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    How Cyberattacks Affect Share Holders and Board Members

    Cybersecurity is a pervasive subject for IT, but cyberattacks today are affecting a large swath of individuals outside of IT as well. Data breaches can impact the lives of people whose personal information is stolen for years after the incident has been forgotten. In other cases, proprietary information can be...

    By: Brad Rudisail | Contributor

  • Jack Dorsey’s Departure from Bluesky Board Leaves Questions Unanswered

    Jack Dorsey’s Departure from Bluesky Board Leaves Questions Unanswered

    Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of X (formerly Twitter), revealed on May 4 that he had left the board of directors at Bluesky, a social networking service he helped to fund and promote. In a recent post on X, Jack Dorsey announced grants for open protocols from his philanthropic Start Small...

    By: Jimmy Aki | Crypto & Blockchain Writer

  • Techopedia Explains Employee Onboarding

    Employee Onboarding

    What is Employee Onboarding? Employee onboarding is the process of introducing new hires to your company and the team they'll be working with. It's typically done either before a new hire officially joins the company or during their first day/week. The main goal of onboarding is to empower the new...

    By: Aleksandar Stevanovic | Software Reviews Expert

  • What is the Chicago Board of Trade?

    Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)

    What is the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)? The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) is one of the biggest and busiest commodities exchanges in the world. It is part of the CME Group, which also operates the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the New York Mercantile Exchange, and The Commodity Exchange. CBOT...

    By: Indrabati Lahiri | Financial Writer & Editor

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    Four Challenges of Customer Data Onboarding and How To Fix Them

    According to a data onboarding survey that Flatfile recently conducted, 23% of software companies state that it can take weeks or months to import customer data, and 96% reported that they have run into problems while doing so.Importing CSV files isn’t enjoyable for the customers prepping them, for the developers...

    By: Eric Crane | COO at Flatfile

  • Business Software

    Saving CRM: Why Sales Isn’t on Board

    Businesses often struggle to convince sales staff that customer relationship management (CRM) is a worthwhile daily time investment, despite the benefits it promises: increased revenue, insight into client behaviors and preferences, and more effective marketing campaigns. However, CRM can be a significant investment, and it’s only effective when everyone in...

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    Member Portal

    What Does Member Portal Mean?A member portal, or intranet portal, is a web page designed for members of an organization to get easy access to important information. A portal might include access to email, web apps, analytics, wikis and bulletin boards. A member portal is typically assigned as the home...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    Computerized Bulletin Board System

    What Does Computerized Bulletin Board System Mean? The Computerized Bulletin Board System (CBBS) was the first system of its kind to create a file transfer protocol and interface for sending files and communicating over the early internet. CBBS was created by Ward Christensen and Randy Suess as well as other...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    Message Board

    What Does Message Board Mean?A message board is an online discussion area in which users with similar interests discuss topics. These conversations or discussions are available in the form of posted messages. Discussions are listed in a central place maintained on web pages. Message boards can be specialized or general,...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    Planning Board

    What Does Planning Board Mean?A planning board is used to track a project during agile software development. Developers write on story cards and place them in prioritized order on the planning board. Progress is tracked weekly providing project members a way of visualizing how a given project is progressing.Techopedia Explains...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert