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Procurement’s Route to Preventing Federal Compliance Violations

March 17, 2022 / by Konica Minolta posted in IT & Telecom, Information Technology

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Companies are feeling the pressure of potential risks from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. With tightened government regulations and a focus on national security, procurement leaders can play a role in ensuring their organization isn’t subject to billions of dollars in fines or other penalties for compliance violations.

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How Private Sector Organizations Can Improve Cybersecurity Posture

March 2, 2022 / by SHI posted in Procurement, IT & Telecom

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It has long been predicted that the next major military conflict will be fought as much in cyberspace as in the physical world. Indeed, the invasion of Ukraine was preceded by a growing number of cyber attacks on Ukrainian both public and private sector organizations. So how can private sector procurement teams help their organizations gear up for emerging cyber threats?


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Building an Offensive Mindset for Cyber Attacks

February 2, 2022 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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“A zero-day vulnerability involving a remote code execution called "Log4j" (CVE-2021-44228) was found and reported to Apache by Alibaba on November 24, 2021 and published in a tweet on December 9, 2021.”

It sounds like something from THE TERMINATOR.

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How Automation Can Get You Home for the Holidays

November 18, 2021 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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On the third Thursday in November each year, we take joy in pausing from day-to-day business to spend time and be thankful with family and friends.

Q4 also marks a very important time of year for highly-regulated finance and insurance-related companies as they manage the arduous task of closing the books and archiving records while dealing with a staff more focused on the holidays.

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Avoiding the Digital Graveyard by Organizing Digital Content

October 27, 2021 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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Digitizing your files gives you easier access to the information currently locked inside. Everyone can benefit from increased productivity by decreasing the time you spend hunting for information. Essentially, digitizing can help you reclaim precious lost hours of the day.

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The Intelligent Connected Workplace

September 6, 2021 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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To Whom it May Concern:

Please accept this letter as notice of my resignation effective immediately. I will be moving on to a modern work environment, with remote options and the right technology to support me...

 

Words that strike fear in the heart of every hiring manager. It is an expensive problem.

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How to Protect Your Organization Against Ransomware

August 2, 2021 / by Ricoh posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Business Products & Solutions, Information Technology, gpo

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Ransomware attacks continue to grow in number and sophistication. If you are responsible for IT and security management in your organization, knowing how to protect your organization against ransomware is a must. Members of OMNIA Partners can utilize Ricoh's various managed security services to help protect their organization against ransomware and prevent future attacks.

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What You Should Ask Before UCaaS

May 7, 2021 / by SpyGlass posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Telecommunications Management, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, gpo

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If your business was thinking about moving to Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) before 2020, the pandemic quickly prompted many to take steps toward the cloud-based delivery model. But transitioning your unified communications (UC) platform of numerous online tools, along with on-premise systems to a hosted UCaaS service isn’t without complications — or costs.

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Rethinking the Future of Work

October 9, 2020 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Information Technology, gpo

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 How we are working now and where we will go in the future will depend on the readiness of companies to re-look at their business and redefine their models for maximum productivity. We have seen three trends that are important to consider in this Digital Transformation / Review for Readiness – as we are not likely to go back to the model that we had pre-pandemic: Remote Work Readiness, Returning to Work Safely, Rethinking Operations.

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