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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

What you need to know about the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Peter Bright, Technology Editor at ARS, authors a series of especially informative, albeit technically complicated, explanations of the two vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre.

In this post,  we will include some excerpts as we attempt to simplify the vulnerabilities and key takeaways in the interest of satisfying your curiosity or concern, and saving you from reading the plethora of technical articles that have justifiably been a part of the recent news cycle.

At BizTech, we empower each client to accomplish their mission through technological innovations and operation improvements. This includes anticipation and response to technical issues that might impact user productivity. 

Posted by Bill Wass at 01:26 PM No Comments

Labels: security, cybersecurity

Friday, January 12, 2018

New Year, New You. Are your passwords healthy?

 

It's a new year, and remembering to reset your passwords can be just as important as that new gym membership.

At the beginning of a new year, many people are focused on change. But one thing people don't think about changing is their passwords. Think about it. How long have you been using the same password? Is it weak or strong? Do you know the difference? These are some of the questions you should be asking yourself to keep your cyber-self healthy and secure in 2018.

Posted by Jen Scherer at 01:10 PM No Comments

Labels: cybersecurity, hackers

Friday, January 05, 2018

Infor CloudSuite Industrial: Simplify patching and upgrading when you have customizations [Webinar]

Have you created customizations to CloudSuite Industrial, CloudSuite Business, and SyteLine? Are you breaking things when you upgrade or apply patches? Are you spending hours, sometimes days, going through FormSync prompts?

If so, join this free webinar to learn how your fellow customer Jesse Brohinsky and his team cut their review of customizations for their upgrades from three days to just a few hours.

Title: Simplify patching and upgrading when you have customizations

Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM EST

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • The “vendorization” approach
  • The FormSync comparison utility
  • Using XML to simplify comparisons and merges
  • Tips for running FormSync successfully
  • Plus a number of other tips and gotchas

With these tips, you’ll be able to reduce the headaches in the patching and upgrade process.

If you work in IT, you don’t want to miss this seminar.

 REGISTER

 
Friday, January 05, 2018

Upgrading your ERP creates strong backbone for a digital agenda

Digital technology is here to stay and changing customer preferences and perceptions in an unprecedented manner. Manufacturers and their ecosystems have never been under such a pressure to make transitions to modern  IT solutions. Their large-scale investments in the IT landscape over the years needs to be revamped to address this change. Many manufacturing organizations are doing quick fixes to stay digitally relevant by addressing only the customer experience component. This has limited success.

Greater transformation success can be seen by those who keep their ERP at the very latest version.

Posted by Jen Scherer at 08:02 AM No Comments

Labels: infor, upgrade, erp

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Infor VISUAL ERP Product Update: Infor VISUAL Global Financials 8.1.201711 is now available

From Infor VISUAL Product Director, Rich Lagoy: 

"We are pleased to announce the general availability of Infor VISUAL Global Financials application suite version 8.1.201711, which includes Global Financials, Exchange, and Time & Attendance.

These applications are designed to enhance the customer experience when used in combination with Infor VISUAL ERP. This minor updates release is compatible with Infor VISUAL ERP 7.0, 7.1, 8.0 and 9.0. 

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Webinar: 18 Predictions for Manufacturing in 2018

Posted by Jen Scherer at 02:10 PM No Comments

Labels: webinar, infor