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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to IT: Vendor Management and Cybersecurity

Vendor Management and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has many facets, and not everyone is familiar with the ins and outs of it. What’s more, it may surprise people to learn that much of cybersecurity does not directly involve technology. As tech advances, new ways to address cybersecurity needs with the help of vendor management emerges. How do these advancements come together […]

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Sustainability in IT

IT and sustainability aren’t often two words seen together, but they should be. As the world heats up, it’s not only becoming more important for buyers to see environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives in the products they’re purchasing, but it’s also great for the planet. Where should you start? On the latest episode of […]

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Moving From An On-Premise ITSM To A Cloud ITSM Platform

If you’re a Jira 100-200 service level user, look no further! Migrating your ITSM operation from on-premise to the cloud can be a daunting task. But with the right knowledge, it shouldn’t be. So, how exactly should you go about migrating to a cloud ITSM platform, and what are some red flags to look out […]

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IT and Data Center Management Best Practices: From the Perspective of an Expert

There used to be a time when all of a company’s data centers were within the same building, always in a room chock full of different devices with heat emanating from within. It was usually very expensive and complex, and often included a host of complications and safety hazards. With the advent of technology, […]

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Growth Pains: Standardizing Process and Procedures for a Robust IT Asset Management Program

In this episode of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to IT Podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney discusses the challenges and strategies for building a robust IT Asset Management (ITAM) program with special guest Ian Silver, the ITAM manager for the Flynn Group of Companies. They delve into the definition of ITAM, which involves managing technology assets throughout […]

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Navigating the Complications of Cloud Security

Businesses worldwide are grappling with the need for robust cloud security. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition to cloud computing services, leading to aninflux of cybersecurity threats. Today, businesses must navigate the complexities of vendor management concerning their cloud security obligations. Data from Risk Based Security suggests that data breaches exposed 36 billion records […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
February 23, 2024

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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Care Beyond Medicine: How Papa Combats Elderly Isolation by Connecting Seniors with ‘Pals’
February 23, 2024

As the global population ages, the demand for personalized, compassionate care for the elderly has surged, highlighting a gap in traditional healthcare services. This demographic, often facing loneliness and isolation, requires more than just medical attention; they need companionship and support to help combat elderly isolation. How can we address the growing need for […]

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Vendor Management and Cybersecurity
Device42 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to IT
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to IT: Vendor Management and Cybersecurity
May 10, 2023

Cybersecurity has many facets, and not everyone is familiar with the ins and outs of it. What’s more, it may surprise people to learn that much of cybersecurity does not directly involve technology. As tech advances, new ways to address cybersecurity needs with the help of vendor management emerges. How do these advancements come together […]

Read More
Sustainability in IT

IT and sustainability aren’t often two words seen together, but they should be. As the world heats up, it’s not only becoming more important for buyers to see environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives in the products they’re purchasing, but it’s also great for the planet. Where should you start? On the latest episode of […]

Read More
Moving From An On-Premise ITSM To A Cloud ITSM Platform

If you’re a Jira 100-200 service level user, look no further! Migrating your ITSM operation from on-premise to the cloud can be a daunting task. But with the right knowledge, it shouldn’t be. So, how exactly should you go about migrating to a cloud ITSM platform, and what are some red flags to look out […]

Read More
IT and Data Center Management Best Practices: From the Perspective of an Expert

There used to be a time when all of a company’s data centers were within the same building, always in a room chock full of different devices with heat emanating from within. It was usually very expensive and complex, and often included a host of complications and safety hazards. With the advent of technology, […]

Read More
Growth Pains: Standardizing Process and Procedures for a Robust IT Asset Management Program
Hitchhikers -- Season One
Growth Pains: Standardizing Process and Procedures for a Robust IT Asset Management Program
January 1, 2023

In this episode of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to IT Podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney discusses the challenges and strategies for building a robust IT Asset Management (ITAM) program with special guest Ian Silver, the ITAM manager for the Flynn Group of Companies. They delve into the definition of ITAM, which involves managing technology assets throughout […]

Read More
Navigating the Complications of Cloud Security

Businesses worldwide are grappling with the need for robust cloud security. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition to cloud computing services, leading to aninflux of cybersecurity threats. Today, businesses must navigate the complexities of vendor management concerning their cloud security obligations. Data from Risk Based Security suggests that data breaches exposed 36 billion records […]

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