What Makes An Innovation Great?
by July 18, 2018 and last updated on July 19, 2018 on
How football technology VAR answers an unsaid need.
Great progress has been made in the world of tech, from the constantly evolving smartphone that makes everyday life easier to more targeted solutions such as Convene, a board management software solution that runs smoother meetings for business leaders.
But what makes an innovation great? (more…)
In the Spotlight: The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
by May 23, 2018 and last updated on July 17, 2018 on
Coming from the year of some of the worst data breaches to hit governments and businesses around the world, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing the rising importance of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in organizations today.
Progressive To-Do Lists for the Tech-Savvy
by February 24, 2018 and last updated on February 25, 2018 on
A productive slump is one of the worst things to deal with in the workforce. With the stack of papers piled up in a corner and the phone calls delayed long enough, procrastination has no room at the office. That’s why it’s important to maintain a level of productivity.
There are several methods that are acclaimed to maximize work output. A routine before starting on the day’s tasks can prepare your mindset for the job at hand. Whereas distractions are definitely the enemy of productivity so removing them is a must. This is easier said than done, but simply addressing minor obstructions such as a messy desk or unorganized files can do wonders for your focus. (more…)
Hawaii Ballistic Missile Alert Mistake: A revelation of HEMA’s security issues
by January 24, 2018 and last updated on February 27, 2018 on
In light of the heated political disputes between North Korea and the United States, a text message sent by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HEMA) left citizens statewide in a panic.
The message was: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” (more…)
Cyberattack on Equifax Leaves 145.5 Million Consumers Unprotected
by January 16, 2018 and last updated on January 25, 2018 on
What do you do when you lose your wallet? Or worse, if it’s stolen? You contact your bank, you check your credit cards, you freeze your accounts – you’re on high alert for any suspicious activity that could lead to any form of exploitation. Now imagine, 145.5 million wallets being pickpocketed all at once by the same gang. Things get a lot more complicated.
In September of 2017, Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the US, announced that they were hacked. In their statement, they mention the information that was accessed included the following: names, birth dates, home addresses, Social Security numbers, and in some instances, driver’s license numbers. An additional estimated 200,000 credit card numbers and over 180,000 personal identifying information of US consumers may have been accessed as well. There was also unauthorized access detected to limited personal information for certain UK and Canadian residents but further investigation is still underway. If you’re thinking “Isn’t there anything in place to prevent this sort of thing?” and “What’s the worst that could happen?” then we urge you to read on. (more…)
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Convene is our very own board portal solution. What makes Convene special?
- Enterprise-grade security: encryption, access rights control, device security
- Cross-platform support: native iPad, Android, Windows and Mac apps + web access
- Automatic conversions to PDF to reduce manual conversion
- Real-time private and shared annotations with automatic archives
- Live control of other devices to synchronise pages during the meeting
Convene has many other features to improve boardroom productivity, security, and governance. or learn more about Convene's features >>