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Safeguarding student data in K-12 education is a matter of privacy and security–and trust

The importance of protecting student data in K-12 education cannot be overstated. Safeguarding student privacy not only ensures the integrity of educational institutions but also upholds the trust of students, parents, and the wider community. And these protective measures need to go beyond ticking off boxes on a mandated compliance check list. Why? Because information security is a journey, not a destination and therefor requires continuous attention and care.

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Data analytics and business intelligence: The cornerstones of today’s businesses

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is dominating the headlines. Rightfully so, because what evolves from the introduction of Large Language Models (LLMs) like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard will arguably be transformational and disruptive to how we work. However, lost in the buzz is the foundational role of data analytics and business intelligence to AI. Together, they remain the cornerstone of the modern business.

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Workforce planning: What it is and why it matters

One of the great challenges for most businesses (and economies) is the dynamic that the most in-demand skills and high-growth occupations are the toughest to hire for. Workforce planning is a proactive approach to addressing this problem. By identifying an organization's current and future talent requirements, it can aligns talent needs with business objectives and laying a foundation for growth and long-term success.

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What should I automate?

Oftentimes, the RPA proof of concept (PoC) process focuses on the following question: what should I automate to demonstrate value? And that's great. After all, that's the point of a PoC. However, value sometimes gets deprioritized in favor of ease and speed, which is a mistake. Because if you want to prove value, both ROI and impact need to be high. Easy is great...but only if effective.