The Analyst Syndicate

Ask The Analyst Syndicate: What Is A Chief Butterfly Officer?

Ask The Analyst Syndicate: Our respected service offers answers to your questions about technology and related trends: When you need answers, Ask The Analyst Syndicate (ATAS), provides accurate answers to your questions. Our community is comprised of world-renown independent analysts who are now working in industry and are subject-matter experts from technology firms and service…

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Working

The New Normal For Supply Chains

COVID-19 pandemic reveals how globalization can both spread a virus and cripple supply chains People have been trading goods across vast distances for millennia. The Silk Road and Timbuktu’s trans-Saharan caravan are two examples. Now globalization describes capability, opportunity, scale and speed for production and distribution of goods. That are specialized, manufactured and delivered just-in-time.…

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Independent Analysts

Surviving Hard Times For Independent Analysts

Some form of this post is going to make it into a book I am writing titled Curmudgeon: How to Succeed as an Industry Analyst. I had a good start on the book before talking with Gene Kim shortly after he sold Tripwire to Belkin in December 2014. Gene encouraged me to to put Curmudgeon…

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Workiva

Why Are Religious Organizations Under Cyber Attack? – Part 2

Can your organization effectively manage the following scenarios? Hackers take control of your networks and websites. Hackers encrypt your files and hold them for ransom. Hackers steal identity and financial data. Part 2: Adopt These Cyber Security Best Practices: As religious organizations worldwide implement – sometimes hastily – remote work/work-from-home protocols and practices, there are…

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