Tag: corona

Keeping abreast of COVID-19 – adding new ways to view the data

If there was ever a question in anyone’s mind about the value of data, the recent experience we have all been through has answered it. Knowing how a virus is spreading, the relative infection rates, how long people take to recover, how long they stay infectious, if the infection rates are reduced by social distancing,…
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Getting ready to reopen offices!

Getting ready to reopen offices!

While we all continue to shelter in place, many companies are now going through the process of getting ready to reopen offices. Here in New York the government has put in place a rigorous reopening plan (one that I suspect is similar to that of most other countries and states). Our plan requires a county…
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The Current Pandemic Gives Cloud Computing A Needed Jolt

The Current Pandemic Gives Cloud Computing A Needed Jolt

In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended global business. From local insurance agencies to multinational corporations, companies around the world have had to scramble to continue operations with their employees working remotely from home due to office and business closures as a result of government orders. Even without the pandemic, cloud-based tools…
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Using the experience of APM experts in the age of COVID-19

Using the experience of APM experts in the age of COVID-19

The world is waking up to the importance of tracing and tracking techniques, something experienced operations staff have used for decades. In IT terms the idea of following the pathway (the act of tracing) that a user takes through a complex business system is the cornerstone of the analysis that is performed by security and…
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Welcoming Back The Economy!

Welcoming Back The Economy!

As we prepare for the first rounds of business to open across the nation, we’re all expecting a number of things to happen in parallel, including: An increased sense of awareness of the presence of other people. A new-found understanding of why our mothers always told us to wash our hands so thoroughly. A deeper…
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CEOs Have Their Heads In The Cloud Around COVID-19

CEOs Have Their Heads In The Cloud Around COVID-19

As Pandemic Moves In, On-Premise Moves Out The COVID-19 pandemic is hastening many companies’ ongoing migration to the cloud as organizations both small and large see their workforce turned into a well-distributed, stay-at-home army. While large on-premise datacenters were once all the rage, COVID-19 is helping to prove how unwieldy they can be, according to several industry…
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How to Use the available COVID-19 data to predict when pandemic restrictions can be lifted.

How to Use the available COVID-19 data to predict when pandemic restrictions can be lifted.

There are some excellent sources of data on the spread of the COVID19 virus around the world, and across the different states and counties. But how can you use this data to understand what is happening and how it can be expected to change over time? As we are all becoming very aware, this is…
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Privacy In A Time Of Pandemic: Artificial Intelligence To Protect Patients

Privacy In A Time Of Pandemic: Artificial Intelligence To Protect Patients

Artificial Intelligence – Since March, several celebrities, including Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Idris Elba, sports figures and members of Congress have announced that they were infected with COVID-19. Hanks and Elba framed their Instagram posts with public health messages to urge others to self-quarantine and heed public health warnings about social isolation. Utah Jazz player…
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Digital Transformation Is The Auto Industry’s Road To Recovery

Digital Transformation Is The Auto Industry’s Road To Recovery

Digital Transformation – Even before COVID-19, the automotive industry had its share of challenges. Sales were down in many markets. Huge investments in electrification, autonomous driving and digital were hurting revenue and profitability. The coronavirus pandemic turned those challenges into a crisis. Global vehicle sales have stalled, production facilities have been shuttered and many supply…
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Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League and other groups cooperate with the industry, law enforcement, and the government to prevent attacks on healthcare providers. Last month, some of the usual cast of online scammers and malware miscreants promised to refrain from attacking healthcare organizations or exploiting them during the COVID-19 crisis, showing a sense of…
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