopt digital transformation strategies to prepare for the future, a core idea for how to accelerate that transformation is the adoption of AI. While most organizations fundamentally believe in the promise of AI, they are still only just beginning to use it. Only 1 in 5.5 organizations are deeply committed to AI, while more than half are experimenting or beginning to see it around their organization.

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TOP FIVE WAYS TO PREPARE FOR YOUR NEXT OFFICE 365TENANT MIGRATION

whitePaper | July 31, 2020

With organizations around the world rapidly adopting Office 365, IT pros need to be prepared to perform efficient, effective tenant-to-tenant migrations. Whether you’re undergoing a merger or acquisition, or it’s time to clean up and consolidate your IT infrastructure to drive productivity and growth, a successful migration requires one thing above all else: a tight focus on your users’ needs. In the end, success is not measured by checking off pieces of data moved; it’s about ensuring that everyone remains productive during the project and after migration is complete.

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THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR CARGO COMPANIES

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

The demands of running global supply chains can be unrelenting – perfection of operations, innovation in support of lastmile delivery, and assurances of sustainability in the pursuit of delivering the “perfect order” as promised. Now, transportation companies face the additional challenge of sharpening their core competencies while increasing the pace of innovation, adapting emerging technologies, and sharing data with their customers to improve transparency and efficiency. Long characterized by capital-intensive assets, forward-looking cargo companies are turning their attention to the data that comes from their own assets and infrastructure as well as from their customers. It is a complex transition, one that requires knowledge-based labor, automation, and predictive planning to turn transportation companies into digital platforms.

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Getting Started with Data Acquisition Systems

whitePaper | August 6, 2020

The purpose of any data acquisition system is to gather useful measurement data for characterization, monitoring, or control. The specific parameters of your application will dictate the resolution, accuracy, channel count, and speed requirements of a data acquisition system. A wide assortment of data acquisition components and solutions is available on the market, including low-cost USB modules, benchtop data loggers, and large channel systems. Before you start your search for a data acquisition solution, carefully analyze your application requirements to understand how much capability and performance you need to purchase.

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Spotlight

NETSCOUT

A leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience.

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