With our Staffing division, Garnet River is in the business of jobs. The more, the better. But if you tune in to the news, you might be aware that low unemployment has a couple of corollaries: it drives inflation and it makes it difficult for companies to find the skilled workers needed to meet demand and grow. While economics is beyond our pay grade, we can offer some solutions for organizations struggling to hire.
“A good intention with a bad approach often leads to a poor result,” says Thomas Edison. We agree, and this video of a baby elephant not being willing to leave the side of its mud-stuck mother is a great example. Not only does the baby elephant keep getting stuck itself, it also gets in the way of the workers who are trying to free its mother. The lesson: sometimes we can all use a little help.
Data lakes play a crucial role in feeding business intelligence (BI) systems. It’s where data is collected, stored, and processed before being transformed into insights and information that can drive business decisions. Here are some best practices to consider when establishing a data lake.
Employee onboarding is a traditional human resource activity. It takes people and time. But what if you drew a “chance” card that shortcuts the process? Would you play it? Especially if there wasn’t much to chance and the reward could be reducing the time to onboard an employee from 128 minutes to 3 minutes? With RPA, you can do just that.
In Stephen King’s book IT, the titular antagonist says, “I am everything you ever were afraid of.” How very prescient of King. Nearly three decades later, a different IT—information technology—can be what keeps small business owners up at night. Everyone needs it, few understand it, and even fewer like investing in it. But failing to pay attention to and investing in it can, as Pennywise the Clown said, become “every nightmare you ever had.” Here are common IT challenges and tools that can help you overcome them.
Most CIOs expect their involvement in cybersecurity to increase over the course of 2023. Many use artificial intelligence applications for IT operations (AIOps) and security operations (SecOps) to continuously improve the security posture of their organizations. However, few of these tools enable end-to-end security operations automation, and teams are being stretched thin. Automation can support full-scale SOAR across a number of areas, including: identity lifecycle, threat detection and prevention, incident response, and audit and compliance.
Data is a valued asset for most organizations. Most have more than they realize. Few know where it all is. Even fewer know how to leverage it to create opportunity. Then there’s the challenge of making sure it’s all secure. Here are four benefits of cloud data migration and a checklist to help you navigate your way to the cloud with minimal disruption and maximum success.