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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

Rapid digital transformation that saw years of innovation in a very short turnaround time period is something that was highly unforeseen. There are many companies that are shifting their models and technologies are getting adopted almost overnight. This phenomenon will not stop especially in some areas such as AI, which is already seeing rapid acceleration.

AI is seeing notable momentum across use cases and is becoming an increasingly normal part of human life even in a year that is anything but normal. It’s my belief that the coming year will be a big year for AI growth where many independent AI applications will deliver insights, efficiencies and cost savings for the digital marketplace.

From a technological point of view, 2021 looks to be another year of strong adoption and expanding use cases for artificial intelligence.

If you need any help with implementation of advanced technologies for your business, please feel free to reach out to me directly.

Thank you very much for your time and continued support.

Best Regards,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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How Much Does Cloud Complexity Cost?

You’ll need to determine first if the complexity issue is a result of a complex deployment that’s currently completed or if the solution or solutions are in development.

Are You Giving Every Department Equal Access to Technology?

Hidden disparities in your organization can hinder employee productivity and morale.

Meet modern compliance: Using AI and data to manage business risk better

The combination of data analytics and artificial intelligence can give organizations a competitive advantage and mitigate risk along the value chain.

Why Companies are Turning to Flatfile to Solve Data Onboarding

Flatfile is changing the way B2B companies import and migrate customer data.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

Due to the shift to working from home, executives need to thoughtfully consider how to handle the deepening security gaps coupled with disparate computer systems. There are sophisticated software tools that can catch attacks from malignant employees as well as predict how to train and help employees when poor outcomes occur due to accidental employee behavior, such sending a mistaken file or leaving a digital door unlocked.

Employers who carefully implement trusted ways to maintain critical visibility into employee activity for the purpose of security can provide a stable and efficient working environment. Ensuring open communication along with a commitment to a human-centric security deployment approach offers an environment that furthers employer-employee relationships by increasing trust, promoting teamwork and creating unity as organizations look to accomplish their greater goals.

During times like this, please take care of yourselves and your loved ones. I know that we’re going to get through this together.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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What Is Snowflake Database?

Snowflake works as a logical data warehouse that is an upgrade on more traditional warehouse options. Offered as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), it utilizes a unique SQL database engine that provides cloud-based data storage. Thanks to its innovative engineering, Snowflake can offer its clients greater value due to its added functions.

Get Your Company in Shape by Redefining How People Work

Bringing together business, technology, and experience can help you outlast and outperform the competition.

What Is B2B Sales? Effect of Digitization on B2B Sales

For B2B companies to remain competitive, they must be able to adapt and change as quickly as new technologies emerge. All while tracking customer activity to ensure they deliver an online experience that will keep them engaged and buying. To achieve true digitization, digital selling must be viewed as an ever-changing and continuous process.

How Safe Is Your Data While Working Remotely?

As VPN usage surges, cybersecurity has become more important than ever


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

According to a recent study just under a third of organizations use artificial intelligence for multiple business functions. New technologies and concepts have recently come to the market to help accelerate and improve the AI implementation process. While most of these technologies are still maturing, they have already delivered significant benefits to the organizations that have adopted them. Scaling AI transformations appears to be the most important challenge in this arena and the key limiting factor here is that AI projects are typically human-workload intensive, resulting in lengthy and expensive projects.

At times like these please take care, stay positive and find sometime for having fun and smiling. It is challenging operating under the current restrictions but I am confident we will get through this, together.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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MicroAgility Receives 2020 Best of Princeton Award

MicroAgility has been selected as the winner of the “2020 Best of Princeton Award” in the Strategy Execution Services category by the Princeton Award Program. MicroAgility is amongst a small group of companies that have won the Best of Princeton Award for 12 consecutive years.

Why Hiring Isn’t The Answer To Your Skills Gap Problem

Learning the cloud is like learning a new language — even when you’re fluent enough to be conversational, there are always more words and phrases to add to your vocabulary.

The Next Big Breakthrough in AI Will Be Around Language

Machine-generated coding and writing are within reach.

6 Tips for Designing the Best Tech for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Put your time, money and creativity into your design above all else.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

No organization can afford to sit back and ignore the potential of artificial intelligence (AI). Yet, rushing to adopt AI just because the technology exists can be just as damaging to a business. To fully realize the potential of AI, you need to approach it with a clear business goal or need in mind. In other words, you need to identify and narrow down to the most valuable AI opportunities for your business. It can even mean your approach could be quite different from that of your competitors. Therefore, you should take those steps which involves looking at what your business is trying to achieve, what unique challenges your business is facing and then identifying potential solutions through AI.

