HR continues to evolve. Helping business leaders understand the strategic impact HR could and should have is always on the agenda. However, being effective is about being a credible activist. Rowena Morais talked to Dave Ulrich and Laurence Smith, about creating value, evolving and HR’s biggest failings.
You’d be surprised to discover, that the path to success, fame and glory for many, is not as clear cut or as straightforward as you might have initially thought. Gillian Zoe Segal, whose second book, Getting There : A Book of Mentors is now out, shares why she embarked on this book and what value you can get from it.
Penetration testing is only one aspect of a vulnerability management plan but a proactive approach that brings tremendous value.
Given the fact that the internet has levelled the playing field for many small businesses to operate and compete globally, it makes sense for organisations that venture online to understand more fully what it means to take that business online.
Deciding between the two agile approaches can be tricky unless you know what works best in your circumstance.
ITIL, formerly known as the Information Technology Infrastructure Library, is a set of practices for IT service management (ITSM) that focuses on aligning IT services with the needs of business.1 It is internationally recognised and adopted by numerous world-class organisations. In figuring out whether ITIL presents a better methodology over some of the others in the market, you’d need to see what purpose it is intended to serve.
Senior IT security specialists, Jakub Kałużny and Mateusz Olejarka, outline the finer points behind security testing and what activities this might involve.
Of the many problems you may face in trying to secure your business from network security threats, the two that stand out are firstly, that people tend to be reactive in terms of the financial outlay required to protect themselves especially when the cost to do so is significant and ongoing. They typically wait until they have been hit.
Data being an important corporate asset is a given. Placing a definitive value on data, however, is a lot harder than doing so for tangible assets. But if poor data quality costs organisations, how can they address this effectively?
Lazy? Can’t Be Bothered? Clueless? It Will Show!
It’s happened enough times to me. I’ve received these random emails from people I don’t know asking me to refer suitable jobs to them or recommend them to someone. I’ve seen people post these same requests on discussion boards and niche forums.
It seems rather obvious, yet year after year, many people feel compelled to greet the start of a new year with grand ideas about losing weight, travelling more, catching up on their reading or spending more time with their loved ones.
You’ve surely come to the conclusion, at many points in your career, that your job is one of the toughest jobs around. Managing people, or more rightly, inspiring and growing people, is what you do. You don’t really want to manage people, and understandably enough, no one wants to be managed.
So, you’re really caught between a rock and a hard place.
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