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80% of Organizations Increased Focus on Identity Security Following Pandemic Shift to Remote Work

The Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), a nonprofit that provides vendor-neutral resources to help organizations reduce the risk of a breach by combining identity and security strategies, today released a study titled, “2021 Trends in Securing Digital Identities,” based on an online survey of over 500 IT decision makers. The report examines the impact that the pandemic and increase in remote work had on Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the enterprise, as well as the implementation of identity-focused…

Welcome to the Future: Why You Should Be Digitizing Your Sales Awards

We all enjoy receiving praise from our boss for a job well done, right? But workplace recognition programs are about more than just thanking employees for their hard work and outstanding achievements. Recognition is something our brains are hardwired to need, and recognition, in fact, causes a release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps control the reward and pleasure centers of the brain. Marketing Technology News: Helium 10 Announces New Amazon Advertising Platform – Launches ‘Adtomic’ a Breakthrough Solution for…

4 Best Practices For Managing A Remote Tech Workforce

After one year of remote work, organizations have finally found their stride with keeping their operations afloat despite the many challenges from replacing spatial proximity with virtual tools. From coordinating call times that work across different time zones to keeping morale high while employees telework, managing a virtual team has introduced a series of barriers for companies that once relied on face-to-face interaction. Successful pivots to virtual work – whether planned months in advance or in response to a global…

How Will Hiring Trends In Marketing, Sales and Tech Be Redefined: Featuring Kevin Harrington, CEO At Joblist

Hiring trends in tech have undergone a shift during the Covid-19 pandemic, moreover, with the changing needs involved while shaping teams across multiple departments, for instance, marketing and sales, in light of the pandemic and in light of increased dependence on hybrid and remote work models, it’s important for business and HR leaders to reconsider their choice of tools, Kevin Harrington, CEO at Joblist shares more: Marketing Technology News: Nielsen Annual Marketing Report Underscores The Need for Brands To Evolve…

New Research Shows Shift to Remote Work Has Intensified Data Protection Challenges

Global market report reveals struggle to protect the explosion of Office 365 data Highlights: 52% of IT decision makers say their organization has experienced a ransomware attack. 67% of organizations are still relying solely on capabilities built in Office 365 to backup and recover Office 365 data. 81% of respondents indicate that using Teams creates a data-retention concern. Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, today released key findings from a report titled…

Microsoft Releases Findings And Considerations From One Year Of Remote Work In Work Trend Index

Exclusive research and expert insights reveal urgent trends for leaders as the next phase of work unfolds. Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced findings from its first-annual Work Trend Index. Titled "The Next Great Disruption Is Hybrid Work — Are We Ready?" the report uncovers seven hybrid work trends every business leader must know as we enter a new era of work. Marketing Technology News: Amplifi Acquires Award-Winning Comma Group to Expand European Capabilities The report indicates that business leaders should …

MarTech Interview with Shalin Jain, CEO at HappyFox

The Covid-19 pandemic changed the kind of technologies support teams and customer facing teams needed to invest in, in order to drive business productivity. Shalin Jain, CEO at HappyFox weighs in with a few thoughts: ______ Tell us a little about yourself Shalin…we’d love to hear a little bit about your journey as a tech founder...and the story of HappyFox…. HappyFox began in 2012 as a cloud-based help desk offering. Today, a little over 9 years later, we offer a suite of products for support teams that includes…

Dialpad Marks Ten Year Anniversary and One Year of Remote Work with Record Growth and Widespread Market Recognition

Company accelerates momentum with T-Mobile collaboration, AI innovation and contact center adoption Dialpad, Inc., the modern business communications platform powered by AI, saw record growth over the past 12 months, underscored by a successful Series-E funding round, surpassing the critical SaaS milestone of $100M in ARR, and securing a major collaboration with T-Mobile for Business. Ten years after the company was founded, and accelerated by the shift to a distributed workforce, Dialpad is one of the …

Check Point Software Joins Forces with SimilarWeb to Improve Security Awareness for Consumers

The alliance enables Check Point and SimilarWeb to provide proactive detection with enriched threat intelligence assessment, helping to protect against phishing attacks Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has announced a new alliance with SimilarWeb Ltd., a leading digital intelligence company. The two companies will integrate statistical domain trends and security web threats generated by Check Point's ThreatCloud with SimilarWeb digital intelligence solutions. …

Remote Collaboration Platform Parabol Raises $8M In Series A Funding Round Led By Microsoft’s M12

Parabol, a leading Agile meeting platform, secured a Series A investment of $8 million led by M12, Microsoft's venture fund, with continued participation from CRV, Haystack, Techstars, and others. The announcement comes on the heels of Parabol's latest milestone of registering 100,000 users across more than 3,000 companies worldwide to help them make their meetings more efficient and effective. This includes members of the United States Airforce, which awarded Parabol a $1.47 million contract via the Defense Department's…

