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The Mayhem of Multitasking

Multi-tasking does more than cause mistakes, it makes mayhem on the productive output of your IT organization. Here’s a closer look at the damage done and what we can do to fix it.   At Allari we talk about boosting productivity in the IT department a lot. Heck, it’s what we do for a living. …

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Happy Workers vs Sad Workers

Maintaining a positive work environment with engaged, productive employees takes more than just a paycheck and a few perks. This infographic breaks down the benefits of establishing a flexible work environment. Thanks to the ease of communication, wealth of remote access tools, and improvements in mobile security among enterprise technology, the ability for your employees to …

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Are Low Value Tasks Holding Us Back?

Are Low Value Tasks Holding Us Back? You’ve conquered your email, minimized meetings and stopped answering the phone. But you still don’t seem to be getting your goals completed. Now what? You’ve got the obvious time killers under control now and have freed up a couple extra hours per week but, of the tasks which …

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4 Fundamental Options to Securely Design AWS Virtual Private Cloud

Many IT leaders are apprehensive about heading into the wilds of a public cloud which is why Amazon Web Services’ VPC provides hybrid private cloud capabilities combining the openness of a public network and the security of a private one. But here’s what you should know about it first.Destination: The AmazonThe Amazon. It’s still a …

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Artificial Intelligence: Our Hopes and Fears

AI may be the dominant theme for humanity going forward. Here’s an introductory overview on the topic, how it impacts several of our business sectors now, and the hopes and fears for how it may shape our jobs, economy and existence in the future.The episode, Monolith, from the final season of the television show, Mad Men, foreshadowed our …

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Top 10 Reasons Software Development Projects Fail

Development initiatives are at the top of many IT leaders to-do lists. Whether using in-house resources or an on-demand ‘as-a-Service’ solution for your development needs, IT organizations are in a rush to answer the new digital demands of their customers and business partners. And because of this urgency, it’s more important than ever that the …

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4 Phases to Implement an Effective Security Infrastructure

As regulatory requirements continue to multiply, information security policies must meet the needs of your business without the crippling effect of bureaucracy. Here’s how to establish an effective security infrastructure which will keep your IT organization high-performing and your business secure.In the early 90s, Jim Collins wrote a book titled, Good to Great, which captured …

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4 Reasons Why You Should Use Inspector from Amazon Web Services EXAMINED

Inspector from Amazon Web Service is a cost effective, automated assessment that helps ensure the security and compliance of your cloud deployed applications. Here’s how it can help your organization.     What is AWS’s Inspector?Amazon Inspector is another Amazon web service that helps improve the security and performance of cloud-based applications. When this service is …

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3 Massive IT Productivity Killers & 3 Effective Fixes

IT organizations need to tighten up their life jackets and dig in all paddles if they’re going to successfully navigate their companies through the white waters of digital transformation.

Guidewire/Allari Press Release

GuidewireSI, a leading Oracle Gold Cloud Partner specializing in JD Edwards ERP, Hyperion and Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Allari, a proven leader in EnterpriseOne System Administrative services and IT As A Service (ITaaS) have entered into a global partnership to deliver a complete support service offering for Oracle’s JD Edwards customers.
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Are the Work Skills Predicted for the Year 2020 Still On Track? [Infographic]

An interesting Infographic from 2011 laid out the work skills workers will need by 2020. We’re halfway there and it seems the future may arrive sooner than predicted. Almost 5 years ago the Institute for the Future and The University of Phoenix Research Institute created a report forecasting the work skills needed in the next …

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BYOD – Are The Risks Worth The Reward? [Infographic]

Welcome to the Allari blog! As owners of Allari, Ravi & I look forward to using this medium to share current information about IT Operations, Cybersecurity, Software products & IT Management with our readers to help remove some of IT’s complexity. We’ll report, analyze, and provide perspective & recommendations from some of the industry’s leading …

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How Digitally Mature is Your Organization?

Digitally mature organizations have the talent, culture, leadership and strategy needed to win the digital transformation race. Is your company a contender?     The dash towards digital transformation might be the most important race your company ever competes in and it’s the organizations who display the most “digital maturity” that are pulling ahead of the pack. …

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5 Reasons to Execute a SQL 2016 Upgrade

Resistance to change is understandable when it comes to the Database, but the many benefits of Microsoft SQL 2016 should make any IT leader consider the upgrade. IT leaders have well worn justifications for resisting changes, even if it means reducing costs. When it comes to the database, adhering to the status quo is the …

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