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Insights, information and viewpoints from an infoedge perspective.

Equifax Hack

Posted by Kunal Nagpal on Sep 11, 2017 11:19:18 AM

Chances are, 1 in 2 adults in the US have just had their SSNs, birth dates, and addresses put on the auction block. This periodic and ongoing saga of corporate hacks just got very real.

 

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Topics: Information Risk, infosec, breach, data breach, credit score, hack, identity theft, equifax, data protection

IT Agility Series – Step 1: Create an IT Agility Culture

Posted by Joe Knape on Aug 24, 2017 12:18:17 PM

~ Authored by Mindy Lenderink & Joe Knape

At the beginning of IT Agility success is learning to “think Lean” and creating a culture where Lean thinking becomes the norm.

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Topics: IT Agility

Did I Take My Pill Today?

Posted by Regina Liang on Aug 15, 2017 11:46:00 AM

~ Authored by Regina Liang & Karolina Chachulska

Three in four adults in the U.S. do not adhere to their drug regimen as prescribed. This could mean not refilling a prescription or taking a smaller or higher dosage than necessary. Medication nonadherence impacts patient treatment and quality of care, and costs the healthcare system $300 billion annually according to PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.  

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Topics: Healthcare

Are You Resilient or Risky? Insights from Black Hat

Posted by Justin Suissa on Aug 9, 2017 7:38:51 AM

 

Top Five Insights:

  1. The emergence of few cloud providers creates an environment of concentrated risk
  2. Cyberinsurance may help drive appropriate risk spend and behavior
  3. The less you know where your data crown jewels are, the less resilient you can be
  4. Develop the appropriate hooks into the organization to optimize impact
  5. People continue to be key to any good resiliency strategy
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Topics: Information Risk

What Does It Mean to Be Agile?

Posted by Mindy Lenderink on Aug 3, 2017 2:43:30 PM

~ Authored by Mindy Lenderink & Joe Knape

What do you think about being Agile? Does it bring an image to mind? Some people think Agile is so great that it is the answer to every problem that needs solving. Other people wonder what the excitement is about because Agile is not a differentiator in their organization.

For every extreme opinion, there are many opinions somewhere in the middle. Why is there such variance in opinions? How do you make Agile work for you?

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Topics: IT Agility

infoedge Is Pleased To Welcome Karen Skelly

Posted by Preetham Peter on Jul 10, 2017 10:56:28 AM

infoedge is pleased to welcome Karen Skelly, as Director of the New York City Metro market. Karen will be responsible for leadership of the NYC Metro team, both developing new business opportunities and delivering solutions to client needs. Additionally, Karen will be leading our integrated Experience practice, helping our customers design, develop, and continually improve compelling experiences empowered by data for their customers and their workforces.  Karen has a proven record of creating and sustaining long term business relationships with both customers and industry leaders based on value. We look forward to welcoming Karen to our team and working with her to continually improve our services and offerings for clients both nationally and in the NYC Metro market.

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Topics: Announcements

How Quality Feeds Agile Flow

Posted by Mindy Lenderink on Jun 1, 2017 10:44:54 AM

Everyone wants to be Agile. It’s the key to success! A lot of organizations claim to be Agile, but are they? If your team went to Agile training and came back to work with new ways to define their work, you probably aren’t Agile. You’ve just learned new terminology to wrap around your current behaviors.

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Topics: IT Agility

Planning is Waste

Posted by Michel Gelobter on May 9, 2017 7:46:36 AM

Here’s a paradox for today -- more data = less planning.

In the old economy, this statement was counter-intuitive.  The availability of lots of data is a justification for elaborate analysis and planning...the beginning of a long cycle of thinking, discussion, consensus-building, and ultimately change.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Americans Skip the Doc to Avoid Financial Pain

Posted by Regina Liang on Apr 27, 2017 7:23:12 PM

Due to high out-of-pocket expenses, Americans not only delay medical
bill payments but also medical care. However not every demographic
group is affected in the same way - check out the details here:

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Topics: Healthcare

Social Media’s Power in the Energy Industry

Posted by Regina Liang on Mar 31, 2017 10:43:35 AM

Energy companies rank lowest for consumer satisfaction across all other industries by almost 13% according to DataMentors. With increasing competition from alternative energy resources, new entrants and disruptive technologies, utility giants desperately need to find a more consumer-friendly business model.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability