Autotask Week in IT: Antimalware Technology, Organizational Culture, and Bad IT Architecture

August 11, 2017  
CIO: 9 warning signs of bad IT architecture
By: Bob Lewis
A sound IT architecture keeps your company’s technology strategy humming. From kludges to manual re-keying to redundant apps, these are the telltale indicators of an IT environment on the brink of collapse.

Entrepreneur Magazine: The Importance of Making Sure Customers Feel Heard
By: Jason Feifer
People want to be heard. It’s gratifying -- a confirmation that your ideas and thoughts and experiences matter, and are worth someone else’s time. In the right circumstance, it can be flattering, too. When people feel heard, they feel valued. They gravitate toward an open ear.

Harvard Business Review: Good Leaders are Good Learners
By:  Peter Heslin, Susan J. Ashford, and Lauren Keating
Although organizations spend more than $24 billion annually on leadership development, many leaders who have attended leadership programs struggle to implement what they’ve learned. It’s not because the programs are bad but because leadership is best learned from experience.

eWeek: Artificial Intelligence Taking a Bigger Role in Antimalware Technology
By: Scot Petersen
Even as artificial intelligence is having a bigger role in stopping malware and other cyber-threats, attackers are finding ways to get around it and even using AI as a way to enhance their own attack strategies.

LinkedIn: Business Through the Lens of Organizational Culture
By: Akash Chander
Organizational culture may simply be defined as a common set of behaviors frequently demonstrated in an organization. These common behaviors influence everything else in an organization. Therefore, if we don’t get the culture right, nothing else matters.

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