Gong Announces Complete Sales Coaching Solution for Remote Work

Gong, the revenue intelligence platform leveraging artificial intelligence to transform revenue teams, announced the launch of its Complete Coaching solution, to provide a virtual coaching platform for sales teams operating in the new, ongoing reality of remote work. According to a Gartner survey, 82% of company leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely to some degree in the future, and nearly half (47%) said that they would allow all employees to work remotely full-time going forward. As a result, coaching,…

Business Adoption of 1:1 Video Messaging Grows as Remote Work Dominates

With the forced shift to remote work this year, video content went from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have tool for companies, a new research report shows. The number of respondents investing in asynchronous one-to-one video messaging grew exponentially, from 7% in 2019 to 40% in 2020, representing a 471% increase year over year, according to The State of Video Report - 2020 Edition released today by Vidyard and Demand Metric, now in its seventh year. “We’ve seen 10 years of digital transformation occur in 10 months. The…

Dropbox Goes All in on Remote Work: Unveils New Features and Tools for Distributed Teams

Dropbox, Inc. unveiled the next iteration of its collaborative workspace—Dropbox Spaces—in addition to several new features that help teams get organized, collaborate, and keep work moving securely from anywhere. The news comes on the heels of the company’s recent Virtual First announcement, and demonstrates a holistic approach to leading the remote work revolution as more businesses embrace this long-term shift. The sudden move to distributed work has introduced a unique set of challenges for teams. In a recent Economist…

Otter.ai Launches Live Video Captioning for Zoom Users

Otter.ai announced the launch of live video captioning for conference calls and webinars. The introduction of this new feature aims to remove any barrier to digital business communications that companies face, boost collaboration, as well as help to meet accessibility needs. To experience this new feature, an option to use captions for live video calls and webinars will now appear within Zoom for Otter for Business and Zoom Pro subscribers or higher. Live video captioning is an invaluable feature that…

Majority of Americans Feel Less Connected to Their Company Culture While Working Remotely

New survey from TELUS International reveals that corporate learning and development programs are important to over three-quarters of Americans and nearly all (90%) agree that a leader can be great regardless of their working model. TELUS International, a leading global customer experience and digital solutions provider, today announced the results of its survey of U.S. employees’ sentiment toward remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the survey of 1,000 Americans working during the pandemic, a majority…

Okta, CrowdStrike, Netskope, and Proofpoint Join Together to Secure Remote Work

Companies to deliver integrated product solutions, advanced insights, and reference architectures to seamlessly implement a comprehensive security strategy Okta, Inc., CrowdStrike, Inc., Netskope, and Proofpoint, Inc. announced the companies are coordinating to help organizations implement an integrated, zero trust security strategy required to protect today’s dynamic and remote working environments. COVID-19 has ignited a rapid shift to remote work, moving people and assets outside the confines of a traditional perimeter.…

New Mediasite Mosaic Delivers One-Click Video Capture for Distance Learning and Remote Work

Manage and upload collaborative recordings from Zoom, Teams and other video and web conference systems in addition to creating video communications At InfoComm Connected 2020 Mediasite launches its powerful new one-click video capture tool, Mediasite Mosaic. This lightweight, cross-platform app enables teachers, students, trainers and remote workers to have a video studio at their fingertips and manage recordings from web conferencing tools. This is one of many new enhancements to Mediasite’s suite of award-winning video…

Routinely Mobile at Home

In recent weeks, the nation has abruptly shifted from a mobile workforce IRL to a socially distant Work form home life. As we mentally and physically prepare for what could be our new normal for the foreseeable future, many people are implementing regimented daily routines to get them through the challenging times ahead.  These routines rely on creating a virtual work/life boundary and utilize the many platforms we engage with between our professional responsibilities and the recreation in our daily life. Enforcing these…

Coronavirus Leads to US Mobile Gaming Spike

COVID-19 has led to an increase in canned food sales, Zoom’s stock price and Walmart shirts (not pants) as people adjust to social distancing and working from home. The latest spike due to the pandemic? Mobile gaming in the US.  Mobile gaming and general mobile usage have experienced massive surges in daily users from consumers seeking stay-at-home entertainment to pass time, confirms data by digital advertiser, Jun Group. With millions of Americans working from home and more than 70% of American schools shutting down…

Citrix: Making Remote Work Work

Company launches virtual series to provide insights and best practices for keeping employees engaged and productive while working from home It’s being touted as the “new normal.” But for most companies and their employees, remote work is anything but. To help them adapt, Citrix Systems, has launched Remote Works, a new virtual series designed to share tips and best practices for staying engaged and productive while working from home. “Working from home is perhaps the biggest change in the way business is done that the…