At times like these, the problems list can be long for all of us; however, I am convinced that we will get through this as long as we do not lose our self-confidence and our energy. It is all in our hands.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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5 Solutions for Digital Strategies Execution Common Challenges

There is no doubt that digital strategies help businesses become more competitive and enable leaner operating models. To however meet these goals, the right execution is needed. Taking the wrong approach can hinder technological adoption and transformation, leading to time and resource wastage.

How to Win with Machine Learning

Many companies can dramatically improve their products and services by using machine learning--an application of artificial intelligence.

DIY Web Design Doesn't Cut It. Here's Why.

A website built from a custom template can be useful but only as a placeholder while you wait for your web designer to complete a fully functional digital representation of your business.

Top Four Challenges To Supporting A Remote Workforce In The Everywhere Enterprise

Making user experiences seamless and secure across an Everywhere Enterprise starts with a zero-trust approach that relies on a “never trust, always verify” model.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to analyze data and deep learning (DL) is one of the more complex aspects of AI. Artificial intelligence does not exist on its own. It is a technology that fits into a larger solution to address a business issue. No market is able to sustain relevancy while remaining stagnant. How and when to update deep learning systems, as they are used in more and more places, has become of paramount importance. The ability to analyze the data sets is critical both for initial feature engineering and as an ongoing process to keep the systems relevant and accurate.

At times like these, the problems list can be long for all of us but I am convinced that we will get through this as long as we do not lose our self-confidence and our energy. It is all in our hands.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Ways to Successfully Execute/Implement Digital Strategy

Choosing the right Implementation Partner is considered the most effective way to execute Digital Strategies, Therefore It is important to have the right Digital Strategy for your business. If properly executed, these strategic plans will help improve business performance on multiple fronts.

How AI Can Improve Financial Analytics

70% of all financial services firms are using machine learning to predict cash flow events, fine-tune credit scores and detect fraud according to a recent survey by Deloitte Insights.

Reopening the Office? Here’s How to Stymie Transmission of Covid-19.

To stop the virus, you need to understand how it spreads.

Technology For a No-Touch World

COVID-19 has revealed ways in which existing technologies might be applied to help us avoid germs and contain future outbreaks of disease.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

One of the many benefits of using artificial intelligence is to help us view societal problems from a different perspective. While there’s been many conversations about how AI might be misused, we must not overlook the many ways AI can be used for good. Artificial intelligence, powered by deep-learning algorithms, is already in use in healthcare and also being used to predict the development of diseases across a healthcare network. Knowing the reality that as our global issues are complex so AI is providing us with a valuable tool to augment human efforts to come up with solutions to vexing problems.

These are challenging times, but we will get through them. Let’s look after each other so we can come through this crisis stronger than when we went into it.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Digital Strategies Imperative for Businesses Today

Embracing new technologies is the key to business success in today’s economy. Having a digital strategy helps to give guidance to whatever online tactics a business intends to apply to meet its objectives. Also there are many firms and digital professionals that can be affordably outsourced to help develop digital strategies that are best suited to meeting particular business goals.

The Tech Industry Can Be an Accelerator for Change. Here's How.

Instead of focusing entirely on company cultures and HR practices, we need to put our tech to better use.

Why Some Supply Chains Haven’t Failed As Badly As Others

For supply chain gurus, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to become a classic case study in what happens when your greatest strength – selling low priced goods for higher profit margins – morphs overnight into your biggest downfall.

Why Now Is the Time for “Open Innovation”

Covid-19 has shown how companies can work together to solve problems.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

AI is becoming an increasingly important part of our daily lives. From intelligent assistants to facial recognition, AI technology is starting to permeate all sorts of our personal interactions. With the sudden boost in AI usage, people are beginning to question just how safe this technology actually is. In many instances, AI and machine learning have the potential to provide significant benefit to end-users. However, we have reason to be concerned that there is the potential of AI systems going wrong. The future of artificial intelligence can be either exciting or worrisome, depending on who you talk to. Some believe that AI may take over humanity, while others believe that we’re far from AI achieving anything close to human intelligence. Will AI be our final discovery? All we can do is stay educated and keep the discussions around AI flowing for now.

