Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Overwhelmed at your new job? Here’s how you can ensure your success.

November 29, 2018

When your job offer is signed and your start date is set, you can finally relax. You’ve made it through the interviews, the negotiation and the reference checks. The hard part is over … until your first day.

In order to succeed, both personally and professionally, you’re expected to learn the lingo, follow the dress code, and pick up on the 'right' behaviors. Below are some tips to help you succeed at your new job from day one. 


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Can you afford not to migrate?

November 22, 2018

Did you know that in 2017:

  • Cyber incidents targeting businesses nearly doubled from 82,000 to 159,700, driven by ransomware and new attack methods. Online Trust Alliance, 2018
  • 93% of all breaches could have been avoided with simple cyber hygiene practices, such as regularly updating software, blocking fake email messages, and training employees to recognize phishing attacks. Online Trust Alliance, 2018

These stats, coupled with the notion that many cyberattacks are not reported, highlight the need for enterprises to implement proper security measures. 


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Are Your Digital Workplace Tools Empowering or Distracting?

November 19, 2018

Could Too Many Apps Be Holding Back Your team?
Many digital workplaces run using apps that employees can access from their mobile devices - anytime, anywhere. But, is this a good thing? Are there too many digital apps? In most Companies, workers are overwhelmed by too much information and by poor quality information.

These two problems are brought on by too many disparate apps; dependence on too many tools to solve organizational coordination problems; and unrealistic expectations that automation will solve human interaction problems.

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, Volume 23

November 13, 2018

Every year, Microsoft collects security and threat intelligence from their global network and compiles the trends in the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report. To keep up with the always evolving landscape, the Security Intelligence Report provides a thorough analysis of security threats and how to best mitigate the top attack types.

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Technology Roadmaps Fact or Fiction

November 6, 2018

We have seen and reviewed a lot of technology roadmaps.  Heck, we have written a lot of technology roadmaps. So, you would think that with all this experience we would have mastered the art of the perfect roadmap.  Yet, something in that process always bothered us. 

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