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  • CIO Role in High and Low Growth Companies

    CIO Job DescriptionWith the economy improving staff and staffing issues are front and center for many CIOs

    CIO Role in High and Low Growth Companies - The highest growth companies typically have CIOs that are more actively involved with other senior and executive managers. 

    Successful CIOs inspire the enterprise and expand the business impact of IT. These CIOs have proven expertise in both business and technical facets of their role. They interact with the enterprise and its executive team as enterprise leaders. In addition, they drive new business initiatives and shifts jointly with other members of the executive team.

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    - CIO Role in High and Low Growth Companies

    Compliance Kit

    Compliance Management Kit

    Compliance Management KitA full range of tools to help enterprises of all sizes to address these issues is presented here. The Compliance Management kit provides the infrastructure tools necessary address these mandated requirements.

    The Platinum contains:

    • Compliance Management White Paper
    • Security Audit Program
    • PCI Audit Program
    • Job Descriptions (25 key positions)
    • Record Management Policy
    • Privacy Compliance Policy that address the EU's GDPR and the latest California Consumer Privacy Act
    • Security Manual Template

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    Median IT Salaries up over 4 1/2% in the last 12 months

    IT salaries up by 4.35% and Janco forecasts 82,700 new IT jobs will be created in calendar year 2018

    IT salaries on a year-to-year comparison have risen 4.35%.  The median salary has gone from $87,175 to $90,971.  Janco forecasts that on average approximately 7,000 new IT jobs will be created in each of the  remaining months of 2018 resulting in approximately 82,700 new domestic IT jobs.

    Median IT Salaries by Company Size and Job Class


    - Median IT Salaries up over 4 1/2% in the last 12 months

    On screen notification to be controlled

    Focus Assist to control windows device notifications

    Mobile NotificationsMicrosoft is about to release Focus Assist.  With its release, a user can set times when you don't want notifications to bother them, such as during key work hours or when you plug in a second display for a presentation or when you're playing a game. With Focus Assist the user can establish periods, Windows will not send notifications.

    Microsoft's research found that people spend an average of 23 minutes per day regrouping and getting back on task after being distracted by a notification. A total waste of time.

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    How to keep safe on the Internet while being productive

    Keeping data safe and secureSecurity Tools to keep you safe

    Security and compliance are key to maintaining control of sensitive and confidential information. Keeping safe and productive online requires smart decision-making and just the right preventive measures to fit the level of risk you can live with.

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    - How to keep safe on the Internet while being productive