These are unsettling times and COVID-19 is very evidently impacting our personal and professional lives but please prioritize the health and safety of yourselves and others in your community, always.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Looking to Boost Innovation? Partner with a Startup.

A four-step approach for big organizations.

Six Keys to Unlocking Upskilling at Scale

Research suggests that with the right mind-set, technological literacy, and community engagement, you can shepherd your entire workforce into the digital future.

A Tale Of Two Lines: Changes In Customer Support With The Growth In Artificial Intelligence

Customer support is changing. Some people claim it means customer support personnel will disappear while others say AI will enhance what the customer service people do. To both, I say “yes.”

Why Digital Twins are Central to Digital Transformation?

Enterprises no longer have a choice, but innovate for the best customer experience


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

Organizations throughout the world, whether they are public or private, are taking measures to contain and mitigate COVID-19. These actions can involve the processing of different types of personal data. Timely action can serve as employee data protection preparation for the future. A proactive approach to privacy and data protection helps organizations increase efficiency, compliance & trust, and the pandemic we are witnessing should give rise to doubling down on what we do with our workforce information governance. As this crisis will pass, it is important to operate now and in the future with the best interests of employee data privacy in mind with transparency, lawfulness and fairness. This is especially important as you balance the needs to collect and process workforce data with the data privacy rights of the employee.

These are unsettling times and COVID-19 is very evidently impacting our personal and professional lives, and those that we love. It’s challenging operating under the current restrictions but I am confident we will get through this together.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Happy Memorial Day

Surely there is no more fitting way to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country than to celebrate the very qualities for which they died. Here are some inspirational quotes from learned people and scriptures .We hope you enjoy reading these quotes. Have a great Memorial Day Weekend!

How Data Science Can Add Value To Your Business

Being able to analyze data and use this information to solve real-world problems makes data scientists a highly valuable resource. Whatever short to long term goals a business has, data science can help improve performance.

5 Types of Business Data Hackers Can't Wait to Get Their Hands On

Take steps today to upgrade your data protection. Your company's future just might depend on it.

Unlock the Hidden Value of Your Data

It’s not just about your bottom line.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

New technologies demand nearly zero latency and 100% dependability. With the growth of technologies like 5G, IoT, autonomous vehicles, sensors, and augmented or virtual reality, the number of internet-connected devices may expand. The real-time speeds required for these devices and applications, especially life-dependent critical systems like public services, hospital monitors or self-driving cars cannot be compromised. Edge computing, which brings resources closer to the end-users can help solve this problem and reduce overall network bandwidth constraints. While this will be a decade-long push, the edge build out is already happening. As 5G development and deployment is already in progress, large companies are already building their own edge networks and making significant advances.

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, people are coming together to help one another now more than ever. So let us be thankful to all the people who are working to save lives and keep communities safe during this pandemic.

There will be days of toughness, but be sure they won’t last.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Assessing Coronavirus’s Impact on Your Business Model

A framework to help you identify potential risks and opportunities.

It’s Time to Stop Calling Every Firm that Uses Technology a Tech Company

Defining a company begins by looking at what it produces and sells, not at what enables it to do so.

Customer Service Management Improved Through Artificial Intelligence

Customer service centers, whether a shipping group dealing with consumers or an IT organization working with corporate employees, has a lot of information to manage. Technology has been improving over the last decades, and the move of artificial intelligence (AI) into the real world hold promise.

Cyber security Tips to Prevent Remote Workers from Compromising Company Data During Covid-19

These are unprecedented times in which both companies, people, businesses, and governments are still navigating their way around this Covid-19 pandemic. But it is through these times of chaos that criminals exploit those who drop the guard.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

Identities are the new security perimeter, making the integration of network technologies and security essential for any organization.

The cyber security industry has seen many progressive and well connected next-generation products recently appear in the market along with the services that support them. In order for those products and services to succeed, the organizations creating them need to create tighter integration between network technology and security.

The future of digital business is being built on the foundation of smart, connected, contextually intelligent products and real-time services that enhance and add value to customer experiences. The disconnect between IT and security needs to be fixed so existing new digital business models can flourish and grow.

