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RPA Vendor Comparison | 2021 SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Report

What do real users say about their robotic process automation (RPA) software? To provide a holistic review of the robotic process automation landscape, SoftwareReviews, a division of IT research and consulting firm Info-Tech Research Group, compared top RPA providers and evaluated the most popular RPA software available in the market today.
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5th Annual IBM AIX Community Survey Findings

The AIX Community Survey, now in its fifth consecutive year, goes in-depth with IT teams to gain a unique perspective into how this platform is being used today and how teams envision using it in the future. Over the years, the respondents of the survey have expanded to include a variety of industries, geographies, and titles within IT. More than 100 IT professionals in North America, EMEA, and APAC participated in this year’s survey, and this input enables all of us to understand the role of AIX with new clarity.
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Automation Advantages: 5 Benefits of Automation

Given the right tools, automating background IT processes can be surprisingly easy and reap major benefits. Understanding the benefits—and obstacles—will help you get approval for and start a successful automation project.
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Download "CIO Confidential: 5 Things Your IBM i Security Administrator Should Tell You"

Employees on the front lines often possess insight that manager, directors, and executives lack. Corporate leaders rely on feedback from these professionals, especially when it comes to emerging security threat. But for a variety of reasons, systems administrators might be reluctant to to speak up about critical issues related to IBM i, including the importance of consistently updating security...
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Download "New York's Cybersecurity Regulation: How It Affects IT Professionals Everywhere"

New York’s new cybersecurity law will affect organizations across the U.S. And its stringent requirements set a high standard for cybersecurity and data protection. In this guide, you’ll learn how this law reaches organizations beyond New York’s borders and why many other states are expected to follow suit. The guide features an easy-to-follow breakdown of the law’s most important requirements and...
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Download “Automation without Alienation”

Automation has the potential to transform the way we work. It allows organizations drive efficiencies, increase reliability, and cut costs. But not everyone is on board with the change. Automation can be frightening to employees who worry about losing their jobs to robots and computers. This white paper from Computing tackles the problem of how to go forward implementing automation while...
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Download "How IT Professionals Can Navigate SOX Compliance"

Compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) is impossible without IT professionals, but translating this law into IT action items is a challenge. With penalties up to $10 million fines and even prison time, following SOX—and proving you're compliant—is vital. This compliance guide breaks down the most important aspects of SOX that affect IT professionals and focuses on what you need to know to get...
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Download "How IT Professionals Can Navigate HIPAA Compliance" Guide

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is one of today’s most common compliance mandates, but translating this law into IT action items is a challenge. As fines increase and more audits are scheduled, figuring out how which data HIPAA protects and how to bring your system into compliance is more important than ever. This compliance guide breaks down some of the thorniest...
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Download “How IT Professionals Can Navigate PCI DSS Compliance” Guide

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) applies to every organization that processes credit or debit card information. This includes merchants and third-party service providers that store, process, or transmit credit card data. The launch of PCI DSS helped expose serious security shortcomings, failures to follow security best practices, and a general lack of awareness of the...
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Self-Audit: Checking Assumptions at the Door

Sysadmins, devops engineers, and cybersecurity personnel are often kept awake by a number of questions. How should I monitor my monitoring to be sure it will alert me when there is a security issue that needs my intervention? How can I be sure that the servers and processes in the environment haven’t been rooted already? In the quest to get better sleep, it is a good idea to self-audit your...