Celebrate Women in Tech and Dive Deeper into New-Age Technologies for your Business

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In this week’s news wrap, we explore why buzz words and new-age technologies are all part of the news every day. Toolbox had guests from various industries talk about the technology in their workplace, and why they are relevant to you.

Cryptocurrency crimes are on the rise – leading to a need for a proactive systematized approach to investigations in cryptocurrency regulation; celebrating some amazing Women in Tech as they make their presence felt; the rise of self-service IT: providing businesses with what they really want; the importance of workflow automation to take your business to the next level – all this and more in the weekly roundup of Toolbox.

 

Cryptocurrency Crime Investigation Trends 

Cryptocurrencies’ popularity has risen in recent years, transforming the way people do business, and it’s clear to see why: secure payments and minimal transaction costs make it simple to send and receive money. However, the usage of cryptocurrencies has provided an excellent platform for criminals to engage in a variety of illicit activities, including drug trafficking, organized crime, and cyber-attacks.

Explore this article to understand the perspectives set by Tom Sadon, Product Marketing Director at Cognyte, as he discusses the leading methodologies used by law enforcement to perform their investigations. This is important as the popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to skyrocket, unfortunately, threat actors are flocking to it to commit crimes as they can hide through the heightened anonymity.

Read about this here.

 

Women in Tech: Nurturing Women’s Careers

Nancy Wang, general manager of AWS data protection services and CEO of Advancing Women In Tech (AWIT), speaks with Neha Pradhan Kulkarni about why the tech business has a gender imbalance. They talk about ways to support women’s careers in technology. 

One of the highlights of this video is this quote: “How do we better retain women in tech? Identify the root cause. Is it because they want more flexible hours? Is it so that they want flexibility and understanding from their leadership when they do start their families? Whatever it might be, offer that to the women.” – Nancy Wang, GM, Data Protection Services, AWS and CEO, AWIT. All this and more in the video

This is part of a larger series on Women in IT – follow our youtube channel for more such videos.

 

Is IT Self-service Becoming More Popular? 

While human interaction is sometimes required (or just preferred), the ability to act when and how we want has modified consumer expectations across the board. Shane Stevens, CTO of NinjaOne, talks about the shift to IT self-service and how to pick the proper tools to help us get there. The days of users being content with waiting on hold for hours or resolving a ticket are long gone. 

Today, no business can survive if its consumers have to queue and wait their turn. The rising demand for fast solutions competes for IT’s attention, diverting cycles away from more complicated and far-reaching business tasks. That’s where self-service comes in — it’s a concept that provides results immediately. 

Read about this here.

HR Workflow Automation Makes Remote Collaboration Easier 

Businesses have accelerated digital adoption by employing a wide range of technologies, including eSignature, no-code, robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), and more, over the last year. Simultaneously, the notion of hybrid/remote work has shifted from a workaround for the COVID-19-created conditions to a full-fledged method of operation for many firms. Borya Shakhnovich, CEO of airSlate, addresses the significance of no-code and workflow automation in this scenario in this article.

It’s safe to conclude that the hybrid/remote work trend will continue through 2022 and beyond, as the variety of remote work options continues to grow, producing an even bigger demand for digital communication.

Read about this here.

 

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