Like it or not, we live in a world that’s increasingly drowning in data. Getting the right data to the right person at the right time — and in a form they can easily and rapidly absorb — is often a requirement for productive performance in a wide range of business critical tasks. Mobility — “untethered working” — has helped with the “anywhere, anytime aspects,” but delivery to a suitable “platform” in a relevant format is still challenging. Spreadsheets on a cell phone don’t really work all that well.
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We learn about data breaches almost every day, and the first-line victims range from large, seemingly sophisticated companies to the local dentist’s office. Our ability to assess and understand a company’s cyber hygiene has been fairly limited, so knowing who’s safe has been a guessing game — until now.
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