In addition to the immeasurable suffering and loss of life, the best cure for global health challenge Coronavirus (COVID-19) is prevention. This is our moral responsibility to contribute and add our efforts to eliminate its spread not only for our own well-being but for society as a whole.

There will be days of toughness, but be sure they won’t last.

Be safe and be well!

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Inspirational Quotes to help you get Through Crisis such as COVID-19 Pandemic

There are two things we know about all crises: each one is different and each one does end. This too shall pass, God willing.

A Call To Action To AI Experts: Join The Fight Against The Coronavirus

A dataset of Covid-19, SARS-Cov-2 and coronaviruses is freely available now and AI experts can chip in and help us better understand key questions about this pandemic.

Transforming Wealth Management: Preparing for the Era of Digital Assets

The creation of a novel, global capital market powered by digital assets is underway, and as this landscape matures, it is providing for the creation of entirely new tradable assets.

Six Keys to Unlocking Up skilling at Scale

Research suggests that with the right mind-set, technological literacy, and community engagement, you can shepherd your entire workforce into the digital future.

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Restructuring Tips From Winter Harbor

Source: ceotodaymagazine.com


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

New technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality, the Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing, are driving adoption in rapid cycles. These new waves of technology, a growing cloud base and the radical geopolitical scene of 2020 are poised to challenge nations, industries, organizations and even individuals inadvertently.

Unfortunately, many companies are not well prepared to face these challenges, relying on security practices and baselines that are all over the map. For organizations relying on obsolete and inadequate IT systems that are rarely updated and barely protected, the risk of cyber-attack is higher than ever. Organizations must step up to the cyber threat challenges ahead by putting proactive missions into action by knowing what threats lurk ahead for our ever-evolving and advancing IT landscape.

Are you facing such challenges? Please join discussions at our communities and groups related to these challenges.

Thank you very much for your time and continued support.

Sincerely,

Sajid A. Khan, Your Business Partner

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Emerging IT Trends in 2020

The technology world is continually evolving with new development cropping up all the time. With so much to consider, it can be difficult to decide on what to focus on. Any new technology has vulnerabilities that need to be worked on if the users are to fully harness its capabilities. Here are some of the top IT trends in 2020 that will likely make a strong impact. Do you agree with their importance?

Use Of Agile Methodology for IT Project

Agile is a skeleton that helps structure the work but does not dictate how you should lead the project. It encourages teams to self-organize, to find ways to work more efficiently, to simplify processes.

How Chatbots Are Revolutionizing the Hiring Experience

Imagine being able to apply for a job over text message in less than five minutes.

What Does “Artificial Intelligence” Really Mean?

AI is ultimately nothing more than humanity's effort to replicate its own cognitive capabilities in machines.


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MESSAGE FROM sajid A. khan


Founder of IT Community

Dear Group Members,

The holiday season is now over and it’s time to resume achieving your objectives for this year and beyond.

Analytics is probably the most important tool a company has to gain customer insights. This is why the Big Data industry is set to reach over $273 Billion by 2023 and so many have heavily invested in not only collecting data, but enabling data for the enterprise.

As AI and machine learning continue to develop, the way we use analytics also continues to grow and change. While in the past, businesses focused on harvesting descriptive data about their customers and products; now, they’re pulling both predictive and prescriptive learnings from the information they gather. We don’t always need complex algorithms running on our data. Sometimes we just want to know where our financials stand or how much traffic our social media pages are getting.

On behalf of MicroAgility, Inc., I wish you all the best for 2020.

Thank you very much for your time and continued support.

Best Regards,

Sajid A. Khan

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9 Ways the Internet Has Changed the Workplace

The changes in the workplace brought on by the internet will cause us to reinvent how we understand work. Yet while the internet has been common place in business and people's homes for at least the last 20 years, its influence often remains more with what we can do rather than what we are doing. But this is changing. A new era is on the horizon.

It's Time to Prepare for a Multi-Cloud Future

Business are increasingly turning to more than one provider for data storage.

Why 2020 Will Be The Year Enterprise Applications Go Cloud Native

Companies will soon be able to run their ERP applications more like a service, thanks to new native cloud capabilities.

AI in the Announcer’s Booth

Artificial intelligence could soon deliver sports commentary customized to a viewer’s preferences. And if robots can learn to do this sort of talking, the applications could be far-reaching.

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Kim Ann Mink, Chairman, President and CEO Innophos

Source: theceomagazine.com