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    SQL trails NoSQL in the move to the cloud

    Press Release EU at the back of the global pack in cloud adoption BERLIN, GERMANY – In a 4-year longitudinal survey of over 18,000 data professionals, the “MongoDB Trends Report 2020” from 3T Software Labs points to the continued decline of SQL-only technologies and the comparatively faster move to the cloud for NoSQL than for […] More

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    Just Less Than 2 weeks to Go Until SMi Group’s 22nd Annual Global MilSatCom Virtual Conference & Exhibition

    SMi Group Reports: The 22nd Annual Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition will take place as a virtual conference over 10th to 12th November 2020. In just less than two weeks’ time, SMi Group’s flagship Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition will convene virtually with online access only on 10th to 12th November, bringing together 500+ senior […] More

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    European survey: 80 percent of vapers stopped smoking completely

    Flavors are extremely important to vapers Brussels – More than 80 percent of smokers who switched to e-cigarettes have completely stopped smoking. Around 65 percent of vapers in Europe use fruit or sweet liquids. These are two important results of a survey carried out by the European Independent Vape Alliance (IEVA). More than 3,300 european […] More

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    USCIS Proposes Replacing H-1B Lottery with Salary-Based Selection

    ​The latest proposed rule to overhaul the H-1B visa program would replace the annual visa lottery that randomly selects foreign professionals with a process that prioritizes those offered the highest salaries. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposal was announced Oct. 28 and is intended to be in effect before the next H-1B visa […] More

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    All Employees Play a Role in Creating a Respectful Culture

    ​When harassment and bullying happen in the workplace, attention often is focused on the victim and the particular incident, but it’s also important to assess the culture where such actions take place, said Catherine Mattice Zundel, SHRM-SCP. The president and founder of Civility Partners, an HR consulting firm based in La Mesa, Calif., presented the […] More

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    Even if COVID-19 Is a Party Pooper, Employers Find Ways to Celebrate

    ​Because holding a workplace holiday party doesn’t seem practical during a pandemic, managers are finding other ways to help their workers celebrate this year—including virtual gift exchanges, cooking classes and wine tastings. “I would argue that it’s never been more important to celebrate our accomplishments after what we’ve endured this year,” said Taylor Paone, senior […] More

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    Covid-19 whistleblowers ignored and dismissed by employers

    Whistleblowers have had their concerns ignored (posed by models) Photo: Shutterstock Nearly half of employees with coronavirus concerns have been ignored by employers over the past seven months, while a fifth of whistleblowers were dismissed for raising concerns. According to a new report by whistleblowing charity Protect, employers were indifferent to the issues raised by […] More

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    Bullying and Harassment Persists Among Remote Workers

    This year’s sudden increase in the number of employees working from home has had a dramatic impact. Firms have scrambled to get their employees the hardware and software they need to stay connected and be productive. Compliance departments have been under pressure to implement policies and procedures that help minimize the regulatory risks of a remote […] More

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    Have you been exposed to the dark web?

    Press Release WatchGuard releases free online tool so companies and organisations can check if their credentials have been exposed on the dark web 29 October 2020: With WatchGuard Technologies’ new dark web Scanning tool, businesses can simply enter their domain name into this search engine https://www.watchguard.com/wgrd-resource-center/dark-web-scan to find out how many of their email accounts […] More

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    Poste Italiane Selects SANDSIV to Deliver a More Customer-Focused Future

    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 29.10.2020 – Customer experience pioneer SANDSIV proudly announces that it has been chosen to help elevate the CXM program of Italy’s largest logistics operator. Poste Italiane chose SANDSIV over competitors on the basis of its innovative features, secure and stable architecture, and proven cost-effectiveness. With more than 35 million customers, a workforce of […] More

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    EDB to Host Free Virtual Conference for PostgreSQL Users in Europe

    Registration and call for papers now open BEDFORD, Mass., October 29, 2020 – EDB, a leading contributor to PostgreSQL, today announced that it will be hosting the Postgres Build 2020 virtual conference for the European market on December 8th and 9th. The event is a unique opportunity for users, community members, and thought leaders, along […] More

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    Boeing cuts jobs as aviation sector views bleak future

    Boeing aircraft at the company’s Seattle plant Shutterstock Boeing is set to cut 30,000 workers as it continues to struggle with global costs while the coronavirus pandemic continues. The news came as the International Air Transport Association called for more concerted efforts from governments to protect the sector and Heathrow reported it was losing traffic […] More

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