When using internal and third party developers for back end infrastructure within a business, security is still somehow an often overlooked—but vital—measure. This is especially true when moving away from basic API infrastructure, as you open yourself up to more security risks by going through subpar API gateways. You may not even know your APIs are unsafe until it’s too late! How do you prevent a security breach in your company’s API? Check out our blog, where we consult industry leaders to learn how to secure your company’s API strategy.
Thinking differently is your strength. When it comes to business, prompting discussion or stirring the pot can be beneficial. Although coming to an agreement on matters can become difficult - particularly when colleagues or bosses are involved - progress is a result in difference of opinions. Here is a guide that will allow you to speak your mind, without things getting out of hand.
Every business needs to have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan. There are dozens of different reasons to implement one: natural disasters, fire, malfunction, theft -- each having its own protocol to follow. Many business owners have pushed off implementing a disaster recovery plan, fearing that it is too time-intensive and too much to manage. But what happens when that disaster strikes? What will you do?
Whether your computer is designated for personal use or you run a multi-billion dollar corporation, security should be one of your number one priorities. Would you want to leave the door to your home wide open while you were away? Firewalls are much alike a padlocked door to your home. Coupled with other security systems - an alarm, motion-sensitive cameras, or perhaps a guard dog - it will make your belongings safer.
Customer obsession - a term that has landed on the tongues of hundreds of business owners over the past few years - is something that many people claim to have, but few are able to back up. Just being there for your customers and answering their questions isn't enough. So how can your company become customer obsessed?
Every month V-Soft features a member of our family in our Employee Spotlight. For August, we've chosen to feature Jason Corletta, Senior Account Manager. Jason is responsible for connecting clients with consultants. Jason is based out of our Chicago, IL office and enjoys sports when he isn't working at V-Soft. Learn more about Jason:
Keeping your data, and your customer's data, safe is of the upmost importance, no matter the size of your company. How do you know if you're at risk to have your data compromised? And, more importantly, how do you protect yourself against data breaches? We've found some answers for you in our latest blog:
There has been a recent surge of interest in Artificial Intelligence. Businesses have been fascinated with the opportunities that it can provide. However, this interest has much more to do with Deep Learning - autonomous, self-teaching systems - than other factions of AI.
It's no secret that humans dislike - and often fear - change. This is also coupled with the worry that robots are advancing at a pace that may not be able to be maintained by humankind. With the advent of robots that reach 'uncanny valley' to those that are able to lie to get what they want, should we be worried about how quickly artificial intelligence is developing?